May 22, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Church News

Church News

Fountain Spring announces programs Fountain Spring Baptist Church will celebrate its 148th Church anniversary 6 p.m. Saturday, May 25, with a Pre-church Anniversary celebration. The guest minister will be the Rev. Darrell Lattimore, pastor of St. More...

Obituaries

James William Johnson

Mr. James William Johnson, 79, of Garfield died Saturday, May 18, 2013 at his residence.  Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at Mt. Olivet Baptist Church with the Revs. Randy Adams and Richard Turner officiating. More...

Mr. Charles Ernest Burke

Waynesboro- Mr. Charles Ernest Burke 68, passed away Sunday, May 19, 2013 at Brentwood Terrace Health Center. Mr. Burke was a native of Jenkins County and a life long resident of Burke County. More...

Lucille Barry Greene

Mrs. Lucille Barry Greene, 94, of Millen died Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at Optim Medical Center.  Funeral Mass was held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 18, 2013 at the St. Bernadette Catholic Church with burial follosing in the St. Joseph Cemetery.  More...

Grady Clarke – WW II hero and survivor

The trenches of the South Pacific during World War II were far from the fields of Millen for farm boy Grady Clarke and he credits his older brother with setting him on that pathway to the other side of the world.  More...

MPD arrests Savannah man on drug charges

A routine traffic stop has put a Savannah man in the Jenkins County Jail. More...

Other Jenkins News

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2776 place flags

Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2776 gathered Friday, May 17, to place the U.S. More...

Future Farmers of America receive awards

Jenkins County High School FFA awards were recently presented during an awards program held at the new gymnatorium.

At left, recognized for participation in the Poultry Evaluation Contest were, from left, Madison McMillan, Corey Lastinger, Chelsea Clayton and Chase Wilkerson. More...

Sheriff’s Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the  following incidents for the time period of May 10-16.   More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

This is the busiest month of the year for The Millen News with numerous school and community activities taking place. Consequently, it sometimes takes several issues to get everything that has been submitted published. More...

Datebook

Date Book

JCHS to hold Commencement Exercise May 24 Jenkins County High School will hold its Commencement Exercise for the Class of 2013 at 7 p.m., Friday, May 24 in the JCHS Gymnatorium.  More...

Columns

Jim Hite

“Critical thinking is needed”

Observing the partisan gridlock and lack of compromise so prevalent in our present day, I am left to wonder if our educational approach could be the culprit.  In order to objectify results of students’ education, they are usually given a m More...

Political Cartoon

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