Man on moped charged with DUI
A Hull man was charged with DUI after officer Joshua Smith spotted him weaving over the roadway on a moped while on Neese Commerce Road recently.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Ledford Chiropractic opens new office
Members of the Chamber of Commerce and the community recently attended the opening of the new building for Ledford Chiropractic May 21. A ribbon cutting was held for Ledford Chiropractic, May 21, 2013.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Food bank to close July 1
A local institution that has provided emergency food supplies to thousands of needy families over the past 30 years will close its doors on July 1. The Banks-Jackson Emergency Food Bank will cease operations, board member Don Moore says, because its board of directors has been unable to find new board members and a new director.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
The McDuffie Progress
New business in Warrenton
Robert Wilson Jr. and Tim Wright have opened Southeast Auto Sales at 28 Main Street, in Warrenton.
Jackson County Blotter
CREEK POLLUTED: On June 6, Deputy Jesse Fowler was dispatched to Old Savage Road, Bogart, where a man reported that workers painting a house next to him had dumped paint on his property and some paint spilled into Bear Creek.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Jaemor growing more than food
The family-owned business is opening a satellite location in Commerce, near the intersection of Interstate 85 and U.S. 441 in Banks County.
Heroes to be hired
After returning home from years of fighting and serving for our country several of our nation's heroes may find their next job here in Albany.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Kevin Brandon Veal, 25, died Thursday, June 6, 2013 at his residence. He was born in Commerce, the son of Carl and Susan Kesler Veal of Nicholson.
Commerce coaches place emphasis on summer strength and conditioning
Following the abrupt staff changes in May, the Commerce High School football program now has its "feet on the ground," and coaches plan to trudge forwards at a steady pace this summer.
Dalton Daily Citizen
Workshop to explain federal health care bill
Is your business ready for the big changes coming in 2014 under the new federal health care law? Do you know how it will affect your health insurance, your employees and your bottom line? With major provisions going into effect in January 2014, now is the time to make sure you are prepared for the new regulations and requirements and gain a better ... (more)
Commerce man faces open container charge
A Commerce man was arrested recently after he allegedly threw a beer can from his car while officer David Kidd was behind him on Hwy.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Commerce man charged in 2 theft cases
A 24-year-old Spring Street man was arrested twice in three days in connection with thefts from local residences.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
LaGrange Daily News
In our community, June 8-16
Relatives as Parents Program RAPP hosts a yard sale fundraiser and resource day at 8 a.m. in the parking lot next to Captains Cove on Commerce Avenue.
Barrow County News
Local CNA named tops in Georgia
April Adams does quite a bit in her capacity as Certified Nursing Assistant staff development coordinator and CNA supervisor during a week at the Winder Health Care nursing home.
Cherokee's Next Generation of Leaders Recognized
The Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce during its June Good Morning Cherokee breakfast recognized the 2013 group of Cherokee County's Top 10 In 10 Young Professionals to Watch.
Woman reporting incident faces 4 charges
A Commerce woman who called police to report an incident at a convenience store wound up charged with four offenses related to the altercation.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Jackson County Blotter
DISPUTE: On May 31, Deputy Michael Stanifer met with a 55-year-old man who said he had contracted with a company in Brooklyn, N.Y., to move his belongings from his home in Rhode Island to his new address in Commerce.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Commerce to preceed with hiring 'community improvement director'
The Commerce City Council gave city manager Pete Pyrzenski the go-ahead Monday night to create the new position of "community improvement director."
Commerce teen recovering from snakebite
A Commerce teenager is recovering from a snakebite suffered last Wednesday evening in Banks County.
High-speed rail routes draw crowd
Nearly 75 people attended a public meeting Tuesday to gain information and to comment on the six proposed routes for a high-speed rail line between Atlanta and Charlotte, N.C. One of the proposals would go through Athens.