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Rotarians serve Thanksgiving feast to Butts County senior citizens | PHOTOS

Rotary Club members, county workers and volunteers served a Thanksgiving meal of turkey, dressing and all the fixings to local senior citizens.

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Butts County 4-H’ers attend District Project Achievement

Each fifth- or sixth-grade 4-H’er gave an illustrated talk or demonstration on a topic of their choice.

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A Stroll Down Memory Lane: Dec. 2, 2015

2005: Jackson fire truck restored for parade

Butts County news from 10, 20 30, 40 and 50 years ago.

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RICH: The names on a wall

I stopped at each door and read the name plates, trying to imagine what each person’s life had been like over the years before landing at their last earthly destination.

Jackson officer completes course on traffic law

The course at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center provides public safety officers with an overview of the laws in the Georgia traffic code that pertain to moving violations, and includes updates on rules of the road.

Katherine Sewell

Mrs. Katherine E. Van Wie Kathy Sewell, age 70, of Jackson, GA, passed away Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at Spalding Regional Medical Center

Connie Hale

Mrs. Connie Dianne Hale, age 62 of Jackson, passed away Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at her home

William Ghostlaw

Mr. William Emory Bill Ghostlaw, age 66, of Forsyth, GA, passed away Friday, November 20, 2015.

Happy Birthday: Dec. 2-9

Butts County birthdays for the week of Dec. 2-9.

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‘Stranger Things’ shoots on Jackson square

Mulberry, Second and Oak streets were closed around the square Nov. 23 for filming.

Butts County School System to seek Strategic Waiver status

The local school board will hold a hearing on the Strategic Waiver proposal at 6 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Ernest Battle Professional Development Center.

New tree ready for Love Light program at Sylvan Grove Hospital

The tree lighting and entertainment will kick off the Christmas season.

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Red Devil wrestlers hit the mat

The Red Devils wrestling program has started the new season with a new coach — again.

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Adairsville stops Red Devils’ playoff momentum

The Red Devils finished the season 9-3, with the fifth region-championship season in school history.

Newspaper office Thanksgiving hours

In order to allow employees extra time to spend with family, the office will also be closed Friday, Nov. 27

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Jackson Police Department bookings: Nov. 25, 2015

The following names and charges appeared in the Jackson Police Department jail logbook Nov. 16-24.

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Winter Wonderland gala raises funds for Lions Club | PHOTOS

The Greater Butts County Lions Club went all out on a Winter Wonderland Wine and Cheese Gala to raise funds for the community.

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Community Calendar: Santa coming to Indian Springs State Park

The event will include story time, reindeer games, cookies, hot chocolate and free photos with Santa.

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Gunman sentenced in 2012 robbery

Antwan Damon Lyons, 30, was found guilty by a Butts County jury Nov. 17 on charges of armed robbery and conspiracy to commit armed robbery.

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Students, educators raise money for United Way

School staff, faculty and students joined together to raise $19,836 for United Way.


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