PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Keep Pickens Beautiful Bring one for the Chipper Christmas tree recycling (12/18/2012)
    Held on Saturday, January 5, 2013 at the Pickens Chamber Park n' Ride
    Keep Pickens Beautiful would like to remind you to bring your undecorated live Christmas tree to the "Bring One for the Chipper" event to be held on Saturday, January 5, 2013. Drop off you tree at the Chamberís Park n' Ride parking lot on Stegall Street in Jasper. The recycled trees can be recycle... more
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful Bring one for the Chipper Christmas tree recycling
  • Pickens County Planning & Development November 2012 Report (12/18/2012)

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  • Pickens County Planning & Development November 2012 Report
  • Who is Responsible for Economic Development? (12/18/2012)

    Economic Development is an area that most people do not spend a great deal of time pondering, but when the subject does come up the conversation tends to center on business growth (or possibly lack of) with little thought given to who is all involved with the work going on behind the scenes. And alt... more
  • Who is Responsible for Economic Development?
  • Christmas at Tate House (12/16/2012)

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  • Christmas at Tate House
  • Sunday @ the Community Ctr (12/16/2012)

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  • Sunday @ the Community Ctr
  • Tater Patch Open House (12/16/2012)

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  • Tater Patch Open House
  • Four Legged Love From Phantom (12/13/2012)

    The following pet is looking for a home to fill with laughter and love. Hi, I am Phantom, an eight-month-old female short hair domestic cat. As you can see, I have a beautiful calico fur coat. I am calm, gentle, and loving. My sister, Blossom, and our three brothers are also he... more
  • Four Legged Love From Phantom
  • PMH Wreath Contest (12/13/2012)

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  • PMH Wreath Contest
  • Snake Winter Encounters (12/13/2012)

    Georgia's snakes will spend most of the winter in brumation (a reptiles way of hibernating). While in brumation activity does not stop but drastically reduces, body temperatures drop and metabolism slows down. Unlike bears that gorge themselves before winter, or squirrels that store food away, t... more
  • Snake Winter Encounters
  • 44 Technicians Honored at ASE Annual Meeting (12/12/2012)
    Roland Tire's Glenn Kenney from Ellijay among those honored
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  • Donate to Toys For Tots to Benefit Pickens County Children (12/12/2012)
    Donations accepted until Christmas Eve; List of Drop Box locations provided
    The mission of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to needy children in the community in which the campaign is conducted. This year, so far, our l... more
  • Donate to Toys For Tots to Benefit Pickens County Children
  • Your Pet's Fitness Can Be A Walk In The Park . . (12/12/2012)

    Georgia State Park and the Georgia Veterinary Medical Association are making healthy living a bit more fun for you and your pet. Veterinarians across the state can prescribe healthy hikes in the great outdoors. Then, all you need to do is turn in your "prescription" for a free ParkPass for the day....
  • Your Pet's Fitness Can Be A Walk In The Park . .
  • Be Fire Smart This Holiday Season (12/11/2012)

    The National Fire Protection Agency offers tips on picking, placing and lighting your Christmas tree. They suggest choosing a tree that the needles do not fall off when touched and to keep them at least three feet away from any heat source. It's important to water the tree daily and the video b... more
  • Be Fire Smart This Holiday Season
  • Four Legged Love From Blossom (12/11/2012)
    ADOPTED
    The following pet is looking for a home to fill with laughter and love. Hi, I am Blossom, an eight-month-old female short hair domestic cat. As you can see, I have a beautiful gray tabby and white fur coat. I like to explore and I am curious, active, and friendly. My sister, Ph... more
  • Four Legged Love From Blossom
  • Heart Failure in Dogs (12/11/2012)

    There are many different types of heart problems seen in dogs, but the most common one we see is mitral valve regurgitation. The mitral valve separates the left chambers of the heart, the atrium and the ventricle. Normally, the left atrium contracts, pushing blood through the mitral valve into the l... more
  • Heart Failure in Dogs
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