The Harold S. Swindle Public Library in Nicholson is offering virtual programs to the community.
The Jefferson Woman’s Club's October 12th meeting featured guest speaker Abby Dukes, assistant director of the Cancer Foundation of Northeast Georgia.
The local charity, Kares 4 Kids, in partnership with Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners, recently donated over 1,200 board books to Piedmont Regional Library System’s 10 library locations in Banks, Barrow and Jackson County.
The Georgia Foundation for Agriculture (GFA) is offering $65,000 in scholarships to Georgia students pursuing a degree in agriculture, veterinary medicine, family and consumer sciences or a related field, Swayne Cochran, Jackson County Farm Bureau president, has announced.
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- BUFFINGTON: Remembering a local lynching
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- No decision yet in Kolter suit against Hoschton
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- TICA to expand Jefferson/Pendergrass plant
- Elections headed toward finish line
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- Jackson Co. school board looks to add new westside elementary school
- Georgia Foundation for Agriculture & Georgia EMC donate books to local libraries
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The Athens-Clarke County Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE, Inc.) is holding its third annual Survive to Thrive event on Oct. 29, but this year it will look a little different. Due to COVID-19, SANE, Inc. is taking its event virtual to ensure the safety of its supporters.
This October, St. Mary’s Hospital in Athens and St. Mary’s Sacred Heart Hospital in Lavonia are providing free, fresh food to people in need in the community.
The Georgia Foundation for Agriculture and the Georgia Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) are jointly promoting agricultural literacy by donating copies of the children’s book “Full of Beans: Henry Ford Grows a Car” to the more than 400 libraries in the Georgia Public Library Service (GPLS).
An adoption benefit fundraiser for the Bending family will be held from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 24, at Southside Church, 8144 Jefferson Road, Athens.
Athens-Clarke County Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE, Inc.) will hold its third annual Survive to Thrive event on Oct. 29. Due to COVID-19, the event will be held virtually this year.
Christopher Seven Merritt was recently awarded first place in the Summer Boys & Girls Clubs of America national visual arts contest to spread kindness and radiate good vibes.
The Commerce Public Library will be contributing to the city's Drive Through Trick or Treat at the Fire Department on Tuesday, October 27, at 4 p.m.
The first annual Team Ezra event will be held Saturday, October 24, at 8 a.m. in downtown Hoschton. This year’s event is the Roar N Run 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run. This event is offering both in person and virtual options for runners and walkers to support Team Ezra.
Christine Howard, Pendergrass, a registered nurse who works on the 5th Floor Medical/Surgical Unit at St. Mary’s Hospital, has received St. Mary’s system-wide DAISY Award for nursing excellence.
In honor of the 27th annual Tanger Pink campaign, Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. is offering shoppers special savings in return for supporting the ongoing efforts to end breast cancer.
Ron Loudermilk of Rokar Woodcrafts in Flowery Branch sold his unique wooden cabinets at Maysville’s Autumn Leaf Festival. Loudermilk is from Illinois and after retiring he moved to Georgia where he enjoys making his crafts with his wife, Karina, who paints his creations.
Michael McGee, 3, got creative with his Coronavirus mask at Maysville’s Autumn Leaf Festival. Here, he is shown with his storm trooper mask that his parents said is his main mask he likes to wear.
The 54th annual Autumn Leaf Festival was held Friday and Saturday, Oct. 2-3, in Maysville. The festival featured 75 booths, along with food trucks and fall activities for families. The annual festival drew an estimated crowd of 4,000 to the small town that sits on the Jackson-Banks county li…
SOUTH CHINA SEA — Gas Turbine Systems Technician (Mechanical) 2nd Class Jerimiah McAdams, from Pendergrass, assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53), inspects watertight doors during a general quarters drill. John Paul Jones is conducting rout…
The Jackson County Community Outreach will host its 22nd annual scholarship fundraiser: A virtual You-tube event on Saturday, Oct. 24, at 4 p.m. The theme this year is "Gateway Inland Port: Northeast Georgia and Jackson County's Link to Growth."
The Jackson EMC Foundation board of directors awarded a total $77,595 in grants during its September meeting, including $15,000 to Boys and Girls Clubs of Jackson County, to provide supplies, materials and technology for its academic development and achievement program in the Jefferson and C…
The Jackson County Sheriff's Office and Southside Church will present Faith and Blue Peace Walk from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 10, at the Jackson County Courthouse, located at 5000 Jackson Parkway, Jefferson.
The Jackson County Sheriff's Office will hold the sixth annual Jeepin for the Georgia Sheriffs' Youth Homes fundraiser on Oct. 24.
Children can travel the world without leaving home with Lisa Manzione’s Harry and Bella children’s book series now being featured through the Nicholson Public Library. Bella and Harry are Chihuahuas who explore exciting cities around the world.
Brenda Dalin, program director, Ninth District Opportunity, Inc. announces home heating help for the elderly and medically homebound for Banks, Barrow, Clarke, Dawson, Elbert, Forsyth, Franklin, Habersham, Hall, Hart, Jackson, Lumpkin, Madison, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Rabun, Stephens, Towns, Uni…
Steve Adams was a successful businessman at Seydel Companies 20 years ago, and his daughter, a Jefferson High School graduate was a nursing student nearing graduation and ready to start her own career when something happened that would change the course of her career path.
The Jackson County Historic Courthouse has a new exhibit "Route to Power." The new exhibit features documents covering over 100 years of voter history in Jackson County.
Local American Heritage Girls (AHG) Troop GA0594 from Calvary Chapel Gwinnett, Buford, recently participated in the annual National Day of Service. Participants planted a butterfly garden to place the Jackson County Historic Courthouse on the Rosalynn Carter Butterfly Trail on September 19.
For years, Ricardo Del Pilar Ramirez has worked as a licensed welder to provide for his family in their hometown of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.
United Way of Northeast Georgia will host its first-ever virtual golf tournament this October. Organized by the nonprofit’s Oconee County Advisory Council, the month-long 2020 Virtual Golf Tournament offers golfers an opportunity to play any local 18-hole golf course while supporting a local…