| 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
| Berries for Jams and Jellies at the Jasper Farmers Market (7/16/2014) |
Now is a good time to get berries if you would like to enter the Jasper Farmers Market jam and jelly contest that will be held later this fall. There were both blueberries and blackberries at the market this weekend.
Jenny Fellenbaum said she had a lot more blackberries to pick and would be ba... more
| Clock Tower Gifts and The Jasper Drug Store Celebrates Heroes Day (7/16/2014) |
"We wanted to say thank you for all you do in our community," sated Jack Dunn owner of Clock Tower Gifts and The Jasper Drug Store. "I want to say another thank you to the community for making the day a real success and calling attention to these community servants," added Dunn. It was a family fu... more
| Four Legged Love From Izzy (7/16/2014) |
One-year-old Welsh corgi, cardigan mix female dog
A donation to Pickens Animal Rescue in someone’s name would make a wonderful birthday, anniversary, memorial or special occasion present and would help make sure no Buddy is left behind. All donations go to help the pets. Donations are accepted every day at the PAR Rescued Furniture Store.
If yo... more
| Four Legged Love From KITTENS (7/16/2014) |
Two for the price of one!
Kitten Season in Pickens County is in full swing! The Shelter has kittens of all colors, breeds, temperaments, and gender. They are alert, cute, soft, playful and fun. They climb, play tumble over each other, chase toys and cuddle. It is double the fun to have two kittens and makes those diffic... more
| KPB Awards July Green Thumb Award (7/16/2014) |
Congratulations to the to the Pendleys of Marble Hill, Georgia
Keep Pickens Beautiful is proud to present the Green Thumb Award for July to the Pendleys of Marble Hill.
Roots run deep....for Dolly and Larry Pendley of 3055 Fortner Road in Marble Hill. Dolly has been a resident of Marble Hill all her life. Her home is actually a parcel of land left to her by ... more
| NOTICE - ROAD CLOSINGS JULY 22-25 (7/16/2014) |
Carnes Mill Road and Whitestone Road at Railroad Crossings
NOTICE - ROAD CLOSINGS
Carnes Mill Road at the railroad crossing and Whitestone Road at the railroad
crossing will be closed to thru traffic July 22nd until July 25th to upgrade crossings.
ALL THRU TRAFFIC SHOULD UTILIZE WHITESTONE ROAD off Highway 515.... more
| Pickens County Schools Pre-K through 12 New Student Registration and Hill City Elementary Pre-K Program Registration (7/16/2014) |
New Students on July 22; HCES Pre-K on July 22 and 23
Pickens County School District will be hosting student registration for K-12 students NEW to the school system for the 2014-2015 school year.
When: July 22, 2014 - 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Where: BOE Conference Center at 91 D.B. Carroll Street, Jasper GA
Required documents: (Must ha... more
| U.S. Senate Candidate David Perdue Visited The Carriage House (7/16/2014) |
Gubernatorial candidate David Perdue and wife Bonnie visited Jasper Tuesday morning to meet and greet people at The Carriage House.
He is on a 50-Stop week tour of Georgia before primary election day on July 22nd.
Perdue is in a runoff with Jack Kingston for the Republican nomination to fa... more
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