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PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Four Legged Love From Prince and James (5/12/2014)
    Six week old male kittens
    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 the following pets who needs a forever home to fill with laughter and love: Hi! Whew! And ZippyDo Da! We are Prince and James, two v... more
  • Four Legged Love From Prince and James
  • Four Legged Love From Torrin (5/12/2014)
    5-month-old male Husky mix dog
    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 the following pet who needs a forever home to fill with laughter and love: Hello, I am Torrin, a fun loving and playful Husky mix puppy... more
  • Four Legged Love From Torrin
  • Marble Valley Friends Yard Sale (5/12/2014)
    May 16 & 17, 2014
    Marble Valley Friends, a historic preservation organization headquartered in Tate, conducts an annual yard sale each May. The 2014 version will be held on May 16th and 17th in the Old Tate Gym. The hours of sale on Friday are 8:00 A.m. until 4:00 P.M. On Saturday, sales will again begin at 8:00 A.M.... more
  • Marble Valley Friends Yard Sale
  • Nelson Police Department Newsletter (5/12/2014)
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    It has been a busy month once again getting things organized, writing policies, attending training and performing regular police activity. Follow link to PDF of entire newsletter....
  • Nelson Police Department Newsletter
  • Pickens GOP Awards Local Senior for Excellence at PHS Awards Ceremony (5/12/2014)

    Katie O’Shields received a special scholarhip award from the Pickens County Republican Party on May 6 during the PHS Awards Ceremony. She received the award for her essay and interview on the 4th Amendment. Teb Bowman, Chairman of the PC GOP, proudly presented the $500 award to help further he... more
  • Pickens GOP Awards Local Senior for Excellence at PHS Awards Ceremony
  • Play On! Coming to the Tater Patch Players Stage in June (5/12/2014)

    The play within a play, written by Rick Abbot, is a peek inside the inner workings of a community theater. Money is tight for many theaters, and the opportunity to stage a play without paying royalties is a temptation, but is it a good idea? Local playwright Phyllis Montague, has written her firs... more
  • Play On! Coming to the Tater Patch Players Stage in June
  • Retired Educators to Present Awards and Recognitions (5/12/2014)

    The Pickens County Retired Educators Association (PCREA) will hold its May meeting on the 14th at United Community Bank. The catered lunch will begin at 11:00 A.M. with the business session following at noon. Program Chair Kathy Wallace announces that the program will concentrate on recognitions ... more
  • Retired Educators to Present Awards and Recognitions
  • Taste of the Season at the Jasper Farmers Market (5/12/2014)

    Want some new ideas for how to prepare the spring vegetables that are available at the Jasper Farmers Market now? Would you like to have samples and recipes? One of the more popular market events is the ‘Taste of the Season” and it is coming up this Saturday. The talented cooks preparing and pres... more
  • Taste of the Season at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • THE SUBJECT OF THIS WEEK’S TEA PARTY CONVERSATION IS THE SECOND AMENDMENT TO THE U.S. CONSTITUTION (5/12/2014)

    The Second Amendment (Amendment II) to the United States Constitution protects the right of individuals to keep and bear arms. This is a subject that the Supreme Court of the U. S. (SCOTUS) has visited several times since it’s inclusion in the U.S. Constitution. For more detail on decisions prior ... more
  • THE SUBJECT OF THIS WEEK’S TEA PARTY CONVERSATION IS THE SECOND AMENDMENT TO THE U.S. CONSTITUTION
  • Watch for LEOS (5/12/2014)

    LEGS are frequenting the byways of Pickens County. These LEOS are not dangerous wandering lions, but the student segments of the Jasper Lions Club. Jasper Lions sponsor LEO Clubs at Pickens High School, Pickens County Middle School and Jasper Middle School. The acronym LEO stands for Leadership, Exp... more
  • Watch for LEOS
  • Georgia State Park Gift Cards Now Available (5/9/2014)
    Gift ideas include camping, cabins, boat tours and golf
    (ATLANTA) -- Searching for the perfect gift for an outdoor enthusiast? Georgia State Parks now offer gift cards that can be used for campsites, cabins, yurts, retail shops, picnic shelters, historic sites, boat rentals, golf and numerous other outdoor activities. Some popular sites to redeem the car... more
  • Georgia State Park Gift Cards Now Available
  • Lodge and Police Combine Forces (5/9/2014)
    Public Safety Day on June 7th
    On June 7, 2014, the City of Nelson will host the biggest event to come to town in many years. Nelson Police Department and E. W. Hightower Lodge #679 F & AM will join forces. They are co-sponsoring the first ever Public Safety Day. The event will begin at 11 AM and end at 3 PM. During this event... more
  • Lodge and Police Combine Forces
  • Summer Camps 2014 Creative and Performing Arts Academy (5/8/2014)

    Creative and Performing Arts Academy is offering the following Summer Camps: Camp Try-it Campers get to 'try-it' for many different art forms including violin, cello, acting, guitar, drums, vocal, art, piano and more during a fun filled camp the week of June 9th – 13th. -Ages 5-8, 9:00a... more
  • Summer Camps 2014 Creative and Performing Arts Academy
  • Next Week is 'Paint the Town Purple' (5/7/2014)
    Preceding Relay for Life of Pickens County on May 17th
    Next week is the 'Paint the Town Purple' event preceding Relay for Life of Pickens County on May 17th. Merchants/Businesses will be decorating their stores purple (other colors as well that represent Cancers) for a chance to claim the 'purple' traveling trophy for the year. Voting will be held on Kn... more
  • Next Week is 'Paint the Town Purple'
  • THE SUBJECT OF THIS WEEK’S TEA PARTY CONVERSATION IS THE REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT PROGRAM (5/7/2014)

    HISTORY OF THE U.S. REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT PROGRAM: The U.S. has a proud history of admitting refugees of special humanitarian concern into the country. Following the admission of over 250,000 displaced Europeans in the wake of World War II, the first refugee legislation enacted by the U.S. Congress ... more
  • THE SUBJECT OF THIS WEEK’S TEA PARTY CONVERSATION IS THE REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT PROGRAM
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