The Jackson County marching band left little in question in terms of dominance during its competition season.The marching Panthers wrapped up their schedule with a grand championship at the Jaguar Classic on Oct. 9, marking their third victory in three events this school year. Jackson County…
James Murray, of Jefferson, made the dean's list for the summer term at University of Maryland Global Campus. To be eligible for the honor, a student must have completed at least six credits during the term, earned a grade point average of at least 3.5 for the term, and maintained a cumulati…
Emeri Billings, Justin Beatty, Sarah Flores-Castillo and Tess Holloway have been named 3D Award recipients at Jefferson High School for October.
After reading an inspiring book, fifth graders at East Jackson Elementary School campaigned to their teacher, Katie Garner, to invite Boston-based artist Bren Bataclan to their school.
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- Peace Place hosts 20th annual “Still I Rise” gala at Georgia Club to raise funds for a new facility
- Leslie named interim manager of JCWSA
- JCWSA: Water resources are becoming scarce and expensive
- JCWSA Ok’s preliminary applications
- Church on the Hill announces fall festival Oct. 31
- Jackson County man pleads guilty in role in Jan. 6 insurrection
- Singing planned at Lebanon Community Church
- Homecoming planned at Brockton Road Baptist
- Female friend steals money from Athens man
- Jefferson passes moratorium on residential in mixed-use commercial
- Jackson County man pleads guilty in role in Jan. 6 insurrection
- Woman's vehicle forced off road during aggressive driving incident in South Jackson
- LETTER: GOP'ers should disavow Trump
- Recent arrests around the county
- Jefferson schools honor 2021 teachers of the year
- Suspect steals over $100K in materials from SK Battery site
- Jones reflects on nearly four decades in Commerce wastewater department
- BUFFINGTON: Census data to bring changes
Maysville Elementary School students recently celebrated the work of the school's custodians. This group of second graders made a banner to express their gratitude for the role they play in the building. Pictured are: Arriana Garrett, Mackenzie Kidd, Plant Manager Ron Reed, Jett Wright, Leo …
Michael Howard and Adrian Gebo have been named Commended Students in the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation from the Jackson County High School and National Merit Scholarship Corporation, which conducts the program, was presented by JCHS principal Jason Wester …
Principal Rob McFerrin of Jefferson High School has announced that Katherine Law and Andrew Tonge have been named Commended Students in the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program.
East Jackson Comprehensive High School principal Chanda Palmer announced that Emily Hempton, Morgan Byers and Pennon Shue have been named Commended Students in the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program.
Maysville Elementary School fifth grade students, Aaliyah Tate, Jared Letona, Gabriella Howard and Marissa Bond, practice the skill of the month they learned in SOAR, cooperation.
Jackson Empower FFA members Isaac Hyder and Lilith Ingram recently competed in the Area Two FFA Floral Design Career Development Event. The event was held at Apalachee High School in Winder on September 28, 2021.
The East Jackson Conduct of Chapter Meetings Team has qualified for semifinals, making them one of the top 12 FFA teams in the nation.
Amanda Gerber, a special education teacher at East Jackson Comprehensive High School, recently passed the Crystal Eagle to assistant principal Julie Crouch.
Katherine Law, Jefferson High School; Caroline Weatherly, Jackson County Comprehensive High School; Tucker Bennett, Commerce High School; and Morgan Byers, East Jackson Comprehensive High School; were named Students of the Month for August by the Jefferson Rotary Club.
North Jackson Elementary School highlighted the "Everything is Possible" mindset this past month with a special project to donate over 450 cereal boxes to families in need.
The Commerce High School FFA will be hosting a bake sale, Saturday, September 18, from 8:30 a.m. to noon at Shirley Feed & Seed. All money raised will go towards the chapter's upcoming trip to the NAtional FFA Convention.
SK Battery America made a $60,000 financial commitment to the Empower College and Career Center. The presentation was made at the Sept. 9 meeting of the Jackson County Board of Education. Shown are: (L-R) April Howard, Jackson County School System superintendent; John Uesseler, CEO of Empowe…
Jackson County Comprehensive High School serves as a leader by providing the only International Baccalaureate programme in the county. The curriculum has course requirements set by the IB organization, but student choice is built into every course.
Kennesaw State University recently named students to the president's list in recognition of their academic excellence for the summer 2021 semester. To achieve this honor, each undergraduate student must have completed at least nine semester hours with a term grade point average of 4.0.
Starting September 16, the Jackson County School System will host a monthly family night. The goal of each night is to encourage families to spend time together after school and to equip parents with the tools needed to work on math and literacy skills at home.
Jackson County Schools have experienced significant growth in the last year, with Maysville Elementary School seeing the largest percentage of new students within the entire school system. With growth like that, a parent may wonder if their child would get lost amongst the crowd. Not at MES.
Maysville Elementary School students learned about and practice self control during the month of August. These students, led by Mason Crawford, are shown using self control while playing board games. Students shown are: Brennen Lawley, Hayden Kirkpatrick and Amir Mangual.
Workshops on time management and situational awareness were presented recently to students at the new Empower College and Career Center.
Northampton Community College (NCC) welcomed Micah Rich of Hoschton as one of the new or returning students who arrived the week of August 30 for the start of the Fall 2021 semester.
Megan Bowcut, from Hoschton, is one of more than 4,100 students who began their collegiate journey at Utah State University, enrolling in the Fall 2021 semester as a first-year college student. Bowcut will attend USU at the USU Main campus.
Due to an increase in COVID-19 cases on campus, the Emmanuel College COVID Response Team announced a revised, temporary action plan that will be put into effect Thursday, Aug. 26, through Monday, Sept. 6.
Rex Wallace of Jefferon, GA (30549), has received the following degree from The University of Alabama: Bachelor of Science in Nursing. UA awarded more than 1,400 degrees during its summer commencement ceremonies on July 31, 2021.
Students are excited to be back in school and are enjoying visiting the Media Center at Maysville Elementary School to borrow new books. They love reading and sharing books with each other.
For the summer 2021 semester, the University of North Georgia (UNG) awarded 540 degrees and 17 certificates to graduates. More than 430 participated in the summer 2021 commencement ceremonies on Aug. 6 at the Convocation Center on UNG's Dahlonega Campus. The ceremonies marked a return to the…
Alcova Elementary School, Jackson Elementary School, Northbrook Middle School, Osborne Middle School, Mill Creek High School, and Paul Duke STEM High School have been awarded a combined total of nearly $50,000 by the Bosch Community Fund (BCF). The six Gwinnett County schools were selected a…
North Metro Academy of Performing Arts has been named a recipient of the Georgia Department of Education’s new Creative School Arts Integration School of Excellence Award. The honor recognizes schools where all students have access to arts integration in every subject; there is both rigor an…
Ashley Ware, the dance teacher at Jackson County Comprehensive High School, received $500 in grant money from the Professional Association of Georgia Educators. The funds were used to purchase ballet barres for the students. "The barres are beautiful and the students are excited about our fu…
Hope Busbee of Jefferson, GA, has completed courses with exemplary marks and made the President's List for the Summer 2021 semester at Georgia College.Georgia College, the state's designated public liberal arts university, combines the educational experience expected at esteemed private libe…
Wichita State University has announced the names of more than 3,500 students who were on the WSU dean's honor roll for spring 2021. To be included on the dean's honor roll, a student must be enrolled full time (at least 12 credit hours) and earn at least a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 s…
Alivia George of Braselton, GA, completed courses with exemplary marks and made the Dean's List for the Summer 2021 semester at Georgia College in Milledgeville, Ga.Georgia College, the state's designated public liberal arts university, combines the educational experience expected at esteeme…