Monday, 09 March 2015 19:08

Ribbon Cutting USED Stuff

USED Stuff, as of November 2014 owned and operated by Georgie Giles is the go to for all your household needs! USED Stuff has become a Partner with us at the Chamber and we couldn’t be more pleased. This second hand store offers low priced gently used appliances, furniture, books, housewares, toys, dvd's, bikes and so much more!! They also provide free deliveries for the Emmett area, as well as remove and haul off old merchandise.

Georgia’s goal at USED Stuff is to keep a nice clean affordable selection within the store giving the community a variety to choose from. Georgia’s goals are to meet and see new people throughout Emmett and provide a business with prices low and fair for the community. To help keep merchandise at a cost-effective rate USED Stuff does accept donations from the community, as well as shops auctions and sales to bring back what’s in demand to provide better customer service and products throughout.

You can find updated pictures on all commodity, and find sales going on through “Georgia and James USED STUFF” on Facebook, providing an accessible way of “window shopping” without leaving the comfort of your own home.

USED Stuff is located at 137 W. Main St Emmett, ID 83617 and can be contacted at
(208) 365-0771 Winter hours are from 9:00am to 5:00pm and summer 9:00am from 6:00pm or later if called in advance.

Visit Georgia, James at this wonderful store and welcome the new business owners and truly enjoy what all they have to offer.

“Emmett School District is a community institute that ensures all students are prepared to successfully pursue their chosen paths and become productive, responsible citizens in a changing global society.” With this vision in mind, the Emmett School District is committed to developing and supporting our instructional leaders. They provide in-district coaching and support of new staff, as well as, providing funding for educational credits and working to provide opportunities for the staff to grow both locally and at the national level. Emmett School District continues to collaborate with others in and out of our community to ensure a culture of excellence in teaching and learning.  “Through effective leadership and collaboration with all stakeholders, the Emmett School District will prepare each student for success in the 21st century by utilizing recognized and innovative best educational practices in challenging, rigorous courses of study. “We believe that students learn best in a safe, positive, comfortable, orderly, and creative/reflective environment. The expectation of all sites to be safe and orderly is foundational to a quality educational program. Curriculum decisions need to be the responsibility of the district. State standards, testing expectations, and state/federal mandates will be used as resources to make district standards, curriculum, and decisions, but will not be the only consideration. Quality curriculum must be developed and followed to assure continuity of instruction at all levels for all students.”

There are two elementary schools located in Emmett, Kenneth Carberry and Shadow Butte, along with elementary schools in Ola and Sweet/Montour. Emmett Middle School, Emmett High School and Black Canyon Alternative High School are the three Secondary schools located in Emmett. The District Office is located at 400 S. Pine St., Suite 1, Emmett, Idaho and hours of operation are 7:30am-4:30pm with summer hours changing to 7:30am. Partnering with the Emmett School District is essential to the strength of our community.  

Friday, 06 February 2015 23:15

Gem County Lock & Key

Wayne Willis is the owner of Gem County Lock & Key. He has been a resident of the Emmett Valley since 2013 and has specialized in being a Locksmith for over 11 years. Wayne came to the Gem County from Wisconsin where he began his career as a locksmith. He enjoys being able to help his community feel safe by unlocking cars or homes and rekeying residential and commercial structures.

Gem County Lock & Key specializes in residential, lockouts, rekeys, master keying, fresh installs, and auto keys. Their main goal is to help the community with all of their lock and key needs. Wayne enjoys all aspects of his job and business and is excited to have his business be in high demand here in Emmett and the Gem County. He may be a one man show but “you call and he will be there!”

Wayne believes that to have a successful business, you have to take care of your community. He hasn’t been in business long here in the Gem County but keeping his customers happy and satisfied with his work is what he strives for. Gem County Lock & Key’s great bonus is if your kids, pets, or seniors are locked out, there is no charge to get them in their home and out of the weather.

If you find yourself in a not so well situation where you don’t have your key, call Wayne with Gem County Lock & Key at (208) 800-9165 or at (208) 800-8688.

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