PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • CTC Biology Instructor Named State Finalist for Rick Perkins Award (4/18/2017)

    A Chattahoochee Technical College biology instructor has made her mark on higher education after being named a finalist for the Technical College System of Georgia’s Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Instruction during the 2017 Leadership Summit held in Atlanta. Dr. Juanita Forreste... more
  • CTC Biology Instructor Named State Finalist for Rick Perkins Award
  • Leading Atlanta Choral Group Sings in Jasper (4/18/2017)

    Holy Family's free concert series continues on April 23 at 3:30 PM when Atlanta Schola Cantorum presents a program of selections from the golden age of early music in England. The concert will feature selections from the group's Spring 2017 concert repertoire which will be performed in Atlanta and a... more
  • Leading Atlanta Choral Group Sings in Jasper
  • PHS Band Student of the Week - Corey Smith (4/18/2017)

    The Band Student of the Week is Corey Smith. Corey is a Junior trumpet player in the Pride of Pickens Marching Band and also plays in the Symphonic Band. Corey is one of the students who knows how to get it done, whatever it is, and enjoys helping others. He is a valuable member of the band prog... more
  • PHS Band Student of the Week - Corey Smith
  • Pickens Seniors For Change Town Hall Meeting (4/18/2017)

    Pickens Seniors For Change, spearheaded by Lee Williamson, is seeking school tax exemptions for Senior Citizens. A Town Hall Meeting was held on April 18, 2017 at Chattahoochee Technical College in Jasper, Georgia. Guest included Pickens County School Board Members, Katherine White and Chairman Dan... more
  • Pickens Seniors For Change Town Hall Meeting
  • Second Minor Bus Accident Reported Within A Week With No Students On Board (4/18/2017)

    A minor bus accident occurred this afternoon involving a Pickens County school bus. No students were on board at the time of the accident. At the stoplight on Main Street, a car rear-ended the bus, and only minimal damage occurred to the rear fender. Per standard protocol, the bus driver will be ... more
  • Second Minor Bus Accident Reported Within A Week With No Students On Board
  • Tea Party Talk (4/18/2017)
    Meeting on Tuesday, April 25th
    Double your knowledge of important issues of the day at our next Tea Party meeting. We have TWO guest speakers who will continue to bring news that is important to all Pickens County citizens. Jeff Anderson, Board of Director member of GeorgiaC... more
  • Tea Party Talk
  • Recreation Opening Day (4/15/2017)

    Pickens County Recreation Department Opening Day Ceremony for T-Ball, Baseball and Softball at Roper Park in Jasper, Ga. Trey Atkins, an 8 year old baseball player was randomly picked to throw out the first pitch. Video on the bottom left. ... more
  • Recreation Opening Day
  • Retired Educators Recognize Service to Pickens County and Learn About Scams on Retirees and the Disabled (4/15/2017)

    The Pickens County Retired Educator Association (PCREA) met on April 12, 2017 and President Dr. Pat Denney opened the meeting by recognizing several members of our community for their service through the Golden Deed Award, PCREA Volunteer Service Hours, and AARP’s Educator Community Service Award. A... more
  • Retired Educators Recognize Service to Pickens County and Learn About Scams on Retirees and the Disabled
  • Document Shredder is Back April 15 (4/13/2017)

    The Keep Pickens Beautiful Shredder is back on Saturday, April 15th from 9 a.m. until noon. Come shred and clean up after tax season. Shred and recycle your important documents. The cost is $4 for a banker’s size box. The shredder will be behind the Keep Pickens Beautiful parking lot off Main ... more
  • Document Shredder is Back April 15
  • Gracie's Clothing Ribbon Cutting (4/13/2017)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate Gracie’s Clothing on their ribbon cutting for their Grand Re-Opening. Gracie’s carries boutique style fashions and trendy junior clothing at very affordable prices. At Gracie’s you will find a welcoming, relaxed atmosphere while... more
  • Gracie's Clothing Ribbon Cutting
  • Have a Cup Coffee at the Jasper Farmer Market (4/13/2017)

    Red Bean Harvest, one of the new vendors at the market this week, is a part time business of Richard and Kebra Lillibridge. They have been roasting and selling coffee for a couple of years and we are very pleased that they have decided to expand their business to include the Jasper Farmers Market o... more
  • Have a Cup Coffee at the Jasper Farmer Market
  • Jasper Merchants Assocation Spring Fling (4/13/2017)

    The Jasper Merchants Association’s Spring Festival is 3 great community events in 1 place. We invite you to come out to Lee Newton Park in Jasper on Saturday, April 15, 2017 starting at 9am and enjoy the day with the Jasper Merchants Association and our Sponsors for the following events. The fir... more
  • Jasper Merchants Assocation Spring Fling
  • Minor Bus Accident Reported with No Students On Board (4/13/2017)

    A minor bus accident occurred this morning involving a Pickens County school bus. No students were on board at the time of the accident. At approximately 7:15 a.m., a bus hit a road sign in downtown Jasper near the Woodbridge Inn. Minimal damage occurred to the stop-gate arm (front of the bus) and f... more
  • Minor Bus Accident Reported with No Students On Board
  • Pickens Chamber Lucky 7 Raffle on April 29th (4/13/2017)

    Feeling Lucky? The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce Annual Lucky 7 Giveaway is approaching quickly! Only 500 tickets are sold each year and they are selling rapidly, so buy yours while you still can! This year, the grand prize vehicle voucher has increased to $25,000 to be spent at Ag-Pro (John De... more
  • Pickens Chamber Lucky 7 Raffle on April 29th
  • Pickens County Board of Education April 2017 (4/13/2017)

    AGENDA I. Call to Order II. Invocation III. Pledge of Allegiance IV. Approval of Agenda V. Spotlight on Student and Employee Achievement A. Pickens High School 2017 Valedictorian & Salutatorian (C. Flatt) B. 2017 STAR Student (C. Flatt) C. PCMS and PHS District and State-Level Band Auditio... more
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