PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Jasper Cruise In (4/23/2016)

    The Jasper Cruise In is held the fourth Saturday of the month from April through October....
  • Jasper Cruise In
  • Jeepin' for A Cure, Evans' Ride (4/23/2016)

    Fundraiser for eight year old Evan Tucker's Team for the Great Strides Walk for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation on May 21, 2016 in Atlanta....
  • Jeepin' for A Cure, Evans' Ride
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful Welcomes Four New Adopt A Road Members (4/22/2016)
    All during April's Great American Cleanup
    Keep America Beautiful launched the Great American Cleanup on the first day of Spring, and Keep Pickens Beautiful has been busy with activities throughout the county. KPB welcomes four new Adopt A Road members as part of the celebration (photos to the left): Folks at Ed B's Studio 54 have volunt... more
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful Welcomes Four New Adopt A Road Members
  • Pickens Senior Prom (4/22/2016)

    Congratulations to King and Queen, Arthur Goldberg and JoAnn Weintraub!...
  • Pickens Senior Prom
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners April 2016 (Video) (4/21/2016)

    Pickens County Recreation Department will transition to carrying Pepsi products. Pickens County employees recognized for their years of service: Jennifer Jordan 20 Years, Betty Jones 20 Years, John Nicholson 10 Years, Angela Allen 10 Years, and Barbara Bryant 10 Years....
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners April 2016 (Video)
  • Pickens GOP Opposed Candidate Debate (4/21/2016)
    Video
    Pickens County Georgia Republican Party (GOP) hosted a debate for local contested candidates for Commissioner, Tax Commissioner, Coroner, and Board of Education....
  • Pickens GOP Opposed Candidate Debate
  • Visit Pickens County Animal Shelter and Fall in Love with Joan (4/21/2016)

    Hi, my name is Joan. I was picked up by a good Samaritan because I had a leg injury. The nice people at the shelter paid for my vet bill and I was in foster care, but now I'm at the shelter. I'm almost fully healed so please come visit me and hopefully you will fall in love with me. See y... more
  • Visit Pickens County Animal Shelter and Fall in Love with Joan
  • American Legion to Honor Local WWII Vets at Spring Fling (4/20/2016)

    According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, approximately 430 WWII veterans die every day. At that rate, these patriotic heroes will soon only be a memory. It is always best to thank those who have served while they are still able to hear the words, and members of Post 149 American Legion are... more
  • American Legion to Honor Local WWII Vets at Spring Fling
  • Child Protective Services Removes Children From ACES (4/20/2016)

    On Friday, April 15th, the seven children from ages 12-18, housed at Appalachian Children's Emergency Shelter (ACES) in Jasper, Georgia were removed by Child Protective Services due to failure to properly report a self-harm incident of one of the residents. A state investigation is underway. Sin... more
  • Child Protective Services Removes Children From ACES
  • Cinnamon is the Spice You Need! (4/19/2016)

    Cinnamon is waiting on a home to call her own! She was found by animal control weeks ago, starving for food and attention. She is a very well behaved girl... she knows sit, come, down, and is house trained! Cinnamon also gets along great with other dogs. She does not get along with small chil... more
  • Cinnamon is the Spice You Need!
  • Deal Announces Judicial Appointments (4/19/2016)

    Gov. Nathan Deal today announced the appointments of Mary Beth Priest and John Worcester to Superior Court judgeships within the Appalachian Judicial Circuit. The vacancies within the Appalachian Judicial Circuit were created by the appointment of the Honorable Amanda Mercier to the Georgia Court... more
  • Deal Announces Judicial Appointments
  • Friends at the Jasper Farmers Market (4/19/2016)

    Going to the Jasper Farmers Market on a Saturday morning you might see some of your friends. Or there is a chance you might make some new ones. Jayde Lewallen-Tatum, an artist who makes wall hanging and other decorative items, was selling at the market this week with her husband Donald Tatum. ... more
  • Friends at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • HOSA and ACES - Teaming UP! (4/19/2016)

    HOSA members all came together and decided they wanted to make an impact in the community. This year, HOSA paired up with the Skills USA team and Home Depot in order to donate a swing to the ACES foundation. This swing is used as a therapy item. Without the help of Skills USA and Home Depot, thi... more
  • HOSA and ACES - Teaming UP!
  • PHS Band Student of the Week: Joseph Angelisanti (4/19/2016)

    The Band Student of the Week is Joseph Angelisanti. Joseph is a sophomore tuba player in our band and also on the JV soccer team. Joseph has shown incredible progress over the past two years in our program and has been appointed to serve as tuba section leader next year for the Pride of Picken... more
  • PHS Band Student of the Week:  Joseph Angelisanti
  • Williams Competes in Tennessee and Iowa (4/19/2016)

    Local youth wrestler and Jasper elementary School student, Isaiah Williams has had a very busy April. On April 8-10 Isaiah and his Grindhouse Wrestling Club teammates travel to Kingsport, Tennessee to compete in the AAU National Elementary School Duals Championship. Isaiah was the youngest of ... more
  • Williams Competes in Tennessee and Iowa
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