• DA Sosebee begins information campaign in schools

    District Attorney Alison Sosebee speaking to GHS students about Vaping and drug use.

    ELLIJAY, Ga – The Appalachian Judicial Circuit’s District Attorney, Alison Sosebee, began her campaign today in Fannin Middle School and Gilmer High School with presentations for students about the rising trend of vaping in all forms. Speaking to the students she shared some of the responses that authorities have begun included harsher penalties for vape […]

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  • Substance at vape shop hospitalizes five

    Photos courtesy of the Pickens County Sheriff's Office

    Jasper, Ga – Authorities have met a major incident as they executed a search warrant at the local A1 Smoke Shop in Jasper, Georgia. During the execution of the search warrant today, September 14, members of the Drug Task Force, Pickens Sheriff’s Office, and Jasper City Police were exposed to an unidentified substance that immediately […]

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  • Dog bit by rabid raccoon in Talking Rock

    Talking Rock, Ga – The North Georgia Health District, district office of the Georgia Department of Public Health, is warning citizens in both Pickens and Gilmer Counties to be aware of potentially rabid animals in the Talking Rock area. The official statement by the office only reports of a dog bite sometime on September 4. While […]

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  • Editorial: Are we still remembering 9/11?

    Seventeen years ago, I’m certain you were inundated with people saying “Never forget” and newscasts saying “We will always remember.” Indeed, the entire nation, and even the world, poured out its heart for America and the major wound we were struck with. It is the kind of thing that people everywhere will remember. The kind […]

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  • PHS lockdown and what’s next in the Vaping Campaign

    Jasper, Ga – The Pickens County Board of Education hosted a no-threat lockdown today on the campus of Pickens High School. Parents and citizens saw the Pickens County Sheriff respond to concerns saying: We currently have a team of deputies and K-9 units participating in a controlled sweep of the Pickens High School campus. While […]

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  • Superintendent Wilson speaks on “Vaping” epidemic

    Jasper, Ga – As reports continue on the rising trend by high schoolers across North Georgia using Vape devices, Pickens County Schools Superintendent Dr. Carlton Wilson has officially released a statement regarding it. Calling for help from parents and guardians, Dr. Wilson reminds them that using or sharing a vaping device is a violation of […]

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  • City Council Advertises Millage Rate

    Jasper, Ga – The City Council approved advertising for their millage rate alongside other items this week. Moving the meeting due to the holiday, the Council met on Wednesday, September 5. The Council made no changes to the rate, leaving it at 4.655 mills. Thought Lisa Hoyle said in the meeting that the inflationary rate […]

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  • “Vaping” incident part of a larger problem

    Ellijay, Ga. – An incident report from the Gilmer County Sheriff’s Office confirmed reports of a student “blacking out” and suffering seizures after inhaling a substance from a SMOK Vape device. The male student was hospitalized from the incident and later released. The incident, however, did prompt officials to call in K-9 units to search […]

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