September 12, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Man charged in golf cart theft

The watchful eye of a neighbor has resulted in the arrest of a Hephzibah man on theft charges and the recovery of a stolen golf cart. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Congratulations to Joyce Hodges-Hite for capturing the USA Track and Field National 10K Trail Championship title in the Continental Divide Trail Race held at Laurel Springs, N.C.   More...

Letters

Letters policy

Letters to the editor of The Millen News are welcomed and encouraged. More...

Church News

Church News

Williams Grove Missionary to hold program The Williams Grove Missionary Baptist Church Pastor’s Aide will sponsor a 100 Women and Men in Black and White program 11 a.m. Sept. 16. Pastor Bobbye Williams Jr. More...

Datebook

Date Book

GED to be given at STC The GED paper-based examination will be given at Southeastern Technical College, Swainsboro campus, Sept. 24 and Sept. 25. Registration is required prior to testing. GED registration is Sept. 17 at 9 a.m. or 6 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Ben Franklin, III

Entered into rest on Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012, Ben Franklin, III, of Millen, after a extended illness. Originally from Birdsville, GA, he was predeceased by his parents Ben Franklin, Jr. and Mary Perkins Franklin. More...

Herbert Edward Girard

Herbert Edward Girard, age 75, of Reidsville passed away Monday, Sept. 3, 2012 at Candler Hospital in Savannah. Memorial funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012 at Reidsville Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness.   More...

Bobbie Broxton Chance

Mrs. Bobbie Broxton Chance, 82, of Perkins died Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012. Funeral Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012 at the Magnolia Baptist Church with the Rev. Bill Turner officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. More...

Columns

Jim Hite

The lost power of nuance

On a recent broadcast of NPR’s “On the Media,” the featured story was the resignation of Andrea Seabrook after 14 years as Congressional Correspondent for NPR.   More...

Finalist for County Administrator announced

The Jenkins County Commissioners announced last week that Grady Carroll Saxon Jr. of Millen is the finalist for the position of County Administrator. Mr. Saxon holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and Accounting   More...

Commissioners consider Energy Excise Tax

During a recent meeting of the Jenkins County Commissioners, the group considered imposing a 2 percent Energy Excise Tax on energy used in manufacturing. More...

Other Jenkins News

Free Day in State Parks – Sept. 29

Put away your wallet and pull out your fishing pole. Visitors to Georgia’s State Parks & Historic Sites will not pay for parking or admission on Saturday, Sept.  More...

Bethany Home - Birthdays Syl-view

Bethany Home residents celebrated August birthdays with cake and ice cream provided by the Community Worship Center.   More...

Dairy Queen to celebrate 50th anniversary

Pull out your old photos; dust off your memory closet; and sharpen your crayons and drawing pencils! The Dairy Queen of Millen is celebrating its 50th anniversary the week of Sept. 23-29 and invites local citizens to join in the party.   More...

Weddings

Miss Hodges, Mr. Yelton exchange vows

Victoria Lee Hodges and Walter “Rocky” Hicks Yelton, III, were wed June 23, 2012 at Botsford Baptist Church. Rev. Wayne Dixon officiated at the ceremony.  The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Clifford Hodges, Jr. More...

Births

Bennett birth announcement

Justin and Leah Bennett of Monroe proudly announce the birth of their son, Bryson Lane Bennett. Bryson was born on July 2, 2012 at 6:16 p.m. He weighed 7lbs. 2 oz. and was 20 1/2 in. long. More...

Engagements

Hodges-Ogden engagement

Mr. and Mrs. Stephen C. Hodges of Millen, Georgia are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Heather Lynne, to Mr. Bertrand Lee Ogden, son of Debbie Shockley and Gary Ogden, both of Millen.   More...

Miss Jessica Dailey to wed Mr. Christopher Gallio

Mr. Kirby Dailey of Millen is pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of his daughter, Jessica Lynn, to Mr. Christopher Wade Gallio, son of John and Cindy Gallio, of Houston, TX. More...