PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES
Former Harmony Teacher Re-Joins the Eagle Family
The Pickens County School District is pleased to announce the promotion of Corey Thompson to Principal of Harmony Elementary School. Mr. Thompson is a Pickens County native and Pickens High School graduate. He earned a Bachelor's in Education from Kennesaw State College and a Master's of Educatio... more
The Pickens County School District is pleased to announce the following administration positions for the 2016-17 school year: - Chris Wallace will transfer to Hill City Elementary to serve as Assistant Principal. - Stephanie Hall has been promoted to Assistant Principal at Jasper Elementary Sc... more
Graduation on May 28th at 9:00 a.m. at PHS Stadium
266 Pickens High School Seniors will graduate on May 28, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at Pickens High School Stadium....
Wednesdays from 3-11 in downtown Jasper
The Jasper City Market is every Wednesday from 3-6 pm in the green space at the corner of S. Main Street and Spring Street (67 South Main Street, Jasper).Fresh, organic and local farm-to-table fruits, vegetables, meats, seafood, homemade sorbet, and more....
Pickens County Planning & Development monthly report for April activity: Permits 125 in April 2016 80 in April 2015 Site Built Homes 10 in April 2016 6 in April 2015 Permit Revenue $21,763.42 in April 2016 $10,198.61 in April 2015 Inspections 141 in Apr... more
Horses have been especially prominent creatures for all of recorded time, and the bond between horses and humans is profound. In the past, horses were important and significant because they were swift transportation, tireless farmers, and sometimes courageous warriors. The invention of the engine... more
I'm Buster! I am 4 years old. I am a newer resident of PAR and I am looking for my furever home. I am house-trained, I get along with children and I like other dogs! Please come visit me! Adoption Fees: $150 Dogs/Puppies & $100 Cats/Kittens. Adoption fee includes spay/neuter, all vaccines... more
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In this issue: Class Schedules; Association with Out-of-the-Box Solutions to provide PRIME SOLUTIONS Substance Abuse Treatment groups; The Ten Commandments of Car Maintenance; Kentucky Derby Pie Recipe...
What can be more appropriate for Mothers Day than flowers? They were plentiful at the Jasper Farmers Market on Saturday. Greeting customers at the entrance were Jenny Fellenbaum's beautiful peonies; there were four arrangements if you got there early. They sold out quickly. Other flower vend... more
The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce announces the partnership with Walkabout Local, an affinity and marketing program that gives Pickens County small businesses an innovative new way to promote their business, events, promotions. Walkabout Local gives visitors to Pickens County and locals ali... more
The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate 268 Hair Salon & Spa for their Ribbon Cutting Celebration. Looking for a trim or a whole new style? Stop by to see one of the amazing stylists at 268 Hair Salon & Spa. They offer a wide range of hair and skin services, including ha... more
It's an honor to announce that I am a candidate for the Pickens County Commission Chair position. I feel that after twelve years of the same Commission Chair, some people may think its time for a change. I can see a lot of things that still need attention. We still are dependent on Cherokee coun... more
Volunteers and Donations Needed
While summer often means sleeping in or planning your next getaway, many of your neighbors are wondering how they will feed their children lunch today. During school, a free lunch meal doesn't come out of the sparse family budget. That's when MUST Ministries steps in with the Summer Lunch Program an... more
To the citizens and voters of Pickens County, I would like to say thank you for your support over the past 11 years. It comes with great pride and honor to have served as your Sole Commissioner for 2 terms and currently serving as Chairman of the Board of Commissioners. Let's keep in mind ... ... more
14 Churches participated in the Pastor's Pot Cooking Challenge raising $8,030 for CARES For Pickens County, our local food pantry....