| Old Favorites and New Faces (7/25/2013) |
The Fantasticks, Tater Patch Players’ next show is about love and dreams. What adventures lie beyond the garden wall? Do I pursue the "forbidden" love? When there is love, is there hurt when love dies? Serious topics for most young folks and perhaps pondering these things are a part of growing u... more
| Chattahoochee Tech Extends Admissions Deadline for Prospective Students (7/24/2013) |
Chattahoochee Technical College announced today that it is extending the deadline for prospective students. The new document deadline has been extended to July 31, at 6 p.m. for new and transferring students to have documents submitted for admission for Fall Semester.
“The extension gives everyon... more
| Become a Friend of the Pickens Library (7/23/2013) |
Members Benefit with a Pre-Sale of the Community Book Sale
The Friends of the Library annual Community Book Sale starts at 4 p.m. on Thursday, September 5 with a Members Only pre-sale. Once again Chattahoochee Tech in Jasper will host the sale.
Public sale hours:
Friday 9 a.m. till 6 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. till noon.
Become a Friend of the Libra... more
| Four Legged Love From Obie (7/23/2013) |
If you are looking for a loyal and fun companion, a buddy for one of your pets, someone to talk to, take rides with, or hold in your lap, please consider one of the following pets who need a forever home to fill with laughter and love:
Hi, I am Obsidian because my black coat gleams and shimmers ... more
| FREE MOVIE: 'THIS LAND IS MINE' (7/23/2013) |
Friday, July 26th at 7 p.m.
The Pickens County Tea Party proudly announces the showing of the movie “THIS LAND IS MINE” on Friday, July 26th beginning at 7 p.m. at the Cornerstone Church at 145 Cornerstone Dr. (off Camp Rd.)
This 1944 Academy Award winning movie is a part of the FREE FRIDAY MOVIE NIGHT being offered by the... more
| FUN, FUN, FUNdraiser Motorcycle Rally (7/23/2013) |
Awesome is such an overused word, but it is hard to come up with another that describes the happenings at Rocco’s on June 30th. ‘Get Your Motor Runnin’ for Kids’ Motorcycle Rally sponsored by Prevent Child Abuse Pickens’ (PCAPickens) combined with a corn hole tournament attracted over 70 motorcycl... more
| Odd Pairs abound on the Tater Patch stage (7/23/2013) |
In the Tater Patch Players upcoming production of The Fantasticks, unusual characters abound. As the audience enters, an odd assortment of folks are setting up what looks like a gypsy camp, or maybe a carnival midway. One of the actors was heard saying, "In this fantasy show, you never really kno... more
| OPINION: Nelson Rumored De-Annexation Petitions (7/23/2013)|
| Pickens County 4-H Sponsors 'A Taste of 4-H' (7/23/2013) |
CALLING ALL 5th-12th GRADE STUDENTS and PARENTS!!!!
Join us for "A Taste of 4-H" on Saturday, July 27, 2013 from 10:00AM-12:00PM at the Community Center at Roper Park. This is an event open to all 5th-12th grade students in public or private school, and also to students that are enrolled in a homeschool program. The “Taste of 4-H” is an opportunity... more
| Weather Hinders Crop Production and Prediction (7/23/2013) |
This unusual weather has caused problems with crops and made it difficult to predict when fruits and vegetables will be at the market. Red Apple Barn from Ellijay brought a trailer load of peaches and some corn to the market on Saturday. You didn't even have to get there early because there were ... more
| Nelson Park Bond Project Ground Breaking (7/22/2013) |
Ground Breaking was held on July 18th for the new Nelson Park Bond Project. It's expected to be completed in 90 days.
Photo includes L-R: Joey Smith, Maintenance City of Nelson; Edith Portillo, City of Nelson Councilwoman; Jonathan Bishop, City of Nelson Mayor Pro-Tem; Brandy Edwards, City of Nel... more
| Chattahoochee Tech Introduces New Social Media Specialization (7/21/2013) |
Chattahoochee Technical College will introduce a new specialization in its Marketing Management Program this fall. Students in the program will now have the option of specializing in social media in addition to the occupational courses in the field of marketing management. The first class in the seq... more
| Four Piedmont hospitals named among (7/21/2013) |
Piedmont Atlanta Hospital, Piedmont Fayette Hospital, Piedmont Mountainside Hospital and Piedmont Newnan Hospital have been named one of the nation’s “Most Wired” hospitals, according to the results of the Health Care’s Most Wired 2013 Survey released in the July issue of Hospitals & Health Networks... more
| Georgia State Chili Challenge: Still a Challenge (7/19/2013)|
It was a dark and stormy night....and still they came to the chili gridiron in the north Georgia mountains for the ninth consecutive year to match wits and spices with the best chiliheads the southeast can offer. From Florida, Alabama, Georgia and even Chicago, IL they came to fight on the sodden so...
| Come to the Jasper Farmers Market Join June’s Knit Withs* (7/18/2013) |
The Gojiberry Event presented by Joe Murphy was well received by an attentive group of interested Jasper Farmers Market patrons. Several in the audience were eager to grow some of their own berries and all of the plants he had available were purchased. If you are interested and missed it, Joe Murp... more
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