PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Slim Down Challenge PE (11/23/2013)

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  • Slim Down Challenge PE
  • Proposed FY 2014 Pickens County Government Budget (11/22/2013)
    Public Hearing to be held Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 9:30 a.m
    A public hearing on the proposed FY 2014 Pickens County Government budget will be held Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 9:30 a.m. at 1266 East Church Street. Click here for the budget as a PDF Total Revenu... more
  • Proposed FY 2014 Pickens County Government Budget
  • PUBLIC INPUT SOUGHT ON PROPOSED OPTIONS ON STATE ROUTE 20 (11/22/2013)

    The public is invited to discuss potential improvements to State Route 20 at two public meetings in December. The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) seeks to identify potential improvements along State Route 20 from I-575 in Canton to State Route 400 in Cumming to improve mobility, reduce c... more
  • PUBLIC INPUT SOUGHT ON PROPOSED OPTIONS ON STATE ROUTE 20
  • New Location for Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots (11/21/2013)

    The U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program kicked off on November 1st with a new location in Jasper. It's now located on 95 Whitfield Drive in the building with Alfa Insurance and Creative and Performing Arts Academy. The office is open on Tuesday, Friday & Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until... more
  • New Location for Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots
  • Tater Patch Players Production of Dashing Through The Snow Opening this Week (11/21/2013)

    As we head into opening week, we are looking forward the stage play, but no play is complete without thespians, according to Kenneth Farmer, director of Act 3. Farmer has put together a cast that will showcase their talent, not only as actors, but as warmhearted people. The scene takes place in t... more
  • Tater Patch Players Production of Dashing Through The Snow Opening this Week
  • Four Legged Love From Cole (11/20/2013)

    If you are looking for a loyal and fun companion, a buddy for one of your pets, someone to talk to, take rides with, or hold in your lap, please consider the following pet who needs a forever home to fill with laughter and love: Hi! I am Cole, a one-year-old Bulldog-Terrier Mix black and... more
  • Four Legged Love From Cole
  • Governor’s Challenge Awards Recognize Local Law Enforcement (11/20/2013)
    State Patrol’s Troop A Wins Big
    (MACON) The Georgia State Patrol’s Troop A was one of several law enforcement agencies to win big today when the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) hosted its 13th Annual Governor’s Challenge Awards at the Macon Centreplex. An annual recognition program of law enforcement agencies of all ... more
  • Governor’s Challenge Awards Recognize Local Law Enforcement
  • Iowa Central, El Paso race to victories at 2013 NJCAA Half-marathon Championships (11/20/2013)

    (DALLAS, Ga.) – Iowa Central Community College and El Paso Community College produced individual champions and took the team men’s and women’s titles, respectively, at the NJCAA Half-marathon National Championships on Saturday at the Silver Comet Trail. It was the second time that Chattahoochee Tech... more
  • Iowa Central, El Paso race to victories at 2013 NJCAA Half-marathon Championships
  • No Serius Injuries in Pickens County Bus Wreck This Morning (11/20/2013)
    10 Students and Bus Sriver Transported to Piedmont Mountainside Hospital for Evaluation
    According to PSO Chief Deputy Jeff Hall, at approximately 6:45 a.m. dispatch received a call about an accident involving a Pickens County School bus and a Dodge truck at the intersection of Hwy. 136 and Jay Moss Lane. No serious injuries reported but all 10 students and the bus driver were transpor... more
  • No Serius Injuries in Pickens County Bus Wreck This Morning
  • Piedmont Mountainside nurse receives award for extraordinary care (11/20/2013)

    Lisset Bennett, LPN, a nurse at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital, has been named a winner of the DAISY (Diseases Attacking the Immune System) Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The recognition is part of a national program honoring nurses for their clinical skills and compassionate care for patients and ... more
  • Piedmont Mountainside nurse receives award for extraordinary care
  • Rep. Rick Jasperse Guest Speaker at Pickens County Republican Party Meeting (11/20/2013)
    Video (link to our YouTube Channel)
    Georgia Representative Rick Jasperse discussedthe “CHALLENGES & EXPECTATIONS FOR 2014 GEORGIA LEGISLATIVE SESSION”. Rick talked about what happened in the legislative session this year and then try to explain what might be happening in the new session. ...
  • Rep. Rick Jasperse Guest Speaker at Pickens County Republican Party Meeting
  • Former PSO Jail Nurse Has Been Arrested (11/19/2013)

    Shortly after resigning as the Medical Director for the Pickens Sheriff’s Office Adult Detention Center, John “Jack” Green was arrested by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI). Jack was an employee of the Pickens County Sheriff’s Office, where he was a nurse in the medical unit. Over the course... more
  • Former PSO Jail Nurse Has Been Arrested
  • AJ and Kelly Proudfoot Joined Keep Pickens Beautiful Adopt A Road Program (11/18/2013)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful is pleased to announce that AJ and Kelly Proudfoot have volunteered to join our Adopt A Road Program. The Proudfoot’s have volunteered to pickup one mile of Parker Road from Hwy 53 towards Refuge Road. This section of road is where they live and they wanted to keep their com... more
  • AJ and Kelly Proudfoot Joined Keep Pickens Beautiful Adopt A Road Program
  • Deeds Publishing Releases FAITH AND THE FORMULA, the thriller novel by Clint Smith (11/18/2013)

    Clint Smith’s inspirational thriller novel, FAITH AND THE FORMULA, was released on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 by Deeds Publishing of Atlanta. Summary: Tim Jennings searches for his fiancée who presumably died in a tragic accident, but he believes that she is still alive – her body never re... more
  • Deeds Publishing Releases FAITH AND THE FORMULA, the thriller novel by Clint Smith
  • Jasper Lions Club Fill-A-Stocking Provided Christmas for 700 Children in 2012 (11/18/2013)

    In 2012, the Jasper Lions Club Fill-A-Stocking program provided Christmas presents for 700 children in Pickens County. Multiple gifts are given to each of our community’s needy children with a combined value of at least $50. This is accomplished through careful bargain shopping, generous donations ... more
  • Jasper Lions Club Fill-A-Stocking Provided Christmas for 700 Children in 2012
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