PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • 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 donít 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
  • Lively, Informative and Entertaining Pickens County Tea Party January Meeting (1/25/2013)
    Next meeting to be held February 26
    If you werenít 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 governmentís Agenda 21. If you donít 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

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