Roxanne Janes unique pumpkin dessert won the Pumpkin vs. Sweet Potato competition; the voting public liked her cute little individual, ghostly, mini-cupcake sized cheesecakes since they were also delicious. As Champion, pumpkin will retain this title until next year’s rematch.
Ruth Poole, First... more
On Friday October 31, 2014, Halloween will be observed in the Jasper downtown business district from 4:00pm until 6:00pm.
"Trick or Treat" will follow in residential areas of Pickens County until 8:00pm.
At 3:30pm for pedestrian safety, Main Street will be closed from Spring Street north to ... more
Get ready to kick off the holiday season with an inspiring choral performance by the University of North Georgia’s Singers and Le Belle Voci, directed by Dr. John M. Broman, at Fellowship Presbyterian Church on Bent Tree Drive. These select ensembles, comprised of the best singers at UNG, will perf... more
Congratulations to the following Freshmen Superlative winners:
Biggest Disney Fanatic: Luke Collis and Emily Gibson
Best Eyes: Hunter Raynes and Shae Chadwick
Most Likely to become President: Nick DiPuma and Hannah Ballard
Most Shy: Corey Smith, Sierra Rice
Most Likely to be... more
This time of year many of our venomous species have given birth and the babies are reaching maturity enough so that they want to explore and leave the birth site. These inexperienced small snakes can end up in some peculiar places: outdoor pet dishes, outdoor shoes, potted plants, drainage ditches.... more
"Come play with us and our wonderful toys" was the invitation Kristina Harkins extended to local retired educators at their October meeting. Ms. Hawkins, representing Jasper Fitness Center, explained the Silver Slippers program available to many senior citizens through their insurance plans. She s... more
New Drama Program For Children at CAPAA (10/16/2014) Grades 3rd - 9th sign up by October 30th The Creative and Performing Arts Academy is excited to offer a new drama program for children in grades 3rd – 8th. The class will create and perform a Christmas themed piece. The students will be given the opportunity to act, write their own dialogue and monologues and there will also be seasonal mu... more
Marble Festival has passed; Talking Rock Heritage Days are a week away. Attention now turns to Pickens County's third annual fall festival-Tate Day.
In 2006, then Sole Commissioner Robert Jones signed a proclamation designating the first Saturday of each November as Marble Valley Friends' Tate D... more
Trail Tree Newsletter October 2014 (10/16/2014) PDF file - opens in another window In this issue: Trail tree database, Indian Trails Mapping Program, Mystery of the Trees Documentary, Mystery of the Trees Presentations and Book Signings, Dee Sturgis Artis, ...
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