Beef Show Judge Mike McGuire, Jackson EMC Board of Directors Bill Carpenter and Supreme Champion Heifer winner Morgan McDaniel of Jackson County 4-H

56 youth, 85 animals compete in JEMC’s Quality Beef Show Competition

Representing Future Farmers of America chapters (FFA) and 4-H clubs from Banks, Barrow, Franklin, Hall, Jackson, Madison and Oglethorpe counties, 56 young people gathered recently to compete for awards, ribbons and cash prizes in the 2016 Jackson Electric Membership Corporation’s ...

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Tracy Woodall of Woodall Creative Group welcomes visitors to the Feb. 11 open house celebrating the design firm's 25th anniversary. See more scenes below.

Hoschton-based Woodall Creative Group celebrates 25th anniversary

Hoschton-based Woodall Creative Group marked its 25th anniversary Feb. 11 with an open house featuring a ribbon-cutting ceremony, a Stonewall’s BBQ luncheon and a word of thanks from founder Tracy Woodall to clients, staff, family, supporters and friends who have ...

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Dairy Queen in Braselton opened Thursday after a ribbon-cutting ceremony held 21 weeks after ground was broken for the project.

Dairy Queen now open in Braselton

Seventy local people are now on the payroll at Dairy Queen in Braselton which celebrated its opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Feb. 11, exactly 21 weeks from the groundbreaking for the state-of-the-art DQ Grill & Chill at the corner ...

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Camp Hooray, the Jackson County of Extra Special People, a Watkinsville non-profit that serves children with developmental disabilities, is getting design help through a collaboration from the University of Georgia and Georgia Tech. See more scenes from the student teams visit to the camp.

Students from UGA, Tech collaborating on vision for Camp Hooray

By Christopher James University of Georgia public relations specialist and LeAnne Akin Regional staff Imagine about trying to merge the brains of designers from the University of Georgia and Georgia Tech and have them put their creative thinking caps toward designing Camp Hooray in ...

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Jefferson Police Chief Joe Wirthman congratulates Officer Nathan McDonald who was selected as Officer of the Year for 2015.

Sgt. Nathan McDonald is Jefferson's Officer of the Year

Jefferson Police Sgt. Nathan McDonald was honored Monday as the department’s Officer of the Year for 2015. Chief Joe Wirthman presented the engraved plaque to the officer who was selected by a panel of four local citizens who reviewed records and ...

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