PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Jasper Elementary School Supply List (8/6/2012)
    Open House (Grades 1-5) 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM on August 6, 2012
    Kindergarten Supply List  Glue Bottle(s)  Yellow #2 pencils  Markers  Watercolor tray (Crayola brand)  Mat or Towel (with child’s name on it)  Backpack (with child’s name on it)  Extra set of clothes (in a bag with your child’s... more
  • Tate Elementary School Supply List (8/6/2012)

    Kindergarten 2 packs Crayola washable markers 1 pair of Fiskars blunt tip scissors pencils book bag large bath towel or beach towel (due to limited storage space, no tri-fold mats, please) Optional colored pencils Ziploc bags – all sizes dry erase markers baby wipes Kleene... more
  • The Sassafras Literary Exchange Adult Writing Contest Ends on August 31, 2012 (8/6/2012)

    The Sassafras Literary Exchange’s Adult Writing Contest will end on August 31, 2012. Be sure to enter before the deadline! Winners will be announced at the Pickens County Marble Festival the first weekend in October. Entries of 1,500 words or less of Fiction, Non-Fiction, or Poetry submitted by ap... more
  • The Sassafras Literary Exchange Adult Writing Contest Ends on August 31, 2012
  • There's Hope for the Hungry Milestone (8/6/2012)
    10,000th person whom this ministry has reached out to tell about the love of Jesus and now knows Jesus Christ is her Lord and Savior
    There's Hope for the Hungry ministry started February 19th, 2003 and through yesterday a milestone was reached at Talking Rock First Baptist Church in Talking Rock, Ga. There was a profession of faith made by a young woman. She realizes the commitment she made to God was from her heart and sincere. ... more
  • Summer Wind, An Intimate Evening (8/5/2012)

    Smooth and soothing, upbeat and toe tapping, funny and fascinating. Many more words come to mind after watching the opening show with Gabriel Russo, the sole entertainer. There is regular theater seating but that is optional. The table seating is indeed intimate and the performer delivers more th... more
  • Summer Wind, An Intimate Evening
  • Farmers' Mkt & Salsa Contest (8/4/2012)

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  • Farmers' Mkt & Salsa Contest
  • 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

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