City of Jasper Water Dept. employees re-routing lines on Camp Road. County crews will be re-paving this road when the lines are re-connected.
Motorists are advised to slow down and watch for potholes and work along Camp Road, between the jail and the community center, for the next several weeks.
Commissioner Rob Jones said Camp Road was already in poor repair and waterline re-routing underway by the City of Jasper has made it even worse. The city crews are re-routing the main line and re-connecting all the houses. This work has required digging up some sections of the existing asphalt.
The Progress this week sent Pickens County School Superintendent Ben Desper a list of questions regarding the recent teacher lay-offs as well as his own contract, which has been the subject of controversy.
Dr. Desper responded to those questions by e-mail and they can be found in our print or online editions --- on sale now.
One of the many pieces donated for Sharptop Arts Association's Patio & Garden Auction on May 11. Tickets for this event are $10 and are going fast. If you want to join in on the fun, get your tickets by calling Sylvia Riley at 678-860-4814 or executive director Jeanette Bottari at 770-893-8438.
Submitted by Sharptop Arts Association
Sharptop Arts Association is happy to announce our first annual Patio & Garden Auction Fundraising event --- a new twist on our Feathered Event that you won’t want to miss.
“For three years now Sharptop’s main fundraiser has been the Feathered Event where artists have donated birdhouses to be auctioned off. This has
By Pam O’Del
Should Gov. Deal allow HB284 to become law, youth exhibiting signs of a concussion during organized sporting events must be pulled from the activity. They must then be evaluated and approved to return to that activity by a qualified health care professional.
The bill also requires public and private schools to design and implement a “concussion management and return to play” policy and to notify parents of the risks concussions present to their child. The bill simply encourages other youth sporting organizations to do so.