| Good Old Days are Here & Now! (7/25/2014) |
Meet the Historians of the Old Schoolhouse at Talking Rock
PACA is pleased to invite you to chat with Pickens County historians who will escort us on a journey back in time. This "Meet the Artist" event highlights the Old Schoolhouse Museum in Talking Rock, a remarkable setting for exploring local history.
Come to see the schoolhouse and be a student ag... more
| Several Reports of Stolen Items from Unlocked Vehicles (7/25/2014) |
Remove your valuables and keep your doors locked.
Today the City of Jasper Police Department responded to several reports of items stolen from unlocked vehicles in the Arbor Hills subdivision. It appears that these thefts occurred sometime between 7 p.m and 7 a.m. on Thursday and Friday. Items taken from these vehicles include a firearm, small elec... more
| Chevy Drive for Perfection (7/24/2014) |
Pickens High School would like to thank Andrew Diemer, Michael Cowart, and Days Chevrolet for their substantial contribution to the high school for the "Drive for Perfection" program.
The "Drive for Perfection" program was conducted last school year at Pickens High School and concentrates on sen... more
| Fellowship Presbyterian Church Covered Dish Luncheon (7/24/2014) |
Guest Speaker, Wanda Payne, OCC July 27, 2014
Fellowship Presbyterian Church welcomes Wanda Payne with Operation Christmas Child (OCC) as our guest speaker at our covered dish luncheon following our worship service. We welcome guests to worship with us, enjoy dinner and fellowship with us, and learn about OCC’s programs of spreading the Good ... more
| Four Legged Love From Loretta (7/24/2014) |
Two year old female Coonhound, Treeing Walker mix
If you are looking for a loyal and fun companion, a buddy for one of your pets, someone to talk to, take rides with, or hold in your lap, please consider one of the following pets who need a forever home to fill with laughter and love:
Hello, I am Loretta, a sweet and lovely lady looking f... more
| Saving the Bees at the Jasper Farmers Market (7/24/2014) |
It was a cloudy, drizzly day at the farmers market this Saturday so at least we were spared the usual July problem of it being too sunny and too hot. There were an abundance of vegetables, in particular corn, beans and tomatoes; so much that the same vendors will probably be back for the Wednesday ... more
| Sharptop Art Center, along with Co-Sponsor Creative and Performing Arts Academy Present Summer Sounds Concert (7/24/2014) |
Jordan Grassi, joined by Val Hoyt and Josh Arruda
Jordan Grassi is a Key West native. Jordan Grassi, is a singer/songwriter who has quickly made a name for herself in the Southeast. With musical influences ranging from Brad Paisley to Shania Twain, Jordan strives to create something uniquely different and heartfelt with every song she writes.
| Help Build a Boys & Girls Club for Pickens County Youth (7/23/2014) |
The Boys & Girls Clubs of North Georgia are looking for help to raise the last 25% for their new facility at Roper Park. $1.7 million of the 2.3 million has been already raised.
This goal could be reached if they could get 500 donors to give $100 per month for 12 months, or any sized donation wo... more
| Pickens County Unofficial Primary Election Results (7/22/2014) |
12 of 12 Precincts 100% Reported in Pickens County in the Primary Election Runoff.
United States Senator, Chambliss - REP
J. H. 'JACK' KINGSTON 39.15% 1,005
DAVID A. PERDUE 60.85% 1,562 (State Winner)
Total Votes 2,567
State School Superintendent - REP
MICHAEL L. 'MIKE' BUCK 44.07% 914... more
| GEORGIA SALES TAX HOLIDAY (7/21/2014)|
August 1-2, 2014 & October 3-5, 2014
The Georgia Sales Tax Holiday begins at 12:01 A.M. on August 1, 2014 and concludes at 12:00 Midnight on August 2, 2014.
The following items are exempt:
- Clothing and footwear with a sales price of $100.00 or less per item;
- Computers, computer components, and prewritten computer software pur... more
| Host Families Needed For International High School Students (7/21/2014) |
Over 120 high school students from Brazil, China, Columbia, Germany, Italy, Japan, South Korea, and Thailand are in need of a host family for the upcoming school semester. Some of the student's programs are for the entire school year, others are for just first semester.
All of the students are wa... more
| Pickens County Board of Education Called Meeting (Video) (7/21/2014)|
Contractural Agreement between PCBOE & SBOE (R. Little), PHS Track Bid (R. Little), Executive Session, Approval of Personnel... more
| Wish List Items for the Animal Shelter of Pickens County (7/21/2014) |
If you can't adopt, you can still help!
Below is the Animal Shelter of Pickens County wish list that is also available at Amazon.com (link below)
Odoban - Disinfectant (Home Depot)
Dawn Liquid Soap
Floor Cushions for Bathing Tubs
Dog Deodorizing Spray
Tape Worm M... more
| Edward Jones Opens Office in Jasper, GA (7/17/2014) |
Edward Jones, a Fortune 500 company, provides financial services for individual investors in the United States and, through its affiliate, in Canada. Every aspect of the firm's business, from the types of investment options offered to the location of branch offices, is designed to cater to individua... more
| Pickens County Man Arrested on Child Pornography Charges (7/17/2014)|
(Fairmont, GA) – Thomas Rodriguez, 36, of 191 West Destiny Drive in Fairmont was arrested yesterday and charged with four counts of Sexual Exploitation of Children (Possession of Child Pornography), The arrest was made after the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) and the Pickens County Sheriff’... more