PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Chattahoochee Tech Extends Admissions Deadline for Prospective Students (7/25/2012)

    (Marietta, Ga.) Chattahoochee Technical College announced today that it is extending the deadline for prospective students. The new document deadline has been extended to August 8 at 6 p.m. for new and transferring students to have documents submitted for admission for Fall Semester. “The extensi... more
  • Mayor's Touchdown Golf (7/25/2012)

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  • Mayor's Touchdown Golf
  • JYSA Football & Cheer Camp (7/24/2012)

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  • JYSA Football & Cheer Camp
  • Four Legged Love From Deacon (7/23/2012)
    ADOPTED
    The following pet is looking for a home to fill with laughter and love. DEACON Hi, I am Deacon, a long-hair orange tabby one year old male cat. I am an outdoor cat that would love to stay on your porch or in your barn. I am loving, friendly and free! I can go to a qualified home without any... more
  • Four Legged Love From Deacon
  • Mast Cell Tumors (7/23/2012)
    Kristen Parker, DVM Wayside Animal Hospital
    Skin tumors and tumors under the skin are common in dogs. Veterinarians see many wart-like growths, skin tags, cysts, and benign fatty tumors. We also see a lot of mast cell tumors, which can unfortunately look like a skin tag or benign fatty tumor sometimes. Mast cell tumors, or mastocytomas, are a... more
  • Mast Cell Tumors
  • Summer Reading Club Finale - Chris Rumble, the Reading Guitar Man (7/23/2012)
    Wednesday, July 25th at 3:00 p.m.
    Come meet Chris Rumble – author, illustrator, musician, speaker – for the Pickens County Library’s Summer Reading Club finale! Children of all ages will be entertained. Chris will perform songs, draws pictures and tells us about the books he has written to get children dreaming big about reading... more
  • Summer Reading Club Finale - Chris Rumble, the Reading Guitar Man
  • Farmers' Feast Benefit (7/22/2012)

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  • Farmers' Feast Benefit
  • Habitat for Humanity Home (7/22/2012)

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  • Habitat for Humanity Home
  • JYSA Queen of the Dragons (7/21/2012)

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  • JYSA Queen of the Dragons
  • Fireworks and Recycling thanks to the Lions Club (7/20/2012)

    The Lions Club July 4th Celebration was recycled again this year by Green Team Recycling with the cooperation of Keep Pickens Beautiful. Over 50 bags of plastic bottles and aluminum cans were recycled by participants and vendors from that day. Litter bags were passed out before the magnificent ... more
  • Fireworks and Recycling thanks to the Lions Club
  • Golf tournament fundraiser supports Pickens County community art and home fix-up projects (7/20/2012)

    The Big Canoe Chapel Men’s Fellowship group is hosting their sixth annual golf tournament to raise money for Pickens and Dawson County causes including home repair assistance and nursing home “Healing Hearts” canvas painting programs. The tournament will be held September 26 at the Big Canoe Golf... more
  • Golf tournament fundraiser supports Pickens County community art and home fix-up projects
  • Corn and Tomatoes Plentiful at the Jasper Farmers' Market (7/17/2012)
    Saturday, July 21st Education Event features a look in the world of honeybees
    Saturday morning started out overcast; a cool respite for the farmers market after two hot weeks. Corn and tomatoes were plentiful and always a favorite with shoppers; some buying them by the bushel for preserving for the winter. If you like the idea of having locally grown food all year you migh... more
  • Corn and Tomatoes Plentiful at the Jasper Farmers' Market
  • PICKENS COUNTY TEA PARTY CONTINUES CANDIDATE FORUMS ON JULY 24TH (7/17/2012)
    Pickens County Tax Commissoner and School Board Candidates
    Our July Tea Party meeting will feature candidates for Pickens County Tax Commissioner and Pickens County School Board. Also attending our July meeting will be Georgia State Senator Steve Gooch and Georgia State Representative Rick Jasperse, both running unopposed in the upcoming elections. In ... more
  • PICKENS COUNTY TEA PARTY CONTINUES CANDIDATE FORUMS ON JULY 24TH
  • SR 53 BRIDGE DOWN TO ONE LANE JULY 30 TO AUGUST 13 (7/17/2012)

    (DAWSONVILLE, Ga.) – Georgia DOT announces the of State Route 53/Jasper Highway bridge over the Amicalola Creek west of Tinsley Chapel Road will be reduced to one lane from July 30 through August 13 for reconstruction. A temporary traffic signal will be operational beginning July 30 to direct t... more
  • Another Chance to Catch 'Great Tuna' at the Historic Canton Theater (7/16/2012)
    July 20 - 22, 2012
    North Georgia Acting Company's production of 'Greater Tuna' will be at the Historic Canton Theater on July 20-22, 2012. The two man cast, starring Eric Reinhardt and Jed Jenkins, is a hoot with 20 different characters set in Tuna, Texas. Directed by Tracey Gibson and produced by Ross Galbreath. ... more
  • Another Chance to Catch 'Great Tuna' at the Historic Canton Theater
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