PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Bethany-Salem Volunteer Fire Department Announces Two Raffle Drawings (2/22/2013)
    Gun and iPad Raffle winners drawn on April 1, 2013
    The Bethany-Salem Volunteer Fire Department announces two raffle drawings in an effort to raise money for the repair or purchase of equipment for new volunteers. The raffles include a chance for two winners in the gun raffle, and tickets are limited to only 750 in the iPad raffle. Details below ... more
  • Bethany-Salem Volunteer Fire Department Announces Two Raffle Drawings
  • Gridiron Gang is Practicing Three Times a Week for Upcoming Gilmer vs Pickens Alumni Football Game (2/22/2013)
    Get Tickets in Advance to Benefit JYSA and PHS Touchdown Club
    Get your tickets in advance for the upcoming Gilmer vs Pickens Alumni Game on March 9, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at Gilmer High School. Half of the ADVANCE ticket sales benefit JYSA and PHS Touchdown Club. Tickets are $10 and currently available at Jasper Drugs and Community Bank. The Pickens alumni 'Gri... more
  • Gridiron Gang is Practicing Three Times a Week for Upcoming Gilmer vs Pickens Alumni Football Game
  • Sharptop Arts Association Invites You to Enter Yard Art Show (2/22/2013)
    Show Dates April 11th through May 11, 2013
    You are cordially invited to enter the Sharptop Arts Association Yard Art Show which will run April 11th through May 11th, 2013. Artists are invited to participate in our Yard Art Show with their original Art. Your art can be functional or non functional, serious or silly, big or small (but not too ... more
  • Sharptop Arts Association Invites You to Enter Yard Art Show
  • A Visit to the Camp Road Recycling Center Earns Girl Scouts Badges (2/21/2013)

    A resent visit by 8 Girl Scout from the Mountain City Council, Troop number 10600, under the leadership of Wendy Stobaugh, helped them earn their Forever Green Award. Keep Pickens Beautiful Board Members, Stan Barnett and Beth Coberly arranged the visit, and were on hand to answer questions about... more
  • A Visit to the Camp Road Recycling Center Earns Girl Scouts Badges
  • ANGELS ON HORSEBACK TACKING UP FOR SPRING SESSION 2013 (2/21/2013)

    Professional Association for Therapeutic Horsemanship, International presents Riding Lessons for Individuals with Mental, Physical and Emotional Disabilities in Jasper, Georgia. We are looking forward to a warm and beautiful spring! Angels on Horseback Opens again with this Sat. Feb. 23 Volunte... more
  • ANGELS ON HORSEBACK TACKING UP FOR SPRING SESSION 2013
  • Do-It-Herself Workshop (2/21/2013)

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  • Do-It-Herself Workshop
  • Georgia State Games Celebrates 23rd Anniversary (2/21/2013)
    State Championships to Begin This Spring
    (MARIETTA, GA) – The Georgia State Games is proud to celebrate its 23rd year. As a non-profit organization, the Georgia State Games, also known as Georgia’s Grassroots Olympics, has promoted physical fitness among Georgians, while hosting championships in 50 sports, with 10,000 athletes competing ea... more
  • Georgia State Games Celebrates 23rd Anniversary
  • Judge Allen Wigington Visits Pickens County Tea Party Executive Committee (2/21/2013)

    Magistrate Judge Allen Wigington paid a visit to the Pickens County Executive Committee to share informative suggestions on programming, answer questions and provide insight into the Constitutional formation of local government which most citizens are not aware. The Pickens County Tea Party Ex... more
  • Judge Allen Wigington Visits Pickens County Tea Party Executive Committee
  • Sharing the Gospel in Baratillo, Mexico (2/20/2013)

    While discussing various issues and complications relating to our move to Mexico, Mike Richardson informed us that "The key to being a good missionary is learning to be flexible.” Flexibility is a character quality that we are being taught during this time of adjustment and change. The original p... more
  • Sharing the Gospel in Baratillo, Mexico
  • UNDERCOVER WILDLIFE OPERATION CRACKS DOWN ON POACHING IN N.C., GA. (2/20/2013)
    MULTI-AGENCY OPERATION SOMETHING BRUIN DOCUMENTS SCORES OF VIOLATIONS
    (GAINESVILLE, Ga.) - State and federal wildlife officials in North Carolina and Georgia announced an undercover operation today that involved about 80 wildlife violators and some 980 violations. Primary violations documented by Operation Something Bruin stem from illegal bear hunting but include ... more
  • UNDERCOVER WILDLIFE OPERATION CRACKS DOWN ON POACHING IN N.C., GA.
  • Call for Artists – ArtFest 2013! (2/19/2013)

    We are counting down to Jasper ArtFest 2013, and there are only 71 days left! It’s hard to believe that we are into the Third Annual Jasper ArtFest, when it seems like just yesterday we had an idea to try a downtown art festival. It has been a somewhat surprising success from day one. Last year ... more
  • Call for Artists – ArtFest 2013!
  • Four Legged Love From Sadie (2/19/2013)
    ADOPTED
    The following pets need a forever home to fill with laughter and love: Hi, I am Sadie, a very well behaved lady hound-terrier mix dog. I weigh about 30 pounds and am house trained. I like to go for rides and walks on a leash. I love kids and people and enjoy playing with them. I just ... more
  • Four Legged Love From Sadie
  • Pickens County Planning & Development January 2013 Report (2/19/2013)

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  • Pickens County Planning & Development January 2013 Report
  • Pickens County Proposed Budge Reductions (2/19/2013)

    Below is a summary of the Pickens County Deparments Budget Reductions. The County is trimming a million dollars from the budget. Planning and Development (reduction in personnel) - $51,623.00 Road Department and Maintenance Shop (reduction in personnel) $152,050.00 Water Department )... more
  • Pickens County Proposed Budge Reductions
  • State Representative Rick Jasperse's Report from the Capitol (2/19/2013)

    It was a busy week for visitors at our Capitol. We had Leadership groups from both Murray and Pickens Counties at the Gold Dome to meet with us and to have some special speakers talk to them. We had a good time talking with our folks. The Boards of Amicalola EMC and North GA EMC, Jack Dunn and Pharm...
  • State Representative Rick Jasperse's Report from the Capitol
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