PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Looking for a Playful Dog? Then, Blayne is for You! (3/23/2016)

    I'm Blayne! I am a one year old Mountain Cur mix. I love to play and have lots of energy! I especially love to play with stuffed toys with squeakers. I am affectionate and love to be shown attention! Other dogs and I get along well, I'm not too sure about cats though. I would be a great dog f... more
  • Looking for a Playful Dog?  Then, Blayne is for You!
  • North Georgia Pregnancy Center Speaks to FCA (3/23/2016)

    What a blessed day we had today. God continues to bless our efforts and continues to open new doors of ministry and outreach. This morning Pat Page, Executive Director of the North Georgia Pregnancy Center, had the opportunity to speak to the Fellowship of Christian Atheletes Club (FCA) at Pick... more
  • North Georgia Pregnancy Center Speaks to FCA
  • PHS Band Student of the Week: Dylan Ross (3/23/2016)

    The Pickens High School Band Student of the Week is Dylan Ross. Dylan is a Junior in our percussion section and will be the Drum Captain next year for the marching band. Dylan is an outstanding leader due to his ability to think ahead, make it happen and help others in the process. He is one ... more
  • PHS Band Student of the Week:  Dylan Ross
  • Vote for the City of Jasper to win America's Main Street Contest (3/23/2016)
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    Independent We Stand is hosting a Main Street contest. Vote once a day for City of Jasper, Georgia to win the $25,000 prize! Quarter Finalist voting ends April 24th....
  • Vote for the City of Jasper to win America's Main Street Contest
  • Representative Rick Jasperse's Report from the Capitol (3/22/2016)

    The House reconvened on Monday, March 14, for day 36 of the 2016 legislative session as sine die (the end) is just days away. We had a busy legislative agenda for the week, both on the House floor and in committee meetings to continue to vote on and review legislation. With day 40 right around the ... more
  • Representative Rick Jasperse's Report from the Capitol
  • Easter Egg Hunts This Weekend (3/21/2016)

    Below are Easter Egg Hunts that we 'know' about. Follow the link for more details. Friday, March 25 Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt 7:30 pm at Mt. Zion Baptist Church All are invited! Saturday, March 26 ... more
  • Easter Egg Hunts This Weekend
  • Snowball Golf Tournament (3/21/2016)

    Proceeds benefit Pickens Adult and Youth Leadership Programs...
  • Snowball Golf Tournament
  • Conflicting Real Estate Trends (3/20/2016)

    Pickens County real estate continues to exhibit opposing trends. While sales, pended sales, and prices show significant improvements over last year and prior, the number of homes for sale continues to decrease. Apparently, all the talk a few years ago convinced home owners that their homes held mini... more
  • Conflicting Real Estate Trends
  • Madison Lawson Wins Zone Oratorical Contest and Advances to Area (3/20/2016)

    Madison Lawson, a student at Wildwood Christian School and the entrant sponsored by the Optimist Club of Jasper, will compete at the area contest, the next level of competition in the GATEway District Oratorical contest. The zone oratorical contest was held in Canton on March 19 and Madison beat ... more
  • Madison Lawson Wins Zone Oratorical Contest and Advances to Area
  • Older Chihuahuas Needing a Forever Home (3/20/2016)

    Blue and Chico are older chihuahuas, who are very bonded and need to go to a home together. Blue is 8 years old and and her son, Chico, is 6 years old. They are very sweet, love to be held and are potty pad trained. Chico has to have daily seizure meds, which run less than $20 a month. They still ha... more
  • Older Chihuahuas Needing a Forever Home
  • Pickens Tea Party Talk: Georgia Bills (3/20/2016)
    Next meeting March 22nd
    The Georgia General Assembly is entering its ninth week of deliberation at the Gold Dome. Some good bills have been passed by both houses and have been forwarded to the Governor. Several good bills are still being considered; and our featured speakers for our March Tea Party meeting will be discu... more
  • Pickens Tea Party Talk: Georgia Bills
  • Spring is Here... and the Snakes (3/20/2016)

    Most of Georgia's Snake population is in full gear now. Hungry looking for something to eat. On warm humid Spring nights expect lots of movement. Wear closed toed shoes if you need to be out in the yard/woods after dark. Always carry a flashlight and stay on well maintained and marked paths. ... more
  • Spring is Here... and the Snakes
  • Cancer in Rearview Mirror 2 (3/19/2016)

    Relay For Life of Pickens County and Shottenkirk Ford hosted the 2nd Annual 'Putting Cancer in the Rearview Mirror' Car Truck - Bike Show. $512 raised for Relay for Life of Pickens County....
  • Cancer in Rearview Mirror 2
  • JYSA Opening Ceremonies (3/19/2016)

    Photos courtesy of Heather Daily, Paul Looper Photography ...
  • JYSA Opening Ceremonies
  • Professional Women of Pickens County Learn About 'Dressing for Success' (3/19/2016)

    The Professional Women of Pickens County (PWPC) had another great luncheon on Thursday, March 3. Their monthly luncheon, sponsored by Renasant Bank and catered by Deb's Bakery, was held at Episcopal Church of the Holy Family. After our delicious lunch, Donna McDonald, 2016 PWPC President, welcom... more
  • Professional Women of Pickens County Learn About 'Dressing for Success'
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