Some of the members of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Jackson County in Commerce participated in Friday's ground-breaking ceremony for the new club to be constructed on Ridgeway Street, across from the current facility being used by the club. Board members and members of the capital campaign committee and others joined in for photo opportunities. A large crowd of volunteers and sponsors also attended the ceremony. Additional support is needed for the project and for ongoing operational expenses. See more scenes in LeAnne Akin's photo gallery below.

Ground broken for new Commerce Boys & Girls Club

COMMERCE - A formal groundbreaking ceremony was held today for the new Boys & Girls Club facility being constructed in Commerce at Ridgeway Street just off Homer Road.  The facility will replace a recreation building donated in 2006 by the ...

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Jackson County Memorial Day Parade 2015

Jackson County Memorial Day Parade 2015

Jackson County held its first Memorial Day Parade with the American Legion Post 56 coordinating the celebration. The American Legion Riders roared through downtown Jefferson just after 2 p.m. to signal the start of the Jackson County Memorial Day parade, which ...

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Mill Creek High awards 799 diplomas to graduates

Mill Creek High awards 799 diplomas to graduates

After 13 years of hard work during their K-12 academic careers, more than to 11,100 students will be earning their high school diploma from Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) and 799 of those grads walked across the stage on Markham ...

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Early morning fire at vacant house in Traditions under investigation

Early morning fire at vacant house in Traditions under investigation

Units from Jackson Trail Fire Department along with a Jackson County Correctional Institute Fire Department crew remain on the scene of an early morning fire in Traditions of Braselton which is under investigation. Jackson Trail, West Jackson, Jefferson and the Jackson ...

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Jackson County Habitat for Humanity is working on critical repair projects as well as recently dedicating its 12th Habitat house. The next house will be constructed in Braselton with 12Stone Church as sponsor. Work will begin soon on the Bennett home. See photo galleries below of the Women Build project and the Laura Todd home dedication.

Habitat for Humanity providing hand up to Jackson Co. families

12th Jackson County Habitat home dedicated; Women Build provides critical repairs at Commerce residence By LEANNE AKIN lakin@clickthepaper.com With a trailer donated to assist the nonprofit in its mission to bring people together to build homes, communities and hope so that the ...

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