January 29, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Michael Felts named City Manager

Michael Felts, a native of Adel, is the new City Manager. Mr. Felts assumed the position Jan. 21, upon the retirement of former manager, Lamar Faircloth, in December 2013.  More...

School News

JCES LUNCH MENU

Monday, Feb. 3 – Pizza or chicken salad/saltines/chips; choices: whole kernel corn, apple, pineapple.  Tuesday, Feb. 4 – Hamburger or ham & cheese sandwich; oven fries, baked beans, orange, applesauce, dill pickle.   More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I received a request from someone who spotted the following post Jan. 22 on Facebook by ET3 (SW) Robert Adam Oglesby, U.S. Navy, USS Bainbridge in Norfolk, VA and asked that I reprint it for his family and friends here in Millen. I am glad to do so! More...

Letters

Thank You!

Thank You Our family would like to thank all those who brought food, sent cards, called and stopped by to check in on us. It has been a difficult time but with great friends and a loving God we will be okay. The Roy Head Family   More...

Church News

Church News

Kelsey Chapel to host Black History program Kelsey Chapel Baptist Church will host a Black History Celebration 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1. The guest speaker will be Brother Reginald James of Friendly Church of God In Christ in Augusta. More...

Datebook

Date Book

Millen Methodist to host free AA program The Millen United Methodist Church is offering a free Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) program to those who need it. The meetings will be held 8 p.m. on Thursdays in the church social hall. More...

Obituaries

Helen Jenkins Bainbridge

Helen Jenkins Bainbridge of Millen passed away Sunday, January 26, 2014.  Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, January 30, 2014, at Habersham United Methodist Church with Rev. Larry Bird officiating. More...

Asa Houston Tamblyn

Asa Houston Tamblyn, infant son of David and Hope Tamblyn died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 at East Georgia Regional Medical Center, Statesboro.  Graveside services were held 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. More...

Mary Ethel Messex Jackson

Sardis, GA-Mary Ethel Messex Jackson of Sardis, GA, resident of Brentwood Terrace Health Center in Waynesboro, GA, entered into peaceful rest on Tuesday, January 14, 2014. More...

McDonald’s coming soon!

Construction of a McDonald’s restaurant at the Highway 25/ Winthrope Avenue intersection is well underway. The Millen News will publish additional details as they become available. More...

Dr. Kyle Gay uninjured in plane crash

Local physician and pilot, Dr. Kyle Gay, escaped serious injury when his private plane crashed as it attempted takeoff from his private airstrip, located off Old Louisville Road, on Sunday afternoon.  More...

Schools to close for winter storm

The Jenkins County School System announced on Monday that it would dismiss students at noon on Tuesday and close Wednesday and Thursday of this week as a winter storm moves through the area.   More...

Other Jenkins News

4-H Project S.A.F.E. Begins New Year

The Jenkins County 4-H Program is accepting registrations for its Project S.A.F.E. (Shooting Awareness Fun Educational) program. Project S.A.F.E. is the 4-H shotgun or skeet program offered through the Extension Service. More...

Taking the oath!

Jenkins County State Court Judge Hubert Reeves III, far right, is shown swearing in, from left, Susan Welch, City Municipal Court Public Defender; Joe Martin, City Municipal Court Judge; and Daniel W More...

Outstanding African American Achievement

Georgia Regents University, previously known as Augusta State University, holds an African American Scholar Recognition Program to recognize and honor high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement with the highest grade p More...

Weddings

Sylview Happenings

The days have been filled with great happenings. Finding an honorable mention ribbon on our outdoor Christmas decorations was one that was a thriller. Part of our display was a decorated tree that stood by Santa’s sleigh. More...