A former Barrow County School System employee has been arrested for having sexual relations with several students and supplying them with alcohol and has been fired by the school system.
Jefferson mayor Steve Quinn wants to increase the city’s web and social media presence and recommends the hiring of a part-time employee to make that happen.
Commerce Board of Education members are sworn in at Thursday's work session, Jan. 9. New chairman, Paul Sergent, is right. BOE member Mary Pittman is left. Probate Judge Sherry Moore performs the ceremony. Both were incumbents. Pittman had no opposition on the ballot and Sergent won by six votes.
The Lula City Council is moving forward with plans for a new well. During a meeting held Jan. 13, city manager Dennis Bergin said plans to convert an existing well located along 365 on the Ace Hardware property for commercial use is slated to go out for bids by the end of this month.
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- Jackson EMC assists Blue Ridge Mountain EMC with restoration efforts
The City of Baldwin mayor, council and staff, on Jan. 13, honored council member Jeff Parrish (L) for his 10 years of service to the city. He was presented with a certificate and cake in recognition of his service as a council member. Mayor Joe Elam (R) and the council thanked Parrish for hi…
Baldwin City Council member Theron Ayers (L) is sworn in for another term by city attorney David Syfan (R) at the start of the Jan. 7 meeting. Mayor Joe Elam and Jeff Parrish are both shown in the background.
Baldwin City Attorney David Syfan (R) is shown swearing in council member Larry Lewallen for another term at the start of the Jan. 7 council meeting. Newly-elected council member Stephanie Almagno, council members Alice Venter and Theron Ayers, mayor Joe Elam and council member Jeff Parrish …
At the beginning of the Jan. 7 meeting of the City of Baldwin council, city attorney David Syfan (R) performed the swearing in of new council member Stephanie Almagno (L). Shown in the background are council members Alice Venter and Theron Ayers and mayor Joe Elam. Also present were council …
Nine in the junior division and two in the senior division were awarded gold medals in the recent Barrow County School System science and engineering fair.
Barrow County is taking steps toward having a state court that will handle misdemeanor and traffic cases, a move designed to decrease the caseload burden on other courts.
The annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration by the Madison County Pastor’s and Layman’s Fellowship will be at Mt. Zion Baptist Church on Hwy. 29 North at noon, Monday, Jan. 20.
A dam that the county industrial authority purchased over a decade ago to utilize as a potential water source has turned into a headache for county leaders as they look for a way to upgrade the potential hazard of the dam at the least cost to taxpayers.
Jackson EMC is assisting Blue Ridge Mountain Electric Membership Corporation with power restoration efforts in northeast Georgia, where heavy rain, strong winds and severe thunderstorms on Saturday resulted in widespread power outages for members. Jackson EMC sent 16 linemen Jan. 12 to assis…
Expected state budget cuts, medical marijuana and the Georgia Renewable Power (GRP) plant, were on the minds of legislators and audience members at the Madison County Chamber of Commerce’s annual Eggs and Issues legislative breakfast this week at the Ila Restaurant.
The Madison County Clean Power Coalition (MCCPC) has scheduled meetings for Thursday, Jan. 16 and Thursday, Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. at the Madison County Library, Danielsville. Regular meetings will be held the third Thursday of each month, with future locations to be announced.
Alto Police Department was awarded the 2020 Car Seat Mini-Grant by the Georgia Department of Public Health, Injury Prevention Program. Through the Mini-Grant, Banks County E911 and Local Emergency Services work together to provide car seats and education to financially eligible families Bank…
The new-look Winder City Council held its first meeting together Monday, Jan. 6. Prior to the council work session, from top left, clockwise, new council members Holly Sheats and Kobi Kilgore were sworn in while Ward 4 councilman Travis Singley and Mayor David Maynard were sworn in for the s…
The Winder City Council is generally supportive of building new public restrooms at the city-owned Chimneys golf course but was not comfortable with the price proposed at its work session Monday, Jan. 6.
Madison County’s Tripp Strickland has announced his candidacy to fill the Georgia House of Representatives District 33 seat held by Tom McCall, who is retiring.
The December LOST – local option sales tax – money for sales primarily in November was $663,955. Collections are $629, 171, or 9.6 percent, more than the same period last year.