February 13, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

MPD arrests two in separate incidents

Two men have been arrested by the Millen Police Department (MPD) in separate incidents.  Robert Lewis English has been charged with burglary in connection with an incident that occurred Feb. 6. Mr. More...

School News

JCES Lunch Menu

Monday, Feb. 18 – holiday.  Tuesday, Feb. 19 – hot dog or chili/saltines; choices – oven fries fresh orange, applesauce, peach cobbler.   More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

On Feb. 14, we celebrate Valentine’s Day as a day of romance. Have you ever wondered where the tradition started? I decided to “investigate.” Here’s the short version of what I discovered.  More...

Church News

Church News

Rocky Ford to host program Rocky Ford Baptist Church will celebrate its pastoral anniversary of Pastor Thelma Evans, 2 p.m. Feb. 16. More...

Obituaries

Larry Jenkins

Mr. Larry S. Jenkins, age 64, of Millen died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013 at Jenkins County Hospital.  Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013 at West Millen Baptist Church with the Rev. Andy Allen officiating. More...

Columns

Jim Hite

“It’s Just Not Fair”

Have you ever had something strike you and say: “It’s just not fair”?  Last week, I talked about making sure that we understood clearly that our life decisions are OUR life decisions. More...

City sets qualifying fees for November election

The qualifying fee for Millen City Council seats that will be up for election in the Nov. 5 General Election was set at $72 during a recent meeting of Council.  More...

Eggs and Issues to be held Feb. 23

The annual Eggs and Issues legislative breakfast will be held 8 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Café on Cotton restaurant. More...

Commissioners move to Annex Building

The Jenkins County Commissioners’ office was relocated Monday, Feb. 13, to the county’s Annex Building on Winthrope Avenue, across from Regions Bank. Office hours are 8 a.m. More...

Other Jenkins News

First Responder Class

Jenkins County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) will host a first responder class. Those desiring to take the class should contact Jenkins County EMS at 478-982-1133. The class deadline is Feb. 25. More...

Focus Schools Visit JCMS

Jenkins County Middle School (JCMS) was the place to be on Tuesday, Jan. 29.  JCMS was chosen as the site for the first collaborative meeting of area Focus Schools. More...

Cookie dough winners

The top sellers for the Cookie Dough Fundraiser at Jenkins County Elementary School traveled by limo to Shogun’s Japanese Restaurant in Statesboro on Jan. 30. More...

Datebook

Date Book

Valentine’s Dinner Theater to be held Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Millen Better Hometown (MBHT). MBHT will sponsor a Valentine’s Dinner Theater 7 p.m. Friday, Feb.15, at the Millen Community House. The play, St. More...

Engagements

Doyle-Lynn engagement

Mr. and Mrs. More...

Oglesby-Hodges engagement

On Friday, Sept. 28, 2012 Joann and John Watson and Willie H. Clark announced the engagement of their baby girl, Shamonica Latasha Oglesby, to Christopher Domonic Hodges, son of Mrs. Phyillis Rountree and Mr. Lonnie Hodges and grandson of Mrs. More...