PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Turn to Global Restoration for Property Damage by Fire, Smoke, Wind, Water, or Mold (2/11/2015)

    Our homes and businesses mean a lot to us. Where do you turn when they get damaged by fire, smoke, wind, water, or mold? Global Restoration! Located right here in Jasper, the certified specialists at Global Restoration are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to get your home or business bac... more
  • Turn to Global Restoration for Property Damage by Fire, Smoke, Wind, Water, or Mold
  • Catch the 'Queen Bee' at Appalachian Beekeepers Association February Meeting (2/10/2015)
    February 12th meeting @ 7 PM at the Pickens County Senior Center
    Appalachian Beekeepers Association of Georgia​ welcomes Queen Bee - Jennifer Berry as honored speaker for their February 12th meeting @ 7 PM at the Pickens County Senior Center, 400 Stegall Drive, Jasper. Research director for UGA’s honey bee lab, Jennifer Berry will educate on the four key... more
  • Catch the 'Queen Bee' at Appalachian Beekeepers Association February Meeting
  • ORATORICAL CONTEST TO BE HELD FEBRUARY 21 (2/10/2015)

    The annual Oratorical Contest sponsored by the Optimist Club of Jasper will be held on Saturday, February 21 at the Pickens County Public Library meeting room beginning at 10:00 a.m. There will be four schools participating – Dawson County Middle School, Wildwood Christian Middle School, Wildwo... more
  • ORATORICAL CONTEST TO BE HELD FEBRUARY 21
  • Pickens Chamber MOB Squad is Targeting Local Retail and Restaurants (2/10/2015)

    The purpose of Pickens County Chamber of Commerce MOB Squad is to provide support & exposure for our local Retail and Restaurants. At the Chamber Membership Breakfast, a Chamber Member’s name is drawn out of a hat and becomes the "MOB Squad target" of the month. The names rotate monthly between ret... more
  • Pickens Chamber MOB Squad is Targeting Local Retail and Restaurants
  • STAR STUDENT PROGRAM – OPTIMIST REACH OUT TO FORMER STARS (2/10/2015)

    As the Optimist Club of Jasper prepares for the 2015 STAR Banquet, the club is reaching out to former STAR Students and STAR Student Finalist to see what they are doing since graduated from Pickens High School. The club has heard from some STAR Students that were part of the Optimist program and so... more
  • STAR STUDENT PROGRAM – OPTIMIST REACH OUT TO FORMER STARS
  • Chief Jim Koury attends Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police 2015 Annual Winter Training Conference (2/9/2015)

    As part of his continuing education and training in the administration of law enforcement Chief Jim Koury, of The Nelson Police Department, recently attended the Annual Winter Training Conference sponsored by the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police. This year’s conference was attended by the hea... more
  • Chief Jim Koury attends Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police 2015 Annual Winter Training Conference
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful News (2/9/2015)

    New officers were elected at the Keep Pickens Beautiful (KPB) annual meeting, December 1, 2014. Seated from right to left are Vered Kleinberger, President; Mary Ann Rentz, Vice-President; and Fran Dodd , Secretary/Treasurer. On January 5th, the KPB board of directors welcomed all new and returni... more
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful News
  • Report from the Capitol with Representative Rick Jasperse (2/9/2015)

    The legislature is in high speed starting our 4th week. Legislators are writing bills and entering them daily, and the respective committees are hearing about those bills. The budget hearings are going on now, too, and there is lots of work to be done on that big project. I must apologize that ... more
  • Report from the Capitol with Representative Rick Jasperse
  • TEA PARTY TALK----IS THIS YOUR CUP OF TEA? (2/9/2015)

    "Georgia General Assembly Bills in the Hopper" is the theme of our discussions for our February 12th Round Table Luncheon to be held at Rocco's Pub in Jasper. Many bills have been introduced, in both the House and Senate, at the Capitol Dome—some good and some not so good. Join us for lunch and l... more
  • TEA PARTY TALK----IS THIS YOUR CUP OF TEA?
  • Shane Callahan Benefit (2/7/2015)

    Shane Callahan Benefit was held at Rocco's Pub with a Jeep Ride, live music by The Turn, cake auction and raffle prizes. Shane is a full time employee of the Pickens County Fire Department and Chief of Tate Volunteer Fire Department. He was diagnosed in January with Pancreatitis, and suffered a ser...
  • Shane Callahan Benefit
  • Winter Pig Classic (2/7/2015)

    The Winter Pig Classic was held at the Middle School FFA Agriculture Barn with a total of 106 hogs and 88 competitors from Pickens, Gilmer, Gordon, Union, and Whitfield counties....
  • Winter Pig Classic
  • American Legion Post 149 To Host Bluegrass Festival (2/6/2015)
    May 8-10
    Did you know we live right in the middle of a hotbed for fans of bluegrass music? It’s true, and if you have never experienced the harmonious sounds of bluegrass which is unlike any other music genre, you are in for a treat! Jasper’s Post 149 members are in high gear with the preparations for Ja... more
  • American Legion Post 149 To Host Bluegrass Festival
  • 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)
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