PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Tater Patch Players 'Play On!' (6/20/2014)

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  • Tater Patch Players 'Play On!'
  • Arrest Made In Animal Cruelty Case (6/18/2014)
    Misdemeanor Charge of Four Counts of Animal Cruelty to Donna Yuszkiewicz Walker
    Last Night, the Pickens County Sheriff's Office arrested Donna Yuszkiewicz Walker of Ball Ground, GA with four counts of Animal Cruelty. Officials discovered neglected horses and donkeys boarded by Walker after a call on June 7, 2014. A customer noticed the animals were not being fed and wanted to... more
  • Arrest Made In Animal Cruelty Case
  • BE PATIENT WITH FLIGHTLESS CANADA GEESE THIS SUMMER (6/18/2014)

    (SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA) – The Canada goose is an adaptable bird that can live in a variety of locations, including open farmland and rural reservoirs to suburban neighborhood ponds, office complexes, parks and other developed areas. This proximity to people sometimes leads to frustration, especially ... more
  • BE PATIENT WITH FLIGHTLESS CANADA GEESE THIS SUMMER
  • BGCNG Ramble Dinner (6/18/2014)

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  • BGCNG Ramble Dinner
  • Four Legged Love From Red (6/18/2014)
    Female Lab Mix Dog
    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'm Red! I am a petite mature lady seeking an affectiona... more
  • Four Legged Love From Red
  • Man from Talking Rock wins $1M in Ellijay (6/18/2014)

    A man from Pickens County is celebrating a big win from the Georgia Lottery. Dennis Noland of Talking Rock won a $1 million top prize playing the instant game $10 Million Cash Spectacular. Georgia Lottery representatives presented Noland with an oversized check Wednesday at Airport Grocery, 19 Su... more
  • Man from Talking Rock wins $1M in Ellijay
  • PICKENS COUNTY GA TEA PARTY WILL HOST PROJECT APPLE SEED SPEAKER AT JUNE MEETING (6/18/2014)
    Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 7-9PM at Chattahoochee Technical College
    Mr. Jim Terry, of Project Appleseed, will be the featured speaker at our next Tea Party meeting in Jasper. Mr. Terry was originally scheduled for our January meeting; but Mother Nature had other plans for Pickens County that week—snow and record-breaking low temperatures, which cancelled many event... more
  • PICKENS COUNTY GA TEA PARTY WILL HOST PROJECT APPLE SEED SPEAKER AT JUNE MEETING
  • Burnt Mountain Matters June 2014 (6/16/2014)
    Newsletter for Burnt Mountain Center
    In This Issue: Prom in the Enchanted Forest, Burnt Mountain Center Says Thanks!, 2 Employees of the Month: June 2014, June Birthdays, BMC Proudly Honors Those Who Serve, and Thanks to Faith, Hope, & Charity Click here to downlo... more
  • Burnt Mountain Matters June 2014
  • Free Parenting Seminars Hosted by Collaborations for the Resiliency in Children (6/16/2014)
    The first of six weekly classes starts this Thursday
    Collaborations for the Resiliency in Children is hosting free parenting seminars on Thursdays at 6:00 pm at the Bear Cottage(2404 Refuge Road, Jasper, GA). Everyone is invited. Supper will be provided and kids are welcome. There will be kids’ activities planned in addition to the parenting semi... more
  • Free Parenting Seminars Hosted by Collaborations for the Resiliency in Children
  • May Pickens Report (6/16/2014)

    As we move into the summer season, it seems that we have been blessed with numerous “pop-up” showers that are beneficial for our gardens and our lawns, but it really presents a problem if you are trying to get your grass mowed. School is out for the summer and I feel certain that many of our citizen... more
  • May Pickens Report
  • OPTIMISTS WELCOME NEW MEMBERS (6/16/2014)

    The Optimist Club of Jasper is growing and welcomed three of its newest members at the recent meeting of June 5th at Last Catch Seafood restaurant. Barbara Chatham, a retired nursing/education professional provided insight into her life, her interests and her passions as she introduced herself to t... more
  • OPTIMISTS WELCOME NEW MEMBERS
  • Sharptop Arts Association June Newsletter (6/16/2014)
    Sounds of Summer starts June 19th
    In this Issue: Youth Art Calendar, Open Gallery from June 15th - July 26th, Sounds of Summer Series Starts June 19th with Jeff Bianchi, Sulaine Sims is new Art Gallery Assistant, Brunch is Back, Calendar of Events, Fiber Fridays & More....
  • Sharptop Arts Association June Newsletter
  • Wednesday Market to Open this Week (6/16/2014)

    Summer is definitely here when the Jasper Farmers Market opens on Wednesday, making another day during the week when you can buy fresh garden vegetables. It is open to all vendors selling homegrown and hand made items but it is particularly beneficial to those wanting to sell (and buy) produce when... more
  • Wednesday Market to Open this Week
  • Wednesday Market to Open this Week (6/16/2014)

    Summer is definitely here when the Jasper Farmers Market opens on Wednesday, making another day during the week when you can buy fresh garden vegetables. It is open to all vendors selling homegrown and hand made items but it is particularly beneficial to those wanting to sell (and buy) produce when... more
  • Wednesday Market to Open this Week
  • BAT WATCHERS WANTED FOR DNR SUMMER MONITORING PROJECT (6/14/2014)

    (SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga.) – You’ve probably seen bats feeding around lights in your neighborhood or dipping across a country road in front of your headlights. But are you seeing them as often as you used to years ago? Biologists with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources are concerned that b... more
  • BAT WATCHERS WANTED FOR DNR SUMMER MONITORING PROJECT
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