PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • The Long Table 2017 Presents Holidazzle (10/19/2017)

    The Long Table - Holidazzle! A dazzling Long Table party on December 2nd at The Greystone Estate to kick off the holiday season will have the usual Long Table 'wow factor' with amazing food, spectacular venue and incredible entertainment – and, of course, the cause – Prevent Child Abuse Pickens. ... more
  • The Long Table 2017 Presents Holidazzle
  • Wanted: Arts and Crafts Vendors for Tate Day (10/19/2017)
    November 4, 2017
    The restored old Tate Depot will serve as a historic and picturesque location for arts and crafts vendors on Saturday, November 4 --Tate Day, 2017. The building itself will attract visitors to the vicinity. Marble Valley Friends member Penny Prince Davis will again coordinate the vendor segment ... more
  • Wanted: Arts and Crafts Vendors for Tate Day
  • Cancer Treatment and its Link to Heart Disease: What You Need to Know (10/18/2017)

    Doctors at Piedmont Heart Institute warn that people who have undergone chemotherapy or radiation treatment to the chest may be at increased risk for heart disease. “Certain chemotherapy agents can affect a person’s heart function, specifically how well the heart pumps blood, while chest radiat... more
  • Cancer Treatment and its Link to Heart Disease:  What You Need to Know
  • Director Change at Ruth House Ministries (10/18/2017)

    For over 20 years, Ruth House Ministries, a Christian based drug and alcohol regeneration center for women has served our community and surrounding areas. This ministry has positively impacted the lives of many women and their families. Our vision has been and will continue to be “Restoring Famil... more
  • Director Change at Ruth House Ministries
  • Wanted: Patriotic Citizens to Celebrate Veterans Day (10/18/2017)

    November 11, Veterans Day, is a special day for the men and women who have taken the oath to serve our great nation in our military. It's a day when the citizens they serve have the opportunity to show their appreciation for the sacrifices made to keep them safe. Here in Pickens County, we have se... more
  • Wanted:  Patriotic Citizens to Celebrate Veterans Day
  • Pickens County Joint Comprehensive Plan Stakeholders Meeting (10/17/2017)

    Pickens County Joint Comprehensive Plan Stakeholders Meeting is led by Ethan Calhoun, NWGRC planner. The draft plan must be ready by March 2018. The draft will then need to be recommended for approval by NWGRC and the State Department of Community Affairs. The final plan needs to be approved by all... more
  • Pickens County Joint Comprehensive Plan Stakeholders Meeting
  • Jasper City Council Forum (10/16/2017)

    A public forum for Jasper City Council candidates, hosted by the Pickens Progress, was held on October 16, 2017 at the Pickens County Administrative Building. Larry Cavender served as moderator. Early voting for the November 7th Election is through November 3rd (M-F 8 am - 5 pm) at the Pickens C... more
  • Jasper City Council Forum
  • October Chamber of Commerce Community Breakfast (10/16/2017)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce hosts a monthly Community Breakfast that is open to Chamber members as well as the public. The most recent breakfast was held Tuesday, October 10th, 2017. Attendees arrived to a delicious breakfast catered by Bojangles and enjoyed networking with the many peopl... more
  • October Chamber of Commerce Community Breakfast
  • Jasper Zombie Walk (10/14/2017)

    Zombies were on the loose in Jasper on Saturday, October 14th for the annual Zombie Walk from the Pickens County Courthouse to Lee Newton Park. The event is hosted by the Jasper Merchants Association. Tate Fire Department and Jasper Police Department escorted the walk. Prizes including ribbons ... more
  • Jasper Zombie Walk
  • Ansley Hayes Named PHS Band Student of the Week (10/13/2017)

    Ansley Hayes is the Pickens High School Band Student of the Week. Ansley is a Junior and a member of the trombone section. Always ready to do what needs to be done, Ansley is an incredible marcher and a solid contributor to our marching band and concert band program. We are so happy to have h... more
  • Ansley Hayes Named PHS Band Student of the Week
  • One More Weekend To See 'The Savannah Sipping Society' (10/11/2017)

    You have only one more weekend to see Tater Patch Players' delightful Jones Hope Wooten comedy, The Savannah Sipping Society. This play focuses on four women, each of whom has come to a point in her life where she is adrift. One is widowed, one divorced, one suddenly unemployed and one faced with t... more
  • One More Weekend To See 'The Savannah Sipping Society'
  • PHS Awarded Governor Deal's Innovation Fund Tiny Grant Program (10/11/2017)

    Gov. Nathan Deal announced that Pickens High School is one of the six award winners for the Innovation Fund Tiny Grant Program, a competitive grant opportunity that provides funding to traditional public schools, charter schools and school districts to implement small-scale programs that directly en... more
  • PHS Awarded Governor Deal's Innovation Fund Tiny Grant Program
  • TDS Offers Customers Tips to Avoid Being a Bictim of Phishing Scams (10/11/2017)

    Phishing scams are becoming too common. To protect their accounts, TDS Telecom (TDS®) encourages customers to learn how to spot (and avoid) phishing scams. These scams refer to times when criminals lure individuals into a trap in order to steal money; many of these traps are hidden in emails, websit... more
  • TDS Offers Customers Tips to Avoid Being a Bictim of Phishing Scams
  • The Pickens Report - September 2017 (10/11/2017)

    During the month of September, several areas in Pickens County experienced the effects of Hurricane Irma. The storms heavy rain and powerful winds brought down trees, debris, and caused wide spread power outages. Luckily, public officials were prepared: Pickens County Emergency Management, Public Wo... more
  • The Pickens Report - September 2017
  • Doug Patterson Announces Candidacy for Jasper City Council (10/10/2017)
    “We Need Real People Taking Care of Real Problems”
    As your Councilman, I will be the true ear for the citizens of Jasper. I will actually listen to the concerns and needs of each of you. Not simply push my own agenda. I am not a politician. I am one of us. I have lived here my entire life. I am very honored and proud to call Jasper home. I made the... more
  • Doug Patterson Announces Candidacy for Jasper City Council
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