Jordan Dean was selected as an outstanding youth in our community and has been named the Youth of the Year by The Boys & Girls Clubs of North Ga.
Submitted by Boys & Girls Clubs
The Youth of the Year title is a prestigious honor bestowed upon an exemplary young person in recognition of leadership, service, academic excellence and dedication to live a healthy lifestyle. Now in its 74th year, the Youth of the Year program honors our nation’s most awe-inspiring young people on their path to great futures.
Jordan will go on to contend for the Georgia Youth of the Year title and a $2,500 college scholarship from Boys & Girls Clubs of America.
Live theater is back in March – (l to r) Deb Heimler, April Miller, Jennie Hutto Smith, Audrey Kirsten, and Jan Simpson get set to resume with The Aurelia Women's League Flower and Garden Gala Planning Committee.
By Pat Jewell
Tater Patch Players
The Tater Patch Players have unfinished business. The Aurelia Women's League Flower and Garden Gala Planning Committee was up and running. The hilarious crowd pleaser was interrupted mid show by a flood that covered the first floor of the theater. Repairs have been made to the building and the Aurelia Women's League is ready to resume work planning the annual flower and garden show gala. There are many things that need to be discussed, such as a venue, a menu, and most importantly, a theme.
John Ahlberg, Rector and CEO, at far right, and the students, staff of the new school in Nelson welcome the public to find out more Saturday. See ad on page 12A.
The Ahlberg Academy (formerly the TLE Academy) is hosting an open house Saturday, February 20th from 3-5 p.m. in Nelson.
With its’ model as a “One-room school house for the 21st century,” the K-12 Ahlberg Academy was founded in Marietta in 2005. Since then, graduates have gone on to achieve higher education and graduation in medicine, working for NASA, the arts and science, and as successful business owners and management leaders.
(ATLANTA) – The State Election Board on Wednesday referred 35 cases of election-law violations to the attorney general or local district attorneys for criminal prosecution.
“Election fraud is not tolerated in Georgia. When there is evidence of it, the people responsible face prosecution,” said Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, chairman of the five-member board. “Georgia has multiple safeguards in place that allow our team of investigators to discover fraudulent voting. They worked to catch the wrongdoing in these cases, and they maintain the security of Georgia elections.”
The Pickens Chamber of Commerce has announced their prestegious annual awards for 2021. This year the Citizen of the Year is Margy Lohman, the Business of the Year is Quick Burger, and the Ambassador of the Year is Sheri Crowe. See write-ups of each recipient below.
Business of the Year — Quick Burger Restaurant was named the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce 2021 Business of the Year. Quick Burger, owned by Joan and Donald Hoy, has been a Chamber member since 2015. The restaurant has helped numerous organizations in Pickens County. Quick Burger sponsors Pickens High School sports and activities, they have provided food for Pickens County teachers, for Mountain Ed and banquets for students free of charge. They provided
meals to Piedmont Mountainside hospital, donate to Toys for Tots, and sponsor the Pickens County Chamber’s Youth Leadership Program.