PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Bluegrass Charity Festival is Nearing (4/19/2015)

    With less than three weeks out before opening the gates of the Bluegrass Charity Festival 2015, excitement is starting to stir here in Pickens County. Be sure and mark your calendars not to miss this 3 day extravaganza May 8-10. Great food, one of a kind craft selections and specialty retails will... more
  • Bluegrass Charity Festival is Nearing
  • Habitat for Humanity Holds Informational Event (4/19/2015)
    April 30 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
    Habitat for Humanity Pickens County will host an "Information Meeting" for the general public on Thursday evening, April 30 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Habitat office located at 135 Cares Way in Jasper. Habitat Family Selection Committee members will be on hand to describe changes to the p... more
  • Habitat for Humanity Holds Informational Event
  • More than 2,500 Students Will Graduate from Chattahoochee Tech in May (4/19/2015)

    (Marietta, Ga.) This May more than 2,500 graduates of Georgia’s largest technical college will be honored in a ceremony at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. Representing graduates from Summer 2014, Fall 2014 and Spring 2015, more than 300 graduates are expected to walk in the ceremony. Sche... more
  • More than 2,500 Students Will Graduate from Chattahoochee Tech in May
  • NEW JOOI CLUB CHARTERED AT WILDWOOD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (4/19/2015)

    The Optimist Club of Jasper chartered a new JOOI Club on March 25, 2015 at Wildwood Christian Academy. Optimist Club of Jasper president, Larry Starr, presented the JOOI Charter to Principal Bill Shellnut and Sponsor/Advisor, Chuck Taylor on that day. This club joins two other JOOI Clubs in Picke... more
  • NEW JOOI CLUB CHARTERED AT WILDWOOD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY
  • PCMS PTSA Purchases AED From Box Tops For Education Collections (4/19/2015)

    The Pickens County Middle School (PCMS) PTSA would like to thank everyone who has clipped and sent in Box Tops for Education and Labels for Education this school year. Due to all the Box Tops collected, the PCMS PSTA was able to purchase and AED (automated external defibrillator) for the PCMS Gym... more
  • PCMS PTSA Purchases AED From Box Tops For Education Collections
  • Pickens Ferst Foundation Wanted Suspects Announced (4/19/2015)
    Video announcement during the Pickens Chamber Breakfast
    During the Pickens Chamber of Commerce April Breakfast, the 10 FERST Wanted Suspects were announced by 'Judge' Jeff Downing (video to the left). They are: Ron "Indiana" Barnes, Berkshire Hathaway Realty CHARGED WITH Digging up Property Brad "The Inspector" Bledsoe, Bledsoe Inspections CHARG... more
  • Pickens Ferst Foundation Wanted Suspects Announced
  • Trail Tree Newsletter - April 2015 (4/19/2015)
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    In this issue: Trail Tree Database; Trees of Interest in Arkansas, Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee and Oklahoma; Indian Trails Mapping Program; Mystery of the Trees Documentary, Presentation and Book Signings; New Book Available 'Ute Indian Prayer Trees'...
  • Trail Tree Newsletter - April 2015
  • Do you KNOW where to enjoy the OUTDOORS in Pickens County? (4/18/2015)
    Featured in KnowPickens.com's eNewsletter
    LET'S GO OUTSIDE... it's stopped raining!!! There are several ways to enjoy the great outdoors in Pickens County. Whether you want to enjoy a day at a park, take a hike, or host an event, check out these places:...
  • Do you KNOW where to enjoy the OUTDOORS in Pickens County?
  • Protect The Ones Who Cannot Protect Themselves (4/18/2015)
    National Infant Immunization Week is April 18 - April 25, 2015
    National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is April 18 – April 25, 2015, and North Georgia Health District 1-2 of the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) urges residents to protect infants from vaccine-preventable diseases. We can all help by ensuring our little ones and everyone around them, ar... more
  • Protect The Ones Who Cannot Protect Themselves
  • Spring Fling Family Fun Day (4/18/2015)

    Presented by The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 149 Jasper. Fun Filled Educational Day featuring Fire Truck, Police Cars, AirLife helicopter, Cherokee Fire Safety House, Creek Wolf and friends, bounce house, games, food and raffles....
  • Spring Fling Family Fun Day
  • Dog protects Pickens County woman from rabid raccoon (4/17/2015)

    As a rabid raccoon attempted to attack a Pickens County, Georgia woman, her dog leapt to the rescue, saving her from harm. According to Jan Stephens, manager of Pickens County Environmental Health, a couple in the Yellow Creek area of the county was walking around the edge of the woods with their... more
  • A lot going on at the Jasper Farmers Market (4/16/2015)

    Every home should have at least one tomato plant. You can plant it anywhere that it can have some sunshine; a pot on the deck, in among the petunias, close to the back door so you will remember to water it and you can watch that first green tomato turn red and slice it at the peak of ripeness as so... more
  • A lot going on at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • ATLANTA SCHOLA CANTORUM AT HOLY FAMILY (4/16/2015)

    The Atlanta Schola Cantorum, under the direction of John Whitt, will sing selections from their Spring program at Episcopal Church of the Holy Family in Jasper, Georgia on Sunday April 19 at 3:30 pm. Entitled The Lights of Evening, the program is centered around themes of sunset, evening, and ni... more
  • ATLANTA SCHOLA CANTORUM AT HOLY FAMILY
  • Changing Lanes April Newsletter (4/16/2015)

    Hazard lights are to be used when you need assistance or in some certain specific situations such as a funeral procession. They are not to be used because you can’t see clearly during inclement weather....
  • Changing Lanes April Newsletter
  • Four Legged Love From Betty (4/16/2015)
    ADOPTED
    Hi! I am Betty. I am shy and sweet and I love to play. But I am not competitive with other cats, I just play for fun. I am about ten months old and have an unusual coat of gray, white, and apricot tan. I am quiet and loving and would make someone a great companion. I hope you will com... more
  • Four Legged Love From Betty
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