• The Pickens Report – July 2018

    Pickens County Government, like many other government entities is taking full advantage of the hot summer months to pave as many roads as financially possible. All paving projects are funded through LMIG (Local Maintenance Improvement Grant) and SPLOST (Special Local Option Sales Tax) dollars. During the month of July, subcontractor crews repaved: Upper Grandview, Grandview […]

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  • Chamber ribbon cutting at Salon in Bloom

    JASPER, Ga. – The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce recently had a ribbon cutting at Salon in Bloom located at 3850 Camp Road in Jasper, conveniently located a short distance from the Bargain Barn. As you walk in the door, the first stylist you’ll see is the owner herself, Melanie Eggley. Her dream and passion […]

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  • Rep. Collins Supports POTUS Nomination of Judge Kavanaugh

    “In nominating Judge Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court, President Trump has delivered a candidate whose thoughtful faithfulness to the Constitution will be an asset to our nation’s highest court. The Senate now has the opportunity to serve the American people by confirming Judge Kavanaugh immediately.”

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  • The Monthly Pickens Report

    Another busy month has passed for Pickens County with lots in store for the Summer. On May 22nd voters across the county went to the polls to vote on a variety of elections and ballot questions. The overall voter turnout of registered voters was 25.56 percent with a total of 5,101 votes cast. One local […]

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  • Senator David Perdue Secures Long-term Future For Robins Air Force Base

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and Senator Jim Inhofe (R-OK), the Acting Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, comment on the positive impact the final FY2019 National Defense Authorization Act will have on Robins Air Force Base and the JSTARS fleet: “This is […]

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  • THE PICKENS REPORT – JUNE 2018

    The conclusion of another month of activities across Pickens County can be easily summarized: busy and hot! We have reached the midway point for the calendar year and many projects are in the works. The SPLOST (Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax) collections for 2018 have increased by roughly seven percent compared to this time […]

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  • COLLINS PRAISES PASSAGE OF WATER INFRASTRUCTURE BILL WITH CORPS REFORMS

    COLLINS PRAISES PASSAGE OF WATER INFRASTRUCTURE BILL WITH CORPS REFORMS JUN 7, 2018 PRESS RELEASE WASHINGTON—The House of Representatives has passed the Water Resources Development Act, a bill that authorizes water infrastructure projects across the country. Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) advocated for the bill to include reforms of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which […]

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  • White House Praises Collins’ FIRST STEP Act Passage in House

    THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 22, 2018   FIRST STEP ACT GLIDES THROUGH HOUSE WITH BIPARTISAN SUPPORT MAY 22, 2018 PRESS RELEASE WASHINGTON—Today the House passed the FIRST STEP Act with overwhelming bipartisan support, sending the bill to the Senate. Introduced by Reps. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) and Hakeem […]

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  • FYNTV.com Georgia State House Representative District 8 Debate

        Georgia State House Representative District 8 Debate with the Incumbent Matt Gurtler vs. Candidate Mickey Cummings. Join us on Good Morning from the Office every weekday starting at 8AM! We will be featuring Fetch Your News FYNTV.com TV personality BKP and his political opinion, and anything goes! Have a question, comment, or want […]

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  • State Senator Josh McKoon: Why I endorsed David Shafer

    Forget about the race for Georgia Governor for a minute, have you paid any attention to the race for Lieutenant Governor between David Shafer and Geoff Duncan? 8:30 AM our guest will be State Senator Josh McKoon. Find out why Mckoon has endorsed David Shafer for Lt Governor. Is Geoff Duncan campaign lying about David […]

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  • ICYMI: CVS Exploits PBM Role, and Taxpayers Pay

    June 26, 2018 Jessica Andrews (202) 225 9893 CVS Exploits PBM Role, and Taxpayers Pay WASHINGTON—This letter to the editor by Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) was first published in the Wall Street Journal on June 25, 2018.  Recently, CVS accused the Journal (Letters, June 8) of mischaracterizing its pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) operation. Thomas Moriarty is right […]

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  • Kemp Chooses the High Road After Cagle Fires False Runoff Attacks

    Exclusive Interview this morning on FYNtv.com with Candidate for Governor Brian Kemp, and where he stands on the attacks of the Cagle Campaign, against him.   Join us on #GMFTO every weekday starting at 8AM! We will be featuring Fetch Your News FYNTV.com TV personality #BKP and his political opinion, and #AnythingGoes ! Have a […]

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  • Collins and FCC Chairman Hold Broadband Forum

        DAHLONEGA, Ga.—Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai gathered stakeholders from across Northeast Georgia to address the challenges of delivering affordable, accessible internet access to rural communities. Friday’s meeting included local representatives, chamber of commerce leaders and internet service providers. “You know, I always talk about the economic […]

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