December 5, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Christmas Decoration Contest to be held Dec. 10

The annual Christmas Decoration Contest, sponsored by the Millen Garden Council, will be held Monday, Dec. 10. The contest is open to all residents, businesses and churches within the city limits of Millen. Judging will begin at 6 p.m.  More...

School News

JCES Lunch Menu

Jenkins County Elementary School Menu  Monday, Dec. 10 – spaghetti or sweet and sour chicken/ rice; choices: whole kernel corn, fresh apple, pineapple, raisins, garden salad, milk.   More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Here is another good one from an e-mail buddy. We have all heard and enjoyed the normal “you might be a redneck” jokes. These are a little different, however.  More...

Letters

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor:  The Jenkins County Senior Citizen Center would to say “thank you” to all of the businesses and people that made cash or food donations and to those who volunteered their time to help make our Thanksgiving dinner a succe More...

Memoriam

In memory of Gordon Sasser

My First Christmas in Heaven   I see the countless Christmas trees around the world below With tiny lights, like Heaven’s stars, reflecting on the snow. More...

Obituaries

Martha Jewel Rushton Adams

Martha Jewel Rushton Adams, 70, of Millen died Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012 at University Hospital in Augusta.  Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012 at the West Millen Baptist Church with Dr. Ray Freeman, the Rev. More...

Martha Lewis Phillips

Millen, Ga.-Mrs. More...

Columns

Jim Hite

“Preferential Option for the Poor”

Last Sunday, Dec. 2, was the anniversary of the brutal rape and murder of four American women, three Catholic nuns and a lay volunteer, at the hands of members of El Salvador’s National Guard.  It’s personally unforgettable. More...

JCHS boys cross country scores first State Runner-up, girls finish 7th

On Nov. 3, Jenkins County High School’s boys and girls competed in the Georgia High School Association State Cross Country Championship at the Georgia Children’s Home in Macon.  More...

Perkins Post Office to remain open

The United States Postal Service (USPS) announced last week that it had concluded its POST Plan review process for the Perkins Post Office, which was being considered for closure or consolidation with the Millen and Waynesboro Post Offices. More...

Church News

Church News

Live Nativity at Millen Methodist Millen United Methodist Church will feature a live nativity scene 6- 8 p.m. Dec. 10 and Dec. 17. The public is invited to come by and celebrate the Christmas season is this special way.   More...

Datebook

Date Book

Magnolia Springs State Park to hold Heritage Day Heritage Day will be held at Magnolia Springs State Park 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8. Admission is free, but the $5 parking fee will apply.  More...

Births

Savanna Abbott Lewis

Lee and Catherine Lewis of Millen announce the birth of their daughter, Savanna Abbott Lewis, born Nov. 6, 2012 at University Hospital in Augusta. She weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and was 19 ¼ inches long. More...

Bennett birthday

Avari Ruby Bennett celebrated her second birthday, Nov. 17, with family members. She is the daughter of Tyson and Lindsey Bennett and the granddaughter of Wayne and Deborah Bennett, all of Millen, and Randy and Tisha Waters of Hiltonia. More...