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  1. EJCHS hoops coach launches community reading projectRead the original story

    Wednesday |

    First-year East Jackson basketball coach David Akin is an avid reader, juggling 3-4 books at a time even during the season. He's hoping to instill the same passion for the written word within the youth in the East Jackson community.


  2. Marvin to continue softball career at RadfordRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 23 |

    After helping the East Jackson softball team win its first-ever state title, pitcher Jessie Marvin will head to Radford University in Virginia to pitch in college next fall. Marvin signed her letter of intent to play at Radford last Friday.


  3. Commerce, Jackson schools begin FridayRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2016 |

    When the 2016-17 school year starts Friday, approximately 1,555 students are expected to enter the hallways of the Commerce City School System's four schools. That would represent an increase of about 55 students over the first day last year.


  4. Estelle KiddRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2016 |

    Estelle Gober Kidd, 87, former resident of Jackson, Ga., passed away Tuesday, July 26, 2016, at the Pine Pointe Hospice in Macon. She was born August 12, 1928, in Commerce, the daughter of the late Henry Branham Gober and Ruby Minnish Gober.


  5. County schools face major changesRead the original story

    May 26, 2016 |

    Some major changes may be coming to the Jackson County School System during the 2017-2018 school year. In a bid to address overcrowding on the system's west side and to cut facilities costs, system leaders are poised to recommend major actions to the board of education next month.


  6. Baseball: Peachtree Ridge's Tedd Sims tapped as new Eagle coachRead the original story

    May 18, 2016 |

    While this may be Tedd Sims' first head coaching job, he's no rookie to the responsibilities he'll soon undertake. The long-time assistant, who was recently hired as East Jackson's next baseball coach, believes the 10 years he spent as a pitching coach at Peachtree Ridge has prepped him well for his new post.


  7. WJ residents want Benton Elementary School closedRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2016 |

    Saying more resources need to be focused on alleviating overcrowding in West Jackson schools, three parents demanded Monday night that Benton Elementary School be closed and consolidated with East Jackson Elementary School to save money. Libby Christiansen, Cyndi Smith and Heather Meadows, all parents of children at Gum Springs Elementary School, asked the Jackson County Board of Education to take the action to help free funds for more classroom space in the West Jackson Area.


  8. County BOE facing 'difficult' budget decisionsRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2016 |

    Jackson County's Board of Education is facing "difficult decisions" with its facilities budget. The BOE discussed its budget priorities during its March 25 training.


  9. Raiders down Pickens, JacksonRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2016 |

    Madison County's baseball team traveled to Jasper for a doubleheader on Saturday and left with two wins. The Raiders faced former Raider Casey Bates and his Pickens Dragons in game one and finished off the day facing another former Raider Chad Gillespie's Jackson High School team.


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