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Big Canoe’s POA Town Hall meeting—the first in-person POA meeting of 2021—filled the Big Canoe Chapel on Saturday, July 17. The two and a half hour meeting covered strategic planning, restructuring the Bobby Jones Links [BJL] contract, updates on Lake Disharoon and Lake Petit dams, rules and regulations and more before opening up the floor to questions. 

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One of these things is not like the other – introducing Nigel, Mario, and Louis. Here is the rest of the story. Be Paws We Care is a non-profit Animal Advocacy Group working with the Pickens County Animal Shelter to subsidize medical support for homeless dogs and cats. We were contacted by t…

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Portions of GA Highway 53, Church Street experienced rolling, three-minute closures overnight Tuesday July 13 and during into the day Wednesday, July 14, as “Pieces of Her” filmed a brief segment between the Budget Inn and an empty lounge across the street. Orange, LED lighted GA Department …

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Join your friends for a beautiful evening of dinner and dancing “Under the Harvest Moon” on October 1.  Festivities begin at 6 p.m. and will wrap up at 9:30 p.m.  The Tate House offers an elegant, historic backdrop to the largest event of the year—all for a good cause.  Start with a welcome …

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Reigning NASCAR Cup Series Champ Chase Elliott joined his father, Bill Elliott, as headline drivers in the concluding SRX series race at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway, along with Michael Waltrip, Bobby Labonte, Helio Castroneves, Marco Andretti, Hailie Deegan, Ernie Francis Jr., Tony Kanaan…

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Georgia Governor Brian Kemp announced July 12 that the State of Georgia’s June net tax collections totaled $2.5 billion for an increase of $563.1 million, or 29.1%, compared to June 2020 when next tax collections totaled nearly $1.94 billion as of June 30, 2020. 

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Big, bold and beautiful, these dazzling tulips are sure to brighten your gardens and neighborhood. Include a few or all ten to create a colorful display throughout the spring that is sure to delight you and everyone who passes by. 

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Senior Judge Joe Bishop of Southwest Georgia’s Pataula Circuit, heard arguments in Pickens County June 30 from three attorneys, all party to suits and petitions to recall two Pickens Board of Education members. After more than three hours, Bishop threw up his hands and dismissed “everything,…

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The North Georgia Vets will be collecting donations for the Shepherd Center Share Program for U.S. service members at the upcoming July 17 concert at the Terraces Amphitheater.  This has become an annual practice and the association takes pride in being able to help sustain the Share Program…

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The Big Canoe Travel Club will host “Experience the World with Globus Tours,” Wednesday, July 28, 6 p.m., in the Mountain View room at The Clubhouse at Lake Sconti. Reservations are not necessary. The meeting will be hosted by Mike Ziegenbalg of Dream Vacations,706-579-5005.

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Though the weather forecast for the week is rain with more rain, the Jasper Farmers Market is open rain or shine. This is problematic for the farmers as they have to harvest regardless and bring their goods to the market. 

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Back by popular demand! The POA Programs and Events Committee is hosting a North Georgia Wine Tour. Because of past popularity we are offering this trip on two separate days: either Thursday, August 5 or Friday, August 6.   

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More than 70 model plane aviators and guests attended the June 26 Family Day event at the North Georgia Model Aviators (NGMA) remote control flying facility in scenic North Georgia. The daylong event included a menagerie of remote-controlled aircraft, an aircraft limbo contest, lunch, and lo…

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The Big Canoe Chapel Women’s Fellowship extends a warm invitation to the entire Big Canoe community to join the fun at Festival @ The Terraces, August 14 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Terraces on Steve Tate Highway.  Admission for this fundraiser is $5 for adults, $3 for children and unde…