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Rock Springs Christian Academy announces October Star Students

The October Star Students at Rock Springs Christian Academy in grades 2K through fifth were announced recently.

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A Stroll Down Memory Lane: Oct. 29, 2014

2004: Five arrested after meth operation

Members of the Special Tactics and Rescue Team executed a search warrant at a residence on Tussahaw Point Drive and arrested five people after a two-month investigation

Georgia leaders promote parent-engagement in education

Georgia first lady Sandra Deal and State School Superintendent John Barge have announced the roll out of the “I CAN Play a Role” campaign.

Happy Birthday: Oct. 29-Nov. 5

Oct. 29: Lanier Price, D.W. Cochran, Mrs. H.J. Maddox, Mrs. Elizabeth Harper, Victor Sheffield, Charles T. Huggins, Thomas Wright …

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BRADY: Friends are those who bring out our best

This person doesn’t need to exploit our weaknesses or attack our strengths. Because this person takes the time to get to know us, the difficulty of living out our convictions is understood. This person is a friend.

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Dixie Divas: Knowing when you're out of control

First of all, you’re not out of control because people who are really out of control have no idea they’re out of control.

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Jackson High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes group growing

Several members of the Red Devils football team, including leaders within the senior class, are among those on the FCA’s leadership committee and have been encouraging more attendance at the club’s weekly meetings before school.

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Volunteers target litter in Jackson

The second volunteer cleanup day organized by the Jackson Clean City Task Force focused on Second and Third streets, Park Avenue, W.W. Carr Avenue, George Tate Drive, Mulberry and Oak streets and other streets throughout various council districts.

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Butts County disabilities center celebrates Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Activities included a pink clothing fashion show, a parade through the parking lots of Daughtry Park where the service center is located, and a pink balloon release.

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Community Calendar: Jackson trash amnesty week continues

Trash Amnesty Week for residents with trash pick-up service in the City of Jackson is Oct. 20-25. For more information, call City Hall at 770-775-7535.

Local Halloween events

The following is a few of the Halloween-related events coming up in the area.

Area Halloween events

The following is a few of the Halloween-related events coming up in the area.

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Christian artists headline Flovilla Day and Gospel Fest | PHOTOS

Part yard sale and part Christian concert, the combined Flovilla Day and Gospel Fest on Saturday filled Heard Street with music, the aroma of smoked barbecue and odds and ends for sale.

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Local events celebrate Halloween

Ghouls and boys — and girls — from all over Butts County and beyond will be checking their fangs, making sure their capes are on tight and heading out to Halloween events this year.

Halloween safety tips

Swords, knives, and similar costume accessories should be short, soft and flexible.

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