PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • 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
  • Chattahoochee Tech closes out regular season with 70-67 win at Georgia Perimeter (2/28/2014)

    (DECATUR) – Chattahoochee Tech men’s hoops finished up its 2013-14 regular season with a 70-67 road win over Georgia Perimeter on Tuesday night to finish in second place in the 10-team GCAA Division I conference for the second straight season. The Golden Eagles got two free throws from Alijah Bennet... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech closes out regular season with 70-67 win at Georgia Perimeter
  • Pickens Goes Green for SAA, Youth Art, and the Animal Shelter of Pickens County (2/28/2014)

    Proclamation signing for "Pickens Goes Green for SAA, Youth Art, and the Animal Shelter of Pickens County". St. Patrick's Day Costume Celebration on March 15 from 10 AM - 2 PM in front of Sharptop Arts Association, 68 D.B. Carroll St. by the Board of Education offices and Jasper Elementary School. ... more
  • Pickens Goes Green for SAA, Youth Art, and the Animal Shelter of Pickens County
  • Statement from Ryan Quinton's Defense Attorney (2/28/2014)

    Grisham & Poole, PC, is a criminal defense law firm with offices in Canton and Jasper, Georgia, and we have been retained to represent Mr. Ryan Quinton in all criminal matters stemming from the tragic accident that resulted in the death of his bride, Kali Quinton, on December 29, 2013. We appre... more
  • Statement from Ryan Quinton's Defense Attorney
  • THE PICKENS COUNTY BOARD OF REALTORS® 2013 MILLION DOLLAR CLUB (2/28/2014)
    Top Producer General Brokerage: Lydia Spink, United Country - Talking Rock Realty
    The Pickens County Board of REALTORS® recognized its 2013 Million Dollar Club recipients at the monthly luncheon. Top Producer General Brokerage: Lydia Spink, United Country - Talking Rock Realty Top Producer Team: Perry Group Properties Congratulations to all of the ... more
  • THE PICKENS COUNTY BOARD OF REALTORS® 2013 MILLION DOLLAR CLUB
  • 2014 STAR Banquet (2/27/2014)

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  • 2014 STAR Banquet
  • Appalachian Chapter IAAP Office Technology Scholarship (2/27/2014)

    The Appalachian Chapter of International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) gives a scholarship each year to a high school senior that will be entering the business field. The Chapter accepts applications from schools in Pickens, Cherokee, Dawson and Gilmer Counties. The applic... more
  • Appalachian Chapter IAAP Office Technology Scholarship
  • Chattahoochee Tech holds on in overtime win at Gordon (2/26/2014)

    (BARNESVILLE, Ga.) – The Golden Eagles men survived in a wild overtime game at Gordon State College Tuesday night, coming away with the 96-95 road win in their penultimate GCAA regular-season game. Chattahoochee Tech got 34 points from freshman guard Amonte Potter, just one point shy of a career hig... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech holds on in overtime win at Gordon
  • Hennings named GCAA Division I Player of the Week (2/25/2014)

    (DEMOREST, Ga.) – Chattahoochee Tech shooting guard Alyja Hennings has been named by the Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association coaches as the GCAA Division I Player of the Week after leading the Golden Eagles to three conference wins in four days. In victories over South Georgia, Middle Georgia an... more
  • Hennings named GCAA Division I Player of the Week
  • BIG CANOE TOUR OF HOMES CELEBRATES 26 YEARS OF CARING (2/24/2014)
    Annual Event Has Raised More Than $1,228,000 to Assist Local Charities
    The 2014 Big Canoe Tour of Homes will be held May 2-3 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on Friday and until 4:00 pm on Saturday in Big Canoe, Georgia. Tour-goers will visit four unique and well-appointed homes situated in four different neighborhoods. One home features a breath-taking interior view of Big Can... more
  • BIG CANOE TOUR OF HOMES CELEBRATES 26 YEARS OF CARING
  • 'LET THE GAMES BEGIN' Says Pickens County GOP (2/24/2014)
    on their March 11th Monthly Meeting with a CANDIDATE FORUM
    When Nancy Jester kicked off her campaign for Georgia State School Superintendent last November she said she believes "Georgia should provide an on-ramp into a solid, middle class life", but Jester said for many it's not happening. "With only 67 percent as our graduation rate, too many children aren... more
  • 'LET THE GAMES BEGIN' Says Pickens County GOP
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