PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Independence Day Parade (7/4/2014)

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  • Independence Day Parade
  • Pickens Dog Euthanized after Rabies Exposure (7/3/2014)

    A Pickens County dog has been euthanized because it was not vaccinated against rabies and came into contact with a rabies-infected animal. Jan Stephens of Pickens County Environmental Health reported there was a fight between the dog and a raccoon in the Henderson Mountain Road area of Pickens Co... more
  • 'Welcome Back to School 2014-2015' Poster Contest for Grades 1-5 (7/3/2014)
    Deadline July 16th at 3:00 p.m.
    Pickens County Schools will be having a "Welcome Back to School 2014-2015" poster contest for grades 1-5. The posters are due to the Pickens County Board of Education office no later than 3:00 pm on July 16th. There will be a winner from each grade level. The winners will receive a prize, and t... more
  • 'Welcome Back to School 2014-2015' Poster Contest for Grades 1-5
  • At the Jasper Farmers Market - Corn? Tomatoes? Already? (7/2/2014)

    Jasper Farmers Market shoppers went home with a lot of vegetables on Saturday and some also took with them instructions about how to ferment those vegetables so that they would be preserved and be even healthier. After watching Master Gardener Pam Franklin go through all of the steps required to ma... more
  • At the Jasper Farmers Market - Corn? Tomatoes? Already?
  • Four Legged Love From Reece (7/2/2014)
    Young, Male Cat
    A donation to Pickens Animal Rescue in someone’s name would make a wonderful birthday, anniversary, memorial or special occasion present and would help make sure no Buddy is left behind. All donations go to help the pets. Donations are accepted every day at the PAR Rescued Furniture Store. If yo... more
  • Four Legged Love From Reece
  • Jennifer Jones Galligan, Independent Candidate for Pickens County School Board Gathering Signatures to Qualify (7/2/2014)
    830 registered voter signatures needed by July 8th
    During the independent qualifying period last week, Jennifer Jones Galligan, an attorney in Jasper, GA completed her paperwork to petition signatures to run for Board of Education Post 3. She will need to have 830 valid registered voter signatures by July 8, 2014 to qualify for the November 4, 2014... more
  • KITTENS – Two for the Price of One! (7/2/2014)

    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: Kitten Season in Pickens County is in full swing! The Shelter has... more
  • KITTENS – Two for the Price of One!
  • Support Our Animals For Some Pet Art (7/2/2014)
    JMS & PCMS 8th Grade Art Students Fundraiser for Animal Shelter of Pickens County
    All animals need forever homes and the 8th Grade Students in the JMS & PCMS Art Program are offering a unique way to help. Donations are being accepted at the Renasant Bank Jasper Branch to help with the adoption, spay and neutering of pets at the Animal Shelter of Pickens County. When you mak... more
  • Support Our Animals For Some Pet Art
  • THE PICKENS GOP PREPARES FOR ANOTHER BATTLE TO WIN 2014 (7/2/2014)

    We would surmise that there are citizens, both Democrat, Independent, Libertarian and Republican, who didn't vote in the last election because they are pretty "fed up" with the system? Too many promises, not enough substance? Government abuses that just don’t seem to end? Pulling and pushing vot... more
  • Elvis Tribute Show Rocks Old Tate Gym (7/1/2014)

    An enthusiastic audience greeted the Greg Burgess Homecoming Elvis Tribute Show at the Old Tate Gym on June 14th. Fans of both Elvis and Greg, ranging in age from seven years up to (let's just leave that blank), were ready to listen, tap toes, clap hands, sing along, and applaud favorite songs from ... more
  • Elvis Tribute Show Rocks Old Tate Gym
  • Join the Sharptop Art Association Brunch Bunch (7/1/2014)
    Next art instruction workshop is July 24th
    The Sharptop Arts Brunch Bunch June's workshop was 'PAINT A MINI-CANVAS' under the instruction of Artist, Sulaine Sims. An acrylic painting was created in just a couple of hours. This month on Thursday, July 24th from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., there will be a 'GLASS ART MOSAIC' workshop by Instruc... more
  • Join the Sharptop Art Association Brunch Bunch
  • Judy and Jerry Wilson Received Keep Pickens Beautiful June Green Thumb Award (7/1/2014)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful presents the June Green Thumb Award to Judy and Jerry Wilson of 98 Jefferson Court, located on a quaint cul-de-sac in Philadelphia Heights, Jasper, Ga. Judy and Jerry hail from Murphy, North Carolina and moved to Woodstock, GA where Judy worked as a Media Assistant in the... more
  • Judy and Jerry Wilson Received Keep Pickens Beautiful June Green Thumb Award
  • New Guidelines for Immunizations for School-Age Students (7/1/2014)
    30 calendar days from the first day of school to have immunizations updated
    Pickens County Schools would like to inform parents that the Georgia Department of Public Health has instituted new guidelines for immunizations for school-age students. Beginning with the 2014-2015 school year, all students born on or after January 1, 2002, and entering or transferring into sevent... more
  • New Guidelines for Immunizations for School-Age Students
  • Pickens County Board of Elections and Registration (Video) (7/1/2014)

    Lights, Committee Assignments, Elections Committee - Tom Kramer and Larry Toney, Poll Operations Committee - Paul Lindsey and Larry Toney, Rules Committee - Kathy Boutwell and Tom Kramer, Legislative Committee - Paul Lindsey and Kathy Boutwell, Election Day Plans... more
  • Sharing the Gospel in Baratillo, Mexico (7/1/2014)
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    In September 2012, my family took the step of becoming a part of Vida Nueva Ministries. Vida Nueva is ac-tively involved in ministering the gospel through various avenues, including Bible studies, church services, speaking at seminars, handing out Bibles and Bible related books, etc. Beyond sprea...
  • Sharing the Gospel in Baratillo, Mexico
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