PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • The Top Trunk Contest is Back for Ball Ground United Methodist Trunk or Treat 2015 (9/25/2015)

    The annual Ball Ground United Methodist Trunk or Treat is October 25, 2015 from 4-7pm. They are once again inviting all local residents and businesses to join the fun with the return of the Top Trunk Contest. Last yearís winner got a great prize for their ride from AutoWorld Auto Parts. Prizes are s... more
  • The Top Trunk Contest is Back for Ball Ground United Methodist Trunk or Treat 2015
  • Do You Have Old or Gently Worn Shoes You No Longer Wear? (9/21/2015)

    Be-Paws We Care, Inc. is collecting shoes to provide low cost spay and neuter assistance. The have less than 60 days to collect the shoes and will receive 40 cents per pound. - Old Shoes will be sent to developing countries. - Better shoes to new to entrepreneurs for resale - Roughly used sh... more
  • Do You Have Old or Gently Worn Shoes You No Longer Wear?
  • Lucky Cat Day at the Jasper Farmers Market (9/21/2015)

    Tom and Betty Hall were new vendors at the market this week selling some unusual items. Tom began collecting old silverware knives from flea markets and estate sales to turn into letter openers. Then the whole family decided to get into the act by using the spoons and forks to create silver jewelry ... more
  • Lucky Cat Day at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Bones Would Love to Play Ball with You! (9/20/2015)

    Hey guys, I'm Bones! I am a one year old male Black Lab mix. I love to play ball. I get along well with other dogs as well as children. I would make an excellent addition to your family. I would love to find a home where I can be inside where I will receive lots of love and attention. I am a ... more
  • Bones Would Love to Play Ball with You!
  • Casual Classics Concerts Series 2015 begins on October 12, 2015 with Rebecca Loebe (9/20/2015)

    Rebecca Loebe is known for her distinct voice, well-crafted songs and ability to bring an audience to her journeys, introducing them to the characters she meets and observations she makes as she travels. In 2011 she was a featured contestant on the first season of NBC's "The Voice," winning a spot ... more
  • Casual Classics Concerts Series 2015 begins on October 12, 2015 with Rebecca Loebe
  • Her name is L-O-L-A Lola ... (9/20/2015)
    ADOPTED
    My name is Lola! I have been at the Rescue Ranch for a little over a year now. I love belly rubs and playing with my toys! I am now ready for my forever home. I would love to have a fur sibling but itís not one of my requirements. I promise to be a sweet and loving forever companion. Oh, did ... more
  • Her name is L-O-L-A Lola ...
  • It's Time for Maddie To Leave Her Foster Home (9/20/2015)

    Hi there! I am Madison. My foster mom called me Maddie. I was so young when I came to the shelter that I required a foster home to keep me safe. Now, I am ready for my forever family to come adopt me! I am only 9 weeks old and a little bundle of love. I am very playful and get along wi... more
  • It's Time for Maddie To Leave Her Foster Home
  • KPB Collects 22 Bags of Plastic Bottles and Cans from Jeepfest (9/20/2015)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful would like to congratulate and thank the Jeepfest recycling team, Sheriff Craig and staff, and all the volunteers for hosting a fun packed weekend with encouragement to recycle. Among the 1,000 plus entrants and thousands of spectators, KPB managed to collect 22 bags of pl... more
  • KPB Collects 22 Bags of Plastic Bottles and Cans from Jeepfest
  • Long Tableís Special Gift (9/20/2015)

    The legendary Long Table for the benefit of Prevent Child Abuse Pickens will be held at Pickens County Airport on Octover 17th. The theme 'Come Fly with Me' harkens back to the era when flying was fun and elegant, Sinatra's Rat Pack was everywhere and Mad Men were real. Two hundred guests will din... more
  • Long Tableís Special Gift
  • Mouse Problems? Tabby Will Help! (9/20/2015)

    My name is Reba and I am an adult Tabby. I am a mouser and would love to be your barn cat. My adoption fee has been waived for approved placement on a farm or in a barn setting. Please come adopt me today and Iíll rule your barn and keep it clean and free of unwanted critters. Adoption Fe... more
  • Mouse Problems?  Tabby Will Help!
  • Optimist Club Installs New Officers (9/20/2015)

    The Optimist Club of Jasper recently held their annual Installation Banquet at the Woodbridge Inn as their new officers/directors took on their leadership roles for the new club year that starts October 1, 2015. Tony Bell, Optimist International GATEway District Governor, administered the pledg... more
  • Optimist Club Installs New Officers
  • Youth Leadership Pickens UGA Overnight Retreat (9/20/2015)

    In what world can you get football players, band members, cheerleaders, softball players, FBLA members, cross country runners, and TSA members all in the same place, at the same time, and know they are having a great time? The answer to that question is: Youth Leadership Pickens. YLP strives to b... more
  • Youth Leadership Pickens UGA Overnight Retreat
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners September Meeting (Video) (9/17/2015)

    County employees recognized for years of service; Millage rate set; Red Ribbon Week Proclamation (October 23 - 31, 2015)...
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners September Meeting (Video)
  • PMH Auxiliary Meeting (9/17/2015)

    Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Auxiliary Meeting was held at Fainting Goat Vineyards with a Luncheon, installation of new officers and years of service pins awarded. Photos and video....
  • PMH Auxiliary Meeting
  • Workforce Development Pipeline at Chamber's September Breakfast (9/17/2015)

    The Chamber Membership Breakfast was held September 15th with over 175 in attendance. Carriage House Coffee Shop catered a delicious breakfast and Chattahoochee Technical College was our breakfast sponsor. Gerry Nechvatal, Shane Evans, Crystal Cleland, and Rep. Rick Jasperse answered questions f... more
  • Workforce Development Pipeline at Chamber's September Breakfast
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