June 5, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Sheriff’s Office arrests 5 in meth lab bust

A six month investigation by the Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office into the manufacture and distribution of methamphetamine, crystal meth, at a Perkins residence culminated Memorial Day, May 27, with five arrests.  More...

Other Jenkins News

Jenkins County School System encourages parent involvement

The mission of the Jenkins County School System is to provide a positive learning environment that will prepare all students with the knowledge and skills to be productive members of society. More...

City approves Parker Engineering for CDBG project

Parker Engineering will provide engineering services for the City of Millen’s 2012 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) project at a cost of $46,000. The company was awarded the contract during a recent meeting of Millen City Council. More...

Mabel Jenkins reappointed to JCDA board, Hiller Spann named Chairman

At the recent board meeting of the Jenkins County Development Authority, Mabel Jenkins was re-appointed to the board by the Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce President, Jerry Messex. Mrs. More...

Datebook

Date Book

Chamber of Commerce compiling list of rental properties The Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce is compiling information to establish a data base of rental homes or apartments in a respectable location that are available and in good condition.& More...

JCHS beats state graduation rate

Georgia’s most recent public high school graduation rate rose more than two percentage points over the previous year – from 67.4 percent in 2011 to 69.7 percent in 2012.  More...

Changes at Optim-Medical

The Millen News is currently following a developing news story concerning Optim Medical-Jenkins. Unfortunately, full and accurate details were not available for inclusion in this week’s edition. More...

Two arrested in drug bust

A Memorial Day, May 27, drug bust by the Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office has put two local residents behind bars.  Stephen Lee Graham, 36, of Finch Road and Maita Mae Green, 36, also of Finch Road, are each charged with Trafficking in Coca More...

Church News

Church News

First Baptist Church to celebrate 128th church anniversary The 128th church anniversary of First Baptist Church will be celebrated 11:15 a.m. Sunday, June 9. The guest minister will be the Rev. William Blount. More...

Memoriam

In memory of our deceased classmates

Marion S. Childs Sylvia Smith June Bennett Charles A. Bradham Sammy Reese Carolyn E. Clark Holmes William Royal Debra D. Redd Arthur L. Robinson George P. More...

In loving memory of the Greatest man that ever lived My Daddy – Norman Teen Clifton May 11, 1934 – June 3, 2012

A Letter to Daddy

I cannot believe it has been one year since the good Lord took you from us. I know if asked, even though we know you love us, you would not come back to us. More...

Obituaries

Gladys Saxon Hill Pate

Mrs. Gladys Saxon Hill Pate, 89, of Millen died Wednesday, May 29, 2013.  Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Friday, May 31, at Crowe-Fields Funeral Home with the Rev. Franklin Sasser officiating. Burial followed in the Dry Branch Cemetery  More...

Anderson Tucker Newton

Anderson Tucker Newton, infant son of Alishia Dickey and Drew Newton, of Millen died Tuesday, May 28, 2013.  Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 31, 2013 at Habersham Cemetery with the Rev. Larry Bird officiating.  More...

Lamar Batt Gay

Lamar Batt Gay of Millen went to meet his maker on June 3, 2013.  Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 5, 2013 (today) at Millen Baptist Church with Dr. Maurice Crowder, Dr. Cliff Morris, the Rev. David Wheeler and the Rev. More...