PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Jasper City Council Work Session - SPLOST (Video) (8/20/2014)
    Road Improvement Plans for SPLOST Funds
    Discussion on Roundabout for Cove and Burnt Mountain Roads...
  • Jasper City Council Work Session - SPLOST  (Video)
  • More than 10,500 Enrolled at Chattahoochee Tech for Fall (8/19/2014)

    More than 10,000 students carrying notebooks, pens, and textbooks arrived on campus at Chattahoochee Technical College Monday for the first day of fall semester. Seven of the college’s eight campuses welcomed back students for a 16-week term that will end in December. Chattahoochee Technical College... more
  •  More than 10,500 Enrolled at Chattahoochee Tech for Fall
  • Four Legged Love From Brad (8/19/2014)
    Golden Retriever Mix, one-year-old, male dog
    Hi, I am Brad. Actually I was named Brad Pitt, for obvious reasons. I am very handsome like my namesake. I have pretty markings with a short reddish brown coat and a white blaze on my chest. My personality is also beautiful. I am sweet and easy going, I love to snuggle, I make friends ea... more
  • Four Legged Love From Brad
  • Four Legged Love From Coco (8/19/2014)
    Three month old, terrier mix, female puppy
    Hi, I am Coco, a soft, pretty, cuddly, puppy looking for a forever home. I have a black and tan coat with four white feet that make me look like I am walking on clouds. My brother, Charlie, is also here at the PAR Ranch waiting for a home. We have a special Mom (see video below). She is... more
  • Four Legged Love From Coco
  • Salsa Scores at the Jasper Farmers Market (8/19/2014)

    The weather was beautiful for the second annual Tri-market Salas Final, and an enthusiastic crowd was chatting and tasting the salsas. Three piñatas were destroyed by eager children, and prizes were awarded to the salsa winners. Jasper's popular chef, Hans Rueffert, judged both the Canned and F... more
  • Salsa Scores at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • GEORGIA DOT SEEKS PUBLIC REVIEW AND COMMENT ON ITS FEDERALLY-FUNDED PROJECTS (8/18/2014)
    Open House Meeting on August 26th at the Pickens County Library
    The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) is making available the Draft FY 2015 - 2018 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) in Northwest Georgia for public review and comment. The STIP is a four-year program that is designed to achieve Georgia’s transportation goals as envis... more
  • GEORGIA DOT SEEKS PUBLIC REVIEW AND COMMENT ON ITS FEDERALLY-FUNDED PROJECTS
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful Printer Cartridge Recycling Program (8/18/2014)
    In cooperation with 180 Printer and Toner Management
    The Keep Pickens Beautiful, in cooperation with 180 Printer and Toner Management of Jasper is participating in a Printer Cartridge Recycling Program. This free program is open to all businesses and individuals and provides a simple system for the collection and recycling of printer ink cartridges, l... more
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful Printer Cartridge Recycling Program
  • Phone service for those in need by TDS Telecom (8/18/2014)
    TDS® provides affordable phone service to income-eligible customers through Federal Lifeline and Tribal Link-Up programs; helps phone service remain affordable.
    To certify no Americans are left without access to the opportunities and security that phone service offers, Lifeline and Tribal Link-Up are available. TDS Telecom (TDS®), along with other local phone companies across the country, offers these federal programs in the areas they serve. The goal is to... more
  • Phone service for those in need by TDS Telecom
  • ROUND ONE OF OPTIMIST CLUB OF JASPER DONATIONS (8/18/2014)

    ROUND ONE OF OPTIMIST CLUB OF JASPER DONATIONS By Sue Appleton/Secretary On Thursday, August 7, five of 12 donations were awarded to local organizations that support the mission of the Optimist Club of Jasper: “Bringing out the best in kids!” These organizations provide resources and services to... more
  • ROUND ONE OF OPTIMIST CLUB OF JASPER DONATIONS
  • Pickens County Board of Education Meeting (Video) (8/17/2014)
    Nathan Hamby recognized for placing 5th in the State at statewide technician workshop.
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  • Pickens County Board of Education Meeting (Video)
  • NEW GEORGIA HUNTING SEASONS & REGULATIONS GUIDE AVAILABLE ONLINE AND IN PRINT (8/16/2014)

    The 2014-2015 Georgia Hunting Seasons and Regulations Guide is now available online and in print, announces the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. This guide provides important information on season dates, bag limits, hunting licenses, wildlife management area... more
  • NEW GEORGIA HUNTING SEASONS & REGULATIONS GUIDE AVAILABLE ONLINE AND IN PRINT
  • Pickens County Delegates Attend Georgia State Democratic Convention (8/16/2014)

    On August 9,2014 the Georgia State Democratic Convention was held in Dublin, Georgia. Pickens County Delegates David Robinson, The Chairman of the Pickens County Democrats and The Chairman 9th Congressional District, Chuck Hendricks Candidate for Congressman for District House 11, John Kuehl, former... more
  • Pickens County Delegates Attend Georgia State Democratic Convention
  • Pickens County Planning Report July 2014 (8/16/2014)
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    182 Building Permits Through July 2014...
  • Pickens County Planning Report July 2014
  • Red Carpet Event Kicks off the Year for Adult Education at CTC (8/16/2014)

    Celebrity spotters might have gotten a peek at some of their favorites from music, movies, television, and sports Saturday at the kickoff celebration for Chattahoochee Technical College’s Adult Education Department. Instructors and assistants from the colleges program in Bartow, Cherokee, Gilmer and... more
  • Red Carpet Event Kicks off the Year for Adult Education at CTC
  • Tater Patch Players Recreates An Era (8/15/2014)
    Postmortem opens August 15th
    It was 1922 -- before flappers and prohibition and gangsters. It was a relatively affluent time -- movies were just starting to make their mark on the culture. The theater was in a golden age.... American and British stars crossed the Atlantic to perform in New York and London. Radio was just beco... more
  • Tater Patch Players Recreates An Era
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