PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • April Declared "Keep Pickens Beautiful/The Great American Cleanup" Month (3/26/2014)

    On March 18th, Board Members from Keep Pickens Beautiful met with Commissioner Rob Jones, Commissioner Jerry Barnes, Mayor John Weaver of Jasper, Mayor Carol Opdenhoff of Talking Rock and Mayor Larry Ray of Nelson to officially proclaim April, 2014 as the official "Keep Pickens Beautiful/The Great A... more
  • April Declared
  • Jasper Farmers Market Opens This Saturday, March 29 (3/26/2014)

    This will be the fourteenth year for the Jasper Farmers Market and we want it to be the best year ever. There are plans for new events, new contest and of course there are always new vendors. Who will it be this year? It could be you. Market Manager, June McKenzie, has knitted some wonderful, ... more
  • Jasper Farmers Market Opens This Saturday, March 29
  • PCREA's 2013 Golden Deed Award was presented to Susan White (3/26/2014)

    The initial 2014 meeting of the Pickens County Retired Educators Association was held on March 12th at United Community Bank. It was a meeting marked by delicious food, nostalgic entertainment, awards and recognitions, shared information, unit business, and renewed fellowship. Regarding the food, Ta... more
  • PCREA's 2013 Golden Deed Award was presented to Susan White
  • Talley's Folly: The best play you've never heard of... (3/26/2014)

    For one weekend only, April 4-6, Tater Patch Players is proud to bring you The Company Players' presentation of Talley's Folly by Lanford Wilson. This visiting production brings together a magical mix of playwriting, acting, and art. The play itself is part of a trilogy that Wilson wrote, but sta... more
  • Talley's Folly:  The best play you've never heard of...
  • The Pickens County GOP Announces Candidate Forum on April 8th (3/26/2014)

    From now until the final elections of 2014, your Republican Party will try to have as many candidates running for office for you to be able to meet/greet and question to help you be a truly informed voter. April 8th, 7 p.m., Pickens County GOP will host a CANDIDATE FORUM. Accepting invitations ... more
  • The Pickens County GOP Announces Candidate Forum on April 8th
  • GeorgiaCarry.org Statement on Passing of House Bill 60 (3/25/2014)

    (Atlanta) – The Georgia General Assembly passed legislation Thursday night that brings sweeping changes to laws restricting the rights of law abiding Georgians to keep and bear arms. GeorgiaCarry.Org has been working with legislative leaders... more
  • GeorgiaCarry.org Statement on Passing of House Bill 60
  • Real Estate Market Update by Don Martin, Torrey Mountain Properties (3/25/2014)

    Pickens County Real Estate Market Update by Don Martin with Torrey Mountain Properties at the Pickens Chamber of Commerce Breakfast on March 11, 2014....
  • Real Estate Market Update by Don Martin, Torrey Mountain Properties
  • Sharing the Gospel in Baratillo, Mexico (3/25/2014)

    On March 1, la Iglesia de Baratillo (our church) hosted a medical clinic. Doctors, nurses, and staff donated their time and equipment to help the people here in the valley. They provided free check-ups, free pediatric care, free dental services, free eye exams, medicine, and even free haircuts! Many... more
  • Sharing the Gospel in Baratillo, Mexico
  • Snowball Golf Tournament (3/24/2014)

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  • Snowball Golf Tournament
  • Dragons Gridiron Gang Practice (3/23/2014)

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  • Dragons Gridiron Gang Practice
  • March of Dimes Baby Steps 5K (3/23/2014)

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  • March of Dimes Baby Steps 5K
  • JYSA NEEDS YOUR HELP!!! (3/21/2014)

    Hi!, I’m Kelly Morgan I am writing to you on behalf of the Jasper Youth Sports Association Fundraising Committee, a non-profit organization that works with the Dragon baseball, cheer, football and wrestling youth in our local community. There are hundreds of children in our town that are passionate... more
  • JYSA NEEDS YOUR HELP!!!
  • NEW 2 YOU EXTRAVAGANZA (3/21/2014)

    PURSES, JEWELRY, BOOKS – oh my! What else could possibly be on a woman’s “want” list (well, maybe chocolate...). On Saturday, April 5, Piedmont Mountainside Hospital’s Auxiliary will be hosting a “New 2 You Extravaganza” at Chattahoochee Tech, from 9:00a.m.-2:00p.m., in conjunction with the hospit... more
  • NEW 2 YOU EXTRAVAGANZA
  • Retired Educators Sponsor State School Superintendent Forum (3/21/2014)

    With current State School Superintendent Dr. John D. Barge an announced hopeful in the 2014 Georgia's Governor's race, the important office of State School Superintendent will be vacant. That office will be filled by the peoples' choice in the state-wide elections later this year. Who will establish... more
  • Retired Educators Sponsor State School Superintendent Forum
  • WILDWOOD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY GOING TO STATE FINALS IN ODYSSEY OF THE MIND COMPETITION (3/21/2014)
    All Wildwood Entries Placed in Top 3 in Regional to Advance
    Wildwood Christian Academy is pleased to announce all teams entered in the Odyssey of the Mind Regional competition advanced to the state finals. The regional competition held March 15th in Lilburn, GA hosted 120 schools. Wildwood captured 1st, 2nd or 3rd in all the divisions they entered. The Od... more
  • WILDWOOD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY GOING TO STATE FINALS IN ODYSSEY OF THE MIND COMPETITION

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