PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Wednesday Market to Open this Week (6/16/2014)

    Summer is definitely here when the Jasper Farmers Market opens on Wednesday, making another day during the week when you can buy fresh garden vegetables. It is open to all vendors selling homegrown and hand made items but it is particularly beneficial to those wanting to sell (and buy) produce when... more
  • Wednesday Market to Open this Week
  • BAT WATCHERS WANTED FOR DNR SUMMER MONITORING PROJECT (6/14/2014)

    (SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga.) – You’ve probably seen bats feeding around lights in your neighborhood or dipping across a country road in front of your headlights. But are you seeing them as often as you used to years ago? Biologists with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources are concerned that b... more
  • BAT WATCHERS WANTED FOR DNR SUMMER MONITORING PROJECT
  • County Line Baptist Car Show (6/14/2014)

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  • County Line Baptist Car Show
  • Piedmont Mountainside Celebrates 10th Anniversary (6/14/2014)

    On June 1, 2014, Piedmont Mountainside Hospital celebrated 10 years of service to the community. To commemorate, here are 10 interesting facts about Piedmont Mountainside.
  • Before joining the Piedmont family, Piedmont Mountainside operated as Pickens General Hospital, which opened in March 1969.... more
  • Piedmont Mountainside Celebrates 10th Anniversary
  • Baby Bobcat Found Behind Rocco's Pub (6/13/2014)

    Lonnie Waters, City of Jasper Animal Control Officer retrieved this baby bobcat today behind Rocco's Pub. It has been spotted for a few days without a mother. The bobcat was taken to AWARE Wildlife Center in Lithonia, GA. Unfortunately, it did not survive. Many offered to foster the bobcat, but ... more
  • Baby Bobcat Found Behind Rocco's Pub
  • PSO Explorers Academy (6/13/2014)

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  • PSO Explorers Academy
  • Vangoghs Summer of Art Camp (6/13/2014)

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  • Vangoghs Summer of Art Camp
  • Little Red Barn Petting Farm (6/12/2014)

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  • Little Red Barn Petting Farm
  • Melanie Lambert To Head The Chattahoochee Tech Foundation (6/12/2014)

    (Marietta, Ga.) Chattahoochee Technical College officials recently announced Cartersville resident Melanie Lambert has been hired to head the college’s Chattahoochee Tech Foundation. Responsible for the administration of and operations of the foundation, Lambert will work to support the mission and ... more
  • Melanie Lambert To Head The Chattahoochee Tech Foundation
  • Pickens County Courthouse Renovation and Expansion is Paid Off (6/12/2014)
    Note from Commissioner Chairman Rob Jones
    Chairman Robert P. Jones of the Pickens County Board of Commissioners is pleased and proud to announce that the final payment on the renovation and expansion of the Pickens County courthouse was made on May 30, 2014. The modem up-to-date facility was completed in 2013 and dedicated to service tha... more
  • Chamber Picnic in the Park (6/10/2014)

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  • Chamber Picnic in the Park
  • Elvis Tribute Artist at Old Tate Gym (6/9/2014)

    Marble Valley Friends, a historic preservation/educational organization headquartered in Tate, will again sponsor the Greg Burgess Elvis Tribute Show at the Old Tate Gym. Performance date is June 14th. Doors will open at 6:00 P.M. for a 7-9 p.m. show. Tickets may be purchased at the door. Ticket pri... more
  • Elvis Tribute Artist at Old Tate Gym
  • Four Legged Love From Pixie (6/9/2014)
    Two-year-old, female, short coat Chihuahua dog
    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: Hi! I am Pixie, the dancing Chihuahua. You should see me d... more
  • Four Legged Love From Pixie
  • Have You Always Wanted to Have Chickens, But... (6/9/2014)

    Roxanne Janes is a regular vendor at the market, selling eggs, chickens and several choices of homemade breads, but she doesn't usually have any chickens with her. This week she did; a cage with five adult hens who were on their way to their new home, having been ordered in advance. Which gives me... more
  • Have You Always Wanted to Have Chickens, But...
  • Interesting Conversations and Lunch with Pickens County Tea Party (6/9/2014)
    Round Table Luncheon June 12th
    The subjects of Tea Party conversations are unlimited; and in an election year, the numbers of areas of concern and interests are many and varied. Tea Partiers across the United States are united in their principles -- Constitutionally Limited Government or your Personal Freedom and Your Rights, ... more
  • Interesting Conversations and Lunch with Pickens County Tea Party

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