| COME JOIN THE CHORUS, THE MIGHTY, MIGHTY CHORUS…… (8/4/2014) |
The Marble Valley Community Choir is looking for New Members for their upcoming 2014-15 Concert Season. They meet on select Monday evenings at 7:00 p.m. at the Creative and Performing Arts Academy at 95 Whitfield Drive, Jasper, GA.
You do not have to read music or have ever been in a choir... ... more
| Nelson Police Department August Newsletter (8/4/2014)|
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In this issue: Public Safety Day, Nelson Reserve Unit 5K Hill Challenge, Reserve Unit, Town Hall Meetings, Budget and Grant News, Bible School Parade and 4th of July Parade, School Is Starting, Home Owners Association, Abandoned and dilapidated properties...
| Pickens and Cherokee County Sheriff Offices Looking For Fugitive (8/4/2014) |
Looking in the Salacoa area near Henderson Mountain Road
A Code Red warning was issued for residents in the in the Salacoa area near Henderson Mountain Road to stay in their homes, and be on lookout for a fugitive that the Pickens and Cherokee County Sheriff Offices are currently searching for in the area.
Timothy Eugene Smith could possible by armed ... more
| Pickens County Board of Education Personnel Action Report (8/4/2014)|
Called Meeting on August 4, 2014
| Tater Patch Players Announces 2015 Season (8/4/2014) |
Tater Patch Players announces the following shows for their 2015 season:
Farce of Nature, by Jones Hope Wooten. Opens January 23. This will be the GEORGIA PREMIERE of this great writing trio's latest show.
Sylvia, by A. R. Gurney opens April 10. A delightful and zany comedy ab... more
| Chattahoochee Tech Volunteers for Hungry Children (8/2/2014) |
Dozens of Chattahoochee Technical College students, faculty and staff banded together to pack lunch for 300 toddlers to teenagers in Pickens County recently. The group decorated lunch bags, assembled sandwiches, and packed treats for children as a service learning project at the Appalachian Campus.
| Pickens County Schools Open House Schedule & Elementary School Supply List (8/2/2014) |
School starts August 11, 2014
Below are the open house dates for Pickens County Schools followed by School Supply list for the Elementary Schools in a PDF format.
Don't forget to send us your Back to School pictures on the first day for us to post on our site and social media pages. Email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
| Pickens Ferst Foundation 'Leap Into Books' Parent Newsletter (8/2/2014)|
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In this Issue: Why Should Children Read?, Gummy Bear Popsicles, Georgia Authors' Month, Donor Spotlight, What's Going on in the Library, Reading from Birth, Have you Moved, Like their Facebook page, Does Reading Really Matter?
| PUBLIC MEETINGS SCHEDULED RE: GEORGIA DEER MANAGEMENT PLAN (8/2/2014) |
Georgia’s white-tailed deer population is a great natural resource that provides aesthetic, consumptive, and economic value. Each year, approximately 300,000 deer hunters harvest nearly 400,000 deer over the course of the deer season. The annual economic impact of deer hunting in Georgia exceeds $... more
| Four Legged Love From Cinnamon (8/1/2014) |
Cinnamon is a super sweet female Pit Bull Terrier that loves to ride in the car. Won't you consider adopting her?
If you're unable to adopt, you can always help the Shelter by donating items from their Wish List.
| Sheriff Craig is New President of the Georgia Sheriffs’ Youth Homes (8/1/2014) |
Pickens County Sheriff Donnie Craig was sworn in as the 2014-2015 President of the Georgia Sheriffs' Youth Homes, Inc. during the annual Georgia Sheriffs' Association Summer Training Conference on July 22 at Lake Lanier. Governor Nathan Deal presided over the installation ceremony of Youth Homes' o... more
| Four Legged Love From Maverick (7/31/2014) |
A one-year-old, brown Australian shepherd mix, male dog
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 one of the following pets who need a forever home to fill with laughter and love:
Hello, I am Maverick, a handsome and fun dog. I like o... more
| GA DOT Seeking Public Input on State’s Transportation Needs & Funding (7/31/2014) |
As state and national leaders consider alternatives for funding future transportation needs, the Georgia Department of Transportation wants to know what Georgians would like in their 21st Century transportation system and how they recommend paying for it.
The public is asked to spend a few minute... more
| Jasper Lions Visit Haiti via Mission Trip Report (7/31/2014) |
When Jasper Lions Club met on July 24th, the evening’s program was presented by one its own. Lion Alexa Baggs who recently participated in a ten day mission trip to Haiti, spoke of that venture. The trip was arranged by the First Baptist Church of Jasper. Seven persons, adults and youths, went to... more
| Mountain High Music Fall Equinox at Eagle's Rest on Mt. Oglethorpe (7/31/2014) |
Tuesday, September 23rd at 2pm
The dulcimers are coming ... the dulcimers are coming ... to play their mountain music during the Fall Equinox, Tuesday, September 23rd, beginning at 2pm at Eagle's Rest on Mt. Oglethorpe.
The Bent Tree Strings will bring their dulcimer music to the mountaintop to help celebrate the Fall Equinox.... more
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