PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES
Steve Greenwell president of Habitat for Humanity Pickens County presents a Certificate of Appreciation to resigning director and committee chair Judy Harvey. Judyís first volunteer task with Habitat was painting the interior of a home. Subsequently, Judy performed other chores during constructio... more
The House reconvened on Monday, February 1, to start our fourth week of the 2016 legislative session. With a month of session behind us, we are hard at work in the General Assembly working on meaningful legislation that will have a positive impact on all Georgians. Numerous bills have been approved... more
The following are closed on Wednesday, February 10, 2016. Pickens County Government Offices Pickens County Schools Pickens County Superior Court DELAYS Chattahoochee Technical College's Appalachian, Canton and Woodstock will open at noon today. All other campuses will remain on... more
The PHS Band Student of the Week is Allyson Dean. Allyson is a junior and plays alto saxophone in the band. She is in the Symphonic Band and Marching Band and has previously served with the leadership team. Allyson is always excited about band and her fun personality makes class and rehearsals... more
Due to inclement weather conditions, the Pickens County School District will be closed for all students and staff tomorrow, Wednesday, February 10, 2016. All school activities, including athletic events and after-school programs, are cancelled. All Pickens County School District buildings will be cl... more
Rezone Ė RZ-01-16-1190 - Robert E. L. Stanfield, 5071 Grandview Road, Jasper from Agricultural (AG) to Rural Residential (RR) approved...
Intergovernmental agreement and related documents with the Pickens County Industrial Development Authority...
Items of discussion: 1) Bid for Pickens Watershed Protection Plan Monitoring, Preparation of the 2015 Audit, Discussion concerning Pickens County being fiscal agent for Family Connection 2016-2017, Upgrade of 9-1-1...
Advanced Voting Presidential Preference Primary/March Special Election on Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Pickens County Board of Elections and Registration Office...
The JFM had its annual meeting on Saturday, January 30, and one of the first orders of business was to decide the opening and closing days and the hours. The Spring/Sumer market will begin on April 2 and continue every Saturday morning through October, closing on the last Saturday, the 29. ... more
Want to have a good time watching the game this Sunday but donít want to kill your New Yearís resolution to be a healthier you? Take these tips brought to you by Piedmont Heart Institute in honor of American Heart Month to heart! Tackle those late night cravings. Inviting everyone over for a well... more
Cory Watson, the 2004 Pickens High School STAR Student, will be the guest speaker for this yearís STAR Banquet. Watson is the son of Ben and Kelli Dillard of Jasper. He currently works as the lead web developer for Habitat for Humanity International in Atlanta, Georgia. In fiscal year 2015, wit... more
Austin Leister is PHS Band Student of the Week. Austin is a freshman trumpet player in our Symphonic and Marching Bands. He has proven himself to be a strong asset to our program from his first days with us. He is a hard worker, practices diligently and is always able to help others with thei... more
The City of Jasper Animal Control has removed a farm animal from highway 515. If you are missing an animal from your farm, please notify the City of Jasper at 706-692-9100 and ask for Animal control. Information needed will be a date your animal become missing with a full description of such an... more
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Reverend Billyís and Forks restaurants at the North Gate Station have closed as of Monday, February 1 according to Manager/Owner Kimberly Kitchens....