PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Airport Christmas Party (12/1/2012)

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  • Airport Christmas Party
  • Jasper Jingle Jog 5k (12/1/2012)

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  • Jasper Jingle Jog 5k
  • Night of Lights Celebration (12/1/2012)

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  • Night of Lights Celebration
  • Business Watch Alert: Convenient Store Break-In Last Night (11/30/2012)

    Unfortunately, as we enter the Christmas season each year, we have some that begin to see it as a season of stealing. Last night, we had a break-in at a local convenient store in the northern part of Pickens County. This is the second break-in that has occurred to a business in the last several week... more
  • Business Watch Alert:  Convenient Store Break-In Last Night
  • Good Samaritan Health and Wellness Center is Participating in Georgia Gives Day on December 6th (11/29/2012)

    Georgia Gives Day is a 24-hour giving event that will take place on December 6, 2012. On December 6th, thousands of people across Georgia will raise as much money as possible in a 24-hour period through the website www.GAgivesday.org. GA... more
  • Good Samaritan Health and Wellness Center is Participating in Georgia Gives Day on December 6th
  • New Paramedicine Program to Begin In January at Chattahoochee Tech (11/29/2012)

    Chattahoochee Technical College will be introducing its new Paramedicine Program this January with 10 students in the first cohort. The program, which includes 44 credit hours of instruction beyond general education requirements, will be housed at the college’s Appalachian Campus in Jasper. Dire... more
  • New Paramedicine Program to Begin In January at Chattahoochee Tech
  • Four Legged Love From Peanut (11/27/2012)
    ADOPTED
    The following pet are looking for a home to fill with laughter and love. Hi, I am Peanut, a male Cocker Spaniel and Jack Russell mix. I am about eighteen months old and weigh about 20 pounds. I am playful, like to go for rides, walk well on a leash, and I love doggie toys. I am gr... more
  • Four Legged Love From Peanut
  • Help Jasper Lions Club’s Fill-A-Stocking Serve More Than 400 Pickens County Families (11/27/2012)

    Dear Friends, Thank you for your support of the Jasper Lions Club’s Fill-A-Stocking project. Last year the Fill-A-Stocking project served over 1000 needy children from more than 400 Pickens County families. Applications for Christmas gifts are already pouring in, and with the increasing number of... more
  • Help Jasper Lions Club’s Fill-A-Stocking Serve More Than 400 Pickens County Families
  • Helping Families at Christmas (11/27/2012)

    For the last four years, Talking Rock First Baptist church has been compiling lists of families who need help for Christmas. The vision to coordinate volunteers to provide Christmas gifts for families started on a mission trip to West Virginia after we worked on several projects, gave out food, and... more
  • Helping Families at Christmas
  • Lakota Cove is Remember Others During The Holidays (11/27/2012)
    Collecting Care Packages for Our Soldiers and Toys for Toys for Tots until December 21st
    Lakota Cove is working with Marine Corps League North Georgia Mountain Detachment #1280 Operation Support-A-Hero Care Packages for Marines, Sailors, Soldiers, and Airmen. They're also working with Toys For Tots and accepting toys for donations. As you are shopping for the Holidays, remember to... more
  • Lakota Cove is Remember Others During The Holidays
  • PHS LEOS Get Up and Going (11/27/2012)

    The Leo Club at Pickens High School is back in action! After losing several members to graduation, the club has regrouped and is again ready to be of service in the community and the school. Mr. Will Nix is serving as club sponsor; Lion Lawton Baggs is Liaison from Jasper Lions Club. At its Octob... more
  • PHS LEOS Get Up and Going
  • Pickens 4-H Cloverleaf Success (11/27/2012)

    The mission of Georgia 4-H is to assist youth in acquiring knowledge, developing life skills, and forming attitudes that will enable them to become self-directing, productive and contributing members of society. Exploring and discovering, encouraging and challenging, that’s what Georgia 4-H is all ... more
  • Pickens 4-H Cloverleaf Success
  • Pickens 4-H’ers Do Well In District Contest (11/27/2012)

    Ten 4-H’ers traveled to Gainesville to compete in Area Cotton Boll & Consumer Jamboree. 4-H’ers tested their knowledge in consumer trends. Local 4-H’ers competing were: Junior team members-Renee & Mary Baker, Carter & Mattie Nicholson, Alice Kirby Marie Blackmar, and Courtney Painter. Senior T... more
  • Pickens 4-H’ers Do Well In District Contest
  • Tate Day Children's Art Contest (11/27/2012)

    The Children's Art Contest, coordinated through schools, is becoming one of the feature attractions of the annual Tate Day Festival. Joy Fowler again directed the 2012 exhibit that included entries from each of the public school in Pickens County. First, second and third place ribbons were awarded ... more
  • Tate Day Children's Art Contest
  • The Miracle Worker Opens at Tater Patch Players Theater on Thursday, November 29th (11/27/2012)
    Get your tickets for opening night from a Jasper Lion
    The Jasper Lions are sponsoring the opening night of "Miracle Worker" on Thursday, November 29th at 7:30 p.m. at the Tater Patch Players Theater. "Miracle Worker" is a moving play about Helen Keller, the woman who overcame blindness and deafness, with the love of her family and especially of he... more
  • The Miracle Worker Opens at Tater Patch Players Theater on Thursday, November 29th
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