December 16, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

School News

Student of the month

Jenkins County Elementary School staff members nominated students for the “FLY Student of the Month" for November 2015 to reward academic excellence and behavior. More...

Beta Club

Congratulations to the inductees of the new Junior BETA Club at Jenkins County Elementary School. Seventeen students in grades 4-5 were inducted on December 10th. More...

Jenkins County School District achieves 2015 GSBA Quality School Board Status

Jenkins County School District is proud to announce the achievement and status of the Georgia School Boards Association’s (GSBA) 2015 Quality School Board recognition. More...

Church News

Church News

Millen Baptist to host “Sending Forth Sunday”   More...

Columns

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

I didn’t actually say this out loud, but during Thanksgiving, while showering, I thought of the things for which I’m thankful. Number one was my granddaughter, and her good health. More...

Dallas Wilson

FAITH OUT LOUD

Men aren’t supposed to be afraid. If we ever are genuinely afraid of something we try our absolute best to cover it up. Showing fear would expose a weakness, and most men I know, including myself, don’t readily own up to any weaknesses. More...

Don Lively

CHRISTMAS THEN

The conversation went something like this:  " I think I've got gout," said my cousin who, when we were young, I called TiLi.  " Did you eat shrimp? Or red meat? More...

Breaking News - 12/22/2015 11:33 AM

Grand Jury indictments/accusations announced - Free Access

The Jenkins County Grand Jury met earlier this month. Read the indictments and accusations in this week's issue of The Millen News.  More...

Christmas Decorations Contest winners announced

The Christmas Decorations Contest sponsored by the Millen Garden Council was reinstated this season and winners have been chosen. The categories were Best Outdoor, Door, Window, and Commercial.  More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When-

This Day in 1954

Construction of many public projects will get underway here in 1955 and will amount to a million dollars, according to conservative estimates. The Herndon Bridge over the Ogeechee will be let out to bids this week. More...

Pruitt Health Hospice Myths 101

Do you know the truth about hospice care? More...

Senior Citizen Center

Celebrating birthdays for the month of October at the Jenkins County Senior Citizen Center are, from left, Alice Royals, Shirley Bass and Vickie Sikes. Not pictured: Shirley Chance, Director. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

My granddaughter, Jaylee, 6, saw Santa recently at the Statesboro Mall. As she climbed into Santa’s lap, it was announced that the camera had ran out of film and it would take about 10 minutes to reload it.  More...

Datebook

Date Book

FFA to host SAE EXPO Nov. 17th   More...