PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Four Legged Love From Loretta and Jari (6/9/2015)
    ADOPTED
    Here in Pickens County, citizens are stepping up to improve the quality of life for cats and dogs alike. The Pickens County Animal Shelter as well as Pickens Animal Rescue have become a place where people are welcome and invited to come in and stay a while. Animals are being given a second chanc... more
  • Four Legged Love From Loretta and Jari
  • Pickens Chamber Picnic (6/9/2015)

    Sponsored by Stearns Bank and Dough Boys Cakes & Catering providing the food. The theme was Hot Dogs in Paradise with all guest receiving leis. A handful of games offered for children and adults before the Cow-A-Bunga Contest. ...
  • Pickens Chamber Picnic
  • Plenty of Honey at the Jasper Farmers Market (6/9/2015)

    Several local beekeepers extracted honey this week making it plentiful at the market once again. Buying honey from local beekeepers, people you know and trust, is really the only way to be sure you are getting pure raw honey. Is honey good for you? The internet can give you any answer you want b... more
  • Plenty of Honey at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • You Are Invited to the 6th Annual Tomato Sandwich Fiesta (6/9/2015)
    Saturday, June 20th at 11 a.m.
    There is nothing more enjoyable to a Southerner than a large glass of "sweet" tea and a "mater" sandwich. Add friends and family and make it a picnic and you have the perfect day. On Saturday, June 20 at Chattahoochee Technical College in Jasper beginning at 11 a.m., you are invited to a really c... more
  • You Are Invited to the 6th Annual Tomato Sandwich Fiesta
  • Every Lunch Counts! (6/8/2015)

    For a child who is hungry, every breakfast, every lunch, every dinner counts! MUST Ministries, in conjunction with True Vine Church, in Jasper, is on a mission to provide summer lunches to children in Pickens County. Volunteers donate food, pack lunches, and drive lunches to numerous places... more
  • Every Lunch Counts!
  • GEORGIA DOT WANTS YOUR TWO CENTS IN THE ADDITION OF A PASSING LANE TO HIGHWAY 53 EAST OF JASPER IN PICKENS COUNTY (6/8/2015)
    Public Encouraged to Attend Meeting on June 18th
    A public information open house to discuss the Georgia DOT proposed project to add an eastbound passing lane to State Route (SR) 53 east of Jasper is scheduled for Thursday, June 18, 2015 from 5 until 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at Foothills Community Church, located at 13724 Highway 53 in Marbl... more
  • GEORGIA DOT WANTS YOUR TWO CENTS IN THE ADDITION OF A PASSING LANE TO HIGHWAY 53 EAST OF JASPER IN PICKENS COUNTY
  • Bluegrass and Rolling-The-Stones Mountain High (6/5/2015)
    Celebrate the Summer Solstice at Eagle's Rest on Mt. Oglethorpe
    Mt. Oglethorpe, GA…The summer solstice will be celebrated on Sunday, June 21st starting at 2pm with bluegrass music by The 8th of January playing in Eagle’s Rest Park on Mt. Oglethorpe. Bluegrass Band…The 8th of January The band will be playing original, traditional and progressive blue... more
  • Bluegrass and Rolling-The-Stones Mountain High
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners June Work Session (Video) (6/4/2015)

    Items of Discussion: Grant – Renee Dotson (County Extension Agent / Coordinator); Update on Roads List; Update on future water line installation ...
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners June Work Session (Video)
  • Summer Reading Club Kickoff (6/4/2015)

    BB Fuzz, the fuzziest guy in show business, kicked off the Pickens County Library's Summer Reading Club! ...
  • Summer Reading Club Kickoff
  • Town of Talking Rock Council Meeting June 2015 (Video) (6/4/2015)

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  • Town of Talking Rock Council Meeting June 2015 (Video)
  • City of Nelson Proposed FY 2016 Budget (6/3/2015)

    We were unable to video the June 2015 Nelson City Council meeting. The FY 2016 budget was presented (follow link). A public hearing will be scheduled later this month....
  • City of Nelson Proposed FY 2016 Budget
  • John Davis Golf Classic (6/3/2015)

    34 Teams participated in 23rd Annual John Davis Golf Classic, a fundraiser for Georgia Mountains Hospice, Inc., which is held each year at Bent Tree Golf Course. The John Henry Davis, Sr. Veterans Award was presented to Newcombe Wasson, and the Evelyn Hice-Griffin Community Service Award was present...
  • John Davis Golf Classic
  • Jasper City Council June 2015 Meeting (Video) (6/1/2015)

    Recognition of Boy Scouts of Pickens County, 2014 Annual Audit Presentation by Rushton & Company, LLC and Downtown Alliance Presentation by Amy Leake and Jackie Dunn, and SPLOST Project Contractor were some items of discussion....
  • Jasper City Council June 2015 Meeting (Video)
  • Kidney donor recipient from Hooters’ waitress discharged from Piedmont Atlanta Hospital today (6/1/2015)

    (Atlanta, Ga.) – "The kidney is doing fabulous, 72-year-old Donald Thomas told reporters today, as he was about to be discharged from Piedmont Atlanta Hospital, after a successful kidney transplant. The procedure was done by Piedmont Transplant Institute, courtesy of kidney donor, 22-year-old Maria... more
  • Kidney donor recipient from Hooters’ waitress discharged from Piedmont Atlanta Hospital today
  • Pickens Retired Educators End a Year - Begin Another (5/31/2015)

    The Pickens Retired Educators Association (PCREA} held its final meeting of the 2014-15 school year on May 13th at United Community Bank. In the absence of Chaplin Chuck Allen, Mr. Gene Berry led in the invocation and the devotional for the day. An outstanding lunch was provided by ladies from the M... more
  • Pickens Retired Educators End a Year - Begin Another

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