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Recall of frozen Cascadian farm cut green beans sold in Georgia due to potential health risk

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Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is alerting Georgians to the recall of certain frozen Cascadian Farm Cut Green Beans distributed in Georgia due to potential health risk.

Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA) inspectors will be checking retail stores and warehouses to make sure the recalled products have been removed from sale.

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Braselton Farmers Market open Friday until 7 p.m.

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DSC_0577Fall vegetables are now coming in at the Braselton Farmers Market. From sweet potatoes and okra to eggplant, peppers, melons and pears, vendors have an assortment to see until 7 p.m. on Friday at the corner of Davis and Harrison streets in downtown Braselton.

Honey, jams and jellies, breads and pickles are also on hand along with biscotti, sausage and meals ready to eat including perogies and stuffed cabbage.

Braselton Farmers Market Aug 28 2015

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Jefferson Library offering adult Spanish class

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The Jefferson Public Library will be offering a free beginners  adult Spanish class which will run Thursdays in September from 5-6 p.m. The class will be offered Sept. 3, 10, 17 and 24. Call the library at 706-367-8012 to reserve your spot.

‘Feed My Sheep’ food distribution is Saturday at Warren UMC in Commerce

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Do you know someone who would like to receive a box of free food items?

CHURCH-Feed-My-SheepIn the name of Jesus Christ and through the efforts of seven area churches including Warren Chapel United Methodist Church and Commerce First United Methodist Church, hundreds of pounds of perishable and non-perishable food items and diapers have been purchased and collected.  These items will be distributed to the needy as part of the “Feed My Sheep Program.”

The free food will be distributed at Warren Chapel UMC, located at 468 Homer Road in Commerce, between the hours of 9 a.m. and noon on Saturday, Aug. 29.  If you need food or know someone who does, come to Warren Chapel UMC on Saturday morning.

Pattillo Industrial Real Estate developing new spec building in Jackson County

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A 458,640-square-foot speculative building will be constructed by Pattillo Industrial Real Estate in McClure Industrial Park in Jackson County. The park is located one-half mile off Interstate 85 at Exit 140.

A 458,640-square-foot speculative building will be constructed by Pattillo Industrial Real Estate in McClure Industrial Park in Jackson County. The park is located one-half mile off Interstate 85 at Exit 140.

JEFFERSON – Pattillo Industrial Real Estate has announced plans Thursday to develop a 458,640 square foot speculative building in McClure Industrial Park in Jackson County.

Located one-half mile off Interstate 85 at Exit 140 (Dry Pond Road), McClure Industrial Park is a 920-acre planned industrial development fully entitled with all utilities, industrial zoning, 100-percent freeport tax exemption and park covenants that will support 8 million square feet of buildings.

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