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🎄Holiday Season Events for 2018

The Thanksgiving/Christmas holiday season has arrived, and whether we're ready or not, it's time to start looking ahead to the 2018 Holiday Season and the events which define the season. Several events that our community looks forward to each year... 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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🌲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 →

⭐ 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 →

🎄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 →

🍁Autumn Season Gears Up In Butts County

September is here and with it, autumn returns on the 22nd, bringing with it all of the changes in the year that so many of us look forward to, especially as the hot summer temperatures give way to the cooler breezes... Continue Reading →

🍴Fresh Air Barbecue Named to “100 Plates Locals Love” for 2017-2018

ATLANTA, June 5, 2017— Fresh Air Barbecue of Jackson has been awarded the 2017/2018 “100 Plates Locals Love” distinction by Georgia Department of Economic Development’s Tourism Division (GDEcD). Georgia Tourism’s third annual list of “100 Plates Locals Love” is featured... Continue Reading →

⭐️Article: Summer Fun in Butts County

Summer in Butts County has already arrived, despite what the calendar might say at the time of this writing. School is out, vacation plans are underway for many and the air conditioning is already cranked up as spring gives way... Continue Reading →

⭐️The Next Big Thing!

May has arrived, and with it, some BIG NEWS! Well over a year of planning has led us to the first major step in developing our tourism and marketing potential as a destination county in the northern half of Georgia. In... Continue Reading →

⭐️Article: Waking Up to Spring

It seems odd to write an article about spring on a morning when the temperatures have once again dropped below the 30° mark, but like all things in Georgia, change happens fast and we can count on warmer weather just... Continue Reading →

⭐️Article: Looking Back, Looking Forward

It's time to say goodbye to the old year of 2016 and welcome in the new year of 2017, along with all the hope and promise that a new year brings. Before we do that though, I thought we should... Continue Reading →

Historic Carmichael House Reopens 

The historic J.R. Carmichael House reopened on Saturday, December 10th from 1PM until 5PM for its first public unveiling, following a successful series of private showings earlier this month. The beautiful Queen Anne-style mansion on McDonough Road has recently undergone... Continue Reading →

Article: December Events in Butts County

Happy December! The last month of 2016 has arrived, bringing with it all of the joys of the holiday season and a lot of really cool things to see and do as our community gets geared up to celebrate Christmas...and... Continue Reading →

Article: November Events in Butts County

November is arriving, and fall is well underway in our community, coming in on the heels of a very busy October that included the County Fair, Fall Festivals, Halloween, Dauset Trails events and so much more. We even had a... Continue Reading →

Article: October Events In Butts County

Fall has finally arrived, and everywhere around us, you can feel and see the changes happening, especially as the hot summer temperatures give way to the cooler breezes of the season. Many of the trees are starting to show a... Continue Reading →

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