Local artists C. Larry Wilson, Amelia McIntyre and Ed Brackin have volunteered to be dunked at the Cornbread Reunion on August 12th.
In the world of summer vegetables - the corn, the tomatoes, the beans, okra and squash - cornbread serves as their great unifier. It’s the cornerstone of any August harvest dinner plate in the South, used for sopping, scooping, and crumbling.
Tuesday, August 8th at 6 p.m., Dr. Samantha Blair, professor of Physics and Astronomy at Dalton State, is giving a presentation on solar eclipse education and safety for the upcoming eclipse and bringing her solar telescope. This program is open to all ages. For more information, please contact Pickens County Library at 706-692-5411.
The VA clinic coming to this East Church Street spot, near Save-A-Lot, is expected to serve 6,000 veterans a year. It is slated to open in 2018.
The Atlanta VA Health Care System has entered into a lease agreement with AFTK, LLC that will bring a new VA clinic to Pickens County by next year.
According to Greg Kendall, Atlanta VA Medical Center public affairs officer, the Pickens County VA Clinic will provide primary care and mental health services to veterans in Pickens, Dawson, Cherokee, Gilmer, Lumpkin and surrounding counties.
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Drivers, Parents -- Major traffic change at Jasper Middle School. See description of new student drop off plan in special section.