PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES
Monthly Meeting on July 28, 2015 at 7 PM
The July meeting of the Pickens County Tea Party is overflowing with information, education and motivational ideas for our members and visitors; and we encourage our neighbors and friends to be in attendance and join in the lively discussions. Paul J. Marino, of Expose Public Corruptors.org, will... more
Don't Miss Tater Patch Players' latest production - July 24, 25, 26, 31 & August 1 7 2
The Little Sisters of Hoboken are having a hard time. Most of their order was killed by some bad vichyssoise, prepared by their cook, Sister Julia, Child of God. They were able to bury most of them in a respectful way. However, the money has run out (for reasons that will be apparent early in the sh...
When Charles Kent showed up for a routine checkup at a Piedmont Physicians office in Jasper, Ga., he didnít expect to wake up in Atlanta. "I just passed out and the next thing I knew, I was awake and fully aware. Itís like I didnít skip a beat," said 68-year-old Kent. On July 8, Kentís heart ha... more
33 teams participated with proceeds benefiting Jasper Youth Sports Association (JYSA). Winners: 1st Low Net ~ Rushton & Company (54.09); 1st Low Gross ~ Pepsi (57); Putting Contest ~ Bill Mason; Closest to the Pin (4) ~ Todd Stallings; Closest to the Pin (16) ~ Charlie Westbrook; Women's Closest...
Featuring The Little Red Barn Mobile Petting Farm
The Pickens County Library Summer Reading Club Finale featured the Little Red Barn Mobile Petting Farm. Over 120 children had the opportunity to pet and groom a variety of animals. A bake sale inside the library raised $152 for adult services programming....
Gov. Nathan Deal today ordered flags across Georgia lowered to half-staff in honor of Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Skip Wells of Marietta and Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Randall Smith of Rossville, who were killed when a gunman attacked two military recruitment centers in Chattanooga on July 16. Flags w... more
Heather Poole is a potter, making beautiful and functional things from clay. Saturday she became a vendor at the Jasper Farmers Market. Along with some of her pottery, she brought her potters wheel so that she could demonstrate how she made it. This drew an appreciative crowd to watch her throw o... more
Request approved to annex Parcel 041 081 001 being 21.8 acres into the City of Jasper as C-2(General Commercial) and M-1 ( General Industry) Located on Upper Salem Church Road....
Approved at Called Meeting on July 20, 2015
The administration recommends employment of the individuals listed on PDF with such employment being initially temporary until such time as their criminal record check is completed and the report is satisfactory to the administration and at such time the employment is extended for the full contract ...
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One word describes the 5th Annual Pastorís PotóSUCCESS!! ($8,635 raised); Volunteer Highlight - Jim and Amy Derr; 10 worst states in America to make a living....
After over 20 months delay since the last build Habitat for Humanity, Pickens County Inc. (HFH-PC) has in hand its first building permit for a home in New Hope Acres subdivision. The delay caused by construction of a new road, surveying and governmental requirements along-with the formation of the ... more
The Pickens County Board of Assessors mailed the 2015 Annual Assessment Notices on May 27, 2015 with an appeal deadline of July 11, 2015. Check the 30 Day Return Assessment Notice List (Mailed assessments returned due to invalid address)....
2014 Annual Audit Report; Employees recognized for years of service: Robert Krummert, Stacy McClure, Norman Pope and Kelly Schell; Resolution to adopt revisions to the Pickens County Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance; Paving Bid Accepted ...
It's time to get ready for Back to School!! Pickens County Schools start on August 3, 2015. GEORGIA SALES TAX HOLIDAY begins at 12:01 AM on July 31, 2015 and concludes at 12:00 Midnight on August 1, 2015. Click here for items exempt from sales tax. OPEN H... more
Pickens County Schools resume on August 3, 2015. Below are open house dates and supply list per grade for Harmony Elementary School. OPEN HOUSE Grades 3-5 Wednesday, July 29, 3:30 pm Ė 5:30 pm Kindergarten - 2nd Grade Thursday, July 30, 3:30 pm Ė 5:30 pm SUPPLY LISTS ... more