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Poetry Out Loud: Two named winners in Jackson High School contest | PHOTOS

Each year Jackson High School hosts a Poetry Out Loud contest. This year Alexa Adcock and Madison Spier tied for the win.

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Cub Scouts of Pack 169 rise to new ranks

In a crossover ceremony, older Cubs pass down neckerchiefs to younger boys. Webelos induct rising Bears, Bears induct rising Wolves and Wolves induct new Tigers.

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Church Calendar: Shiloh Baptist hosting revival

Shiloh Baptist Church, at 492 Shiloh Road in Jenkinsburg, will host the Rev. Anthony McGarr of Unity Grove Baptist Church in Locust Grove at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

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A Stroll Down Memory Lane: May 20, 2015

News from 10, 20, 30, 40 and 50 years ago is highlighted.

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Jackson High School graduation

The members of the Jackson High School class of 2015 participated in commencement exercises on Red Devil Hill Friday.

Poetry Out Loud

Jackson High School's Poetry Out Loud contest was held Monday, May 18.

19th annual Fine Arts Festival

The Jackson-Butts County Council for the Arts hosted its 19th annual Fine Arts Festival May 9 in Jackson.

Senior center Mother's Day tea

The Butts County Senior Citizens Center on May 7 hosted a Mother's Day tea for members.

Red Devils vs. East Hall

Jackson High School's Red Devils fell May 6 in the second round of playoffs against the Vikings of East Hall.


Federal, state officials charge that four cancer charities bilked $187 mllion from donors

Georgia attorney general says 97.3 percent of money raised went to fund lavish lifestyles

The Federal Trade Commission and officials with all 50 states have filed a complaint in federal court against Cancer Fund of America Inc. (CFA), Cancer Support Services Inc. (CSS), their president, James Reynolds, Sr. and their chief financial officer and CSS’s former president, Kyle Effler; Children’s Cancer Fund of America Inc. (CCFOA) and its president and executive director, Rose Perkins, and The Breast Cancer Society Inc. (BCS) and its executive director and former president, James Reynolds II.


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