PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Lots of Tomatoes at the Farmers Market (8/8/2017)

    If the name Brenda West sounds familiar, she sold plants at the market a few years ago and now has returned, bringing her daughter, Kim Smith, and granddaughter, Sarah Smith; three generations of talent. The big large-leafed, attention getting plants were Brendaís. Sarah, taking after her grandmoth... more
  • Lots of Tomatoes at the Farmers Market
  • Make Going Green The Norm In Your Dorm With These 9 Tips (8/8/2017)

    As college students head back to school, Keep Pickens Beautiful is passing on these tips on going green in your dorm room. ...
  • Make Going Green The Norm In Your Dorm With These 9 Tips
  • Jasper City Council Meeting August 2017 (8/7/2017)

    AGENDA I. Call meeting to order II. Invocation III. Pledge of Allegiance IV. Adopt agenda V. Read minutes of July 10, 2017 regular meeting A. Lisa Hoyle, City Clerk VI. Old Business A. None VII. New Business A. Downtown event 1. Paul Poore B. Perrow property committee 1. Jim Looney C... more
  • Jasper City Council Meeting August 2017
  • Nelson City Council August 2017 (8/7/2017)

    AGENDA 1. Call to Order 2. Pledge of Allegiance 3. Agenda Approval 4. Approval of Minutes a. July 3, 2017 Council Meeting b. July 13, 2017 Work Session Meeting 5. Department Reports a. City Clerk Report (Tina M. Monaghan) 6. Unfinished Business a. Discuss progress of the Picken... more
  • Nelson City Council August 2017
  • Pickens County Planning & Development July 2017 Report (8/7/2017)

    Pickens County Planning & Development monthly report for July activity: Building Permits 38 in July 2017 (3% increase) 37 in July 2016 Permits for Site Built Homes 12 in July 2017 (71% increase) 7 in July 2016 Inspections 135 in July 2017 (13% increase) 119 in July 2016 Total Depa... more
  • Pickens County Planning & Development July 2017 Report
  • Piedmont Mountainside Employees Donate Supplies, Service to Aid Patients in Guatemala (8/7/2017)

    Tianna Mashburn, a Sixty Plus Services nurse at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital, helped more than 66 patients in Guatemala get the surgeries they needed by taking part in a medical mission trip. This was the fourth trip Mashburn made to Clinica Ezell with Health Talents International. She arrived... more
  • Piedmont Mountainside Employees Donate Supplies, Service  to Aid Patients in Guatemala
  • The Pickens Report - July 2017 (8/7/2017)

    Summer break has concluded for local students and educational professionals. The start of a new school year will bring increased traffic during the early morning and afternoon hours, keep this in mind while traveling. Additionally, Pickens County Schools recently announced the closing of school f... more
  • The Pickens Report - July 2017
  • David Collins Memorial Bike Ride This Saturday (8/3/2017)

    Donít forget to join in the fun while enjoying a beautiful 65 mile ride through the North Georgia scenic roads as part of the 7th annual Sgt. David Collins Memorial Bike Ride this Saturday, August 5. Registration for the American Legion Riders Post 149 hosted event will begin at 8:30 at Microtel Inn... more
  • David Collins Memorial Bike Ride This Saturday
  • Jasper City Council Works Session August 2017 (8/3/2017)

    I. Call meeting to order/Comments by Council - Downtown Transportation Study - Dr. Carlton Wilson, Pickens County School Superintendent request to reverse the direction of Stegall Drive II. Business A. Perrow property committee (10:50) - Jim Looney to form a committee B. WingsOlogy Beer ... more
  • Jasper City Council Works Session August 2017
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Work Session August 2017 (8/3/2017)

    Items of Discussion: time noted (): 1) LMIG "Road Paving Schedule" for 2018 (:27) ROADS THAT HAVE TO BE PAVED: - Lumber Company Road - Upper Grandview - Grandview Circle - Lower Grandview - Lakeshore Drive - Old Grandview East/Salvation Army - Windy Ridge - Hickory Cove - Hy... more
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Work Session August 2017
  • Town of Talking Rock Council August 2017 (8/3/2017)

    AGENDA I. Executive Session before meeting @ 6 PM A. Personnel II. Call meeting to order @ 6:30 pm III. Pledge of Allegiance IV. Approval of July Meeting Minutes V. Approval of July Financial Report VI. New Business: A. CD-Jessica B. Sale of Equipment-Cheryl VII. Old Bu... more
  • Town of Talking Rock Council August 2017
  • Windsor Lodge Assisted Living Groundbreaking (8/2/2017)

    Opening Spring of 2018, Windsor Lodge Assisted Living, will offer a relaxing mountain lodge atmosphere designed to take advantage of the great views from the site. The one story 47,500 square foot family owned and operated community will include a large activity room, private dining room, vaulte... more
  • Windsor Lodge Assisted Living Groundbreaking
  • Pickens Back to School (8/1/2017)

    Photos submitted by the community from the first day back to school in Pickens County on August 1, 2017. There is an increase in students from 2016. School attendance on August 3, 2017: Harmony Elementary - 575 Hill City Elementary - 643 Jasper Elementary - 485 Tate Elementary - 314 Jaspe... more
  • Pickens Back to School
  • Celestial Event to Eclipse School Day for Pickens Students and Staff (7/31/2017)

    On August 21, a once-in-a-lifetime event, a total eclipse of the sun, will occur over much of the United States, including North Georgia. While only Rabun and Stephens Counties, in the northeast corner of the state will experience the centerline of totality, Pickens County will experience 97% covera... more
  • Celestial Event to Eclipse School Day for Pickens Students and Staff
  • Suspects Arrested For Burglary, Robbery, and a List of Other Charges (7/31/2017)

    On July 25th, a tip led to the capture of one individual committing a burglary on a residence in the Hinton Community. Following a tip from a citizen, Sheriff Donnie Craig located a U-Haul truck parked near an unoccupied residence and requested the aid of additional deputies to determine the reason ... more
  • Suspects Arrested For Burglary, Robbery, and a List of Other Charges

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