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HSAAT reaches $100,000 goal with $10,000 donation from Jones Petroleum

The Henderson School Alumni Association Trust (HSAAT) took a giant and jubilant step forward on Dec. 17, 2019 by becoming the owner of the Henderson School property. They took another big step on June 17, 2021 by achieving two major goals: receiving their largest donation to date, $10,000 from Jones Petroleum, and surpassing the $100,000 fund raising mark by raising $103,000.
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Ralph Wilson honored with state resolutions

Ralph Wilson, who retired last year after more than 20 years as Butts County Coroner, was honored with Georgia Senate and House resolutions at the Butts County Board of Commissioners' meeting on June 14. Sen. Burt Jones and Rep. Clint Crowe came before the BOC to present the framed resolutions...
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Butts County Jail Logbook

The following names and charges appeared in the Butts County Jail Logbook for the period of May 31-June 14, 2021. They were reported by the Butts County Sheriff’s Office, Jackson Police Department, Georgia Department of Natural Resources, and Georgia State Patrol:. Morgan Elizabeth Allison♦ , 22, Macon, housed for U.S....
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Volunteers needed to help feed school children over summer break

Concerned Clergy of Butts County, HOPE Atlanta Smart Lunch Smart Kids, and local volunteers will be feeding Butts County Schools students while they are out of school during the month of June. The groups will meet at Jackson High School with the school system’s nutrition staff every Monday and Wednesday...
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Butts case goes to grand jury

Judge Trammell bounds murder case over to grand jury. A Milledgeville man who was recently discharged from the Army now stands accused of murder in connection with the shooting death of a 20-year-old Milledgeville woman at a party at a residence in Jones County on May 15.
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A Stroll Down Memory Lane

Butts County commissioners and school board members are beginning the process of redrawing the political boundaries in the county following the 2010 census that showed the county has grown by about 4,000 people in the past decade. The five school board and commission districts share the same boundaries. Butts County...
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One of two suspects in Pepperton shooting death arrested

One of two suspects in the May 28 shooting death of Keyon "Ke-Low" Watts, 28, of Jackson, was arrested on June 4 and charged with murder. Xavier Demond Walker, 27, of Flovilla, was taken into custody on June 4 after he was released from a Macon hospital where he had been recovering from a gunshot wound. The Jackson Police Department is continuing to search for the second suspect.
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Champions crowned in Spring 2021 Youth Baseball Divisions

The 8-Under Collins Trucking Co. Braves, the 10-Under Steel Maintenance Inc. Marlins, and the 12-Under Jackson Veterinary Clinic Dodgers are the 1st place teams in the Butts County Department of Leisure Services Spring 2021 Youth Baseball Divisions. In the 8-Under Baseball Division:. • 1st Place - Collins Trucking Co. Braves.
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Butts County Magistrate Court

Chief Magistrate Rebecca Pitts reports the following individuals were brought before the Magistrate Court of Butts County for consideration of bond or a first appearance bond hearing during the period of June 7-13, 2021:. Justin Goodard♦ on charges of Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Schedule II Controlled Substance and Possession...