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Last weekend’s Holiday Market at Chattahoochee Tech marked the beginning of the shopping season in Jasper. Organizers say the event was the largest market to date, and proceeds benefit non-profit and charitable organizations throughout Pickens County.
By Gwen Brandon
The eighth annual Holiday Market held last weekend at Chattahoochee Tech was the largest market held in Jasper to date with a record number of vendors and booths.
With an all-day full parking lot at Chattahoochee Tech, Saturday attendance also exceeded expectations. Friday night’s food was a true “extravaganza of regional and worldly tastes.”
Michelle Robertson said, “The Holiday Market in Jasper team is the hardest, most talented bunch of women I’ve ever had the honor of working with. They give their time, talents and energy to an event that gives 100% back to
“In an effort to reduce traffic crashes and deter bad driving behaviors, troopers will be patrolling interstates and secondary roads throughout the state during the holiday period”, said Colonel Mark W. McDonough, Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Public Safety.
According to AAA, this year we will see the highest Thanksgiving travel volume since 2005. They are predicting that the vast majority of travelers – 48.5 million – will be traveling by automobile.
For millions of people, Thanksgiving starts in the kitchen. Unfortunately, so do many safety risks, such as cooking fires. Emergency physicians offer a few health and safety tips to help you avoid a trip to the ER this holiday season.
Visiting Higbee's : (Top row, l-r) Stella Galligan, Santa himself, Maddy Anderson, Dylan Lo, Jasmine Grindstaff. (Middle row, l-r) Corley Leathers, Katie Houck, Silas Thomas, Felicity Evans. (Front row, l-r) AJ Barnes, Preston Leathers, Grayson Ludington, Will Leathers, Lannah Waldrip. Not pictured: Kaylee Clark, Edy Countryman, Violet Peel.
By Nan Nawrocki
Tater Patch Players is proud to present "A Christmas Story" for you this holiday season. The cast and crew have worked many hours to bring you this live version of the traditional holiday story. Please come join us beginning November 23 for nine hilarious and heart-warming performances.
Owners of the Marathon gas station on East Church Street in Jasper have a photo of the million dollar winning ticket displayed on their door.
Last Saturday was a lucky day for one mystery man, who a Jasper convenience store owner said won $1 million on a Royal Riches scratch-off ticket – top prize for the game.
Mohammad Sohail, owner of the Marathon gas station on East Church Street, said the customer is a regular who drives a truck. Mohammad’s wife Nazia was working when the man bought the ticket.
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