C.C. Morgan to headline entertainment
The Jasper Lion’s Club is in full swing preparing for their annual Fourth of July celebration, which kicks off with a carnival the Friday before the Fourth.
“It’s a lot of work but it’s worth it,” said Lion Eloise Lindsey. “All the proceeds from this event the Lions use to go toward our Fil-A-Stocking program and other projects we have. The kids always really look forward to it, and for some kids who can’t go to Six Flags or Disney this is a highlight of the year.”
The event will feature all the family favorites – carnival rides, food and craft vendors, and on the day of the Fourth a
An audit of the Pickens County FY 2016 budget shows increasing cash reserves and low debt compared to other counties of similar size.
The audit, performed by Bates, Carter & Associates, also shows five negative findings that required action by county leaders.
In a presentation to county commissioners, Beth Grimes, audit partner with the firm, discussed a summary of their findings. Grimes applauded the county for improving its financial position over the last few years.
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LATHROP, M.D. ET AL. V. NATHAN DEAL, GOVERNOR ET AL. (S17A0196)
The Supreme Court of Georgia has ruled in favor of the State in a lawsuit brought by three obstetrician-gynecologists who challenged as unconstitutional a Georgia law that prohibits most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy.
In today’s ruling, the high court has unanimously upheld a Fulton County court order that dismissed the lawsuit.
Holistic Health Fair packs vendors with unusual offerings
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“You can’t go wrong doing Qigong,” says instructor Lisa Pasila of Bent Tree, at front. Qigong was just one of many classes, seminars and vendor demonstrations Saturday at the Holistic Health Fair in Roper Park community center.
If you were looking for belly-dancing (exercise that helps you “get in touch with the feminine and even some guys need to get in touch with their feminine side”);
Or, a sugar-foot rub (sugar removes toxins according to the massage therapist);
Or, a Qigong class ( “You can’t go wrong if you are doing Qigong”), the Holistic Health Fair Saturday at the Community Center in Roper Park brought them all to town.
Local crowds seemed a little thin but enthusiastic for a first–time event that brought more than 50 vendors, teachers and speakers here.
“In the twenty-first century, education, jobs and economic success are tied to digital infrastructure, and I’ve introduced the GO Act to increase broadband investment in rural America through smarter, simpler policies based on market competition.”
WASHINGTON—Today Congressman Doug Collins (R-Ga.) introduced the Gigabit Opportunity (GO) Act to promote broadband development in rural and economically disadvantaged areas.