PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • GEORGIA DOT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE ACTITIVITES ON STATE ROUTE 108 IN CHEROKEE COUNTY (4/17/2012)
    Tuesday, April 17 through Friday, April 20, 2012 from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.
    Georgia DOT maintenance crews are scheduled to continue shoulder maintenance activities to remove debris and vegetation from the roadway’s clear zone on State Route 108 in Cherokee County. Work will proceed daily between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., weather permitting from April 17 through... more
  • Jerry “Jabo” Patterson Announces Candidacy For Post 2 East District Commissioner (4/17/2012)

    My name is Jerry “Jabo” Patterson and I would like to announce my candidacy for the Post 2 East District Commissioner position. I am married to Joy Pearson Patterson and we are lifelong residents of Pickens County. We have been married 42 years and have one son and daughter-in-law, Drew and Jennif... more
  • Jerry “Jabo” Patterson Announces Candidacy For Post 2 East District Commissioner
  • KPB Marble Hill Mural (4/17/2012)

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  • KPB Marble Hill Mural
  • YOUNG WRITERS’ HONORED (4/17/2012)
    The Sassafras Literary Exchange Youth Writing Contest Awards presentation (video)
    The Sassafras Literary Exchange Youth Writing Contest Awards presentation was held at the Pickens County Library on Tuesday, April 9, 2012. In addition to the recipients, the audience included parents, grandparents, teachers, friends, writers and local media. Pickens County Progress columnist, A... more
  • YOUNG WRITERS’ HONORED
  • Administrative Professionals Week being celebrated locally (4/16/2012)
    Professionals Week® April 22-28, 2012 with Wednesday, April 25 being Administrative Professionals Day®
    Appalachian Chapter of IAAP (International Association of Administrative Professionals®) will celebrate the 60th anniversary of Administrative Professionals Week® April 22-28, 2012 with Wednesday, April 25 being Administrative Professionals Day®. The 2012 theme by IAAP for Administrative Profession... more
  • Another Win for Pickens 4-H! (4/16/2012)
    Clarcy Kirby, Pickens County 4-H
    Poultry Judging! Sound interesting? Well several students from Pickens County certainly thought so! They committed weeks of training to prepare for tough competition, and then the Pickens County 4-H Poultry Judging team traveled to Crawford, Georgia to face other poultry experts and claim another... more
  • Another Win for Pickens 4-H!
  • Are you ready? We are! (4/16/2012)
    Jasper ArtFest is ready to cover Main Street Jasper on April 21-22
    Jasper ArtFest is ready to cover Main Street, Jasper, GA. The event will be held this weekend, April 21-22. If you attended last year, you can testify that the event attracted many. It was estimated that 5,000 to 7,000 art lovers perused the fine arts, listened to great music, and enjoyed a cornuc... more
  • Are you ready?  We are!
  • B. ALISON SOSEBEE ANNOUNCES FOR DISTRICT ATTORNEY (4/16/2012)

    B. Alison Sosebee announces her candidacy as a Republican for the office of District Attorney for the Appalachian Judicial Circuit. The Appalachian Judicial Circuit encompasses the counties of Fannin, Gilmer and Pickens. Sosebee is a lifelong resident of Fannin County and she is the mother of... more
  • B. ALISON SOSEBEE ANNOUNCES FOR DISTRICT ATTORNEY
  • CAPAA at Jasper Artfest (4/16/2012)

    Creative and Performing Arts Academy (CAPAA) will again host a performance tent at the 2nd Annual Jasper Artfest on April 21 and 22, 2012. Students, instructors, area musicians, artists, and thespians will be performing throughout the weekend. The public is invited to stop by and try an instrument... more
  • CAPAA at Jasper Artfest
  • FEATHERED EVENT BIRDHOUSE APPLICATIONS ARE DUE NOW! (4/16/2012)
    Deadline April 19th
    The Feathered Event Birdhouse entry forms are due. April 19th is here. Wow, how time flies. Hopefully you have heard by now that preparations for the third annual Feathered Event hosted by the Sharptop Arts Association is underway. This year the event will take place at the Art Center. The ga... more
  • FEATHERED EVENT BIRDHOUSE APPLICATIONS ARE DUE NOW!
  • Four Legged Love From Daisy (4/16/2012)
    ADOPTED
    The following pet is looking for a home to fill with laughter and love. DAISY - Hi, I am Daisy, a one year old tri-color hound mix female all around great dog. I am lots of fun, walk well on a leash and love to take rides. My former people had to leave their home and I waited for them on a co... more
  • Four Legged Love From Daisy
  • Marble Valley Community Choir Spring Concert Set for May 6 (4/16/2012)

    The Marble Valley Community Choir will present its Spring Concert on May 6, 2012 at 3:00pm in the Historic Sanctuary of the Tate United Methodist Church. The public is invited to attend and enjoy inspirational favorites sung by community residents. The Jasper Young Singers will join the Marble Val... more
  • Marble Valley Community Choir Spring Concert Set for May 6
  • Pickens County 4-H Competes in Livestock Judging (4/16/2012)

    On Saturday, March 24 four Pickens County 4-H’ers traveled to the State 4-H Livestock Judging contest held in Athens. In this contest 4-H’ers judged classes of replacement heifers, market hogs, breeding gilts, breeding does, yearling ewes and market lambs. The purpose of the contest is to have yo... more
  • Pickens County 4-H Competes in Livestock Judging
  • Popcorn & Politics with Representative Rick Jasperse (HD-12) (4/16/2012)
    Discussing the Top Twenty Bills for the 2012 session
    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce hosted a Popcorn & Politics informal meeting with House Representative Rick Jasperse on Friday, April 13, 2012. Rick touched on the top twenty bills for the 2012 session....
  • Popcorn & Politics with Representative Rick Jasperse (HD-12)
  • Tomato Plants and Dogs Highlight Jasper Farmers Market (4/16/2012)

    Everyone ought to have a tomato plant. At least one. Because there is nothing quite as tasty as a perfectly ripe tomato grown in your own back yard. Don’t have a garden? No problem. You can grow it in a container on a sunny patio or porch. Cole Johnson, who had big, healthy tomato plants for s... more
  • Tomato Plants and Dogs Highlight Jasper Farmers Market

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