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BRADY: Doing battle against temptation

We are never morally secure. Temptation travels with every one of us. It has no regard for custom, race or heritage. Temptation snuggles up with the wealthy and the poor, the older and the younger, the educated and the illiterate.

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Knights of Columbus donate to pregnancy center

The donation will go toward the purchase of an ultrasound machine for the center.

2005: Katrina evacuees come to Jackson

A Stroll Down Memory Lane: Sept. 9, 2015

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

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Eddie Hunter, White Harvest Band performs at Jackson Christian Church

The group plans to return soon to perform a fall concert outside on the grounds at Jackson Christian Church.

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RICH: Sticking together 150 years later

This is one reason the Yankees won — they are smart enough not to rush into unknown enemy territory.

Happy Birthday: Sept. 9-16

Butts County birthdays for the week of Sept. 9-16.

Gene Prosser

Mr. Eugene Letsworth Gene Prosser, age 77, of Milledgeville, GA, passed away Friday, August 28, 2015 at Abbey Hospice.

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Butts County Chamber of Commerce welcomes Gabino's

The Jackson restaurant is located at 789 Ga. Highway 36 W., suite B, near the intersection of Ga. 36 and Stark Road.

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Red Devils fall 28-21 in overtime Backyard Brawl | PHOTOS

The Backyard Brawl rivalry game went to overtime Friday in Forsyth.

Butts County Hospital Authority meets with WellStar officer

Tenet, based in Dallas, Texas, announced in July it was in exclusive discussions with Marietta-based WellStar Health System over the possible purchase of Tenet’s Georgia operations, but no agreement has been announced.

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Jackson Jets return for fifth season | PHOTOS

The Jets play in the Faith, Hope and Love Flag Football League, and this season have a schedule of a half dozen games, including a planned championship game against Rockdale County.

Three Rivers region's jobless rate jumps to 7.1 percent in July

The rise in unemployment was also blamed on an increase in the region’s labor force, which added more than 2,100 workers in July.

2015 ACT scores show increase

Scores on readiness test highest in five years

Jackson High School’s class of 2015 included 87 students scoring a composite 19.1 on the ACT.

Hamilton State Bank completes acquisition of Highland Commercial

Highland Commercial Bank is the sixth bank acquisition for Hamilton State Bank in the last four years.

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Butts County Historical Society hosting 26th Native American Festival

The festival includes Native American storytellers and dancers, colorful regalia and traditional music.

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Thousands of titles available at used book sale

Event raises funds for Jackson-Butts County Public Library

The annual used book sale has plenty of titles available for purchase. The money goes to the Jackson-Butts County Public Library.

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Zumba offers exercise at Butts County Senior Center

Senior center Director Chrissy Crabtree teaches the Zumba Gold classes for active older adults who are looking for a modified class that recreates original Zumba moves at a lower intensity.

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Community Calendar: Public defender panel to meet

Upcoming events in and around Butts County.

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Lady Devils stun Jordan 17-0

The only base runner Cherica Pye allowed was hit by a pitch to get on in the top of the second.

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Butts County Magistrate Court report: Sept. 2, 2015

Chief Magistrate Rebecca Pitts reports the following individuals were brought before the Butts County Magistrate Court for first appearance bond hearings during the period of Aug. 24-28.

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