July 18, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

WIN lends a helping hand

The Vogtle 3 & 4 chapter of Women in Nuclear (WIN) recently donated $5,000 to the Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center (JCFEC). The non-profit organization assists families with resources necessary to improve their quality of life.  More...

School News

Jenkins County School District Notice of Child Find Activities

The Jenkins County School District is required by federal and state law (160-4-7-.03-2) to conduct an annual “Child Find” effort as a means to locate, identify and evaluate every student with a suspected disability or giftedness within it More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I listened with interest recently to a debate between two mothers on the television concerning the issue of “spanking” a child as a method of discipline. It was a spirited conversation.  More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: What a breath of fresh (?) air we get from reading The Millen News. This has to be award winning journalism we are seeing on the front page of the “legal organ of Jenkins County More...

Letters policy

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

Columns

Jim Hite

BE AWARE OF CYCLISTS ON ROADWAYS

As I write this, the Tour de France is at the halfway point of its three-week journey across France. Joyce and I try to view as many miles as possible, thanks to DVR technology.  More...

Grand Jury indicts 17

The Jenkins County Grand Jury convened last month and handed down indictments and accusations against 17 persons as follows.   More...

Things to know before you vote

Advance, absentee, in-person, voting is currently underway at the Jenkins County Courthouse. Jenkins County Election Superintendent Wanda Burke has noted several items of which voters should be aware prior to going to the polls.  More...

Commissioners consider NRCS employment request

Over $1,633,951 was paid to qualified citizens of Jenkins County in 2011 through four programs administered through the NRCS Soil Conservation office. More...

Other Jenkins News

JCHS announces dress code

As fashion continues to evolve year after year, Jenkins County High School (JCHS) administrators and faculty revisit and revise the dress code policies annually to ensure each requirement is relevant, while ensuring each student comes to school dress More...

JCHS Awards

Georgia Certificate of Merit Awards were presented during Jenkins County High School’s Honors Night. More...

Blizzard in July?

Dairy Queen raises money for children

Fireworks may be more common in July, but a blizzard? Well, sort of. More...

Church News

Church News

Community Worship Center to host Back-to-School-Bash   Community Worship Center, 417 Virginia Avenue, will present a fun Back-to-School-Bash 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday, July 21.  More...

Datebook

Datebook

Bloodmobile to be here July 23   The Shepeard Community Blood Center bloodmobile will be at Optim Medical Center – Jenkins on Winthrope Avenue 2-6 p.m. More...