Braselton News The Member of the Georgia Press Association Your only locally-owned community newspaper 25¢ copy Serving Braselton, Hoschton, Chateau Elan, Traditions, Mill Creek, West Jackson and Barrow County Wednesday, April 23, 2008 Vol. 4 No. 1 A publication of MainStreet Newspapers, Inc. BraseltonNews.com BarrowJournal.com 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 STRINGER 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 PRESORTED tional grocery, meat, produce, dairy STANDARD rezoning of the project to pave the way and frozen food departments. See COMPLEX on page 8A for the development. PAID 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 PATRON POSTAL CAR-RT LOCAL a new CVS pharmacy. McDonald’s and Burger King are also eye- SORT 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 A 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. STARLIGHT 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 ACADEMY 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. 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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 www.tourdegeorgia.com. 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 www.tourdegeorgia.com. 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 Correction 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. 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Page 4A The Braselton News Wednesday, April 23, 2008 The Braselton News OpiniOn “Difference of opinion leads to enquiry, and enquiry to braseltonnews.com 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 news.com 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- firstname.lastname@example.org 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- cookies. 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: BraseltonNews.com Our baseball program, presently under the lead- the rest of their lives. We can only make change barely have time to cook a single BarrowJournal.com 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 email@example.com 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. www.meaderspottery.net/Concerned-Parents-of-Jack- 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 ies. 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 www.gareport.com that covers government and politics in Georgia. dress is firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 drinking. 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. OFFENSES 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 www.cityofhoschton.com 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 706-658-2452 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. Page 6A The Braselton News Wednesday, April 23, 2008 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 M 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 Lodge 294th AM, is a 32nd degree W & W METAL ROOFING “We Got You Covered” 30 Year Contact us Residential • Commercial • Agricultural • Ship Anywhere In The USA Paint Warranty • We Stock Your Metal Needs News or feature story ideas • Visit Our Showroom for the Braselton News may www.wwmetalroofing.com Sales be sent to Kerri Testement, FABRAL 706-654-5836 Service reporter. Also, school or social news may be sent to Hwy. 60 / Candler Hwy. • Pendergrass, Ga. Installation her via: E-mail: kerri@mainstreet- news.com. COMPANY EARNS SEVERAL AWARDS Fax: 706-387-5421 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 i FOR THE BEST BUYS, READ THE HORSE OWNERS c WORKSHOP r CLASSIFIED ADS Saturday, April 26 o d 10:00 A.M. “Emergency Wound Care” e REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Lisa Williamson, DVM - University of GA r 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. m The City of Hoschton, Georgia is requesting proposals from qualified businesses and individuals to pave new Wayne Norris - Mary’s Tack Feed & Pet a 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 www.cityofhoschton.com or by calling 706-654-3034. Also - Introducing WellSolve - “for the special needs horse” r a 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 s 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 i 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 o 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 n 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 Hoschton. 770-965-4552 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, ordinance. •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. Spring Is A Time Of Change... Change Your Outlook And Your Future With FREE GED Preparation Classes Lanier Technical College Adult Education Classes Now Offered In Jefferson Tuesday and Thursday 5 p.m. - 9 p.m. Saturday 8 a.m - 4 p.m. Improve g, i t in reading, wr skills 76 Institute Street (behind the church) and math This class supported by a grant from Jackson EMC CLASSES ALSO OFFERED AT: Are you a...Cancer Survivor? Or, do you...Know Someone Who Is? Commerce Lanier Tech Campus If so... We Need You!! 631 S. Elm Street • Commerce, GA Monday and Wednesday • 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. On May 30, 2008, at 6:00 p.m... Tuesday and Thursday • Noon - 8 p.m. Relay For Life Survivor Activities will Kick Off!!! The Jackson County Relay For Life presented by Wayne and Heather Abbs, Wayne-Neal Chevrolet will be held on Basic Reading Class offered: May 30 and 31 at Peach State Speedway. Opening ceremonies will begin at 7:00 p.m. and the Survivor’s lap shortly thereafter. Please meet at the track between 6:00-6:30 p.m. to receive your free T-shirt, pin, sash and other surprises, Tuesday and Thursday • 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. as well as enjoy refreshments in your hospitality tent. The survivor’s lap is sponsored by The Pendergrass Flea Market and the survivor’s hospitality tent is sponsored by The Jefferson Rotary Club. After your lap, you are invited back to the hospitality tent for more refreshments; visit with other survivors and to enjoy the relay in comfort. Your participation costs nothing...we are there to honor you! Help us show our community that people do survive Cancer. You can make a difference. Your presence as a survivor will give others hope. Please join us and let us honor your English As A Second Language (ESL) Classes: courage, strength and victory. Invite your family and friends. The Relay is open to the public, Please complete the form and return to the address below so that we can have your correct T-shirt size. Look forward to seeing you on Victory Lap. For more information, call Denise @ 706-367-5583. Nicholson Civic Center Yes, I would like to participate in the survivor’s reception and survivor’s lap at the Relay For Life. Tuesday and Thursday • 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. This is the name of a cancer survivor. (Please Contact) Name T-shirt size (please circle) Address Y S M L XL XXL XXXL City, State, Zip Telephone For information on all classes call Prepare GED TesFor Please complete and mail to or drop by: Survivor Lap sponsored by 706-335-9549 Community Bank & Trust The Pendergrass Flea Market Attn: Relay For Life, J.C. 71 Memorial Drive, Jefferson, GA 30549 Survivor Hospitality Tent sponsored by: Jefferson Rotary Club ts Page 8A The Braselton News Wednesday, April 23, 2008 Obits 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- Hull 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 Jefferson 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 site. 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 Wilson. 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 property. 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- Winder. 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 Social 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 email@example.com Bay Oysters are reason enough Angela Gary the wrong first impression to visit the area. On a recent about what this man does AngieEditor@aol.com 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 ceon98.net 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., www.eddyteachs.com 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, resortvacationproperties.com 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. cationrentals.com 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, www.gibsoninn.com 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 tamarascafe.com 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- www.mysandybeach.com 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 www.waterstreethotel.com or at Dekalb Technical College to ing to get a photo of Jaynes pulling honey, on the other hand, is gener- firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 www.anaturalescape.com 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 AngieEditor@aol.com. 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 706-654-2311 Also... 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, simsandcompanysalon.com Texture Cuts and Balayage Highlighting. The home is open from 9-5. Open Tues. through Sat. Page 10A The Braselton News Wednesday, April 23, 2008 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 OO FREE & BEVER D AGE ADMISSIO N AVAIL AB S LE! presents 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 Grapevine with to sink the top of root-balls deeper than they were in their containers. ornamental shrubs or even delicate annuals. Roberts 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, email@example.com 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 labor. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 www.cdc.gov/vaccines or call The event will also celebrate email@example.com. 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- at http:www2a.cdc.gov/nip/kid- stuff/newscheduler_le/ to find out what immunizations your child cdc.gov/vaccines/programs/vfc/ or ask your child’s healthcare pro- vider. 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; COMMUNITY 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 ENT Podiatry 11 a..m. Pinwheels for Protection Proclamation from The Tree House Orthopedics 11:30 a.m. Twin Tigers Demo The Tree House will celebrate Pinwheels for Prevention! Come visit us at 316 N. Broad Street, Winder www.barrowregional.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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. www.180X.org. 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 email@example.com. 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- parker.com. 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, Pavilion. 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 hefather.com. 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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 ga.us/gses. 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 yahoo.com. Center during lunch. Tickets are $35 Paris.” Tickets are $60 a person. 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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. Transportation 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, Lawrenceville. For directions to the airport, call 770-822-5196 or visit www.lzuair- port.com. 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. skillsusageorgia.org. 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. Sports The Braselton News Contact the sports department: Phone: 706-387-5408 1B Fax: 706-367-9355 Wednesday, firstname.lastname@example.org April 23, 2008 Tennis 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 tournament. regular season and throughout the tournament was very tough, as was singles in three sets. 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.” AUCTION Baseball YOU’RE INVITED The Bo ys and of Jack Girls C son Co lubs Invite you to unty Strike! Silent & it’s 7t h Annu al Panther’s catcher Matt Bolt prepares to catch a strike from the mound from Trevor Booth. Live Au Photo By Justin Poole Friday , May 2 c tion , 2008 Three more games for Panthers Recept ion Dinner at 6:00 p.m. 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. 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Page 2B The Braselton News Wednesday, April 23, 2008 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. www.millcreekhighschool.org 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. 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Each 3rd Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. Harvie Lance, Commander Phone (706) 654-1274 310 White Plains Baptist Church 3650 Hwy. 124 West, Jefferson, GA 30549 Listen to our live streaming audio anytime at www.bigstickradio.com 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 each. “[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 Track 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 Monday. 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- onships. 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. RELAY RESULTS The top eight competitors in each event at the Marietta Relays scored points for their respective teams. 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Just ask for Greg.” Wednesday, April 23, 2008 The Braselton News Page 5B Golf 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. Tennis 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. NOW OPEN IN JEFFERSON! e $6.5 H om MAMA’S ALL 0 inclu B est ng In -YO U-C ding tax oki uth! COUNTRY BUFFET B A Co So $6.0 UFFE N-EAT 0 fo T r Se ! The nio rs Meat Loaf Pot Roast Country Steak Catfish Fried Shrimp B. B. Q. Chicken Baked Chicken Beef Tips Meat Loaf (only for dinner) Pork Chop Fried Fish Chicken Tenders Honey Baked Ham Country Steak Chicken Livers Chicken Broccoli Baked Chicken B. B. Q. 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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. traditionsofBraselton.com. 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. www.realdeals.net 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. 706-708-0609 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, MAINSTREETNEWS.COM 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. 2 THE JACKSON HERALD • THE BRASELTON NEWS • THE COMMERCE NEWS • THE BANKS COUNTY NEWS • THE MADISON COUNTY JOURNAL WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23, 2008 “I have to cut expenses, so “I have too much business now, advertising is out for awhile.” Cutting your advertising when things FAMOUS LAST WORDS... so I don’t need to advertise.” There’s no such thing as “too much are slow is like driving on a long, flat business.” When times are good for you, road and turning the engine off. Sure, you can rest assured that your you’ll coast for awhile, but you’ll begin “I have cut expenses so advertising is out for a while.” competition knows that and is doing slowing down and pretty soon you’ll everything he can to increase his share of coast to a stop. “This is the wrong time of the year for me to advertise.” the “pie” by decreasing your share. When business is slow, advertising is the “Everybody knows I’m here and what I carry.” A well-planned advertising program will very LAST thing that should be cut. It is help you hold, and increase, your place your main tool for educating people in a competitive marketplace. “I have too much business now, so I don’t need to advertise.” about your business and encouraging them to come to your store. Moreover, “I don’t need to advertise advertising is the first part of selling it is “I don’t need to advertise, I don’t have any competition.” what gets the ball rolling. because I don’t have any com- If you’ve been catching yourself saying things like this, or if you’ve even been petition.” “This is the wrong time of the thinking thoughts like this, do your business a favor and STOP!!! Advertising is If you think the dress shop is not in a much more than a “necessary evil.” It’s the best way you have to promote your competition with the automobile dealer, year for me to advertise.” business by telling your customers what you have to offer and why they should think again! The total annual retail sale Your store is open every day and every in Banks, Jackson and Madison Counties spend their hard-earned money with you. month so you obviously want customers is over $500 million. Every smart every day too! you want business now, merchant is looking for ways to increase so you should ask for business now. You his business, not by increasing the size of have to interest people in your the overall “pie,” but by increasing the merchandise and attract traffic into your “Everybody knows me, where my store is and what I carry.” size of his share, even though the “pie” store. You’re right, people are not isn’t getting any bigger. usually interested in pool supplies or It’s true that your regular customers about all of this area’s newcomers? They lawn mowers during the winter, nor are know you and your business, but what certainly don’t know you or your store. about all of the people you see at local So, you see, if you’re one of the fortunate they usually interested in coats and other ones that has no direct competition, you winter clothing during the summer. restaurants that you don’t know? If you A strong, consistent advertising program don’t know them, chances are pretty will assure you that you’re doing still need to advertise to keep other Your “off season” is when you should businesses in town from taking a part of run special sales or promotions. There good that they don’t know you either, everything you can to invite those you and that means they have probably don’t know into your store. your share. are many sources for great advertising ideas. Ask for advice or assistance. never been in your store. And what “There are so many ways to advertise. Which is best?” “Why should I advertise in the newspaper?” An ad in the newspaper is “news” about what’s around our county here in Northeast Georgia. now, they’ll come back later, and your message will going on down at your store. If you don’t advertise, They pay fifty cents each week, to get the paper. be there, too. Studies show that a single copy of you’re saying that there’s nothing to talk about at You can count on a warm, receptive audience weekly newspaper is read, on the average, of 4 your store. People take the paper because they because the newspaper is giving them what they times by 3 different people, and it stays available want to keep up with what’s going on in and want. And if they don’t have time to read all of it for 4 or 5 days. Most experts will tell you that there is no such thing as rated tops in such areas as net reach, cost efficiency “bad advertising.” They will also tell you that some are and merchandising with radio taking second place in better than others. A study done specifically for Georgia almost every category. markets showed that the weekly newspaper consistently We’re MainStreet Newspapers and we reach over 35,000 homes in Northeast Georgia every week. Let us help you grow your business. Call (706) 367-5233 or go to MainStreetNews.Com for more information. 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 www.bjcmc.org 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: www.frazierinvestments.com 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 www.skling.fourpointmoms.com 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 jackwaldriprealestate.com 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 cyBilling.com. 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: www.barbsgoldens.com 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 rowshomes.com. 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- www.fsbo.com/103895 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 www.realestateathensga.com 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: email@example.com ing (Not vinyl), and more upscale features. Large upstairs bonus room contains 3rd bath. tions. Accepts and stores in proper place, web: www.cannonrealty.biz 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 www.BabyCakesPlace.com 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- vestments.com or 404-502-6089 evening Pendergrass area, three or four days a s/d. owner holds GA Re License #276230. www.cannonrealty.biz 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. website www.homenurse.net. 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 ers,706-356-2781. 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 www.yourhomebuy.com 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 www.prlib.org 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 prlib.org eoe 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. www.craigslist.com 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, www.tomorrowshomes.com. 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: www.FrazierInvestments.com or CoMMeRCe, JACKSoN CoUNtY: Convenient 706 789 2316 dANIeLSVILLe AReA - 2BR/1BA, $375 404-502-6089 I-85 access. Completely remodeled 3BR/2BA arealestatemarket.net 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! townesquaremax.com 706-335-6991. 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 change.com. 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- erties.com. 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: firstname.lastname@example.org security deposit. Call Sarah, 706-757-2254. Cell 706-296-5111 678-858-3516 3BR, 2BA MoBILe home, central heat, air, to- web: www.cannonrealty.biz 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- www.cannonrealty.biz 678-517-0633. www.townesquaremax.com 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. www.realtyresourcescorp.com 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. 706-367-8838. 706-335-6441. 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 www.JeffGetsItSold.com 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 NO CAR? WE’LL PICK YOU UP! CHEVROLET 795 Franklin St. Royston, Ga. 706-245-7288 1-877 GET APPROVED Background and drug Screen Required. Page 10B The Braselton News Wednesday, April 23, 2008 WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23, 2008 THE JACKSON HERALD • THE BRASELTON NEWS • THE COMMERCE NEWS • THE BANKS COUNTY NEWS • THE MADISON COUNTY JOURNAL 5 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. 706-207-2989. 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. 706-207-1660 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 .S. 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- www.enviro-grind.com 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 yahoo.com 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 WE WANT YOU 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: www.kinchenskids.com 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 ory.edu 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 by subscribing 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. www.realdeals.net MARLoWS PAINtING: FRee estimates, 706-340-4293. (678)425-8416. 706-336-6907. YARd AeRAte, $50 - $70. Chris, 706-367-7084. 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We Take Anything In Trade! PHotoGRAPHY. WeddINGS, SHoWeRS, re- 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. 706-534-0329 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. 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