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Jackson County man died of smoke inhalation, coroner reports
A Commerce man killed in a fire that destroyed his home on Feb. 27 died of smoke inhalation, Jackson County Coroner Keith Whitfield said Thursday.
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Wed Mar 05, 2014
Jackson County armed robbery suspect remains in Hall County Jail
An armed robbery suspect who spent 14 days on the run from law enforcement has admitted to the robbery, according to Jackson County Sheriff's investigators.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Royston man seriously hurt when fleeing car slams his truck
A fleeing vehicle driven by a Commerce woman slammed into a truck driven by a Royston man on U.S. Highway 441 early Sunday, resulting in serious injuries to him and to herself.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Cook's Corner: Readers fondly recall McCall's recipe cards
Andrea asked for the recipe for Chicken Kiev that came from a set of cooking cards McCall's magazine published in the 1970s.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Food bank to begin Monday evening hours
Recognizing a growing need and trying to better accommodate those who work during the day, the Banks-Jackson Food Bank is now open for two hours on Monday nights.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Firefighters discover mans body following fire
Firefighters in Jackson County early Thursday morning discovered the body of a man inside a residence destroyed by fire.
Feds approve disaster relief for oyster industry
State and federal elected officials said Wednesday that the U.S. Department of Commerce has approved $6.3 million in disaster assistance funding.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Chase lands Hoschton man in trouble
A Hoschton man faces eight traffic offenses, one of which is a felony, for trying to elude Commerce police.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Charles William Savage, 81, passed away Saturday, February 22, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville.
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Big land purchase will spur industrial park project
When the east side and the west side of the Fall Line Freeway finally meet at U.S. 441 below Milledgeville, there’s going to be an industrial park because of a big land purchase now in its final stages.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Athens Chamber of Commerce honors civic leaders at annual dinner
Champions of Athens were highlighted Monday at the annual meeting of the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce, some for decades of public service and others for work they've done for the business advocacy organization.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
God opened up the gates of heaven for our dear mother, grandmother, and friend on Thursday, February 20, 2014.
Carroll joins Jackson Co. chamber
The Jackson County Area Chamber of Commerce has filled the Membership Sales Representative position, hiring Hoschton resident Leigh Carroll for the job.
Jasperites Work on Strategic Plan
Last Friday the Forward Jasper Steering Committee, along with a diverse group of Jasper County community and business leaders, met with Dr. Marj Davis at Mercer University School of Engineering to begin developing a specific plan for strategic improvements for our community.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Jackson County blotter
WOMAN ARRESTED: On Feb. 14, Deputy Steven Thomas and other deputies were dispatched to the Fairfields Inn in Commerce, where they received information that Ashley R. Skinner was located.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Commerce man wanted for armed robbery
The Jackson County Sheriff's Office is looking for a 36-year-old Commerce man in connection with an attempted armed robbery.
Commerce council okays garbage/recycling contract
The Commerce City Council achieved one of Mayor Clark Hill's goals Monday night.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Ida Ruth Parks, 86, died Tuesday, February 18, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
Authorities on lookout for Jackson County armed robbery suspect
A 36-year-old Commerce man who tried to rob a Jackson County convenience store last week remained on the run Tuesday, possibly in the Hall County area, authorities said.