Several local churches are making Christmas shoe boxes for Appalachian Lights Ministry that will go to the poverty stricken areas of the Appalachia. The shoe boxes are due on Friday, Dec. 6, and will be delivered by Terry Tanner. Churches participating are: Berea Baptist Church of Nicholson,…
Athens author Herb Meyer, center, honored military veterans in his talk to the Jefferson Rotary Club last week. He is the author of “In the Tomb of the Soul,” a novel about the horrors of the Vietnam War and its aftermath. Ron King, left, a Rotarian and member of the Sons of the American Leg…
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- Hoschton recall moves forward
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- Authorities fail to locate woman after hearing struggle
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- One killed, another injured in Friday shooting
- Rezoning slated Dec. 2 on OPR/bypass site
- Deputies prevent man from killing himself
- April Sorrow named Woman of the Year
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- Woman assaults man, threatens him with deadly weapons
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.
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.…
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…
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…
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, …
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.
Our 13-year-old Labrador Retriever, Dixie, died a couple of years ago. We loved our dog! She was a part of our family when our boys were teenagers. After she died, it was the first time in almost 30 years that we had no children and no pets in the house.
Mother and daughter guest speakers will share their testimony of deliverance from drug abuse and domestic violence at Crossroads Worship Center Church of God on Sunday, August 25, at 6 p.m.
Commerce First United Methodist Church’s pastor, Kathy Lamon, continues her August “Summer at the Movies” worship series on Sunday, August 18, looking at the Biblical messages in the movie “The Matrix.”
All men in the Commerce community are invited to fellowship with breakfast at the Commerce First United Methodist Church on Sunday, August 25, at 8 a.m. in the fellowship hall.
Hoschton United Methodist Church youth recently received a special message on bullying by Susan Mason, wife of HUMC's pastor. Pictured are: Ben Wiley, Bryce Beverly, Tanner Kao, Brett Wiley, Bella Beverly, Brenleigh Hassler and Cara Mason."With the recent terror threats made to many of the l…
When I was a boy, I played a lot of yard football and baseball. The first thing we did was mark off boundaries for our field of play. Without boundaries, we could not play the game without chaos.