July 9, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

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 23rd issue of The Millen News.  More...

Other Jenkins News

Veterans:

Help is available.

The State of Georgia offers free assistance to veterans through the Georgia Department of Veterans Service (GDVS), the state government agency established for the purpose of advising, counseling, and assisting veterans and their families in receiving More...

Airport to get fuel system

Pilots using the Jenkins County Airport will soon be able to fuel their aircrafts at the airport.  More...

Millen Rotary Club

Millen Rotary Club’s program on June 4th was presented by the three Jenkins County 4-H students who will represent Jenkins County in the State DPA Competition.   More...

Church News

Church News

Dry Branch to hold Homecoming Dry Branch Baptist Church will be celebrating Homecoming on Sunday, July 13th. Morning Service starts at 11 a.m. with special music by Joyful Noise Trio from Effingham County. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Kiddie Cheer Camp The Jenkins County High School cheerleaders will host a Kiddie Cheer Camp 9 a.m. until noon July 21-25. The cost is $40 per child. A $5 late registration fee will apply. More...

NEW LAWS

EFFECTIVE JULY 1ST

Several new laws went into effect across the state of Georgia July 1st. Those receiving the most public attention include the following.  Firearms License Law  More...

U.S. Rep. Barrow announces $10,941,160 Headstart Grant

U.S. Congressman John Barrow (GA-12) today announced that the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA) Economic Opportunity Authority (EOA) would receive a $10,941,160 grant from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). More...

July 4th celebrated!

Friends and family of Mr. and Mrs. Denise Small gather at their home and pool each year to enjoy the July 4th fireworks at the Jenkins County Recreation Department complex. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Being born and raised in the South, I’ve always known that we Southerners speak a ‘different’ language from the rest of our countrymen. I recently came across an article in The Business Insider that just proves it.  More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

Looking back through old photo albums (shoeboxes) can bring out many feelings – happiness, sadness, pride, anger (as in you forgot to tear up your exwife’s wild party pictures). More...

Don Lively

WELL SPOKEN

My friend Mike and I have an ongoing discussion about language and my often glaring misuse of the English version. More...

Library News

Do your kids love to listen to stories from places near and far? Then bring them to the library on Wednesday, July 9, at 2 p.m. to hear Barbara Cheeseborough, Storyteller Extraordinaire. More...

Obituaries

Kristie Lydia McQuaid

Miss Kristie Lydia McQuaid, 18, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald McQuaid of Honolulu, Hawaii, and granddaughter of Runette L. Herrmann of Millen, was recently killed in a moped crash on Wednesday, June 18th. More...

Vondell Williams Baxter

Mrs. Vondell Williams Baxter of Millen, Ga., 90, passed away Sunday, July 6, 2014 at the Optim Medical Center in Jenkins County.  Visitation will be Wednesday, July 9, 2014 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. More...