October 31, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Traffic stop results in drug arrest Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center receives BI-LO Charities grant

A routine traffic stop by the Millen Police Department on Oct. 24 resulted in the arrest of Stephen Lee Graham on drug charges.  The MPD reports that Graham ran from the scene of the traffic stop, but was apprehended by officers. More...

School News

Library News

Happy Halloween! Thanks to everyone who came out to see us at the Fall Festival last night, we hope you had as much fun as we did!  More...

JCES Lunch Menu

Nov. 1 – Pizza or chicken salad with saltines/graham crackers; choices – whole kernel corn, fresh grapes, mandarin oranges, raisins, garden salad, milk. Nov. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

A news story in The Sylvania Telephone last week concerning the discovery of 117 starving dogs and many dead ones at a Screven County kennel was very disturbing! More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor,   After having read the letter in last week’s Millen News from the employees at Millen BI-LO, we felt the need to respond.  More...

Letters policy

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

Datebook

Date Book

Candidate Forum to be held Nov. 1 Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center will hold its annual Town Meeting 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, at the Jenkins County Agriculture Building. The program will feature a Candidate Forum. More...

Obituaries

Willie Lewis Gay, Sr.

Mr. Willie Lewis Gay, Sr., 77, of Millen died Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012 at his residence.  Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 at the Elam Baptist Church with the Rev. Kevin Farmer and Dr. Maurice Crowder officiating. More...

JCHS cross country headed to state

The Jenkins County High School (JCHS) boys’ and girls’ cross country teams will travel to the Georgia Children’s Home in Macon for the Georgia High School Association State Cross Country Meet Nov. 3.  More...

General Election to be held Nov. 6

The countdown to the Nov. 6 General Election and city-wide Municipal Special Election has entered the home stretch.  More...

Other Jenkins News

City to adopt Energy Excise Tax Ordinance

The City of Millen has agreed to draw up a resolution in support of entering into an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Jenkins County Commissioners to levy a local energy excise tax. More...

NJCVFD voted to “Pay it forward”

The board of directors and volunteers of the North Jenkins County Volunteer Fire Department recently voted to “Pay It Forward” by donating a fire engine to the Fire Science Program and Public Safety Training Section of the Augusta Technic More...

Gresham Conway selected to serve on the Student Advisory Council

State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge has named 50 students from around Georgia to serve on his 2012-2013 Student Advisory Council. More...

Church News

Church News

Oak Hill to host Upward Basketball & Cheerleading Upward Basketball and Cheerleading evaluations will be held at Oak Hill Baptist Church 6 -8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, and Thursday, Nov. 15. More...

Weddings

Garrett-Johnson Engagement

Donnie and Jessie Garrett of Swainsboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Gena Lee Garrett, to Chesley Paul Johnson, son of Rayburn and Dorie Johnson of Millen.  More...

Columns

Jim Hite

What’s your foundation?

While the economy has been the main focus of this election cycle, its importance has never really been lost. Our nation’s fiscal health has a direct relationship to wealth and poverty.  More...