PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Advance In-Person Voting for the General Election Through November 2nd (11/2/2018)

    Advance In-Person Voting for the General Election is underway through November 2nd (M-F 8 AM - 5 PM). Saturday voting is October 27th (9 AM - 4 PM). Vote at the Pickens County Board of Elections and Registration office on 83 Pioneer Road in Jasper, next to Chattahoochee Tech. Local races on the b... more
  • Advance In-Person Voting for the General Election Through November 2nd
  • Trick or Treat Times for Pickens County (10/31/2018)

    As you begin to prepare for for Halloween, make note of the times for Trick or Treat in Pickens County. The Downtown Jasper Trick or Treat on Main Street is starting an hour later this year due to school end times. It will be held from 5 to 7 pm. Businesses not located on Main Street are welcom... more
  • Trick or Treat Times for Pickens County
  • Jordan Elwarner Named PHS Cheerleader of the Week (10/16/2018)

    Congratulations to Jordan Elwarner for being Shottenkirk Ford's Pickens Football Cheerleader of the Week! #GoDragons 🐲📣... more
  • Jordan Elwarner Named PHS Cheerleader of the Week
  • Dallas McHale Named PHS Football Player of the Week (10/15/2018)

    Congratulations to Dallas McHale for being named Shottenkirk Ford's Pickens High School Football Player of the Week. The Dragons defeated NW Whitfield 55-13 on Friday. (8-0) #GoDragons 🏈🐲... more
  • Dallas McHale Named PHS Football Player of the Week
  • Pickens vs Ridgeland is HIGH5SPORTS Game of the Week! (10/15/2018)

    UPDATE: Voting has ended and the Ridgeland at Pickens football game on Friday, October 19th is the HIGH5SPORTS Game of the Week. Game starts at 7:30 pm. TOP TWO RESULTS: Ridgeland @ Pickens - 9,187 votes Parkview @ Brookwood - 5,407 votes
  • Pickens vs Ridgeland is HIGH5SPORTS Game of the Week!
  • Brianna Simpson Named PHS Nettes Volleyball Player of the Week (10/10/2018)

    Congratulations to Brianna Simpson for being Shottenkirk Fords' Pickens High School Nettes Volleyball Player of the Week!... more
  • Brianna Simpson Named PHS Nettes Volleyball Player of the Week
  • Ericka McNemar Named PHS XC Runner of the Week (10/10/2018)

    Congratulations to Ericka McNemar for being Shottenkirk Ford's Pickens County Cross Country Girls Runner of the Week!... more
  • Ericka McNemar Named PHS XC Runner of the Week
  • Highland Rivers Health Named Outstanding Provider for Outpatient and Crisis Services (10/10/2018)

    DALTON, Georgia - October 10, 2018 - Highland Rivers Health was named Region 1 Outstanding Provider for Behavioral Outpatient and Crisis Services by the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) at the state agency's annual behavioral health symposium earlier thi... more
  • Highland Rivers Health Named Outstanding Provider for Outpatient and Crisis Services
  • Jasper Farmers Market Report (10/9/2018)

    The Farmers Market was relocated to Roper Park because of Marble Fest, still we had vendors with several crafts, veggies, fruit, and eggs. Johnson Farms are still offering multicolored chicken eggs. They also have duck eggs for those who like the stronger flavor. Kim Bell featured her love of bea... more
  • Jasper Farmers Market Report
  • Nelson City Council October 2018 (10/9/2018)

    AGENDA 1. Call to Order 2. Invocation 3. Pledge of Allegiance 4. Agenda Approval 5. Approval of Minutes a. September 19, 2018 6. Department Reports a. Police Report (Lt. David Simmons, Cherokee County Sheriff's Dept.) b. Mayor Updates Sanitation bills went out Oct. 1 Pickens Co... more
  • Nelson City Council October 2018
  • Pickens County Planning & Development September 2018 Report (10/9/2018)

    Pickens County Planning & Development monthly report for September 2018 activity: Building Permits (total) 40 in September 2018 (25% increase) 32 in September 2017 Building Permits for Site/Stick Built Homes 11 in September 2018 (57% increase) 7 in September 2017 Inspections 178 in S... more
  • Rotary and Literacy in Pickens County (10/9/2018)

    As all Rotarians are well aware, the goal of improving literacy in our communities and around the world is of critical importance to the well-being of our citizenry. Globally, more than 775 million people over the age of 15 are illiterate. That’s 17 percent of the world’s adult population. At a s... more
  • Rotary and Literacy in Pickens County
  • Haley Aiken Named PHS Cheerleader of the Week (10/8/2018)

    Congratulations to Haley Aiken for being Shottenkirk Ford's Pickens Football Cheerleading Cheerleader of the Week! #GoDragons 🐲📣... more
  • Haley Aiken Named PHS Cheerleader of the Week
  • Jasper Middle School: Where Dragon Nation Begins... By Helping Dragons Become GREENER! (10/8/2018)

    Jasper Middle is excited to announce the launch of their new Pride Patrol Recycling Team, composed of dedicated and diligent 5th and 6th grade students. Members of this team were required to complete an application process including personal references-- in preparation for the work world. Because ... more
  • Jasper Middle School: Where Dragon Nation Begins... By Helping Dragons Become GREENER!
  • Kaleb Ray Named PHS Football Player of the Week (10/8/2018)

    Congratulations to Kaleb Ray for being named Shottenkirk Ford's Pickens Football Player of the Week. The Dragons defeated Heritage Generals 48-0 on Friday. Other recognition: Backs - C.J. Streicher & Michael Burrell Receivers - Zach Goss Off. Line - Aidan Sanchez Def. Line - Dallas McHale ... more
  • Kaleb Ray Named PHS Football Player of the Week

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