PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • America Recycles Day Poster Contest (11/12/2014)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful sponsored the America Recycles Day Poster Contest again this year. America Recycles Day is celebrated to increase awareness of recycling and recognize the millions of Americans who are committed to recycling. November 15 is a day for people to renew their commitment to recycl... more
  • America Recycles Day Poster Contest
  • Bring back those Holiday memories and immerse yourself in the warmth and magic of the Christmas Season! (11/12/2014)

    Once again, North Georgia Acting Company and FX Theatrical Productions will be presenting a Christmas Spectacular set in a holiday wonderland that we hope will become an annual tradition each year. The show "A Magical Christmas Eve on Candy Cane Lane" is the address of the Chester Family where you ... more
  • Bring back those Holiday memories and immerse yourself in the warmth and magic of the Christmas Season!
  • City of Jasper 2015 Budget Public Hearing (Video) (11/12/2014)

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  • First of the Fall Season at the Jasper Farmers Market (11/12/2014)

    The sun was shinning brightly but it was cool enough to make those warm woolies that the fiber arts knitters (vendors) had for sale. I succumbed to a red cowl neck warmer that Susan Butler’s (the one who does it all from raising the sheep to knitting wonderful things) granddaughter, Daisy, was wear... more
  • First of the Fall Season at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Four Legged Love From Sox (11/12/2014)
    A grey and white domestic shorthair male cat
    Hello, I am Sox a lean good-looking mature cat. I enjoy attention—when I am in the mood for it. My other favorite pastime is “sunning” on a warm porch or chair. It is so nice to soak up some rays on a fall afternoon. Now I am looking for a forever home where I can relax in the sun and pr... more
  • Four Legged Love From Sox
  • North Georgia Falcons ‘Come Back Team’ Recap (11/12/2014)

    After graduating 11 seniors last year, the Falcons struggled to recover in this 2014 football season. North Georgia suffered three disheartening loses in the first three games of the season. With a never give up attitude and a heart to win, the #43 NHFCS Nationally ranked 2-4 Falcons finally came ... more
  • North Georgia Falcons ‘Come Back Team’ Recap
  • THE UPCOMING GEORGIA GENERAL ASSEMBLY BRINGS QUESTIONS (11/12/2014)

    And hopefully, the right answers! Another historic Georgia General Assembly is in the making, as our Senators and Representatives continue their preparations for the next session. Our District Representative, Rick Jasperse, will speak at our next Pickens County GA Tea Party meeting, bringing ... more
  • THE UPCOMING GEORGIA GENERAL ASSEMBLY BRINGS QUESTIONS
  • Free concert series continues at Holy Family (11/11/2014)
    Kennesaw State University trumpet ensemble on Sunday, November 16th
    The Episcopal Church of the Holy Family presents the November edition of its free concert series by hosting the Kennesaw State University trumpet ensemble under the direction of Dr. Douglas Lindsey, on Sunday, November 16, at 3:30 P.M. The ensemble has seen tremendous growth over the last 3 yea... more
  • Free concert series continues at Holy Family
  • Pickens County Planning Report October 2014 (11/11/2014)
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    Building permits are slight down year to date from 2013....
  • Pickens County Planning Report October 2014
  • GEORGIA DOT WANTS YOUR TWO CENTS IN WIDENING AND IMPROVING STATE ROUTE 53 BUSINESS IN PICKENS COUNTY (11/10/2014)
    Public Meeting on Tuesday, November 18 from 5 to 7 p.m.
    A public information open house to discuss the Georgia DOT’s proposed improvements to State Route (SR) 53 Business in Pickens County is scheduled for Tuesday, November 18, 2014 from 5 until 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Pickens County Administrative Offices, located at 1266 East Church Stre... more
  • GEORGIA DOT WANTS YOUR TWO CENTS IN WIDENING AND IMPROVING STATE ROUTE 53 BUSINESS IN PICKENS COUNTY
  • Three restaurants to open at North Gate Station (11/10/2014)

    Three restaurants will open soon in the North Gate Station on Steve Tate Hwy. Forks Deli will be on the far right, Reverend Billy’s Barbeque will be in the center and Ed and Lucy’s Italian Bistro will be on the left with the side door entrance. Photo by Wayne Tidwell...
  • Three restaurants to open at North Gate Station
  • Chattahoochee Technical College Marketing Team Wins Four Awards (11/7/2014)

    The National Council for Marketing and Public Relations recently honored Chattahoochee Technical College’s Marketing Team with four Medallion Awards. These awards recognize outstanding achievement in communications at community and technical colleges in District 2. It's the only organization of its ... more
  • Chattahoochee Technical College Marketing Team Wins Four Awards
  • OPTIMIST PECANS HAVE ARRIVED (11/7/2014)

    Each year the Optimist Club of Jasper sells FRESH pecans straight from the Georgia pecan groves during November and December. We guarantee that they are this year’s crop. These pecans are perfect for your Thanksgiving baking as well as Christmas giving. Each 12 oz. bag sells for $8.00. They are ... more
  • OPTIMIST PECANS HAVE ARRIVED
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Work Session (Video) (11/6/2014)

    Items for Discussion: 1) Water Fund Refinancing 2) OPEB – Post-Employment Medical Insurance Change 3) Retirement Plan 4) Roof – Extension Office (Jasper Depot) 5) Tate Depot Project Contract Review 6) Meeting Protocol/Public Participation 7) Creditors Bureau Associates of Georgia / EMS Collec...
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Work Session (Video)
  • Town of Talking Rock Council Meeting (Video) (11/6/2014)

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  • Town of Talking Rock Council Meeting (Video)
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