PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Municipal Special Elections for Jasper and Nelson (6/9/2016)
    Qualifying from Monday, August 29 - 31, 2016
    Notices for Municipal Special Elections for the City of Jasper and City of Nelson were received today from Julianne Roberts, Supervisor of the Pickens County Elections and Registration. Both elections will be on November 8, 2016. The Municipal Special Election for a Jasper City Council seat shal... more
  • Municipal Special Elections for Jasper and Nelson
  • Chattahoochee Tech Graduates Prepare for the Next Step in Life (6/7/2016)

    Chattahoochee Technical College honored more than 2,800 graduates of the stateís largest technical college during a commencement ceremony held Monday, June 6, at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. Representing graduates from the summer 2015, fall 2015 and spring 2016 semesters, more than 400 gr... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Graduates Prepare for the Next Step in Life
  • Town of Talking Rock Council June 2016 Meeting (Video) (6/7/2016)

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  • Town of Talking Rock Council June 2016 Meeting (Video)
  • Jasper City Council June 2016 (Video) (6/6/2016)

    Allison Boyle resigned from the city council. A proclamation to show appreciation for her service was presented by the Mayor and Council...
  • Jasper City Council June 2016 (Video)
  • Nelson City Council May 2016 (Video) (6/6/2016)

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  • Nelson City Council May 2016 (Video)
  • Cove Waterfall Meeting (6/4/2016)

    The Fifth Annual Cove Waterfall Masonic Meeting - Outdoor Degree was presented by Canton Masonic Lodge #77 (host lodge), Blaine Lodge, Pickens Star Lodge, Ball Ground Masonic Lodge #261, and Hickory Flat Lodge No. 205 F. & A.M. Canton, Georgia. Most Worshipful Grand Master of Georgia, Andrew Lane at...
  • Cove Waterfall Meeting
  • Kruisin' for Kevin (6/4/2016)

    Cars - Trucks - Motorcycle - Jeep Show to help with medical expenses for Kevin Eaton. ...
  • Kruisin' for Kevin
  • 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 collegeís 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 Ė 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 'Itís 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 'Itís not them it's you!'
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