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  1. Christmas events on tap this weekend in CommerceRead the original story

    Yesterday | MainStreetNews.com

    Commerce will officially usher in the Christmas season this weekend with its annual Hometown Holiday events Saturday and Sunday, culminating with the arrival of Santa Claus atop the Commerce Fire Department's vintage tanker during the Christmas parade Sunday. The schedule of events includes: Saturday, Dec. 3 a 8 a.m., Hometown Hustler 5K road race starting at Spencer Park a 10-11:30, Donuts and Pictures with Santa at the Commerce Civic Center a noon, a Christmas movie at the Commerce Public Library a 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m., performances of "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever," by the Cold Sassy Players, at the Commerce Cultural Center.

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  2. Wrestling: Stacked field highlights Panther InvitationalRead the original story

    Wednesday | MainStreetNews.com

    Twenty-one teams, including four defending state champions, will make up the field at the Panther Invitational as Jackson County is set to host another grueling tournament. The tournament is set for Friday and Saturday .

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  3. Lady Panther rally falls short against Elbert Co.Read the original story

    Wednesday | MainStreetNews.com

    On a night when Jackson County played without one of its top scoring options, Logan Cook gave the Lady Panthers a chance at the end. Cook drained a 3-pointer from the left corner with 23 seconds left to pull Jackson County within a point of Elbert County, but the Lady Panthers still fell short in a 36-31 loss last Tuesday in the finals of their holiday tournament.

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  4. Charles Hardy Jr.Read the original story

    Tuesday Nov 29 | MainStreetNews.com

    Charles Lambdin Hardy, Jr., fondly known as "Buzzie", died on Monday, November 28, 2016. He was preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Paula Niven Hardy.

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  5. Commerce basketball 5KRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 23 | MainStreetNews.com

    The Commerce High School basketball program will host a 5K on Saturday Dec. 3. The Hometown Holiday Hustle 5K begins at 8 a.m. and takes place at Spencer Park, 1645 Elm St., in downtown Commerce. Proceeds will towards the basketball program.

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  6. Boys' Basketball: Tigers look for improvement in '16 seasonRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 23 | MainStreetNews.com

    Last season was one to forget for the Commerce boys' basketball program. The team went 0-23.

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  7. Girls' Basketball: New-look Lady Tigers ready for new seasonRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 23 | MainStreetNews.com

    At the end of last season, the Commerce girls' basketball team was working off the motto "next girl up." Injuries plagued the Lady Tigers down the stretch.

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  8. FOOTBALL: Leopards' season ends in SavannahRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 23 | MainStreetNews.com

    The Banks County football team saw its season come to an end Friday night in the second round of the Class AA state playoffs. The Leopards traveled to Savannah to take on the top-ranked Benedictine Cadets.

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  9. Chad FosterRead the original story

    Monday Nov 21 | MainStreetNews.com

    Chad Phillip Foster, 45, died Saturday, November 19, 2016, at Northridge Medical Center. Mr. Foster was born in Winder, the son of Rita Craven Hilton of Maysville and the late Phil Foster.

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  10. Thomas, JohnRead the original story

    Monday Nov 21 | MainStreetNews.com

    John William Thomas, 86, died Sunday, November 20, 2016, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Braselton. Mr. Thomas was born in Commerce, the son of the late William Marcus and Viola Ray Wood Thomas.

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  11. Playoff ready: Tigers set to host Taylor Co.Read the original story

    Wednesday Nov 16 | MainStreetNews.com

    The Commerce Tigers' quest for their third state title in program history begins this Friday night at Tiger Field at Ray Lamb Stadium. The Tigers are coming off a Round 1 bye in Class A Public and will host Taylor County .

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  12. First future land use map review meeting heldRead the original story

    Monday Nov 14 | MainStreetNews.com

    What will Madison County look like over the next decade? That's a question the Madison County Planning and Zoning Commission has been trying to figure out and plan for over the last several months. And Nov. 1, the group held the first of two scheduled meetings to talk about and receive public input on planned changes to the county's land use plan.

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  13. Robelia VictrumRead the original story

    Monday Nov 14 | MainStreetNews.com

    Ms. Robelia Wilhite Victrum was born September 25, 1929, in Jefferson, the daughter of the late Hoyt and Lorean Haynes Wichita. Robelia attended Jefferson Elementary and graduated from Fair Street School in Gainesville.

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  14. Suspect sought in bakery robberyRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 9 | MainStreetNews.com

    Commerce police are looking for a "big black male with long hair" who robbed the Faith and Flour Bakery on North Elm Street late Sunday evening. An employee entered the business, apparently followed by someone who struck her in the face before emptying the cash register and exiting.

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  15. Cross Country: Tigers finish 2nd and 6th at state meetRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 9 | MainStreetNews.com

    When the Commerce girls' cross country team left the starting line at last Saturday's Girls' Class A Public state meet at Carrollton High School, the goal was to win it all. When the top-five finishers crossed the Finish Line, they found themselves in second place, which isn't first.

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  16. SWIMMING: Commerce swim season underwayRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 9 | MainStreetNews.com

    The Commerce High School swim team returned to action last week at Riverside Military Academy. The Swim Tigers consist of Anna Hardy, Kate Massey, Jessie Pritchett, Samantha Davidson and newcomer William Suber.

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  17. FOOTBALL: Tigers roll into playoffsRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 9 | MainStreetNews.com

    The Commerce Tigers' football team dominated the game, but Lane Sorrow and Cole Chancey stole the show in the Tigers' trouncing of George Walton Academy last Friday night. Sorrow rushed for 157 yards and two touchdowns and passed for 71 yards and one score, while Chancey added 192 yards and two touchdowns on the ground to lead Commerce to a dominating 42-6 victory over the Bulldogs.

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  18. Jean HarrisRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 8 | MainStreetNews.com

    Jean Minish Hardman Harris, 74, died on Monday, November 7, at her residence. Born in Madison County, she was the daughter of the late Ferris Minish and Cecile Simmons Minish.

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  19. Robber hits Faith and Flower BakeryRead the original story

    Monday Nov 7 | MainStreetNews.com

    Commerce police are looking for a "big black male with long hair" who robbed the Faith and Flour Bakery on North Elm Street late Sunday evening. An employee entered the business, apparently followed by someone who struck her in the face before emptying the cash register and exiting.

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  20. Peggy CollinsRead the original story

    Monday Nov 7 | MainStreetNews.com

    Peggy Elizabeth Collins, 73, died Friday, November 4, 2016, at Gentiva Hospice in Athens Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Collins was born in Maysville, the daughter of the late W.C. and Bernice Stewart Duncan.

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