PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Young Entrepreneurs at the Jasper Farmers Market (4/28/2012)

    What a treat to see young people with the ambition, interest, and perseverance to produce and market a worthwhile product. This week there were two families with young entrepreneurs at the market. Haley Cro, a homeschooled fourth grader, baked chocolate chip cookies (a real treat) and br... more
  • Young Entrepreneurs at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • 9th Congressional District Candidates Town Hall Meeting (Video) (4/27/2012)
    Hosted by the Pickens County Tea Party
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  • 9th Congressional District Candidates Town Hall Meeting (Video)
  • Active Shooter Training (4/27/2012)

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  • Active Shooter Training
  • America's Largest Country Music Talent Show in Jasper on June 23rd (4/27/2012)
    Entry Deadline May 15th
    The road to stardom could start in Jasper when the Texaco Country Showdown, America's largest country music talent show, is held at Rocco's Pub on June 23, 2012. The Showdown is open to vocal and/or instrumental performers, individuals, or groups of up to seven members who have not performed on a... more
  • America's Largest Country Music Talent Show in Jasper on June 23rd
  • Car Break-In Alert (4/27/2012)

    Our office has received several reports of cars being entered and items being taken from them. The incidents appear to have occurred overnight and the primary location is in the area of Worley Crossroads, in the southern portion of Pickens County. At this time, all reports indicate that the cars wer... more
  • Car Break-In Alert
  • Charles Fendley Re-elected Georgia Transmission Corporation Board Chairman (4/27/2012)

    Charles R. Fendley of Jasper, Ga. was re-elected to a one-year term as chairman of the Georgia Transmission Corporation (GTC) Board of Directors. Fendley has served on the board since 1996 both as chairman and as a member director. He also is Amicalola Electric Membership Corporation’s chairman of... more
  • Charles Fendley Re-elected  Georgia Transmission Corporation Board Chairman
  • Tree Connection Program (4/27/2012)

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  • Tree Connection Program
  • Youth Leadership Pickens (4/26/2012)

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  • Youth Leadership Pickens
  • Jasper Resident Opens New Bojangles' in Canton & Celebrates Grand Opening with Gift Card Giveaway on April 26 (4/25/2012)
    First 50 Guests in Line to Receive Gift Cards Valued Up to $100
    Acorn Food Group, LLC will celebrate the opening of Canton’s new Bojangles’ at 1665 Ball Ground Highway with an extraordinary gift card giveaway on Thursday, April 26, 2012. Bojangles’ will present the first 50 people in line inside the restaurant with gift cards valued from $10 to $100, beginning w... more
  • Jasper Resident Opens New Bojangles' in Canton & Celebrates Grand Opening with Gift Card Giveaway on April 26
  • Tea Party Town Hall Meeting on May 22, 2012 featuring Candidates for Board of Commissioners (4/25/2012)

    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 districts—East and West—with a commissioner from each district, in addition to a commission chairman.... more
  • Tea Party Town Hall Meeting on May 22, 2012 featuring Candidates for Board of Commissioners
  • ArtFest 2012 Is History (4/24/2012)

    It makes me feel better that with Jasper ArtFest 2012 completed, the wind is still blowing and the temperature is still 54 degrees today. At least I know the Lord isn’t just picking on us. Once again we had some tough weather to deal with this year, with rain on Saturday morning and wind on Sunda... more
  • ArtFest 2012 Is History
  • DA Joe Hendricks awarded MADD's Judicial Enforcement Partnership Award (4/24/2012)

    District Attorney Joe Hendricks was awarded the north Georgia chapter for Mother’s Against Drunk Driving 2012 award for aggressive DUI Prosecution known as the Judicial Enforcement Partnership Award. In presenting this award MADD stated that “The efforts of law enforcement to keep impaired driv... more
  • DA Joe Hendricks awarded MADD's Judicial Enforcement Partnership Award
  • Four Legged Love from Peanut (4/24/2012)
    ADOPTED
    The following pet is looking for a home to fill with laughter and love. PEANUT - Hi, I am Peanut, a male Cocker Spaniel and Jack Russell mix. I am about eighteen months old and weigh about 20 pounds. I am playful, like to go for rides, walk well on a leash, and I love doggie toys. I am gre... more
  • Four Legged Love from Peanut
  • Pickens Ferst Jail and Bail (4/24/2012)

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  • Pickens Ferst Jail and Bail
  • Help Keep Pickens County Clean by Adopting A Road (4/23/2012)

    The Keep Pickens Beautiful Adopt-A-Road Program helps keep Pickens County Clean by individuals or groups adopting a State Highway, a spot anywhere or a County Road. The adoptees are required to designate four days each year for improving their assigned adopted site. Signs are erected at each locat... more
  • Help Keep Pickens County Clean by Adopting A Road
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