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The Supreme Court of Georgia has denied an appeal by Hoschton mayor Theresa Kenerly, challenging a decision made in a local court that allowed the recall effort against her to move forward.

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An oversight board has been created to oversee the operations of the county's new agriculture facility when construction is completed in 2020.

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Around 460 new homes could start going up in the West Jackson area after two rezonings got the green light from the Jackson County Board of Commissioners on Nov. 18.

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Hoschton leaders recently celebrated a $600,000 grant awarded to the town by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs. The Community Development Block Grant will help fund sewer improvements along Panther Ct.

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The Commerce City Council unanimously agreed on street paving for 2020 and heard from one woman who complained about the paving in Brentwood subdivision.

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The impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump went public this week as several key witnesses will appear before a House committee — and television cameras — to testify out in the open. And one of the key players in the impeachment drama playing out in Washington D.C., told a crowd in J…

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The new Jackson County Agricultural Facility is starting to take shape. The facility is slated to open in 2020 and will be used for a variety of community events and ag shows. The Jackson County Board of Commissioners is in the process of naming an oversight committee for the venue.

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Less homework, more courses designed to develop day-to-day "life skills" and more training on meeting the emotional needs of students could become a new focus within the Jackson County School System.

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The Jackson County School System is getting a new layer to its school crisis and emergency management needs. The Jackson County Board of Education approved buying the Centegix security system at its meeting Nov. 11.

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Braselton’s Downtown Development Authority awarded a matching landscaping grant to one of its newest businesses, the Braselton Brewing Company.

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The growth that is occurring in Jackson County is adding to the county’s population and that makes the 2020 census more critical, Joel Logan, the chair of the county’s complete count committee, said Wednesday, Nov. 6, at a chamber of commerce breakfast.

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Braselton's Visitors Bureau Authority and the Downtown Development staff will host the Georgia Department of Economic Development Tourism Product Development Resource Team Wednesday, Nov. 20, at 5:30 p.m. in the community room.

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Sixteen-year-old Jackson County student Gracen Dutton recently completed her first solo flight. Dutton hopes to obtain her private pilot’s license as soon as she reaches the minimum age of 17. Her brother 19-year-old brother, Hayden, recently became a commercial pilot. Dutton is the top-rank…

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The Jackson County Board of Education and the Jackson County Board of Commissioners are taking action to work more closely together on their mutual interest in the community.

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A little less than 1,000 people cast their ballots during early voting across Jackson County.

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The Jackson County Democratic Committee held its biannual signature dinner event Oct. 12 at the Jefferson Civic Center. The crowd of around 150 heard from a lineup of speakers from the area and around the state.

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Hoschton Mayor Theresa Kenerly is appealing a court’s decision to allow a recall effort against her to move forward. Kenerly’s attorneys filed an appeal with the Georgia Supreme Court on Oct. 25.

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Several people objected on Oct. 28 to a proposed rezoning and annexation of 97 acres into Commerce for industrial development. The issue was tabled until Nov. 25 by the Commerce Planning Commission since two members of the board were absent.

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Two new subdivisions totaling over 450 homes could be coming to the West Jackson area following tentative approval by the Jackson County Planning Commission.

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The Commerce Board of Education recently awarded its 2019 teachers of the year for each school, and one to be the system wide teacher of the year.

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Jackson County Board of Elections member Erma Denney gave a spirited defense last week of her actions regarding the recall movement in Hoschton and her elections board duties.