PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Where will the Jasper Farmers Market be during the Marble Festival? (9/17/2013)

    The Marble Festival will be happening in Jasper on October 5 and 6 and, as you know, the Farmers Market cannot be in their usual location. This year, for the first time, they will be in the new courthouse parking lot (that you may have never seen, but it’s not that hard to find.) It is on Court St... more
  • Where will the Jasper Farmers Market be during the Marble Festival?
  • WILDWOOD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY BEGINS SCHOOL YEAR WITH RECORD ENROLLMENT (9/17/2013)
    Waiting Lists Now Forming
    (Marble Hill, Georgia) — Wildwood Christian Academy opened to record enrollment for the start of the 2013-14 school year. While many schools across the state are reducing staff and programs, Wildwood added faculty to its campus and welcomed new students, growing its enrollment by almost 20%. "Wil... more
  • WILDWOOD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY BEGINS SCHOOL YEAR WITH RECORD ENROLLMENT
  • Pickens County Democrats Present Senate Bill 101 (9/16/2013)
    Kathryn Grant and Melinda Ennis presented the contents and implications of SB101
    Kathryn Grant and Melinda Ennis presented to Pickens County Democrats the contents and implications of SB101, a bill that was passed last session by the Georgia House of Representatives and will be considered by the Georgia Senate in the upcoming session. SB101 removes current restrictions on gu...
  • Pickens County Democrats Present Senate Bill 101
  • Pickens SWAGGER (9/16/2013)
    Things to brag about in Pickens County Schools
    • Pickens County Schools has 4360 wonderful students • Pickens County High School’s 2012 4-Year Cohort Graduation Rate is 90.51% (All Pickens County Schools 4-year Cohort Graduation Rate is 89.53%) compared to the State Graduation Rate of 69.72% • Attendance Rate of 96.3% is one of the highest... more
  • Pickens SWAGGER
  • Cruzin 4 Cole (9/14/2013)

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  • Cruzin 4 Cole
  • Farm Days of Yesteryear (9/14/2013)

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  • Farm Days of Yesteryear
  • Good Sam Hoedown (9/14/2013)

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  • Good Sam Hoedown
  • Bear Harvest in North Georgia Must Be Reported Within 24 Hours (9/13/2013)
    Bear Hunting Firearm Season Sept. 26-28; Oct. 3-5; Oct. 10-12
    Sportsmen and women in North Georgia who successfully harvest a bear during the hunting season must report the harvest within 24 hours and must take the bear to a game management office (either in Gainesville or Armuchee) within three business days of harvest for tagging. • Reporting Bear Harve... more
  • Economic Development Report (9/13/2013)

    New Business Signs a Positive Sign Have you noticed the “Tractor Supply Coming Soon” banner over the old Blue Star sign? How about Mary Ann’s name on the sign where it used to read Harvest Day? Or did you see the Verizon sign that recently went up in the Jasper Mountain Highlands shopping ... more
  • Economic Development Report
  • GED Test Deadline Looms – Chattahoochee Tech Aims to Help (9/13/2013)

    (Acworth, Ga.) When the new version of the GED is launched in January of 2014, those who have not completed and passed the current version exams will be starting over again. Those who do not successfully complete all five parts by the end of 2013 will be required to start over again in 2014 with... more
  • GED Test Deadline Looms – Chattahoochee Tech Aims to Help
  • Georgia Mountains Hospice Welcomes New Director of Clinical Services (9/13/2013)

    Georgia Mountains Hospice would like to welcome back Tom Shipley as their Director of Clinical Services. Even though Tom started this position in August 2013 he is by no means new to this agency. When Georgia Mountains Hospice began in 1993, Tom held this position and continued to work with thi... more
  • Georgia Mountains Hospice Welcomes New Director of Clinical Services
  • HELP PREVENT NUISANCE BEAR ISSUES – MAKE “TEMPTING FOODS” UNAVAILABLE (9/13/2013)
    Garbage, Birdseed, Pet Food Are Among Top 3 Non-natural Bear Attractants
    (SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga.) ) – One of the most effective things you can do to resolve human-bear conflicts is to keep non-natural food items out of sight, and smell, of hungry bears. This can become even more important when natural foods (acorns, berries, etc.) are in short supply as they appear to be th... more
  • HELP PREVENT NUISANCE BEAR ISSUES – MAKE “TEMPTING FOODS” UNAVAILABLE
  • PHS Nettes Softball Pink Out (9/12/2013)

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  • PHS Nettes Softball Pink Out
  • PMH Chest Pain Center (9/12/2013)

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  • PMH Chest Pain Center
  • Wines of the World (9/12/2013)

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  • Wines of the World
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