County planners to eliminate permits for religious gatherings
At least 80 people attended a pubic hearing of the Jackson County Planning Commission last week to protest the permitting of religious activities.
Planners recommend change to allow church
Trinity Lutheran Church, Athens, is a step closer to acquiring a Commerce site for Bible studies, thanks to action taken by the Commerce Planning Commission Monday night.
Jackson County man evades arrest on speaker phone
A man deputies were attempting to serve a warrant at an Old Hoods Mill Road, Commerce, residence, told them over a speakerphone in a conversation with his son to get off his property or he would "shoot every one of them" last week.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
The Macon Telegraph
Glass company to create 150 jobs in Dublin
Georgia’s first factory from the former Soviet Union is headed to Dublin, Gov. Nathan Deal and other officials announced Monday afternoon.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
City council signs off on street resurfacing
Residents of eight Commerce streets can look forward to smoother rides in the near future.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Nicholson house damaged by fire
A residence on Cooper Farm Road in Nicholson was heavily damaged by a fire late Monday night.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Great American Main Street Hometown Celebration
Submitted by Milledgeville Main Street: Milledgeville, GA- On May 18th 2014 Milledgeville was named a Great American Main Street City.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
LaGrange Daily News
In our community: July 22, 2014
Events: Advanced Tai Chi for Health class is 11:45 a.m. at The Active Life, 140 Ragland St. Tai chi is a slow-moving martial art improving balance, coordination and relaxation.
The Macon Telegraph
Beer by the glass may come to Macon-Bibb growler stores
Growler stores in Macon-Bibb County may soon be able to sell a glass of beer to be consumed on site instead of simply selling sealed jugs of alcohol to take home.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Shooting with BB gun leads to animal cruelty charge
A Commerce man faces a charge of animal cruelty after he allegedly shot his dog "at least three times" with a BB gun as a means of getting the dog to come to him.
Suspect in stolen truck shoots, kills self
A convicted felon driving a stolen truck shot and killed himself Sunday night as a Commerce police officer approached during a traffic stop.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Gainesville City Council approves road project for Chicopee Mill
Gainesville City Council approved an agreement Tuesday with the Gainesville and Hall County Development Authority for a road construction project in the Chicopee Mill Industrial Center.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Major Madison Co. High School expansion project nearly done
For nearly two years, Madison County High School hasn't been just a school. It's been a construction zone.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
LaGrange Daily News
In our community: July 12, 2014
Events: Glass Bridge Road Farmers Market is 8 to 11 a.m. at no cost to vendors. Homemade or homegrown items are welcome.
Taxi company coming to Commerce
Commerce, it appears, will soon have a taxi service. Pierre N. Mondesir, who has operated a taxi service in Winder, has filed an application for a license to operate Winder Speedy Taxi from 41 State Street.
Around Here blotter
WALLET STOLEN: On June 28, a deputy was dispatched to Shuffle's on Atlanta Highway, where a 45-year-old Winder man said someone stole his black cowhide wallet that contained $700 cash.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Labor issues remain on both U.S.coasts
Labor issues continue to dominate port news, especially on the West Coast, where the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association failed to reach a new contract agreement by the July 1 deadline.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce endorses Buddy Carter
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Thursday endorsed Republican state Sen. Buddy Carter in the 1st Congressional District runoff.
'Worst' city streets due for resurfacing
More than two miles of Commerce's "worst" streets stand to be resurfaced this fall as the city council develops its 2014 paving schedule.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Vehicles entered on Lathan Drive
Commerce police are looking for the person or persons who recently broke a window to enter one vehicle and entered three other unlocked vehicles on Lathan Drive.