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Jasper Police move to tasers for “kinder, gentler way” – During the monthly Jasper City Council meeting, Police Chief Greg Lovell discussed the department’s move to tasers. According to Lovell, tasers are a great tool to stop aggressive behavior in many situations. See Page 1A.
Building purchases one way to spur economic development – Economic Developer Gerry Nechvatal told the Downtown Development Authority that seeing governments or authorities purchase, renovate and return vacant buildings to use is a great way to spur commerce. But Mayor John Weaver said he opposed the idea as it could set up a situation where government is competing with private owners, such as the ones who recently renovated the McHan building, seen here, page 9A.
Lee Cape murder recounted at historical society -- Probably the most notorious of all Pickens County murder cases, the killing of lawmen Lee Cape by a moonshiner in the 1920s, formed the featured subject at a recent meeting of the Marble Valley Historical Society. Read this recount Page 2A.