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School News

Jenkins County School System Faculty & Staff

JCES Office Personnel Tina Bragg Jessica Goodman Counselors Kim AlsupLisa KirklandSchool Nurse Donna Saxon Gifted Program Alisa Burke More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The recent hate campaign being waged against Chick-fil-A is ridiculous. More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor:   Dale Wiggins and I are putting together a book about the Ogeechee River when it was a great river. The format is each who participates will have their own chapter, telling about their experiences, old stories and fish tales. 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

Buckhead Academy Homecoming 2012   Buckhead Academy will hold Homecoming 2012 7 Saturday, Oct. 6, at 7 p.m., at the Millen Community House. All who attended the school are invited. Please RSVP to becdon1980@gmail.com. More...

Obituaries

Mrs. Bessie Elmore Saxon

Mrs. Bessie Elmore Saxon, 82, of Millen died Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012.  Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012 at Fair Haven United Methodist Church. Burial was in the Millen Cemetery.  More...

Ben F. Lane Jr.

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Ben F. Lane Jr. age 88, of Garfield on Monday, July 30, 2012 at the East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro.  Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. More...

Lewis awarded Livingston Scholarship to EGSC

Nathanial Keith Lewis of Millen was awarded the Livingston Scholarship to East Georgia State College for outstanding academic and leadership achievements while in high school.  More...

Jenkins voters approve T-SPLOST

Jenkins County voters joined others across Region 7 in giving approval to the Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (T-SPLOST) by a vote of 1,520 to 805 in last week’s General Primary/Non-Partisan Election. More...

Other Jenkins News

Window to the Past!

This photo shows the Jenkins County Jaycees in 1961. From left, are Hoke Reeves Jr., G.B. Sasser, Lindy Hurst, Woodrow Wilson, Mell Bargeron, Jimmie Edenfield, Marion Reese and Marshall Young. More...

Bethany residents mark birthdays

Bethany Nursing Center celebrated July birthdays for residents on July 30. Shown are, from left, James Balam, Sarah Johnson, Thomas Pope, Mildred Brown and James Berry. More...

Educators begin teaching CCCGPS this school year

Educators across Georgia will begin teaching the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards (CCGPS) in mathematics, English language arts, as well as literacy in science, social studies, and technical subjects, when they return to school this year.&nb More...

Church News

Church News

Johnson Chapel Missionary revival   Revival services will be held 7:30 p.m. nightly Aug. 14-16 at Johnson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 4912 Garfield Road. Various speakers will be featured each night.  The public is invited to attend. More...

Memoriam

In Memory

In Memory of Joseph (Joe) Sweat

Sunrise – June 23, 1949 Sunset – July 20, 2011  We thought of you with love today, But that is nothing new. We thought about you yesterday, And days before that too. We think of you in silence. We often speak your name. More...

Columns

Jim Hite

EDUCATION IS A DIFFERENT WORLD

It’s difficult to comprehend, but school is back in session. We’ve come a long way from starting on the Tuesday after Labor Day and ending the first week of June, for better or worse.  More...