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Shooting the Breeze with Janet Vardaman


Q: First off, tell me a little about your background (schools, family, etc.)

    My father’s family came to Pickens County in 1919, and I’ve spent all but a few years of my life here. Jasper was a wonderful place to grow up. My parents, Guerrant and Jean Perrow, were very involved in church and

Shooting the Breeze with Karen Dobson



    Uber-workout queen and yogini, native Pickens Countian Karen Dobson is all about family and using physical activity to feel the best you can.  She teaches yoga at the community center on Tuesdays at 5:30 PM and Saturday mornings at 8 AM; Cardio & Toning Mondays and Thursdays at 5:30 PM

Shooting the Breeze with Kathe Hall



     Kathe Hall is a mosaicist who has been involved in the arts community in Pickens for years, having served on the Sharptop Arts Association Board of Directors before opening her own business VanGoghs Hideaway. Van Goghs Hideaway closed last year, but while it was open it offered classes, art camps in the summer for kids, and displayed and sold locally made art.