A Great Opportunity for all you Wanna-be Actors! (9/17/2013) Auditions for Dashing Through the Snow on September 22nd & 23rd Tater Patch Players is holding auditions this Sunday and Monday for their next play, Dashing Through the Snow. This show will give you an unprecedented opportunity. It's a play with a total of four scenes and only a couple of characters are in all of them. This means a chance to finally let the ... more
Four Legged Love From J R (9/17/2013) The Fur Ball is September 28, 2013. Purchase your $35 tickets at Paws on Main or the PAR Rescued Furniture Store. 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 J R, a one and a half year old male Jack Russell. I... more
Four Legged Love From Tic Tac and Tic Toc (9/17/2013) 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 pets who need a forever home to fill with laughter and love:
Hi, we are Tic Tac and Tic Toc, two nine-month-old black an... more
If You Cook It, and Deliver It, They Will Eat It (9/17/2013) Marble Valley Friends Will Do Both on September 27th Marble Valley Friends will hold its fall barbecue chicken fundraiser on September 27 at the Old Tate Gym. Serving hours are from 11:00 A.M. until 2:00 P.M. The menu will consist of 1/4 chicken, baked beans, slaw, bread, and cake. Cost for the meal is $8.00. Meals may be purchased for consumption on-... more
The Marble Festival will be happening in Jasper on October 5 and 6 and, as you know, the Farmers Market cannot be in their usual location. This year, for the first time, they will be in the new courthouse parking lot (that you may have never seen, but it’s not that hard to find.) It is on Court St... more
WILDWOOD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY BEGINS SCHOOL YEAR WITH RECORD ENROLLMENT (9/17/2013) Waiting Lists Now Forming (Marble Hill, Georgia) — Wildwood Christian Academy opened to record enrollment for the start of the 2013-14 school year.
While many schools across the state are reducing staff and programs, Wildwood added faculty to its campus and welcomed new students, growing its enrollment by almost 20%. "Wil... more
Pickens County Democrats Present Senate Bill 101 (9/16/2013) Kathryn Grant and Melinda Ennis presented the contents and implications of SB101 Kathryn Grant and Melinda Ennis presented to Pickens County Democrats the contents and implications of SB101, a bill that was passed last session by the Georgia House of Representatives and will be considered by the Georgia Senate in the upcoming session.
SB101 removes current restrictions on gu...
Pickens SWAGGER (9/16/2013) Things to brag about in Pickens County Schools • Pickens County Schools has 4360 wonderful students
• Pickens County High School’s 2012 4-Year Cohort Graduation Rate is 90.51% (All Pickens County Schools 4-year Cohort Graduation Rate is 89.53%) compared to the State Graduation Rate of 69.72%
• Attendance Rate of 96.3% is one of the highest... more
Join the Walk-a-Dog Team! We are looking for dog lovers of all ages who can make a commitment to helping our shelter dogs get outside. You will teach them how to walk on a leash while also giving some TLC. We have a tremendous need for walkers at various times of the day but especially during 8:0... more
Bear Harvest in North Georgia Must Be Reported Within 24 Hours (9/13/2013) Bear Hunting Firearm Season Sept. 26-28; Oct. 3-5; Oct. 10-12 Sportsmen and women in North Georgia who successfully harvest a bear during the hunting season must report the harvest within 24 hours and must take the bear to a game management office (either in Gainesville or Armuchee) within three business days of harvest for tagging.
• Reporting Bear Harve... more
New Business Signs a Positive Sign
Have you noticed the “Tractor Supply Coming Soon” banner over the old Blue Star sign? How about Mary Ann’s name on the sign where it used to read Harvest Day? Or did you see the Verizon sign that recently went up in the Jasper Mountain Highlands shopping ... more
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