PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES
Pickens County PHS Baseball Pink Out Game against Southeast Whitfield honoring Vickie Sams, Jeri Bishop, Regina Smith, Lisa Galloway and Minalee Mullina....
Guest William McNiff speaking on residency requirements for Nelson Mayor....
If your green thumb is aching from being cooped up through this year's long, cold winter, we may just have the remedy for you. The PHS Annual Spring Plant Sale will begin on Wednesday, April 15th. The Greenhouse will be open each day, Wednesday the 15th and Thursday the 16th, and Friday the 17th f... more
A bright sunny day at the market, but the wind played havoc with the temperature and the vendor tents. But most vendors toughed it out and customers came and marketing was accomplished and now we can look forward to beautiful weather*, happy vendors, friendly people, hot coffee and the augmenting e... more
Plaque presentation to Police Chief Lovell to commemorate the $12,000 raised for bullet proof vest. A plaque was also presented to Dan Moore in honor of Maxine Moore....
Congratulations to City of Nelson Police Officer Michael Poulos, and his team, for earning second place in this year's Georgia Bureau of Investigations sponsored Criminal Justice and Crime Scene Processing competition held in Atlanta on April 3. This event is a yearly competition held for students ...
Photos and video promo are from PHS Theatre's Spring Musical 'Hello Dolly' during the dress rehearsal on April 6, 2015....
Jasper Merchants Association host the annual Easter Egg Hunt in Lee Newton Park in Jasper, Georgia....
The Nelson Easter Egg Hunt, held on April 4 in Nelson City Park, was co-sponsored by the City of Nelson and E.W. Hightower Lodge. Grand Prize Winners in all age categories: 0-2, 2-5, 6-7 and 8-9....
On March 17th, Board Members from Keep Pickens Beautiful met with Commissioner Rob Jones, Commissioner Becky Denney, Mayor John Weaver of Jasper and Mayor Carol Opdenhoff of Talking Rock to officially proclaim April 2015 as the official "Keep Pickens Beautiful - The Great American Cleanup" month for... more
Great things are happening to benefit our community. ETC recently provided a generous donation of $1,000 to Piedmont Mountainside Hospital in support of the 2015 campaign led by Friends of Mountainside to fund a new Parks Flow-Lab in the hospital. This advanced vascular diagnostic technology precise... more
Planning when to sell your home is important, and there is a lot to consider. The home must look good to attract buyers, so you probably need to break out the elbow grease or checkbook to get those repairs and improvements handled. You need to be concerned about curb appeal and staging. You also nee... more
The Optimist Club of Jasper is holding their 17th Annual 5K Flapjack Run on Saturday, April 25, 2015 in downtown Jasper. A beautiful time of year to run the flat race course to be followed by a delicious flapjack breakfast! more
Piedmont Physicians Surgical Specialists of Jasper is proud to add general surgeon Michael T. Rumble, M.D., to its practice. Dr. Rumble earned his medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. He completed his general surgery residency training at the United State... more
This year Pickens Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy will once again bring before 'Judge' Jeff Downing 10 Pickens County community leaders to answer the 'charges' being brought against them. The detainees will be picked up by a sheriff’s deputy or Jasper city police officer and brought to the ... more