| 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 the first five winning numbers from the Sept. 17 Powerball drawing, winning a $2 million prize.
Frei selected the Power Play option for an additiona... more
| Apple Desert Contest This Saturday at the Jasper Farmers Market (9/24/2014) |
An interesting day at the market. Everyone knew that PBS was going to be there to film Chef Hans Ruffert for a cooking show, but beyond that we didn’t know what to expect.
The first thing we noticed was a man, who was not a market regular, walking around with a big professional looking camera ... more
| Four Legged Love From Ellwood (9/24/2014) |
Four-month-old Belgian-Malinois Mix Male Puppy
Hi, I am Ellwood a four-month-old puppy. I have had some hard times; my brother and I were thrown over a fence and left. Fortunately, the fence belonged to a dog-loving person who brought us to the PAR Ranch. We were in pretty bad condition, but the wonderful people here took great care o... more
| Four Legged Love From Patches (9/24/2014) |
Five-Year-Old Beagle-Labrador Mix
I am Patches, a beautiful tri color (black, tan, and white) mixed beagle and Labrador dog. The people here at the Shelter talk about my sweet personality and how I would make some special person very happy. I lost my old home and would really appreciate a new one. I am ready for a companio... more
| North Georgia Falcons Pound Paulding County (9/24/2014) |
Friday night, September 19th the North Georgia Falcon’s Senior night turned into a scoring bonanza for the team as they pounded Paulding County’s Hearts Academy.
The game was a resounding victory for the Falcons with a final score of 63-6. The scoring duties were shared between 11 different Falc... more
| Pickens County Sample Ballots for November 4, 2014 General Election (9/24/2014) |
Pickens County Sample Ballots for the November 4, 2014 election that is less than six weeks away.
Visit http://www.mvp.sos.ga.gov or download the app 'GA Votes' to get your actual ballot.
Georgians must be registered to vote by October... more
| Tater Patch Players present Little Shop of Horrors (9/24/2014) |
The Tater Patch Players will present the musical comedy, Little Shop of Horrors this fall. The show features a young man, Seymour, and the love of his life, Audrey. The setting is a failing flower shop on skid row.
Seymour was raised in the flower shop and developed a love of exotic plants.
| A Call For Peace NOW in Conjunction with PCMS Dragon Dash (9/23/2014) |
September 28th beginning at 1:00 p.m.
The Pickens County Middle School PTSA along with the Night Fighters of America are working together to help promote non violence of all kinds in our schools and communities.
The PCMS PTSA and the Night Fighters of America have... more
| ANTIQUES WANTED (9/22/2014) |
TALKING ROCK HERITAGE DAYS is fast approaching on October 18 & 19, 2014.
A few spots left for ANTIQUE vendors. A great opportunity to sell antique items you have around the house. If you are an antique dealer this is a great way to spread the word about your business.
For more information: more
| Pickens County Democrats New Officers Elected (9/22/2014)|
On Tuesday September 16,2014 the Pickens County Democratic Party held their regular meeting and new officers were elected for a two year term in office.
The following were elected:
Mary Ellen Johnson-2nd Vice-Chair
Tom Kramer will conti... more
| Pickens DRAGONS beat Johnson High School 49-6 (9/19/2014) |
Pickens Dragons verses Johnson High School HIGHLIGHTS:
- Shannon Brooks with a TD & extra point is good, 7-6 with 1:39 left in the 1st qtr.
- Shannon Brooks TD & extra point is good, 14-6 with 9:15 left in the 2nd qtr.
- Zack Hermann TD & extra point is good, 21-6 with 3:37 left in the 2nd ... more
| Winning Powerball ticket worth $2 million sold at West End General Store in Jasper on Wednesday (9/19/2014) |
Powerball jackpot hits $196M for Saturday’s drawing
Powerball is on a roll as the jackpot reaches nearly $200 million for Saturday’s drawing. Saturday’s drawing is at an estimated $196 million to a single annuity winner, and the excitement is growing across Georgia.
A winning Powerball ticket worth $2 million from Wednesday’s drawing was sold at t... more
| Busy Day at the Jasper Farmers Market (9/18/2014) |
Although the weather forecast called for rain Saturday morning, keeping some vendors at home, the ones that did come had a busy day thanks to the farm equipment show going on in the park. A lot of people who had never been to the Jasper Farmers Market before came and several liked what they saw and... more
| Drive by and Arm against Flu in north Georgia (9/18/2014) |
Public Health Drive-by Flu Shot Clinics offer 4-in-1 Flu Shot & High-Dose!
Drive by and arm against four strains of flu this fall at a Drive-by Flu Shot Clinic in north Georgia.
Fast, safe, and convenient, the Drive-by Flu Shot Clinics are conducted annually in the North Georgia Health District by public health departments in Cherokee, Fannin, Gilmer, Murray, Pickens an... more
| Four Legged Love From Levi (9/18/2014) |
Hi, I am Levi, a five-month-old hound mix puppy. I am energetic and loads of fun. I like to walk on a leash and play with toys, and I am already house-trained. I am smart and smart-looking with my brown and white short hair coat. Will you come visit me at the PAR Ranch? We could be bes... more