Thursday Aug 14
Classes begin at Piedmont; resume at UNG Monday and Aug. 25 at Brenau
Classes for the fall semester at Piedmont College in Demorest began Thursday, with the University of Georgia and Brenau University planning to begin the new year Monday, Aug. 18 and Monday, Aug. 25, respectively.
Josephine Carithers, 90, died Saturday, August 9, 2014. Born November 22, 1923, in Oglethorpe County, she was the daughter of the late Mell and Ola Webb Carithers.
347 to graduate from Piedmont Sat.
Piedmont College will hold Commencement ceremonies for summer graduates at 10 a.m., July 26, at the Johnny Mize Athletic Center in Demorest.
Children First to host storytelling series
All stories told during "Stories from Childhood: From a Tiny Acorn" will start 3 p.m. each Sunday through Aug. 24. The event will be held at the Historic Meeting House of Piedmont College located at 595 Prince Ave. The schedule of storytellers includes: Barbara Dooley: July 13 Lee Epting: July 20 Darius Weems: July 27 Joan Prittie: Aug. 3 Charlie ... (more)
Demorest Council designates Johnny Mize Drive
A segment of Laurel Drive between Georgia Street and Massachusetts Boulevard has been renamed for Johnny Mize.