Festival-goers who think they’ve got the Georgia Marble Festival figured out won’t want to miss this year’s event, which organizers say brings new vendors, new rides, new music and more to Jasper’s Lee Newton Park.
Pickens County Water & Sewer Authority customers have been sent a letter reporting a recent drinking water standard violation.
But director of utilities Larry Coleman said the violation - which found the bacteria coliform in three out of 11 water samples taken - is no cause for alarm and that he suspects contamination occurred sometime during sampling process.
Talking Rock Pottery holds fundraiser for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
One of many ceramic busts decorated for Talking Rock Pottery’s October fundraiser. This bust was created by P.Z. Elliot from Greenville, S.C.
With names like “Drug Bust,” “Tangled Ta Tas,” “Wonder Bust,” and “I like Medium to Large” it’s easy to get a good chuckle surveying the wall of decorated clay busts at Talking Rock Pottery.
But the motivation behind the colorful display is a serious matter.
Officials with the city of Jasper and their recently contracted bond specialist attorney will meet with developers of the proposed Port Royal water park next week in Atlanta.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
Often times having been seen as a private matter best hidden behind closed doors, domestic violence has become an issue of national concern.
We have changed our laws, transformed our culture, and improved support services for survivors and although we have made substantial progress in reducing domestic violence, one in four women