PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Pre-Season Football Cookout (8/4/2012)

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  • Pre-Season Football Cookout
  • Sgt Collins Memorial Bike Ride (8/4/2012)

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  • Sgt Collins Memorial Bike Ride
  • Parents of Pickens County Head Start/Pre-K Receive First Award For Keep Pickens Beautiful Adopt-A-Road Program (8/2/2012)

    Ron Jager, Adopt-A-Road Chair for Keep Pickens Beautiful, would like to announce the first award for the KPB Adopt-A-Road Program was given to the Parents of Pickens County Head Start/Pre-K in Tate, Georgia. This group proudly started in 2009 under the supervision of Wendy Gleason and Liz Ray, dire... more
  • Parents of Pickens County Head Start/Pre-K Receive First Award For Keep Pickens Beautiful Adopt-A-Road Program
  • Mortgage Buy-Downs Help Sell Houses (8/1/2012)

    When trying to sell a home in a slow market, you have some incentives to offer buyers to encourage them to act now instead of waiting forever for the market to turn against them. These include paying closing costs, HOA dues, offering a broker selling bonus, simply lowering the asking price, or buyin... more
  • Mortgage Buy-Downs Help Sell Houses
  • National Dance Day Celebrated in Downtown Jasper at Peace Park (8/1/2012)

    Pickens County joined thousands across America to celebrate National Dance Day on July 28, 2012. The event sponsored by Pickens Arts and Cultural Alliance (PACA) was held at Peace Park in Jasper on a beautiful, breezy morning. More than 50 came out to express themselves in movement. Beginning at ... more
  • National Dance Day Celebrated in Downtown Jasper at Peace Park
  • Three Thousand Pounds Shredded at Keep Pickens Beautiful Event (8/1/2012)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful brought the Shredder to Jasper again where individuals could have a box/bag securely shredded and recycled by 1st Secure Shredding. Stan Barnett, board member, thanks Jim Massey for participating in the KPB sponsored program while Michael from 1st Secure Shredding is ready to... more
  • Three Thousand Pounds Shredded at Keep Pickens Beautiful Event
  • Piedmont Healthcare announces passing of CEO (7/31/2012)
    R. Timothy Stack leaves legacy of accomplishment, courage and vision
    Atlanta, Ga. -- R. Timothy Stack, president and CEO of Piedmont Healthcare in Atlanta, died yesterday at the age of 60. Stack is survived by his wife, Mary and three sons, Tim, Ryan and Matthew. Piedmont’s President of Finance and Development Greg Hurst will continue to handle the duties of CEO, ... more
  • Piedmont Healthcare announces passing of CEO
  • Primary Election Day (7/31/2012)

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  • Primary Election Day
  • Primary Election Results (7/31/2012)
    Runoff Races for District Attorney, West Commissioner, and Congressional 9th District
    Large turn out for the Pickens County GOP primary election results event at the Community Center. The Pickens County Sheriff’s Office gathered results from the county precincts and tabulated them in a spreadsheet, designed by Kris Stancil, to display on the wall. There are 16,773 registered vo... more
  • Primary Election Results
  • Four Legged Love From Belinda (7/30/2012)

    The following pet is looking for a home to fill with laughter and love. BELINDA - Hi, I am Belinda, a domestic short hair female cat. I am beautiful, loving, and calm. I am a barn cat; that means I like to stay outside and better yet, I can go to a qualified home without any adoption fee. ... more
  • Four Legged Love From Belinda
  • NEW GEORGIA HUNTING SEASONS & REGULATIONS GUIDE AVAILABLE (7/30/2012)

    SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. - The 2012-2013 Georgia Hunting Seasons and Regulations Guide is now available online and in print, announces the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. This guide provides information on season dates, bag limits, hunting licenses, wildlife mana... more
  • NEW GEORGIA HUNTING SEASONS & REGULATIONS GUIDE AVAILABLE
  • SQUIRREL HUNTING SEASON OPENS AUGUST 15TH (7/30/2012)

    SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (July 30, 2012) -Often revered as a celebrated American fall tradition, squirrel hunting provides the perfect opportunity to introduce youth or a novice to the sport of hunting. Unlike some big game hunts, the pursuit of bushytails often involves more action for energetic youth, ... more
  • SQUIRREL HUNTING SEASON OPENS AUGUST 15TH
  • Third Annual Jasper Farmers Market Peoples Choice Salsa Contest! (7/30/2012)
    Salsa Contest this Saturday, August 4 from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    If you are planning to enter the salsa contest this Saturday (and we hope you are) you can probably get fresh homegrown tomatoes at the Wednesday farmers market this week plus some of the other things you will need. WHO: Anyone can enter and there is no charge for entering. WHAT: Third Annu... more
  • Third Annual Jasper Farmers Market Peoples Choice Salsa Contest!
  • Traffic Flow Changes at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital (7/30/2012)

    Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Expansion has changed the traffic flow. Entrance to Garland Pinholster Road is moved between 515 & the helipad. Portico patient drop-off will be shut down for approximately two weeks with an alternate entrance and drop off is where the current drive and handicap park...
  • Traffic Flow Changes at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital
  • Bark in the Park (7/28/2012)

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  • Bark in the Park
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