PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Gearing Up for ArtFest 2012 (1/26/2012)

    Plans are underway for the 2012 edition of Jasper ArtFest. The organization committee met earlier this month, and the plan is to do the same thing as last year with a few minor improvements. The dates for this year are April 21-22, with early registration and setup after the close of business Friday... more
  • Gearing Up for ArtFest 2012
  • Severe Weather Awareness Week Begins Feb. 6 with (1/26/2012)

    The Pickens County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) supports the Georgia Emergency Management Agency/Homeland Security (GEMA) and the National Weather Service in observing February 6-10, as Severe Weather Awareness Week. Encouraging families to learn emergency preparedness and response procedures f... more
  • Four Legged Love from Jersey (1/25/2012)
    ADOPTED
    The following pet is looking for a home to fill with laughter and love. JERSEY - Hi, I am Jersey, a most handsome black and white medium hair male cat. I am seven months old and my brother and two sisters are here with me at the Pickens Animal Rescue Ranch. I am very people oriented and I l... more
  • Four Legged Love from Jersey
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Announces James C. Tankersley, M.D., Retirement (1/25/2012)

    James C. Tankersley, M.D., has retired from Piedmont Mountainside Hospital January 1, 2012, after a career in pediatric medicine that spanned more than 50 years. Most recently, he served as a leader in the Women's Center and its nursery at Piedmont Mountainside. Dr. Tankersley is a board-certified n... more
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Announces James C. Tankersley, M.D., Retirement
  • All Artists and Art Patrons in Our Community... check it out!!! (1/24/2012)

    There is a lot going on in the next few months in the art community, just in case you are interested. First on the list is 'MATTERS OF THE HEART', a gallery exhibit at the Sharptop Arts Center. This show will feature works by Liz Cole. The traditions and myths of those who have come before have b... more
  • All Artists and Art Patrons in Our Community... check it out!!!
  • Community Center to be used as an Emergency Shelter (1/24/2012)

    Melinda Goss, Director of the new Pickens County Community Center, Fire Chief Bob Howard and local Red Cross Director Andy Thompson completed a shelter survey of the new Pickens County Community Center. Chief Howard said, "We are mandated to complete a current shelter survey of all the facilitie... more
  • Community Center to be used as an Emergency Shelter
  • Swain Announces For District 2 Commission Seat (1/24/2012)

    I, Jimmy Swain am announcing that I will run in the July Republican Primary for the newly created District 2 County Commission Seat located in the east end of Pickens County. I have been a long-standing member of the Pickens County Republican Party, and have served on the Executive Committee for the... more
  • Volunteer with the Good Samaritan Health & Wellness Center (1/24/2012)

    The Good Samaritan Health & Wellness Center is a not-for-profit volunteer-operated clinic. The Center provides free or discounted health services to residents and workers of Pickens County, who have no access to healthcare, with compassionate and individualized health care and related services in an... more
  • Volunteer with the Good Samaritan Health & Wellness Center
  • CTC hoops teams continue hot streaks with key road victories (1/23/2012)

    The Chattahoochee Tech basketball teams continued to surge on Saturday night with two road wins. The Golden Eagle women (10-9, 3-6 GCAA) won at Andrew College 69-64, while the men (14-6, 4-5) won their third game in a row at Waycross College, 64-61. For the men, it was a chance to knock off the ... more
  • Mad Hatter Tea Party (1/22/2012)

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  • Mad Hatter Tea Party
  • Belle of the Ball (1/21/2012)

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  • Belle of the Ball
  • Winter Ball (1/21/2012)

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  • Winter Ball
  • Commissioner Rob Jones presents Pickens County Courthouse Plans to Jasper City Council (1/20/2012)
    Video and Renderings
    Commissioner Rob Jones presented the new Pickens County Georgia Courthouse plans to the Jasper City Council on January 18, 2012. The Commissioner requested to close portions of Depot and Court Street during the construction that will last approximately 18 to 24 months. The City Council agreed to ... more
  • Commissioner Rob Jones presents Pickens County Courthouse Plans to Jasper City Council
  • David W. Lindsey Announces Intention to Run for Probate Judge of Pickens County (1/20/2012)

    I, David W. Lindsey, would like to announce my intention to run for election for the position of Probate Judge of Pickens County in 2012. If elected, I plan to continue the excellence, the quality of service, and the efficient administration of justice that the public has come to expect. I plan to... more
  • David W. Lindsey Announces Intention to Run for Probate Judge of Pickens County
  • Educate Yourself From Becoming a VICTRICRAT says the Tea Party (1/20/2012)

    Much is made by liberals that the Tea Party is a deterrent, not a "real" grassroots rising like Occupy Wall Street. Oh well, arguing is not going to change your mind and blaming the Tea Party for what is wrong isn't a good tactic because there are sure a lot of us out here. Your own local Pickens ... more
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