PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Chamber Staff Receive GACCE 2015-16 Scholarship Recipients (4/15/2015)

    Each year GACCE is proud to provide scholarships to help Chamber of Commerce professionals broaden their knowledge of the profession and expand their careers. At the 2015 GACCE Staff Development Conference held last week in Valdosta, GA, the association was pleased to provide 35 scholarships to des... more
  • Chamber Staff Receive GACCE 2015-16 Scholarship Recipients
  • Pickens County Planning & Development March 2015 Report (4/15/2015)
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    34 Building Permits Issued for total of $8,934...
  • Pickens County Planning & Development March 2015 Report
  • City of Jasper Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting (4/14/2015)

    Property Variance Application - Jeff Patterson; Lot 154; JA12036; 154 East Sellers Street, Jasper, GA - APPROVED... more
  • Piedmont’s Walk With a Doc presents: Walk With a Registered Dietitian April 25 (4/14/2015)

    Piedmont Mountainside Hospital invites the residents of Pickens County to attend the upcoming Walk With a Doc event that will combine dietician guidance with your walk. The walk will feature Live Better Pickens’ registered dietitian Jenna Prince-Farmer, RDN, on Saturday, April 25 at Lee Newton Park ... more
  • Piedmont’s Walk With a Doc presents: Walk With a Registered Dietitian April 25
  • Great New Bluegrass T-Shirt Available in Limited Supply (4/13/2015)
    Order 3 Day Pass and T-Shirt by April 24th to have your name on the back
    The old saying, "been there, done that... and got the t-shirt to prove it", is one you will want to be saying yourself with the great new American Legion Bluegrass Charity Festival 2015 official event shirt. Don’t delay in ordering yours... the design is fantastic and because it will be a limited ed... more
  • Great New Bluegrass T-Shirt Available in Limited Supply
  • Miracle Milk™ Stroll on May 2nd in Lee Newton Park (4/13/2015)

    The Best for Babes® Foundation announces their second annual North American wide Miracle Milk™ Stroll . On May 2, 2015, thousands of parents, friends, families and community members, will gather in parks and malls across the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico to raise funds and awareness for human milk t... more
  • Miracle Milk™ Stroll on May 2nd in Lee Newton Park
  • Pickens County Planning Commission Meeting (Video) (4/13/2015)

    UPDATE: The Rezone Request was withdrawn on April 17, 2015. Show of hands of citizens opposed to the Rezone Request (Residential to Agricultural for chicken houses) during the Pickens County Planning Commission meeting on Monday, April 13, 2015. The Planning Commission tabled the request for furthe...
  • Pickens County Planning Commission Meeting (Video)
  • Two Great Bands… Old and New…for Bluegrass Festival (4/13/2015)

    This, the third in the "Get To Know Our Bands" series, will highlight two very well-known bands throughout Georgia; Brush Fire and BlueRoad. Be sure to check back each week to read about all 10 of our fabulous bluegrass groups performing in the 3 day Bluegrass Charity Festival on May 8-10. You c... more
  • Two Great Bands…  Old and New…for Bluegrass Festival
  • Bark in the Park (4/11/2015)

    $1,245 raised for Pet Warriors USA and Pickens Animal Rescue and four doggies found forever homes. ...
  • Bark in the Park
  • Vidalia Sweet Onion Time is Near (4/11/2015)

    Just as daffodils signal the approach of spring and a time of renewal around us, so do the acres of green shoots breaking the soil in parts of South Georgia indicate the approaching arrival of Vidalia Sweet Onions. For over two decades, Jasper Lions Club has brought those mealtime favorites to this ... more
  • Vidalia Sweet Onion Time is Near
  • Spring BBQ Chicken Fundraiser at Old Tate Gym (4/10/2015)

    Marble Valley Friends historic preservation organization's spring barbecue chicken fundraiser is scheduled for Friday, April 24th at the Old Tate Gym. MVF sponsors such an event each spring and fall to support its historic preservation efforts in the Marble Valley. This is a popular Tate-based happe... more
  • Spring BBQ Chicken Fundraiser at Old Tate Gym
  • Pickens County Board of Education April Meeting (Video) (4/9/2015)
    Spotlight on Student Achievement
    Superintendent's Award, State AAAA Championship Wrestling, CTAE State Placings and Recognitions, Agriculture Education/FFA...
  • Pickens County Board of Education April Meeting (Video)
  • *Tater Patch Players 'Sylvia' POSTPONED (4/8/2015)

    Due to circumstances beyond Tater Patch Players' control, the production of "Sylvia" has been postponed until further notice. Patrons who already have tickets, and season ticket holders, should contact Tater Patch Players at 706-253-2800 or taterpatchplayers@gmail.com.... more
  • *Tater Patch Players 'Sylvia' POSTPONED
  • Can You Hear Me Now? (4/8/2015)

    When the Pickens County Retired Educators Association meets on April 8th, its program will deal with Hearing Concerns as We Age. The program will be presented by Mr. Peter Kruse. His presentation will follow the meal that begins at 11:30 A.M. As usual, the meeting will be held in the Community Room ... more
  • Can You Hear Me Now?
  • Former Adjutant General of Georgia to Speak at Bluegrass Festival (4/8/2015)

    Patriotism, honor and sacrificial service from our veterans and their families will be the theme of guest speaker, Major General Terry Nesbitt during the opening ceremony of the Bluegrass Charity Festival beginning at 5 pm on Friday, May 8th in Jasper, GA. Nesbitt, a veteran with 41 years of servi... more
  • Former Adjutant General of Georgia to Speak at Bluegrass Festival
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