Jack Barnes, center, helps one of his customers load a Leyland Cypress. Barnes has operated a cut-your-own Christmas tree farm for 30 years.
tree farmer Jack Barnes helped one of his last customers of the season load a small Leyland Cypress into the back of a station wagon.
Anyone who has been to Jack’s Tree Farm knows the M.O. Customers pull up to the west
Students at HES learn about writing computer code.
By Destini Shope
In honor of Computer Science Education Week, December 8-12, Harmony Elementary students are participating in an Hour of Code. Every student should have the opportunity to learn computer science. It helps nurture problem-solving skills, logic and creativity. By starting early,
Children and families in Pickens County fare much better with education and finances than the average family in Georgia, but also see a higher ratio of child abuse and child neglect here as compared to the state, based on discussion at the Pickens Family Connections collaborative meeting December 10th.
At their year-end gathering, speakers from the courts, schools and social service groups presented figures on the problems here as part of the “Pickens County Quality of Life for Children and Families” report.
Jasper’s finance officer talks about four decades of bluegrass
The Hoyles after being inducted into the Atlanta Country Music Hall of Fame. Pictured are (l to r) Al Hoyle, Eddie Hoyle, Lisa Hoyle,
Cindy Musselwhite and Atlanta County Music Hall of Fame founder Pyllis A. Cole.
By day Jasper’s Chief Finance Officer Lisa Hoyle stays busy crunching numbers, but for the last four decades Hoyle and her family have picked and plucked their way around the southeast as The Hoyles, an Ellijay-based bluegrass band that recently joined the ranks of other performers and songwriters in the Atlanta Country Music Hall of Fame.
This is the bench where authorities found Pickens resident Glenn Patrick Lampien after he accidentally discharged a handgun. After shooting Lampien through the hand, the bullet traveled across the street and killed tourist May Ariam.
The family of the Helen, Ga. tourist killed by Pickens resident Glenn Patrick Lampien in an accidental shooting this past summer has filed a wrongful death suit in the Superior Court of Pickens County.