2012-09-12

Bobbie Broxton Chance



Mrs. Bobbie Broxton Chance, 82, of Perkins died Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012. Funeral Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012 at the Magnolia Baptist Church with the Rev. Bill Turner officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Mrs. Chance was born in Burke County and was a retired nurse and member of the Magnolia Baptist Church. […]

Lunch Menu



JCES Lunch Menu Monday, Sept. 17 – pizza or chicken salad/saltines; choices – corn, fresh apple, fresh fruit cup, pineapple, carrot sticks/ ranch, garden salad, tomatoes, celery sticks, milk choice. Tuesday, Sept. 18 – hamburger or ham and cheese/with slider bun; choices – sweet potato fries, baked beans, fresh apple, fresh orange, sliced peaches, garden salad, tomatoes, dill pickle, milk […]

Church News



Williams Grove Missionary to hold program The Williams Grove Missionary Baptist Church Pastor’s Aide will sponsor a 100 Women and Men in Black and White program 11 a.m. Sept. 16. Pastor Bobbye Williams Jr. and church family invite the public to attend. West Millen to hold revival West Millen Baptist Church will hold revival services Sept. 16-19. High attendance Sunday […]

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 on […]

Date Book



GED to be given at STC The GED paper-based examination will be given at Southeastern Technical College, Swainsboro campus, Sept. 24 and Sept. 25. Registration is required prior to testing. GED registration is Sept. 17 at 9 a.m. or 6 p.m. in Building 2, Room 2208. A picture ID must be presented and a $32 test fee per section or […]

Ben Franklin, III



Entered into rest on Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012, Ben Franklin, III, of Millen, after a extended illness. Originally from Birdsville, GA, he was predeceased by his parents Ben Franklin, Jr. and Mary Perkins Franklin. Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012 at Fair Haven United Methodist Church with burial following in the Jones Family Cemetery at Birdsville. […]

Herbert Edward Girard



Herbert Edward Girard, age 75, of Reidsville passed away Monday, Sept. 3, 2012 at Candler Hospital in Savannah. Memorial funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012 at Reidsville Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness. Herbert worked as a salesman of building materials for many years. He was an elder at the Reidsville congregation of Jehovah’s Witness. He […]

Miss Jessica Dailey to wed Mr. Christopher Gallio



Mr. Kirby Dailey of Millen is pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of his daughter, Jessica Lynn, to Mr. Christopher Wade Gallio, son of John and Cindy Gallio, of Houston, TX. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Dailey of Millen, as well as Mr. Melvin Slagle and the late Mrs. Mary Slagle of Swainsboro. […]

2012-09-12 E-Edition

Stumped by the stalks

Area’s largest corn maze opens Friday


A local family wants you to get lost, preferably on their farm. The Reeves family has cultivated a 10-acre corn maze on their Jenkins County property, where they hope to welcome guests for a slew of farm-themed activities. The maze, called Hootie’s Maze and touted as the largest in the area, will send guests through an owl-shaped network of paths […]