PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • 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
  • Things Are Great? (2/19/2013)

    On February 26th at Chattahoochee College in Jasper beginning at 7 p.m., the Pickens County Tea Party offers you our Georgia Senators’ Steve Gooch & Charlie Bethel and Representative Rick Jasperse along with Carolyn Cosby of the Canton Tea Party and Bert Loftman to answer questions and participate i... more
  • Things Are Great?
  • Who Needs "The News"? (2/19/2013)

    I don’t watch “The News” (on TV) much anymore. I used to, and there is nothing wrong if you want to, but we need to understand that we do it for some sort of entertainment, not to be informed about the facts. Walter Cronkite was a liberal by anyone’s standards, but when he turned on the microphone t... more
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  • PMH Town Hall Meeting (2/18/2013)

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  • PMH Town Hall Meeting
  • Driving Miss Daisy (2/17/2013)

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  • Driving Miss Daisy
  • FFA Alumni Livestock Show (2/16/2013)

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  • FFA Alumni Livestock Show
  • Ladies Morning Out (2/16/2013)

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  • Ladies Morning Out
  • An Open Letter from Sheriff Craig on House Bill One (2/15/2013)

    To Citizens of Pickens, I am writing to request the help of all Pickens County Citizens in our efforts to keep drug dealers off of our streets. It has been my personal observation that the majority of all crime in our county and the State of Georgia is directly associated in with illicit drugs. T... more
  • An Open Letter from Sheriff Craig on House Bill One
  • BMC Valentine's Day Party (2/15/2013)

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  • BMC Valentine's Day Party
  • Jasper Farmers' Market Annual Planning Meeting on February 20th (2/15/2013)

    The Jasper Farmers' Market will have its Annual Planning Meeting on February 20, at 10:00 AM at the Pickens County Administration Building, 1266 E, Church Street, in the County Commissioner Meeting Room. Past, present and potential vendors, customers and anyone interested in supporting the mark... more
  • Jasper Farmers' Market Annual Planning Meeting on February 20th
  • TDS® Internet security partner, F-Secure, reviewed as first rate protection and usability by PCWorld (2/15/2013)
    F-Secure Internet Security 2013 software blocked 100 percent of attacks and 99 percent of known malware samples during PCWorld’s real world attack testing.
    MADISON, Wis. (Feb. 15, 2013) — F-Secure Internet Security 2013, which powers TDS Telecommunications Corp. (TDS®) Internet Security product, earned the top spot in this year’s security suite testing by PCWorld. PC World calls F-Secure Internet Security 2013 “first-rate protection” with a "user-fr... more
  • TDS® Internet security partner, F-Secure, reviewed as first rate protection and usability by PCWorld
  • Jasper man falls in love with $28K Valentine’s win (2/14/2013)

    (ATLANTA) – A Jasper man is lucky and in love with a Valentine’s Day prize from the Georgia Lottery. James Payne, a construction worker, won a $28,888 top prize playing the instant game White Ice 8’s. “It was just one of those days,” said Payne, 65. “I’d won $8, and then I went into the store and... more
  • Jasper man falls in love with $28K Valentine’s win
  • Optimist STAR Banquet Scheduled for Feb. 28th (2/13/2013)

    The 2013 STAR Banquet is set for Thursday evening, February 28th at Chattahoochee Technical College. The Optimist Club of Jasper is the local sponsor of the STAR Program. Mollie Shaw has been named the 2013 STAR Student of Pickens High School and she chose Debbie Grimes as her STAR Teacher. The... more
  • Optimist STAR Banquet Scheduled for Feb. 28th
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