| Susan White Inducted Into Georgia Optimist Hall of Fame (2/17/2014) |
Susan White who has been a member of Optimist International and the Optimist Club of Jasper since 1998 was inducted into the Georgia District Hall of Fame at the recent conference held in Athens, GA. Susan was Optimist Club of Jasper President in 2001-2002 when the club was recognized as both an Ho... more
| Tater Patch Players Director Stan O'Kelley Announces the Cast & Crew for No Sex Please, We're British (2/17/2014) |
Direcor Stan O'Kelley and his assistant Alicia Moore have put together a cast and crew of epic proportions for the Tater Patch Players production of No Sex Please, We're British. You will see new faces and old favorites on stage for this uproariously funny show.
On stage you will see newcomers, C... more
| Wildwood Welcomes The Community To Open House (2/17/2014) |
Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.
Wildwood Christian Academy opens its doors to the community for an Open House, Sunday, March 2 at 2:00 p.m.
The public is welcome to tour the Wildwood campus, meet the administration and teaching staff and learn about Wildwood’s philosophy and learning environment.
Wildwood is a 501(c) (3) n... more
| ****Pickens County Water Bill Late Fee Date Extended to February 18 (2/14/2014)|
Due to the recent bad weather Pickens County Water will not be accessing late fees until Tuesday February 18, 2104 at 5:00 p.m. ... more
| Tater Patch Players to Present 'No Sex Please, We're British' (2/14/2014) |
Show Opening in March
The Tater Patch Players are launching right into their second play of the season with the opening of No Sex Please, We're British, next month. Rehearsals began last month for this fast paced comedy, with loads of fun characters reacting to a chain of unfortunate events, each in their own way. The re... more
| ***CLOSINGS / CANCELLATIONS on February 14 (2/13/2014)|
Pickens County Government Offices
Pickens County Schools
Wildwood Christian Academy
Pickens County Chamber of Commerce
Jasper Dental Associates
Foothills Dental Associates
| Blue Ridge couple fights wife’s cancer hand-in-hand (2/12/2014) |
Norma Maner has been her husband Jim’s "right hand woman," helping him produce his renowned metal art that’s been featured in Southern Living and on Good Morning America, for 40 years. When breast cancer struck for a second time, her role changed and it was her husband Jim who supported her through ... more
| CARES October - December 2013 Newsletter (2/12/2014)|
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In this issue: Taste of Pickens, CARES Volunteer Highlights, From Your Director, From the front lines ... more
| Four Legged Love From Nicky Pup (2/12/2014) |
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:
Yippee! I am the Nicky Pup and I am old enough to go to a l... more
| Jasper Farmers Market Opens March 29 (2/12/2014) |
The Jasper Farmers Market Annual Planning Meeting was held on February 5, 2014, after a weeks delay due to the weather. The first order of business was to set the dates and times. This year the opening date for the Saturday Market will be March 29th, and will continue through October every Saturda... more
| LOCAL LIVESTOCK SHOW PLANNED (2/12/2014) |
Saturday, February 15th at 10 a.m.
Mark your calendars for the Annual Pickens County FFA Alumni Livestock Show. The event is scheduled to take place on Saturday, February 15th at 10:00 a.m. The location for the show will be the Agricenter at Pickens High School.
This year’s show will include classes of beef heifers, and market... more
| Snow Photos on KnowPickens.com's Facebook Page (2/11/2014)|
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| Deal declares state of emergency for 14 counties (2/10/2014) |
Order targets North Georgia; governor will expand scope as Winter Storm Warning spreads
Following the Winter Storm Warning, Gov. Nathan Deal this morning declared a state of emergency for 14 North Georgia counties: Murray, Fannin, Gilmer, Union, Towns, Pickens, Dawson, Lumpkin, White, Cherokee, Forsyth, Hall, Banks and Jackson counties.
Deal will expand the order to additional count... more
| Jasper Merchants Association Donated $1,000 to Boys and Girls Clubs of North Georgia (2/10/2014) |
The Jasper Merchants Association (JMA) presented a $1,000.00 check to the Boys and Girls Clubs of North Georgia's Executive Director Michele L. Brackin. The Boys & Girls Clubs provide safe places where children can find learning, recreation and companionship in the afternoons and evenings.
| Notes from the Capitol With Representative Rick Jasperse (2/10/2014) |
On Monday, February 3, 2014, we returned to the Gold Dome for day 14. With the 2014 legislative session heating up, we had a very busy and productive week. Dozens of committees and subcommittees met to review proposed legislation, and my colleagues and I met on the House floor every day to vote on... more