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🌲129th Annual Indian Springs Camp Meeting is July 11-21

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 →

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🌲13th Annual Seven Islands Artifact Day Is October 5

Open to the public, the 13th 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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🌲 30th Annual Native American Festival Is September 7th and 8th

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. 2019 will mark its 30th year and the festival... Continue Reading →

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🍁 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 →

🍁Georgia’s Outdoor Capital 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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🌲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: 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 →

☕ 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 →

🎃 Jackson: Jackson Alive Fall Festival & Halloween on Second Street October 28

The 8th Annual Jackson Alive Fall Festival and Halloween on Second street is coming back to the downtown square in Jackson on Saturday, October 28th. Beginning at 9AM and sponsored by the Butts County Chamber of Commerce, the festival focuses... 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 →

🍁Jenkinsburg: Bar-B-Choo-Chew Fall Festival Was October 14

Do you love Georgia barbecue? How about Cornhole tournaments? Jenkinsburg's 2nd annual fall festival recently featured both a BBQ Competition Cookoff, Cornhole Tournament, boiled peanuts for sale, arts & crafts, hand-made items, children activities, demonstrations, and lots more. Live entertainment... Continue Reading →

🍁Jackson: 2017 Butts County Fair Was October 10

Sponsored by the Exchange Club of Jackson now for over 50 years, the Butts County Fall Fair (photo by Michael Davis, Jackson-Progress Argus) includes all the usual things to see and experience in a small town fair. Open for 5 nights... Continue Reading →

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