PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES
Deadline December 31, 2015
Committee members for the Holiday Market and Expo reported record net proceeds from this year's event. The event held on Friday, November 20th and Saturday, November 21st was very well received. The Friday Night Preview event was sold out. With music provided by Sharptop Strings and food and beve... more
Some of the popular summer vendors will also be at the Jasper Winter Farmers Market this Saturday. Roxanne Janes, who has been at the summer market almost every week, has regular customers for her bread and eggs. Her cheese bread is a favorite. Another frequent vendor this summer was Brenda R... more
Many conservative voters are disappointed with the voting records of several Georgia General Assembly Representatives and Senators; and they are looking for determined conservative candidates to primary these incumbents in the 2016 Elections. One such determined candidate is Conda Lowery Goodson, f... more
Council approved Downtown Transportation Enhancement Study for cost of $48,750....
Mark Riehl sworn in as Nelson Police Chief...
Imagine you are a young child walking into Piedmont Mountainside Hospital ER with your parent and then the parent is whisked back to see the doctor and you are in the waiting area. Or imagine you are a young child whose parent is in the operating room of the hospital and you are waiting in the surg... more
This is the 35th year for the North Georgia Toy run benefiting children in Cherokee and Pickens Counties. The ride is organized by Greg Hartman and starts at the Kroger in Macedonia, then travels to the Canton Moose Family Center to leave and toy, and finishes at the Pickens Chamber of Commerce to l...
The Jasper Merchants Associate annual Night of Lights Celebration is held on Main Street in Jasper, Georgia on the first Saturday in December. Featuring a visit from Santa, vendors, music by JMS Chorus and C & P the Low Dough Show, and reading by Lawton Baggs of 'Twas the Night Before Christmas' (vi...
Roland Toy Drive is an annual event to collect toys for Toys for Tots featuring a visit from Santa, live bluegrass music by 8th of January, Flex Ramps, Best Themed Christmas Jeep Contest, Giveaways, food and Jeep Ride in Pickens County....
Once again, Pickens County Health Department is providing Free Walk-In Breast Exams and Mammogram Referrals, if needed, at the Pickens County Community Center on Friday, December 11th from 8 am to 12 pm! Women must be between the ages of 40-64 and have no insurance to qualify. Call 706-253-2... more
Keep Pickens Beautiful is pleased to present the Bargain Barn with our Business Recycling Award. Accepting the award is Cynthia Spriggs, Store Manager. The Bargain Barn has been recycling cardboard for years, according to Diane Dean, Office Manager. Diane stated that so far his year Jimmy Cheshi... more
Annual parade in Ball Ground, Georgia to benefit Toys for Tots. Roger McDaniel was Grand Marshal....
Player of the Year Trevor Lawrence (So.), Cartersville Offensive Player of the Year Luke Shiflett (So.), NW Whitfield Defensive Player of the Year Tyler Reed (Sr.), Cartersville Lineman of the Year Noah Ramsey (Sr.), SE Whitfield Special Teams Player of Year Johnathan Cruz (... more
We had a wonderful meeting this morning at our new location, The Woodbridge Inn in Jasper. The pecan sale has once again been a tremendous success, thanks to Sue Appleton. We welcomed Charlice Byrd our District Governor before speaker Representative Rick Jasperse shared with us the what a grea... more
Items for Discussion: 1) GebCorp Pension Plan 2) Qualifying Fees for County Elections in 2016...