PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Piedmont Physicians Surgical Specialists Welcomes Michael T. Rumble, M.D. (4/3/2015)

    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
  • Piedmont Physicians Surgical Specialists Welcomes Michael T. Rumble, M.D.
  • WHO WILL BE STANDING BEFORE THE JUDGE? (4/3/2015)

    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
  • WHO WILL BE STANDING BEFORE THE JUDGE?
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Work Session (Video) (4/2/2015)

    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...
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Work Session (Video)
  • Chamber of Commerce 9th Annual Leadership Snowball Golf Tournament (4/1/2015)

    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
  • Chamber of Commerce  9th Annual Leadership Snowball Golf Tournament
  • 8th Annual Easter Jasper Merchants Association Egg Hunt (3/30/2015)

    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
  • 8th Annual Easter Jasper Merchants Association Egg Hunt
  • Warmer Weather Brings Snake Activity (3/30/2015)
    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
  • Warmer Weather Brings Snake Activity
  • Jasper Farmers' Market Opening (3/28/2015)

    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...
  • Jasper Farmers' Market Opening
  • Talking Rock Easter Egg Hunt (3/28/2015)

    Annual event held in Taking Rock Park....
  • Talking Rock Easter Egg Hunt
  • Willie's Weekend Benefit (3/28/2015)

    Fundraiser for Willie Prather's family with a Benefit on Saturday and a Tribute Ride on Sunday. Willie passed away on February 23, 2015...
  • Willie's Weekend Benefit
  • A Different Kind of Bluegrass Sound… The Night Travelers (3/27/2015)

    This is the second in the series of Getting to know the bluegrass bands coming to Jasper’s Bluegrass Charity Festival. Look for highlights each week of the 10 groups performing in the May 8-10 festival sponsored by Pickens's County American Legion Post 149. For more information on the Mother’s Day ... more
  • A Different Kind of Bluegrass Sound… The Night Travelers
  • Four Legged Love From Remi (3/27/2015)
    6-month old terrier mix puppy ADOPTED
    Hi! I am Remi and I am ready to go home with someone—maybe you? I have a soft white coat with great tan markings and beautiful eyes. I am smart and energetic, I like playing with my two brothers and two sisters. They are all here at the PAR Ranch with me. We are playful, fun, and cuddly ... more
  • Four Legged Love From Remi
  • Jasper Farmers Market Opens this Saturday (3/27/2015)

    The oldest continuous farmers market (as well as the friendliest) in the county will open for its 16th season this Saturday, March 28, 2015. The hours are from 7:30 to 12 noon and the location is in the Park and Ride lot next to Lee Newton Park on Church Street in Jasper. If you have never been be... more
  • Jasper Farmers Market Opens this Saturday
  • Vintage Cars Cruise Through Pickens (3/27/2015)

    If you happened to spot a long line of 20 beautiful old cars cruising through Pickens County last Saturday morning, it was the Alfa Romeo Owners Club of Atlanta and the Georgia Triumph Association enroute to a luncheon at Monteluce Winery. The trip started in Roswell and covered 80 miles of bea... more
  • Vintage Cars Cruise Through Pickens
  • Jasper Elementary School Career Event (3/26/2015)

    Professionals representing a variety of career fields spoke with students about their career choices during the Jasper Elementary School "Career Event" this week. Mrs. Jennie Smith, school counselor and event organizer, began organizing the event weeks ago. The process began with letters going... more
  • Jasper Elementary School Career Event
  • Piedmont Heart Institute Announces Alliance with Cleveland Clinic (3/26/2015)
    Unique alliance in Georgia - Cleveland Clinic and Piedmont will share clinical policies, treatment protocols and research opportunities
    (Atlanta) – Since 2007, Piedmont Heart Institute (PHI) has been the largest preferred provider for heart care in the Atlanta and surrounding area. Since then, with its continued expansion of complex and life-saving expertise and advanced treatment modalities, it has grown into one of the premier car... more
  • Piedmont Heart Institute Announces Alliance with Cleveland Clinic
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