PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Keep Pickens Beautiful News (2/9/2015)

    New officers were elected at the Keep Pickens Beautiful (KPB) annual meeting, December 1, 2014. Seated from right to left are Vered Kleinberger, President; Mary Ann Rentz, Vice-President; and Fran Dodd , Secretary/Treasurer. On January 5th, the KPB board of directors welcomed all new and returni... more
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful News
  • Report from the Capitol with Representative Rick Jasperse (2/9/2015)

    The legislature is in high speed starting our 4th week. Legislators are writing bills and entering them daily, and the respective committees are hearing about those bills. The budget hearings are going on now, too, and there is lots of work to be done on that big project. I must apologize that ... more
  • Report from the Capitol with Representative Rick Jasperse
  • TEA PARTY TALK----IS THIS YOUR CUP OF TEA? (2/9/2015)

    "Georgia General Assembly Bills in the Hopper" is the theme of our discussions for our February 12th Round Table Luncheon to be held at Rocco's Pub in Jasper. Many bills have been introduced, in both the House and Senate, at the Capitol Domeósome good and some not so good. Join us for lunch and l... more
  • TEA PARTY TALK----IS THIS YOUR CUP OF TEA?
  • Shane Callahan Benefit (2/7/2015)

    Shane Callahan Benefit was held at Rocco's Pub with a Jeep Ride, live music by The Turn, cake auction and raffle prizes. Shane is a full time employee of the Pickens County Fire Department and Chief of Tate Volunteer Fire Department. He was diagnosed in January with Pancreatitis, and suffered a ser...
  • Shane Callahan Benefit
  • Winter Pig Classic (2/7/2015)

    The Winter Pig Classic was held at the Middle School FFA Agriculture Barn with a total of 106 hogs and 88 competitors from Pickens, Gilmer, Gordon, Union, and Whitfield counties....
  • Winter Pig Classic
  • American Legion Post 149 To Host Bluegrass Festival (2/6/2015)
    May 8-10
    Did you know we live right in the middle of a hotbed for fans of bluegrass music? Itís true, and if you have never experienced the harmonious sounds of bluegrass which is unlike any other music genre, you are in for a treat! Jasperís Post 149 members are in high gear with the preparations for Ja... more
  • American Legion Post 149 To Host Bluegrass Festival
  • The Shoe Box Is Just the Beginning... (2/6/2015)

    Operation Christmas Child is pleased to share with you that 10,440,333 children in over 100 countries have received, or will soon be receiving, Operation Christmas Child shoe box gifts. This is because of your caring and sharing during the 2014 collection season. There truly are not enough 'thank y... more
  • The Shoe Box Is Just the Beginning...
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Called Meeting (Video) (2/5/2015)

    Execution of Resolution, Intergovernmental Agreement, and related documents pertaining to the issuance of the $8,090,000 Pickens County Water and Sewer Authority Revenue Refunding Bond, Series 2015....
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Called Meeting (Video)
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Work Session (Video) (2/5/2015)

    Items for Discussion: Presentation -Rocky Joiner- Retirement Plan Options; 2) Inspections / Commercial Property; Update Title VI and LEP Plan for Transit (MATS) for GA DOT ...
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Work Session (Video)
  • Pickens County Water and Sewer Authority Called Meeting (Video) (2/5/2015)

    Execution of Resolution, Intergovernmental Agreement, and related documents pertaining to the issuance of the $8,090,000 Pickens County Water and Sewer Authority Revenue Refunding Bond, Series 2015....
  • Pickens County Water and Sewer Authority Called Meeting (Video)
  • Town of Talking Rock Council Meeting (Video) (2/5/2015)

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  • Town of Talking Rock Council Meeting (Video)
  • Reinhardt University hosted the Chamber January Breakfast (2/4/2015)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce held their monthly breakfast meeting on January 13th at 7:00 am with breakfast served by Madeline's Cafe & Bakery/Coast 2 Coast Catering. Reinhardt University was the sponsor and Dr. J. Thomas Isherwood, President of Reinhardt University spoke to over 180 i... more
  • Reinhardt University hosted the Chamber January Breakfast
  • Shannon Brooks Signs with Minnesota Golden Gophers (2/4/2015)

    Shannon Brooks, a senior at PHS, was the first student in Dragon History to sign a major conference Division 1 Football Scholarship to the University of Minnesota. Congratulations Shannon!... more
  • Shannon Brooks Signs with Minnesota Golden Gophers
  • Trophy's & T's Announced as Chamber's January Small Business of the Month (2/4/2015)

    Pickens County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the January Small Business of the Month was Trophy's & T's. Gary Reece accepted the framed certificate at the January Membership Breakfast on behalf of Owner, Cay Reece who was out of town. Lorrie Shaw presented the award on behalf of Community... more
  • Trophy's & T's Announced as Chamber's January Small Business of the Month
  • KnowPickens eNewsletter - February is Heart Month... in more ways than one! (2/3/2015)
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    It's Valentine's Day.... or not! Whether you want to celebrate with your sweetheart, family, or friends, thereís a lot going on this Valentineís Day in Jasper! But, if you would rather skip the day of love, you can celebrate Mardi Gras instead!...
  • KnowPickens eNewsletter - February is Heart Month... in more ways than one!
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