PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Pickens DRAGONS beat Johnson High School 49-6 (9/19/2014)

    Pickens Dragons verses Johnson High School HIGHLIGHTS: - Shannon Brooks with a TD & extra point is good, 7-6 with 1:39 left in the 1st qtr. - Shannon Brooks TD & extra point is good, 14-6 with 9:15 left in the 2nd qtr. - Zack Hermann TD & extra point is good, 21-6 with 3:37 left in the 2nd ... more
  • Pickens DRAGONS beat Johnson High School 49-6
  • Winning Powerball ticket worth $2 million sold at West End General Store in Jasper on Wednesday (9/19/2014)
    Powerball jackpot hits $196M for Saturday’s drawing
    Powerball is on a roll as the jackpot reaches nearly $200 million for Saturday’s drawing. Saturday’s drawing is at an estimated $196 million to a single annuity winner, and the excitement is growing across Georgia. A winning Powerball ticket worth $2 million from Wednesday’s drawing was sold at t... more
  • Winning Powerball ticket worth $2 million sold at West End General Store in Jasper on Wednesday
  • Busy Day at the Jasper Farmers Market (9/18/2014)

    Although the weather forecast called for rain Saturday morning, keeping some vendors at home, the ones that did come had a busy day thanks to the farm equipment show going on in the park. A lot of people who had never been to the Jasper Farmers Market before came and several liked what they saw and... more
  • Busy Day at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Drive by and Arm against Flu in north Georgia (9/18/2014)
    Public Health Drive-by Flu Shot Clinics offer 4-in-1 Flu Shot & High-Dose!
    Drive by and arm against four strains of flu this fall at a Drive-by Flu Shot Clinic in north Georgia. Fast, safe, and convenient, the Drive-by Flu Shot Clinics are conducted annually in the North Georgia Health District by public health departments in Cherokee, Fannin, Gilmer, Murray, Pickens an... more
  • Drive by and Arm against Flu in north Georgia
  • Four Legged Love From Levi (9/18/2014)

    Hi, I am Levi, a five-month-old hound mix puppy. I am energetic and loads of fun. I like to walk on a leash and play with toys, and I am already house-trained. I am smart and smart-looking with my brown and white short hair coat. Will you come visit me at the PAR Ranch? We could be bes... more
  • Four Legged Love From Levi
  • Governor breaks ground on Northwest Corridor project (9/18/2014)
    Lanes will create more commute options for motorists and bolster economic development, Deal says
    Georgia Express Lanes are optional toll lanes that run alongside existing interstates in some of the most congested corridors around metro Atlanta. These lanes provide a choice for drivers to pay a toll to bypass congestion when desired, offer a clear path for transit operators and add an alternativ... more
  • Help Relax and Reduce Your Stress - Watch the Go Fish Aquarium Camera (9/18/2014)

    A new underwater camera at the Go Fish Education Center is streaming video of some of Georgia's most popular sport fishing species live and in high definition. Installed in August, the Go Fish aquarium camera is transmitting from within the Piedmont Reservoir Exhibit, the largest aquarium habitat... more
  • Help Relax and Reduce Your Stress - Watch the Go Fish Aquarium Camera
  • Join Dr. Flint for Dinner & Discussion on Hip Replacement (9/18/2014)

    Piedmont Mountainside Hospital is proud to announce its next dinner and discussion offered to the community on joint health and the latest treatment options for hip replacement. The discussion will be led by orthopaedic surgeon Russell Flint, MD on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Lig... more
  • Join Dr. Flint for Dinner & Discussion on Hip Replacement
  • New CTC Program Blends Healthcare and Business (9/18/2014)

    Chattahoochee Technical College’s newly introduced Healthcare Management program is a hybrid between the college’s health science programs and its business studies. For the 23 students currently enrolled this semester, it is a combination of coursework that will allow them to focus just as much on a... more
  • New CTC Program Blends Healthcare and Business
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Meeting (Video) (9/18/2014)

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  • Pickens County Planning Report August 2014 (9/18/2014)
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  • Pickens County Planning Report August 2014
  • UNDERSTANDING THE FEDERAL TAKEOVER OF PUBLIC EDUCATION (9/18/2014)

    If you are a parent or a grandparent, you should be aware of the federal education program called “Common Core”, how it is already affecting your school children, and what it holds for the education of your children in the near future. At the September meeting of the Pickens County GA Tea Party, ... more
  • UNDERSTANDING THE FEDERAL TAKEOVER OF PUBLIC EDUCATION
  • JASPER 3rd ANNUAL BOO-WHO? SCARECROW CONTEST (9/17/2014)

    The Jasper Merchants Association and The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce is hosting Jasper’s Third Annual BOO-WHO? Scarecrow Contest. This year's event will be held starting at the Georgia Marble Festival on Saturday, October 4, 2014 with the Scarecrows being on display during the Georgia Marble ... more
  • JASPER 3rd ANNUAL BOO-WHO? SCARECROW CONTEST
  • Last Day to Pre-Order Marble Valley Friends Chicken Barbecue Plates (9/17/2014)
    Plates will be prepared at the Old Tate Gym on September 26th
    The popular twice-yearly barbecue chicken fundraiser sponsored by Marble Valley Friends in on the way. The next "stand-in-line hoping food is still available" date is Friday, September 26th. To avoid the hoping and to be assured of having food reserved, devotees of good barbecue should place orders ... more
  • Last Day to Pre-Order Marble Valley Friends Chicken Barbecue Plates
  • 2014-2015 Mr. PHS Court Announced (9/16/2014)

    Congratulations to the 2014-2015 Mr. PHS Court:Ty Prather, John Holbert, Elliot Gallagher, Allen Bufford, Javier Zuniga, Kalyn Brooks, Andrew Haygood, Wyatt Ingram, Drew Adams, Josh Golden. Mr. And Miss PHS voting will begin on Wednesday and Thursday. Computers for voting will be set up outside... more
  • 2014-2015 Mr. PHS Court Announced
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