| WILDWOOD’S MASCOT “FANG” VISITS PRE-SCHOOL STUDENTS (10/22/2013) |
Fang Brings Reading Circle Time to Life
(Marble Hill, Georgia) — Wildwood Christian Academy’s pre-school had a special visitor last week. "Fang", the school’s mascot, joined young students during reading circle.
"Our pre-school students are currently learning about nocturnal animals. After nap time, we heard a knock at the door and in ... more
| TEA PARTY MEETING AT PUEBLO’S CANTINA WAS FACT PACKED & GARNERED QUESTIONS (10/18/2013) |
The Round Table sponsored every second Tuesday monthly by the Pickens County Tea Party is meant to allow people a relaxed environment outside the confines of a "meeting" so that issues, ideas & suggestions can get into the pipeline.
Not only did we have Michael McNeely, 1st Vice Chair of the Ga.... more
| THE CANDIDATES ARE COMING! DO YOU KNOW WHO THESE PEOPLE ARE? (10/18/2013) |
Even though the Ga. Supreme Court is trying to decide the dates for filing for offices, candidates are not waiting to get the money down before announcing they are running.
On Saturday, October 26 at Chattahoochee Technical College in Jasper, all candidates who have announced intentions for the ... more
| Four Legged Love From Didi (10/16/2013) |
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 Didi, a ten month old female Retriever-Spaniel mix... more
| Georgia Bean Roasters, a new small business in Nelson, launches crowd-funding campaign to take their coffee roasting mobile. (10/16/2013) |
Georgia Bean Roasters turns to community support to start a new chapter in their business.
(Nelson, GA)— Brian Cain and Zachary Willoughby, partners in the Nelson based business called Georgia Bean Roasters, turned to the popular crowd-funding website called Kickstarter to take their home-based coffee roasting business mobile
Georgia Bean Roasters was started in August of 2013 when ow... more
| GEORGIA DOT SEEKS PUBLIC REVIEW AND COMMENT ON ITS FEDERALLY FUNDED PROJECTS (10/16/2013)|
Public Encouraged to Attend Local Meetings
The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) is about to present the Draft FY 2014 - 2017 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) in Northwest Georgia for public review and comment.
The STIP is a four-year program that specifies federally funded transportation projects for non-ur... more
| Only Two More Saturdays for Regular Season of Jasper Farmers Market (10/16/2013) |
Only two more Saturdays left in the regular Jasper Farmers Market season and even, this late, there were few new vendors. It’s not over until it’s over and this year it still won’t be over then because there will be a Winter Season.
Those of you who want to purchase even more of your food loca... more
| Pickens County 4-H Hog Team Ends Season With Great Success (10/16/2013) |
This year the 24th Annual Georgia National Fair in Perry was held October 3-13. Eight 4-H’ers traveled to Perry on Oct. 10-12 for the market hog and breeding gilt show.
Courtney Chapman, Emily Dean, Elizabeth Adams, Carter & Mattie Nicholson, Ashley Edwards, Eli Godfrey, and Joshua Moss check... more
| Adult Education Recognized for Work in Bartow, Cherokee, Gilmer and Pickens (10/14/2013) |
The Technical College System of Georgia recently recognized Adult Education at Chattahoochee Technical College for meeting or exceeding enrollment and educational functioning level achievement goals. The program was one of 13 in the state to receive such recognition.
“It is gratifying to see our ... more
| CARES July - September 2013 Newsletter (10/14/2013)|
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In this issue: Eighth Annual Taste of Pickens, Volunteer Highlight - Ivan Brown, From the Front Lines, What does it mean to be poor in America?, and Leader Appreciation Week ...
| Collaborations Drives Discussion in Development of State Drug Treatment Standards for Adolescents (10/14/2013) |
Jacque Buice, Founder and Executive Director of Collaborations for Resiliency in Children, Inc. was recently appointed to Georgia’s Committee for Treatment Standards for Juvenile Drug Courts. Judge Brenda S. Weaver, Chief Superior Court Judge for the Appalachian Judicial Circuit, was instrumental in... more
| Feed Our Family Thanksgiving Dinner Changes This Year (10/14/2013) |
Families will receive and entire Thanksgiving meal to prepare themselves
Hill City Elementary in conjunction with Feed Our Family GA is making a change in the Thanksgiving meal distribution for this year only. Food boxes that contain items to cook an entire Thanksgiving meal will be available to families in need this holiday season. The boxes will contain all the ingredi... more
| Georgia GOP Officials Present Program in Pickens County (10/14/2013) |
On October 8th, Jasper became the gathering place for the top Republican leaders in Georgia. They were the guests of the Pickens County Republican Party and were here to ask what a lot of people seem to be thinking, "IS THE REPUBLICAN PARTY THE PARTY OF 'NO'"?.
Prior to the meeting at 7 p.m. ... more
| LEOs and Marble Festival (10/14/2013) |
As the 2013-14 school term began,a new LEO club came into being. That third Leo club sponsored by Jasper Lions is at Jasper Middle School. With Lion Brian Barnhill, Assistant Principal at JMS, serving as Lion Club liaison and assisted by faculty members Liz Fann and Susan Harden, the club is off to ... more
| Make Your Own Drum at Lakota Cove! (10/14/2013) |
November 22nd, 23rd, and 24th!
"Eat, Pray, Drum... A Native American Experience"
Mark Barfoot, drum maker for over 43 years, will guide you on a journey of making your own elkhide hand drum and beater. He will share with you his knowledge of native culture, the importance of the drum in Indian life, and wolf clan teachings,... more