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Kraft issues voluntary recall of some American Singles cheese product

Kraft Foods said on Friday it is voluntarily recalling 7,691 cases of some varieties of its Kraft American Singles as a precautionary measure after a supplier failed to store an ingredient correctly.

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Red Devils drop season opener to Mary Persons

The Red Devils went into the locker room down 27-7, but returned to the field to put together a solid offensive drive.

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Art quilter finds inspiration everywhere | PHOTOS

Jackson resident Regina Carter to be featured in local exhibit

The Jackson resident will be one of two fabric artists featured in the upcoming exhibition “Turn Around: Quilts and Wood” at The Arts Center in the Village at Indian Springs.

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A Stroll Down Memory Lane: Sept. 3, 2014

2004: Hurricane Frances closes schools, causes power outages

Strong winds and driving rain from the remnants of Hurricane Frances caused power outages and downed trees in Butts County during the early morning hours Sept. 7. The aftermath of the storm blocked roads, closed schools for a day and left some residents without power for several days.

Church News: St. Mary to host Order of Christian Initiation

This is a learning experience for anyone wishing to become Catholic and/or those who need a refresher on the history and tradition of the faith.

Consumer Qs: Bradford pear a problematic tree

Question: Is it true I can no longer purchase a Bradford pear tree? Someone told me this at a nursery.

Dixie Divas: Wisdom of our parents lives on

I cling to the pieces of wisdom they left behind. Some simple, some complex, but all accurate and smart.

Dragon*Con 2014 expected to draw record crowds

A record number of gamers, cosplayers, comic book readers and pop culture fans are expected to pour into downtown Atlanta this Labor Day weekend for the 28th consecutive year of Dragon Con.

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Inmate sentenced to 20 years for stabbing guard

Ricky Jacktavian Mosley, 27, was an inmate at the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison in Jackson when he stabbed the guard in the shoulder Dec. 18, 2011.

Happy Birthday: Sept. 3-10

Sept. 3: Wilbur Howell Singley, George Brooks, Mrs. A.J. Youngblood, Dickie Moore, Frank Coleman, C.B. Harris, Cindy F. Vaughn …

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Margaret Mitchell’s masterpiece still a moneymaker for Clayton County

In Clayton County, tomorrow isn’t just another day, it’s another day to benefit from being the fictional home of Scarlett O’Hara.

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Jackson High School majorettes return to Red Regiment

This year, the Red Regiment Marching Band will once again include the twirling, moves and sparkle of majorettes.

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Jackson High School Red Regiment halftime show makes visual statement

The main emphasis for this year’s Jackson High School Red Regiment Marching Band halftime show is on making a visual impact.

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Red Devils to rely on running offense

Also at quarterback will be Sha’Colvian Douglas, a defensive back last year who is getting the shot at taking snaps as a junior this year.

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Jackson High cheerleaders bring spirit to sidelines

The cheerleaders of the varsity and junior varsity cheer squads have worked in the off-season to build new cheers, choreograph new dance routines and to perfect new acrobatics all in an effort to keep the team and the fans enthused and rooting for a Red Devils win.

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2014 Jackson High School Red Devils football coaches

The Jackson High School Red Devils football coaching staff

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Jackson High School Red Devils, cheerleaders

The Red Devils players and cheerleaders

Danny EDalgo

Isom Daniel Danny EDalgo, of Jackson, Georgia passed away Saturday, August 9th, 2014, at the Newton Medical Hospital in Covington, GA.

Christopher Dodson

Mr. Christopher Lee Dodson, age 32, of Jackson passed away Thursday, August 21, 2014 in a Spalding County Healthcare Facility.

Eugene Hancock

Reverend Eugene Paul Gene Hancock, age 68, of Jackson, GA passed away Thursday, August 21, 2014 at Piedmont Henry Hospital.

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