Church of the Month

Jenkins County is a community deeply rooted in its religious values with many magnificent churches. The Millen News will spotlight a different church monthly as the “Church of the Month.” The selection for July is Morrison Grove Baptist Church, 134 Old Louisville Road. You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login or Subscribe now! Username Password […]

Morrison Grove Baptist Church

Community Youth Sunday will be held 11:30 a.m. Sunday, July 30, at the Morrison Grove Baptist Church. The guest speaker for the occasion will be Chaquasha D. Tomlin. Tomlin grew up in Millen and graduated from Jenkins County High School in 2003. She furthered her education by attending Fort Valley State University in Fort Valley, where she graduated magna cum […]

Big Horse Creek Baptist Church

Pastor Raymond Trent and the members of Big Horse Creek Baptist Church joyfully announce their annual Homecoming service will be held 11 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 6. During the morning worship service, there will be special musical selections and a time of personal testimonies. A covered dish luncheon will be served in the social hall, following the service. Sunday School begins […]

Community Worship Center

Community Worship Center, 417 Virginia Ave., will have Bishop John and Manjaree Aguilar as guest speakers 6 p.m. Sunday, July 30. They serve as missionaries in Africa, India and the United States. They oversee more than 20 churches and/or mission efforts in Congo Africa and India. Everyone is invited to come and hear their personal testimonies of being brought from […]

Green Fork Baptist Church

Dr. Ray Freeman and Green Fork Baptist Church announce Homecoming will be held 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 6. The Rev. Brad Boynton will be the guest speaker. Two of Dr. Freeman’s sons and their families, as well as the Green Fork choir, will provide special music. Lunch will follow the service. The public is invited to attend. You must be […]

Mt. Carmel Baptist Church

Mt. Carmel Baptist Church will hold revival meetings 7:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 7, through Friday, Aug. 11. Guest minister for the week is the Rev. Chavous Boyd. The Sunday, Aug. 13, services will begin with Sunday School at 10:30 a.m., followed by morning worship at 11:30 a.m. The sermon will be delivered by the Rev. J. Herrington, pastor. Dinner will […]


In the Bible, there is a story about Jesus and His disciples being in a boat on a lake when a fierce storm suddenly arrives, and their boat is in danger of sinking. Although Jesus was asleep, the disciples went to Him and woke Him. “Save us, Lord!” they said. “We are about to die!” “Why are you so frightened?” […]

Card of Thanks

We, the family of Ethel Singfield, wish to express our sincere appreciation for your prayers, visits, calls and kind expressions during our time of bereavement. It is with eternal gratitude that we thank Honey’s niece, Mrs. Mary J. Young, and the Serenity Personal Care Home for the loving care that was given by them. We also wish to acknowledge and […]

Ag Line: Fire Blight of Bradford Pear

Have you ever noticed the leaves on Bradford pears turning a bronze or brown color? This bronzing is followed by dead tissue forming in the tree. This disease is Fire Blight, a bacterial disease which can severely damage apples and pears, Bradfords. Bradford pears are one of the most common landscape trees found in this area. Unfortunately, they are not […]

4-H News

Last week I had the honor of taking two of Millen’s finest young people to State 4-H Congress in Atlanta. This is a prestigious event and Millen was well represented by Charlotte Davis and Adam Lanier. Charlotte competed in the Dairy and Milk Science project area, giving a wonderful demonstration and speech on Johne’s (yah-neas) disease in Dairy cattle. Adam […]