The Butts County Board of Education and Board of Commissioners each on Thursday set the millage rates for their 2015-16 operations.
Owen Lewis Lal is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Cawthon of Jackson, Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Stowers of Jackson, and Mr. and Mrs. Mike Lal of Birmingham, Ala.
Sheri Nita Holland is a 2009 graduate of Jackson High School and the daughter of Chuck and Virgie Holland.
Butts County birthdays for the week of July 8-15.
A mob of nearly 50 people burst in to a Macon Wal-Mart and smashed merchandise early Sunday morning.
McDonough City officials and staff say the removal of old flags from the Square is not in response to the Charleston shooting tragedy.
Georgia was ranked the No. 1 job creator in the clean energy industry during the first quarter of 2015, thanks in part to the state's strong solar industry.
Atlanta-based Chick-fil-A has been named the top fast food restaurant in the United States for customer satisfaction, according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index Restaurant Report released this week.
Mr. Forace Gravitt, age 84, of Flovilla, GA, passed away Friday, June 26, 2015 at Piedmont Henry Hospital
In a brief meeting Thursday, the Butts County Board of Education unanimously approved a $27.1 million spending plan for its 2015-16 fiscal year. The Butts County Board of Commissioners held a public hearing Thursday on its proposed $18.58 million budget for next year, but took no action.
Court officials in Butts County reported early this week having issued just one license under new gender-neutral forms.
The gates of Daughtry Park will open at 5 p.m. July 4. The entry fee is $5 per car.
Butts County officials have named Keith Moffett the sole finalist for the county government’s top job and commissioners are expected to vote on his formal confirmation July 13.
In observance of the Fourth of July holiday, the office of the Jackson Progress-Argus will be closed July 3.
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 June 22-26.
Georgia Department of Labor officials attributed most of the increase to the spike in new workers entering the labor force in the area.
The city of Jackson will host its annual “Red, White and Boom!” Fourth of July celebration at Daughtry Park July 4. The gates of the park will open at 5 p.m.
Route from Charleston, S.C., to Los Angeles stops in Butts County
For the sixth year in a row, Overland cross country bike riders stopped in Jackson.
The Butts County Department of Leisure Services U10 All-Stars baseball team is coached by Flint Gavel.
The Butts County Department of Leisure Services U12 All-Stars softball team is coached by Joan Barnes.