PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners' Work Session and Meeting Schedules (2/1/2013)

    The Pickens County Board of Commissioners Work Session and Regular Meeting schedules are set for 2013. Meetings will be held at the Pickens County Administrative Office Building, Commissioners Conference Room – Ste. 168, 1266 E. Church Street, Jasper, Georgia 30143. Work Session Schedulemore
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners' Work Session and Meeting Schedules
  • Powerball stretches to $176M for Saturday’s drawing (2/1/2013)

    (ATLANTA) – Powerball is on a power surge with the jackpot stretching to $176 million to a single annuity winner for Saturday’s drawing. The jackpot has grown since Dec. 29 and has rolled nine times. The excitement is spreading across Georgia. One Georgia Lottery player won $10,000 in Wed... more
  • Powerball stretches to $176M for Saturday’s drawing
  • RaceTrac's RT6K Grand Opening (2/1/2013)

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  • RaceTrac's RT6K Grand Opening
  • Are You Ready to Jam? Or is the Songbird in You Ready to Take Flight? (1/30/2013)

    The Creative and Performing Arts Academy (CAPAA) has two exciting offerings for learning, expanding your skills, and having a great time. Starting this Thursday, instructor Mark Walker will lead weekly Thursday Night Jams at 7pm at the Academy. These sessions are open to anyone, and drop-ins ar... more
  • Are You Ready to Jam?  Or is the Songbird in You Ready to Take Flight?
  • Feline Tooth Resorption (1/30/2013)

    February is National Pet Dental Health Month, so now is a good time to start thinking about your pet’s dental health. Cats sometimes get less attention than dogs when it comes to dental care, but they need dental care just as much. Cats and dogs have many similarities when it comes to teeth, but the... more
  • Feline Tooth Resorption
  • Pied Piper Pest Control Welcomes Nicholas Butler (1/30/2013)

    Pied Piper Pest Control is pleased to announce that Nicholas Butler, CPCO will be serving the Pickens/North Georgia area. Nicholas is a resident of Jasper and has been in the pest control business since 2005. Pied Piper Pest Control is family owned and operated since 1995. They use the most mod... more
  • Pied Piper Pest Control Welcomes Nicholas Butler
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital presents Ladies’ Morning Out (1/30/2013)
    Saturday, February 16 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Chattahoochee Tech
    Piedmont Mountainside Hospital will offer free health screenings, discussion panels and mini-spa sessions at the Ladies’ Morning Out event on Saturday, February 16 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Chattahoochee Technical College, Appalachian Campus. The event, which is free and open to anyone in the co... more
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital presents Ladies’ Morning Out
  • Severe Weather Potential Today (1/30/2013)

    At 8:10 hours, Pickens County is included in the Tornado Watch area. Pickens County EOC will be staffed for the duration of this weather event at a Level 2. Information and EOC numbers; 706-253-8978 and 706-253-8979. The latest computer models have continued to delay the onset ... more
  • Severe Weather Potential Today
  • Surviving the Bite (1/30/2013)
    An average of only eight fatalities every year from snake bites in U.S.
    When discussing the likeliness of dying from a snake bite (mortality rate) in this country, people often think snakes kill by the 100's or 1000's. While this makes great entertainment/ratings for Hollywood and local media, it is far from the truth. In the United States, we as a nation of 350 mill... more
  • Surviving the Bite
  • Four Legged Love From Rex (1/29/2013)
    ADOPTED
    The following pet is looking for a home to fill with laughter and love. I am Rex, a three year old male retriever mix dog with a short brown coat. And, I am a special dog because I don’t dig or climb fences, and I like cats, kids, and adults as well as other dogs. I walk well on a lea... more
  • Four Legged Love From Rex
  • RICK JASPERSE'S REPORT FROM THE CAPITOL (1/29/2013)

    The 2013 Legislative session began last week on Jan 14. Clerk Robbie Rivers called us to order and Rev. Carl D. Johnson gave our first prayer of the session. Judge Roger Lane administered the Oath Of Office; my wife Marcia was with me, and we used a well-worn Bible my Dad gave us in the ceremony. As...
  • RICK JASPERSE'S REPORT FROM THE CAPITOL
  • Belle of the Ball Contest (1/26/2013)

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  • Belle of the Ball Contest
  • Chamber's Winter Ball (1/26/2013)

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  • Chamber's Winter Ball
  • Snowman Frenzy in Jasper (1/26/2013)

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  • Snowman Frenzy in Jasper
  • GEORGIA DNR RECOGNIZES CPL JAMES KEENER AS INVESTIGATIVE RANGER OF THE YEAR (1/25/2013)
    Diligence and Dedication Aid in Case with Nine Poachers and Multiple Violations
    (SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga.) - Catching poachers and other wildlife violators often involves lengthy criminal investigations and require diligence and dedication on behalf of conservation rangers. Cpl. James Keener, representing Pickens County, was named Investigative Ranger of the Year for demonstratin... more
  • GEORGIA DNR RECOGNIZES CPL JAMES KEENER AS INVESTIGATIVE RANGER OF THE YEAR
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