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Turkey hunting season begins March 22

The highly anticipated day is Saturday, March 22 and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division expects that the 2014 turkey season should be a good one.  More...

Correction

The Millen News erroneously reported in a previous issue that Commissioner Hiller Spann was named Vice- Chairman of the Jenkins County Commissioners. Mr. Spann made the nomination to appoint Commissioner Pamelia Dwight as Vice-Chairman. More...

Special Week Honors Georgia’s School Boards

The Jenkins County School System is joining in a statewide celebration this week to salute the efforts of local school board members. The week of March 17-21, 2014, has been proclaimed School Board Appreciation Week in Georgia. More...

Letters

Letters

Dear Editor,  In reference to Mr. Salter’s letter last week, he stated that he could read the front page of The Millen News for free at the grocery store check out, and then there was no need to purchase the paper. More...

Datebook

Date Book

Affordable Care Act program at Library A certified navigator for the Affordable Care Act will be at the Jenkins County Library 1-6 p.m. Wednesday, March 26 to answer general questions and provide enrollment assistance. More...

Obituaries

Kylie Ann Vanacore

Miss Kylie Ann Vanacore, 3 year old daughter of Ashley and Chad Vanacore, joined her heavenly Father on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 after a life long illness.  More...

David Broxton

David Broxton, 56, of Millen died Monday, March 10, 2014 at Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro.  Graveside services were at 4 p. m. Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at the Millen Cemetery with Rev. Charlie Cooper officiating.  Mr. More...

Albert O’Brien Linder, Sr.,

Albert O’Brien Linder, Sr., 87 of Millen died Monday, March 10, 2014 at Bethany Nursing Center.  Funeral services were at 11 a. m. Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at Millen United Methodist Church with Rev. David Willette officiating. More...

Book signing for The History of Millen and Jenkins County

From librarian to published author, the transition seems natural for Patricia Fries Hilliard. She recently had her first book published - The History of Millen and Jenkins County.  More...

Two local UGA football players arrested

Two local University of Georgia (UGA) football players were among four arrested Monday night on counts of theft by deception.  Linemen Jonathan Taylor and James DeLoach of Millen, along with safety Tray Mathews of Newnan and wide receiver Uriah More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

This past week, national news media has given much coverage to the missing Malaysian Jet Flight 370. It is both a horrific and mystifying event. Theories have ranged from a catastrophic mechanical failure and pilot error to hijacking. More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

I’ve done a lot of things in my life. Most of them I wouldn’t be ashamed to tell you about. And, in none of these things would  I likely be called an expert, except for one.  More...

Don Lively

BACK PEW FAUX PAS

I wasn’t always as sophisticated as  I am these days.  Hard to imagine, I know.  Hopefully I’ve learned a little with the passage of time.  I was raised on the hard wood benches and rafter rattling sermons of a small c More...

Church News

Church News

Vision Rally planned at Green Fork Baptist Church A Vision Rally will be held 6 p.m. Saturday, March 29, at Green Fork Baptist Church. More...

Church Listings

Big Horse Creek Baptist Church 1267 Buttermilk Road in Jenkins County. Sunday School at 10 a.m. Church at 11 a.m. Sunday night church at 6 p.m. Wednesday night church at 6:30 p.m. Pastor Bert Hickman. More...

Engagements

Engagement and Wedding Announcements

Morrison-Simmons engagement

Mr. and Mrs. Allen Morrison of Brunswick, Georgia announce the engagement of their daughter, Anna Morrison, of Atlanta, Georgia to Allan Simmons, son of Ms. Michelle Simmons and Mr. Curtis Simmons of Atlanta.  More...