| Ways to Save Energy During Record-Breaking Cold Temperatures (1/30/2014) |
Record-breaking cold temperatures are causing Georgia Power customers to experience higher than normal electric bills. Customers are heating their homes for much longer periods of time resulting in an increase in their electric usage.
Georgia Power wants to help you save money and energy this win... more
| CLOSINGS / CANCELLATIONS on January 30th (1/28/2014)|
Pikens County Schools closed for staff and students.
Pickens County Chamber of Commerce
Pickens County Library
Pickens County Government
Chattahoochee Technical College
Pickens Mountain Education Charter High School
Foothills Dental Associates
| Deal declares state of emergency (1/28/2014) |
After consultation with GEMA Director Charley English and other state agency heads, Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a state of emergency declaration related to the winter storm for the entire state of Georgia. The governor has delayed the opening of state government until noon tomorrow.
ďMany parts o... more
| Notes from the Capitol by State Representative Rick Jasperse (1/24/2014) |
The General Assemblyís most crucial responsibility each session is to pass two balanced state budgets: an amended budget for the current fiscal year and a full budget for the following fiscal year. Last year I was appointed to the Appropriations Committee that works on Pre-K through 12 spending. I ... more
| Be a part of Wolfscratch Farm 2014 CSA! (1/23/2014)|
Wolfscratch Farm introduces a CSA Open Market this year. The market is open only to CSA members from which they can freely choose based on a weekly credit that will be determined by the plan you choose. See link below for more information. Deadline for sign-up as February 15th, 2014....
| CTC menís basketball takes non-conference game over Southern Crescent Tech (1/23/2014) |
(SMYRNA) Ė Chattahoochee Tech took a midweek match-up with GCAA Division III Southern Crescent Technical College 81-67 on Wednesday night at the Smyrna Community Center. Freshman point guard Amonte Potterís 20 points on 8-of-13 shooting helped the Golden Eagles keep a scrappy Tigers team at bay in t... more
| Davies to Direct The Savannah Disputation (1/23/2014) |
Actor and director Whit Davies will be guest directing a special production for the Tater Patch Players this coming spring. The Savannah Disputation by Evan Smith is a funny and provocative story about two Catholic sisters living out their senior years together in Savannah, Georgia. Polar opposites ... more
| Four Legged Love From Liam (1/23/2014) |
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:
Hi, I am Liam, a domestic Longhair Mix male cat. I am a Buf... more
| Four Legged Love From Penny (1/23/2014) |
Due to some generous patrons who have prepaid the adoption fees, the Pickens Animal Control Shelter has several cats and kittens that are free to qualified homes.
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... more
| Gardner-Webb Freshman Tyler Craig Named Big South Men's Indoor Field Athlete of the Week (1/23/2014)|
Charlotte, N.C. (www.BigSouthSports.com) - Gardner-Webb's Tyler Craig has been named the Big South Conference Men's Indoor Field Athlete of the Week, the League announced today.
Craig, a freshman from Talking Rock, Ga., turned in the best freshman performance in Gardner-Webb school history as he ... more
| Purse Donations Needed for Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Auxiliary's New 2 Your Purse Sale (1/23/2014) |
Durning the Ladies Morning Out on February 15th
In cooperation with Piedmont Hospitalís Ladies Morning Out on February 15, 2014, 9:00 a.m. Ė 12:00 noon, at Chattahoochee Technical College, the PMH Auxiliary will be sponsoring the ever-popular New 2 You Purse Sale, Used Book Sale, Adorn Jewelry & More.
DONATIONS OF PURSES are still being acce... more
| The Jasper Farmers Market Wants to Know (1/23/2014) |
Annual Planning Meeting January 29th
The most popular reason to shop at a farmerís market is probably because the just-fresh-picked fruits and vegetables taste so much better. But there are plenty of other reasons to shop at a local farmers market and the Jasper Farmers Market wants to know what your reasons are.
Many of you are lo... more
| GOP COUNTY COMMITTEE MEETING HELD JANUARY 14TH (1/22/2014) |
PC Republican Party Chairman hosted the regular monthly meeting of the party featuring the Committee Meeting which involves county officials in the decisions for platform decisions of our county group in the year to come.
Special guests were Ron Johnson, 2nd Vice Chair-GA Republican Party & Chair... more
| It Isn't The British That Are Coming to the January 28th Monthy Tea Party Meeting, It's Project Appleseed (1/22/2014) |
Project Appleseed is an activity of The Revolutionary War Veterans Association, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, dedicated to teaching every American our shared heritage and history as well as traditional rifle marksmanship skills. The volunteer instructors travel across the country teaching th... more
| The Lion in Winter Presented by The Tater Patch Players (1/22/2014) |
Opening This Week
It was a colorful time in history. For a few, the privileged, everything was done in excess. For many more,the serfs, life was hard and stripped of all but bare necessities. Disputes were settled by the sword. The army was the most important thing in the kingdom. Flags and banners were carried... more