• Rudy Mangham was named Butts County Citizen of the Year at the Butts County Chamber of Commerce awards dinner and annual meeting, held Thursday, March 12 at the Central Georgia EMC Annex.

• Local artist Scott Coleman was named Butts County Chamber 2019 Hall of Fame inductee, an honor sponsored by Sherrell-Westbury Funeral Home. Coleman was unable to attend the event so a subsequent event honoring him is being planned for April.

• Butts County Employee of Year awards were presented to City of Jackson employees Clemmie Adams and Eddie Walker by Jackson Mayor Kay Pippin.

• Business of the Year - Zaxby’s (Shawn Goelz and Curtis Weaver), sponsored by May and Carter Oil Company.

• Butts County Organization of the Year – Butts Mutts, sponsored by Ameris Bank.

• Melinda McLarnon Service Award winners were Kim Freshwater, Don and Doris Cook, and the Henderson School Alumni Association Trust, sponsored by The Brickery.

• Best Table Décor – City of Jenkinsburg

• Best Table Décor First Runner Up - WellStar Sylvan Grove

• Best Table Décor Second Runner Up - Butts County School System

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