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PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Nelson Police Department Newsletter (4/4/2014)
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    It has been a busy month once again getting things organized, writing policies and attending training....
  • Nelson Police Department Newsletter
  • Chief Jim Koury Attends Training for Newly Appointed Heads of Law Enforcement Agencies (4/3/2014)

    Chief Jim Koury attended the Chief Executive Training Class for newly appointed chiefs of police and heads of law enforcement agencies at the Dr. Curtis E. McClung Training Center in Duluth, GA., from March 24th through April 2nd, 2014. The 60-hour course, administered and provided by the Georgia... more
  • Chief Jim Koury Attends Training for Newly Appointed Heads of Law Enforcement Agencies
  • Join KPB for their 25th Anniversary Picnic in the Park (4/3/2014)
    April 5th from 10 AM - 2 PM at Lee Newton Park
    Keep Pickens Beautiful has lots going on, and we want you to come be a part of the fun! KPB is celebrating 25 years of service to Pickens County.... so much has happened and we couldn't have done it without such a supportive community. We're inviting you to bring a picnic and come enjoy the da... more
  • Join KPB for their 25th Anniversary Picnic in the Park
  • March Pickens Report (4/3/2014)

    I am very pleased to see warmer weather settle on our beloved Pickens County. This winter has been rather harsh at times, and it is always such a thrill to see the beautiful colors that spring brings and the smells that come along with it. It also reminds me that our weather in the spring can be rat... more
  • March Pickens Report
  • WILDWOOD WOLVES TAKE A BITE OUT OF THE COMPETITION AT STATE ODYSSEY OF THE MIND COMPETITION (4/3/2014)

    The Wolves of Wildwood Christian Academy took a big bite out of their competition at the Georgia State Competition of Odyssey of the Mind. Schools advanced from the Regional competitions to the State competition, held March 29th at Columbus State University. Wildwood placed 1st and 2nd in three di... more
  • WILDWOOD WOLVES TAKE A BITE OUT OF THE COMPETITION AT STATE ODYSSEY OF THE MIND COMPETITION
  • Alumni Grudge Match Falls in Pickens’ Favor (4/2/2014)

    If you were able to withstand the wind and frigid temperatures last Saturday night you may have had some interesting stories to tell around the water cooler on Monday morning. The 2014 Pickens vs. Gilmer Alumni Football Game did not disappoint. There have been some interesting contests between these... more
  • Alumni Grudge Match Falls in Pickens’ Favor
  • Four Legged Love From Cassie (4/2/2014)
    A six-year-old female Blonde Carolina 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 Cassie, a loving, playful, sophisticated and beau... more
  • Four Legged Love From Cassie
  • Four Legged Love From Female Russian Blue Kittens and their FREE! (4/2/2014)

    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: Hi, we are Russian Blue kittens and we are sisters. We are... more
  • Four Legged Love From Female Russian Blue Kittens and their FREE!
  • Jasper Farmers Market – Free Eggs (4/2/2014)
    April is 'Bring a Friend to the Market' Month
    Correction to last weeks article: this will be the fifteenth year for the Jasper Farmers Market and yet - even now there are people in this region who don’t know it exists (every Saturday morning all summer!) To try to rectify that, April has been designated as "Bring a Friend to the Market" month.... more
  • Jasper Farmers Market – Free Eggs
  • Spring Happenings are Blooming at Sharptop Arts!! (4/2/2014)

    Spring is here! A time for birds to sing and flowers to bloom and that's not all. There seems to be a lot of things blooming at the Sharptop Arts Center. We just thought we would give you an update on what's happening. With elections being held this past month we have a new board. I am please t... more
  • Spring Happenings are Blooming at Sharptop Arts!!
  • Talking Rock News - March 2014 (4/2/2014)

    From the Mayor: I wanted to say, "Thank you!"” to all of those who voted in our election last fall. Please feel free to contact me with any concerns you may have that can be addressed by the council and myself. Our Council meetings are open to all of our town residents; we would like to h... more
  • Talking Rock News - March 2014
  • Benefits and Friendships Beckon Retired Educators in April (4/1/2014)

    When the Pickens County Retired Educators Association meets on April 9th, attendees will experience a two part program. President-elect/ Program Chairman Kathy Wallace announces that organizational benefits and the Friendship Force will be the areas of focus. One of the advantages of membership i... more
  • Benefits and Friendships Beckon Retired Educators in April
  • City of Jasper Firefighters Shaving Their Heads For Kids with Cancer (4/1/2014)
    Be a Hero for Kids with Cancer on Saturday, April 5 at Mt. Zion Baptist Church
    Zeb McAllister, Ryan Payne & Chief Steve Roper with the Jasper Fire Department already keep their hair closely shaved, but this Saturday their going for bald to help children with cancer. Mt. Zion Baptist Church is hosting 'Be a Hero for Kids with Cancer!' fundraiser for St. Baldrick's Foundatio... more
  • City of Jasper Firefighters Shaving Their Heads For Kids with Cancer
  • Helping Hands Club at Harmony Elementary School (4/1/2014)

    Helping hands is a service club at Harmony Elementary School. The club was founded by a 5th grade student. She felt that she needed to help others. She spoke with the assistant principal about the possibility of starting a club. Guidelines were setup and ten students met criteria to be members o... more
  • Helping Hands Club at Harmony Elementary School
  • It's Time to Think 'Vidalia Sweet Onions' (4/1/2014)

    For 31 years the Jasper Lions Club has provided "Fresh-from-the-farm-to-your-table" Vidalia Sweet Onions to its friends and neighbors in this area. Through the cooperation of Bland Farms- the world's largest producer of those onions- and the Lions, the cost to local purchasers has never increased. N... more
  • It's Time to Think 'Vidalia Sweet Onions'
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