PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Great Futures Start Here – Pickens County Boys & Girls Club Teen Wins State Honor (3/3/2015)

    A Club member for nearly 10 years in Pickens County, MiKayla Taylor was selected as Boys & Girls Clubs of North Georgia’s Youth of the Year. On Monday, February 23, 2015, Taylor represented the North Georgia Clubs in Boys & Girls Clubs of America's Georgia State Youth of the Year competition he... more
  • Great Futures Start Here – Pickens County Boys & Girls Club Teen Wins State Honor
  • Jasper Farmers Market's Opening Day is Less than a Month Away (3/3/2015)
    Opening March 28, 2015
    Though winter is still very much with us the first sign of spring is near. The Jasper Farmers market will open on March 28. The hours, 7:30 am to 12 noon will be the same as will the location on Hwy 53 (Church Street) at Lee Newton Park. The market will be open every Saturday morning throughout t... more
  • Jasper Farmers Market's Opening Day is Less than a Month Away
  • Mosby named GCAA Freshman of the Year, first-team all-conference (3/3/2015)

    DEMOREST, Ga. – Guard A.J. Mosby was named the Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association’s Division I 2014-15 Freshman of the Year and made the first-team all-conference and all-freshman teams, the league announced this week. The 6-foot-2 sharp-shooter from Cartersville High School is averaging 16... more
  • Mosby named GCAA Freshman of the Year, first-team all-conference
  • Pickens County U8 All Star Girls Basketball Headed to State (3/3/2015)

    Congratulations to the Pickens County under 8 All Star Girls Basketball team for winning its way into the District 5 Championship game! The team beat Gordon, Murray and Gilmer counties. They lost to Calhoun in the Championship Game, but will now be one of two teams representing District 5 at the ... more
  • Pickens County U8 All Star Girls Basketball Headed to State
  • Registration for 4-H Summer Camp is underway (3/3/2015)

    In the midst of all of this winter mess, we cannot wait for spring and summer to come along. We all have been looking forward to those sunny days for our favorite activities such as swimming, hiking, having fun on the beach and so much more. But what if you don't have a lot planned for summer fo... more
  • Registration for 4-H Summer Camp is underway
  • Retired Educators Resume Meetings in March (3/3/2015)

    Following a two months hiatus, the Pickens County Retired Educators Association (PCREA) will resume meeting on March 11, 2015. Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month in the Community Room at United Community Bank. Lunch, catered by ladies from the Marble Hill Eastern Star, begins at ... more
  • Retired Educators Resume Meetings in March
  • Statement from Ryan Quinton's Defense Attorney After Sentencing (3/3/2015)

    Grisham & Poole, PC, is a criminal defense law firm with offices in Canton and Jasper, Georgia. We represent Ryan Quinton in his cases pending before the Superior Court of Cherokee County. Mr. Quinton went to court today and entered a plea of guilty to one count of Vehicular Homicide based on ... more
  • Statement from Ryan Quinton's Defense Attorney After Sentencing
  • Boys & Girls Club Leadership for 2015 (3/2/2015)

    Boys & Girls Clubs of North Georgia, Inc. (BGCNG) has appointed Dave Harper to lead the organization's Board of Directors as the Chief Volunteer Officer and President for 2015. The board offers strategic leadership for the organization, guiding the work of 4 Clubs in Pickens County and one in Gil... more
  • Boys & Girls Club Leadership for 2015
  • Jasper City Council March 2015 Meeting (Video) (3/2/2015)

    American Legion Post 149 and Jasper Merchants Association presented $9,505 for bullet proof vests to Jasper Police Department Chief Greg Lovell at the March 2, 2015 Jasper City Council meeting. The organizations have been raising money since mid-2014. They're $1,100 shy of their goal....
  • Jasper City Council March 2015 Meeting (Video)
  • Nelson City Council March 2015 Meeting Video (3/2/2015)

    Nelson City Council member Michael Haviland was presented an award from KPB (Keep Pickens Beautiful) for all of his efforts in adopt a highway in Nelson and helping to enhance the beauty of Pickens County ...
  • Nelson City Council March 2015 Meeting Video
  • PHS HOSA is Chapter Spotlight (3/2/2015)

    PHS HOSA is focused as the Chapter Spotlight this week. Next week the Leadership team and four other HOSA members will travel to Athens for state competition. They're listed below. Anthony Napolitano Ariel Hayes Brooke Swofford Hope Atkins Caileigh Jent Stephen Jordan Madison Smith El... more
  • PHS HOSA is Chapter Spotlight
  • Snowman Contest Winner (3/2/2015)

    SNOWMAN CONTEST hosted by Marty Callahan with State Farm during the snow on February 25 & 26, 2015. The Ludington Family won a sled from Garner Ace Hardware....
  • Snowman Contest Winner
  • Dollar Tree's Ribbon Cutting Ceremony (3/1/2015)

    Dollar Tree recently held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Saturday, February 28th for their new store located at Old Philadelphia Road, Jasper (across from Walmart). Dollar Tree is stocked with a variety of products including national, regional, and private-label brands. Departments found in a Dollar... more
  • Dollar Tree's Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
  • Golden Eagles fall in final regular-season game at Atlanta Metro (3/1/2015)

    (ATLANTA) – Chattahoochee Tech lost a nail-biter at Atlanta Metro 66-64 in the team’s final regular-season game on Saturday. A floater by A.J. Mosby that would have tied the game and sent it to overtime was waved off as officials determined it was released after the final buzzer. The Golden Eagl... more
  • Golden Eagles fall in final regular-season game at Atlanta Metro
  • PHS Students Successful at the FCCLA Region Competition (3/1/2015)

    Please congratulate the following students for their success at the FCCLA Region Competition on February 28, 2015. Sierra Mcelwaney: Silver achievement in Focus on Children Autumn Andrews and Jayce Moss: Gold achievement in Life Event Planning and will be advancing to State. Anna Walk... more
  • PHS Students Successful at the FCCLA Region Competition
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