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Jackson-Butts County Georgia

Georgia's Outdoor Capitol

🍁 Butts County Fall Festival Returns October 20th

The Butts County Fall Festival, long a favorite annual event held on the downtown Jackson Square, will return this year on October 20th, 2018 from 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM, promising a renewed look and purpose under the leadership of... Continue Reading →

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🍁Georgia’s Outdoor Capitol Awaits You

Have you visited Butts County lately? Or if you are one of the local residents, have you checked out all the cool things there are to do here these days? Located between two of Georgia's largest cities, Atlanta and Macon,... Continue Reading →

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🌲Seven Islands Artifact Day at Indian Springs October 6

Open to the public, the 10th Annual Seven Islands Artifact Day at Indian Springs is for all those who are interested in the Native Americans that once populated this part of Georgia. Bring your old Native American artifacts with you... Continue Reading →

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🌀 Hurricane Florence Evacuee Information

During evacuation activities for Hurricane Florence, our partners at the Butts County Chamber and Butts County Development Authority have put together a guide on several lodging accommodations with availability this weekend and a variety of things to do while you... Continue Reading →

🌲29th Annual Indian Springs Native American Festival is September 8 and 9

The Annual Native American Festival  & Pow Wow will return to Indian Springs again this year, featuring native arts, crafts, music and dancing, storytelling and a lot of fun for those attending. Now in its 29th year, the festival has... Continue Reading →

🚗 JUMC Bicentennial Car Show is August 25

The Jackson United Methodist Church will be sponsoring a Bicentennial Car Show on Saturday, August 25th to celebrate their 200th Anniversary Year and they are inviting the whole community to come and visit, see some incredible cars and have some... Continue Reading →

🌲Indian Springs: 128th Annual Camp Meeting Was July 12th

Without a doubt, the biggest annual event that takes place each year in Butts County is Annual Holiness Camp Meeting, which is held each summer for ten days at the Indian Springs Holiness Campground, just north of Indian Springs State... Continue Reading →

🎨 22nd Annual Fine Arts Festival Was May 12th

The 22nd Annual Fine Arts Festival was held on Saturday, May 12th, 2018 from 10AM until 3PM and was definitely worth seeing. The event, held annually at the corner of Dempsey Avenue and East Third Street, and adjacent to the... Continue Reading →

🌲Spring 2018 Highlights

Another spring is here, although it is getting off to a slower start than usual with cold weather still putting in the occasional appearance. Despite the cooler than normal temps, things as usual are heating up in the greater Butts... Continue Reading →

🌲Butts County Joins Ocmulgee Water Trails Partnership; Announces Photo Contest

Butts County is now an official member of the Ocmulgee Water Trail Partnership. The goal of the OWTP is to promote the importance and usage of the Ocmulgee River. One means of promotion is through the OWTP Annual Calendar which... Continue Reading →

🏛 February 21, 2018 Named Jackson Butts County Day at State Capitol

The Georgia Senate recognized the community on February 21, 2018 with a Senate Resolution declaring the day as "Jackson-Butts County Day" at the Georgia Capitol. A delegation of approximately 40 local community leaders, representing a broad spectrum of the community,... Continue Reading →

🏆 Butts County: Annual Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet Set For March 3rd

The Annual Butts County Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet is set for Saturday, March 3rd, 2018 at the Jones Family Farm on Stark Road. The banquet is the Chamber's signature annual event and, in addition to being the yearly business... Continue Reading →

🌲Butts County: Famous Groundhog General Beauregard Lee Takes Up Residence

General Beauregard Lee, the famous groundhog and weather prognosticator, associated for many years with winter weather predictions in the southern part of the United States, has taken up residency in Butts County. General Lee, also known as "Beau", was recently... Continue Reading →

⭐ The Year In Review And Ahead

Welcome 2018! It's time to say goodbye to the old year and welcome in the new year, along with all the hope and promise that a new year brings. Before we do that though, I thought we should look back... Continue Reading →

🎨 Jackson: Annual Art Show was November 27

The Annual United Bank Community Art Show was held Monday, November 27th at the United Bank Offices on Covington street, featuring the works of a number of established and respected local artists. A reception and viewing of many new works... Continue Reading →

☕ Cool Beans: Lucy Lu’s Coffee Cafe

I've been wanting to write a series for our tourism website about some of the cool new places to eat, drink and socialize that have sprung up around downtown Jackson and other places in Butts County, and having just finished... Continue Reading →

🍁 Georgia Tourism Team Revisited Butts County November 20

The Georgia Tourism Department returned to Butts County on November 20th, 2017 to present their findings about our community, its tourism offerings and attractions that bring visitors to the community each year. Back in May, the team, made up of... Continue Reading →

🎄Butts County: 2017 Holiday Season Events in Butts County

December has arrived, and whether we're ready or not, it's time to start looking ahead to the 2017 Holiday Season and the events which define the season. Four events that our community looks forward to each year will be returning... Continue Reading →

🎬 Locally Filmed “Stranger Things” Season 2 Released

Locally filmed "Stranger Things", the Netflix-based Sci-Fi TV series, which garnered critical acclaim including 5 Emmy wins for its first season, is back for its second season, which Netflix has released today. The TV show, which won Creative Emmys for Outstanding... Continue Reading →

🍁Jackson Makes Southern Living Magazine’s “Prettiest Small Towns in Georgia” List

People are starting to take notice of things happening in Jackson, including Southern Living Magazine, which just published their list of the "Prettiest Small Towns in Georgia, with Jackson featured prominently at number 5. The list of 16, all towns... Continue Reading →

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