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  • Special Election: Sunday Package Sales Passes in Pickens County (3/19/2013)

    Sunday Package Sales passes with a little over two-thirds of the 1020 votes in the Special Election held today. Below are the unofficial results. Provisional ballots are NOT included. 1022 Voters YES - 692 (67.84%) NO - 328 (32.16%) PRECINCT Registered Voters / Ballots Cast / ... more
  •  Special Election:  Sunday Package Sales Passes in Pickens County
  • Burnt Mountain Center Mean & Lean in 2013 (3/19/2013)

    Burnt Mountain Center encourages everyone to walk a mile daily. Here are some tips to help with walking: Stay Hydrated: Drinking a 16.9 ounce bottle of water 2-3 hours before and also during your walk will keep you hydrated. Have a Snack: Eating a small snack before a walk helps boost your met... more
  • Burnt Mountain Center Mean & Lean in 2013
  • Burnt Mountain Matters March 2013 (3/19/2013)
    Newsletter for Burnt Mountain Center (PDF)
    Newsletter features: Meet the BMC Board, BMC Turkey Trot T-Shirt Contest, PARC News, Job-Site Spotlight, BMC Birthdays, Employees of the Month, 2013 Club Updates, BMC Mean & Lean in 2013, and Stars of the Month....
  • Burnt Mountain Matters March 2013
  • Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp Extends Deadline for Corporate Registrations from April 1 till May 31, 2013 (3/19/2013)

    Secretary of State Brian Kemp signed following order regarding corporate registration on Monday, February 25, 2013: ORDER EXTENDING FILING OF 2013 ANNUAL REGISTRATION ORDER 2013-01 The Corporation Commissioner for the State of Georgia (the “Commissioner”) has determined that: Due t... more
  • Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp Extends Deadline for Corporate Registrations from April 1 till May 31, 2013
  • MORE MOTIVATING ACTIVITIES FOR TEA PARTIERS (3/19/2013)

    The March meeting of the Pickens County Tea Party will feature two speakers—Stephen Hall and Joel Foster: Mr. Hall will bring us up to date on the status of the FairTax Bill in the U.S. Congress, HR 25. Stephen is a long-time resident of Pickens County, attending college, an ardent proponent o... more
  • MORE MOTIVATING ACTIVITIES FOR TEA PARTIERS
  • Pets and Snake Bites (3/19/2013)

    With the beautiful warmer weather, people and their pets are spending more time outdoors. Unfortunately, snakes like the warmer weather too. This is the time of year when we are just starting to see snake bite emergencies. In this area, copperhead bites are most common, but we also see a few rattles... more
  • Pets and Snake Bites
  • Pickens County Planning & Development February 2013 Report (3/19/2013)
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  • Pickens County Planning & Development February 2013 Report
  • Rep. Jasperse Report From the Capitol (3/19/2013)

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  • Rep. Jasperse Report From the Capitol
  • Vote Today in Special Election for Sunday Package Sales in Pickens County (3/19/2013)

    Polls are open today from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. for a Special Election on Sunday package sales in all of Pickens County. The City of Jasper passed this last year to allow Sunday sales within the city limits of Jasper. Vote YES or NO to the following question on ballot: Shall the governing authority ... more
  • Vote Today in Special Election for Sunday Package Sales in Pickens County
  • WILDWOOD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY DONATES TO BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS’ CAPITAL CAMPAIGN FUND (3/19/2013)
    Father/Daughter Dance Proceeds Benefit Building Fund for New Teen Club
    In the spirit of celebrating Valentine’s Day, Wildwood Christian Academy's K-5th grade girls danced the night away at their inaugural Father/Daughter dance at Sharptop Arts Center in Jasper. A fun evening of dress-up and dancing sent funds to the Boys & Girls Clubs’ Capital Campaign Fund. "We wan... more
  • WILDWOOD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY DONATES TO BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS’ CAPITAL CAMPAIGN FUND
  • WILDWOOD STUDENTS COMPETE IN ORATORICAL CONTEST SPONSORED BY THE OPTIMIST CLUB OF JASPER (3/19/2013)
    Wildwood Places 1st in Two Categories and Moves to Next Level of Competition
    (Marble Hill, Georgia) — Wildwood middle school students Alexis Cook, Emily Fitts, Oscar McMullen and Jackson Melton showcased their speaking skills at the 2013 Oratorical Contest sponsored by the Optimist Club of Jasper. Students representing Wildwood Christian Academy, Pickens Middle and Dawson Mi... more
  • WILDWOOD STUDENTS COMPETE IN ORATORICAL CONTEST SPONSORED BY THE OPTIMIST CLUB OF JASPER
  • Four Legged Love From Boney (3/18/2013)
    ADOPTED
    Bring your pets to The Pickens County Animal Control Shelter to be micro-chipped for only $25 and Distemper or Parvo shots for $15 each. The following pet needs a forever home to fill with laughter and love: Hi, I am Boney, a beautiful and special Rhodesian Ridgeback mix female dog.... more
  • Four Legged Love From Boney
  • Four Legged Love From Trixie Rose (3/18/2013)
    ADOPTED
    The following pet needs a forever home to fill with laughter and love: Hi, I am Trixie Rose, a Chihuahua mix brown and white four-month-old female puppy. I am friendly, soft, and cuddly. I like cats and I am very friendly with people. I weigh about five pounds: just the right size for... more
  • Four Legged Love From Trixie Rose
  • America Celebrates Red Cross Month (3/15/2013)

    (Gainesville, Ga.)— In 1943, President Franklin Roosevelt declared March to be Red Cross Month and requested “that during that month, our people rededicate themselves to the splendid aims and activities of the Red Cross.” Since then, every standing president has followed in his footsteps and this ye... more
  • America Celebrates Red Cross Month
  • County Marshal Spoke at Keep Pickens Beautiful March Board Meeting (3/15/2013)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful monthly board meeting was held March 4, 2013. Jim Harvey, County Marshal, was the quest speaker. Marshal Harvey presented to the board a comprehensive update on illegal dumping, littering and garbage type violations occurring throughout Pickens County. Marshall Harvey st... more
  • County Marshal Spoke at Keep Pickens Beautiful March Board Meeting
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