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  • North Georgia Art Ramble (11/25/2013)

    The Second Annual North Georgia Art Ramble is a free, self-guided, open studio tour of 44 studios and galleries situated in seven North Georgia counties; specifically in the towns of: Calhoun, Cartersville, Woodstock, Waleska, Canton, Ball Ground, Jasper, Marble Hill, Dawsonville, Cumming, Buford, J... more
  • North Georgia Art Ramble
  • PICKENS FERST FOUNDATION SHIPS 50,000th BOOK (11/25/2013)

    Back in May 2009 when Pickens Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy mailed their first two free books to Pickens County children under the age of 5, it was difficult to imagine that 4.5 years later that this organization would be mailing out their 50,000th book in December 2013. At first the conc... more
  • PICKENS FERST FOUNDATION SHIPS 50,000th BOOK
  • Retired Educators Hear About Fitness for Seniors (11/25/2013)

    At its November meeting, the Pickens County Retired Educators Association welcomed Lory Weeks as its guest speaker. Ms. Weeks, a former instructor in fitness and one-time owner of a related business, is also a lifetime practitioner of good health habits. She shared both her enthusiasm for and sugge... more
  • Retired Educators Hear About Fitness for Seniors
  • The Last Catch Restaurant Will Have New Home in January 2014 (11/25/2013)

    The Last Catch Seafood Restaurant will have a new home in January 2014. Owners Jim and Kim Ryan have been using local contractors to renovate the previous Scot Chan Restaurant building located at 487 E Church Street in Jasper, GA. The new location will seat 100 people including a banquet room se... more
  • The Last Catch Restaurant Will Have New Home in January 2014
  • Proposed FY 2014 Pickens County Government Budget (11/22/2013)
    Public Hearing to be held Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 9:30 a.m
    A public hearing on the proposed FY 2014 Pickens County Government budget will be held Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 9:30 a.m. at 1266 East Church Street. Click here for the budget as a PDF Total Revenu... more
  • Proposed FY 2014 Pickens County Government Budget
  • PUBLIC INPUT SOUGHT ON PROPOSED OPTIONS ON STATE ROUTE 20 (11/22/2013)

    The public is invited to discuss potential improvements to State Route 20 at two public meetings in December. The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) seeks to identify potential improvements along State Route 20 from I-575 in Canton to State Route 400 in Cumming to improve mobility, reduce c... more
  • PUBLIC INPUT SOUGHT ON PROPOSED OPTIONS ON STATE ROUTE 20
  • New Location for Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots (11/21/2013)

    The U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program kicked off on November 1st with a new location in Jasper. It's now located on 95 Whitfield Drive in the building with Alfa Insurance and Creative and Performing Arts Academy. The office is open on Tuesday, Friday & Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until... more
  • New Location for Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots
  • Tater Patch Players Production of Dashing Through The Snow Opening this Week (11/21/2013)

    As we head into opening week, we are looking forward the stage play, but no play is complete without thespians, according to Kenneth Farmer, director of Act 3. Farmer has put together a cast that will showcase their talent, not only as actors, but as warmhearted people. The scene takes place in t... more
  • Tater Patch Players Production of Dashing Through The Snow Opening this Week
  • Four Legged Love From Cole (11/20/2013)

    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: Hi! I am Cole, a one-year-old Bulldog-Terrier Mix black and... more
  • Four Legged Love From Cole
  • Four Legged Love From Tanner (11/20/2013)

    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: Hi, I am Tanner, a three-year-old blond and white Golden Re... more
  • Four Legged Love From Tanner
  • Governorís Challenge Awards Recognize Local Law Enforcement (11/20/2013)
    State Patrolís Troop A Wins Big
    (MACON) The Georgia State Patrolís Troop A was one of several law enforcement agencies to win big today when the Governorís Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) hosted its 13th Annual Governorís Challenge Awards at the Macon Centreplex. An annual recognition program of law enforcement agencies of all ... more
  • Governorís Challenge Awards Recognize Local Law Enforcement
  • Iowa Central, El Paso race to victories at 2013 NJCAA Half-marathon Championships (11/20/2013)

    (DALLAS, Ga.) Ė Iowa Central Community College and El Paso Community College produced individual champions and took the team menís and womenís titles, respectively, at the NJCAA Half-marathon National Championships on Saturday at the Silver Comet Trail. It was the second time that Chattahoochee Tech... more
  • Iowa Central, El Paso race to victories at 2013 NJCAA Half-marathon Championships
  • No Serius Injuries in Pickens County Bus Wreck This Morning (11/20/2013)
    10 Students and Bus Sriver Transported to Piedmont Mountainside Hospital for Evaluation
    According to PSO Chief Deputy Jeff Hall, at approximately 6:45 a.m. dispatch received a call about an accident involving a Pickens County School bus and a Dodge truck at the intersection of Hwy. 136 and Jay Moss Lane. No serious injuries reported but all 10 students and the bus driver were transpor... more
  • No Serius Injuries in Pickens County Bus Wreck This Morning
  • Piedmont Mountainside nurse receives award for extraordinary care (11/20/2013)

    Lisset Bennett, LPN, a nurse at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital, has been named a winner of the DAISY (Diseases Attacking the Immune System) Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The recognition is part of a national program honoring nurses for their clinical skills and compassionate care for patients and ... more
  • Piedmont Mountainside nurse receives award for extraordinary care
  • Rep. Rick Jasperse Guest Speaker at Pickens County Republican Party Meeting (11/20/2013)
    Video (link to our YouTube Channel)
    Georgia Representative Rick Jasperse discussedthe ďCHALLENGES & EXPECTATIONS FOR 2014 GEORGIA LEGISLATIVE SESSIONĒ. Rick talked about what happened in the legislative session this year and then try to explain what might be happening in the new session. ...
  • Rep. Rick Jasperse Guest Speaker at Pickens County Republican Party Meeting
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