PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • NEW 2 YOU EXTRAVAGANZA (3/21/2014)

    PURSES, JEWELRY, BOOKS – oh my! What else could possibly be on a woman’s “want” list (well, maybe chocolate...). On Saturday, April 5, Piedmont Mountainside Hospital’s Auxiliary will be hosting a “New 2 You Extravaganza” at Chattahoochee Tech, from 9:00a.m.-2:00p.m., in conjunction with the hospit... more
  • NEW 2 YOU EXTRAVAGANZA
  • Retired Educators Sponsor State School Superintendent Forum (3/21/2014)

    With current State School Superintendent Dr. John D. Barge an announced hopeful in the 2014 Georgia's Governor's race, the important office of State School Superintendent will be vacant. That office will be filled by the peoples' choice in the state-wide elections later this year. Who will establish... more
  • Retired Educators Sponsor State School Superintendent Forum
  • WILDWOOD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY GOING TO STATE FINALS IN ODYSSEY OF THE MIND COMPETITION (3/21/2014)
    All Wildwood Entries Placed in Top 3 in Regional to Advance
    Wildwood Christian Academy is pleased to announce all teams entered in the Odyssey of the Mind Regional competition advanced to the state finals. The regional competition held March 15th in Lilburn, GA hosted 120 schools. Wildwood captured 1st, 2nd or 3rd in all the divisions they entered. The Od... more
  • WILDWOOD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY GOING TO STATE FINALS IN ODYSSEY OF THE MIND COMPETITION
  • Four Legged Love From Buddy (3/19/2014)
    Two-year old male Labrador/Chow 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 Buddy, a real happy and spiffy guy who likes to pr... more
  • Four Legged Love From Buddy
  • Four Legged Love From Koko (3/19/2014)
    KOKO-eleven-year old Balinese male cat
    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 Koko, a laid back, beautiful brown and cream Bali... more
  • Four Legged Love From Koko
  • Vote for Boys & Girls Clubs of North Georgia in the Champions of Care Challenge (3/19/2014)
    Voting closes at midnight on Sunday, March 23
    We Need Your Help: Vote for Boys & Girls Clubs of North Georgia in the Champions of Care Challenge. You can help us win $30,000 for Boys & Girls Clubs! Boys & Girls Clubs of North Georgia has already been chosen as a winner of a $1000 grant. Now we need your vote to win a $30,000 grant from loc... more
  • Vote for Boys & Girls Clubs of North Georgia in the Champions of Care Challenge
  • WHO WILL BE STANDING BEFORE THE JUDGE? (3/19/2014)

    On Tuesday, April 29, 2014 Pickens Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy will once again bring before "Judge" Jeff Downing, 10-12 Pickens County community leaders to answer the "charges" being brought against them. The detainees will be picked up by a sheriff’s deputy or City of Jasper police off... more
  • WHO WILL BE STANDING BEFORE THE JUDGE?
  • Auditions for Tater Patch Players 'Play On!' (3/17/2014)
    Sunday, March 23 from 5-7PM and Monday, March 24 from 6-8PM
    Play On! is a wildly entertaining comedy about a Community Theater and their struggles to put on a play. Director Alex Nawrocki will hold auditions for this play on Sunday, March 23 from 5-7PM and Monday, March 24 from 6-8PM for the production which runs from June 6th through the 21st. As script... more
  • Auditions for Tater Patch Players 'Play On!'
  • Candidates for State School Superintendent Coming to Jasper (3/17/2014)

    According to information from the Secretary of State's office, fourteen candidates for the position of Georgia State School Superintendent have qualified for the May primary. The Republican Party offers nine; the Democratic Party offers five. The School Superintendent's office is becoming vacant bec... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Donates Items to Pickens Cares (3/17/2014)

    Students, faculty and staff from Chattahoochee Technical College’s eight campuses have collected toiletries, paper supplies and other items for Pickens Cares, an organization within the college’s service delivery area. All items donated to the college through the drive will be delivered to the organ... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Donates Items to Pickens Cares
  • Delane Lewis Announces Candidacy for Pickens Board of Education District 5 (3/17/2014)

    My name is Delane Lewis and am announcing my candidacy for the District 5 representative for the Pickens Board of Education. I have more than 22 years of experience in education as a classroom teacher and counselor. I also have 18 years of experience in the airline industry as a flight attendant... more
  • Delane Lewis Announces Candidacy for Pickens Board of Education District 5
  • DNR Launches Interactive Map of Recreational Lands (3/17/2014)
    Tool showcases outdoor activities as well as history - www.GeorgiaOutdoorMap.com
    The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today unveiled an interactive map that identifies DNR-managed lands and outdoor recreation opportunities. The "Georgia Outdoor Map" includes state parks, wildlife management areas, public fishing areas, boat ramps, and historic sites. Users are able ... more
  • DNR Launches Interactive Map of Recreational Lands
  • Good Samaritan Golf Tournament set for Wednesday, April 23 (3/17/2014)

    The twelfth annual Good Samaritan Health and Wellness Center Golf Tournament will be held April 23 at the Big Canoe Golf Club in Jasper. In its twelve years of existence, the golf tournament has raised more than $250,000 to benefit Good Samaritan, a 501 (c)(3) charitable non-profit agency that s... more
  • Good Samaritan Golf Tournament set for Wednesday, April 23
  • NOTES FROM THE CAPITOL with Representative Rick Jasperse (3/17/2014)

    The last few weeks have been some long ones for my family and myself. My dad passed away, and we had a very nice, sweet send-off for him. Thank you for all the cards, calls, notes and prayers you guys have sent our way. There are two legislative days left in the 2014 session. Tuesday will be th... more
  • NOTES FROM THE CAPITOL with Representative Rick Jasperse
  • Pickens County Community Service Center Yard Sale on April 5th (3/17/2014)
    Donations Wanted!
    There will be a fundraiser Yard Sale benefiting Pickens County Community Service Center on April 5th, 2014 at Lee Newton Park in Jasper. The Center is operated through North Georgia Community Action, and helps local families through heating and rental assistance along with the food pantry. Now ac... more
  • Pickens County Community Service Center Yard Sale on April 5th
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