PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Low Appraisals Affect Market (10/16/2012)

    Last week I had a closing, finally, which took most of the day, but that was not the first hurdle. REALTORS® are facing a continuing challenge from the appraisal industry. The listing price on this very nice home in Canton was $119,900. It went on the market Thursday, we made a full price offer on ... more
  • Low Appraisals Affect Market
  • Sassafras Literary Exchange Adult Writing Contest Winners Announced (10/16/2012)

    Lynn Turner and Maria Boling, Sassafras Literary Exchange Members, announced the winners of the Second Annual Sassafras Literary Exchange Adult Writing Contest on Saturday, October 6, 2012 at Lee Newton Park’s Center Stage during the Marble Festival. A panel of six judges comprised of published au... more
  • Sassafras Literary Exchange Adult Writing Contest Winners Announced
  • Tater Patch Players Announce Cast and Crew For The Miracle Worker (10/16/2012)

    Director Stan O’Kelley has announced the cast and crew for the upcoming production of The Miracle Worker. The three act play is the story of Helen Keller and her teacher Annie Sullivan. Struck by acute congestion and fever as a small child, Helen becomes deaf and blind. Not knowing how to work wi... more
  • Tater Patch Players Announce Cast and Crew For The Miracle Worker
  • TURN IN POACHERS AND MAKE THEM PAY-Governor Nathan Deal Signs Proclamation Supporting “Turn in Poachers Day” (10/16/2012)

    (SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga.)-Not only is Saturday, Oct. 20 the opening day of firearms deer season, it also is officially recognized as Turn In Poachers Day in Georgia according to a proclamation recently signed by Gov. Nathan Deal. According to the 'Turn In Poachers' proclamation, “the ownership of all... more
  • TURN IN POACHERS AND MAKE THEM PAY-Governor Nathan Deal Signs Proclamation Supporting “Turn in Poachers Day”
  • Winter Care for Pets (10/16/2012)

    It’s getting cold outside! Whether your pet lives outside year round, or never puts one paw outside, there are some precautions to take as the weather gets colder. From wind chill factor to fire hazards, here are a few tips on keeping your pet safe in the fall and winter. Some breeds, such as Al... more
  • Winter Care for Pets
  • CARES July-September Newsletter 2012 (10/15/2012)

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  • CARES July-September Newsletter 2012
  • HUNTERS URGED TO “ACTT” FOR FIREARMS SAFETY (10/15/2012)

    (SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga.) - During the most recent hunting season, Georgia reported 36 hunting incidents, 16 of which involved firearms. With the upcoming Oct. 20 opening of firearms deer season, hunters are encouraged to review the ‘Four Primary Rules of Firearms Safety’ before heading to the woods. ... more
  • HUNTERS URGED TO “ACTT” FOR FIREARMS SAFETY
  • World-renowned Banks and Shane will entertain at Good Samaritan Hoedown (10/15/2012)

    Banks and Shane, a “high-energy, hard-kicking, blow-the-roof-off band” that has had capacity crowds around the world dancing in the aisles will be in Jasper on Oct. 20 at the Good Samaritan Hoedown. The goal of the Hoedown is to raise $50,000 for the Good Samaritan Health and Wellness Center, wi... more
  • World-renowned Banks and Shane will entertain at Good Samaritan Hoedown
  • Seventy-five vaccinated at Pickens Drive-by Flu Shot Clinic (10/11/2012)

    Pickens County Nurse Manager Sandy Singleton commends the 75 residents who were vaccinated at the Pickens County Health Department Drive-by Flu Shot Clinic today at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Jasper. “These folks are now better prepared to face the flu season,” Singleton said. "Not only did they ... more
  • Seventy-five vaccinated at Pickens Drive-by Flu Shot Clinic
  • Citizen Concerned with Water & Sewer Board’s Decision to Eliminate Grace Period to Pay for Senior Citizens (10/10/2012)

    Involvement by Pickens County residents in the local government made a difference when the millage rate increase was cut. Beverly Chapman Poag, another concerned citizen, questioned the elimination of the grace period for senior citizens to pay their Pickens County water and sewer bills. The Pic... more
  • Citizen Concerned with Water & Sewer Board’s Decision to Eliminate Grace Period to Pay for Senior Citizens
  • Jasper Dental Associates Announces 'Show Us Your Fangs' Photo Contest (10/10/2012)
    Entry deadline is November 4, 2012
    Show Us Your Fangs! Jasper Dental Associates is having a "Show Us Your Fangs" Contest. Send in a 2012 photo showing your fangs ... the real ones or in costume! Contest Rules: Entry deadline 11/04/12 Email a photo to: jdacontest@etcmail.com Mail a photo to: JDAcontest, PO Box 1479, ... more
  • Jasper Dental Associates Announces 'Show Us Your Fangs' Photo Contest
  • 'SNOWBIRD' HUMMERS NEED FEEDERS IN WINTER (10/10/2012)

    (FORSYTH, Ga.) - Keep your hummingbird feeders filled and available this fall and winter. That’s the recommendation of Georgia Wildlife Resources Division biologists, who know that some hummers spend winter in the state and benefit from the nourishment feeders offer. Twelve hummingbird species ha... more
  • 'SNOWBIRD' HUMMERS NEED FEEDERS IN WINTER
  • 4-H Lamb Shows Come to An End (10/9/2012)

    Three Pickens County 4-H’ers have had a very busy summer taking care of, training and showing their lambs at various shows. Emma Long, Davon Painter, and Mason Sims all were involved in the market lamb and breeding ewe projects this season. Their season started back in June. After competing this ... more
  • 4-H Lamb Shows Come to An End
  • Four Legged Love From Bedford (10/9/2012)
    ADOPTED
    The following pet is looking for a home to fill with laughter and love. A DONATION TO PICKENS ANIMAL RESCUE OR PICKENS COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER IN THE NAME OF SOMEONE ELSE WOULD MAKE A WONDERFUL BIRTHDAY, ANNIVERSARY, OR CHRISTMAS PRESENT. Hi, I am Bedford, a male three-year-old Jack Russe... more
  • Four Legged Love From Bedford
  • Four Legged Love From Dusty (10/9/2012)
    ADOPTED
    The following pet are looking for a home to fill with laughter and love. A DONATION TO PICKENS ANIMAL RESCUE OR PICKENS COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER IN THE NAME OF SOMEONE ELSE WOULD MAKE A WONDERFUL BIRTHDAY, ANNIVERSARY, OR CHRISTMAS PRESENT. Hi, I am Dusty, a two-year-old male Australian Ca... more
  • Four Legged Love From Dusty
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