PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • 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
  • 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
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