A shot taken from a video of Todd Smith explaining his solar power set-up at his Jasper home. Follow this link to the Progress' YouTube channel to watch the video.
By Todd J. Smith
Two weeks ago I finally flipped the switch on my newly installed 4 KW (4,000 watt) solar system. It was
An artist rendering of the proposed water park resort planned near Antioch Church Road on Highway 515. Local officials who heard presentations and met privately with developers earlier this week indicated that this project has moved from sounding farfetched to something likely to happen.
Local officials are expressing optimism that a proposed $148 million water park resort near Antioch Church Road on Highway 515 will locate here following several presentations to different groups and during private meetings with developers.
Economic Developer Gerry Nechvatal told more than 400 members of the chamber of commerce Tuesday morning that he is “optimistic that you will see equipment at a job site.”
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Previous stories on Water park
Water Park looking at Pickens County (original press release) April 2, 2013
Talking Rock Water Park discussed - April 3, 2013
Water Park Developers to speak publicly -- May 7, 2014
Georgians can locate early voting locations in their county of registration at the following link: http://www.mvp.sos.ga.gov
The “My Voter Page” (MVP) app also provides Georgia voters with tools. They can view their specific sample ballot, find their polling locations, check voter registration status and track the status of their absentee ballot. All of this information is available on mobile devices on Apple and Android platforms. To find the app, search for “GA Votes” in the app store.
Brian Kemp has been Secretary of State since January 2010. Among the office’s wide-ranging responsibilities, the Secretary of State is charged with conducting secure, accessible and fair elections, the registration of corporations, and the regulation of securities and professional license holders.
By Pam O’Dell
On April 22nd, Judson Turner, Director of the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (GEPD) issued a department memo effectively eliminating a 25-foot construction buffer in coastal salt marshes.
After pleading guilty to murdering his in-laws, Ben Thomas Abbott, 35, Ellijay, will spend the rest of his life behind bars.
On Wednesday, May 7, 2014, Abbott pled guilty in a Pickens County Superior Court to breaking into the Longswamp Church Road home of Cythina and Raymond Campbell and shooting