Jackson County Parks & Rec youth basketball was under way Saturday morning inside the gym at West Jackson Primary School.
Spirited youth basketball action was under way Saturday morning inside the gym at West Jackson Primary School.
The 2013-14 JCPR basketball season got under way Friday night with a full slate of games at four locations.
The 8 & under boys played at Benton Elementary on Friday and continue through Saturday with the championship at 8 p.m.
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BULLI in Braselton classes for winter will begin Jan. 6 and end Feb. 21.
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Teri Jackson’s Free Spirit Felt & Fiber in the Hometown Walk shopping center is connecting with customers who are putting their hands to work to create fiber art and more.
By FARAH BOHANNON
Teri Jackson of Jefferson has turned her passion into a career and opened up Braselton’s first fiber art studio and shop, Free Spirit Felt & Fiber, located at 6750 Highway 53.
Jackson has only been felting for approximately two years and realized that she wanted to take things a bit further after ordering a kit to make her own little felted Easter eggs. She was hooked after that project and the wheels in her head began to turn. Jackson eventually became an advanced felter — she started felting ornaments, pocket books, clothing, masks, animals and, her personal favorite, dolls.
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Regina Longabaugh is opening This & That variety shop this weekend with an open house event on Saturday.
Regina Longabaugh is having a grand opening at her new business on Saturday, just in time for those who bring their children to see Santa at the Hoschton Depot to stop by for some shopping.
This & That variety shop will open Saturday with the open house from noon to 6 p.m. Come and look around, enjoy refreshments including coffee, hot chocolate and pastries and plan to return often.
This & That variety shop is located at 4219 Highway 53 in Hoschton. It’s in front of Larry’s Garage but it’s been transformed after three months of work including painting, redoing the bath and setting up her shop.
Hours of operation will be noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
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The City of Hoschton is presenting a Christmas Extravaganza beginning at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 14, at the Hoschton Depot.
There will be hot cocoa, a cookie decorating contest, s’mores, Christmas carols and family fun. Screen on the Green will be showing Polar Express.
In addition, “Love Lights a Tree” will feature a special Christmas tree-lighting ceremony by the American Cancer Society to honor loved ones near and far who are currently battling or who have lost their fight against cancer.
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