The Northeast Health District is offering scheduling for three of its COVID-19 testing locations.
The Northeast Health District will offer online scheduling for three of its COVID-19 testing locations beginning Saturday, September 19.
Madison County schools have declared teachers as “essential workers.” This policy change means teachers who have been exposed to coronavirus have the option of returning to school following a three-day quarantine if they are symptom free and follow safety guidelines.
Northside Hospital Orthopedic Institute Sports Medicine recently announced the addition of Dr. Stephen Fisher to its Braselton location, beginning Sept. 1.
Jackson EMC is assisting with power restoration efforts at Baldwin EMC in Summerdale, Ala., where heavy rain and strong winds from Hurricane Sally resulted in widespread power outages.
A proposed large mixed-use development in Hoschton was rejected Thursday, Sept. 17, by the Barrow County Planning Commission after strong public backlash against the project.
The Statham City Council, during its Tuesday, Sept. 15 meeting, approved the hiring of Sandra Bennett as the new city clerk. The 3-2 council vote — with Betty Lyle and Hattie Thrasher opposed — came following a 35-minute closed session.
Danielsville leaders agreed to upgrade the city’s water meter reading software and hardware at their regular business meeting Monday night.
- Northeast Health District offers COVID-19 test scheduling
- Northeast Health District to offer online COVID test scheduling
- School system declares teachers essential workers
- Fisher joins Northside orthopedic sports medicine practice in Braselton
- Madison County Library to reopen
- Jackson EMC crews to assist with Hurricane Sally restoration efforts in Alabama
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- Two Jefferson men killed in Sunday wreck in Braselton
- Four students, three staff members currently positive for COVID-19
- Jackson system puts hybrid school plan on hold
- Robin Miller
- Commerce up, Jefferson and Jackson down in quarantine cases
- County sees 28th COVID death
- Sheriff's office, police departments report recent arrests
- Hoschton mayor says property taxes needed if town has police department
- Large PUD request withdrawn in Braselton
- Phillips, Thompson united in marriage
Madison County residents in need can reach out to the federally funded Ninth District Opportunity Inc. for potential assistance.
Georgia Power is encouraging its customers to prepare for potential emergencies this September in observing National Preparedness Month.
The City of Winder will cancel the annual Halloween Spooktacular event this year and is planning to hold a “reverse” Christmas parade in December as the city continues to grapple with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
A Winder-Barrow High School teacher and coach who was placed on administrative leave last month following a comment he made about a shooting incident in Wisconsin is no longer employed by the school district, Barrow County schools superintendent Chris McMichael said Monday.
Barrow County schools will resume in-person instruction five days a week starting Monday, Sept. 21, as the county has continued to see lower numbers of coronavirus cases in recent weeks, school district officials announced Tuesday.
Braselton leaders approved a town-initiated rezoning and annexation this week in an attempt to remedy an alleged procedural error during a previous round of hearings.
The Georgia Department of Labor this week is distributing additional unemployment benefits to several hundred thousand people through the federal Lost Wages Assistance program.
The Banks County Board of Commissioners held the first public hearing on Sept. 8 for plans to locate a recovery center for women with drug and alcohol addiction issues in the county. The second public hearing and vote will not be held for six months due to a state law that requires this time…
On Tuesday, Sept. 1, the Barrow County Cooperative Benevolence Ministries (BCCBM) board members and guests celebrated the opening of the new Barrow County Food Pantry in Winder. The new pantry is located at 201 West Athens St., Suite A, in the Holly Hill Mall across from Hill's Ace Hardware,…
Hoschton Mayor Shannon Sell said that property taxes would likely be needed if the town creates a city police department.
An honorary procession of public safety vehicles passed by Mt. Carmel Baptist Church Saturday morning following a private family funeral service for Lydia “Lisa” McClure, who established the Banks County E-911 Department and served the county through community service for 50 years.
The Rotary Club of Banks County will join in on statewide Georgia Rotarian gatherings at Rotary Peace Poles across the state on September 21 to recognize the International Day of Peace.
The Banks County Board of Commissioners approved a request at its Sept. 8 meeting that will allow Harris Meats to locate an abattoir facility in the county.
The number of students and staff under quarantine in the Jefferson and Jackson County school systems went down last week, but the numbers were up for the Commerce City School System.
Hoschton planners recently delayed a vote on a preliminary plat for a section of the Twin Lakes development. The commission requested additional information on the pending city impact fees program before making a decision.
A barbecue chicken plate fundraiser to benefit local first responders will be held Saturday, Sept. 26, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Barrow County Veterans Resource Center, 66 McElroy St., Winder, with all proceeds going to firefighters, paramedics, police, etc.
The Jefferson school board passed a $34.2 million budget for FY2021 on Sept. 10 while also approving a millage rate that’s unchanged from last year at 15.157 mills.
Lydia “Lisa” McClure, who established the Banks County E-911 Department and served the county through community service for many years, died on Wednesday, Sept. 9.
There Madison County School system reported four students and no staff members positive for COVID-19 in its weekly Wednesday coronavirus update. There are 250 students and 16 staff members under quarantine for exposure to coronavirus. The report is available every Wednesday at madison.k12.ga.us.
The American Red Cross will have a blood donation drive from 2:30-7 p.m. Sept. 28 at Bethlehem First United Methodist Church, 709 Christmas Ave.
Georgia Power crews returned home after spending more than a week in Louisiana assisting with restoration after Hurricane Laura made landfall along the Louisiana Gulf Coast.
Rockefeller Group announced recently that it has broken ground on a 222,330-square-foot speculative distribution center located on 20.6 acres in Braselton.
Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services will hold a virtual remembrance ceremony on Friday, Sept. 11. The virtual event will pay tribute to Sept. 11 victims and first responders.