PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • WHO WILL BE STANDING BEFORE THE JUDGE? (3/19/2014)

    On Tuesday, April 29, 2014 Pickens Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy will once again bring before "Judge" Jeff Downing, 10-12 Pickens County community leaders to answer the "charges" being brought against them. The detainees will be picked up by a sheriff’s deputy or City of Jasper police off... more
  • WHO WILL BE STANDING BEFORE THE JUDGE?
  • BGCNG Ramble Dinner (3/18/2014)

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  • BGCNG Ramble Dinner
  • Auditions for Tater Patch Players 'Play On!' (3/17/2014)
    Sunday, March 23 from 5-7PM and Monday, March 24 from 6-8PM
    Play On! is a wildly entertaining comedy about a Community Theater and their struggles to put on a play. Director Alex Nawrocki will hold auditions for this play on Sunday, March 23 from 5-7PM and Monday, March 24 from 6-8PM for the production which runs from June 6th through the 21st. As script... more
  • Auditions for Tater Patch Players 'Play On!'
  • Candidates for State School Superintendent Coming to Jasper (3/17/2014)

    According to information from the Secretary of State's office, fourteen candidates for the position of Georgia State School Superintendent have qualified for the May primary. The Republican Party offers nine; the Democratic Party offers five. The School Superintendent's office is becoming vacant bec... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Donates Items to Pickens Cares (3/17/2014)

    Students, faculty and staff from Chattahoochee Technical College’s eight campuses have collected toiletries, paper supplies and other items for Pickens Cares, an organization within the college’s service delivery area. All items donated to the college through the drive will be delivered to the organ... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Donates Items to Pickens Cares
  • Delane Lewis Announces Candidacy for Pickens Board of Education District 5 (3/17/2014)

    My name is Delane Lewis and am announcing my candidacy for the District 5 representative for the Pickens Board of Education. I have more than 22 years of experience in education as a classroom teacher and counselor. I also have 18 years of experience in the airline industry as a flight attendant... more
  • Delane Lewis Announces Candidacy for Pickens Board of Education District 5
  • DNR Launches Interactive Map of Recreational Lands (3/17/2014)
    Tool showcases outdoor activities as well as history - www.GeorgiaOutdoorMap.com
    The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today unveiled an interactive map that identifies DNR-managed lands and outdoor recreation opportunities. The "Georgia Outdoor Map" includes state parks, wildlife management areas, public fishing areas, boat ramps, and historic sites. Users are able ... more
  • DNR Launches Interactive Map of Recreational Lands
  • Good Samaritan Golf Tournament set for Wednesday, April 23 (3/17/2014)

    The twelfth annual Good Samaritan Health and Wellness Center Golf Tournament will be held April 23 at the Big Canoe Golf Club in Jasper. In its twelve years of existence, the golf tournament has raised more than $250,000 to benefit Good Samaritan, a 501 (c)(3) charitable non-profit agency that s... more
  • Good Samaritan Golf Tournament set for Wednesday, April 23
  • NOTES FROM THE CAPITOL with Representative Rick Jasperse (3/17/2014)

    The last few weeks have been some long ones for my family and myself. My dad passed away, and we had a very nice, sweet send-off for him. Thank you for all the cards, calls, notes and prayers you guys have sent our way. There are two legislative days left in the 2014 session. Tuesday will be th... more
  • NOTES FROM THE CAPITOL with Representative Rick Jasperse
  • Pickens County Community Service Center Yard Sale on April 5th (3/17/2014)
    Donations Wanted!
    There will be a fundraiser Yard Sale benefiting Pickens County Community Service Center on April 5th, 2014 at Lee Newton Park in Jasper. The Center is operated through North Georgia Community Action, and helps local families through heating and rental assistance along with the food pantry. Now ac... more
  • Pickens County Community Service Center Yard Sale on April 5th
  • Spring Snake Warning (3/17/2014)

    Spring is around the corner (...we hope!). This Georgia Winter has truly been one for the record books. What does this mean for our snake population? As mentioned in our last Snake Warning, snake activity does NOT stop during the Winter but does drastically reduce. Snakes like to ride out the c... more
  • Spring Snake Warning
  • Tour of Homes Gala Auction on April 26th (3/17/2014)

    The Big Canoe Tour of Homes is the annual event in Big Canoe which unites our community for a common cause – to raise funds to support the many charitable organizations in Pickens and Dawson counties. The money raised in 2013 has been disbursed and as the thank you notes come in, it is both heartwar... more
  • Tour of Homes Gala Auction on April 26th
  • Wildwood Donates to Pickens County Special Olympics (3/17/2014)

    Each year during the Christmas holiday, Wildwood Christian Academy presents a free Live Nativity and light show for the community. In 2012, attendees asked to give donations and Wildwood in turn, donated those to Good Samaritan Health and Wellness Center. This year, Wildwood designated Pickens Count... more
  • Wildwood Donates to Pickens County Special Olympics
  • ACES Open House (3/15/2014)

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  • ACES Open House
  • Paint Pickens Green (3/15/2014)

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  • Paint Pickens Green
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