PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • 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
  • Creative and Performing Arts Academy hosted two recitals Spring 2012 (7/16/2012)
    Lessons available for students of all ages in music, art, and drama
    Creative and Performing Arts Academy hosted two recitals Spring 2012. Piano and violin students ages 5 through adult performed for family and friends in informal and inspiring recitals. The first recital was held at the Academy on Sunday, March 25, 2012. Instructors Anne Bridges, Bay Cagle and... more
  • Creative and Performing Arts Academy hosted two recitals Spring 2012
  • Misconceptions About Increased Snake Activity This Year (7/16/2012)

    There has been a lot of media attention this year on snake activity. The most common rhetoric is that there is more snake activity and snakes have become more aggressive this year. Common school of thought: if I saw one snake last year and two snakes this year there MUST be more snakes. Snake p... more
  • Misconceptions About Increased Snake Activity This Year
  • PMH New Logo (7/16/2012)

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  • PMH New Logo
  • GA Water Ski Championships (7/14/2012)

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  • GA Water Ski Championships
  • New Learning Support Will Provide CTC Students with 1-on-1 Instruction (7/13/2012)

    (Marietta, Ga.) - Chattahoochee Technical College will become the first technical college in Georgia to implement all three areas of a new learning support redesign this fall. The three courses areas, which have traditionally offered extra instruction in such areas as math, reading and English, will... more
  • Soccerfest (7/13/2012)

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  • Soccerfest
  • UPDATE: Apparent Murder/Suicide in Big Canoe (7/13/2012)

    The shooting that occurred on July 11, 2012 is being investigated as a murder – suicide. The event appears to be the result of domestic issues between Ross and Sharon Jernigan. Mr. Jernigan was in the process of moving out of the residence. According to the preliminary autopsy results, both indiv... more
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