PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Update on the Assault Case from Pickens County Middle School (9/26/2013)

    The Pickens Sheriff’s Office is working closely with the Georgia Bureau of Investigations on the sexual assault that was reported last week. The Pickens County Board of Education and the faculty of Pickens Middle School have also been very helpful and cooperative throughout this investigation. ... more
  • Update on the Assault Case from Pickens County Middle School
  • News Release by Pickens County School Superintendent Lula Mae Perry (9/25/2013)
    Concerning Alleged Sexual Assault at PCMS
    Please know that the safety of our children is our first and main priority. It is the most important duty we have. At this time, we do not know if the alleged assault occurred on or off campus as there is still an active and ongoing investigation. Therefore, the employees of the school district cann... more
  • News Release by Pickens County School Superintendent Lula Mae Perry
  • Sheriff Craig Speaks to Retired Educators (9/25/2013)

    The Pickens County Retired Educators Association held it initial meeting of the 2013-2014 academic year on September 11th at United Community Bank. President Gerald Allen presided. More than 40 attendees enjoyed the luncheon prepared by Taste of Joy catering. Program Chairperson Kathy Wallace int... more
  • Sheriff Craig Speaks to Retired Educators
  • Tate Day: What, Why, Where, When? (9/25/2013)
    November 2, 2013
    Following the observance of Tate's bicentennial in 2005, Sole Commissioner Robert Jones issued a proclamation designating the first Saturday of each year as Marble Valley Friends' Tate Day. That has evolved into what is now commonly called the Tate Day Festival. This year the date is November 2nd. ... more
  • Tate Day: What, Why, Where, When?
  • Weekend Snack Program - Meeting the food needs of Pickens County students (9/25/2013)
    A hungry stomach has no ears!
    What is it? The Weekend Snack Program works to ensure that students in the Pickens County School have sufficient food during their weekends away from school. During the school week, students have access to meals in the school cafeteria. The program is a coalition of churches, non-profit... more
  • Bears of Pickens County (9/24/2013)
    A Collection of Photos from our Facebook Likes
    A collection of bears spotted in Pickens County that were supplied by our Facebook 'likes'....
  • Bears of Pickens County
  • Bears of Pickens County (9/24/2013)

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  • Bears of Pickens County
  • Grand Jury Presentment Regarding Forensic Audit of the finances of Pickens County from 2005-12 (9/24/2013)
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    Pursuant to its duty to inspect and inquire as to the financial condition and operation of the county the Grand Jury makes the following recommendations: That the Pickens County Commissioners direct the Chief Financial Officer of Pickens County, as soon as practical, to commission a forensic audi... more
  • Grand Jury Presentment Regarding Forensic Audit of the finances of Pickens County from 2005-12 (9/24/2013)
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    Pursuant to its duty to inspect and inquire as to the financial condition and operation of the county the Grand Jury makes the following recommendations: That the Pickens County Commissioners direct the Chief Financial Officer of Pickens County, as soon as practical, to commission a forensic audi... more
  • Letter sent home to PCMS Students Regarding Student Possibly Sexually Assaulted by Another Student (9/24/2013)

    Dear parents and guardians: We were notified by the Pickens County Sheriff's Office that a student at Pickens County Middle School may have been sexually assaulted by another student on or about Thursday, September 19. The school's administration is cooperating with the Pickens County Sheriff's ... more
  • Letter sent home to PCMS Students Regarding Student Possibly Sexually Assaulted by Another Student
  • Ready for a fun and family oriented show right here in Jasper? (9/24/2013)
    Young Actors Project's "A Bagful of Fables" opens October 11th
    The Young Actors Project (YAP) is polishing another great kid-friendly production that features youth from this area, getting ready for the October 11th opening night. "A Bagful of Fables" tells the stories of Aesop. You may not be familiar with the history of Aesop, but you know his tales - th... more
  • Ready for a fun and family oriented show right here in Jasper?
  • Registration is now open for the Jasper Young Singers! (9/24/2013)

    JYS will hold its next session from October 18 - November 22, 2013, with December holiday performances. Rehearsal times are Fridays 4-6PM. Fees are $80 per 6-week session. (Scholarships and Sibling Discounts Available) Jasper Young Singers is a great ensemble singing opportunity for young peo... more
  • Registration is now open for the Jasper Young Singers!
  • Signs of Fall at the Jasper Farmers Market (9/24/2013)
    And news about extending the season.
    Great mounds of mums added a burst of color to an otherwise drizzly morning and there was lettuce for sale at the market as the first fall vegetables arrived. Many of the vendors have planted fall crops and more have plans to do so. Broccoli, Brussels spouts, spinach, kale and much, much more. Wh... more
  • Signs of Fall at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • CAN THE GOP BE MORE THAN THE PARTY OF 'NO'? (9/23/2013)

    Two outstanding Republicans will be in Jasper on October 8, 2013, to answer that question, John Padgett, the new Chairman of the Georgia Republican Party and Linda Herren, Georgia Committeewoman on the Republican National Committee (RNC) will give their perspectives on the future of the Republican P... more
  • CAN THE GOP BE MORE THAN THE PARTY OF 'NO'?
  • Feedback wanted from JEEPFEST 2013 (9/23/2013)
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