PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • 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
  • TDS® Customers Caught in Voice Phishing Scam (2/6/2013)

    (MADISON, Wis.)—TDS Telecommunications Corp. (TDS®) customers have reported receiving voice phishing calls. These calls are fraudulent attempts to scam TDS customers into revealing sensitive account information. People should be extra cautious of any phone call requests to verify account information... more
  • TDS® Customers Caught in Voice Phishing Scam
  • Vote for our Pickens County Representatives to be Crowned King and Queen of Mardi Gras in the Mountains! (2/6/2013)
    Event this Saturday night at Chattahoochee Technical College
    Georgia Mountains Hospice, the Ellijay and Jasper Councils of the Knights of Columbus and the Rotary Club of Jasper are hosting "Mardi Gras in the Mountains". The Gala will again bring a little bit of New Orleans magic to north Georgia with a fabulous meal catered by Coast to Coast Catering, danc... more
  • Vote for our Pickens County Representatives to be Crowned King and Queen of Mardi Gras in the Mountains!
  • Why You Weren't Alerted by the Code Red System During Last Week's Severe Weather (2/6/2013)

    Many were concerned that they weren't notified by the Code Red System during the severe weather threat last week. The system is setup to only alert those in the projected path. On January 30th at 11:23 a.m., the Code Red System started its automatic calls to phones with addresses in the project... more
  • Why You Weren't Alerted by the Code Red System During Last Week's Severe Weather
  • Congressman Graves Request Help for Tornado Victims in Gordon County (2/5/2013)

    Items Needed: Blankets, Hairbrushes and combs, Industrial strength trash bags, Paper towels, Shampoo, Soap, Toilet paper, Tooth paste and brushes. If not an item, a financial donation to the Red Cross will be of tremendous assistance and would remind our neighbors that we care. Please click www.red...
  • Congressman Graves Request Help for Tornado Victims in Gordon County
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