The Rock Creek Missionary Baptist Church, at 2051 Ga. Highway 42 S., Flovilla, will be hosting its annual Pre-Church 157 Anniversary Carnival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 12.
During a public hearing Thursday, the project faced some opposition from Butts County residents and questions from others.
Homecoming Sunday at Jackson United Methodist Church, 409 E. Third St., Jackson, will be Sept. 22 with Will Zant preaching. A covered-dish luncheon will follow the traditional service.
Family members, teachers, coaches, mentors and others celebrated Ball's life as an example of overcoming struggle, reaching great heights and remaining true to one's roots and upbringing.
The Rotary Club on Sept. 10 presented 115 helmets to the Butts County Department of Leisure Services, and hosted a program on the topic of concussion in youth sports.
The William McIntosh chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Chapter House in Jackson.
Under the guidance of Foothills Education Charter High School, school administrators are working to establish a standalone charter high school that will be called Middle Georgia Education Charter High School.
Usually, visitors to the University of Georgia associate trips to the Athens campus with the hedges and ball fields, but UGA horticulture student Kendall Busher wants them to consider the trees.
Chief Magistrate Rebecca Pitts reports the following individuals were brought before the Magistrate Court of Butts County for first appearance bond hearings Sept. 9-15.
Local health departments, sheriff's offices, police departments, Safe Kids chapters and other partners will host free car seat checks and classes across the state during CPS week, which is Sept. 15-Sept. 21.
Former Jackson High Red Devil Neiron Ball, who went on to play for the Florida Gators and Oakland Raiders, has died, his family and agent announced Tuesday. He was 27.
The proposed regulations specify minimum roof pitch, allowable roof materials and the materials used for cladding at least three sides of homes.
Jackson native Erik Sylvain was among the members of the 2019 class of Woodrow Wilson Georgia Teaching Fellows recognized last month in Atlanta by Gov. Brian Kemp.
Chief Magistrate Rebecca Pitts reports the following individuals were brought before the Magistrate Court of Butts County for first appearance bond hearings Sept. 3-8.
The panels were funded by a $58,000 Solar for Schools grant administered by the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority.
When using a non-climbing portable or ladder stand, hunters should securely fasten the stand to the tree and install ladders or steps according to the manufacturer’s directions.
Once a week, members of the group, including Butts County Senior Service Specialist Jay Bevis, gather around a table at the Butts County Senior Center to work on various projects.
I usually refrain from commenting on the topic de jour in the media. I’m not much of a “bandwagon” person. Let everyone else have their say and when the dust has settled, I will have mine. Otherwise, you risk being lost in the noise.
Chief Magistrate Rebecca Pitts reports the following individuals were brought before the Magistrate Court of Butts County for first appearance bond hearings Aug. 26-Sept. 2.
Atlanta gas prices have fallen 1 cent per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.43/g Tuesday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,134 stations. Gas prices in Atlanta are 19.5 cents per gallon lower than a month ago, yet stand 28.9 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.
The Butts County Historical Society will host the 30th annual Native American Festival from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 7 and 8 at the Indian Spring Hotel/Museum.