Four Legged Love From Barney (10/14/2014) Two-year-oold Bullmastiff mix male dog Hello, I am Barney; a big handsome tough looking guy. But actually I am a low key laid back gentle giant. I like to spend my time hanging out and people watching. I weigh about 80 pounds and have a beautiful brindle coat. I am crate trained and would love to go for walks with a mature per... more
Four Legged Love From Diego (10/14/2014) Four-month-old Chihuahua mix male dog Hi, I am Diego, the perfect lap dog. I am small; I weigh about six pounds, and I love to be held. When I am in your arms, my ears perk up to let you know how happy that makes me. The people here at the Pickens Animal Rescue Ranch say I am sweet, playful, and get along well with other dog... more
The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome new member Cora's Country Diner to the Chamber and congratulate them on their Ribbon Cutting, held September 25th.
Cora grew up in the kitchen watching her mama cook. She taught her a lot and especially how to make her biscuits. Her ma... more
Due to the threat of severe storms and inclement weather conditions, the Pickens County School District will operate on a two-hour delay today, (Tuesday, October 14, 2014). Parents should expect their child's bus to arrive two hours later than usual. The bus drivers usually begin their routes at 6... more
Pumpkin versus Sweet Potato. A yearly decision unless you have already determined which you will have for your fall feast; maybe a family tradition, maybe a compromise, maybe you switch back and forth, or maybe you have both.
Bring your best to the market and enter the contest. You can enter e... more
THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY ABOUT REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT IN GEORGIA (10/14/2014) Pickens County GA Tea Party on October 28th at Rocco's Pub Although the Refugee Resettlement program is a federal project passed during the Carter administration in the 1970’s, the states, including Georgia, now are saddled with the enormous expense of supporting this disastrous, abnormal immigration process. The original intent of Refugee Resettlement wa... more
Renasant Georgia is pleased to announce Donna Torres has joined their Mortgage Lending Team. Donna will serve as Mortgage Banker for both Jasper and Marble Hill Branch locations based at 251 Hwy 515 Jasper, Georgia and 90 Steve Tate Hwy Marble Hill, Georgia respectively.
Torres has 10 years of b... more
Advanced Voting for General Election Begins (10/13/2014) October 13 - 31st on Monday-Friday; Saturday voting is October 25th Advanced voting for the General Election on November 4, 2014 started today, October 13th and ends October 31st. The Pickens County Board of Elections Office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday voting will be held on October 25th from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Georgians h... more
Pickens High School Pride of Pickens Marching Band competed in a band competition at Fannin High School on October 11, 2014.
Below are the results:
Superior Rating for Color Guard, Majorettes, Percussion, Drum Majors and Band.
1st place Percussion in 2A (2nd to Woodland HS out of 17 band... more
Pickens High School student, Holden Jackson won a 1st place Blue Ribbon at the FCCLA chili Cook-off at the Georgia National Fair in Perry GA this week.
Holden received a cash prize of $100.00 for his first place finish.
Jasper, Georgia in Pickens County in the North Georgia Mountains Blaine, Hinton, Jasper, Ludville, Marble Hill, Nelson, Talking Rock & Tate GA
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