Ellijay, Ga – At the end of the called Board of Education meeting, on October 20th, 2014, Superintendent of Schools Jason Kouns presented what could be a $58 million “wish list” to be paid for with ELOST (Education Local Option Sales Tax) dollars. [Read more »]
The 2014 Apple Festival Parade was held in downtown Ellijay on Saturday, October 18th. It was a beautiful day for the parade and a large crowd of spectators gathered around the square to view it. It was a wonderful parade with many participants including local businesses, youth groups, many Shriner units, lots of floats and local dignitaries. The 2014 parade grand marshal was Deany Brady, author of "An Appalachian Childhood", who grew up in Gilmer County and currently resides in Northern California. Congratulations to the winner of the Georgia Apple Festival parade best entry goes to North Georgia Christian Academy.
The Apple Country Auto Club, Inc held its annual Fall Apple Classic Car Show on October 11th 2014 at the River Park Ball fields in Ellijay, GA. All vehicles - Antiques, Street Rods, Muscle Cars, Bikes, Trucks, & Rat Rods. The entries were judged & voted on by vehicle owners. All proceeds benefit the Gilmer Food Pantry, High School Scholarships, & White Christmas.
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