PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • As you deck the halls this holiday season, be fire smart. (11/21/2014)

    Jasper Fire Department's Chief Steve Roper urges you to please read the Christmas Tree Safety Information below and watch the Fire Demonstration Video to see just how fast a Christmas Tree Fire can spread. Also, please consider the newer style L.E.D. lights to decorate with. They use far less power... more
  • As you deck the halls this holiday season, be fire smart.
  • DECK THE HALLS WITH PHS POINSETTIAS (11/21/2014)

    Walk through the door of the Agriculture Education Programís greenhouse on the campus of Pickens High School and your breath is almost taken away by the intense burst of color. Since the early part of the year, Horticulture students enrolled in the program at PHS have been busy, pampering Poinsettia... more
  • DECK THE HALLS WITH PHS POINSETTIAS
  • Input Needed from Sharptop Arts Association (11/21/2014)
    Complete the anonymous Sharptop Arts Member and Community Survey (Opens in new window)
    Sharptop Arts Association wants to hear from event-goers, artists, community members, and board members by completing an anonymous survey...
  • Input Needed from Sharptop Arts Association
  • Edward Jones Financial Advisor Announces Grand Opening (11/20/2014)

    "I am excited to be opening an Edward Jones office in Jasper, because I really see a need for the type of service we provide," Cody said. "This firm concerns itself exclusively with the needs of individual investors and small-business owners, and I'm happy to be bringing that kind of personalized se... more
  • Edward Jones Financial Advisor Announces Grand Opening
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Meeting (Video) (11/20/2014)
    Pickens County is StormReady - Presentation by Kent Frantz, Sr. Meteorologist National Weather Service
    A formal presentation that Pickens is a StormReady County was made by Kent Frantz, Sr. Meteorologist National Weather Service at the Commissioners meeting. StormReady helps community leaders and emergency managers strengthen local safety programs in order be better prepared to save lives from the on...
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Meeting (Video)
  • Pickens County Board of Education to attend 2014 GSBA Annual Conference (11/20/2014)

    The Pickens County Board of Education will attend the 2014 GSBA Annual Conference in Atlanta, Georgia on December 4th, 5th, and 6th. The training sessions the Board will be attending include the School Law Workshop and multiple mini sessions such as: Strategic Planning, REACH Georgia, Teacher and Le... more
  • Pickens County Board of Education to attend 2014 GSBA Annual Conference
  • Second Annual March of the Toys Parade for Toys for Tots to be Held in Ball Ground (11/20/2014)

    The 2nd Annual March of the Toys Parade for Toys for Tots will be held on Friday evening, December 5th, beginning at 6:30 PM, in Ball Ground, Georgia. Attendees to the parade are asked to bring a new, unwrapped toy for the Toys for Tots campaign. Collection boxes for the toys will be available at ... more
  • Second Annual March of the Toys Parade  for Toys for Tots to be Held in Ball Ground
  • City of Jasper 2015 Budget Adoption (Video) (11/19/2014)

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  • City of Jasper 2015 Budget Adoption (Video)
  • North Georgia wins 2014 GFC Championship game (11/19/2014)

    On Friday night, the Falcons did a walk through, studied game film, ate pizza and then sat around together and talked about the season. Seniors expressed what this season had meant to them and others shared what it felt like to not have a team to play for and then find this team....a season of f... more
  • North Georgia wins 2014 GFC Championship game
  • Tíis the Leafy Season (11/19/2014)

    Along with the decreasing temperatures, we also get the beautiful leaves of Fall. And fall they will, right into your gutters! Your gutters have a very simple job. They need to take the water falling on the roof of your home and divert it away from your foundation for easy drainage. When not c... more
  • Tíis the Leafy Season
  • PHS Basketball vs Dawson (11/18/2014)

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  • PHS Basketball vs Dawson
  • Four Legged Love From Sissy (11/17/2014)
    ADOPTED
    Hello, I am Sissy, an orange tabby cat with deep, understanding eyes. I am declawed and of course very healthy. I prefer the company of other cats to dogs and get along well with my feline friends. I am loving, but like most girls I need my personal space sometimes. It would be great to me... more
  • Four Legged Love From Sissy
  • GIFT IDEA: CARES Cookbooks on Sale to Benefit the Hungry in Pickens (11/17/2014)

    Are you looking for the perfect Christmas gift for a friend, coworker, or family member without busting your Christmas budget? Look no further! CARES has a cookbook on sale with all proceeds to benefit feeding the hungry. Cookbooks are $12 each. If you would like to purchase a cookbook, plea... more
  • GIFT IDEA: CARES Cookbooks on Sale to Benefit the Hungry in Pickens
  • Let the PARADE to the children begin: Operation Christmas Child (11/17/2014)
    GOOD NEWS, GREAT JOY ABOUNDS THROUGHOUT COUNTY!
    Operation Christmas Child shoe box collections and packing parties have been underway in our county for several weeks now, Why? National Collection Week for shoe box gifts is this week, November 17-24. When you pack a shoe box, you may be surprised how much you can fit in. But thatís nothing comp... more
  • Let the PARADE to the children begin:  Operation Christmas Child
  • LOVE LIGHTS PROGRAM AT PIEDMONT MOUNTAINSIDE (11/17/2014)

    Since 1984, Love Lights has provided an opportunity for people in our community to honor friends and loved ones with a donation to a meaningful program benefiting the members of the community we serve. Dedicating a Light of Love is a wonderful way to commemorate a very special person or celebrate h... more
  • LOVE LIGHTS PROGRAM AT PIEDMONT MOUNTAINSIDE
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