July 25, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

School News

JCHS junior, senior students: schedules, Open House

Jenkins County High School is looking forward to another great year for 2012-2013. In an opportunity to have a smoother transition for the new school term, Ms. More...

Marshall Chambers speaks at Rotary

Marshall Chambers, who works with Direct to Discovery Partnership Project, spoke to the Millen Rotary Club on July 18. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Elvis will be in Millen 7 p.m. this Saturday at the Pal Theater on Cotton Avenue. ‘Pack the Pal for Elvis” features Russ Lanier from Statesboro as Elvis Presley with the Dream Team band, backup singers and dancers.  More...

Church News

Church News

Gordon Grove to hold revival   Annual revival services will be held 7:30 p.m. nightly July 30- Aug. 3 at Gordon Grove Baptist Church. The guest minister for the week will be the Rev. Bowls.  Pastor, Rev. More...

Memoriam

In Memoriam

Jackie Young Aug. 2, 1950 – July 15, 2011

No farewell words were spoken, No time to say good-bye. You were gone before we knew it, And only God knows why. Our hearts still ache in sadness, And secret tears still flow. What it meant to lose you, No one will ever know. Love you always, More...

Obituaries

Charles Edison Anderson Jr.

Charles Edison Anderson Jr. passed away July 15, 2012 in Houston, Texas.  A memorial service will be held 4 p.m. July 26, 2012 in the foyer of Presley Hall at The Westminister  Schools.  More...

Barbara Ann (Cook) Tomooka

Barbara Ann (Cook) Tomooka, 75, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, died peacefully in her sleep on Friday,  July 13, 2012, at the Halifax Health-Hospice of  Port Orange, Florida.  A Celebration of Life was held More...

Willie Dell Bunn Joyner

Mrs. Willie Dell Bunn Joyner, 80, of Garfield died Monday, July 16, 2012 at Emanuel County Nursing Home.  Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Thursday, July 19, 2012 at the Garfield United Methodist Church with the Revs. More...

Voters will cast their ballots in the General Primary/Non-Partisan Election

Voters across the state and nation will go to the polls Tuesday, July 31, and cast their ballots in the General Primary/Non-Partisan Election. More...

Herndon Bridge project update

A Johnson Road resident at Herndon recently received the following letter from the Georgia Department of Transportation (DOT), dated June 21, with regard to replacement of the Ogeechee River bridges at Herndon. More...

Pizza Hut is coming to Millen

Paula Herrington, executive director, Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce and Development Authority, has announced that Pizza Hut will soon open a restaurant in the City of Millen.  The restaurant will be located at the intersection of U.S More...

Other Jenkins News

JenCo is Millen recycle center

Have you been throwing your newspapers, shredded paper, magazines, cardboard or cans away or do they just collect at your office? Please consider saving them for JenCo Indsutries.   More...

Bogged down

Veteran Jenkins County farmer Horace Weathersby is shown standing in his field after sinking his tractor to the hubs. No fault of his own, obviously the tires weren’t tall enough. More...

A grand trip

The Millen News goes to the Grand Canyon!

The Millen News recently traveled to the Grand Canyon with, from left, Haley Anderson, Teresa Ellison, Angie Lane and Jennifer Oglesby. (Photo contributed) More...

Letters

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor:  I have recently read in The Millen News that Ms. Brenda Mathern is running for re-election as Tax Commissioner 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...

Datebook

Datebook

Health Fair to be held   Barbara Shumake Williams, CEO of Educational Management Consultants and the Class of 1967 will sponsor a Health Fair/ Back-to-School Day 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Aug. 4 at the Jenkins County Agriculture Center.  More...

Engagements

Miss Anna Crowe to wed Mr. Charlie Burch

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph E. Crowe, Jr. of Millen are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Anna Ruth, to Mr. Charles Leon Burch, Jr. More...