PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Pickens County 4-H Summer Programs underway (5/28/2015)

    As summer has become quickly upon us, so has our summer activities. This year we will be taking kids to summer camp, both Junior and Cloverleaf camp, as well as Wilderness Challenge Camp. For many, a week away might not be the best option, so we will be providing Summer Day Camp for all ages. All pr... more
  • Pickens County 4-H Summer Programs underway
  • Pickens Elite Summer Running Club Begins June 1st (5/28/2015)

    The Pickens Elite Summer Running Club will begin morning runs on Monday, June 1st, at 6:45 a.m. at Roper Park in Jasper. Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced runners will focus on *Conditioning *Improving Form *Increasing Speed Runners will meet on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays throug... more
  • Pickens Elite Summer Running Club Begins June 1st
  • Pickens County Beer and Wine Board Called Meeting (Video) (5/26/2015)

    New License Applications for Northgate Restaurant Group, LLC approved....
  • Pickens County Beer and Wine Board Called Meeting (Video)
  • Checkers Anyone? At the Jasper Farmers Market (5/25/2015)

    "As vendors we enjoy the unique community and culture that has developed between our customers and other vendors", said Zach Henson when ask for a comment on his experience at the Jasper Farmers Market. He expressed a sentiment felt by most market regulars; that JFM is a nice place to come, buying, ... more
  • Checkers Anyone? At the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Memorial Day Service (5/25/2015)

    Memorial Day Service, organized by the Marine Corps League Detachment #1280, in Sunrise Memorial Gardens with guest speaker Retired Army Col. Paul Trotti, a West Point graduate and has been awarded the Legion of Merit and the Bronze Star during his service. Amberley Clark sung the National Anthem. ...
  • Memorial Day Service
  • Cove Waterfall Masonic Meeting (5/23/2015)

    The Fourth Annual Cove Waterfall Masonic Meeting & BBQ Fundraiser was held at the Cove Waterfall off Cove Road on May 22-23, 2015. Presented by Blaine Lodge, Pickens Star Lodge, Sharptop Lodge, Marble Hill Lodge, Canton Lodge and Hickory Flat Lodge. The host lodge was Ball Ground. Douglas W. McDon...
  • Cove Waterfall Masonic Meeting
  • PHS Graduation (5/23/2015)

    Congratulations to the Pickens High School Class of 2015! ...
  • PHS Graduation
  • Coach's Cuts Hoagies Ribbon Cutting (5/21/2015)

    Coach's Cuts Hoagies celebrated with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 10:00 AM. "How 'bout them Hoagies!" Coach's Cuts Hoagies offers a complete line of hoagie sandwiches. Stop in and try the Dragon Steak, Grand Slam, Meatball Hoagie or any of their delicious hamburgers. Yo... more
  • Coach's Cuts Hoagies Ribbon Cutting
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners May Meeting (Video) (5/21/2015)

    Pickens County GA Government​ Employees recognized for Years of Service: 1) William K. Quinton 26 years 2) Charlotte Arnold 22 years 3) Wesley B. Ensley 22 years 4) Jerry D. Walker 18 years 5) Ricky Jackson 15 years 6) Brett D. McDaniels 13 years 7) Byron H. Tillery 12 years 8) Bobby B...
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners May Meeting (Video)
  • DogWoods Boarding Kennel Ribbon Cutting (5/20/2015)

    DogWoods Boarding Kennel celebrated with a Ribbon Cutting on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 4:00 PM. DogWoods opened for the holiday season of 2004. It took more than a year to find just the right location that would allow their guests to have plenty of space in a low-stress environment as well as th... more
  • DogWoods Boarding Kennel Ribbon Cutting
  • Control! How Regional Sustainable Development Transforms your Community (5/19/2015)
    Topic of Pickens Tea Party Meeting on May 26th
    Regionalism and how it affects our local community is the topic of discussion at the May 26 meeting of the Pickens County GA Tea Party. Mr. John Anthony, of Sustainable Freedom Lab, is guest speaker, who will present a power point program, "Control! How Regional Sustainable Development Transforms y... more
  • Control! How Regional Sustainable Development Transforms your Community
  • Four Legged Love From Baby (5/19/2015)
    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 Baby
  • Four Legged Love From Vinny (5/19/2015)
    One Year Old Cattle Mix Dog
    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 Vinny
  • Georgia DOT Begins Asphalt Repair on Highway 53 Business in Pickens County (5/19/2015)

    Georgia DOT advises motorists on State Route 53 Business in Pickens County that maintenance crews are set to begin today their work on repairing and deep patching the deteriorating asphalt spots on State Route (SR) 53 in Pickens County. Work will proceed daily Tuesday, May 19 through Friday, May 21... more
  • Georgia DOT Begins Asphalt Repair on Highway 53 Business in Pickens County
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful Recycling at the Bluegrass Charity Festival (5/19/2015)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful would like to thank Ray Smith, general chairman of the first Bluegrass Charity Festival for the American Legion Post 149, and all those who volunteered last weekend. The festival partnered with KPB, allowing us to set out recycle containers around their venue. The weather... more
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful Recycling at the Bluegrass Charity Festival
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