| KnowPickens.com's Facebook Feed alerts Jasper woman to $2M Powerball win (9/26/2014) |
An Internet site played a big role in helping a Georgia Lottery Powerball winner to come forward in claiming her prize. Janon Frei of Jasper matched the first five winning numbers from the Sept. 17 Powerball drawing, winning a $2 million prize.
Frei selected the Power Play option for an additiona... more
| Mr. and Miss PHS - Andrew Haygood and Emma Shipley-Schmitt (9/26/2014) |
Each year, the senior class nominates ten young men and women to represent Pickens High School as the PHS Court. This year, the twenty nominees lined up during halftime at the football game on September 26th. The crowd eagerly awaited the announcement of Mr. and Miss PHS.
Cheers rippled across t... more
| Apple Desert Contest This Saturday at the Jasper Farmers Market (9/24/2014) |
An interesting day at the market. Everyone knew that PBS was going to be there to film Chef Hans Ruffert for a cooking show, but beyond that we didnít know what to expect.
The first thing we noticed was a man, who was not a market regular, walking around with a big professional looking camera ... more
| Four Legged Love From Ellwood (9/24/2014) |
Four-month-old Belgian-Malinois Mix Male Puppy
Hi, I am Ellwood a four-month-old puppy. I have had some hard times; my brother and I were thrown over a fence and left. Fortunately, the fence belonged to a dog-loving person who brought us to the PAR Ranch. We were in pretty bad condition, but the wonderful people here took great care o... more
| North Georgia Falcons Pound Paulding County (9/24/2014) |
Friday night, September 19th the North Georgia Falconís Senior night turned into a scoring bonanza for the team as they pounded Paulding Countyís Hearts Academy.
The game was a resounding victory for the Falcons with a final score of 63-6. The scoring duties were shared between 11 different Falc... more
| PHS See You at the Pole (9/24/2014) |
Since 1990, on the fourth Wednesday of September thousands of students across the globe congregate around their schoolís flag pole. They assemble to participate in See You at the Pole . Upon gathering, the students pray for their peers, their school, and their nation. Over one hundred students atte... more
| Pickens County Sample Ballots for November 4, 2014 General Election (9/24/2014) |
Pickens County Sample Ballots for the November 4, 2014 election that is less than six weeks away.
Visit http://www.mvp.sos.ga.gov or download the app 'GA Votes' to get your actual ballot.
Georgians must be registered to vote by October... more
| Tater Patch Players present Little Shop of Horrors (9/24/2014) |
The Tater Patch Players will present the musical comedy, Little Shop of Horrors this fall. The show features a young man, Seymour, and the love of his life, Audrey. The setting is a failing flower shop on skid row.
Seymour was raised in the flower shop and developed a love of exotic plants.
| A Call For Peace NOW in Conjunction with PCMS Dragon Dash (9/23/2014) |
September 28th beginning at 1:00 p.m.
The Pickens County Middle School PTSA along with the Night Fighters of America are working together to help promote non violence of all kinds in our schools and communities.
The PCMS PTSA and the Night Fighters of America have... more
| Jasper Merchants Association Town Hall Meeting (Video) (9/23/2014)|
| ANTIQUES WANTED (9/22/2014) |
TALKING ROCK HERITAGE DAYS is fast approaching on October 18 & 19, 2014.
A few spots left for ANTIQUE vendors. A great opportunity to sell antique items you have around the house. If you are an antique dealer this is a great way to spread the word about your business.
For more information: more
| Pickens County Democrats New Officers Elected (9/22/2014)|
On Tuesday September 16,2014 the Pickens County Democratic Party held their regular meeting and new officers were elected for a two year term in office.
The following were elected:
Mary Ellen Johnson-2nd Vice-Chair
Tom Kramer will conti... more
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