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As I got settled in the ambulance, with an IV being put in my arm and the oxygen going in my nose so that I could breathe better, I heard my mother’s voice outside talking to one of the ambulance attendants. She kept talking until we pulled out of the driveway. During my week-long hospital s…

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MedLink Georgia recently celebrated a ribbon cutting at its new location in Jackson County. The new located is located at 2748 Winder Hwy., Jefferson. The Jackson County Area Chamber of Commerce hosted the event.

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Jefferson native Cain Thurmond has been awarded the Founder's Cup award for Outstanding Capstone Project. Thurmond won the award while pursuing his MS-MBA in food and agribusiness management at Purdue University.

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Jackson County Extension and the Jefferson Tree Council will be dedicating the 2021 Arbor Day tree in honor of former Jackson County Extension Agent Mark Shirley. The dedication of the oak tree will be held at 1:30 pm on Friday, April 23, at the Jackson County Agriculture Facility located on…

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The 2021 Prom Queen is Callie Hill and the Prom Kings are Jake Frates and Bryson Flint. The prom was held Friday night at the Classic Center in Athens.

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Words can change the atmosphere of your life. Words are so powerful. Be positive in what you say and it will change your attitude. In Proverbs 16:24, It says, “Kind words are like honey — sweet to the soul and healthy for the body.”

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The Nicholson Public Library’s insect program was presented last week by American Pest Control of Athens associates, Amber and Caleb. During the program, children examined specimens, enjoyed swag provided by APC, saw live bugs magnified and created their own creepy crawlies.

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A plastic yellow bracelet with FALL RISK on it dangles loosely on my right wrist. In the corner of this bright room on the high-rise floor I’m on I see a walker and a porta potty.

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When it comes to dogs, Greg and Traci Mathis have likely been there, done that and would absolutely do it all over again. The couple share a passion for rescuing, fostering and finding homes for dogs in need. Their passion is the kind that requires a special kind of human to take on. After t…

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The newest story walk inside the Commerce Public Library is one about eggs in honor of the Easter season. This will be available when families have taken part in the City's Easter Parade on April 3. Children are invited to walk along reading the story at the library and then may pick up a Ta…

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The Nicholson Public Library will host the first in-person program in the new library annex. American Pest Control will be presenting an educational program on insects. Live bugs will be at this event. The program will be on Tuesday, April 6, at 10:30 AM. The program is limited to ten childr…

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Jackson County has been awarded federal funds made available through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Federal Emergency Management Agency under The Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program.

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Trent C. Perry, of Maysville, a Certified Retirement Counselor and local businessman, has qualified for membership in the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) for 2021. Perry is an eight-year qualifying member of MDRT.

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In a recent meeting at the Jefferson City Club House, an installation program was held by the Jefferson Lions Club. Past District Governor Mark Bradley installed new member Shane McLendon.  Shane's sponsor was Lion Edna Briggs.