| Kittens - Two for the Price of One!!! (9/10/2014) |
Kitten Season in Pickens County is in full swing! The Shelter has kittens of all colors, breeds, temperaments, and gender. They are alert, cute, soft, playful and fun. They climb, play, tumble over each other, chase toys and cuddle. It is double the fun to have two kittens and makes those diffi... more
| Operation Christmas Child Kick-off Meeting (9/10/2014) |
How far can you drive on $7 of gas?
Operation Christmas Child, a mission of Samaritan's Purse held an area meeting at Fellowship Presbyterian Church on Thursday, August 28. The purpose was to kick off this year's gift box drive as well as to educate the participating congregations about the mission and to share ideas.
In addition ... more
| Trumpet program to kick off free concert series (9/10/2014) |
The Episcopal Church of the Holy Family is pleased to announce a new concert series. Beginning Sunday, September 21, 2014, and continuing the third Sunday of each month through May, 2015, the church will present a free concert of sacred music at 3:30 P.M., followed by Choral Evensong, a short servic... more
| EMERGING SNAKE DISEASE CONFIRMED IN WILD GEORGIA SNAKE (9/9/2014)|
A disease that some scientists have compared to the illness killing bats by the millions has been documented in a wild snake in Georgia.
An emaciated mud snake from Bulloch County tested positive last month for Snake Fungal Disease, according to the Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study... more
| Free Admission, Volunteer Opportunities Offered September 27 During Georgia's “Your State Parks Day” (9/9/2014) |
Friends of Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites sponsors statewide celebration of National Public Lands Day
Free admission, dozens of volunteer projects and family-friendly events await Georgia State Park and Historic Site visitors on Your State Parks Day set for Saturday, September 27. Sponsored by Friends of Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites, the nonprofit dedicating to preserving and enhancing the... more
| Prevent Child Abuse Pickens presents Long Table on Main – Creating Magic Again (9/9/2014) |
This year the theme is a Venetian Masquerade as the fundraiser known as Long Table on Main again transforms Main Street in Jasper. An elaborately decorated, candelabra lit table will be stretched right down the middle of Main Street. Attired strictly in black and white, guests will enjoy tantalizin... more
| Non-GMO Eggs at the Jasper Farmers Market (9/8/2014) |
If you are interested in reducing the amount of GMO products in your family’s diet, you might like to try Elaine Carey Goble's eggs. Her chickens now eat feed that does not contain corn or soy, the two biggest contributors to the GMO problem. It is an experiment because this new chicken feed is mo... more
| Pickens County Planning Commission Meeting (Video) (9/8/2014)|
| Town of Talking Rock Council Meeting (Video) (9/4/2014)|
| Retired Educators to be Busy as Bees (9/3/2014) |
Pickens County Retired Educators Association will begin its 2014-2015 schedule of activities on Wednesday, September 10th. In keeping with the Georgia Retired Educators Association' s (GREA) theme, "Busy as A Bee", the local association will be involved in regular meetings and in community projects.... more
| Jasper City Council Meeting (Video) (9/2/2014)|
Jack Dunn recognized for winning a National Pharmacist Award...
| Nelson City Council Meeting Video (9/2/2014)|
| American Legion Post 149 Raising Funds for Bullet Proof Vest for Jasper PD (8/29/2014) |
The American Legion Post 149, Pickens County has been asked by the Jasper Merchants Association to help raise $10,000 for new bulletproof vests for the Jasper Police Department.
These new vests are a substantial improvement over the current outdated ones they currently wear. The new ones are worn... more
| Getting to Know You Open House at Tater Patch Players Theater (8/29/2014) |
Tuesday, September 2 from 5 till 7 PM
The Tater Patch Players have five more performances of their latest show, Ken Ludwig's Postmortem. The performances will be August 29, 30, 31 and September 5 and 6. The Sunday show will be at 2 PM and the rest at 7:30 PM. Tickets are $15 for adults and $14 for seniors and students and can be boug... more
| Pickens County Recycling Centers New Rates & Labor Day Holiday Hours (8/29/2014) |
Effective July 29, 2014
The Pickens County Recycling Centers will be closed on Monday and Tuesday, September 1st & 2nd for the Labor Day Holiday. Rates have changed and below are the fees.
$1 per bag up to 33 gallons
$3 per for over 33 gallons
Bulk trash will be estimated by weight until scales are installed,... more
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