| Wesleyan Soccer Hires Paige Hightower as New Head Coach (4/29/2014)|
Paige taught recreation soccer in Jasper before moving to Macon
Wesleyan College Athletics Department announced that Paige Hightower is their new head soccer coach. Paige taught recreation soccer in Pickens County before moving to Macon. Follow link to news release on Wesleyan College website.
| YOUTH BIRDING COMPETITION SEES, HEARS MOST SPECIES EVER (4/29/2014) |
(SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga.) – Young birders set event records for bird species seen or heard, from warblers to woodpeckers, during the annual Youth Birding Competition Friday and Saturday.
Twenty-four teams from primary to high school ages scoured the state for birds during the 24-hour contest held by t... more
| Pickens County Chamber of Commerce April Business After-Hours (4/28/2014) |
Hosted by Carriage House Coffee Shop, Dough Boys Cakes & Catering & Trouts Beverages
The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce offers a monthly opportunity for Chamber Members, as well as the public to come together at a local business to enjoy food, fun and networking along with an opportunity to win some cash!
The April Business After Hours was hosted by the Carriage House Coffee ... more
| Pickens County Chamber Recognizes Betty Lohman LLC w/ Maximum One Realtors with a Ribbon Cutting (4/28/2014) |
The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce would like to the thank Betty Lohman with Maximum One Realtors for their continued support and was excited to attend their Ribbon Cutting, held Tuesday, April 22.
Maximum One is local agent owned company where world class service is priority. Buying and sel... more
| Pickens County Chamber Recognizes Stallings Industries Inc. with a Ribbon Cutting (4/28/2014) |
The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce would like to the thank Stallings Industries Inc. for their continued support and was excited to attend their Ribbon Cutting, held Thursday, April 17.
Stallings Industries Inc. is a Georgia corporation, and a nationally certified WBE (women’s business enter... more
| Tornado Shelter Tips from GEMA (4/28/2014) |
Potential for long-track tornadoes with this system heading our way
There is a potential for long-track tornadoes with this system heading our way. Don’t wait for a warning; know now where you will take cover.
Keep blankets or a mattress in your safe area to protect against falling debris. A vehicle or mobile home does not provide good protection; get out and he... more
| ARE YOU READY TO OWN YOUR OWN HOME BUT HAVE FAILED TO QUALIFY FOR A TRADITIONAL MORTGAGE? (4/25/2014) |
Habitat for Humanity Pickens County wishes to advise all residents of Pickens County that homes will soon become available for families meeting the Habitat eligibility requirements.
Families interested in applying for Habitat Homes should call our Jasper Office at:
C: 786-256-0530 H: 706-301-... more
| Charles Fendley Re-elected to Georgia Transmission Corporation Board (4/24/2014)|
(TUCKER, Ga.) - Charles R. Fendley of Jasper, Ga. was recently re-elected as chairman of the Georgia Transmission Corporation (GTC) Board of Directors. Fendley has served on the board since 1996 both as chairman and as a member director. He also is Amicalola Electric Membership Corporation’s chair... more
| National Paper Clover Campaign Continues Support of Pickens County 4-H Youth (4/24/2014) |
Yesterday, the National 4-H Council announced the launch of the spring 2014 4-H Paper Clover Campaign in partnership with Tractor Supply Company (TSC). This event marks the 4th year of collaboration between the organizations on the national in-store fundraiser, benefiting state and local 4 H program... more
| Pickens Retired Educators Were Busy at April Meeting (4/24/2014) |
The Pickens County Retired Educators Association (PCREA) held its April meeting on the 9th at United Community Bank. The approximately three dozen attendees enjoyed a meal catered by Taste of Joy. Following the meal, an invocation and Pledge of Allegiance to the flag preceded the business session.
| Governor Nathan Deal Signing HB 60 (4/23/2014)|
Rep. Rick Jasperse sponsored the 'Safe Carry Protection Act' (Photos & Video)
| Disabled Water Ski National Championships Being Held at Whitestone Lake Estates (4/22/2014)|
August 28 - 31, 2014
The 23rd Disabled Water Ski National Championships, sponsored by the Shepherd Center and the Barbara Bolding/Jim Grew Foundation, will be held Aug. 29-31 at Whitestone Lake Estates in Talking Rock, Ga. ... more
| Pickens County Tea Party Candidate Forum (video) (4/22/2014)|
U.S. Congressional and Senate Candidates
The Pickens County Tea Party April monthly meeting was a candidate forum with Derrick Grayson (Republican) and Amanda Swafford (Libertarian) for US Senate, Ken Herron for Congress 14th District, and Bernard Fountaine for Congress 9th District....
| The Savannah Disputation opens this week at Tater Patch Players Theater (4/22/2014) |
This “theological comedy” is a welcome bonus in Tater Patch's rich 2014 season. This is a warm, thoughtful comedy of two sisters, devoutly Catholic, their priest — perhaps a bit more open to other ideas– and a young evangelist who comes to the door. One reviewer said the show is “drenched in south... more
| TOPPER Shoots A Music Video In Ellijay & Blue Ridge (4/22/2014)|
Mari Livsey with KnowPickens.com plays the 'Fed Up Wife'
TOPPER Shoots A Music Video In Ellijay & Blue Ridge and The Best of Ellijay, Blue Ridge & Jasper covered it all. Mari Livsey, owner of KnowPickens.com, played the fed up wife. Follow link for more photos from the shoot....
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