| TATER PATCH PLAYERS PRODUCTION OF GYPSY OPENS THIS WEEK (7/9/2012) |
LET US ENTERTAIN YOU!
"Let me entertain you, let me make your smile. Let me do a few tricks, some old and some new tricks. I’m very versatile." From Baby June and her News Boys playing Vaudeville, to her sister, Louise, as Gypsy Rose Lee at Minsky’s burlesque house, we will entertain you.
After weeks of work, the... more
| Water Safety for Dogs (7/9/2012) |
It’s been a hot summer so far. What better way to cool off than to spend some time in the water? While heat stroke is a major risk for dogs, and playing in and drinking water is a great way to cool off, there are some risks to be aware of. These risks include drowning, ingestions of parasites or tox... more
| Four Legged Love From Kittens (7/6/2012) |
$25 OFF REGULAR ADOPTION FEES FOR SHORT TIME!
VOLUNTEER DAYS ARE EVERY SATURDAY THIS SUMMER. PLEASE COME OUT TO WALK THE DOGS, TALK TO THE CATS AND HAVE FUN WITH ALL THE ANIMALS
During the special $25 off discount, the Adoption Fees are $55.00 for male dogs and $65.00 for females and $45.00... more
| Keep Pickens Beautiful Encouraging Recycling with Steel Bins Around Jasper (7/6/2012) |
Keep Pickens Beautiful has new steel recycling bins located in downtown Jasper. The one pictured is located by their office at the corner of Main and Spring Streets. Another one is at the Courthouse Annex. These bins are for public use for plastic bottles and aluminum can recycling. Future locat... more
| Chattahoochee Technical College To Take Part in Certification Pilot Program to Offer Free Logistics Technician Assessments to Service Men and Women (7/5/2012)|
(Marietta, Ga.) Chattahoochee Technical College will be one of several sites nationwide – and the only in Georgia – to take part in a pilot program for military men and women to become prepared for careers after their service during the week of July 23. Organized by the Manufacturing Skill Standards... more
| Four Legged Love From Duke (7/5/2012) |
The following pet is looking for a home to fill with laughter and love.
Hi, I am Duke, a two and a half male Fox Hound with beautiful tan and white markings. I am housebroken and I like people, dogs of all sizes and cats. I could add a lot of love and laughs to you and your home. Like a... more
| Join PACA in Celebrating National Dance Day on July 28th (7/5/2012) |
Learn the dance routines via video on PACA's website
National Dance Day is on July 28, 2012 this year. As part of a national effort by the Dizzy Feet Foundation and the TV Show So You Think You Can Dance?, National Dance Day has become a celebration of not only dance, but movement and health. Pickens County will host it’s 2nd Annual National Dance D... more
| American Red Cross Issues Emergency Call for Blood Donors Now (7/3/2012) |
Blood and platelet donors of all types needed
The American Red Cross blood supply has reached emergency levels with 50,000 fewer donations than expected in June. This shortfall leaves the Red Cross with half the readily available blood products on hand now than this time last year.
The Red Cross is calling on all eligible blood donors – n... more
| Sheriff Donnie Craig Reminds You To Stay Safe and the Danger of Alcohol in the Heat (7/2/2012)|
As we celebrate our Nation’s Independence Day, Sheriff Donnie Craig would like to remind everyone to stay safe. Throughout this Holiday week, the Pickens Sheriff’s Office will be monitoring the traffic throughout the County and looking for unsafe drivers.
Craig stated “Everyone has to remember t... more
| 20 Tons of Sweet Potatoes Donated to the Community (6/29/2012)|
KnowPickens.com was informed by Don Russell that approximately 20 Tons of Sweet Potatoes have been donated to this community. The potatoes are scheduled to be delivered on Saturday, June 30th. They will be next to the Pickens County Canning Plant behind Jasper Middle School and will be available a... more
| Chattahoochee Tech’s Glenn Rasco Announces Retirement (6/29/2012) |
(Marietta, Ga. – June 29, 2012) For Glenn Rasco, life after retirement might be almost as busy as his days as Chattahoochee Technical College Vice President of Community and Economic Development. So while he won’t officially say goodbye to that role at Georgia’s largest technical college until the e... more
| CODE RED ALERT due to predicted High Temperatures in Pickens County in Next Five Days (6/29/2012)|
Pickens County Commissioner Robert Jones issued a CODE RED Alert today at 1:00 p.m. due to the predicted high temperatures forecast for Pickens County over the next five days. According to the National Weather Service, the temperatures in the area will range from 98 degrees to 105 degrees through M... more
| Georgia Mountains Hospice Celebrates 20th Year of John Davis Golf Classic (6/29/2012) |
Georgia Mountains Hospice would like to thank everyone that has participated in the John Davis Golf Classic year after year along with some first time participants this year. We would especially like to thank everyone, sponsors, donors and players, that made this 20th year anniversary so special.... more
| IAAP Members become Members of Excellence (6/29/2012) |
Five members of the Appalachian Chapter of IAAP (International Association of Administrative Professionals®) have been recognized by IAAP as a 2011-2012 Member of Excellence. Members that were awarded are Sheri Crowe, CAP-OM, Rena Morris, CAP-OM, Tara Gibson, CAP-OM, Cindy Poole, CAP-OM, and Sandra... more
| Local Actor Connected to Gypsy Rose Lee’s Show (6/29/2012) |
Tater Patch Players present Gypsy, a play about the famous Mama Rose and her daughters
The real Gypsy Rose Lee was born Rose Louise Horick in Seattle WA in 1911. In 1915, Mary Silk was born near Atlantic City, NJ. While Louise and her sister, June were dancing and singing on the vaudeville circuit, Mary was living with her parents on Oriental Ave (namesake for the Monopoly’s Orienta... more
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