PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Last Weekend to Solve a Murder at Tater Patch Players (4/20/2018)
    Youth Theater Workshop ahead
    This weekend is your last chance to solve a murder during Tater Patch Players’ production of “Death by Design” by Rob Urbanati. Final performances will be April 20, 21, both at 7:30 and April 22 at 2:00. Adults are $18, Seniors are $16 and Students are $14. There is also a special first timers tick... more
  • Last Weekend to Solve a Murder at Tater Patch Players
  • The ITEEA awards Pickens High School the Program Excellence Award (4/18/2018)

    At the recent annual conference for the International Technology and Engineering Educator Association (ITEEA), the Program at Pickens High School was recognized as one of only 39 programs worldwide to earn the prestigious Program Excellence Award in 2018. Sponsored by the ITEEA and Paxton/Patt... more
  • The ITEEA awards Pickens High School the Program Excellence Award
  • Jennifer Owens Takes First Place in the Pickens County Bus ROAD-E-O (4/17/2018)

    The annual Pickens County Bus ROAD-E-O was a wonderful event this year with many new contestants. The driver's course consisted of Forward Serpentine, Diminishing Clearance, Alley Docking, Parallel Parking, Stop Line, Curb Line, Railroad Crossing and Student Pickup. Everyone at Pickens County... more
  • Jennifer Owens Takes First Place in the Pickens County Bus ROAD-E-O
  • One Week Until Voter Registration Deadline For May 22nd Elections (4/17/2018)
    Sample Ballots
    Tuesday, April 24, 2018 is the last day to register to vote or update voter information for the May 22, 2018 General Primary and Nonpartisan Election. Georgia citizens can submit an electronic voter registration application with their Georgia driver’s license number or state-issued identification... more
  • One Week Until Voter Registration Deadline For May 22nd Elections
  • Pickens Ferst Most Wanted To Be Arrested (4/17/2018)

    Pickens Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy is on the lookout for our Twelve Most Wanted suspects to be "arrested" and brought to the Old Historic Jail on North Main Street on Tuesday, April 24, 2018. Local law enforcement will be picking them up starting at 11:00 AM and bringing them befor... more
  • Pickens Ferst Most Wanted To Be Arrested
  • They're Cooking Again (4/15/2018)
    Place your orders for Marble Valley Friends BBQ Chicken by April 20th
    The time draws nigh for Marble Valley Friends spring barbecue chicken fundraiser. The date for eating is Friday, April 27th; orders must be placed by April 20th. Meals will be served in the Old Tate Gym between 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 P.M. Takeout and delivery service (for 4 or more plates to the same l... more
  • They're Cooking Again
  • Pickens County Receives Governor's Circle Recognition (4/13/2018)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful is proud to announce we have received the Governors Circle Award. This award is presented by the state of Georgia recognizing exemplary performance by certified affiliates in reducing litter, minimizing waste and greening local communities. Keep American Beautiful: conduc... more
  • Pickens County Receives Governor's Circle Recognition
  • Pickens Seniors For Change - April 2018 (4/12/2018)

    The final of three public meetings hosted by Pickens Seniors for Change to inform and educate all homeowners concerning the proposed senior property tax exemption that will be placed on the May 22nd primary ballot in the form of a straw poll. The meeting was held at Chattahoochee Technical College i... more
  • Pickens Seniors For Change - April 2018
  • Elect Doug Patterson For Jasper City Council (4/11/2018)

    Citizens of Jasper, I am Doug Patterson and I am running for Jasper City Council in the upcoming election. I am so humbled to be a candidate running for this vacant seat. The City of Jasper needs a leader who will stand up for its citizens, and not let them be pushed around. The City Council ... more
  • Elect Doug Patterson For Jasper City Council
  • Jasper Farmers Market Opens for the 2018 Season (4/11/2018)

    April 7th was cool, breezy and damp but the Jasper Farmers Market opened as scheduled at 7:30 on Saturday at the parking lot on Stegall Drive across from Lee Newton Park. The Farmers Market is an ongoing project of the Pickens County Master Gardeners, under the able direction of Jenny Fellenbaum. ... more
  • Jasper Farmers Market Opens for the 2018 Season
  • KSU Trumpets Return to Holy Family (4/11/2018)

    On Sunday, April 15, at 3:30 in the afternoon, Music at Holy Family proudly presents the Kennesaw State Trumpets in a free concert. The KSU trumpets are under the direction of Dr. Douglas Lindsey. The ensemble has experienced tremendous growth over the last five years, now boasting nearly 20 mem... more
  • KSU Trumpets Return to Holy Family
  • Stand with Amberle for Pickens County Commissioner District One (West) (4/11/2018)

    Amberle Johnson (AJ) Godfrey grew up here. She raised three children here. She's seen our community move from one lane to four lane, from the U.S 5˘ & 10˘ Store to Walmart, and from simple to sublime. It is her belief that there is a simple formula to ensure that Pickens County continues to thri... more
  • Stand with Amberle for Pickens County Commissioner District One (West)
  • The Pickens Report - March 2018 (4/11/2018)

    Spring has arrived in Pickens County. This time of year, is marked with beautifully blooming foliage across the county. In the spirit of the season, Pickens County Government is collaborating with Keep Pickens Beautiful for "Tire Amnesty April". This recycling program allows for any Pickens family t... more
  • The Pickens Report - March 2018
  • Pickens County Planning & Development March 2018 Report (4/10/2018)

    Pickens County Planning & Development monthly report for March activity: Building Permits (total) 55 in March 2018 (57% increase) 35 in March 2017 Building Permits for Site Built Homes 12 in March 2018 (50% increase) 8 in March 2017 Inspections 180 in March 2018 (44% increase) 125 i... more
  • Meet and Greet with PHS New Basketball Coach on Tuesday (4/9/2018)
    April 10 at 7 pm at PHS New Gym
    The last week of March, Pickens County Board of Education has approved the hiring of Mike Duffie as the new Head Coach of our Boys Basketball program. A Meet and Greet will be held on Tuesday, April 10 at 7:00 pm at the new Pickens High School gym. Coach Duffie comes to us from Dalton where he wa... more
  • Meet and Greet with PHS New Basketball Coach on Tuesday

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