PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES
Photos and video promo are from PHS Theatre's Spring Musical 'Hello Dolly' during the dress rehearsal on April 6, 2015....
Jasper Merchants Association host the annual Easter Egg Hunt in Lee Newton Park in Jasper, Georgia....
The Nelson Easter Egg Hunt, held on April 4 in Nelson City Park, was co-sponsored by the City of Nelson and E.W. Hightower Lodge. Grand Prize Winners in all age categories: 0-2, 2-5, 6-7 and 8-9....
On March 17th, Board Members from Keep Pickens Beautiful met with Commissioner Rob Jones, Commissioner Becky Denney, Mayor John Weaver of Jasper and Mayor Carol Opdenhoff of Talking Rock to officially proclaim April 2015 as the official "Keep Pickens Beautiful - The Great American Cleanup" month for... more
Great things are happening to benefit our community. ETC recently provided a generous donation of $1,000 to Piedmont Mountainside Hospital in support of the 2015 campaign led by Friends of Mountainside to fund a new Parks Flow-Lab in the hospital. This advanced vascular diagnostic technology precise... more
Planning when to sell your home is important, and there is a lot to consider. The home must look good to attract buyers, so you probably need to break out the elbow grease or checkbook to get those repairs and improvements handled. You need to be concerned about curb appeal and staging. You also nee... more
The Optimist Club of Jasper is holding their 17th Annual 5K Flapjack Run on Saturday, April 25, 2015 in downtown Jasper. A beautiful time of year to run the flat race course to be followed by a delicious flapjack breakfast! more
Piedmont Physicians Surgical Specialists of Jasper is proud to add general surgeon Michael T. Rumble, M.D., to its practice. Dr. Rumble earned his medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. He completed his general surgery residency training at the United State... more
This year Pickens Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy will once again bring before 'Judge' Jeff Downing 10 Pickens County community leaders to answer the 'charges' being brought against them. The detainees will be picked up by a sheriff’s deputy or Jasper city police officer and brought to the ... more
Items for Discussion: Change of Ordinance – Peggie Bauer; Road paving exception off of Grey Squirrel Point – Mark Chastain; Library Budget – Anita Summers/Ann Dobson; 2015-2016 Contract Renewal for 4-H Agent; Internship Grant; Resolution Denying Federal Government Permission to Place Illegal Persons...
The 9th Annual Leadership Snowball Golf Tournament was once again a success thanks to the businesses, community leaders and volunteers that support the tournament. The Tournament was held at Arrowhead Country Club in Jasper on Monday, March 23rd and fortunately the weather was great allowing the to... more
The Jasper Merchants Association is proud to present the 8th Annual Easter Egg Hunt this coming Saturday, April 4th at Lee Newton Park located off of Stegall Drive in Jasper, Georgia. The Easter Egg Hunt will start at 1pm to 2pm. This event is FREE to ALL children of Pickens County under the age of ... more
Six Venomous Snakes of Georgia Identified
With the warmer weather, and increased food supply Georgia's snake population will be active. Expect more human and snake encounters. The vast majority of encounters happen in and around peoples homes. Georgia has over 43+ different species of snakes only six are venomous. Most counties only... more
Opening day was sunny and cold; not a lot of vendors but a nice mix of previous and new vendors; crafts and produce. Lettuce and kale were plentiful as were garden ready vegetable plants; broccoli and cabbage and other things that can be planted right now. If you are not familiar with planting early...
Annual event held in Taking Rock Park....