Before going to bed on Saturday, November 1, remember to "fall back" by setting your clocks back one hour. Daylight savings time ends at 2:00 a.m., Sunday morning November 2nd. Enjoy an extra hour of sleep!
Chief Superior Court Judge Brenda S. Weaver has been honored with the William B. Spann, Jr., award for creating the Appalachian Family Law Information Center, which serves the citizens of Gilmer, Fannin, and Pickens counties.
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We strive to provide the most accurate and up to date inspection information. If you have any questions or comments about a specific inspection or about Environmental Health programs in general, please call the local office: Pickens County Environmental Health, 1266 East Church Street, Jasper, (706) 253-0900. http://nghd.org/Pickens-County-Health-Inspection-Search-Tool.html[Read more »]
The Georgia Open Records Act (O.C.G.A. 50-18-70) allows for www.fetchyournews.com to obtain and post the arrest records of any and all individuals arrested in Pickens County. Those arrests are posted on www.fetchyournews.com for viewing pleasure. Please remember that all individuals listed have been arrested and charged, however, they are presumed innocent until guilt has been proven in a court of law.
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A big week for Pickens High School football started when the JV Dragons defeated Lumpkin County last Thursday 41-34 to finish the season at 6-1 and capture the league championship. Friday night, the varsity Dragons traveled to Catoosa County to take on the Generals of Heritage in what was a crucial game for both teams' playoff hopes. The Dragons came in with a 3-1 region record, while the Generals had a 2-2 region record. It had been 3,275 days since the Dragons last appearance in the state playoffs, that number would fall to 0.
Texas Senator Ted Cruz (R) was in Canton, Georgia this past Saturday campaigning for David Perdue. Senator Cruz is well known on a national level and is a Tea Party favorite.
With only days left in the Georgia Senate race, Cruz made a run through the state firing up the base and encouraging them to get out the vote. Real Clear Politic’s recent poll has (D) Nunn at 45.5% (R) Perdue 45.2% and (L) Swafford 3.8%. [Read more »]