PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Collaborations Drives Discussion in Development of State Drug Treatment Standards for Adolescents (10/14/2013)

    Jacque Buice, Founder and Executive Director of Collaborations for Resiliency in Children, Inc. was recently appointed to Georgia’s Committee for Treatment Standards for Juvenile Drug Courts. Judge Brenda S. Weaver, Chief Superior Court Judge for the Appalachian Judicial Circuit, was instrumental in... more
  • Collaborations Drives Discussion in Development of State  Drug Treatment Standards for Adolescents
  • Feed Our Family Thanksgiving Dinner Changes This Year (10/14/2013)
    Families will receive and entire Thanksgiving meal to prepare themselves
    Hill City Elementary in conjunction with Feed Our Family GA is making a change in the Thanksgiving meal distribution for this year only. Food boxes that contain items to cook an entire Thanksgiving meal will be available to families in need this holiday season. The boxes will contain all the ingredi... more
  • Feed Our Family Thanksgiving Dinner Changes This Year
  • Georgia GOP Officials Present Program in Pickens County (10/14/2013)

    On October 8th, Jasper became the gathering place for the top Republican leaders in Georgia. They were the guests of the Pickens County Republican Party and were here to ask what a lot of people seem to be thinking, "IS THE REPUBLICAN PARTY THE PARTY OF 'NO'"?. Prior to the meeting at 7 p.m. ... more
  • Georgia GOP Officials Present Program in Pickens County
  • LEOs and Marble Festival (10/14/2013)

    As the 2013-14 school term began,a new LEO club came into being. That third Leo club sponsored by Jasper Lions is at Jasper Middle School. With Lion Brian Barnhill, Assistant Principal at JMS, serving as Lion Club liaison and assisted by faculty members Liz Fann and Susan Harden, the club is off to ... more
  • LEOs and Marble Festival
  • Make Your Own Drum at Lakota Cove! (10/14/2013)
    November 22nd, 23rd, and 24th!
    "Eat, Pray, Drum... A Native American Experience" Mark Barfoot, drum maker for over 43 years, will guide you on a journey of making your own elkhide hand drum and beater. He will share with you his knowledge of native culture, the importance of the drum in Indian life, and wolf clan teachings,... more
  • Make Your Own Drum at Lakota Cove!
  • ONE OF OUR OWN IS ELECTED TO REPRESENT 9TH DISTRICT REPUBLICANS IN GEORGIA (10/14/2013)

    Once again Pickens County has a State Committee member from the county. Larry Toney was elected to the State Committee at the 9th District Committee meeting in Demorest last week. Larry has represented the 9th District before so this is not his first "horse race". The State Committee is the ... more
  • ONE OF OUR OWN IS ELECTED TO REPRESENT 9TH DISTRICT REPUBLICANS IN GEORGIA
  • Tate Day Festival at Old Tate Gym (10/14/2013)

    The Old Tate Gym, built in 1925, now serves as headquarters for Marble Valley Friends. It is one of several structures on the National Register of Historic Places. It is located just west of Tate Elementary School's lower parking lot. The Old Tate Gym is annually one of the centers of activity fo... more
  • Tate Day Festival at Old Tate Gym
  • Teen Black Light Party (10/14/2013)

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  • Teen Black Light Party
  • Big Canoe Oktoberfest (10/12/2013)

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  • Big Canoe Oktoberfest
  • DAV Flag Lee Newton Park (10/12/2013)

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  • DAV Flag Lee Newton Park
  • Sharptop Invitational (10/12/2013)

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  • Sharptop Invitational
  • The Long Table on Main (10/12/2013)

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  • The Long Table on Main
  • Slim Down Pumpkin Challenge (10/11/2013)

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  • Slim Down Pumpkin Challenge
  • The Kentucky Headhunters (10/11/2013)

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  • The Kentucky Headhunters
  • OPINION: Congressman and Senators Scare Tactics (10/10/2013)

    The Treasury Secretary is saying that Medicare, Social Security and Veteran's benefits are the first items be chopped if the debt ceiling is not raised. So when did this un-elected official get to decide that taxpayers who have been paying into the government coffers for years will be the first to f... more
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