•New Beginning Family Worship Center, Hwy. 98 West in Danielsville (below Burdette Realty), will have its Thanksgiving luncheon in the fellowship hall behind the church on Sunday, Nov. 17 at 1 p.m. following the church service, which begins at 10:30 a.m. “All are welcome to join us for food …
Recently, I took on a challenge to list three things that I am thankful for every day. Write it down, or think about it, and it will change your life, so I’ve been told.
The Church on the Hill (formerly Northeast Church) recently held a dedicatory prayer service on its newly-purchased property, located on the corner of Hwy. 124 and Gum Springs Church Rd.
God has big plans for each of us. We are all unique just like the snowflakes that fall from the sky. Still how much of our lives do we spend wishing we were someone else? At times we wish we could sing like this person, draw like that person, or cook like our next door neighbor. My prayer is…
- Sheriff’s office plans ‘Christmas with a Cop’
- Madison Co. GOP to meet Nov. 21
- School system plans to educate the public on importance of 2020 Census
- LETTER: If you have suicidal thoughts, please reach out to someone
- ‘Christmas in Danielsville’ set for Dec. 14
- LETTER: GRP broke its promise; leaders need to stand with residents
- WRESTLING: Jackson Co. wins Gainesville dual tourney
- GIRLS’ BASKETBALL: Missed layups and free throws factor in Eagles’ weekend losses
- GIRLS’ BASKETBALL: Jefferson routs Tucker, Brown picks up 200th win
- CHEERLEADING: Jefferson finishes as Class AAA runners-up
- FOOTBALL: Dragons pull away from Sonoraville, advance to Round 2
- FOOTBALL: Harrison pulls away from Bulldoggs 45-25 in first round
- RED RAIDERS MAKE HISTORY: Madison County upsets No. 1 seed Ridgeland for first-ever state playoff win
- Madison Co. deputy charged with murder
- Jackson County Correctional Institute officer arrested for bribery
- Athens woman arrested on drug charge
- ‘Right place, right time’: Hull volunteer firemen save man’s life at fire hall
- GIRLS' BASKETBALL: Defense sets the tone in Pullen’s debut for East Jackson
- Long-time teacher charged with unlawful surveillance
- One dead in head-on collision on Hwy. 15
- BASKETBALL: Martin's 31-point night pushes Banks Co. past Jefferson in season opener
- Arrests in county, by city police announced
On Thursday, Nov. 14, at the Free Chapel in Gainesville, multi-Grammy award-winner Bill Gaither will host a spectacular evening of music, laughter and encouragement featuring the talent of the prestigious Gaither Vocal Band.
Hoschton United Methodist Church plans a celebration and recognition of Veterans Day on Nov. 10 during the 11 a.m. worship service. There is also a visual exhibit in the sanctuary of patriots beginning with the Revolutionary War. Nancy Rhodes and Julie Clarke are shown here with the exhibit.…
•Faith Valley Holiness Church, Royston, will hold a yard sale fundraiser, Saturday, Nov. 2, 8 a.m. to noon, at the church. Organizers say there will be a variety of hand-crafted items also on display for sale. Breakfast biscuits and sweets will also be sold. The church is located in the Harr…
During the Hoschton Fall Festival, the Scribblers Author Group signed books in the Fellowship Hall of Hoschton United Methodist Church. Rick Clarke, portraying Napoleon, and Julie Clarke, portraying Josephine, paid a visit.
The Presbyterian Women of Commerce Presbyterian Church recently held their Community Ladies Tea. There were 76 ladies who were in attendance and their efforts raised $3,000 which was donated to the Jackson County Family Connection. The Rev. Jeff Cain presents the check to JCFC executive dire…
What’s important? I’ve been asking myself that question on a regular basis. I have found that some of the things I used to value do not interest me any longer. I’ve also found that some of the things I didn’t think twice about now hold great value to me.
•Liberty Church and Pastor Richard Davis will hold homecoming and revival Oct. 13-16, while celebrating 189 years of service. Homecoming Sunday starts at 10:30 a.m. There will be singing by the Gipsons and a covered-dish dinner after the service. Caleb Bond will speak and Julie Horne and And…
If you could sit down face to face with Jesus, what would the conversation be like? I’m sure we would express our gratitude for his sacrifice on the cross. I am sure most of us would tell him we want to please him, but before our conversation ends, we would ask him to clarify his will for ou…
I’d been living the high life; everything had been going almost perfect for days. Then it happened. In about five minutes I received a text and two phone calls and I was quickly brought back to reality. At that moment, I was faced with some tough issues.
Hoschton United Methodist Church celebrated Youth Sunday on Sunday, Sept. 29. The congregation watched an excerpt from the movie, "The Shack," based on a book written by Wm. Paul Young. Following the service, the youth served a taco bar lunch. The youth of HUMC are in charge of the service …
Hoschton United Methodist Church recently hosted a clean-up work day. "We accomplished a lot," church leaders state. "All the shrubs were trimmed, the sidewalks and parking lot were edged, the flower beds got weeded, windows were washed and a general clean up of the entire church grounds was…
•New Hope Baptist Church, 1679 Shirley Road, Royston, will have Homecoming Day, Sunday, Sept. 29, featuring The Bristows (Suseanne Bristow, Scott and Annette Sullens and Jan and Paul Porter) during the 11 a.m. worship hour. Lunch will follow the singing, church leaders said. For more informa…
The Commerce Presbyterian Church Youth Group recently packaged 50 hearty soup meals. Each kit feeds a family of four. The meals were donated to the Banks Jackson Food Bank. Shown from (left to right) are: Rev. Jeff Cain, youth leaders Jeff and Kay Coots, Gracie Cain, Eli Mott, Payton Coots, …
“Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above,” according to James 1:17. I don’t know of a greater gift than a grandchild. My friends and family always told me that being a grandparent was an indescribable gift, and I was once again reminded of that when my granddaughter was born.
Johnson Drive Baptist Church, Athens, will be hosting a concert on Sunday, October 13, at 11 a.m. with The Coffmans, a southern gospel trio from Danville, Ken.
Not long ago, I needed to water some plants in my backyard. Mia, my granddaughter, was over for a visit and she wanted to help. I felt a little bit like Tom Sawyer, handing that hose over to her, but I didn’t have to convince her that it wasn’t every day that a child had a chance to water plants.