July 15, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Dairy Queen to host Miracle Treat Day –

Laney Grace’s story

Dairy Queen of Millen will participate in the Children Miracle Network’s (CMN) Miracle Treat Day by donating all proceeds from the sale of “Blizzard” ice cream treats on Thursday, July 30, to the CMN. More...

School News

JCES 2015-2016 Supply Lists

Kindergarten   1 eight pack crayons  2 First Grade Writing Tablets  4 large pink erasers  2 packs #2 pencils  1 zippered pencil pouch  2 Prongless folders with pockets  Earbuds or headphones  First Grade   More...

GSU announces President’s List and Dean’s List

Georgia Southern University recently recognized 1,194 students for excellence in academics on the 2015 Spring Semester President's List. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I heard a news commentator make some remarks this week on the fact that he had lost the remote control to his television set over the week-end. More...

Editorials

Pecan Leaf Sampling

This year’s pecan crop has more potential than I have seen in the last three years. In 2013, the pecan crop was plagued by heavy rains nearly every day during the growing season. More...

Memoriam

In Memory

In memory Of Gordon Sasser On Our Anniversary 41 years ago July 3, 1974  I know you are happy in Heaven with Jesus, enjoying your new body without pain. I had a lonely anniversary, but I have so many More...

Engagements

Dr. Faye Marie Black and Joseph Barnes Jenkins DeLoach to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Roger A. Black of Millen are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Dr. Faye Marie Black, of Athens to Joseph Barnes Jenkins DeLoach of Eatonton. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph B. De- Loach, III of Eatonton.  More...

Millen selected for Tiny Town Tour

On July 16th, radio station personnel from 88.3 WAFJ will be in Millen at the train viewing platform on Cotton Avenue from noon until 2 p.m. More...

County Delinquent Taxpayer List to be published

The names of Jenkins County delinquent taxpayers will be published in the Wednesday, July 22nd, issue of The Millen News. More...

County’s unemployment rate at 8.3%

Jenkins County no longer has one of the highest unemployment rates in the state.  More...

Other Jenkins News

Mobile Home Fire

Jenkins County and Millen fire departments responded to a mobile home fire Saturday, July 11, on Charlie Lane Road. The home was fully engulfed by flames when fire personnel arrived on the scene. More...

Georgia tax free weekend is July 31-Aug. 1

The first day of school for local students for the 2015-2016 school year is Friday, July 31. It is also the start of the state’s sales tax free holiday.  From 12:01 a.m. July 31 until midnight Aug. More...

Booking Log

Jenkins County Jail Booking Log June 26 – July 2

Nyshawn Tyree Butler – Seat Belt Violation, License Suspended or Revoked, Unregistered or Unlicensed Vehicle; June 26. Christopher Jwan Stephens – Possession of Marijuana-Misdemeanor; Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office; June More...

Church News

Church News

Elam Baptist to sponsor sports camp Elam Baptist Church in Millen is offering kids, ages 3-5th grades, the MEGA Sports Camp. Nursery will also be provided. More...

Datebook

Date Book

Class of 1973 to plan reunion The 1973 Class Reunion meeting will be held 5 p.m. July 18 at Zion Baptist Church. For more information, contact Mamie Jenkins at (912) 481-2566 or Beatrice Dunbar at (912) 764-9988.   More...

Obituaries

Melba Jackie Aaron Boatright,

Melba Jackie Aaron Boatright, 81, of Rock Hill, SC passed away peacefully Monday, July 6, 2015 at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill, SC.  Graveside services were held 11 a.m. Thursday, July 9, 2015 at Elam Cemetery with Rev. More...

Columns

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

You might remember reading several weeks ago that The Helpful ACE of Spades  More...

Dallas Wilson

Faith Out Loud

Then he poured water into a basin and began to wash the disciples' feet and to wipe them with the towel that was wrapped around him.- John 13:5  More...

Library News

We’re in the home stretch of Summer Reading! We have less than a week left of our Summer Reading Program, but we’ve still got some fun stuff planned.  More...