PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES
The Pickens County Sheriff's Office Explorer Post 800, led by Post Commander Lieutenant Chris Leake, received a $500 donation from the Pickens County Sheriffís Office Auxiliary Unit for the Explorers support at Sackettís "Stampede" Rodeo on May 1-2. Accepting the donation on behalf of the Explorers... more
Last night at approximately 1:15am, Deputy Ryne Kirkland was traveling home from working his shift when his patrol vehicle was rear ended near Sixes Rd on Hwy 575. The collision forced his vehicle across the median into the northbound lane. Deputy Kirkland was transported to Northside Hospital f... more
The Jasper Cruise In returned to Main Street Jasper, Georgia on July 25, 2015. Main Street remained open. 50/50 Raffle Drawing was held with J.R. Totherow winning $122. J.R. donated $50 back to accompany the other half to be donated for Walt Johnson who recently passed away. The Cruise In is held...
Welcome New Member Nancy Kelly and Your Fur Babies Nanny! The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce was excited to help Nancy and her Staff celebrate with Ribbon Cutting at the Bent Tree overflow on July 18th. Your Fur Babies Nanny is passionate about letting the dogs, owners feel comfortable leav... more
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In this issue: Unveiling of the Prime for Life Version 9; Keeping the battery in good operating condition; BLOG post; Huli Huli Chicken Recipe...
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Moto Mountain Park, ATV Park is closed until September 11th for filming of an undisclosed movie. Members will receive an automatic five-week extension on their membership. Follow link on their website for more information....
The Pickens County Recreation Department hosted the Movie Under the Stars for the community. The free showing of "Disney's BIG HERO6" was on a ball field in Roper Park at dark. Raffle prizes from donations by local businesses were given out prior to the movie....
Tater Patch Players announces the 2016 Season. The dates and directors will be announced at a later time. Check out our event calendar for current productions. SYLVIA by A.R.Gurney Yes, the wonderful play that ... more
Monthly Meeting on July 28, 2015 at 7 PM
The July meeting of the Pickens County Tea Party is overflowing with information, education and motivational ideas for our members and visitors; and we encourage our neighbors and friends to be in attendance and join in the lively discussions. Paul J. Marino, of Expose Public Corruptors.org, will... more
Don't Miss Tater Patch Players' latest production - July 24, 25, 26, 31 & August 1 7 2
The Little Sisters of Hoboken are having a hard time. Most of their order was killed by some bad vichyssoise, prepared by their cook, Sister Julia, Child of God. They were able to bury most of them in a respectful way. However, the money has run out (for reasons that will be apparent early in the sh...
When Charles Kent showed up for a routine checkup at a Piedmont Physicians office in Jasper, Ga., he didnít expect to wake up in Atlanta. "I just passed out and the next thing I knew, I was awake and fully aware. Itís like I didnít skip a beat," said 68-year-old Kent. On July 8, Kentís heart ha... more
33 teams participated with proceeds benefiting Jasper Youth Sports Association (JYSA). Winners: 1st Low Net ~ Rushton & Company (54.09); 1st Low Gross ~ Pepsi (57); Putting Contest ~ Bill Mason; Closest to the Pin (4) ~ Todd Stallings; Closest to the Pin (16) ~ Charlie Westbrook; Women's Closest...
Featuring The Little Red Barn Mobile Petting Farm
The Pickens County Library Summer Reading Club Finale featured the Little Red Barn Mobile Petting Farm. Over 120 children had the opportunity to pet and groom a variety of animals. A bake sale inside the library raised $152 for adult services programming....
Gov. Nathan Deal today ordered flags across Georgia lowered to half-staff in honor of Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Skip Wells of Marietta and Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Randall Smith of Rossville, who were killed when a gunman attacked two military recruitment centers in Chattanooga on July 16. Flags w... more
Heather Poole is a potter, making beautiful and functional things from clay. Saturday she became a vendor at the Jasper Farmers Market. Along with some of her pottery, she brought her potters wheel so that she could demonstrate how she made it. This drew an appreciative crowd to watch her throw o... more