PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Habitat for Humanity's Volunteers Gearing Up For New Hope Acres Subdivision (7/3/2015)

    Habitat for Humanity Pickens County, Inc. is gearing up to begin building houses in New Hope Acres Subdivision. Last week HFH-PC held an orientation meeting for new volunteers to review the many areas of volunteer services available, including working on house construction to serving on the board o... more
  • Habitat for Humanity's Volunteers Gearing Up For New Hope Acres Subdivision
  • Peggy Petty Awarded July's KPB Green Thumb Award (7/3/2015)

    Peggy Petty was awarded Keep Pickens Beautiful's Green Thumb Award for July. Ms. Petty attributes this beautifully landscaped property to her late husband, Kenneth Petty. Ms. Petty was born and raised at Grandview Lake and enjoys maintaining her two acres of heaven. KPB wants to thank Ms. Pet... more
  • Peggy Petty Awarded July's KPB Green Thumb Award
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners July Work Session (Video) (7/2/2015)

    Items for Discussion: 1)Presentation – Pete Smith – Edgewood Partners Insurance Center; 2) Alcoholic Beverages Ordinance; 3)Dump Truck - Insurance is paying $32,000 on replacement of the truck. Three bids, both used and new, priced from $65,000 to $150,000.; 4) Travel Expense...
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners July Work Session (Video)
  • Is This Not The Sweetest Face You’ve Ever Seen? (7/1/2015)

    We are on kitten cuteness overload! Here at the shelter we have over 80 cats/kittens. We currently cannot accept any more intakes until some of our cats and kittens are adopted. Please visit the shelter and pick out a kitten (or two)! KITTEN SPECIAL $50 EACH OR TWO FOR $60!! Incl... more
  • Is This Not The Sweetest Face You’ve Ever Seen?
  • Jasper Dental Associates: A great smile says it all! (7/1/2015)

    Your smile is your greeting to the world! You want to make sure it is always looking its best! Since 1998, Jasper Dental Associates, located at 938 West Church Street, has been the place for all of your dental needs. We offer a full range of general, cosmetic, and orthodontic dental care preve... more
  • Jasper Dental Associates:  A great smile says it all!
  • Keep Your Pet Safe in the Summer Heat (7/1/2015)

    We hope you all are enjoying your summer. Here are some reminders about how to keep your pets safe in the summer heat. -- Never leave your pet in an unattended vehicle (even with the car running or windows down) -- Limit exercise on hot days. Go early in the morning or late in the evening in... more
  • Keep Your Pet Safe in the Summer Heat
  • Putting Cancer in the Rearview Mirror (7/1/2015)
    CAR – TRUCK – BIKE SHOW
    Relay For Life of Pickens County along with Shottenkirk Ford are proud to present the 1st ever "Putting Cancer in the Rearview Mirror" Car, Truck, & Bike Show to be held at Shottenkirk Ford located at 868 Georgia Hwy 515 in Jasper, Georgia. This is a rain or shine event and the event is open to ... more
  • Putting Cancer in the Rearview Mirror
  • This Unique Kitty Needs A Home (7/1/2015)

    Zeva is a unique girl! She is gray and white and has a bobbed tail. She is about a year old and has been at the Ranch for a few months. She would do well in just about any loving home. She does well with children as well as other cats. Come to the Rescue Ranch and meet Zeva today. She’ll be waiting... more
  • This Unique Kitty Needs A Home
  • Cloverleaf Camp Finishes with a Bang (6/30/2015)

    It might have been the first heat wave of summer, but that didn't stop 25 fifth and sixth graders from Pickens County enjoy their week of Cloverleaf Camp summer camp from June 15-19th at the Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton, GA. Along with over 950 4-H’ers, volunteers, teen leaders and agents, ... more
  • Cloverleaf Camp Finishes with a Bang
  • Former GED Graduates Awarded Scholarships for Higher Education (6/30/2015)

    On June 15, 2015, Santa Farris and Karen Duncan, former GED graduates and students at Pickens Learning Center, became recipients of two scholarships in the amount of $575 each. The Helen and Vernon Crawford Scholarship Fund is awarded to adults who complete a literacy program and wish to pursue post... more
  • Former GED Graduates Awarded Scholarships for Higher Education
  • Georgia Mountains Hospice Says Thank You (6/30/2015)
    23rd Annual John Davis Golf Classic a Success
    Georgia Mountains Hospice would like to thank everyone that participated in the 23rd Annual John Davis Golf Classic. On June 3rd, the weather was a bit cloudy and overcast, but 136 golfers enjoyed the beautiful course with no rain. Thank you to John and Hester Davis for not only lending your n... more
  • Georgia Mountains Hospice Says Thank You
  • Jasper Lions Club Independence Day Celebration Starts July 1st (6/30/2015)
    Wristband Nights are Wednesday & Thursday, July 1st & 2nd from 5-10 PM
    Jasper Lions Club Independence Day Celebration starts tomorrow, July 1st with the Carnival / Fair open from 5-10 PM. Wristband nights (unlimited rides for flat fee) are Wednesday & Thursday, July 1 & 2 from 5-10 PM. Cost is $25 with $5 off coupons found around town. Below are some locations w... more
  • Jasper Lions Club Independence Day Celebration Starts July 1st
  • The Mortgage Source Named Chamber's May Small Business of the Month (6/30/2015)

    Pickens County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce May Small Business of the Month was The Mortgage Source, LLC. A framed certificate was presented at the Chamber Membership breakfast by Jarod Trammell of Community Bank of Pickens County, sponsor of the business of the month program. John m... more
  • The Mortgage Source Named Chamber's May Small Business of the Month
  • CTC to partner with KSU to offer culinary transfer program (6/29/2015)

    (Marietta, Ga.) - Chattahoochee Technical College is pleased to announce the new Associate of Science degree in Culinary, a transfer Program to Kennesaw State University. "This is our first full transfer program to Kennesaw State University, and we’re very excited to offer this program to our ser... more
  • TEA PARTY TALK - Vacation Silent Auction (6/29/2015)

    The Supreme Court of the United States has done its dirty work for the time being and has gone on vacation. The Congress of the United States has about thirty more days to play politics in Washington, D. C. before they go on vacation. Have you planned or had your vacation yet? If not, your Pick... more
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