Charles Lones strolls through an impressively large collection of antique engines at the Georgia Antique Engine and Tractor Show was held at Lee Newton Park in Jasper. The free show continued through Saturday. There is homemade ice cream, using a steam engine to operate the ice cream maker, old fly wheel engines, old tractors, hand tools, and lots of old washing machines and other farm-related items.
Two public hearings have been held regarding the county's proposed millage rate increase. The final public hearing will be held September 18 at 5:30 p.m. at the county administration building at 1266 East Church Street in Jasper. See the next edition of the Progress for coverage of the first two meetings.
Latest estimate from crews on scene are the S turn section of Cove Road could open this evening by around 6 p.m. but that was a "shooting for" time, subject to change.
Cove Road, a major thoroughfare for east/west commutes in Pickens County, may remain closed all day with a load of lumber and overturned tractor-trailer in the steep S curves section not far from Jasper.
No injuries were reported when the truck carrying the lumber overturned this morning.
Pickens Commission Chair Rob Jones said that crews from out of the county are coming to assist in the cleanup, but the road could be closed until midnight Monday.
Joy House Director Steve Lowe speaking at the wild game dinner.
By Ralph O. Dennis, Progress Contributor
Thursday, September 4, saw a unique event in Jasper. The Optimist Club and the Jasper United Methodist Men joined forces for a special dinner. Although this may have been considered a
Brannen Moss of Moss Firearms assembles one of the seven AR-15s recently presented to the Pickens County Chapter 47 of the DAV Honor Guard.
Members of the Pickens County Chapter 47 of the Disabled American Veterans Honor Guard won’t have to worry about misfiring at important ceremonial events now that they all have new