PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Pickens Board of Education Called Meeting (Video) (8/22/2014)
    Classroom Projectors and Class Size Resolution
    Board voted to proceed with Technoloy Proposal Phase 2 – Purchase, Replacement and Repair of Projector Systems, and to approve the Class Size Resolution and gave Dr. Perry leeway to hire two more teachers. ...
  • Pickens Board of Education Called Meeting (Video)
  • Eagle's Rest Outdoor Classroom and Observation Platform Complete (8/21/2014)
    Built by the Mountain Stewards Trail Crew
    The Mountain Stewards Trail Crew completed the Outdoor Classroom and Observation Platform at the Eagle Rest Recreational site on Oglethorpe Mountain. The double platforms perched on a rock face with a westerly view will provide handicap seating as well as regular seating for about 20 people. A... more
  • Eagle's Rest Outdoor Classroom and Observation Platform Complete
  • Pickens County Board of Assessors Meeting (Video) (8/21/2014)

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  • Pickens County Board of Assessors Meeting (Video)
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Meeting (Video) (8/21/2014)

    Signed Agreement for Transportation Enhancement Activities between the D.O.T. State of Georgia and Pickens County – Tate Depot Project and received notice to advertise for bids on said Project.... more
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Thanks Pickens County 4-H and Master Gardeners (8/21/2014)

    Pickens 4-H and Master Gardeners teamed up to tackle a community project of landscaping around the new entrance sign at Piedmont Mountainside last month. Pictured Left to Right: Christy Sims, Larry Brogdon, Marty Aldridge, Laura Anderson, Joanna Phillips, Wil Giambra, Louise Brown, Linda Kumfert... more
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Thanks Pickens County 4-H and Master Gardeners
  • Bad behavior addressed at POA board meeting (8/20/2014)

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  • Domestic Violence Task Force Town Hall Meeting (Video) (8/20/2014)

    Community leaders and organization met for the first Domestic Violence Task Force Town Hall meeting. ...
  • Domestic Violence Task Force Town Hall Meeting (Video)
  • Jasper City Council Work Session - SPLOST (Video) (8/20/2014)
    Road Improvement Plans for SPLOST Funds
    Discussion on Roundabout for Cove and Burnt Mountain Roads...
  • Jasper City Council Work Session - SPLOST  (Video)
  • More than 10,500 Enrolled at Chattahoochee Tech for Fall (8/19/2014)

    More than 10,000 students carrying notebooks, pens, and textbooks arrived on campus at Chattahoochee Technical College Monday for the first day of fall semester. Seven of the college’s eight campuses welcomed back students for a 16-week term that will end in December. Chattahoochee Technical College... more
  •  More than 10,500 Enrolled at Chattahoochee Tech for Fall
  • Four Legged Love From Brad (8/19/2014)
    Golden Retriever Mix, one-year-old, male dog
    Hi, I am Brad. Actually I was named Brad Pitt, for obvious reasons. I am very handsome like my namesake. I have pretty markings with a short reddish brown coat and a white blaze on my chest. My personality is also beautiful. I am sweet and easy going, I love to snuggle, I make friends ea... more
  • Four Legged Love From Brad
  • Four Legged Love From Coco (8/19/2014)
    Three month old, terrier mix, female puppy
    Hi, I am Coco, a soft, pretty, cuddly, puppy looking for a forever home. I have a black and tan coat with four white feet that make me look like I am walking on clouds. My brother, Charlie, is also here at the PAR Ranch waiting for a home. We have a special Mom (see video below). She is... more
  • Four Legged Love From Coco
  • Salsa Scores at the Jasper Farmers Market (8/19/2014)

    The weather was beautiful for the second annual Tri-market Salas Final, and an enthusiastic crowd was chatting and tasting the salsas. Three piņatas were destroyed by eager children, and prizes were awarded to the salsa winners. Jasper's popular chef, Hans Rueffert, judged both the Canned and F... more
  • Salsa Scores at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • GEORGIA DOT SEEKS PUBLIC REVIEW AND COMMENT ON ITS FEDERALLY-FUNDED PROJECTS (8/18/2014)
    Open House Meeting on August 26th at the Pickens County Library
    The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) is making available the Draft FY 2015 - 2018 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) in Northwest Georgia for public review and comment. The STIP is a four-year program that is designed to achieve Georgia’s transportation goals as envis... more
  • GEORGIA DOT SEEKS PUBLIC REVIEW AND COMMENT ON ITS FEDERALLY-FUNDED PROJECTS
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful Printer Cartridge Recycling Program (8/18/2014)
    In cooperation with 180 Printer and Toner Management
    The Keep Pickens Beautiful, in cooperation with 180 Printer and Toner Management of Jasper is participating in a Printer Cartridge Recycling Program. This free program is open to all businesses and individuals and provides a simple system for the collection and recycling of printer ink cartridges, l... more
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful Printer Cartridge Recycling Program
  • Phone service for those in need by TDS Telecom (8/18/2014)
    TDSŪ provides affordable phone service to income-eligible customers through Federal Lifeline and Tribal Link-Up programs; helps phone service remain affordable.
    To certify no Americans are left without access to the opportunities and security that phone service offers, Lifeline and Tribal Link-Up are available. TDS Telecom (TDSŪ), along with other local phone companies across the country, offers these federal programs in the areas they serve. The goal is to... more
  • Phone service for those in need by TDS Telecom
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