PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES
There are usually new vendors at the market and this week there were some selling things we have not seen at the market before. Hollis Morris has done that nasty job of taking pallets apart so you can pick out just the parts you want and get started on that project youíve been putting off. (Mayb... more
Off the Wall Soccer Club is an indoor New Generation Elite Turf field within a 10,000 square foot climate controlled building near the Pickens County Airport in Jasper, Georgia. BALLZINGA is played on the second Sunday of month beginning at 1:00 p.m. ...
The Pickens Sheriff's Auxiliary is holding a Gun Raffle this year. Five firearms are being raffled: Glock 43 9mm, Glock 42 380, Sig P938 9 mm with laser, Ruger 10/22 Take Down Stainless and an AR-15 Rifle DPMS. Proceeds will benefit Pickens Sheriff's Auxiliary outreach and community support projects... more
Sgt David Collins Memorial Bike Ride is annual event that starts at the intersection of Hwy. 515 and Philadephia Road, which is dedicated in David's memory. Sgt. Collins died at the age of 24 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, on April 9, 2006...
August 29 from 5-7pm
The Blue Star Gallery will host an Art Opening August 29, 5-7pm. Guests can enjoy complementary wine and snacks while viewing the Fine Art Photography of Jo Lynn Still and Brittany Smith. Located on 26 S East Main St., Ja... more
Part of There's Hope for the Hungry's monthly event
There's Hope for the Hungry is held on the first Thursday of the month at Talking Rock First Baptist Church. They provide a meal, Christian counseling and a box of food to take home to registered visitors. In August, school supplies and backpacks are also given out....
During the VIP reception, it was announced that The Long Table "Come Fly With Me" will be right on the runway of the Pickens County Airport on October 17th. ...
Items on agenda: Audit, Heritage Days, Jake Brake Ordinance, Credit Card ...
Pond & Co. chosen as the Engineering Firm for the next five years. Two authority members resigned: Charles Findley and Dr. Susan Hamel ...
As the serenity of summer fades away and the hustle and bustle of school started yet again, we are reminded that, as students, we take for granted the lazy days spent at home. As we walk through the doors and see many familiar and unfamiliar faces, students can't help but dread the day and long for ... more
"A fence makes a good neighbor" - Last night after Martha Dunn's fence variance was approved, Council member Thad Thacker left the meeting. Mayor Larry Ray was required to vote to break several tie votes between the remaining four council members. This included the long running debate over the fate...
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Pickens County Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center is pleased to announce its recent hire of three new employees to the Chamber team. After spending a full day with current staff getting to know each other, the ins and outs of the Chamber and different aspects of the job on Saturday, August 1st, a... more
In most cases, all drivers are required to stop when meeting or overtaking a stopped school bus that has its red lights flashing and its stop arm extended when loading or unloading passengers. The only exception to this rule is when highways are separated in the center by a dirt, grass or concre... more
Minnie has been at the shelter for several months. She and her brother, Mickey, would love to find forever homes soon. Minnie is 1 Ĺ years old and is a complete love bug. She has a very sweet disposition and would be a great addition to just about any home. Come by the Ranch and meet Minnie ... more