Pickens GOP Announces A Sizzling July Schedule (6/24/2014) Monthly Meeting on July 8th With the 238th birthday of America on July 4th and the run-off election for some key Republican candidates looming on July 22, the July 8th monthly County Committee Meeting is a call to arms for our Republicans who want to get involved and make a difference in the final planning and development of t... more
The Pickens Sheriff Explorers Post 0800 attended the Law Enforcement Explorer State Conference and Championship this past weekend at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth Ga. presented by the Law Enforcement Exploring Association of Georgia.
On Thursday the 19th, two members of th... more
More than 50 people attended the PSO Employee Dinner hosted by the Pickens Sheriff's Auxiliary on June 17, 2014 at the Pickens County Community Center.
The Auxiliary provided all the food and preparation, including the pictured fruit bowls that were made and donated by Michelle Trowell.
This m... more
Beans, Squash, Cucumbers at the Jasper Farmers Market (6/23/2014) Don’t forget the Wednesday Market! More vegetable vendors and more vegetables at the farmers market this Saturday. There was a lot to choose from just in the bean category; yellow beans, flat beans, half runner beans, and the potential for even more kinds of beans next week. The growers are branching out and planting new and differe... more
The Jasper Lions Club recently awarded four PHS graduating seniors with scholarship funds to assist their entry into college. As Lionism embodies the motto "We Serve", the scholarship application emphasized academic achievement, student involvement, and school/community volunteer activity. Each reci... more
Six Pickens county Cloverleaf 4-Hers attended camp June 2nd – June 6th at the Fortson 4-H Center in Hampton, GA. This camp is for 5th and 6th graders across the state.
Campers experienced Fortson’s mini farm, Atlanta Motor Speedway, Stone Mountain and White Water. Campers enjoyed the zip line, ro... more
During last night's meeting, the Pickens County Board of Education approved Coach Donna Enis as the new head coach for girls basketball at Pickens High School.
PHS Principal Chris J. LeMieux, Ed.D interviewed several coaches and determined Coach Enis was the best candidate for the job.
Coach ... more
Pickens County Airport Appreciation Festival on June 28th (6/20/2014) FREE Flight by the EAA Young Eagle's Program The Experimental Aircraft Association (EEA), local Marietta chapter EAA268 (a not for profit organization), and the Pickens County Airport Management collaborate to bring to the citizens of Pickens County, and all others interested, the 2014 AIRPORT APPRECIATION FESTIVAL on Saturday, June 28th 09:00... more
PICKENS COUNTY CANNERY OPENING SCHEDULED (6/20/2014) Opening on Tuesday, July 1st Is the produce drawer in your refrigerator bulging with green beans and cucumbers? How many ways have you already prepared squash and zucchini this spring? Are your tomatoes already beginning to show that blush of red that signals their almost ready? If you answered yes to any of these question, ... more
Arrest Made In Animal Cruelty Case (6/18/2014) Misdemeanor Charge of Four Counts of Animal Cruelty to Donna Yuszkiewicz Walker Last Night, the Pickens County Sheriff's Office arrested Donna Yuszkiewicz Walker of Ball Ground, GA with four counts of Animal Cruelty. Officials discovered neglected horses and donkeys boarded by Walker after a call on June 7, 2014. A customer noticed the animals were not being fed and wanted to... more
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