| Cody Jones Receives 12th Man Award at Pickens Alumni Football Game (3/23/2013) |
Pickens beat Gilmer 20-13
The Gilmer versus Pickens Alumni Football game was held on March 9, 2013 at the
Huff-Mosley Memorial Stadium in Ellijay, Georgia.
Prior to the game, Cody Jones was recognized by the Pickens Gridiron Dragons Alumni Football team for being the 12th Man, "Heart of the Dragons". Although Cody was... more
| $320M Powerball jackpot up for grabs Saturday (3/22/2013) |
(ATLANTA) – Powerball continues to roll and the jackpot has grown larger to a mammoth $320 million to a single annuity winner for Saturday’s drawing. Georgia Lottery players across the state won big from Wednesday’s drawing, and the excitement continues to grow.
The jackpot has grown since Feb. 9... more
| WILDWOOD TEAMS UP WITH NORTH GEORGIA FALCONS TO OFFER HIGH SCHOOL TEAM SPORTS (3/22/2013) |
Wildwood Students Can Participate on High School Football, Basketball, Baseball Teams
(Marble Hill, Georgia) — Wildwood Christian Academy is teaming up with the North Georgia Falcons sports program to offer high school sports to Wildwood students.
“As Wildwood grows and expands to include a high school, students will have the opportunity to participate in team sports within the su... more
| ElectTheRightCandidate.US announces Georgia General Assembly Grades (3/21/2013)|
Uses Real Legislation to Gauge Voting Philosophy
ElectTheRightCandidate.US supports electing public servants who truly believe in foundational principles of the United States and defeating those who do not.
We report "letter grades" for Georgia Representatives and Senators based on their votes that either support or oppose:
| Special Election: Sunday Package Sales Passes in Pickens County (3/19/2013) |
Sunday Package Sales passes with a little over two-thirds of the 1020 votes in the Special Election held today.
Below are the unofficial results. Provisional ballots are NOT included.
YES - 692 (67.84%)
NO - 328 (32.16%)
Registered Voters / Ballots Cast / ... more
| Burnt Mountain Center Mean & Lean in 2013 (3/19/2013) |
Burnt Mountain Center encourages everyone to walk a mile daily. Here are some tips to help with walking:
Stay Hydrated: Drinking a 16.9 ounce bottle of water 2-3 hours before and also during your walk will keep you hydrated.
Have a Snack: Eating a small snack before a walk helps boost your met... more
| Burnt Mountain Matters March 2013 (3/19/2013)|
Newsletter for Burnt Mountain Center (PDF)
Newsletter features: Meet the BMC Board, BMC Turkey Trot T-Shirt Contest, PARC News, Job-Site Spotlight, BMC Birthdays, Employees of the Month, 2013 Club Updates, BMC Mean & Lean in 2013, and Stars of the Month....
| Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp Extends Deadline for Corporate Registrations from April 1 till May 31, 2013 (3/19/2013) |
Secretary of State Brian Kemp signed following order regarding corporate registration on Monday, February 25, 2013:
ORDER EXTENDING FILING OF 2013 ANNUAL REGISTRATION
The Corporation Commissioner for the State of Georgia (the “Commissioner”) has determined that:
Due t... more
| MORE MOTIVATING ACTIVITIES FOR TEA PARTIERS (3/19/2013) |
The March meeting of the Pickens County Tea Party will feature two speakers—Stephen Hall and Joel Foster:
Mr. Hall will bring us up to date on the status of the FairTax Bill in the U.S. Congress, HR 25. Stephen is a long-time resident of Pickens County, attending college, an ardent proponent o... more
| Pets and Snake Bites (3/19/2013) |
With the beautiful warmer weather, people and their pets are spending more time outdoors. Unfortunately, snakes like the warmer weather too. This is the time of year when we are just starting to see snake bite emergencies. In this area, copperhead bites are most common, but we also see a few rattles... more
| Pickens County Planning & Development February 2013 Report (3/19/2013)|
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| Rep. Jasperse Report From the Capitol (3/19/2013)|
| Vote Today in Special Election for Sunday Package Sales in Pickens County (3/19/2013) |
Polls are open today from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. for a Special Election on Sunday package sales in all of Pickens County. The City of Jasper passed this last year to allow Sunday sales within the city limits of Jasper.
Vote YES or NO to the following question on ballot: Shall the governing authority ... more
| WILDWOOD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY DONATES TO BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS’ CAPITAL CAMPAIGN FUND (3/19/2013) |
Father/Daughter Dance Proceeds Benefit Building Fund for New Teen Club
In the spirit of celebrating Valentine’s Day, Wildwood Christian Academy's K-5th grade girls danced the night away at their inaugural Father/Daughter dance at Sharptop Arts Center in Jasper. A fun evening of dress-up and dancing sent funds to the Boys & Girls Clubs’ Capital Campaign Fund.
"We wan... more
| WILDWOOD STUDENTS COMPETE IN ORATORICAL CONTEST SPONSORED BY THE OPTIMIST CLUB OF JASPER (3/19/2013) |
Wildwood Places 1st in Two Categories and Moves to Next Level of Competition
(Marble Hill, Georgia) — Wildwood middle school students Alexis Cook, Emily Fitts, Oscar McMullen and Jackson Melton showcased their speaking skills at the 2013 Oratorical Contest sponsored by the Optimist Club of Jasper. Students representing Wildwood Christian Academy, Pickens Middle and Dawson Mi... more
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