PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Scottish Rite Golf Tournament (8/28/2014)

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  • Scottish Rite Golf Tournament
  • Indoor Tanning Substantially Increases Skin Cancers OR - Dying for a Tan? (8/27/2014)

    Years ago an acquaintance in her early twenties made frequent use of indoor tanning booths. She noticed a dark, reddish, irregular mole on her left side which was diagnosed as melanoma. Unfortunately, this skin cancer had already spread to her lymph system. She died two years later after it reached ... more
  • Indoor Tanning Substantially Increases Skin Cancers OR - Dying for a Tan?
  • KPB August Green Thumb Award to The Fox Family (8/27/2014)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful is proud to present the August Green Thumb Award to Mr. and Mrs. Fox and their son Steve Fox of 212 Green Hill Road. Located in a lovely senior community in Jasper, a "diamond in the rough" is what the Fox family saw when they first came to Green Hill Road. Evelyn and Dent... more
  • KPB August Green Thumb Award to The Fox Family
  • OPTIMISTS CONTINUE ANNUAL DONATIONS (8/27/2014)

    The Optimist Club of Jasper continued their annual donations to Pickens County organizations at their regular meeting on August 21 at Last Catch Seafood restaurant. Each of the organizations that receive donations from the local Optimist Club meets the mission of Optimist International of “bringi... more
  • OPTIMISTS CONTINUE ANNUAL DONATIONS
  • Today Marked End of the 2014 Wednesday Jasper Farmers Market (8/27/2014)

    Today's Wednesday's market is the last mid-week market held this year. The peak harvest time is almost over, but vendors will still have summer vegetables, and the fall vegetables will be here soon. The Saturday market will continue through October. Pumpkins, cushaw and other winter squash are usu... more
  • Today Marked End of the 2014 Wednesday Jasper Farmers Market
  • Challenger Responds to Doug Collins (8/26/2014)

    U.S. Rep Doug Collins was chosen to give the Republican response to President Obama's weekly radio address of Saturday, Aug 16. In addition to radio coverage, the text of his address has been printed in 9th District newspapers. The following is the response of his Democratic opponent, Dr. David Voge...
  • Challenger Responds to Doug Collins
  • Former Big Canoe golf professional to coach Presbyterian team (8/26/2014)

    Presbyterian College Director of Athletics Brian Reese announced Monday the promotion of Assistant Golf Coach Kasay Holbrook to Head Women’s Golf Coach....
  • Former Big Canoe golf professional to coach Presbyterian team
  • Four Legged Love From Janet (8/26/2014)
    Four year old, female, terrier mix dog ADOPTED
    Hello, I'm Janet, a refined, reserved, and attractive lady. I am a little shy, but I like to play with other dogs and would do well with another pet. I am house trained and ready for a new home where I can share love and happiness with a special person or family. Of course I am beautiful on... more
  • Four Legged Love From Janet
  • Pickens County Emergency Management Agency Urges Pickens County Residents to Take Time to Get Ready During National Preparedness Month (8/26/2014)

    September is National Preparedness Month and Pickens County EMA, along with the Georgia Emergency Agency’s Ready Georgia campaign encourage all residents to take time to prepare for emergencies. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Ready America campaign, National Preparedness ... more
  • Pickens County Emergency Management Agency Urges Pickens County Residents to Take Time to Get Ready During National Preparedness Month
  • Revelers enjoyed food, drinks and dancing at last year’s Good Samaritan Hoedown (8/26/2014)
    Popular Good Samaritan Hoedown coming Sept. 20
    The annual Good Samaritan Hoedown fundraiser will be held at the Lowe Barn in Jasper Saturday, September 20, 5:00-9:00 p.m. The 2014 event will again feature the popular Banks & Shane band, barbecue with all the trimmings, beer, wine, soft drinks and dancing as well as live and silent auctions. ... more
  • Revelers enjoyed food, drinks and dancing at last year’s Good Samaritan Hoedown
  • Talking Rock Pottery Invites You to 'Get Your Pink on & Save the Ta-Tas!' (8/26/2014)
    Paint, Decoupage or Whatever to Ceramic Ta-Tas - Entry Deadline September 1, 2014
    This is going to be a Breast Cancer Awareness fundraiser like no other - Ceramic Ta-tas. You can paint, decoupage, or what ever your imagination comes up with, all we ask is that you keep it tasteful. Beautiful busts will be displayed at Talking Rock Pottery during October - Breast Cancer Awareness ... more
  • Talking Rock Pottery Invites You to 'Get Your Pink on & Save the Ta-Tas!'
  • Ospreys Refueling at Airport (8/25/2014)

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  • Ospreys Refueling at Airport
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Work Session & Called Meeting on Millage Rate (Video) (8/25/2014)

    The Pickens County Board of Commissioners has tentatively adopted a millage rate which will require an increase in property taxes by 6.55 percent....
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Work Session & Called Meeting on Millage Rate (Video)
  • Chamber Auto Giveaway (8/23/2014)

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  • Chamber Auto Giveaway
  • Pickens Preview (8/23/2014)

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  • Pickens Preview
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