By joint resolution, Pickens County Commissioner Robert P. Jones and Jasper Mayor John W. Weaver have proclaimed April 26, 2014, Health Fair Day in Pickens County. The 2014 Health Fair will be held at Chattahoochee Technical College from 7-11 a.m.
By Ralph O. Dennis
On Saturday, April 26, from 1-4 p.m., the Pickens County Sheriff’s Auxiliary will hold a special K-9 Demonstration. This event will be held at Day’s Chevrolet on Hwy. 515.
Cherokee Sheriff Press Release
Cherokee Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to Lake Arrowhead in Waleska Monday afternoon at approximately 7:44 p.m. after a boater reportedly observed a body floating in the water.
The Cherokee Fire and Emergency Services Dive team removed the body from the lake. The body has been identified by investigators as an elderly female that resides in Lake Arrowhead. Her name is not being released at this time pending notification of the family. An autopsy will be scheduled for Tuesday.
Court also rules in computer porn case from Catoosa County
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By Eileen Steinhauer
Student achievement was the highlight of last week’s Board of Education meeting, but it was much less positive with other news including resignations in two top posts and higher-than-expected costs threatening to swamp summer renovation projects.