PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES
Pastor's Pot Runneth Over: CARES Cooking Challenge featured area churches showcasing their favorite dishes in four categories. A new record with $8,635.77 raised going directly to CARES to provide food and financial assistance to Pickens County residents in need....
Chick-fil-A at Ellijay joins Pickens County Chamber of Commerce and celebrated with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 10:00 AM. The Chick-fil-A Restaurant at Ellijay is excited to extend their service and support to the Pickens County community. Located at 475 Howard Simm... more
(Marietta, Ga.) It might seem fitting that the commencement speaker at Chattahoochee Technical College’s 2015 graduation spoke about technology, including taking a selfie with the graduates and instructing them to text their thanks to the people who had supported them in their educational journey. S... more
On Tuesday, April 28, 2015, Chief Lovell of Jasper City Police and Dr. Carlton Wilson of the Sheriff's Dept (yes, also the Principal of Jasper Elementary School) went out into our community to pick up the Ten Most Wanted Pickens FERST detainees and brought them to the steps of the Old Jail in downto... more
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In this issue: April is proclaimed "Great American Cleanup Month" in Pickens County; The Last Catch Restaurant wins Green Ribbon Award; A Renewable Christmas Tree....
The main purpose of the meeting is personnel recommendations by the superintendent....
Track and Field
Video of opening ceremonies and photos of the event....
Southern Rodeo Company presents IPRA sanctioned Bull Riding, Steer Wrestling, Tiedown Roping, Team Roping, Barrel Racing and more for the Pickens County Sheriff's Foundation 6th Annual Stampede Rodeo on May 1 & 2, 2015....
Speakers at the Pickens Chamber April Breakfast (Video)
The Chamber Membership breakfast was held April 14th with over 200 in attendance. Breakfast was catered by Bojangles and R&R Body Shop & IBM Southeast Employees' Federal Credit Union was the May sponsor. Dave Garner with ETC hosted "State of the Community" with Board of Commission Chairman-Robert Jo... more
Ernie Dean and the Staff at Farm Bureau celebrated with a Ribbon Cutting March 26th. Farm Bureau Insurance has offices in 158 county locations across the state and strive to be the first choice for residents of Pickens County for farm, automobile, life and dwelling insurance. They also offer cov... more
Contest is May 10-15, 2015
Today, Robert P. Jones, Chairman of the Pickens County Board of Commissioners signed the proclamation making May 10th through May 16th, 'Relay For Life Days'. During this week, the Annual "Paint The Town Purple" celebrates and shows our community support for Relay For Life of Pickens County. N... more
The Pickens Chamber of Commerce participated in a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Uptown Salon on April 16TH at 10:00 AM. Uptown Salon is not a new Salon by any means; however they are new to the Chamber. Uptown Salon has 10 Stylist and the majority of them have been together for ten year. The ... more
Anticipation is high for bluegrass fans as they await the opening 3 day extravaganza of music, crafts, food and camping at the first annual Bluegrass Charity Festival 2015 on May 8-10 in the 22 acre site just behind Ingles off 515 and Hwy 52 East. Activities begin at 5 p.m. Friday with a patrioti... more
Vendors and customers planning to go to the Jasper Farmers Market last Saturday stayed in bed, for the most part, when they heard the rain. When the market opened at 7:30 the three vendors that were there put up their tents in the rain so the people passing by could see that the market would go on e... more
The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce offers a monthly opportunity for Chamber Members, as well as the public to come together at a local business to enjoy food, fun and networking along with an opportunity to win some cash! The April Business After Hours was hosted by Ed B's Studio 54. Studio ... more