PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Addie Nichols Named PHS Band Student of the Week (11/15/2018)

    Our band student of the week is Addie Nichols. Addie is a sophomore in the mellophone section of the marching band and plays horn in the Symphonic Band. Addie serves as our uniform officer and is on the leadership team. Addie is always willing to jump in and help with anything that needs to be ... more
  • Addie Nichols Named PHS Band Student of the Week
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners November 2018 (11/15/2018)
    PJHS Nettes recognized for being the 2018 Mountain Middle School League Softball Champions
    A Proclamation by the Pickens County Board of Commissioners for the Pickens Junior High Softball winning the 2018 Mountain Middle School League Softball Championship was added to the agenda. AGENDA I. Call to order II. Prayer III. Pledge of Allegiance IV. Amendments to Agenda V. Approval ... more
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners November 2018
  • Chloe Callan Named PHS Cheerleader of the Week (11/13/2018)

    Congratulations to Chloe Callan for being named Shottenkirk Ford's Pickens Football Cheerleader of the Week! #GoDragons 🐲📣... more
  • Chloe Callan Named PHS Cheerleader of the Week
  • Chad Pacas Named PHS Football Player of the Week (11/12/2018)

    Congratulations to Chad Pacas for being named Shottenkirk Ford's Pickens Football Player of the Week. The Dragons defeated White County 42-0 on Friday in the first round of the state playoffs (11-0). Best of luck this Friday against Troup County in the second round.... more
  • Chad Pacas Named PHS Football Player of the Week
  • Good Samaritan Health & Wellness First Center In GA with HRSA Perfect Score (11/9/2018)

    Good Samaritan has just finished a three day onsite review by the Health And Human Services Administration and received a perfect score. So far this year, the first center in Georgia to meet all standards and only the third in the nation. The Health Resources and Services Administration (more
  • Good Samaritan Health & Wellness First Center In GA with HRSA Perfect Score
  • Jared Ellis Named PHS Band Student of the Week (11/8/2018)

    Our Band Student of the Week is Jared Ellis. Jared Ellis is a junior trumpet player in the Pride of Pickens Band and he also plays in the Concert Band. Jared has also been involved in other groups within our program and he is always willing to help. Jared has the biggest heart in our group and... more
  • Jared Ellis Named PHS Band Student of the Week
  • Piedmont Mountainside Earns Top Grade for Patient Safety for Seventh Straight Period (11/8/2018)

    For the seventh consecutive grading period, Piedmont Mountainside Hospital was awarded an “A” grade in The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2018 Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes Piedmont Mountainside’s efforts in protecting patients from harm and meeting the highest safety standards in the Uni... more
  • Piedmont Mountainside Earns Top Grade for Patient Safety for Seventh Straight Period
  • Presentation on CASA and Georgia Youth ChalleNGe Programs at Pickens Family Connection Meeting (11/8/2018)

    On Wednesday, October 10th approximately 25 individuals from various organizations and businesses in our community gathered together at the Pickens County Administrative Building for the Family Connections Collaborative Meeting. The meeting featured two guest speakers, Kerri Henderson of Appalachian... more
  • Presentation on CASA and Georgia Youth ChalleNGe Programs at Pickens Family Connection Meeting
  • Rehearsals in Full Swing for A Christmas Story (11/8/2018)

    With a cast of four adults and thirteen kids (plus eight stage hands who play small roles AND move the scenery and props), the Tater Patch Players stage has become a very busy place. The play version of "A Christmas Story" is based on the movie, which is based on a book. In all that translation, i... more
  • Rehearsals in Full Swing for A Christmas Story
  • The Pickens Report - October 2018 (11/8/2018)

    The holidays are approaching; the season is a time for family, fellowship, friends and giving. While this time is a bright one for many, it is important to remember those in our community that are not as fortunate. Every year in Pickens County various civic groups, organizations, and helpful neig... more
  • The Pickens Report - October 2018
  • Weapon Threat at Pickens County Schools Not Credible (11/8/2018)
    Social media post of student stated a plan to bring a weapon to the high school
    UPDATE [11.9.18 5:57 AM ] - After discussing last night’s investigation with the Sheriff, we have determined that the social media threat is not credible. However, in an abundance of caution, there will be an increased security presence on the High School campus today. We would like to thank the S... more
  • Weapon Threat at Pickens County Schools Not Credible
  • Jasper Planning Commission Public Hearing for North Haven at Jonah Lane (11/7/2018)

    AGENDA I. Call meeting to order II. Adopt agenda III. Approve minutes of the October 30, 2018 public hearing IV. Old Business A. None V. New Business A. Request to change zoning for parcel 030D 094 028 from C-2 (General Commercial) to R-3 (High Density Multifamily Residential) 1. Sonny ... more
  • Jasper Planning Commission Public Hearing for North Haven at Jonah Lane
  • Pickens County Unofficial Midterm Election Results (11/7/2018)
    Sunday Sales of Alcohol by the Drink passes
    Although some statewide elections are still undetermined, below are results in Pickens County during the Midterm Election on November 6, 2018. The Special Election for Sunday Sales of Alcohol by the Drink within the county passed. The effective date will be announced after Commissioner Rob Jones... more
  • Pickens County Unofficial Midterm Election Results
  • Jasper City Council November 2018 (11/5/2018)

    AGENDA I. Call meeting to order II. Invocation III. Pledge of Allegiance IV. Adopt agenda V. Read minutes of October 1, 2018 regular meeting and October 31, 2018 called meeting A. Lisa Hoyle VI. Old Business A. Update on city manager position 1. Jim Looney B. Sanitation rate increase fo... more
  • Jasper City Council November 2018
  • Changes After Thanksgiving Break at Pickens County Schools (11/4/2018)

    Changes coming to some Pickens County Schools upon returning from Thanksgiving break after an Emergency Called Meeting by the Pickens County Board of Education this past Friday night. - Corey Thompson will transfer from Harmony Elementary School to Jasper Middle School. - Marla Callahan is tra... more
  • Changes After Thanksgiving Break at Pickens County Schools

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