PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Town of Talking Rock December 2013 Newsletter (12/4/2013)
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    The Town of Talking Rock extends their heart felt sympathy to the family of Mayor Peter Q. Cagle, Jr. who passed away October 15, 2013. Mr. Cagle and his wife, Lynda, moved to Talking Rock in 1998. ...
  • Town of Talking Rock December 2013 Newsletter
  • Veterans to Receive 1.5 Percent Cost-of-Living Increase (12/4/2013)
    New Rates for Compensation and Pension Benefits in 2014
    (WASHINGTON) – Veterans, their families and survivors receiving disability compensation and pension benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs will receive a 1.5 percent cost-of-living increase in their monthly payments beginning Jan. 1, 2014. “We’re pleased there will be another cost-of-li... more
  • DECK THE HALLS WITH PHS POINSETTIAS (12/2/2013)
    Public Plant Sale Begins Wednesday, December 4th
    Walk through the door of the Agriculture Education Program’s greenhouse on the campus of Pickens High School and your breath is almost taken away by the intense burst of color. Horticulture students enrolled in the program at PHS have been busy, since the early part of the school year, pampering Po... more
  • DECK THE HALLS WITH PHS POINSETTIAS
  • Nelson City Council Sets Nelson Police Department Chief of Police Hiring Guidelines (12/2/2013)

    General: Provide professional and ethical law enforcement for the citizens in City of Nelson, Georgia. Work in conjunction with neighboring law enforcement agencies in Pickens and Cherokee Counties, develop and implement agency policies, and collect and analyze statistical data. Education: M... more
  • Nelson City Council Sets Nelson Police Department Chief of Police Hiring Guidelines
  • Pickens County Finance Report October 2013 (12/2/2013)
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  • Pickens County Finance Report October 2013
  • Treasurer for a Non-Profit Organization Has been arrested (11/26/2013)

    On Monday November 25th, Carolyn Diane Green turned herself into the Pickens Sheriff’s Office for the offense of Felony Theft by Taking. Mrs. Green had served as the Treasurer for the Pickens Sheriff’s Auxiliary. The Pickens Sheriff’s Auxiliary is a nonprofit organization that exists to provide supp... more
  • Treasurer for a Non-Profit Organization Has been arrested
  • DEER HUNTERS SHOULD REVIEW EITHER SEX DAY CHANGES FOR 2013-2014 SEASON (11/25/2013)

    More than 300,000 hunters pursue the most popular game animal in Georgia, the white-tailed deer. As a reminder to hunters, there was a regulation change in the number of available days to take deer of either sex depending on the type of equipment used and the area of your hunt, beginning Dec. 1. ... more
  • DEER HUNTERS SHOULD REVIEW EITHER SEX DAY CHANGES FOR 2013-2014 SEASON
  • Four Legged Love From Angel (11/25/2013)

    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 Angel, a female cardigan corgi. I am ten months o... more
  • Four Legged Love From Angel
  • Four Legged Love From Petey (11/25/2013)

    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 Petey, a blond and tan male Kerry Beagle mix. I a... more
  • Four Legged Love From Petey
  • Jasper Farmers Market - Chilly But Worth the Trip (11/25/2013)

    Donny Hunter came to the market with a truckload of plastic tubs full of all kinds of greens. He intended to put them into plastic bags to sell once he got to the market. But as soon as he got his tubs out and his table set up, he was mobbed by women wanting fresh, local, homegrown vegetables. Th... more
  • Jasper Farmers Market - Chilly But Worth the Trip
  • Jasper Woman Honored by Adult Education at Chattahoochee Tech (11/25/2013)

    For Jasper resident Ashley Dumestre, earning her GED in April is not the last step in her academic career. Just a few months after earning that diploma, she enrolled in Chattahoochee Technical College and is currently taking classes toward her Technical Specialist Certificate, a program that will al... more
  • Jasper Woman Honored by Adult Education at Chattahoochee Tech
  • North Georgia Art Ramble (11/25/2013)

    The Second Annual North Georgia Art Ramble is a free, self-guided, open studio tour of 44 studios and galleries situated in seven North Georgia counties; specifically in the towns of: Calhoun, Cartersville, Woodstock, Waleska, Canton, Ball Ground, Jasper, Marble Hill, Dawsonville, Cumming, Buford, J... more
  • North Georgia Art Ramble
  • PICKENS FERST FOUNDATION SHIPS 50,000th BOOK (11/25/2013)

    Back in May 2009 when Pickens Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy mailed their first two free books to Pickens County children under the age of 5, it was difficult to imagine that 4.5 years later that this organization would be mailing out their 50,000th book in December 2013. At first the conc... more
  • PICKENS FERST FOUNDATION SHIPS 50,000th BOOK
  • Retired Educators Hear About Fitness for Seniors (11/25/2013)

    At its November meeting, the Pickens County Retired Educators Association welcomed Lory Weeks as its guest speaker. Ms. Weeks, a former instructor in fitness and one-time owner of a related business, is also a lifetime practitioner of good health habits. She shared both her enthusiasm for and sugge... more
  • Retired Educators Hear About Fitness for Seniors
  • The Last Catch Restaurant Will Have New Home in January 2014 (11/25/2013)

    The Last Catch Seafood Restaurant will have a new home in January 2014. Owners Jim and Kim Ryan have been using local contractors to renovate the previous Scot Chan Restaurant building located at 487 E Church Street in Jasper, GA. The new location will seat 100 people including a banquet room se... more
  • The Last Catch Restaurant Will Have New Home in January 2014
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