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The Butts County Board of Education's campus on North Mulberry Street was opened in 1955 as Henderson High and Elementary School. It has been vacant since 2010 and was first put up for sale in 2012. The school board has now approved a contract to sell the property to a group of Henderson alumni.
Butts County Sheriff's Office Lt. Matt Garrison said he was pleased with the changes in the job fair. ... Representatives were also there from the Georgia Department of Corrections, Mediocre to Magnificent, the U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Army, the Jackson and Butts County fire departments, Tim Broyles State ...

BUTTS COUNTY, Ga. - An investigator with DeKalb County Magistrate Court remained behind bars Monday night in Butts County. ... He said Smith is not certified as a police officer but is certified with the GCIC, the Georgia Crime Information Center, granting him access to sensitive records for the court.
Georgia Forestry Commission rangers Justin Wallace, from left, and Ryan Colley, along with Jackson Mayor Kay Pippin, unfold Jackson's Tree City USA flag during the city's Arbor Day ceremony Friday. (Staff Photo: ... Butts County's three cities on Friday celebrated Arbor Day with tree-planting ceremonies.
Butts County Day at the Georgia state Capitol in Atlanta is Feb 21. For those who wish to attend, registration .... of the Jackson Progress-Argus. To submit an item, email sellington@myjpa.com, write to 129 S. Mulberry St., Jackson, GA, 30233, or fax to 770-775-3855 by noon the Monday prior to publication.
BUTTS COUNTY, Ga. - A big warning for truck drivers in metro Atlanta after a big rig driver was robbed while sleeping in the cab of his semi in Butts County. It happened at an unofficial truck stop behind a Chevron gas station at Interstate 75 and Highway 116 near the town of Jackson late Monday night.

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After a few weeks of public discussion, a Butts County Republican this week filed a bill that would give the state more control of Atlanta's airport. State Sen. Burt Jones, R-Jackson, said he believes representatives from across Georgia should have input on how Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, ...
Beauregard Lee, Georgia's weather prognosticating groundhog, emerges from his home at 101 Whistlepig Way at Dauset Trails Nature Center to make his 38th annual prediction. ... The weather prognostication was the groundhog's first from his new quarters at Dauset Trails Nature Center in Butts County.
Butts County property tax records list James B. White Jr. as the owner of a number of parcels of land on both sides of Ga. ... receiving a large number of inquiries and requests from prospects originating from the Georgia Department of Economic Development and various developers for property in the Ga.
The Butts County Board of Commissioners took a step closer Monday to getting a referendum on the ballot to consolidate city and county government. ... The draft charter would then be introduced into the Georgia General Assembly for consideration and, if approved, be put on the ballot for consideration by ...
The Butts County Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Jan. 25 at the Daughtry Foundation Building, 221 E. College St., Jackson. Donna Harp will discuss the history of the dulcimer and she and other members of the Dixieland Dulcimers will perform. Plans for the coming year will be discussed and ...
... Dewayne Mitchell, authorities said. Mitchell is the last of four murder suspects to be arrested in a homicide earlier this week on Mulberry Street in Jackson. Just before 8:30 p.m. Monday, a Jackson man was shot and killed during a home invasion robbery, according to a post on the Butts County Sheriff's ...
"All Butts County Schools will be closed on Thursday, January 18, due to the threat of black ice and dangerous road conditions," school officials said in a Facebook ... Nathan Deal on Tuesday declared a state of emergency in 83 north and central Georgia counties ahead of the storm, including Butts County.
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The Butts County Sheriff's Office asked the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to assist and on Tuesday, Long said authorities were still combing the neighborhood for possible evidence. In an interview, Long thanked deputies, agents with the GBI and officers with the Jackson Police Department for their work ...

The Butts County School System will be closed Wednesday, school officials announced ahead of forecasts of snow and freezing temperatures. ... Butts County was among many in Georgia under a winter weather advisory from 5 p.m. Tuesday until 10 a.m. Wednesday as snow and freezing temperatures ...
MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Authorities are offering a $2,000 reward to anyone that can identify the suspect who is on the run following a homicide in Butts County. The Sheriff's Office says a man was shot and killed while trying to get away from the four people who were attempting to rob his home ...
Gen. Beauregard Lee, the famous weather-predicting groundhog, has been relocated to Dauset Trails Nature Center in Butts County, which will host a Groundhog Day celebration Feb. 2. (Special Photo: Dauset Trails Nature Center). JACKSON — Georgia's most famous groundhog has moved to Butts ...
Beauregard Lee, the famous weather-predicting groundhog, has been relocated to Dauset Trails Nature Center in Butts County, which will host a ... The Groundhog Day celebration was a longstanding tradition at Yellow River Game Ranch and Georgia's answer to Pennsylvania's Punxsutawney Phil.
The robbery reportedly occurred in the parking lot of a Chevron gas station at Ga. Highway 16 and Interstate 75 around 11:30 p.m Feb. 12. According to a post on the Butts County Sheriff's Office Facebook page, the suspects climbed into the truck driver's cab while he was sleeping, pointed a gun at him and ...
... • Jose Felix Isaac, 44, on charges of possession and use of drug-related objects, possession of a Schedule I controlled substance, possession of a Schedule I or II controlled substance with intent to distribute, purchase, possession, manufacture, distribution or sale of marijuana and unlawful for person to ...
As 2017 draws to a close, so does the window for applying for a tax credit on donations to rural Georgia hospitals, including Jackson's WellStar Sylvan Grove. ... Sylvan Grove Hospital, which has been open in Butts County for more than 50 years, treats more than 15,000 patients per year in its emergency ...
The Butts County Retired Educators Association will meet for its annual Christmas luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Dec. 7 at the ... The Rivers Ranch, a special events venue at 1959 Ga. ... Insure Georgia will provide Affordable Care Act health coverage open enrollment assistance from 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Dec.
The Three Rivers region includes Butts County and nine others in central and west-central Georgia. The number of employed ... According to Labor Department data released Thursday, Butts County's unemployment rate for October rose to 4.4 percent from 4.3 percent in September. The number of ...
Butts County should hike its hotel-motel tax from 3 percent to 5 percent and use the increased revenue to hire a part-time tourism professional, according to recommendations made Monday in a report by a Georgia Department of Economic Development tourism team. In a meeting hosted by Partners for ...
The Butts County School System is performing on par with neighboring school systems, according to the latest Georgia College and Career Ready ... 14 meeting, the Butts County Board of Education compared local scores to those of the seven other school systems served by the Griffin Regional ...
A total of 20 cooking teams came to the Georgia Barbecue Association competition at the Butts County Fairgrounds, which was turned into a big back yard for the event. They competed in the pork loin, pulled pork, ribs and brisket categories, pulling out secret recipes or even just winging it when it came to ...
She is the former head of the Henry County Chamber of Commerce, and previously worked for 30 years for the Georgia Association of Educators. ... Henry Kitchens, who has previously been a candidate for a seat on the Butts County Board of Commissioners, challenged District 3 Jackson City Councilman ...
Two men are standing trial this week in Butts County Superior Court for a 2008 shooting that eventually led to the death of a Jackson businessman. ... Though Brown and Byrd were not initially charged until September 2015, Butts County Sheriff Gary Long said then that both men were identified early in the ...
Pictured left to right are Melissa O'Dell, manager of customer and marketing services for Central Georgia EMC; Robert “Buddy” Costley, superintendent of Butts County schools; Arthur White Jr., a board member for Central Georgia EMC; Laura Hale Sistrunk, executive director of the Development Authority ...
The Butts County School System was one of 75 Georgia education districts to win Golden Radish awards Monday for farm-to-school program accomplishments. The award recognizes school systems that use local and Georgia Grown produce. The Butts County School System received the honorary Golden ...
9 held a Day of Street Solicitation Oct. 14 in Butts County under the ... Grand Temple from all over the state of Georgia for their Divan meeting.
Butts County Pregnancy Center Director Cheryl Kish, left, and office ... The center's was one of three grants approved for funding in Georgia.
... includes Butts County and nine others in central and west Georgia. ... Thursday, Butts County's jobless rate in September was 4.4 percent, ...
“The purpose of the GOAL program is to spotlight the outstanding achievement by students in Georgia's technical colleges and to emphasize ...
Butts County Jail logbook: Oct. 18, 2017. Special to ... The following names and charges appeared in the Butts County Jail logbook Oct. 9-16:.
According to the Georgia Department of Education, the overall 2017 state graduation rate was 80.6 percent, up from 79.4 percent for the class ...
Georgia School Superintendent Richard Woods came to Jackson Elementary School, where he urged students to study hard and answered ...
The Georgia Department of Corrections will host a hiring fair from 9 a.m. ... The Butts County Retired Educators Association will meet at 11 a.m. Oct. 5 ... from noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 7 at the Indian Spring Hotel/Museum, 1807 Ga.
Chief Magistrate Rebecca Pitts reports the following individuals were brought before the Magistrate Court of Butts County for first appearance ...
Ga. Elite Truck, in a Facebook post, said one of its trucks was stolen ... over a wide area of Georgia including Taylor, Bartow, Paulding, Walton, Butts, ... Jackson investigators said, and was being held in the Butts County Jail.
Harper was welcomed to the Southside Butts County Medical ... for a job in Georgia and soon showed up on the radar of Butts County Medical ...
Chief Magistrate Rebecca Pitts reports the following individuals were brought before the Magistrate Court of Butts County for first appearance ...
The Jackson Alive-Chamber of Commerce Car Show will benefit the ALS Association of Georgia in memory of Bradley Thomason, McLarnon ...
... Mass., the leadership giving chairman for the Georgia Public Broadcasting Corporation and author of the book, “Sacred Symbols of Oakland,” ...
Jackson and Butts County was abuzz with the news that then-Gov. Sonny Perdue ... Kellett was a biology major at the University of Georgia.
Ga. Elite Truck, in a Facebook post, said one of its trucks was stolen ... over a wide area of Georgia including Taylor, Bartow, Paulding, Walton, Butts, ... Jackson investigators said, and was being held in the Butts County Jail.
The Butts County Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Sept. ... at the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison outside Jackson. .... Jackson, GA, 30233, or fax to 770-775-3855 by noon the Monday prior to publication.


 

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