Larry Jenkins

Mr. Larry S. Jenkins, age 64, of Millen died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013 at Jenkins County Hospital. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013 at West Millen Baptist Church with the Rev. Andy Allen officiating. Burial will follow at the Millen Cemetery. Mr. Jenkins was born in Jenkins County and was a retired employee of JENCO and […]

Military Active Duty List:

E-4 Christopher Simmons, U.S. Army, Missouri; E-3 Ralphael Franklin Lovett, U.S. Army, Kuwait; E-4 Rhonda Lovett, U.S. Army Reserve, Augusta, GA; Airman First Class Aaron Comstock, U.S. Air Force, Shaw AFB, Sumter, S.C.; CSSN Bailey Alsobrooks, U.S. Navy, Supply, S-2, Sasebo, Japan; CPT Justin Grey McBride, U.S. Army, 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, RC-East, Afghanistan; […]

Library News

You’ve been asking for it for years – now it’s here! E-books and audiobooks are available for checkout now! Looking for a gift for the book lover in your life? Come the library and you can bring home romance, thanks to our great book sale! Speaking of books and the people who love them, why not make a Blind Date […]

Church News

Rocky Ford to host programRocky Ford Baptist Church will celebrate its pastoral anniversaryof Pastor Thelma Evans, 2 p.m. Feb. 16. The public is invited tocelebrate a woman of God who loves god and God’s people.Lane Grove to host Black History programA Black History celebration will be held at Lane Grove BaptistChurch 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23. The speaker will be […]

Date Book

Valentine’s Dinner Theater to be held Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Millen Better Hometown (MBHT). MBHT will sponsor a Valentine’s Dinner Theater 7 p.m. Friday, Feb.15, at the Millen Community House. The play, St. Valentine’s Day, stars Diane Wade and Anna Crowe. Dinner will be served before the show. Tickets are $15 and may be purchased at the Millen/Jenkins County Chamber […]

Gourmet Club Visit’s Greek Restaurant

The Millen Gentlemen’s Gourmet Dining Club (MGGDC) was formed with the intent of visiting highly recommended restaurants that are different and unique. This was certainly the case on a recent trip to Manny’s Grill, a Greek restaurant located inside the Quality Inn, 230 South Main St, Statesboro. Manny’s has won numerous culinary awards to include, Best Ethnic Food, Best Sandwich, […]

January birthday party for residents at Bethany Nursing Center

Millen Garden Council officers installed

New officers were installed at the Feb. 4 meeting of the Millen Garden Council as follows: President Judy Taylor, Millen Garden Club; Vice-President, Huann Worley, Green Thumb Garden Club; Treasurer, Janette Keezel, Millen Garden Club; and Reporter, Susan Campo, Magnolia Garden Club. The Millen Garden council is composed of representatives from the three local garden clubs. The council assists its […]

Super Eagle Day set for March 2

The 10th annual Super Eagle Day will be held March 2 on the Jenkins County Courthouse Square. Details in Wednesday’s issue of The Millen News.    

Local hunters down “Hog-zilla”

Local hunters recently downed a 375-400 lb. wild hog. Details in Wednesday’s issue of The Millen News.