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A variety of vendors sold their springtime wares at Jackson Presbyterian Church’s Spring Fling and Community Plant Sale held on the church lawn April 12.
Opening Day: 50 teams take the field
The Butts County Department of Leisure Services’ Opening Day parade and first-pitch ceremony April 12 kicked off a day of competition among youth teams ages 4 to 14.
If there is a day that is a touchstone for each year of my life, it is Easter.
The Shoebox Project campaign this year runs from March 1 to May 1.
One plant may be known by many different names, and one variety of plant may be known by different names as well.
Santana’s Tex-Mex Grill offers a diverse menu that includes basic Mexican food items, as well as hamburgers, steak, crab claws, fried frog legs, bison burgers and alligator wraps.
2004: Jackson Elementary School fifth-grader wins design contest
Jackson Elementary School fifth-grader Tyler Van Dusen was the winner of the Governor’s Student Design Competition for Manufacturing Appreciation Week. He received $500 and lunch with the governor.
April 16: Felton Smith, Joyce Taylor, Franklin Batchelor, Jean Ann Evans, Richard Ivey, George Lindsey, Pam Landrum, Douglas Frost
Vendors will have plants, honey, jams, jellies and handcrafted items for sale.
Jackson High School students are given the task of interpreting a novel and creating a museum display that incorporates a number of elements, including a video, art, vocabulary words, music and artifacts all tied to the book.
For the first time in 14 years, Dauset Trails Nature Center will hold its Bluebirds and Bluegrass Festival and Easter egg hunt on separate dates and one week before Easter Sunday.
The Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine was recently given the Center of Distinction Award by Healogics Inc.
The winning ticket was sold at a Chevron station in McDonough, at 898 Ga. Highway 81 E.
The Butts County Department of Leisure Services held its 15th annual Volunteer Recognition Hall of Fame Banquet on March 31 to recognize and honor those in the community who have given their time and resources to the department.
Field trips like the one to Noah’s Ark provide senior citizens an opportunity to learn new things, to socialize, and to improve their health and well-being.
The tire holds enough water to hatch mosquito eggs and offers protection from predators and insecticide treatments.
Deborah Hudgins won the systemwide and district cooking competitions with a breakfast casserole that has ingredients that include ham, eggs, cheddar cheese, 1-percent milk and wheat bread.
- Macedonia Baptist Church’s mission work starts locally
- Jackson Presbyterian Church Spring Fling brings variety of vendors (WITH PHOTO GALLERY)
- Church News: Churches hosting Holy Week services
- Church News: Revival this week at Zion Missionary
- Church News: Many programs at Jackson UMC
- Church News: Men’s Day Sunday at Gospel of Christ
- Church News: Revival continues at Friendship Baptist
- Church News: Churches hosting Ash Wednesday services
- Church News: Presbyterian choir to sing at Westbury
- Jackson couple wins Jackson United Methodist Church wedding giveaway
Food and Recipes
- Judges choose 35 Flavor of Georgia finalists
- UGA study weighs fresh vs. frozen
- Consumer Qs: Salmon salad not uniquely Georgian
- Peanuts and blueberries are healthy, Georgia grown snacks
- Consumer Qs: Will ‘Centennial Farms’ show air again?
- Consumer Qs: Why add additives?
- Consumer Qs: Any plants deer won’t eat?
- Consumer Qs: Flowering kale best planted in fall
- Consumer Qs: Pollen comes in variety of colors
- Consumer Qs: The three parts of a chicken wing
Home and Garden
- Butts County cities, garden clubs celebrate Arbor Day
- Consumer Qs: After cold snap, have patience with evergreens
- Expert Advice: Simple ways to go green in 2014
- Expert Advice: Many ways to protect plants from cold
- Consumer Qs: Okra comes in several large varieties
- Expert Advice: Gardening possible even in small spaces
- UGA study weighs fresh vs. frozen
- Expert Advice: Gift ideas for gardeners
- Jackson rose gardener receives district recognition
- Butts County Farm Bureau highlighting Farm-City Week