Keep Madison County Beautiful (KMCB) is holding its annual “Bring One for the Chipper” Christmas tree recycling event through Jan. 18 at the Madison County Transfer Station.
Beth Laughinghouse, Main Street Director for Jefferson, has been elected to serve on the board of the Georgia Downtown Association (GDA) for 2020.
- BASKETBALL: Lady Leopards see positives in close loss to Rabun Co.
- BASKETBALL: BC boys fall to Rabun, Putnam
- BOYS’ BASKETBALL: Eagles’ hot streak halted by North Oconee
- GIRLS’ BASKETBALL: Eagles edged in close non-region game
- WRESTLING: Tigers' dual streak ends at six
- WRESTLING: Record-setting 18-year run of titles over for Dragons
- BCSO: AHS employee had sexual relationship with ‘several’ students
- 23 charged by sheriff's office
- Maysville man dies in Thursday crash
- Couple arrested in kidnapping of child
- Danielsville woman charged with battery
- Hoschton council 'on vacation'
- MCHS alumnus and teacher spotlight: Gabe Doster, Michael Perdue
- Commerce FFA alumni to host chicken mull fundraiser
- Several charged in shoplifting incidents at Walmart
- Jackson EMC assists Blue Ridge Mountain EMC with restoration efforts
Jackson EMC is assisting Blue Ridge Mountain Electric Membership Corporation with power restoration efforts in northeast Georgia, where heavy rain, strong winds and severe thunderstorms on Saturday, Jan. 11, resulted in widespread power outages for members. Jackson EMC sent 16 linemen to ass…
The Barrow News-Journal was named last week at the Business of the Week by the Barrow County Chamber of Commerce. The award is sponsored by Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center and Country Financial. Pictured, from left to right, are chamber president Tommy Jennings, chamber vice presiden…
The Rotary Club of Madison County constructed a 4x4 platform and a 12-foot handicap ramp Thursday Jan. 9 for Edna Hughes, who lives on the Rogers Mill Road. She is a native Madison County resident, and was a parapro teacher at Danielsville Elementary School for 20 years. She taught from kind…
The Comer Lions Club awarded Don Mosley of Jubilee Partners with the Lions International Melvin Jones Fellowship during a recent meeting.
Whether you are a home owner or a large agriculture producer, we are all faced with multiple challenges throughout the year from insects, plant diseases, wildlife or fertilizing questions. For over 100 years, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension has provided free, reliable, research-b…
Silver Shoals Baptist Church will hold a special singing on Sunday, Jan. 19, at 11 a.m. Special singers will be the band Georgia. Come out and worship with us. Everyone is invited. A love offering will be taken up during the singing.
Every year the University of Georgia sponsors a series of seminars around the state to get an outlook on agriculture markets in the forthcoming year. This year, Jaemor Farms in Alto will host the event for Northeast Georgia on Thursday, Jan. 23, from 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Maysville Rotarian Scott Bell digs a hole and sets the post for the Little Free Library that will be housed at Maysville Elementary School. "We are blessed to be a part of this wonderful project,” leaders state. "Keep sending in those books so that the Rotarians can rotate books in and out.”
A tradition that began 93 years ago in Jackson County continued on Jan. 1 as elected officials and citizens gathered in Jefferson to give thanks for their blessings of the past year and to pray for the new year.
Karen Hutchinson won the Friends of the Nicholson Public Library, Booklover's Basket. The basket included a handmade Dr. Seuss throw and book buddy pillow, an original painting by local artist Chris Embrick, a variety of children's and adult books, a T-shirt, and other goodies.
The Commerce Public Library will ring in the Lunar New Year with the Atlanta Chinese Dance Company. This educational, yet entertaining, lecture-demonstration is a visual feast of colorful ribbons, fans, handkerchiefs, drums and more. It features live, costumed Chinese dance performances inte…
The Banks County Sheriff’s Office recently held it’s annual Shop With A Hero program. Students shopped for clothes and toys with deputies and other public service employees. The volunteers shopped at Walmart at Banks Crossing with the children. Breakfast was also provided. In addition to the…
Congratulations to Westly and Amy Griffin on the birth of their son, Houston West Griffin. He was born on Wednesday, Dec. 25, at 1:13 a.m. at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. He was the first baby to be born on Christmas Day. He weighed seven pounds and five ounces and was 20 ½ inches long.…
Members of the Banks County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee are shown with Santa before a recent visit with school children at Banks County Middle School. The women held a program for some of the school children.
Andrea Peace and Jordan Thomas of Little Rock, Arkansas, announce the birth of a son, Luke Henry Thomas, born Wednesday, Dec. 18. He weighed six pounds and eight ounces and was 19.5 inches long. His proud grandparents are Kevin and Melanie Weatherby of Maysville, Robin and April Thomas of Ca…
Christmas will be a lot brighter for four Department of Family and Children Services families thanks to the Banks County Democratic Committee. Cary and Debbie Paulk (on left) thoroughly enjoyed playing the role of Santa’s helpers by delivering all the clothing and toys donated by Banks Democ…
Congratulation to Bucky and Hannah Garrison on the birth of their son Branson Rhett Garrison. He was born Wednesday, Dec. 18, at 8:06 a.m. at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton Campus. He weighed seven pounds, 14 ounces and was 21 ½ inches long. He joins his proud big brother Remingt…
Elachee plans its First-Wednesday Home School Program Series on Feb. 5, Mar. 4, Apr. 1, and May 6. Each session will be held from 1:30-4 p.m.
The Rotary Club of Madison County aims to give local youth a new option for summer fun: a splash pad at the recreation department. The club is planning to raise private funds for a 70’ by 30’ concrete pad near the batting cages and track at the Sammy Haggard Park off Hwy. 98 in Danielsville.…
The Rotary Club of Madison County and its volunteer crew constructed a handicap ramp last week for United States Army veteran Wayne McElroy, a native of Madison County. He served for three years, including two assignments in Vietnam lasting over two years. He was injured and received the Pur…