| It's National Cat Day and 60 CATS NEED A LOVING HOME! (10/29/2014) |
The Animal Shelter of Pickens County needs safe loving homes for more than 60, yes SIXTY!, cats and kittens. Adoption parent’s new pet will have all its shots, be spayed or neutered AND be a loyal companion the rest of its life!
There are Cats and Kittens of all shapes, sizes, ages, colo... more
| PICKENS vs GILMER FOOTBALL (10/29/2014) |
Come out and support the Dragons on Halloween Night
Jacob Ray, a journalism staff member (disclaimer: who is also a member of the football team) interviewed several students and a few teachers to get thoughts and predictions about the upcoming Gilmer Game. His interviews are below:
Deondre G. - "We are going to beat Gilmer! Score: A lot to a littl... more
| REVIEW: 'Little Shop of Horrors' Delivers Delight! (10/29/2014) |
Bums, bag ladies and miserable Mr. Mushnik are all nerdy Seymour Krelborn can expect from life downtown on Skid Row…..until a total eclipse of the sun changes his world forever. Miracle of miracles, a truly remarkable unknown botanical species appears before his eyes, soon to bring him fame and fort... more
| 15th Year Celebrated at the Jasper Farmers Market (10/28/2014) |
There was a big crowd to help celebrate the end of the 15th season of the Jasper Farmers Market and lots of vendors, some new and some regulars and many said they would be back for the Fall/Winter Season that begins on November 8.
With the Ellijay Farmers Market ending in September, some of thos... more
| ***NOTICE: Paving of Refuge Road Begins October 28th (10/27/2014)|
The Pickens County Road Department will begin paving Refuge Road on October 28th beginning at 8:30 a.m. The section from Hwy. 108 to Camp Road is the area being paved. It will take a few days to complete. Please use alternate routes, if you're able.
This is using LMIG(Local Maintenance Improveme... more
| Buy a T-Shirt To Support Pickens Wrestling 2014 (10/27/2014)|
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The Pickens High School Wrestling Team is entering a new year and requesting support by purchasing a shirt for a $15 donation.
| New Features for the Tate Day Festival (10/27/2014) |
When visitors attend the Tate Day Festival on November 1st, they will discover several new, interesting and exciting features added to the annual event. Take a look!
The Polycor/Georgia Marble Company open-pit quarries at Tate will be open for visitors for the first time as a Ta... more
| Pickens High School Received Georgia Audio-Video Technology Grant (10/27/2014) |
The 2014-2015 school year will be an exciting year for Pickens High School. PHS was recently awarded a grant of almost $20k worth of video equipment through the One Georgia Authority to support the development and expansion of its Audio Video Technology instructional program.
The goal of this g... more
| PHS Theatre Placed Second in Region 7 AAAA One Act Play Competition (10/25/2014) |
Pickens High School Theatre Department hosted a Region 7 AAAA One Act Play Competition this past Saturday with five schools participating: Northwest Whitfield, Southeast Whitfield, Gilmer, Cartersville, and Pickens.
Cartersville placed first and PHS place second with both performing "The 25th An... more
| Little Shop of Humor! (10/23/2014) |
When the Tater Patch Players gave me the responsibility to direct the eccentric Little Shop of Horrors, I wasn't sure what to expect. First, in spite of its title, be assured, there is NO HORROR in this musical. It's a spoof of a show, meant to poke fun the awful "B" Science Fiction movies of th... more
| NOTICE: Jasper Fire Department Flow Testing Fire Hydrants on Monday, October 27, 2014 (10/23/2014) |
The Jasper Fire department will start flow testing all of it's fire hydrants on Monday, October 27th. 2014. This will be a full system test of all hydrants mandated by the Insurance Services Office (ISO) which helps us maintain our current ISO classification.
We will do everything in our power t... more
| PHS Guest Speakers Share About Prescription Drug Abuse (10/23/2014) |
On October 20th, all PHS students gathered in the New PAC throughout the day to hear the informative testimonies of several guest speakers regarding prescription drugs.
Red Ribbon week, a time in which the populace comes together to bring awareness to drug abuse, has always celebrated the sobriet... more
| **UDPATE: Body Found Off Worley Crossroads Identified (10/22/2014) |
Billy D. Roberson, age 40, of Blue Ridge, Georgia
PRESS RELEASE FROM PSO:
'On October 21, 2014 at approximately 15:45 pm, Pickens County deputies responded to a death investigation near Worley Crossroads in southern Pickens County.
Deputies discovered the body of Billy D. Roberson, age 40, of Blue Ridge, Georgia. Mr. Roberson was reported mi... more
| Jasper Lions Host Annual Veterans Day Parade (10/22/2014) |
Each year, the Jasper Lions Club hosts a parade to honor the veterans in our community. This year, the parade will be held on Tuesday, November 11, 10am in memory of Gene Henderson, and in honor of Immediate Past Lions President Danny Fink, both faithful members of the local chapter of the DAV.
| AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER GARY W. BLACK AND COMMISSIONER OF NATURAL RESOURCES MARK WILLIAMS LAUNCH HUNTERS HELPING FARMERS PROGRAM (10/21/2014) |
Boars. Wild hogs. Feral Pigs. No matter the term, hogs can be a big problem. Especially for landowners who depend on their property to supply crops that provide for their livelihood. Hunters Helping Farmers is a new program combining the efforts of the Georgia Department of Agriculture and the Geo... more
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