PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Don't Let Our Beaches Look Like This - RECYCLE (7/3/2017)

    Americans used about 50 billion plastic water bottles last year. However, the U.S.'s recycling rate for plastic is only 23 percent, which means 38 billion water bottles – more than $1 billion worth of plastic – are wasted each year, this according to Earth 911. Keep Pickens Beautiful encourages y... more
  • Don't Let Our Beaches Look Like This - RECYCLE
  • JMA Back-to-School Supply Drive (7/3/2017)
    Donations tax-deductible; needed by July 28, 2017
    The JMA's Backpack To School Supply Drive is on. Your help is needed by either donating school supplies or backpacks or both, or by making a monetary donation. All items and donations are Tax Deductible. Just ask for a receipt after making your donation. Deadline is Friday, July 28, 2017 in orde... more
  • JMA Back-to-School Supply Drive
  • Mayor Weaver Signs American Independence Day 2017 Proclamation (7/3/2017)

    On Friday, June 30th, Members of the Sequoyah Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) presented a proclamation for American Independence Day 2017 to be signed by Jasper's Mayor John Weaver. Below is the proclamation: American Independence Day 2017 Proclamationmore
  • Mayor Weaver Signs American Independence Day 2017 Proclamation
  • Nelson City Council July 2017 (7/3/2017)
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    The decision on having a Police Department was tabled until the other council seat is filled after the November 2017 General election. AGENDA 1. Call to Order 2. Pledge of Allegiance 3. Agenda Approval 4. Approval of Minutes a. June 6, 2017 Council Meeting b. June 15, 2017 Work Sess... more
  • Nelson City Council July 2017
  • A Summer of Entertainment at Tater Patch (6/28/2017)

    July brings us Charlotte's Web, by Jasper native Joseph Robinette, based on the book by E.B. White. As we continue to grow our Youth Theater program, we are proud to present a huge cast of very talented young folks. The play will be performed on July 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16 and is not only suitable, ... more
  • A Summer of Entertainment at Tater Patch
  • Canning Plant Set To Open in July (6/26/2017)

    Pickens County is one of the limited number of communities in North Georgia that is fortunate enough to have a food processing facility available for members of the community to utilize. The canning plant, which is operated by the Pickens County Agriculture Education Program, is provided jointly by... more
  • Canning Plant Set To Open in July
  • Health Care Forum This Thursday (6/26/2017)
    June 29, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.
    The Pickens County Democrats and Appalachian Indivisible are sponsoring a Health Care Forum on Thursday, June 29, 2017, 6:30 p.m. in Cherokee Hall at Chattahoochee Technical College, 100 Campus Dr., Jasper, GA. The discussion will center around the health care needs of the community and how these... more
  • Holiday Move for the Jasper Market (6/26/2017)

    Saturday July 1, Jasper Farmers Market will make it’s usual Independence Day move to Roper Park to make way for the carnival rides that are a part of the celebration. The location is near the corner of Refuge Road and Camp Road, across the street from Pickens County Middle School; same hours; 7:30 t... more
  • Holiday Move for the Jasper Market
  • Tree Trail Newsletter June 2017 (6/26/2017)
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  • Ham Radio Field Day This Weekend (6/23/2017)
    June 24 & 25, 2017 in Lee Newton Park
    The Jasper Radio Club/Pickens ARES Group invites you to the annual American Radio Relay League's (ARRL) Field Day in Lee Newton Park in Jasper, Georgia on Saturday and Sunday, June 24 and 25. More than 35,000 radio amateurs in the United States and Canada will operate from remote locations to p... more
  • Ham Radio Field Day This Weekend
  • Marble Valley Friends Yard Sale at Old Tate Gym (6/22/2017)

    Good fortune has smiled upon Marble Valley Friends in preparation for its 2017 yard Sale. Individuals and organizations have contributed to MVF's collection of items available for sale. The dates are June 23rd and 24th. The event will be held inside the Old Tate Gym; rain or shine the sale goes ... more
  • Marble Valley Friends Yard Sale at Old Tate Gym
  • Pickens Democrats Social Featuring Josh McCall, 9th District Congressional Democratic Candidate (6/21/2017)

    Pickens County Democratic Party hosted a social gathering on June 20th at the Pickens County Community Center, 1329 Camp Road in Jasper, GA. 9th District Democratic candidate, Josh McCall was the speaker (video above provided by Josh McCall). Josh, a University of North Georgia graduate, is a re... more
  • Pickens Democrats Social Featuring Josh McCall, 9th District Congressional Democratic Candidate
  • Pickens County Joint Comprehensive Plan Stakeholders Meeting with Survey Results (6/20/2017)
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    Pickens County Joint Comprehensive Plan Stakeholders Meeting with Ethan Calhoun, NWGRC planner who is coordinating the comp plan, shared data from the recent survey and other stats on Pickens County. AGENDA 1. Welcome and Introductions 2. What is a Comprehensive Plan? 3. The role of a... more
  • Pickens County Joint Comprehensive Plan Stakeholders Meeting with Survey Results
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners June 2017 (6/15/2017)
    Presentation of 2016 Audit
    I. Call to order II. Prayer Pledge of Allegiance III. Amendments to Agenda IV. Approval of Agenda V. Employee Recognition VI. Finance Report (PDF) VII. Consent Agenda A. Signed “Family Connection” Contr... more
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners June 2017
  • Pickens County Board of Education June 2017 (6/15/2017)
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    Pickens County Board of Education approved the change in start and end times during the meeting. There were 3,602 surveys completed concerning the possible change of school start times. The results were 58.7% in favor of changing the start times and 41.3% stated they could not support this chang... more
  • Pickens County Board of Education June 2017

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