PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Pickens County American Legion Post 149 Flag Disposal Box (1/30/2012)
    Located at the Community Thrift Store
    American Legion Post 149 constructed a disposal box and is located at the Jasper Community Thrift Store, located at 110 Samaritan Drive just off Highway 53 near the Health Department in Jasper. The box is located at the corner of the building next to the drop-off point for the Thrift Store. It is pa... more
  • Pickens County American Legion Post 149 Flag Disposal Box
  • Volunteer with CARES (Local Food Pantry) (1/30/2012)

    CARES exists because of the generosity and dedication of our volunteers and donors. Donations of food, time, as well as financial contributions are essential and are always appreciated. No donation of time, food, or money is too small! In addition to providing much needed food to deserving peop... more
  • Volunteer with CARES (Local Food Pantry)
  • 4-H/FFA Hog Show (1/28/2012)

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  • 4-H/FFA Hog Show
  • BMC Wrestling Tournament (1/28/2012)

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  • BMC Wrestling Tournament
  • Dixie Swim Club Rehearsal (1/28/2012)

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  • Dixie Swim Club Rehearsal
  • Relay For Life Kick Off (1/28/2012)

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  • Relay For Life Kick Off
  • Americans for Prosperity Judicial 101 Tour will stop in Jasper on February 21st (1/27/2012)

    Your Pickens County Tea Party is proud to announce another special presentation of a nationwide tour presented by the Americans for Prosperity Foundation. On a special night, Tuesday, February 21st, beginning at 7 p.m. at Chattahoochee Technical College in Jasper, Joel Aaron of Americans for Prospe... more
  • Americans for Prosperity Judicial 101 Tour will stop in Jasper on February 21st
  • Jeff Anderson with GeorgiaCarry.org speaks at Pickens County Tea Party (video) (1/27/2012)

    Pickens County Tea Party's January 2012 speaker was Jeff Anderson from GeorgiaCarry.org . GCO believes that citizens of Georgia and the United States have the right to own and carry the firearm of their choice for any reason other than to co... more
  • Jeff Anderson with GeorgiaCarry.org speaks at Pickens County Tea Party (video)
  • Ladies' Morning Out on Saturday, February 11 - 9 a.m. to Noon (1/27/2012)
    Free event with limited registration
    Piedmont Mountainside Hospital invites you to a fabulous morning of pampering and health education that will recharge your spirit and renew your commitment to feeling your best. Free health screenings "Ask the Doctors" Panel discussion on “Healthy Living, Healthy Life” including emphasis o... more
  • Ladies' Morning Out on Saturday, February 11 -  9 a.m. to Noon
  • Bart Connelly announces candidacy for the Pickens County District 1 County Commissioner Seat (1/26/2012)

    My name is Bart Connelly and I am announcing my candidacy for the Pickens County District 1 County Commissioner Seat in the July 31, 2012, Republican Primary. I have been a resident of Pickens County for the past twelve years and a resident of Georgia for over twenty years. I am a member of the P... more
  • Chatt Tech hoops teams drop games at Central Georgia Tech (1/26/2012)

    On the last game of a three-game road swing, both Chattahoochee Tech basketball teams dropped contests at GCAA opponent Central Georgia Tech on Wednesday, Jan. 25. The Lady Golden Eagles, winners of two of their last three heading into the game, dropped a 77-66 decision to the Lady Cougars, and the ... more
  • Chattahoochee Technical College names winner of Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Instruction – Jim Rutherfoord (1/26/2012)

    Chattahoochee Technical College announced Friday, Jan. 20, the winner of the Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Instruction, a statewide program initiated by the Technical College System of Georgia to honor outstanding instructors at the System's 25 member institutions. Jim Rutherfoord w... more
  • Chattahoochee Technical College names winner of Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Instruction – Jim Rutherfoord
  • Gearing Up for ArtFest 2012 (1/26/2012)

    Plans are underway for the 2012 edition of Jasper ArtFest. The organization committee met earlier this month, and the plan is to do the same thing as last year with a few minor improvements. The dates for this year are April 21-22, with early registration and setup after the close of business Friday... more
  • Gearing Up for ArtFest 2012
  • Severe Weather Awareness Week Begins Feb. 6 with (1/26/2012)

    The Pickens County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) supports the Georgia Emergency Management Agency/Homeland Security (GEMA) and the National Weather Service in observing February 6-10, as Severe Weather Awareness Week. Encouraging families to learn emergency preparedness and response procedures f... more
  • Four Legged Love from Jersey (1/25/2012)
    ADOPTED
    The following pet is looking for a home to fill with laughter and love. JERSEY - Hi, I am Jersey, a most handsome black and white medium hair male cat. I am seven months old and my brother and two sisters are here with me at the Pickens Animal Rescue Ranch. I am very people oriented and I l... more
  • Four Legged Love from Jersey
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