• Deputy dies in Pickens training facility

      (Photo from Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office Social Media)   JASPER, Ga. – Two families mourn today after the sudden death of Deputy Sheriff II Spencer Englett, 29, during training in Pickens County. Englett was recently married and had just begun his first day of training in Pickens, but served as a deputy of Forsyth […]

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  • Cove Creek Fish Rodeo returns

    JASPER, Ga. – With roughly 25 years of the annual Fish Rodeo, the city is preparing once again for this beloved event. The Council heard the required request, and subsequently approved, for the Pickens County Sportsman Club Annual Fish Rodeo this month to allow the event in May. Sportsman Club representative Walt Cagle offered fliers […]

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  • Replacements, Rebuilds, and Resolutions in Jasper’s April Council

    JASPER, Ga. – April’s expenses for the Jasper City Council are on the rise as they approve purchases and bids alongside an approval for over $100,000 for the Cove Road incident. These purchases came from three different departments looking to update equipment for the coming spring months. The Jasper Police Department sought approval, and received […]

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  • Council talks speed vs. safety in Cove Road Issues

    JASPER, Ga. – Citizens of Jasper listened as Mayor John Weaver offered updates on proposals and plans for the Cove Road rockslide recovery. The council addressed the rockslide with information from City Manager Brandon Douglas who said the city has retained the services of Geostabilization Engineering for stabilization and repairs from the rockslide. Douglas said […]

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  • Piedmont Brings New, Unique Support Program to its Local Hospitals

    Piedmont Mountainside

    Public Release by: Piedmont Healthcare Atlanta, Ga. (March 13, 2019) – Piedmont Healthcare now offers Rachel’s Gift, a non-profit program that provides support and guidance services to families who have suffered the loss of an infant, at 10 of its hospital locations. Started in 2008, Rachel’s Gift partners with hospitals to assist families through the initial […]

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  • BOIL WATER ADVISORY for parts of Jasper

    JASPER, Ga. – The City of Jasper is issuing a boil water advisory for citizens as they have experienced a water line rupture. According to authorities, the rupture has occurred in the area of Talking Rock Road. With the city responding to the issue, they are working quickly to fix the issue. However, even with […]

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  • Piedmont Mountainside named one of the Nation’s Top 100 Hospitals

    Piedmont Mountainside

    Jasper, Ga. (March 11, 2019) — Piedmont Mountainside Hospital has been named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals by IBM Watson Health™. The study spotlights the top-performing hospitals in the U.S. based on a balanced scorecard of publicly available clinical, operational and patient satisfaction metrics and data. “At Piedmont Mountainside, we share a commitment to providing unsurpassed […]

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  • Major Fire Dept issues rise in March City Council

    JASPER, Ga. – Several issues have mounted up on the Jasper Fire Department in the last month. The issues are also mounting into a major budget issue for the city as they seek repair Fire Engine #2 from engine troubles and deal with an unbudgeted Fire Interface Purchase. Both of the issues come amid a […]

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