PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Abi Cain Named PHS Band Student of the Week (12/9/2018)

    Picken High School's band student of the week is Abi Cain. Abi is a freshman on our Color Guard and Winterguard. She is hardworking, friendly, and very funny. She is always willing to help with anything that needs it, she enjoys helping others, and is a genuine joy to be around at all times.... more
  • Abi Cain Named PHS Band Student of the Week
  • Schools and Government Offices CLOSED on Monday, December 10th (12/9/2018)
    Over 200 trees fell throughout the county from ice and wind
    Over 200 trees have fallen in Pickens County due to ice and high winds from a Winter Storm over the weekend. Due to possible dangerous conditions and the number of homes without power and roadways blocked by down trees, the following will be closed on Monday, December 10, 2018: - Pickens Count... more
  • Schools and Government Offices CLOSED on Monday, December 10th
  • Holiday Tour of Homes Featuring The New Atlantic Coast Conservancy Building (12/2/2018)
    Sunday, December 2nd from 2:00 until 7:00 pm
    The Aces Youth Home (ACES), will hold its first annual Holiday Tour of Homes in Jasper is TODAY. Presented by Piedmont Mountainside, this year’s walking tour will take place on Sunday, December 2nd from 2:00 until 7:00 pm and will feature five decorated homes on South Main Street in Jasper. Get... more
  • Holiday Tour of Homes Featuring The New Atlantic Coast Conservancy Building
  • Tate Cantrell Named PHS Band Student of the Week (12/2/2018)

    Tate Cantrell is our band student of the week. Tate is currently a Junior in the band and plays in the trumpet section. Tate is a very hard worker and has shown consistent improvement every year of high school. He is witty, fun, and dedicated to the PHS Band. We appreciate all of Tate's... more
  • Tate Cantrell Named PHS Band Student of the Week
  • ACES Holiday Tour of Homes (12/1/2018)
    Sunday, December 2 from 2 to 7 pm
    The Appalachian Children’s Emergency Shelter (ACES), provider of temporary and long-term residential placement and care for boys and girls ages 11-18, invites you to attend the first annual Holiday Tour of Homes in Jasper on Sunday, December 2, 2018 from 2:00 pm until 7:00 pm. The Proctor home at... more
  • ACES Holiday Tour of Homes
  • Jasper City Council Work Session November 2018 (11/29/2018)
    Prior to the December 3, 2018
    The work session proceeds the regular meeting on December 3, 2018 to discuss potential agenda items. The following items were discussed (time): - Request approval pump at Cove well (:30) - Blight ordinance update (9:48) - Burton Street property easement update - 125 N. Main Street purch... more
  • Jasper City Council Work Session November 2018
  • North Georgia Receive the Veterans Bowl Trophy (11/29/2018)

    Pictured are a few of the North Georgia Falcons football players and coaches receiving the Veterans Bowl game trophy for their November 17th 30-14 win over the Virginia Spartans in the NHFA Bowl game. Senior Harrison Hardage, Senior JaRon Davie and Junior Ben Harrison received 2018 NHFA All Star Te... more
  • North Georgia Receive the Veterans Bowl Trophy
  • Plan Now to Bring One For The Chipper (11/29/2018)

    Area residents will go green and drop off Christmas trees to be chipped into mulch or used as a wildlife habitat on Saturday, January 5, 2019 between the hours of 9 am and 4 pm. The event educates the public on recycling and environmental conservation and also allows communities to put discarde... more
  • Plan Now to Bring One For The Chipper
  • Holiday Tour of Homes in Downtown Jasper benefits ACES (11/28/2018)

    The Appalachian Children’s Emergency Shelter (ACES), provider of temporary and long-term residential placement and care for boys and girls ages 11-18, invites you to attend the first annual Holiday Tour of Homes in Jasper. Presented by Piedmont Mountainside, this year’s tour will take place on Sunda... more
  • Holiday Tour of Homes in Downtown Jasper benefits ACES
  • Advance In-Person Voting for the General Election Runoff This Week (11/27/2018)
    Election on December 4, 2018
    Advance In-Person voting for the General Election Runoff on December 4, 2018 is started today November 27th through Friday, November 30th from 8 am to 5 pm at the Pickens County Board of Elections and Registration, 83 Pioneer Rd, Jasper. Vote on Tuesday, December 4th at your polling location. F... more
  • Advance In-Person Voting for the General Election Runoff This Week
  • Holiday Tour of Homes To Feature The Roper House (11/24/2018)
    Walking tour on Sunday, December 2nd
    The Aces Youth Home (ACES), will hold its first annual Holiday Tour of Homes in Jasper. Presented by Piedmont Mountainside, this year’s walking tour will take place on Sunday, December 2nd from 2:00 until 7:00 pm and will feature five decorated homes on South Main Street in Jasper. Another feat... more
  • Holiday Tour of Homes To Feature The Roper House
  • Hannah Landereau Named PHS Girls Swimmer of the Week (11/21/2018)

    Hannah Landereau named Shottenkirk Ford's Pickens High School Dragons Swim Team Swimmer of the Week! From Coach Perren: "Hannah is new to the swim team this year. She always gives 100 percent at practice, has a positive attitude, and is supportive of her teammates. Hannah has chosen to compete in... more
  • Hannah Landereau Named PHS Girls Swimmer of the Week
  • Holiday Tour of Homes in Jasper (11/21/2018)

    The Aces Youth Home (ACES) will hold its first annual Holiday Tour of Homes in Jasper. Presented by Piedmont Mountainside, this year’s walking tour will take place on Sunday, December 2nd from 2:00 until 7:00 pm and will feature five decorated homes on South Main Street in Jasper. Our featured ... more
  • Holiday Tour of Homes in Jasper
  • Victor Lane Named PHS Boys Swimmer of the Week (11/21/2018)

    Victor Lane named Shottenkirk Ford's Pickens High School Dragons Swim Team Swimmer of the Week! From Coach Perren: "Victor has qualified for state in 3 events in the last 2 meets. His times are consistently dropping. He is a role model for younger swimmers by showing them kindness, hard work, and... more
  • Victor Lane Named PHS Boys Swimmer of the Week
  • Amberle Godfrey Selected as President/C.E.O. of the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce (11/20/2018)

    I am proud to announce that Ms. Amberle Godfrey has been selected as the new President/C.E.O. of the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce. Amberle is a native of Pickens County and has been serving as Interim Executive Director since early August. Prior to that she had served as Interim Operations ... more
  • Amberle Godfrey Selected as President/C.E.O. of the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce

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