PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Nettes Send Off for the Sweet Sixteen Basketball Playoffs (2/20/2015)

    This morning the faculty and staff of Pickens High School, along with Dr. Perry and the entire B.O.E. gathered in the atrium of the gym to send off the Lady Dragonettes as they travel to Americus, Georgia to play in the sweet sixteen basketball playoffs. The Dragonettes, led by Coach Donna Enis... more
  • Nettes Send Off for the Sweet Sixteen Basketball Playoffs
  • ORATORICAL CONTEST TO BE HELD FEBRUARY 28 (2/20/2015)

    Because of the weather conditions this past week, the annual Oratorical Contest sponsored by the Optimist Club of Jasper has been changed from Saturday, February 21 to Saturday, February 28 at the Pickens County Public Library meeting room beginning at 10:00am. There will be four schools partic... more
  • ORATORICAL CONTEST TO BE HELD FEBRUARY 28
  • ***NOTICE: Pickens County Health Department Closed Thursday & Friday (2/19/2015)

    Pickens County Health Department will be closed the rest of today, Thursday, February 19th, and tomorrow, Friday, February 20th, due to problems with the facility's heating system. Repairs are underway and will be completed as soon as possible. Updates are being posted to the North Georgia Health Di... more
  • ***NOTICE:  Pickens County Health Department Closed Thursday & Friday
  • Benefit for Coach Roger McDaniel (2/19/2015)
    March 7th from 2-6 p.m. at Rocco's Pub
    Coach Roger McDaniel, the Head Coach of the North Georgia Falcons for 12 years, has been diagnosed with Inoperable Stage 3 Lung Cancer. A benefit will be held at Rocco's Pub on March 7, 2015 to help ease that burden for Roger and his family. Roger is unable to work at full capacity and during th... more
  • Benefit for Coach Roger McDaniel
  • Holiday Market & Expo Awards Grants to Local Nonprofits (2/19/2015)

    Chair Beth Coberly and committee members Kay Lawrence, Michelle Roberson, Linda Barnes, Stephanie Ray and Nancy Unzicker announced that the 2014 Holiday Market & Expo was a huge success. With the help of many volunteers, this one day event had 80 vendors and more than a thousand attendees. We ... more
  • Holiday Market & Expo Awards Grants to Local Nonprofits
  • Meet and Greet with Walmart Jasper Manager on Saturdays in March (2/19/2015)

    Robert Sever, Walmart Jasper​ Manager is hosting a Meet and Greet on Saturdays in March to hear your issues and concerns with the store. "In an effort to be transparent and grow with the community, I thought it would be great to have a time where I can really sit back and take some good no... more
  • Meet and Greet with Walmart Jasper Manager on Saturdays in March
  • PHS Nettes' Haley Kalson Surpassed 1,000 Points (2/19/2015)

    Congratulations to Haley Kalson as she surpassed 1,000 points as the Pickens High School Nettes beat Chestatee High School 42-37. They will play tomorrow in the sweet sixteen. Photo and news by Tucker Green. ... more
  • PHS Nettes' Haley Kalson Surpassed 1,000 Points
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Meeting (Video) (2/19/2015)
    Employees recognized for the years of service
    Pickens County employees recognized for the years of service: Hollis E. Stamey - 42, William Allen Wigington - 20, William Sherman McEntire - 19, Virginia Lee Sanders - 17, Donald J. Silvers - 17, Julianne A. Roberts - 13, Hugh W. Hollingsworth - 11, and Candice E. Jarrett - 11...
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Meeting (Video)
  • Republican Party to Hold Mass Meetings and County Convention (2/19/2015)

    The Pickens County Republican Party will convene Precinct Mass Meetings Saturday, March 14, at 9 a.m. to elect delegates and alternate delegates to the Pickens County Republican Party Convention. Doors will open at 8 a.m. for registration and all interested individuals. The county convention wil... more
  • Republican Party to Hold Mass Meetings and County Convention
  • STORM DAMAGED GUTTERS? (2/19/2015)

    Between the ice and wind, winter weather plays havoc with our trees! Downed trees sometimes impact our homes and then the cleanup begins. Let Georgia Gutters help with gutter damage to your home. Don't worry about paying high prices because of a storm emergency. We don't have high prices! We ke... more
  • STORM DAMAGED GUTTERS?
  • TEA PARTY TALK – IS THIS YOUR CUP OF TEA? (2/19/2015)

    THE HOPPER IS FULL! The 2015 Georgia General Assembly is working feverously on a multitude of proposed bills for the current session—some good—some not so good. On the agenda are bills concerning Water, Minimum Wage, Child Safety, Transportation, taxes, Driver Licenses to Illegals, Education, HO... more
  • TEA PARTY TALK – IS THIS YOUR CUP OF TEA?
  • KnowPickens eNewsletter - Baby, it's cold outside! (2/18/2015)
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    In this issue: Mardi Gras in the Mountains King & Queen Coverage coverage; Prepare for the cold; News from the week; Weekend events; and more....
  • KnowPickens eNewsletter - Baby, it's cold outside!
  • School Board Retreat at North Georgia RESA & Pickens County Board of Education Central Office (2/18/2015)

    The Pickens County Board of Education will hold a planning retreat on February 20, 2015, beginning at 8:30 a.m. and continuing through 1:00 p.m., February 21, 2015. This retreat will be for planning purposes only, and the board will not vote or take any official action. Plans are for the retreat ... more
  • School Board Retreat at North Georgia RESA & Pickens County Board of Education Central Office
  • Mosby, Robinson named co-Players of the Week in GCAA (2/17/2015)

    (DEMOREST, Ga.) – A.J. Mosby and Elijah Robinson were named by GCAA Division I as co-Players of the Week for their performance in Golden Eagles victories against Central Georgia Tech, Georgia Perimeter and Albany Tech last week. Robinson, a 6-foot-5 sophomore forward, averaged 15 points per game ... more
  • Mosby, Robinson named co-Players of the Week in GCAA
  • Service Master by Bailey Ribbon Cutting Ceremony (2/17/2015)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce was excited to celebrate with Service Master by Bailey at their Ribbon Cutting Ceremony held at the Chamber of Commerce in Jasper on January 14th. Father and son team, Don and Clint Bailey opened ServiceMaster by Bailey in 1999, servicing Cherokee and Forsy... more
  • Service Master by Bailey Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

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