PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Back to School (8/7/2013)

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  • Back to School
  • Conditions in Pickens County from Flooding (8/7/2013)

    Work is continuing throughout Pickens County and the City of Jasper to make roadways safe throughout Pickens County. Below is a summary of some of the affected areas throughout Pickens County: • Hwy 136 East was affected in numerous areas. A Mudslide, several trees in the roadway and water cross... more
  • Conditions in Pickens County from Flooding
  • Flash Flood Warning for Pickens County (8/7/2013)
    Pickens EOC is operating at level 2
    Pickens County EOC (Emergency Operations Center) is operating at level 2 at 06:00 hrs. Several roads starting to see minor flooding. Flash Flood warning in effect for Pickens County. NWS expects two hours of continuous rain some very heavy. EOC phones 706-253-8978, 706-253-897... more
  • Flooding Round 2 (8/7/2013)

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  • Flooding Round 2
  • Golf Benefiting Scottish Rite (8/7/2013)

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  • Golf Benefiting Scottish Rite
  • Back to School Sales Tax Holiday (8/5/2013)
    Friday, August 9 through Saturday, August 10, 2013
    The 2013 Georgia Back to School Sales Tax Holiday kicks off this weekend. During the tax holiday weekend, there will be no state or local sales taxes due on personal computers and related accessories having a sales price of $1000 or less. As in previous tax holidays, clothing and shoes up to $10... more
  • Back to School Sales Tax Holiday
  • Renasant Bank donates to Habitat For Humanity Pickens County (8/4/2013)

    Renasant employees were proud to present their check to Habitat for Humanity of Pickens County in support of Habitat’s ministry to improve the quality of life of our Pickens residents by providing affordable housing. This was donation was made possible through weekly employee contributions of “B... more
  • Renasant Bank donates to Habitat For Humanity Pickens County
  • Sturgeon's Amphitheater (8/3/2013)

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  •  Sturgeon's Amphitheater
  • PCMS Cheer Pancake Breakfast (8/3/2013)

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  • PCMS Cheer Pancake Breakfast
  • Salsa Contest @ Farmers Market (8/3/2013)

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  • Salsa Contest @ Farmers Market
  • Rains in Portion of County Called A 100 Year Rain Event by the National Weather Service (8/2/2013)
    Message from Bob Howard, Director of Pickens County EMA
    Below is a message from Bob Howard, Director of Pickens County EMA. I would like to express my sincere gratitude to all of our partners and departments that supported public safety in yesterdays floods here in Pickens County. The National Weather Service called yesterdays rains a 100 year rain ev... more
  •  Rains in Portion of County Called A 100 Year Rain Event by the National Weather Service
  • OPTIMIST CLUB OF JASPER MAKES 2013 DONATIONS (8/2/2013)

    Each year the Optimist Club of Jasper holds three fundraisers which includes pecan sales in November, the 5K Flapjack Run in April and the annual Scholarship Golf Tournament held in May. Funds then are used to support the STAR Banquet and STAR scholarships as well as the annual Citizenship Award an... more
  • OPTIMIST CLUB OF JASPER MAKES 2013 DONATIONS
  • Flooding in Pickens County (8/1/2013)

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  • Flooding in Pickens County
  • CHIEF B. HEATH MITCHELL ATTENDS GEORGIA ASSOCIATION OF CHIEFS OF POLICE 2013 ANNUAL SUMMER TRAINING CONFERENCE (7/31/2013)

    As part of his/her continuing education and training in the administration of law enforcement, Chief Mitchell, of the Nelson Police Department, recently attended the 2013 Annual Summer Training conference sponsored by the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police. Heads of law enforcement agencies fr... more
  • CHIEF B. HEATH MITCHELL ATTENDS GEORGIA ASSOCIATION OF CHIEFS OF POLICE 2013 ANNUAL SUMMER TRAINING CONFERENCE
  • Pickens County Emergency Responders Locate Missing Child (7/31/2013)

    The Pickens Sheriff’s Office responded to a missing child at approximately 4:00 pm, on Tuesday, July 30, 2013. The child had gone missing from his parents’ home in the Hobson Road area of Jasper Georgia. The initial report indicated that the child was a 3 year old white male. It was also learned tha... more
  • Pickens County Emergency Responders Locate Missing Child
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