PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • TEA PARTY TALK – IS THIS YOUR CUP OF TEA? (2/19/2015)

    THE HOPPER IS FULL! The 2015 Georgia General Assembly is working feverously on a multitude of proposed bills for the current session—some good—some not so good. On the agenda are bills concerning Water, Minimum Wage, Child Safety, Transportation, taxes, Driver Licenses to Illegals, Education, HO... more
  • TEA PARTY TALK – IS THIS YOUR CUP OF TEA?
  • KnowPickens eNewsletter - Baby, it's cold outside! (2/18/2015)
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    In this issue: Mardi Gras in the Mountains King & Queen Coverage coverage; Prepare for the cold; News from the week; Weekend events; and more....
  • KnowPickens eNewsletter - Baby, it's cold outside!
  • School Board Retreat at North Georgia RESA & Pickens County Board of Education Central Office (2/18/2015)

    The Pickens County Board of Education will hold a planning retreat on February 20, 2015, beginning at 8:30 a.m. and continuing through 1:00 p.m., February 21, 2015. This retreat will be for planning purposes only, and the board will not vote or take any official action. Plans are for the retreat ... more
  • School Board Retreat at North Georgia RESA & Pickens County Board of Education Central Office
  • Mosby, Robinson named co-Players of the Week in GCAA (2/17/2015)

    (DEMOREST, Ga.) – A.J. Mosby and Elijah Robinson were named by GCAA Division I as co-Players of the Week for their performance in Golden Eagles victories against Central Georgia Tech, Georgia Perimeter and Albany Tech last week. Robinson, a 6-foot-5 sophomore forward, averaged 15 points per game ... more
  • Mosby, Robinson named co-Players of the Week in GCAA
  • Service Master by Bailey Ribbon Cutting Ceremony (2/17/2015)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce was excited to celebrate with Service Master by Bailey at their Ribbon Cutting Ceremony held at the Chamber of Commerce in Jasper on January 14th. Father and son team, Don and Clint Bailey opened ServiceMaster by Bailey in 1999, servicing Cherokee and Forsy... more
  • Service Master by Bailey Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
  • Deal declares emergency for North Georgia counties (2/15/2015)
    Governor's move opens up state resources for disaster preparedness in areas expecting ice
    Acting on a recommendation from the state's Emergency Operations Command, Gov. Nathan Deal this evening signed an executive order to declare a state of emergency for disaster preparedness for the 15 North Georgia counties under a winter storm warning and will ask state workers in affected areas who ... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Foundation Selects Five New Trustees (2/14/2015)

    The Chattahoochee Tech Foundation recently welcomed two new trustees to the board that governs the 501 (c)(3) organization that provides philanthropic support to the college, its students, and programs. The two new trustees include: Randy Gravley is President and CEO of Tri-State Commun... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Foundation Selects Five New Trustees
  • Golden Eagles pick up crucial GCAA win over Georgia Perimeter (2/14/2015)

    (SMYRNA, Ga.) – Chattahoochee Tech erased a 12-point second-half deficit to defeat Georgia Perimeter 80-72 Thursday night at the Smyrna Community Center. The Golden Eagles (21-6, 9-6 GCAA) trailed 36-24 minutes into the second half, but caught GPC (14-12, 7-8) at the 12:41 mark after four straight p... more
  • Golden Eagles pick up crucial GCAA win over Georgia Perimeter
  • Mardi Gras in the Mountains (2/14/2015)
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    Mardi Gras in the Mountains is an annual event benefiting Georgia Mountains Hospice, The Ellijay and Jasper Councils of the Knights of Columbus, and Rotary of Jasper. Jack Short representing Pickens County crowned King and Chris Hice Waldman representing Gilmer County crowned Queen....
  • Mardi Gras in the Mountains
  • Noteworthy: Justin Davis (2/14/2015)

    Persistence, determination, talent and an abundance of faith are words that come to mind when I think of Justin Davis. A big man with a big heart, Davis is one of Pickens' great success stories. Davis spent his early years in Tate, moving to Jasper while still in school. He began piano lessons ... more
  • Noteworthy:  Justin Davis
  • Optimist STAR Banquet Scheduled for March 5th (2/14/2015)

    The 2015 STAR Banquet is set for Thursday evening, March 5th at Chattahoochee Technical College. The Optimist Club of Jasper is the local sponsor of the STAR Program. Andrew Haygood has been named the 2015 STAR Student of Pickens High School and he selected Mr.Michael Oubre as his STAR Teacher. ... more
  • Optimist STAR Banquet Scheduled for March 5th
  • Pickens County Board of Education Meeting (Video) (2/12/2015)

    During the PHS Football recognitions, the Board and Superintendent held Minnesota pennants for Shannon Brooks. Middle School Band District and State level were also recongized....
  • Pickens County Board of Education Meeting (Video)
  • KnowPickens eNewsletter - Hogs and Jobs Galore! (2/11/2015)
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    Featuring: - Jobs available at two new stores opening soon in Jasper. - Video and photos from the FFA Livestock Show and Winter Pig Classic - Events this week - Photos from Shane Callahan Benefit ...
  • KnowPickens eNewsletter - Hogs and Jobs Galore!
  • Savannah Rice Headed to Reinhardt (2/11/2015)

    Congratulations to Savannah Rice for signing with Reinhardt University for a cross country scholarship.... more
  • Savannah Rice Headed to Reinhardt
  • Turn to Global Restoration for Property Damage by Fire, Smoke, Wind, Water, or Mold (2/11/2015)

    Our homes and businesses mean a lot to us. Where do you turn when they get damaged by fire, smoke, wind, water, or mold? Global Restoration! Located right here in Jasper, the certified specialists at Global Restoration are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to get your home or business bac... more
  • Turn to Global Restoration for Property Damage by Fire, Smoke, Wind, Water, or Mold
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