July 10, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Millen Auto Parts /NAPA robbed

The Millen Auto Parts/NAPA store located at 124 North Gray Street was robbed around 9 a.m. More...

School News

JCHS Honors night

Jenkins County High School recently held its Honors Night, during which Science awards were presented to, from left, Gresham Conway, Charity Langston, Mark Brannen, Tyler Wagner and Jody Jeselnik. More...

GHSGT Review Sessions

Ruth Hearn, Guidance Counselor at Jenkins County High School (JCHS), has announced the dates for the review sessions for the Georgia High School Graduation Tests (GHSGT). More...

GSU Dean’s List

Georgia Southern University recently named 2,444 students for excellence in academics to the 2013 spring semester Dean’s List. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The annual Patriotic celebration on July 3 was another huge success. Attendance, despite the wet conditions, was great and the fireworks show was terrific. I have seen some in larger communities that did not even rival the local event. More...

Letters

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor:  I just wanted to take this means of calling attention to what a wonderful asset we have in the Jenkins County Memorial Library. I am a frequent visitor to the library and enjoy it very much.  More...

Obituaries

Donald E. Godbee

Mr. Donald E. Godbee, 68, died Monday, July 1, 2013 at Optim Medical Center after a long illness.  Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at the Dry Branch Baptist Church with Revs. Brad Boynton and Emory Smith officiating. More...

Fay Rushton Humphrey

Mrs. Fay Rushton Humphrey died Friday morning July 5, 2013 after a short battle with cancer.  Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, 2013 in the First Baptist Church of Sylvania with Pastor Andy Allen and the Rev. Dr. More...

Columns

Jim Hite

“Tenacity as we grow older”

As my “running” career continues, it seems I hear the phrase “Hang in there!” more frequently. Of course, it may be my imagination. More...

Ribbon cutting

The Millen/Jenkins Chamber of Commerce recently sponsored a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Café on Cotton, 535 Cotton Avenue. A grand opening was held Monday, July 8. More...

Summer fun at Magnolia Springs

As the summer days heat up, Magnolia Springs State Park is a good place to find some cool relief.  Located just north of Millen on Hwy. More...

Other Jenkins News

Hayley Parker and Cowboys Wild Thing win big in Texas

Hayley Marie Parker, 14, and her young 5-year-old mare, Cowboy’s Wild Thing, brought home quite a haul from the Josey Ranch in Karnack, Texas last month.  More...

Jenkins County Schools respond to public school funding woes

During these difficult economic times, all must learn to cut expenses and increase revenue wherever possible. More...

Delinquent Taxpayer Notice

The names of delinquent taxpayers who have not paid their property, mobile home and timber taxes will be published in the July 17 issue of The Millen News.  More...

Church News

Church News

Williams Grove Missionary to host programs A Fashion Show will be held 6 p.m. Saturday, July 20, at Williams Grove Missionary Baptist Church. Tickets are $10 and participants pay $5. On July 21, the Men and Women’s Day program will be held. More...

Cards of Thanks

Card of Thanks

Card of Thanks   We wish to express our heartfelt gratitude and appreciation to our many friends and neighbors for their kind expressions of sympathy during the recent loss of our loved one, Lamar Gay.  More...

Engagements

Linder-Wilkinson Engagement

Mr. and Mrs. Brien Linder of Millen announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Jamie Linder, to Mr. Jacob Wilkinson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Benny Wilkinson of Bellville.  Jamie is a Speech Pathologist for the Vidalia School System in Vidalia. More...