PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Twenty-six PHS Band Students Particpated in Honor Band Auditions (12/19/2014)

    Twenty-six band students participated in first round/District Honor Band auditions at White County High School. This involves playing scales (either 8 or 12 from memory, depending on grade), chromatic scale, sight-reading, and a prepared etude (a solo). This requires months of practice and individ... more
  • Twenty-six PHS Band Students Particpated in Honor Band Auditions
  • Pickens County Board of Assessors (Video) (12/18/2014)

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  • Pickens County Board of Assessors (Video)
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Meeting (Video) (12/18/2014)

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  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Meeting (Video)
  • City of Jasper Planning Commission Meeting (Video) (12/17/2014)

    Annex Parcel JA05-036 Randy & Tina Pinyan (APPROVED) and Rezone Parcel 053D-031 Tim Snow (APPROVED)... more
  • City of Jasper Planning Commission Meeting (Video)
  • Story Time with Santa (12/16/2014)

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  • Story Time with Santa
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Called Meeting (Video) (12/15/2014)

    Approval of Settlement Agreement, and Hampton Farms Subdivision Roads... more
  • Were You a Former PHS STAR Student? (12/14/2014)

    The Optimist Club of Jasper is looking for former PHS STAR Students. With the 2015 STAR Banquet approaching, the Optimist would like to know what you are doing now - where you live and work. Are you married? Children? How does what you are doing now compare to what your plans were at the time you... more
  • Were You a Former PHS STAR Student?
  • Big Canoe Chapel Bells and Mountain Ringers Present Free Christmas Concert (12/13/2014)
    Sunday, December 21, at 3:30 P.M.
    Has your Christmas shopping got you down? Looking for Christmas spirit? The Big Canoe Chapel Bells and the Mountain Ringers Ensemble will present a free Christmas concert as a part of Holy Family's concert series on Sunday, December 21, at 3:30 P.M. at Holy Family. The Chapel Bells, under the di... more
  • Big Canoe Chapel Bells and Mountain Ringers Present Free Christmas Concert
  • Consider the Mountain Stewards For Your Charitable Donations (12/13/2014)
    Report on 2014 Accomplishments
    It is the season for giving and the Mountain Stewards hope you'll consider them as one of your favorite charities for a 2014 donation. In 2014, the Mountain Stewards contributed almost $40,000 of value in building trails and other recreational facilities bringing the ten year cumulative total of... more
  • Consider the Mountain Stewards For Your Charitable Donations
  • PHS Annual White Christmas Provides Toys for Pickens County Children (12/13/2014)
    Toys are donated to Jasper Lions Club Fill-A-Stocking Program
    The Beta Club at Pickens High School presented the annual White Christmas assembly on Wednesday, December 10th in the Old Gym. The purpose of the White Christmas assembly is to provide gifts to support the Lions Club Fill-a-Stocking campaign. Each first period class was assigned a family to pr... more
  • PHS Annual White Christmas Provides Toys for Pickens County Children
  • Sounds of Grace at Eagle’s Rest on Mt. Oglethorpe (12/13/2014)
    Winter Solstice - Dec. 21st beginning at 2:45 p.m.
    The public is invited to experience the Winter Solstice at 2pm on Sunday, December 21st. The mountaintop will be filled with the sounds of grace and Christmas Carols. The event will also mark the first anniversary of the creation of Eagle’s Rest on Mt. Oglethorpe. The development of Eagle... more
  • Sounds of Grace at Eagle’s Rest on Mt. Oglethorpe
  • Boys & Girls Club of Pickens County Clubhouse Groundbreaking (12/11/2014)

    On a cold and windy Wednesday December 10th a large number gathered to be part of the Boys & Girls Club of Pickens County groundbreaking for its new 20,000 square feet home behind the Community Center in Roper Park. The topsoil had been cleared and the dirt was muddy as it rained over the weekend. ... more
  • Boys & Girls Club of Pickens County Clubhouse Groundbreaking
  • Pickens County Board of Education Meeting (Video) (12/11/2014)
    Mari Livsey, KnowPickens.com recognized with GSBA Beacon Award
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  • Pickens County Board of Education Meeting (Video)
  • BGCNG Groundbreaking (12/10/2014)

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  • BGCNG Groundbreaking
  • BRING ONE FOR THE CHIPPER (12/9/2014)
    Christmas Tree Recycling Event is January 3, 2015
    Keep Pickens Beautiful 'Bring One For the Chipper' will be held on Saturday, January 3, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Area residents will go green and drop off Christmas trees to be chipped into mulch or used as a wildlife habitat. The event educates the public on recycling and environmental ... more
  • BRING ONE FOR THE CHIPPER
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