Letters policy



Letters to the editor of The Millen News are welcomed and encouraged. These are pages of opinions, yours and ours. The unsigned editorials generally appearing on the left side of the editorial page represent the opinion of the newspaper and not that of any one person on our staff. Personal columns represent the opinions of the writers whose names appear […]

Letter to the Editor



Dear Editor, I was sorry to read a newspaper article in The Augusta Chronicle today stating that 203 employees at the Jockey International Co. of Millen would be eliminated, due to the phasing out of its sewing jobs and moving the operations to Central America. I know this is a real economic hardship on a city and county that depends […]

Church News



Parker Grove Missionary Baptist Parker Grove Missionary Baptist Church will present their 2006 Annual Women Conference” 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 30, through Friday, Sept. 1. The motto is “Perseverance.” There will be guest speakers each night. There will be a Dutch-treat breakfast at Ryan’s Restaurant in Statesboro 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 2. The finale will be held 3:30 p.m. Sunday, […]

Take Courage



At one time or another, we all have been in situations that require us to muster up courage and face our fears. Simply stated, courage is rising above our fears and taking charge of our lives during difficult times. The Bible tells us that we will have tribulations in this world, but that we should be of good cheer, because […]

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS



starting this Friday, will meet at St. Michael’s Espiscopal Church (near the city park) every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 8 p.m. in the Parish Hall. These meetings are open and anyone can attend. AA already has… Open meetings: Tuesdays 8 p.m. Closed meetings: Thursdays – 8 p.m. Sacred Heart Catholic Church Hwy. 24 Waynesboro You must be a paid […]

AL-ANON



Tuesdays 8 p.m. St. Michael’s Episcopal Church Parish Hall Liberty St., Waynesboro For more information on AA or Al-Anon, please contact the AA coordinator at aa@episcopalians.info. You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login or Subscribe now!

In loving memory of Michael Shane Moore



The night God called you home, we spoke of many things. Your hopes, ideas and dreams of tomorrow. Our last hours together, I’ll always cherish and hold deep in my heart. Just before you left me, you said, “Mama, can you see that, it’s so beautiful, look around you.” Then to your son, Evan, “I love you, Man.” I know […]

In Loving Memory of Michael Shane Moore Aug. 10, 1972 – Feb. 11, 2006



The Broken Chain We little knew that morning that God was going to call your name. In life, we loved you dearly In death, we do the same. It broke our hearts to lose you, you did not go alone; for part of us went with you, the day God called you home. You left us peaceful memories, your love […]

Datebook



Youth Soccer The Jenkins County Recreation Department (JCRD) is currently holding registration for youth soccer. Boys and girls 4 through 11 years of age may register at JCRD before the deadline of Wednesday, Aug. 23. A birth certificate must be presented at the time of sign-up. JCHS Class of 1977 The class reunion planning committee of the Jenkins County High […]

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We would like to thank our many friends and neighbors for their love and concern for us during Daphne’s hospitalization and the loss of our son, Hunter. The cards, flowers, calls, visits, food and gifts have been overwhelming expressions of kindness. We wish to especially give thanks to all of those who have prayed for us during this difficult time. […]