October 10, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

BOE terminates JCHS teacher

The Jenkins County Board of Education voted during a hearing Thursday, Oct. 4, to terminate the employment of Kimberly Norris, a Jenkins County High School special education teacher. More...

School News

Middle school students design DQ ad

Jenkins County Middle School students recently participated in an advertising design contest for the Dairy Queen’s 50th anniversary. Katelyn Milton was the winning student. More...

Library News

Next week is Teen Read Week! We have so much going on between Oct. 15-20. It’s going to be a blast!  From Oct. 15-20, we’ll have our fun (and short!) Teen Read Week Quiz. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I made a visit out to Magnolia Springs State Park last Thursday to see the activities going on at the Camp Lawton Civil War site. More...

Church News

Church News

Morrison Grove to host pastoral anniversary   The public is invited to help Morrison Grove Baptist Church celebrate the second pastoral anniversary of the Rev. Dr. Willie D. Abney 4 p.m. Oct. 13. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Becton family union to be held Nov. 17   More...

Columns

Flags raised for first time

State Park Day observed at Magnolia

The lonesome darkness that was at the entrance to Magnolia Springs State Park on U.S. 25 is no more. Spotlights pierce the dark to highlight the Magnolia Springs State Park sign as well as American and Georgia flags.  More...

fair-on-the-square

The 39th annual Fair-on-the-Square was held Saturday on the courthouse lawn with numerous craft and food booths, games and rides for children and entertainment throughout the day. More...

PBS films excavation

While most would consider it just dirt, a Georgia Southern University (GSU) archaeology team sees the shovels of loose soil scooped from excavation sites at Camp Lawton as a doorway to the past. More...

Other Jenkins News

Eagles beat Montgomery 60-0

It was Eagles vs. Eagles Friday, Sept. More...

Sheriff’s Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’sOffice reported the followingincidents for the time period ofSept. 21-30.Theft by TakingSept. 27 – RosemaryChurch RoadFight/DisturbanceSept. 22 – BuckheadRoad More...

EQIP applications due Nov. 2

James E. Tillman Sr., State Conservationist for the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Georgia today announced that the 2013 Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) applications are due by Nov. More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor:   I am sure that I am not the only citizen of Jenkins County that is so sick of all the political propaganda and lies that are in our face each time we try to watch T.V. I would like to share some truths with everyone.  More...

Letters policy

Letters to the editor of The Millen News are welcomed and encouraged. These are pages of opinions, yours and ours. More...

Obituaries

Ruth Cauley Ozbolt

Mrs. Ruth Cauley Ozbolt, 84, of Rocky Ford, died Monday, Oct. 1, 2012 at Ogeechee Area Hospice Inpatient Facility.  Graveside services were held 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012, at the Rocky Ford Cemetery with Dr. Maurice Crowder and the Rev. More...

Hayman Leslie Reddick

Hayman Leslie Reddick, 85, of McDonough and Millen, Georgia, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Oct. More...

Maxie Lightfoot Faircloth Dickerson

Mrs. Maxie Lightfoot Faircloth Dickerson, 88, of Millen died Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012 at Ogeechee Area Hospice Inpatient Facility.  Graveside services were held 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. More...