The Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) has awarded $7 million in grant funds to 15 local communities around the state through the DCA 2021 Community HOME Investment Program (CHIP).
Latest Jackson News
- EMC Foundation awards $52k to organizations serving county residents
- Balotin initiated into honor society
- Jefferson man charged in Jan. 6 insurrection
- Habitat awarded funds for community revitalization
- Jefferson Public Library visits wetlands
- GARY: Mothers never stop worrying
- BUFFINGTON: Get the jab
- Memorial Day series: Charles Duke serves as Junior Vice Commander of Post 56
- Jefferson High School named a 'National Best School'
- Two charged after shooting incident in Commerce
- Commerce seeks public's help in identifying suspect in two armed robberies
- Large residential project gets mixed reviews in Commerce
- State Supreme Court upholds murder conviction of Commerce woman
- Commerce council cool to setback variance request
- DRI filed for 2.1 million sq. ft. in warehouses near Pendergrass
- Jefferson man charged in Jan. 6 insurrection
- Former JHS coach Johnson dies Feb. 5
- Subdivision, annexation get recommendation of denial
The Jefferson-Talmo Planning Commission voted 3-2 on May 3 to recommend denial of a proposed annexation and rezoning for a 67-acre subdivision off YZ Sailors and Mauldin Roads in Jefferson.
The Maysville City Council unofficially agreed on May 3, to provide funds to the town's public library for new computers.
The Hoschton City Council called a special meeting April 27 to reactivate its police department, activate a new Downtown Development Authority and vote on several other items.
A proposal for a large subdivision in Commerce was met with resistance, both from the public and some members of the Commerce Planning Commission during its April 26 meeting.
The West Jackson Fire Board and the Braselton Public Facilities Authority held a ribbon cutting and open house at the new West Jackson Fire Station 2 located at 1875 Ednaville Road, Braselton, on Tuesday, April 20.
Runoff problems highlighted a discussion about a proposal to allow smaller setbacks on five lots in Northwood subdivision in Commerce.
The Nicholson City Council will vote when it meets at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, May 3, on a cell tower lease agreement with the Jackson County Board of Commissioners.
Former U.S. Rep. Doug Collins announced Monday he will not run for any office in the 2022 election cycle, ending speculation over potential bids for top statewide seats.
Members of the Jefferson community struck gold in 1965 when Jack Nolan Keen was recruited from Atlanta to help shape what is now a culture of academic and athletic excellence at Jefferson High School.
The Piedmont Bar Association is hosting several fundraisers and community outreach initiatives in 2021 in hopes of giving back to those affected most by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Members of the Commerce City Council and city planning commission held a planning retreat April 24 to discuss proposed changes in the town's development ordinances and codes.
Georgia’s controversial new voting laws took center stage Tuesday at a U.S. Senate hearing where majority Democrats blasted changes in state voting rules as a revival of the Jim Crow era of segregation.
The Hoschton City Council green-lighted several rezoning and variance applications April 19, allowing several residential development to move forward.
The West Jackson Fire Board and the Braselton Public Facilities Authority will hold a ribbon cutting and open house at West Jackson Fire Station 2. The event is planned Tuesday, April 20, at 5 p.m.
The Piedmont Bar Association, an association of lawyers living and/or working in the Piedmont Judicial Circuit recently installed new officers for the calendar year. Pictured are: president Barry King (center), a John Marshall Law graduate and 22-year veteran lawyer with an office in Hoschto…
The Commerce City Council met for over an hour behind closed doors with the Commerce Board of Education April 12, but no outline of what was discussed and no action was taken by either group when the meeting ended.
The City of Jefferson is eligible for a $600,000 matching grant to renovate the town’s historic Roosevelt Theater but still needs the green light from the city council to apply for the funds.
The first wave of candidates have thrown their hats in the ring for key Georgia elective offices including lieutenant governor and secretary of state amid bitter partisan battles over the state’s new election law.
President Joe Biden’s $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan would provide an overdue fix to deteriorating highways while ramping up investment in modern transit including high-speed rail, three members of Georgia’s congressional delegation said Wednesday.
Jackson County's three school systems will get a total of $13.6 million in funding from the recently signed federal American Rescue Plan.
Federal stimulus funds for local school systems could, indirectly, help the Jackson County School System afford a new elementary/middle school in West Jackson and do repairs on some other facilities.