Marble Hill Entrepreneur Steve Moranos Earns Multiple Awards (5/6/2014) Allstate agency owner recognized for outstanding customer service and sales success As a business leader and involved citizen in the Marble Hill and Big Canoe area, Allstate agency owner Steve Moranos has received a number of awards and designations for his work and service to customers. He has owned his agency in Marble Hill since 2007.
Moranos received the Agency of the Year a... more
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Four Legged Love From Blossom (5/5/2014) Two-year-old, domestic short hair mix female cat 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:
Hello, I am Blossom a beautiful black and tan lady. I and ... more
Four Legged Love From Johnny D (5/5/2014) 9-month-old, male Cattle Dog Mix ADOPTED 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 Johnny D (for Johnny Depp). Like my namesake I giv... more
Good Samaritan facility upgrade construction underway (5/5/2014) Fundraising goal key to completion Construction of the much needed replacement facilities at the Good Samaritan Health and Wellness Center in Jasper is well underway. The foundation slab and outside wall framing was completed April 26 for phase one of the three-phase project that will eventually do away with the overused modular unit... more
Local Candidates Answered Questions Following Nonpartisan Forum (5/5/2014) Voters submitted questions that were unable to be answered with time constraints Voters submitted questions to our local candidates (Board of Education, Representative District 11, and Commissioner Post 1) to the Pickens Chamber following the Nonpartisan Community Candidate Forum on April 21, 2014. Time constraints kept them from being answered at the forum.
The Primary El... more
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 system’s 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 TCSG’s... 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 sanctuary’s steeple.
The bell, retrieved from the rui... more
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