PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Apple Contest Yummy Fun at the Jasper Farmers Market (10/3/2014)
    Jasper Farmers Market will be at Sackettís on Saturday, October 4
    First thing, I want to apologize and correct a mistake I made in last weeks article concerning the fundraiser Pancake Breakfast that Angels on Horseback are having at Fatz Restaurant. The correct date is October 4, the same day as the Marble Festival, so you can stop and have breakfast on your way i... more
  • Apple Contest Yummy Fun at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Four Legged Love From Libby (10/3/2014)
    Year old black retriever mix female dog
    Hi, I am Libby a wonderful, smart, and beautiful dog. I have been a family pet and am house trained. I will shake paws with you and sit when you ask me to. I am anxious to please and I like walking on a leash and would make an excellent companion. My shiny black coat sets me off as a ve... more
  • Four Legged Love From Libby
  • OPTIMISTS INDUCT NEW MEMBERS (10/3/2014)

    The Optimist Club of Jasper has added two new members. We are excited to have both of them join us in our mission to "bring out the best in kids" in Pickens County. Their backgrounds and willingness to get involved will be an asset to our club. President, Jim Kirk, installed Sue Nunn who was spon... more
  • OPTIMISTS INDUCT NEW MEMBERS
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Work Session (Video) (10/2/2014)

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  • Town of Talking Rock Council Meeting (Video) (10/2/2014)

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  • CONGRATULATIONS to the PHS 2014 Homecoming Court Representatives (10/1/2014)

    The 2014 Pickens High School Homecoming Court was announced on October 1, 2014. The winner will be announced at the Homecoming Football game against SE Whitfield on October 10th. 9th Grade Bailey Payne Adrian Simpson 10th Grade Hunter Harrington Grace Topper Autumn Young 11th Grade Ha... more
  • ENERGY STAR and WaterSense Sales Tax Holiday (10/1/2014)
    October 3-5, 2014
    The state of Georgia will have an ENERGY STAR and WaterSense Sales Tax Holiday on Friday, October 3 through Sunday, October 5, 2014. During the sales tax holiday, these items will be exempt from sales tax if they have the ENERGY STAR label and have a purchase price of $1,500 or less per item: ... more
  • JMA Photography Contest (10/1/2014)

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  • JMA Photography Contest
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital presents Real Men Wear Pink 2014 (10/1/2014)

    Ė As part of its commitment to the fight against breast cancer, Piedmont Mountainside Hospital is enlisting the help of five prominent men in the Pickens and Gilmer County communities to help spread awareness about breast cancer, the second leading cause of cancer-related death in the U.S. The campa... more
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital presents Real Men Wear Pink 2014
  • ROAD CLOSING FOR GEORGIA MARBLE FESTIVAL ROAD RACE (10/1/2014)
    Saturday, October 4 from 7:45 - 9:30 a.m.
    The Georgia Marble Festival Road Race is Saturday, October 4th and South Main Street down to just North of Little Avenue will be closed to thru traffic (except for emergency vehicles) from 7:45 - 9:30 a.m. Saturday morning. Emergencies may be re-routed to Little Avenue by Road Race officials. ... more
  • ROAD CLOSING FOR GEORGIA MARBLE FESTIVAL ROAD RACE
  • TDSģ introduces younited, a new personal cloud service by F-Secure (10/1/2014)
    A cloud-based service, younited works on mobile devices and is accessible anywhere.
    According to Nielsen, the average American owns four digital devices. Marketing Charts, a prominent marketing trends newsletter, says college students own an average of seven. This means a family of four could have files spread across 22 different pieces of technology. Consumers today are storing ph... more
  • TDSģ introduces younited, a new personal cloud service by F-Secure
  • Vogel Completes 400-Mile Bike Ride (10/1/2014)

    Dr. David Vogel, the Democratic candidate for Georgia's 9th Congressional District, has completed a 400 mile bicycle tour through the District. Vogel began the ride on September 2 and ended it on Thursday by riding into Jasper for a meet-and-greet. When he announced the start of the ride, the 72-yea... more
  • Vogel Completes 400-Mile Bike Ride
  • Governorís Challenge Awards recognizes local law enforcement Georgia State Patrolís Troop A wins big (9/30/2014)

    The Georgia State Patrolís Troop A was one of several law enforcement agencies to take home a prize today when the Governorís Office of Highway Safety hosted its 15th Annual Governorís Challenge Awards at the Macon Centreplex. An annual recognition program for law enforcement agencies of all size... more
  • Governorís Challenge Awards recognizes local law enforcement Georgia State Patrolís Troop A wins big
  • Pickens High School Student Thomas Christoper DiPuma Receives National Honor (9/30/2014)
    Superior Academic Achievement by The National Society of High School Scholars
    The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) announced on September 18, 2014 that Thomas Christopher DiPuma from Talking Rock is a member of the esteemed organization. The Society recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship, and community commitment. T... more
  • Pickens High School Student Thomas Christoper DiPuma Receives National Honor
  • Takeaways from the 2014 Governorís Tourism Conference (9/30/2014)

    In an effort to learn more about the direction and trends in tourism which may be applicable to our community, Pickens Chamber of Commerce President Denise Duncan, Post Commissioner Becky Denney, 2012 Chamber Citizen of the Year Amelia McIntyre, and I attended the 2014 Governors Tourism Conference h... more
  • Takeaways from the 2014 Governorís Tourism Conference
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