A former Jackson County Division of Family and Children Services employee has been indicted on charges of exploitation of an elderly person, forgery and identity fraud.
The Braselton Town Council will hold a public hearing Thursday, June 9, at 4 p.m. to take public comment over the town’s proposed Fiscal Year 2023 budget.
A commission created to rename military bases currently named for historical figures with ties to the Confederacy is recommending renaming Fort Gordon near Augusta for former President and World War II military leader Dwight Eisenhower.
Former U.S. Sen. Max Cleland was remembered Wednesday as a "force of nature" who overcame horrific wounds during the Vietnam War to selflessly serve his nation in Congress and the Veterans Administration.
No rezonings or property splits will be allowed in Madison County for the next six months as the county government revises its zoning and subdivision rules to deal with growth.
They may be headed to opposing in-state colleges, but this year’s top two Madison County High School graduates are anything but rivals.
Mortgage and rental relief is available for Madison County residents who have been negatively impacted financially by the pandemic.
- Former county DFCS employee indicted on charges of elder exploitation
- Jackson Co. Schools providing summer feeding program
- Braselton council to hold public hearing over town budget
- LETTER: Follow the science on when embryo becomes a life
- University of Mississippi announces chancellor's honor roll
- Commission recommends new names for Georgia forts Gordon and Benning
- AHS track and field has record number of college signings in the 2022 season
- East Jackson’s Faith Kennedy comes home to coach softball
- FOOTBALL: East Jackson wraps up spring practice with win against East Hall
- WBHS Bulldogg Football Summer of Excellence 2022
- WBHS Touchdown Club hosting annual Greeson Open June 15
- AHS Neely Rogan and Alyssa Willer finish third at state track and field championship
- General Primary Election Results — Jackson County
- James Ronald “Ronnie” Elrod
- 21 charged by sheriff's office
- BOE race headed for runoff; E-SPLOST is renewed; Ginn favored in Republican primary
- Tolbert fires back at Hix on Pendergrass annexation plans
- Donald Gene Chandler
- Long-time nurse named NGHS' Employee of the Year
- Madison County man charged with sexual exploitation of children
- Danielsville woman charged with DUI with toddlers in vehicle
- Ausburn, Maxwell win BOC seats
There’s no clarity at the moment on when and where broadband services will next be available in Madison County, but companies are working to introduce lines.
An appeal on the public hearing of the extended stay hotel approved for Paul Patel to locate a Marriott property at Banks Crossing has been filed by Banks County Planning Commission member Taylor Griffith.
Local Georgia House Representative Rob Leverett was among 25 legislators from around the country selected to the Republican GOPAC Class of Emerging Leaders.
Due Tuesday's deadly school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, Gwinnett County Sheriff's Office will provide more officers at Gwinnett County Public Schools, according to a press release.
The City of Winder put boots to the ground in an effort to address its stormwater issue at E. Stephens Street and Georgia Avenue by obtaining the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), which is highly competitive and requires the city to meet eligibility requirements, including signatures…
One of Georgia's down-ballot candidates backed by former President Donald Trump was threatening to capture the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor without a runoff, while another lost his bid for secretary of state.
A variance for street orientation of a principal building within the Highway Corridor Overlay and a special use request for building height to accommodate plans for a new Northeast Georgia Medical Center facility at 990 Loganville Highway in Bethlehem was unanimously recommended for approva…
A special-use application to allow for a truck terminal on just over 6.5 acres on Barrow Industrial Parkway and Patrick Mill Road was passed by the Barrow County Board of Commissioner's (BOC) voting session May 10, but not smoothly.
The City of Auburn honored State Representative Terry England during its meeting May 19 after Mayor Linda Blechinger proclaimed May 5, 2022 as Terry England Day in the City of Auburn. The city recognized his service to the citizens of Auburn, Barrow County and the state of Georgia in the Geo…
Gov. Brian Kemp captured renomination for a second term Tuesday, defeating former U.S. Sen. David Perdue in the Republican primary without the need for a runoff.
Former University of Georgia football champion Herschel Walker added another victory to his win column Tuesday when he beat five other candidates for the Republican nomination for a Georgia U.S. Senate seat.
Downtown Commerce leaders are looking to address parking issues in town, specifically with large trucks that don’t fit into the city’s parking spaces.
Pendergrass Mayor Monk Tolbert recently fired back at a Jackson County commissioner over a recent letter that opposed an industrial annexation into the town.
Early voting ahead of next week's Georgia primaries ended Friday with an all-time high of more than 850,000 voters either casting a ballot in person or returning an absentee ballot.
Helping Mamas, in coordination with Athens Area Diaper Bank (AADB), recently announced the Georgia Diaper Project to distribute four months of free diapers to low-income families with children enrolled in the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program.
State transportation leaders will suspend lane closures for the Memorial Day holiday. The Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT) announced recently the suspension of lane closures on Georgia interstates and state routes beginning Friday, May 27, at 12 p.m. until 5 a.m. Tuesday, May 31.
Less than six months ago, Gov. Brian Kemp announced plans for an electric vehicle manufacturing plant east of Atlanta he touted as the largest economic development project in Georgia history.
The City of Auburn approved closing 4th Avenue on Saturday, May 21 for a Haitian Flag Day Parade and event in Burel Park from 3-6 p.m. The event is being thrown by Chantel Auguste, a member of the Auburn Seventh Day Adventist Church.
The Georgia Supreme Court hosted a ceremony for the unveiling of a commemorative portrait of former Chief Justice Harris Hines on Thursday.
Banks County recently received a $43,953 check representing its share of a $6 million special cash distribution from the ACCG-Group Self-Insurance Workers’ Compensation Fund.
A Civil War heritage preservation group has the right to sue Henry and Newton counties over the removal or planned removal of Confederate monuments, a lawyer for the Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV) told the Georgia Supreme Court Thursday.
A State Transportation Board committee voted Wednesday to approve an agreement with a roadbuilding consortium to redesign the interchange of interstates 285 and 20 east of Atlanta.
The race for the school board District 2 seat is headed for a June 21 runoff. A one-cent tax for Madison County school improvements will continue for the next five years. And Madison County stuck by incumbent Frank Ginn in the State Senate District 47 Republican primary.
The Rotary Club of Banks County is accepting nominations for the third annual Rotary Salutes event which will take place on June 15 at the Hidden Acres Wedding & Event Barn facility near Gillsville.