PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • 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
  • String Players Invited to Join Sharptop Strings (2/5/2013)
    Rehearsals on Thursday Night
    We are happy to report that after a brief weather delay Sharptop Strings has once again resumed rehearsals. Even more exciting is that we now have a String Bass to round out our ensemble! Once again Anne Bridges is leading the group with her amazing conducting and Brianna Hendrickson is assisting ... more
  • String Players Invited to Join Sharptop Strings
  • Four Legged Love From Misty (2/4/2013)
    ADOPTED
    The following pet is looking for a home to fill with laughter and love. Hi, I am Misty, a real sweet female Shepherd mix puppy. I have a soft black and tan coat with touches of white. I weigh about 20 pounds. I am very well behaved; I do not bark, whine, or scratch on doors. I am a... more
  • Four Legged Love From Misty
  • State Representative Rick Jasperse's Report from the Capitol (2/4/2013)

    Your legislature is in full swing now. During the last week the members of the Legislature have been getting settled with their new Office and Committee Assignments. We have been having organizational meetings of our committees, which traditionally include an introduction of members, the chairman...
  • State Representative Rick Jasperse's Report from the Capitol
  • The Importance of Legislative Committees (2/4/2013)

    In every middle school government class, there is a lesson about how a bill becomes a law—complete with charts, diagrams and textbook chapters. We spent many hours as students reviewing and memorizing the process, and of course, passed the quizzes with flying colors. But with age sometimes comes a f... more
  • The Importance of Legislative Committees
  • Chilly Willy Ride (2/3/2013)

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  • Chilly Willy Ride
  • 4-H Hog and FFA Show (2/2/2013)

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  •  4-H Hog and FFA Show
  • BIG CANOE TOUR OF HOMES CELEBRATES 25 YEARS OF CARING (2/1/2013)
    Annual Event Has Raised More Than $1,000,000 to Assist Local Charities
    The 2013 Big Canoe Tour of Homes is titled Legacy of Caring and will be held May 3-4 from 9:00 am to 5 pm on Friday and until 4 pm on Saturday in Big Canoe, Georgia. Tour-goers will travel to four unique and well-appointed homes in comfortable transportation, enjoying commentary about the history of... more
  • BIG CANOE TOUR OF HOMES CELEBRATES 25 YEARS OF CARING
  • Fourth Generation Dealers Take the Wheel at Day’s Chevrolet (2/1/2013)

    Daniel and Andrew Diemer, fourth generation dealer principals at Day’s Chevrolet, have become acting General Managers at Day’s Chevrolet in Acworth and Day’s Chevrolet in Jasper. In 1959, long before Daniel and Andrew were born, Great-grandfather Levi Day opened Day’s Chevrolet on South Main Str... more
  • Fourth Generation Dealers Take the Wheel at Day’s Chevrolet
  • Hey teens! Do you make videos? Are you a YouTube star? (2/1/2013)

    The Sequoyah Regional Library wants to see your videos! Submit your short video to be judged by professionals in the field for the Third Annual 2013 Young Adult Film Festival. The top submissions will be shown at the library on awards night and award prizes to the winners! Below are the rules a... more
  • Hey teens!  Do you make videos?  Are you a YouTube star?
  • Love the game? Don’t let it break your heart. (2/1/2013)
    Piedmont Heart presents tips to enjoy Super Bowl Sunday while watching out for your heart.
    (Atlanta, Ga.) – Want to have a good time watching the game this Sunday but don’t want to kill your New Year’s resolution to be a healthier you? Take these tips brought to you by Piedmont Heart Institute in honor of American Heart Month to heart! Tackle those late night cravings. Inviting ... more
  • Love the game? Don’t let it break your heart.
  • Pickens 4-H 'Brag' Brochure (2/1/2013)

    Featuring Cloverleaf DPA, Happy Halloween Hollow, Fall Plant Sale, Fall Horse Show, Jasper Elementary Project Clubs, Homeschool Club, GA National Fair, and S.A.F.E - Shotgun Team. PDF file opens in new window....
  • Pickens 4-H 'Brag' Brochure
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