| Four Legged Love From Henlen and Brisco (1/8/2013) |
The following pets are looking for a home to fill with laughter and love.
We are Henlen and Brisco, long-haired standard Dachshunds. I am Henlen, the girl, and I have a beautiful black and white coat. My brother, Brisco, is brown and white. He is very handsome. We are both eight month... more
| Four Legged Love From Kitty (1/8/2013) |
The following pet is looking for a home to fill with laughter and love.
Hi, my name is Kitty even though I am a well-behaved, smart, and pretty dog. You see, I don’t like cats very much so ironically I was named Kitty. I am obedient, friendly, and sweet. I am a two year old tricol... more
| PSO Alert: Ammunition Found in Bathroom at Jasper Middle School (1/8/2013) |
Law enforcement officers did not locate any items of concern after thorough search.
Earlier today, some ammunition was located inside one of the student bathrooms at Jasper Middle School. A student immediately notified school officials and a decision was made to implement all safety precautions. These procedures included locking down the school campus and calling in law enforcement... more
| Congratulations to the Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Auxiliary! (1/7/2013) |
During the recent Council on Auxiliaries/Volunteers of the Georgia Hospital Association, the Piedmont Mountainside Auxiliary received the 2012 Community of Conscience Outreach Award for their contribution of $25,000.00 toward the cost of equipment for emergency medical services (EMS) in Pickens Coun... more
| Sharing the Gospel in Mexico (1/5/2013) |
Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Matt. 28:19
Mike and Pam Richardson have been ministering in Mexico for nearly 20 years. They have seen many souls saved, many lives changed, and much growth within their community and beyond.
This summer, I (R.J.) had the unique opportunity to go to Mexico and serve with them for over a month. Anna Lee join... more
| Entries Now Accepted For Sharptop Arts Quilt Show (1/3/2013) |
Show Dates February 7 through March 2, 2013
You are cordially invited to enter the Sharptop Arts Association Quilt Show which will run February 7 through March 2, 2013. The Show will be sponsored by The Quilt Shop on Main and Mountain Fabrics, both located in Jasper.
There will be one award going to the Best of Show, a $100 Gift Certificat... more
| Online Retailers to Begin Collecting Sales Tax in Georgia (1/3/2013) |
Beginning December 31, out-of-state retailers who sell merchandise to Georgia residents through commission-based Internet links are legally required to collect state and local sales taxes. The Georgia Retail Association - the trade group representing the state’s retail businesses – said the arrival ... more
| Tennis 101 Class Beginning Mid-January (1/3/2013) |
Saturday Class starts on January 12 and Wednesday Class starts January 16
Bent Tree Tennis will be hosting a new season of Tennis 101, which is specifically designed for new players to the game. It will teach you the basics of the game and gets you playing tennis fast! No need to be embarrassed about not knowing anything about tennis. All that is required is an interest ... more
| Aubrey Joy Adeline Schmidt is First Baby of 2013 (1/2/2013) |
Delivered at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital
Congratulations to Heather and Bryan Schmidt on the birth of their baby girl, Aubrey Joy Adeline Schmidt. Aubrey was the first baby born in 2013 at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital.
Aubrey Joy Adeline Schmidt was born on January 1, 2013 at 12:56 p.m weighing
7 lbs. 2 oz. and 21 inches long. Prou... more
| CONGRESSMAN-ELECT COLLINS SUPPORTS CONGRESSIONAL PAY FREEZE AND FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY ACT (1/1/2013)|
| Rep. Graves Statement On Senate Fiscal Cliff Bill (1/1/2013)|
| ***WEATHER ALERT*** Use caution on Hwy. 136 (Burnt Mountain Road) near Monument Road and Sunrise Ridge (12/29/2012) |
The Pickens County Sheriff's Office has received several reports of light accumulation on the roadway on Hwy 136 (Burnt Mountain Rd) and several of the side roads in higher elevations.
If you must travel through this area, please use extreme caution.... more
| Single-Load Liquid Laundry Packets Are Harmful to Children (12/29/2012) |
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is advising parents and caregivers to lock up single-load liquid laundry packets and keep them away from children.
Liquid laundry packets are attractive to children because they are soft and colorful and resemble familiar items like candy and tee... more
| Have you Seen Those LEOs? (12/27/2012) |
There is a very good chance you have seen the PHS LEOs around the community in the past several weeks. They have been much involved in Fill-A- Stocking activities with their sponsoring club, Jasper Lions.
On November 30th, December lst, 7th, and 8th, LEOs participated in the bucket brigades colle... more
| Optimist Club of Jasper 2012-13 Essay Contest Deadline January 16th (12/27/2012) |
The Optimist Club of Jasper is now accepting entries for the annual 2012-13 Optimist Essay Contest where interested youth can write on the topic 'How Can I help My Friends Realize Their Value?'
The Pickens County winner will receive a $150 cash prize and will be entered in the Georgia Optimist Di... more
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