Atlanta Zoo passes are again available at the Nicholson Public Library.
Jefferson Rotary Club donated to iServe Ministry, operated by Jeff and Sherry Grant, to help feed people in Jackson County. The money will be used in the “Bags of Love” program, which helps feed kids on weekends.
Mobile hotspots will be available soon at the Nicholson Public Library. The Mobile hotspot can provide wireless internet access for up to 10 devices.
In a recent meeting of the Jefferson Lions Club, members brought toys to be given to the sheriff's annual toy drive and to the Atlanta Cancer Center for children.
The various departments within the City of Commerce recently challenged each other to collect canned and dry goods for the Commerce Food Bank in a creative way, with each department designing a collection vehicle. "We met the challenge collecting over 200 cans and dry goods," city leaders sa…
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Due to Covid concerns, the Commerce Public Library's next Korean Culture Program will be a Zoom meeting on Tuesday, January 19, at 2 pm. Those interested are encouraged to email email@example.com for the Zoom link.
A number of Young Adult novels will soon be added to the Commerce Public Library collection, such as: "My Hero Academia 12" by Kohei Horikoshi, "Belle Revolte" by Lynsey Miller (fantasy) and "Blue is the Warmest Color" by Julie Maroh.
Peyton Miller and Cody Dills of Commerce welcomed the first baby born in 2021 at St. Mary's Health Care System, Athens. Their son, Collson William Dills, was born at 4:20 a.m. on Jan. 1. He weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 20 inches long at birth. "We were planning to induce tomorrow, but …
Plans continue for the Celebration of Life event honoring the late Coach Jack Keen to be held on Sunday, April 25, in The Arena at Jefferson High School. An exhibit of memorabilia showcasing the life of Coach Keen will open at 1 pm and the ceremony will begin at 2 pm.
East Jackson Comprehensive High School visual art students are selling calendars as a fundraiser for Hurricane Shoals Park.
The Kiwanis Club of Jefferson recently held a canned food drive at Bell’s in Jefferson. The drive was done to benefit the Food Bank at First Baptist Church of Jefferson. “The people of Jefferson really came out today and showed why this is such a great place to live," said Kiwanis member Nat…
The I-85 North Board of Realtors held its annual Fall Golf Tournament on October 22 at The Chimneys Golf Course in Winder. There were over 60 players. Over $2,000 was raised to benefit Peace Place, a safe shelter for domestic violence which provides supportive services and community awarenes…
This month’s community readers at the Nicholson Public Library, are Santa and Mrs. Claus. The Claus’s will be reading “Who Will Help Santa This Year?” a hilariously funny book about Santa’s search for helpers. The book is written by Jerry Pallotta, published by Scholastic Books. The virtual …
Tricia Massey, business development specialist and community relations at Piedmont Athens Regional, was surprised as she was announced as the winner of the Jackson County Area Chamber of Commerce’s Woman of the Year. Here, she accepts the award at The Venue from, Tracy Woodall, Woodall Creat…
Jackson Electric Membership Cooperative (EMC) is accepting applications for the annual Walter Harrison Scholarship, which provides $1,000 for academic expenses to students pursuing post-secondary education at Georgia colleges and technical schools.
Vince Criswell, general manager of North American Stainless, Pendergrass,, a donor to the JCCO 22nd annual Scholarship Fundraiser event, was the winner of the raffle, consisting of a Dina-Glo 3 Burner Grill and a Ryobi Screw Gun Kit. The Grill Raffle was a component of this years JCCO's annu…
The Tumbling Waters Society of Jackson County will be hosting their first annual Christmas Tour of Homes. This inaugural event will be held on Sunday, December 13, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. and will feature historic homes in Jefferson.
The Chateau Elan community recently held a benefit concert to support a local couple who were seriously injured in an accident.
Santa and Mrs. Claus will be visiting the Harold S. Swindle Public Library in Nicholson on Tuesday, December 8, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Plans are underway to hold a Celebration of Life event for the late Coach Jack Keen on Sunday, April 25, starting at 2 p.m. at The Arena at Jefferson High School. The day’s events will include the opening of an exhibit highlighting Coach Keen’s life and career, the dedication of his classroo…
Braselton’s historic grammar school building has been renovated for the first time since it was built in 1933 when the school served the growing population as the Braselton Brothers Enterprise grew and more families called Braselton home.
Corey Smith of Jefferson will give a solo-acoustic performance at The Classic Center Theatre in downtown Athens on Friday, December 11. The fan-made artist will perform his most popular hits, including “Twenty-One” and the nostalgic time warp “If I Could Do It Again,” among others.
Commerce Public Library staff member Tami McClung reminds patrons to "come to the table" by celebrating food and family with donations of food and pocket change for the local food bank. This effort will continue into the Christmas season next month.
The Jefferson Public Library is holding a holiday raffle for ages 10 through 18, who are invited to make a festive or book-related tik-tock with the hashtag #jplholidaygiveaway and tag us @thejpl. or write a book review and submit it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The First Baptist Church of Jefferson will hold its 12th annual Turkey Can Run 5K Food Bank Fundraiser at 8 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26.
I work at Foothills Education Charter High School a few nights a week. I recently called the mother of a student to tell her that we had selected her son to give the welcome and introduction at a virtual graduation ceremony coming up in December. She was silent for a few minutes and, when sh…
The Jefferson Garden Club recently gave Marlowe Park renewed vigor by adding many new trees, shrubs, perennials and cleaning the fountain. In the spring a new fountain pump will be installed.
The Jackson EMC Foundation board of directors awarded a total $84,030 in grants during its October meeting, including $42,500 to organizations serving Jackson County. Grants included:
Rachel Anderson’s senior year as a member of the University of Georgia’s Redcoat Marching Band hasn’t been a typical year but she has had some amazing opportunities including being selected as a “Battle Hymn” soloist and being featured in a video kicking of the Masters Tournament.
The Commerce Public Library will be closed for Thanksgiving on Thursday, Nov. 26, and Friday, Nov. 27, but will reopen on Saturday, Nov. 28, at 10 a.m.