PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Mayor Weaver's Golf Tournament (7/26/2017)
    Benefiting JYSA
    24 four person teams participated in the 8th Annual Mayor's Golf Tournament benefiting Jasper Youth Sports Association (JYSA). WINNERS: 1st Low Gross ~ Bledsoe Home Inspections (56) 2nd Low Gross ~ Pickens Progress (59) 1st Low Net ~ Rushton & Company (53.50) 2nd Low Net ~ ... more
  • Mayor Weaver's Golf Tournament
  • New Principal at Tate Elementary School (7/26/2017)

    During a called Board of Education Meeting on July 24, 2017, Stephanie Hall was approved a the new Principal for Tate Elementary School. Former Principal, Sandy Layman took a position at the Central Office. Below is a bio submitted by Mrs. Hall. My name is Stephanie Hall, and I am honored to be... more
  • New Principal at Tate Elementary School
  • Pickens Democrats To Host Cindy Zeldin, Democratic Candidate for Georgia Insurance Commissioner (7/25/2017)
    Tuesday, August 15, 2017, 6:30 p.m at Chattahoochee Technical College
    The Pickens County Democrats featured speaker at the August meeting will be Cindy Zeldin, Democratic Candidate for Georgia Insurance Commissioner. The event will be held on Tuesday, August 15, 2017, 6:30 p.m at Chattahoochee Technical College in Jasper, Georgia. For nearly a decade, Cindy served... more
  • Pickens Democrats To Host Cindy Zeldin, Democratic Candidate for Georgia Insurance Commissioner
  • SCAM ALERT: Person Calling Citizens Claiming To Be Officer (7/25/2017)

    The Pickens Sheriff's office has been made aware of a Scam that is taking place around our community. The scam involves individuals calling our citizens and claiming to be an employee of the Sheriff’s Office. They are even using the names of employees that they have been able to access. They are the... more
  • SCAM ALERT:  Person Calling Citizens Claiming To Be Officer
  • To Protect Your Privacy, TDS Telecom Advises You To Check Your Social Media Settings (7/25/2017)

    MADISON, Wis. – According to Pew Research Center, people are lacking confidence in how social media sites protect their personal data. TDS Telecom (TDS®) is encouraging customers to review their social media privacy settings following several social media sites recently changing their privacy polici... more
  • To Protect Your Privacy, TDS Telecom Advises You To Check Your Social Media Settings
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners July 2017 (7/20/2017)
    Public comments by Protect Pickens Pets
    Public comments (41:30) from guest with the Commissioner's Meeting Rally by Protect Pickens PETS concerning Pickens County Animal Shelter. AGENDA I. Call to order II. Prayer Pledge of Allegiance III. Amendments to Agenda A. Add Under Action Items C. Text Amendment (Chapter 34) Health a... more
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners July 2017
  • Pickens Chamber's July Business After Hours (7/19/2017)

    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 July Business After Hours was hosted by North Georgia Pregnancy Ce... more
  • Pickens Chamber's July Business After Hours
  • Tater Patch Players Presents Man of La Mancha (7/19/2017)
    The Musical opens in August in Jasper
    To dream the impossible dream, to fight the unbeatable foe, to bear with unbearable sorrow, to run where the brave dare not go. If you remember the lyrics, you can't miss Man of La Mancha, written by Dale Wasserman, lyrics by Joe Darion, and music by Mitch Leigh. This is a musical that lets you fa... more
  • Tater Patch Players Presents  Man of La Mancha
  • 2017 North Georgia Falcons Football Recruiting Players (7/18/2017)

    The North Georgia Falcons are looking for players at the middle school and high school level. The 2017 football preseason will begin on Monday, July 24th with Falcon football camp from Monday thru Tuesday evening (July 31-Aug 1) and the first football game will be on Friday, August 18th. Boys in... more
  • 2017 North Georgia Falcons Football Recruiting Players
  • Pickens County Schools Hiring Substitute Bus Drivers (7/18/2017)

    We are looking for some great people to join our team of Professional Bus Drivers as substitute drivers. We hire full time drivers from our substitute driver’s pool. *Great hours for moms with children, free after school care for students of Pickens County Schools once you have completed all tra... more
  • Pickens County Schools Hiring Substitute Bus Drivers
  • Successful Pickens Volleyball Junior Camp (7/18/2017)
    PHS Fall Schedule
    Volleyballs were being passed, set, and hit at the 2017 Pickens Volleyball Junior Camp held June 26-29 at PHS. With over 24 upcoming third through eighth grade girls attending the camp, the current PHS Volleyball team and Coaches helped them learn more about the game while working on their skills fo... more
  • Successful Pickens Volleyball Junior Camp
  • Vendor Venture from the Jasper Farmer Market (7/18/2017)
    Pet Vaccinations on Saturday, June 22nd
    Another beautiful day at the Jasper Farmers Market; not that it didn’t rain on Saturday but it did wait until afternoon. The weather does have an impact on what produce shows up at the market for both the growing (too much rain can be as bad as not enough) and the harvest. So if it rains all day on... more
  • Vendor Venture from the Jasper Farmer Market
  • CROSSFEST to be New 'Christian Festival' for North Georgia (7/17/2017)
    Featuring Family-Friendly Fun, Live Music, Activity Stations for Children and Youth!
    A Brand New FESTIVAL is being launched in North Georgia this coming Saturday, July 22nd in Lee Newton Park in Jasper. The event starts at 2:00 pm and will continue till Dark. It will feature 6 Live Bands, various Christian Drama Groups, Local Art, and loads of fun for children and Youth. Event or... more
  • CROSSFEST to be New 'Christian Festival' for North Georgia
  • The Hot Biscuit 5K Run (7/15/2017)
    Winner - Chris Blanton
    The Hot Biscuit Road Race 5K Run is sponsored by Jasper Chapter #479 Order of the Eastern Star and Pickens Star Lodge #220, Free and Accepted Masons. Video of race start and winner finish to the left. Male and Overall Winner Chris Blanton (19:18) Overall Female Winner Dianne ... more
  • The Hot Biscuit 5K Run
  • In the Know with Pickens County Schools (7/13/2017)
    Open House Dates, School Times, School Supply List...
    The first day of school for Pickens County is August 1, 2017. The new year brings slight changes for the school start time for middle school and end time for high school. High School Student Drop-Off 7:30 a.m. Start 8:10 a.m. End 3:15 p.m. Middle Schools Student Drop-Off 7... more
  • In the Know with Pickens County Schools
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