I played softball for many years, and I loved every minute of it. As I grew up I’d find myself in the stands rather than on the field. While sitting in the stands, oh how I wanted to be a part of that next pitch, take a run around the bases, or catch a line drive. I also remember it took a l…
•Freedom Church of God and Food Bank of Northeast Georgia will provide a free grocery box (recipients must be present) on Aug. 18, 10:30 a.m. to noon at the church, 3428 Neese Commerce Road. Volunteers are welcome and are asked to arrive at 8:30 a.m. The boxes will be distributed on a first …
Freedom Church of God and Food Bank of Northeast Georgia will provide a free grocery box (recipients must be present) on Aug. 18, 10:30 a.m. to noon at the church, 3428 Neese Commerce Road.
For the first time ever in its history, the Jehovah’s Witnesses will be holding its annual conventions on a virtual platform hosted on its website, jw.org.
Teamwork is so important in life. It’s important at home, in the workplace, and in God’s Kingdom. It’s working together, effectively and efficiently, to achieve a goal. I always try to instill the importance of teamwork in my grandson, Nate, and I hope to do the same with Rylee when she gets…
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- William Wray "Bill" Sherry
- Quinn to resign mayor's seat
- Hall school leaders delay start date
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- Galilee Holiness Church fire ruled arson
- Gov. Kemp signs HB857 into law
- Wear a mask: County school system wants staff and students to mask-up
- Barrow schools won’t offer middle school athletics this fall; crowds for high school sports to be scaled back
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What do you want to be when you grow up? That was one question people used to ask me again and again. At that point in my life I would always think about my career. I wanted to live in the city and work in business administration. I didn’t plan on getting married or having children. I’m sure…
Dan Sweat, pastor emeritus for the Berean Baptist Church, Lilburn, will be speaking at the Jackson County Baptist Church Summer Spectacular on Tuesday, July 28, at 7 p.m.at the church auditorium located at 79 Memorial Drive, Jefferson.
Andrew Wilson, member of Pond Fork Baptist Church in Pendergrass (left), was the guest speaker at the recent meeting of the Mt. Carmel Brotherhood. Also shown are Gordon Worley (center) brotherhood coordinator and Zach Watson (right) pastor of Mt Carmel Baptist.
The Jackson County Baptist Church men's fellowship breakfast will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday July 18, in the Activities Building located on the property at 79 Memorial Drive, Jefferson.
Arbor Pointe Church at West Jackson will be joining the City of Hoschton for the “Back to School Bash at the Depot” on Saturday, July 18, from 6-8 p.m. Contact the City of Hoschton or Arbor Pointe for more information.
It seems to be getting warmer and warmer as the dog days of summer roll on. I was in South Georgia a few nights ago and I did something I haven’t done it years, and it took me back to my childhood.
Jackson County Baptist Church is planning a Family Conference presented by Dr. S. M. Davis on Saturday, August 8, from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and on Sunday, August 9, at 9:15 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.
•Gordon’s Chapel United Methodist Church, 6625 Nowhere Road, Hull, would like to thank Rev. Joel Embry for all his love and care these past few years as church pastor. “We pray for a long and happy retirement for him,” church officials said. “We would also like to welcome our new pastor, Rev…
“Jesus. Jesus. Jesus.” The mere mention of our Savior’s name will change my day. I get totally wrapped up in the decisions and duties and it can stress me out! When this happens I know I need to switch gears, and focus on the name of Jesus.
Jackson County Baptist Church will celebrate its 10th anniversary on July 12 at 10 a.m. The guest speaker for the service will be founding pastor Jack Lawson.
When I walked into Zach and Casey’s house last week, I felt like a movie star! Seriously! I had a 2 3/4 year old running into my arms and I had a nine-month old clapping and smiling like never before. Without a doubt I am loved by some of the people who matter most in my life.
Scripture is clear. We should serve others, and Jesus is the greatest example of service to mankind. Mark 10:45 says, “For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve others and to give his life as a ransom for many.”
Gordon's Chapel United Methodist Church, Hull, will hold its monthly food giveaway and clothes closet on the following Fridays in 2020, from 9 to 10 a.m.: June 19, July 17, Aug. 21, Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 20 and Dec. 18.
Freedom Church of God and The Food Bank of Northeast Georgia will provide a free food box to those in need (must be present to receive box) on June 16, from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the church, located at 3428 Neese Commerce Road.
First Baptist Church of Jefferson is seeking donations of graduation gowns to help support frontline workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pray. Pray. Pray, and then pray some more. That’s an oversimplification, but it’s biblical, and it can be life-changing. First Thessalonians 5:17 tells us to pray without ceasing, while Colossians 4:2 says, “Devote yourselves to prayer.”
We all have big dreams of what we want to do for the Lord. We may envision ourselves in a pulpit singing or preaching to the multitudes. Our heart’s desire could be to spread the gospel on the foreign mission fields. While these are wonderful visions of our life’s work, it’s so important for…
The Crossroads Worship Center Church of God, located at 365 Hwy. 441 S. in Commerce, will resume in-house services this coming Sunday, May 17, at 10:45 a.m. for morning worship only.
Kindness comes in all sorts of ways. From the biggest gesture to the smallest, I’m convinced kindness will change the life of the one who gives and the one who receives.
•Freedom Church of God and the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia will provide a free food box to those in need (recipients must be present) on May 19, 4 to 5:30 p.m. at Freedom Church of God, 3428 Neese Commerce Road, Commerce. Boxes will be provided on a first come first served basis. Official…
Growing up, my neighbors were my best friends. Glenda, who lived next door, was one of the first kids I met. It couldn’t have been more than a hundred steps from one house to the other and we could take an ordinary day and suddenly it became extraordinary.
Calvary Baptist Church, 1086 Atlanta Hwy., Auburn, has announced new service times has the church begins its return toward normal operations amid the coronavirus pandemic.
I looked into this sweet young ladies eyes as she stood with her soon to be husband on their wedding day. It wasn’t what they had planned, but they moved forward with their special day with less than ten people at a social distance.
Before I knew it, my mind was in another place at another time. It all started when my brother, Keith, and his wife, Tammie, were packing to move, and I offered to help.