PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Four Legged Love From Jet (10/8/2014)
    One year old boxer mix male dog
    I am Jet, a very active and playful boxer mix young dog. I like to play with toys and I am already house trained. My people moved away and couldn’t take me with them so I am now waiting here at the Pickens County Animal Shelter for what will be my forever home. I am very nice looking with... more
  • Four Legged Love From Jet
  • Four Legged Love From Nicole (10/8/2014)
    Australian Cattle Dog Mix Female Puppy
    Hi, I am Nicole, a pretty girl with apricot and white coat with the gray spots of an Australian cattle dog. And I have a beautiful brown eye and an even more beautiful blue eye – quite striking! I am about six months old and very happy. The only thing missing from my life is a forever hom... more
  • Four Legged Love From Nicole
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful Fall Newsletter (10/8/2014)
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    In this issue: Jasper Elementary School Earns Recycling Award; Rescued Furniture Store joins Beautiful Business Recycling Program; CITY OF NELSON WINS THE GREEN RIBBON AWARD; June Green Thumb Award to Judy and Jerry Wilson; Upcoming Events...
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful Fall Newsletter
  • Upcoming events at the Jasper Farmers Market (10/8/2014)

    Although some local farmers markets have closed the Jasper Farmers Market will be open through the end of October with fall vegetables and crafts for your holiday shopping. The End of the Season Party will be held on October 25 and everyone is invited. The end of the regular season also means the ... more
  • Upcoming events at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Casual Classics Concert Featuring Soprano Soloist Caroline Thomas (10/6/2014)
    December 1, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.
    Native of Atlanta, Caroline Thomas has sung the lead soprano role in dozens of opera productions both in the US and in Europe. Understandably, she says that a highlight of her career was singing Brünnhilde opposite Placido Domingo in Wagner’s cycle, "Der Ring des Nibe¬lungen." For this role she was ... more
  • Casual Classics Concert Featuring Soprano Soloist Caroline Thomas
  • Jasper City Council Meeting (Video) (10/6/2014)
    Red Ribbon Week Proclamation October 23-31
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  • Jasper City Council Meeting (Video)
  • Nelson City Council Meeting Video (10/6/2014)
    Red Ribbon Week Proclamation October 23-31
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  • Nelson City Council Meeting Video
  • Social Security Administration (SSA) Resuming Mailing of Social Security Statements Once Every Five Years (10/6/2014)

    The Social Security Administration (SSA) has announced that it will resume mailing Social Security Statements once every five years to most people. People over age 60 who aren't receiving benefits will get their statements every year. SSA still encourages everyone to create a my Social Security acco... more
  • Apple Contest Yummy Fun at the Jasper Farmers Market (10/3/2014)
    Jasper Farmers Market will be at Sackett’s on Saturday, October 4
    First thing, I want to apologize and correct a mistake I made in last weeks article concerning the fundraiser Pancake Breakfast that Angels on Horseback are having at Fatz Restaurant. The correct date is October 4, the same day as the Marble Festival, so you can stop and have breakfast on your way i... more
  • Apple Contest Yummy Fun at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Four Legged Love From Libby (10/3/2014)
    Year old black retriever mix female dog
    Hi, I am Libby a wonderful, smart, and beautiful dog. I have been a family pet and am house trained. I will shake paws with you and sit when you ask me to. I am anxious to please and I like walking on a leash and would make an excellent companion. My shiny black coat sets me off as a ve... more
  • Four Legged Love From Libby
  • OPTIMISTS INDUCT NEW MEMBERS (10/3/2014)

    The Optimist Club of Jasper has added two new members. We are excited to have both of them join us in our mission to "bring out the best in kids" in Pickens County. Their backgrounds and willingness to get involved will be an asset to our club. President, Jim Kirk, installed Sue Nunn who was spon... more
  • OPTIMISTS INDUCT NEW MEMBERS
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Work Session (Video) (10/2/2014)

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  • Town of Talking Rock Council Meeting (Video) (10/2/2014)

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  • CONGRATULATIONS to the PHS 2014 Homecoming Court Representatives (10/1/2014)

    The 2014 Pickens High School Homecoming Court was announced on October 1, 2014. The winner will be announced at the Homecoming Football game against SE Whitfield on October 10th. 9th Grade Bailey Payne Adrian Simpson 10th Grade Hunter Harrington Grace Topper Autumn Young 11th Grade Ha... more
  • ENERGY STAR and WaterSense Sales Tax Holiday (10/1/2014)
    October 3-5, 2014
    The state of Georgia will have an ENERGY STAR and WaterSense Sales Tax Holiday on Friday, October 3 through Sunday, October 5, 2014. During the sales tax holiday, these items will be exempt from sales tax if they have the ENERGY STAR label and have a purchase price of $1,500 or less per item: ... more
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