PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Keep Pickens Beautiful will be at the Jasper Farmers' Market This Saturday Too (8/21/2012)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful invited shoppers at the Saturday Pickens County Farmers Market, located at Lee Newton Park park and ride, to learn more about KPB. Shoppers were given the opportunity to become members, adopt a road or to simply gather information about the organization. If you would l... more
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful will be at the Jasper Farmers' Market This Saturday Too
  • LOCAL BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS FEATURED ON WSB-TV/Channel 2 (8/21/2012)
    People 2 People Program Highlights Pickens County Clubs and Fundraising Efforts
    The Boys & Girls Clubs of North Georgia was featured on the August 19th edition of WSB-TV’s community program People 2 People. People 2 People is a weekly, half-hour public affairs program, airing Sundays at 6:30 a.m. on WSB-TV/Channel 2. A WSB-TV camera crew visited Pickens County to see the... more
  • LOCAL BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS FEATURED ON WSB-TV/Channel 2
  • Rain at the Jasper Farmers Market (8/21/2012)

    It was a vendor chasing down pour. A few stalwart customers came, even in the worst of it. One drove right up in front of a vegetable vendors tent and bought some beans. Generally drive through shopping is forbidden at the farmers market, but it was extraordinary circumstances. It was the craft... more
  • Rain at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Responsible Breeding (8/21/2012)

    Have you ever thought about breeding your dog or cat? If you are thinking about it, it's a big decision. There are some important questions you should ask yourself before you consider taking on such a big responsibility. First, is your pet healthy enough to breed? If you are considering breeding,... more
  • Responsible Breeding
  • Runoff for the Primary Election Today (8/21/2012)
    PLEASE VOTE
    Today is Primary Election Runoff with the following races depending on your residence: Commissioner Post 1 Jerry Barnes and Marty Callahan District Attorney Joe Hendricks and Alison Sosebee 9th Congressional District Doug Collins and Martha Zoller Results will be available tonig... more
  • Runoff for the Primary Election Today
  • Somatics Therapy Center Ribbon Cutting (8/21/2012)

    Pickens County Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate new member Somatics Therapy Center on their ribbon cutting held August 15, 2012. Tonya Slater, a LMT & Active Isolated Stretching Specialist, is proud to announce that after being away from Pickens County for four years she has returned ... more
  • Somatics Therapy Center Ribbon Cutting
  • The Ruth House Ribbon Cutting (8/21/2012)

    Pickens County Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate The Ruth House, on their ribbon cutting held July 30, 2012. After years of prayer and dedicated hard work the Pavilion of Hope is now completed. It all started with a 4th of July Celebration/Family Fun Day, a 40x60 tent and a stage fr... more
  • The Ruth House Ribbon Cutting
  • Update: Missing 11 Year old Boy Found (8/20/2012)
    Missing Boy's Father Arrested by Cherokee Sheriff's Detectives
    Will Copes, the 19 year old that was suspected of being with the missing 11 year old from Cherokee County, was located Tuesday morning along with the 2002 Audi Station Wagon. Both were located at a U-Haul business in Canton. Copes advised he dropped off Elijah Cole and his father Jason Cole at a loc... more
  • Update:  Missing 11 Year old Boy Found
  • Fresh Faces on Leadership Team of the Professional Women of Pickens County (8/18/2012)

    Hey Ladies! Have you heard about the new and improved Professional Women of Pickens County group? A few fresh faces have been elected to the reorganized Leadership Team and we’re ready to roll. So what is PWPC? We’re a growing group of strong business leaders who come together to network with ... more
  • Fresh Faces on Leadership Team of the Professional Women of Pickens County
  • Identifying Fall Snakes (8/18/2012)

    As Summer cools and gives way to Fall this is the time many of Georgia's venomous snake typically give birth. All but one of our venomous snake species are viviparous (giving birth to live young). For the next eight weeks be cautious with any small "worm like" snake you encounter. Baby venomous s... more
  • Identifying Fall Snakes
  • JYSA Jamboree (8/18/2012)

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  • JYSA Jamboree
  • Sharp Mtn. Bluegrass Barn (8/18/2012)

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  • Sharp Mtn. Bluegrass Barn
  • Two from Chattahoochee Tech Pack their Bags for Middle East (8/17/2012)

    (Marietta, Ga.) Starting a new job can be a scary proposition, especially when that job means you will be traveling half way around the world in just a few weeks. For Chattahoochee Technical College’s Dennis Brittingham and Audra Tillman that is exactly what is about to happen. Both have accepted po... more
  • Two from Chattahoochee Tech Pack their Bags for Middle East
  • Art Showing for Photographer and Artist, Jeremy Byers at Gallery on South Main (8/16/2012)
    Friday, August 17, from 5-8 pm
    Gallery on South Main will have an art showing for Photographer and Artist, Jeremy Byers. This will take place on Friday, August 17, from 5-8 pm. Refreshments will be served at this event. Jeremy is also the current owner of Gallery On South Main, which will be closing its doors on August 24. T... more
  • Art Showing for Photographer and Artist, Jeremy Byers at Gallery on South Main
  • Chattahoochee Tech Opens Doors to a New School Year on Friday, August 17 (8/16/2012)
    12,439 students enrolled in all campuses with 793 of them from the Appalachian Campus
    (Marietta, Ga. – Aug. 16, 2012) A new semester and school year started Friday at Chattahoochee Technical College with approximately 3,900 new students on the rolls. Georgia’s largest technical college begins classes on August 17 at its eight campuses that span six counties in Northwest Georgia. ... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Opens Doors to a New School Year on Friday, August 17

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