Saturday’s fundraiser at Chill Out Frozen Yogurt is still bringing in funds to assist Robin Shumake’s family. See more scenes below in Farah Bohannon's photo gallery.

Bright Beginnings teacher, family gets support from community

  fbohannon@clickthepaper.com Employees and parents associated with Bright Beginnings of Jefferson raised $1,875 for their beloved infant teacher, Robin Shumake, at their Aug.16 fundraiser at Chill Out Frozen Yogurt. Shumake was recently diagnosed with stage 4 Leimyosarcoma, an aggressive cancer that has advanced ...

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The Primal Rush obstacle course race was held Saturday at Crow's Lake. The second annual event benefits The Tree House, the children's advocacy center serving Barrow, Banks and Jackson counties. See photo galleries by Doug Chellew and LeAnne Akin below).

Primal Rush obstacle course raises funds, awareness for The Tree House

As the fog lifted off the water at Crow’s Lake in Jefferson on Saturday morning, the first wave of competitors left the starting line of the Primal Rush obstacle course race which included trekking up and over wooden obstacles, under ...

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Take a Sunday tour of the newly-restored first floor of the Jackson County Historic Courthouse. See LeAnne Akin's photo gallery below which features scenes of renovation work which was ongoing earlier this year.

Jackson County Historic Courthouse to be reopened Sunday

JEFFERSON – The grand reopening of the Historic Jackson County Historic Courthouse will be celebrated beginning at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday with tours of the welcome center and research room being provided to show off the first-floor renovation. The community is ...

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Jefferson Station is celebrated as a successful project

Jefferson Station is celebrated as a successful project

By FARAH BOHANNON fbohannon@clickthepaper.com With more than 150 people in attendance, it’s safe to say that the July 23 dedication and ribbon-cutting for the brand new Jefferson Station, which includes the Jefferson Police Department and the Jefferson Public Library, was a huge ...

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Former Jefferson offensive linemen and current New York Giants player Brandon Mosley and Jefferson head coach Ben Hall shake hands after Mosley spoke to high school players on July 16 at the 2014 Elite Offensive Linemen Camp in Flowery Branch.  See more scenes below.

GIANT TALK: NFL player shares encouraging words with high school players

BY CHARLES PHELPS cphelps@clickthepaper.com FLOWERY BRANCH – Hearing a kind word from someone who has been in your shoes can go a long way in shaping one’s dreams, goals and self. Last week, football players from Jefferson, Mill Creek, Archer, Flowery Branch and ...

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