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  • Fiddle Workshop on June 13th (6/6/2013)

    Sharptop Strings is pleased to host a fiddling workshop on June 13th in Jasper with renowned fiddler performer and instructor Brad Oviatt. Brad will present a two part session starting with Fiddle Tunes - history, components, and a "Fiddler's bag of tunes". Next, he will discuss Jamming and Groupi... more
  • Fiddle Workshop on June 13th
  • First Annual Angels on Horseback Summer Camp 2013 (6/6/2013)
    Proceeds will send our Instructors to National Conference in Orlando in November.
    Angels on Horseback will be hosting a week long Horse Camp for 10 children between the age of 6 – 12. Call quickly to sign up and reserve your camper’s spot! Cost is $250. A $100 non refundable fee needs to be sent with your child’s registration and must be dated before June 17th. Camp will run... more
  • First Annual Angels on Horseback Summer Camp 2013
  • Interim Superintendent Hired for Pickens County Schools (6/6/2013)

    It is with regret that we have accepted the resignation of our Superintendent of schools, Dr. Ben Desper. The two years that he has spent with us have been very meaningful. We have learned much from Dr. Desper as we watched him balance the responsibility of educating children with the responsibiliti... more
  • Interim Superintendent Hired for Pickens County Schools
  • Jasper benefits consultant lands $198K Fantasy 5 prize (6/6/2013)

    (ATLANTA) – A benefits consultant in Jasper is beaming, especially since winning a Fantasy 5 prize worth $198,422. Joseph Kapuscinski, 54, matched all five numbers from the June 1 drawing, winning the jackpot prize. Tate Market, 20 Canton Road in Tate, sold the winning Quik Pik ticket. Kapusci... more
  • Jasper benefits consultant lands $198K Fantasy 5 prize
  • The Bent Tree Strings Mountain Dulcimer Group Perfroms June 9th (6/6/2013)

    The Bent Tree Strings Mountain Dulcimer Group would like to invite the public to their concert of Celtic, Olde Time Music, Fiddle Tunes, and Hymns on Sunday night, June 9th, at New Lebanon Presbyterian Church at 7:00 PM. Selections for the evening will include old time music and fiddle tunes, su... more
  • The Bent Tree Strings Mountain Dulcimer Group Perfroms June 9th
  • What’s Happening at the Jasper Farmers Market (6/6/2013)

    Lots of dogs at the market Saturday. They came to get their shots but they didn’t realize that was what they were there for until it was over. They just thought it was a fun day at the park, meeting and sniffing new friends and getting lots of hugs from small children. There were cats too, but s... more
  • What’s Happening at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • ANIMAL SHELTER STOP & DROP DONATION DAY A SUCCESS (6/4/2013)

    On May 25th, Saturday, the first sign that something different was going on at the Animal Shelter of Pickens County was the newly designed signs going up (donated by Rosene Creative, a designer, & Imprint in Time) & the blue tent (a donation to the shelter) being raised and decorated with flags & b... more
  • ANIMAL SHELTER STOP & DROP DONATION DAY A SUCCESS
  • Come Join the Tomato Sandwich Fiesta with your Pickens County Republican Party (6/4/2013)
    June 22nd from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    This is a new twist on our annual event that allows people to have the classic tomato sandwich but adding a couple of tacos from Pueblo’s Across the Border Cantina Restaurant to spice up the affair and encourage new folks to come and see what is happening in the Pickens County Republican Party. In... more
  • Doug Collins & Charlie Bethel Meet & Greet Their Pickens Voters (6/4/2013)
    June 15th at Jerusalem Community Center
    You are cordially invited to a special party on June 15th at Jerusalem Community Center at 2681 Jerusalem Church Road from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. to see the new faces of politics in Pickens County. Newly elected and still semi-strangers to many of the voters in Pickens County, the Republican Party... more
  • Doug Collins & Charlie Bethel Meet & Greet Their Pickens Voters
  • Enter to Win Dinner and a Movie for Two (6/4/2013)
    The Princess Bride at Tater Patch Players Theater on June 8th
    Answer the questions correctly to be entered in a drawing to win two tickets to see The Princess Bride on June 8, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. at the Tater Patch Players and a $25 Rocco's Gift Card. Winner announced on Thursday, June 6, 2013....
  • Enter to Win Dinner and a Movie for Two
  • Four Legged Love From Pippin (6/4/2013)

    The following pet needs a forever home to fill with laughter and love: Hi, I am Pippin, a totally adorable two-month-old medium hair orange tabby kitten. I am calm, cuddly, and pretty mellow for my age. I have two brothers who have found their forever homes and now I am ready to find ... more
  • Four Legged Love From Pippin
  • Mayor Weaver's Golf Tournament Set For July 24th (6/4/2013)
    Benefits JYSA - Download Registration Form (PDF)
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  • Mayor Weaver's Golf Tournament Set For July 24th
  • New Members Always Welcome at Marble Valley Community Choir (6/4/2013)

    The Marble Valley Community Choir will perform June 12th as part of the Mt. Calvary Baptist Church's revival in Tate. The final rehearsal prior to performance will be June 11th at 7pm at the Creative and Performing Arts Academy, located at 95 Whitfield Drive, Suite A, Jasper. The MVCC is free ... more
  • New Members Always Welcome at Marble Valley Community Choir
  • UPDATED PSO Alert: Explosive Components Found at Residence on Talking Rock Hwy. (6/3/2013)
    Mr. Steve Burgess currently charged with Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute
    While serving a Superior Court Judges Temporary Protective Order at a residence on Talking Rock Highway near Jasper Georgia, Deputies discovered explosive components in the home. Due to the nature of the items found, the Georgia Bureau of Investigations was contacted to assist. In addition to contac... more
  • UPDATED PSO Alert:   Explosive Components Found at Residence on Talking Rock Hwy.
  • Louise Hawkins is Coco's Cottage Mother's Day Makeover Winner (5/30/2013)

    Coco's Cottage and local businesses hosted a Mother's Day Makeover contest. The grand prize winner was Louise Hawkins receiving an outfit from Coco's Cottage and a makeover by Northwest Salon. Entries were required to tell a little bit about their Mom -- what makes her so incredible and why she ... more
  • Louise Hawkins is Coco's Cottage Mother's Day Makeover Winner
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