Speed Burger had humble beginnings in 1964 in a trailer located just beside where the restaurant sits now.
They’re small and square. They’re topped with onion, mustard and a pickle then steamed and wrapped in parchment paper.
Pickens residents are no stranger to the delicious little Speed Burger - and now Speed Burger restaurant owners are celebrating their 50th year serving up food that’s become nothing short of legendary.
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SPECIAL CALLED BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS WORK SESSION
A special called Work Session will be held on Monday, August 25, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. in the Commission’s Conference Room (Ste. 168) located at 1266 E. Church Street, Jasper, GA. to discuss the 2014 millage rate for Pickens County.
SPECIAL CALLED BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MEETING
A special called Meeting will be held on Monday, August 25, 2014 immediately following the 10:00 a.m. Work Session. The purpose of the Called Meeting is to tentatively adopt the 2014 millage rate and authorize advertisement of the proposed 2014 millage rate.
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Transportation technician Nathan Hamby was recognized at last week's BOE meeting for placing 5th in the statewide technician workshop. The top two technicians from each area RESA are invited to attend the state competition, which consists of a written test and a four-station hands-on competition. (From left to right: school board members Dan Fincher, Wendy Lowe, Byron Long, Superintendent Lula Mae Perry, Nathan Hamby, school board members Mike Cowart, Peggy Andrews).
By Eileen Steinhauer
Upon the request of newly hired Technology Director Patrick Shea and Superintendent Lula Mae Perry, the Pickens Board of Education voted to approve the purchase of 300 new laptops for the certified classroom teachers at their August meeting.
photos/ Tater Patch Players
The cast of Postmortem, now at the Tater Patch Theater (l-r) Ginger Rosen, Audrey Kirsten-Lewis, Steve Lewis, Alex Nawrocki, Ellen Painter and Dezarea Brown.
By David R. Altman
Progress Books & Writers Editor
There’s a murder taking place at the Tater Patch. And, you’ll be guessing until the end who the murderer is.
Pickens resident Sherry Ainsworth - mother of the 22-year old John Wood Jr., the man whose body was found on a field road in Gordon County in early August - has launched a fundraising campaign to honor her only son.