PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • State Representative Rick Jasperse's Report from the Capitol (3/4/2013)

    Friday, March 1, 2013, marked the 27th legislative day of the 2013 legislative session. Now that we’re almost three quarters through session, the House is considering more legislation than at any other time this session. We spend longer days at the Capitol and vote on more legislation. Some of the b...
  • State Representative Rick Jasperse's Report from the Capitol
  • Con†inuum Movie (3/3/2013)

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  • Con†inuum Movie
  • Piedmont creates health advocacy group Georgia Center for Healthier Communities (3/3/2013)

    (Atlanta, Ga.) – Piedmont Healthcare announces the creation of the Georgia Center for Healthier Communities, a non-partisan research, advocacy and educational organization committed to building a healthier Georgia. "Our goal in establishing the Georgia Center for Healthier Communities is to chang... more
  • Piedmont creates health advocacy group Georgia Center for Healthier Communities
  • Grace and Glorie (3/2/2013)

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  • Grace and Glorie
  • TROUT FISHING OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE YEAR-LONG (3/2/2013)

    (SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga.) - Trout-angling opportunities abound in the wintery swift-flowing waters of north Georgia’s rivers and creeks. Home to some of the Southeast’s finest trout streams and three species of trout - rainbow, brown and brook trout - Georgia claims nearly 4,000 miles of streams, and... more
  • TROUT FISHING OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE YEAR-LONG
  • Gibbs Gardens 2013 Opening (3/1/2013)

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  • Gibbs Gardens 2013 Opening
  • Winter Weather Threat Tonight into Saturday (3/1/2013)

    Below is an overview of the winter weather threat forecast to impact North Georgia tonight into Saturday. Synopsis: A strong upper level trough will dig southward into the area tonight. The associated moisture field coupled with cold air aloft suggests that the main precipitation type wil... more
  • Winter Weather Threat Tonight into Saturday
  • STAR Banquet (2/28/2013)

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  • STAR Banquet
  • Pickens County 7-8 Girls All-Star Basketball Headed to State Tournament (2/27/2013)
    First game Friday, March 1st
    The Pickens County 7-8 Girls All-Star Basketball team will be headed to the State Tournament this weekend. The first game is Friday at 6:00 at Bremen Parks & Recreation Department. They will play Saturday based on the results of Friday's games. If you see a player, wish them luck! The te... more
  • Pickens County 7-8 Girls All-Star Basketball Headed to State Tournament
  • Save The Arts Rally (video) (2/27/2013)

    Citizens joined together for a rally and finger food before the Pickens County School Board Finance Workshop. Budget cuts are expected this year with music and art programs on the list for potential cuts. Mark Miller made a presentation that is shown in the video above. It's cut short because Kn...
  • Save The Arts Rally (video)
  • Bookend Graffiti for Teens at the Pickens County Library (2/26/2013)

    Hey teens! Leave your mark at the Pickens County Library! Join us on Thursday, March 14 at 6:00 p.m. to personalize YOUR area of the library. Get crafty and creative by decorating bookends that will be used in the Young Adult area of the library. Paint, magazines, glue, and other craft materials ... more
  • Bookend Graffiti for Teens at the Pickens County Library
  • Dragons Gridiron Gang (2/26/2013)

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  • Dragons Gridiron Gang
  • The American Red Cross Urges Georgia to Prepare Now for Floods (2/26/2013)

    With much of Georgia under flood alerts through Tuesday morning, the American Red Cross is working with its emergency partners to preposition supplies, identify potential shelters and place volunteers on standby. The Red Cross is urging residents to take safety steps now by: • Creating and practi... more
  • The American Red Cross Urges Georgia to Prepare Now for Floods
  • Four Legged Love From Buster (2/25/2013)

    The following pets need a forever home to fill with laughter and love: Hi, I am Buster, an Australian Cattle Dog-Australian Shepherd mix male dog. My heritage is not the only thing special about me. I am house-trained, love kids and people, and like being both inside and outside, I know... more
  • Four Legged Love From Buster
  • Jasper Farmers Market to Open April 6; Vendors Wanted (2/25/2013)

    The Jasper Farmers Market annual meeting was held on, February 20 with 40 people in attendance. The first item of business was to set the opening and closing dates and times. The Saturday market will begin on April 6 and continue through the last Saturday in October. The Wednesday market, held du... more
  • Jasper Farmers Market to Open April 6; Vendors Wanted
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