PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Sassafras Literary Exchange Youth Writing Contest Awards Presentation (11/20/2012)

    Parents, teachers, relatives, and local writers watched as eleven young writers received awards for their winning entries in the Sassafras Literary Exchange Youth Writing Contest on Wednesday evening at the Pickens County Library. The high quality of the entries resulted in an unprecedented three w... more
  • Sassafras Literary Exchange Youth Writing Contest Awards Presentation
  • Tate Day 2012: Wrap-Up (11/20/2012)

    Tate Day is observed annually on the first Saturday of November in the historic Tate Village of Pickens County. The weather was great; the North Georgia countryside was lovely; the attendees were friendly and ready for a good day. The activity -filled day made good on the promised enjoyment. Marble ... more
  • Tate Day 2012:  Wrap-Up
  • TEA PARTY, THE ELECTION IS OVER—WHAT NOW? NOVEMBER OPEN MIKE MEETING 2012 (11/20/2012)

    Are you content with the national election results? If not, attend our November meeting and tell us why. Are you satisfied with PPACA (ObamaCare)? If not, attend our November meeting and vent your anger. Are you happy with our $16 Trillion Dollar debt? If not, attend our November meeting and sh... more
  • TEA PARTY, THE ELECTION IS OVER—WHAT NOW?  NOVEMBER OPEN MIKE MEETING 2012
  • Thanksgiving and Your Pet (11/20/2012)

    Well, this week is Thanksgiving, and it is a day of family and food. If you are like me, and I know most of you are, we are probably going to share our bounty with our pets. I am not going to preach to you about the evils of all table food. But, there are a few things you need to know about certa... more
  • Thanksgiving and Your Pet
  • THIS THANKSGIVING, HELP GIVE GEORGIA’S WILDLIFE A CHANCE (11/20/2012)
    Are you grateful for Georgia’s wildlife and wild places?
    During this season of thanks, you can help conserve our most endangered animals, plants and habitats. From bald eagles to longleaf pine savannas, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Nongame Conservation Section is charged with conserving animals that are not legally fished for or hunted,... more
  • THIS THANKSGIVING, HELP GIVE GEORGIA’S WILDLIFE A CHANCE
  • 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 Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (11/16/2012)

    Sheriff Donnie Craig announces the receipt of the Highway Enforcement of Aggressive Traffic grant from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety. The Pickens Sheriff’s 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 Governor’s 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 can’t 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

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