|NEWS & PRESS RELEASES|
| 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...
| Governor’s Challenge Awards recognizes local law enforcement Georgia State Patrol’s Troop A wins big (9/30/2014) |
The Georgia State Patrol’s Troop A was one of several law enforcement agencies to take home a prize today when the Governor’s 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 State’s 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...
| Georgia DOT Suspends Roadwork This Weekend For Sales Tax Holiday (7/30/2014) |
ATLANTA—Shoppers will get a break from road construction this weekend to go along with the state’s suspension of the sales tax for school supplies, cl...
| GEORGIA SALES TAX HOLIDAY (7/21/2014)|
August 1-2, 2014 & October 3-5, 2014
The Georgia Sales Tax Holiday begins at 12:01 A.M. on August 1, 2014 and concludes at 12:00 Midnight on August 2, 2014.
The following items are exe...
| Host Families Needed For International High School Students (7/21/2014) |
Over 120 high school students from Brazil, China, Columbia, Germany, Italy, Japan, South Korea, and Thailand are in need of a host family for the upco...