Volunteers  – most all who are friends of Susan Kemper from their horse riding experiences at SteadFast Farms – assisted during a bone marrow drive held Oct. 18 at the Hoschton Depot. The Delete Blood Cancer event attracted more than 50 participants and raised $1,000 as well as awareness for the need for more to be added to the bone marrow registry. See more scenes in the photo gallery below.

33-plus get ‘Swabbed for Susan’

By LEANNE AKIN lakin@clickthepaper.com “I Swabbed for Susan” was the round sticker participants in the Oct. 18 Delete Blood Cancer swab drive hosted at the Hoschton Depot in honor of Susan Kemper. A horse lover and a border at Steadfast Farms in Hoschton, ...

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On the porch of the Pendergrass Store are the characters and supporting cast of volunteers bringing part of Jefferson's past to life. See more rehearsal scenes below.

Haints & Saints: Cemetery tour focuses on people from Jefferson's past

Local figures from the Civil War to the early 20th century are telling their stories this week as the Crawford Long Museum Association and Jefferson Community Theatre presents the third annual Haints and Saints cemetery tour Oct. 24-26. Tommy Benton is ...

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Jackson County Area Chamber of Commerce Josh Fenn hands over a large pair of scissors to TICA President Haruhiko Kimata and Gov. Nathan Deal for the ribbon-cutting ceremony during the grand opening event held Oct. 9. A community scholarship being established was also announced during the event. See LeAnne Akin's photo gallery of the celebration below.

TICA celebrates grand opening with ceremonies, scholarship announcement

Toyota Industries Compressor Parts America, Co. (TICA), a subsidiary of Toyota Industries Corporation (TICO), held its grand opening ceremony on Oct. 9. Approximately 160 invited guests attended the ceremony, including Governor Nathan Deal and TICO President Akira Onishi. TICA associates, wearing ...

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The Braselton Farmers Market which has been providing produce and other goodies throughout the summer is being extended to share the fall bounty of offerings. See previous scenes from the Braselton Farmers Market in LeAnne Akin's phot gallery below.)

Braselton Farmers Market being extended through Dec. 19

The Braselton Farmers Market is being extended to highlight the fall offerings from the farms and gardens and kitchens of participants. The farmers market will be continuing on Fridays at a new time. Located on Harrison Street in the town’s ...

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Ralph Brooks of Edward Jones investments, center, talks with featured artists Sarina Roth and Linda Griffiths as they enjoy Stonewall's BBQ and bread pudding. See more scenes from the Braselton Downtown Hoedown in Farah Bohannon's photo gallery below.

Downtown Hoedown: Fundraiser for Braselton DDA held

By FARAH BOHANNON fbohannon@clickthepaper.com The Braselton-Stover House temporarily switched from a formal wedding and special events venue to a place where cowboy hats and jeans were appropriate. Oct. 2 marked the Downtown Hoedown, hosted by the Braselton Downtown Development Authority (DDA). The ...

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