A new temporary exhibit highlighting the evolution of Mike Craven’s folk pottery is now open at the Folk Pottery Museum of Northeast Georiga.
The Imagine You Story! Summer Reading Program is continuing at the Harold S. Swindle Public Library in Nicholson with literary guides sharing their love of books, crafts and fun each week.
It was a social gathering place for the community. People would come and sit around the black stove in the store and tell stories, some true, some that might not be completely true. People came from all over the surrounding country-side to buy overalls. Many older people in the community rem…
Members of the Daughters of the American Revolution from around the world recently gathered for their annual convention. In a historic first, they gathered entirely online for the Virtual 129th DAR Continental Congress.
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The Imagine Your Story! Summer Reading Program continues at the public library in Nicholson with literary guides sharing their love of books, crafts and fun each week.
Joe Ruttar, the Senior Vice Commander for Albert Gordon American Legion Post 56 Jefferson, will become the new Commander of the Post effective July 1.
The Commerce Public Library has been selected to participate in "Libraries Lead with Digital Skills," a program which will give business owners and entrepreneurs skills to build their digital marketing and businesses skills.
The Braselton Woman's Club recently presented a check to the Braselton Library. "For almost one hundred years, one focus of the Braselton Woman's Club is to serve our community by promoting education. In this effort, the club has a long history of providing financial support to our local lib…
Brenda Dalin, program director for Ninth District Opportunity, has announced that Cooling CARES Help is available for Banks, Barrow, Clarke, Dawson, Elbert, Forsyth, Franklin, Hall, Hart, Jackson, Lumpkin, Madison, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Rabun, Stephens, Towns, Union and White counties.
Officials from The Fox Theatre Institute and their governing board were in Jefferson recently to officially present the City of Jefferson with a grant check to go toward preservation plans for the historic Roosevelt Theater.
"Imagine your story!," the Summer Reading Program at the public library in Nicholson is continuing with literary guides sharing their love of books, crafts, and fun each week.
Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center recently concluded its first virtual In Their Shoes 10K walk/run. The annual event honors and remembers community members diagnosed with cancer.
Several local nonprofits will receive grant funding through the COVID-19 Community Response Fund, hosted by the Athens Area Community Foundation in partnership with United Way of Northeast Georgia.
The Jackson EMC Foundation board of directors awarded a total $139,150 in grants during its May meeting, including $27,500 to organizations serving Jackson County. Grants included:
A tribute was given to all men and women that died in America’s wars by the American Legion Post 56 Honor Guard and Rifle Team on Memorial Day. The ceremony took place on the morning of May 25, 2020, at the War Memorial Monument located on the grounds of the Old Historic Courthouses in Jeffe…
The Jackson County Tourism Council, a sub-committee of the Jackson County Area Chamber of Commerce, announced the kick-off of a new summer photography contest that will take place from June 1 through July 15.
Camren Hardy and his family are shown passing by East Jackson Elementary School in the Graduation Parade Thursday evening. EJCHS graduates were honored on the night their graduation ceremony was originally scheduled.
Bradley Akin (standing left) is shown in the Graduation Parade at is passed by East Jackson Elementary School Thursday afternoon. Former EJES students passed by the school in a parade held in their honor.
Jake Varner smiles as he passes by East Jackson Elementary School in the Graduation Parade Thursday afternoon. The parade was held on the evening the high school graduation was supposed to have been held.
With social distancing guidelines in place, Jefferson High School students were not able to celebrate their traditional senior walk through the halls to greet the younger students, however these guidelines didn’t hold down the seniors’ spirits. The graduates proceeded with a parade around th…
Jefferson High School senior, Logan Knight, was waving to family and friends as she rolled down the streets around Jefferson to celebrate her graduation in the class of 2020.
Beatrix Towe and Natalie Statia kept on the lookout for Miranda Statia in Jefferson High School’s senior parade to celebrate and cheer on the graduate during her big day.
In the midst of a pandemic, seniors had cheerful smiles and bright eyes as they waved to family and friends along the parade route around the schools celebrating their graduation from Jefferson High School.
Cloe Martin is shown in the Graduation Parade at is passed by East Jackson Elementary School Thursday afternoon. Former EJES students passed by the school in a parade held in their honor. The parade started at East Jackson Comprehensive High School and then went to East Jackson Middle School…
Jonathan Corbin was the grand marshal in Jefferson High School’s graduation parade. He is the son of John Corbin and Brandi Daly. Evan Romines escorted the Corbin family. As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is on the rise, seniors were not able to participate in their traditional senior walk to ce…
Commerce resident, Miss. Banks County, Molly Willard, collected several bags of dog food and treats to donate to the Jackson County Humane Society. Her goal was to help nine dogs by her 9th Birthday, which was on May 15th. Donations were dropped off on May 18. She is shown with Randy Williams.
Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center’s Loran Smith Center for Cancer Support will host its annual In Their Shoes 10K virtually this year. The last day to register and submit 10K scores taking place on Sunday, May 31, at 5 p.m.
Forty years ago, a Jackson County man had just finished breakfast on a Sunday morning and was sitting on the balcony in his barracks enjoying a cup of coffee when he hard an explosion that he thought was a nuclear attack.
Staff members began excitedly telling the man in the wheelchair that his family members were coming around the corner. The thin man with the red T-shirt held both hands in the air, waving them, and smiling big as the car passed by with those inside waving back at him and shouting hello to him.