A&E Fires Phil Robertson From Duck Dynasty

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JeepFest 2013 – Its On!

Community, Featured Stories

The Sheriff’s JeepFest 2013 is a 3 day event that takes place in Pickens County Georgia the weekend of September 6th-8th. (more…)

Pickens County, Jasper Delve Into SPLOST Negotiations

Featured Stories, News

With the end of the current SPLOST (special purpose local option sales tax) in sight, discussion began on a proposed new SPLOST beginning in 2014. The fireworks flew as an intergovernmental agreement between the city of Jasper and Pickens County is being forged to disperse funds. (more…)

Purdue and Nunn Enter Crowded Senate Race

Featured Stories, Politics

David Purdue and Michelle Nunn entered an already crowded Senate race this week, vying for a seat left vacant by Saxby Chambliss’ retirement. (more…)

ISO Increase Fuels Public Outcry

Featured Stories, News

Citizens in Pickens County yesterday urged the county to do something about increasing insurance rates. (more…)

It’s Official! Pennington Enters Governor’s Race

Featured Stories, News, Politics

After months of wavering, Dalton Mayor David Pennington announced this morning that he will run for governor of Georgia, officially announcing his candidacy. (more…)

No Transitional Audit for Jasper

Featured Stories, News

New Chief Financial Officer Lisa Hoyle says the City of Jasper is not conducting a transitional audit. (more…)

Pickens Looks to Refinance Water Debt

Featured Stories, News

The Pickens County Board of Commissioners heard two proposals this week for refinancing the county’s $ 8.6 million water and sewer debt. (more…)

Road Closure Ordinance May Include Fee

Featured Stories, News

Pickens County continued to craft a road closure ordinance this week, discussing the matter at Wednesday’s July board of commissioners’ workshop. (more…)

Collins Votes on Lerner’s Return to Oversight

Featured Stories, Politics

Ninth District Congressman Doug Collins ( R ) voted last week to bring high-ranking IRS Official Lois Lerner back to Congress to testify again before the House Oversight Committee. (more…)

Unemployment Rises Despite Glimpses of Hope

Featured Stories, News

The Georgia Department of Labor released its monthly employment report this week. (more…)

Collins Applauds Voters’ Rights Decision

Featured Stories, News

“Today’s decision by the Supreme Court gives equality to every American in the way we elect our leaders and civil servants”


Budget Pressures Pickens Voters on SPLOST

Featured Stories, News

Months into the fiscal year, Pickens County is already experiencing budget challenges. (more…)

Pickens Passes Attorney Deal

Featured Stories, News

Public defenders moved closer to a deal with the Appalachian Circuit this month. (more…)

Pickens School District Accused of Defamation

Featured Stories, News

The Pickens County School System has been accused of committing character defamation. (more…)

Election Run-Down with Martha Zoller: Senate Race

Featured Stories, News

Georgia is headed for another big election cycle in 2014, including races for Senate and governor’s office. (more…)

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