CHRISTMAS ELVES PROJECT A HUGE SUCCESS
The Pickens County School Board announced Monday, Jan. 4, all schools will be closed the remainder of this week due to the increased positive rate for COVID in the district, according to a press release addressed to Pickens County families.
Perseverance is the COVID era failsafe, but for the Tater Patch Players (TTP) of Jasper, an unforeseen water pipe rupture almost washed it away—if not for the steadfast buoyancy of loyal volunteers and patrons.
After about 28 hours of double checking and tallying by hand, and triple checking by rescanning those Nov. 3 General Election ballots, an additional 40 votes “turned up,” said Elections and Voter Registration Supervisor Julianne Roberts.
The last Jasper Farmers Market of the season will be this Saturday, Dec. 12 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Rain or shine, this is the last chance that you can buy greens, eggs or fabulous local handmade gifts.
Luckily, we are in the midst of the greens season. Zach Henson has been loaded with greens and the Johnsons are also well stocked. Most greens freeze beautifully once cooked so now is the time to stock up.
Food lovers can now get used to sleeping in AND going to the Jasper Farmers Market. The market opens at 9 a.m. now and it is a dream come true; good food and sleep. There were plenty of vegetables at the market early on but the farmers sold out pretty quickly. Rumor has it that there should…
Ed note: This version of the Pickens County election results story was filed using the Secretary of State numbers from November 4, which were unofficial and did not include provisional, overseas and military ballots cast. In addition, a recount is underway. As final numbers coalesce and inf…
The Jasper Farmers Market hours will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. starting this Saturday, Nov.7 until the last market Dec. 12. I heard that the market had plenty of vegetables last weekend and hopefully even more this Saturday.
Members of the Sequoyah Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) met with Pickens County Commissioner Rob Jones to sign a proclamation for the month of November for National American Indian Heritage Month.
The Jasper Farmers market hours will be changing Nov. 7. The current market hours are from 7:30 a.m. until noon but effective from Nov. 7 through Dec. 12—the final market—the hours will be 9-1p.m. Finally, we will be able to sleep and eat healthy food!