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Brenda Dalin, program director, Ninth District Opportunity, Inc. has announced that home heating and water help for the elderly and medically homebound is available for Banks and Jackson county residents.

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The Braselton Farmers Market began its fall season Friday (Sept. 17) and will continue with one market each in October and November. Here, Tina Parrish of Tasteful Creations by Tina out of Lawrenceville arranges her table at the beginning of Friday's market. 

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Buy Local Braselton recently hosted a ceremonial ribbon cutting for LUM Aesthetics and Skincare at its new location at 3740 Village Way near S&S Ace Hardware. Owner Taylor Duncan, FNP-C, said, “We were founded based on a passion for people, aesthetics, skin health and leading patients in…

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Two school resource officers (SROs) who work for Gwinnett County Public Schools—Rhonda Wood and Zakia Williams—have been nominated for the Axon Rise Officer Award. The award honors officers who have saved a life or shown exemplary performance in the field. Wood and Williams were nominated fo…

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September is Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when the Piedmont Regional Library System joins the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries nationwide to remind parents, caregivers and students that signing up for a library card is the first step on the path to academic achievement …

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Braselton will be holding its annual "Pooches in the Park" Sept. 25 from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce announced Mark VanTassel as Vice President of Finance and Administration. A longtime Gainesville resident, VanTassel brings a wealth of experience and knowledge in accounting and business management, strengthened by a love of the Gainesville-Hall County c…

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Health experts indicate vaccination is currently the leading public health prevention to end the pandemic. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), COVID-19 vaccines are effective at helping to protect against severe disease and death from variants of the virus that…

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“It’s not about the trophies,” said award winning Jackson County band director, William Kilgore, “it’s about the kids.”

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Jackson County Community Outreach is seeking nominations for its annual Community Service Awards. Each year, the JCCO presents these awards to deserving individuals and organizations at its annual scholarship fundraising banquet.

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Jackson County 4-H held several day camps and summer programs for youth to participate in covering topics including science, engineering, agriculture, environment, weather, technology, food safety, cooking skills and critical thinking.

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Jackson County Extension will be hosting a free Cutting Costs Course at 6 p.m. on July 29, at the Jackson County Extension/4-H Office at 255 Curtis H. Spence Drive in Jefferson.

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The Jackson County Area Retired Educators’ Association will meet on Thursday, July 8, at 12 p.m. at the Empower College and Career Academy located in the former Jackson County High School in Jefferson.

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A Braselton resident recently took first place in a New Orleans barbecue contest and supported a good cause in the process. Greg Horne, of Braselton, and his brother, Jake, teamed up for this year’s Hogs for a Cause contest in New Orleans. The group raises money for research to help find a c…

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The Braselton Woman’s Club recently announced new officers for the upcoming 2021-2022 year. Pictured are: Chris Madonna, vice president; Gayl Kirkpatrick, president; Joan O’Kelley, recording secretary; and Linda Martin, treasurer.

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The Christian-Davis Healthy Pet Clinic at the Humane Society of Northeast Georgia plans its Express Summer Vaccination Special event, taking place on Wednesday, June 16, and Friday, June 18. For two days only, the clinic will offer all of its vaccinations for only $10 each, a savings of $2 p…