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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.
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Fri Jul 11, 2014
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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.
Commissioners approve East Jackson fire contract
For the second time this year, the Jackson County Board of Commissioners voted to approve a contract that will pave the way for the construction of a new fire service.
Disputed sign variance request approved in Hoschton
A home builder has been allowed to advertise for six months on a city right-of-way on West Jefferson Street in Hoschton for homes he is building in the back of an existing subdivision.
Commerce man dies after motorcycle accident in Banks County
An 18-year-old Commerce man died after a motorcycle accident in Banks County Tuesday night.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Horace Grady Chandler, 90, passed away at his residence on Thursday, June 26, 2014.
Boyd Parr Jr.
Boyd Parr, Jr., 80, Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at his residence following an extended illness.
Ernest "Bugfuzz" Mitchell Minish, 71, passed away Friday, July 4, 2014, at his residence surrounded by loving family and friends.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Tanger Outlet hosts supply drive for local animal shelters
Tanger Outlets in Commerce has announced they will be aiding several north Georgia humane societies.
Jackson County blotter
THEFT: On June 30, Deputy Brandon Baker was dispatched to a home on B Wilson Road, Commerce, where a woman said she came home from vacation and found that her laptop was missing.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Three-county chase in two states ends in Banks County
A South Carolina man who led officers on a chase through three counties was injured after the vehicle he was driving crashed in Banks County early Wednesday.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
Early voting for July 22 Primary Runoff begins Monday
Early voting for the July 22 primary runoff election begins Monday and runs through July 18, excluding Independence Day.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Geocache project kicks off Saturday
Jackson County will soon become the setting of a treasure hunt as almost 200 geocachers make their way to the area Saturday.
3rd person dies after wreck on Highway 1 near Wrens
The driver of a UHaul truck involved in a crash Thursday afternoon that killed two others has also died, according to the Jefferson County Coroner.