PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES
New site designed to make finding information easy and efficient from any device
Highland Rivers Health unveiled its new website, designed to make accessing information about the agency, its services and clinic locations easier and more intuitive from both computers and mobile devices. The new site is now online at ww... more
Winter weather is around the corner. The Pickens County School District (PCSD) wants to remind the community about the procedures in place for announcing changes in school operations due to inclement weather. The PCSD works in close contact with local and state emergency authorities to ensure th... more
Last Saturday, it was held at Roper Park due to the Georgia Marble Festival
After a day at Roper Park the farmers market will return to its usual location next to Lee Newton Park for the rest of October. It was a small cozy market under the pavilion but most vendors chose to be out in the sunshine in the finally cooled off weather. Produce was popular and anything green s... more
Saturday, October 8 from 11 a.m. to Noon at Lee Newton Park
Keep Pickens Beautiful Memorial and Honorary Garden Dedication will be held Saturday, October 8, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. to Noon in Lee Newton Park (near the Pickens Chamber of Commerce). KPB’s Memorial and Honorary Garden was established in 2002. Since 2014, we have been renovating and redesigning ... more
The North Georgia Falcons will celebrate homecoming Friday, October 7, at 6:30 at Jasper Middle School Stadium. The Falcons will also be celebrating 12 years of football by honoring the current seniors and former players who finished their senior year with the Falcons. Homecoming festivities beg... more
Students in Honors Physics, AP Calculus, and AP Chemistry Classes Interested in Becoming Yellow Jackets
Pickens High School students from Honors Physics, AP Calculus, and AP Chemistry classes visited Atlanta for a tour of the Georgia Tech campus. They listened to a presentation about the degree programs offered and met with representatives from the Admissions Office who counseled them on the requireme... more
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In this issue: Trail Tree Database NY, FL, IL, AR, GA, AL, TN, and Canada; Indian Heritage Sites Mapping Program; Mystery of the Trees Presentations and Book Signing...
Vote for your favorite scarecrow by October 30, 2016 at noon. Winner announced after Trick or Treat in downtown Jasper on October 31, 2016....
Senator Steve Gooch (R – Dahlonega), along with Representative Don Parsons (R – Marietta), is chairing the Georgia General Assembly’s Joint High-Speed Broadband Communications Access for all Georgians Study Committee. The study committee is currently busy conducting regional meetings around the sta... more
Pickens defeated Gilmer 32-7
Twins Alex and Chris Pittman were named Shottenkirk Players of the Week against Gilmer on Friday, September 30, 2016. Below are stats from the game: DT Alex Pittman 1 Interception 1 Fumble Recovery for a touchdown 6 Total Tackles
Over 6,000 attended the Georgia Marble Festival. ...
First place - PHS Hosa; 2nd - Pickens Middle School; 3rd - Anytime Fitness...
5K overall male Luke Stolz 16.44.4; 5K overall female Sara Turner 20:07 ...
Expect delays this Saturday, October 1st for the Georgia Marble Festival Road Race and Parade on Main Street in Jasper. Road Race: South Main Street will be closed to thru traffic down to Little Avenue from 7:45 - 9:30 am. Residents of main street area, and Wildwood subdivision may be re-routed t... more
Pickens High School announced that students Kelsey Wise and Jonathan Friedman have been named Commended Students in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program, will be presented b... more