Jackson County Newswire

Jackson County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Jackson County, GA.

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  1. Shooting reported in Jefferson Monday morningRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | MainStreetNews.com

    A reported shooting happened Monday morning on Marion Drive off MLK in Jefferson. A woman was reported to have been shot twice, but her injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

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  2. Football: Leopards fall to Jackson Co. in season openerRead the original story

    Friday Aug 18 | MainStreetNews.com

    Two plays into the football season, the Banks County Leopards saw the football end up on the ground and possession gained by the Jackson County Panthers. Five plays later, the Panthers were in the end zone for a touchdown; however, head coach Josh Shoemaker said his team "responded well" to the adversity that started the game as the Leopards held a 17-14 fourth-quarter lead.

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  3. FOOTBALL: Dragons cruise in Cathcart's debutRead the original story

    Friday Aug 18 | MainStreetNews.com

    Jefferson High School couldn't ask for a better beginning to the Gene Cathcart era than what they witnessed Friday night. The Dragons routed Discovery High School of Region 6-AAAAAAA 43-0 with 143 total yards and three touchdowns by Colby Wood, and 71 total yards and a pair of touchdowns by Justin Cole.

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  4. Billie CochranRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 18 | Brunswick News

    Billie Ann graduated from Jefferson High School, Jefferson, Ga., and attended the University of Georgia and Athens Business College where she taught business subjects for three years. She lived in Lakeland, Fla.

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  5. Betty Ann CooperRead the original story

    Friday Aug 18 | MainStreetNews.com

    ... and also obtained a Master Degree from Brenau University. She was a member of New Holland Baptist Church, the Jackson County Retired Teachers Association, and was retired from the Jackson County School System. Survivors include her husband of ...

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  6. Billy Joe WatersRead the original story

    Friday Aug 18 | MainStreetNews.com

    Billy Joe Waters, 77, died Wednesday, August 16, 2017. at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville.

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  7. Bruce PeytonRead the original story

    Friday Aug 18 | MainStreetNews.com

    Bruce Peyton, 85 of the Hollingsworth Community, went Home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, August 15, 2017, at his residence following an extended illness. Born in Banks County on May 29, 1932, he was the son of the late Enos Sidney Peyton and Lula Edessie Payne Peyton.

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  8. High school scoreboard: Bennett, Caymol lead Buford softball team past Winder-BarrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 16 | The Times

    Buford's Kelsey Bennett hammered a home run and hit a sac fly to produce three RBIs in the Lady Wolves' 9-0 win against Winder-Barrow on Wednesday in the Hawk Bulldog Tournament at Mill Creek in Hoschton. Mariah Wicker was 2 for 2 for Buford with two stolen bases, while teammate Arielle Oda was 2 for 3 with two stolen bases.

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  9. First day of school around the U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 16 | USA Today

    Christy Hughes holds her daughter, Allison, as she walks her son, Adam, 5, to his first day of kindergarten at Warren Road Elementary School in Augusta, Ga., Aug. 7, 2017. First day of school around the U.S. Christy Hughes holds her daughter, Allison, as she walks her son, Adam, 5, to his first day of kindergarten at Warren Road Elementary School in Augusta, Ga., Aug. 7, 2017.

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  10. New Homebuilder in Metro Atlanta - EMC HomesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 16 | PR Log

    GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. & GAINESVILLE, Ga. & JEFFERSON, Ga. - Aug. 16, 2017 - PRLog -- ATLANTA, Georgia - There's a new homebuilder in town.

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  11. 'Dick' BarbutoRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 16 | MainStreetNews.com

    Richard "Dick" Joseph Barbuto, 68, passed away Monday, August 14, 2017, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center - Braselton, surrounded by his family. Mr. Barbuto was born June 3, 1949, the son the late Joseph and Eleanor Barbuto in Weymouth, Mass.

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  12. Qualifying is next weekRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 16 | MainStreetNews.com

    Qualifying opens next week for the Nov. 7 election. Elections details for Braselton and Hoschton include: a Braselton - Monday, Aug. 21, through Wednesday, Aug. 23, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Braselton Town Hall.

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  13. VOLLEYBALL: Dragons 'redefine mojo,' off to 4-0 startRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 16 | MainStreetNews.com

    The Jefferson volleyball team has started a 4-0 in an early stretch that has tested the team's grit. The team has weathered its share of injuries so far, and even lost junior Bree Bingham for the season with an ACL tear.

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  14. SOFTBALL: Jefferson starts season with two lossesRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 16 | MainStreetNews.com

    Jefferson will look to bounce back from a tough Saturday of softball to open the season. The Dragons fell 10-1 to Effingham County and 5-1 to Peachtree Ridge at a tournament hosted by Peachtree Ridge.

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  15. SOFTBALL: Tigers open with pair of lossesRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 16 | MainStreetNews.com

    The Commerce High School softball team got off to a slow start to the 2017 season, dropping their first two games of the year on Saturday. The Lady Tigers fell to North Gwinnett and Forsyth Central .

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  16. FOOTBALL: Dragon coach says second-year Titans pose a challenge in openerRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 16 | MainStreetNews.com

    Jefferson romped over a fledgling Discovery program 48-0 to kick off last season, but the Dragons will face a program on firmer footing in its second year of varsity football. Jefferson will host the Class 7A Titans on Friday at 7:30 p.m. "They're much improved over last year a They've got a really athletic and talented defensive front and have got some playmakers, beginning with a really good running back and a couple of pretty good receivers to get the ball to," said coach Gene Cathcart, who will make his Jefferson debut Friday.

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  17. Softball: Lady Leopards' fast start continuesRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 16 | MainStreetNews.com

    After a dominating start to the 2017 season, the Banks County High School softball team made sure it didn't take its foot off of the gas during the second week of play. The Lady Leopards remained undefeated after two victories over Towns County and Lumpkin County.

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  18. Schools to delay dismissal for eclipseRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 16 | MainStreetNews.com

    Schools in Jackson County will delay dismissal on Monday, Aug. 21, for the solar eclipse. A near-total solar eclipse is expected in the area around 2:35-2:40 p.m. Dismissal details include: a Commerce - primary and elementary schools delayed until 2:55 p.m. The middle and high school dismissal will remain the same at 3:05 p.m. Parents who want to sign children out of school early are asked to do so by 1:30 p.m. Those students will be excused and allowed to make up work, but the absence will count against perfect attendance for the year, according to a school news release.

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  19. No CommentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | Boxoffice

    Initially introduced in the U.S. at CinemaCon in February 2017 and at CineEurope in June 2017, Allure is set to showcase its exclusive software platform "Autofocus" at ShowSouth. AutoFocusa enables cinema exhibitors, retail enterprises and other foodservice operators of any form to drive consumer behavior and increased revenue by automatically adapting and changing digital content and messaging in real-time.

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  20. Race Junk, Going Cheap: Skip Barber Racing School Selling Off AssetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 15 | Car & Driver

    After 40-plus years in the business of grooming the skills of drivers and racers around the country, Skip Barber Racing School filed for bankruptcy in May. Now we've learned that the school's assets will be auctioned off over a three-month period starting August 29 in Braselton, Georgia. The auction was announced by Liquid Asset Partners of Grand Rapids, Michigan, the entity tasked with selling SBRS's stuff, and it will include most or all of the physical assets owned by the "Skippy schools."

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