PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES
In this issue: Trail Tree Database; Trees of Interest - Georgia, Florida, Ohio, North Carolina; Indian Trails Mapping Program; Mystery of the Trees; New Book in the Works...
Georgia DOT advises motorists in Pickens County that maintenance crews resume this week their work on repairing and deep patching the deteriorating asphalt spots on State Route (SR) 53. Work will proceed daily Monday, July 6 through Thursday, July 9, 2015 from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. and will fo... more
Pickens County Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome Jasper Fitness as a new member. Jasper Fitness held a Ribbon Cutting on June 30th at their location at 10 Interstate N Parkway in Jasper. Jasper Fitness, LLC was founded in 2007 and is owned by Hunter and Son, LLC. Hunter and Son also own ... more
Adopt FY 2016 General fund budget, Adopt the 2016-2020 CIP, Discussion to Require all residents to have a garbage pick up service...
July is the peak of the summer vegetable growing season so the vendors of the Wednesday and Saturday markets worked around the Independence Day Celebration to get those vegetables to their customers. Both markets were moved to alternate locations and both were small, but everything will be back as u... more
The Jasper Lions Club Independence Day Celebration, from July 1 - 4, 2015, featured a carnival, vendors, BINGO, live entertainment and fireworks (video)....
Congratulations to the Parade Winners best demonstrating the theme "Answering the Call to Serve": 1st - First Christian Church of Jasper; 2nd - The Devil's Shadow Haunted Hayride; 3rd - Pickens 4-H...
Habitat for Humanity Pickens County, Inc. is gearing up to begin building houses in New Hope Acres Subdivision. Last week HFH-PC held an orientation meeting for new volunteers to review the many areas of volunteer services available, including working on house construction to serving on the board o... more
Peggy Petty was awarded Keep Pickens Beautiful's Green Thumb Award for July. Ms. Petty attributes this beautifully landscaped property to her late husband, Kenneth Petty. Ms. Petty was born and raised at Grandview Lake and enjoys maintaining her two acres of heaven. KPB wants to thank Ms. Pet... more
Items for Discussion: 1)Presentation – Pete Smith – Edgewood Partners Insurance Center; 2) Alcoholic Beverages Ordinance; 3)Dump Truck - Insurance is paying $32,000 on replacement of the truck. Three bids, both used and new, priced from $65,000 to $150,000.; 4) Travel Expense...
Tater Patch Players' Nunsense opens in just a few weeks. The actresses are working hard to polish their songs and lines for you. As they rehearse, their quirky characters are starting to appear on stage. Two of the oddest members of the Little Sisters of Hoboken are Sister Mary Leo and Sister Mar... more
We are on kitten cuteness overload! Here at the shelter we have over 80 cats/kittens. We currently cannot accept any more intakes until some of our cats and kittens are adopted. Please visit the shelter and pick out a kitten (or two)! KITTEN SPECIAL $50 EACH OR TWO FOR $60!! Incl... more
Your smile is your greeting to the world! You want to make sure it is always looking its best! Since 1998, Jasper Dental Associates, located at 938 West Church Street, has been the place for all of your dental needs. We offer a full range of general, cosmetic, and orthodontic dental care preve... more
We hope you all are enjoying your summer. Here are some reminders about how to keep your pets safe in the summer heat. -- Never leave your pet in an unattended vehicle (even with the car running or windows down) -- Limit exercise on hot days. Go early in the morning or late in the evening in... more
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In this issue: Fireworks Law Change; Reserve and Auxiliary News; Nelson PD on Facebook; Training; Public Safety Day; Nelson 5K Run; New Police Headquarters...