PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Snake Population in Full Gear Now (4/18/2013)

    Most of Georgia's Snake population is in full gear now. Hungry looking for something to eat. On warm humid Spring nights expect lots of movement. Wear closed toed shoes if you need to be out in the yard/woods after dark. Always carry a flashlight and stay on well maintained and marked paths. ... more
  • Snake Population in Full Gear Now
  • Vidalia Sweet Onions: Do You Remember... (4/18/2013)

    The mouth-pleasing taste of those early spring delights? The great time-tested recipes you enjoy using the onions? The joy of realizing you have an adequate supply to last for months? Do you remember that the Jasper Lions Club brings those delightful edibles to this area each spring? It is time t... more
  • Vidalia Sweet Onions: Do You Remember...
  • WANDERING BEARS SEEN DURING SPRING IN GEORGIA (4/18/2013)

    (SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga.) – During spring and summer, it is not unusual to see young male bears venturing into suburbs and even urban areas, even in metro Atlanta, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. These young bears are often “on their own” for th... more
  • WANDERING BEARS SEEN DURING SPRING IN GEORGIA
  • Gibbs Gardens Lit & Lunch (4/17/2013)

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  • Gibbs Gardens Lit & Lunch
  • A Basket Full of Sunshine! at the May 25th DROP BY & DONATE DAY at the Pickens County Animal Shelter (4/16/2013)
    Located on Camp Road
    Cindy Wilson, Shelter Director, shows off one of several adorable puppies that needs to find a good home. There are also kittens, cats of all ages, puppies and dogs of all ages available for adoption. So much needs to be done to help our homeless animal friends that a group of citizens are hold... more
  • A Basket Full of Sunshine! at the May 25th DROP BY & DONATE DAY at the Pickens County Animal Shelter
  • Another Win for Pickens 4-H! (4/16/2013)

    Poultry Judging! Sound interesting? Well several students from Pickens County certainly thought so! They committed weeks of training to prepare for tough competition, and then the Pickens County 4-H Poultry Judging team traveled to Crawford, Georgia to face other poultry experts and claim another... more
  • Another Win for Pickens 4-H!
  • Easier Weight Loss for Your Pets (4/16/2013)

    An estimated 25 to 40% of dogs and cats in the United States are overweight or obese, and this is a growing problem. Being overweight puts our pets at significant risk for diabetes, respiratory disease, kidney disease, and cancer. Overweight pets also have a shortened life expectancy, limited mobili... more
  • Easier Weight Loss for Your Pets
  • Jam Session at Senior Center (4/16/2013)

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  • Jam Session at Senior Center
  • ONLY THE FACTS-ONLY THE FACTS! Says the Tea Party (4/16/2013)

    The Pickens County Tea Party is always seeking ways to EDUCATE-INFORM-MOTIVATE our community by presenting programs that answer questions being asked by our citizens. On April 23rd at 7 p.m. at Chattahoochee Technical College in Jasper, the program will fit the times and the questions. Dr. Carl... more
  • ONLY THE FACTS-ONLY THE FACTS!  Says the Tea Party
  • OPTIMIST CLUB OF JASPER RECOGNIZED AS DISTINGUISHED CLUB (4/16/2013)

    The Optimist Club of Jasper was recognized by Optimist International as one of only four Distinguished Clubs in Georgia for the 2011-2012 club year. This is the highest level a club can receive for their service projects, their membership and club growth as well as community recognitions. Susan ... more
  • OPTIMIST CLUB OF JASPER RECOGNIZED AS DISTINGUISHED CLUB
  • Pickens County 4-H Competes in Livestock Judging (4/16/2013)

    On Saturday, March 23 eight Pickens County 4-H’ers traveled to the State 4-H Livestock Judging contest held in Athens. In this contest 4-H’ers judged classes of replacement heifers, market hogs, breeding gilts, breeding does, yearling ewes and market lambs. The purpose of the contest is to have y... more
  • Pickens County 4-H Competes in Livestock Judging
  • Pickens County 4-H’ers Compete at DPA (4/16/2013)

    Ten Pickens County 4-H’ers attended District Project Achievement competition held at Rock Eagle in Eatonton, GA March 1-3. This annual competition for 7th through 12th grade students proved to be a success again for Pickens County. In order to compete in this special event, 4-H DPA participants ... more
  • Pickens County 4-H’ers Compete at DPA
  • Pickens County Tea Party Kicks Off First Round Table Discussion (4/16/2013)

    Debbie Dooley, of the Tea Party Patriots, visits with the Pickens County Tea Party to kick off the 1st of many Round Table discussions on issues important for citizen involvement on the local level. The event was held at Pueblo’s Across the Border Restaurant in Jasper and Jose’ Suarez, owner & ... more
  • Pickens County Tea Party Kicks Off First Round Table Discussion
  • Celebrate Earth Day with your Kids (4/15/2013)

    The focus was on the children at the market this week. We were inviting them to come next week for our Children's Earth Day Event (April 20), where they will be making bird feeders from recycled materials. It is free and all children are welcome to come and participate. The program will start a 1... more
  • Celebrate Earth Day with your Kids
  • Come celebrate Earth Day at the Pickens County Library! (4/15/2013)

    The Pickens County Library is partnering with Keep Pickens Beautiful to participate in the Earth Day Groceries Project on Monday, April 22 at 3:00 p.m. The Earth Day Groceries Project started in 1994 by a third-grade teacher who thought decorating grocery bags would be a no-cost, fun way to promote ... more
  • Come celebrate Earth Day at the Pickens County Library!
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