PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Pickens County Planning & Development December 2013 Report (1/14/2014)
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    Building permits remain consistent with last year's amount of 325 issued....
  • Pickens County Planning & Development December 2013 Report
  • REPORT FROM THE CAPITOL with State Representative Rick Jasperse (1/14/2014)
    Be a Page for a Day
    During the busy days when we are in session, young people from across our state have the opportunity to come to the Capitol and be a “Page for the Day.” It is a chance to be on the House Floor and be a part of the legislative process. Pages deliver messages, letters, and legislative documents during... more
  • REPORT FROM THE CAPITOL with State Representative Rick Jasperse
  • GEORGIA DNR SHARING LIVE STREAM OF BERRY BALD EAGLE NEST (1/13/2014)

    Live-streamed video of Georgia’s best-known bald eagles can now also be seen on the website of Georgia’s best-known wildlife agency. In a partnership between the Department of Natural Resources and Berry College, the DNR Wildlife Resources Division is streaming video provided by the northwest Geo... more
  • GEORGIA DNR SHARING LIVE STREAM OF BERRY BALD EAGLE NEST
  • GEORGIA’S 2014 FISHING REGULATIONS NOW AVAILABLE (1/13/2014)

    (SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga.) – Anglers can find the new 2014 Georgia Sport Fishing Regulations Guide online and in print, announces the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. “The 2014 guide provides anglers information on great places to fish and provides guidance on law... more
  • GEORGIA’S 2014 FISHING REGULATIONS NOW AVAILABLE
  • Snake Winter Activity (1/13/2014)

    This time of year in Georgia expect much less snake activity and movement and fewer Human / Snake encounters. Snake activity does NOT stop but does decrease significantly. Most snake species will be in a torpid like state brumating. This happens when snakes slow their metobolism down and... more
  • Snake Winter Activity
  • NOTICE: Bomb Threat Phone Call To Pickens County Middle School Today (1/10/2014)
    PSO traced call to juvenile
    RELEASE FROM PICKENS SHERIFF'S OFFICE On January 10, 2014 the Pickens Sheriff’s Office responded to the Pickens County Middle School to a report of a bomb threat. School staff received a phone call at about 12:46 pm indicating there was a bomb at the school. School staff immediately implem... more
  • NOTICE:  Bomb Threat Phone Call To Pickens County Middle School Today
  • Pickens Sheriff Recognizes Abba Dabba Dog For Service of K-9 Officer Bleckey (1/9/2014)

    Pickens Sheriff Donnie Craig presented Debbie Marra, owner of Abba Dabba Dog, a plaque to show appreciation for the service she has given at no charge to K9 Bleckey since 2009. Abba Dabba Dog is a dog-grooming shop located on 706 West Church Street, Suite 1200 in Jasper, Georgia.... more
  • Pickens Sheriff Recognizes Abba Dabba Dog For Service of K-9 Officer Bleckey
  • Four Legged Love From Benjie and Tiffaney (1/8/2014)

    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 one of the following pets who needs a forever home to fill with laughter and love: Hi, we are Benjie and Tiffaney, one-year-old wire ha... more
  • Four Legged Love From Benjie and Tiffaney
  • Four Legged Love From Jacob (1/8/2014)

    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: Hi, I am Jacob, a Golden Retriever mix male dog. I weigh ab... more
  • Four Legged Love From Jacob
  • GEORGIA NATURAL RESOURCES FOUNDATION OFFERING CHANCE TO HUNT, FISH FOR FREE FOR LIFE (1/8/2014)

    It’s another sporting opportunity of a lifetime! Georgians have the chance to win the right to hunt and fish for free for life statewide. The next edition of the Lifetime License Contest sponsored by the Georgia Natural Resources Foundation begins Jan. 6, 2014. “The first contest was a huge su... more
  • GEORGIA NATURAL RESOURCES FOUNDATION OFFERING CHANCE TO HUNT, FISH FOR FREE FOR LIFE
  • DELAYS on Wednesday, January 8th (1/7/2014)

    The following are delayed on Wednesday, January 8th: Bright Beginnings Preschool will be delayed two hours, making their day from 10:00 to 12:00. Due to continued inclement weather, Pickens County Schools will operate on a two-hour delay on Wednesday, January 8, 2014. Buses will begin runn... more
  • DELAYS on Wednesday, January 8th
  • Pickens County Schools Delayed Two Hours on Wednesday, January 8th (1/7/2014)

    Due to continued inclement weather, Pickens County Schools will operate on a two-hour delay on Wednesday, January 8, 2014. Buses will begin running at 8:00 a.m. and will make all regularly scheduled stops. Staff should report at 9:00 a.m. Schools will dismiss at the regular time. A light breakfast w... more
  • Pickens County Schools Delayed Two Hours on Wednesday, January 8th
  • PROJECT APPLESEED SET TO PAY VISIT TO PICKENS COUNTY TEA PARTY JANUARY 28TH MEETING (1/7/2014)

    To quote the speaker, “We are the largest nationwide marksmanship instruction organization you’ve never heard of.” Project Appleseed is the sole focus and activity of the Revolutionary War Veterans Association, a non-profit (501) (3) organization. The instructors teach the fundamental of rifle ... more
  • PROJECT APPLESEED SET TO PAY VISIT TO PICKENS COUNTY TEA PARTY JANUARY 28TH MEETING
  • What’s on your mind? Let’s discuss it over some TEA! (1/7/2014)
    Round Table Luncheon on Thursday, January 9th
    NO, YOUR PICKENS COUNTY TEA PARTY IS ALIVE AND WELL AND FEELING RESTED AFTER THE HOLIDAYS. You are invited to the first meeting of 2014 (details below). With all that has been going on for the past few months, you probably need that special place to go and raise your voice! ROUND TABLE LUNCHE... more
  • Announcing the NAMI Family-to-Family Education Course (1/3/2014)

    NAMI Fannin, Gilmer, Pickens Affiliate will sponsor the NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program specifically for families of person diagnosed with serious mental illness. The 12-week series of classes will start in Ellijay on Tuesday, January 14 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m., at Ellijay United Methodist C... more
  • Announcing the NAMI Family-to-Family Education Course
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