PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Work Session (Video) (11/6/2014)

    Items for Discussion: 1) Water Fund Refinancing 2) OPEB – Post-Employment Medical Insurance Change 3) Retirement Plan 4) Roof – Extension Office (Jasper Depot) 5) Tate Depot Project Contract Review 6) Meeting Protocol/Public Participation 7) Creditors Bureau Associates of Georgia / EMS Collec...
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Work Session (Video)
  • Town of Talking Rock Council Meeting (Video) (11/6/2014)

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  • Town of Talking Rock Council Meeting (Video)
  • Animal Shelter of Pickens County Still Has FREE Cats (11/5/2014)

    The Animal Shelter of Pickens County is overrun with Cats and Kittens and offering many of them for FREE! Visiting hours are 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM Tuesdays through Fridays and 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM on Saturday. No appointment is required. If you can, please donate cleaning materials, pet food, and pe... more
  • Animal Shelter of Pickens County Still Has FREE Cats
  • Consider Sponsoring a Family or Child for Christmas at Talking Rock (11/5/2014)

    It is time to think about the joys of the upcoming Christmas season. Each year God does great things in our area. Many children would not have gifts and appropriate clothing for school if it were not for the generosity of many people and organizations. We at Talking Rock First Baptist Church are ... more
  • Consider Sponsoring a Family or Child for Christmas at Talking Rock
  • Four Legged Love From Zippy (11/5/2014)
    The Cat Who Thinks She is a Dog ADOPTED
    Hi, I am Ms. Zippy a one year old female grey domestic longhair mix cat. Even though I am a cat, I act like a dog sometimes. I will come when you call me, I will jump up for treats, and I like hanging out with puppies. My fur is so soft and beautiful, it is irresistible. People love to ... more
  • Four Legged Love From Zippy
  • Nelson Police Department November 2014 Newsletter (11/5/2014)

    In this issue: 5K Hill Challenge, Reserve and Auxiliary News, Police Department Stats, Training, Community Activities, and Abandoned and dilapidated properties...
  • Nelson Police Department November 2014 Newsletter
  • Pickens County Airport Authority Meeting (Video) (11/5/2014)

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  • Pickens County Airport Authority Meeting (Video)
  • Taste of Pickens THIS Saturday (11/5/2014)

    If you pass by this Saturday’s event you’ll have to wait another year for a chance to choose signature dishes from over 20 of Pickens best dining places for only $10.00. It’s the ninth year that C.A.R.E.S, has hosted A Taste of Pickens, and this one promises to be the best. Hours have changed thi... more
  • Taste of Pickens THIS Saturday
  • Unofficial General Election Results (11/4/2014)

    Below are some of the unofficial results in Pickens County with a links to the Secretary of State's website for all the results by county and statewide. UNITED STATES SENATOR, Chambliss DAVID A. PERDUE (R) ~ 79.72% - 7,087 M. MICHELLE NUNN (D) ~ 17.84% - 1,586 AMANDA C. SWAFFORD ... more
  • Unofficial General Election Results
  • 2015 Citizen of the Year Nominations Underway (11/3/2014)

    Pickens County Chamber of Commerce are accepting nominations for the 2015 Pickens County Citizen of the Year Award, sponsored by ETC Communications, LLC, which will be presented Saturday, January 17 during the Pickens County Winter Ball at the Tate House. The Citizen of the Year Citizen of the ... more
  • 2015 Citizen of the Year Nominations Underway
  • Chamber Business After Hours / JMA Social at Daisy's Boutique New Location (11/3/2014)

    Pickens County Chamber of Commerce and Jasper Merchants Association teamed up to present the October Business After Hours and Get To Know You Social to celebrate Peggy Rabin and Daisy Boutique at their new location at 35 South Main Street in downtown Jasper. Peggy opened Daisy’s Boutique in 2003... more
  • Chamber Business After Hours / JMA Social at Daisy's Boutique New Location
  • Chattahoochee Tech Opens More Doors for High School Students (11/3/2014)

    Chattahoochee Technical College recently announced changes to its College Credit Now programs that allow high school students to earn college credit before they graduate. The changes, which will start in January 2015, will make such programs more affordable and accessible for high school students to... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Opens More Doors for High School Students
  • Jasper City Council Meeting (Video) (11/3/2014)
    2015 Proposed Budget Presented
    Pictured are Boy Scouts with Mayor and Council. They're attending the meeting to achieve a Merit Badge....
  • Jasper City Council Meeting (Video)
  • Leadership Pickens Class of 2015 (11/3/2014)
    Retreat – Athens, GA
    What do squares, triangles, circles, and the letter Z have in common? They are all leadership styles as described recently to the members of the 2015 Class of Leadership Pickens. While this learning exercise was the final lesson of their opening retreat, it brought all of the other experiences toget... more
  • Leadership Pickens Class of 2015
  • PHS Students Attend Skills USA Fall Leadership Conference (11/3/2014)

    On Thursday and Friday, October 23-24, 2014, five members of the Skills USA Club at Pickens High School attended the Skills USA Fall Leadership Conference on Jekyll Island. The students that attended were: Leala Stanfield, Alexis Swofford, Luke Stephens, Tate McCollum and Kyle Baker. They at... more
  • PHS Students Attend Skills USA Fall Leadership Conference
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