Pickens County 4-H Shotgun Team Heading to State This Saturday (5/5/2014) 32 team members will compete at Rock Eagle in Eatonton, GA All of the Pickens County 4-H Shotgun Team qualified on April 26th in Blairsville, GA for the upcoming State Competition this Saturday, May 10th at Rock Eagle in Eatonton, GA.
The 32 members, 17 Seniors (9th through 12th Grade) and 15 Juniors (7th & 8th Grade), will compete with over 1,200 indivi... more
Play On! is a comedy about the production of a play by a local playwright. The play within the play is called Murder Most Foul. Play On! is very funny show that reminds us all, If you want something done right, get an expert. Phyllis Montague pens a play. She is a local and has agr... more
Shop Jasper Farmers Market for Mother's Day (5/5/2014) Market is open 7:30 a.m. to Noon on Saturdays There were several vendors selling greens at the market this week making a bountiful supply to choose from; spinach, kale, broccoli, chard, lettuces, green onions and more. A new produce vendor was at the market for the first time this Saturday, Harvest Table Farms from Talking Rock. Meghan Cole i... more
(Atlanta) - The state board that oversees the Technical College System of Georgia has approved the systemís request for a tuition increase of $4 per credit hour starting with the upcoming fall semester.
The board voted unanimously to accept the increase during their monthly meeting at the TCSGís... more
Installed in 1870, the Jasper United Methodist Church bell has witnessed numerous changes to the church over the years. These changes, though mostly expansion and innovation, include the 1998 fire that displaced the bell from its home in the sanctuaryís steeple.
The bell, retrieved from the rui... more
The Biggest loser: Kidís Edition will begin in May and looking for contestants.
Sponsored by Bodyplex of Jasper, there will be Fitness and Nutrition Education and Mentoring for overweight and obese children ages 10-14. The 12 week Program will meet twice a week and cost $99 per month.
For mo... more
While at a Magic: The Gathering competition on Saturday, 12 year old Joseph F. won what turned out to be an extraordinarily rare pack of cards. Received as part of his prize for winning 3rd place in the competition, one of the three random packs he opened was so unique, only a handful are known to e... more
***EMERGENCY REPAIR CLOSES PICKENS COUNTY BRIDGE (4/29/2014) Georgia DOT is closing the SR 136 Bridge over Talking Rock Creek State Route 136 at Talking Rock Creek will be completely closed to traffic for emergency repairs need to be made to the bridge structure. No vehicles can cross the bridge. A detour signed route is in place.
The road is closing today and will remain closed for several weeks as emergency repairs ar... more
A beautiful spring day, perfect for bringing your dog to the market, as many people did. Some because they always bring their dog to the market and some because it was the day that Animal Medical Clinic was there for pet vaccinations. The Clinic had a different look this year. Instead of the usua... more
Jasper, Georgia in Pickens County in the North Georgia Mountains Blaine, Hinton, Jasper, Ludville, Marble Hill, Nelson, Talking Rock & Tate GA
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