August 1, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Unofficial Results Nonpartisan Primary General Election

Board of Education  District #1  Mary J. Young – 386  Board of Education  District #3  Roy Cook - 350  Board of Education   More...

Unofficial Results Republican Party Primary General Election

Public Service Commissioner  To succeed Chuck Eaton  Chuck Eaton – 192  Matt Reid – 91  Public Service Commissioner  To succeed Stan Wise  Pam Davidson – 94   More...

Other Jenkins News

4- Hers help at Magnolia Springs

Jenkins County 4-H assisted the “Friends of Magnolia Springs” with a pine straw bedding project. More...

Judge overturns ruling protecting river polluter

On July 19, Bulloch County Superior Court Judge John Turner granted the Ogeechee Riverkeeper total victory in its challenge to a Consent Order entered into by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) and King America Finishing, a Chicago-b More...

Millen News goes to Key West!

The Millen News traveled with Donald “Bubba” Perryman, shown, his wife, Matt, and Marsha Wilson to Key West, Florida on June 13. (Photo contributed) More...

Datebook

Datebook

JCHS varsity softball try-outs   Jenkins County High School varsity softball try-outs will be held 8:30 a.m. Aug. 3 at the Jenkins County Recreation Department. Participants must have a physical form on file or bring one with them to try-outs. More...

Schools to hold Open House, New Student Registration

The 2012-2013 school year will officially open for students on Friday, Aug. 10, under the leadership of Jenkins County School Superintendent Tara Cooper.  Mrs. More...

Oglesby, Mathern win bids for re-elction

Approximately 53.16% of Jenkins County’s 4,720 registered voters went to the polls in Tuesday’s General Primary/ Nonpartisan Election.  More...

Unofficial Results

Democratic Party Primary  General Election  Public Service Commissioner  Stephen Oppenheimer – 1,197  U.S. Representative – 12th District  John Barrow – 1,525   More...

Wilson honored

Larry Wilson Sr. was recently honored by the City of Millen for 29 years of dedicated service. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

How hot is it? Too hot!!!  If I had forgotten how hot summers in the South are, this past week reminded me. Not only is the heat stifling, but the humidity makes the air feel like it is too heavy to even breathe. 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

Big Horse Creek to hold Homecoming   Big Horse Creek Baptist Church, 1267 Buttermilk Road, will hold Homecoming Aug 5. Evangelist and former pastor of Gough Baptist Church, F.L. Hollaway, will bring the message and special music. More...

Weddings

Dr. DeLay, Dr. King to exchange vows

Mr. and Mrs. Ken DeLay of Millen are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Dr. Ashley Elizabeth DeLay, to Dr. Thomas Paul King, son of Mr. and Mrs. Randy King of Screven.  The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Retha C. More...

Columns

Jim Hite

“IN YOUR FACE” ATHLETES

I’ve written before about the show-off athlete, the guy who brings attention to himself by whatever means necessary. More...