PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • National Paper Clover Campaign Continues Support of Pickens County 4-H Youth (4/24/2014)

    Yesterday, the National 4-H Council announced the launch of the spring 2014 4-H Paper Clover Campaign in partnership with Tractor Supply Company (TSC). This event marks the 4th year of collaboration between the organizations on the national in-store fundraiser, benefiting state and local 4 H program... more
  • National Paper Clover Campaign Continues Support of Pickens County 4-H Youth
  • Pickens Retired Educators Were Busy at April Meeting (4/24/2014)

    The Pickens County Retired Educators Association (PCREA) held its April meeting on the 9th at United Community Bank. The approximately three dozen attendees enjoyed a meal catered by Taste of Joy. Following the meal, an invocation and Pledge of Allegiance to the flag preceded the business session. ... more
  • Pickens Retired Educators Were Busy at April Meeting
  • Governor Nathan Deal Signing HB 60 (4/23/2014)
    Rep. Rick Jasperse sponsored the 'Safe Carry Protection Act' (Photos & Video)
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  • Governor Nathan Deal Signing HB 60
  • Disabled Water Ski National Championships Being Held at Whitestone Lake Estates (4/22/2014)
    August 28 - 31, 2014
    The 23rd Disabled Water Ski National Championships, sponsored by the Shepherd Center and the Barbara Bolding/Jim Grew Foundation, will be held Aug. 29-31 at Whitestone Lake Estates in Talking Rock, Ga. ... more
  • Pickens County Tea Party Candidate Forum (video) (4/22/2014)
    U.S. Congressional and Senate Candidates
    The Pickens County Tea Party April monthly meeting was a candidate forum with Derrick Grayson (Republican) and Amanda Swafford (Libertarian) for US Senate, Ken Herron for Congress 14th District, and Bernard Fountaine for Congress 9th District....
  • Pickens County Tea Party Candidate Forum (video)
  • The Savannah Disputation opens this week at Tater Patch Players Theater (4/22/2014)

    This “theological comedy” is a welcome bonus in Tater Patch's rich 2014 season. This is a warm, thoughtful comedy of two sisters, devoutly Catholic, their priest — perhaps a bit more open to other ideas– and a young evangelist who comes to the door. One reviewer said the show is “drenched in south... more
  • The Savannah Disputation opens this week at Tater Patch Players Theater
  • TOPPER Shoots A Music Video In Ellijay & Blue Ridge (4/22/2014)
    Mari Livsey with KnowPickens.com plays the 'Fed Up Wife'
    TOPPER Shoots A Music Video In Ellijay & Blue Ridge and The Best of Ellijay, Blue Ridge & Jasper covered it all. Mari Livsey, owner of KnowPickens.com, played the fed up wife. Follow link for more photos from the shoot....
  • TOPPER Shoots A Music Video In Ellijay & Blue Ridge
  • Four Legged Love From Jack (4/21/2014)
    One Year-Old Male Chihuahua 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: Hi, I am Jack a friendly happy guy with a striking reddish ... more
  • Four Legged Love From Jack
  • Four Legged Love From Miss Daisy (4/21/2014)

    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: Hello, I am Miss Daisy a very active and friendly girl who l... more
  • Four Legged Love From Miss Daisy
  • Jasper Farmers Market – Music and No Rain (4/21/2014)

    All of that predicted rain held off for a nice day at the Jasper Farmers Market and adding to the ambiance were two musicians from Burnt Mountain Bender’s, an old-time string band. It was great to have Andy Edmonstone (banjo) and Merrit Smith (fiddle) playing at the market again this year. They ar... more
  • Jasper Farmers Market – Music and No Rain
  • Pickens County Nonpartisan Community Candidate Forum (video) (4/21/2014)
    Sponsored by Chamber Governmental Affairs Committee & Chattahoochee Technical College Foundation
    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce through their Governmental Affairs Committee along with the Chattahoochee Technical College Foundation sponsored a nonpartisan Community Candidate Forum on April 21, 2014. The Forum format was adapted from the League of Women Voters suggested agenda. Attendees ...
  • Pickens County Nonpartisan Community Candidate Forum (video)
  • Pickens County School Board Candidate Forum (4/21/2014)
    Monday, April 21, from 6-7:30 p.m. at Chattahoochee Tech
    Pickens County Board of Education members will attend a candidate forum on April 21st, beginning at 6:00 p.m. This forum will be hosted by the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce. The meeting will be held at the Chattahoochee Technical College, 100 Campus Drive, Jasper, Georgia.... more
  • Pickens County School Board Candidate Forum
  • Today is the Deadline to Register to Vote in the May 20 Primary Election (4/21/2014)
    Register online with a Valid Georgia Driver's License
    Today is the deadline to register to vote in the May 20 primary election. You'll vote as a Democrat or Republican with your sample ballots found on Secretary of State Brian Kemp's My Voter Page. You'll need your name, county, and date of bi... more
  • Today is the Deadline to Register to Vote in the May 20 Primary Election
  • Protective Structures Educates Pickens Senior Center on Tornado Preparedness (4/17/2014)
    Video and Helpful Information
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  • Protective Structures Educates Pickens Senior Center on Tornado Preparedness
  • Chattahoochee Technical College welcomes Gerry Nechvatal to Board (4/16/2014)

    Chattahoochee Technical College welcomed its newest board member Tuesday. Gerald “Gerry” Nechvatal of Pickens County was sworn in by the Honorable David Lindsey, probate judge and associate magistrate court judge in Pickens County. Nechvatal is currently the director for economic development in Pick... more
  • Chattahoochee Technical College welcomes Gerry Nechvatal to Board
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