The Social Security Administration (SSA) has announced that it will resume mailing Social Security Statements once every five years to most people. People over age 60 who aren't receiving benefits will get their statements every year. SSA still encourages everyone to create a my Social Security acco... more
Apple Contest Yummy Fun at the Jasper Farmers Market (10/3/2014) Jasper Farmers Market will be at Sackett’s on Saturday, October 4 First thing, I want to apologize and correct a mistake I made in last weeks article concerning the fundraiser Pancake Breakfast that Angels on Horseback are having at Fatz Restaurant. The correct date is October 4, the same day as the Marble Festival, so you can stop and have breakfast on your way i... more
Four Legged Love From Libby (10/3/2014) Year old black retriever mix female dog Hi, I am Libby a wonderful, smart, and beautiful dog. I have been a family pet and am house trained. I will shake paws with you and sit when you ask me to. I am anxious to please and I like walking on a leash and would make an excellent companion. My shiny black coat sets me off as a ve... more
The Optimist Club of Jasper has added two new members. We are excited to have both of them join us in our mission to "bring out the best in kids" in Pickens County. Their backgrounds and willingness to get involved will be an asset to our club. President, Jim Kirk, installed Sue Nunn who was spon... more
The 2014 Pickens High School Homecoming Court was announced on October 1, 2014. The winner will be announced at the Homecoming Football game against SE Whitfield on October 10th.
ENERGY STAR and WaterSense Sales Tax Holiday (10/1/2014) October 3-5, 2014 The state of Georgia will have an ENERGY STAR and WaterSense Sales Tax Holiday on Friday, October 3 through Sunday, October 5, 2014.
During the sales tax holiday, these items will be exempt from sales tax if they have the ENERGY STAR label and have a purchase price of $1,500 or less per item:
– As part of its commitment to the fight against breast cancer, Piedmont Mountainside Hospital is enlisting the help of five prominent men in the Pickens and Gilmer County communities to help spread awareness about breast cancer, the second leading cause of cancer-related death in the U.S. The campa... more
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