December 26, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Elected officials take oaths of office

TOP LEFT Jenkins County Probate Judge Wanda Burke is shown administering the oath of office to Jenkins County State Court Judge Hubert Reeves III who was recently reelected to the position. More...

School News

EGSC holds Fall Commencement Ceremony – two local students receive degrees

On Saturday, December 8, 2018, East Georgia State College held their Fall Commencement Ceremony, seeing 114 students cross the stage to receive their degrees. More...

JCES October Students of the Month

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

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I was deeply saddened to learn of the recent death of Lynn Burke, a longtime employee of The Millen News in past years. Lynn was already working at the newspaper when I joined the staff and I worked with her for many years to come.  More...

Editorials

Martha Chalker

Time for New Year’s Resolutions and A Setup for Failure

Every year at this time people turn their thoughts to making changes for the better; losing weight, eating healthier, making better grades or making more money. More...

Don Lively

THE DAY AFTER

Well y’all, once again Christmas has come and gone and once again I didn’t find a pony under my Christmas tree.  I was probably five years old the first time I asked Santa to bring me a pony. More...

Slim Randles

HOME COUNTRY

It was Herb who kicked things off at the world dilemma think tank at the philosophy counter in the Mule Barn truck stop. Herb is like Nature itself. More...

Recipes

Country Cooking With Sue Davis

By the time most of you receive your newspapers this week Christmas 2018 will be an event of the past. I hope everyone had a safe and enjoyable holiday with family and friends. More...

Williams Grove to host program

A "Fresh Start Revival" will be held at Williams Grove Missionary Baptist Church Jan. 1-3, 7 p.m. nightly. William Blount, pastor of Greater Young Zion Baptist Church, Augusta, will be the guest speaker. Rev. Bobby G. Williams Jr. More...

County Commission votes to help City with sewer project

Two recent articles in The Millen News have reported on negotiations between Jenkins County and the City of Millen concerning the Recreation Department property. Though the facts reported are accurate, the articles do not report the complete process. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When – This Day in 2006

David Adams and Henry Young are recognized as the 2006 “EMTs of the Year” during the Jenkins County Emergency Medical Services’ Christmas award banquet held Monday, Dec. 18, at Krystal’s Taste of Kountry. More...

Daughters of the Confederacy

December 9th was the time chosen by the Margaret Jones #27 United Daughters of the Confederacy to surprise Dot Cauley by bestowing the coveted Judah P. Benjamin Award upon her.  More...

“The Round Table” book club meets

Since 1967, the Millen Baptist Church book club – The Round Table – has been meeting monthly in the church social hall to review a book and enjoy a meal. The tradition is continuing today!  More...

Obituaries

Reverend Dr. Denton Roscoe Parker

Reverend Dr. Denton Roscoe Parker, Sr., 86, resident of Twin City, Georgia died Sunday, December 23, 2018 at his residence. Reverend Parker was born in Columbus, Georgia, son of the late Samuel Clinton Parker and Martha Estell Linn Parker. More...

Franklyn Dean Williamson

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Janet Kent Lane Bradham

Garfield, Ga. - Mrs. Janet Kent Lane Bradham, age 98, died Thursday, December 20, 2018 at Ogeechee Hospice in Statesboro.  She was born in Jenkins County, was a retired seamstress for Jockey International and a dedicated member of Mt. More...