PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Town of Talking Rock Council January 2018 (1/4/2018)

    AGENDA I. Call meeting to order II. Pledge of Allegiance III. Approval of December Meeting Minutes IV. Approval of December Financial Report V. Old Business: A. Undeveloped streets-Randy B. Repairs on Town Hall-Randy C. Red house-Cheryl D. Soil and Erosion Ordinance Update-C... more
  • Town of Talking Rock Council January 2018
  • Car Seat Mini Grant Awarded to County Health Departments in North Georgia (1/3/2018)
    Buckle Up Right, Every Trip, Every Time
    County health departments in the North Georgia Health District were awarded the 2018 Car Seat Mini-Grant by the Georgia Department of Public Health, Injury Prevention Program. Through the Mini-Grant, Cherokee, Fannin, Gilmer, Murray, Pickens and Whitfield County Health Departments and local collabor... more
  • Leave Water Dripping To Avoid Busted Water Lines (1/3/2018)

    Pickens County and the City Of Jasper are experiencing a high volume of water loss due to frozen and busted lines. They are asking if your water is prone to freezing please leave it dripping until the freezing temperatures is over. If you own any vacant properties please check them to make sure ther... more
  • Leave Water Dripping To Avoid Busted Water Lines
  • Tree Trail Newsletter January 2018 (1/3/2018)
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  • Nelson City Council January 2018 (1/2/2018)

    AGENDA 1. Call to Order 2. Swearing in of Newly Elected Officials 3. Pledge of Allegiance 4. Agenda Approval 5. Approval of Minutes a. December 4, 2017 Council Meeting 6. Department Reports a. City Clerk/Manager Report (Tina M. Monaghan) b. Police Report (Lt. David Simmons, Che... more
  • Nelson City Council January 2018
  • Humor in Georgia (and other places) (12/31/2017)

    Despite his extreme enthusiasm for the LSU Tigers, John Sneve is a good man. Surrounded at Rotary by a pack of avid Georgia Bulldog supporters, John holds his own and more. It’s his use of humor that endears him to everyone. Growing up in Louisiana gave him a laid-back attitude that, coupled wi... more
  • Humor in Georgia (and other places)
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners December 2017 (12/21/2017)
    Proposal to privatize the Pickens County Animal Shelter
    Dr. Chester, Animal Medical Clinic presented a proposal to privatize and operate the Pickens County Animal Shelter (time 6:12). "Consider it a privilege and duty to provide medical care and find suitable homes to all healthy and treatable animals in Pickens County" is the mission, with a vision of ... more
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners December 2017
  • Train Derailment (12/19/2017)

    Currently Pickens County Fire and Rescue is working with the assistance of Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services Hazmat teams on a train locomotive that derailed near the Pickens - Gilmer County Line on Whitestone Road. Fortunately there have not been any injuries and only the fuel from the lo... more
  • Train Derailment
  • Final Jasper Farmers Market of 2017 is Saturday (12/18/2017)

    Despite the freezing temperatures early and snow still on the ground, the Saturday December 16, Jasper Farmers Market was a good thing. Vegetable and baker vendors got to sell some of their perishables and Christmas shoppers got to work on their list. Contributing to that cause was a new vendor,... more
  • Final Jasper Farmers Market of 2017 is Saturday
  • Pickens County Schools Public Meeting - Calendar & School Reconfiguration (12/18/2017)

    Pickens County Schools are hosting three public meetings concerning revising the school calendar and new grade-level configurations. Video is of public meeting on Monday, December 18, 2017. Two more are scheduled on Tuesday, December 19 at 6 pm and Wednesday, December 20 at 8 am. The Pickens... more
  • Pickens County Schools Public Meeting - Calendar & School Reconfiguration
  • Ringing the Bell for Rotary (12/18/2017)

    I don’t know what it is about ringing a Salvation Army bell that brings out the Spirit of Christmas in me. I get the whole Jimmy Stewart movie “It’s a Wonderful Life” where “every time a bell rings, an angel gets his wings.” In which case, on Saturday, December 12, 2017, the Rotary Club of Jaspe... more
  • Ringing the Bell for Rotary
  • Tater Patch Players Entertains Pickens and North Georgia All Year Long (12/17/2017)
    Flex Passes Make a Great Gift
    Tater Patch Players' Board of Directors has confirmed its 2018 plans and pricing to make next year, once again, a year of entertainment. The Players will offer five plays, plus a Youth Theater production and youth workshops. The plays range from a zany comedy like Those Crazy Ladies in the House... more
  • Tater Patch Players Entertains Pickens and North Georgia All Year Long
  • The Pickens Report - November 2017 (12/17/2017)

    The holiday season has arrived; marked by cool weather, and festive decorations. This is a busy time of year for most, and especially for those in the Pickens County Tax Commissioner’s office. The group has been working particularly hard this tax collection season. The total 2017 collections as ... more
  • The Pickens Report - November 2017
  • Calling All Artist & Artisans (12/15/2017)

    Pickens Arts and Cultural Alliance (PACA) is putting together a comprehensive list of artists who reside in Pickens County. If you are one of these, please contact PACA at pacageorgia@gmail.com. Leave your name, contact phone, web or Facebook page (if any), and genres. The scope of this list wil... more
  • Calling All Artist & Artisans
  • Chattahoochee Tech Graduate from Pickens County Prepares for the Next Step in Life (12/15/2017)

    (Cartersville, Ga.) Chattahoochee Technical College honored 546 students from the state’s largest technical college during a commencement ceremony held Thursday, Dec. 14, at the Clarence Brown Conference Center in Cartersville. Representing students from the fall semester, 197 graduates from the col... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Graduate from Pickens County Prepares for the Next Step in Life

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