PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • WEST NILE AND THE SOUTHERN HOUSE MOSQUITO (9/6/2012)

    The West Nile Virus was introduced into the United States in 1999 and quickly spread throughout the nation. The virus lives in bird populations and is spread when a mosquito bites an infected bird and then a human. Of persons who become infected, only about twenty percent will develop any symptoms ... more
  • WEST NILE AND THE SOUTHERN HOUSE MOSQUITO
  • Friends, supporters, and voters (9/5/2012)

    After traveling through our county, meeting with voters and discussing issues most pertinent to the people of our whole county- my 2012 campaign for District 1 West Commissioner will end and I wish Jerry Barnes , Mitt Romney, and Republican party success in November. We lost this battle but I’m... more
  • Friends, supporters, and voters
  • Sheriff Donnie Craig is seeking input from the Community with Survey & Town Hall Meeting (9/5/2012)
    Town Hall Meeting on September 27th @ 6:00 p.m.
    Responding to the citizen’s concerns regarding government spending, Sheriff Donnie Craig is asking for the community’s input as it relates to how the Office spends money. During recent public meetings with the County Commissioner, several citizens have been demanding that government reduce spending.... more
  • Sheriff Donnie Craig is seeking input from the Community with Survey & Town Hall Meeting
  • Sheriff’s JeepFest 2012 Around The Corner (9/5/2012)
    Three Day Event on September 14-16
    The Sheriff’s JeepFest 2012 is a 3 day event that takes place in Pickens County Georgia the weekend of September 14th-16th. Pickens County is located one hour northwest of Atlanta and is the gateway to the Appalachian Mountains. The JeepFest is an annual event that is organized and operated by t... more
  • Sheriff’s JeepFest 2012 Around The Corner
  • Tater Patch Players Announces 2013 Season (9/4/2012)

    For 2013, Tater Patch Players are proud to bring you five Main Stage productions. Below is a brief synopsis of each show with the dates, and the director (if known). There will be an announcement soon of a new Season Ticket program allowing our patrons to buy, at a discount over regular prices, a t... more
  • Tater Patch Players Announces 2013 Season
  • Music in the Gardens (9/3/2012)

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  • Music in the Gardens
  • Summer's End Music Fest. (9/2/2012)

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  • Catching the Cure 5K and After Party at Rocco's Pub (9/1/2012)
    Saturday, September 8th
    Stephanie Ray, now being called "The 5K Queen" around Jasper, and Christy Allen, a 3-Day cancer walk veteran, have teamed up together to put on this year’s Catching the Cure 5K on September 8, 2012. Stephanie started doing 5K’s mainly for weight loss and has lost 50 lbs. since her first race. In... more
  • Catching the Cure 5K and After Party at Rocco's Pub
  • Community Used-Book Sale Begins Friday, September 7th at Chattahoochee Tech (9/1/2012)

    Don’t miss the Community Used-Book Sale at the Appalachian Campus of Chattahoochee Technical College. There will be a wide range of used-books, books-on-tape, books on CDs, DVDs, and videos for your interests and enjoyment. The sale begins on Friday, September 7th from 9:00a.m. until 6:00p.m. and co... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech to Offer Free GED Practice Test (8/31/2012)
    Part of Georgia’s Adult Literacy Week, Sept. 10-14
    For today's approximately 1.2 million Georgia residents who never graduated from high school, passing the GED test is essential to both career and educational opportunities. The GED test is the only high school equivalency program recognized by all 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia. Since ... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech to Offer Free GED Practice Test
  • DEER HUNTING BEGINS WITH ARCHERY SEASON OPENING SEPTEMBER 8 (8/31/2012)

    (SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga.) - For most hunters in Georgia, the deer season is the most anticipated time of the year, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. This year archers get first draw beginning Saturday, Sept. 8. Last year, 118,500 archery hunte... more
  • Horton's Pet Supply Ribbon Cutting (8/31/2012)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce congratulates Horton’s Pet Supply on their Ribbon Cutting, held August 28, 2012. Horton’s Pet Supply is located at 418 Liberty Lane off of Hwy 515, at the new water tower. Horton’s Pet Supply is a family owned and operated business with 40 years of experien... more
  • Horton's Pet Supply Ribbon Cutting
  • Tater Patch Players Hold Auditions for The Miracle Worker & Hosts Blue Ridge Community Theater and their production of Vincent (8/31/2012)

    Director Stan O’Kelley announces auditions for The Miracle Worker on September 9 from 3PM till 7PM or September 10 from 5PM until 8PM by “cold” reading from the script. There will be call-back auditions, if needed, on September 11. The performance dates are November 29 and 30 and December 1, 2, 6, 7... more
  • Tater Patch Players Hold Auditions for The Miracle Worker & Hosts Blue Ridge Community Theater and their production of Vincent
  • WATERFOWL SEASON REGULATIONS APPROVED BY DNR BOARD (8/31/2012)

    (SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga.) - Waterfowl hunters can now confirm their hunting plans. The Board of Natural Resources recently approved the 2012-2013 waterfowl hunting regulations. “Georgia’s waterfowl regulations maximize the hunting opportunity within the frameworks set by the United States Fish & Wi... more
  • Judge Brenda Weaver, Senator Charles Bethel, and Representative Rick Jasperse @ Pickens Tea Party Meeting (8/30/2012)
    Video
    The Pickens County Tea Party monthly meeting was held at Chattahoochee Technical Collage on August 28, 2012 with speakers Bert Loftman, Chief Judge Brenda Weaver, Appalachian Judicial Circuit, GA State Senator Charles Bethel, GA District 54, GA State Representative Rick Jasperse, GA District 12, and...
  • Judge Brenda Weaver, Senator Charles Bethel, and Representative Rick Jasperse @ Pickens Tea Party Meeting
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