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PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • World-renowned chef, stomach cancer survivor teams up with Cancer Wellness at Piedmont to host cooking demo (6/13/2013)
    Han Rueffert's cooking demo at Gibbs Gardens
    Chef Hans Rueffert, former The Next Food Network Star finalist and stomach cancer survivor, knows the importance of cooking for your immune system when battling cancer. That’s why he will team up with Shayna Komar, a registered and licensed dietitian with Cancer Wellness at Piedmont, to host a cooki... more
  • World-renowned chef, stomach cancer survivor teams up with Cancer Wellness at Piedmont to host cooking demo
  • Four Legged Love From Dixie (6/10/2013)

    The following pet needs a forever home to fill with laughter and love: Hi, I am Dixie, a three month old female small lab mix puppy with a delightful curly tail. I have a lovely soft black coat. I am sweet, playful, totally adorable, and non-dominant. I will obey you and do what you wa... more
  • Four Legged Love From Dixie
  • Four Legged Love From James Bond (6/10/2013)
    ADOPTED
    A donation to Pickens Animal Rescue or Animal Shelter of Pickens County in someone’s name would make a wonderful birthday, anniversary, or special occasion present, and of course all donations go to help the pets. Bring your pets to The Animal Shelter of Pickens County to be micro-chipped for o... more
  • Four Legged Love From James Bond
  • Leos—Learning Service (6/10/2013)

    Leo Clubs are the student components of Lions Clubs International. Membership is open to those who have reached twelve years of age. Locally, Jasper Lions Club sponsors Leo Clubs at Pickens County Middle School and Pickens High School. Hopefully, a Leo Club will begin at Jasper Middle School soon. ... more
  • Leos—Learning Service
  • Retired Educators Present Awards (6/10/2013)

    When the Pickens County Retired Educators Association held its final meeting of the 2012-13 school-year on May 15th, its program was primarily recognition of school and community persons of distinction. The meeting was held in the Community Room of United Community Bank. Dough Boys Cakes and Caterin... more
  • Retired Educators Present Awards
  • Where Are The Tomatoes? (6/10/2013)

    Gardens are in everywhere; Jasper Farmers Market is open for business every Saturday; stores are now advertising "Vine Ripe Tomatoes". It is summer in the South. Vidalia onions are back in stores. MMMMMM! On Saturday, June 22nd from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Pickens County Community Center at ... more
  • Town Hall Meeting on Education (6/7/2013)
    Video on KnowPickens.com's YouTube channel
    Meeting for the Georgia Senate Special Task Force on Education in Georgia. Sen. Jason Carter (D) & Sen. Freddie Powell Sims (D) co-host this meeting. This is part of a series of non-partisan town halls around Georgia to give a presentation & listen to opinions on education policy for the state....
  • Town Hall Meeting on Education
  • Chattahoochee Tech welcomes students to a new semester (6/6/2013)

    Classes began Thursday for the 8-week Summer Semester at Chattahoochee Technical College. As of the first day of the semester, 7,229 students are registered in classes for one of CTC’s certificate, diploma or degree programs. Missy Cusack, Executive Director of Admissions, said “As the new semest... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech welcomes students to a new semester
  • Fiddle Workshop on June 13th (6/6/2013)

    Sharptop Strings is pleased to host a fiddling workshop on June 13th in Jasper with renowned fiddler performer and instructor Brad Oviatt. Brad will present a two part session starting with Fiddle Tunes - history, components, and a "Fiddler's bag of tunes". Next, he will discuss Jamming and Groupi... more
  • Fiddle Workshop on June 13th
  • First Annual Angels on Horseback Summer Camp 2013 (6/6/2013)
    Proceeds will send our Instructors to National Conference in Orlando in November.
    Angels on Horseback will be hosting a week long Horse Camp for 10 children between the age of 6 – 12. Call quickly to sign up and reserve your camper’s spot! Cost is $250. A $100 non refundable fee needs to be sent with your child’s registration and must be dated before June 17th. Camp will run... more
  • First Annual Angels on Horseback Summer Camp 2013
  • Interim Superintendent Hired for Pickens County Schools (6/6/2013)

    It is with regret that we have accepted the resignation of our Superintendent of schools, Dr. Ben Desper. The two years that he has spent with us have been very meaningful. We have learned much from Dr. Desper as we watched him balance the responsibility of educating children with the responsibiliti... more
  • Interim Superintendent Hired for Pickens County Schools
  • Jasper benefits consultant lands $198K Fantasy 5 prize (6/6/2013)

    (ATLANTA) – A benefits consultant in Jasper is beaming, especially since winning a Fantasy 5 prize worth $198,422. Joseph Kapuscinski, 54, matched all five numbers from the June 1 drawing, winning the jackpot prize. Tate Market, 20 Canton Road in Tate, sold the winning Quik Pik ticket. Kapusci... more
  • Jasper benefits consultant lands $198K Fantasy 5 prize
  • The Bent Tree Strings Mountain Dulcimer Group Perfroms June 9th (6/6/2013)

    The Bent Tree Strings Mountain Dulcimer Group would like to invite the public to their concert of Celtic, Olde Time Music, Fiddle Tunes, and Hymns on Sunday night, June 9th, at New Lebanon Presbyterian Church at 7:00 PM. Selections for the evening will include old time music and fiddle tunes, su... more
  • The Bent Tree Strings Mountain Dulcimer Group Perfroms June 9th
  • What’s Happening at the Jasper Farmers Market (6/6/2013)

    Lots of dogs at the market Saturday. They came to get their shots but they didn’t realize that was what they were there for until it was over. They just thought it was a fun day at the park, meeting and sniffing new friends and getting lots of hugs from small children. There were cats too, but s... more
  • What’s Happening at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • ANIMAL SHELTER STOP & DROP DONATION DAY A SUCCESS (6/4/2013)

    On May 25th, Saturday, the first sign that something different was going on at the Animal Shelter of Pickens County was the newly designed signs going up (donated by Rosene Creative, a designer, & Imprint in Time) & the blue tent (a donation to the shelter) being raised and decorated with flags & b... more
  • ANIMAL SHELTER STOP & DROP DONATION DAY A SUCCESS
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