PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Bank of North Georgia First Friday Morning Mixer (9/10/2015)

    Bank of North Georgia welcomed Jasper into their office early on Friday, September 4th to host this month's First Friday Morning Mixer, from 7:30 – 9:00 am. This month marked exactly one year from when Bank of North Georgia hosted the inaugural First Friday Morning Mixer in 2014. Over 30 people stop... more
  • Bank of North Georgia First Friday Morning Mixer
  • Pickens County Board of Education September 2015 Meeting Video (9/10/2015)

    Anna Walker recognized for winning at the national level in two separate CTSO (Career and Technical Student Organizations) events. FY2016 Budget approved; 2015 Millage rate approved....
  • Pickens County Board of Education September 2015 Meeting Video
  • Jasper City Council September 2015 Meeting (Video) (9/9/2015)

    Deferred compensation – Valic; GEMA grant; SPLOST project No. 2015-005 paving contractor approval...
  • Jasper City Council September 2015 Meeting (Video)
  • PCSO Auxiliary shares Jeepfest Success (9/9/2015)

    Jeepfest 2015 was a huge success by any standard of measure as the event has grown each year since it’s been in existence. The "Crawl for the Kids" is an event to be enjoyed by the whole family, from the tiniest babe in diapers to seniors. The Pickens Sheriff's Auxiliary Unit is one of several volu... more
  • PCSO Auxiliary shares Jeepfest Success
  • Turning The Lights Back On (9/9/2015)

    As students are starting to finally settle back into their normal routines involved with school, football season has kicked off. Thousands of fans crowded Dragon Stadium with plenty of excitement to see the season get kicked off. The Pickens High School Dragons opened up the season with a 13-6 victo... more
  • Turning The Lights Back On
  • Adopt This Russian Blue Bobtail Kitten (9/8/2015)

    Hi! I'm Sugar! My temporary home is here at the Pickens Animal Shelter. I am a cute and playful Russian Blue bobtail kitten. (Whew that’s a mouthful for a little girl like me!) I enjoy chasing ribbons and bows! Swing by the shelter sometime soon to say Hi! Who knows, maybe you'll pay my adopt... more
  • Adopt This Russian Blue Bobtail Kitten
  • Auxiliary donates $5,000 to Friends of Mountainside (9/8/2015)

    The Friends of Mountainside is one step closer to its goal of raising $50,000 for Piedmont Mountainside Hospital in 2015. The Piedmont Mountainside Auxiliary recently donated $5,000 which brings the group closer to funding a new Parks Flo-Lab in the hospital. This advanced vascular diagnostic techno... more
  • Auxiliary donates $5,000 to Friends of Mountainside
  • Georgia High School Football: North Georgia Sneaks Past East Atlanta (9/8/2015)

    The North Georgia Falcons (Canton, GA) football edged the host East Atlanta Mustangs (Conyers, GA), 38-34 in Friday's league bout. North Georgia Falcons came home Friday night with a 38-34 win against East Atlanta Mustangs. This was a hard fought battle with a less than the usual stellar perform... more
  • Georgia High School Football: North Georgia Sneaks Past East Atlanta
  • Miss Georgia Marble Pageant 2015 (9/8/2015)
    Saturday, September 12th at Noon
    Plans are now being finalized for the 2015 Miss Georgia Marble that is to be presented Saturday, September 12, 2015 and begins at 12:00 noon. There will be a rehearsal and "late Registration" Thursday, September 10, 2015 at the Pickens Community Center beginning at 6:30 pm. Cost to enter pag... more
  • Miss Georgia Marble Pageant 2015
  • Nelson City Council September 2015 Meeting Video (9/8/2015)

    Council voted again to tear down the Marble building after public input. Millage rate wasn't set because inability to obtain necessary documents from Pickens County....
  • Nelson City Council September 2015 Meeting Video
  • OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD (9/8/2015)
    What Goes into the box is fun...What comes out is eternal!
    Pickens County has officially kicked off the Operation Christmas Child shoe box packing season! Let's join together and give more children the opportunity to begin 'The Greatest Journey' - to Jesus. This year we have the privilege to once again reach out in love and bring comfort and hope to more... more
  • OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD
  • People Who Know Food Shop at the Jasper Farmers Market (9/8/2015)

    You will often see Hans Rueffert, Jaspers own celebrity chef and owner of the Woodbridge Inn, shopping at the JFM. Almost every Saturday morning Sandy and David Gerhardt, from Natural Market Place, are there to buy the weeks vegetables for their meals. What they all have in common is knowledge abo... more
  • People Who Know Food Shop at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Pickens County Visitor Center Kiosk (9/8/2015)

    Have you noticed the kiosk outside the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce? If no is your answer, place a trip to the Chamber on your to do list this weekend! We are so excited to report that, this year, the Chamber became an official Georgia Visitor Center! In response to this new event, Gwen Br... more
  • Pickens County Visitor Center Kiosk
  • Sister Cats Looking For A Home Together (9/8/2015)

    Hello there. We are Miss Kitty and Bear, sisters here at Pickens Animal Rescue. We are bonded and would love a home together. We enjoy lying around on our perch and relaxing the day away. We think we have it made here but sometimes we hear the staff talking about loving forever homes. We’re n... more
  • Sister Cats Looking For A Home Together
  • JEEPFEST Trails, etc. (9/6/2015)

    Photos of Trails, Crawl on Cop Car, Mud Pit Competition, JeepHut Unofficial Kick Off Party at Rocco's Pub and Morning Worship Service by Woodstock Church Jasper....
  • JEEPFEST Trails, etc.

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