PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Deal: Federal disaster declaration granted for 39 counties (3/7/2014)

    Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that President Obama approved his request for a major disaster declaration for 39 counties that sustained damage the Feb. 10-14 winter storm. The declaration allows for the federal government to reimburse 75 percent of eligible expenditures and damage costs. "The... more
  • Deal: Federal disaster declaration granted for 39 counties
  • Get To Know Woodbridge Inn (3/7/2014)

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  • Get To Know Woodbridge Inn
  • 'No Sex Please, We're British' (3/7/2014)

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  • 'No Sex Please, We're British'
  • Pickens County Board of Education Candidate Forum at Republican Party Meeting (3/7/2014)
    March 11th beginning at 7:00 p.m
    Pickens County Board of Education members will attend a candidate forum on March 11th, beginning at 7:00 p.m. This forum will be hosted by the Pickens County Republican Party. The meeting will be held at the Pickens County Administrative Center, 1266 E Church Street, Jasper, Georgia. ... more
  • Pickens County Board of Education Candidate Forum at Republican Party Meeting
  • Pickens County Planning & Development February 2014 Report (3/7/2014)
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  • Pickens County Planning & Development February 2014 Report
  • Tater Patch Players 'No Sex Please, We're British' Opens March 7th (3/7/2014)

    This Friday night, one of the funniest comedies you've ever seen will appear on the Tater Patch Players stage. No Sex Please, We're British is a zany play that ran for years in London and now is here for your enjoyment. A stuffy bank manager and his young wife have moved in above the sub-branch ba... more
  • Tater Patch Players 'No Sex Please, We're British' Opens March 7th
  • Charles O. Hendrix of Pickens County Enters Race for Georgia House District 11 (3/5/2014)

    Democrat Charles O. Hendrix Jr., a resident of Fairmount, Pickens County, has announced his candidacy for Georgia House of Representatives District 11. Hendrix qualified yesterday, March 3, on the first official day of candidate qualification for 2014. "I served my country for more than 20 years ... more
  • Charles O. Hendrix of Pickens County Enters Race for Georgia House District 11
  • JYSA Wrestlers Qualified for State (3/5/2014)

    Congratulations to the JYSA Wrestlers who qualified for the state tournament. Zack Grizzle Landon Poole Ryken Haney Isaiah Williams Dominic Perry Michael Hernandez Lane Perry Dylan Fuqua Sam Stout. Isaiah Williams made it to the State Consolation Semi-finals. Landon Poole placed 4t... more
  • JYSA Wrestlers Qualified for State
  • MARCH A BUSY TIME FOR PICKENS GOP (3/5/2014)

    As the Pickens County Republican Party plans for March meetings and activities, we are looking for winter to end and spring to give us her glory! On March 5th, official qualifying for candidates who want to be on the ballot for this year’s elections will begin. The qualification period is M... more
  • MARCH A BUSY TIME FOR PICKENS GOP
  • Mark Your Calendar for the 16th Annual Flapjack Run (3/5/2014)

    The 16th Annual 5K Flapjack Run will be held Saturday, April 26, 2014 in downtown Jasper sponsored by the Optimist Club of Jasper. The race starts and ends in front of 61 Main Restaurant. Runners will receive a colorful tee shirt and a delicious breakfast provided by 61 Main and Last Catch restaur... more
  • Mark Your Calendar for the 16th Annual Flapjack Run
  • Notes from the Capitol with Representative Rick Jasperse (3/4/2014)

    The seventh week of the 2014 legislative session began on Monday, February 24, 2014. I have to tell you I was absent from the legislature this past week as I needed to be by my critically- ill Dad. He has improved a bit but has a long way to go. I do appreciate the prayers and calls of encouragemen... more
  • Notes from the Capitol with Representative Rick Jasperse
  • Pickens vs. Gilmer Alumni Game on March 29, 2014 (3/4/2014)
    Get your tickets early! Pre-Sale tickets benefit PHS.
    Pickens verses Gilmer Alumni game at PHS on Saturday, March 29th @ 7:30 pm. PHS will ONLY make money on pre-sale tickets so get yours now! They can be purchased from football players, weight training students, or the following locations: - Pickens High School - Jasper, Georgia - Messner CPA - ... more
  • Pickens vs. Gilmer Alumni Game on March 29, 2014
  • Rick Jasperse Seeking Re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives District 11 (3/4/2014)

    I am announcing that I will seek re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives District 11. House District 11 covers parts of Gordon and Murray counties and all of Pickens. 

It has been a tremendous honor and privilege for me to represent the people of House District 11. I have en... more
  • Rick Jasperse Seeking Re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives District 11
  • Mardi Gras in the Mountains (3/1/2014)

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  • Mardi Gras in the Mountains
  • Bart Connelly Announces Candidacy for Pickens County District 1 Commissioner Seat (2/28/2014)

    My name is Bart Connelly and I am announcing my candidacy for the Pickens County District 1 County Commissioner Seat in the May 20th, 2014, Republican Primary. My wife Cindy and I have been married for thirty nine years and we have lived in the Jerusalem Community for the past fourteen years. We ha... more
  • Bart Connelly Announces Candidacy for Pickens County District 1 Commissioner Seat
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