PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Registration is Now Open for the Jasper Young Singers (4/11/2014)

    Jasper Young Singers will begin its next session on April 21st, with options of participating in an 8 week session or longer 16 week session. Rehearsal times are Mondays 5-6:30pm. Fees are $100 for the 8 week session, or $150 for the entire 16 week session. Jasper Young Singers is a great ensem... more
  • Registration is Now Open for the Jasper Young Singers
  • Bent Tree Strings Benefit Concert April 26 (4/9/2014)

    The Bent Tree Strings Mountain Dulcimer Group would like to invite the public to their concert of Celtic, Olde Time Music, Fiddle Tunes, and Hymns on April 26th at 5:00pm, held at the Mountain View Alliance Church Pavilion, 470 Bent Tree Drive, Jasper. The public is invited to attend this free c... more
  • Bent Tree Strings Benefit Concert April 26
  • TEN MOST WANTED BY PICKENS FERST (4/9/2014)

    Have you seen any of the following Ten Most Wanted Pickens County Citizens? If so, be aware that they will be arrested on Tuesday, April 29 and brought before the “judge” at the Old Jail on Main Street between 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM to be arraigned and to have bail set for their release. Only after ... more
  • TEN MOST WANTED BY PICKENS FERST
  • 2013 Sassafras Youth Writing Contest (4/8/2014)
    Theme was 'Rain'
    Below is a list of all the winners and honorable mentions in the Sassafras Youth Writing Contest as well as the first and second place winning entries in each category. (Select title to read as PDF). Students were asked to use the theme 'Rain' in their work. Winners were announced on February ... more
  • 2013 Sassafras Youth Writing Contest
  • Brandy Edwards, Nelson City Clerk/Manager Resigns (4/8/2014)

    Mrs. Brandy Edwards, Nelson City Clerk/Manager resigns during Monday night's council meeting stating, "enough is enough". Video below is the portion of the meeting where she reads her letter of resignation with some discussion before the council takes it to Executive Session. Her resignation letter ... more
  • Brandy Edwards, Nelson City Clerk/Manager Resigns
  • Candidate Forum at April Tea Party Meeting (4/8/2014)

    The Pickens County Tea Party April meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at Chattahoochee Technical College in Jasper. This month's meeting will feature candidates for various elected offices where they will each tell us a little about themselves and answer some questions. Those attendi... more
  • Candidate Forum at April Tea Party Meeting
  • PCAPickens Planted Pinwheel Garden at County Administrative Building (4/8/2014)

    After Pickens County declared April as Prevent Child Abuse Awareness Month, the members of PCAPickens planted a pinwheel garden in front of the county administration building. The shining pinwheel represents a bright future for our children and our community. Please support Pinwheels for Preven... more
  • PCAPickens Planted Pinwheel Garden at County Administrative Building
  • Administrative Professionals Day Luncheon Being Held April 24th (4/7/2014)

    Appalachian Chapter IAAP (International Association of Administrative Professionals) will host our annual Administrative Professionals Day (APD) luncheon on April 24, 2014 at the Woodbridge Inn in Jasper. This annual luncheon is in honor of Administrative Professionals Day/Week (Day: Wednesday, Apr... more
  • Administrative Professionals Day Luncheon Being Held April 24th
  • Four Legged Love From Froggy (4/7/2014)
    Three year old, black and tan, male mixed shepherd dog
    If you are looking for a loyal and fun companion, a buddy for one of your pets, someone to talk to, take rides with, or hold in your lap, please consider the following pet who needs a forever home to fill with laughter and love: Hello I am Froggy, a loyal dog who becomes very attached to ... more
  • Four Legged Love From Froggy
  • Four Legged Love From Kittens (4/7/2014)
    Free gray, tabby kittens
    If you are looking for a loyal and fun companion, a buddy for one of your pets, someone to talk to, take rides with, or hold in your lap, please consider the following pet who needs a forever home to fill with laughter and love: Hi, we are gray tabby kittens having fun here at the County... more
  • Four Legged Love From Kittens
  • Jasper Farmers Market - Come and Bring a Friend (4/7/2014)

    Spring vegetables, varieties of lettuces, kale, etc, are showing up at the farmers market now and more will be coming in every week. A few vendors had baby chicks to sell and there was one young rooster learning to crow, making appropriate farmers market sounds. If you want chickens but don’t have... more
  • Jasper Farmers Market - Come and Bring a Friend
  • PICKENS HIGH HORTICULTURE PLANS PLANT SALE (4/7/2014)

    The PHS Annual Spring Plant Sale will begin on Thursday, April 10th. The Greenhouse will be open each day, Thursday the 10th and Friday the 11th, from 2:00 to 5:00 for plant purchases. The greenhouse will also be open from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 on Saturday, April 12th. After the first few days, the ... more
  • PICKENS HIGH HORTICULTURE PLANS PLANT SALE
  • Nelson Police Department Newsletter (4/4/2014)
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    It has been a busy month once again getting things organized, writing policies and attending training....
  • Nelson Police Department Newsletter
  • Chief Jim Koury Attends Training for Newly Appointed Heads of Law Enforcement Agencies (4/3/2014)

    Chief Jim Koury attended the Chief Executive Training Class for newly appointed chiefs of police and heads of law enforcement agencies at the Dr. Curtis E. McClung Training Center in Duluth, GA., from March 24th through April 2nd, 2014. The 60-hour course, administered and provided by the Georgia... more
  • Chief Jim Koury Attends Training for Newly Appointed Heads of Law Enforcement Agencies
  • Join KPB for their 25th Anniversary Picnic in the Park (4/3/2014)
    April 5th from 10 AM - 2 PM at Lee Newton Park
    Keep Pickens Beautiful has lots going on, and we want you to come be a part of the fun! KPB is celebrating 25 years of service to Pickens County.... so much has happened and we couldn't have done it without such a supportive community. We're inviting you to bring a picnic and come enjoy the da... more
  • Join KPB for their 25th Anniversary Picnic in the Park
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