The Georgia Department of Public Health has now confirmed 328 coronavirus cases and 18 deaths from COVID-19 in Barrow County as of Tuesday afternoon, June 2.
Jefferson’s Jasper Adamek and Kallon Cook saw their senior seasons cut short, but have not seen their last action on a baseball diamond.
The Jackson County Athletic Hall of Fame will welcome six more members this fall with the induction of its 2020 class.
Prep sports in the state are a step closer to returning to action, and it’s a welcomed step for the county’s fall sports coaches whose seasons would start in a few months should high school at…
- 35 local players named to 8-AAA all-region soccer team
- Jefferson baseball players announce recent college decisions
- Madison Co. AD excited, nervous as athletes return from quarantine
- Jackson Co. Hall of Fame class to feature six inductees
- Fall sports coaches encouraged as GHSA proposes June 8 start for conditioning
- Commerce athletes make college decisions
- Peaceful protest planned in downtown Braselton June 2
- Braselton protest calls for justice
- 'We're in this together' — Unity, hope for future generations focus of Jefferson march
- Cresswind Georgia sells 23 homes during first VIP sales weekend
- Four Madison Co. residents among 68 charged in ‘Operation Wu Block’
- Man arrested after large party broken up in Winder
- Jackson records 5th and 6th COVID deaths
- Man served with divorce papers, threatens to shoot wife
- Man charged with child molestation
- Sheriff’s office, police departments report recent arrests
President Trump wants to punish Twitter, but what will it mean if he really gets his way? Do people realize that the act of revenge could profoundly transform the internet? Does he realize the…
The deadly virus pandemic and resulting economic troubles apparently aren't enough to deal with in 2020.
Dear Editor: In approving a $9.5 billion agriculture relief package in March, Congress asked the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to use the funds to support producers, including livestoc…
It was 15 years ago this month that long-time newspaperman Jere Ayers died.
Braselton's weekly summer farmers market begins this week on Friday, June 5.
The Piedmont Regional Library System has announced plans for the Summer Reading Program.
Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) has named April Sorrow as Vice President of Communication, effective July 1, succeeding Bonnie Jones, who will be retiring at the end of July.
Camren Hardy and his family are shown passing by East Jackson Elementary School in the Graduation Parade Thursday evening. EJCHS graduates were honored on the night their graduation ceremony w…
The University of North Georgia awarded more than 1,600 degrees and certificates. Ceremonies were canceled due to COVID-19, but UNG hosted a virtual celebration on the UNG commencement website starting May 8, which would have been the first of back-to-back days of commencement ceremonies.
The following area students were named either to the President’s Honor Roll or President’s List for the spring 2020 semester at the University of North Georgia. Students on the President’s Hon…
First Baptist Church of Jefferson is seeking donations of graduation gowns to help support frontline workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pray. Pray. Pray, and then pray some more. That’s an oversimplification, but it’s biblical, and it can be life-changing. First Thessalonians 5:17 tells us to pray without ceasing, while Coloss…
New Beginning Baptist Church will host a gospel singing on June 7 at 6 p.m. featuring Jordan Clayton of Augusta.
We all have big dreams of what we want to do for the Lord. We may envision ourselves in a pulpit singing or preaching to the multitudes. Our heart’s desire could be to spread the gospel on the…