| KnowPickens.com Awarded Chamber Small Business of the Month for June (6/18/2012) |
Each year the Chamber awards seven small businesses with the Small Business of the Month Award and from those we choose Small Business of the Year awarded in January based on the prior year SBOM awards. We also choose three Non Profits and two Large Businesses to receive awards each year. The Busine... more
| PSO Launching New Smart Phone Crime Mapping Programs TibSubmit and Crime Reports (6/18/2012) |
Event on June 26th for demonstration and installation help
The Pickens Sheriff’s Office would like to invite you to attend the launch of their new crime mapping program. The program is called TipSubmit. It allows you to submit tips to the sheriff’s office via a mobile app on your smart phone. We also will be unveiling Crime Reports, also a mob... more
| Sign up for Sheriff’s Citizens Academy Beginning August 2nd (6/18/2012) |
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to have their job?
The Pickens Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for the 2nd “Sheriff’s Citizens Academy”. The Citizens academy will allow you to learn all about the Sheriff’s Office while having fun and meeting the men and women who work there!
Come go on patrol! Learn what to look for at a crime scene! Tak... more
| The Wednesday Market Opens this Week (6/18/2012) |
This Wednesday, June 20, the peak season midweek Jasper Farmers Market will open with the same hours (7:30 to 12 noon) and same location as the Saturday market. Celebrate the first day of summer with some fresh vegetables from local vendors.
This year the 4th of July Celebration will be in the ... more
| Hans Rueffert's Eat Like There's No Tomorrow TV Series Premieres Saturday, June 16 on GPB (6/15/2012) |
World-renowned chef and Jasper resident Chef Hans Rueffert delivers culinary delights that are both flavorful and healthy in the new four-part series Eat Like There’s No Tomorrow, premiering Saturday, June 16 at 2:30 PM on Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB). The series will air at 2:30 PM each Satur... more
| HARRY DOSS ANNOUNCES CAMPAIGN for DISTRICT ATTORNEY of APPALACHIAN CIRCUIT (6/15/2012) |
“The taxpayers deserve a District Attorney who will do more than just draw a paycheck. I am qualified to do the job; I have the experience and I have the dedication to do the job. “ Fannin County attorney Harry Doss has qualified for the office of District Attorney for the Appalachian Judicial Circu... more
| Pickens Sheriff's Office June Newsletter (6/15/2012)|
| RaceTrac on Hwy. 515 is Reopened After Fire Last Saturday (6/15/2012)|
RaceTrac will reopen for business on Friday, June 15 6 a.m. They’ll be offering complimentary coffee for the next few days. As they finish up repairs, they’ll have a full selection of gas, cigarettes, coffee, and a limited selection of packaged goods, bottled drinks, and alcohol. A portion of the s... more
| Boys and Girls Club celebrating Olympic Day (6/14/2012) |
Event to feature Olympian Cindy Gentry
JASPER, GA – The spirit of the Olympic Movement will roll into Jasper, as the Boys and Girls Club of North Georgia hosts Olympic Day on June 22.
“We are excited to take part in Olympic Day and inspire kids in the Jasper community,” said Justin Grice, Recreation Director of the Boys and Girls Clu... more
| Keep Pickens Beautiful invites you to use the Recycle Center on Camp Road (6/14/2012) |
Keep Pickens Beautiful invites you to use the recycling center located on Camp Road in Jasper. You will always be greeted with a friendly smile and a warm welcome upon your visit.
KPB and the Camp Road employees would like to remind you that you can recycle the following items; plastic ... more
| Chamber of Commerce Membership Drive World Series Results (6/13/2012) |
Team Infernos Won and the Drive Brought in $17,400 in Membership Revenue
The Pickens Chamber of Commerce hosted a Membership Drive World Series with five teams competing to bring in the most new members and renewals. The competition ended at Noon on June 12, 2012. The winners were announced at the Chamber's annual picnic. Team Inferno was the winning team and the dri... more
| Pickens County Planning & Development May 2012 Report (6/13/2012)|
| Candidate Forum on June 26th at Pickens Cty Tea Party (6/12/2012)|
Pickens County citizens are very fortunate to have many candidates vying for local offices in the upcoming primary on July 31st. Our Tea Party had originally scheduled all local candidates to speak at our June meeting; however, because of the great numbers, we are dividing up the speakers between ... more
| Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus (6/12/2012) |
Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus is a life threatening disorder caused by abnormal dilation and twisting of the stomach. It is often also referred to as “bloat.” Bloat is a non-specific term as there are other causes of bloat that do not involving twisting of the stomach. GDV is a true emergency that req... more
| Jasper's Most Talented Competition included in Jasper Lions Club Independence Day Celebration June 28 - July 7 (6/12/2012) |
Download Application Form along with Parade and Vendor Applications
The Jasper Lions Club is hard at work planning the community’s annual Independence Day Celebration. In addition to providing wholesome family fun for thousands of people, the money earned by the Club on Independence Day helps fund dozens of community projects. The Celebration this year will be hel... more
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