These students are nominated and chosen by grade level. The criteria for nomination and selection is representing the school’s core #RD4L principles: respect for self, respect for others, respect for the school and respect for learning.
More than 100 students were able to visit the school's media center to create miniature candy turkeys using Oreo cookies, frosting, candy corns and other items.
Friendship and Saint Paul African Methodist Episcopal churches will host a prayer breakfast at 10 a.m. Nov. 23 at Friendship AME Church
According to emergency responders, workers planned to shut down I-75 northbound at Ga. 36 in order to land an air ambulance on the interstate.
Chief Magistrate Rebecca Pitts reports the following individuals were brought before the Magistrate Court of Butts County for first appearance bond hearings Nov. 4-10.
Jackson High School students on Monday paid tribute to more than 20 military veterans in attendance during their annual Veterans Day assembly in the high school gym.
The Turtle Cove Women’s Club will host a health fair and pancake breakfast from 8:30 a.m. to noon Nov. 16 at 223 Clubhouse Drive, Monticello
Gospel Truth Mission Seventh-day Adventist Church, at 1009 E. Third St., Jackson, will hold a “Hope for Jackson” revival from 7 to 8 p.m. Nov. 10-13, and Nov. 15 and 16. There will be free food and door prizes.
Neal Patel, a seventh grade student at Henderson Middle School, has taken the first step to becoming an internationally recognized artist by winning a local competition sponsored by the Greater Butts County Lions Club.
Rock Springs Christian Academy students recently competed and placed in the 4-H District Project Achievement Competition at Rock Eagle 4-H Center.
The Georgia Supreme Court on Tuesday denied a request to halt the execution of condemned inmate Ray Jefferson Cromartie, who is scheduled to be executed Nov. 13.
The preliminary investigation revealed that Robert Lewis Henderson Jr., 36, of Flovilla, and Antonio DeMarty Evans, 39, of Flovilla, were located at the Waffle House and had a confrontation with the shooting victim.
The institute hosted its Caregiver of the Year awards ceremony for regional honorees in three categories Oct. 24 at the Rees Park Economic Development Center in Americus.
Southern Crescent Technical College has announced the nomination of 26 students for the 2020 Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL). The announcement came during a reception held Oct. 22.
Daylight saving time ends at 2 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 3, when clocks need to be moved back one hour to standard time. It is also a good opportunity to check smoke and carbon monoxide alarms and make sure they are working properly.
The Piedmont Academy Robotics Team finished in first place in the robotics game portion of the Georgia BEST Robotics Competition held Oct. 26 at the Clarkston campus of Georgia State University.
A federal judge has barred the Butts County Sheriff's Office from placing "No trick-or-treat" signs at the homes of three registered sex offenders this Halloween.
Cromartie was convicted in 1997 on charges of malice murder, aggravated assault, aggravated battery, armed robbery and four counts of possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime in two separate shootings.
Chief Magistrate Rebecca Pitts reports the following individuals were brought before the Magistrate Court of Butts County for first appearance bond hearings Oct. 21-Nov. 3.
With rides, games and treats provided by Forever Young Amusements, the fair gave residents of Butts County and surrounding areas a chance to participate in a traditional small-town carnival.