PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES
(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
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
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
Rep. Rick Jasperse sponsored the 'Safe Carry Protection Act' (Photos & Video)
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
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....
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
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....
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
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
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 ...
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
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