November 27, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Beulah Allen celebrates 99th Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Day is traditionally a day of giving thanks and praise to God. For Beulah Allen, however, everyday is a reason for celebration. More...

School News

JCES LUNCH MENU

Monday, Dec. 2 – Spaghetti w/breadstick or turkey and cheese wrap w/chips; choices: whole kernel corn, steamed broccoli, apple. Tuesday, Dec. More...

Georgia Mobile Dairy Classroom

I didn’t know a “dairy on wheels existed”, until we scheduled The Georgia Mobile Dairy Classroom for a visit to the Jenkins County Middle and Elementary Schools.  More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Thanksgiving will be celebrated this Thursday. Hopefully, we all are “thankful” every day for the many blessings of life.  More...

Church News

Church News

Johnson Chapel to host program A special program honoring Sis. Lola Bell will be held 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30 at Johnson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. The sermon will be delivered by Rev. K.E. More...

Datebook

Date Book

GED exam to be givenThe GED exam will be given at the Jenkins County AdultLearning Center, a division of Southeastern TechnicalCollege, on Dec 11. The test will be the pencil and paperversion. You must pre register and prepay. More...

Engagements

She said yes ......

Engagement and Wedding Announcements

Miss Joiner to wed Mr. Lewis   Mr. and Mrs. Frank Joiner of Millen announce the engagement of their daughter, Jamie Leigh Joiner, to Matthew Franklin Lewis, son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Columns

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

Dear Chansley,  I promised your Janma 43 years ago that I would not share my love with another female as long as she was still on the planet. But your arrival changed all that. More...

Millen woman killed in Burke County

A Millen woman was killed on a Burke County Roadway last week.  Amanda Young, 51, was killed around 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. More...

City Council announces finalists for City Manager

Millen City Council moved closer to filling its position for City Manager this week as the three finalists for the position were announced.  More...

Millen Better Hometown now “Main Street Millen”

The Office of Downtown Development has announced the merger of the Georgia Department of Community Affairs’ Better Hometown and Main Street programs effective July 1.  More...

Other Jenkins News

Leadership class held for Georgia (EMS) Directors

Georgia Southern University and Georgia Association of Emergency Medical Services hosted a leadership class for Georgia Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Directors.  More...

Adult Learning Center grant

The Jenkins County Adult Learning Center (JCALS), a division of Southeastern Technical College (STC), received a grant from Planters Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) as part of the Operation Round-up Program (ORP) program, sponsored by the EMC.& More...

The Millen News goes to Tokyo!

Associates of the Koyo Sylvania Plant visited the Koyo Tokyo Plant on Nov. 13 - 15 to study bearing manufacturing methods. More...

Memoriam

In Memory

In memory of Cornelious and Juanita Williams 63rd Anniversary November 26, 2013  We never know, Or fully realize, How sweet and kind our parents are, How gentle and how wise. More...

Obituaries

Alice Laurie Jenkins Grooms

Mrs. Alice Laurie Jenkins Grooms, 91, of Millen, died Friday night, Nov. 22, 2013, in the Bethany Home Nursing Center in Millen.  Funeral services were held Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, at 2 p.m. at the Antioch Christian Church with the Rev. More...

Gayla Lane Budin

Gayla Lane Budin, 59, of Millen died Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013 at Barrow Regional Hospital in Winder.  Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, 2013 at Lewis Primitive Baptist Church with Elder Sam Bowen officiating. More...

Frank A. Schiller

Frank A. Schiller of Millen died Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013.  Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013 at the Millen Cemetery.  More...