February 12, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Ira Hendrix signs with Hutchinson Community College

Ira Hendrix, Jenkins County High School (JCHS) football player, has signed his Letters of Intent to play collegiate football at Hutchinson Community College in Huthchinson, Kansas.  More...

Mark Brannen signs with Mercer University

On Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, Jenkins County High School (JCHS) Senior Mark Brannen signed his National Letter of Intent to run Cross Country for Mercer University in Macon for the upcoming 2014 season. More...

Other Jenkins News

Millen News goes

The Millen News recently traveled to the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee with, from left, Danielle Hodges, Kitty Lovett and Freddie Lovett. (Photo contributed) More...

Snow storm damage estimated at $10 million

As claims start to pour in, Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens said insured losses in Georgia from the January 28th snow storm is now estimated at $10 million.  “This estimate includes damages to insured homes and vehicles,” Hudgen More...

Dag Gay

Don A. Gay, IV, son of Don and Langga Gay of Millen has been nominated to apply for the University Honors Program for the remainder of his semesters at Georgia Southern University (GSU).  More...

Datebook

Date Book

Community Christian School to host meeting Community Christian School in Sylvania is planning to offer high school grades next year. Ninth and tenth grades for the 2014-2015 year will be offered. More...

Engagements

Engagement and Wedding Announcements

Mr. and Mrs. Annon Forehand of Statesboro, GA and Mr. and Mrs. James E. Saxon of Millen, GA proudly announce the engagement of their children Rachel Renae Forehand and Jake Elliott Saxon.  More...

Columns

Library News

Do you love the warm and cozy feeling of being curled up in a nice quilt on a chilly winter day? More...

Schools to close Wednesday and Thursday

Due to the Ice Storm Warning for this area, Jenkins County Schools will close Wednesday, February 12 and Thursday, February 13.  Freezing rain, ice accumulations, and possibly a wintry mix are expected.  Governor Deal has added Jenkins Coun More...

Sheriff warns local citizens of scam

Jenkins County Sheriff Robert Oglesby issued a warning to local citizens this week concerning a scam targeting the elderly in this area.  More...

Website set up for locating L.C. Burroughs

The family of L. C. Burroughs, missing since Sept. 26, 2013 has set up a website with hopes of gaining information regarding his disappearance – http:// www.findinglc.com. More...

Letters

Letters

Dear Editor,  I have heard it said by many invited to attend a church, “I don’t want to attend church because it is full of hypocrites” or “no, not that church, because so and so attends there and they are a hypocrite.&rd More...

Church News

Church News

Ladies Bible study at West Millen A Ladies Bible Study course will be held at West Millen Baptist Church 7 p.m. Monday nights, Feb. 17-March 31. Restless: study guide by Jennie Allen is available and recommended at Lifeway, Amazon and CBS.  More...

Memoriam

In loving memory Of Larry S. Jenkins

We thought of you today, But that is nothing new. We thought about you yesterday, And days before that too.  We think of you in silence, We often speak your name. More...

Obituaries

Brannen Wiggins

Brannen Wiggins, 86 of Goose Creek, SC, was called to be with his Lord Friday, Jan. 24, 2014 at Trident Medical Center, North Charleston, SC. More...

Randy McClain

Randy McClain of Millen passed away Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 after an extended illness. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014 in the Millen Cemetery. More...

Caleb James Taylor

Caleb James Taylor, infant son of Dr John R. and Kristin Taylor III of Lexington, KY died Saturday, January 18, 2014 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. Graveside services will be held Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 3 p.m. More...