The Jackson EMC Foundation board of directors awarded a total $77,500 in grants during its February meeting, including $62,500 to organizations serving area residents. Grants included:
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The Ninth District Opportunity, Inc., offers cooling help for the elderly and medically homebound in Banks, Barrow, Clarke, Dawson, Elbert, Forsyth, Franklin, Habersham, Hall, Hart, Jackson, Lumpkin, Madison, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Rabun, Stephens, Towns, Union and White counties.
ROCK EAGLE 4-H CENTER — Jackson County 4-H members recently participated in the District Project Achievement (DPA) event held at the Rock Eagle 4-H Center.
The annual meeting of the Friends of the Braselton-West Jackson Library will be held Thursday, April 2, at 5 p.m. The meeting will be in the community room of the Braselton Library. The public is invited to attend. Shown from (top left) are: Linda Martin, Sheryl Munch, Joanne Gentile, Debbie…
Jackson County Area Chamber of Commerce expects 1,000 visitors to kick-off the new GeoCache trail. On Saturday, April 4, at 9 a.m., 1,000 visitors are expected to gather at the new Jackson County Agricultural Center to kick off a new GeoCache Trail. Spearheaded by the Jackson County Area Cha…
The Jackson EMC Foundation board of directors awarded a total $91,504 in grants during its January meeting, including $42,304 to organizations serving area residents. Grants included:
The Jackson County Community Outreach (JCCO) has announced the appointment of Joe Hicks, District Manager-Jefferson, Jackson EMC and Yolanda Cornelius, IT and Finance Manager, TJX HomeGoods Distribution, Jefferson to the JCCO Advisory Committee effective February 13, 2020.
Oconee Rivers Audubon Society president, Lauren Gingerella, will discuss her work developing a conservation strategy for Wilson’s Plovers when the Oconee Rivers Audubon Society holds its next meeting. The group will meet March 6 at 7 p.m. at Sandy Creek Nature Center.
The Jackson County Community Outreach (JCCO) will award $30,000 in scholarships to Jackson County area high school graduates in the following JCCO categories: JCCO Traditional Regular scholarships - $1,000 each, JCCO Tech College Industrial Scholarships - $2,000 each, Tom Lewis Leadership Sc…
The Tree House, Inc. will host its 22nd annual “A Night of Hope for Children” on Friday, March 20, at 6 p.m. at The Venue at Friendship Springs. Presented by Akins, this entertaining evening is an opportunity to help raise funds to reduce the impact and occurrence of child abuse in Barrow, B…
Independent Branch Leader Adil Ali has brought Charles Schwab to the Buford area. Adil, along with his wife and client service specialist, Insia Ali, were joined by family members, clients, chamber members and local investors for the grand opening. The new branch is located at 3264 Buford Dr…
Braselton’s BULLI class recently learned first-hand information about the importance of an accurate census as it relates to local, state and national representation.
The Georgia Foundation for Agriculture, formerly the Georgia Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture, is offering $65,000 in scholarships to Georgia students pursuing a degree in agriculture, veterinary medicine, family and consumer sciences or a related field, Swayne Cochran, Jackson County …
Château Élan and its full-service winery nestled among North Georgia’s picturesque foothills celebrated the completion of its $25 million-dollar comprehensive renovation with a Grand Unveiling Celebration and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at the Chateau Elan Inn on Tuesday, Jan. 14.
The Jackson EMC Foundation board of directors awarded a total $103,005 in grants during its December meeting, including $42,000 to organizations serving area residents. Grants included:
Elachee plans its First-Wednesday Home School Program Series on Feb. 5, Mar. 4, Apr. 1, and May 6. Each session will be held from 1:30-4 p.m.
Jackson EMC recently donated $25,000 to the Extra Special People Miracle League, which will provide accessible baseball to children with disabilities.
Fifteen members were welcomed by the Jackson County Area Retired Educators (JCAREA) new president, Tim Wheeler, to the Nov. 14 meeting held at the historic courthouse in Jefferson. The guest speaker was Representative Tommy Benton. Here, he speaks with Katrena Howard, after the meeting. Bent…
Students from the new Lilly Branch Audubon Society campus chapter will discuss the formation of the chapter at UGA and other topics in ornithology at the Oconee Rivers Audubon Society's meeting on Thursday, Dec. 5, at 7 p.m.