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‘Exhibit A,’ dog rescued from abuse, passes away

Buster was previously known as “Exhibit A” due to his role as evidence in an animal control case, James Lucas said.

Happy Birthday: Sept. 24-Oct. 1

Sept. 24: Mrs. Doyle Jones Jr., Walter Lawrence Batchelor, Lois Martin, Mrs. W.J. Nolan, Jenny W. Summers, Susan O’Neal Jones …

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26 teams play in Ernest Biles tournament

The tournament is a fundraiser for the Butts County Department of Leisure Services youth sports programs and provides scholarships to athletes whose families would otherwise be unable to afford the participation fees.

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Butts County Animal Control offering Saturday adoption hours

Having the shelter open an additional day for adoptions and rescue groups can increase the number of animals the shelter saves.

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Community Calendar: DAR speaker to discuss Constitution

The William McIntosh chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet Sept. 18 and hear a program entitled “Blueprint for Freedom, the Constitution of the United States.”

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United Way Butts County campaign kicks off

Local United Way Campaign Chairwoman Marcie Seleb kicked off the annual fundraising event Sept. 9 with a presentation at the Jackson-Butts County Rotary Club’s weekly luncheon meeting.

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Expert Advice: Divide and transplant spring-flowering bulbs now

Bulbs are definitely low-maintenance plants, but they aren’t “no-maintenance plants.”

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Church News: CrossOver Ministries holding fundraising cookout

A chicken-cue Sept. 20 at United Bank in Jackson will benefit its Children’s Home Missions in Uganda.

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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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