PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Nelson City Council May 2016 (Video) (5/2/2016)

    Citizen questions primary residence of Council member Thad Thacker....
  • Nelson City Council May 2016 (Video)
  • Local Strawberries and Free Begonias at the Jasper Farmers Market (4/30/2016)

    You could see the banner all the way across the market and if you missed it someone was sure to tell you. The first strawberries of the season are always an event and everyone hurries to get some before they run out. Steve and Kim Davis brought so many berries to the market that they still had som... more
  •  Local Strawberries and Free Begonias at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Lucky 7 Giveaway (4/30/2016)

    Pickens County Chamber of Commerce Lucky 7 Giveaway winner is David Kenimer #311 and he chose the $20,000 Voucher to Day's Chevrolet Jasper....
  • Lucky 7 Giveaway
  • Off-Road for Rick (4/30/2016)

    Sheriff's Jeepfest Obstacle Course was open to all 4x4 vehicles for a one day event benefiting Sergeant Rick Hales of the Pickens County Georgia Sheriff's Office. Sgt. Hales suffered neck injuries in a serious vehicle accident on duty in February. He remains at Shepherd Center in Atlanta at this tim...
  • Off-Road for Rick
  • Pickens County Bus ROAD-E-O (4/30/2016)

    Pickens County Schools Bus ROAD-E-O was held at the transportation department on April 30, 2016. Winners: 1st - Jacki Watkins; 2nd - Wanda Tidwell; 3rd - Susan Burkley Photos by Arlene Krassa....
  • Pickens County Bus ROAD-E-O
  • PHS Ghost Out (4/29/2016)

    The goal of the Pickens County Ghost Out Program is to alert the students, and the community to the seriousness of reckless driving, driving while under the influence and distracted driving....
  • PHS Ghost Out
  • Bradley McKinney, a Republican Candidate for Coroner of Pickens County (4/28/2016)

    Born in Gainesville, Georgia, I was raised in the Shoal Creek community of White County, Georgia. I am the son of the late J.D. and Nell Cavender McKinney. Have been a resident of Pickens County since 2007, previously residing the Dahlonega for 20 years. Am a member of the Pickens Star Masonic Lo... more
  • Bradley McKinney, a Republican Candidate for Coroner of Pickens County
  • Chattahoochee Tech Foundation Recognizes 56 students with Scholarships (4/28/2016)
    Three from Pickens County
    The Chattahoochee Tech Foundation honored the recipients of 42 different scholarships at a reception held Tuesday, April 26, at Piedmont Church in Marietta. The 56 winners, who represent a wide variety of the programs offered at Chattahoochee Technical College, will be able to use the money and item... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Foundation Recognizes 56 students with Scholarships
  • Downtown Jasper Transportation Enhancement Study (4/28/2016)

    During the monthly Downtown Alliance Committee meeting, a Transportation Enhancement Study was presented by Eric Bosman and Marsha with Kimley-Horn....
  • Downtown Jasper Transportation Enhancement Study
  • Free Blue Heeler (4/28/2016)

    Hi! My name is Ace and I was a Christmas pup born in 2011. I'm neutered and heartworm negative. I'm a chunky blue heeler. I'm housebroken and Free to a qualified home. Please come visit me at the shelter Adoption Fees: $90 Dogs, $100 Puppies, Kittens $50, & Cats $25. Adoption fee inclu... more
  • Free Blue Heeler
  • Godfrey Announces Candidacy for Pickens County Coroner (4/28/2016)

    I, Mark Godfrey, a long time resident of Pickens County, announce that I will be seeking the office of Coroner for Pickens County. I have lived in Pickens County for 52 of my 60 years. I have been married for 34 years to the to former Karen Griffin. Karen was a school teacher for 34 years and ... more
  • Godfrey Announces Candidacy for Pickens County Coroner
  • Mental Illness in Children is Real - and Treatable (4/28/2016)
    May 1-7 is National Children's Mental Health Awareness Week
    When your child has a sore throat or fever, you probably don't hesitate to take him or her to the doctor. You know with the right medication and care your child will likely recover fully - and the sooner the child is treated, the sooner he or she will be healthy again. But when it comes to men... more
  • Mental Illness in Children is Real - and Treatable
  • Piedmont Healthcare Only System in Georgia to Earn Top Award (4/28/2016)

    Officials from ECRI Institute were on hand earlier this month to present Piedmont Healthcare with the prestigious Healthcare Supply Chain Achievement Award. Piedmont is one of 12 healthcare facilities in the United States to earn the recognition. The award honors healthcare organizations that dem... more
  • Piedmont Healthcare Only System in Georgia to Earn Top Award
  • Ruxin Loves to Play Basketball (4/28/2016)

    Ruxin is a beautiful girl who is waiting for a home to call her own. She has been with PAR for close to a year. She doesn't get along with small children or cats, however she likes most other dogs! She is housebroken and knows many commands. Ruxin is a spectacular dog and would make someone a... more
  • Ruxin Loves to Play Basketball
  • Sharon Troglin Endorses Darrin Satterfield as Next Tax Commissioner (4/28/2016)

    For the past 16 years, it has been my honor, privilege, and pleasure to serve the citizens of Pickens County. I've chosen not to seek reelection for Tax Commissioner in 2016. I've tried to serve the citizens with honor and dignity regardless of their financial well-being. Before I was elected Ta... more
  • Sharon Troglin Endorses Darrin Satterfield as Next Tax Commissioner
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