PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES
Congratulations to winner Andrew Gibson with time 18:06 and Sabrina Young First female with time 18:52....
Winners: 1st - Wanda Tidwell; 2nd - Carolyn Tidwell; 3rd - Paula Kincaid<...
Close to 500 attended the annual Pickens County Health Fair coordinated by Jasper Lions Club, Piedmont Mountainside Hospital, Georgia Mountains Hospice, Inc. and Chattahoochee Technical College. Free screenings included: Hearing, Vision, Glucose, Cholesterol, Scoliosis, EKG, Ht-Wt, Pulse Ox, and Wo...
Pickens County Ghost Out Program was developed out of concern for safety and about the serious results of a crash. The goal was to alert the students, and the community to the seriousness of reckless driving, driving while under the influence and distracted driving. ...
20 Teams participated in the Callahan Classic, a benefit for Pickens County Fire Department employee Shane Callahan. Proceeds from the golf tournament ($6,270.68) helped Shane pay off his remaining medical expenses from an illness earlier this year....
May 2nd between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m
The prices for going to prom are not cheap, especially when adding in formal clothing, accessories, activities, transportation, and a nice meal. Chattahoochee Technical College Cosmetology Instructor Jeannie Ingram and her students at the school's Appalachian Campus are wanting to help with one of t... more
American Legion Post 149's Bluegrass Charity Festival is bringing the best bands... the best military speaker for opening ceremony... and now... the impossible.. a voice from the past. "Abraham Lincoln" is appearing live at the Sunday gospel service on 10 May at 10 a.m. Honest! Well... as close... more
Saturday, April 25th at 7:30 p.m. at Tater Patch Players Theater
If you came to our first Improv Night, you know what a laugh riot it was. Many of you bravely took to the stage and the rest laughed! We're doing it again on April 25 at 7:30. This was one of the "Sylvia" production nights that was canceled because one of the cast members sustained an injury d... more
Beautiful weather permitted Saturday's Farmer's Market to be outstanding! Eggs, herbs, plants, jewelry, baked goods, macramé, coffee, music, toys, and many other choices made the market adventure complete. Many customers bring their dogs along which encourages conversations with admirers of the can... more
A two-year-old, short haired domestic female cat
Hi! I am Matilda, a great cat with many good attributes. For example, I love to dance with people. I like to be held on your shoulder and do waltzes (like Waltzing Matilda) or other slow dances. I am also a good mouse hunter. I am versatile and would enjoy being both an indoor and outdoor c... more
This Earth Day, April 22, NASA is asking you to share pictures and video of your favorite places on Earth using social media – and tag them #NoPlaceLikeHome. At NASA, we explore lots of planets and there’s a lot to love: the mountains on Mars, the rings of Saturn, the 99.77-degree ... more
JOINT PROCLAMATION by the Board of Commissioners of Pickens County Georgia and the Mayor of the City of Jasper Georgia was signed this morning for the Health Fair Day this Saturday, April 25th. PROCLAMATION Whereas it has been determined to be in the public interest to provide health information... more
With less than three weeks out before opening the gates of the Bluegrass Charity Festival 2015, excitement is starting to stir here in Pickens County. Be sure and mark your calendars not to miss this 3 day extravaganza May 8-10. Great food, one of a kind craft selections and specialty retails will... more
April 30 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Habitat for Humanity Pickens County will host an "Information Meeting" for the general public on Thursday evening, April 30 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Habitat office located at 135 Cares Way in Jasper. Habitat Family Selection Committee members will be on hand to describe changes to the p... more
(Marietta, Ga.) This May more than 2,500 graduates of Georgia’s largest technical college will be honored in a ceremony at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. Representing graduates from Summer 2014, Fall 2014 and Spring 2015, more than 300 graduates are expected to walk in the ceremony. Sche... more