| Getting to Know You Open House at Tater Patch Players Theater (8/29/2014) |
Tuesday, September 2 from 5 till 7 PM
The Tater Patch Players have five more performances of their latest show, Ken Ludwig's Postmortem. The performances will be August 29, 30, 31 and September 5 and 6. The Sunday show will be at 2 PM and the rest at 7:30 PM. Tickets are $15 for adults and $14 for seniors and students and can be boug... more
| Pickens County Recycling Centers New Rates & Labor Day Holiday Hours (8/29/2014) |
Effective July 29, 2014
The Pickens County Recycling Centers will be closed on Monday and Tuesday, September 1st & 2nd for the Labor Day Holiday. Rates have changed and below are the fees.
$1 per bag up to 33 gallons
$3 per for over 33 gallons
Bulk trash will be estimated by weight until scales are installed,... more
| Pickens County Schools Announce Their Teacher of the Year (8/29/2014) |
Congratulations to the following teachers for being chosen by their school as Teacher of the Year:
Jennifer Valeriana - Harmony Elementary School
Courtney Davis - Hill City Elementary
Kelly Weaver - Jasper Elementary School
Kim Hamilton - Jasper Middle School
| If you canít help one thousand, JUST HELP ONE (8/28/2014) |
Kick-off Meeting for 2014 Operation Christmas Child (Samaritanís Purse) Thursday, August 28, 2014
Your Operation Christmas Child team for Pickens County invites you to attend the countywide kick-off meeting on Thursday, August 28 at 6:30 p.m at Fellowship Presbyterian Church (389 Bent Tree Drive). All area churches, schools, community groups, businesses, pastors, mission leaders, Sunday school t... more
| Indoor Tanning Substantially Increases Skin Cancers OR - Dying for a Tan? (8/27/2014) |
Years ago an acquaintance in her early twenties made frequent use of indoor tanning booths. She noticed a dark, reddish, irregular mole on her left side which was diagnosed as melanoma. Unfortunately, this skin cancer had already spread to her lymph system. She died two years later after it reached ... more
| KPB August Green Thumb Award to The Fox Family (8/27/2014) |
Keep Pickens Beautiful is proud to present the August Green Thumb Award to Mr. and Mrs. Fox and their son Steve Fox of 212 Green Hill Road. Located in a lovely senior community in Jasper, a "diamond in the rough" is what the Fox family saw when they first came to Green Hill Road.
Evelyn and Dent... more
| OPTIMISTS CONTINUE ANNUAL DONATIONS (8/27/2014) |
The Optimist Club of Jasper continued their annual donations to Pickens County organizations at their regular meeting on August 21 at Last Catch Seafood restaurant.
Each of the organizations that receive donations from the local Optimist Club meets the mission of Optimist International of ďbringi... more
| Today Marked End of the 2014 Wednesday Jasper Farmers Market (8/27/2014) |
Today's Wednesday's market is the last mid-week market held this year. The peak harvest time is almost over, but vendors will still have summer vegetables, and the fall vegetables will be here soon. The Saturday market will continue through October. Pumpkins, cushaw and other winter squash are usu... more
| Challenger Responds to Doug Collins (8/26/2014)|
U.S. Rep Doug Collins was chosen to give the Republican response to President Obama's weekly radio address of Saturday, Aug 16. In addition to radio coverage, the text of his address has been printed in 9th District newspapers. The following is the response of his Democratic opponent, Dr. David Voge...
| Former Big Canoe golf professional to coach Presbyterian team (8/26/2014)|
Presbyterian College Director of Athletics Brian Reese announced Monday the promotion of Assistant Golf Coach Kasay Holbrook to Head Womenís Golf Coach....
| Four Legged Love From Janet (8/26/2014) |
Four year old, female, terrier mix dog
Hello, I'm Janet, a refined, reserved, and attractive lady. I am a little shy, but I like to play with other dogs and would do well with another pet. I am house trained and ready for a new home where I can share love and happiness with a special person or family. Of course I am beautiful on... more
| Four Legged Love From Pandora (8/26/2014) |
and Sam Adams too
We're Pandora and San Adams. Pandora has only four teeth and is five years old, and a good Samaritan spent over four hundred dollars to treat her. Sam Adams is neutered and vaccinated. He's very sweet and super friendly. They're $40 each to adopt.
There are lots of great dogs and cats at the A... more
| Pickens County Emergency Management Agency Urges Pickens County Residents to Take Time to Get Ready During National Preparedness Month (8/26/2014) |
September is National Preparedness Month and Pickens County EMA, along with the Georgia Emergency Agencyís Ready Georgia campaign encourage all residents to take time to prepare for emergencies.
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Securityís Ready America campaign, National Preparedness ... more
| Revelers enjoyed food, drinks and dancing at last yearís Good Samaritan Hoedown (8/26/2014) |
Popular Good Samaritan Hoedown coming Sept. 20
The annual Good Samaritan Hoedown fundraiser will be held at the Lowe Barn in Jasper Saturday, September 20, 5:00-9:00 p.m.
The 2014 event will again feature the popular Banks & Shane band, barbecue with all the trimmings, beer, wine, soft drinks and dancing as well as live and silent auctions.
| Talking Rock Pottery Invites You to 'Get Your Pink on & Save the Ta-Tas!' (8/26/2014) |
Paint, Decoupage or Whatever to Ceramic Ta-Tas - Entry Deadline September 1, 2014
This is going to be a Breast Cancer Awareness fundraiser like no other - Ceramic Ta-tas. You can paint, decoupage, or what ever your imagination comes up with, all we ask is that you keep it tasteful. Beautiful busts will be displayed at Talking Rock Pottery during October - Breast Cancer Awareness ... more
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