By Jenny Fellenbaum
Home-grown – Hand-made. The Jasper Farmers’ Market, now in our 15th season, proudly continues as one of the only local markets where you can purchase your items directly from the grower/crafter.
Georgia retailers are getting ready for the sales tax holiday this weekend, as residents enjoy a tax break on computers, clothes and school supplies on Friday and Saturday. The sales tax holiday applies to both the 4 percent
Photo Finish - Lynn Paul
Photography: The art of freezing a moment in time, while time itself moves on and the moment disappears.
Bent Tree Shutterbugs is pleased to hold its second photography show at Jasper’s Sharptop Arts Association, August 1-28. Approximately 20 photographers will participate, bringing their favorite photographs to share with the community.
By Meagan Hurley
According to the Georgia Department of Labor, Pickens County unemployment rates have dropped significantly over the past year, and have slightly decreased in the past month.
As of June, the Pickens County labor force was at 14,170, with 13,236 employed and 934 unemployed. But just a year ago in June 2013, the labor force was at a lower 14,106, with
Signature checks still underway on independent
Seeking to make school board ballot
Pickens County saw one of the lowest voter turnouts in years in last week’s primary runoff where David Perdue defeated Jack Kingston both in the county and across the state to be the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate.