14 hrs ago
Green resigns, Howard named acting JC superintendent
Assistant superintendent April Howard was named interim superintendent of the Jackson County School System in a called meeting Monday night.
18 hrs ago
Pendergrass man charged with raping teen
A Pendergrass man remains in the Jackson County Jail without bond following his arrest Saturday on a charge of raping a teenager at his home.
Sat May 18, 2013
Jackson Co. School Supt. resigns
Just one year after accepting the position, Jackson County School Superintendent Dr.
Wed May 15, 2013
S.R. 53 Sewer project discussed at public meeting, no turnout from public
No one from the public attended a public meeting held Tuesday, May 13, in Braselton for a $1.3 million sewer system expansion project proposed for the northern area of S.R. 53.
Graduation ceremonies coming up at area high schools
It's cap and gown time for high school seniors. Graduation ceremonies are coming up at the four area high schools.
Tue May 14, 2013
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Gilmer GOP Gears up for State Convention
During last Tuesday's Gilmer County Republican Party Meeting candidates for first and second vice chairs for the state party campaigned to Gilmer's GOP group.
Jackson Co. authorities arrest 12 suspected counterfeiters
Jackson County authorities have arrested a dozen vendors for selling tens of thousands of dollars worth of counterfeit merchandise at the J&J Flea Market near Nicholson.
Mon May 13, 2013
Raphael D. Barnett peacefully went to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 9, 2013, surrounded by his family.
12 arrested at raid at J&J Flea Market
Twelve people were arrested for selling counterfeit items at a raid Saturday at J&J Flea Market.
Sun May 12, 2013
Barrow County News
Rivers Alive seeking volunteers for clean up
Volunteers from Barrow and Jackson counties are being asked to help keep the Mulberry River clean by assisting in a May 25 Rivers Alive event.
Fri May 10, 2013
Jackson County S.O. continues alcohol checks in Jefferson
A proactive undercover operation to seek out underage alcohol sales was successful for Jackson County over the weekend of May 3. The Sheriff's office says these types of operations are hugely successful.
History camp time in Jackson County
The Crawford W. Long Museum in Jefferson is holding history camps with an Explorer Camp on June 4 for ages 5 to 8 and a Discoverer's Camp for rising fourth- to seventh-graders on June 11.
Thu May 09, 2013
Barrow County Blotter
PROWLER REPORTED: On May 1, a deputy was dispatched to a Bethlehem home after a woman called saying she heard someone moving around upstairs.
Jackson County Blotter
BURGLARY CHARGED: On April 28, a deputy was dispatched to Allen Road, Commerce, for a 911 hang up call.
Madison Co. had state's lowest unemployment rate in March
According to statistics released recently by the Georgia Department of Labor, Madison County had the lowest unemployment rate of any county in Georgia during March, the latest month for which figures are available.
Wed May 08, 2013
Different Date Night
You and your date can hone your drawing skills with a visit to the Georgia Museum of Art's "Drawing in the Galleries" at 5 p.m. Thursday as you peruse exhibits together and sketch drawings based on the works of famous artists.
SPLOST Citizens Advisory Committee reviews spending
At the first meeting of the Jackson County Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax V Citizens Advisory Committee on May 1, the group discussed the SPLOST money spent by each town and the county.
Obstruction arrest made at Braselton residence
A woman was arrested at a New Liberty Way, Braselton, residence on charges of disorderly conduct and obstruction when she wouldn't leave officers alone while they were trying to arrest someone else after a foot chase.
Piedmont Rape Crisis Center moves to Hoschton from Winder
Hoschton leaders welcomed a new public service moving its headquarters into the town from Winder.
Tue May 07, 2013
Commerce man arrested in kidnapping case
The Jackson County Sheriff's Office has arrested a Commerce man stemming from a home invasion case last month.