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                                                                                             Wednesday, April 23, 2008
Vol. 4 No. 1                             A publication of MainStreet Newspapers, Inc.                                                                            24 pages, 3 sections

    InsIde                             Changes slated for Hoschton budget
                                            BY KERRI TESTEMENT                    “We’re not in-                             $77,281 in reserves and carryover             than $30,000.                                  The city’s water and sewer fund
                                             AND BRANDON REED                     creasing the bud-                          from the 2007 general fund budget.               Additional changes include moving        budget was approved for $969,528;
                                          Hoschton is slated to make its first    get or decreasing                          Walden said that figure wasn’t avail-         $20,000 from operations to adminis-         the changes would increase that fig-
                                       budget amendment of the year — a           the budget. We’re                          able when the city council started            tration in the water and sewer budget.      ure to $1.08 million.
                                       step that could be taken again before      just moving mon-                           working on the 2008 budget in the             As the city is using more well water,          However, sales tax revenue for the
                                       the end of 2008.                           ies around in it.”                         fall of 2007.                                 it is purchasing less water from the        water and sewer fund would slide
                                          The city council approved the 2008                                                   Hoschton is also reducing its 2007          Jackson County Water and Sewerage           from the budgeted $342,738 to
                                                                                      — Hoschton City
                                       budget in December 2007, but now                                                      carryover of sales tax funds for the          Authority, while still having legal         $294,738.
                                                                                      Council member
                                       says some minor tweaks are needed.                                                    water and sewer budget from the bud-          expenses, Walden explained.                    The city council is expected to dis-
                                                                                         Tom Walden
                                       Hoschton amends its budget when 10                                                    geted $155,000 to $107,000.                      The Hoschton City Council adopt-         cuss the changes during its work ses-
  •Garrison gives state of             percent of a city department’s budget                                                   Meanwhile, 2007 sales tax fund              ed its 2008 general fund budget for         sion on Thursday, May 1, at 7 p.m.,
 Barrow County address                 is changed.                                  Walden said the changes reflect the      carryover for recreation was increased        $771,110, which excludes $173,927           and during a regular council meeting
   . . . . . . . . . . . .page 3A         “We’re not increasing the budget or     fact that when revenue is increased or     from $2,000 to $5,200.                        in sales tax revenue.                       on Monday, May 5, at 7 p.m.
                                       decreasing the budget,” said council       decreased, the same measure must be          The city is also reassigning the               The proposed budget changes                 Walden said a public hearing on
                                       member Tom Walden during a fiscal          made to expenses to produce a bal-         court clerk’s salary and expenses             would increase the general fund bud-        the proposed budget changes is
 BARROW COUNTY                         resources meeting last week. “We’re        anced budget.                              from the police department to gen-            get to $852,491 and sales tax revenue       scheduled for Wednesday, May 21,
                                       just moving monies around in it.”            Some of the changes include              eral government — a change of more            to $177,127.                                at 1 p.m.

                                       Stringer enters formal Festival time in Hoschton
                                       ‘not guilty’ plea Thurs.
  •Barrow BOC approves                 Accused in 2006 murder-arson case
 controversial special use             BY KERRI TESTEMENT                             with four counts of mal-
 permit . . . . . . . . page 2A          The man accused of kill-                     ice murder, six counts of
                                       ing four people and burn-                      felony murder, two counts
  •Auburn hears pitch for              ing their Hoschton home                        of aggravated assault, one
 past due tax collection               entered a formal plea of not                   count of aggravated battery,
   . . . . . . . . . . . . page 2A     guilty on Thursday.                            two counts of cruelty to
                                         Henry Lee Stringer,                          children and arson.
                                       Auburn, is facing the death                       The indictment claims
 Sports:                               penalty for allegedly killing                  Stringer stabbed J’Laine
                                       his girlfriend, Marvelette                      Strickland and Evelyn
                                       J’Laine Strickland, 29, their                   Strickland, and killed his
                                       children J’Majuan Stringer, 4, and children by burning the house they
                                       J’Lasia Stringer, 2, and Marvelette’s were in at the time.
                                       mother, Evelyn Strickland, 68. Their    One of Stringer’s court-appointed
                                       bodies were found inside their burn- attorneys, Joseph W. Vigneri, said
                                       ing Pendergrass Road (Ga. Hwy. the defense plans to file “a number
                                       332) house in Jackson County on of motions,” possibly up to 100.
                                       May 30, 2006.                         He asked Superior Court Judge Joe
                                         Stinger was arrested a year after Booth to extend the deadline to file
                                       the murder-arson and was indicted motions. Vigneri also said the defense
                                       by a Jackson County grand jury in hasn’t finished its discovery process
                                       December 2007 on 16 counts related to collect evidence for a trial.
   •Hawks’ first baseman               to the case.                            Bridgeman said he’d agree to
 is ‘true baseball player’               During the arraignment hearing, extending the deadline.
                                       district attorney Rick Bridgeman        “This is an important case, howev-
    . . . . . . . . . . . .page 3B
                                       read the formal charges against er, we’d do want it to move forward,”                                                           MUSICAL ENTERAINMENT
                                       Stringer, as presented in the indict- Bridgeman said.                                 The band “Just Passin’ Thru” performs at the depot at the Hoschton Art Trax. Other entertainment
                                                                                                                             was provided by Erica Butler, Keith Davis, Up Front Barbershop Quartet, Michelle Walker and the
 Opinion:                              ment.                                   Meanwhile, Stringer remains at the
                                         Stringer, 35, has been charged Barrow County Jail.                                  Yargo Community Band. See page 10A for more festival photos.           Photo by Kerri Testement
  •Governments should
 cut back, too . . . page 4A

 Public safety:
                                       Publix to open next Thurs. in West Jackson                                                                                           Private sports complex
  •66 charged by Jackson
 County Sheriff’s Office
                                             BY KERRI TESTEMENT
                                          Publix Super Markets will open
                                                                                                                                                                            headed to West Jackson
  . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 7A
                                       its latest store in West Jackson next
                                       Thursday, May 1.                                                                                                                     BOC approves rezoning for project
                                          The 45,300 square-foot store located
                                                                                                                                                                                     BY ANGELA GARY                       Commissioners Bruce Yates, Dwain
   •Church events                      at 6055 Ga. Hwy. 124 in the new West
                                                                                                                                                                               A sports complex will locate in West     Smith, Jody Thompson and Tom
   . . . . . . . . . . . . page 12A    Jackson Crossing shopping center will
                                                                                                                                                                             Jackson following action of the Jackson    Crow voted in favor of the request,
                                       mark the first Jackson County store
                                                                                                                                                                             County Board of Commissioners              while BOC chairman Pat Bell voted
                                       for Publix. Another store is located
   •Obituaries                                                                                                                                                               Monday night.                              against it.
                                       nearby in Braselton on Ga. Hwy. 211
   . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 8A                                                                                                                                           The BOC agreed in a 4-1 vote to a          Beck said the sports complex will be
                                       in Barrow County.
                                                                                                                                                                             request from Larry Beck to change the      privately owned and the developer will
                                          Publix said it will employ 80 people
                                                                                                                                                                             land map designation for 21 acres at       rent the fields to leagues. Plans call for
                                       at the Hoschton store that will include
                                                                                                                                                                             8154 Hwy. 124 West from residential        baseball, softball and soccer fields, as
                                       a pharmacy, bakery, deli and seafood.
                                                                                                                                                                             growth to community activity center        well as a skateboard park and tennis
                                       The store will also feature the tradi-
         JEFFERSON, GA

                                                                                                                                                                             for the project. Beck now plans to seek    courts, to be located on the property.
          PERMIT NO. 10
           US POSTAGE

                                       tional grocery, meat, produce, dairy

                                                                                                                                                                             rezoning of the project to pave the way
                                       and frozen food departments.                                                                                                                                                          See COMPLEX on page 8A
                                                                                                                                                                             for the development.

                                          A ribbon cutting ceremony is planned
                                       on May 1, at 9 a.m. Regular store hours
                                       are 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
                                          Publix currently has 928 stores in
                                                                                                         SIGN OF THE TIMES
                                                                                  Publix’s new store is located at the intersection of Ga. Hwy. 124
                                                                                                                                                                             Tour de Georgia to hold time
                                       Florida, Georgia, South Carolina,
                                       Alabama and Tennessee. The company
                                                                                  and Ga. Hwy. 332 in West Jackson. Nearby, grading has started for
                                                                                                                                                                             trials at Road Atlanta Thursday


                                                                                  a new CVS pharmacy. McDonald’s and Burger King are also eye-

                                       is based in Lakeland, Fla.
                                                                                  ing the area.                             Photo by Kerri Testement                                                            America’s premier professional cycling event
                                          The West Jackson Publix is located
                                       at the intersection of Ga. Hwy. 124        square-foot store that is expected         submitted to the Jackson County public                                          is headed to Braselton. The seven-stage, 589-mile
                                       and Ga. Hwy. 332 — a growing area          to open in August, according to the        development office.                                                             race began Monday at Tybee Island.
                                       primarily anchored by Traditions of        Jackson County public development            A sign for West Jackson Crossing on                                              Braselton area cycling fans will have their
                                       Braselton, the county’s largest residen-   office.                                    the 14-acre site lists other potential ten-                                     best opportunity to watch the competition on
                                       tial development.                            Representatives for McDonald’s and       ants as Great Clips, Nail Talk and Tan,                                         Thursday, April 24, when Road Atlanta hosts
                                          Also at the intersection, grading is    Burger King have also talked to plan-      and Esquire Cleaners.                                                           the Tour’s first ever team trial event. The team
                                       underway for a new CVS pharmacy.           ning officials about opening stores at                                                                                     trial will consist of twenty-minute heats with two
                                       The company is building a 12,900           the intersection, but no plans have been             See PUBLIX on page 3A                                                                        See TOUR on page 3A
Page 2A                                                                                                          The Braselton News                                                                                            Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Auburn                                                                                                                                  Barrow County
Auburn officals hear pitch for past due taxes BOC approves controversial special use permit
        BY SHARON HOGAN                  cil would need to amend personnel        lots in the city. A minimum acreage                            BY KRISTI REED

            uburn City Council mem-      policy to include this.                  amount and a paved lot require-                          Chris Mann will be allowed to
            bers heard a presenta-         • a monument sign for down-            ment are two things that need to be                   operate a grading and hauling busi-
            tion from Casey Vance,       town Auburn. Chris McCrary,              addressed. The council agreed to                      ness from his home on Dunahoo
Government Tax Solutions, at             McFarland-Dyer and Associates,           move these four ordinances to the                     Road despite the objections of
Thursday’s meeting on the collec-        said work is on-going on this proj-      next workshop meeting with plan-                      neighboring property owners.
tion of delinquent property taxes for    ect and he should have a price next      ning and zoning board members on                         The     Barrow      Board      of
the city.                                week. Verbal agreement has been          the third Thursday in May. Wilson                     Commissioners voted to approve
   Vance told the council that his       given to the city by CSX Railroad        said Gwinnett County had the same                     the special use permit after District
company fronts the funds to run the      that the sign can be placed in the       problem with car lots as Auburn                       2 commissioner Bill Brown’s
ads and send notification by certi-      railroad right-of-way. Wilson told       has. He suggested that all car lots                   motion to deny the application
fied mail.                               the council it would need to get that    be required to have a special use                     failed to win any support.
    “We only get paid if you collect,”   in writing. McCrary was instructed       permit. Gwinnett County adopted
                                                                                                                                           In making the motion to deny,
Vance said.                              to look at the library sign and come     an ordinance requiring 1.5 acres to
                                                                                                                                        Brown said it had been brought to
   It is a two-tier process, he said.    up with plans to match the two signs     have a car lot. A special called plan-
                                                                                                                                        his attention that Mann had been
First, the owner or lien holder is       and report back to the council.          ning and zoning meeting will be
notified. The parcel is researched         • an anniversary bonus program         planned to deal with this.
                                                                                                                                        operating the business without the
and the information is entered into a    for city employees. Rafael Avalos,          • revisions were made to per-                      necessary licenses. Brown also
database. On the 100th day of hav-       acting city clerk, said one city         mits and enforcement penalties.                       cited concerns about traffic and                                          OPPOSES PERMIT
ing the parcel in the database, the      employee, Iris Slaton, has reached       The wording in both of these was                      the appropriateness of the business                 Windemere homeowner, Lee Lovett spoke in opposition of a spe-
city should have payment, Vance          her five-year mark with the city. “I     changed from Barrow County to                         for the area.                                       cial use permit which would allow Chris Mann to operate a hauling
said. The company provides legal         would like to reward her in some         Auburn Municipal Court.                                  Brown’s motion followed citizen                  and grading business from his Dunahoo Road home.
services to the city. Accounts of $50    way,” Avalos said. He presented a           • the YMCA using the Old Library.                  comments for and against Mann’s                                                                   Photo by Kristi Reed
or less is a $26 fee. Accounts of $51    proposed service recognition pro-        Charlotte Ewing, Auburn Parks                         permit.
                                                                                                                                           Terrell Sailors of Winder spoke                  for Tuesday’s vote. The majority            ment includes ten touch screen
and over is a flat fee of $50.           gram for the council to review.          and Leisure Services Coordinator,
                                                                                                                                        in favor of the permit. Sailors said                of those in attendance voiced sup-          voting machines, two express poll
   City administrator Ron Griffith       Avalos said the council is look-         told the council that the YMCA
                                                                                                                                        denying the permit would force                      port for Mann.                              units and 50 voter access cards.
told the council that he is familiar     ing to change paid leave time in         would like to offer some programs
with the company.                        the employee personnel manual            in Auburn in the old library. The Y                   Mann out of business.                                 Mann’s attorney John Stell sub-             • the appointment of Robin Rodi
   “They are really good and they        also. Council member Dorissa             is interested in possibly using some                     “He represents not one, but thou-                mitted a petition to the Board              and Dr. Kevin Chapman to the
walk you through every step,”            Shackelford said she would like to       of the ball fields in the off-season                  sands of people in this county that                 which he said contained over 100            Animal Control Board.
Griffith said.                           see paid time off separate from the      for soccer fields, she said, and they                 depend on their homes or their                      signatures in support of granting             • the appointment of Colleen
   No action was taken on the pro-       employee recognition program and         want to use the track around the                      property for service to their cus-                  the special use permit.                     Jenkins, Jim Litchford and Allyson
posal.                                   would like to have time to study the     fields. A proposal was made to rent                   tomers,” he said. “I would really                     “When you look at all the fac-            Summerour to the Personnel
   The council will hold its next reg-   proposal. The council agreed to dis-     the old library to the YMCA for a                     like for you to consider what this                  tors you are supposed to look at            Review Board.
ularly scheduled meeting at 7 p.m.       cuss the matter again at a later date.   nominal fee. Blechinger said there                    will mean.”                                         for a special use permit, he meets            • an application to rezone 7.28
on Thursday, May 1, at city hall.          • a garbage rate increase. Avalos      had been some discussion about                           Lee Lovett, a resident of neigh-                 those factors,” Stell said. “This is        acres on Holsenbeck School Road
                                         told the council that in August,         using the old library as a senior                     boring Windemere subdivision,                       agricultural property. Farmers use          from AG to AR for the purpose
            OTHER ITEMS                  Robertson’s Sanitation increased         citizens center. Blechinger said she                  said the issue should not be a                      this same type of equipment every           of splitting the property into two
             DISCUSSED                   garbage rates to the city. The city      contacted Burke Walker, Regional                                                                          day.”                                       tracts.
                                                                                                                                        popularity contest.
      Other items discussed at           is losing approximately $600             Development Center, on this and                                                                             The Barrow County planning                  • approved several amendments
                                                                                                                                           “You men were elected by the
Thursday’s work session were:            per month. Avalos said the cur-          Walker said the library building                                                                          department recommended approval             to the FY2008 budget. Funds from
                                                                                                                                        constituents to develop a plan for
   • job descriptions for city employ-   rent agreement is set to expire on       would not be suitable for a senior                                                                        for the property with the condition         several grants were added to the
                                                                                                                                        growth for this county,” he said.
ees. The executive assistant to the      February 28, 2009. “I would like to      citizens center. The city could apply                                                                     that all equipment be kept in an            budget including a grant to fund
mayor and council is a new position      send a letter notifying Robertson’s      for grants to build a new senior                      “You were elected to protect this
                                                                                                                                        county and to make sure what                        enclosed structure. The application         modifications for making polling
to be created. Alicia Carrig current-    that the city is planning not to renew   citizens center. A citizen in the audi-                                                                   came before the Board without an            locations handicap accessible as
ly serves this position. The council     the agreement,” he said. The city        ence asked the council why couldn’t                   is best for this county is done.
                                                                                                                                        Not what’s popular, not what goes                   official recommendation after the           well as a $3,000 health and well-
discussed moving code enforcement        will then seek sealed bids on this,      the city use the building for parks                                                                       March 26 Planning Commission                ness promotion incentive grant to
officer Maggie Maddox under the          Avalos proposed.                         and recreation programs instead of                    along with anybody else. What is
                                                                                                                                        the plan for this county for growth                 vote ended in a tie.                        promote health activities for coun-
police department. This position           • possible code and ordinance          the YMCA. Blechinger said the city
                                                                                                                                        and does this property fit within                     In other business, the Board              ty employees.
would be better suited coming under      revisions. The council discussed         did not want to get into running
                                                                                                                                        that plan?”                                         approved:                                     • authorized survey and right of
the police department, Mayor Linda       a code to deal with the exterior         programs since it would require a
                                                                                                                                           Sailors and Lovett were among                      • the purchase of $33,000 of              way work for the purpose of pav-
Blechinger said. A lieutenant in         maintenance on houses/buildings.         whole staff of trained professionals.
                                                                                                                                        approximately 80 citizens present                   election equipment. The equip-              ing Thurmond Circle.
the police department will manage        Maddox said a lot of houses are in       The Boys and Girls Club has also
Maddox. Maddox is Peace Officers         disrepair in Auburn. She suggested       looked at the building.
Standard Training (P.O.S.T.) certi-
fied. She will continue to work
                                         the council adopt the International
                                         Property Management Code.
                                                                                     Shackelford said the building
                                                                                  would have to be brought up to                        Braselton planners
out of city hall. The council dis-       Blechinger said, “We know we need        ADA code in order for any group to
cussed how to handle the position if
Maddox were to leave. It was agreed
                                         to go through all of our ordinances.
                                         We have some situations that need
                                                                                  use the building. David Hawthorne,
                                                                                  Auburn Superintendent of Public
                                                                                                                                        to meet Monday
that if Maddox were to ever leave,       immediate attention.” The council        Utilities, said the biggest problem is                   The      Braselton       Planning
someone with the same credentials        agreed to set up a meeting to work       the parking.                                          Commission will meet on Monday,
would be sought. Council member          on all of the city’s ordinances.            • Parks Family Sports Complex.                     April 28, at 7 p.m. to hear two
Sally Brown said she did not see a         Maddox said there is a problem in      The final concept plan should be                      requests.
criminal background check require-       the city where vehicles and camp-        presented at the next parks and rec-                     An applicant and owner of
ment for police officers in the job      ers are parked. An ordinance is          reation meeting, Ewing said.                          Riverstone Park, a Planned Unit
                                                                                                                                        Development (PUD) in South Hall,
description. Police Chief Frederick      being proposed to keep vehicles and         • 5K fund-raiser run for the parks
                                                                                                                                        is asking for a change in zoning con-
W. Brown said it is a requirement.       campers in the driveway, or on the       and recreation department. Council
                                                                                                                                        ditions to remove a requirement for
The council agreed to add to its job     side of the house on a hard surface.     member Brown said the parks and
descriptions a United States citizen-    Maddox said there is a problem with      recreation department is planning
                                                                                                                                        inter-parcel access for automobiles
                                                                                                                                        and pedestrian traffic between con-
                                                                                                                                                                                                COMING SOON TO CARL
ship requirement.                        a large motor home being parked in       an evening race on for 8 p.m. on
                                                                                                                                        tiguous commercial and residential
   • city employee dress code and        front of a house on the city’s right-    Friday, August 29 as a fund-rais-
grooming. The council reviewed           of-way. There are some cars parked       er. Wilt Chamberlain will design
                                                                                                                                        tracts. The property is owned by R.F.                                                   A family run and owned
                                                                                                                                        Investments, LLC.                                                                           childcare center
sample codes from Duluth and             half on the sidewalk and half in the     the racecourse for the event, she                        Also, the planning commission
Suwanee. Police Chief Brown              road, Maddox said.                       said, and sponsors will be sought.

                                                                                                                                        will consider a proposed Ga. Hwy.
asked to have the drug investigator        The council received some              Runners will pay a fee to enter.                      53 overlay district.
exempt from the policy. Brown said       samples from other cities on yard        Chamberlain is paid per runner. The                      The Braselton Town Council will

it is sometimes necessary for him        parking ordinances. An ordinance         more sponsors the more money you                      hold a public hearing on the recom-
to dress a certain way. An Auburn        requiring business parks to have         make, Brown said.                                     mendations of the planning commis-
resident in the audience asked if this   landscaping and monuments to                Brown announced the next meet-                     sion on Thursday, May 8, at 4 p.m.
would also apply to the mayor and        identify property and curbs and gut-     ing for the Citizens for a Better                     The planning commission and town                                                                Where every child
council. Blechinger said the mayor       ter was also discussed. One ordi-        Auburn group. The group will meet                     council meet at the Braselton Police                                                               SHINES!
and council should comply. City          nance that the council feels needs       on Wednesday, April 23, at city                       and Municipal Court Building in
Attorney Jack Wilson said the coun-      immediate attention deals with car       hall.                                                 downtown Braselton.
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Garrison delivers State of the County address Jones sentenced to 180 days
                    BY KRISTI REED
   Barrow County Commission Chairman Doug
                                                                                                                                                  planning and vision is important to develop a better
                                                                                                                                                  Barrow.                                                      Madison gives up                             Williams was fined on misdemeanor
Garrison said citizens and local governments must
embrace change in order “to create a Barrow our
                                                                                                                                                     “I believe we have suffered through lack of careful
                                                                                                                                                  and visionary forethought by some in the past admin-         his law license                                 Jones was charged with having con-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            spired to defraud the county govern-
grandchildren will be proud to call home.”                                                                                                        istration, and have begun the extensive and compre-                                                       ment by submitting payroll hours for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Linn Jones, wife
   Speaking at the Barrow County Chamber of                                                                                                       hensive planning process to become a better Barrow,”                                                      times when she didn’t work. Jones was
                                                                                                                                                                                                              of former District
Commerce “State of the County” annual luncheon,                                                                                                   Garrison said.                                                                                            on both the Jackson County and Banks
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Attorney          Tim
Garrison said rapid growth is transforming the County.                                                                                               Part of this planning involves gathering citizen input                                                 County DA payrolls at the same time.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Madison, was sen-
Barrow County is growing faster than 2,988 other                                                                                                  and updating the Comprehensive Plan, Garrison said.                                                          According to documents presented in
                                                                                                                                                                                                              tenced in Banks
counties in the nation and ranked 12th in new growth                                                                                                 “Our citizens have given clear direction for the                                                       court last week, Jones claimed that she
                                                                                                                                                                                                              County       Superior
nationally, Garrison said.                                                                                                                        future,” Garrison said.                                                                                   was working at the same time evidence
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Court Friday to 180
   This growth has led to a 41 percent increase in the                                                                                               Garrison listed several issues that county planners                                                    proved she was out of state.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              days in a women’s
tax digest including increases of $96 million in com-                                                                                             have identified as areas needing to be addressed includ-                                                     Jones’ attorney said she “accepts full
                                                                                                                                                                                                              detention center on
mercial value, $76 million in industrial value and $717                                                                                           ing community planning and water issues. Among the                                       JONES            responsibility for her actions” and is
                                                                                                                                                                                                              theft charges. She was
million in home value.                                                                                                                            top concerns is traffic, Garrison said.                                                                   “sorry for what she did.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                              also fined $500 and will have to perform
   Garrison said despite greater demands on services                                                                                                 “We are working to identify short term solutions to                                                       In her only comment to the court,
                                                                                                                                                                                                              250 hours of community service.
such as EMS, 911, recreation and courts due to the                                                                                                ease traffic congestion in Winder and Barrow County,”                                                     Jones said, “I would like to tell the court
growth, the Board of Commissioners has kept the mill-                                  CHANGES AHEAD                                              said Garrison.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Meanwhile, Madison has surrendered
                                                                            Barrow County Commission Chairman                                                                                                 his Georgia Law License. The Georgia          I’m sorry, sir.”
age rate low while improving services.                                                                                                               Though funding shortfalls have pushed the West                                                            The scandal surrounding the DA’s
                                                                            Doug Garrison delivers his annual “State                                                                                          Supreme Court approved the voluntary
   Garrison noted several accomplishments and ongo-                                                                                               Winder bypass into long range funding, the county                                                         office was uncovered by MainStreet
                                                                            of the County” address at the April 16                                                                                            surrender Monday. Madison moved to
ing projects including:                                                                                                                           has committed funds to several projects including the                                                     Newspapers in early 2007. A series
                                                                            Chamber of Commerce luncheon. Garrison                                                                                            give up his license in February.
   •the addition of 140 new public safety employees.                                                                                              improvement of the Hwy 211/Hwy 124 intersection,                                                          of investigative stories were published
                                                                            said “effective and quality change” will                                                                                             Jones’ sentencing last week effective-
   •the purchase of the first ever aerial apparatus for the                                                                                       traffic lights and turn lanes for the Hwy 81/Hwy 324
                                                                            continue to be part of Barrow’s future.                                                                                           ly ends an extraordinary state investiga-     in March 2007 questioning Madison’s
Barrow County Fire Department.                                                                                                                    intersection and improvements to the intersection of
                                                                                                    Photo by Kristi Reed                                                                                      tion into the Piedmont Judicial Circuit       handling of various government funds.
   •the planned construction of Barrow County’s first                                                                                             Haymon Morris and Hoyt King.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              DA’s office. Madison was sentenced            Madison subsequently resigned as DA
fire training center.                                                          •planning for a Braselton park with soccer and pas-                   Garrison said these improvements and others are
                                                                                                                                                                                                              earlier this year to six years in jail on     in June 2007 and was indicted in August
   •the purchase of 44 sheriff’s vehicles during the past                   sive recreational activities.                                         part of a proactive strategy to secure the future of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                              theft charges and former ADA Brett            2007.
two years.                                                                     “While the development of county building projects                 community.
   •construction of the 392 bed detention center that is
expected to provide 20 years of detention capacity.
                                                                            is exciting, I am most excited about the commercial
                                                                            and industrial developments happening in Barrow
                                                                                                                                                     “Do not let the false witness detour and discourage
                                                                                                                                                  the glorious future we can create,” he said. “Let me be          PUBLIX — continued from page 1A
   •construction of the new courthouse including four                       County,” Garrison said.                                               clear, we the board of commissioners are working to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 And plans to install a traffic
new courtrooms, two hearing rooms, courtroom wit-                              The Barrow Crossing development and the PETCO                      create a Barrow our grandchildren will be proud to call
                                                                                                                                                                                                              light at the intersection haven’t
ness rooms, grand jury facilities and a secure core.                        distribution center were two projects Garrison identi-                home. We cannot do this without change. We cannot
                                                                                                                                                                                                              been approved yet, according
   •preparations for the new animal control facility.                       fied as bringing jobs and opportunities for Barrow                    do this without embracing change. We have to be a
                                                                                                                                                                                                              to Georgia Department of
According to Garrison, the new facility will provide a                      citizens.                                                             change agent.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Transportation spokesperson
safe and sanitary environment with 100 adult kennels,                          Garrison also praised Linda Moore, vice president                     “In addressing change, not everyone will agree,
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Teri Pope.
100 puppy kennels and 100 cat kennels.                                      for economic development, for creating interest in                    not everyone will be happy,” Garrison said. “If we all
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Jackson County submitted
   •the redesign, grading and layout for the soccer com-                    Barrow. According to Garrison, Moore is currently                     agree that in order to provide these services we must
                                                                                                                                                                                                              results of a traffic study at the
plex in Victor Lord Park.                                                   working with at least three industries looking to expand              adequately and carefully plan – then effective and
                                                                                                                                                                                                              intersection to the DOT, but
   •the addition of a mile of passive walking paths and                     or locate in the county.                                              quality change will continually be a part of the Better
                                                                                                                                                                                                              the agency determined that
trails to the green space off Smith Mill Road.                                 As for the future of the county, Garrison said                     in Barrow’s future.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                              the intersection doesn’t war-
                                                                                                                                                                                                              rant a traffic signal now.

Auburn approves rezoning for McMullen Corporation                                                                                                                                                                When the intersection
                                                                                                                                                                                                              meets the DOT’s minimum                    READY TO OPEN
                                                                                                                                                                                                              standards for a traffic signal, Publix will open its first store in Jackson
   The Auburn Planning and Zoning               The request was approved with                            tion on the subject property.                           ity to effectively screen the nearby         the state agency will provide County on Thursday, May 1. A ribbon
Commission unanimously approved               the following conditions:                                     •the site must be designed to                        lots. Developer shall comply with            equipment to the county, cutting ceremony is planned at 9 a.m.
a request to rezone 23.80 acres                 •all loading docks must be located                       permit on-site maneuvering of all                       Chapter 16.10 “Landscaping and               Pope said on Friday.              that day.          Photo by Kerri Testement
located at the intersection of Hwy            to the side or rear of the buildings                       vehicles (no backing from street).                      Buffer Requirements” of the City of             The DOT also asked
29 and Etheridge Road from agri-              unless the loading area is complete-                          •all dumpster and waste container                    Auburn Development Regulations               Jackson County to make corrections to the traffic study it submitted to the DOT, she
cultural to heavy manufacturing at            ly screened from the street.                               areas shall be in an enclosed struc-                    and Chapter 17.11 “Buffers and               added. That document hasn’t been returned to the state agency.
its February 26 meeting.                        •a private fire line with approved                       ture away from the public view.                         Screening” of the City of Auburn
   The old wood mill site is being            back flow preventer & hydrant(s)                              •prior to issuance of building per-                  Zoning Ordinance.                                    TOUR              — continued from page 1A
considered for a state of the art tire        shall be installed by the applicant                        mits, land disturbance permits, or                         •all on-site signs shall comply
recycling facility.                           where required to provide a hydrant                        other development permits, devel-                       with the requirements of the City of         teams riding in each heat. Each team          Atlanta will charge $8 per automobile for
   The request now goes to the                and/or hydrants within 300’ of the                         oper shall submit a detail landscape                    Auburn Sign Ordinance.                       must race with all eight team members.        parking. There is no charge for fans who
Auburn City Council for final                 furthest corners of the proposed                           plan which shall include plant spe-                        •uses shall be limited to those           The time of the fifth place rider from        arrive by bicycle.
action.                                       buildings for adequate fire suppres-                       cies, quantities, sizes and spacing for                 allowed in M-2 (heavy manufactur-            each team will be counted as the team’s          The sixth annual Tour de Georgia con-
   McMullen Corporation requested             sion activities.                                           on-site landscape buffers to effec-                     ing/industry District), as set forth         time.                                         cludes Sunday at Atlanta’s Centennial
the rezoning, but has not yet acquired          •the driveways, parking areas, and                       tively screen the facility from near-                   in Section 17.09.10 in the City of              The ten-mile race on Road Atlanta’s        Olympic Park with a circuit race. The
the property, according to the min-           service drive areas shall be surfaced                      by lots. This plan shall be subject to                  Auburn Zoning Ordinance (as may              hilly 2.5 mile, 12-turn course will be run    circuit race will be comprised of ten
utes. If McMullen Corporation fails           and lighted.                                               the review and approval of the City                     be amended from time to time)                counterclockwise along the Road Atlanta       6.3-mile laps in downtown Atlanta.
to purchase the property, the zoning            •the applicant shall meet all the                        of Auburn or its agents to assure                       except the uses specifically exclud-         course. Riders will face a big challenge      The race will feature three sprints dur-
will revert to agricultural.                  required setbacks for new construc-                        adequate height, depth, and opac-                       ed in the Ordinance.                         as they begin the 4-lap heat with the steep   ing intermediate laps at the Centennial
                                                                                                                                                                                                              climb at turn 12.                             Olympic Park start/finish line.

Personal care home approved by Barrow planning commission
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 The team trial heats will be run in the       Last year’s Tour de Georgia welcomed
                                                                                                                                                                                                              reverse order of the stage three finish,      over half a million spectators. According
                                                                                                                                                                                                              meaning the first place team will go last     to event organizers, over 2.8 million Tour
                                                                                                                                                                                                              in stage four.                                de Georgia spectators have generated
               BY KRISTI REED                                               to go to a nursing home,” Murray said.                                on each tract.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 The expected start time is 1 p.m.          more than $148 million in direct eco-
  The Barrow County planning commission has                                   The special use permit request will go before                         • two board initiated rezones to correct inadver-
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Specific start times for each team will be    nomic impact for the state since 2003.
recommended approval for a personal care home                               the Barrow County Board of Commissioners at                           tent errors on the Barrow County official zoning
                                                                                                                                                                                                              posted at                 For more information about the tour,
to be located at 294 Tanners Bridge Road in                                 the May 27 meeting.                                                   map based on previous rezone cases. The affected
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 The event is free for spectators. Road     visit
Bethlehem.                                                                    In other business, the planning commission                          properties are located at 529 Patrick Mill Road
  Applicant Joy Murray said there is only one
personal care home in the city and she believes
                                                                            recommended approval for:
                                                                              • a rezone request from AR to R-1 for property
                                                                                                                                                  and 602 Kennedy-Sells Road.
                                                                                                                                                    The Barrow County planning commission
there is a need for affordable senior care in the                           located at 1255 Foster Road. Applicant Debra                          meets on the third Thursday of each month at                  Janice Stowe, principal of the Gordon Street Center, is resigning from her
area.                                                                       Fulcher is requesting to split the property into                      the Barrow County Administration Building, 233              position at the end of the school year. It was reported in an article last week that
  “There are so many people who cannot afford                               two one-acre tracts with an existing mobile home                      East Broad Street in Winder.                                she was retiring. We apoligize for the error.

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                  The Braselton News

                                                                                                                                                                                                   “Difference of opinion leads
                                                                                                                                                                                                    to enquiry, and enquiry to

Mike Buffington.............................editor & Co-Publisher

                  General Phone: 706-367-5233                                                                                                                                                        truth.” --Thomas Jefferson

               our views                                                                                                                                                                             Baking cookies on
  Governments should                                                                                                                                                                                  the presidential
     cut back, too                                                                                                                                                                                       campaign
                                                                                                                                                                                                        When it comes to finding a
   The economic slowdown has hit homeown-                                                                                                                                                            great, mouth-watering recipe, the
ers and businesses in recent months, but it’s also                                                                                                                                                   presidential candidates (or their
hitting local governments. county and city govern-                                                                                                                                                   spouses) seem to be the latest
ments are feeling the pinch of flat sales taxes and                                                                                                                                                  source.
lower fees.                                                                                                                                                                                             never mind that they are running
   Despite that, however, many governments are                                                                                                                                                       a multi-million
slow to react. instead of cutting costs during this                                                                                                                                                  dollar, cross-
downturn, governments continue to grow.                                                                                                                                                              country cam-
   When it comes to public schools, one can argue                                                                                                                                                    paign — nope,
that local school boards have little choice. indeed,                                                                                                                                                 they still have
state rules mandate class sizes and other variables                                                                                                                                                  time to bake
that render school boards useless in attempting to                                                                                                                                                   cookies.
cut costs during hard economic times.                                                                                                                                                                   John McCain’s
   But it’s difficult to feel sorry for school boards, or                                                                                                                                            wife, Cindy, ap-
any other government agency, that hold weekend                                                                                                                                                       parently makes               Kerri
retreats on the taxpayer’s nickel while it also com-                                                                                                                                                 a great ahi tuna        Testement
plains about flat revenues.                                                                                                                                                                          with napa cab-
                                                                                                                                                                                                     bage salad.            kerri@mainstreet-
   it’s difficult to feel sorry for governments that offer                                                                                                                                                            
top benefits and high salaries when they complain                                                                                                                                                    Whatever that is.
about economic hard times.
   it’s difficult to feel sorry for governments that con-
                                                                                                                             letters                                                                    Personally,
                                                                                                                                                                                                     when i need a recipe, i turn to the

                                                                                           Blasts JCCHS on handling of accusations
tinue to give large raises to staff members during a                                                                                                                                                 Food network — not the wife of a
slowing economy.                                                                                                                                                                                     presidential candidate. And that’s
   it’s difficult to feel sorry for governments that raise                                                                                                                                           the problem. One of McCain’s
                                                                                    Dear editor:                                           Where is the accountability? is this moving for-
rates, fees and taxes during a slow economy.                                        My oldest son is a junior at JCChS. he was             ward? What changes mentioned have been put
                                                                                                                                                                                                     interns apparently had the same
   Like many businesses and individuals, govern-                                 called to the office and told by police officers that     in place?                                                 thought last week when he was
ments should control costs tightly in an economic                                the drug dog had detected marijuana in his car.              Principals, assistant principals, and athletic         given the task of posting “Cindy
downturn. But too many governments lack the dis-                                 they interrogated him intensely.                          directors take a large portion of our tax dollars and     McCain’s recipes” on John Mc-
cipline to do that.                                                                 With my son continually denying the accsations,        i’d like my money’s worth. Any successful busi-           Cain’s website.
   instead, government leaders adopt a sense of                                  they said they could take him to the car and prove        ness has to step on toes to make things happen.              that intern also turned to the
entitlement, that the public “owes” them more mon-
                                                                                 it if he wouldn’t tell who around school was smok-        in the leadership of any successful program, you          Food network’s website and
                                                                                 ing pot. My son said, “then do it.” no marijuana          will find a person with backbone, or as the native        plagiarized a few recipes for the
ey.                                                                              anywhere. Although, an officer in a threatening-          Jackson County residents say, “Someone with salt          senator’s wife to use as her own.
   When this economic downturn is over, citizens                                 matter, points to a round object of leaves and            in their plow.”                                           Mrs. McCain probably had no clue
should look back at their local governments and                                  sticks in the rear floor and said, “Well then ... what       My concerns toward our high school were                that she had a great recipe for
see which ones were responsible and which ones                                   is that?” My son replied, “that is a squirrel nest ...    returned with the typical “disgruntled parent card.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                     rosemary chicken, either.
did business as usual.                                                           this car has been in the barn five years.”                this is not the administrators’ school. this school
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Michelle Obama, wife of Barak
   The former should be rewarded by taxpayers.                                      the police officers outright lied from the very        belongs to all of us. Whether it’s our lumber store,
                                                                                 start. the principal, assistant principal, nor anyone     our feed and seed store, an electric company, a           Obama, hasn’t posted recipes on
   The latter should be voted out of office for having
                                                                                 from the JCChS administration stood up for him.           pottery shop, or a school system, you do not stay         her husband’s website.
failed to be responsible during difficult times.
                                                                                 instead of being notified by the administration,          in business if you loose more than you win.                  Don’t expect Bill Clinton to post
                                                                                 i first heard of the situation after school from my          Jackson County was built by hard-working peo-          his favorite home-style recipes on
                                                                                 son. As a dad, this infuriates me. An administrator       ple that did not have the luxury of hiding behind a       his wife’s website — he’s more of a

           The Braselton News
              A Publication of The Jackson Herald &
                                                                                 should have the knowledge, fortitude, and respect
                                                                                 for the students to inform parents immediately
                                                                                 when they are unjustly treated. how many times
                                                                                                                                           nice set of clothes and a college degree. We now
                                                                                                                                           pay “big money” to our school administrators. Do
                                                                                                                                           your job! no more excuses. Will they find a way to
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Big Mac and Krispy Kreme guy.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        the idea of the wives of presi-
                                                                                                                                                                                                     dential candidates posting their
                                                                                 has this happened with other students?                    discredit this writing as well? Yes they will.            favorite recipes isn’t new. in the
                  Mainstreet Newspapers, Inc.
                                                                                    We make our Sheriff be accountable. We made               if we want a successful school program in              past, some media outlets have
  Mike Buffington .......................... Editor & Co-Publisher               the district attorney’s office be accountable. We         Jackson County, it will require citizen involvement.      even sponsored contests to de-
                                                even make our janitors be accountable. however,           it is evident our administration has settled with
                                                                                                                                                                                                     termine which wife bakes the best
                                                                                 the JCChS administration will always resort to            avoiding situations than having the initiative to
  Scott Buffington ......................................... Co-Publisher
                                                                                 playing “the disgruntled parent card,” the easiest        actively make a change. What is the sum com-
  Angela Gary ................................................ Managing Editor   thing to do.                                              bined salaries of our principal, assistant principal         But, do i really care to bake hill-
                                                                                    i cannot be silent anymore. if you don’t treat chil-   and athletic directors? i would like to know how          ary Clinton’s cookies? Something
  Kerri Testement ........................................... News Editor        dren with respect, they’re not going to learn how to      much tax dollars we are spending for the current          tells me she probably doesn’t have
                                                                                 respect, nor are they going to learn how to return        administration to play its buddy system and avoid         time to find the perfect amount
  Kristi Reed................................................... Sports Editor
                                                                                 it. the reason we have great wrestling, band, and         being accountable.                                        of chocolate chips or nuts for a
  Susan Treadwell .......................................... Advertising         cheerleader programs at JCChS is because those               it is time parents, businesses, and citizens           recipe. She’s now involved in her
                                                                                 in charge will fight for the children and their future    of Jackson County unite and lose their fear of            third major presidential campaign.
  Jeremy Ginn ................................................ Advertising       and the athletes know this.                               expressing vital concerns effecting our children for         i’m a regular working mom and i
                       Web Sites:                                 Our baseball program, presently under the lead-        the rest of their lives. We can only make change          barely have time to cook a single
                                                      ership of no experience, has a winning percentage         together. the following website link below, you can       meal, much less spend hours bak-
                                                                                 of 28 percent. What other programs have a grade           voice your concerns, which will be published, as
                         Classified Advertising:                                                                                                                                                     ing better desserts. i’m just happy
                                         average of a 28 percent? isn’t that an F?                 well as sent to the state superintendent’s office.
                                                                                                                                                                                                     if i have the time and energy to
                                                                                    Dr. McGhee returned my email several weeks                Sincerely,
                    Po Box 908, Jefferson, Ga. 30549                             ago stating, “Changes are being made as we                   Clete Meaders                                          make something that doesn’t come
                     General Phone: 706-367-5233                                 move forward.” no changes have been made.                out of a box or from a drive-thru
                                                                                                                                           son-County.htm                                            window.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        honestly, i don’t care about
                                                                                                                                                                                                     hillary Clinton’s cookies. Or Mi-
                                                      Republicans were the defenders of family values                                                                                                chelle Obama’s cobbler. Or Cindy
                                                                                                                                                                                                     McCain’s cabbage salad. i care
   ShOrtlY after republicans won control of the legislature in the 2004 general                          tive immunity,” then ultimately decided not to run for another term in the General          more about the key issues — the
election, rep. Glenn richardson met with his GOP colleagues and told them he                             Assembly.                                                                                   economy, the war and healthcare.
would stress “common-sense family values” as soon as he                                                     the latest controversy surfaced last week with the sensational disclosure that              the concept of publishing a
became speaker of the house.                                                                             Mike evans, a republican who once served in the house and more recently was
                                                                                                                                                                                                     presidential candidate’s family
   “Georgians stand by their protection of the traditional fam-                                          chairman of the State transportation Board, had been involved in a personal “rela-
ily,” richardson said at that caucus meeting. “And we stand                                              tionship” with Gena Abraham, the Department of transportation commissioner.
                                                                                                                                                                                                     recipes is supposed to provide
with them!”                                                                                              this was a violation of DOt policy, so evans resigned from the board.                       personal insight into the person
   it’s been more than three years since richardson made that                                               Abraham was elected commissioner last fall after Gov. Sonny Perdue, another              who could become this country’s
promise to protect the values of “the traditional family,” and                                           republican, urged transportation Board members to pick her. evans was part of               next leader. Are they fans of South-
we now know a little more about what republican leaders                                                  the majority that voted 7-6 to appoint Abraham to the job.                                  ern cooking? Would you only find
consider those values to be.                                                                                now that evans has resigned, the governor said he still wants Abraham to stay            “organic” foods in their refrigera-
   in January of 2007, an ethics complaint was filed against             tom                             on as DOt commissioner. Perdue, needless to say, has his own ethical history to             tor? Or do they favor some posh-
richardson accusing him of having an “inappropriate rela-             crawford                           answer for – his personal attorney amended a bill in the legislature a few years            sounding dish that you’ve never
tionship” with a lobbyist who had been working the previous                                              ago to give the governor a special tax exemption worth $100,000 on a real estate            heard of?
session to get a gas pipeline bill adopted on behalf of AGl             Capitol                          deal. Perdue promptly signed the bill into law.
                                                                     Impact Report                                                                                                                      in the early 1990s, hillary Clinton
resources.                                                                                                  A person who was overly cynical about all this might conclude that the definition        made the mistake of describing
   While richardson denounced the motivations of the per-                                                of “family values” – at least judging from the incidents involving top republican
                                                                                                                                                                                                     her decision to become a working
son who drafted the complaint, he never denied the details                                               leaders – includes graft, public drinking, divorce, gunplay, and a smattering of
                                                                                                                                                                                                     mom in the context of spending
contained in that document. Several months after the complaint was publicized,                           hypocrisy as well.
richardson and his wife filed for a divorce that was handled behind closed doors                            “Voters have figured out that the republicans’ pious rhetoric about the sanctity         time in the family kitchen.
by a judge who just happened to be richardson’s former law partner.                                      of marriage and family values is just a cover-up for hanky-panky and greed,” said              “i suppose i could have stayed
   During the months that have elapsed since richardson’s remarks about protect-                         former Democratic Party chairman Bobby Kahn, the person who filed that ethics               home and baked cookies and had
ing “traditional family values,” we have also seen an influential republican sena-                       complaint against richardson.                                                               teas, but what i decided to do
tor from north Georgia file for divorce from his wife, the mother of his four young                         this is not to imply that the other party is blameless. When the Democrats ran           was to fulfill my profession which i
children.                                                                                                state government for all those years, there were many reports of drinking and               entered before my husband was in
   We have seen another republican senator from a suburban district be accused                           feuding and general misbehaving as well.                                                    public life,” she said.
of firing a pistol in the midst of a domestic dispute that ended in a divorce. She                          republicans always said they would run things differently if they ever took con-            Judge that comment as you will,
also was ordered by a judge to stay away from her daughter.                                              trol of state government away from those immoral Democrats. now that the GOP                but supposedly, after making that
   We have seen a powerful republican house member from the eastern part of                              is in charge, however, it looks like they’re just as prone to human weakness and            statement, hillary figured out a
the state be nabbed by Atlanta police and charged with drunk driving after he                            temptation as the guys across the aisle.                                                    way to make some decent cook-
allegedly knocked over a utility pole in the wee hours of a weekend morning, when                           there are no great lessons to learn here, just the observation that party labels
he was a long way removed from his district (that DUi charge is still pending).                          don’t give anyone a monopoly on morality.
   We have seen another prominent republican lawmaker from Middle Georgia, a                                                                                                                           Kerri Testement is the news editor
committee chairman no less, get nailed twice on DUi charges while driving in the                            Tom Crawford is the editor of Capitol Impact’s Georgia Report, an Internet news          of The Braselton News. Her e-mail ad-
Atlanta area. this politico at first tried to dodge the arrests by claiming “legisla-                    site at that covers government and politics in Georgia.                    dress is
Wednesday, April 23, 2008                                                                                      The Braselton News                                                                                                           Page 5A

                                                                     Public Safety
Braselton                                                                                                                                                               Barrow County
Police: House guest steals credit card, orders take-out Storage shed burns in Barrow
  A house guest who claimed she           license, reckless driving, possession     of her house shut while she was              •theft by taking at a Shumard            A storage shed at 144 Creekwood          and were able to stop the fire from
wanted to use the restroom instead        of a stolen vehicle, DUI, obstruc-        out of town. The woman said she           Oak Drive address, where a man            Road, Winder, was destroyed by fire        spreading to another building near-
took the homeowner’s credit card          tion and giving false identification      has had an issue with the landlord        told police that an estimated $2,580      last week, according to the Barrow         by,” said Lt. Scott Dakin, a spokes-
number to order take-out food,            information to an officer. Police         over a mold problem making her            in jewelry and coins were stolen          Fire and Emergency Services.               person for the department.
according to Braselton police.            said Owen refused to stop for a traf-     child sick.                               from his basement. The man sus-             Firefighters who arrived to                The storage shed was completely
  The suspect was playing foot-           fic stop, after officers were told that      •disorderly conduct at a Henry         pected two contractors may taken          the scene shortly after 9 p.m. on          destroyed by the fire. The cause of
ball with her child and two other         a stolen vehicle matching Owen’s          Street address, where police were         the items.                                Tuesday, April 15, found the build-        the fire is listed as suspicious and
people when the suspect asked the         vehicle was seen on I-85. Owen            told about a dispute between a man           •theft by entering a motor vehicle     ing with heavy fire involvement and        is under investigation by the fire
homeowner if she could use his            drove at a high rate of speed to an       and a woman. While speaking to            at a Tee Drive address, where a man       beginning to collapse.                     investigation team and the Barrow
bathroom. The Mossy Oak Landing           exit in Jefferson, where he later lost    the suspect, an officer said his cell     told police that someone entered his        “Firefighters initiated a fast attack    County Sheriff’s Office.
homeowners later realized someone         control behind a restaurant and took      phone rang and he could read a text       unlocked vehicle and stole several
had been in their bedroom.                off running. An officer apprehended       message that said, “I need weed           items, including leather portfolios,
  The wife of the residence said
someone had messed up her wal-
                                          Owen, who police said admitted to
                                                                                    asap.” The officer asked the suspect
                                                                                    about selling drugs. The suspect said
                                                                                                                              a cell phone, checks and CDs. The
                                                                                                                              items were valued at more than            Barrow Co. Fire and EMS
                                                                                                                                                                        boot drive ahead May 1-3
let, but nothing was missing. The            •Nicole Lyn Humbert, 26, 148           he sells a little bit of marijuana now    $1,000.
husband said a check of his wallet        Montvail Drive, Hoschton, failure         and then. The suspect was released           •damage to property at the
revealed that his credit card was         to dim headlights, driving while          on a disorderly conduct citation.         entrance of The Falls of Braselton
missing. The couple quickly can-          license suspended or revoked, fail-          •stolen checks on I-85, where          subdivision, where a man told               Members of the Barrow County Fire and Emergency Services will join
celed their credit card.                  ure to change name or address on          police suspected that two checks          police that an object fell off a Town     more than 100 fire departments across the state for the 19th annual “Give
  The couple believed that the            driver’s license within 60 days and       found in a vehicle stopped during         of Braselton pick-up truck and dam-       Burns the Boot” drive May 1-3.
child’s mother had stolen the credit      possession of less than one ounce of      a traffic stop were stolen. There         aged his vehicle.                           The event benefits the Georgia Firefighters Burn Foundation. Ten percent
card, they told police. The child         marijuana.                                were also several new items in the           •disorderly conduct at a               of the total funds raised in Barrow County is returned to the fire department
then began yelling and crying that           •Debra Monesa Ellis, 53, 2901          vehicle. The items were taken as          Democracy Drive address, where            to support local education and prevention efforts.
his mother was on the floor. The          SW Flat Shoals Road, Conyers, hit         evidence.                                 a woman told police that her hus-           “Fires and burns can strike anyone at anytime,” said Lt. Ernest P Weant,
wife went to help the child’s mother      and run, open container of alcohol           •shoplifting at the Kroger on          band wouldn’t allow her to use the        boot drive coordinator for the fire department.
to the couch, at which time the door      while operating a vehicle and DUI.        Spout Springs Road, where police          phone during a dispute. The couple          “The Georgia Firefighters Burn Foundation is working to help prevent fire
bell rang.                                   •Jason Alexander Hyta, 34, 101         were told that a man was seen put-        is going through a divorce and the        related injuries and deaths through education,” he added. “In addition, the
  A delivery from an area restaurant      Crestview Street, Canton, fleeing or      ting two T-shirts and two pairs of        husband wanted to take his son to         burn foundation supports the burn centers in Georgia to allow them to offer
was at the door. A receipt from the       attempting to elude a police officer,     shorts in his pants. When a store         his apartment, while the wife dis-        the best possible treatment for their patients. This is accomplished through
order showed the same four digits         failure to maintain lane, parking in      manager confronted the man, he ran        agreed.                                   the burn foundation’s threefold mission, to educate the public in burn aware-
as the canceled credit card. The res-     a prohibited area and DUI.                out the front door and threw down            •harassing phone calls at a Silk       ness and prevention, to support medical facilities in the care of burns in
taurant later confirmed the complete         •Gregory Alan Luper, 47, 250           some of the clothing. Another man         Tree Pointe address, where a woman        Georgia and to assist burn survivors in their recovery.”
credit card number and the person         Justice Ridge Road, Candler, N.C.,        who was with the suspect paid for         told police that her daughter’s boy-
who ordered the food as the child’s       failure to maintain lane, open con-       his items and was looking for his         friend has been making threatening
mother.                                   tainer of alcohol while operating a       friend, who ran out of the store,         phone calls.
  The suspect couldn’t be inter-
viewed by police because she was
                                          vehicle, disorderly conduct, improp-
                                          er decal and DUI.
                                                                                    police said.
                                                                                       •damage to property at the town’s
                                                                                                                                 •possible overdose at a Reisling
                                                                                                                              Drive address, where a two-year-
                                                                                                                                                                        Sex offenders list on GBI website
too intoxicated, according to an             •Alagie Modon Sosseh, 37,              industrial wastewater lift station on     old child was suspected of eating            The Georgia Bureau of Investigation     employed or carries on a vocation at
incident report. The child was taken      Powder Springs, wanted person             Ga. Hwy. 124, where a worker was          sleeping pills. The child was alert       maintains a list of registered sex         an institution of higher education in
from the residence by his father, and     apprehended for warrants in DeKalb        clearing a field and struck a fire        and oriented, but was taken to an         offenders on its website (www.ganet.       Georgia, they are required to provide
the Department of Family and Child        and Paulding counties.                    hydrant. A large amount of water          area hospital.                            org/gbi).                                  the name, school address or enroll-
Services was contacted.                      •Ferris Eugene Gober, 54, 4356         was lost. Police said they didn’t            •damage to property on I-85,              The GBI is the central reposi-          ment status.
      BRASELTON ARRESTS                   Buckingham Circle, Decatur, want-         know how much water was lost or           where a woman said she ran over           tory for Georgia’s Violent Sexual             Offenders who move to another
  The Braselton Police Department         ed person apprehended for a warrant       how much damage was caused to             a metal object, which caused three        Offender Registry. The registry con-       state are required to report to the
made the following arrests last           in Walton County and speeding.            the fire hydrant and lift station.        tires to bust. Police later said the      tains information about sex offenders      sheriff’s office where they last reg-
week:                                          BRASELTON INCIDENTS                     •theft by taking at the Kroger         drive shaft of another vehicle came       who have been released from prison,        istered with in the state, and to des-
  •Samuel Roger Owen, 44, Martin,            The following incidents were           on Spout Springs Road, where a            off and damaged several vehicles on       placed on probation, parole or super-      ignate a law enforcement agency in
failure to maintain lane, open con-       reported to the Braselton Police          woman told police that she left her       the interstate.                           vised released after July 1, 1996.         their new state of residence.
tainer of alcohol while operating         Department last week:                     wallet while paying for groceries. A         •damage to property on I-85,              The website contains a search form         Offenders who move to another
a vehicle, fleeing or attempting             •dispute at a Saratoga Court           video of the store showed an elderly      where a woman said her vehicle            where offenders may be located based       county in Georgia, are required to
to elude a police officer, driving        address, where a woman told police        man pick up the victim’s wallet and       was damaged when she ran over a           on name, city, zip code or county.         register with the sheriff of their new
while unlicensed or with an expired       that her landlord welded the doors        place it in his pocket.                   tractor-trailer truck tire.                  For each offender, the website          county of residence in addition to
                                                                                                                                                                        details the offender’s address, physi-     notifying the sheriff of their previous
                                                                                                                                                                        cal description, age, date of convic-      county of residence.
Hoschton                                                                                                                                                                tion and crime. Most of the offenders
                                                                                                                                                                        also have photos available.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Offenders placed on probation,

Fraud scam reported in neighborhood, two arrested                                                                                                                          By state law, a sex offender will be
                                                                                                                                                                        notified by the Georgia Department
                                                                                                                                                                        of Corrections, the Georgia Board
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   parole or supervised release from
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   prison after July 1, 1996, are required
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   to register for the following offens-
   Hoschton police arrested two people last week        for failure to appear related to a burglary charge,     an extreme hazard. The power company turned             of Pardons & Paroles, and/or private       es: rape, sodomy (against a minor),
tied to a door-to-door sales scam.                      grand theft and possession of marijuana. Hill also      off the power to the trailer. The woman called the      probation agencies that they must          aggravated sodomy (against a minor
   Police said they received complaints of door-to-     went by three alias names, police said.                 suspect, who said he rented a moving truck and it       register as a sex offender with a          or an adult), statutory rape (unless
door salesmen asking residents in the Deer Creek           Florida law enforcement officers asked               was accidentally backed into the power lines.           sheriff and their county of residence,     the age of the perpetrator is 18 years
Farms subdivision to purchase books to allow the        Hoschton police to detain Hill. Hoschton police            •dispute at a Penny Lane address, where an offi-     county of employment and county            of age or younger), child molesta-
suspect to attend cooking school.                       also charged him with theft by deception. He was        cer was met by a tenant of a rental property. The       where they are attending school.           tion, aggravated child molestation,
   Residents told police they were asked buy a $49      taken to the Jackson County Jail.                       man said he had moved out of the house, but felt           Sexual offenders will remain on         enticing a child for indecent purposes
book, of which $20 would benefit the suspect’s             Also during the week, police had stopped a           like he still had the right to go into the house. The   the registry for a period of 10 years      and aggravated sexual battery.
culinary career and $19 would go to a children’s        vehicle during a traffic stop that was later tied to    man had also received an eviction notice from the       and will receive a verification form          Other offenses include: kidnap-
hospital.                                               the incidents. Police later contacted the vehicle’s     sheriff’s office. The landlord played a message to      each year on the anniversary of their      ping of a minor (except by a par-
   The residents were given different stories about     driver, who cooperated with police and brought          an officer in which the tenant made a threatening       initial registration. Sexual predators     ent), false imprisonment of a minor
how the suspects planned to use the money and           another suspect to the police department.               remark. The landlord agreed to return half of the       are required to verify their informa-      (except by a parent), criminal sexual
he provided the names of several local residents           That subject, Shawn M. Battreall, 21, of Cape        man’s deposit, the man gave back the keys and           tion every 90 days and remain on the       conduct toward a minor, solicita-
and streets while pitching his story, according to      Canaveral, Fla., was charged with theft by decep-       garage door opener to the house.                        registry for life.                         tion of a minor to engage in sexual
an incident report.                                     tion. Police said he is one of the suspects tied to        •theft by taking at Hensley’s Automotive, where         As of July 1, 1999, sexual offend-      contact, use of a minor in sexual
   Three residents wrote checks ranging from $29        the door-to-door sales scam.                            several vehicles were damaged when someone              ers who have more than one prior           performance, solicitation of a minor
to $98 to the suspects. All three victims later noti-                HOSCHTON INCIDENTS                         crawled under the vehicles and removed the cata-        conviction for an offense listed by        to practice prostitution, any convic-
fied their banks and placed a stop payment on the          The following incidents were reported to the         lytic converters. Police said the suspect cut him-      state law - or who have been con-          tion resulting from an underlying
checks, police said.                                    Hoschton Police Department last week:                   self and left several blood droplets at the scene.      victed of an aggravated offense, such      sexual offense against a victim who
   While later handing fliers to residents about the       •damage to property at a West Jefferson Street          •operating a vehicle without a valid tag on Ga.      as aggravated child molestation - will     is a minor, use of a minor to engage
sales pitches, an officer was told by a resident that   address, where a woman told police that when            Hwy. 53, where police stopped a van with expired        remain on the registry for life and        in any sexually-explicit conduct to
one of the suspects was in the neighborhood.            she went to check on a trailer in which a man was       tags. The driver said his boss bought a newer van       will receive a verification form each      produce any visual medium depict-
   The suspect, later identified as Patrick Mitchell    moving out, she found a power line and meter            when the older van failed an emissions test. The        year on the anniversary of their initial   ing such conduct; and any conduct
Hill, 25, of Peoria, Ariz., gave the officer his        pulled from the trailer and on the ground. Georgia      boss placed the older tag on the new van and told       registration.                              which, by its nature, is a sexual
name. The man had several warrants in Florida           Power told the woman that the lines were live and       the man to drive it, he told police.                       If the offender is enrolled,            offense against a minor.

                          HOSCHTON                                                                                                                                                 REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
                          MEDICAL, PC                                                                                                                                                   CITY OF HOSCHTON, GEORGIA

                          Board Certified - Family Medicine                                                                                                                     The City of Hoschton, Georgia is requesting proposals
                               CAQ - Sports Medicine                                                                                                                         from qualified businesses and individuals to repave
                                                                                                                                                                             approximately 2,500 feet of Deer Creek Trail, beginning at
                        Is now open at                                                                                                                                       the intersection of Deer Creek Trail and Peachtree Road.

         Hoschton Towne Center
                                                                                                                                                                             Details      are     available    on      the     website
                                                                                                                                                                    or by calling 706-654-3034.

                                         Labs While You Wait!                                                                                                                    Proposals must be sealed and clearly marked “Proposal
                                                                                                                                                                             for Deer Creek Trail Repaving.” The response must be
           Specializing In:                 Cholesterol and                                                                                                                  delivered to the City Clerk at City Hall, 79 City Square,
        ~ Complete Family Care           Metabolic Panel Checks                                                                                                              Hoschton, Georgia 30548 no later than 12:00 o’clock Noon
           ~ Sports Medicine               Get Your Results In                                                                                                               on Friday, May 2, 2008 at which time they will be opened.
                                               20 Minutes!                                                                                                                   Proposal responses received later than the date and time
                                                                                                                                                                             specified will be rejected. Mayor and Council and City of
                       Call for appointment!                                                                                                                                 Hoschton Staff will not be responsible for late deliveries of

                                                                                                                                                                             proposals that are addressed incorrectly, delivered by mail
                                                                                                                                                                             or by any other method.
       115 Towne Center Pkwy., Suite 113, Hoschton, GA 30548
                                                                                                                                                                                 The City of Hoschton reserves the right to accept or
                         Leslie David, M.D.
                                                                                                                                                                             reject any or all proposals or parts thereof, and if an award
                                HOURS:                                                                                                                                       is made it will be in the best interest of the City of
                  Mon., Tues. & Wed. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.                                                                                                                         Hoschton.
               Thurs. 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. • Fri. 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
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                          Chili Cook off                                                                    Piedmont Judicial Circuit
                                                                                                            DA reports progress in fixing backlog
                                                                                                                     BY ANGELA GARY                    “Each of those cases is being indi-     property returned to the rightful

                                                                                                                         ore than 2,000 indict-     vidually tracked and monitored to          owner in a timely fashion.
                                                                                                                         ments or accusations       ensure timely handling,” Bridgeman            • Several staff members have been
                                                                                                                         have been filed by         said.                                      added, including: Mary Beth Wolff,
                                                                                                            District Attorney Rick Bridgeman           Other highlights listed in the report   senior assistant district attorney;
                                                                                                            since he took office in September       for the first quarter included:            Linda Phillips, legal secretary; Jonni
                                                                                                            with most of the backlogged cases          • In the Jackson County office,         Barnett, victim services/TPO coor-
                                                                                                            being dealt with.                       one attorney has been designated to        dinator; and Amy Carter, assistant
                                                                                                               Bridgeman issued an update last      handle felony sexual assault cases         district attorney.
                                                                                                            week on the status of the cases in      involving both child and adult vic-                    MEETINGS SET
                                                                                                            the office.                             tims and one attorney to handle               Bridgeman has also set up meet-
                                                                                                               “The great news is that we have      domestic violence and child physi-         ings in all three counties in the
                                                                                                            reviewed and made appropriate           cal abuse cases.                           circuit to answer questions from
                                                                                                            charging decisions on virtually all        • Two attorneys completed spe-          citizens.
                                                                                                            of the backlogged cases that I inher-   cialized drug prosecutor training.            The schedule is as following:
                                                                                                            ited in September 2007,” Bridgeman         • Because average recommended              •Jackson County, 8 a.m. to 9
                                                                                                            said. “Since September, our office      felony fines have not changed in 15        a.m. Saturday, May 17, at Jefferson
                                                                                                            has filed over 2,400 indictments or     years, the staff is reviewing the fines    House Restaurant, 682 Athens
                                                                                                            accusations and most cases with         to more accurately reflect the costs       Street, Jefferson.
                                                                                                            sufficient evidence to prosecute are    to handle the cases.                          •Barrow County, 9:30 a.m. to
                                                                                                            now being presented to a grand             • Implemented several suggestions       10:30 a.m., Saturday, May 17, at
                                                                                                            jury or accused within 90 days of       of local law enforcement agencies,         the Winder Police Department train-
                                         SERVING CHILI                                                      arrest.”                                including the creation of a method         ing room, 94 North Broad Street,
Wendy Mingas, Deb Kitchin and Dee Lavender serve chili at Hometown Community Bank’s booth                      Bridgeman said the only old cases    to identify cases in which evidence        Winder.
Saturday at the Jackson County Area Chamber of Commerce’s chili cook-off. Hometown Community                remaining are ones awaiting investi-    is being held by law enforcement              •Banks County, 11 a.m. to noon
Bank placed third in both “Best Tasting Chili” and “Showmanship.”     Photos by Kerri Testement             gation by law enforcement agencies      agencies and notifying them upon           Saturday, May 17, at the historic
                                                                                                            or forensics testing by the Georgia     disposition of the case so that con-       Banks County courthouse in down-
                                                                                                            Crime Lab.                              traband can be destroyed and other         town Homer.

                                                                                                            Election 2008
                                                                                                            Chief Magistrate Billy Chandler to seek re-election
                                                                                                              Chief Magistrate Judge Billy          Scottish Rite Mason, is a past pres-
                                                                                                            Chandler has announced that he          ident of the Commerce Jaycees,
                                                                                                            will qualify for his seventh term       where he was a Jaycee of the
                                                                                                            of office.                              year in 1968, and he is a lifetime
                                                                                                              Chandler, of Commerce, served         colonel in the Georgia Jaycees
                                                                                                            as Justice of the Peace 1970-1983       Rebel Corps. Chandler was
                                                                                                            and has served as Chief Magistrate      Vice Chairman of the Northeast
                                                                                                            Judge since the office was cre-         Georgia Area Employment and
                                                                                                            ated in July 1983. He is certi-         Training Council in 1982-83 under
                                                                                                            fied by the Georgia Magistrate          Governor George Busbee; was
                                                                                                            Courts Training and the Georgia         listed in “Who’s Who?” in Georgia
                                                                                                            Municipal Courts Training Council       and served as a member of the
                                                                                                            and is certified civil instructor for   Wal-Mart Scholarship Committee.
                                                                                                            the Peace Officer Standards and            Chandler is a member of
                                                                                                            Training Council of Georgia.            the Jackson County Student                    BILLY CHANDLER
                                                                                                              A graduate of Commerce High           Attendance Review Board and
                                                                                                            School, Chandler attended the           the Piedmont Circuit Domestic              created, his office has handled
                                  TOP IN ‘SHOWMANSHIP’                                                      University of Georgia and Athens        Violence Protocol Committee.               $2,735,403 in filing fees and fines,
Town of Braselton employees Rhonda Lundsford, Nan Edwards, Danielle Austin and Paul Mims pre-               Tech. He served two terms as an            Chandler is a widower of the            has issued 51,456 warrants, 21,179
pare to serve up the town’s “Crime Stompin’ Chili” at Saturday’s chamber chili cook-off, at YearOne.        at-large councilman for the City of     late Joyce Roaden Chandler. Their          civil cases have been filed and the
The town placed first in “Showmanship.”                                                                     Commerce and has been the night         daughter and son-in-law, Lynn and          office has held 7,019 civil trails.
                                                                                                            court judge for the Commerce            Jeff Crocker, and two granddaugh-            “It has been a privilege to
                                                                                                            Municipal Court since 1990.             ters, Kennedy and Katherine, live          serve as Judge of Jackson County
                                                                                                              He is a member of the First           in Gainesville. He is the son of           Magistrate Court for the past 26
                                                                                                            Baptist Church of Commerce, is          Winifred Chandler and the late             years and I am looking forward
                                                                                                            an ordained deacon and is on the        Elbie Chandler.                            to the opportunity of being trusted
                                                                                                            church’s board of trustees. He is a        According to Chandler, since            to serve for another four years,”
                                                                                                            member of the Commerce Athletic         the office of Chief Magistrate was         Chandler said.
                                                                                                            Booster Club, Hudson Masonic
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Wayne Neal Chervolet, Commerce, placed second in both “Best Tasting Chili” and “Showmanship”
                                                                                                               Phone: 706-367-5986
at Saturday’s chili cook-off, hosted by the Jackson County Area Chamber of Commerce. Wayne Neal
was also selected as the “People’s Choice” winner.                                                                                                                                                                                  M
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                                                                              Saturday, April 26
                                                                      10:00 A.M.    “Emergency Wound Care”                                                                                                                          e
        REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS                                                       Lisa Williamson, DVM - University of GA
             CITY OF HOSCHTON, GEORGIA                                11:00 A.M.    “Saddle-fitting Made Easy
                                                                                    Saddle Tree forms you can use to determine the
                                                                                    saddle tree for your horse.
       The City of Hoschton, Georgia is requesting proposals
    from qualified businesses and individuals to pave new
                                                                                    Wayne Norris - Mary’s Tack Feed & Pet
    parking spaces on the west side of City Square along
    White Street.    Details are available on the website
                                                                      11:45 A.M.    “Dispelling Feeding Myths” - Every Body needs Carbs!!
                                                                                    Ed Wells - Purina Mills, Inc.                                                                                                                   b or by calling 706-654-3034.
                                                                                    Also - Introducing WellSolve - “for the special needs horse”
                                                                      1:00 P.M.     Dress for Show w/fashion show
        Proposals must be sealed and clearly marked                                 What you need to know before a show
                                                                                    Cindy Thaxton - High Point Farm
    “Proposal for City Square Parking Addition.” The response
    must be delivered to the City Clerk at City Hall, 79 City
                                                                      2:00 P.M.     “Trainer Round Table”
    Square, Hoschton, Georgia 30548 no later than 12:00                             What you need to know about Dressage
                                                                                    Shirley Singleton - Rhythm & Balance Farm
    o’clock Noon on Friday, May 2, 2008 at which time they will
    be opened. Proposal responses received later than the
                                                                                    Hunter Jumper - Alexandria Linscheid - Wisteria Farm
                                                                                    Western Riding - Susan McLocklin - McLocklin Farm
    date and time specified will be rejected. Mayor and Council
    and City of Hoschton Staff will not be responsible for late       Each presenter will describe the basics of their discipline and the type
    deliveries of proposals that are addressed incorrectly,           horse, training & lessons needed, plus the levels of competition available
                                                                      to you. An open Question and Answer session will follow the
    delivered by mail or by any other method.

                                                                                                            ANNIVERSARY SALE
                                                                      three presenters.

        The City of Hoschton reserves the right to accept or
                                                                                                                                                                 Mulberry Walk
                                                                                                                 20% Off Clothing,
    reject any or all proposals or parts thereof, and if an award

                                                                                                              Tack and Select Saddles
    is made it will be in the best interest of the City of                                                                                            6323 Grand Hickory Dr. • Braselton, GA 30517
                                                                                                                   thru April 27.                             Hours: Mondays 9-4,
                                                                                                                                                       Tuesdays-Fridays 8-8 & Saturdays 8-6
Wednesday, April 23, 2008                                                                                          The Braselton News                                                                                               Page 7A

66 charged by Jackson County Sheriff’s office
   Sixty-six people were charged              •Jeannette Brawner Craig, 56,             Calif., DUI and failure to main-       1910 South Cobb Drive, Marietta,
by the Jackson County Sheriff’s            1887 Yonah Homer Road, Homer,                tain lane.                             probation violation.
Office last week, including the            bad check.                                      •Joseph Anthony Gray, 40, 6301        •Marsha Ann Clark, 30, 1115
following:                                    •Yancy Aaron Elkins, 24, 469              Riverside Road, Metaire, La., tail     Bill Watkins Road, Hoschton,
   •Thomas Joshua Brown, 30, 253           Quailwood Drive, Athens, proba-              light violation and driving while      DUI.
Barber Street, Commerce, proba-            tion violation.                              license suspended.                       •Dorsey Randall Cochran, 44,
tion violation and child support              •Dwan Maurice Hewlatt, 25, 210               •Terrell Berry, 21, 125 Gold        71 Payne Lane, Carnesville, bad
violation.                                 Windy Hill Way, Athens, arson.               Creek Estate, Jefferson, aggravat-     check.
   •Jason Wayne Cox, 20, 137                  •Lisa Diane Fischel, 43,                  ed stalking, criminal damage to          •Brittany Nicole Floyd, 17, 201
Robert Drive, 19, 137 Robert               125 Mountain Creek Drive,                    property and battery.                  Clover Mill Drive, Jefferson, sim-
Drive, Braselton, criminal tres-           Pendergrass, burglary and theft                 •Dominique Omar Covington,          ple assault.
pass and violation of the Georgia          by taking.                                   24, 213 Buffalo Road, Richmond,          •Christopher           Anthony
Controlled Substance Act.                     •Jimmy Dale Bennett, 54, 431              Va., failure to signal and driving     Funderburk, 24, 599 Lebanon
   •Melissa Danvell Davis, 35, 769         Elizabeth Street, Commerce, pro-             while license suspended.               Church Road, Jefferson, burglary.
Martin Luther King, Jefferson,             bation violation.                               •Antonio Delira, 41, 2433             •Jose Noel Gonzales, 24, 380
child support violation.                      •Joseph Brian Durant, 22, 3547            Silverwood Drive, Gainesville,         Charter Street, Lawrenceville,
   •Michael Scott Dodd, 35, 225            Apartment L, Old Chamblee                    open container violation, endan-       burglary.
                                                                                                                                                                               SUV HITS POLE IN BRASELTON
                                                                                                                                                                    A driver crashed into a pole on Ga. Hwy. 53 in downtown Braselton
Vanmanley Drive, Danielsville,             Road, Doraville, probation viola-            gering a child under age 14 and          •Joy Marie Guilford, 24, 4076      on Wednesday, April 16. Police said the driver was at a traffic sig-
bad check.                                 tion.                                        DUI.                                   Jot-Em-Down Road, Danielsville,      nal when it changed. The driver went across the intersection and
   •Christopher Shane Knight, 17,             •Stacey Joyce Parten, 39, 490                •Amal-Jamal Nakaa Francis, 37,      probation violation.                 drove into a pole. A witness who saw the accident said the driver
390 Cedar Creek Road, Winder,              Planter Gunnell Road, Hull, pos-             72 Addenbrooke Way, Hoschton,            •Brenda Aileen Higgins, 41,        appeared to have a seizure. The driver later refused being trans-
criminal trespass and violation of         session of methamphetamine with              failure to appear.                     1439 Thyatira-Brockton Road,         ported to a hospital and left the scene with relatives, according to
the Georgia Controlled Substance           intent to distribute, pills not kept            •Edward Harvey Jr., 38, 1072        Jefferson, abandonment of a          police.                 Photo by the West Jackson Fire Department
Act.                                       in original container, possession            Ford Road, Jefferson, disorderly       minor child.
   •Mark Lamar Pass, 50, 151               of marijuana and possession of               conduct and giving a false name          •Johnny Eugene Hughes, 55,
West Freeman Street, Maysville,            tools for the commission of a                to a law enforcement officer.          2521 State Barn Road, Cumming,
bad check.                                 crime.                                          •Burton Stewart Hester, 49,         windshield violation, DUI and no
   •Patrick Gerrard Peppers, 22, 94           •Patricia Ann Caldwell, 44,               4059 Lexington Road, Athens,           proof of insurance.
Glenfield Drive, Jefferson, proba-         317 McGinnis Chandler Road,                  speeding and driving on a sus-           •Timothy Leonard Kitchens, 29,
tion violation.                            Commerce, deposit account                    pended license.                        704 Chathum Road, Homer, bad
   •Joshua Robert Richey, 22, 586          fraud.                                          •Timothy Seth Hunter, 60, 1845      check.
Pleasant Acres Drive, Maysville,              •Henry Eduardo Castro, 19, 3379           Yarborough Ridgeway Road,                •Steven Randall Lyons, 35, 60
probation violation.                       Shallowford Road, Chamblee,                  Maysville, theft by taking.            Brooks Drive, Nicholson, aggra-
   •Cynthia Gail Holt, 44, 6439            driving while unlicensed and fail-              •Patty Laneve Loving, 40, 4951      vated child molestation.
Hwy. 53, Braselton, parole viola-          ure to maintain lane.                        Old Orr Road, Flowery Branch,            •Branden Dean Reinemann,
tion.                                         •Patricia Ann Gunnells, 67, 88            probation violation.                   19, 14 Eagle Lane, Pendergrass,
   •Joseph Laman Lindsey, 25, 150          Chestnutt Street, Commerce, bad                 •Lashonda Deshana Lyle, 34, 124     probation violation, obstruction,
Timberlane Road, Homer, proba-             check.                                       Emily Foster Way, Pendergrass,         failure to stop at a stop sign and
tion violation.                               •Tracey Glenn Allen, 35, 2644             bad check.                             fleeing or attempting to elude a
   •Stacey Lewis Croy, 24, 3675            Sardis Drive, Buford, theft by tak-             •Matthew Scott Nealey, 23, 336      law enforcement officer.
Titshaw Road, Gainesville, depos-          ing a motor vehicle.                         Baber Road, Commerce, posses-            •Allen Randall Skelton Jr, 29,
it account fraud.                             •Jason Wayne Coker, 19, 597               sion of marijuana.                     70 Kings Drive, Braselton, party
   •Richard Bryant Freeman Jr., 27,        Silverbell Road, Jefferson, crimi-              •Joseph Alan Parker, 17, 117        to the crime of entering an auto-
3642 Etheridge Road, Jefferson,            nal trespass and manufacturing               McEver Lane, Hoschton, under-          mobile, theft by receiving, bur-        WOODS FIRE REPORTED IN BRASELTON
probation violation.                       marijuana.                                   age possession of alcohol, pedes-      glary and criminal trespass.         The West Jackson Fire Department responded last week to a
   •Roy Eugene Jones Jr., 34, 19              •Kevin Dewayne Flynn, 33, 34              trian under the influence of intoxi-     •Thomas Lee Underwood, 21,         controlled burn that jumped a firebreak on Cooper Bridge Road,
Argo Road, Royston, probation              Wire Bridge Cut Road, Lexington,             cants and violation of the Georgia     411 Rock Forge Court, Jefferson,     Braselton. Firefighters found heavy smoke in the area when they
                                                                                                                                                                    arrived. The fire department said there was no immediate danger
violation.                                 possession of marijuana and wind-            Controlled Substance Act.              probation violation.
                                                                                                                                                                    to structures in the area. Firefighters later contained the fire and
   •Jose Alberto Nunez, 18, 784            shield violation.                               •Mark Allen Pinson, 36, 4684          •Wifrido Rey Venegas-Sanchez,
                                                                                                                                                                    ensured there were no remaining hot spots.
Old Commerce Road, Athens,                    •Tyron Patoriski Jones, 39, 141           Country Side Drive, Flowery            29, 340 Ednaville Road, Braselton,                           Photo by the West Jackson Fire Department
criminal interference with govern-         Wood Avenue, Winder, failure to              Branch, probation violation.           driving while unlicensed and win-
ment property and violation of             appear.                                         •Armondo Rodriguez, 33, 2640        dow tint violation.
the Georgia street gang terroristic           •Derek Dewayne Lee, 22, 28                Old Gainesville Hwy., Talmo,             •Donald Christopher Walker,
   •Jonathan Ortiz, 17, 644
                                           Pine Tree Circle, Maysville, fail-
                                           ure to appear.
                                                                                        open container violation.
                                                                                           •Miguel Aguilor Trujillo, 37,
                                                                                                                               32, 101 Sparrow Lane, Jefferson,
                                                                                                                               entering an automobile, theft by
                                                                                                                                                                    Free Georgia legal services offered
Ridgeway Road, Commerce,                      •Randall Anthony Masters,                 3490 Chamblee Dunwoody Road,           receiving, criminal trespass and       Free legal services are available to senior citizens and low-income clients
obstructing or hindering a law             52, 3762 Tanners Mill Road,                  Chamblee, theft by taking.             burglary.                            in the area.
enforcement officer.                       Gainesville, child support viola-               •Barney Hugh White Jr., 40,           •Stephen James Wallace,              Services are based on case type and financial eligibility. Georgia Legal
   •J.C. Stiwinter, 44, 189 Forest         tion.                                        12754 Hwy. 96 East, Fort Valley,       25, 4329 Jot-Em-Down Road,           Service Program does not handle criminal cases.
Avenue, Commerce, probation                   •James Paul Moreno, 22, 8215              probation violation.                   Danielsville, possession of mari-      For an appointment, call 1-800-745-5717 or 770-535-5717 between 9
violation.                                 Rosemead Blvd., Pico Rivera,                    •Roberto Ramirez Arzola, 22,        juana.                               a.m. and 11 a.m., Mondays through Fridays.

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     Deborah Clark                        and Tammy Paris, Bogart, Joe and
                                          Sandy Redd, Lake City, Fla., Orvan
                                                                                       April 21, at Smith Memory Chapel with
                                                                                       the Revs. David Moore and Billy Ray
                                                                                                                                   Stowe Pruitt, Cornelia; daughter,
                                                                                                                                   Cassie Pruitt, Atlanta; sons, Troy
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Ted Spratlin
              Winder                      and Dela Redd, Bethlehem; daughters
                                          and sons-in-law, Jean and Donnie
                                                                                       Banks officiating. Burial was in Barrow
                                                                                       Memorial Gardens.
                                                                                                                                   Maddox, Canon, Dustin Pruitt and
                                                                                                                                   Clinton Pruitt, both of Athens; step-
  Deborah S. Clark, 47, of Winder,        Young, Waterloo, Ala., Theresa Ping            Memorial contributions may be             son, Scott Rowland, Charleston, S.C.;           Theodore S. Spratlin, 86, of Hull,     Braselton, and Charissa and Steve
died Friday, April 18, 2008.              and Richard Turnbull, Melbourne,             made to the Midway United Methodist         sisters, Sherri Pruitt Pulliam, Royston,      died Wednesday, April 16, 2008.          Thomas, Knoxville, Tenn.; and
  Born in Munice, Ind., she was the       Fla., Janet and Brian Canfied, Elmira,       Church, P.O. Box 719, Auburn, Ga.           and Donna Pruitt, Braselton.                                    A native of Madison    grandchildren, Jason Spratlin, Christy
daughter of Paul and Deana Bredwell       N.Y., Susie Christian, Statham, Mary         30011.                                         Funeral services were held                                 County, he was the son   Spratlin and Amadea Goresh.
of Ridgeland, S.C. and was a licensed     and Kenny Burnine, Shelbyville,                Smith Funeral Home, Winder, was in        Saturday, April 19, in the chapel of                          of the late David Pope     Funeral services were held Friday,
insurance agent.                          Tenn., Carolyn and Richard Peppers,          charge of arrangements.                     Pruitt Funeral Home with the Revs.                            and Lucy Williams        April 18, in the chapel of Lord &
  Survivors include her husband,          Monroe, Julia and Dwight Christian,             The Braselton News, April 23, 2008.      Williard Crider and Freddie Coile             Spratlin. He was a brick mason for       Stephens Funeral Home. Burial was
David Clark, Winder; a sister, Theresa    Tampa, Fla., and Penny and Larry                                                         officiating. Burial was in the Rose           over 60 years and was a member of        in Evergreen Memorial Park.
Bredwell, Atlanta; and brother, Paul      Markel, Winder; 52 grandchildren;                                                        Hill Cemetery in Royston.                     Trinity Baptist Church of Athens. Mr.      Memorial contributions may
Bredwell, Canton.                         37 great-grandchildren; brother, John              Herbert Craft                            Pruitt Funeral Home, Royston, was          Spratlin was a veteran, having served    be made to Israel Relief Fund, c/o
  Memorial services were held             Paris, Louisville, Ky.; sister, Shirley                                                  in charge of arrangements.                    in the United States Army, under         Midnight Call Ministries, P.O. Box
Monday, April 21, at St. Matthews         Bellows, Millport, N.Y.                                    Statham                          The Braselton News, April 23, 2008.        General George Patton during World       280008, Columbia, S.C. 29228.
Catholic Church.                            Funeral services were held                                                                                                           War II.                                    Lord & Stephens Funeral Home,
                                          Saturday, April 19, at Smith Memory             Herbert Craft, 88, of Statham, died                                                      Survivors include his wife, Faye       Commerce, was in charge of arrange-
  Memorial contributions may
be made to the American Diabetes          Chapel with Sister Louise Robertson          Sunday, April 20, 2008.
                                                                                          He was the son of the late James and
                                                                                                                                       Sarah Chandler                            Spratlin; daughters and sons-in-         ments.
Association, 17 Executive Park, Suite     officiating.                                                                                                                           law, Melissa and Thomas Vaughan,            The Braselton News, April 23, 2008.
115, Atlanta, Ga. 30329-2012.               Memorial contributions may be              Nora Bell Magness Craft, and was pre-
                                                                                       ceded in death by his wife, Nell Evans
  Smith Funeral Home, Winder, was         made to Embracing Hospice, 8013
                                          Majors Rd., Cumming, Ga. 30041.              Craft, in 2004.                                Sarah Ida Chandler, 75, of Jefferson,
in charge of arrangements.
   The Braselton News, April 23, 2008.      Smith Funeral Home, Winder, was               Survivors include sons and daugh-
                                                                                       ters-in-law, Donald and Rachel Craft,
                                                                                                                                   died Saturday, April 19, 2008.
                                                                                                                                      She was born on June 4, 1932, the
                                                                                                                                                                                     COMPLEX — continued from page 1A
                                          in charge of arrangements.
                                                                                       Bogart, Jim Craft, Watkinsville, Doug       daughter of the late Harrison and Odessa
                                                                                                                                                                                   The site has frontage on I-85.         of a change in the adjoining prop-
      Hugh Wilson                            The Braselton News, April 23, 2008.       Craft, Statham, and John and Robin
                                                                                       Craft, Bethlehem; eight grandchildren;
                                                                                                                                   Damons. She was a faithful member of
                                                                                                                                   Maxey Hill Baptist Church, where she            “It would provide a much-need-         erty owned by Gene Gilbert. A
              Winder                            Johnny Smith                           and nine great-grandchildren.
                                                                                          Funeral services were held Tuesday,
                                                                                                                                   served until her health prevented her
                                                                                                                                   from attending.
                                                                                                                                                                                 ed service in the community,” said
                                                                                                                                                                                 Beck, a resident of Braselton.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          majority of Gilbert’s property was
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          changed from A-2 to R-1. Gilbert
   Hugh Dorsey Wilson, 89, of Winder,
died Saturday, April 19, 2008.
                                                         Winder                        April 22, in the chapel of Carter Funeral
                                                                                       Home with Minister Ken Young offici-
                                                                                                                                      Survivors include her husband, J.C.
                                                                                                                                   Chandler, Jefferson; daughters and
                                                                                                                                                                                   Three people spoke in oppo-
                                                                                                                                                                                 sition to the request, including
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          operates an exotic farm on the
   Born in Gwinnett County, he was          Johnny F. Smith, 78, of Winder, died       ating. Burial was in Barrow Memorial        son-in-law, Mary Chappell and Mary            Robert Hoggood, a resident of               “You have the power to destroy
the son of the late John H. and Addie     Thursday, April 17, 2008.                    Gardens.                                    Chandler, both of Jefferson, Christine        Deer Ridge Subdivision.                  my farm tonight,” Gilbert said.
Callahan Wilson. He was a poul-             He was born in Buncombe County,               Carter Funeral Home, Winder, was in      and Bobby Boyland, Nicholson; sons              “It will be a hindrance to the         He added that it was a mistake to
try farmer and a member of Winder         N.C., the son of the late                    charge of arrangements.                     and daughter-in-law, Rogers and               people living in that subdivision        change the zoning of the major-
Worship Center. Mr. Wilson was pre-       Howard G. and Addie                             The Braselton News, April 23, 2008.      Marilyn Chandler, Covington, Rickey
                                                                                                                                                                                 — the noise, the lights,” Hoggood        ity of his property. Gilbert said
ceded in death by his wife, Ruby Lee      K. Smith. He served for                                                                  Chandler and Frank Chandler, both of
                                          12 years as Magistrate                                                                   Jefferson; sisters and brother-in-law, Jean   said.                                    he did that two years ago because
   Survivors include sons, Hugh Wilson    Judge for Barrow County, and was the             Deborah Harris                          Smith, Winder, Iola and Neally Johnson,         Martha Warren, another resident
                                                                                                                                                                                 of the subdivision, said she is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          he thought he had a buyer for the
Jr., Greensboro, Jimmy and Mark           owner of Elders Cleaners for 20 years.                                                   Milwaukee, Wis.; brothers, Jim Damons
Wilson, both of Winder; daughters,        He was a veteran, having served in the                   Bethlehem                       and Feddie Damons, both of Jefferson;         concerned about increased traffic,                  OTHER ZONING
Virginia Brown, Janice Yaptengco,         United States Air Force for four years.                                                  grandchildren, great-grandchildren,           people in the complex with drugs            In other zoning business, the
                                            Survivors include his wife, Billie            Deborah Harris, 50, of Bethlehem,        nieces, nephews, cousins, and other rela-     and alcohol and “doing things they       BOC:
Annette Mangubat, Cathy Wilson,
                                          H. Smith, Winder; son, John Douglas          died Saturday, April 19, 2008.              tives; and very special friends, Wilma
Martha Harbin and Nancy Hardy,                                                                                                                                                   shouldn’t do.”                              • unanimously approved a
                                          Smith, Acworth; daughters, Jeannie              Born in Winder, she was the daugh-       Studivant, Roberta Bailey, Gussie Cox,
all of Winder; 16 grandchildren; 20                                                                                                                                                “We bought the property in 1988        request from Thomas Carter to
                                          Murphy, Oakwood, Kathy Maddox,               ter of T.V. Harris of Pendergrass and       Mae Hickman, Dennis, and R.B. Hale.
great-grandchildren; one great-great-                                                                                                                                            for the privacy and the woods,”          rezone 8.65 acres at 15 Creekside
                                          Winder; five grandchildren; five great-      Carolyn Harris of Bethlehem. She was           Funeral services were heldWednesday,
grandchild; brother, George Wilson,                                                                                                                                              she said.                                Drive from A-2 to R-1 for a two-
                                          grandchildren; sisters, Georgia Bray,        a lab technician for CIBA Vision and a      April 23, at Maxey Hill Baptist Church
Buford; and a sister, Lillie Thomason,                                                                                                                                             Another man who lives in the           lot split.
                                          Marietta, and Betty Summey, Asheville,       member of the Bethlehem First Baptist       with Pastor Michael Appleby officiat-
                                          N.C.                                         Church.                                     ing. Burial was in the church cemetery.       subdivision added, “We should               • unanimously denied a request
   Funeral services were held Tuesday,
                                            Funeral services were held Saturday,          Survivors in addition to her parents,       Forestglenn Mortuary, Jefferson, was       keep it a residential area. I don’t      from Sondra Davis for a map
April 22, at Winder Worship Center
                                          April 19, at Smith Memory Chapel with        include a son, Blake Harris, Pendergrass;   in charge of arrangements.                    want the softball ‘country club of       amendment for 3.42 acres at 270
with the Revs. Charles Reese and
                                          the Rev. Terry Tippens officiating. Burial   sister, Marsha Pelfrey; grandmother,                                                      the south’ in my back yard.”             Hwy. 82 North to be changed from
Sherri White officiating. Burial was in                                                                                               The Braselton News, April 23, 2008.
                                          was in Barrow Memorial Gardens.              Estelle Smith; niece, Emily Pelfrey;                                                            BOC SPLIT ON FENCE                 residential growth to industrial
Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery.
                                            Memorial contributions may be made         nephew, Landon Pelfrey; and a great-                                                                   REQUEST                     workplace to locate warehouses.
   Smith Funeral Home, Winder, was
in charge of arrangements.                to the First United Methodist Church,        niece, Dade Pelfrey.
                                                                                          Funeral services were held Monday,
                                                                                                                                     Mary Jean Feeney                              In another zoning request, the         Davis was not present, but two
   The Braselton News, April 23, 2008.    280 N. Broad St., Winder, Ga. 30680.                                                                                                   BOC voted 3-2 to deny a request          citizens spoke in opposition to the
                                            Smith Funeral Home, Winder, was in         April 21, at Smith Memory Chapel
                                                                                       with the Revs. Jody Hice and Mike
                                                                                                                                                 Jefferson                       from Tom Beck to change the              request. Robert Thompson said,
                                          charge of arrangements.
        James Paris                          The Braselton News, April 23, 2008.
                                                                                       Peavy officiating. Burial was in Barrow
                                                                                       Memorial Gardens.
                                                                                                                                      Mary Jean Feeney, 79, of Jefferson,
                                                                                                                                   died Thursday, April 17, 2008.
                                                                                                                                                                                 conditions in his zoning so that a
                                                                                                                                                                                 fence would not be required along
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          “All the property around here is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          strictly residential…This is a case
              Winder                                                                      Smith Funeral Home, Winder, was in          Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was the        the adjoining property line. Beck        of spot zoning.”

  James A. Paris Sr., 71, of Winder,
                                                    Mary Wall                          charge of arrangements.                     daughter of the late Joseph and Helen
                                                                                                                                   Reardon Lynch. She was a retired real
                                                                                                                                                                                 is developing a subdivision on
                                                                                                                                                                                 Skelton Road. When the zoning
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             • approved an amendment to the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          sign ordinance to do the following:
                                                                                          The Braselton News, April 23, 2008.
died Wednesday, April 16, 2008.
  He was born in Schuyler, N.Y., the
                                                         Winder                                                                    estate agent and was preceded in death
                                                                                                                                   by her husband, James A. Feeney.
                                                                                                                                                                                 change was approved for the sub-         Reduce the maximum size of signs
son of the late John N. and Kathleen         Mary Ruth Wall, 83, of Winder, died              ‘Pepsi’ Pruitt                          Survivors include daughters, Kathleen
                                                                                                                                                                                 division project, a condition was
                                                                                                                                                                                 added on the fence.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          from 300 square feet to 200 square
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          feet, to reduce the height limit
T. Paris. He was                          Saturday, April 19, 2008.                                                                Quintero, Jefferson, Mary Ellen Ottaway,
retired from the City                        Born in Jackson County, she was the                     Cornelia                      Lawrenceville, Carol Ann Breon,
                                                                                                                                                                                   Crow and Smith voted to deny
                                                                                                                                                                                 the request while Yates and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          from 35 feet to 20 feet and to allow
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          only one sign per road frontage.
of Winder, the street                     daughter of the late C.E. and Ina Irene                                                  Winder, and Nancy Rosengarth, Bealton,
                                          Evans Pharr. She was a homemaker                Robert Michael “Pepsi” Pruitt, 51,       Va.; sons, James Feeney, Elk Grove,           Thompson supported his request.             • learned that a request from
department, and was a
                                          and a member of the Midway United            of Cornelia, died Wednesday, April          Calif., William Feeney, Waretown, N.J.,       Bell broke the tie by voting to          ProLogis to rezone 198 acres on
veteran, having served
                                          Methodist Church. She prided herself         16, 2008, at the Habersham County           Kevin Feeney, Lanoka Harbor, N.J., and        deny the request and keep the con-       Toy Wright Road from A-2 to L-I
in the United States Marine Corp.
                                          with crocheting and home canning and         Medical Center.                             Daniel Feeney, Bedford, Va.; a sister,        dition for the fences in place.          for an industrial park had been
“Papa you are loved, will be missed
                                          gardening, loved ones stated. Mrs. Wall         He was born in Franklin County           Margaret MacPhee, Duluth; 27 grand-
and will always be our guardian                                                                                                                                                    Beck asked for the action because      withdrawn.
                                          was preceded in death by her husband,        on August 10, 1956, the son of the          children; 24 great-grandchildren; and
angel,” loved ones stated.
                                          Curtis Calvin Wall; and an infant son.       late Roger O. “Pepsi” and Gladys            two great-great-grandchildren.

                                                                                                                                                                                     To place a classified ad,
  Survivors include his wife, Ida
                                             Survivors include sister-in-law,          Coile Pruitt. He was a welder having           Funeral services were held Sunday,
Paris, Florence, Ala.; sons and
                                          Nettie Lee Bradford, Winder; and spe-        worked at Habersham Metal Products          April 20, at Evans Funeral Home.
daughters-in-law, James A. Paris, Jr.,
                                                                                       and was Baptist. Mr. Pruitt was pre-

                                                                                                                                                                                        call 706-367-5233.
Land O Lakes, Fla., William and           cial friends, Glenn, Cyndee and Lee                                                         Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, was
                                          McDaniel, all of Winder, and Tom and         ceded in death by a brother, Timothy        in charge of arrangements.
Dawn Redd, Winder, Morgan and
                                          Betty Wilbanks, Jefferson.                   Pruitt; and sister, Diane Pruitt.
Nadine Redd, Commerce, John and                                                                                                       The Braselton News, April 23, 2008.
                                             Funeral services were held Monday,           Survivors include his wife, Tina
Michelle Paris, Tampa, Fla., Richard
Wednesday, April 23, 2008                                                                                      The Braselton News                                                                                                       Page 9A

Tips on where to eat, stay                                                            Local retiree turns hobby to honey
while in Franklin County, Fla.                                                           If you happen to overhear
                                                                                      a conversation between Bill                In Focus
                                                                                      Jaynes and any of his neigh-
   Seafood lovers will be
                                       On the Road                                    bors on a quiet cul-de-sac
                                                                                                                                 with Fil
delighted with the opportuni-
ties in Franklin County, Fla..                                                        at the end of Braselton’s                 Fil Jessee
Those wonderful Apalachicola
                                          with                                        Forest Way, you might get
Bay Oysters are reason enough            Angela Gary                                  the wrong first impression
to visit the area. On a recent                                                        about what this man does
                                                         for fun and profit.                      become a certified printing and
visit, I made sure to have some
oyster dish each meal, with                                                              When he says “my girls are real- graphics technologist.
oyster soup, fried oyster sand-               •Café Con Leche, 32 Avenue D,           ly busy today,” that doesn’t mean          Now, his life is a lot less com-
wiches and raw oysters among the Apalachicola, Fla., 850-653-2233.                    he’s overseeing some kind of illicit plicated and, though his only sig-
selections I tried. I even had a fresh Grab a cup of coffee, sweet treat and          neighborhood brothel.                    nificant other is a rescued black
oyster just after it was pulled from the check your e-mail or people watch in            He’s just talking about his favor- Rottweiler named “Drake,” Jaynes
water on an oyster boat. That was cer- this prime downtown location.                  ite pastime, and his “girls” are the has made many other friends
tainly a tasty treat. The Apalachicola        •Chef Eddie’s Magnolia Grill,           thousands of honeybees he keeps through his beekeeping expertise.
oysters are sweeter than other oysters. located on 99th Street in Apalachicola        in eight hives on his property. And he seems to have a special
   Be sure to try the following restau- has some wonderful seafood selec-             And as customary bee behavior knack for sharing the “how to”
rants:                                     tions and scrumptious desserts. For        dictates, it’s the females that do side of his pastime with such joy
   •That Place on 98, 500 US Hwy. more information, call 850-653-8000.                virtually all of the work.               and enthusiasm, countless acquain-
98, Eastpoint, Fla., www.thatpla- Among the highlights on the menu                       The sole function of the few tances find his passion absolutely or 1-850-670-9898. This are the shrimp gumbo, chateau briand,              males in each hive is to mate with contagious.
fun, friendly restaurant is casual and butter pecan snapper, greek style yel-         the queen. After that is accom-            Add to this the fact that a healthy
comfortable, and offers amazing scen- low edge grouper, and, for dessert, the         plished, these guys are pretty lazy hive can generate 50-60 pounds of
ery and wonderful food. Located on toffee crusted strawberry cheesecake,              and useless.                             honey a year and sell for around
the shores of St. George Bay, it has chocolate almond crème pie and the                  “The female worker bees toler- five bucks a pound and you, too,
a sweeping bay view from a large chef’s famous apple pie.                             ate these moochers for most of might want to consider beekeeping
outdoor deck. The specialties are                     WHERE TO STAY                   the year. But when fall comes to as great way to supplement your
the fried grouper and crab cakes. I           Whether you want a beach front          a close and it’s time for the hive own Social Security. Few backyard
decided to try everything oyster — home, new waterfront condo or cozy                 to live on stored honey through businesses turn a better profit from
oyster appetizers, oyster stew and a bed and breakfast, you will find it in           the winter months, the girls wait such minimal investment.
fried oyster sandwich. It was all great! Franklin County.                             for drones to leave the hives for a        Jaynes told me I could start up
Dessert offerings include homemade            I stayed at Casa De Chill, a huge,      routine potty break, and won’t let my own beehives for around $250                                        MAKING HONEY
pies. You can’t go wrong with the luxurious beachfront home offered by                them back in when they return,” each. That amount would cover a                  After calming his bees with a few puffs from his smoker, Bill
chocolate mousse pie.                      Resort Vacation Properties. It has three   Jaynes explained.                        basic stackable three-part set-up, a    Jaynes lifts an active frame from a hive to demonstrate honey
   •Eddy Teachs’ Raw Bar, 240 East stores facing the ocean with a huge                   “I know kind of how these poor protective suit with gloves, a net-            making in progress.
Third Street, St. George Island, bedroom on the third floor. Nothing                  fellows feel about it, too. I’ve been ted hat, a smoker, essential tools,
Fla., or says vacation better than waking up                       married four times myself, so the and a three-pound package of bees              out a honey filled comb covered          ally less adulterated because of the
1-850-927-5050. This is the spot for facing the ocean as the sun rises.               same thing has happened to me with queen.                                        with agitated insects.                   vast size of orange groves and the
some amazing oyster choices, includ-          The home has four bedrooms, a           more than once,” he laughed.               And when your honey is ready             Fortunately, the bees didn’t come     lack of other plants and trees ran-
ing Dirty Humphry’s (raw oysters huge living room and kitchen and a                      Jaynes first learned the basics of to process, you’ll want some               after me, but I was so distracted by     domly mixed in with the citrus.
and sour cream topped with cavi- screened in porch facing the ocean.                  beekeeping as a child in Sheffield, additional equipment such as an              focusing my camera under haz-               Bees will travel up to a mile
ar). Another one to try is Donovan It’s a great location for a family gath-           Ala., where his father maintained extractor, heated uncapping knife,             ardous conditions, I managed to          from their hives to gather nec-
Chapman’s Tastes Like Chicken ering. There’s plenty of room for                       a number of hives. This interest a frame grip, and a handy little                back step into an active nest of         tar and, without their pollinating
Oyster, which has asiago, jalapenos, everyone to have their own space.                continued to evolve over the years, hive tool that looks like a small            fire ants.                               skills, we humans would have a
garlic and Cajun seasoning on the A little rain didn’t even dampen my                 and he brought it with him when crowbar on one end and a putty                      Needless to say, with a huge          lot less fruit and vegetables to eat.
steamed oysters. It’s an small informal visit. I enjoyed chilling out at my very      he established his 19-acre Beetree knife on the other.                           Rottweiler watchdog and bees             Do think about that when you’re
spot where locals and visitors alike own Casa De Chill in my living room              Farm on Ga. Hwy. 211, just a few           According to Jaynes, you can’t        numbering in the hundreds of             tempted to spray your gardens
gather.                                    facing the ocean. A book, a board          miles southeast of Braselton.            get this kind of specialized gear,      thousands per hive, I don’t think        with toxic chemicals like Sevin
   •Harry A’s Restaurant & Bar, 28 game or even a nap make for a perfect                 He further honed his craft by bees, and hives from local ven-                 Jaynes will ever have much trouble       and Malathion. The bees can carry
West Bayshore Drive, St. George afternoon.                                            maintaining hives for James dors of farm equipment and sup-                      with trespassers or door-to-door         portions of these poisons back to
Island, Fla., www.harryasrestaurant.          The home also has an elevator,          Griffith, a friend who needed bees plies. You can get some through               salesmen on his property. Yet he         home base, and kill thousands of
com or 1-850-927-3400. I really boardwalk to the beach and huge                       to pollinate his peach and apple advertisers in the Ga. Farmers and              insists that invited visitors are sel-   their hive mates as a result.
enjoyed the ahi tuna with plantains. Jacuzzi tub in the master bedroom that           orchards in Auburn, Ga.                  Consumers Market Bulletin, but          dom harmed.                                 “Actually, insecticidal soap or
They have a huge menu and karaoke faces the ocean. Free long distance                    But Jaynes didn’t really get he claims that the best sources                     I certainly learned a lot from my     just a solution of dish washing
is featured in the lively restaurant.      calls are also offered.                    into full-time beekeeping until he are mail order specialists like               visit, and was especially amazed         liquid and water will kill most
   •Pirate’s Tiki Hut in Carrabelle fea-      For more information, go to Resort      retired and moved to his present Rossman Apiaries in Moultrie,                   by how specialized bees are while        insect pests without harming bees,”
tures waterfront dining on the scenic Vacation Properties of St. George               address on Forest Way in March Ga., or Brushy Mountain Bee Farm                  raising their young and turning          Jaynes pointed out. And in this
Carrabelle River. For more informa- Island,              of 2007.                                 in Moravian Falls, N.C. The same        nectar into honey. Nurse bees can        time of increased environmental
tion, call 850-697-4331. The large, or 1-866-927-2322.                                   Prior to this, he enjoyed a long companies also stock candle and              even control the sex of young lar-       concerns, that’s a good thing for
open dining room has glass windows            Other accommodation options             and varied career that included soap making equipment for pro-                   vae by what they feed them, and          all responsible good citizens to
that provide a great view. They have include the following:                           full-time positions as a psychiat- cessing beeswax, plus numerous                a special diet of royal jelly can        remember.
great hushpuppies and the grilled oys-        •Collins Vacation Rentals, collinsva-   ric social worker with Atlanta’s guidebooks on beekeeping.                       transform an ordinary worker larva          But I’m still a little sad about
ter dinner was wonderful.         or 1-866-723-9460.       Grady Memorial Hospital, as                I noticed in one of Jaynes’ cat-      into a queen.                            what happens to all of those poor
   •Tamara’s Café Floridita, 17 E             •Gibson Inn,          owner of several restaurants in alogs a warning sign that read                      And as surprising as it may           drones after their fatherly duty is
Avenue, Apalachicola, Fla., www. or 1-850-653-2191.                                   North Carolina and Virginia, and “Danger! Do not pass this point.                seem, a jar of sourwood honey            done. Seems like an awful price to or 1-850-653-4111.            •Sandy       Beach      Properties,     as both a professional installer and Honeybees sting to defend their             may contain more processed nectar        pay for a little royal passion.
This is fine dining that offers dish-                       or   remover of commercial insulation. hives,” and that was after I stood             from the flowers of tulip poplars           Fil Jessee lives in Braselton,
es that are as visually appealing as 1-850-697-5300.                                  And on top of all of that, following unprotected within 15 feet of a hive        than from the blooms of sourwood         where he works as a freelance
they are tasty. South American and            •Water Street Hotel & Marina,           his retirement, he attended classes swarming with mad bees while try-            trees. Florida’s orange blossom          journalist. He can be reached at
Caribbean dishes are featured. I had                    or   at Dekalb Technical College to ing to get a photo of Jaynes pulling              honey, on the other hand, is gener-
the seafood salad, which had sautéed 1-850-633-3700.
oysters, shrimp and scallops in a bed         Franklin County is located 80 miles
of mixed greens with black beans. It’s southwest of Tallahassee and 85 miles
                                                                                      Computer help class planned                                                                   Need Printing?
a wonderful combination.                   southeast of Panama City. For more
                                                                                         The Friends of the Braselton-West       ence room of the Braselton Library.

                                                                                                                                                                                   Call 706-367-5233
   •Carrabelle        Junction,       88 information on visiting Franklin
Tallahassee Street, Carrabelle, Fla., County, Fla., contact the Franklin              Jackson Library will hold a computer          For more information, call the
1-850-697-9550. This is an old-fash- County Tourist Development Council               help class for seniors on Friday, May      library at 706-654-1992.
ioned soda fountain that has some at or by                     2, at 11 a.m.
wonderful sandwich choices, as well calling 1-866-914-2068 (toll free).                  JamesAnthonyofAnthonyComputer
as a blue plate special that is actually      Angela Gary is an editor with           Solutions, LLC, ACS4Seniors will be
served on a blue plate! The tuna melt MainStreet Newspapers. She can be               helping seniors during the free class.
made a great lunch.                        reached at               The class will be held in the confer-                         Welcome To My New Store

                                                                                                                                      I can handle any decorating needs you have.
                                                                                                                                      Window treatments, floor coverings, paint and
                                                                                                                                      wallpaper, furniture, accessories and more!
                                                                                                                                                     5153 Hwy. 53 • Braselton

                                                                                                                                                    Through Saturday, April 26
                                                               Greg and Trina Sims former salon                                              I invite you to view for FREE a beautiful
                                                               owners and stylists from Atlanta                                             “Charles Anderson” home I decorated for
                                                               w/over 40 years experience open                                               the Georgia Homebuilders Association’s
                                                                Sims & Co. Salon in Commerce.                                                  Tour of Homes at The Georgia Club,
                                                                                                                                                 located on Hwy. 316 in Statham.
                                                             Specializing in French Layered Haircutting,
                            Texture Cuts and Balayage Highlighting.
                                                                                                                                                    The home is open from 9-5.

                                                                        Open Tues. through Sat.
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                       TROOP 1948 GETS BRONZE AWARDS
The girls in Troop 1948 were awarded their bronze awards on March 29 at a ceremony held at
Gainesville Civic Center. Pictured are: (front, L-R) Jessie Stapler, Peyton Drake, (back, L-R) Hanna
Arvberger, Kaitlin Thomas, Olivia Hays, Morgan Risley, Chelsea Doster, Taylor Grobe, Nicole Escobar
and Taylor Brown.

Girl Scouts of Troop 1948 earn Bronze Awards
  The girls of Troop 1948 earned    Drake, Hanna Arvberger, Kaitlin      vice projects, including providing
their bronze awards — the high-     Thomas, Olivia Hays, Morgan          clothes, food and personal hours
est honor a Junior Girl Scout can   Risley, Chelsea Doster, Taylor       of work to Peace Place. The troop
receive — at a ceremony held        Grobe, Nicole Escobar and Taylor     held a social at Huntington Court,
March 29 at the Gainesville Civic   Brown.                               Buford, for retirees. Scouts sent                                PLENTY OF CARS AT YEARONE
Center.                               The troop worked for two years     a large donations of “goodies” to    YearOne held its first Braselton Bash of the season on Saturday. The event featured several hundred
  The troop leaders are Vickie      to complete all the award require-   service men and women overseas,      cars. YearOne also hosted the Jackson County Area Chamber of Commerce’s chili cook off and law
Adams and Lisa Hays. The troop      ments.                               and also created a garden for West   enforcement day on Saturday. YearOne holds its Braselton Bash events on the third Saturday of the
includes Jessie Stapler, Peyton       They worked on community ser-      Jackson Intermediate School.         month until the fall.                                                       Photo by Kerri Testement

                                                                                         WOOD ART FROM PERU
                                                                         Marissa Rodriguez, Athens, shows some wood-carved art boxes                                   MAKING WAX ART
                       MAYOR’S ART                                       from Peru to a customer during Saturday’s Art Trax festival in           Mildred Threadgill makes a wax painting using crayons during
Hoschton mayor Bill Copenhaver, who makes wood art, displays             Hoschton. The event featured more than more 40 artists in wood,          Saturday’s Art Trax. Threadgill was one of several artists featured
his work at Saturday’s Art Trax.                                         glass, clay, baskets, painting, photography, jewelry and metal.          inside the depot, dubbed “Inspiration Station” for the festival.
                                     Photo by Kerri Testement                                                      Photo by Kerri Testement                                                 Photo by Kerri Testement

                                                                                                                                                                                                    GREAT F
                                                                                                                        FREE                                                                       & BEVER D
                                                                                                                               N                                                                    AVAIL AB S

                                                                                                                            Braselton Antique &
                                                                                                                             Gardening Festival
                                                                                                                                       Green Before Green Became Cool!
                                                                                                                                                      April 26 & 27
                                                                                                                                  Downtown Braselton Park
                                                                                                                     Saturday - 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. • Sunday - 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
                                                                                                                           Take I-85 to Exit 129, turn east on Hwy. 53 and follow the signs.

                                                                                                                                          We are asking people to bring any of the following:
                                                                                                                        • Aluminum Cans For The West Jackson Fire Dept. • Rechargeable Batteries For Home Depot
                                                                                                                   • Pull Tabs For The Ronald McDonald House • Old Ink Cartridges For Jackson County Humane Society
                                                                                                                                                • Old Tennis Shoes For Home Town Nike’

                                                                                                                       Please visit our sponsors while in town.
                                                                                                                        • Antique Station • Braselton Antique Mall
                                                                                                                            • Vintage Grace • A Flea An’tiques
                                                                                                                                  • Countryside Antiques
                                                                                                                                     • Ye Ole Station

                                                                                                                              Hometown Community Bank
                                                                                                                        6700 Hwy. 53, Braselton, 706-654-3199
                                                                                                                     & Traditions Walk, 55 Freedom Pkwy., Ste. 101

                                                                                                                                    For more information call 706-824-7204.
Wednesday, April 23, 2008                                                                                  The Braselton News                                                                                                        Page 11A

             Avoid these spring planting mistakes                                                                                                                                    birth announcements
   After a long hiatus from
active planting, gardeners            Gardener’s
                                                                                  porary staking to prevent move-
                                                                                  ment. And be especially careful not
                                                                                                                             Ortho product made especially
                                                                                                                             for killing grass without harming
                                                                                                                                                                                Ivy Jean
are now flocking to local
nurseries in record numbers
                                                                                  to sink the top of root-balls deeper
                                                                                  than they were in their containers.
                                                                                                                             ornamental shrubs or even delicate
to acquire new material for                                                          For shrubs and trees that par-             Aside from improper planting,
home landscapes.                           Fil Jessee                             ticularly dislike wet feet (such as        transplanting, and general main-
   And like hungry children                                                       dogwoods, azaleas and rhododen-            tenance of newly installed orna-             Jeff and Mandy Roberts,
in a cafeteria line, many of                                                      drons), it’s best to position the top      mentals, another all-to-common             Hoschton, announce the birth
these shoppers have a ten-                                                        of root systems slightly above the         mistake is inadequate spacing.             of a daughter, Ivy Jean Roberts,
                                          house where you can keep them                                                                                                 on Jan. 3, 2008, at St. Mary’s
dency to select more than they can                                                surrounding terrain. And when in           Gardeners in a hurry to screen
                                          moist with recycled water when                                                                                                Hospital, Athens.
possibly handle in limited time.                                                  doubt about a plant’s vulnerability        an unsightly view or to enhance
                                          you can’t legally irrigate with a                                                                                               The grandparents are Mark and
   This tendency can create a back-                                               to waterlogged soil or when the            their residential privacy often place                                                      RobeRts
                                          hose.                                                                                                                         Jean Ryckman, Marietta, and Joe
log of thirsty containerized shrubs,                                              subsoil is as hard as a brick, install     both shrubs and trees far too close
                                            Prepare your planting holes with                                                                                            and Debbie Roberts, Fayette, Ala.
plants, and trees in a time when                                                  in a mound of well-drained and             together.
                                          extra depth and width to accom-                                                                                                 The great-grandparents are Ivy        St. Louis, Mo.; and Lewis Black,
outdoor watering is still greatly                                                 organically enriched dirt.                    This can be easily prevented by
                                          modate more moisture retentive                                                                                                Lorch, Marietta; Betty Ryckman,         Fayette, Ala.
restricted.                                                                          Finally, apply a good mulch to a        learning the dimensions of mature
                                          soil amendments, and make sure
   In addition, such excess encour-                                               depth of two to three inches, taking       ornamentals, and by giving them
                                          you have an ample supply of good
ages anxious green thumbs to take                                                 care not to pile this up around the        ample room to grow without root
too many short-cuts in their efforts
to quickly get ornamental greenery
                                          organic mulch to blanket the plant-
                                          ing site after installation is com-
                                          plete. This is particularly important
                                                                                  trunks or stems.
                                                                                     I prefer pine bark for thirsty plants
                                                                                                                             and sunlight competition from
                                                                                                                             crowding. And if you’re still too
                                                                                                                                                                      Coholich, Bishop to wed May 31
in the ground before the next rain                                                with fine roots; pine straw for run-       impatient for such plantings to
                                          for spring planting when both hot                                                                                              Rose Tucker, Jonesboro, and David
or permitted hand watering period.                                                of-the-mill foundation shrubs and          form a solid foundation mass or
                                          weather and minimal rainfall are                                                                                            and Karen Coholich, Jefferson,
At the top of my list of suggestions                                              trees requiring less water. Granted,       living privacy fence, plant in stag-
                                          likely, conditions generally less                                                                                           announce the engagement and forth-
for modifying such reckless activ-                                                ornamental gravel and some of              gered rows or groupings instead
                                          troublesome in the fall.                                                                                                    coming marriage of their daughter,
ity, limit your nursery purchases                                                 the permanent mulches made from            of single lines of minimal spacing
                                            After your planting site is pre-                                                                                          Tiffany Rose Coholich, Jefferson, to
to what you can install in a few                                                  recycled tires are more attractive,        between individual specimens.
                                          pared in this manner, don’t make                                                                                            John Thomas “Booni” Bishop Jr.,
hours without tiring. It’s far bet-                                               but they don’t add nutrients like the         And always as a courtesy to oth-
                                          the mistake of just removing plants                                                                                         Braselton, son of Cynthia and Eddy
ter to make a second or third trip                                                old-fashioned organic choices.             ers, set plants and trees a sufficient
                                          from their containers and sinking                                                                                           Roper, Vero Beach, Fla., and John
back to your favorite garden center                                                  In addition to general attractive-      distance back from property lines
                                          them “as is” into holes.                                                                                                    Thomas Bishop Sr., Braselton.
for more than, later, to return with                                              ness and moisture retention, mulch         and roads. It is most inconsiderate
                                            Carefully turn the plants on their                                                                                           The bride is the granddaughter of
a sack full of dead plants to take                                                also helps to retard weed growth.          to plant material that will cast too
                                          sides, and use a sharp knife or                                                                                             John DeJesus, Peachtree City, and the
advantage of a seller’s guarantee.                                                But it’s seldom 100 percent effec-         much shade on a neighbor’s sun-
                                          small hand mattock to loosen tight                                                                                          late Elizabeth DeJesus, and Bernard
And such restraint will also prevent                                              tive in this regard.                       loving lawn or create dangerous
                                          root systems, especially the bottom                                                                                         and Delores Coholich, Newnan.
the necessity of a lot of wasted                                                     This in mind, you’ll find it help-      blind spots where their driveways
                                          half. Then, spread the roots out
                                                                                  ful to sprinkle a good pre-emergent        meet the street.                            Miss Coholich is a 2002 Jackson            Miss CoholiCh,
                                          in all directions, place the plants                                                                                         County Comprehensive High School
   On each trip home with healthy
                                          in the soil, and gently tap it with
                                                                                  control product to keep weeds from            Fil Jessee lives in Braselton,
                                                                                                                                                                      graduate and will graduate from
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      MR. bishop
plants, immediately remove them                                                   sprouting in the mulch, and to have        where he works as a freelance jour-
                                          a firm hand or the handle of your                                                                                           North Georgia College and State             Mr. Bishop is a 2002 graduate
from your vehicle and place them                                                  some Round-up on hand for weeds            nalist. He is a Georgia Certified
                                          mattock or trowel.                                                                                                          University in May with a degree in        of Jackson County Comprehensive
in a holding area. A shady location                                               that sprout from underground roots.        Plant Professional with experience
                                            At this point, it’s important to                                                                                          nursing.                                  High School and works for DeKalb
is preferred for this, even if your                                               And should your Bermuda or some            in ornamental horticulture and
                                          make sure that newly installed                                                                                                 The future groom is the grandson       County as a firefighter/EMT.
purchases prefer planting sites that                                              form of weed grass invade heavily          landscape design. Reader ques-
                                          plants can’t wobble in the wind and                                                                                         of Cybil Gunter and the late Royce          The wedding is planned for 7 p.m.
receive full sun. Ideally, this should                                            planted areas too difficult to groom       tions relating to gardening can be
                                          that they are thoroughly soaked.                                                                                            Gunter and the late Mary Lou and          May 31, 2008, at Coholich Farm,
be a location close enough to the                                                 by hand pulling, there’s a great           sent to Fil at
                                          Taller specimens may require tem-                                                                                           James William Bishop.                     Jefferson.

National Infant Immunization Week is April 19-26                                                                                                                      ‘Salute to Business’ set in Braselton
  Vaccines are one of history’s             Despite recent gains in child-        those who have not been vaccinat-             (4) Talk with your child’s doctor,      The Town of Braselton will host its     “Georgia Cities Week.”
most successful and cost-effective       hood immunization coverage,              ed either by choice or because of          and don’t be afraid to ask ques-         annual “Salute to Braselton Businesses       Business attire is required.
public health tools for preventing       over one million of the nation’s         medical reasons, such as children          tions;                                   Reception” on Thursday, April 24,         Reservations may be made by email-
serious disease and death. Diseases      two year olds are still missing          with leukemia.                                (5) Visit the CDC website at          from 5:30-7:30 p.m., at town hall.        ing Jennifer Scott, town manager, at
that were once common-place, such        one or more of the recommended             Parents and health care providers or call               The event will also celebrate 
as polio, measles, mumps, whoop-         immunizations. Each day 12,000           must work together to ensure that          1-800-CDC-INFO for more infor-
ing cough, diphtheria, and rubella,      babies are born who will need to         all children are fully immunized.          mation on immunizations and

                                                                                                                                                                        NEED PRINTING?
are now only distant memories for        be immunized against 14 diseases         Parents can:                                  (6) Find out if your child may
most Americans. Today, there are         before age two.                            (1) Make sure your child is up-          be eligible to get free vaccines
few reminders of the suffering,             Low immunization coverage is          to-date on immunizations; visit            through the Vaccines for Childern
disabilities, and premature deaths       an issue that impacts the entire         CDC’s childhood scheduler online           (VFC) program; visit http://www.
caused by diseases that are now
preventable with vaccines.
  Immunization coverage among
                                         community. Therefore, community
                                         resources, and more importantly,
                                         community participation is essen-
                                                                                  stuff/newscheduler_le/ to find out
                                                                                  what immunizations your child
                                                                                                                             ask your child’s healthcare pro-
                                                                                                                                                                       CALL 706-367-5233
children in the United States is at      tial to increasing immunization          needs;

                                                                                                                                                                       Kick Of f Spring With
or near the highest ever recorded        coverage. A decision to vaccinate          (2) Get an immunization card or
for most vaccines. High immu-            a child is a decision to not only        record, and bring it to every doc-
nization coverage translates into        protect that individual child, but       tor’s visit;
record or near record low levels of      to also protect the community by           (3) Ask at every visit if your
vaccine-preventable disease.             reducing the spread of disease to        child needs immunization;

                                                                                                                                       HEALTH FAIR
                                                                                                                                     Saturday, April 26
                                                                                                                                        9 am - 1 pm
                                                                                                                                  Barrow Regional Medical Center

                                                                                                                                       FREE Face Painting                                           Hot Dogs & Popcorn
                                                                                                                                      Moonwalk & Sno-Cones                                              Family Fun

                                                                                                                                                                                                      SPECIAL EVENTS
                                                                                                                                                                                     9 a.m. - 11 a.m. Teddy Bear Clinic
                                                                                                                                    Specialists Will Include:
                                                                                                                                       Allergy & Asthma                              T.B.A.                    Haymon Morris Middle
                                                                                                                                                                                                               School Chorus
                                                                                                                                  Dermatology (skin cancer screening)
                                                                                                                                        Family Practice                              10 a.m.                   Presentation of Goods to
                                                                                                                                                                                                               The Light Homeless Shelter
                                                                                                                                            Podiatry                                 11 a..m.                  Pinwheels for Protection
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Proclamation from The Tree House
                                                                                                                                                                                     11:30 a.m.                Twin Tigers Demo

                                                                                                                                     The Tree House will celebrate
                                                                                                                                       Pinwheels for Prevention!

                                                                                                                                       Come visit us at 316 N. Broad Street, Winder
Page 12A                                                                                                The Braselton News                                                                           Wednesday, April 23, 2008

                                                                    ChurCh News
God’s response to our crashes Family Cafe to                                                                             Mulberry Street.
                                                                                                                           For more information,           call
                                                                                                                                                                  first-come/first-serve basis and will
                                                                                                                                                                  be $3 each. Concessions will be
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Jefferson, on Saturday, April 26,
                                                                                                                                                                                                          from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., weather per-

                              be held at Zion
                                                                                                                         706-654-1422.                            available.                              mitting.
   Do you remember your
                                                                                                                                                                     For more information, call Tina        There will be men, women and
              In the Eyes
first bicycle? I do. It was a
                                                                                                                                                                  Hayes at 706-654-9280.                  children’s clothing in various sizes.
red Schwinn with a kickstand, a
chain guard and a banana seat. It
                                    of the Father                                  Zion Baptist Church, Braselton,
                                                                                 will hold a Family Café Wednesday,      Bible studies                                                                      Clothing is free to anyone in need

                                                                                                                                                                  Seniors to have
                                                                                                                                                                                                          but quantity may be limited.
had smooth street tires and pedal          The Rev.
                                                                                                                         to be held
                                                                                 April 30, at 6:30 p.m. at the Youth                                                                                        Items will be available on a first
brakes. It was beautiful!             Parrish Myers                              Warehouse at the church.                                                                                                 come/first serve basis.

                                                                                                                                                                  events Friday
   My brother got a new bike                             Family Café is an event designed                                                                                         For more information, call
about the same time I got mine.                                                  for teenagers and their parents.          Hoschton United Methodist                                                      706-367-5317.
He was almost five years older          alright, I was not going to have to go     Church leaders said, “We have         Church, Hoschton, will have pre-
                                                                                                                                                                     The Hoschton United Methodist          The church is located at 267
than I was, so his bike was sig- to the hospital, and that my bicycle            created a relaxed café style environ-   cept upon precept Bible Studies,
                                                                                                                                                                  Church senior group, “The               Mahaffey Street.
nificantly different. His was black wasn’t destroyed. All was right with         ment for one reason: we believe in      Wednesdays from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
and gray. It didn’t have a kick- the world again.                                                                          Kay Author Ministries will be          Primetimers,” will have lunch and
                                                                                 the family and the family is extreme-

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Ivan Parker
stand. It didn’t even have a chain         Crashes and scrapes don’t end                                                 hosting with Jay Austin leading the      play bingo Friday, April 25, starting
                                                                                 ly important to us.”
guard. Instead of a banana seat, his when we grow up, do they? We still                                                  studies.                                 at 11 a.m. in the fellowship hall.
                                                                                   There will be food and music.
bike had a small, triangular seat. He stumble and fall. We still get hurt                                                                                            All seniors are invited.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          to be featured
                                                                                   For more information, call              Bible material is free, but you will
had tires with tread on them, which physically, as well as emotionally.                                                  need to bring color pencils, paper, a       For more information, call Sandra
                                                                                 706-654-3205 or go online at
allowed him to go off the street if        But do you know what I’ve found?                                              three ring binder and Bible.             Morgan at 770-967-3654.
he wanted to. His bike also sported Whenever I’m scared or hurting,                                                        For more information, call the            The church is located at 12             Grace Baptist Church, Flowery
                                                                                   The church is located at 2001
hand brakes.                            whenever I’ve tried something and                                                Reverend Luis Ortiz or Melanie           Mulberry Street.                        Branch, will have southern gospel
                                                                                 Cherry Drive.
   My bike weighed a ton, but Len’s failed, whenever I’m sitting in the                                                  Ortiz at 706-654-1422 or e-mailho-                                               music Saturday, May 3 at 6:30 p.m.

                                                                                                                                                                  BBQ to be held
bike was as light as air. His bike street and crying from my injuries,                                                                                                                                       Southern gospel recording art-
                                                                                 New service at
was faster, more maneuverable and all I have to do is call out to my heav-                                                 The church is located at 12                                                    ist, Ivan Parker, will be featured.
capable of jumping.                     enly father, and he’ll come running.                                                                                                                              Ivan will join the “Mike LeFevre
                                                                                                                                                                  at Faith Baptist
                                                                                                                         Mulberry Street.
   This difference in our bikes, how-      Psalm 107 describes several
ever, was lost on me. I was sure I situations during Israel’s exile in           Hoschton UMC                                                                                                             Quartet” as the quartet hosts their
                                                                                                                                                                                                          homecoming celebration.
could do everything on my bike that Babylon. The psalmist writes, “Then
Len could do on his. So, one day I set they cried out to the Lord in their
                                                                                   Hoschton United Methodist
                                                                                 Church, Hoschton, will have a new
                                                                                                                         ‘Youth Bash’ to                            Faith Baptist Church, Winder, will
                                                                                                                                                                  hold a 2nd Annual Brotherhood BBQ
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Parker, who started in the south-
                                                                                                                                                                                                          ern gospel music scene in 1982,

                                                                                                                         be held April 26
out to prove it.                        trouble; he delivered them out of                                                                                         and Gospel Singing Saturday, May        has spent more than two and a half
                                                                                 praise worship service starting
   I was riding on the street in front their distresses” (Psalm 107:6, 13,                                                                                        3, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.               decades ministering in churches and
                                                                                 Sunday, May 4, from 9 a.m. to 10
of the house. I was attempting to 19, 28).                                                                                                                          The event is titled “A going church   arenas. Earlier this year, Parker had
                                                                                 a.m.                                      Center      United     Methodist,
either jump a ditch or pop a wheelie,      Sometimes our troubles are                                                                                             for a coming King.”                     his first number one hit, “I Choose.”
                                                                                   The church is located at 12           Hoschton, announces a “Youth
I don’t remember. What I do remem- because of something or someone                                                                                                  Bar-B-Q chicken plates will be $6        The church is located at 4256
                                                                                 Mulberry Street.                        Bash” to be held from 2 - 6 p.m. on
ber is losing control. And crashing. else and sometimes they are our own                                                                                          and children’s plates will be $3.50.    Martin Road in Flowery Branch.
I banged my knee on the pavement, doing. It makes no difference. Our                                                     Saturday, April 26.
                                                                                                                                                                    Hot dogs, chips, deserts and bev-        For more information, call
scraping away some skin in the pro- heavenly father scoops us up, dries
cess.                                   our eyes, speaks comforting words to     Hoschton UMC                              The event will be held at the West
                                                                                                                         Jackson Primary School Gym at
                                                                                                                         4825 Highway 53, Braselton, and
                                                                                                                                                                  erages will also be sold.
                                                                                                                                                                    Proceeds will go to the new build-
                                                                                                                                                                                                          770-536-8615 or visit www.ivan-

                                                                                 to hold pig roast
   My father was inside the house. us, and tends to our pain. He delivers                                                                                         ing fund.
He either saw me wreck, or heard us from our distresses — not only                                                       will include games and door prizes.
                                                                                                                                                                    The event will be held at Winder
my cries. I remember seeing him the physical and emotional ones, but
running across the yard toward me. also the spiritual ones.                        Hoschton United Methodist
                                                                                                                           Music and worship will be led by
                                                                                                                         the band “Fish Force.”
                                                                                                                           The speaker will be Jamie Hudgins,
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Gospel singing
                                                                                                                                                                                                          to be held
He scooped me up in his arms and           Have you crashed? Are you hurt-       Church, Hoschton, will have a pig
carried me back inside. He set me on ing? Call out to God. Your heavenly
the counter, cleaned my wound and father will hear you, answer you and
                                                                                 roast Saturday, May 3, starting
                                                                                 around 1 p.m.
                                                                                                                         the youth pastor at Jonesboro United
                                                                                                                         Methodist Church.                        Open house
                                                                                                                                                                  to be held
put medicine and a Band-Aid on it.      tend to your pain.                         The Hoschton United Methodist           Advance ticket sales are $2 each                                                 The People’s Baptist Church will
   After dealing with the physical         The Rev. Parrish Myers is a resi-     Men’s group “Band of Brothers,” is      and available by calling Carol                                                   hold a gospel singing Saturday, April
aspects of my injury, he dealt with dent of Braselton and pastor of Pine         sponsoring the free event.              Hamlin at 678-887-1419, Tina Hayes                                               26, at 7 p.m. featuring Dr. Brenda
the emotional. He dried my eyes. Crest Baptist Church. You can e-mail              All men and their spouses are wel-    at 706-654-9280, or Tony and Lisa          The Garments of Praise clothing       Robinson and New Desire.
He spoke soothing words to me. He him from his website at www.eyesoft-           come to attend.                         Campbell at 706-654-3735.                ministry will host an open house          The church is located at 6182
reassured me that everything was                                     The church is located at 12             Tickets at the door will be on a       at Living Word Worship Center,          McEver Rd., Flowery Branch.

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                                                                                 WJMS bands earn high marks
                                                                                   The West Jackson Middle School concert and symphonic bands recently
                                                                                 earned the highest ratings possible during an evaluation.
                                                                                   The Georgia Music Educators Association annually hosts a large group
                                                                                 performance evaluation at each district across the state. Bands perform
                                                                                 music from the required state music list for a panel of three adjudicators.
                                                                                 Bands are rated against the standard as superior, excellent, good, fair and
                                                                                   The WJMS bands received the highest rating possible from each judge for
                                                                                 their performance and ability to sightread.

                                                                                 Everett named to ‘Who’s Who’                                                                  ADAMS NAMED AT JCCHS
                                                                                   Lauren Everett, Hoschton,            campus and/or community lead-           Lyndsey Adams, a student at Jackson County Comprehensive
                                                                                 was recently one of 90 Georgia         ership and service, and achieve-        High School, received the March Student Panther Pride Award.
                                                                                 Southern University students           ment or recognition in their area of    Pictured left to right are: Joe Lancaster, Lyndsey Adams and Dr.
                                                                                 named to the Who’s Who Among           study. They must also be a junior       Todd McGhee
                                                                                 Students in American Universities      or senior.
                      MEET AND GREET                                             and Colleges.                            Students were nominated by the
Puckett’s Mill Elementary School principal, Michelle Farmer, vis-
                                                                                   The students were selected on        faculty, staff and student body of
ited with parents at the Hamilton Mill clubhouse on Wednesday.
                                                                                 the basis of grade point average,      Georgia Southern University.
Puckett’s Mill is set to open in August.

Puckett’s Mill principal meets Bricks to pave way for new
with Hamilton Mill parents playground at Gum Springs                               The Gum Springs Elementary School PTO is raising money for a play-
         BY KRISTI REED                    In May, Farmer will visit area ele-   ground at the new school through an engraved brick campaign.
  Michelle Farmer, principal of         mentary schools that will be sending       Proceeds from the fund-raiser will be used for a playground at the school,                RECEIVES PANTHER AWARD
the new Puckett’s Mill Elementary       students to Puckett’s Mill. Farmer       which opens in August. Commemorative brick pavers will be sold and             Hal Macias, a counselor at Jackson County Comprehensive
School in Dacula, met with Hamilton     said the students will be selecting a    placed at the entrance of Gum Springs Elementary School. The bricks will       High School, was the recipient of the March JCCHS Faculty/Staff
Mill parents last Wednesday to dis-     mascot for the new school.               pave a courtyard for picnic tables and benches.                                Panther Pride Award. Pictured left to right are: Laura Ruffin,
cuss plans for one of Gwinnett             “They’ve been sending in sugges-        The PTO is offering 4x8 bricks for $50 and 8x8 bricks for $100 with          Kendra Phillips, Hal Macias, Dr. Todd McGhee and Joe Lancaster.
County’s newest schools.                tions that have just been incredible,”   personal inscriptions. Orders must be received by May 15.
  Several Hamilton Mill parents         she said. Farmer said students have        Order forms are available at the school’s website, at www.jackson.k12.
organized the event to welcome
Farmer and show their support for
                                        suggested mascots such as panthers,
                                        penguins, pythons, panda bears and
                                                                        For more information, call Laura Kilgore at 706-824-9967.
                                                                                                                                                                Prom events begin this weekend
                                                                                 FBHS band to host fund-raiser
the new school.                         pirates.                                                                                                                  Prom season is approaching for       each.
  Farmer said she is currently in the      “And the prospectors, which I                                                                                        Jackson County high schools.              East Jackson Comprehensive
process of finalizing her staff and     thought was interesting,” Farmer                                                                                          Jackson County Comprehensive         High School will hold its prom from
meeting with parents to prepare for     said. “We’ll narrow the choices            The Flowery Branch High School       will serve their signature dishes.      High School will hold its prom on      8-11:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 10,
the opening of the new school.          down and will have our mascot by         Falcon Band will host its inaugu-      Performances by local bands and         Saturday, May 10, from 8-11:30         at the Commerce Civic Center. The
    “We’re getting ready to start       mid-May.”                                ral “Taste of Flowery Branch” on       dance academies, and a silent auc-      p.m., at the Classic Center, Athens.   theme is “Once Upon a Time.”
lots of exciting meetings,” Farmer         This summer, Farmer and her           Saturday, June 21, from 11 a.m. to     tion will also be featured.               This year’s theme is “Evening of        Jefferson High School will hold
said. “We have PTA organizational       staff will host a “Roam your Home”       2 p.m. The event will be held in          Tickets are $10 for adults and       Elegance.” The JCCHS prom king         its prom on Saturday, April 26, from
and charter meetings coming up on       for parents and students to have the     downtown Flowery Branch and will       $5 for children under 10. For more      and queen will be announced at 10      8:30-11 p.m., at the Jefferson Civic
April 21 and May 7. Our staff is        opportunity to visit the new facility.   feature local restaurateurs.           information, contact Tina Wiebers at    p.m. JCCHS is selling tickets May      Center.
meeting for the first time on April     The event will be held July 20 from        A collection of approximately        770-530-5342 or tinawiebers111@         5-9 at the school and Gordon Street       This year’s theme is “A Night in
29.”                                    1 p.m. to 3 p.m.                         30 restaurants and food providers                              Center during lunch. Tickets are $35   Paris.” Tickets are $60 a person.

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Rotary Club presents youth merit awards
  Middle school students from            schools.                          Josh Valles.
across the county were honored             Four students from Commerce       The JMS students who were
when the Jefferson Rotary Club           Middle School, East Jackson       recognized are Annsley Adams,
held its annual Rotary Youth Merit       Middle School, Jefferson Middle   Timothy Brooks, Laura Price and
Award ceremony March 18 at the           School, Kings Bridge Middle       Austin Thompson.
Jefferson Civic Center.                  School, and West Jackson Middle     KBMS students who were hon-
  The program is a District 6910         School were honored.              ored are Runieq Hart, Mercedes
youth award program designed to            Students from CMS who were      Lakhicharran, Ainsley Lee and
integrate the ideals of Rotary into      recognized are Kasey Hattaway,    Cody Ramey.
the young minds of the future.           Faith Jordan, Tyler Morris and      West Jackson Middle School
  The award is given to middle           Daniel Streetman.                 students who were honored                                      NAMED BY ROTARY CLUB
school students who have shown             EJMS students who were hon-     are Morgan Elliott, Jhojaira      These middle school students from Commerce, Jefferson, East Jackson, Kings Bridge and West
qualities of “Leadership, Service        ored are Aaron Criswell, Will     Lozado, Katie Vickery and Andy    Jackson middle schools were recognized by the Jefferson Rotary Club with youth merit awards at
and Dependability” within their          Daniels, Ronnie Slizewski and     Williams.                         an awards ceremony in March.

career expo for
students ahead
   The Transportation Education
Foundation of Georgia (TEFGA)
will host a transportation career
expo at the Gwinnett County Airport
(Briscoe Field) on Friday April 25,
from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.
   The expo will be held in conjunc-
tion with the SkillsUSA Leadership
and Skills Conference. All students,
parents and school faculty from
Georgia are invited to attend and
learn more about careers in the
transportation industries throughout
the state.
   Military, industry, government
employers as well as two and four-
year colleges will be on hand to
inform participants about the oppor-
tunities that are currently available
in transportation and aviation indus-
tries. Participants will be able to
interact directly with representatives
and see aircraft that are being built
and maintained by other Georgians.
   SkillsUSA Georgia promotes
careers in architecture, construction,
communication and transportation
will host aviation and public safety
competitive events that will be held
during the career expo. Participation
in SkillsUSA in not required.
   The Transportation Career Expo
will be held at the Gwinnett County
Airport, located at 500 Briscoe Blvd,
   For directions to the airport, call
770-822-5196 or visit www.lzuair- Advance registration
for groups is required. Individual
attendees are welcome to walk in
the day of the event. Entrance is free
of charge.
      For additional informa-
tion on TEFGA or the expo, call
678-491-5843. For additional infor-
mation on Skills USA visit www.

School to
hold carnival,
silent auction
   Westbrook Academy, Auburn, will
hold its second annual spring carni-
val and silent auction on Saturday,
April 26, from noon to 4 p.m.
   The event will feature carnival
games for children, two moonwalks,
fake tattoos, sand art and a hayride.
Chick-fil-A will provide sandwiches
and drinks.
   A silent auction will take place
inside the school. The auction will
include items from the Tennessee
Aquarium, Road Atlanta and High
Museum of Art, and a membership
to the YMCA in Winder.
   Westbrook Academy is a private
school with students ages two years
old in preschool to students in the
fifth grade. The school is located at
1059 Dee Kennedy Road.
   The carnival and auction will
raise funds to improve and expand
the school.

WJIS spring fling
set for April 25
   The West Jackson Intermediate
School PTO will host its spring fling
on Friday, April 25, from 6-8:30
p.m., at the school.
   The event will feature a luau theme
and will include a beach volleyball
game between the teachers.
   Other activities will include vari-
ous inflatables, such as an 18-foot
slide, obstacle course, bungee run
and bounce houses. University of
Georgia football memorabilia and
more will be auctioned.
   Admission is $12 before the event
and $15 the day of the event.
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Contact the sports department:
Phone: 706-387-5408
Fax: 706-367-9355                                                                                                                                                                                                    Wednesday,                                                                                                                                                                                           April 23, 2008


                               Bailey Dodge                                                                  Stacy Mottesheard                                                             Michelle Yau                Photos by Kristi Reed

Lady Hawks win region 7-AAAAA championship
          BY KRISTI REED                   The Lady Hawks will face                 Bailey Dodge won the No. 1 Clayton and Jessica Gerster at No.          [to win].”                                     Creek’s first opponent will be the
   The Lady Hawks (20-1) capped          Kennesaw Mountain in the first           singles match                                          2      doubles.      Schroer said he was particularly            fourth seeded team from region
off an outstanding season with a
win over Collins Hill in Thursday’s
                                         round of the state playoffs today at 4
                                         p.m. in Hoschton.
                                                                                  for Mill Creek
                                                                                  in two sets.
                                                                                                       “This is what team                Mottesheard’s
                                                                                                                                         third-set vic-
                                                                                                                                                           pleased that his team was able to win
                                                                                                                                                           with five freshmen and two sopho-
                                                                                                                                                                                                          5-AAAAA. As the higher seeded
                                                                                                                                                                                                          team, the Lady Hawks will host the
7-AAAAA region championship.                      REGION CHAMPS                   Michelle Yau       tennis is all about. This           tory      ended   mores on the courts.                           first round match in Hoschton.
   The victory marked the Lady             Schroer said remaining unbeat-         followed with                                          the champi-          “It’s something to build on next               With the boys’ team headed to
Hawks’ first region championship         en in region 7-AAAAA during the          a win at No. 3     is why we play team                 onship match      year,” he said. “It’s a good foundation        state as well, Schroer has every rea-
and the team’s first trip to the state
                                         regular season and throughout the
                                         tournament was very tough, as was
                                                                                  singles in three
                                                                                                     tennis.”                            and gave the
                                                                                                                                         Lady Hawks a
                                                                                                                                                           these kids have put together. Getting
                                                                                                                                                           leadership from kids as young as
                                                                                                                                                                                                          son to be proud of his two teams.
                                                                                                                                                                                                             “This is what team tennis is all
   “It’s awesome, it really is,” said    beating Collins Hill three times dur-      That left three        —Mill Creek head coach 3-0 win over             we are, I think that says a great deal         about,” he said. “This is why we
Mill Creek head coach Tim Schroer.       ing the year.                            matches        in                                      Collins Hill.     about these kids and how good of               play team tennis and it’s a good rep-
“It’s a great program win. It’s a nice     The Lady Eagles fought hard            progress: Stacy
                                                                                                                       Tim Schroer “It was defi-           players they are - what kind of men-           resentation of how mentally tough
tribute to these kids. They work hard    on Thursday, taking both doubles         Mottesheard at                                         nitely not a      tality they bring to the program.”             and strong these kids are that they
every single day for us and it’s a       matches and two of the singles           No. 2 singles, Kristy Yau and Nela walk-over,” Schroer said. “It was a      The Lady Hawks will begin the               have the ability to set their points up
good reward for them.”                   matches to three sets.                   Handac at No. 1 doubles and Anna match we had to fight our tails off     state tournament on April 25. Mill             and win.”


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Panther’s catcher Matt Bolt prepares to catch a strike from the mound from Trevor Booth.
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Three more games for Panthers                                                                                                                           Recept
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          BY JUSTIN POOLE                  “The positives from this year are      County made. Coach Fountain said                                    Live Au at 7:00 p.m
                                                                                                                                                             cti            .
   The baseball season is almost at      we’re not quitting and we’re play-       that the Panthers came out flat.                                    Comm on at 7:45 p.
                                                                                                                                                            erce Ci          m
an end for Jackson County. With          ing until the final out, which wasn’t    “I warned the guys about a let-
                                                                                                                                                                    vic Cen .
three games left in the season, the      done last year all the time.”            down this time,” said Fountain.                                                          ter
question is, can the Panthers add a        The Panthers still have to face        “Unfortunately, I was right. Even
few more wins to the record.             Winder-Barrow, today (Wednesday),        when we started scoring some runs
   Head coach Tommy Fountain said        Cedar Shoals April 25, and Alcovy        and had opportunities to get back
that it is now time for the seniors on   April 28.                                in the game, it was more them
the team to shine.                                    HERITAGE                    than it was us. They had moments
   “At this point in the season, there     Jackson County hosted Heritage         where they struggled defensively
is really nothing else we can do as      Friday, April 18. The visiting           and didn’t throw strikes and we
coaches,” said Fountain. “I am hop-      Patriots lead Jackson by two runs,       didn’t take advantage.”
ing that the seniors find it within      only securing the win in the top of                  THREE LEFT                                                           Sponsors:
themselves to play the next three        the seventh with three runs. The           With three games left in the sea-       • Jackson EMC • EMC Security • Commerce Printing And Office Supply • Jackson County BOC
games the way I know they can, and       outranked Panthers were defeated         son, the Panthers next face Winder-        • Hunter Bicknell • Georgia Power • Hamilton State Bank • Community Bank and Trust • Black
go out on a high note. We still have     8-3 by Heritage. Heritage remains        Barrow on the road, Wednesday,               Book • Southeast Toyota • Bob and Millie Burnett • BJC Medical Center • Remax Horizons
some positive things we can accom-       undefeated in region 8 AAAA              April 23. In the earlier game against
                                                                                                                          • Jon Massey State Farm • Sanders Furniture • Northeast Georgia Bank • EMI • Crawford W. Long
plish these last three games.”           play.                                    the Bulldogs, Jackson County fell
                                                                                                                                      Pharmacy • First Georgia Banking Company • Coffee Philter • Seydel • ZKR
   This year has been rough for the                    EASTSIDE                   11-7. Last year, in the final game
team, with a 6-17 record, but there        The Jackson County Panthers            against Winder-Barrow, Jackson              • Mountain Valley Community Bank • Centurion Auto Transport • Huber Engineered Woods
have been upsides for the Jackson        faced a different threat Monday          County only lost by one run.                          • Allied Barton • Jefferson Motor Company • Donna Sikes • Trinity Tire
County Panthers. This season, the        afternoon while hosting Eastside.          The second to last game will be
Panthers have won more games             Earlier in the season, the Diamond       at Cedar Shoals. This season, the
than in the past two years and have      Panthers railroaded the Eastside         Panthers have already defeated the                                                               Catered By Longhorn’s Steakhouse
back-to-back shutout victories.          team 21-7 in five innings.               Jaguars 8-4 in March. Last year,                                                                             Cash Bar
   “We have had some moments               “I was worried about it being          Jackson County beat Cedar Shoals
where we’ve played very well             a trap game with the way we              10-5 at the end of the season.                                                               412 Gordon St. • Jefferson, Ga. 30549
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also said that the team is playing       runs in the first two innings and        son, Alcovy fell to Jackson County
and not quitting.                        took advantage of any error Jackson      in the final game.
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Boys’ Soccer                                                                                                                                     Girls’ Soccer

                                                       SENIOR NIGHT
Lewis Makin looks on as his fellow teammates are recognized on senior night. Makin along with
seniors Dario Visnjic, Taylor Hamby, Chase Beasley, Bryan Clement, Eric York, Baxter Smith, Steven
Chinn and Tyler Scott played their last game for Mill Creek on Wednesday against Cedar Shoals.
                                                                               Photo by Kristi Reed
                                                                                                                                                                                             FAREWELL SENIORS
                                                                                                                                                 Seniors Lauren Dyer (left) and Lauren Fugel (right) look on as the rest of the seniors from the

Hawks end soccer season with a win
                                                                                                                                                 Mill Creek soccer program are recognized. Alexa Ruggieri, Brooke Hoppmeyer, Jaclyn Bailey and
                                                                                                                                                 Jennifer Vincent are also graduating this year.                              Photo by Kristi Reed

                                                                                                                                                 Lady Hawks end season with 4-0 victory
                   BY KRISTI REED                                         scored a lot of goals on them,” Garnett said. “Their
  The Mill Creek varsity boys ended the 2008 sea-                         goalkeeper made a lot of great saves.”
son with a big 3-1 win over Cedar Shoals during last                         The Hawks end the season with six wins, ten losses
Wednesday’s senior night.                                                 and a tie.
  Mill Creek head coach Sean Garnett said it was a                           “I think overall the season wasn’t what I expected it                      BY KRISTI REED                      Creek shutout the visiting Lady               difficult schedule according to
great ending to a tough season.                                           to be. We had a lot of injuries and that didn’t help us                  After a somewhat disappoint-             Jaguars.                                      Leitsch. Last year, Mill Creek’s
  “I was pleased with the way we finished,” said                          out very much,” Garnett said.                                          ing season, the Lady Hawks                   Leitsch said his entire team                opponents won 45 percent of
Garnett. “Overall the game was really positive. I think                      While this year may have been disappointing, Garnett                ended on a high note with a 4-0            enjoyed the game.                             their games. This year that per-
the boys, especially the seniors, had a good time.”                       is optimistic about the talent moving up from the junior               win against Cedar Shoals. The                “It was just good to finish                 centage increased to 65 percent.
  Chase Beasley scored the Hawks’ first goal of the                       varsity.                                                               win was especially sweet for               the year off with a win because               Ten of the teams on the Lady
night with an assist from Lewis Makin. Matt Muntean                          “I think our jv teams have done well the last two
                                                                                                                                                 the six Mill Creek seniors as the          they have had some difficult                  Hawks’ schedule qualified for
scored next assisted by Eric York. The Hawks’ third                       years,” he said. “If we can get some guys scoring goals
goal came from Cody McCulloch, also assisted by                           on a consistent basis, I think we’ll be ok. We’re going                Hawks celebrated senior night.             moments throughout the sea-                   the state playoffs and five teams
York.                                                                     to be young next year, but we’re going to be pretty                      “Last night’s game was a good            son,” he said.                                in the region were ranked in the
  “We had so many chances, we could have really                           athletic.”                                                             way to send our seniors out,”                Losing eight games by only                  top fifteen at one point during
                                                                                                                                                 said Mill Creek head coach                 one goal was a big disappoint-                the season.
                                                                                                                                                 Brent Leitsch. “It was a good              ment for the team, Leitsch said.                Leitsch said the graduating
MCHS to host Relay for Life basketball fund-raiser                                                                                               win. I was happy that four of
                                                                                                                                                 [the seniors] got to score.”
                                                                                                                                                                                              “We played in a difficult
                                                                                                                                                                                            region in which we needed to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          seniors set a good example for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          his younger players and he has
  Mill Creek High School will                   Life.                                           three basketball tournament on                     Seniors Alexa Ruggieri, and              play almost perfect games in                  high expectations for next sea-
hold a charity fund-raiser on                     The charity event will fea-                   Wednesday. Each team’s $20                       Brooke Hoppmeyer scored                    order to win. That’s tough to                 son.
Thursday, April 24 at 6 p.m.                    ture a slam-dunk contest, Mill                  entry fee will benefit Relay for                 goals in the first half to give            do on a night-in and night-out                  “[We’re graduating] six seniors
Students and faculty will com-                  Creek step team performance, a                  Life.                                            Mill Creek a 2-0 lead at inter-            basis,” he said.                              that we’ll miss, but we’ve got a
pete in a basketball game to                    teacher step team performance                     For more information, visit                    mission. Seniors Lauren Fugel                The Lady Hawks did not win                  good crop coming through and
raise money for Relay for Life.                 and surprise gifts.                                         and Jaclyn Bailey added two                as many games as they did last                we hope to build on that next
  Admission is $2 at the door.                    Students wishing to par-                      or call 678-714-5850.                            goals in the second half as Mill           season, but they played a more                year. I feel the future is bright.”
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Wednesday, April 23, 2008                                                                                The Braselton News                                                                                                           Page 3B

Hawks’ first baseman is ‘true baseball player’                                                                                                                         Baseball
          BY KRISTI REED
   Last summer, Mill Creek senior
Matt Tunnell was seriously injured
                                                                                                                         again,” he said. “It’s scary and every-
                                                                                                                         thing, but I thought about how many
                                                                                                                         times I’ve gone up to the plate and
                                                                                                                                                                       Tough week for Mill Creek
                                                                                                                                                                                 BY KRISTI REED                        MIGHTY MARIST
during a summer league baseball                                                                                          not been hit.”
                                                                                                                                                                          Mill Creek fell to 10-2 in the        The tide turned against Mill Creek
game. Now, less than a year later,                                                                                          Despite the seriousness of the
                                                                                                                                                                       region and 15-6 overall after a on Thursday as Marist, ranked sec-
Tunnell’s perseverance and motiva-                                                                                       injury, Tunnell said he never consid-
                                                                                                                                                                       tough 11-1 loss to South Forsyth on ond in 6-AAAA, defeated Mill
tion have helped him get back on the                                                                                     ered quitting baseball.
                                                                                                                                                                       Monday. The loss was the second of Creek 6-4.
field after an injury that would have                                                                                       “If you love it, you just keep doing
                                                                                                                                                                       the week for the Hawks after losing      The War Eagles (15-6, 10-1) only
caused some to quit the game.                                                                                            it. [Baseball is] everything to me. I
                                                                                                                                                                       to Marist on Thursday in a non- had six hits, but they made each of
   “He is a true baseball player,” said                                                                                  don’t know where I’d be without it.
                                                                                                                                                                       region matchup.                        them count.
Mill Creek baseball coach Doug                                                                                           It’s pretty much the thing that keeps
                                                                                                                                                                          With the season drawing to a          Johnny Knight went 2-for-4 with a
Jones. “A lot of kids don’t come                                                                                         me going,” he said.
                                                                                                                                                                       close, Mill Creek head coach Doug triple and three RBIs. Jacob German
back from that - just from a fear                                                                                           Returning to baseball has not been
                                                                                                                                                                       Jones said his team still has work was 2-for-4 with an RBI.
factor. To his credit, he was back                                                                                       without its obstacles though. Tunnell
                                                                                                                                                                       to do if they are going to make the      Zach Hogan went 2-for-3 while
playing in the fall.”                                                                                                    said his stance has changed and the
                                                                                                                                                                       playoffs.                                                Hunter       Pope,
   On July 5, 2007, Tunnell was at                                                                                       way he swings is a bit different than
                                                                                                                                                                          “[We’ve got to]                                       Sam Davis, Noah
the plate facing a 1-2 count. Tunnell                                                                                    before the injury.
                                                                                                                                                                       correct some mis-     “We’ve got to play                 Hanley and Ben
said he had not been hitting well                                                                                           “It’s been a little difficult, but right
that day.                                                                                                                now I feel good,” he said. “I feel like
                                                                                                                                                                       takes that we’ve
                                                                                                                                                                       made the past
                                                                                                                                                                                           with some intensity                  Evans added a hit
   “[The pitcher] threw a fastball                                                                                       I’m back where I should be.”
high and in and it just kept coming                                                                                         Tunnell is back at first base and
                                                                                                                                                                       couple of ball-     and with some pas-                      Brandon Bast
                                                                                                                                                                       games and try to                                         was the losing
up,” he said.                                                                                                            is a major contributor to the Hawks’
                                                                                                                                                                       get some momen-     sion - wanting to win                pitcher giving up
   The pitch, a 90 mph fastball, broke                                                                                   team according to Jones.
Tunnell’s helmet and struck him                                                                                             “He loves to play,” Jones said. “He
                                                                                                                                                                       tum back,” he said. instead of trying not                six hits, five runs
                                                                                                                                                                       “We’ve got to play                                       and striking out
beneath the left eye.
   Jones was coaching Tunnell’s
                                                                                                                         shows up every day with a smile on
                                                                                                                         his face ready to work and get better.
                                                                                                                                                                       with some intensi-  to lose.”                            four.
                                                                                                                                                                       ty and with some                                            “I thought we
summer league team and saw it                                                                                            He’s a joy to coach. If they were all                                      —Mill Creek baseball pitched the ball
                                                                                                                                                                       passion - wanting
happen.                                                                                                                  like Matt, we’d be ok every day.”
   “It was awfully scary,” Jones said.                                                                                      Now in his third year on Mill
                                                                                                                                                                       to win instead of                 coach Doug Jones pretty decent,”
                                                                                                                                                                       trying not to lose.                                      Jones said. “We
“It was a fastball and rode in on him.                                                                                   Creek’s varsity, Tunnell is looking
                                                                                                                                                                       There’s a differ-                                        did not play
He just couldn’t get out of the way                                                                                      forward to college where he plans
                                                                                                                                                                       ence.”                                                   defense and made
quick enough.”                                                                                                           to major in physical education. He
                                                                                                                                                                          Region play continues for the some critical errors that cost us.
   Tunnell went down and Jones ran                                                                                       hopes to be a baseball coach one
                                                                                                                                                                       Hawks on Wednesday as they host Quite honestly, they played harder
to his aid. Tunnell’s father, Willard                                                                                    day - perhaps even going to work for
                                                                                                                                                                       North Forsyth. First pitch is sched- than we did. We had opportunities,
Tunnell, was in the stands.                                                                                              Coach Jones.
                                                                                                                                                                       uled for 5:55 p.m. in Hoschton.        but we did not score.”
   “I didn’t think anything was                                                                                             “That would be fun. I’ve been
                                                                                                                                                                                EAGLES GO DOWN                        SECOND IN A ROW
wrong,” said Mr. Tunnell. “All of a                                                                                      thinking about that,” he said.
                                                                                                                                                                          The highlight of the past week        In an unprecedented event for this
sudden Coach Jones looks around                                                                                             While coaching may still be sev-
                                                                                                                                                                       came on Wednesday as Mill Creek season, Mill Creek dropped two con-
and says “Where’s his dad?” I knew                                                                                       eral years away, Tunnell hopes his
                                                                                                                                                                       beat Collins Hill for the second time secutive games with Monday’s loss
at that point there was something                                                                                        playing career will continue after he
                                                                                                                                                                       this season.                           to South Forsyth. The War Eagles
wrong.”                                                                                                                  graduates high school.
                                                                                                                                                                          The Hawks outscored the Eagles improved to 8-5 in the region with
   Tunnell was stunned by the hit                                                                                           “I’m willing to play anywhere
                                                                                                                                                                       6-3 with eleven hits compared to the win.
and did not immediately realize the                               comeback kid                                           if somebody will just give me a
                                                                                                                                                                       Collins Hill’s five.                     The game was called in the fifth
severity of his injury.                   Mill Creek’s Matt Tunnell rounds first base during a game earlier              chance,” he said. “I’m not a big guy
                                                                                                                                                                          Matt Tunnell led the Hawks as he inning after Mill Creek fell ten runs
   “I knew I got hit. I didn’t really     this season. Tunnell fought back from a serious injury in the off              like they usually like at first base, so
                                                                                                                                                                       went 3-for-4 with a double and two behind South Forysth.
know it was that serious. I was           season to take the field as the Hawks’ first baseman.                          I’m just hoping someone will give
                                                                                                                                                                       RBIs. Noah Hanley went 2-for-3           The Hawks had only two hits for
thinking ‘I can’t open my eye, I                                                                                         me a shot.”
                                                                                                                                                                       with a home run and an RBI. Hunter the night, one of them a home run by
don’t know if I can run down to           est way to get him to the hospital.     nect any bones to in there,” said         According to his current coach,
                                                                                                                                                                       Pope and Johnny Knight also batted Johnny Knight.
first base’ - that’s all I was think-        Tunnell’s orbital bone was frac-     Willard Tunnell. “The doctor told us   Tunnell would be an asset to any
                                                                                                                                                                       in runs.                                 “We just got our eyes dotted out,”
ing about,” he said. “I had a lot of      tured in three places. The recon-       it was worse than he thought it was    team.
                                                                                                                                                                          Jacob German had two hits for the Jones said. “It was ugly from the
adrenaline running through me right       structive surgery, originally sched-    going to be.”                             “He just really loves to play the
                                                                                                                                                                       Hawks while Sam Davis and Zach beginning. They played with a lot
then. I didn’t feel the pain at first.”   uled for two hours, stretched into         Matt said he does not remem-        game and has a passion and desire
                                                                                                                                                                       Hogan contributed a hit each.          of passion and a lot of heart and we
   Tunnell said he realized he was        four and a half as doctors worked to    ber much about the surgery or the      that not all of them do,” Jones said.
                                                                                                                                                                          Cody Clickner was the winning didn’t. And we suffered the conse-
seriously hurt when he started feel-      rebuild his crushed face.               immediate aftermath, but within two    “He’s a fine young man and, on top
                                                                                                                                                                       pitcher giving up five hits and two quences. It was quick and painless
ing nauseated and heard his coaches          “They had to put screws and plates   months, he was back on the field.      of that, he’s a very good baseball
                                                                                                                                                                       runs.                                  for sure.”
talking to his parents about the fast-    in because there was nothing to con-       “I just wanted to get out there     player.”
Page 4B                                                                                               The Braselton News                                                                           Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Lady Panthers end track season with region meet
              BY JUSTIN POOLE
   The Lady Panthers competed at the Region
8-AAAA track meet this past Friday and
   A notable performance came from Brittany
Akin, who placed third in the 3200m run and
fifth in the 1600m run. Akin, a freshman, was
the only top place runner the team had and
scored the team’s only points.
   While Jackson County did not have any of
the ladies win any of the region events, there
were a number of season best performances set
at the meet.
   Season bests set at region include: Shanequa
Hunter 0:18.76 in the 100m dash; Jessica Keen
0:20.11 in the 100m hurdles and 1:01.77 in the
300m hurdles; Akin 6:05.59 in the 1600m run;
Lexie Miller 6:19.54 in the 1600m run; Maygen
Phillips 0:30.40 in the 200m dash; Charlotte
Foster 1:08.59 in the 400m dash and 12’8.75”
in the long jump; Ales Velasquez 65’10” in the                                                                                                                        Wins region
discus; Megan Carter 12’.5” in the long jump                                                                           Mill Creek’s Carson Simpson won first play in the region 7-AAAAA pole vault championships on
and 26’8.5” in the triple jump; Kristyn McDiffitt                                                                      Monday.                                                                    Photo by Kristi Reed
27’7” in the shot put.                                    Akin plAces third in 3200m

                                                                                                                       Lady Hawks finish third at region track meet
   Overall Jackson County scored eight points       JCCHS Freshman Brittany Akin placed third in the
out of 16 events at the region meet and finished    3200m run at the Region 8AAAA in Loganville.
11th out eleven schools.                                                        Photo by Chris Bridges
                                                                                                                          The Mill Creek girls’ varsity track            REGION RESULTS                 Connolly placed fifth with her time
                                                                                                                       and field team placed third in this        Mill Creek’s best finish of the       of 5:32.20.

Hawks place tenth in Marietta Relays                                                                                   week’s region 7-AAAAA champi-
                                                                                                                          The Lady Hawks finished behind
                                                                                                                                                                meet came from Carson Simpson in
                                                                                                                                                                the pole vault event. Simpson won
                                                                                                                                                                the region championship, clearing
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Two Mill Creek athletes scored
                                                                                                                                                                                                        team points in the 400m dash.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Chelsie Hinton placed third with a
   Twenty-nine teams competed           Seven Mill Creek athletes earned       the shot put with his toss of 51’3”.    Collins Hill and Peachtree Ridge in      9’ in the event. Meghan Gordon fin-     time of 59.01. Joy Collier placed
in Saturday’s Marietta Relays at        points at Saturday’s meet.                Brian Graham scored in two           the two day competition.                 ished fourth with her vault of 8’ 6”.   fifth with her time of 1:01.15.
Marietta High School. Mill Creek          Andres Tostes finished second in     events. Graham placed sixth in the         Mill Creek scored a total of 53         Suzee Mill placed second in the          Megan Steinocher placed sixth
finished tenth with a score of 33       the 800m run with a time of 1:59.79.   110m hurdles with a time of 15.61.      points. Collins Hill dominated the       shot put championship. Mills’ final     in the 800m run with a time of
points. Marietta High won the meet      Mitchell Brotherton placed eighth in   He finished fifth in the 300m hurdles   meet with 164 points.                    throw of 34’7” earned the Lady          2:29.73.
with 63 points.                         the event with a time of 2:02.73.      with a time of 40.24. Joey Mooney          Two Lady Hawks qualified for          Hawks eight points. Mills finished         Brittany Westmoreland scored for
   The Hawks hit the track again on       Conroy Colin scored eight points     finished seventh in the 300m hurdles    the state meet. Carson Simpson           third in the discus with a throw of     Mill Creek in the 3200m run with a
Friday when the region 7-AAAAA          with his second place finish in the    with his time of 41.25.                 and Suzee Mills will represent Mill      110’1”.                                 sixth place finish (12:26.96).
championships begin at Mill Creek       1600m run. Colin completed the            In the boys’ pole vault, Michael     Creek at the girls state track and         Lauren Quinn finished fifth in the       Mill Creek finished third and sixth
Community Stadium. The region           race in 4:29.77.                       Kopanski placed eighth clearing         field meet at Hugh Mill Stadium in       discus throw (105’10”).                 in the 4x100m relay and fourth in
finals will be held on April 28. The      Ramael Wilson finished third in      11’6”.                                  Albany, Georgia on May 1 and 2.            In the 1600m finals, Alicia           the 4x400m relay.
finals are scheduled to begin at 5
p.m. in Hoschton.
   The top eight competitors in each
event at the Marietta Relays scored
points for their respective teams.

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                                                                                                                                                            JCCHS finishes 5th in region
Lady Hawks win region championship                                                                                                                                  BY JUSTIN POOLE
                                                                                                                                                              Finishing with a 12 and 8 record
                                                                                                                                                                                                     shooting 187 to Jefferson’s 190,
                                                                                                                                                                                                     and Buford’s 191.
                              BY KRISTI REED                                   Hanes was not surprised that three of his players placed in the top          for the season, the Jackson County         Rodney Price had the lowest
  Mill Creek shot a team score of 156 on Tuesday to win the region           four.                                                                          Panthers’ golf team played at the        score, shooting a 42. On numerous
7-AAAAA varsity girls’ golf championship at Hawks Ridge Country                “I know my top two girls (Burger and Nam) are going to be the scorers        region tournament April 21, at           occasions Standridge has called
Club in Ball Ground, Georgia.                                                that count for us, but the other two could probably be number one and          Innsbrook in Helen.                      Price the team’s most consistent
  North Gwinnett finished second with a score of 162.                        number two for a lot of teams in the state,” he said. “Our third score is        The Panthers finished fifth in         golfer.
  The Lady Bulldogs and Lady Hawks will represent the region at the          going to be better than a lot of team’s number one score.”                     the tournament, and according to           In the final round before
state tournament which begins Monday, May 5 at Jekyll Island Golf              Each team sends four players to the region tournament. The scores from       coach Warren Standridge, the team        Innsbrook, Jackson County was
Resort.                                                                      the top two players count as the team’s score. Hanes said it was difficult     played well.                             back at Traditions playing Winder-
  Mill Creek head coach Ben Hanes said he was very pleased with the          to choose which four players would represent Mill Creek at region.               “The fifth place finish is one         Barrow and Madison County.
win.                                                                           “I am sitting here with five or six pretty good players,” Hanes said.        of the best in school history,”          Shooting one of the lowest scores
  “I think this was a goal that they set early on as something they wanted   Hanes added that he was probably the only coach in the state that had to       said Standridge “After seeing the        in school history, the Panthers won
to do. They were able to pull it off on a tough course they did not have a   struggle to select a fourth player for the tournament team.                    scores from yesterday, we finished       with a 171 score. Winder shot
chance to play a practice round on,” he said. “Given all the circumstances     “It’s a very good problem to have,” he said. “All these girls are back       as high as we could. Our best score      183 and Madison shot 191. Jamie
and what they had to do, I was very happy with them and very happy with      next year.”                                                                    of the year still would not have         Kull had the lowest score at 39
how they played.”                                                                                          MAPLE RIDGE                                      gotten us to fourth, therefore, I am     and Brumbelow was right behind
  Hanes knew North Gwinnett would be the team to beat headed into the          The Lady Hawks ended their regular season this past weekend with             extremely happy for our kids.”           shooting 40. During this round
region tournament.                                                           the Maple Ridge Junior Girls Classic at the Maple Ridge Golf Club in             In individual scores Blake             the Panthers wore black to honor
  “I think Mill Creek and North Gwinnett might be one and two in the         Columbus.                                                                      Brumbelow tied for a sixth place         the seniors on the team. There
state based on what I’ve seen. I really think we may be the two best teams     Mill Creek won the tournament with a team score of 147. North                overall finish.                          are three seniors on the men’s
in the state,” he said. “It’s a shame really that only two teams get to go   Gwinnett finished second with a score of 152. Greater Atlanta Christian          Leading up to the region tourna-       team, Kull, Evan Bartlett and Chad
because I would think there are at least three or four teams in our region   placed third with 165.                                                         ment at Innsbrook, the Jackson           Daniel.
who could go down to state, compete very well and finish in the top ten        Burger was the tournament medalist with her record-setting five-under-       County Panthers were on fire in            “It has been a very rewarding
pretty easily.”                                                              par 67. Burger set a tournament record and a new Mill Creek 18-hole            the last two rounds they played.         year for me,” Standridge said. “I
  Louisa Yang of North Gwinnett was the tournament medalist with a 73.       scoring record.                                                                April 15, the Panthers took on           have a great group of young men
Mill Creek’s Emilie Burger finished two strokes back with a 75. Jennifer       North Gwinnett’s Louisa Yang placed second with a one-under-par 71.          Jefferson and Buford at Traditions.      who are not only good golfers but
Nam of Mill Creek finished third in individual scoring with an 81 and          The Lady Hawks set a new team 18-hole record with Burger’s 67 and            Jackson County came out on top           are great individuals as well.”
teammate Jennifer Worsham finished fourth with an 83.                        Jennifer Nam’s 80.
Mill Creek places second in region, advances to state tournament Hawks advance to state
               BY KRISTI REED                      under par were tallied for the holes played.        an 88 towards the team’s total. Stillwell also
   The Mill Creek boys’ golf team was the            Using that format, Mill Creek won +21 to          finished the day with an 88 and Ryan Monroe                                         BY KRISTI REED
                                                                                                                                                              For the second year in a row, the Mill Creek boys’ varsity tennis team
runner-up in Monday’s region 7-AAAAA tour-         +28. Three Mill Creek players tied with +5.         shot a 90.
                                                                                                                                                            advanced to the state playoffs.
nament at Laurel Springs Golf Club. The sec-                   TOURNAMENT PLAY                           Hanes said Yim, Lee and Renfroe consis-
                                                                                                                                                              The boys entered the state tournament as the fourth seed from region
ond place finish was good enough to secure           Headed into the region tournament, Mill           tently contribute to the team score.
                                                                                                                                                            7-AAAAA after a disappointing 1-4 loss to Norcross in the final round of
the Hawks a berth in the state tournament that     Creek head coach Ben Hanes said his team had          “All three of them are very good players -         the region tournament.
begins May 5 in Jekyll Island, Georgia.            a very good chance of going to state.               very solid players,” he said.                          “We came up short,” said Mill Creek head coach Tim Schroer. “It was a
   The top two teams in each region advance to       “I think our team has improved from last            Hanes said he is fortunate to have several         tough, tough match. It was a definite ‘woulda, shoulda, coulda’. It was in
state. Region champions Peachtree Ridge will       year. The talent we have on this team, top to       players capable of contributing a good score to      our reach.”
join Mill Creek as the 7-AAAAA representa-         bottom, is better than what we had last year,”      the team total.                                        Though disappointed with the region tournament loss, Schroer said he
tives.                                             he said.                                              Though the Mill Creek boys have had a good         was pleased that the boys returned to the state playoffs this year.
   Peachtree Ridge won Monday’s tournament           The Mill Creek region team consisted of           season, Hanes said he did not take anything for        “For the boys to be able to do it two years in a row after we lost three, four
with a team score of 291. Mill Creek beat          Shawn Yim, Kevin Lee, Jamison Renfroe,              granted heading into the championship.               seniors last year, that’s nice for them,” he said.
Norcross by one stroke to place second with a      Ricky Moore, Nick Stillwell and Ryan Monroe.          “It’s nice to say that you won matches, but,         The team faced Etowah High School, the top seeded team from region
score of 313.                                      Renfroe is the only senior on the team.             whether you win or lose, it’s really just a mat-     5-AAAAA, on Tuesday.
         HAWKS BEAT S. FORSYTH                       In the tournament, the top four scores from       ter of preparing for this one day, for this one        The Hawks’ hopes for a state championship ended after a tough 0-3 loss
   Mill Creek had the opportunity to preview       each team counted as the team’s score.              region tournament,” he said.                         to the top ranked Eagles.
the Laurel Springs course last Thursday when         Yim, a junior, led all scorers with his two-        “I guess one of the more stressful things            Schroer said he was very proud of the boys’ accomplishments this sea-
they played South Forsyth.                         under-par 69 to win the region individual title.    about it is that if you have one bad day - even if   son.
   The nine-hole match was played with a mod-        Lee finished seven strokes back with a 76.        you have had a fantastic year - everybody goes         “To make it to state in the region we play in says something in itself,” he
ified structure in which the strokes over and      Renfroe shot an 81 and Ricky Moore shot             home and that’s it.”                                 said.

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                                                    dodGe RAM tRUCK 1500 reg cab 2000 truck.                                                                                                                                               MCELROY NURSERY HANGING BASKETS
                                                    6-cyl. 5-spd. manual. Maroon w/gray interior.                                                                          17 Ft PRo LINe boat. Center console 1.6 liter                   including several colors of wave petunias,                    HUGe MULtI-FAMILY YARd Sale - too much
                                                    AM/FM/cassette. dual airbags. original owner.                                                                          oMC C drive motor, depth finder, trolling mo-                   chenille, spider, margarita mix, potato vine                  for one day - Saturday & Sunday, April 26th &
                                                    63,500 dependable. $5,900. 706-318-6168                                                                                tor. Great condition. $5400. 706-789-3477.                      and lantana $6.99 to $10.99. trees & shrubs,                  27th, 8am-5pm, 87 Cassidy Cove, Jefferson,
                                                    706-367-2208                                                                                                           CoMPUteR deLL LAPtoP. Insperion #1501.                          including Forest Pansy Redbud, Rhapsody in                    Wood Farm S/d. LotS of furniture, dinner &
                                                                                                                        MATTRESS SALE                                      top of the line only 6 months old. Like brand                   pink crepe myrtle, dogwood, Kwanzan cherry,                   glassware, decorator Items, movies, toys, kids
PLEASE CHECK YOUR ad. We make every                 SHIPMAN’S AUto RePAIR. We buy junk cars.                              tWIN Set- $69                                    new. transfer warranty 2 yrs. Great deal!                       sweet shrub, camellia, knockout roses & loro-                 & adults clothes. Follow signs off Hwy 11.
effort to avoid errors in advertisements.           678-425-9915 or 770-864-2855.                                           Full Set- $99                                  706-658-4950.                                                   petulam, $7.99 to $34.99. Large selection of
Each ad is checked and proofread but                                                                                     Queen Set- $129                                                                                                   annuals & perennials $1.00 to $6.99. tomato                   USed FRIGIdAIRe BLACK side by side
mistakes do slip through. We ask that you                                                                                 King Set- $169                                   FoR SALe: ANtIQUe china cabinet, $545.                          plants $1.00. 6574 Jefferson Road (Hwy 15)                    fridge/freezer in Jefferson. 26 cu ft. Like
please check your ad and if you find an er-                                                                               B&M Mattress                                     Also, a wooden desk, $95; and a small kitchen                   Commerce, 7 miles from Jefferson. Hours tue                   new but needs new compressor. $200 oBo
ror, report it to the Classified Department                                                                 Bldg. 1 J & J Flea Market, Athens, Georgia                     table with two chairs, $50. 706-652-3759.                       - Fri 10-5, Sat 9-4. 706-207-6888.                            706-367-7262
by calling 706-367-5233 or emailing classi-                                                                           and also located next to We regret that                                                                                Christian Outreach                                 LeAtHeR SoFA, CHAIR and ottoman, cream                          BooK SALe At the Maysville Public Library                                  ST CATHERINE LABOURE
we cannot be responsible for more than                                                                                 2183 North elm Street                               colored $500. Solid oak round dining table,                     9247 Gillsville Road, Maysville, GA 30558. We                                   Huge Yard Sale
one week’s incorrect insertion for the por-                                                                        Commerce, GA 706-335-6084                               oval w/ leaf, 6 chairs, china cabinet and buffet                have large quantity of latest editions in hard-                                   April 25 & 26
tion of the ad that is in error if you do not                                                                                                                              $500 MUSt SeLL! Call Kim 770-842-2835                           back for sale. .25¢ to $1. Please come by and                                  Fri, 8 - 4; Sat, 8 - 2
call the error to our attention.                                                                          1991 FIeStA PoNtooN, 20 ft., Mercury                                                                                             check us out.
                                                                                                          60 hp, outboard motor - runs good. 1992                                             JUMBO                                                                                                         Baby stroller, furniture, high chair, clothes,
Need $$$? doN’t pay. Call the Federal trade                                                               Wesco boat trailer, also trolling motor, depth                                    QUEEN SIZE                                                                                                      books, toys, household items, & lots more!
Commission at 1-877-FtC-HeLP. Find out how                                                                finder. 2 new batteries. Live well - great for                                     Pillow Top
to avoid advance-fee loan scams. A message                                                                fishing. $3,000 oBo. Call 706-795-3962 or                                  Mattress and Box set, $199                                                                                                           585 Woods Bridge Rd
from MainStreet Newspapers Inc. and the                                                                   706-207-1658.                                                          Now Located by Christian Outreach                                                                                                           Commerce GA
FtC.                                                                                                                                                                                B&M Mattress Warehouse                                 MULtI-FAMILY YARd SALe, 6239 Maysville
                                                    2001 YAMAHA RoAdStAR Silverado. Great                 FURNItURe FoR SALe - dinette Set $125,                                       2183 North elm Street                               Road (Hwy. 98), Saturday April 5th @ 8:30 to
                                                    condition. 26,136 miles. oil changed ever             Child’s dinette $40, Book Case $50, Com-                                         Commerce, GA                                    4:00, Furniture, office supplies, toys, clothes,              HUGe eStAte SALe off of Hwy. 129. 4192
                                                    3000 miles. Corbin Seats (driver and passen-          puter desk $80, dresser $40, Car Seat $30,                                       706-335-6084                                    household goods, bedding, chest freezer and                   Mangum Mill Rd., Gainesville, 30507. Fri &
                                                    ger). Vance and Hines Long Shots. Silverado           12” Boy’s Bicycle $20, tricycle $20, twin Bed/                                                                                   much more!!                                                   Sat, April 25th & 26th. 8:00-6:00.
                                                    edition comes with saddle bags and wind-              Frame $125. Call Mike 770-315-5982.                              dK BRoWN CoFFee/end tbls $60 White
                                                    shield. Great Bike, Newly married and does                                                                             Bkshelf $30 2 dr Filing Cab $10 Coffee                          MULtI-FAMILY YARd SALe at 314 orchard                         HUGe CoNSIGNMeNt YARd SALe @ Base-
2003 HoNdA ACCoRd - Ice Blue 2 door. w/                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ment Bargains. FRI. & SAt. 8-6 100’s of new
                                                    not fit my lifestyle anymore. $5,000. Contact at      LEYLAND CYPRESS TREES IN 3 & 7 gal-                              tbl $15 tV $30 2004 Bk oven $50. Call                           Circle April 26. time is 8:00-3:00. Lots of chil-
approx 47,000 miles. 5 speed, leather, sun                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               items added weekly. Something for everyone!
                                                    706-969-0403                                          lon containers very green and uniform in                         678-596-1000                                                    dren’s clothes and various household items.
roof, and all power. only $12,300. Call Andy                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             1286 Lord Road, Commerce. Hwy 59 by tractor
at 770-480-9227.                                                                                          size great prices direct from the grower. Bob
                                                                                                          Brookshire, Hoschton 770-932-5795.                               tALLULAH RIVeR WALK - lifetime mem-                             APRIL 25 & 26 Liberty Crest West Subdivision                  Supply to 1st right, follow signs. 706-202-3851
                                                                                                                                                                           bership for sale - Cheap! Cheap! Cheap!                         - Hwy 53 to New Liberty Church Rd. Multi-fam-
1989 FoRd F250. 7.3 diesel. 4 wheel drive.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               APR 26. 8 a.m. until. Huge Multi-family yard
                                                                                                          MoVING SALe: ANtIQUe hoosier oak cabi-                           $3,200. Any questions, call 706-206-5670 or                     ily Household items, collectibles - no clothes.
Power windows & locks, 153k miles. $6,000                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                sale. Antiques, collectibles and good junk.
                                                                                                          net w/glass doors, sifter bin $300. Pilates                      706-206-5667.                                                   8 a.m-4 p.m.
oBo. 706-255-7273.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Homer Lula Rd. turn on Parson Circle, look
                                                    1999 tRAIL LIte fifth wheel camper for sale.          exercise bench, never used $75. oak dining
                                                                                                          room table w/6 chairs and leaf $150. Porch                       2003 GMC 12 ft. box van, good cond., one                        PILot CLUB YARd sale April 26 at 53 Bowden                    for signs.
tRAPP toWING. We buy junk cars.                     Includes hitch and new Pergo wood floor.
                                                    $7800 negotiable. 706-757-3283.                       furniture, 6-ft wooden swing, 2 rocking chairs                   owner, $12,000; Samick electric piano,                          St., Commerce. 8-? Rain or shine.
770-868-5676 (work); 770-868-9037 (cell);                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Be A BLeSSING to someone. donate your
                                                                                                          $100 for all 3. Carlton 706-797-2065.                            $2,300; 14 ft. jon boat with trailer, trolling mo-
770-586-5869 (home).                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     unneeded items to Christian outreach thrift
                                                                                                                                                                           tor and battery; other items. 706-255-2508;                     Lebanon Community BBQ, Baked Goods and
                                                                                                          16 Ft LANdSCAPe trailer. dual axle, new                          706-255-5886.                                                   yard sale too! Check it out ya’ll! Saturday,                  Store, 2183 North elm Street, Commerce.
2001 HoNdA ACCoRd - Automatic, A/C,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Phone 706-335-6084.
moon roof and loaded. only 85,000 miles. Call                                                             condition. $1100. 706-654-5664.                                                                                                  April 26, 2008, 12:00 - 5:00 p.m. 233 Lebanon
                                                                                                                                                                           LAddeR RACK FoR pick-up. heavy duty, full                       Church Rd., Jefferson.
Andy at 770-480-9227.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    tWo FAMILY YARd sale, Saturday April 26,
                                                                                                          NeW ANd USed furniture, mattresses, cloth-                       size, fits short wheel based pick-ups. 3 yrs old
                                                    M-n-M JUNKIES, we will remove scrap met-                                                                                                                                                                                                             8am - 12pm, Holder’s Mill S/d II, Garner drive,
                                                                                                          ing, toys, household goods and more. Chris-                      $250 706-387-0193                                               teACHeR YARd SALe! Huge selection! Re-
1989 MAZdA RX-7, 5-speed, red w/leath-              al for you. Please call Marcus after 3:30 M-F,                                                                                                                                                                                                       Jefferson. Variety of items, including clothes by
er, have owned vehicle for 16 years. Have           anytime Sat. & Sun. 706-983-0110.                     tian outreach thrift Store, 2183 North elm                                                                                       source books, classroom library, manipula-
                                                                                                          Street, Commerce. Phone 706-335-6084.                            1983 toYotA tRUCK. 22R engine, auto trans,                      tives, listening center, easels, posters, books               Aeropostle and Abercrombie. Cash only. Rain
maintenance records. Great shape. $4500.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 cancels.
                                                                                                                                                                           good shape, $1,500. I have a whirlpool bath-                    on tape, classroom supplies. Hundreds of
706-338-4523.                                       CAtFISH HoLe oF Ila is now open. Conces-
                                                                                                          BRANd NeW BRIGGS Stratton vertical shaft                         tub, everything with it, ready to set up $175.                  items to set up your classroom. Home and de-
                                                    sions and portable restroom. Bring your bait.                                                                                                                                                                                                        RAIN oR SHINe. 3387 Water Works Rd, Fri-
                                                                                                          IC. Quiet 14.5 horsepower mower engine.                          Home 706-789-2562; cell 404-569-7974.                           cor items, too. Sat April 26, 8 to 2, 1100 River-
2005 ACURA tL - Beautiful with leather inte-        A great place to bring the family fishing! Call                                                                                                                                                                                                      day 25th & Saturday 26th. 8 am until. tools,
rior, Nav system and everything that goes with      for hours and directions. 706-201-7354; cell          Paid $499, sell $300 firm. troybilt pony tiller                                                                                  haven Lane oconee Co off Mars Hill Rd.
                                                                                                          with all accessories. excellent shape, $400                      3 A/C UNItS $50 each, kids swing set free                                                                                     lawn equipment, exercise equipment, oak
it. only 46,000 miles. $22,488. Call Andy at        (Mark) 404-569-7974.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 dining room table & chairs, baby chicks.
                                                                                                          firm. 706-367-0941.                                              770-530-2267                                                    MULtI-FAMILY YARd SALe- furn, baby furn.
770-480-9227.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            706-335-2545.
                                                    to WHoM It may concern, the owner of the                                                                                                                                               and supplies, 3 swing sets, boys, girls clothes,
                                                                                                          MURRAY LAWN tRACtoR 42 inch cut 16.5                             FoR SALe: 3 electric start Snapper lawn mow-                    womens clothes (18 - 4x), mens (2xl, 44-46
 WANT TO BUY your junk cars, pay cash,              dW trailer located at 683 Line Church Rd.,                                                                                                                                                                                                           SAt. APRIL 26, 8AM to Noon. 151 Buckeye
                                                                                                          hp with grass catcher. Good condition. $600                      ers, $200 each. 1 Snapper pull cord, $150;                      pants) lots of other items. Sat. 4/26, 8 a.m. - ?
 trucks, tractors, equipment, pay top dol-          Banks County, you have 90 days to move it or                                                                                                                                                                                                         trail Subdivision, Commerce. Household
                                                                                                          oBo. Contact Brian @ 404-697-3404                                Mtd 18hp 46-inch cut, 300. 1 fax machine,                       11552 Wildcat Bridge Road, danielsville.
 lar. We pick up seven days a week. Some            it will be considered abandoned. 3/19/08 Nel-                                                                                                                                                                                                        items, furniture and much more.
                                                                                                                                                                           $35. 706-677-2054.
 vehicles pay up to $250, while price is            son and Judy Maney 706-677-2606.
                                                                                                          AMERICAN FLAG SETS for sale at The                                                                                               HENRYS REAL FLEA Market will only be open
 up, subject to change, 706-410-0589;                                                                     Jackson Herald office in Jefferson. Set                          5 Ft. BUSHHoG $400. Cash only. “No Checks”.                     on Saturday. Come check us out, 8AM-4PM.                      CoMMUNItY GARAGe SALe Saturday May
 706-410-8704.                                       ANtIQUe GALLeRY NoW leasing booth                                                                                     706-336-6755.                                                                                                                 3rd 8 - 2 at traditions of Braselton Hwy 124.
                                                                                                          includes: 3’X5’ polyester flag, eagle, 6 ft                                                                                      Across from Jackson County high School. Hwy.
                                                     space inside Real deals on Home decor                                                                                                                                                                                                               30+ homes.
                                                                                                          metal pole, mounting brackets, screws                                                                                            11.
                                                     in the old Jefferson Mill. For vendors of                                                                             FoR SALe, 30Ft. Camper, 2000 Jayco eagle,
I PAY YoU good for junk cars, trucks, golf carts,                                                         and flag fasteners. $18. Proceeds go to lo-
                                                     vintage items from 1979 or earlier, local art,                                                                        excellent condition, very clean, non-smoker,                                                                                  160 JACKSoN tRAIL Rd Jefferson Fri. & Sat.
tractors. Seven days a week, 706-870-6253.                                                                cal Boy Scouts.                                                                                                                  NeIGHBoRHood YARd SALe, Sat. 26th,
                                                     or pre-approved collectables. An incredible                                                                           $9,800. 706-296-8394.                                                                                                         8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Weather permitting. household
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           8AM until 1PM. Plantation Walk, old Pender-
                                                     opportunity with high traffic in an established                                                                                                                                                                                                     items men’s & women’s clothing. treadmill.
1995 BMW 318 Automatic, $2,500. RHand tub                                                                 JoeY SALeS & SeRVICeS: Washers, dry-                                                                                             grass Rd.
                                                     business. Hurry before all spaces are taken.                                                                          MAtCHING SoFA & LoVeSeAt. Cream,                                                                                              jewelry.
Woll unit $100. 706-367-5177                                                                              ers, stoves, refrigerators, air conditioners and
                                                     $1.50 per sq ft. Average booth size 10X10                                                                             soft blue and rose colors. extra good and
                                                                                                          heating. Address: 2379 N elm St, Commerce,                                                                                       MULtI-FAMILY YARd Sale. Saturday. 8 - 2.
                                                     but may vary. For more information call Real                                                                          clean condition sofa. $225. Loveseat $175.                                                                                    CHURCH-WIde YARd sale, Sat 4/26/08, 8-2,
JoHN deeRe FRoNt loader 555A, 24 ft. tan-                                                                 GA 30529. Cell 770-231-3212. other location:                                                                                     Must see household items, accessories, chil-
                                                     deals at 706-367-8089. Ask for elizabeth or                                                                           706-789-3477.                                                                                                                 Log Cabin Church, 473 Jeff. Hwy (near Barrow
dem Hooper trailer. ‘84 Ford 350 dually, one                                                              Athens J&J Flea Market, building 2.                                                                                              drens playhouse, toys, clothing, etc. Com-
                                                     deana in Home decor.                                                                                                                                                                                                              Hospital), recliner, tv, clothing, so much more!
ton. ‘95 Saturn Coupe SC2. 770-540-3932.                                                                                                                                                                                                   merce Jefferson Rd near courthouse.
                                                                                                          GReAt MotHeR’S dAY gift! 20th Anniversa-                                                                                                                                                       (Raising funds for missions trip.)
                                                                                                                                                                             Set oF 4 older KMC 15 x 7 wheels. Fits
409 BIG BLoCK, I have every thing, just needs       ReSPoNSIBLe PeRSoN WANtS your scrap                   ry edition of “the Flavor of Commerce” cook-                       dual lug pattern of 5 x 4.5 and 5 x 4.75.                     YARd SALe FRI 25th and Sat 26th. Hospital
                                                    metals, appliances, etc. Will clean out your          book. this is the first 2 years of recipes from                                                                                  Rd, Commerce. Rain or shine. 8 a.m. until. Lots               SUBdIVISIoN YARd SALe Sat. May 3rd Hold-
to be rebuilt. $1,000 oBo. 706-296-6213.                                                                                                                                     Has tires on wheels. tire sizes are (2)
                                                    barn or garages of unwanted metal. Call Bill          the Commerce News feature “What’s Cook-                                                                                          of great bargains. 706-335-7532.                              ers Mill Subdivision off Holders Siding Road
                                                                                                                                                                             215-65-R15 and (2) 275-60-R15. two front
                                                    at 678-913-8921.                                      ing From the Kitchen” printed 20 years ago.                                                                                                                                                    Jefferson 8-2 Something for everyone
2004 HYUNdAI tIBURoN - Auto, A/C, all pow-                                                                                                                                   tires have almost no tread but back two
er w/approx 71,000 miles. only $8,488. Call                                                               Limited supply. Get YoURS NoW downtown                             are about 60 % tread. $200. Contact at                        MULtI-FAMILY YARd SALe: golf,designer &
                                                    BBQ PLAteS - $7 eACH. May 6, 2008; 11am               at Commerce Printing & office Supply.                                                                                            kid’s clothing, collectibles, toys & household &              HUGe YARd SALe! 92 Still Water Lane, Jef-
Andy at 770-480-9227.                                                                                                                                                        706-969-0403
                                                    - 1:30pm. Jackson eMC Relay for Life team                                                                                                                                              furniture items 1855 Ridgemill terrace in Ham-                ferson. Saturday, April 26. 9 to 3. Baby items
                                                    Fundraiser. For tickets & info 706-367-6170.          HeAVY dUtY WASHeR and dryers, good                                                                                               ilton Mill Subdivision Fri.& Sat. April 25 & 26               and clothing, adult clothing, books, house-
WILL PAY CASH for junk cars, riding mow-
                                                                                                          condition, repairs, can deliver, trades, rid-                    CRUSADER RENT TO OWN- We have a Huge                            time:9-4                                                      wares, and a huge Beanie Baby collection,
ers, and used golf carts 706-215-0183,
                                                             LIVE IN WEST JACKSON?                        ing lawn mower, $250. 706-677-3296 or                            Selection of New Name Brand Merchandise                                                                                       rare and retired.
                                                      The Jackson Herald has a convenient                 678-617-5560.                                                    including electronics, Flat Panel tV’s, Home                                        MoVING SALe
                                                    drop-off location in your community. Sub-                                                                              Furnishings and Appliances. No credit check,                                                                                  YARd SALe eStAte sale Saturday, 4/26/08
2005 SCIoN tC - Auto, A/C, Power windows
                                                      scriptions, ads or news may be left at:             FoUR PIeCe GLASS display, $500. Styl-                            return anytime without penalty, weekly or                                Jefferson - 1248 Washington St                       8am - 3pm Rain or shine 64 Coleman drive
& locks. Nice car w/approx 39,000 miles. only
                                                      BRASELTON REAL ESTATE GROUP>                        ing chair, shampoo bowl, shampoo chair                           monthly payments, lowest prices guaranteed                                  (across from Bell’s Plaza)                        Commerce, GA Furniture, clothes, appliances,
$14,888. Call Andy at 770-480-9227
                                                                 4997 Highway 53                          and two hooded dryer chairs, all for $150.                       and free delivery and set-up. Call Jacque or                                                                                  kitchen items, & more
                                                               Braselton, GA 30517                        706-202-1156.                                                    Rob in Commerce at 1- 866-215-1335 and ask                                 office furniture, tables, chairs
2001 toYotA CAMRY - Approx 69,000 miles.
                                                                   706-654-3988                                                                                            about our new customer incentives!                                          Miscellaneous office items                        tWo FAMILY YARd sale! Children’s clothes
Automatic and A/C. this won’t last. Call Andy
                                                               Hours 9 - 5, Mon - Fri.                    2 FUJI dIGItAL cameras, fine pix 4800                                                                                                                Cash & Carry                              and toys, star trek and dark shadows collect-
at 770-480-9227.
                                                            (Use the drop box anytime)                    zoom with 128 mp cards. $100 for both.                           FARM tRACtoR 1951 Ford 8 N good cash                                            No checks or credit                           ibles, pink glass, videos, books, dVds and
                                                                                                          706-654-5664.                                                    only “No Checks” $2000. 706-336-6755.                                                                                         more! April 26th from 8 am to 3 pm in Lea
WANted: Good USed cars and trucks.
                                                    FRee PReSCRIPtIoN dRUGS from U.S.                                                                                                                                                                        April 23, 24, & 25                          Meadows sub. off hwy. 124, 3 miles before hwy.
Will pay fair price. PAte AUto SALeS
                                                    pharmaceutical companies. Call or have your           WoLVeRINe BootS ARe available in a lot                           IS YOUR AMERICAN FLAG OLD AND FAD-                                                  10AM - 5PM                                11 going toward Jefferson. Rain or shine. 107
706-789-3166 Ila Ga
                                                    doctor call 800-473-3633.                             of styles and sizes. Carhartt apparel for ev-                    ED? American flags (without pole kit) for                                        everything Must Go!                          Savannah Lane.
                                                                                                          eryone at Shirley Feed and Seed, Commerce.                       sale at The Jackson Herald office in Jeffer-
2003 RANGeR XLt ext cab, loaded, V-6, auto,
                                                    I BUY eStAteS— full HoUSeHoLd CoN-                    706-335-2162.                                                    son, $11. Proceeds go to local Boy Scouts.                      HUGe CHARItY YARd sale! to benefit Lind-                      MoUNtAIN CReeK oUtReACH holds yard
$6499. 2004 Ranger, V-6, auto $5200. 2005
                                                    teNtS— StoRAGe UNItS Also in volume                                                                                                                                                    say’s Legacy Mentoring Program of Jack-                       sales every Friday and Saturday, 8AM un-
Kia optima, loaded, 30+ mpg. 1993 Chev-
                                                    Sterling and old Folk Art. Located near Com-          2001 CHeV. IMPALA 96000 miles garage                                                                                             son County. Saturday, April 26, 7 - 5. 76                     til. Brooks Rd., Pendergrass. donated items
rolet C1500, V-6, 5 spd, $2350. 1990 Ford
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         greatly appreciated. Please call Jerry Fletcher,
F150 XLt, V-8, 5 spd $2750. Pate Auto Sales.        merce, serving all North Georgia. Renee               kept $8,000. 2002 Kawasaki 750 classic 6200                                                                                      West Candler Street, Winder. Questions call
                                                    678-773-7039                                          miles $3,000. Cash only. 706-296-2888.                                                                                           706-410-5525.                                                 706-693-2674 to arrange for pickup.
706-789-3166 Ila GA.

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WEDNESDAY,	APRIL	23,	2008	                               													THE	JACKSON	HERALD	•	THE	BRASELTON	NEWS	•	THE	COMMERCE	NEWS	•	THE	BANKS	COUNTY	NEWS	•	THE	MADISON	COUNTY	JOURNAL		                                                                                                                                      3

ANtIQUe BedS, Red Wood, yard furniture,                NEW CUSTOM HOMES $79,900 $79,900 3 BR,                                                               JACKSON CO. 531 Matthew dr., one mi.                     3BR, 2BA JeFFeRSoN- MAKe oFFeR. New
swimming pool furniture, old Coke machine,             2 BA Custom Home Built on Your Lot Sound                 BJC MEDICAL CENTER                          off Wilhite Rd. New home for sale in equestrian          nice house in Subdivision off 11 toward Winder          doUBLeWIde MANUFACtURed HoMe on
service desk, tool house, log furniture set,           Good? don’t have a lot? We can find you                  AVAILABLE POSITIONS                         community on 2 acres. You don’t have to own              must be sold. Call doug Barber 706-202-1975.            3.86 acres. Rocking chair front porch, 2 out build-
706-652-3204.                                          one! No Money down! Get Pre-Qualified                        APRIL 18, 2008                          horses to live in this beautiful community.              doug does not turn down many offers. He also is         ings w/elec., large fenced dog pen, 3 bedrooms,
                                                       today! First Prize Homes 678-928-1312.             Human Resources Office: 706-335-1107              4BR, 3.5 BA, formal dining. GR, kitchen, bfast           great with creative finance. Call doug to see and       2 full baths, bonus room, fresh ext. paint, Appr.
                                                                                                             Job Line: 706-335-1114 / Fax:                  area, laundry room, bonus room and media room            make a offer.                                           $93,500 sell $82,000. Madison Co. Carlton,
                                                       SoUtHeRN PINeS ASSISted Living is                             706-335-7701                           or ofc. 2 car garage. on full basement which could                                                               706-797-2065.
                                                       currently seeking experienced Med-tech                                        be used as you like or kitchen, formal dining, bfast     JeFFeRSoN- tHRee BeAUtIFUL, custom built
                                                       Supervisor for second shift and experi-                                                              room, 3BR or ofc. exercise room, sewing room,            estate homes on 8-10 acres each. 4000-5000              NOTICE
2 AKC ReGISteRed Pomeranian puppies $300               enced Resident Assistant for second shift.                                                           etc., 1BA, den, game room, laundry room, util.           square feet, Priced at: $545,000 to $675,000.           THIS NEWSPAPER will not knowingly ac-
each. Will be ready on May 1,08. Come pick yours       No phone calls. Please apply within 258            MedICAL CeNteR:                                   & storage. partially fin. in basement. Amenities         Virtual tour and info:       cept any advertising for real estate which is
out today. Adorable, gorgeous, playful, lovable.       College Ave, Maysville, GA.                        eMeRGeNCY dePARtMeNt: RN - Ft                     in the community include clubhouse, swimming             404-502-6089                                            in violation of the law. All real estate advertis-
Call ALeCIA 706-215-8316 oR 706-654-4630                                                                  7p-7a                                             pool, picnic area w/bque pit. Playground, riding                                                                 ing is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act
                                                       WANted HoMe BUSINeSS Wellness Co.                  oPeRAtING RooM: Certified Scrub tech              area for horses, undercover riding arena. Barn w/        oUR LIBeRtY SPeCIAL will set you free!! on              which makes it illegal to advertise “any pref-
AKC LABS - born 4-10-08 - parents on site. Cham-       Reps W/ BBB No Selling 29.00 to start up.          - Ft                                              stables, tack rooms, seed rooms, ofc. & wash out         your land, 3BR, full sheet rock, awesome kitchen,       erence, limitation or discrimination based on
pion bloodling. only 5 left to find new homes for. 1   Materials included. to set up orientation in-      NURSING FACILItY: CNA - Ft & Pt; LPN              bays. Viewing room for riding arena with grounds         less than $600 per mo offer ends soon. Call NOW         race, color, religion, sex or national origin.” All
Yellow Male, 2 Black Males and 2 Black Females.        terview Contact: Shannon @ 706-219-1053            - Pt                                              keepers quarters. Amenities are already in place.        for free credit approval! 706-353-3428.                 dwellings advertised in this space should be
All shots, vet checked and health guaranteed. Will     or                    All shifts have rotating weekends. AP-            Price $549,000. 404-569-9747 or 770-287-0633.                                                                    available on an equal opportunity basis.
be ready aprox May 24th. Call Now - going fast                                                            PLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR POSTED                                           JeFFeRSoN 3BR, 2BA Bailey Farms Subd.
706-367-2429 dawn                                      FeRGUSoN eNteRPRISeS IN Brasel-                    POSITIONS ONLY. BJC Medical Center                                                                          .75 acre fenced lot $159,900 100% financ-
                                                       ton is looking for a Warehouse Associate.          is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a            RANCH oN BASeMeNt- 3BR, 3BA in Ho-                        ing or lease purchase 706-340-5230.
AKC YoRKSHIRe teRRIeR Puppies w/pa-                    experience is preferred, but not required.         Drug Free Workplace.                              schton. 1.6 acres, fenced, 3 car garage. Private
pers Adorable, beautiful markings 7 weeks 1st          Great benefits & 401K. Please call Bob or                                                            office, gym, workshop and more. Mary Flowers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     124 WeStWood Rd, Commerce - 3BR,
shots Raised w/kids Ready now $500 to $600             Amanda @ 770-967-1845.                                                                               404-392-0563, McNaughton enterprises.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     2BA Ranch approx. 1500 sq ft, front porch,
706-367-5585 or 706-983-0319                                                                                                                                                                                         $109,500! MUSt See, Sat - oPeN HoUSe!                   NeW 2008 16 X 76 w/bay window, appliances
                                                        dAtA eNtRY PoSItIoN. Medical Billing                                                                BANKS CoUNtY, 3BR, 2BA on 1+ acre, 6
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Large closets. Great appliances - Refrigerator/         included, del, set, skirt, A/C. All for less than
AKC eNGLISH BULLdoG, female 1 year old,                 Company has 2 immediate positions avail-                                                            minutes from I-85, exit 149. one level ranch on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     freezer, microwave, stove, dishwasher. Shed, too!       $350 per month WAC. Call now free application
cannot be bred. Has skin condition but is an ex-        able in our demographics department with                                                            crawl space. Built in 2003, large bedrooms, LR,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     706-983-9076                                            706-353-3223.
cellent, beautiful dog w/tons of personality. House     the availability for growth. typing and light                                                       dR, bonus, laundry, 2 car garage with storage,
                                                                                                                  NoW HIRING ALL SHIFtS!                    fenced yard with storage building, $159,500.
and crate trained. White w/large fawn spots. $600.      computer skills a must. Great working at-                                                                                                                    ReNt to oWN: HUGe 4BR, 3BA with privacy                 ‘01 MoBILe HoMe FoR sale in Hart County on
                                                                                                                  Managers, Cooks & Servers                 706-658-6984.
706-797-2065.                                           mosphere and benefits package. No phone                                                                                                                      fence for back yard on 1.3 acres in Apple Valley        1.2 acres. Completely remodeled with all new
                                                                                                                   Needed Full or Part time
                                                        calls please. Fax resumes 706-335-0129 -                                                                                                                     only $1,300 per month. Call Win-Win Property,           appliances. FHA and bank approved. 3BR/2BA,
                                                                                                                       Apply in Person
PUPPIeS.MIXed BReed.3/4 Sheppard. Ador-                 Please visit our website at www.emergen-                                                                                                                     LLC at 706-254-4934.                                    1587 sq ft. Lease/purchase option. $69,900.
                                                                                                                        Waffle House
able. 6 weeks old Males & females. Free to good                                                                                                                                                                                                       706-652-3611, 770-654-7554
                                                                                                                   Hwy 129, Jefferson, GA
home. Both parents on premises. Ready to go.                                                                                                                                                                         SeLLING IS toUGH - trading is not. House trad-
                                                                                                                     (next to Mcdonald’s)
Will be big dogs. 706-335-1988                                          NOTICE                                                                                                                                       er - discount listings, contact Joe 678-878-9442        FoR SALe: 1 acre with 1987 mobile home.
                                                                                                                          7am - 2pm
                                                       IT IS unlawful to advertise employment                                M-F                                                                                     Suwanee Realty since 1978.                              2BR, 2BA with fireplace. Fisherman’s Cove,
 SPRING tRAINING..oBedIeNCe CLASS-                      indicating any “preference, limitation,                                                                                                                                                                              Franklin County. Weekend getaway. $32,000.
 eS at Shirley Ruth Johnson’s Foxwood                   specification, or discrimination based            BUSY MedICAL PRACtICe seeks LPN or                                                                         FoR SALe: 2 acres with 3BR, 1BA older home.             706-336-5971.
 Farm. 6 evening group classes for $80,7-8             on race, color, religion, national origin,         MoA for fulltime nursing postion. Full benefit                                                             Needs work. Rental property or investment, in
 p.m., call 706-367-9997.                                sex, handicap, or age” unless such a             package. Fax responses to 706-546-9092                                                                     quiet country setting. $69,000. 706-336-5971.           USe YoUR LANd as down payment. Modular
                                                        limitation is a bona fide occupational                                                                                                                                                                               home form Clatyon Homes. We are the Bank!!
6 WeeK oLd American Cocker Spaniel Puppies $            qualification for employment. Anyone              Need eXtRA CASH? Growing landscape                                                                         ReNt to oWN: totally renovated historic 3BR,            Special interest rates ends April 30. Call now
                                                                                                                                                            HULL 3Bd/2BA in Madison County. Incl. all appli-
100 each. Cash only. “No checks”. 706-336-6755.         advertising employment based on the               company needs a dependable helper im-                                                                      2BA with hardwood floors, huge front porch              706-353-1955.
                                                                                                                                                            ances, FP, some H/W floors, conveniently located
                                                        above limitations is required to file an          mediately. Part-time with possible full-time.     just outside Athens. $850/mo. + dep. Check out           and many upgrades in Commerce for just
FRee to Good home. two males, 6 months old,            affidavit with this newspaper justifying           experience preferred but not neccessary.                                                                   $925 per month. Call Win-Win Property, LLC at                    NEW HOMES ON Your Land
                                                                                                                                                            this featured listing at www.parkerandassociates.
beagle and black lab mix. Have been neutered,                      such limitations.                      404-234-3486.                                     com . Call 706-546-0600 to schedule showing.             706-254-4934
shots current. 706-548-5934.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Lock in today’s prices of home and interest rates
                                                        AdVeRtISING SALeS RePReSeNtAtIVe.                 Needed IMMedIAteLY eXPeRIeNCed                                                                             Got dIRt?? I will get you no down. Awesome              and build next spring. Custom homes, combine
                                                                                                                                                            BetteR tHAN NeW 6 year old 3BR 2 Bath
GoLdeN RetRIeVeR PUPPIeS, born 2-25.                    Mainstreet Newspapers in Jefferson is seek-       carpenter and lead carpenter. Pay                                                                          4BR, 2BA HUGe gourmet kitchen, family space,            home, well, land and septic into one easy pay-
                                                                                                                                                            home in Commerce. Home includes new paint,
two AKC Females available, $440 ea. includes            ing an outside Advertising Sales Profes-          based on experience. 706-677-3786 or                                                                       $29 per sq ft!! No I am not kidding. Call now           ment. 100% financing available. our special- Bris-
                                                                                                                                                            refinished floors, fireplace in living room and 2 car
vet check, 1st shots, worming, health guarantee.        sional to cover northeast Georgia territories.    706-654-8746.                                                                                              706-353-3223.                                           tol $45.56 per sq. ft. under roof. Stop by our model
                                                                                                                                                            garage. Amenities include: green space, street
706-795-5683 or see:               Ideal candidates should be energetic, detail-                                                                                                                                                                        on Hwy. 441 or call 706-552-3338, www.tomor-
                                                                                                                                                            lights, pool & play ground. Special financing avail-
                                                        oriented and possess excellent communica-                                                                                                                    JUSt RedUCed!! 3BR/2BA ranch cul-de-sac        We build your plans or ours.
                                                                                                                                                            able. Call Jon 706-202-8210
                                                        tion skills. Related degree and a minimum of                                                                                                                 lot in quiet subdivision. Cozy 1 story with gas
                                                        two years sales experience preferred. Salary                                                                                                                 fireplace, formal dining room, breakfast area,          3BR/2BA oN PRIVAte lot. 141 old Athens Rd,
                                                                                                                                                            1.8 ACReS NICHoLSoN - Commerce off Hwy
                                                        plus incentives and benefits. to apply e-mail                                                                                                                large master BR with walk in closet, 2 car garage.      Nicholson. total electric. $47,500. Will finance.
                                                                                                                                                            441. 3BR 2BA In ground Pool w/covered deck,
                                                        your resume to jeremy@mainstreetnews.                                                                                                                        other upgrades included. Located in Commerce.           706-255-4677.
                                                                                                                                                            Large kitchen & LR, large rock fireplace, detached
ANIMAL BURIAL SeRVICe LARGe and                         com. No Phone Calls Please!                                                                         shop/garage, basement. Great condition! Beauti-          $134,500. Call Sara at 770-241-0281.
small. Also trenching for water and power lines,                                                                                                                                                                                                                             FoR SALe oR owner finance. Brand new 2008
                                                                                                                                                            ful lot. Convenient to I-85 & Athens. $168,000.
house footers, and backhoe work. Larry Minish                                                                                                                                                                        NEW CUSTOM HOMES $79,900 $79,900 3                      3BR/2BA 1500 sq ft doublewide on .82 ac. Nichol-
                                                       CdL dRIVeRS WANted. Need 2 years ex-                                                        Call 706-215-3456.
706-335-6260.                                                                                                                                                                                                        BR, 2 BA Custom Home Built on Your Lot Sound            son. FHA approved. $89,500. 706-215-2801.
                                                       perience. References required. Must pass
                                                                                                                                                            100%     FINANCING AVAILABLe  WItH                       Good? don’t have a lot? We can find you one! No
                                                       drug test. Will be driving tractor trailer.                                                                                                                                                                           COMER FoR SALe by owner, 2.81 acres, 3BR,
                                                                                                                                                            CRedIt SCoRe ABoVe 580, CALL KAtHY                       Money down! Get Pre-Qualified today! First Prize
                                                       706-215-3803.                                                                                                                                                                                                         2BA, double wide, 1836 sq. ft., new air system,
                                                                                                                                                            678-478-4637                                             Homes 678-928-1312.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             new carpet, new paint, fireplace in den, home in
                                                       driver needed with CdL to run Southeast                                                                                                                                                                               excellent condition, $59,500. owner pays closing
                                                       pulling a box van. Must have a 3 year clean                                                          CLARKe Co./ BoGARt, RANCH 4BR/ 2BA IN
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             cost, 773 Clairmont Ave. 706-202-5249.
NEED TO SELL FAST? We have investors                   MVR and at least 3 years of recent otR.                                                              Huntinton Park Subdivision, new roof(2005),new
wanting LAND and HOMES in Jackson & Banks              Call 706-983-1473.                                                                                   HVAC(2006), new carpet, bamboo floors, paint,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             LeASe PURCHASe oR for sale. 3BR, 2BA dou-
Counties! Call eugena at Cannon Realty for infor-                                                         BRASeLtoN 5BR, 3BA on full basement in            all appliances stay, Fenced backyard sodded with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             blewide on 4 acres. Large bedrooms with walk-in
mation! 678-425-7924.                                  ASSt BRANCH MANAGeR. Ge deal-                      swim/tennis subdivision. Close by June 15         Zoysia, 24’x36’ 6’ L-shaped pool with 16’x36’ pool
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             closets. Kitchen with eating area and separate
                                                       er opening local branch, will train right          and receive $5000 CASH at closing; Lease          house with full bath, redwood play set, voice video
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             dining room. Large living room. Very private. 3
WANt to BUY eStAteS— full HoUSeHoLd                    person. earn $500 to $1200/wk. Call                Purchase available with $9,000 down pay-          data outlets, security, sprinkler system, All this for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             miles to Commerce outlets. $700 month plus de-
CoNteNtS—StoRAGe UNItS. Also Ster-                     678-546-7232.                                      ment. $317,900. 678-249-8831.                     $264,900 GA Lic#312878 Call tammy Retzlaff @
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             posit. 770-539-0025.
ling and old folk art in volume. Located near                                                                                                               706-424-8174
Commerce, serving all North Georgia. Renee             ReAL eStAte eXPeRIeNCed New Home                   ReNt to oWN 2bd/1bth on 2 acres in                                                                                                                                 BeLIeVe It oR not! 2008 doublewide, 4 bed-
678-773-7039                                           Community Agent needed for Subdivision             Commerce. Built around 1950, has original                                                                  eASt JACKSoN HUGe, brand new ranch                      room, den, Gourmet kitchen, pantry, Cavernous
                                                       located in Jackson County. Please call             wood floors, screened porch, and closed-in                                                                 4br,3ba home. Concrete siding, stunning vaulted         closets, A/C, Skirting. $2965 down, $399 per
WANted:$$ PAYING CASH for junk cars, trucks,           770-355-3631.                                      detached carport with bathroom. Very cute,                                                                 ceilings, built-ins, huge master suite, in-law suite,   month, No payments until August. offer Positively
tractors, equipment, etc.,we pick up anytime! Call:                                                       and private. $130,000. Call 706-247-5299.                                                                  side entry garage, upgraded features throughout         ends April 30.
770-910-0749 or 706-789-3982                            WAREHOUSE PERSON FULL time,                                                                                                                                  & much more! Jackson eMC Right Choice home.             Call now 706-353-3223, Clayton Homes.
                                                        Health, dental, 401k. Interested ap-              HoSCHtoN: FoR SALe or lease pur-                                                                           excellent location. Serene, country setting, yet
                                                        ply at 2420 technology Center Parkway,            chase! 3/2 ranch with basement, .75 acre                                                                   just minutes to new schools, shopping, I-85 &           3BR/2BA ANd 4BR/2BA doUBLeWIdeS in Jef-
                                                        Suite 160, Lawrenceville, GA 30043. Job           lot, $159,900. Call Angela with Century                                                                    UGA. Starting in the 170’s. Buy now to save thou-       ferson. Like new inside and out. Kitchen applianc-
                                                        description: Under general supervision            21 American Realty at 770-878-0824 or                                                                      sands! Sales office open daily. Call Vanessa or         es included. Will assist with financing and down
                                                        and according to established policies             706-654-1938                                                                                               Cindy @ 678-662-3586. Hendley & Associates              payment if needed. Call 770-843-6431.
ANtIQUe AUCtIoN APRIL 25, 7pm. Advertising              and procedures, receives and ships Little                                                                                                                    706-353-8593 or
Auction April 26, 7pm. Rockabilly Auctions. 2355                                                          PRIVAte CUL-de-SAC WItH view. 3 bed/2             HoSCHtoN - BooNeS Creek: 3BR, 3BA ranch
                                                        Caesars brand products safely, accurately
North elm St, Commerce. Photos at Auctionzip.                                                             bath, finished bonus, full basement, huge         on large cul-de-sac lot in small subdivision lo-
                                                        and efficiently to all Little Caesars stores,                                                                                                                  CANNON REALTY & COMMERCIAL, INC.
com. enter Id #10707. GAL 3529. 770-652-8075.                                                             deck, one year old. Quality Hardiplank sid-       cated off Hwy 124 near Publix under construction.
                                                        restaurants and other designated loca-                                                                                                                           email:
                                                                                                          ing (Not vinyl), and more upscale features.       Large upstairs bonus room contains 3rd bath.
                                                        tions. Accepts and stores in proper place,                                                                                                                            web:
                                                                                                          Country setting, 2 miles from I-85 exit 140       Split bedroom layout with stainless steel kitchen
                                                        inbound food, paper products, cleaning                                                                                                                          Office 706-367-2775 Fax 706-367-2788
                                                                                                          Jackson County, $219K. Lease option pos-          appl. Child/Pet friendly fenced yard. $210,000 Call
                                                        supplies and small wares on pallet or slip-                                                                                                                               Toll Free 866-4886
                                                                                                          sible. FSBo 770-366-4297 for recorded di-         678-333-6497 for questions or to schedule appt.
                                                        sheet into both drive-in and selection racks
                                                        with the use of an electric forklift or pallet    rections 706-789-2972.
                                                                                                                                                            FRee ReFRIGeRAtoR WHeN you buy a home.                                                                                      SAVAGe ReAL eStAte
MAINStReet NeWSPAPeRS, INC’S Personal                   jack. Lifts up to sixty (60) pound cases onto                                                                                                                JEFFERSON- 2-Story Home, Finch Landing
                                                                                                                                                            Call for details. Mary Flowers at 404-392-0563,
Ad Policy is effective immediately. We are no lon-      pallets from floor loaded trucks.                                                                                                                            Subd, 3BR/2.5BA, den, office, LR, fireplace,
                                                                                                                                                            McNaughton enterprises.                                                                                          TIRED OF SUBDIVISIONS? try this: 3/2
ger accepting “searching for relationship” adver-                                                                                                                                                                    2-car garage, large lot on cul-de-sac, sold “AS IS”.
tisements.                                              DRIVER, FULL-tIMe. Job description:                                                                                                                          Great location & price! $168,900 #622                   brick home w/base sits on 5 beautiful ac.
                                                                                                                                                                      BE YOUR OWN LANDLORD                                                                                   Near I-95 and 985. $229,900. Closing cost
                                                        drive a sixty-foot tractor-trailer combination,                                                                                                              NICHOLSON- Ranch home, 3BR/2BA, den,
PREGNANT?                                               usually long distances, to transport, unload                                                                                                                 kitchen, dR, shop & shed, located on 1+ - acre,         and carpet negotiable. or 2 BR/2BA home
                                                                                                                                                            First Class Realty has gotten homeowners fi-                                                                     on 1.11 ac, like new inside. House full of
FRee PReGNANCY testing. Confidential coun-              and deliver products and materials. drive                                                                                                                    no subdivision! Sold “AS IS”, no repairs, termite
                                                                                                                                                            nanced even though they had No doWN PAY-                                                                         almost new furn included in price. Possible
seling. Call 706-367-5304.                              truck to destination, applying knowledge of                                                                                                                  or disclosure, pre-qual needed! WoW! $99,900.
                                                                                                                                                            MeNt, PASt CRedIt PRoBLeMS, BANK-                                                                                owner finance w/10% down. $108,500. Bud-
                                                        commercial driving regulations and skill in                                                                                                                  #624.
                                                                                                                                                            RUPtCIeS, RePoSSeSSIoNS & SHoRt JoB                                                                              dy: 678-316-2906.
                                                        maneuvering vehicle in difficult situations,                                                                                                                 COMMERCE Ranch home, country location,
                                                                                                                                                            HIStoRIeS. Call KAtIe BISHoP, agent for more
                                                        such as narrow passageways. Inspects                                                                                                                         1.7+ acres, 3BR, 2BA, den, kitchen, dR, wrap
                                                                                                                                                            information, 706- 783-3166.                                                                                      CLoSe-oUt SALe. 19 wooded lots. tum-
                                                        trucks for defects before and after trips and                                                                                                                around porch and shed! WoW! $89,900 MAKe
                                                        submits report indicating truck condition.        MUSt See CoMMeRCe Wooded lot bet-                                                                                                                                  bling Creek Subdivision, Colbert. City water,
                                                                                                                                                            171 ARLINGtoN LANe, Commerce 3BR/2.5BA                   oFFeR! #625
                                                        Maintain driver log according to d.o.t.           ter than new 3/2 with many upgrades. Call                                                                                                                          covenants, $6,000 below appraisal. $27,000
WoRK At HoMe and earn. Flexible hours de-                                                                                                                   split foyer. Unique floor plan w/entry level LR, over-   JEFFERSON- Large Modular Home, 3BR, 3BA,
                                                        regulations. Unload truck at multiple stops,      for appointment today, Scott Kendrick 678                                                                                                                          each. 706-540-6344.
pends upon you. offers & submit emails, zips,                                                                                                               sized garage & abundant storage areas. Move-in           den, LR, dR, kitchen, BBar & screened porch!
                                                        including some overnight deliveries to            897-1252 Aschland Properties.
and opinions. Jefferson based internet business!                                                                                                            condition. $134,900. Kristi Young, Norton Agency.        Permanent foundation, .50+ - acre lot! Bank
                                                        Little Caesar stores, restaurants, and other                                                                                                                 owned Sold “AS IS” no repairs, termite or disclo-       MAdISoN CoUNtY ILA. 5 acres: $39,500.
Visit and join! Start                                                                                                                706-318-2164 or 706-335-8009.
                                                        designated locations. Provide courteous,          CoMMeRCe/MAYSVILLe,          3BR,    2BA,                                                                                                                          10 acres: $74,900. 17.7 acres: $123,900.
earning todAY!                                                                                                                                                                                                       sure, pre-qual letter from lender required! #623
                                                        prompt and professional customer service.         RANCH oN 6+AC., Near tanger outlet,                                                                                                                                Good road frontage, creek, wooded. Financ-
                                                                                                                                                            LeASe/PURCHASe HUGe 4BR/2.5BA near                       $68,900
                                                        eoe.                                              Horses allowed, Wood/tile Flrs, Fenced                                                                                                                             ing available. Information at: www.frazierin-
CoMMeRCIAL HoUSeKeePeR PARt time                                                                                                                            85 @ dry Pond, $1400/Mo + down pmt. No                             Visit all of our properties at
                                                                                                          backyard, Vinyl siding, All appliances in-                                                                                                                or 404-502-6089
evening Pendergrass area, three or four days a                                                                                                              s/d. owner holds GA Re License #276230.                     
                                                                                                          cluded! don’t let this one pass! $210,900
week. every other weekend. Call 706-776-9568           CNA’s oR Personal aides needed for the                                                               678-858-0958
                                                                                                          GA Lic# 312878 Call tammy Retzlaff @
or 770-533-1666                                        Surrounding Counties. Must have own                706-424-8174
HANdY MAN Needed part-time. Carpentry,
                                                       transportation. Provide personal care,
                                                       household chores, run errands. Some                We HAVe HoUSeS for sale to be moved
                                                                                                                                                            ReNtAL MoNeYMAKeR!!! BRASeLtoN rental
                                                                                                                                                            property with current occupancy, years of history.          Owner Financing
electrical, and plumbing skills needed. Must have
a valid driver’s license. If interested please call
                                                       weekends required. 1-888-948-1919 X 410.
                                                                                                          to your property. A variety of sizes now
                                                                                                          available. Also, provide basement dig-
                                                                                                                                                            $134,000, 3BR, 2BA, 1600sf on .75AC with hard-
                                                                                                                                                            wood floors, fenced backyard, two-car garage.                 No Banks!
Charles @ 706-335-4518.                                                                                                                                     404-387-0715. Now’s the time!
                                                                                                          ging, lot clearing, grading and demoli-
                                                       dANCeRS WANted: energetic people that              tion. This week’s special - spacious
HeLP WANted, FRoNt desk and night auditors.            want to work. Call Jackie at 770-287-4158.                                                           doWNtoWN CoMeR (MAdISoN County),
                                                                                                          3BD, 2BA with double carport. Approx
Holiday Inn express at Banks Crossing. Apply in                                                                                                             1901 Historic Home on large corner lot, totally
                                                                                                          1700 sq ft. People’s Choice House Mov-
person, 706-336-8666.                                  PARt tIMe SeCURItY guards needed in                                                                  renovated. 3BR, 2BA, new central H&A, $149,900
                                                       Pendergrass. Must pass criminal and drug                                                             or $1,000 month. CALL KAtIe 706-783-3166.
GRoWING FLAtBed CoMPANY Looking for                    screening. Call dSI Security Services (770)        JACKSON COUNTY HORSE Farm / Coun-
otR Class A CdL drivers, Must have Clean               226-0541. eeo/M/F/V/H, drug Free em-                                                                 CUStoM HoMe, BRING us your floor plan and
                                                                                                          try Estate. 4BR/3BA updated all brick
MVR, Adequate Home time, Pd Vacation after 1           ployer.                                                                                              we will build it for you, SW, dW, triples, 2 story,
                                                                                                          ranch on 10 Acres with large oak trees.
year, Benefits package, Come grow with US! to                                                                                                               Capes, Clayton Homes. Best modulars around.
                                                                                                          two Master-Suites and New Kitchen. Beau-
Apply call 706-335-4905                                GRoWING tIRe StoRe needs expe-                                                                       Call now 706-353-3428.
                                                                                                          tiful Fenced Pasture with fully equipped
                                                       rienced mechanic with tools. Call Mark             Barn and Riding Arena. Great Rural
          BUS MECHANIC NEEDED                                                                                                                                                                                            Totally renovated, like new, 3/2
                                                       706-367-1400.                                      Neighborhood very close to east Jackson
         JEFFERSON CITY SCHOOLS                                                                                                                                                                                          ranch, hardwood floors, new
                                                                                                          Schools, Reduced to $295K! Call John                                                                           appliances, fireplace.          .
                                                       PARt tIMe oUtSIde salesperson need-                706-296-9039
diesel Certification Preferred but not required.                                                                                                                                                                         Owner financing or rent-to-own.
                                                       ed selling advertising for local home in-
CdL License with passenger, S, and air brake en-                                                                                                                                                                         Flexible terms, low down. More
                                                       dustry magazine. Commissioned pay.                 HoMe BUYeRS Be prepared! Loan quali-
dorsements required. Benefits eligible position. If                                                                                                                                                                      pics. at
                                                       706-201-4027                                       fications have changed, for a free no obli-
interested, please contact earl Griffin, transporta-
                                                                                                          gations evaluation of you and your credit,
tion director, Jefferson City Schools, 575 Wash-       LPN WItH PHLeBotoMY experience need-                                                                                                                                Call 404-384-7183 for details.
                                                                                                          home buying advice and loan possiblities
ington St, Jefferson, GA 30549. 706-367-8241;          ed at drug treatment center in Commerce            call Penny Chandler @706-255-7911 or
706-367-2880.                                          Ga. Contact Robin or Paula 706-335-5180.           706-543-8820 Metro Mortgage of Georgia,
                                                                                                          # 21649 Ga residential mortgage license
WeLdeR Needed. MUSt be able to tig & mig.              tHe PIedMoNt ReGIoNAL Library Sys-
Needed immediately. Please call Roxannes Head-         tem seeks qualified applicants for HR/             LIKe NeW 4BR/3BA ranch overlooking city
ers 706-824-0439.                                      Finance Manager. Salary: $30K/year, with           of Jefferson water supply lake, mother-in-
                                                       state benefits & paid leave. Must have ex-         law suite, Jefferson schools, country kitch-
DRIVER TRAINEES NEEDED NOW! drivers                    perience w/ automated financial systems            en, hardwood floors, garage. $159,900.
being hired and trained locally for Werner enter-      including: AP/AR/Payroll. Bachelor’s de-           770-235-8398.
prises. No exp. Needed 1-800-363-7364.                 gree in Accounting/Finance strongly pre-
                                                       ferred. experience with governmental ac-
                     AVON                              counting and HR a plus. Application & full
                                                                                                          Jackson Hills Apartments
                                                       job description available at
FoR FUN          and profit... Achieve financial in-
                                                       Send your application package including:                 Commerce
dependence. No minimum order or inventory re-                                                               Now Accepting Applications For
                                                       cover letter, resume, PLRS application, and
quired. Health insurance benefits offered. Call toll                                                           2-3 Bedroom Apartments
                                                       3 references by 5/2/08 to: Alan Harkness,
free 1-866-309-AVoN or 706-549-2866 AVoN.                                                                    Mon., Tues., Thurs., 8:30-5:00
                                                       Regional director, PRLS, 189 Bell View
Ind. Sales Rep. PARA HABLAR en ESPANOL,                                                                              706-335-6714
                                                       Street, Winder, GA 30680. aharkness@
llama 770-267-2341.                                                                                             TDD 1-800-255-0135
                                                                                                                  Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer
4	                                                   													THE	JACKSON	HERALD	•	THE	BRASELTON	NEWS	•	THE	COMMERCE	NEWS	•	THE	BANKS	COUNTY	NEWS	•	THE	MADISON	COUNTY	JOURNAL		                                                                                      WEDNESDAY,	APRIL	23,	2008

                                                                                                       JeFFeRSoN $600, 3BR, 1 BA, Jeff City                                                                 GReeNSBoRo CoUNtY 3BR, 2.5BA. Cot-                   ARCAde HoUSe FoR rent near Hwy. 129.
1918 FARMHoUSe ReStoRed in Com-                    BANKS Co - GReAt location, level, wood-             Schools, over an acre of property, Curry             JeFFeRSoN 3 Bd/ 2.5 bath/ 2 car garage          tage house, fully applianced, Lake oconee            3BR, 2BA with basement overlooking 50 acres
merce. 3bdrm/3bth on 3 acres, zoned agricul-       ed 78+/- ac. In 4 tracts; 10-31 ac per tract,       Creek on back of property, hardwood floors,          $1100 monthly, $500 dep. Quiet street, room-    access, hardwoods & carpet, Bonus room,              of farm land. Private, no pets, $1,000 per
ture. Big front porch, big trees. $180,000. Call   $8,900/ac. Bucky or Carmine; the Norton             old mill house, large walk in storage area in        mate floor plan - Johnny 404-583-3263           fireplace. stone/brick, electric heat, gated         month, deposit required. Call 404-231-1441.
706-870-4746.                                      Agency, 770-297-4800.                               basement, new paint inside, 246 danielsville                                                         community, attached 2-car. 1051 Forest
                                                                                                       St. (Brockton Rd.) drive by and look for “For        FoUR RooM HoUSe. $350 month plus                Heights, Greensboro, GA 30642, $1,300/mo;            BANKS CRoSSING APARtMeNtS. 2BR/1BA
FoR SALe: 3 acres in Madison County with           NoRtH BANKS Co. 1.45 acre building lot on           Rent” sign. then call. 706-540-7011                  dep. No pets. 2322 Holman Autry Road,           $1,300 deposit 404.966.9718 drew Robison,            duplex for $525/mo with one year lease. $350
county water and septic. Ideal site for mobile     small subdivision lake, stick built homes only.                                                          danielsville. 706-795-0109.                                              deposit required. Close to outlet malls & res-
home or house. 2255 Colbert danielsville           $22,000 770-530-2267                                                                                                                                                                                          taurants. Call Kristi Young, the Norton Agency
Rd., $39,500. Call 706-795-2524.                                                                      2BR/2BA HoUSe FoR rent in a nice area.                BRASeLtoN. PRIVAte eNtRANCe, sun-               HAVe to MoVe? Need a temporary place                 706-318-2164 for information & application.
                                                   HART COUNTY. 1 acre lots for sale. 4 to            214 Washington Street, Commerce. $800 per             shine basement, full bath, full kitchen with    to stay? Small furnished efficiency apartment
LANd FoR SALe. 26 acres on Fort Lamar              choose from! All with existing utility packages.   month. deposit required. 404-201-1250.                refrigerator, sink, A/C and heat. No smok-      for rent by day, week or month. All utilities fur-    CoMMeRCe: 4BR, 2BA ranch on 3 acres.
Road, stream with waterfall, three miles from      Close to Hartwell. owner financed easy qual-                                                             ing. All utilities included, 1 mile from Hwy.   nished and free 10X10 storage unit included.          County schools, attached 2-car garage.
Commerce, five miles from I-85. $12,000 Re-        ify. 706-310-9555.                                 JACKSoN CoUNtY LeASe option Near I-85                 53 and I-85. $125 week, 404-667-6578 or         $30 per day or $200 per week. Will negoti-            Appliances, fireplace, extra storage. $1,300
duced to $8,500 per acre. Call 706-757-2254                                                           dry Pond Rd exit, Sears, Freightliner, Kabota         404-218-7667.                                   ate monthly. 678-617-3950; 706-677-4505;              per month. Call Norm, 770-366-6482.
(night) or 706-202-2244 (day).                     Madison Co. 6 6 acre lots for sale. Beau-          etc. one year old, 3bed/2ba, finished bonus,                                                          254-715-0276.                                         CoMMeRCe: Banks County schools. 3BR,
                                                   tiful prop. off of Hwy 191. Close to dan-          basement, big deck with beautiful view, in quiet      3BR 2.5BA WItH Refrigerator, Stove and                                                                2BA. In country, CHA, appliances, storage,
        NEW HOMES ON Your Land                     ielsville. only 2 remain!! Call for more info      cul-de-sac. Upscale features, $1275 mo. w/ rea-       dishwasher. CHA, Ceiling fans,outside Store     BRASeLtoN - HoSCHtoN, 5BR/4.5BA,                      building on site. $800 per month. Call Norm,
                                                   706-310-9555                                       sonable down payment. 678-773-7039                    Room, LeASe to BUY, oR ReNt; CoM-               2 story brick home, w/full basement, 2                770-366-6482.
Lock in today’s prices of home and interest                                                                                                                 MeRCe $795 plus deposit 678-248-3592            acres, only $1650 month, deposit, Ken                 CoMMeRCe: 3BR, 1BA. Storage building,
rates and build next spring. Custom homes,         CLARKE COUNTY. 10 & 12 acre tracts for             eARLY 1900’s ReModeLed farm house.                                                                    706-658-6058                                          CHA, appliances. $750 per month. Call
combine home, well, land and septic into           sale in Athens! Beautiful property, great          3BR/1BA. Appliances, central ac/heat, hard-           RooM FoR ReNt in swim & tennis commu-                                                                 Norm, 770-366-6482.
one easy payment. 100% financing available.        investment. owner financed easy qualify.           wood floors, on 5 quiet wooded acres. San-            nity, $500 month, utility included, separate    MADISON APARTMENTS, Comer, 1 & 2BR,
our special- Bristol $45.56 per sq. ft. under      706-310-9555.                                      ford area. $650 per month. 706-546-9039,              bath, 678-907-2139.                             CHAC, all appliances furnished, nice and qui-
roof. Stop by our model on Hwy. 441 or call                                                           706-207-8643.                                                                                         et, 706-783-3134 and or 706-245-5543
706-552-3338,                                                                                                                        BANKS CoUNtY 3BR, 2BA. raised ranch.
We build your plans or ours.                                                                          HoUSe FoR SALe by rent to own/or for rent.                                                            BANKS CoUNtY 3BR, 2BA. Charming, two
                                                                                                                                                             Refrigerator/freezer. Quiet street. Lots of
                                                                                                      House is located in city limits of Maysville at                                                       level with entry on both levels Refrigerator/
                                                                                                                                                             cabinet space. Hardwood floors. Ceiling
JACKSON CO. 1 acre lot for sale. Quiet area,                                                          405 Sims St. 2BR, 1BA with large yard. Call                                                           freezer. Quiet street. Ceiling fans. Brick/vinyl
                                                                                                                                                             fans. Carport two dayrooms with cabinets
country setting. owner financed! Call for de-                                                         706-207-0899.                                                                                         siding. Recently remodeled. Updated heat-
                                                                                                                                                             Updated heating/cooling. Cell 770-713-9469                                                          tRAILeR FoR ReNt between Jefferson and
tails. 706-310-9555.                                                                                                                                                                                        ing/cooling. Carport. Beautifully restored!          Braselton. Looking for mature person. 2BR.
                                                                                                      JACKSON PLACE APARTMENTS: Beautiful                                                                   224 Bennett Circle - Gillsville, Ga 30543 Ask-
                                                                                                                                                            FoR ReNt, ALMoSt new 1BR house on                                                                    706-367-2655.
                                                                                                      brick duplexes. 2BR, 2 full bath. directly across                                                     ing $975 per month 770-713-9469
 LAKeFRoNt Lot FoR Sale - $162,000                                                                                                                          private lot in South Jackson, $500 month,
                                                                                                      from BJC Hospital. only $550 per month, $400
 oBo. Bear Creek Reservoir, 1.51 acres,                                                                                                                     706-540-4612.                                                                                        LeASe PURCHASe: 3BR, 2 BA doublewide
                                                                                                      security deposit. 706-335-9575.                                                                       2 ANd 3 BedRooM houses in Jefferson for
 partially cleared, ready to build. this is                                                                                                                                                                                                                      on permanent foundation,1 acre lot. Central
 a beautiful basement lot with mature                                                                                                                                                                       rent. Investment Housing 706-367-4886.               heat/air, new carpet & paint throughout, large
                                                   HoRSe FARMS ANd estate property close              CoMMeRCe 2BR,HoUSe, 54 Park Street,
 hardwoods located on the Bear Creek                                                                                                                                                                                                                             decks and covered front porch. $600 month.
                                                   to Athens                                          Central air. Large yard. Fully applianced. $550/                                                      BRASeLtoN PeNdeRGRASS AReA....
 Reservoir. the lake is trophy stocked for the                                                                                                                                                                                                                   100% financing available on purchase. Locat-
                                                   _ Nine acres on Commerce Road Clarke               month; $550 deposit Call (706) 335-3947                                                               3BR, 2BA Ranch on 4 acres. Recently re-
 fishermen out there and should be open to                                                                                                                                                                                                                       ed in Nicholson area. 706-255-5792
 the public very soon. Quiet neighborhood          County. Fenced with deep fescue 4 miles                                                                                                                  modeled. Wooded area. Laundry room. Up-
                                                   from UGA                                           APARtMeNtS CoNVeNIeNtLY LoCAted in                                                                    dated heating/cooling. Carport. Large yard.
 with great neighbors, convenient to the mall,                                                                                                                                                                                                                   MoBILe HoMeS FoR rent, Arcade-Franklin
                                                   —6+ acres Madison County Close to Clarke           Commerce near schools, downtown and min-                                                              770-654-6232- drew Brock
 west side shopping, and restaurants. Call                                                                                                                                                                                                                       County area. 2BR/1BA $90-$115 per week.
                                                   County-two creeks- fenced and sod- riding          utes from Jefferson. Rents $399-$570. Call for
 706-340-3385 for more information.                                                                                                                                                                                                                              770-354-4035 or 770-355-6672.
                                                   area for horses and or atv out of pasture.         appointment. 706-335-9550.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ATHENS & MADISON County
                                                   New home being built with full basement and                                                                                                                       3/4BR Houses, 2BR Condos,                   FoR ReNt: 2BR mobile home. 8 miles from
LAND/HOME PACKAGE for sale. Minutes                house barn.                                         2BR, 1BA, GAS, newly remodeled duplex.                                                                            Close-in, large lots                    Commerce in Madison County. $350 per
from Hwy 72 in Carlton. owner financing easy
                                                                                                       Location City of Jefferson. $525 month,                                                                               $550 & up                           month. deposit and references required. No
qualify. Around $530 a month pi/ti. Call for       —368 acres in Jackson county to be cut up in        $525 deposit. 1 year lease, no pets. Avail-                         CeNtURY 21                                      706-783-3270                          pets. 706-335-6949 or 706-540-2555.
more details. 706-310-9555.                        5-100 acres for horses or estates. Nice wood-       able now. 706-367-9464. Curry Crossing off
                                                   ed lots for home sites and open pasture for         Border Street.                                           Now Offering Property Management                                                                 A RENT TO own! 3 & 4 BR, 2BA. Will owner
HALL COUNTY. 1-2 acre lots for sale. 5 to          horses. Private road with many nice creeks.
choose from! owner financed easy qualify.                                                                                                                                    Services                                                                            finance with small down payment! $800-$850
                                                   three paved road frontages. Have to see to                                                                                                                                                                    month. No credit o.K. off 441, Nicholson/
Call for details. 706-310-9555.                                                                       JeFFeRSoN: Good AReA, 3/1 on nice level
                                                   believe peaceful nature of property. deer, tur-                                                                            For Rent                                                                           Commerce area. 770-298-3047.
                                                                                                      wooded lot, shed, central Heat/Air, new electric,
                                                   key, and other small game. only 15 miles from
MAdISoN CoUNtY / Paoli. 6.57 acres:                                                                   plumbing, septic, etc., some pets oK, $775/mo,
                                                   Athens and close to I-85.                                                                                  Braselton: 4BR, 2BA, $1,200, ref. #1762P                                                           oWNeR FINANCe, $1,800 move in special,
$39,900. Many tracts available in area from                                                           $195/wk +deposit. 404-805-6090
5 to 135 acres. Good neighbors & area.                                                                                                                                                                                                                           first month free. 770-899-9820.
                                                               A Real estate Market                                                                             Auburn: 3BR, 2BA, $1,000, ref. #81P
details:       or                                                          CoMMeRCe, JACKSoN CoUNtY: Convenient
                                                                   706 789 2316                                                                                                                                                                                  dANIeLSVILLe AReA - 2BR/1BA, $375
404-502-6089                                                                                          I-85 access. Completely remodeled 3BR/2BA
                                                                                                                              Lawrenceville: office Building, $3,000, ref.                                                        month. $200 deposit. No pets. 706-255-3503.
                                                                                                      ranch with fenced yard. New appliances, cabi-
 LIMIted oFFeR. JACKSoN County, one                                                                   nets, and carpet. $850/mo with security deposit.                        #521P
                                                   7+ PRIVAte Wooded acres, crk, mobile                                                                                                                     3 ACReS, LAKe front, 3BR, 2.5BA, outbuild-
acre lots. $295/down. As low as 2.9% interest.                                                        770-714-7199.                                                                                                                                              CReStWood VILLAGe oF Commerce. A
                                                   homes ok, covenants. Reduced to $55,000                                                                                                                  ing, $1,100 per month, security deposit,
Low monthly payments. dW oK. Five acres                                                                                                                       Jefferson 3BR, 2.5BA, $2,500, ref# 620P                                                            manufactured housing community has several
                                                   won’t last long! Madison Co. New Hope Ch.                                                                                                                credit check, Call Gina w/Re/MAX towne
available in several other counties. Hurdle.                                                          2BR HoUSe oN two acres. No pets. $600 mo.                                                                                                                  homes available. All are 3BR/2BA. 1st month
                                                   Rd. 706-752-1750 or 706-769-6888                                                                                                                         Square 706-367-4000, 678-517-0633, www.
com or call 770-554-5263.                                                                             706-367-9739 or 706-215-0557.                             Hoschton: 3BR/2BA, $1250, ref# 76P                                                               free with security deposit. Call us today!
                                                   BANKS COUNTY. 1 - 2 acre lots for sale. 4 to                                                                Jefferson: 5BR/4BA, $2500, ref# 3212P
   12.21 acres Ogelthorpe Co. $6700 per                                                               HoSCHtoN dW mobile home, large lot, $750                                                              BRASeLtoN ReNtAL: NeW 4BR, 2.5BA,
                                                   choose from. All with existing utility packages.                                                                                                                                                              PLeASANt HILL MoBILe Homes. First week
acre 540 ft frt. on Wesley Chapel Rd. Mature                                                          per month. Call Larry 678-283-7791.                                                                   with fenced yard and all appliances. $1,300
                                                   owner financed easy qualify. 706-310-9555.                                                                              706-654-1938                                                                          rent free!! 2 & 3 B R starting at $145 per week
                  natural pines.                                                                                                                                                                            month includes swim/tennis. Call Mary at
    239.7 acres Hancock Co. divided into                                                              HoUSe IN BRASeLtoN: 2BR, 1BA, office,                                                                                                                      includes utilities. Located on Hwy. 129 talmo,
                                                                                                                                                                                                            404-392-0563, McNaughton enterprises.
    4 tracts ranging from 56 ac up to 63 ac.                     SUNRISE FARMS                        appliances. $700 per month. deposit and refer-                                                                                                             GA 706-693-2500.
   All front on Co dirt rd. two front on Little               5 to 10 acre mini-farms                 ences required. 706-983-9598.                         dUPLeX APARtMeNt: 2BR/2BA in Com-               dANIeLSVILLe AReA. A-frame house,
 ogeechee River with branch. $3500 ac with                                                                                                                                                                                                                       FoR ReNt AtHeNS, east Jackson off Hwy
                                                                                                                                                            merce near double oaks Golf Club and            2BR/1BA, no inside pets. Refs a must. $300
                owner financing.                              open pasture, gorgeous                  MAYSVILLe ReNt oR lease/purchase. 4BR,                                                                                                                     129. $510 mo, $450 dep, H20, trash included.
                                                                                                                                                            tanger mall. Water and sewage provided.         sec dep. $500/mo. 706-795-3882.
 281 acres Greene Co. east of hwy 15 close                    hardwoods, creeks and                   2.5BA. Fully applianced, large kitchen, LR, den,                                                                                                           Peaceful, clean 2BR/1BA with washer, dryer.
                                                               beautiful building sites                                                                     No pets. $625 per month, $350 deposit.                                                               Kim 678-227-1541
to Iron Horse. Creek. Paved frt. Joins oconee                                                         3 porches, completely remodeled on 1 acre.            706-335-6482 after 5 p.m.                       MAdISoN CoUNtY - HoUSe for rent,
   National Forest. Young pines and mature                                                            $900 per month, $900 deposit. 770-605-3812.                                                           $450 per month. Poca Hwy. 106 North. Call
           hardwoods $4313 per acre.                           Protective convenants                                                                                                                                                                             FRANKLIN       CoUNtY: eXCePtIoNALLY
                                                                                                                                                            RooM FoR ReNt. Winder. Female needed            706-789-3754.
                                                                                                      CoMMeRCe 3BR, 2.5BA. for rent. No Pets,                                                                                                                    clean, large private lot, 2BR, 2BA, CHA, W&d,
                                                             owner financing availalbe                                                                      to share 3BR/2BA. Utilities included. Cable,                                                         W&S. NO PETS. $525 per month with month’s
   Many other tracts similar to these.                                                                Non-smoker, deposit & first month rent. Approx.       washer, dryer. References, non-smoking, no      CoMMeRCe SPACIoUS 4BR, 2.5BA home,
Call J R Smith cell 706-207-0152. Southern                                                            2000 sq. ft. Credit check authorization will be re-                                                                                                        deposit. 706-335-3582.
                                                                                                                                                            drugs. $375 plus deposit. 770-865-9835.         quiet east-side subdivision. County schools,
  Land exchange. www.SouthernLandex-                            10 minutes to Athens                  quired. $850 month with $500 required deposit.                                                        gorgeous lot, fireplace, formal dining room Participating with Cabela’s                                                             Phone 706-335-5273 for more information.                                                                                                                   SINGLeWIde 2BR, 2BA, like new, furnished
                                                                                                                                                            JeFFeRSoN: 3BR, 2BA brick branch. Large         and breakfast nook. Master on main. 2-car
trophy Properties. www.cabelastrophyprop-                    1 year free membership to                                                                                                                                                                           w/appliances. Quiet, safe, shady wooded
                                                                                                                                                            lot. $1,050 per month. 101 Sparrow Lane.        garage, storage. $1250/month. option avail-
                                          Sunrise Golf Club with                                                                                                                                                                            lot, handicapped accessible. Comer, dan-
                                                                                                       CoMMeRCe HoMe FoR rent. 3 bedroom,                   owner/agent. 770-867-6135.                      able. 706-424-6844.
                                                                      Purchase                                                                                                                                                                                   ielsville area. No pets. $465 per month.
                                                                                                       2 bath, 2 car garage. Nice quiet subdivision.
40 ACReS, CoMMeRCe GA, mostly wood-                                                                                                                                                                                                                              706-546-9039.
                                                                                                       $1095 per month. Available for 5/15/08.                                                              HoSCHtoN, 3BR, 2BA on basement, large
ed with hardwoods. Banks County off Hwys.                     5 acres tracts starting at                                                                     RIVeRWALK, JeFFeRSoN - 2 units to rent.
                                                                                                       706-654-9135 or 770-823-4087.                                                                        lot, very nice home, $1,400 per month. Call
59 and 164. $16,900 acre. 706-335-7338.                               $44,900                                                                                2BR, 1BA, stove, refrigerator, dishwasher                                                           MoBILe HoMeS FoR rent, Commerce area,
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Larry 678-283-7791.
                                                                                                                                                             and w/d hookup. $575 month, $575 deposit,                                                           east Jackson school, 2 & 3 bedroom, single
                                                             10 acres tracts startiing at             JeFFeRSoN, GA. NeW homes for lease or                  1 year lease. No PetS. 706-367-9464.                                                                and double wide on large private lot in small
ACReAGe, ReSIdeNtIAL. BRASeLtoN,                                                                                                                                                                            204 oRCHARd CIRCLe, Commerce. two
                                                                     $75,000                          lease purchase, 4BR, 3.5BA finished bonus                                                                                                                  well maintained community, strong application
ZoNed for 54 Lots on 29+ Acres. Ready for                                                                                                                                                                   bedroom, one bath. Central heat and air. Cou-
                                                                                                      room, hard wood floors, granite counter tops, 2                                                                                                            required. 706-540-6345, except Sunday.
developer. High traffic Road. $38,500/Acre.                                                                                                                    Cannon Realty & Commercial, Inc.             ple preferred. $650 a month plus $650 month
                                                             owner/ Agent John Byram                  car garage, $1,500. a month, 678-898-2635 or
Call 770-530-9629                                                                                                                                             e-mail:          security deposit. Call Sarah, 706-757-2254.
                                                                Cell 706-296-5111                     678-858-3516                                                                                                                                               3BR, 2BA MoBILe home, central heat, air, to-
JACKSON COUNTY LOT-          for sale                          Home 706-743-5095                                                                             Office 706-367-2775•Fax 706-367-2788                                                                tal electric $500, 706-367-5177.
                                                                                                      3BR, 2BA modular home in danielsville area,
2.63 acres. Make an offer! Alana Turk                                                                                                                                 Toll Free 866-367-4886
                                                                                                      no pets, $600/mo, $600/dep. 706-788-3804 or                                                                                                                WARdLAWS ReNtALS. Mobile homes. Utili-
706-202-4088, ERA Classic City Realty
                                                                                                      706-614-8351                                                                                                                                               ties, refrigerator and stove furnished. 25 Stark
706-353-9339.                                                                                                                                               WINDER: Ranch home 3BR/2BA, den, FP,
                                                                                                                                                            dR, kitchen, garage & large lot! $1100/                                                              Street, Commerce. Call manager, eddie at
                                                                                                      ReNt to oWN. Jackson County, 3BR. dining                                                                                                                   706-335-2816 or L.G. at 706-789-3443.
14 ACReS 450 Ft paved road frontage. 9                                                                                                                      month plus security deposit, no pets. owner
                                                                                                      room, porch, newly renovated. All new carpet,
miles to new Ingles in Commerce. Hardwoods,                                                                                                                 will also lease/purchase w/down payment!
                                                                                                      all new appliances. In Maysville close to down-                                                                                                            UtILItIeS FURNISHed, 1 , 2 & 3 bedrooms
stream. $9,000 acre. 706-789-2710.                                                                                                                          #038R
                                                   oNe ACRe CoMMeRCIAL, inside city lim-              town on Maywood Court. on 2.5 acres. $850                                                                                                                  in nice clean mobile home community. Weekly
                                                                                                      per month. 678-516-4833.                              NICHOLSON: Ranch home, 3BR/2BA, den
               TOCCOA AREA                         its of danielsville, double road frontage,                                                                                                                                                                    and monthly rates. Call 706-870-0432.
                                                                                                                                                            kitchen, dR, shed, no pets, $750/mongh
                                                   $124,000. 706-202-1156.
                                                                                                      MAYSVILLe. $675/Mo. UPdAted. 2BR, 1.5BA.              plus security deposit! #011R
3/4 - 1 acre home sites starting at $14,500,                                                                                                                                                                3-4 BR, 2BA, hardwood floors, covered front          2BR, 2BA MH for rent on large lot in daniels-
                                                   FoR SALe oR lease: 13,000 square foot              Refrig, Stove with ceramic cooktop. Quiet. eat-                                                                                                            ville. References and deposit required. $110
$500 down, owner financing. Modular or stick                                                                                                                                                                and back porch, sec dep, credit check, call
                                                   building w/loading docks. Also available,          in kitchen. Central HVAC. Large yard. No pets.                                                                                                             per week. discount to anyone willing to allow
built only. 1,400 sq. ft. minimum. Wooded and                                                                                                                     Visit all of our properties at:           Gina w/Re/MAX towne Square 706-367-4000,
                                                   house and out-building. Banks County, Hwy.         140 Park St 706-652-2138                                                                                                                                   a weekly Bible study in home. (706)-783-3181
open tracts, paved road, county water. Con-                                                                                                                                   678-517-0633.
veniently located 30 minutes north of Com-         59. 706-335-7338.                                                                                                                                                                                             or (678)-227-3819.
                                                                                                        eXtRA NICe FULLY furnished 1BR apart-
merce, 12 min. west of I-85 on Hwy 106.                                                                                                                       APARtMeNt FoR ReNt: Unfurnished
                                                   FoR ReNt oR lease. Maysville. 2000 sq              ment in Commerce. All utilities and cable tV
       Jonathan Javetz 404-252-7070                                                                                                                         2BR/1BA apartment located at 41 Victoria
                                                   ft restaurant with equipment. Seats 80-88          furnished. $625 per month or $175 per week.
       Realty Resources Corporation                                                                                                                         Street in Commerce. Carpet, refrigerator,
                                                   people. Please call 706-693-4119, Harold or        706-335-3612 or 678-997-4243.                                                                                                                          stove, washer/dryer connection, central
                                                   Sharon Kilgore.
                                                                                                      APARtMeNt FoR ReNt located in dry                     heat/air, 12 month lease. $450 per month
BY oWNeR: 10 acres, pasture, creek, nice                                                                                                                    and $500 security deposit down. Call
                                                                                                      Pond area. 2BR/1.5BA. We furnish wa-
home site, Maysville, $19,500 per acre; and                                                                                                                 706-335-6800 or 706-335-2711.
                                                                                                      ter. $450 month with 1 yr lease. $300 dep.
one acre building lot, Maysville, $39,500.

Madison County. 5+ acre lots for sale. only 3

                                                                                                                HELP WANTED
left! Great location, Close to Comer. Will sell
quickly! 706-310-9555
                                                   2BR, 1BA CoUNtRY home near Commerce,
JACKSoN CoUNtY, HoSCHtoN, 5.02                     $600 month. References and deposit re-
wooded acres, Cedar Rock Rd., $59,000. ellis       quired. 706-335-6441.
Realty 770-921-3186, 770-597-6787.
                                                                                                           HVAC Light Commercial Service Tech.
                                                                                                                  3-5 Years Experience
                                                                                                                                  Fax: 706-654-2065

                                                                                                               Phone: 706-654-4657

                                                                                                                         Priced $1,000’s below market
                                                                                                                   but you must hurry before they are gone!                                                                            Needed immediately
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Positions located at
                                                                                                                     Call 800-589-6994 & dial the extension
                                                                                                                     for more information or view on-line at
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Jefferson Location
                                                                                                                               3/2 Ranch Jefferson $171,900 Ext. 101                                                                     1st and 2nd ShiftS
                                                                                                                               3/2 Ranch Jefferson $167,900 Ext. 104
                                                                                                                             4/2.5 2-Story Jefferson $239,900 Ext. 105
                                                                                                                             4/2-2 2-Story Jefferson $234,900 Ext. 106                                                    FREE TRAINING AVAILABLE
                                                                                                                             4/2.5 2-Story Jefferson $246,900 Ext. 107
                                                                                                                              3/2 Ranch Commerce $179,900 Ext. 108
                                                                                                                               3/2 Ranch Jefferson $131,900 Ext. 109
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                For more information, call:
                                                                                                                             4/2.5 2-Story Jefferson $234,900 Ext. 110
                                                                                                                             3/2.5 2-Story Jefferson $223,900 Ext. 111
                                                                                                                             3/2.5 2-Story Jefferson $129,900 Ext. 201

                                                                                                                               New Lakeview Home At Lake Lanier

        TRI-COUNTY                                                                                                            3/3.5 2-Story Buford $620,000 Ext. 103
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                                                      ReModeLING, PAINtING: INteRIoR and ex-                                                                       GoRdoN tRACtoR SeRVICeS - driveways,                   I WoULd LIKe to keep children in my home.
                                                      terior; plumbing, electrical, tile and drywall, con-                                                         garden plots, bush hogging, wildlife food plots,       1st and 3rd shifts. Children aged 15 months
                                                      crete, brick and flooring of all kinds. Call Hank at                                                         light loader work, light grading, tilling yards for    - 5 years. $70 per child. Nicholson area.
                                                      706-870-4080, message 706-335-8097.                                                                          seeding. $35/hour, $100 min. 706-789-2584;             706-757-3678.
                                                      CoMMeRCIAL & ReSIdeNtIAL Pressure wash-                                                                                                                             Help Wanted. Mature person for childcare in       tUtoRING ANd eNRICHMeNt does your
FIVe RooM HoUSe for rent on S Broad St. Per-                                                                 Custom woodcrafting - single cabinets, no set                                                                                                                  child need some extra help or enrichment
                                                      ing, awning cleaning & gum removal. No job too                                                               BILLMAN’S HoMe & LAWN Maintenance. Gut-                private home. Mostly weekends, some day-
fect for professional offices. Ph. 706-870-2089.                                                             bookcases, entertainment centers, nothing too                                                                                                                  over the summer? I offer personal tutoring
                                                      small! Locally owned. We guarantee your sat-                                                                 ters cleaned, siding repairs, decks, lawn care &       time, some evenings. Reasonable pay. Seri-
                                                                                                             small. Need something made - give me a call.                                                                                                                   and enrichment sessions. Specializing in el-
                                                      isfaction! Free estimates. Jackson enterprises                                                               more. 678-925-1168.                                    ous inquiries. 706-202-0039.
oFFICe SPACe FoR lease, located at 22 S.                                                                     706-206-5842                                                                                                                                                   ementary - middle school math and literacy.
Public Square, Jefferson. 3 adjoining offices, ap-                                                                                                                                                                                                                          teacher with classroom experience and a
                                                                                                                                                                   tRI CoUNtY LAWN Service. We carry every-
prox. 1200 sq. ft. 2 restrooms and storage. Call                                                             PRoFeSSIoNAL PAINtING SeRVICe: Inte-                                                                                                                           MA in curriculum and instruction. Class ses-
                                                      CLeANING SeRVICe FoR homes, businesses,                                                                      thing to make your lawn look great. experienced
706-367-8981.                                                                                                rior, exterior painting. Free estimates. When you                                                                                                              sions are personalized to fit your needs. $35
                                                      new construction, rental clean outs, churches.                                                               Reasonable References Free Quotes. Phone
                                                                                                             want the job done right. P Personal Service.                                                                                                                   per instructional hour. Call for more informa-
                                                      available M-F 8am - 3pm. Been doing this kind                                                                706.795.2979 or Cell 706.255.8356
OFFICE/WAREHOUSE SPACE FOR rent in                                                                           706-335-7876.                                                                                                                                                  tion! Abby Libsack 706.367.8175
                                                      of business for years. excellent service. Afford-
Jackson and Barrow counties. Sizes from
                                                      able pricing. Free estimates. Contact dianne @                                                                                 GRIND IT!!
1600 sf to 6000 sf can be used for variety of                                                                Will clean houses and office, Franklin, Banks and
                                                      706-983-0927                                                                                                               HAS underbrush or
uses, including churches, warehouse space,                                                                   Jackson counties. 770-826-6142 anytime.
                                                                                                                                                                                 hedge taken over?
office space, beauty shops, garages, etc. Call
                                                      CUStoM ReModeLING & Handyman service.                                                                                   eNVIRo-GRINd can make
706-654-2749.                                                                                                INteRIoR ANd eXteRIoR painting and repair.
                                                      25 years experience with local references. Call                                                                         your property have a more
                                                                                                             over 20 years experience in house washing. Free
                                                      Sean at 706-835-5617.                                                                                                     park-like appearance.                                                                      MYRtLe BeACH tRIP April 27th through
JACKSoN CoUNtY CoRNeR 124 & 332. 2,200                                                                       estimates. Call danny Maxwell, 706-757-2298 or
                                                                                                                                                                                  706-680-0346 oR                                                                          May 4th at Shore Crest Vacation Villas in
SQ Ft, more space available, will divide. 3-phase                                                            706-202-8796.
                                                      FoR ALL FARM Fencing needs call triple I Fenc-                                                                                                                                         Myrtle Beach, SC this is the perfect retreat
electric. Mechanic, machinist, cabinet shop, weld-
                                                      ing at 706-708-6104 or 706-335-2391                                                                                                                                                                                  to recharge your battery. this two bedroom,
ing, body shop, etc. $475 month, 770-867-7265.                                                               JeFF MooRe IS here to help you with your home
                                                                                                                                                                   BUSHoGGING, PLoWING, HAULING. L & J                                                                     two bath vacation villa sleeps up to six and
                                                                                                             improvements. He does decks, remodeling, dry-
                                                                D STREISGUTH AND Sons                                                                              tractor & trucking. 678-410-9219. Larry Gooch,         Pet GRooMeR WANted. 1 day a week                 contains a fully equipped kitchen with mi-
doWNtoWN HoSCHtoN/ BRASeLtoN AReA                                                                            wall, trim, floors and much more. 706-336-0035.
                                                                                                                                                                   Jr.                                                    at animal hospital. Please fax resume to         crowave, washer and dryer, a 27-inch tV,
office space. Very Upscale, 3000 + square feet.
Several Individual offices, Conference room,           Renovations and remodeling. make your                 CLeAN & NeAt. If your home is looking for a                                                                  706-654-1281                                     VCR and garden tub in the master bedroom.
Kitchen, 2 baths. High-speed Internet avail-           dream room or home come true! Kitchens                makeover, let me lend a helping hand. Been do-                                                                                                                Championship golf courses, upscale factory
able. $2500 month Shannon Sell 770-823-7631            and bathrooms a specialty. Many refernces.            ing commercial cleaning for the past 2yrs and                                                                AdMIN ASSt. PARt-tIMe. excellent Ad-             outlets, multi-theme museums, hundreds
owner,agent                                            Lic. and insured                                      looking to take on a few extra homes. M-F 9-4pm                                                              ministrative and Customer Service skills,        of restaurants and a rollicking night-life will
                                                                            .                                706-367-9534 )after 5pm. or email: adoorable2u@                                                              Receptionist, Light Bookkeeping. Microsoft       leave you with a lifetime of memories. only
                                                                      678-641-7968                                                              BARBARA MCCoLLUM dAYCARe, In-Home                      office. I can help organize and market your      $1,000 for a one 2 bedroom villa! AMAZING
                                                                                                                                                                   infant, toddler care, danielsville, has an opening     business. 770-237-3338 Auburn.                   PRICe! Call 706-652-2730 or 706-652-2483
                                                                                                             dALLAS KNIGHt PAINtING, interior and ex-              5-28 for 10-18 mo. old child. Registered 13 yrs                                                         todAY!
                                                      ReModeLING ANd SMALL additions. Small roof                                                                   (100% state compliance). USdA Food Program             oFFICe WoRK-Need someone with Mi-
                                                      jobs, decks, porches, clean up basement and yard.      terior, 30 years experience. 706-983-9417 or
                                                                                                             706-983-9413.                                         provider. 706-795-5683.                                crosoft office experience but you can’t pay      MeRRY Go RoUNd is taking donations of
                                                      Any small job. Charles Webster 706-367-4620 or                                                                                                                      for full time? By the hour or by the job. Call   all kinds. In need of all baby items. Please
 ReStAURANt AVAILABLe. WeLL-eStAB-                    706-658-7063 cell.                                                                                           VeRY RARe CHANCe for a great family. We are            Louise 678-468-4433
                                                                                                             CLeANING HoMeS, oFFICeS, CoNStRUC-                                                                                                                            call 706-652-3840; 706-708-0048.
 LISHed business. Seats 50 people, Very                                                                      tIoN, CHURCHeS, MoVe IN move out, 30 years            a state licensed facility with all 100% compliance.
 good catering business and a lot of take             EXPERIENCED EVENT PHOTOGRAPHER                                                                               We have not had an opening in over two years. We
                                                                                                             exp. Call Renee 706-543-2489 or 706-870-2940                                                                                                                  LAID OFF? A work-from-home plan can
 out business. Great growth potential. Priced         available for weddings, anniversaries, birthday                                                              now have 1 full time opening and 1 part time open-                                                      sound good. Be careful. You could lose your
 to sell. training offered. open your doors           parties and other events. Portrait sessions are                                                              ing at this time. due to computer failure unable                                                        investment. Call the Federal trade Commis-
 in 30-60 days. Building is leased. Must be           also available. Affordable pricing. Call April                                                               to access waiting list. these slots will go quickly                                                     sion to find out how to spot work-at-home
 approved by landlord. Includes all equip-            Reese Sorrow at 706-207-3124.                                                                                please call Melissa 706-338-0036, degreed in                                                            scams. 1-877-FtC-HeLP. A message from
 ment. established clientele. Asking $125k                                                                                                                         early Childhood Care and education. If you al-                                                          MainStreet Newspapers Inc. and the FtC.
                                                      ReFLeXoLoGY Foot MASSAGe with hot oil.                                                                                                                              LAW StUdeNt-UNIVeRSItY PRoFeS-
 but willing to discuss,seller is selling due to                                                                                                                   ways wanted the best for your child hurry and
                                                      $20 45 minutes. Improves circulation, edema for                                                                                                                     SoR, engaged couple seeking 2-3 BR rent-
 illness in family.Please call 678-863-9500 or                                                                                                                     call. Rates are $150 per week. Melissa Kinchen

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                                                      diabetics. Results guaranteed. 706-372-8473.           FLYNN’S LAWN MAINteNANCe: Mowing, edg-                                                                       al home or apartment in Jefferson, GA for
 1-478-808-1717                                                                                                                                                    706-338-0036 Website:
                                                      Avail. Mon - Sun.                                      ing, retaining walls, tree work and more. Com-                                                               $600-$750 per month. 1 year lease desired,
                                                                                                             petitive prices. Free core aeration annually to all                                                          starting August 1st. Pictures of rentals ap-
                                                                                                                                                                   MotHeR oF tWo has opening in my home                   preciated. Contact Shawn at sdesai5@em-
 ANtIQUe GALLeRY NoW leasing booth                    HANdY MAN WoRK, PReSSURe washing,                      steady customers. I take care of my people! owner     for any ages, meals and snacks provided, after or 678-644-8128
 space inside Real deals on Home decor                basement framed, sheetrock hanging, finished.          operated. Satisfaction guaranteed. 770-967-4660,      school kids welcome. For info. call 706-654-2048
 in the old Jefferson Mill. For vendors of            trim, patches, no job too small. Call Jimmy            Sean.                                                 or 678-201-2417
 vintage items from 1979 or earlier, local art,       770-378-1131, Kerry 706-654-8140
 or pre-approved collectables. An incredible                                                                 BoBCAt WoRK- S250, clear brush, driveways,            I AM A mother willing to provide child care in
 opportunity with high traffic inside an al-          NoRtHeASt GeoRGIA HoMe SeRVICeS:                       light grading, etc.$50 per hour, 2 hour minimum.      my Braselton home at great rates. Contact Kelly
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             To enjoy this newspaper
 ready established business. Hurry before all         Pressure washing, interior and exterior paint,         Special 10% off after 4 hours. 706-693-2064..         706-824-7281
 spaces are taken. $1.50 per sq ft. Average           custom cabinet finishing, floor finishing, roof-       404-569-2597
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             each week
 booth size 10X10 but may vary. For more              ing, sheetrock finish. Licensed. Contact John at                                                                                                                    RooMMAte Needed FoR a 3 bedroom/2
                                                                                                                                                                   CHILdCARe IN MY home in the Braselton area.
 information call Real deals at 706-367-8089.         706-654-7823.                                          WANt to BUY timber, commercial and resi-                                                                     bathroom modular home. $500 a month
                                                                                                                                                                   All needs will be provided . CPR Certified and First
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 Ask for elizabeth or deana in Home decor.                                                                   dential, thinning, and clear cut. 706-742-8865 or                                                            with utilities included. Contact Amber at
                                                                                                                                                                   Aid. Call 770-530-1494.                                    MARLoWS PAINtING:              FRee      estimates,    706-340-4293.                                                                                                (678)425-8416.
                                                                                                             YARd AeRAte, $50 - $70. Chris, 706-367-7084.
                                                                                                                                                                   PReCIoUS totS CHRIStIAN Academy in Jef-
                                                                                                                                                                   ferson has one full-time opening for child age 1-4.    RooM MAte WANted to live in large
                                                      MARtIN’S GUtteR 6” & 5” seamless gutter install                                                              USdA meals included, all staff CPR/First Aid certi-    home. Private bedroom. Chadwick Farms,
                                                      and warranty. Will install gutter screen and gutter    MooNLIGHt LANdSCAPING & LAWN Care.                    fied, in-home, loving environment; State licensed.     Hoschton, Ga. References required. Full-
                                                      guard. Will give free estimates, 706-215-2521 or       time for spring clean-up for fair and affordable      We use the Creative Curriculum and provide sign        time employment a must. Cost to be negoti-
                                                      706-215-3006.                                          jobs, also free estimates. Call 706-367-9290 or       language and Spanish enrichment programs in            ated. 706-654-9009.
                                                                                                             678-773-4383.                                         a structured, learning atmosphere. M-F 6a - 6p,
 LAWN MoVeR RePAIR by certified Master                SMALL eNGINe RePAIR, Lawn and garden and                                                                     $140/week. Unique opportunity for your child.          RooM FoR ReNt Maysville. $125 weekly,
 technician with over 25 years experience. I          lawn services. Call Joe Griffeth, 706-543-7445.        LAWNMOWING CALL BOB. Residential, Com-                take advantage now, spot will fill quickly! (706)      dISH and utl incld. No deposit. Good home
 also repair saws, weedeaters, blowers etc.                                                                  mercial, 706-367-2360, 706-658-6977.                  387-0570 or (770) 530-1212                             to share with. Please call 678-414-2769.
 Some late evening repairs available. Can             CUStoM SAW MILLING by Wood Miser Saw
 pick up and deliver in Pendergrass / Jef-            Mill. Your logs, your place. For more info, contact    BUSHHoGGING $60 MIN. GARdeN PLotS
 ferson area. Call Randy 706 693-1965, if no                                                                                                                       YOUR CHILD- tHe most important priority in
                                                      Gifford, 706-335-4544.                                 - Wildlife Food Plots exp. and Knowledge-             your life! Need a good childcare that makes life
 answer leave message.                                                                                       able - smooth yard to plant Grass Call tom @          safe, educational & fun for your little angel? Call
                                                      CoNCRete WoRK SLABS patios, walks. No job              706-367-9663                                          Aileen`s Angels 706-202-2266 or 706-367-4403.
SeAMLeSS GUtteRS, LeAF relief gutter cov-             too small, 40 yrs exp, free estimates 678-617-9595                                                           State certified CPR & 1st aid & state food pro-        FoUNd doG. Red Healer. Female. See at
ers, gutter screens, fully insured, local family      or 770-820-4803                                        HAPPY GRASS LAWN Care. Locally owned and              gram. Family has lived in this area for 21 years       Commerce Veterinary Hospital.
owned & operated. Call Brent at 706-677-3397 or                                                              operated. Call us for any and all of your lawn care   and is well known.
706-968-8314. Now accepting Mastercard, VISA,         RooF RePAIR: tILe refurbish hardwood floors,           needs. Cell 770-539-3254 Home 706-652-3012                                                                   WHIte BoXeR WItH a wart on back and
& discover cards.                                     drywall repair, new and old vinyl siding, all types    email                   LoVING PAReNtS oF a 2 year old have an                 docked tail. Lost dog during house fire
                                                      stucco, brick mailboxes and much more. Call                                                                  opening for a child age (18 months or older). 2/1      on March 11. $500 ReWARd! If you find,
                                                      Hank, 706-870-4080, message 706-335-8097.              CHRIS’S BoBCAt SeRVICe: Light Grading,                ratio, great with children and lots of tLC to give.    please call and return our family member.
 electrician, 29 years experience. Any                                                                       Brush Clearing, Light demolition. Call for Free es-   Affordable rates. open M-F 6AM-6PM. Hot meals          My kids love her.                                      Subscribe online at
                                                                                                             timates. Contact Chris Parker 678-622-3234
 electrical services. Quality work. excellent
 rates, references. Weekends and emergen-
                                                                                                                                                                   and snacks provided. Just off the Jefferson/ Com-
                                                                                                                                                                   merce Hwy. Ref. available. Call 706-716-4250, ask
 cies, landscape lighting, attic, basement,                                                                              CLINTON’S CORNER                          for Jessica or Cliff.
 whole house wiring, ceiling fan lights,                                                                              Pine straw, storage buildings
 dimmer switches, motion sensors, panel                                                                                   and landscape trailers
 upgrades, generators installed, floodlights,                                                                          Located next to Commerce
 tV, phone, cable installation, GSCI plugs,                                                                          equipment Rentals on N. elm St.
 spa wiring, appliance hook ups, pool wir-                                                                                  Ph. 706-870-2089
 ing, recessed lighting, all switches, etc.
 John tofani. (Home) 678-963-0143; (Cell)                                                                    toPSoIL, SANd, GRAVeL and bark for land-
 678-863-7325.                                                                                               scaping and driveways. Also, general dump truck
                                                      BARRett CoNStRUCtIoN,UPFRoNt pricing,                  services. 706-202-6694.
                                                      metal roofs, vinyl siding, decks, kitchen & bath
SPeCIAL CoMPLete 2 toN heat pump system               upgrades, room additions. dependable, on time.         PINe PULPWood & SAWtIMBeR WANted:
$3495. 10 year warranty. Allergy sufferers: April     over 10yrs exp. Free estimates. Senior discount.       top prices for pulpwood stumpage. Registered
Air whole house cleaning system $395. Spring          Call 706-254-7424                                      forester available for management advice and
tune-up special $79. All Seasons Heating and Air.                                                            selective marketing. W.C. Smith Pulpwood Co.,
Call Brant 770-536-3295.                              MIKeN CARPeNtRY 20 years experience                    Maysville Road. days, 706-335-4479; nights,
                                                      handyman trim decks tile for a free estimate. Call     706-335-3927.
ReAdY FoR SPRING SPeCIAL 12x20 $475. 43               Mike at 706-983-1366
years experience. Footers, sidewalks, slabs, pati-
os, light grading, etc. Free estimate. 706-335-3347
or 706-654-0548.

MIKe’S eLeCtRICAL SeRVICe. Union electri-
cian seeks side work. 12 years experience in resi-
dential, commercial, industrial. 706-677-3825.

SePtIC tANK SeRVICeS. For all your septic
tank needs including installation and cleaning,
call Gary’s Grading and Landscaping. Call Alvin
at 706-757-2254. this family business has been
serving Jackson County for over 30 years.                              We Take Anything In Trade!
                                                                   No Credit, Bad Credit, Terrible Credit
unions, etc. For info on prices and to see samples
of work, call 706-757-3557.
                                                            Over 50 Cars, Trucks, SUVs, Vans In Stock!
GRAdING ANd HAULING, excavation C and H
Construction 770-530-2267
                                                                           Many cars no credit check!
d & B LAWN CARe, trim hedges and weed eat.                                    Cars for 0 down!
Pressure wash house, trailer and driveways. Call
david 770-366-1783 or 770-307-1367.                                      Payments from $65 per week.

NEED ANY KIND of home repair or additions?
All types of homes, under-pinning & roofing.
All types vinyl siding installed on new homes
or over brick, wood homes. Financing avail-
able. B&S Enterprises, Inc., 706-654-8746 or                              Next to Quality Foods in Commerce.
706-677-3786. No job too big or too little.

                                         Simpson Brick Sales, Inc. et al
                                    176 Industrial Parkway • Commerce, GA
                                       Saturday, April 26 • 10:00 A.M.
      Over $530,000 of brick at cost. Bobcat 773N; (5) Toyota Forklifts (models (4) 7FDU30 (1) 8FDU30);
      (2) Horton 18’ 7 Ton Trailers; (2) Beacon 20,000 lb. Yard Ramps; Piranha P-50 Ironworker; (2)
      Northstar 5500 Generators; Lincoln Eagle 10,000 Welder; Belair 12hp Air Compressor; Napa 5hp Air
      Compressor; (2) Stone Champion Concrete Mixers; Honda 13hp Pressure Washer; (7) Truck Tool
      Boxes; 2 Ton Sand Dispenser; Trane XL1400 Heating/Air Unit; Stihl & Dewalt Concrete Saws;
      Southern, Lafarge, Holcim Masonry Cement; All Types of Brick; Coronado Stone; (9) Laptops; Desk
      Top Computers; (2) HP Servers; Nortel Phone System; Desks; Chairs.                              (4)
      Moffett 2006 M50 Loaders; 2008 Toyota Camry Hybrid; 2007 Chevy Tahoe Z71 4X4; 2005 Chevy
      Tahoe Z71 4X4; (3) 2006 Chevy Silverado 2500HD 4X4 LT.
      INSPECTION: Friday, April 25, 10:00 - 2:00.
      DIRECTIONS: I-85 N to Exit 147, Turn right, go 1 mile and look for signs.
      TERMS: Cash or Check with current bank letter. Pictures visit our web-site, e-mail or call 770-949-9046. GAL #164
 SALES - (706) 335-3105 • SERVICE - (706) 335-3107 • PARTS/BODY SHOP - (706) 335-3109

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        2007 EDGE         2008 GRAND MARQUIS                                               IMPALA SS                             2005 SABLE

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2005 BUICK TERRAZA CXL       2007 FOCUS ZX4                                          2003 CHEVY Z71                           2007 ESCAPE

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   2007 SPORT TRAC       2007 WAVERUNNER’S W/ TRAILER                        2007 MUSTANG CONVERTIBLE                        2000 WINDSTAR

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BILLY CAIN      “Where the bottom line is less...and the service is best!”
                            Maysville Road, Commerce, GA
                                   Exit 147 Off I-85
                              Artwork in this ad may not reflect actual item advertised. All payments plus tax & title.