PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES
Hi! I am Betty. I am shy and sweet and I love to play. But I am not competitive with other cats, I just play for fun. I am about ten months old and have an unusual coat of gray, white, and apricot tan. I am quiet and loving and would make someone a great companion. I hope you will com... more
Match Pickens County Community Resource Association’s $20,000 grant to Piedmont Mountainside Hospital
Don Russell is challenging his Pickens County neighbors to match the Pickens County Community Resource Association’s (PCCRA) $20,000 grant to Piedmont Mountainside to help implement a new Parks Flo-Lab in the hospital. This leading noninvasive diagnostic system shows the precise flow of blood th... more
Employees recognized for their years of service
Pickens County employees recognized for their years of service: Scottie H. Crowe 18; Sloan T. Elrod 14; Christy L. Fisher 16; Phyllis A. Fountain 14; Rebecca A. Hammontree 15; Betty J. Jones 19; Michael G. Jones 12; Jennifer E. Jordan 19...
Wyatt Ingram signed his letter of intent this morning with Armstrong Atlantic in Savannah, Georgia. Wyatt will be receiving a scholarship for Cross Country and Track. He recently achieved a new Pickens High School record in the 800 meter run with a time of 1:59.79. He also achieved a personal... more
Each year GACCE is proud to provide scholarships to help Chamber of Commerce professionals broaden their knowledge of the profession and expand their careers. At the 2015 GACCE Staff Development Conference held last week in Valdosta, GA, the association was pleased to provide 35 scholarships to des... more
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34 Building Permits Issued for total of $8,934...
Property Variance Application - Jeff Patterson; Lot 154; JA12036; 154 East Sellers Street, Jasper, GA - APPROVED... more
Piedmont Mountainside Hospital invites the residents of Pickens County to attend the upcoming Walk With a Doc event that will combine dietician guidance with your walk. The walk will feature Live Better Pickens’ registered dietitian Jenna Prince-Farmer, RDN, on Saturday, April 25 at Lee Newton Park ... more
Order 3 Day Pass and T-Shirt by April 24th to have your name on the back
The old saying, "been there, done that... and got the t-shirt to prove it", is one you will want to be saying yourself with the great new American Legion Bluegrass Charity Festival 2015 official event shirt. Don’t delay in ordering yours... the design is fantastic and because it will be a limited ed... more
The Best for Babes® Foundation announces their second annual North American wide Miracle Milk™ Stroll . On May 2, 2015, thousands of parents, friends, families and community members, will gather in parks and malls across the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico to raise funds and awareness for human milk t... more
UPDATE: The Rezone Request was withdrawn on April 17, 2015. Show of hands of citizens opposed to the Rezone Request (Residential to Agricultural for chicken houses) during the Pickens County Planning Commission meeting on Monday, April 13, 2015. The Planning Commission tabled the request for furthe...
This, the third in the "Get To Know Our Bands" series, will highlight two very well-known bands throughout Georgia; Brush Fire and BlueRoad. Be sure to check back each week to read about all 10 of our fabulous bluegrass groups performing in the 3 day Bluegrass Charity Festival on May 8-10. You c... more
$1,245 raised for Pet Warriors USA and Pickens Animal Rescue and four doggies found forever homes. ...
Just as daffodils signal the approach of spring and a time of renewal around us, so do the acres of green shoots breaking the soil in parts of South Georgia indicate the approaching arrival of Vidalia Sweet Onions. For over two decades, Jasper Lions Club has brought those mealtime favorites to this ... more
Marble Valley Friends historic preservation organization's spring barbecue chicken fundraiser is scheduled for Friday, April 24th at the Old Tate Gym. MVF sponsors such an event each spring and fall to support its historic preservation efforts in the Marble Valley. This is a popular Tate-based happe... more