PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Stearns Bank Acquires Jasper Banking Company (7/27/2012)

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  • Annual Salsa Contest in August at the Jasper Farmers Market (7/25/2012)

    Vegetables can’t wait for a sunny market day. Once picked they need to get sold, so your can always count on produce at the market rain or shine; both occurred at this Saturdays market. And what beautiful vegetables; every vendors table was like a magazine cover. I was talking to Craig McKenzi... more
  • Annual Salsa Contest in August at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • 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
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