PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Town of Talking Rock Recognized Oldest Resident Jessie Godfrey (6/9/2014)

    The Talking Rock Town Council recognized Ms. Godfrey as their oldest resident, at their regular Town Council Meeting June 5. 2014 and presented her with a plaque and well wishes. Ms. Godfrey turned 90 Sunday June 1, 2014, family and friends gathered at her home in Talking Rock to honor and wish ... more
  • Town of Talking Rock Recognized Oldest Resident Jessie Godfrey
  • Nelson Public Safety Day (6/7/2014)

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  • Nelson Public Safety Day
  • Public Safety Appreciation Event (6/7/2014)

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  • Public Safety Appreciation Event
  • Nelson Police Department June Newsletter (6/6/2014)
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    It has been a busy month once again acquiring equipment, doing grant research and completing the final steps to organize the public safety day on June 7th....
  • Nelson Police Department June Newsletter
  • PSO: Response to Shooting Incident in Forsyth County Courthouse (6/6/2014)

    On June 6, 2014 at approximately 10:30 the Pickens Sheriff’s Office was notified of a shooting incident at the Forsyth County Courthouse. Although there was no direct or implied threat to the Pickens County Courthouse, Sheriff Craig issued immediate safety alert based information obtained by the Fo... more
  • PSO:  Response to Shooting Incident in Forsyth County Courthouse
  • Hinton Volunteer Fire Department Receives Improved ISO Rating (6/5/2014)
    Dropped from a 6/6 to a 4/4y
    The Hinton Volunteer Fire Department received the news from the Insurance Services Office (ISO) that their Public Protection Classification rating has dropped from a 6/6 to a 4/4y. The classification is measured on a scale of 1 to 10, with 1 being the best. In order to get a lower number, you mu... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Graduation Ceremony Reflects on 50 Years of Tradition (6/4/2014)

    Whether it was the fulfillment of a lifelong dream like Diesel Equipment Technology graduate Brett Chastain of Cartersville or the culmination of years of work toward a goal like Physical Therapist Assistant graduate Ashley Wilson of Woodstock, Tuesday was a day of celebration at Chattahoochee Techn... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Graduation Ceremony Reflects on 50 Years of Tradition
  • GAGOP'S 9th & 14th Districts and Pickens County Republican Party Host 'Race to Victory in 2014' Party (6/4/2014)
    Saturday, June 21st in the Pickens County Community Center
    On Saturday, June 21st, the Pickens County Community Center in Jasper will be the site of the “Race to Victory in 2014” pre runoff party sponsored by the Pickens County Republican Party. The 5th Annual Tomato Sandwich Fiesta brings together the top Republican candidates from the 9th & 14th distric... more
  • GAGOP'S 9th & 14th Districts and Pickens County Republican Party Host 'Race to Victory in 2014' Party
  • John Davis Golf Classic (6/4/2014)

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  • John Davis Golf Classic
  • Magician Ken Scott (6/4/2014)

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  • Magician Ken Scott
  • Pickens County Economic Development Report (6/4/2014)
    Featuring Q&A about Port Royal, Conference Center & Indoor Water Park
    Port Royal Visit and Breakfast Presentation The visit by the Port Royal Development Team sparked a great deal of interest as evidenced by the tremendous turnout at the Chamber of Commerce Membership Breakfast, and although the response has been very positive, there have been some valid ... more
  • Pickens County Economic Development Report
  • Spring Vegetables Plentiful at the Jasper Farmers Market (6/4/2014)

    It was a beautiful sunny day at the Jasper Farmers Market this week and there were more vendors there with more produce for sale. This increase will continue and to facilitate the increase the Wednesday market will start June 18 in the same location with the same hours (7:30 to 12 noon). Fresh veg... more
  • Spring Vegetables Plentiful at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • The Long Table on Main, 'A Masquerade on Main' (6/4/2014)
    Event is October 11, 2014
    Anticipation for The Long Table on Main is building as the first donors and sponsors have signed on for the October 11, 2014 event. This year's theme "A Masquerade on Main" is especially exciting as we will treat our guests to a fantastic Venetian Dinner upon elaborately decorated tables with stroll... more
  • The Long Table on Main, 'A Masquerade on Main'
  • YOUTH ART CALENDAR TO DEBUT (6/4/2014)
    Commemorative Sponsorships Available
    Sharptop Arts Center, home to the annual Youth Art Month event that showcases student art from every Pickens County School and Wildwood Christian Academy, is in production for the First Annual Youth Art Calendar. Award winning art has been professionally photographed by Alvin Stewart to provide Sha... more
  • YOUTH ART CALENDAR TO DEBUT
  • Bethany Salem Volunteer Fire Department Receives Improved ISO Rating (6/3/2014)

    Chief Al Godin received a letter of confirmation from ISO that the district’s ISO (Insurance Services Office) has been reduced from a Public Protection Class 6/9 to a 5/5y effective September 1, 2014. ISO’s Public Protection Classification Program plays an important role in the underwriting process ... more
  • Bethany Salem Volunteer Fire Department Receives Improved ISO Rating
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