PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Deep Southern Championship Pro Wrestling Fundraiser (6/13/2015)
    Friday, June 19th at Pickens County Middle School
    Deep Southern Championship Wrestling is coming to Jasper on Friday Evening, June 19, 2015 with the doors opening for General Admission at 7pm and Event Belltime begins at 8pm. Admission is $10.00 for Adults and $5.00 for ages 11 & under. This event will be held at Pickens County Middle School Gym lo... more
  • Deep Southern Championship Pro Wrestling Fundraiser
  • Piedmont’s Walk With a Doc presents: Walk With a Registered Dietitian June 27 (6/13/2015)

    Piedmont Mountainside Hospital invites the residents of Pickens County to attend the upcoming Walk With a Doc event that will combine dietician guidance with your walk. The walk will feature Live Better Pickens' registered dietitian Jenna Prince-Farmer, RDN, on Saturday, June 27 at Lee Newton Park l... more
  • Piedmont’s Walk With a Doc presents: Walk With a Registered Dietitian June 27
  • Summer Art Camp (6/12/2015)

    Summer Art Camp - Explore Art & Music Around the World was an overall fun Art Experience for Children completing 1st - 5th grades. Leslie Babcock and Valerie Boehm, both Professional Artist and Music Teachers, explored various art mediums and music from around the world.The week-long camp was held ...
  • Summer Art Camp
  • Pickens County Economic Development Update (6/10/2015)

    Architectural Standards Committee: Downtown Alliance – Presented to City Council requesting approval for funding of a traffic enhancement study. Request was approved. Gerry, Denise and Mayor drove around Downtown to look at possible remedies of parking issues with signage. Agreed until t... more
  • Pickens County Economic Development Update
  • Boy Scouts from Troop 1883 Cleaned Trails on National Trails Day (6/9/2015)

    Boy Scouts from Talking Rook Troop 1883 on National Trails Day on Saturday, June 6th. Sean Little, Riley Goodman and Brett Menard worked on service projects, lead by Goodman, to clean trails at Fort Mountain State Park. American Hikin... more
  • Boy Scouts from Troop 1883 Cleaned Trails on National Trails Day
  • Changing Lanes May-June Newsletter (6/9/2015)

    In this issue: School's Out, Kids are Out, Watch Out!; Understanding different gasoline grades; Pecan Pie Recipe; South Cherokee Driver's Classes...
  • Changing Lanes May-June Newsletter
  • Four Legged Love From Angus & Angelo (6/9/2015)

    Here in Pickens County, citizens are stepping up to improve the quality of life for cats and dogs alike. The Pickens County Animal Shelter as well as Pickens Animal Rescue have become a place where people are welcome and invited to come in and stay a while. Animals are being given a second chanc... more
  • Four Legged Love From Angus & Angelo
  • Four Legged Love From Loretta and Jari (6/9/2015)
    ADOPTED
    Here in Pickens County, citizens are stepping up to improve the quality of life for cats and dogs alike. The Pickens County Animal Shelter as well as Pickens Animal Rescue have become a place where people are welcome and invited to come in and stay a while. Animals are being given a second chanc... more
  • Four Legged Love From Loretta and Jari
  • Pickens Chamber Picnic (6/9/2015)

    Sponsored by Stearns Bank and Dough Boys Cakes & Catering providing the food. The theme was Hot Dogs in Paradise with all guest receiving leis. A handful of games offered for children and adults before the Cow-A-Bunga Contest. ...
  • Pickens Chamber Picnic
  • Plenty of Honey at the Jasper Farmers Market (6/9/2015)

    Several local beekeepers extracted honey this week making it plentiful at the market once again. Buying honey from local beekeepers, people you know and trust, is really the only way to be sure you are getting pure raw honey. Is honey good for you? The internet can give you any answer you want b... more
  • Plenty of Honey at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • You Are Invited to the 6th Annual Tomato Sandwich Fiesta (6/9/2015)
    Saturday, June 20th at 11 a.m.
    There is nothing more enjoyable to a Southerner than a large glass of "sweet" tea and a "mater" sandwich. Add friends and family and make it a picnic and you have the perfect day. On Saturday, June 20 at Chattahoochee Technical College in Jasper beginning at 11 a.m., you are invited to a really c... more
  • You Are Invited to the 6th Annual Tomato Sandwich Fiesta
  • Every Lunch Counts! (6/8/2015)

    For a child who is hungry, every breakfast, every lunch, every dinner counts! MUST Ministries, in conjunction with True Vine Church, in Jasper, is on a mission to provide summer lunches to children in Pickens County. Volunteers donate food, pack lunches, and drive lunches to numerous places... more
  • Every Lunch Counts!
  • GEORGIA DOT WANTS YOUR TWO CENTS IN THE ADDITION OF A PASSING LANE TO HIGHWAY 53 EAST OF JASPER IN PICKENS COUNTY (6/8/2015)
    Public Encouraged to Attend Meeting on June 18th
    A public information open house to discuss the Georgia DOT proposed project to add an eastbound passing lane to State Route (SR) 53 east of Jasper is scheduled for Thursday, June 18, 2015 from 5 until 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at Foothills Community Church, located at 13724 Highway 53 in Marbl... more
  • GEORGIA DOT WANTS YOUR TWO CENTS IN THE ADDITION OF A PASSING LANE TO HIGHWAY 53 EAST OF JASPER IN PICKENS COUNTY
  • Bluegrass and Rolling-The-Stones Mountain High (6/5/2015)
    Celebrate the Summer Solstice at Eagle's Rest on Mt. Oglethorpe
    Mt. Oglethorpe, GA…The summer solstice will be celebrated on Sunday, June 21st starting at 2pm with bluegrass music by The 8th of January playing in Eagle’s Rest Park on Mt. Oglethorpe. Bluegrass Band…The 8th of January The band will be playing original, traditional and progressive blue... more
  • Bluegrass and Rolling-The-Stones Mountain High
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners June Work Session (Video) (6/4/2015)

    Items of Discussion: Grant – Renee Dotson (County Extension Agent / Coordinator); Update on Roads List; Update on future water line installation ...
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners June Work Session (Video)
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