Kersey, Javis to exchange vows



Plans have been finalized for the wedding of Jodi Farrow Kersey and Jim Jarvis. The wedding is planned for 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, at Oak Hill Baptist Church in Millen. The bride-elect is the daughter of Don and Martha Farrow of Summertown, and the granddaughter of Sybol L. Toole of Metter. The groom-elect is the son of Eloise Jarvis […]

New, improved licenses coming



By the end of this month, the Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS) will begin issuing new and improved driver’s licenses and identification cards at DDS customer service centers across the state. The design of the new cards will be aimed at combating document fraud and protecting the identities of Georgia’s citizens. All previously issued Georgia licenses and IDs will […]

BI-LO Charities to Stock Shelves at JCFEC



Beginning last week and continuing through Saturday, Dec. 26, BI-LO Charities will once again be teaming up with members of the community to provide food donations for Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center (JCEC) to make the holidays a bit brighter for those in need. “In August and September, we were completely empty. Food is going out the door as fast […]

Graham named to honor society at GSU



Claire Julia Graham of Waynesboro was recently selected for membership in Georgia Southern Chapter of Delta Epsilon Iota Academic Honor Society. Delta Epsilon Iota was established in order to recognize and encourage academic excellence in all fields of study. The organization rewards outstanding students through financial scholarships, provides leadership opportunities to its members and promotes the principles of dedication, enthusiasm […]

Millen News goes to Alaska



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VFW holds recognition party



Local Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Commander Byron Scogins presented the All American Awards to members of VFW Post 2776 during the group’s annual party. Dinner was provided for VFW and American Legion members and their wives with Larry Thompson preparing a delectable catfish stew, fried catfish, Boston butt and numerous side dishes as well as dessert selections. Beverages of […]

Getting GED in family endeavor



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Celebration of Education Essay winners named



In an effort to foster student awareness regarding the importance of a post-secondary education, East Georgia College and Southeastern Technical College recently sponsored the fifth annual Celebration of Education Essay Contest for elementary, middle and high school students. The Celebration of Education Awards Ceremony was held Nov.19 at East Georgia College in Swainsboro where the winners of the essay contest […]

Jamie Clyde Daughtry Davis, 88, died Nov. 23



Janie Clyde Daughtry Davis, 88, passed away Nov. 23, 2009, at her residence in Sylvania. Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2009 at the Sylvania First Baptist Church with the Rev. Charlie Cooper and Josh Lanier officiating. Burial was at Screven County Memorial Cemetery. She was a native of Screven County and was a homemaker. She was […]

Jay Burke, Jenkins Co. native, died Nov. 25



Jacob (Jay) Burke passed away in Tacoma, Washington on Nov. 25,2009. He was preceded in death by his wife of over 50 years, Cornelia (Connie) Reese Burke, who passed away Dec. 1, 2005. Jay was born Nov. 28, 1921 in Jenkins County Georgia. He was the son of Ralph Burke and May Bell Messex . His wife Connie was the […]