| UPDATED PSO Alert: Explosive Components Found at Residence on Talking Rock Hwy. (6/3/2013) |
Mr. Steve Burgess currently charged with Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute
While serving a Superior Court Judges Temporary Protective Order at a residence on Talking Rock Highway near Jasper Georgia, Deputies discovered explosive components in the home. Due to the nature of the items found, the Georgia Bureau of Investigations was contacted to assist. In addition to contac... more
| Louise Hawkins is Coco's Cottage Mother's Day Makeover Winner (5/30/2013) |
Coco's Cottage and local businesses hosted a Mother's Day Makeover contest. The grand prize winner was Louise Hawkins receiving an outfit from Coco's Cottage and a makeover by Northwest Salon.
Entries were required to tell a little bit about their Mom -- what makes her so incredible and why she ... more
| Four Legged Love From Abby Mallard (5/29/2013) |
A donation to Pickens Animal Rescue or Animal Shelter of Pickens County in someone’s name would make a wonderful birthday, anniversary, or special occasion present, and of course all donations go to help the pets.
Bring your pets to The Animal Shelter of Pickens County to be micro-chipped for o... more
| Four Legged Love From Obie (5/29/2013) |
The following pet needs a forever home to fill with laughter and love:
Hi, I am Obsidian because my black coat gleams and shimmers so beautifully in the sunlight, but most everyone calls me Obie. I am one year old and I am already house trained. I am a male Terrier mix with a wonderful ... more
| $500 Prize for 'Jasper’s Most Talented' (5/28/2013) |
Entry deadline Friday, June 28th
As part of their 2013 Independence Day celebration, the Jasper Lions Club is sponsoring a "Jasper’s Most Talented" contest, to be held at the bandstand at Lee Newton Park. Participants may be individuals or groups and may present any kind of family-oriented performance – singing, dancing, dramatic,... more
| PICKENS COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY ADDS SIZZLE TO THE SUMMER OF 2013 INVITING YOU TO A SPECIAL PARTY (5/28/2013)|
It has been a busy time for Pickens County for new looks: from a one man to three person commission, a new congressional district and two new congressional representatives. The Pickens County Republican Party has a new executive board starting a new season of politics in Georgia. The heat of the G... more
| Red Cross Issues Safety Tips For Memorial Day Holiday (5/25/2013) |
Download free First Aid App To Have Safety Information Handy
The long Memorial Day holiday weekend is on the horizon and for many, plans will include taking to the highway, pulling out the grill for a backyard barbecue or having fun in the water. The American Red Cross has steps everyone can follow to stay safe whatever their plans include.
“Memorial Day w... more
| OVER 1600 ELECTED REPUBLICAN COUNTY DELEGATES, ALTERNATES & GUESTS ATTEND GAGOP CONVENTION IN ATHENS GA MAY 17 & 18. (5/23/2013) |
Pictured on left is Cleve Boutwell with Teb Bowman, Pickens County GOP Executive Director, on day one of the Georgia GOP state convention in Athens. Cleve, who started as an alternate delegate, did get moved up to vote as a delegate on day two.
Conversations like this were fodder in the politi... more
| Secretary of State Advises Georgians on Charitable Donations (5/23/2013)|
Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp offers advice to individuals planning to donate to charitable organizations after the recent natural disaster in Oklahoma. As Secretary of State, Kemp serves as Georgia’s charities regulator.
Secretary Kemp said, “In light of the recent devastation in Moore, O... more
| Sulaine Sims Book Signing at Creative and Performing Arts Academy (5/23/2013) |
Thursday, May 23rd, at 4pm
The public is invited to attend the book signing of Creative and Performing Arts Academy art and writing students under the guidance and instruction of Sulaine Sims Thursday, May 23rd, at 4pm at the Academy. The book is a collection of art and poems by students called Talking to the Animals - Antho... more
| Tater Patch Players brings movies and musicals (5/23/2013) |
Tater Patch Players, just finished with the hugely successful Lend Me a Tenor, is embarking on a new venture -- Movie Night! Their movies will be occasions to come to with friends, to dress up in costume, to enjoy sharing a movie and a mood. Movie Nights will be interspersed into the regular seaso... more
| WILDWOOD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY CELEBRATES NEW HIGH SCHOOL (5/23/2013) |
Ceremony Includes Blessing of the High School and Introduction of the Class of 2017
Wildwood Christian Academy celebrated the end of the school year with a party for its new high school and a “moving up” ceremony for the 8th grade class. These students will make up Wildwood’s first graduating class – the Class of 2017.
Former Head of School Lyn Cates gave a moving presentation, ... more
| WYYZ Hosts 32nd Annual Texaco Country Showdown (5/23/2013) |
Each year, more than 50,000 contestants compete in a series of over 450 local state, and regional live shows held throughout the country. Winners advance to their state events where prizes include $1,000, and the opportunity to compete in one of five regional events. Regional winners receive an all... more
| ARE YOU READY? THE BIG EVENT IS ALMOST HERE! (5/20/2013) |
STOP & DROP EVENT to support your Animal Shelter on May 25th
Saturday, May 25th from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. the STOP & DROP EVENT to support your Animal Shelter of Pickens County will be happening at 3563 Camp Road in Jasper GA.
Clean out that garage, find what is really not needed in that storage shed, get into that attic and/or haul off that faded patio ... more
| Fatz Hosts Duet from Sharptop Strings (5/20/2013) |
Saturday began what we hope will be a long standing collaboration between Fatz Restaurant and local orchestra Sharptop Strings. Manager Mark DePrima invited duet Grant and Carley Hipps, along with their cello and violin, in classic Calabash style! They delighted restaurant visitors with music incl... more
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