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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…

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A group of West Jackson Elementary School first graders excitedly gather around a Tower Garden in the hallway pulling at the leafy greens growing from the sides of it, some of the kids pulling off the vegetables they’ve grown to try them. They are just as excited to show visitors their outdo…

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Keller Williams Realty Barrow-Jackson recently hosted its Renew, Energize and Donate Day (RED Day). Each year on the second Thursday of May, the company serve local organizations and causes in the community. This year, agents selected Camp Hooray in Jefferson as the recipient based on their …

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Braselton’s monthly farmers market will host more than 20 vendors on Friday, May 21, on the patio of the Braselton Brothers Store. The farmers market will be open from 4-7 p.m.

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The Dollar General Literacy Foundation recently announced the award of more than $240,000 in literacy grants to Georgia nonprofit organizations. These grants are part of the Dollar General Literacy Foundation’s recent $10.5 million donation to support summer, family and adult literacy progra…

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The Northeast Atlanta Metro Association Realtors (NAMAR) and Women's Council of Realtors Gwinnett organized a food drive for the North Gwinnett Co-Op. There were more than 40 drop off locations around the area. Over 120 boxes and 12 bins of food were collected, a total of 2500 lbs. of food, …

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MedLink Georgia recently celebrated a ribbon cutting at its new location in Jackson County. The new located is located at 2748 Winder Hwy., Jefferson. The Jackson County Area Chamber of Commerce hosted the event.

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The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce Beautification Committee is seeking nominations for the 2021 Residential Beautification Award from various sections of Gainesville-Hall County. Award nominations are made by neighbors and friends and selected by members of the Chamber's Beautification Committee.

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When it comes to dogs, Greg and Traci Mathis have likely been there, done that and would absolutely do it all over again. The couple share a passion for rescuing, fostering and finding homes for dogs in need. Their passion is the kind that requires a special kind of human to take on. After t…

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It was a small and humble celebration for such a big occasion as Connie Hakes Warren’s friends and family rallied together to celebrate her 100th birthday on the patio at her Hoschton home tucked away in Southampton Falls, where she lives with her son and daughter-in-law.