PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Four Legged Love From Otis (2/11/2013)
    ADOPTED
    The following pet is looking for a home to fill with laughter and love. Hi, I am Otis, a young handsome male Anatolian Shepherd and Great Pyrenees mix dog. I am very well behaved; bark only to alert my people to possible danger. I am house trained, walk well on a leash, and I love pe... more
  • Four Legged Love From Otis
  • Pickens County's Emergency Operations Center is Operational at Full Activation (2/11/2013)

    Winter weather will begin around midnight and continue all day Wednesday. NWS has stated this event will be catastrophic for many areas. Snow totals for our area could be in the range of 5" to 9" with a possibility of 12" on the mountain. Our biggest concern is ice and power outages. Personnel a... more
  • Promises, Promises-PROMISES! (2/11/2013)
    Next Tea Party Meeting February 26 at 7 p.m.
    The upcoming Pickens County Tea Party meeting on February 26th at the Chattahoochee Technical College in Jasper beginning at 7 p.m. should prove to be a “hot button” event since the two Georgia Senators’ Steve Gooch and Charlie Bethel and the Representative Rick Jasperse will be talking about what i... more
  • Promises, Promises-PROMISES!
  • State Representative Rick Jasperse's Report from the Capitol (2/11/2013)

    This first full week of February at our Capitol was a busy one. I have never seen the building so full of folks from around the State. Visiting this week were Firefighters, County Commissioners, CASA representatives, Credit Unions, The Statesboro Chamber of Commerce, Ga Agribusinesses, Ga State Uni...
  • State Representative Rick Jasperse's Report from the Capitol
  • Jackie's Journey 5K (2/10/2013)

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  • Jackie's Journey 5K
  • Lakota Cove Gala Artist Party (2/9/2013)

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  • Lakota Cove Gala Artist Party
  • Mardi Gras in Mountains (2/9/2013)

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  • Mardi Gras in Mountains
  • Ten Ways to Get the Kids Outdoors this Spring Break with Affordable Fun at Georgia’s State Parks (2/8/2013)

    Just in time for Spring Break, Georgia’s State Parks and Historic Sites are offering ten ways for families to enjoy the outdoors and have fun without spending a fortune. From hitting the trails and waterways to golfing, campfires and sleeping under the stars, Georgia’s State Parks have programs for ... more
  • Ten Ways to Get the Kids Outdoors this Spring Break  with Affordable Fun at Georgia’s State Parks
  • Valentine & Snowman Frenzy (2/8/2013)

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  • Valentine & Snowman Frenzy
  • GEORGIA DNR NAMES RANGER OF THE YEAR (2/7/2013)
    Picken County Cpl. James Keener was Runner-up
    (SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga.) - The Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division selected Cpl. Jason Roberson, a conservation ranger assigned to Lake Lanier, as the 2012 State Ranger of the Year. The honoree is recognized annually by the Shikar-Safari Club International. Runner-up... more
  • GEORGIA DNR NAMES RANGER OF THE YEAR
  • Postal Service Announces New Delivery Schedule (2/6/2013)
    Discontinuing Saturday regular mail delivery starting August 2013
    Starting in August, the U.S. Postal Service will no longer deliver regular mail to street addresses on Saturdays. Mail will be delivered Monday through Friday. The following services will NOT change: • Packages will still be delivered on Saturdays. • Mail will still be delivered to PO Boxes on... more
  •  Postal Service Announces New Delivery Schedule
  • City of Jasper Awarded The Certificate for Excellence in Financial Reporting (2/6/2013)

    (Chicago) - The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to City of Jasper by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). The Certificate of Achievement is the highe... more
  • City of Jasper Awarded The Certificate for Excellence in Financial Reporting
  • Enjoy FREE Coffee and a Donut with Jasper RaceTrac's RT6K Grand Opening (2/6/2013)
    Coupon expires May 31, 2013
    Jasper's RaceTrac on Hwy. 515 was transformed into a 6,000 square foot retail space after the cooler fire on June 9, 2012. The RT6K, RaceTrac's new store design concept, features updates including indoor and outdoor seating, 10 Swirl World frozen yogurt flavors with 40 toppings, a walk-in-beer ... more
  • Enjoy FREE Coffee and a Donut with Jasper RaceTrac's RT6K Grand Opening
  • KEEP PICKENS BEAUTIFUL ANNUAL DINNER (2/6/2013)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful recognized this years accomplishments at their annual dinner held on January 19th at the Senior Center. The annual dinner is an opportunity to socialize with some of their members, present awards and welcome new members and officers for 2013. Sarah Visser, Executive Dire... more
  • KEEP PICKENS BEAUTIFUL ANNUAL DINNER
  • Pickens County Economic Development February 2013 Report (2/6/2013)
    Unemployment Rate; Job Creation; Tourism
    Pickens Unemployment Rate Better than most Counties in Region The latest unemployment figures from the Department of Labor are from the Preliminary December 2012 report and indicate the rate in Pickens is better than most in the 15 county Northwest Georgia Region. Although the accuracy of... more
  • Pickens County Economic Development February 2013 Report
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