Archives for February 2009
On Friday evening, I met my son after he got off work, at Fatz Restaurant. I don’t think many people eating at Fatz Restaurant are watching the ‘doom and gloom news’ because the place was packed with patrons. We had to wait at least 15 minutes, which was okay with us.
We decided to have the 2 for 1 special, which included an appetizer and two entrees. We got the fried green tomatoes and he the Calabash Chicken Finger plate and myself, the Calabash Chicken Salad. Yum Yum! Way more than I could eat after the delicious rolls with honey butter (2 baskets) and the fried green tomatoes with the spicy sauce.
He and I enjoyed a mother/son dinner talking about school, work and plans after senior year! My how quickly they grow up.
On Saturday, February 21st, the first ever Pickens County Biggest Loser will have their 5th Weigh-In for the contestants of the Red Team and the Blue Team. The Weigh-In at BodyPlex of Jasper has been every Saturday night at 6pm. But, starting on the 21st and forward, the weigh-in time will be every Saturday morning at 8am at BodyPlex of Jasper.
If you are able to attend the weigh-in at 8am and support your favorite contestant and/or team, that is encouraged. If not, check out the Biggest Loser Radio Show tomorrow at noon to get an update of the morning weigh-in. You can go on line at The Biggest Loser Radio Show and listen live to the updates and you’ll also be able to listen to the show later on, as it will be archived.
The Pickens County Biggest Loser has 8 weeks left in the competition and each team has really been losing weight and inches in hopes of becoming Pickens County’s Biggest Loser. Check out the official site for the Pickens County Biggest Loser at www.getfitjasper.com to view each contestant’s progress along with lots of pictures and videos.
Do take a minute to post a comment for your favorite contestant and/or team. They truly appreciate reading your kind words and knowing that the good people of Pickens County are supporting what they are doing.
The Historic Wooden Bridge, just outside of Main Street and in front of Joe Rueffert’s Restaurant, The Woodbridge Inn, is now reopened. On Friday, February 13th, shortly after 1pm there was a ribbon cutting rededication. A crowd of about 50 crossed the new bridge to congergate on the other side. This one lane wooden truss bridge, the last such bridge bearing traffic in Georgia, spanes the Georgia Northeastern Railroad, connecting Jasper’s Main Street to Chambers and Birch streets.
Fixing the bridge cost an estimated $80,000.00. Funding for the repairs were a gift from county government, a gift from the Pickens County Development Authority and a loan from that authority to be repaid by the City of Jasper by 2010.
The Historic Wooden Bridge links two additional older structures, The Woodbridge Inn dating from the 1800’s and the Old Jail, dating in the early 1900’s.
Thank goodness the Old Wooden Bridge was repaired and is now again a part of our city’s every day road of travel. I think I’m going to make reservations at the Woodbridge Inn.