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Less homework, more courses designed to develop day-to-day "life skills" and more training on meeting the emotional needs of students could become a new focus within the Jackson County School System.

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The Jackson County School System is getting a new layer to its school crisis and emergency management needs. The Jackson County Board of Education approved buying the Centegix security system at its meeting Nov. 11.

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Braselton’s Downtown Development Authority awarded a matching landscaping grant to one of its newest businesses, the Braselton Brewing Company.

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Braselton's Visitors Bureau Authority and the Downtown Development staff will host the Georgia Department of Economic Development Tourism Product Development Resource Team Wednesday, Nov. 20, at 5:30 p.m. in the community room.

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Two long-time employees of Northeast Georgia Health System are among six healthcare workers in the state officially recognized as "heroes." Jason Grady and Jeff Thompson received their awards from the Georgia Hospital Association during its annual Hospital Heroes Awards luncheon November 1.

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The Jackson County Board of Education and the Jackson County Board of Commissioners are taking action to work more closely together on their mutual interest in the community.

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A little less than 1,000 people cast their ballots during early voting across Jackson County.

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The Jackson County Democratic Committee held its biannual signature dinner event Oct. 12 at the Jefferson Civic Center. The crowd of around 150 heard from a lineup of speakers from the area and around the state.

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Hoschton Mayor Theresa Kenerly is appealing a court’s decision to allow a recall effort against her to move forward. Kenerly’s attorneys filed an appeal with the Georgia Supreme Court on Oct. 25.

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Two new subdivisions totaling over 450 homes could be coming to the West Jackson area following tentative approval by the Jackson County Planning Commission.

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Jackson County Board of Elections member Erma Denney gave a spirited defense last week of her actions regarding the recall movement in Hoschton and her elections board duties.

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The total cost for the new Jackson County High School on Skelton Rd. in West Jackson is expected to be $68.3 million following bids recently submitted for the project.

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The Hoschton Area Business Alliance (HABA) recently awarded a charitable donation to the Collin Chandler Recovery Fund. HABA makes quarterly donations to local charities.

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Early and absentee-by-mail voting for the Nov. 5 election begins Monday, Oct. 14, at the Jackson County Elections and Registration Office in Jefferson for all cities across Jackson County.

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Northeast Georgia Health System and Anthem failed to reach a new contract agreement ahead of the Sept. 30 deadline. As of Oct. 1, NGHS is no longer available as an in-network care provider with Anthem — formerly Blue Cross Blue Shield.

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In a stunning move, Judge David Sweat ruled Oct. 2 that the recall efforts against Hoschton Mayor Theresa Kenerly and mayor pro tem Jim Cleveland can move forward. The ruling is one of the very few times in Georgia that a superior court judge has allowed a recall movement against a public of…

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In previous issues of this newspaper, qualifying stories indicated Tony Funari and Jim Joedecke qualified for the Braselton Town Council District 2 race. Funari and Joedecke qualified for the District 3 race.