Legitimate organization says scam could hurt fundraising efforts
When Bojangles owner Kristal Beaver first spoke with a representative of a veteran’s group last Wednesday, March 13, she agreed to make a donation to their cause.
But Beaver’s support quickly turned to suspicion as more and more red flags went up during the course of the conversation and donation process.
The 5.84 percent of the voters in Pickens County who cast a ballot said yes to countywide sales of alcohol by the package by more than a two-to-one margin Tuesday and in early voting.
The totals for the alcohol sales were 692 yes to 328 against. See complete story later at this site.
Read previous coverage for more details on alcohol sales.
By Bettina Huseby
Pickens High School head football coach Chris Parker addressed the March 14 board of education meeting about plans to combine both middle school football teams into one.
“What we’re trying to do at the middle school level is much like what Dawson County recently did,” Parker said. “It’s an opportunity to streamline players into one group which will move together from the JYSA to middle school and then to high school. It will really build the program.”
Sharptop Arts Association Executive Director Jeanette Bottari, and board members Audrey Webb and Nancy VanSant set up for the elementary youth show, which ran through last Sunday, May 17. The Youth Art Shows, sponsored by Piedmont Mountainside Hospital, will continue through April 28.
Submitted by Sharptop Arts Association
Sharptop Arts Association is excited to once again be hosting the Youth Art Show for students in Pickens County, and we would like to invite the public to come out and see firsthand the beautiful art our children can create.
One of the SunTrust Plaza falcons.
ATLANTA, Ga. (March 13, 2013) – Atlanta’s fast-flying falcons are on the nest, and the world is watching again – but this time via video streamed at up to HD quality!
A new web camera operated by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources offers a fascinating look into a peregrine falcons nest more than 50 stories high in downtown Atlanta.
Jim Ozier, program manager with DNR’s Nongame Conservation Section, said the web cam is “a wonderful opportunity for Georgians and wildlife enthusiasts around the world to witness in detail the life history of this once very rare and elusive species. It's great to be able to share and build upon this success story."