| Volunteers Needed for Summer Lunch Program by MUST Ministries (5/14/2014) |
Community Christian Fellowship, located on Sanders Street in Jasper, partnered with Must Ministries to provide lunches for children that were in need of lunch during the summer months. There are kids that only get the meals they are provided at school, so when school is out, these kids do not eat.
| Kiker Wealth Management Host Pickens County Chamber First Friday Morning Mixer (5/13/2014) |
The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce Bi-Monthly First Friday Morning Mixer was held on March 2nd from 7:30-9:00 am at Kiker Wealth Management. Kiker Wealth Management and its staff did a wonderful job hosting the May’s Morning Mixer which is free and open to the public. There were approximately ... more
| Pickens County Chamber of Commerce May Business After-Hours (5/13/2014) |
Hosted by Protective Structures, Ltd
The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce offers a monthly opportunity for Chamber Members, as well as the public, to come together at a local business to enjoy food, fun and networking along with an opportunity to win some cash!
The May Business After-Hours was hosted by Protective Structures, Ltd.... more
| Pickens County Chamber Recognizes Misty's Boutique & Massage with a Ribbon Cutting (5/13/2014) |
The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome new member Misty's Boutique & Massage to the Chamber and congratulate them on their Ribbon Cutting, held May 1st.
Misty's Boutique & Massage is a unique clothing and gift shoppe. They offer women's apparel sizes from xs-3x, girl's cloth... more
| Four Legged Love From Prince and James (5/12/2014) |
Six week old male kittens
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 the following pets who needs a forever home to fill with laughter and love:
Hi! Whew! And ZippyDo Da! We are Prince and James, two v... more
| Four Legged Love From Torrin (5/12/2014) |
5-month-old male Husky mix dog
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 the following pet who needs a forever home to fill with laughter and love:
Hello, I am Torrin, a fun loving and playful Husky mix puppy... more
| Marble Valley Friends Yard Sale (5/12/2014) |
May 16 & 17, 2014
Marble Valley Friends, a historic preservation organization headquartered in Tate, conducts an annual yard sale each May. The 2014 version will be held on May 16th and 17th in the Old Tate Gym. The hours of sale on Friday are 8:00 A.m. until 4:00 P.M. On Saturday, sales will again begin at 8:00 A.M.... more
| Nelson Police Department Newsletter (5/12/2014)|
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It has been a busy month once again getting things organized, writing policies, attending training and performing regular police activity. Follow link to PDF of entire newsletter....
| Pickens GOP Awards Local Senior for Excellence at PHS Awards Ceremony (5/12/2014) |
Katie O’Shields received a special scholarhip award from the Pickens County Republican Party on May 6 during the PHS Awards Ceremony. She received the award for her essay and interview on the 4th Amendment.
Teb Bowman, Chairman of the PC GOP, proudly presented the $500 award to help further he... more
| Play On! Coming to the Tater Patch Players Stage in June (5/12/2014) |
The play within a play, written by Rick Abbot, is a peek inside the inner workings of a community theater. Money is tight for many theaters, and the opportunity to stage a play without paying royalties is a temptation, but is it a good idea?
Local playwright Phyllis Montague, has written her firs... more
| Retired Educators to Present Awards and Recognitions (5/12/2014) |
The Pickens County Retired Educators Association (PCREA) will hold its May meeting on the 14th at United Community Bank. The catered lunch will begin at 11:00 A.M. with the business session following at noon.
Program Chair Kathy Wallace announces that the program will concentrate on recognitions ... more
| Taste of the Season at the Jasper Farmers Market (5/12/2014) |
Want some new ideas for how to prepare the spring vegetables that are available at the Jasper Farmers Market now? Would you like to have samples and recipes? One of the more popular market events is the ‘Taste of the Season” and it is coming up this Saturday. The talented cooks preparing and pres... more
| THE SUBJECT OF THIS WEEK’S TEA PARTY CONVERSATION IS THE SECOND AMENDMENT TO THE U.S. CONSTITUTION (5/12/2014) |
The Second Amendment (Amendment II) to the United States Constitution protects the right of individuals to keep and bear arms. This is a subject that the Supreme Court of the U. S. (SCOTUS) has visited several times since it’s inclusion in the U.S. Constitution. For more detail on decisions prior ... more
| Watch for LEOS (5/12/2014) |
LEGS are frequenting the byways of Pickens County. These LEOS are not dangerous wandering lions, but the student segments of the Jasper Lions Club. Jasper Lions sponsor LEO Clubs at Pickens High School, Pickens County Middle School and Jasper Middle School. The acronym LEO stands for Leadership, Exp... more
| Georgia State Park Gift Cards Now Available (5/9/2014) |
Gift ideas include camping, cabins, boat tours and golf
(ATLANTA) -- Searching for the perfect gift for an outdoor enthusiast? Georgia State Parks now offer gift cards that can be used for campsites, cabins, yurts, retail shops, picnic shelters, historic sites, boat rentals, golf and numerous other outdoor activities. Some popular sites to redeem the car... more