BOE approves sales tax, bond referendum

BOE approves sales tax, bond referendum By Deborah Bennett Millen News Editor Students at Jenkins County High School are one step closer to enjoying new and improved athletic facilities to compliment the $1.4 million face-lift the school’s educational buildings received last summer through a federal IDEA/Technology grant. The Jenkins County Board of Education (BOE) gave the "go ahead" for planned […]

‘Each One Reach One’ program gets underway

By Deborah Bennett Millen News Editor Representatives from the Central Savannah River Area Agency on Aging (CSRA AAA) met with community leaders and other interested citizens Tuesday, Jan. 11, at the Jenkins County Senior Citizens Center to discuss the "Each One Reach One" (EORO) program that is now available to Jenkins County citizens. The CSRA AAA is a division of […]

Health department gets flu vaccine

The Jenkins County Health Department has received influenza vaccine. The DHR Division of Public Health is following the recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and is recommending the following individuals receive flu vaccine: all individuals over the age of 50, household contacts and out-of-home caregivers of persons from high-risk groups, all children 6-23 months of age, anyone […]

Herndon Bridge

The bridge over the Ogeechee River at Herndon has been deemed unsafe by the Georgia Department of Transportation (DOT) and has been closed to traffic. The Jenkins County Commissioners were notified that the bridge must be closed Friday, Jan. 14, by the DOT. In a written advisement to the commissioners, the DOT said. "The bridge requires immediate closing due to […]

President’s list, honor roll students named for second nine weeks, first semester

Dr. Joseph Kirkland, principal, and the faculty and staff of Jenkins County Middle School wish to congratulate the following students for their academic achievement for the second nine-weeks and first semester of the 2004-2005 school year. To make principal’s list, the student must have all A’s. To make honor roll, the student must have an overall average of a 90.0 […]

Students with perfect attendance are named

Dr. Joseph Kirkland, principal of Jenkins County Middle School, announces the following students achieved perfect attendance for the 2004-2005 second nine weeks grading period. Sixth grade – Johnathon Carrie, Bettina Dunnum, Tamayka Evans, Jessie Lane, Zeal Sharpe, Christopher Simmons, Tameka Smith, Lewis Williams, Sabrina Allen, Robert (Bobby) Boone, Willona Cosby, Zandra Lake, Ray Waters, Carneshia Bell, Robbie Evans, Lakeshia Kelsey, […]

Millen area students named to GSU president, dean’s list

Georgia Southern University announces the following students from the Millen area have been named to the president’s list and dean’s list for fall 2004 term. To be named to the president’s list, students must have achieved a perfect 4.0 grade point average with a minimum of 12 credit hours for the semester. To be named to the dean’s list, students […]

Bethany Home News

Wednesday, Dec. 29 – Linda Bragg was kept busy this morning in the beauty shop. Ray Garvin and Roy Garvin of West Millen Baptist Church visited with us this morning. It is always a pleasure to hear this group of speakers. We enjoy their visits. Soon to follow was "The Price is Right." The prizes were stunning, to say the […]


Greetings to you from Syl-View. We have missed sharing "Syl-View Happenings" with you in the Millen area. The activity program is alive and well, but our son has been ill and in the hospital most of December. He is back in his apartment with nurse care, but his condition is very poor. These six years since his severe stroke have […]

Millen’s little ‘angels’

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