June 26, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

City adopts new utility bill policy

City of Millen utility customers who do not pay their bills on time will have to pay additional charges, effective July 1. Millen City Council recently adopted a new policy regarding the payment of utility bills.  More...

School News

JCES Principal’s List and Honor Roll for 2nd semester

Tammy Hendley, Principal of Jenkins County Elementary School, proudly announces the Principal’s List and Honor Roll for the second semester.  To be eligible for the Principal’s List, students must earn an A for all grades for the gra More...

Jenkins County High School Annual Honors Night

Literary award recipients were, from left, Daniel Langston, Ranquel Haney, Raseandra Collier, Justice DeLoach, Amanda Harden and Taylor Roberts. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The Millen News will be closed Thursday, July 4, and Friday, July 5, in observance of the July 4th holiday. All news items to be published in the July 10 issue of the newspaper should be submitted no later than 5 p.m. July 3. More...

Letters

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor:  The Ogeechee Project has reached the ocean. The best and bulk of our stories will come from our local citizens. There are many different types of stories, but some are really funny.  More...

Memoriam

In Memory

In Loving Memory Of Donnell Washington, Sr. June 9, 1955 – June 11, 2003

Ten Years Without You   The time with you was all to brief. Ten years have passed but we still grieve. Missing you is still very strong. More...

Obituaries

Sara Williamson Parker

Mrs. Sara Williamson Getzinger Parker, 87, of Millen died Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at Brentwood Terrace Nursing Home in Waynesboro.  Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 22, at the Millen Cemetery with the Rev. More...

Teacher indicted by Grand Jury

A Jenkins County Grand Jury convened earlier this month and indicted a Jenkins County High School (JCHS) teacher for sexually assaulting a student.  More...

Jenkins Correctional Center graduates inmates

The Jenkins Correctional Center marked a milestone June 7 with its first graduation of inmates at the facility.  More...

Other Jenkins News

Flag Retirement

Members of local VFW Post 2776 gathered at the Jenkins County Courthouse Friday, June 14, Flag Day, to perform their annual Flag Retirement Ceremony. More...

Cogongrass Awareness

What else do we need besides the possible invasion of another invasive species? We already have kudzu, Chinese privet, and bamboo roaming the country side. However, cogongrass is an invasive species that we may have to contend with.  More...

Patriotic celebration to be held July 3

The annual Patriotic celebration will be held Wednesday, July 3, at the Millen/Jenkins County Recreation Department complex. The traditional “Kiddie Patriotic Parade” will take place at 8 p.m. on the track. More...

Church News

Church News

Millen Methodist welcomes new pastor   More...

Datebook

Date Book

Depot Dudes to perform June 29  Leroy Clayton and the Depot Duded will perform 7 p.m. Saturday, June 29, at the Perkins Depot. There is no admission charge and refreshments will be available for a donation. More...