PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Angels on Horseback Show (11/17/2012)

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  • Angels on Horseback Show
  • PSO Receives Highway Enforcement of Aggressive Traffic grant from the Governorís Office of Highway Safety (11/16/2012)

    Sheriff Donnie Craig announces the receipt of the Highway Enforcement of Aggressive Traffic grant from the Governorís Office of Highway Safety. The Pickens Sheriffís Office was one of three Georgia law enforcement agencies to receive the HEAT grant in 2012. This grant exists to combat the death a... more
  • PSO Receives Highway Enforcement of Aggressive Traffic grant from the Governorís Office of Highway Safety
  • Board of Education Called Meeting Concerning Use of Gym on Stegall Drive (Video) (11/15/2012)

    The Pickens County Board of Education called a meeting to discuss an intergovernmental agreement for the use of the old JES gym on Stegall Drive. There were agreements submitted by the City of Jasper and the Pickens County Recreation Department for consideration. Commissioner Rob Jones agreed t...
  • Board of Education Called Meeting Concerning Use of Gym on Stegall Drive (Video)
  • Do-It-Herself Workshop (11/15/2012)

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  • Do-It-Herself Workshop
  • Economic Development Report October 2012 (11/15/2012)

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  • Economic Development Report October 2012
  • Leadership Pickens Learns about Pickens County and the Economy (11/15/2012)

    Ever wonder why food costs rise when gas prices spike? Ever wonder why you canít get a good interest rate on your savings account? Ever wonder why Walmart decided to develop a new store in Jasper? All of these occurrences can be explained through economics. Economics is the study of the productio... more
  • Leadership Pickens Learns about Pickens County and the Economy
  • Pickens County 4-H Horse Club Fundraiser Horse Show at Bent Tree Arena (11/15/2012)

    Pickens County 4-H Horse Club held their 2012 Fundraiser Horse Show on October 6, 2012 at the Bent Tree Arena. They had a total of sixteen classes which included both English and Western classes. Riders also enjoyed some fun classes such as: Ride-A-Ribbon Class, Water Glass Class, Trail Class and... more
  • Pickens County 4-H Horse Club Fundraiser Horse Show at Bent Tree Arena
  • Thrive to Five Collaborative Busy in the Fourth Quarter (11/15/2012)

    Thrive to Five is a collaboration of local agencies that provides coordinated services to enrich the lives of Pickens County families who have children aged conception to five. The strategies utilized enable parents to develop the ability and motivation to nurture their children, and inspire and ai... more
  • Thrive to Five Collaborative Busy in the Fourth Quarter
  • Robin Ferst @ Rotary Club (11/14/2012)

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  • Robin Ferst @ Rotary Club
  • Rocco's KENO Party (11/14/2012)

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  • Rocco's KENO Party
  • Four Legged Love From Penny (11/13/2012)

    The following pet are looking for a home to fill with laughter and love. Hi, I am Penny. I have beautiful markings of bronze and white. I am one year old and I am proud to say I am house broken. I weigh about 35 pounds and I am a hound mix. I am very smart, alert, and pretty. I l... more
  • Four Legged Love From Penny
  • Jasperís 3rd Annual Gingerbread Contest is on the Horizon (11/13/2012)
    Entry deadline is November 26, 2012
    This will be the third year that Burnt Mountain Trading Company is sponsoring the Gingerbread Contest and we hope for it to continue for many years to come. Last year when my parents came to town for a visit we went to Asheville and saw the National Gingerbread Contest held at the Grove Park Inn.... more
  • Jasperís 3rd Annual Gingerbread Contest is on the Horizon
  • Matthew Shirah wins ETC Spelling Bee (11/13/2012)

    After 28 rounds of competition Matthew Shirah with West Fannin Elementary won the 5th Annual ETC3 Spelling Bee. He spelled ďinstantaneousĒ correctly after Ellie Pool spelled it incorrectly. He then spelled ďpneumoniaĒ correctly to win. His school received an additional $1500 and he was awarded a ... more
  • Matthew Shirah wins ETC Spelling Bee
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital gets 64-slice CT scanner (11/13/2012)

    Piedmont Mountainside Hospital recently added a 64-slice Computed Tomography (CT) scanner to the imaging equipment available at the Jasper hospital. Patients can now receive advanced CT imaging, more commonly known as a ďCAT scan,Ē thanks to the new SOMATOM 64, one of the most advanced CT scanners o... more
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital gets 64-slice CT scanner
  • Sassafras Literary Exchange Youth Writing Contest Entries Judged (11/13/2012)

    On November 5, 2012 a panel of nine judges convened at the Sharp Top Arts Association headquarters to judge the 2012 Sassafras Youth Writing Contest Entries. The panel was comprised of published authors, playwrights, educators, local leaders, and business people. Middle school and high school... more
  • Sassafras Literary Exchange Youth Writing Contest Entries Judged
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