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Red Devils roll over Kendrick High

Senior Juan Sims ran for 50 yards on Jackson’s second play of the drive, giving the Red Devils their first touchdown of the night.

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Butts County Council for the Arts announces amateur show winners

The Jackson-Butts County Council for the Arts recently announced the winners of the People’s Choice Awards in three categories.

A Stroll Down Memory Lane: Sept. 17, 2014

2004: Butts County United Way sets fundraising goal of $106,000

The Butts County United Way 2004 Campaign kicked off this week at the Butts County Rotary Club luncheon with the goal to raise $106,000 this year.

Butts County Fair show, contest winners announced

The following are the results for shows and contests presented by the Exchange Club of Jackson at the 2014 Butts County Fair, which was held Sept. 2-6.

BRADY: Kindness sorely needed

Our fractured, violent, mistrusting world is literally begging for kind neighbors, for people willing to show some compassion.

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Violin students entertain church men’s club

The program was dedicated to the late Raymond Waites and donations were made to the Georgia United Methodist Children’s Home.

Dixie Divas: My friend Lindsay

I read his monthly column, sharing his frustration as he searched at length for the perfect rug and his cautious excitement as he launched into building a weekend lake home. When he wrote his Top Ten decorating tips, I tore out the page and saved it.

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Ceremonies recall 9/11 terror attacks | PHOTOS | VIDEO

The ceremony, held just outside the front doors of the jail, included a prayer from Abundant Life Church Pastor Jeremiah Hosford and remarks from Butts County Sheriff Gary Long.

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Obama orders U.S. air strikes in Syria against Islamic State

President Barack Obama told Americans on Wednesday he had authorized U.S. air strikes for the first time in Syria and more attacks in Iraq in a broad escalation of a campaign against the Islamic State militant group.

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Chick-fil-A founder Truett Cathy eulogized at funeral | PHOTOS

Chick-fil-A founder Truett Cathy was remembered for his wit, wisdom, community service and faith at his funeral in Jonesboro Wednesday.

Happy Birthday: Sept. 17-24

Sept. 17: Clay Brooks, Palmer Jolly, Robert Larry Whidby, Mrs. Max Pea, Stewart Maddox, Tommy Fletcher, J.W. O’Neal III, Mrs. Dewey Nicholson …

Margarett Holloway

Margarett Diane Edwards Holloway, age 72, of Jackson, GA passed away Friday, September 5, 2014 at Spalding Regional Medical Center.

William Crum

William Lewis Billy Crum, age 85, of Shiloh Rd., Jackson, GA passed away Sunday, September 7, 2014 at Sacred Journey Hospice in McDonough, GA

Fred White

Mr. Fred T. White, age 73, of Jackson, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, August 30, 2014

Joe Patrick

Mr. Joe Bell Patrick, Sr., age 74, of Jackson, passed away Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at his residence.

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Community Calendar: LifeSouth blood drive Wednesday

Atlanta South 75 Travel Center, at 122 Truck Stop Way, Jackson, will host a LifeSouth blood drive Sept. 10 from 2 to 7 p.m.

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U2 releases new album for free on iTunes

Apple is giving away U2's new album, "Songs of Innocence," for free on its iTunes store through Oct. 13.

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Apple unveils the Watch, larger iPhones at star-studded event | PHOTOS

Apple unveiled the "Apple Watch" alongside two new iPhones with sharper and larger displays on Tuesday, calling the wearable device the next chapter in its history.

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Jackson officer resigns following arrest

According to police and sheriff’s office incident reports, authorities were called to a Jackson home in response to a domestic dispute involving Guthrie just after 8:30 p.m. Sept. 2.

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Native traditions highlighted at Indian Springs festival | PHOTOS | VIDEO

The Indian Springs Native American Festival, hosted by the Butts County Historical Society Saturday and Sunday, marked its 25th year over the weekend.


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