PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Haley Brooks Named PHS Cheerleader of the Week (8/21/2018)

    Congratulations Haley Brooks for being Shottenkird Ford's PHS Cheerleader of the Week! #GoDragons 🐲📣... more
  • Haley Brooks Named PHS Cheerleader of the Week
  • Jasper Optimist Present 2018 Donations (8/21/2018)

    The Optimist Club of Jasper presented their annual donations to 15 local organizations at their two August meetings held at 61 Main Restaurant. Each year the club holds 3 fundraisers including the annual pecan sale in November, their golf tournament in May and their Flapjack Run in June. Thro... more
  • Jasper Optimist Present 2018 Donations
  • Operation Not Forgotten Helps Veterans Address Mental Health (8/21/2018)

    Veterans hold a special place in America’s heart. We salute those men and women who have fought for America, and honor those who have paid the ultimate price. We respect all those who wore the uniform – and those who currently do – who may not have served in combat, but are always ready to protect u... more
  • Operation Not Forgotten Helps Veterans Address Mental Health
  • The Jasper Farmer's Market Report (8/21/2018)

    Considering the 80% threat of rain, the sun was shining on our Farmer’s Market today. Smiles all around as the vegetables, crafts, and the various assorted goods were presented for sale. Francis Nelms came with several pots of beautiful African Violets in a most beautiful shade of blue or was it ... more
  • The Jasper Farmer's Market Report
  • True Love... With Laughs (8/21/2018)

    The old saying is that the course of true love is never smooth. Most of us think of the trials and woes of the love of young folks. But, in the case of Laura and Samuel, in Tater Patch Players' upcoming The Second Time Around, it's true for senior lovers too. Laura and Samuel have both lost t... more
  • True Love... With Laughs
  • Jasper Planning Commission August 2018 (8/20/2018)
    Approved Planned Urban Development
    AGENDA I. Call meeting to order II. Adopt agenda III. Approve minutes of the May 15, 2018 regular meeting IV. Old Business A. None V. New Business A. Approval for a Planned Urban Development on parcel 053D 079 002. Plans will be available for City Council’s approval after they are finalize... more
  • Jasper Planning Commission August 2018
  • Madison Creamer Named PHS Band Student of the Week (8/20/2018)

    Our band student of the week is Madison Creamer. Madison is a piccolo player in the marching band. Madison is a wonderfully helpful person and plays a key role in our marching band by working so many students and doing whatever needs to be done. She is friendly, kind, and very funny. She is ... more
  • Madison Creamer Named PHS Band Student of the Week
  • Piedmont Mountainside Creates Breast Cancer Support Group (8/20/2018)
    The group will meet the second Monday of every month
    Piedmont Mountainside Hospital has created a breast cancer support group – the first of its kind in the local community that Piedmont Mountainside serves – for women to gather, to share their stories and to aid each other in their breast cancer journeys. Rosa Lynn Langella, M.D., founder of the N... more
  • Piedmont Mountainside Creates Breast Cancer Support Group
  • Brady Moore Named PHS Football Player of the Week (8/19/2018)

    Congratulations to Brady Moore for being named Shottenkirk Ford's Pickens Football Player of the Week. The Dragons defeated Stone Mountain 44-6 at the season opener on Friday, August 17, 2018. #GoDragons... more
  • Brady Moore Named PHS Football Player of the Week
  • The History of R&R: A Local Mystery (8/17/2018)

    Often people don't understand the history of R&R. Why are there so many businesses in Pickens County with the R&R name? Ronnie Ray started each of these businesses and either still owns them today or has sold them off. Locally R&R has always been fairly successful, so the sold businesses still ... more
  • The History of R&R: A Local Mystery
  • Allison Tlacil Named Softball Player of the Week (8/16/2018)

    Congratulations to Allison Tlacil for being named Shottenkirk Ford's PHS Nettes Varsity Softball Player of the Week!... more
  • Allison Tlacil Named Softball Player of the Week
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners August 2018 (8/16/2018)

    AGENDA I. Call to order II. Prayer III. Pledge of Allegiance IV. Amendments to Agenda V. Approval of Agenda VI. Employee Recognition Tracy Weaver | Fire Department | 10 years VII. Consent Agenda VIII. Old Business IX. New Business A. Safety Discount Verification Form X. more
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners August 2018
  • Marketable Donations and Volunteers Requested at the Community Thrift Store (8/15/2018)

    The Community Thrift Store started in January 2000 and has been very successful because of Its business model of operating with only donated items, using only volunteers (no one is paid), selling or giving to some at great prices and returning all profits to the community in forms of grants to non-p... more
  • Marketable Donations and Volunteers Requested at the Community Thrift Store
  • Music at Holy Family Presents 5th Annual Concert Season (8/15/2018)

    John King Carter, organist and choirmaster, proudly announces the lineup for the fifth annual season of concerts at the Episcopal Church of the Holy Family. September 16, 2018: Harpsichord and strings present Baroque trio sonatas October 21, 2018: Adrin Akins, counter tenor November 18,... more
  • Music at Holy Family Presents 5th Annual Concert Season
  • North Central Georgia Chapter of the Blind Leader Visit Jasper Lions Club (8/15/2018)

    On August 9, The Jasper Lions Club met and welcomed Bronwyn Rumery to our meeting. She gave us a delightful program about the organization she heads up called The North Central Georgia Chapter of the Blind. It is affiliated with the Georgia Council of the Blind and promotes “a hand-up not a hand-o... more
  • North Central Georgia Chapter of the Blind Leader Visit Jasper Lions Club

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