PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Pumpkin is Champion at the Jasper Farmers Market (10/21/2014)

    Roxanne Janes unique pumpkin dessert won the Pumpkin vs. Sweet Potato competition; the voting public liked her cute little individual, ghostly, mini-cupcake sized cheesecakes since they were also delicious. As Champion, pumpkin will retain this title until next year’s rematch. Ruth Poole, First... more
  • Pumpkin is Champion at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Trick or Treat Hours on Halloween (10/21/2014)

    On Friday October 31, 2014, Halloween will be observed in the Jasper downtown business district from 4:00pm until 6:00pm. "Trick or Treat" will follow in residential areas of Pickens County until 8:00pm. At 3:30pm for pedestrian safety, Main Street will be closed from Spring Street north to ... more
  • Trick or Treat Hours on Halloween
  • UNG Choral Concert at Fellowship Presbyterian Church (10/21/2014)

    Get ready to kick off the holiday season with an inspiring choral performance by the University of North Georgia’s Singers and Le Belle Voci, directed by Dr. John M. Broman, at Fellowship Presbyterian Church on Bent Tree Drive. These select ensembles, comprised of the best singers at UNG, will perf... more
  • UNG Choral Concert at Fellowship Presbyterian Church
  • Pickens County Board of Elections and Registration 2015 Budget Meeting (Video) (10/20/2014)

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  • Pickens County Board of Elections and Registration 2015 Budget Meeting (Video)
  • Pickens High School Superlative Winners (10/20/2014)

    Congratulations to the following Freshmen Superlative winners: Biggest Disney Fanatic: Luke Collis and Emily Gibson Best Eyes: Hunter Raynes and Shae Chadwick Most Likely to become President: Nick DiPuma and Hannah Ballard Most Shy: Corey Smith, Sierra Rice Most Likely to be... more
  • Pickens High School Superlative Winners
  • Pickens Sheriff's Office 2015 Budget Meeting (Video) (10/20/2014)

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  • Pickens Sheriff's Office 2015 Budget Meeting (Video)
  • What should you do if you find yourself inside a snakes strike zone? (10/20/2014)

    This time of year many of our venomous species have given birth and the babies are reaching maturity enough so that they want to explore and leave the birth site. These inexperienced small snakes can end up in some peculiar places: outdoor pet dishes, outdoor shoes, potted plants, drainage ditches.... more
  • What should you do if you find yourself inside a snakes strike zone?
  • Heritage Days Festival (10/18/2014)

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  • Heritage Days Festival
  • Sharptop Invitational XC (10/18/2014)

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  • Sharptop Invitational XC
  • Pickens County Retired Educators Association Hears About Physical Fitness (10/17/2014)

    "Come play with us and our wonderful toys" was the invitation Kristina Harkins extended to local retired educators at their October meeting. Ms. Hawkins, representing Jasper Fitness Center, explained the Silver Slippers program available to many senior citizens through their insurance plans. She s... more
  • Pickens County Retired Educators Association Hears About Physical Fitness
  • New Drama Program For Children at CAPAA (10/16/2014)
    Grades 3rd - 9th sign up by October 30th
    The Creative and Performing Arts Academy is excited to offer a new drama program for children in grades 3rd – 8th. The class will create and perform a Christmas themed piece. The students will be given the opportunity to act, write their own dialogue and monologues and there will also be seasonal mu... more
  • New Drama Program For Children at CAPAA
  • Oktoberfest drew a festive crowd despite a dismal forecast (10/16/2014)

    The Big Canoe Oktoberfest has always been a popular fall event—rain or shine—and this year the weather provided both. (Links to Smoke Signals article)...
  • Oktoberfest drew a festive crowd despite a dismal forecast
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Meeting (Video) (10/16/2014)

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  • Tate Day Festival Plans Move Forward (10/16/2014)

    Marble Festival has passed; Talking Rock Heritage Days are a week away. Attention now turns to Pickens County's third annual fall festival-Tate Day. In 2006, then Sole Commissioner Robert Jones signed a proclamation designating the first Saturday of each November as Marble Valley Friends' Tate D... more
  • Tate Day Festival Plans Move Forward
  • Trail Tree Newsletter October 2014 (10/16/2014)
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    In this issue: Trail tree database, Indian Trails Mapping Program, Mystery of the Trees Documentary, Mystery of the Trees Presentations and Book Signings, Dee Sturgis Artis, ...
  • Trail Tree Newsletter October 2014
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