Officers and firefighters of the West Jackson Fire Department recently held a 2015 graduation and awards ceremony at Lawson Funeral Home, hosted by James and Carla Lawson. See more scenes below in LeAnne Akin's photo gallery.

West Jackson Fire Department honors firefighters

Five new trained professionals added to ranks The West Jackson Fire Department honors its own during an April 23 reception hosted by James and Carla Lawson of Lawson Funeral Home. Fire Chief Ben Stephens welcomed the crowd to the recognition for graduating ...

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Braselton town officials, State Sen. Frank Ginn and staffers of the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) joined dignitaries of the Georgia Consulate Corps for a photo in front of the fountain at Chateau Elan winery during the 2015 International VIP Tour.  See LeAnne Akin's photo gallery below.

Braselton hosts International VIP tour-goers

Three wineries, including Chateau Elan Resort & Winery, were on the 2015 International VIP Tour held last week as the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) showcased Northeast Georgia. The Town of Braselton served as one of the hosts for the ...

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Time to make to the today’s Cultivators Market

Time to make to the today's Cultivators Market

Come on out to the Cultivators Market at Shields-Ethridge Heritage Farm. It's an open-air market encouraging homesteading practices. Going until 1 p.m. See scenes below. It's on the third Saturday of every month from April through October. The farm is located ...

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Elvis  was a “Hunka Hunka Burnin’ Love” and he just wanted to be your teddy bear at the Humane Society of Jackson County’s annual Fur Ball when he was joined by dancing girls who assisted in handing out the prize teddy bears. See more scenes from Fur Ball 2015 in LeAnne Akin's photo gallery below.

‘Fur’ the love of animals: Fur Ball 2015 raises money for Humane Society

The Humane Society of Jackson County closed last October on the Jefferson acreage which is where president Cheryl Iski says  she envisions the mission of the 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization ultimately coming together. The community came together recently for a successful annual ...

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Saturday's first car show of the season at YearOne has been cancelled citing the weather forecast.

YearOne Braselton Bash car show cancelled due to Saturday forecast

Due to Saturday's weather forecast, the YearOne Braselton Bash Public Safety & Awareness Day -- the first car show of the year -- has been cancelled. The next show will be May 16. YearOne is located at  1001 Cherry Drive in Braselton.

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