PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • A Busy Month of June Ahead at Tater Patch Players (6/3/2016)
    'Love, Loss and What I Wore' performed by Blue Ridge Community Theater
    June kicks off with kids being kids on stage as we host our first ever Summer Youth Workshop. "Our young actors will be learning about musical theater, drama, and comedy and some basic stagecraft. We hope to add more one-day workshops to address the kids' theater interests and help grow the ... more
  • A Busy Month of June Ahead at Tater Patch Players
  • Downtown Traffic Enhancement Study Public Meeting (6/3/2016)

    The Downtown Alliance Committee of the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce invites all residents of the City of Jasper and Pickens County to participate in the Downtown Traffic Enhancement Study Public Meeting. The meeting will be held on Thursday, June 16th from 6:00 to 8:00 pm in the Pickens Room a... more
  • Downtown Traffic Enhancement Study Public Meeting
  • Jasper Middle School Principal Goes Back to High School (6/3/2016)
    Shane Purdy New Principal for Pickens High School
    The Pickens County School District is pleased to announce the appointment of Shane Purdy as Principal of Pickens High School. Mr. Purdy served as Principal of Jasper Middle School since 2014. Mr. Purdy is a native of Rome, GA. He earned a Bachelor's in English Education from Piedmont College and ... more
  • Jasper Middle School Principal Goes Back to High School
  • KPB Reminds You To Recycle Old Phone Books (6/3/2016)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful would like to remind all of our county residents that the ETC 2016 Telephone Directories are being delivered to you this month. Your old telephone book may be recycled at both recycle centers, Camp Road and Cove Road, along with your junk mail. The phone books go in the... more
  • KPB Reminds You To Recycle Old Phone Books
  • This Gorgeous Male Kitten Needs a Furever Home (6/3/2016)

    Sweeney is a gorgeous three month old male kitten. He and his brother, Sparrow, are looking for furever homes! They are very playful and sweet and love attention. They get along well with other cats and seem to like dogs. Come visit Sweeney and all the other cats and kittens at the Pickens Animal Re... more
  • This Gorgeous Male Kitten Needs a Furever Home
  • Chattahoochee Tech Police to Offer Active Shooter Response Training (6/2/2016)

    To better prepare civilians for active shooter events, the Chattahoochee Technical College Police Department will be offering two free active shooter response training sessions on Saturday, June 4, at the college’s Appalachian Campus, located at 100 Campus Drive in Jasper. Session one is from 10 ... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Police to Offer Active Shooter Response Training
  • Pickens County Commissioners Work Session (6/2/2016)

    Items for Discussion: 1) Vineyard Way Dedication Discussion 2) Statewide Mutual Aid & Assistance Agreement 3) Refund Policy – Water Department 4) Capital Lease for 9-1-1 upgrade and two ambulances 5) Smoking Policy at Roper Park 6) Walk over policy for students at PCMS 7) Fee Schedule Revisio...
  • Pickens County Commissioners Work Session
  • Rock Star Ferrell tells Rotary 'It’s not them it's you!' (6/2/2016)

    Billed as "The Rock Star of Personal Development", Scot Ferrell lived up to his reputation of no non-sense straight to the point advice for getting relationships on track. He proclaimed, "I can inspire you but you are the only one who can motivate yourself to get passion and perfect direction on yo... more
  • Rock Star Ferrell tells Rotary 'It’s not them it's you!'
  • John Davis Golf Classic (6/1/2016)

    The Evelyn Hice-Griffin Community Service Award was presented to Heather Lane Garner, Paws on Main Veterinary Clinic. The John Henry Davis, Sr. Veterans Award was presented to Mr. Kenneth Eugene Dawson...
  • John Davis Golf Classic
  • Leap Into Books Parent Newsletter (6/1/2016)
    Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy
    In this issue: Speech and Language Development Tips for Children Ages 4 to 6; Jail N Bail Event Recap; Activities...
  • Leap Into Books Parent Newsletter
  • United Community Bank Selects Jasper Banker for Inaugural Leadership Academy (6/1/2016)
    Daniel Lopez Selected for Development Program
    United Community Bank has selected fifteen of its emerging leaders for its Leadership Academy, a professional development program. Daniel Lopez has been selected for the 2016-2017 class, which is the first year for the program. Lopez is City President of the United branch in Jasper, Ga. "We are ... more
  • United Community Bank Selects Jasper Banker for Inaugural Leadership Academy
  • Memorial Day Service (5/30/2016)

    Memorial Day Service 'Honoring Our Fallen & Their Families' on May 30, 2016 at Sunrise Memorial Gardens in Jasper, Georgia. S/SGT Jason T. Greene, Marine Corps Wounded Warrior Regiment was guest speaker. National Anthem and American Beautiful sung by Amberley Clark....
  • Memorial Day Service
  • FireBreather Crossfit Opens (5/27/2016)

    Dawne Slater, CF-L1 is ready to coach you at her new ‘Box’ called FireBreather Crossfit that opened on May 1, 2016 in Jasper, Ga. Following Coach Glassman's CrossFit® model, the goal is to get you in the best shape of your life through a general physical preparedness, regardless of skill level. ...
  • FireBreather Crossfit Opens
  • Tip 'n Toss To Help Prevent the Spread of Zika Virus (5/27/2016)

    The North Georgia Health District of the Georgia Department of Public Health is joining the statewide public health campaign in urging residents to clean up around their homes, their yards and their communities and discard unnecessary items that can hold water. Tip ‘n Toss after every rainfall to re... more
  • Tip 'n Toss To Help Prevent the Spread of Zika Virus
  • FREE LOVE (5/25/2016)

    Donnie will be dispensing free love to the first qualified PCAS customer. Donnie is a handsome, 2 year old, neutered male with a life time of love to give. But wait! There's more. With your free Donnie you will also receive an absolutely, 100% free, lifetime supply of: - Never-ending d... more
  • FREE LOVE
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