June 6, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

A new look

Jenkins County Tax Commissioner Brenda Mathern displays the new license plates now available. According to the Georgia Department of Revenue, older plates will begin to be phased out. More...

Young Harris scholarship

Chelsea Taylor, left, is the recipient of a $48,000 scholarship from Young Harris College. The award was made during Honors Night at Jenkins County High School by presenter Ruth Hearn. More...

School News

School cafeterias recognized

Jenkins County Middle/High (JCMH) School Cafeteria has been recognized by the Georgia Department of Education for compliance with the School Meals Initiative for Healthy Children, according to Debra Herrmann, nutrition director for the system. More...

Library News

Have you signed up for Summer Reading yet? We have Summer Reading Programs for all ages: “Dream Big… Read” for the little ones, “Own the Night” for the teens, and “Between the Covers” for the adults.  More...

JCHS Class of ’57 reunites

Twenty-one members of the Jenkins County High School Class of ‘57 gathered at Coleman’s Lake on May 19 to celebrate the 55th anniversary of their graduation. Following the 50th anniversary, classmates voted to reunite annually.  More...

Editorials

Jim Hite

ADDING LIFE TO YOUR YEARS

Going through manila folders containing clippings dating back many years, I came across an article from the August, 1990, issue of Runner’s World titled: Use It or Lose It.  It was an honest-to-goodness, on paper, not on screen article, no More...

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Memoriam

In Memoriam

In loving memory of James Robert Pierce Sr.

On his birthday and Father’s Day June 14, 1960 – March 22, 2008   We love and miss you, Wife, Children and Grandchildren   More...

Weddings

Thompson-Williams to wed June 15

Kimberly L. Thompson, daughter of Ms. Ella Mae Thompson of Millen and Jermaine K. Williams, son of Mrs. Connie Lee Williams and the late Mr. Jessie Williams Jr. of Hiltonia, will wed 2 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Brenda Lee Lovett

Brenda Lee Lovett, 57, of Millen died Monday, May 28, 2012.  Funeral services were held 4 p.m. Thursday, May 31, 2012 at the Crowe-Fields Funeral Home with the Rev. Butch Taylor officiating. More...

Driver’s license changes coming

Beginning July 1 those who need to renew, reinstate or apply for their first Georgia driver’s license or ID will be required to visit a Department of Driver Services (DDS) in person and present original documents to prove identity, Social Secur More...

Cemetery vandalism

Vandalism continues to be a problem at the Millen Cemetery as evidenced by the tire tracks across several grave sites in this photo. More...

athletic scholarships

Jenkins County High School athletic scholarships were awarded during the school’s annual Honors Night. More...

Other Jenkins News

baseball camp

Macay McBride held a baseball/softball camp at the Jenkins County Recreation Department. Participants were taught basic fundamentals and skills along with drills. They also played a scrimmage game. More...

Rocker Supply sells Country Clipper

Rocker Supply recently announced the grand opening of its Country Clipper power equipment dealership. More...

Sheriff’s Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents for the time period of May 18-May 24.   More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The tropical depression that passed over our area last week resulted in a full day of much needed rainfall. More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor:  More...

Letters policy

Letters to the editor of The Millen News are welcomed and encouraged. These are pages of opinions, yours and ours.  More...

Church News

Church News

Millen Methodist to hold VBS   Millen United Methodist Church will hold Vacation Bible School 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, through Friday, June 29, and 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, June 30. More...

Datebook

JCHS End of Course Test Remediation and Retest

Jenkins County High School will offer End of Course Test (EOCT) remediation and retest. Classes will meet daily June 11- 15 for remediation. Retesting will take place June 18-21. More...

Cards of Thanks

Thank You

The family of Joseph L. Burke Sr. wishes to express our sincere appreciation for the cards, flowers, memorials and meals given so graciously in his memory. More...