PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Business After Hours at Parish Lowrie State Farm (8/17/2017)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce offers a wonderful monthly opportunity for Chamber members, as well as the public, to come together at a local business to enjoy food, fun, networking and an opportunity to win some cash! The August Business After Hours was hosted by Parish Lowrie – State Fa... more
  • Business After Hours at Parish Lowrie State Farm
  • Pickens County Chamber of Commerce's July Breakfast (8/17/2017)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce hosts a monthly Community Breakfast that is open to Chamber members as well as the public. The most recent breakfast was held Tuesday, August 8th, 2017. Attendees arrived to a delicious breakfast catered by Chick fil A and enjoyed networking with the many peopl... more
  • Pickens County Chamber of Commerce's July Breakfast
  • Reinhardt Launches New Scholarship for Pickens County Students (8/17/2017)

    (WALESKA, GA) – Since 1988 Reinhardt University’s ADay for Reinhardt campaign for Cherokee County students has been successful, giving nearly $10 million in scholarships. The University is bringing the same program to Pickens County with the launch of ADay for Reinhardt Pickens County. “We are ex... more
  • Reinhardt Launches New Scholarship for Pickens County Students
  • We Achieve Together! (8/17/2017)

    On Wednesday, August 9, 2017, Pickens Family Connection Collaborative hosted approximately 50 participants from local and state agencies gathered to learn about the progress and future of Pickens County Board of Education from Dr. Carlton Wilson, Superintendent of Pickens County Schools. Dr. Wils... more
  • We Achieve Together!
  • Doctor Sonny Proctor Announces Candidacy for Re-Election to Jasper City Council (8/10/2017)

    First of all, I want to thank all the citizens of Jasper for giving me the opportunity to serve you on your City Council. It has been a real honor, unlike any other ever bestowed on me. I also want to thank the Mayor and Council for working with me and being patient with me in my growth and experien... more
  • Doctor Sonny Proctor Announces Candidacy for Re-Election to Jasper City Council
  • Enlighten Group Formed To Encourage, Empower and Educate Women (8/10/2017)
    First meeting Tuesday, August 15 with speaker Danita Clark Able
    Enlighten was founded in May of 2017 in Jasper, Georgia by Michelle Kemp Roberson. Her passion of sharing and caring spurred the development of an organization to encourage, empower and educate women of all ages embracing all stages of life. Through monthly meetings of activity and fellowship Enligh... more
  • Enlighten Group Formed To Encourage, Empower and Educate Women
  • Man of LaMancha -- A Musical of Imagination and Inspiration (8/10/2017)
    Open Friday, August 11
    The stories of the mad knight-errant, Don Quixote, are not taught much these days. Tater Patch Players' upcoming production of Man of LaMancha, written by Dale Wasserman with music by Mitch Leigh and lyrics by Joe Darion, brings some of these tales to the stage. The musical begins with Miguel de C... more
  • Man of LaMancha -- A Musical of Imagination and Inspiration
  • What Can I Expect When Enrolling in a DUI/Risk Reduction Class? (8/8/2017)

    In the State of Georgia anyone who gets a DUI/Alcohol or DUI/Drugs (including arrests that were dropped to Reckless Driving) is mandated to attend a DUI/Risk Reduction program Prime for Life. ... more
  •  What Can I Expect When Enrolling in a DUI/Risk Reduction Class?
  • Lots of Tomatoes at the Farmers Market (8/8/2017)

    If the name Brenda West sounds familiar, she sold plants at the market a few years ago and now has returned, bringing her daughter, Kim Smith, and granddaughter, Sarah Smith; three generations of talent. The big large-leafed, attention getting plants were Brenda’s. Sarah, taking after her grandmoth... more
  • Lots of Tomatoes at the Farmers Market
  • Make Going Green The Norm In Your Dorm With These 9 Tips (8/8/2017)

    As college students head back to school, Keep Pickens Beautiful is passing on these tips on going green in your dorm room. ...
  • Make Going Green The Norm In Your Dorm With These 9 Tips
  • Pickens County Planning & Development July 2017 Report (8/7/2017)

    Pickens County Planning & Development monthly report for July activity: Building Permits 38 in July 2017 (3% increase) 37 in July 2016 Permits for Site Built Homes 12 in July 2017 (71% increase) 7 in July 2016 Inspections 135 in July 2017 (13% increase) 119 in July 2016 Total Depa... more
  • Pickens County Planning & Development July 2017 Report
  • Piedmont Mountainside Employees Donate Supplies, Service to Aid Patients in Guatemala (8/7/2017)

    Tianna Mashburn, a Sixty Plus Services nurse at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital, helped more than 66 patients in Guatemala get the surgeries they needed by taking part in a medical mission trip. This was the fourth trip Mashburn made to Clinica Ezell with Health Talents International. She arrived... more
  • Piedmont Mountainside Employees Donate Supplies, Service  to Aid Patients in Guatemala
  • The Pickens Report - July 2017 (8/7/2017)

    Summer break has concluded for local students and educational professionals. The start of a new school year will bring increased traffic during the early morning and afternoon hours, keep this in mind while traveling. Additionally, Pickens County Schools recently announced the closing of school f... more
  • The Pickens Report - July 2017
  • David Collins Memorial Bike Ride This Saturday (8/3/2017)

    Don’t forget to join in the fun while enjoying a beautiful 65 mile ride through the North Georgia scenic roads as part of the 7th annual Sgt. David Collins Memorial Bike Ride this Saturday, August 5. Registration for the American Legion Riders Post 149 hosted event will begin at 8:30 at Microtel Inn... more
  • David Collins Memorial Bike Ride This Saturday
  • Jasper City Council Works Session August 2017 (8/3/2017)

    I. Call meeting to order/Comments by Council - Downtown Transportation Study - Dr. Carlton Wilson, Pickens County School Superintendent request to reverse the direction of Stegall Drive II. Business A. Perrow property committee (10:50) - Jim Looney to form a committee B. WingsOlogy Beer ... more
  • Jasper City Council Works Session August 2017
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