PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • 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
  • Plant Vendor’s Reign at the Jasper Farmers Market (4/23/2012)

    Much of Pickens County woke up to heavy rains Saturday morning, causing some of the vendors to stay home. But, others, who had baked or picked or other wise prepared on Friday came. And the plant vendors came. They even like the rain. It’s a day they don’t have to water. So if you are ever wond... more
  • Plant Vendor’s Reign at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Tater Patch Players to present The Foreigner (4/23/2012)

    Rehearsals are underway for the Tater Patch Players’ production of The Foreigner. The play is a comedy that is set in a rural South Georgia sports lodge. The show opens when Froggy, a British man brings his friend, Charlie to stay in the lodge while he attends to business in Atlanta. Charlie has... more
  • Tater Patch Players to present The Foreigner
  • Where in the World is Wildwood Christian Academy? (4/23/2012)

    “Where is Wildwood Christian Academy?” was a popular question asked at the Odyssey of the Mind State Finals held April 14th at Columbus State University. Once again, that little school in the north Georgia mountains has earned top honors, and both of Wildwood’s Odyssey of the Mind teams have advanc... more
  • Where in the World is Wildwood Christian Academy?
  • Jasper Artfest (4/21/2012)

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  • Jasper Artfest
  • Optimist Flapjack Run (4/21/2012)

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  • Optimist Flapjack Run
  • The Whimsical Event! (4/21/2012)

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  • The Whimsical Event!
  • SPRING TIME MEANS BEAR SIGHTING TIME (4/20/2012)

    Seeing a black bear in Georgia, even in metro Atlanta, is not unusual, especially during spring. That’s because during spring and summer, young male bears that are “on their own” for the first time sometimes venture into suburbs and even urban areas. Adult males typically force these young males... more
  • SPRING TIME MEANS BEAR SIGHTING TIME
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