The Board of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development announces Pickens County graduates from the 2014 Region 1 Multi-Day Training Program. Class participants represented a number of professional and non-professional economic development fields, including elected officials, public servants, bus... more
***Unofficial Local Results from the May 20th Primary Election (5/20/2014) Two new board seats with wins by Bell and Lewis; SPLOST passes Below are the unofficial results for our local races and link to the Secretary of State's website to view all the results.
Winners in BOLD
Board of Commissioners District 1
Jerry R. Barnes (I) 1,032
Barry Connelly 578
Board of Education Post 2
Daniel Bell 2,543
Four Legged Love From Blizzard (5/20/2014) A California Spangled mix, one year old 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:
Hi, I am Blizzard a BEAUTIFUL snow white cat. You can prob... more
Four Legged Love From Woody (5/20/2014) Eight-month-old Lab/Golden Retriever mix 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 Woody, just about the cutest dog you will ever m... more
Lodge to Hold Blood Drive and Child Identification Program (5/20/2014) June 7th from 11AM - 3PM E. W. Hightower Lodge #679 F&AM, Nelson, GA, will hold a blood drive and a Child Identification Program on June 7, 2014. The event is in conjunction with the first Public Safety Day in Nelson. The events will be from 11 AM-3 PM.
The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be on-site for donations. To... more
Matt Queen, Highway 515 FCA Director Guest Speaker at Fellowship Presbyterian Church (5/20/2014) Family Night Dinner on May 28 at 6:30 p.m Fellowship Presbyterian Church welcomes Matt Queen, Highway 515 Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) Director, as our featured guest speaker at our Family Night Dinner on May 28 at 6:30 p.m. Matt will share the programs he is directing in the middle and high schools in Pickens, Gilmer, Fannin, To... more
National Safe Boating Week Promotion Aims to Increase Safety Certifications (5/20/2014) Boating educator reduces cost of online safety course for annual awareness week National Safe Boating Week, which begins Saturday, May 17th, provides a not-to-be-missed opportunity for boaters to get a boating safety certification, says leading online educator BOATERexam.com. To encourage boaters to sign up before summer boating season, BOATERexam.com is lowering the cost of it... more
The upcoming Tater Patch Players' production of Play On! by Rick Abbot, is about a troupe of actors and a first-time playwright. They've come together in an imaginary theater, not unlike the Tater Patch Theater (at 95 Philadelphia Lane, behind Wal-Mart) in a small town, not unlike Jasper, to put on... more
Second Amendment Issues and the Tea Party (5/20/2014) May 27th at 7 p.m. at Chattahoochee Tech Tea Party members are, by and large, staunch supporters of the second amendment to our U.S. Constitution; and the current anti-gun/pro-gun issues really have not changed much over the years. Here are some recent comments by the National Rifle Association’s ILA:
“New data suggests that gun owners... more
Marketing and Branding Concepts Applied to Non Profits (Video) (5/19/2014) Pickens County Family Connection May Meeting Pickens County Family Connection May 2014 meeting topic was "Marketing and Branding Concepts Applied to Non Profits" by Danny Bellenger, Professor Emeritus from Georgia State University. Dr. Bellenger is currently the Research Director in the Executive Doctorate program at GSU....
A month long investigation into a methamphetamine distribution ring results in seven arrests, the seizure of over one pound of methamphetamine, and $20,000.
During the last month Drug Task Force Agents, along with Pickens County deputies, have conducted numerous operations. The operations have in... more
Jasper, Georgia in Pickens County in the North Georgia Mountains Blaine, Hinton, Jasper, Ludville, Marble Hill, Nelson, Talking Rock & Tate GA
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