PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Secretary of State Kemp Announces Real-Time State and Federal Candidate Qualifying Website (5/22/2012)

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  • Smaller Jasper Farmers' Market Most Likely Due To PHS Graduation (5/22/2012)

    It was a smaller market than usual and prevailing opinion was that everyone must be at graduation. So congratulations to all of the new graduates and we hope you can come to the market next week. Roxanne Janes retired from working in law enforcement in Cobb county and a week later started workin... more
  • Smaller Jasper Farmers' Market Most Likely Due To PHS Graduation
  • BOATING ACTIVITY WILL INCREASE MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND (5/21/2012)

    Stay sober and know the laws when operating a boat this holiday weekend, urges the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division. There were 109 boating accidents and 11 boating related fatalities in 2012 in Georgia, and conservation rangers made 168 boating under the influenc... more
  • BOATING ACTIVITY WILL INCREASE MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND
  • Masons at Cove Waterfall (5/19/2012)

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  • Masons at Cove Waterfall
  • PHS Graduation (5/19/2012)

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  • PHS Graduation
  • The Feathered Event! (5/19/2012)

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  • The Feathered Event!
  • Big Canoe Marketplace (5/18/2012)

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  • Big Canoe Marketplace
  • Chattahoochee Tech Students Make it an Online Summer Term (5/18/2012)

    More students are taking classes at Chattahoochee Technical College this summer without ever setting foot on one of the college’s eight campuses. For the first time ever, the number of online students has surpassed enrollment at any one of the traditional campuses. “It is a sign of the times tha... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Students Make it an Online Summer Term
  • New at the Jasper Farmers' Market (5/17/2012)

    There were several interesting new vendors this week at the Jasper Farmers Market. A couple from Chatsworth, Norman and Martela White were both selling items we haven’t seen at the market before. These modern day homesteaders had updated versions of some old standbys. Martela White was demonstra... more
  • New at the Jasper Farmers' Market
  • Large Turnout for the Pickens County Family Connection Collaborative Meeting (5/16/2012)

    Pickens County Family Connection Collaborative meeting was held on May 9th at the Chamber of Commerce to kick off an exciting year of collaboration as well as to learn about the plans for the rest of the year. Participants were encouraged to network, and to share resources and services. In fact, the... more
  • Large Turnout for the Pickens County Family Connection Collaborative Meeting
  • The Results are in from the Great American Cleanup (5/16/2012)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful would like to say “Thank you” to all those who participated in the Great American Cleanup this year. To show our appreciation to the Pickens County Camp Road Recycle Center staff, KPB furnished lunch for those who work so hard to help make the county cleanup another great su... more
  • The Results are in from the Great American Cleanup
  • Dog Bite Prevention (5/15/2012)

    When my sister and I were children, a stray puppy wandered into our yard. It was cute and friendly, and my parents decided we could keep it. We had always had cats, so a puppy was new and exciting to us. We spent a lot of time playing with him outside. My parents often allowed us to play outside wit... more
  • Good Sam Golf Tournament raises over $24,000 (5/15/2012)

    Ed Delaney, committee chairman for the Good Samaritan Health and Wellness Center Golf Tournament held April 18 at Big Canoe, presented a check for $24,700 to Good Sam Director Carole Maddux Thursday, May 10. New Platinum contributors Walmart and Kiker Wealth Management helped push the total more ... more
  • Good Sam Golf Tournament raises over $24,000
  • Pickens Tea Party Town Hall Meeting with Pickens County Commissioner Candidates (5/15/2012)
    May 22 at 6:30 p.m.
    Preparations continue for our Tea Party Town Hall, featuring all of the Pickens County Commissioner Candidates. Effective in 2013, Pickens County will be divided into two commission districts—East and West—with a commissioner from each district, in addition to a commission chairman. The district co... more
  • Pickens Tea Party Town Hall Meeting with Pickens County Commissioner Candidates
  • Preview Bird Houses to be Auctioned at The Feathered Event (5/15/2012)
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  • Preview Bird Houses to be Auctioned at The Feathered Event
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