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The April 2 meeting of the Friends of the Braselton-West Jackson Library has been cancelled. The meeting will be rescheduled.

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Madelyn Lytle has always had a heart for service. So when she learned of the shortage of face masks due to the COVID-19 outbreak, she decided to help.

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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.

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The Braselton Library recently celebrated Dental Health Month with young library patrons with a special visit from "Miss Sparkles the tooth fairy," a pediatric dental hygienist, who read a book and offered tips for good dental health.

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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.

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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…

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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…

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When the University of Georgia’s communications office produced a promotional video to air on nationally-televised athletic events, only one professor among thousands is featured, Dr. Charles S. Bullock III.

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The Hoschton Heritage Arts Council and Heart and Soul Open Studio will host calligrapher instructor Maria Turk's Flourishing and Hearts Class on Saturday, Jan. 11. The program will be from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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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…

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Locals can hop aboard the Braselton Trolley on Thursdays throughout the month of December for a tour of the best holiday light displays in town. The tours will be held at 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.