STARS - Teacher Wil Nix and student Jonathan Friedman.
Optimist Club of Jasper
Jonathan Friedman has been named the 2017 STAR Student of Pickens High School. The announcement is made by the Optimist Club of Jasper, local sponsor for the Pickens STAR Program. Friedman is the son of Aury and Patti Friedman of Talking Rock. He has selected Mr. Wil Nix as his STAR Teacher.
The PAGE Student Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR) program, is administered and promoted by the Professional Association of Georgia Educators (PAGE). Since its inception in 1958 the STAR program has honored nearly 26,000 students and the teachers selected as the most influential to their academic achievement. To obtain the STAR nomination, high school seniors
Congressman Doug Collins office/ Photo
9th District Congressman Doug Collins, left, talks with President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence. Collins was highly complimentary of the administration in an interview Thursday.
U.S. House members who represent Pickens County expressed confidence that President Donald Trump is off to a great start and that there is a newfound hope in Washington during telephone interviews last Thursday.
“I have never been as excited as I have been the last few months since I was sworn in [in 2010],” said Congressman Tom Graves, a Republican from Ranger who represents the west half of Pickens County as part of his 14th district.
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Wednesday afternoon crews were working to get a vehicle off the railroad tracks near the Pickens Medical Supply Building on Church Street. The crews had alerted the train operators of the vehicle on the tracks and no trains appeared to be in near vicinity.
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The vehicle apparently rolled onto the tracks even though the driver and a first responder confirmed the vehicle remained in park. An elderly passenger was in the car and was shaken but not seriously injured.