It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas! County road department employee Jason Tanner hangs some of the final ornaments on the Christmas tree on Main Street in Jasper. Decorations are now in place for the Jasper Merchants Association’s 10th Annual Night of Lights Christmas Celebration this Saturday. Festivities start at 4 p.m. See ad on page 2A.
Director Detra Mason of The Ruth House prepares for the “Ginormous” yard sale to support their work. The sale is Friday, Dec 2 and Saturday, Dec 3.
The Ruth House, a residential restoration facility for women struggling with addiction, is gearing up for a “Ginormous Yard Sale” with all proceeds going to help women without money or other means of support gain access to their services.
In-laws, Outlaws & Other People (That Should Be Shot) is a family farce centered around Christmas dinner taken hostage.
Holiday productions run the gamut from sappy like The Christmas Shoes, to the literary classic A Christmas Carol, all the way to variety shows like Radio City Christmas Spectacular. If In-laws, Outlaws & Other People (That Should Be Shot) were categorized, it would fall into the same niche as National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation – both over-the-top, slightly goofy and comedic critiques of the highs and lows of holidays and relatives.
Home Depot will be collecting and recycling your old light this year.
Keep Pickens Beautiful
According to Home Depot, by changing out your old Christmas lights, and replacing them with new LED lights you can save up to 75 percent on your energy bill.
Ray Nieves, Assistant Manager at Home Depot would like to encourage you to replace your tree lights with new LED. Home Depot will be collecting and recycling your old light this year, by providing a drop box at the front door. Nieves stated that last year his store filled 2 boxes with old lights, to be recycled. Make this year the year you replace your old worn out strains that never seem to work, with new LED, it is a win, win for you and our environment.
We have a couple of boxes of the Pictorial History books published last year for sale. They make great Christmas gifts for people who call Pickens County home or want to recall their childhoods growing up here.
Pictures in this 96 page hardback book include all kinds of neat scenes from Pickens County and the people who have called this place home over the past centuries.
The construction of Grandview Lake in the 1940s.