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Jackson hosting Fourth of July fireworks event

The gates of Daughtry Park will open at 5 p.m. July 4. The entry fee is $5 per car.

Church Calendar: Singing Thursday at Ole Country Church

The Ole Country Church, at 2649 Ga. Highway 155 N., McDonough, will host a Thursday night singing at 7 p.m. June 25 featuring The Kingsmen.

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Junior Ranger camp makes a splash | PHOTOS

Junior Ranger programs get children into the great outdoors. Twenty-six spent last week at Indian Springs State Park.

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Community Calendar: Butts County Historical Society meeting Thursday

Sue Oglesby will be the guest speaker on the topic of the Daughters of the American Revolution during the June 25 meeting of the Butts County Historical Society.

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Pinckney to head UGA entrepreneurship program

Butts County native Bob Pinckney, former CEO of Athens-based EvoShield LLC, has been named the University of Georgia’s director of entrepreneurial programs.

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Butts County sheriff, NAACP leader attend community forum

The meeting was held June 13 at the Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel at Morehouse College under the theme “Bridging the Divide Between Cops and Citizens.”

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THE RECIPE BOX: Classic French dish, Chicken cordon blue, can be made Southern way

Today’s featured recipe could also be referred to as the lazy man’s version of Chicken cordon bleu, it is easier to make this way, and in less time - a southerner’s way of making this French dish.

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BRADY: The importance of a great dream

Today, I want to point out four ways that having a great dream can benefit us.

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Butts County Sheriff's Office CHAMPS camp offers summer activities | PHOTOS

Sheriff’s summer camp offers many activities

Local children get a taste of the outdoors during the Butts County Sheriff’s Office’s third annual CHAMPS summer camp.

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Strong Rock graduate receives scholarship

HeritageBank awarded six $1,000 scholarships to students across the bank’s service regions.

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Butts County group celebrates Amateur Radio Week

The Butts County Emergency Communications Auxiliary is celebrating Amateur Radio Week June 22-28.

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A Stroll Down Memory Lane: June 24, 2015

2005: Butts County commissioners approve controversial rezonings

A look back at news stories in Butts County, Georgia, from 10, 20, 30, 40 and 50 years ago.

Gordon State College announces honors

Several students from Butts County were recently named to the academic honors lists at Gordon State College in Barnesville.

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Dixie Divas: Being Southern takes time

It’s overwhelming and, to be honest, despite my best efforts, I fall short a lot. Which frustrates me and adds pressure.

Happy Birthday: June 24-July 1

Happy Birthday, June 24, July 1, Butts County Georgia, Jackson Georgia, Flovilla Georgia, Jenkinsburg Georgia

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