| Non-GMO Eggs at the Jasper Farmers Market (9/8/2014) |
If you are interested in reducing the amount of GMO products in your familyís diet, you might like to try Elaine Carey Goble's eggs. Her chickens now eat feed that does not contain corn or soy, the two biggest contributors to the GMO problem. It is an experiment because this new chicken feed is mo... more
| Pickens County Planning Commission Meeting (Video) (9/8/2014)|
| Town of Talking Rock Council Meeting (Video) (9/4/2014)|
| Retired Educators to be Busy as Bees (9/3/2014) |
Pickens County Retired Educators Association will begin its 2014-2015 schedule of activities on Wednesday, September 10th. In keeping with the Georgia Retired Educators Association' s (GREA) theme, "Busy as A Bee", the local association will be involved in regular meetings and in community projects.... more
| Jasper City Council Meeting (Video) (9/2/2014)|
Jack Dunn recognized for winning a National Pharmacist Award...
| Nelson City Council Meeting Video (9/2/2014)|
| American Legion Post 149 Raising Funds for Bullet Proof Vest for Jasper PD (8/29/2014) |
The American Legion Post 149, Pickens County has been asked by the Jasper Merchants Association to help raise $10,000 for new bulletproof vests for the Jasper Police Department.
These new vests are a substantial improvement over the current outdated ones they currently wear. The new ones are worn... more
| Getting to Know You Open House at Tater Patch Players Theater (8/29/2014) |
Tuesday, September 2 from 5 till 7 PM
The Tater Patch Players have five more performances of their latest show, Ken Ludwig's Postmortem. The performances will be August 29, 30, 31 and September 5 and 6. The Sunday show will be at 2 PM and the rest at 7:30 PM. Tickets are $15 for adults and $14 for seniors and students and can be boug... more
| Pickens County Recycling Centers New Rates & Labor Day Holiday Hours (8/29/2014) |
Effective July 29, 2014
The Pickens County Recycling Centers will be closed on Monday and Tuesday, September 1st & 2nd for the Labor Day Holiday. Rates have changed and below are the fees.
$1 per bag up to 33 gallons
$3 per for over 33 gallons
Bulk trash will be estimated by weight until scales are installed,... more
| Pickens County Schools Announce Their Teacher of the Year (8/29/2014) |
Congratulations to the following teachers for being chosen by their school as Teacher of the Year:
Jennifer Valeriana - Harmony Elementary School
Courtney Davis - Hill City Elementary
Kelly Weaver - Jasper Elementary School
Kim Hamilton - Jasper Middle School
| If you canít help one thousand, JUST HELP ONE (8/28/2014) |
Kick-off Meeting for 2014 Operation Christmas Child (Samaritanís Purse) Thursday, August 28, 2014
Your Operation Christmas Child team for Pickens County invites you to attend the countywide kick-off meeting on Thursday, August 28 at 6:30 p.m at Fellowship Presbyterian Church (389 Bent Tree Drive). All area churches, schools, community groups, businesses, pastors, mission leaders, Sunday school t... more
| Indoor Tanning Substantially Increases Skin Cancers OR - Dying for a Tan? (8/27/2014) |
Years ago an acquaintance in her early twenties made frequent use of indoor tanning booths. She noticed a dark, reddish, irregular mole on her left side which was diagnosed as melanoma. Unfortunately, this skin cancer had already spread to her lymph system. She died two years later after it reached ... more
| KPB August Green Thumb Award to The Fox Family (8/27/2014) |
Keep Pickens Beautiful is proud to present the August Green Thumb Award to Mr. and Mrs. Fox and their son Steve Fox of 212 Green Hill Road. Located in a lovely senior community in Jasper, a "diamond in the rough" is what the Fox family saw when they first came to Green Hill Road.
Evelyn and Dent... more
| OPTIMISTS CONTINUE ANNUAL DONATIONS (8/27/2014) |
The Optimist Club of Jasper continued their annual donations to Pickens County organizations at their regular meeting on August 21 at Last Catch Seafood restaurant.
Each of the organizations that receive donations from the local Optimist Club meets the mission of Optimist International of ďbringi... more
| Today Marked End of the 2014 Wednesday Jasper Farmers Market (8/27/2014) |
Today's Wednesday's market is the last mid-week market held this year. The peak harvest time is almost over, but vendors will still have summer vegetables, and the fall vegetables will be here soon. The Saturday market will continue through October. Pumpkins, cushaw and other winter squash are usu... more