PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Renasant Bank Collecting School Supplies For Pickens County Children (7/14/2015)
    Items will be donated to Talking Rock First Baptist Church's Backpack Program
    Renasant Bank in Jasper is collecting school supplies for Pickens County children in need. The donations will be given to Talking Rock First Baptist Church for their annual backpack program. Items needed: Preschool, Kindergarten, First Grade: Backpack, pencil box, 2 glue sticks, Water... more
  • Renasant Bank Collecting School Supplies For Pickens County Children
  • Sweet Old Soul 'Duncan' Needs A Home (7/14/2015)
    ADOPTED
    Duncan is a sweet old soul that has been at the Rescue Ranch for over a year. He is easy going and is patiently waiting for his forever family to come for him. Please open your heart and home to the sweet old man. We feel confident that Duncan’s family will find him soon! Adoption Fees: $... more
  • Sweet Old Soul 'Duncan' Needs A Home
  • Jasper City Council July 2015 Meeting (Video) (7/13/2015)

    Items on agenda: Amend Article V, Section 94-81 District Standers and Permitted uses; Pickens County Jail Contract; SPLOST project contractor approval; 2014 Annual audit comments review,...
  • Jasper City Council July 2015 Meeting (Video)
  • Rep. Tom Graves Votes to Help Veterans Start Small Businesses (7/13/2015)

    (Washington, D.C.) – Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) issued the following statement today after voting in favor of the Veterans Entrepreneurship Act (H.R. 2499), legislation that waives the upfront guarantee fee for veterans on Small Business Administration 7 (a) Express Loans: "When the brave men and... more
  • Rep. Tom Graves Votes to Help Veterans Start Small Businesses
  • Selling Naked/Fish-On Marketing Workshop Hosted by Pickens Chamber (7/13/2015)

    On Tuesday, June 30th Pickens County Chamber of Commerce Business Advocacy Council offered a two in one workshop titled "Selling Naked/Fish-On Marketing". The workshop was presented by Patrick H. McGaughey, CPF, IOM, an international business speaker with a background of professional success in... more
  • Selling Naked/Fish-On Marketing Workshop Hosted by Pickens Chamber
  • Cancer in Rearview Mirror (7/11/2015)

    Putting Cancer in the Rearview Mirror Car & Bike Show was sponsored by Team Tate Fire and Shottenkirk Ford with proceeds benefiting Relay for Life of Pickens County. Trophies awarded for Car and Bike Classes as well as a People's Choice presented by Mountain City Auto Parts (Carquest)....
  • Cancer in Rearview Mirror
  • Ed B's Studio 54 Yard Sale (7/11/2015)

    Ed B's Studio 54, located on D.B. Carroll Street in Jasper, Georgia, host a monthly yard sale. Cost to setup a table is $10 for the entire day. Next yard sale is August 8, 2015....
  • Ed B's Studio 54 Yard Sale
  • Pickens County Welcomes New Principal To Tate Elementary (7/10/2015)
    Experienced Administrator Excited About the Future of Students in the Tate Community
    The Pickens County School District announces the hiring of Mrs. Sandra Layman as Principal for Tate Elementary school. "I am extremely pleased to bring Mrs. Layman's experience and commitment to excellence to the Tate community. I trust her with the minds and hearts of Tate Elementary students, p... more
  • Pickens County Welcomes New Principal To Tate Elementary
  • Nunsense brings teacher and student together again (7/9/2015)

    Marcia Wright was the drama teacher at Pickens High School for a number of years. One of her students in her last years at the school was Vanessa Stancil. Now they're on stage together as two of the Little Sisters of Hoboken in Tater Patch Players' Nunsense. To complete the circle, Vanessa's real... more
  • Nunsense brings teacher and student together again
  • OPTIMISM SHOULD BE A PRIORITY (7/9/2015)

    The Optimist Club of Jasper held their annual Essay Contest on the topic of "Optimism Should be a Priority". Over 100 essays were written and entered into the local contest. Project leader Matt Moore established a committee to handle the first round of judging to narrow the number of essays down ... more
  • OPTIMISM SHOULD BE A PRIORITY
  • Pickens County Board of Education July Meeting (Video) (7/9/2015)

    Sandy Layman announced as new principal for Tate Elementary; Report from Sex Education Committee; Approval of Custodial Pay for Sick Leave Day; ...
  • Pickens County Board of Education July Meeting (Video)
  • SR 53 at Georgia Northeastern Railroad in Tate To Be Closed For Crossing Rebuilding (7/9/2015)
    Friday, July 17 through Monday, July 20
    The Georgia Department of Transportation (DOT) is advising motorists in Pickens and Dawson counties of a detour off State Route (SR) 53 at the Georgia Northeastern Railroad crossing of South Railroad Street in the city of Tate, scheduled for Friday, July 17, 2015, to accommodate work by the railroad... more
  • SR 53 at Georgia Northeastern Railroad in Tate To Be Closed For Crossing Rebuilding
  • Time to update your Child’s Vaccinations! (7/9/2015)

    Could your child be missing a vaccination? It is vital that children are kept current on their immunizations. A child's immune system is more vulnerable than that of most adults, and without vaccinations, many children would suffer or even die from the severe effects of diseases such as measles, per... more
  • Time to update your Child’s Vaccinations!
  • Trail Tree Newsletter - July 2015 (7/8/2015)

    In this issue: Trail Tree Database; Trees of Interest - Georgia, Florida, Ohio, North Carolina; Indian Trails Mapping Program; Mystery of the Trees; New Book in the Works...
  • Trail Tree Newsletter - July 2015
  • Georgia DOT Resumes Asphalt Repair on Highway 53 in Pickens County (7/6/2015)

    Georgia DOT advises motorists in Pickens County that maintenance crews resume this week their work on repairing and deep patching the deteriorating asphalt spots on State Route (SR) 53. Work will proceed daily Monday, July 6 through Thursday, July 9, 2015 from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. and will fo... more
  • Georgia DOT Resumes Asphalt Repair on Highway 53 in Pickens County
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