PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Snowball Golf Tournament (3/18/2013)

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  • Snowball Golf Tournament
  • Luck of Irish Casino (3/16/2013)

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  • Luck of Irish Casino
  • Relay for Life BINGO (3/16/2013)

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  • Relay for Life BINGO
  • America Celebrates Red Cross Month (3/15/2013)

    (Gainesville, Ga.)— In 1943, President Franklin Roosevelt declared March to be Red Cross Month and requested “that during that month, our people rededicate themselves to the splendid aims and activities of the Red Cross.” Since then, every standing president has followed in his footsteps and this ye... more
  • America Celebrates Red Cross Month
  • County Marshal Spoke at Keep Pickens Beautiful March Board Meeting (3/15/2013)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful monthly board meeting was held March 4, 2013. Jim Harvey, County Marshal, was the quest speaker. Marshal Harvey presented to the board a comprehensive update on illegal dumping, littering and garbage type violations occurring throughout Pickens County. Marshall Harvey st... more
  • County Marshal Spoke at Keep Pickens Beautiful March Board Meeting
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful Honored by Keep America Beautiful for High Performance Achieved in 2012 (3/15/2013)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful received the Keep America Beautiful President’s Circle Award and was accepted by the whole Board of Directors. This award recognizes exemplary performance made by certified affiliates of the national nonprofit to reduce litter, minimize waste and recycle, and beautify their l... more
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful Honored by Keep America Beautiful  for High Performance Achieved in 2012
  • NEW DNR CAMERA LIVE-STREAMS PEREGRINE FALCONS IN DOWNTOWN ATLANTA (3/15/2013)

    (ATLANTA, Ga.) – Atlanta’s fast-flying falcons are on the nest, and the world is watching again – but this time via video streamed at up to HD quality! A new web camera operated by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources offers a fascinating look into a peregrine falcons nest more than 50 st... more
  • NEW DNR CAMERA LIVE-STREAMS PEREGRINE FALCONS IN DOWNTOWN ATLANTA
  • STATEWIDE TURKEY HUNTING SEASON OPENS MARCH 23 (3/15/2013)

    (SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga.) – Springtime is noisy! The clucking, the strutting, the yelping . . . and that’s just the hunters preparing for the opening of turkey hunting season in Georgia. The highly anticipated day is Saturday, Mar. 23 and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources D... more
  • STATEWIDE TURKEY HUNTING SEASON OPENS MARCH 23
  • JMS vs PCMS Soccer (3/14/2013)

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  • JMS vs PCMS Soccer
  • Chattahoochee Tech Horticulture Team Finishes 5th in the Nation at PLANET (3/13/2013)

    (Acworth, Ga.) More than 20 Chattahoochee Technical College horticulture students, instructors and staff members celebrated Sunday at Auburn University as it was announced that the team had placed fifth in the annual competition portion of PLANET Student Career Days behind first place finishers Brig... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Horticulture Team Finishes 5th in the Nation at PLANET
  • Common Grooming Mistakes (3/13/2013)

    Spring is soon to be in the air, and with the spring comes trips to the groomer to get your pet ready for the spring and summer months. I am writing this article this week because I see so many grooming mistakes which cost people more money than they would have saved having a professional do it. S... more
  • Common Grooming Mistakes
  • Four Legged Love From Doc's Puppies (3/13/2013)

    The following pets need a forever home to fill with laughter and love: Hi, we are two of Doc’s puppies. Doc is our Mom who was out in a cold rain several days until a nice man rescued her on Christmas Eve. We were born four days later – all nine of us! We are healthy, playful, and well... more
  • Four Legged Love From Doc's Puppies
  • Pickens County Mass Precinct Meets At Chattahoochee Tech (3/13/2013)

    The Pickens County Republican Party kicked off the 9th & 14th delegate and new officer elections on Saturday, March 10th at Chattahoochee College in Jasper. The day was devoted to electing county delegates & alternates for the District Republican Conventions for both our districts and for the Stat... more
  • Pickens County Mass Precinct Meets At Chattahoochee Tech
  • Pickens FERST Week Proclamation (3/13/2013)

    Whereas The Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy was chartered by the State of Georgia in 1999 as the result of Georgia Citizen, Robin Ferst, and Whereas the mission of The Ferst Foundation is to offer, free, to all pre-school children in Georgia age-appropriate books from the “Read to Me” li... more
  • Pickens FERST Week Proclamation
  • Spay and Neuter Essential if County is to ever get Stray Problem Under Control (3/13/2013)
    One mama responsible for 11 million offspring
    The National Humane Society reports that six to eight million homeless dogs and cats enter animal shelters each year. And fifty percent of these loving and sensitive beings are euthanized; that is three to four million animals killed each year--one pet every eight seconds. Sadly approximately... more
  • Spay and Neuter Essential if County is to ever get Stray Problem Under Control

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