June 24, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Ribbon cutting

The Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce recently sponsored a ribbon cutting for the Grand Opening of Tiremaster, located on Hwy. 25 South. More...

School News

Jenkins County High School

Honors Program

State FFA degrees were presented, from left, by Pete Bennett to Brittany Johnson, Robert Newsome and Chelsea Clayton. More...

Mercer Dean's List

Mark Brannen, of Millen, a sophomore, was named to the Dean's List of Mercer University's College of Liberal Arts for the spring 2015 semester. More...

More JCHS awards

From left, Chandler Cheeks, Margo Dease and Henry Sherrod were the recipients of Literary Awards. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

How hot is it? Too hot to stay outside for very long!  More...

Memoriam

In memory of

James E. Washington - October 29, 1963 – May 3, 2007 Donell Washington Sr. - June 9, 1955 – June 11, 2003 James Q. More...

Obituaries

Johnny Oglesby

Mr Johnny Oglesby, 69, of Midville died Friday, June 12, 2015 at University Hospital in Augusta.  Funeral services were held Monday, June 15, at Union Grove United Methodist Church with burial in the Oak Hill cemetery in Millen.  Mr. More...

Connie A. Schiller

Connie A. Schiller, age 64, passed away on June 17, 2015 at Oasis Health Care, Boardman, Ohio.  She was born in Salem Ohio on July 29, 1950, the daughter of the late Harry and Annie Morrison Sweet. More...

Francis Quick McClellan “Frankie”

Mrs. Francis Quick McClellan “Frankie”, 82, of Waynesboro, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Saturday, June 20, 2015. She was born in Vidette, Ga. on June 24, 1932 to the late R. More...

Suspects in Lovett Case Indicted

Two family members who are suspects in the disappearance of A missing Millen woman are facing indictments by a Jenkins County Grand Jury which met earlier this month in Jenkins County Superior Court.  Susan Eleanor Lovett and Christopher Eugene More...

Grand Jury indicts 30

A Jenkins County Grand Jury convened earlier this month in Jenkins County Superior Court and handed down the following indictments and accusations.  Joshua Dyllon Boone – four counts of Burglary in the First Degree.  Elba M. More...

Rep. Rick Allen announces community office hours in Jenkins County

U.S. Congressman Rick Allen today announced his staff will be holding Community Office Hours in Millen on Wednesday, June 24, 2015, from 3:30- 5 p.m. at Millen City Hall, 919 College Avenue.  More...

Other Jenkins News

Just in time for July 4th

Fireworks law changes

Beginning July 1st, Georgians will no longer have to travel to neighboring states to buy fireworks. Legislation signed by Gov. Nathan Deal will legalize the sale of consumer fireworks, including bottle rockets and other launchers, in Georgia. H.B. More...

Happy Birthday

From left, Robert Medline, Shirley Dwight and Juanita Ray celebrated their birthdays at the Jenkins County Senior Citizen Center. (Photo contributed) More...

New Director for Concert Series

Jenkins County resident Joe Sasser has been appointed to the board of directors for the Waynesboro-Burke Concert Series. More...

Church News

Church News

EDITOR’S NOTE - The deadline for submitting church More...

Datebook

Date Book

EDITOR’S NOTE - The deadline for submitting Datebook items is 5 p.m. THURSDAYS. News items submitted after the deadline will not appear in the following week’s issue of The Millen News. Please assist us by observing this deadline!   More...

Columns

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

One of the negatives, according to some, of living in our small town is that there is “nothing to do here”, no entertainment. Most complaints like this naturally come from our younger citizens. More...

Don Lively

DADDY'S WAY

“Dad, can we get a pizza from A and  A for dinner?”  More...

Library News

It’s not too late to get in on the super fun of our Summer Reading Program. More...