PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES
Pickens County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the January Small Business of the Month was Trophy's & T's. Gary Reece accepted the framed certificate at the January Membership Breakfast on behalf of Owner, Cay Reece who was out of town. Lorrie Shaw presented the award on behalf of Community... more
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It's Valentine's Day.... or not! Whether you want to celebrate with your sweetheart, family, or friends, there’s a lot going on this Valentine’s Day in Jasper! But, if you would rather skip the day of love, you can celebrate Mardi Gras instead!...
The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce named Mrs. Brenda Weaver the 2015 Pickens County Citizen of the Year on Saturday, January 17 at the Tate House during its’ Annual Winter Ball. Mrs. Weaver, also known as the Honorable Judge Weaver, will be filling the shoes of Mr. Jeff Downing who was chosen fo... more
Highlights: Street Corner Fundraising put on hold for February for Public Safety Committee review; Port Royal update; Hibbett Sports is now accepting applications online; ETC will proceed with server replacements; LED lights to be used on Main Street...
Chief Koury recognized all that helped with his accomplishments in the last year - Cherokee County Sheriff's Office, Pickens Sheriff's Office, Holly Springs Police Department, and Cherokee County Marshal. Commendation Awards presented to Sid Garrand, Sgt. Paul Manners, Sgt. Eddie Clay, and Lt. Davi...
At the event known as the Winter Ball, the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce Annual Gala, the 2015 Small Business of the Month program culminated with the announcement of the 2015 Small Business of the Year. The 2015 recipient, Wayside Animal Hospital, was commemorated with the presentation of an i... more
Plans to move it across the street on a Sunday, March 29, 2015
Preparations are underway to relocate the Tate Depot across the street on Sunday, March 29, 2015. The move is necessary because the land where it currently resides does not belong to the county. The relocation and restoration is primarily funded by three $400,000 GDOT Transportation Enhancement ... more
Recently, the dangers of purchasing online through a stranger became very real in the tragic death of a Marietta couple. Prior to this case, many others have been victims of a variety of crimes ranging from being ripped off with counterfeit merchandise, being robbed to others that have been assaulte... more
The Pickens County Extension Office, 4-H members and Master Gardeners watched the trains amble by the Jasper Train station for the last time this week. After a week of relocation and setting up they will be open for business February 3rd in the right half of the Chamber of Commerce building on Stega... more
FFA and 4-H members from Pickens High School, Jasper Middle School and Pickens Middle Schools gathered on Saturday, January 31st to participate in the annual Pickens County FFA Alumni Livestock Show. The show took place at the Pickens High Agricenter with Mr. Eric Hickox serving as this year’s judge...
The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce was excited to celebrate Connect Hearing/ Progressive Audiology with a ribbon cutting held at their location at 540 North Main St., Suite C, Jasper on January 13 at 10:00 a.m. Connect Hearing in Jasper is part of one of the largest networks of hearing care c... more
Pickens native Eli Rittenberry is a member
The Georgia Boy Choir will be hosting the Sixth Annual Georgia Boy Choir Festival on February 20 and 21, 2015 at Peachtree Road United Methodist Church in Atlanta. Eli Rittenberry, a Pickens County native, is a member of the choir. T... more
On January 29th, Sergeant Heath Watson and Deputy Travis Gibson with the Pickens County Sheriff's Office encountered something you don't see everyday. Blocking traffic in the middle of a busy highway was a Blue Heron. Deputy Gibson, then loaded the bird up in the rear of his patrol car and trans... more
Are you looking for a reason for living? Are you searching for personal significance? A personal sense of significance is rarely experienced in our culture. We spend our money and time on things that fail to satisfy and we begin to wonder what life's ultimate purpose really is. If you like to thi... more
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In this issue: Taste of Pickens Recap; Board Member Dayton Adams, Reminder to Register Your Kroger Card, Pastor's Pot planned for May 2nd, From the Director...