PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • The Shoe Box Is Just the Beginning... (2/6/2015)

    Operation Christmas Child is pleased to share with you that 10,440,333 children in over 100 countries have received, or will soon be receiving, Operation Christmas Child shoe box gifts. This is because of your caring and sharing during the 2014 collection season. There truly are not enough 'thank y... more
  • The Shoe Box Is Just the Beginning...
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Called Meeting (Video) (2/5/2015)

    Execution of Resolution, Intergovernmental Agreement, and related documents pertaining to the issuance of the $8,090,000 Pickens County Water and Sewer Authority Revenue Refunding Bond, Series 2015....
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Called Meeting (Video)
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Work Session (Video) (2/5/2015)

    Items for Discussion: Presentation -Rocky Joiner- Retirement Plan Options; 2) Inspections / Commercial Property; Update Title VI and LEP Plan for Transit (MATS) for GA DOT ...
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Work Session (Video)
  • Pickens County Water and Sewer Authority Called Meeting (Video) (2/5/2015)

    Execution of Resolution, Intergovernmental Agreement, and related documents pertaining to the issuance of the $8,090,000 Pickens County Water and Sewer Authority Revenue Refunding Bond, Series 2015....
  • Pickens County Water and Sewer Authority Called Meeting (Video)
  • Town of Talking Rock Council Meeting (Video) (2/5/2015)

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  • Town of Talking Rock Council Meeting (Video)
  • Reinhardt University hosted the Chamber January Breakfast (2/4/2015)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce held their monthly breakfast meeting on January 13th at 7:00 am with breakfast served by Madeline's Cafe & Bakery/Coast 2 Coast Catering. Reinhardt University was the sponsor and Dr. J. Thomas Isherwood, President of Reinhardt University spoke to over 180 i... more
  • Reinhardt University hosted the Chamber January Breakfast
  • Shannon Brooks Signs with Minnesota Golden Gophers (2/4/2015)

    Shannon Brooks, a senior at PHS, was the first student in Dragon History to sign a major conference Division 1 Football Scholarship to the University of Minnesota. Congratulations Shannon!... more
  • Shannon Brooks Signs with Minnesota Golden Gophers
  • Trophy's & T's Announced as Chamber's January Small Business of the Month (2/4/2015)

    Pickens County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the January Small Business of the Month was Trophy's & T's. Gary Reece accepted the framed certificate at the January Membership Breakfast on behalf of Owner, Cay Reece who was out of town. Lorrie Shaw presented the award on behalf of Community... more
  • Trophy's & T's Announced as Chamber's January Small Business of the Month
  • KnowPickens eNewsletter - February is Heart Month... in more ways than one! (2/3/2015)
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    It's Valentine's Day.... or not! Whether you want to celebrate with your sweetheart, family, or friends, there’s a lot going on this Valentine’s Day in Jasper! But, if you would rather skip the day of love, you can celebrate Mardi Gras instead!...
  • KnowPickens eNewsletter - February is Heart Month... in more ways than one!
  • Brenda Weaver Named 2015 Citizen of the Year (2/2/2015)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce named Mrs. Brenda Weaver the 2015 Pickens County Citizen of the Year on Saturday, January 17 at the Tate House during its’ Annual Winter Ball. Mrs. Weaver, also known as the Honorable Judge Weaver, will be filling the shoes of Mr. Jeff Downing who was chosen fo... more
  • Brenda Weaver Named  2015 Citizen of the Year
  • Jasper City Council February 2015 Meeting (Video) (2/2/2015)

    Highlights: Street Corner Fundraising put on hold for February for Public Safety Committee review; Port Royal update; Hibbett Sports is now accepting applications online; ETC will proceed with server replacements; LED lights to be used on Main Street...
  • Jasper City Council February 2015 Meeting (Video)
  • Nelson City Council February 2015 Meeting Video (2/2/2015)

    Chief Koury recognized all that helped with his accomplishments in the last year - Cherokee County Sheriff's Office, Pickens Sheriff's Office, Holly Springs Police Department, and Cherokee County Marshal. Commendation Awards presented to Sid Garrand, Sgt. Paul Manners, Sgt. Eddie Clay, and Lt. Davi...
  • Nelson City Council February 2015 Meeting Video
  • Wayside Animal Hospital Named 2015 Small Business of the Year (2/2/2015)

    At the event known as the Winter Ball, the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce Annual Gala, the 2015 Small Business of the Month program culminated with the announcement of the 2015 Small Business of the Year. The 2015 recipient, Wayside Animal Hospital, was commemorated with the presentation of an i... more
  • Wayside Animal Hospital Named  2015 Small Business of the Year
  • Preparations for Tate Depot Move (2/1/2015)
    Plans to move it across the street on a Sunday, March 29, 2015
    Preparations are underway to relocate the Tate Depot across the street on Sunday, March 29, 2015. The move is necessary because the land where it currently resides does not belong to the county. The relocation and restoration is primarily funded by three $400,000 GDOT Transportation Enhancement ... more
  • Preparations for Tate Depot Move
  • PSO Encouraging Citizens To Use Their Headquarters For Online Purchase Meetings (2/1/2015)

    Recently, the dangers of purchasing online through a stranger became very real in the tragic death of a Marietta couple. Prior to this case, many others have been victims of a variety of crimes ranging from being ripped off with counterfeit merchandise, being robbed to others that have been assaulte... more
  • PSO Encouraging Citizens To Use Their Headquarters For Online Purchase Meetings
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