September 19, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

City approves UHF costs

An overlooked expense on the cost of a new UHF communications system that the City of Millen, Jenkins County Commissioners and E-911 will use was a topic of discussion during a recent meeting of Millen City Council. More...

School News

Lunch Menu

Monday, Sept. 24 – meat loaf/bread stick or turkey and cheese wrap; choices – creamed potatoes, steamed cabbage, fresh apple, fresh orange, sliced peaches, garden salad, tomatoes and milk choice.   More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

During the fall and winter months I often drive from my home to work in a dense fog. Doing so requires me to trust the headlights of my car to reveal the roadway ahead. More...

Editorials

Jim Hite

Technology Everywhere?

Have you ever watched something on TV and all of a sudden have something really register on your consciousness?   More...

Political Cartoon

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Letters

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor:  Recently a person told me that he reads my Letters to the Editor and asked me if I was going to write anything about the election. My reply was, “No. More...

Letters policy

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

Datebook

Date Book

Toys for Tots  Applications will be accepted for the Toys for Tots program, sponsored by the Jenkins County Council of Churches, 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 2, Wednesday, Oct. 3, and Tuesday, Oct. More...

Peanut Harvest in Jenkins County

It won’t be long before you will smell freshly dug peanuts in our county. If you have not eaten any boiled peanuts, chances are you have waited too late. Many of our peanuts have reached or will be reaching maturity shortly.   More...

Information for Nov. 6 elections

Two elections will be held in Jenkins County on Nov. 6, a county-wide General Election and a city-wide Municipal Special Election for the City of Millen.   More...

Other Jenkins News

Captain Justin McBride

On Saturday, Sept. More...

Literacy month

Students at the Jenkins County Adult Learning Center read books to Jenkins County Head Start students in celebration of Adult Literacy Month. More...

Library keyboard

The Millen Lions Club recently donated a large print keyboard to the Jenkins County Memorial Library for use by those who are vision impaired. More...

Church News

Church News

Elam-Millen Baptist to host Dr. Robert Carter Elam-Millen Baptist Church will host a program presented by Dr. Robert Carter, CMI scientist and speaker. More...

Memoriam

In Memoriam Minnie Bell Sherrod Sept. 17, 1928 – May 10, 2012

You’re spending your birthday in Heaven this year, With Angels singing, Happy Birthday, Mother dear.  Though you’re not here, there’s a lot to celebrate, Your new home and reunited with your soul mate. More...

Obituaries

Randall L. Gay

Mr. Randall L. Gay, 92, of Garfield died Saturday, Sept, 15, 2012.  Graveside service was held 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 17, 2012 at the Elam Baptist Cemetery with the Revs. Ben Gay and Kevin Farmer officiating.   More...