PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • BRAG (Bicycle Ride Across Georgia) coming to Jasper June 4, 2012 (3/20/2012)

    The Bicycle Ride Across Georgia (BRAG) is celebrating 33 years of discovering Georgia by bicycle. This year’s ride will be held June 2- 9, 2012, including 50 miles in Jasper on June 4th. Other locations are Ft. Oglethorpe, Dalton, Roswell, Winder, Mt. Airy (Cornelia), and Tiger (Clayton. The P... more
  • BRAG (Bicycle Ride Across Georgia) coming to Jasper June 4, 2012
  • Double Feature at Pickens County Tea Party Meeting on March 27th (3/20/2012)
    Panel on UN Agenda 21 and film 'Making the Grade in Georgia'
    The Pickens County Tea Party meets every 4th Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Chattahoochee Technical College. The program for March will be a double feature— first a lively panel discussion on protecting our personal property rights from the clutches of government control by way of “sustainable developmen... more
  • PSO Deputies Precision Immobilization Technique (PIT) Training (3/20/2012)
    Video
    On February, 28th, 11 deputies from the Pickens Sheriff’s Office attended Precision Immobilization Technique (PIT) training at Six Flags over Georgia. The course was provided by the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office. The PIT maneuver is a method that can be utilized to end or prevent pursuits and... more
  • PSO Deputies Precision Immobilization Technique (PIT) Training
  • Three Arrested For Multiple Cars Broken into in Pickens County (3/20/2012)

    Between the dates of March 9-12, 2012 three subdivisions were targeted in Pickens County for car break-ins. Cars were entered and items stolen from the areas of Ivy Ridge, Wild Timber, and Saddle Ridge subdivisions. Investigations have resulted in three arrests according to a Press Release from ... more
  • Snowball Golf Tournament (3/19/2012)

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  • Snowball Golf Tournament
  • State Representative Rick Jasperse's Report From The Capitol (3/19/2012)

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  • State Representative Rick Jasperse's Report From The Capitol
  • Four Legged Love from Rainbow (3/18/2012)
    ADOPTED
    The following pet is looking for a home to fill with laughter and love. RAINBOW - Hi, I am Rainbow, a gorgeous, female, domestic long hair cat. I have a beautiful coat of different colors (like a rainbow). I am a gray calico with flecks of gold in my fur. And, I am special because I am a Por... more
  • Four Legged Love from Rainbow
  • Nominations open for the Administrative Professional of the Year award (3/18/2012)
    Nomination deadline is April 13, 2012
    Executives and managers can nominate an administrative support staff member for the honor of being named the 2012 Administrative Professional of the Year. The award has been given for the past 17 years by the Appalachian Chapter of IAAP (International Association of Administrative Professionals®) a... more
  • Office Technology Scholarship for high school seniors (3/18/2012)
    Application deadlne Thursday, April 19, 2012
    For the 18th year the Appalachian Chapter of IAAP (International Association of Administrative Professionals®) will be accepting applications for their Office Technology Scholarship. The scholarship is open to any high school senior who is continuing their education in the business field that atten... more
  • Pickens County 4-H Participates in GA Junior National Show (3/18/2012)

    February 22-26 Pickens County 4-H had twelve 4-H’ers that participated in the GA Junior National Livestock Show in Perry, GA. Courtney Chapman, Travis & Courtney Painter, Alice Kirby, Marissa King, Christina Farron, Mattie Nicholson, Thomas Roper, and Mason Sims all exhibited market hogs at this... more
  • Pickens County 4-H Participates in GA Junior National Show
  • Blanche Chastain Turns 100 (3/17/2012)

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  • Blanche Chastain Turns 100
  • Chattahoochee Tech Classes Go Farther Than Ever With New Agreement (3/17/2012)

    Credits earned at Chattahoochee Technical College are going farther than ever with a new agreement between the Technical College System of Georgia and the University System of Georgia. An additional 17 classes have been added to the list of courses that now transfer to local area colleges and univer... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Classes Go Farther Than Ever With New Agreement
  • Luck of The Irish Casino (3/17/2012)

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  • Luck of The Irish Casino
  • Pickens County 4-H’ers Compete at DPA (3/17/2012)

    10 Pickens County 4-H’ers attended District Project Achievement competition held at Rock Eagle in Eatonton, GA March 9-11. This annual competition for 7th through 12th grade students proved to be a success again for Pickens County. In order to compete in this special event, 4-H DPA participants ... more
  • Pickens County 4-H’ers Compete at DPA
  • Pickens County 4-H’ers Hired as Summer Camp Counselors (3/16/2012)

    Mary Alice Jasperse, Bob Jasperse, Rachel Wigington, and Katherine Kirby all 4-H members of Pickens County and are among 90 young people from across Georgia who have been hired as a camp counselors in the 2012 Georgia 4-H Summer Camping Program, accepting an assignment to serve at Rock Eagle 4-H Cen... more
  • Pickens County 4-H’ers Hired as Summer Camp Counselors
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