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Congratulations to our winner Evan Howell who entered and won the Veterans Memorial Park Raffle.  Howell, who lives in Ball Ground, won the Browning 243 Rifle with accessories.  He was presented with the rifle by members of the Pickens County Veterans Park with Ralph Fitts the owner of Appal…

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She looks like a kitten. She acts like a kitten. She must be a kitten. But she’s not! Instead, little Lori is a party animal in defiance of her recent status as a doting young mother. Kind people rescued her just as she was about to give birth to two darling little tuxedo boys, and when a ne…

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As the world wrestles with a global pandemic, children around the world need hope more than ever. Gift-filled shoeboxes can help show them God’s love and provide an opportunity to communicate the message of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, to let them know God loves them and has not forgotten the…

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Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 14, weekly COVID testing will be available in Jasper at Mt. Zion Church, 109 North Main Street, according to Pickens EMC Chief Sloan Elrod. 

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With its collections temporarily relocated to W. Church Street for the duration of construction at the main Jasper location, the public library has planned events in alternate locations. 

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Thanks to the Trail Committee, the vision and hard work associated with creating a new point of destination along our Big Canoe trails is now nearing completion. The new point has been officially christened Confluence Point and is located roughly midway between the Upper and Lower Falls.

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Dawson County freshman State Rep. William Wade recently accepted a position with a bank in northwest Georgia. Wade, a Republican, serves District 9, which encompasses Dawson, Forsyth and Lumpkin counties. He was named senior vice president and Commercial Relationship manager at River City Ba…