PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Interesting Conversations and Lunch with Pickens County Tea Party (6/9/2014)
    Round Table Luncheon June 12th
    The subjects of Tea Party conversations are unlimited; and in an election year, the numbers of areas of concern and interests are many and varied. Tea Partiers across the United States are united in their principles -- Constitutionally Limited Government or your Personal Freedom and Your Rights, ... more
  • Interesting Conversations and Lunch with Pickens County Tea Party
  • Kittens Are Two for the Price of One (6/9/2014)
    Animal Shelter Adoption Fee is $80 and includes spay/neuter
    The Animal Shelter of Pickens County is offering a deal on their kittens. Get two for the price of one. Adoption fee is $80 for two or one, so you might as well get two! "A kitten is, in the animal world, what a rosebud is in the garden." ― Robert Sowthey If you can't adopt,... more
  • Kittens Are Two for the Price of One
  • Pickens County Planning & Development May 2014 Report (6/9/2014)
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    127 Building Permits to date in 2014....
  • Pickens County Planning & Development May 2014 Report
  • Play On! Review (6/9/2014)
    Five performances left: June 13, 14, 15, 20 & 21
    Ever had that nightmare where you’re on stage, can’t remember your lines, sound cues don’t happen and your fly is open? Play On!, the latest offering from Tater Patch Players, brings your nightmare to life and delivers laughs aplenty. A cash-strapped community theater agrees to produce a young au... more
  • Play On! Review
  • Powerful Tools for Caregivers, a Six Session Educational Program Starts July 8th (6/9/2014)
    Class size is limited and registration is required
    Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a six session educational program designed to help caregivers take care of themselves while caring for a relative or friend. You will benefit from this class whether you are helping a parent, spouse, friend, someone who lives at home, in a nursing home, or across th... more
  • Powerful Tools for Caregivers, a Six Session Educational Program Starts July 8th
  • Tamika L. Phillips to Head CTC Adult Education Program (6/9/2014)

    (Acworth, Ga.) Tamika Phillips knows that her role at Chattahoochee Technical College will be tough with the pressure to address the needs 50,000 adults of Bartow, Cherokee, Gilmer and Pickens counties who do not have a high school diploma. As the college’s new Executive Director of Adult Education,... more
  • Tamika L. Phillips to Head CTC Adult Education Program
  • Town of Talking Rock Recognized Oldest Resident Jessie Godfrey (6/9/2014)

    The Talking Rock Town Council recognized Ms. Godfrey as their oldest resident, at their regular Town Council Meeting June 5. 2014 and presented her with a plaque and well wishes. Ms. Godfrey turned 90 Sunday June 1, 2014, family and friends gathered at her home in Talking Rock to honor and wish ... more
  • Town of Talking Rock Recognized Oldest Resident Jessie Godfrey
  • Nelson Police Department June Newsletter (6/6/2014)
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    It has been a busy month once again acquiring equipment, doing grant research and completing the final steps to organize the public safety day on June 7th....
  • Nelson Police Department June Newsletter
  • PSO: Response to Shooting Incident in Forsyth County Courthouse (6/6/2014)

    On June 6, 2014 at approximately 10:30 the Pickens Sheriff’s Office was notified of a shooting incident at the Forsyth County Courthouse. Although there was no direct or implied threat to the Pickens County Courthouse, Sheriff Craig issued immediate safety alert based information obtained by the Fo... more
  • PSO:  Response to Shooting Incident in Forsyth County Courthouse
  • Hinton Volunteer Fire Department Receives Improved ISO Rating (6/5/2014)
    Dropped from a 6/6 to a 4/4y
    The Hinton Volunteer Fire Department received the news from the Insurance Services Office (ISO) that their Public Protection Classification rating has dropped from a 6/6 to a 4/4y. The classification is measured on a scale of 1 to 10, with 1 being the best. In order to get a lower number, you mu... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Graduation Ceremony Reflects on 50 Years of Tradition (6/4/2014)

    Whether it was the fulfillment of a lifelong dream like Diesel Equipment Technology graduate Brett Chastain of Cartersville or the culmination of years of work toward a goal like Physical Therapist Assistant graduate Ashley Wilson of Woodstock, Tuesday was a day of celebration at Chattahoochee Techn... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Graduation Ceremony Reflects on 50 Years of Tradition
  • GAGOP'S 9th & 14th Districts and Pickens County Republican Party Host 'Race to Victory in 2014' Party (6/4/2014)
    Saturday, June 21st in the Pickens County Community Center
    On Saturday, June 21st, the Pickens County Community Center in Jasper will be the site of the “Race to Victory in 2014” pre runoff party sponsored by the Pickens County Republican Party. The 5th Annual Tomato Sandwich Fiesta brings together the top Republican candidates from the 9th & 14th distric... more
  • GAGOP'S 9th & 14th Districts and Pickens County Republican Party Host 'Race to Victory in 2014' Party
  • Pickens County Economic Development Report (6/4/2014)
    Featuring Q&A about Port Royal, Conference Center & Indoor Water Park
    Port Royal Visit and Breakfast Presentation The visit by the Port Royal Development Team sparked a great deal of interest as evidenced by the tremendous turnout at the Chamber of Commerce Membership Breakfast, and although the response has been very positive, there have been some valid ... more
  • Pickens County Economic Development Report
  • Spring Vegetables Plentiful at the Jasper Farmers Market (6/4/2014)

    It was a beautiful sunny day at the Jasper Farmers Market this week and there were more vendors there with more produce for sale. This increase will continue and to facilitate the increase the Wednesday market will start June 18 in the same location with the same hours (7:30 to 12 noon). Fresh veg... more
  • Spring Vegetables Plentiful at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • The Long Table on Main, 'A Masquerade on Main' (6/4/2014)
    Event is October 11, 2014
    Anticipation for The Long Table on Main is building as the first donors and sponsors have signed on for the October 11, 2014 event. This year's theme "A Masquerade on Main" is especially exciting as we will treat our guests to a fantastic Venetian Dinner upon elaborately decorated tables with stroll... more
  • The Long Table on Main, 'A Masquerade on Main'
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