June 27, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Herndon Bridge update given

Replacement of the Herndon bridges over the Ogeechee River remains a concern for the Jenkins County Commissioners. During a recent meeting of the group, an update on the project was presented by Field Director Grady Lane.  More...

Linder honored

Seth Linder, center, was recently named an “honorary deputy and EMS member.” He is shown with tshirts presented to him by EMS Director Henry Young, left, and Sheriff Robert Oglesby. More...

School News

retired educators honor graduates

The Jenkins County Retired Educators honored the 28 Jenkins County High School honor graduates with a team in the school’s media center. More...

Four area students receives GSU degrees

Four local students completed requirements for their degrees at the end of the 2012 spring semester at Georgia Southern University and participated in the May 11 commencement exercise. More...

JCHS Awards

Jenkins County High School recently hosted its annual Honors Night. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The heat is on! Summer has officially arrived on the calendar and also on the thermometer.  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...

Church News

Church News

Second McCoy to hold revival and church anniversary   Revival services will be held at Second McCoy Baptist Church 7:30 p.m. nightly June 26-28. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Clinton E. More...

Vacation Bible School

The annual Community Vacation Bible School was held at Zion Baptist Church last week. Shown are children and youth participants. More...

Obituaries

Calvin Palmer Bragg

Mr. Calvin Palmer Bragg, 24, of Millen died Sunday, June 24, 2012 from injuries received in an auto accident.  More...

Larry Bert Wilson Sr.

Larry Bert Wilson Sr. entered into eternal rest Sunday, June 17, 2012 after a brief illness.  Funeral services were held 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, at the Millen Cemetery.  Mr. More...

Caroline Belt Pitts

Caroline Belt Pitts, 64, of Valdosta passed away on Sunday, June 17, 2012 at home surrounded by her family. The family received friends at 1397 Manchester Road, Valona on Saturday, June 23, from 3:30-5:30 p.m. to celebrate Caroline’s life. More...

Howard Young to run for Sheriff

Howard E. Young has officially announced his candidacy for Sheriff of Jenkins County in the July 31 General Primary/ Non-Partisan election.  More...

Millen man killed in accident

A one-vehicle accident claimed the life of Calvin  Palmer Bragg, 24, early Sunday morning, June 24.  More...

Delinquent tax notice:

The names of delinquent taxpayers who have not paid their property, mobile home and timber taxes will be published in the July 11 issue of The Millen News.  More...

Other Jenkins News

cruisin’

Millen News heads south for graduation celebration, in memory of Angie Oglesby The Millen News recently traveled to Cozumel, Mexico in celebration of Bryan, Allison, Chassity and Donna’s gradua More...

Review sessions to be held for GHSGT

Ruth Hearn, Guidance Counselor at Jenkins County High School (JCHS), has announced the dates for the review sessions for the Georgia High School Graduation Tests.  More...

gifted gardener

  David Lane displays a bell pepper he grew in the garden he maintains at Jenco. David’s garden is comprised of tomato, squash, peppers and cucumber plants. (Staff photo by Deborah Bennett)   More...

Editorials

Jim Hite

LIFE IS A GIFT!

What’s your outlook?  Do you see the glass as half empty or half full?  Do you see this world as a wonderful expression of God’s love and care or as lost and dying as if not His creation and as if His Son never walked upon its s More...

Syl-View Happenings

I received a wonderful surprise for my 80th birthday. It was an e-mail from Dave and Yvonne parker. Dave is one of my Millen connections that reaches back over 40 years. More...

Political Cartoon

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Datebook

Datebook

Music program to be held at Perkins   Leroy Clayton and the Depot Dudes will host a music program 7 p.m. Saturday, June 30, at the Perkins Depot. Band members are Ryan Burke, Sean Craif, Reid Elam, Rusty Forehand and Jody Woods. More...

Births

Birth

Bobby and Megan Sharpe of Millen announce the birth of their son, Dawson Connor Sharpe, born at 8:34 a.m. Saturday, May 19, 2012, at Burke Medical Center in Waynesboro. More...