Latest Jackson News
- Local teams return to in-squad competition
- Hoschton to implement impact fees
- Hoschton planners OK revised Hwy. 53 overlay
- Commerce studies new zoning map changes
- Nicholson delays city hall re-opening
- Planners recommend approval of convenience store alcohol request
- Arcade re-opens city park
- I-85 widening to continue thru Jackson
- Kellum named Georgia candidate for American Star in Agribusiness
- BUFFINGTON: A racist beating from 1967
- Proposed Commerce zoning map changes could impact mobile home owners
- Jackson Co. group buys Traditions golf course, vows upgrades
- Drunk driver charged with vehicular homicide in I-85 crash last week
- Ninth District Opportunity offers energy assistance
- Truck reportedly stolen from dealer lot
- Racism alleged in onion incident
- VBS planned at Jackson County Baptist
- CHS Nutrition and Food Science Department receives recognition
The Braselton Main Street program earned another reaccreditation certificate having completed another program of work based on the national association’s review process.
Long-time Jackson County poll-worker James White (left) was recently sworn in by Probate Judge Sherry Moore (right) as the newest member on the Jackson County Board of Elections. White was nominated by the county's Democratic Party to replace Theresa Tate, who died after serving over a decad…
The Jackson County Area Chamber of Commerce plans to take a leading role in bringing local leaders together to discuss race and economic issues in the community.
When Chase Brooks’ hours were cut at St. Mary’s Hospital during to the COVID-19 pandemic, he wasn't going to settle for downtime.
Beginning July 15, Jackson EMC will resume disconnecting service for nonpayment of bills. Members who are unable to pay their bill are asked to call Jackson EMC by July 10 to avoid disconnection.
Jackson County's election results got certified Friday evening, but not before some members of the board of elections clashed over a range of issues.
Georgia Power is offering a special payment plan to help customers with past-due account balances accumulated during the COVID-19 pandemic. Customers who enroll will be able to pay past-due balances over a six-month timeframe between October 2020 and March 2021 with no late fees.
United Community Bank has announced they are reopening lobbies for select branches. United closed its lobbies on March 24 in response to CDC recommendations to limit the spread of COVID-19. Since that date, all branches have operated a drive-thru service model with appointment-only lobby service.
Northeast Georgia Health System continues to see a decrease in its COVID-19 numbers, but leaders are still urging the community to continue using precautions.
A large group of Pendergrass area property owners want the Jackson County Water and Sewerage Authority to help them stop what could be a large residential project in the city.
The Jackson County Industrial Development Authority plans to apply what remains of $23.75 million worth of state grants for SK Innovation’s electric car battery factory in Commerce to construction expenses for that facility.
Piedmont Healthcare is participating in U.S. Food and Drug Administration's expanded access programs to treat COVID-19 through the use of convalescent plasma and nitric oxide.
The Jackson County School System is readying for students to return to class this fall amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but will remain flexible with its calendar.
The Jackson County Area Chamber of Commerce will be joining with the national chamber on an initiative to address inequality through education, employment, entrepreneurship, and criminal justice reform.
Jackson EMC has released 49 contractors to help with the anticipated power restoration efforts in Louisiana from the approaching Tropical Storm Cristobal.
Georgia Power recently announced that the typical residential customer using 1,000-kilowatt hours will receive an $11.29 credit on their June Georgia Power bill. This reflects implementation of a one-time $51.5 million credit for customers, approved by the Georgia Public Service Commission (…
A Jackson County public safety employee was terminated from his position June 5 following an internal investigation into an inflammatory post he made on a Gainesville social media page.