2012-10-31

IT’S YOUR CHOICE: A Q&A WITH THE CANDIDATES



Letter to the Editor



Dear Editor, After having read the letter in last week’s Millen News from the employees at Millen BI-LO, we felt the need to respond. We do not know the contents of the e-mail mentioned in the letter, but if anyone denigrates the store and its employees, he evidently doesn’t know the store and employees. We shop at Millen BI-LO regularly […]

Church News



Oak Hill to host Upward Basketball & Cheerleading Upward Basketball and Cheerleading evaluations will be held at Oak Hill Baptist Church 6 -8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, and Thursday, Nov. 15. Participants must attend one Upward Basketball evaluation or Upward Cheerleading orientation before they can be placed on a team. Deadline to register is Nov. 15. Registration is $35 per […]

Willie Lewis Gay, Sr.



Mr. Willie Lewis Gay, Sr., 77, of Millen died Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012 at his residence. Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 at the Elam Baptist Church with the Rev. Kevin Farmer and Dr. Maurice Crowder officiating. Burial followed in the Elam Cemetery. Mr. Lewis was born in Jenkins County and was a veteran of the […]

Date Book



Candidate Forum to be held Nov. 1 Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center will hold its annual Town Meeting 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, at the Jenkins County Agriculture Building. The program will feature a Candidate Forum. The public is encouraged to attend to meet and hear local candidates’ platform. The forum will be moderated and random questions will be selected […]

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 […]

Library News



Happy Halloween! Thanks to everyone who came out to see us at the Fall Festival last night, we hope you had as much fun as we did! Saturday, Nov. 3, is International Games Day, and we’ve got a special day planned. This will be the first year ever we participate in the National Mario Kart Wii Tournament. The event will […]

JCES Lunch Menu



Nov. 1 – Pizza or chicken salad with saltines/graham crackers; choices – whole kernel corn, fresh grapes, mandarin oranges, raisins, garden salad, milk.Nov. 2 – Hamburger or pimento cheese sandwich; choices –oven fries, fresh apple, sliced peaches, raisins, garden salad,dill pickle, milk.Nov. 5 – Spaghetti or sweet/sour chicken/rice; choices – wholekernel corn, fresh apple, raisins, garden salad, milk.Nov. 6 – […]

2 Injured it accident



A 2-vehicle accident Friday morning at the Millen Airport resulted in injuries to two persons. Read the details in Wednesday’s issue of The Millen News.  

15th Annual Cross Country 4.8 Mile Run Saturday, Nov. 10



The 15th annual Cross Country 4.8 mile run will be held 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at Magnolia Springs State Park. Sponsored by Millen Milers and More, runners and walkers will enjoy the trails at the Park and have the opportunity to earn awards as overall winners, masters (over 40) winners and top three in five-year age groups through 85+. […]