Dozens of Chattahoochee Technical College students, faculty and staff banded together to pack lunch for 300 toddlers to teenagers in Pickens County recently. The group decorated lunch bags, assembled sandwiches, and packed treats for children as a service learning project at the Appalachian Campus.
Pickens County Schools Open House Schedule & Elementary School Supply List (8/2/2014) School starts August 11, 2014 Below are the open house dates for Pickens County Schools followed by School Supply list for the Elementary Schools in a PDF format.
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Pickens Ferst Foundation 'Leap Into Books' Parent Newsletter (8/2/2014) PDF file - opens in another window In this Issue: Why Should Children Read?, Gummy Bear Popsicles, Georgia Authors' Month, Donor Spotlight, What's Going on in the Library, Reading from Birth, Have you Moved, Like their Facebook page, Does Reading Really Matter?
Georgia’s white-tailed deer population is a great natural resource that provides aesthetic, consumptive, and economic value. Each year, approximately 300,000 deer hunters harvest nearly 400,000 deer over the course of the deer season. The annual economic impact of deer hunting in Georgia exceeds $... more
Cinnamon is a super sweet female Pit Bull Terrier that loves to ride in the car. Won't you consider adopting her?
If you're unable to adopt, you can always help the Shelter by donating items from their Wish List.
Pickens County Sheriff Donnie Craig was sworn in as the 2014-2015 President of the Georgia Sheriffs' Youth Homes, Inc. during the annual Georgia Sheriffs' Association Summer Training Conference on July 22 at Lake Lanier. Governor Nathan Deal presided over the installation ceremony of Youth Homes' o... more
Four Legged Love From Maverick (7/31/2014) A one-year-old, brown Australian shepherd mix, male dog 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 need a forever home to fill with laughter and love:
Hello, I am Maverick, a handsome and fun dog. I like o... more
As state and national leaders consider alternatives for funding future transportation needs, the Georgia Department of Transportation wants to know what Georgians would like in their 21st Century transportation system and how they recommend paying for it.
The public is asked to spend a few minute... more
When Jasper Lions Club met on July 24th, the evening’s program was presented by one its own. Lion Alexa Baggs who recently participated in a ten day mission trip to Haiti, spoke of that venture. The trip was arranged by the First Baptist Church of Jasper. Seven persons, adults and youths, went to... more
Mountain High Music Fall Equinox at Eagle's Rest on Mt. Oglethorpe (7/31/2014) Tuesday, September 23rd at 2pm The dulcimers are coming ... the dulcimers are coming ... to play their mountain music during the Fall Equinox, Tuesday, September 23rd, beginning at 2pm at Eagle's Rest on Mt. Oglethorpe.
The Bent Tree Strings will bring their dulcimer music to the mountaintop to help celebrate the Fall Equinox.... more
The Pickens County Canning Plant will change its schedule, to Wednesday afternoons only, starting on August 6th and continuing through the month of August. This schedule change takes place each year due to school being back in session.
The Canning Plant will open for business at 2:00 p.m. and pa... 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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