• Mayor discusses new park, economics – At the most recent Popcorn and Politics meeting, Jasper Mayor John Weaver spoke about breaking ground on a new 60-acre trail park, economic development, and the 2012 T-SPLOST referendum. Page 1A.
• Meet Cy Young Award winner – Don’t miss your chance to meet pitcher Bullet Bob Turley this weekend at Chattahoochee Tech. Turley will be signing autographs to help raise money for the Boys & Girls Club of North Georgia. Details on page 5A.
• Part II of Pickens Black History series – Last week Dr. Kathleen Thompson began her series on the history of Black residents in Pickens County. In this week’s installment she discusses black workers at the Georgia Marble Company and Jasper. Page 16A
Left, Bullet Bob Turley (center) with Yogi Berra (left) and Mickey Mantle, circa 1958.