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5K race raises money for Red Devils | PHOTOS

The event was organized by a group of Red Devils alumni and raised $3,000 to benefit the football team.

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Rainy weather doesn’t stop Farm Day

Rain doesn’t stop annual event

The annual Farm Day may have been rained out at its original site, but that did not stop organizers from taking the field trip to the schools.

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Consumer Qs: Lettuce-free salad alternatives

Consider purchasing a mandolin that will allow you to cut vegetables into thin strips or slices. Instead of chunks of carrots, you can have ribbons of carrots that will blend more readily with other vegetables.

BRADY: Only forgiveness heals

I’m not talking about God’s forgiveness as being rare. God is always ready to forgive. But I am talking about our human forgiveness as being rare.

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Local Rotarians raising awareness of human trafficking

Dave McCleary, director of the Rotarian Action Group Against Child Slavery for the Americas and founder of End Human Trafficking Now, was the guest speaker at the Jackson-Butts County Rotary Club meeting April 28.

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Mama B: A most memorable mother

For a long time, Mama simply seethed as Mama B proudly recounted the story. Finally, several years after Daddy died, Mama had had enough.

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Ga. police charge former SEC football standout with murder in child's death

A former SEC-standout football star has been charged with murder in the death of his girlfriend’s 4-year-old son in Buford, Ga.

Happy Birthday: May 6-13

May 6: Mrs. B.F. Mitchell, Conner Dodson, James Lawton, Albert Cleveland Smith, W.J. James, Mrs. John Cochran, Harry Allen Reeves, William Dawson Heath …

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A Stroll Down Memory Lane: May 6, 2015

2005: Homeowners receive revaluation notices

They had 30 days to appeal. It was the first time in many years the county had revalued all property in a single year.

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Area Engagements: Young-Jones

The wedding and reception are planned for Sept. 19. Following the wedding, the couple will reside in Jackson.

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Jackson-Butts County Rotary Club welcomes new member

Betsy Brown recently joined the Jackson-Butts County Rotary Club

Nora Ball

Nora Sanders Harrison Ball, age 94, of Jackson, GA passed away Saturday, April 24, 2015 at The Retreat in Monticello

Taffe Douglas

Taffe Douglas, age 43 of Jenkinsburg passed away April 19, 2015, after a 20 month battle with cancer.

Marcus Lawson

Marcus Kent Lawson, age 54, a life-long resident Jackson, GA, passed away Saturday, April 25, 2015 at his home after battling cancer and a number of health issues

Frances Burden

Mrs. Frances Irene Sealock Burden, age 82, of Jackson, passed away Sunday, April 26, 2015 at Westbury Medical Care Home in Jackson.

Coleman Hammond

Mr. Coleman Kapiloff Hammond, age 24, of Griffin, GA, passed away on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 in St. Johnsbury Center, Vermont, a favorite place of his.

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THOMAS: Another signpost on the road to destruction

When future historians analyze the decline of America they need look no further than the trivialities increasingly occupying our time and concerns instead of substantive matters seriously threatening our existence.

GaDOE working with all school districts to pull Blue Bell products

Health inspectors are performing physical checks during scheduled food service inspections at schools to ensure all of these products are no longer served.

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Former COO Alex Cohilas expresses gratitude in departing email

Clayton County’s latest former chief operations officer seemed thankful for the opportunity to serve the county once more.

Police arrest three suspects after home invasion leads to lockdown of four Henry County schools

Four schools in Ola were on a soft lockdown Tuesday morning due to a nearby home invasion.

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