PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • PHS CTAE Career Fair (5/1/2014)

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  • PHS CTAE Career Fair
  • The Biggest Loser: Kid’s Edition Kicking Off in May (4/30/2014)

    The Biggest loser: Kid’s Edition will begin in May and looking for contestants. Sponsored by Bodyplex of Jasper, there will be Fitness and Nutrition Education and Mentoring for overweight and obese children ages 10-14. The 12 week Program will meet twice a week and cost $99 per month. For mo... more
  • The Biggest Loser:  Kid’s Edition Kicking Off in May
  • Young player strikes gaming gold at Fastest Dog (4/30/2014)

    While at a Magic: The Gathering competition on Saturday, 12 year old Joseph F. won what turned out to be an extraordinarily rare pack of cards. Received as part of his prize for winning 3rd place in the competition, one of the three random packs he opened was so unique, only a handful are known to e... more
  • Young player strikes gaming gold at Fastest Dog
  • ***EMERGENCY REPAIR CLOSES PICKENS COUNTY BRIDGE (4/29/2014)
    Georgia DOT is closing the SR 136 Bridge over Talking Rock Creek
    State Route 136 at Talking Rock Creek will be completely closed to traffic for emergency repairs need to be made to the bridge structure. No vehicles can cross the bridge. A detour signed route is in place. The road is closing today and will remain closed for several weeks as emergency repairs ar... more
  • ***EMERGENCY REPAIR CLOSES PICKENS COUNTY BRIDGE
  • Dogs and Cats at the Jasper Farmers Market (4/29/2014)

    A beautiful spring day, perfect for bringing your dog to the market, as many people did. Some because they always bring their dog to the market and some because it was the day that Animal Medical Clinic was there for pet vaccinations. The Clinic had a different look this year. Instead of the usua... more
  • Dogs and Cats at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Ferst Foundation Jail and Bail (4/29/2014)

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  • Ferst Foundation Jail and Bail
  • New Name and Location for Regional Pet Emergency Hospital (4/29/2014)
    In Blue Ridge near the main overpass just off Highway 515 / 5
    Mountain Emergency Animal Center (MEAC), formerly known as North Georgia Animal Emergency Hospital (NGAEH), announces the opening of its brand new state of the art building in the new location in Blue Ridge GA. The new address is 1163 Windy Ridge Road near the main overpass just off Highway 515 /... more
  • New Name and Location for Regional Pet Emergency Hospital
  • Pickens County Chamber Recognizes Lil Momma's Donuts with a Ribbon Cutting (4/29/2014)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce would like to thank Lil Momma's Donuts for their support to the Chamber and congratulate them on their Ribbon Cutting April 29, 2014 at 10:00 am. Lil Momma’s Donuts is a locally owned and operated gourmet donut service provider, covering the Pickens County a... more
  • Pickens County Chamber Recognizes Lil Momma's Donuts with a Ribbon Cutting
  • Pickens County Tea Party Discusses HealthCare Issues (4/29/2014)
    Thursday, May 1 is a special webinar on the Healthcare Compact
    With the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in 2010 (ACA or ObamaCare), healthcare in the United States continues to be a hotly debatable issue and of great concern to all citizens. ACA has created problem after problem as it slowly unfolds in each state; and Georgia is no ex... more
  • Pickens County Tea Party Discusses HealthCare Issues
  • Strong Storm System Moves East; Red Cross Issues Safety Steps (4/29/2014)
    Tornado and Flood Safety
    The strong storm system that has caused devastating tornadoes in the South and Midwest is moving eastward, threatening other parts of the country for the next several days. The American Red Cross Northeast Georgia chapter has safety steps people can follow and urges everyone in the path of this stor... more
  • Strong Storm System Moves East; Red Cross Issues Safety Steps
  • The Savannah Disputation Brought to life 'in all it's glory!' (4/29/2014)
    One weekend left to see the hit show
    By Rebecca Lehew, playwright Rebecca Lehew and her brother, Tony, wrote, produced and staged their latest play, “Everyday Heros” at The Murfreesboro Little Theater. Lehew is a resident of Nashville, TN and is currently writing her first novel – Pat Jewell, Tater Patch Players. The Tat... more
  • The Savannah Disputation Brought to life 'in all it's glory!'
  • Wesleyan Soccer Hires Paige Hightower as New Head Coach (4/29/2014)
    Paige taught recreation soccer in Jasper before moving to Macon
    Wesleyan College Athletics Department announced that Paige Hightower is their new head soccer coach. Paige taught recreation soccer in Pickens County before moving to Macon. Follow link to news release on Wesleyan College website. ...
  • Wesleyan Soccer Hires Paige Hightower as New Head Coach
  • YOUTH BIRDING COMPETITION SEES, HEARS MOST SPECIES EVER (4/29/2014)

    (SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga.) – Young birders set event records for bird species seen or heard, from warblers to woodpeckers, during the annual Youth Birding Competition Friday and Saturday. Twenty-four teams from primary to high school ages scoured the state for birds during the 24-hour contest held by t... more
  • YOUTH BIRDING COMPETITION SEES, HEARS MOST SPECIES EVER
  • Pickens County Chamber of Commerce April Business After-Hours (4/28/2014)
    Hosted by Carriage House Coffee Shop, Dough Boys Cakes & Catering & Trouts Beverages
    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce offers a monthly opportunity for Chamber Members, as well as the public to come together at a local business to enjoy food, fun and networking along with an opportunity to win some cash! The April Business After Hours was hosted by the Carriage House Coffee ... more
  • Pickens County Chamber of Commerce April Business After-Hours
  • Pickens County Chamber Recognizes Betty Lohman LLC w/ Maximum One Realtors with a Ribbon Cutting (4/28/2014)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce would like to the thank Betty Lohman with Maximum One Realtors for their continued support and was excited to attend their Ribbon Cutting, held Tuesday, April 22. Maximum One is local agent owned company where world class service is priority. Buying and sel... more
  • Pickens County Chamber Recognizes Betty Lohman LLC w/ Maximum One Realtors with a Ribbon Cutting
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