PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • 2012 Youth Leadership Pickens Graduation (5/8/2012)

    Nineteen graduates from 2011-12 Youth Leadership Pickens (YLP) received recognition and encouragement from several present-day leaders at the YLP graduation ceremony and dinner held on April 26 at the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce. Family and friends, Chamber of Commerce Board members, and Y... more
  • 2012 Youth Leadership Pickens Graduation
  • Celebrate Motherís at the Jasper Farmers Market (5/8/2012)

    Twice, it looked like rain, but both times the clouds blew away and the sun shown; finally settling down to a beautiful spring day. One of the most unusually things about the day was a local politician serving up a free barbeque lunch to the crowd; a popular event, as you might imagine. It was ano... more
  • Celebrate Motherís at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Four Legged Love From Loretta's Kittens (5/8/2012)
    ADOPTED
    The following pet is looking for a home to fill with laughter and love. LORETTAíS KITTENS - Meow, meow, meow; we are Lorettaís (thatís our Mom) kittens. We are boys and girls and we are seven weeks old and ready to find new homes. One of us has a nub tail, another a bob tail, and we are mostl... more
  • Four Legged Love From Loretta's Kittens
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful Green Thumb Award for April Awarded To George and Bonnie Callahan (5/8/2012)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful is pleased to present the Green Thumb Award for April to George and Bonnie Callahan of 5157 Highway 53 East, Tate, GA. The Callahanís settled in Tate a year ago. Since then they have been busy landscaping their yard. They have enclosed the entire yard with white picket fence,... more
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful Green Thumb Award for April Awarded To George and Bonnie Callahan
  • Obesity in pets (5/8/2012)

    If it wasnít for the title I bet you couldnít name the number one health risk to our pets. In a review of veterinary school records looking for disease prevalence common findings were arthritis, diabetes, skin infections, and cancer. Forty percent of dogs and thirty percent of cats were listed as ... more
  • State Representative Rick Jasperse Seeks Re-election to the Georgia General Assembly (5/8/2012)

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  • State Representative Rick Jasperse Seeks Re-election to the Georgia General Assembly
  • Take Flight!!! The Feathered Event is May 19th (5/8/2012)

    Yes, it is happening againÖ and you donít want to miss it! The Third Annual Feathered Event will take place May 19th at the Sharptop Art Center. You will be able to stroll through the gardens and see for yourself what this fundraiser has allowed Sharptop to accomplish in the past. It is still a w... more
  • Take Flight!!!  The Feathered Event is May 19th
  • Tea Party Town Hall Meeting on May 22, 2012 (5/8/2012)
    Featuring All the District Commissioner Candidates
    Our Tea Party Town Hall goes local in May, featuring ten candidates for the newly created three-member Board of Commissioners . Effective in 2013, Pickens County will be divided into two commission districtsóEast and Westówith a commissioner from each district, in addition to a commission chairman.... more
  • Tea Party Town Hall Meeting on May 22, 2012
  • GEORGIA DOT SCHEDULES ROADSIDE MOWING ACTIVITIES ON STATE ROUTE 53 IN PICKENS (5/7/2012)
    Monday, May 7 through Thursday, May 10, 2012 from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.
    Georgia DOTís maintenance crews will be mowing the roadsides of SR 53 Pickens County from Monday, May 7 through Thursday, May 10, 2012 from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m., weather permitting. Each day, hundreds of Georgia Department of Transportation employees and contractors work on dozens of hig... more
  • Snake Envenomations to your Pets (5/7/2012)
    Canine Snake Avoidance Training instruction classes being offered
    I am often asked about envenomations to pets. Snake bites happen to pets more often than to humans, about 20xs more (150,000/U.S.year). Dogs/cats travel more in snake habitats and rarely decide to leave the snake alone once they find one. Snakes are masters of camouflage and since pets do not see i... more
  • Snake Envenomations to your Pets
  • Bent Tree Golf 40th Anniv. (5/6/2012)

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  • Bent Tree Golf 40th Anniv.
  • CARES Cooking Challenge (5/5/2012)

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  • CARES Cooking Challenge
  • Cinco de Mayo (5/5/2012)

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  • Cinco de Mayo
  • Meet Candidate Fun Day (5/5/2012)

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  • Meet Candidate Fun Day
  • Relay For Life Parade (5/5/2012)

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  • Relay For Life Parade
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