PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Marketable Donations and Volunteers Requested at the Community Thrift Store (8/15/2018)

    The Community Thrift Store started in January 2000 and has been very successful because of Its business model of operating with only donated items, using only volunteers (no one is paid), selling or giving to some at great prices and returning all profits to the community in forms of grants to non-p... more
  • Marketable Donations and Volunteers Requested at the Community Thrift Store
  • Music at Holy Family Presents 5th Annual Concert Season (8/15/2018)

    John King Carter, organist and choirmaster, proudly announces the lineup for the fifth annual season of concerts at the Episcopal Church of the Holy Family. September 16, 2018: Harpsichord and strings present Baroque trio sonatas October 21, 2018: Adrin Akins, counter tenor November 18,... more
  • Music at Holy Family Presents 5th Annual Concert Season
  • North Central Georgia Chapter of the Blind Leader Visit Jasper Lions Club (8/15/2018)

    On August 9, The Jasper Lions Club met and welcomed Bronwyn Rumery to our meeting. She gave us a delightful program about the organization she heads up called The North Central Georgia Chapter of the Blind. It is affiliated with the Georgia Council of the Blind and promotes “a hand-up not a hand-o... more
  • North Central Georgia Chapter of the Blind Leader Visit Jasper Lions Club
  • The Color of Music Acoustic Showcase at Eagle’s Rest (8/15/2018)
    Saturday, Sept. 22nd Starting at 2 pm
    Mt Oglethorpe, Ga... the popular Acoustic Showcase from Big Canoe will perform in Eagle's Rest Park on Mt. Oglethorpe starting at 2 pm on Saturday, Sept. 22nd. While Acoustic Showcase has become a tradition within Big Canoe, it’s time for them to play on the mountain. Ten or more musicians will ... more
  • The Color of Music Acoustic Showcase at Eagle’s Rest
  • Habitat For Humanity New Home Application Process Starting Soon (8/14/2018)
    Application classes on August 30th and September 4th
    Need a NEW Home? Habitat for Humanity, Pickens County application process in New Hope Acres starts soon. Learn more about being selected for a NEW home at one of the application classes scheduled for Thursday, August 30th and Tuesday, September 4th. Both classes begin at 6:30 pm at the Habita... more
  • Habitat For Humanity New Home Application Process Starting Soon
  • IBMSECU Jasper Branch Grand Re-Opening and Ribbon Cutting Celebration (8/14/2018)

    IBM Southeast Employees' Credit Union (IBMSECU) hosted a Grand Re-Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to celebrate the redesign of their 124 W. Church Street, Jasper, Georgia Branch on Thursday, August 9th, 2018. Members of the community along with IBMSECU Members had the opportunity to meet and ... more
  • IBMSECU Jasper Branch Grand Re-Opening and Ribbon Cutting Celebration
  • Membership in Rotary Changes Lives (8/14/2018)

    Kay Lawrence led a discussion at a recent meeting of the Rotary Club of Jasper about how membership in Rotary changes lives. By being a member in Rotary, you absolutely will change lives in your community and around the world. Rotary’s projects are making a lasting impact. How many lives co... more
  • Membership in Rotary Changes Lives
  • Tea Party Talk: Gun Legislation in Georgia (8/14/2018)
    Meeting Tuesday, August 28th
    We are pleased to announce that our special speaker for the August 28, 2018 Pickens County GA Tea Party meeting will be Mr. Jeff Anderson, a Life Member of GeorgiaCarry.org and a Board of Director Member of that organization. Jeff grew up in Alpharetta, Georgia, and now lives in the mountains o... more
  • Tea Party Talk:  Gun Legislation in Georgia
  • Brenda Cantrell Named PHS Band Student of the Week (8/12/2018)

    Pickens High School Band Student of the Week is Brenda Cantrell. Brenda is a Senior and a trombone player in the marching band. She serves as our band Publicity Officer and does so much more to help others. Brenda is constantly looking for ways to assist in the band room and to work with othe... more
  • Brenda Cantrell Named PHS Band Student of the Week
  • CBD Oil: What’s All the Hype? (8/10/2018)

    Over the past few years, CBD oil is becoming more prevalent in the news and on social media. Unlike well-known Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), Cannabidiol (CBD) is not psychoactive, meaning, it does not change your state of mind and is legal in all 50 states. It does however produce significant changes... more
  • CBD Oil: What’s All the Hype?
  • IBMSECU – Ribbon Cutting (8/10/2018)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce recently had a ribbon cutting at IBM Southeast Employees’ Credit Union located at 124 West Church Street in Jasper. Members of the community along with IBMSECU Members had the opportunity to meet and talk with branch staff, learn about money-saving products ...
  • IBMSECU – Ribbon Cutting
  • Pickens County Board of Education August 2018 (8/9/2018)
    Olivia Moore recognized for AAAA State Champion in Pole Vault
    AGENDA I. Call to Order II. Invocation III. Pledge of Allegiance IV. Approval of Agenda V. Executive Session VI. Approval of Executive Session Minutes VII. Approval of Personnel Personnel Action Report ~ August 9, 2018more
  • Pickens County Board of Education August 2018
  • Piedmont Healthcare Marks One-Year Anniversary of QuickCare at Walgreens (8/9/2018)

    Atlanta, Ga. – Since August 2017 when Piedmont Healthcare opened 27 retail clinics in Walgreens locations across metro Atlanta – known as Piedmont QuickCare at Walgreens – the retail clinics have seen more than 100,000 patients and have increased access to healthcare services for minor injuries and... more
  • Piedmont Healthcare Marks One-Year Anniversary of QuickCare at Walgreens
  • Cornbread Reunion Will Feature More Artists and More Cornbread (8/8/2018)

    The 2nd Annual Cornbread Reunion is this Saturday, August 11th in the Green Space in downtown Jasper. The area has a grove of tall oaks that will provide ample shade for expanded activities at this year's Reunion. Event Chairman Ed Bracken, artist and owner of Jasper’s Studio 54, has teamed up w... more
  • Cornbread Reunion Will Feature More Artists and More Cornbread
  • The Pickens Report - July 2018 (8/8/2018)

    Pickens County Government, like many other government entities is taking full advantage of the hot summer months to pave as many roads as financially possible. All paving projects are funded through LMIG (Local Maintenance Improvement Grant) and SPLOST (Special Local Option Sales Tax) dollars. D... more
  • The Pickens Report - July 2018

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