|NEWS & PRESS RELEASES|
| Local Author Hank Hollensbe Releases Fifth Novel 'Telfair and Early, Lawmen' (10/21/2014) |
The novel is set in Gilmer, Fannin, Pickens, and Cavendish Counties
Hank Hollensbe has just epublished his fifth novel via Amazon's Kindle program, Telfair and Early, Lawmen.
The late novelist Robert B. P...
| Social Security Administration (SSA) Resuming Mailing of Social Security Statements Once Every Five Years (10/6/2014)|
The Social Security Administration (SSA) has announced that it will resume mailing Social Security Statements once every five years to most people. Pe...
| ENERGY STAR and WaterSense Sales Tax Holiday (10/1/2014)|
October 3-5, 2014
The state of Georgia will have an ENERGY STAR and WaterSense Sales Tax Holiday on Friday, October 3 through Sunday, October 5, 2014.
During the sal...
| Pickens High School Student Thomas Christoper DiPuma Receives National Honor (9/30/2014) |
Superior Academic Achievement by The National Society of High School Scholars
The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) announced on September 18, 2014 that Thomas Christopher DiPuma from Talking Rock is a member of t...
| Governorís Challenge Awards recognizes local law enforcement Georgia State Patrolís Troop A wins big (9/30/2014) |
The Georgia State Patrolís Troop A was one of several law enforcement agencies to take home a prize today when the Governorís Office of Highway Safety...
| KnowPickens.com's Facebook Feed alerts Jasper woman to $2M Powerball win (9/26/2014) |
An Internet site played a big role in helping a Georgia Lottery Powerball winner to come forward in claiming her prize. Janon Frei of Jasper matched t...
| 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 w...
| 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 No...
| CROSSCOVER Rescheduled Due to Weather to This Saturday, August 16th (8/14/2014) |
CROSSOVER was postponed because of weather back on July 19th and rescheduled for this Saturday, August 16th at 3:00 pm in Lee Newton Park, Jasper, GA....
| GA DOT Seeking Public Input on Stateís Transportation Needs & Funding (7/31/2014) |
As state and national leaders consider alternatives for funding future transportation needs, the Georgia Department of Transportation wants to know wh...