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The Pickens Report: County ready for summer fun at Roper Park

Summertime is upon Pickens County. Throughout the summer months enjoy a cool dip in the pool at the Pickens County Recreation Department (PCRD) swimming pool. The pool at Roper Park is open Tuesday thru Saturday from 11a.m. until 5 p.m. and on Sunday from noon until 6 p.m.

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Jasper Rotary Club dedicates Peace Pole in Roper Park

Recently, Rotary International of Jasper has created a new addition to the Rotary Peace Park, located in Roper Park. The Rotary Peace Pole, a monument featuring the words “May Peace Prevail on Earth” in eight languages, was dedicated on May 24th.

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Update on Pickens seniors’ efforts to improve property tax exemptions

Pickens Seniors for Change—the local group working to amend the current property tax exemptions for senior citizens of Pickens County—has made some progress since its well-attended public meeting in April.

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Pickens leaders graduate from Economic Development academy

The Board of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development announced Pickens County graduates from the 2017 Region 1 Multi-Day Training Program on May 2.

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Home Plate: a support initiative for local farmers

“Home Plate” is a concept being organized by John and Cindy Lupi, owners of Home Restaurant in Marble Hill, to help support and encourage local farmers who supply the restaurant with vegetables and other farm fresh products.

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