When it comes down to it, the more knowledgeable and better trained our wonderful teachers are, the better we can serve our students.
Steven Gerard McCollum was shot multiple times by police on July 12 and was arrested Wednesday, according to authorities.
FLOWERY BRANCH — The Atlanta Falcons opened up their 2015 Training Camp at the team’s facility in Flowery Branch Friday morning.
The tax-free weekend on purchases of items like clothing and computers up to certain totals ends Saturday at midnight.
Tenet Healthcare, based in Dallas, Texas, announced last week it is in exclusive discussions over the possible sale with Marietta-based WellStar Health System.
2005: Roadway named for Frank G. Harris
Butts County, Georgia, news from 10, 20, 30, 40 and 50 years ago.
About two days into the search, he decided he had not lost the pocket knife naturally but that it had been stolen.
Butts County birthdays Aug. 5-12.
Nestled along Ga. Highway 42 in Flovilla, adjacent to Indian Springs State Park, The Village at Indian Springs is a destination featuring boutique shops, gardens, an art gallery and cottages catering to travelers in town to visit the park or to stay for special events like weddings.
All you need is a PINES — Public Information Network for Electronic Services — library card in good standing to check out items from any library in Georgia, including the Jackson-Butts County Pubic Library.
Today, the hospital is operated under an agreement with Tenet Healthcare and is part of its network of more than 80 hospitals.
The Department of Leisure Services also offers tumbling lessons, cheerleading and gymnastics. Numerous adult exercise classes like Zumba offer adults and active older adults an opportunity to stay in shape.
Butts County was named for Capt. Samuel Butts, who was an officer of the state militia.
The board’s chairman is selected from among the five members by his or her colleagues to serve a one-year term that begins at the first meeting of the year each January.
The school system has approximately 3,500 students and employs about 500 people, making it one of the largest employers in the county.
The Butts County Fair is held each October in Jackson.
The contest, which most recently has been sanctioned by the Georgia Barbecue Association, pays out thousands of dollars in prizes.
The 2015 event was the 21st year the city of Jackson has presented the Independence Day program.
The event is a chance for the nonprofit Dauset Trails Nature Center to showcase its tranquil setting and animal exhibits and to invite other organizations to promote their community service and nature causes.
While the venues have changed over the years — from church fellowship halls to most recently a private residence — what has remained the same is the event’s focus on spotlighting businesses, organizations, employees and other leaders in Butts County.