PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Charles Fendley Re-elected to Georgia Transmission Corporation Board (4/24/2014)

    (TUCKER, Ga.) - Charles R. Fendley of Jasper, Ga. was recently re-elected as chairman of the Georgia Transmission Corporation (GTC) Board of Directors. Fendley has served on the board since 1996 both as chairman and as a member director. He also is Amicalola Electric Membership Corporation’s chair... more
  • National Paper Clover Campaign Continues Support of Pickens County 4-H Youth (4/24/2014)

    Yesterday, the National 4-H Council announced the launch of the spring 2014 4-H Paper Clover Campaign in partnership with Tractor Supply Company (TSC). This event marks the 4th year of collaboration between the organizations on the national in-store fundraiser, benefiting state and local 4 H program... more
  • National Paper Clover Campaign Continues Support of Pickens County 4-H Youth
  • Pickens Retired Educators Were Busy at April Meeting (4/24/2014)

    The Pickens County Retired Educators Association (PCREA) held its April meeting on the 9th at United Community Bank. The approximately three dozen attendees enjoyed a meal catered by Taste of Joy. Following the meal, an invocation and Pledge of Allegiance to the flag preceded the business session. ... more
  • Pickens Retired Educators Were Busy at April Meeting
  • Governor Nathan Deal Signing HB 60 (4/23/2014)
    Rep. Rick Jasperse sponsored the 'Safe Carry Protection Act' (Photos & Video)
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  • Governor Nathan Deal Signing HB 60
  • Disabled Water Ski National Championships Being Held at Whitestone Lake Estates (4/22/2014)
    August 28 - 31, 2014
    The 23rd Disabled Water Ski National Championships, sponsored by the Shepherd Center and the Barbara Bolding/Jim Grew Foundation, will be held Aug. 29-31 at Whitestone Lake Estates in Talking Rock, Ga. ... more
  • Pickens County Tea Party Candidate Forum (video) (4/22/2014)
    U.S. Congressional and Senate Candidates
    The Pickens County Tea Party April monthly meeting was a candidate forum with Derrick Grayson (Republican) and Amanda Swafford (Libertarian) for US Senate, Ken Herron for Congress 14th District, and Bernard Fountaine for Congress 9th District....
  • Pickens County Tea Party Candidate Forum (video)
  • The Savannah Disputation opens this week at Tater Patch Players Theater (4/22/2014)

    This “theological comedy” is a welcome bonus in Tater Patch's rich 2014 season. This is a warm, thoughtful comedy of two sisters, devoutly Catholic, their priest — perhaps a bit more open to other ideas– and a young evangelist who comes to the door. One reviewer said the show is “drenched in south... more
  • The Savannah Disputation opens this week at Tater Patch Players Theater
  • TOPPER Shoots A Music Video In Ellijay & Blue Ridge (4/22/2014)
    Mari Livsey with KnowPickens.com plays the 'Fed Up Wife'
    TOPPER Shoots A Music Video In Ellijay & Blue Ridge and The Best of Ellijay, Blue Ridge & Jasper covered it all. Mari Livsey, owner of KnowPickens.com, played the fed up wife. Follow link for more photos from the shoot....
  • TOPPER Shoots A Music Video In Ellijay & Blue Ridge
  • Four Legged Love From Miss Daisy (4/21/2014)

    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: Hello, I am Miss Daisy a very active and friendly girl who l... more
  • Four Legged Love From Miss Daisy
  • Jasper Farmers Market – Music and No Rain (4/21/2014)

    All of that predicted rain held off for a nice day at the Jasper Farmers Market and adding to the ambiance were two musicians from Burnt Mountain Bender’s, an old-time string band. It was great to have Andy Edmonstone (banjo) and Merrit Smith (fiddle) playing at the market again this year. They ar... more
  • Jasper Farmers Market – Music and No Rain
  • Pickens County Nonpartisan Community Candidate Forum (video) (4/21/2014)
    Sponsored by Chamber Governmental Affairs Committee & Chattahoochee Technical College Foundation
    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce through their Governmental Affairs Committee along with the Chattahoochee Technical College Foundation sponsored a nonpartisan Community Candidate Forum on April 21, 2014. The Forum format was adapted from the League of Women Voters suggested agenda. Attendees ...
  • Pickens County Nonpartisan Community Candidate Forum (video)
  • Pickens County School Board Candidate Forum (4/21/2014)
    Monday, April 21, from 6-7:30 p.m. at Chattahoochee Tech
    Pickens County Board of Education members will attend a candidate forum on April 21st, beginning at 6:00 p.m. This forum will be hosted by the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce. The meeting will be held at the Chattahoochee Technical College, 100 Campus Drive, Jasper, Georgia.... more
  • Pickens County School Board Candidate Forum
  • Today is the Deadline to Register to Vote in the May 20 Primary Election (4/21/2014)
    Register online with a Valid Georgia Driver's License
    Today is the deadline to register to vote in the May 20 primary election. You'll vote as a Democrat or Republican with your sample ballots found on Secretary of State Brian Kemp's My Voter Page. You'll need your name, county, and date of bi... more
  • Today is the Deadline to Register to Vote in the May 20 Primary Election
  • Cove Waterfall Motorcycle Ride (4/19/2014)

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  • Cove Waterfall Motorcycle Ride
  • Talking Rock Easter Egg Hunt (4/19/2014)

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  • Talking Rock Easter Egg Hunt
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