PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Citizen Concerned with Water & Sewer Board’s Decision to Eliminate Grace Period to Pay for Senior Citizens (10/10/2012)

    Involvement by Pickens County residents in the local government made a difference when the millage rate increase was cut. Beverly Chapman Poag, another concerned citizen, questioned the elimination of the grace period for senior citizens to pay their Pickens County water and sewer bills. The Pic... more
  • Citizen Concerned with Water & Sewer Board’s Decision to Eliminate Grace Period to Pay for Senior Citizens
  • Jasper Dental Associates Announces 'Show Us Your Fangs' Photo Contest (10/10/2012)
    Entry deadline is November 4, 2012
    Show Us Your Fangs! Jasper Dental Associates is having a "Show Us Your Fangs" Contest. Send in a 2012 photo showing your fangs ... the real ones or in costume! Contest Rules: Entry deadline 11/04/12 Email a photo to: jdacontest@etcmail.com Mail a photo to: JDAcontest, PO Box 1479, ... more
  • Jasper Dental Associates Announces 'Show Us Your Fangs' Photo Contest
  • 'SNOWBIRD' HUMMERS NEED FEEDERS IN WINTER (10/10/2012)

    (FORSYTH, Ga.) - Keep your hummingbird feeders filled and available this fall and winter. That’s the recommendation of Georgia Wildlife Resources Division biologists, who know that some hummers spend winter in the state and benefit from the nourishment feeders offer. Twelve hummingbird species ha... more
  • 'SNOWBIRD' HUMMERS NEED FEEDERS IN WINTER
  • 4-H Lamb Shows Come to An End (10/9/2012)

    Three Pickens County 4-H’ers have had a very busy summer taking care of, training and showing their lambs at various shows. Emma Long, Davon Painter, and Mason Sims all were involved in the market lamb and breeding ewe projects this season. Their season started back in June. After competing this ... more
  • 4-H Lamb Shows Come to An End
  • Four Legged Love From Dusty (10/9/2012)
    ADOPTED
    The following pet are looking for a home to fill with laughter and love. A DONATION TO PICKENS ANIMAL RESCUE OR PICKENS COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER IN THE NAME OF SOMEONE ELSE WOULD MAKE A WONDERFUL BIRTHDAY, ANNIVERSARY, OR CHRISTMAS PRESENT. Hi, I am Dusty, a two-year-old male Australian Ca... more
  • Four Legged Love From Dusty
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful Fall Newsletter 2012 (10/9/2012)

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  • Keep Pickens Beautiful Fall Newsletter 2012
  • Pickens County 4-H Goat Team Finishes Year With Success (10/9/2012)

    The Pickens County 4-H Goat Team traveled to the Georgia National Fair on October 4 for the state show. Members have been very busy since May taking care of their animals. The goats take a great deal of time getting them show ready. Not only do the 4-H’ers have to feed their animals daily, but th... more
  • Pickens County 4-H Goat Team Finishes Year With Success
  • Pickens County 4-H Hosts Livestock Show (10/9/2012)

    On Saturday, September 22 Pickens County 4-H hosted their annual Fall Fling Livestock Show. This year’s show was held at the Jasper Middle School Ag Facility at 6:00 p.m. Thirty-one youth exhibited 19 hogs, 29 goats and 6 lambs. There were also 8 pre-club peewee showmen that attended the show. ... more
  • Pickens County 4-H Hosts Livestock Show
  • Hiking Safety Tips from Georgia’s State Parks (10/8/2012)

    (ATLANTA) No one ever plans to get lost in the woods, but it does sometimes happen. Each year, Georgia’s park rangers spend numerous hours searching for hikers who did not return on time, slipped on waterfalls, got off the trail or encountered other problems. “Most of the time, our guests are ... more
  • Hiking Safety Tips from Georgia’s State Parks
  • Search for Pickens County’s ‘Ugliest Website’ Underway (10/8/2012)
    Top Prize to be Awarded
    Local Jasper web design company, Pine Belt Web Design, is taking submissions for the ugliest website for a Pickens County organization. The 'lucky' winner will a free web design packaged valued at $899. Entrants are asked to state why they think their website is ugly, and what could be improved abo... more
  • Search for Pickens County’s ‘Ugliest Website’ Underway
  • Bluegrass Championship (10/7/2012)

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  • Bluegrass Championship
  • Burnt Mountain Bicycle Ride (10/7/2012)

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  • Burnt Mountain Bicycle Ride
  • Georgia Marble Festival (10/7/2012)

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  • Georgia Marble Festival
  • Marble Festival Entertainment (10/6/2012)

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  • Marble Festival Entertainment
  • Marble Festival Parade (10/6/2012)

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  • Marble Festival Parade

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