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
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
(Steve is a Pickens County native who was able to work his way up the corporate ladder locally while raising a family and making sure to keep the important things in life in focus.)
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.
Q: You’ve just entered your second term on the Jasper City Council. How has your perception of working in a public office changed over the last four years?