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Jackson-Butts County Georgia

A Blog About Georgia's Outdoor Capital

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J. Michael Brewer

About the Author: Michael Brewer is a native of Jackson, Georgia who enjoys writing, music, history and architecture. He enjoys working in community advocacy, promoting his community and enhancing tourism opportunities in his region. He is the owner, writer and publisher for this website on local tourism and curates a large collection of photographs and historical records that chronicle much of the history of the county. Most recently, he served as the Project Restoration Director for the Historic 1898 Butts County Courthouse Rehabilitation Project, leading the interior restoration project which was completed in early 2021. He is member of the Society of Architectural Historians, which promotes the study, interpretation and conservation of architecture, design, landscapes, and urbanism worldwide for the benefit of all.

πŸŽ† Red, White and BOOM Fireworks Show July 4th

The City of Jackson Georgia and the Butts County Department of Leisure Services is proud to host the 2021 July 4th Fireworks show "Red, White and BOOM" on Sunday, July 4th at the Daughtry Recreation Park. The gates open at... Continue Reading →

πŸ›Ά Visitor’s Center Grand Opening, Stranger Things Bike Ride and More on June 5th

The Butts County Chamber of Commerce and Visitor's Center will be holding a ribbon cutting and open house at their new quarters located within the Historic Butts County Courthouse on June 5th at 1:30 PM. The former courthouse, which closed... Continue Reading →

🌞 Summer Reading Program Begins in June

Following our unplanned hiatus over the last 14 months due to the Global Pandemic, we are looking forward to starting up our popular Summer Reading Program again, which includes a variety of special programs that are sure to be popular... Continue Reading →

πŸ₯Ύ The Creeks Trail Opens June 5th, 2021

Looking for something to do on National Trails Day? The Grand Opening of The Creeks Recreational Trail System in Jackson and Butts County, Georgia, will take place on Saturday, June 5, 2021. The opening ceremonies will begin at 9:30 a.m.... Continue Reading →

πŸ› Historic Courthouse Reopens

After an 18 month construction process, preceded by an additional 12 month design and planning process, the Historic Butts County Courthouse officially reopened on May 7th, 2021 as the headquarters of the Butts County Chamber of Commerce/Visitor's Center, the Butts... Continue Reading →

πŸ† Annual Chamber Shining Light Awards Banquet Set For March 12

The Annual Butts County Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet is set for Thursday, March 12th at the Central Georgia EMC Annex from 5:30 PM-8:30 PM. The banquet is the Chamber's signature annual event and, in addition to being the yearly... Continue Reading →

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