PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Lively, Informative and Entertaining Pickens County Tea Party January Meeting (1/25/2013)
    Next meeting to be held February 26
    If you weren’t at the Tuesday, January 22nd Pickens County Tea Party meeting at Chattahoochee College, you missed a lively, informative and entertaining evening. Nelson Mattern gave an informative update on the government’s Agenda 21. If you don’t know what it is, you should log on to the Picke... more
  • Lively, Informative and Entertaining Pickens County Tea Party January Meeting
  • Over 75 Christmas Trees Recycled by KPB's Bring One for the Chipper Program (1/25/2013)

    What happens to those unwanted Christmas trees after the joyous season is over? Bring One for the Chipper Program again this year produced good results, with over 75 Christmas trees where dropped off at the Park n Ride in Lee Newton Park near the Chamber of Commerce. Thanks to our county workers ... more
  • Over 75 Christmas Trees Recycled by KPB's Bring One for the Chipper Program
  • Portions of Country Music Legend Ronnie McDowell's 'Single Woman' Music Video Shot In Jasper (1/25/2013)

    Country Music Legend Ronnie McDowell's 'Single Woman' Music Video was just released. Portions of the video was shot in Jasper, Georgia with local stars, Leah Siniard and Blake McFarland. Many scenes of Jasper including Chattahoochee Technical College, Jasper Elementary School, Rite Aid, and Jasp... more
  • Portions of Country Music Legend Ronnie McDowell's 'Single Woman' Music Video Shot In Jasper
  • Use Caution When Traveling Today (1/25/2013)
    Many businesses and schools closed or closing early
    Pickens County Dispatch is reporting some roads are beginning to ice. One report of an auto off road at Yellow Creek and Hwy 53. No reported injuries. Monument Road reports 21 degrees with ice over roads. The following businesses and schools are closed or closing early today: Pickens County Sc... more
  • Brian Rittenberry - American Idol (1/23/2013)

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  •  Brian Rittenberry - American Idol
  • CARES October-December 2012 Newsletter (1/22/2013)

    Hightlights are a recap on Taste of Pickens, Volunteer Highlights, Director comments, and From the Front Lines....
  • CARES October-December 2012 Newsletter
  • Four Legged Love From Sophie (1/22/2013)
    ADOPTED
    The following pet is looking for a home to fill with laughter and love. Hi, I am Sophie, a two-year-old female terrier mix dog. I am really wonderful. I am house trained, spayed, calm, obedient, and I know my commands. And, I love everyone including kids, cats and dogs. I weigh a... more
  • Four Legged Love From Sophie
  • Habitat Ground Breaking #15 (1/22/2013)

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  • Habitat Ground Breaking #15
  • Tater Patch Players Present Driving Miss Daisy (1/22/2013)
    Local resident Ginger Rosen portrays Miss Daisy
    What does it take to become Miss Daisy? Does a resemblance to Jessica Tandy help? In the case of Ginger Rosen, the resemblance was a foot in the door, but her incredible acting ability was the real reason for her success with the part. Rosen was born and raised in Chicago. She studied opera as... more
  • Tater Patch Players Present Driving Miss Daisy
  • What is the Tea Party going to do now? (1/22/2013)
    Meetings continue the 4th Tuesday of the Month at 7:00 p.m.
    After the November 6th election, many people were asking “What is the Tea Party going to do now?” Many thought that by Obama getting a second term, the Tea Party would just fade away. Not so! Why would we stop now when the opinion of the liberals keeps trying to kill us? The North Georgia... more
  • What is the Tea Party going to do now?
  • GEORGIA’S YOUTH BIRDING COMPETITION BENEFITING BIRDS AND KIDS (1/19/2013)
    REGISTRATION OPEN FOR POPULAR CONSERVATION EVENT
    (SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga.) - Georgia’s Youth Birding Competition turns 8 this year, and coordinator Tim Keyes is seeing plenty of evidence the event is making an impact for conservation. Keyes mentions early participants now studying biology in college and former birding novices who as veterans are men... more
  • GEORGIA’S YOUTH BIRDING COMPETITION BENEFITING BIRDS AND KIDS
  • Piedmont reveals community health needs at upcoming town hall meetings (1/19/2013)
    Monday, February 18 at 5:30 p.m. at Jasper United Methodist Church
    Atlanta, Ga.) – Piedmont Healthcare will be holding a series of town hall meetings in the coming weeks in the areas surrounding each of the Piedmont-affiliated hospitals throughout Georgia. Results from recent community health needs assessments specific to each hospital’s community will be discussed... more
  • Piedmont reveals community health needs at upcoming town hall meetings
  • Last Pickens Report from Sole Commissioner Rob Jones (1/18/2013)

    As I write this final report for 2012, I am amazed at how quickly this year has passed. It seems just a few days ago we were finalizing the 2012 budget and talking about the courthouse renovation and expansion. Now we have completed this budget cycle and gone thru the process of preparing and appr... more
  • Last Pickens Report from Sole Commissioner Rob Jones
  • Powerball jackpot up to $100M for Saturday’s drawing (1/18/2013)

    (ATLANTA) – The jackpot has hit an estimated $100 million to a single annuity winner for Saturday’s Powerball drawing. The jackpot has grown since Dec. 29 and has rolled five times. One Georgia Lottery player won $10,000 in Wednesday’s drawing. The lucky ticket was purchased at Snappy Foods #0... more
  • Powerball jackpot up to $100M for Saturday’s drawing
  • Do-It-Herself Workshop (1/17/2013)

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  • Do-It-Herself Workshop
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