Abigail Brooke Oliver



Chris and Megan Oliver of Millen are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Abigail Brooke. Abby was born Saturday, June 26, 2010. She weighed 7 lbs. 14 She weighed 7 lbs. 14 oz. and was 21 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Math and Debbie Johnson of Millen. Paternal grandparents are Ricky and Barbara Oliver and Annette Villegas, all […]

Bella Grace Williams



Jason and Leslie Law Williams of Waynesboro announce the birth of their daughter, Bella Grace, born October 8, 2010 at University Hospital in Augusta. She weighed 7 pounds, 13 ½ ounces and was 20 ¾ inches long. Grandparents are Joe and Carolyn Law of Millen, Ron Williams and Dianne Nunnally of Waynesboro and the late Royce Kaney Tanner of Augusta. […]

The Chatter Box



Several people have mentioned to me in the past week that they have recently had items stolen off the gravesites of their loved ones in the Millen Cemetery. This is not only a problem at the Millen Cemetery but also church and family cemeteries around the county. Theft of any kind is bad, but stealing from graves is especially loathsome. […]

Thanks-Giving rally to be held



The sponsoring churches of the summer gospel crusade, Jenkins County for Jesus Christ, are pleased to announce a thanks-Giving rally to be held 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 22, at the Pal Theatre. It will be a time of honoring God through song, prayer and praise. Mark your calendar now and plan to attend. Judgment House to be held Nov 2-4 […]

Ag Line

Africanized Honey Bees

I was browsing through The Atlanta Journal Constitution the other day and came across a disturbing article. An Albany man was attacked and killed by Africanized Honey Bees, or “killer bees.” This marks the first time that Africanized bees have been found in Georgia. Africanized bees are a mix between the African and European killer bee. They are also descendants […]

Library News



“The Civil War” continues this Friday, Oct. 29, at 6 p.m. This week, we are showing Episode 5: “The Universe of Battle” and Episode 6: “Valley of the Shadow of Death” – the war intensifies, the body count rises, and many a brave man who went to defend the land he loved will never go home again. Next Friday, Nov. […]

Cartoon



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Police Blotter



The Millen Police Department reported the following incidents this week. Sunday, Oct. 3 A Sullivan Circle resident reported an incidence of family violence. Tuesday, Oct. 5 • An Annycliff Street resident reported damage to her vehicle during the night. Thursday, Oct. 7 • James Newton Jr. of 165 Woodbine Lane was charged with disorderly conduct, public drunkenness and theft by […]

Christmas Bazaar



A Christmas Bazaar will be held 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, in the Fellowship Hall of Millen Baptist Church. Items available for purchase will include paintings by local artists, handcrafted items and home-made cakes, cookies and candy. Lunch, featuring a variety of homemade soups and sandwiches, will also be available for purchase. Each item will be sold […]

Notice to Sex Offenders



On Saturday, Oct. 30, during the hours of Halloween festivities 6-8 p.m., all registered sex offenders in Jenkins County are required to report to the Jenkins County Jail where they will remain until activities have ended. The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office supervises 20 sex offenders, some on probation or parole supervision, and others only under the supervision of the Sheriff’s […]