November 7, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

42 Years of service for Wayne Fields

From left, Jenkins County EMS Director Henry Young presents EMT Wayne Fields with a plaque of appreciation for 42 years of service upon his recent retirement. Mr. More...

School News

JCES Lunch Menu

Nov. 12 – pizza or chicken salad; choices: whole kernel corn, fresh apple, pineapple, raisins, garden salad, milk.  Nov. More...

JCMS principal list

Randy Dailey, principal, and the faculty and staff of Jenkins County Middle School congratulate the following students for their academic achievement for the First Nine Weeks of the 2012- 2013 school year.  More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The deadline for submitting children’s photos for our Magic of Christmas issue is 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21. The cost is $6 per child before the deadline and $15 per child after the deadline, until 5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6. More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor:   The Ogeechee project is opening up new knowledge of its past.  More...

Letters policy

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

Obituaries

Eva Mae Stewart Blalock

Mrs. Eva Mae Stewart Blalock, 89, of Twin City died Monday, Oct. 29, 2012.  Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012 at the Hebron Primitive Baptist Church with Elders Tommy Rountree and Sam Bowen officiating. More...

Robert Godbee

Robert (“Bob”) Evander Godbee, 91, of Atlanta died Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. Bob was a resident of Calvin Court in Atlanta. A Celebration of Life service will be held 3 p.m. Dec. 5, 2012 at Calvin Court. More...

Marvin Williams

Marvin Donald Williams, 85, of Millen died Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 at his residence.  Graveside services were held 2 p.m. Nov. 1, 2012 at the Bennett Cemetery.  Mr. More...

4 injured in 2-vehicle accident

A Friday morning, Nov. 2, accident on U.S. Highway 25 North near the Millen Airport resulted in four injuries.  More...

Ribbon cutting ceremony for Collectibles on Cotton

The Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce recently sponsored a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Collectibles on Cotton, 609 Cotton Avenue. Shown, from left, are Art Johnson, chamber; Dr. More...

Unemployment

– good news, bad news

The county’s unemployment rate for September dropped to 17.0 percent, slightly lower than the August rate of 17.4 percent. More...

Other Jenkins News

VFW collects outdated meds for disposal

Local Veteran of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 2776 conducted a collection of unused or expired medications for safe disposal in an effort to protect drinking water. More...

Retired Educators Day, November 4

Sunday, Nov. 4, was proclaimed by the Governor of the State of Georgia as Retired Educators Day in Georgia. James Henry, chairman of the Jenkins County Board of Commissioners signed a local proclamation as retired teachers observed. More...

Winners Of the Harvest of Fun Contest

Winners in the Harvest of Fun costume contest for the 1-4 age group, from left, are: first place, Scarecrow, Hunter Fleming, 18 months, son of Josh and Paige Fleming; second place, Fire Chief, Beau B More...

Church News

Church News

Millen Baptist to host “Hearts for Missions” “Hearts for Missions” Christmas Bazaar will be held 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, in the Fellowship Hall of Millen Baptist Church. More...

Datebook

Date Book

Christmas Business Open House to be Nov. 16 The annual Christmas Business Open House will be held 6- 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16. Local businesses will be open Friday evening for Christmas shopping. More...

Columns

Jim Hite

Running and a good deal!

Although I’m writing this five days before the election, by the time it is in print the election should be over. More...