| OPTIMISTS AWARD TWO NEW SCHOLARSHIPS (7/9/2014) |
On June 19, the Optimist Club of Jasper awarded their first Mountain Education Charter High School Scholarship to Crystal Buckingham, daughter of Rodney and Traci Buckingham. While Crystal attended MECHS for her senior year, she also took additional college courses at Chattahoochee Tech. Starting... more
| Pickens County Chamber recognizes 515 Life Real Estate Company, LLC with a Ribbon Cutting (7/9/2014) |
The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome 515 Life Real Estate Company, LLC to the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce and was excited to help celebrate their business with a Ribbon Cutting, held Thursday, May 29.
515 Life Real Estate Company was founded by long-time Pickens Co... more
| Tater Patch Players to Present 'Postmortem' (7/9/2014) |
The Tater Patch Players will present the thrilling mystery, Postmortem. The play is set in April of 1922 at the famous Gillette Castle, located on the Connecticut River. The cast of the latest Broadway production of "Sherlock Holmes" gathers for a relaxing weekend at the beautiful medieval castle.
| City of Jasper Georgia Council Meeting (Video) (7/7/2014)|
Approval of alcohol license application, 2013 Audit comments, Bank signature card change, Mayor Weaver, Storm water – Hardees, Mayor's Report: Economic Development Report - Gerry Nechtvatal, Economic Development Director, Finance Report -
Lisa Hoyle, Finance Director, Animal Control Report - Lonni... more
| Paint a Pallet for the Pickens Animal Shelter (7/7/2014) |
Contest ends July 16th
Pickens Animal Shelter Shows Another Idea for the Paint a Pallet Challenge at Jasper Farmers’ Market.
Friends of the Pickens Animal Shelter pitch a tent along side all the other local vendors nearly every Saturday, rain or shine, to offer information about the shelter and how it fits into helpin... more
| Pickens County Health Department presents BACK-TO-SCHOOL BASH Health Clinic (7/7/2014) |
on August 5
Is your child ready for the upcoming school year? Make sure they are prepared! The Pickens County Health Department will conduct a BACK-TO-SCHOOL BASH Health Clinic on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The health department is located at 60 Health Way in Jasper, GA.
The required H... more
| Pickens Dog Euthanized after Rabies Exposure (7/3/2014)|
A Pickens County dog has been euthanized because it was not vaccinated against rabies and came into contact with a rabies-infected animal.
Jan Stephens of Pickens County Environmental Health reported there was a fight between the dog and a raccoon in the Henderson Mountain Road area of Pickens Co... more
| 'Welcome Back to School 2014-2015' Poster Contest for Grades 1-5 (7/3/2014) |
Deadline July 16th at 3:00 p.m.
Pickens County Schools will be having a "Welcome Back to School 2014-2015" poster contest for grades 1-5. The posters are due to the Pickens County Board of Education office no later than 3:00 pm on July 16th.
There will be a winner from each grade level. The winners will receive a prize, and t... more
| At the Jasper Farmers Market - Corn? Tomatoes? Already? (7/2/2014) |
Jasper Farmers Market shoppers went home with a lot of vegetables on Saturday and some also took with them instructions about how to ferment those vegetables so that they would be preserved and be even healthier. After watching Master Gardener Pam Franklin go through all of the steps required to ma... more
| Four Legged Love From Reece (7/2/2014) |
Young, Male Cat
A donation to Pickens Animal Rescue in someone’s name would make a wonderful birthday, anniversary, memorial or special occasion present and would help make sure no Buddy is left behind. All donations go to help the pets. Donations are accepted every day at the PAR Rescued Furniture Store.
If yo... more
| Jennifer Jones Galligan, Independent Candidate for Pickens County School Board Gathering Signatures to Qualify (7/2/2014)|
830 registered voter signatures needed by July 8th
During the independent qualifying period last week, Jennifer Jones Galligan, an attorney in Jasper, GA completed her paperwork to petition signatures to run for Board of Education Post 3. She will need to have 830 valid registered voter signatures by July 8, 2014 to qualify for the November 4, 2014... more
| KITTENS – Two for the Price of One! (7/2/2014) |
If you are looking for a loyal and fun companion, a buddy for one of your pets, someone to talk to, take rides with, or hold in your lap, please consider the following pet who needs a forever home to fill with laughter and love:
Kitten Season in Pickens County is in full swing! The Shelter has... more
| Support Our Animals For Some Pet Art (7/2/2014) |
JMS & PCMS 8th Grade Art Students Fundraiser for Animal Shelter of Pickens County
All animals need forever homes and the 8th Grade Students in the JMS & PCMS Art Program are offering a unique way to help.
Donations are being accepted at the Renasant Bank Jasper Branch to help with the adoption, spay and neutering of pets at the Animal Shelter of Pickens County. When you mak... more
| THE PICKENS GOP PREPARES FOR ANOTHER BATTLE TO WIN 2014 (7/2/2014)|
We would surmise that there are citizens, both Democrat, Independent, Libertarian and Republican, who didn't vote in the last election because they are pretty "fed up" with the system? Too many promises, not enough substance? Government abuses that just don’t seem to end? Pulling and pushing vot... more
| Elvis Tribute Show Rocks Old Tate Gym (7/1/2014) |
An enthusiastic audience greeted the Greg Burgess Homecoming Elvis Tribute Show at the Old Tate Gym on June 14th. Fans of both Elvis and Greg, ranging in age from seven years up to (let's just leave that blank), were ready to listen, tap toes, clap hands, sing along, and applaud favorite songs from ... more
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