June 20, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

County and City reach LOST agreement

Jenkins County and the City of Millen have reached an agreement concerning the division of revenue generated by Local Option Sales Tax (LOST) funds. More...

School News

Library News

Happy summer! June 20th is the first day of summer, but it’s not the first day of Summer Reading! Our Summer Reading Programs are in full swing, for kids, adults and teens and it’s not too late to join the fun!  More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

If you are 60 years of age or older and looking for a fun place to spend some time, try a visit to the Jenkins County Senior Citizen Center. The center offers a noon meal daily, music programs, sewing classes, games and other activities. More...

Letters

Letters policy

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

Memoriam

In loving memory Of C.J. Jones

Dear Dad In Heaven   We sit here and ponder how very much  We’d like to talk to you today.  There are so many things  That we still didn’t get to say.  We know how much you cared for us  And how much we cared More...

In Loving Memory Of Aurelia Denise Jones & Jimmy Carl Jones

Remembered loved ones never leave They are forever near For their love lives on in memories Our hearts hold so dear. Even though Death leaves a heartbreak that cannot be healed, Love leaves memories no one can steal. More...

Hiller Spann seeks Commission District #4 seat

Running for County Commissioner is something that Hiller Spann has always wanted to do, but felt he could never devote the time to do the job properly. More...

Chamber sponsors T-SPLOST town meeting

How much can a penny buy?

How much can a penny buy? A lot if it is in the form of one cent sales tax.  More...

Other Jenkins News

Energy Academy

  Jenkins County Elementary School students are shown participating in an Energy Camp sponsored by Georgia Power Company.  More...

Shae Burke makes GSU squad

Rebecca Shae Burke of Jenkins County and a Jenkins County High School graduate will be cheering for the Georgia Southern University (GSU) Co-Ed Cheerleading Squad for the upcoming 2012-2013 season. More...

City Council approves rezoning

An area of the City of Millen known as “Black Bottom” was approved for rezoning during a recent meeting of Millen City Council. More...

Church News

Church News

Rosemary Baptist to host fish fry   Rosemary Baptist Church will host a fish fry Sunday, June 24. Children’s activities begin at 4 p.m. with the meal at 6 p.m. Come prepared for waterslide and games. Everyone is welcome. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Senior Citizen Center recruiting participants   The Jenkins County Senior Citizen Center invites seniors, 60 and older, to come join in Bingo, sewing classes, gospel singing, auctions and other fun activities, games and prizes at the center. More...

Engagements

Burke, Lee to marry

Shelby Burke and Josh Lee will exchange wedding vows 6 p.m. Saturday, June 23, at Hanging Rocks Plantation.  The bride-elect is the daughter of Butch and Kelly Burke. More...