The Nicholson community and the Jackson County School System lost one of their biggest supporters last week when Margaret Ward died. I have known Mrs. Ward as long as I can remember.
A free virtual workshop for Georgia businesses, "Grow With Google," is being offered to provide information on how to keep businesses online and customers informed during the COVID-19 crisis.
The Madison County Chamber of Commerce has recognized Madison County Ace Hardware as its “Business of the Month” for July. Chamber director Anna Strickland said the hardware store has served customers well during COVID-19, with online ordering, curbside pick-up and home/business delivery, wh…
The Banks County Rotary celebrated the transition to the new '2020-2021 Rotary Year at last week's meeting with incoming President Vicki Boling taking the oath of office, just after outgoing President Mark Valentine shared a few awards and offered special recognition for accomplishment and s…
The Ninth District Opportunity, Inc. is offering cooling CARES help for Banks, Barrow, Clarke, Dawson, Elbert, Forsyth, Franklin, Habersham, Hall, Hart, Jackson, Lumpkin, Madison, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Rabun, Stephens, Towns, Union and White counties.
- Locals honored for academic achievement at University of Alabama
- Locals graduate from Valdosta State
- Gainesville man charged for church burglary
- Georgia Power offers special payment options during pandemic recovery
- Georgia DNR offering $1,000 grant to top conservation teacher
- Anticipated cost of Baldwin park project drops
- Banks County man injured in July 4 shooting
- Hoschton to implement impact fees
- Kellum named Georgia candidate for American Star in Agribusiness
- 4 arrests made by sheriff's office
- BOC may vote on two properties Monday
- Sheila Ann House
- Local physician among 'Top Doctors'
- Madison Co. coronavirus total now at 103
- Hoschton planners OK revised Hwy. 53 overlay
- Hall plans 'Welcome to Kindergarten Program'
This summer, through technology, the Summer Reading Programs is being brought to the homes of the participants in the program at the Harold Swindle Public Library in Nicholson.
Virtual programs coming up at the Commerce Public Library include sweet treats and a craft lesson. Supplies for the craft are available at the library.
Rebecca Bowen is among five students statewide selected to receive a Georgia Foundation for Agriculture Technical College Scholarship for Agriculture.
The Imagine You Story! Summer Reading Program is continuing at the Harold S. Swindle Public Library in Nicholson with literary guides sharing their love of books, crafts and fun each week.
A new temporary exhibit highlighting the evolution of Mike Craven’s folk pottery is now open at the Folk Pottery Museum of Northeast Georiga.
It was a social gathering place for the community. People would come and sit around the black stove in the store and tell stories, some true, some that might not be completely true. People came from all over the surrounding country-side to buy overalls. Many older people in the community rem…
Members of the Daughters of the American Revolution from around the world recently gathered for their annual convention. In a historic first, they gathered entirely online for the Virtual 129th DAR Continental Congress.
The Imagine Your Story! Summer Reading Program continues at the public library in Nicholson with literary guides sharing their love of books, crafts and fun each week.
Joe Ruttar, the Senior Vice Commander for Albert Gordon American Legion Post 56 Jefferson, will become the new Commander of the Post effective July 1.
The Commerce Public Library has been selected to participate in "Libraries Lead with Digital Skills," a program which will give business owners and entrepreneurs skills to build their digital marketing and businesses skills.
The Rotary Club of Madison County completed its 780th ramp Thursday, June 18 for Gary James Lester, who lives on Hwy, 281 in Madison County. He is 73 years old and has lived in Madison County for 18 years. He worked 33 years for Phillips Medical System installing x-ray equipment for doctors …
The Braselton Woman's Club recently presented a check to the Braselton Library. "For almost one hundred years, one focus of the Braselton Woman's Club is to serve our community by promoting education. In this effort, the club has a long history of providing financial support to our local lib…
Brenda Dalin, program director for Ninth District Opportunity, has announced that Cooling CARES Help is available for Banks, Barrow, Clarke, Dawson, Elbert, Forsyth, Franklin, Hall, Hart, Jackson, Lumpkin, Madison, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Rabun, Stephens, Towns, Union and White counties.
Officials from The Fox Theatre Institute and their governing board were in Jefferson recently to officially present the City of Jefferson with a grant check to go toward preservation plans for the historic Roosevelt Theater.
"Imagine your story!," the Summer Reading Program at the public library in Nicholson is continuing with literary guides sharing their love of books, crafts, and fun each week.
Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center recently concluded its first virtual In Their Shoes 10K walk/run. The annual event honors and remembers community members diagnosed with cancer.
Frank and Bette Churchman, who live on Brush Creek Road in Colbert, were the recipients of the Rotary Club of Madison County's 778th ramp. The Churchmans, who have lived in Madison County for 38 years and attend the Riverside Baptist Church, needed the ramp. Bette is deaf and suffers from se…