PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Pickens County Property Tax Increase Public Hearings (9/15/2016)

    Public Hearings on Property Tax increase on September 8 and 15, 2016. The Pickens County Board of Commissioners has tentatively adopted a millage rate which will require an increase in property taxes by 13.84 percent over the rollback millage rate of 7.203 mills. ...
  • Pickens County Property Tax Increase Public Hearings
  • Pizza and the Pickens Tea Party (9/15/2016)
    Meeting September 27, 2016
    Do you like pizza and other Italian fare? Our September Tea Party meeting will be a little different—we will meet for dinner at Johnny’s New York Pizza in Jasper at 7:00 PM on Tuesday, September 27th, in the Patio Room at 744 Noah Dr #116. We look forward to seeing many Tea Party members and frien... more
  • Raising Money at the Jasper Farmers Market (9/15/2016)

    Three of the vendors on Saturday, September 3, were non-profit organizations raising money for their various causes. The local Lions club was selling brooms and mops, which seem like a reasonable idea, since most people will need a new broom sooner or later and might put it off, then buy one when i... more
  • Raising Money at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Recycling at JeepFest (9/15/2016)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful would like to congratulate and thank the JeepFest recycling team, Sheriff Craig and staff, and all the volunteers for hosting a fun packed weekend with encouragement to recycle. Among the 2,300 plus entrants and thousands of spectators, KPB managed to collect 11 bags of pl... more
  • Recycling at JeepFest
  • Rotary Golf Tournament (9/14/2016)

    $14,946 raised from 22 teams of golfers and sponsor donations will help families and children in Pickens County. ...
  • Rotary Golf Tournament
  • Sample Ballot for the November 8th General Election (9/13/2016)

    The November General Election is less than two months away, so now is the time to check your registration status with the State of Georgia. You must be registered to vote by October 11th to cast a ballot in the November 8, 2016 election. Georgia citizens can submit an electronic voter registrati... more
  • Sample Ballot for the November 8th General Election
  • The Pickens Report - August 2016 (9/13/2016)

    We slowly approach the Fall season, bringing football, cooler weather and the 36th annual Georgia Marble Festival! A local favorite that brings in travelers from all corners of life to the marble capital on the first weekend of Octo... more
  • The Pickens Report - August 2016
  • Arm Against the Flu with the Drive-by Flu Shot Clinic (9/12/2016)
    Tuesday, September 27th from 9 am to 3pm at Mt. Zion Baptist Church
    Roll in. Roll up a sleeve, and arm against the flu. Drive-by Flu Shot Clinics are coming once again to North Georgia, and there is no easier, safer way to protect against the flu while helping prepare communities for disaster. Since 2008, public health departments in Cherokee, Fannin, Gilmer, Mur... more
  • Arm Against the Flu with the Drive-by Flu Shot Clinic
  • Jasper City Council - September 2016 (Video) (9/12/2016)

    First reading to amend ordinance Sales For Consumption on Premises from 75/25 food to beverage sales to 50/50 food to beverage sales. Downtown Alliance traffic enhancement presentation by Kimley-Horn. ...
  • Jasper City Council - September 2016 (Video)
  • Pickens County Airport Authority September 2016 (Video) (9/12/2016)

    Discussion on moving the Triple Wide Mobile Home from Roper Park to the Airport to be used as the terminal. Waiting approval from the Commissioners....
  • Pickens County Airport Authority September 2016 (Video)
  • Pickens County Planning & Development September 2016 (Video) (9/12/2016)

    Conditional Use Request RZ-07-16-1209 for Sandy Dunn & Wanda Blalock on 9934 Hwy 53 West, Talking Rock, GA for a Special Events Venue - 034-099-002. Linda Casey resigned from Board and hired at the Planning Department....
  • Pickens County Planning & Development September 2016 (Video)
  • 2017 Pickens County Schools Teacher of the Year Representatives (9/10/2016)

    Congratulations to the 2017 Pickens County Schools Teacher of the Year Representatives: Harmony Elementary School Sharon Morgan Hill City Elementary School Ronette Bradley Jasper Elementary School Gloria Genzman Tate Elementary School Ann Long Jasper Mi... more
  • 2017 Pickens County Schools Teacher of the Year Representatives
  • Antique Engine & Tractor Show (9/10/2016)

    Annual free event presented by the Georgia Antique Engine Club. Photos and video of tractor parade....
  • Antique Engine & Tractor Show
  • Chattahoochee Tech’s Move on When Ready Program Sees Record-High Enrollment for Fall Semester (9/10/2016)

    Chattahoochee Technical College’s Move on When Ready program has set a new record for the fall semester. Participation in the college’s Move on When Ready (MOWR) program has risen nearly 60 percent since last fall, with 1,005 students currently enrolled in both high school and college courses. A... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech’s Move on When Ready Program Sees Record-High Enrollment for Fall Semester
  • Final Week For Entry to Miss Georgia Marble Pageant (9/10/2016)

    This is the final week for entry into the 2016 Miss Georgia Marble that is to be presented Saturday, September 17, 2016, beginning at noon at Pickens High School. There will be a rehearsal and "late Registration" Wednesday September 14, 2016 at the Pickens Community Center beginning at 6:30 pm. ... more
  • Final Week For Entry to Miss Georgia Marble Pageant
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