PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • The Home Depot in Jasper Honors Three More Teachers of the Quarter during Teacher Appreciation Week (5/9/2013)

    Bob Coleman, Store Manager for The Home Depot in Jasper, developed the Teacher of the Quarter program to honor Pickens County School System teachers for their hard work and dedication. The program’s goal to show teachers in our community that their hard work does not go unnoticed is an extension of... more
  • The Home Depot in Jasper Honors Three More Teachers of the Quarter during Teacher Appreciation Week
  • What a Gift to Mothers!! (5/9/2013)
    Elegant High Tea at Madeline’s at Noon on May 15th
    If you’re looking for a unique and very special gift for your mother or the mother of your children or if you are a mom that just needs to be pampered for a few hours this may be the answer. Luxuriate in an elegant garden party High Tea at Madeline’s Café & Bakery beginning at Noon on ... more
  • What a Gift to Mothers!!
  • Leadership Pickens Graduation (5/7/2013)

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  • Leadership Pickens Graduation
  • Pest control operator traps $261K in Ball Ground (5/7/2013)

    A Ball Ground pest control operator has captured a lush Georgia Lottery prize playing Fantasy 5. David Lawson, 56, is one of two winners from the April 13 Fantasy 5 drawing, matching all five numbers to each win a $261,766 jackpot prize. Faz Corner, 12910 Highway 53 in Marble Hill, sold the winni... more
  • Pest control operator traps $261K in Ball Ground
  • Dr. Scott Barbour from DOCTORS 4 PATIENT CARE VISITS JASPER ON MAY 14TH to discuss “THE NON-IMPLEMENTATION OF OBAMACARE” (5/6/2013)

    Your Pickens County Republican Party invites you to join a presentation & discussion at Chattahoochee Technical College, May 14th, 7 p.m. on how ”The non-implementation of ObamaCare will affect individuals, medicine, business and the country” This is the first of two programs looking at the curre... more
  • Dr. Scott Barbour from DOCTORS 4 PATIENT CARE VISITS JASPER ON MAY 14TH to discuss “THE NON-IMPLEMENTATION OF OBAMACARE”
  • Imagination Station - Science and Art Summer Day Camp (5/6/2013)
    Sign up Quick! Class sizes are limited to assure an optimal creative experience for each child.
    Camps include a fantastic blend of art based projects and concoctions, science experiments, and imaginative activities to develop creative thinking skills and inspire self-expression! The camps will be held Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to noon in the lower studio of Burnt Mountain Trading Company in do... more
  • Imagination Station - Science and Art Summer Day Camp
  • SEEKING INPUT FOR STATE ROUTE 20 IMPROVEMENTS: (5/6/2013)
    GDOT HOSTS PUBLIC MEETINGS IN FORSYTH AND CHEROKEE
    The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) invites the public to provide input on potential improvements to State Route 20 between the cities of Canton and Cumming. GDOT is hosting public meetings in Forsyth and Cherokee counties to gather ideas on potential improvements needed along State Rout... more
  • SEEKING INPUT FOR STATE ROUTE 20 IMPROVEMENTS:
  • Vendor Heroes (5/6/2013)

    Jody and Ashley Waldroup are modern day farmers. There was a time when small family farms were the backbone of America and could support a family. But now corporate farms operating on a big scale have eliminated that competition while increasing the food supply but not necessarily improving it. I... more
  • Vendor Heroes
  • Cinco de Mayo Crawl (5/5/2013)

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  • Cinco de Mayo Crawl
  • VA Focuses National Attention on Suicide Prevention Month 2013 (5/5/2013)
    Collaborates with Communities to Help Veterans Access Mental Health Support
    (WASHINGTON) — In recognition of September as Suicide Prevention Month, the Department of Veterans Affairs is mobilizing people and organizations nationwide to support Veterans in crisis and spread the word about VA mental health services. Throughout the month, VA suicide prevention coordinator... more
  • Pastor's Pot (5/4/2013)

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  • Pastor's Pot
  • Pickens High School Prom (5/4/2013)

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  • Pickens High School Prom
  • Does your Mom deserve a Mother's Day Makeover? (5/2/2013)
    Enter her in Coco's Cottage contest by May 10th
    Coco's Cottage and locals businesses want to give your Mother a big Surprise and pamper her for Mother's Day. Enter the contest by May 10th by telling them a little bit about your Mom -- what makes her so incredible and why she deserves an extra special Mother's Day Makeover this year! Enter you... more
  • Does your Mom deserve a Mother's Day Makeover?
  • Pickens County 4-H S.A.F.E. (Shooting Awareness Fun & Education) Team Headed to State (5/2/2013)

    The Pickens County 4-H S.A.F.E. (Shooting Awareness Fun & Education) team is off to another great year! The team resumed practice in September at the Pickens County Sportsman Club. The team meets every on Sunday @ 2:00 pm to practice and perfect their shooting skills. The Pickens County Sportsman... more
  • Pickens County 4-H S.A.F.E. (Shooting Awareness Fun & Education) Team Headed to State
  • Pickens County 4-H’er Compete in State Contest (5/2/2013)

    On April 23, four Pickens County 4-H’ers traveled to Crawford, GA for the State 4-H Poultry Judging Contest. Pickens County competed at the district contest earlier and won a trip to compete at the state level. Representing Pickens County 4-H was Stormey Coleman, Clay Wilkie, Justin Fellenbaum, an... more
  • Pickens County 4-H’er Compete in State Contest
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