PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES
Application and Contract approved with the following Flexibility Components of Contract removed: School Attendance, Compulsory Attendance as it relates to the attendance protocol (O.C.G.A. § 20-2-690.2); School Councils: (O.C.G.A. § 20-2-85, O.C.G.A. § 20-2-86) ...
My fellow citizens, I am seeking the position of Pickens County Tax Commissioner. Many of you speak openly of our need for a new direction in the Tax Commissioner's Office. In my career, I have managed many people for various organizations. I've been responsible for creating and for managing budgets... more
Pickens County employees were recognized for their years of service: Kathy Quinton and Randy Kirk. Revise and Amend Chapter 4. Advertising and Sign Ordinance Sec.4-35 approved....
Spring is in the air as I type this, and it makes me smile I got the grapes pruned and blueberries sprayed just in time. We kicked off the ninth week of the 2016 session on Monday, March 7 with legislative day 32. We now have 5 legislative days left. This week as fun, as we had Murray Youth and Ad... more
March 15 is the birthday of a very special organization in our community, state and nation. It is the day the American Legion was first conceived and chartered by congress 97 years ago. The purpose was to form a non-profit organization of patriotic war-time veterans with a focus on service to vete... more
Danielle O'Dell is the Pickens High School Band Student of the Week. Danielle is currently a Junior in the band and plays percussion in the Symphonic Band. She also participates in the Winterguard during Spring Semester. She is a member of the District Honor Band and the Marching Band. Acade... more
Amend Chapter 4. Advertising and Sign Ordinance Sec.4-35; Rezone Request: Rezone – RZ-01-16-1191 Bryan & Misty Johnson & Rezone – RZ-01-16-1192 Tom Shaw...
'Putting Cancer in the Rearview Mirror'
Relay For Life of Pickens County along with Shottenkirk Ford are proud to Present the 2nd Annual "Putting Cancer in the Rearview Mirror" Car – Truck - Bike Show to be held at Shottenkirk Ford located at 868 Georgia Hwy 515 in Jasper, Georgia. This is a rain or shine event and the event is open t... more
Saturday, April 23, 2016 from 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at Chattahoochee Technical College
Pickens County students have the opportunity to get a free sports physical, good for the 2016-17 school year. Upcoming 6th – 12th grade students who plan to participate in athletics, must have a physical on file with their school prior to trying out. Free Sports Physical Exams Saturday, April 23... more
As one drives through the hundreds of acres of South Georgia farmland devoted to the production of Vidalia Sweet onions, one's thought processes and taste buds can easily run astray. Looking at the green shoots rising above the special soils that create those onions, one's thoughts begin to turn tow... more
May 20-21, 2016
The Big Canoe Chapel Women's Guild is excited to announce that the Legacy of Caring Marketplace will be held on Friday, May 20, 2016, from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, and on Saturday, May 21, 2016, from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, in and around the Chapel Broyles Center. The Fine Arts and Crafts Show will featur... more
Sunday, March 20 at 3:30 p.m.
The Episcopal Church of the Holy Family proudly presents a short program of music in observance of Passion Sunday featuring the church's Schola Cantorum. The program is offered on Sunday, March 20 at 3:30 P.M. Schola is an ensemble of the parish choir and will sing "Choral Variations on 'Ah, Holy Je... more
1.Would your self-esteem grow by leaps and bounds; would you feel better about yourself if you belonged to community organization that: ~ Provides food assistance through CARES two nights each month? ~ Helps with fundriasing to meet local needs (example: Jasper Elementary School's playground p... more
National Boys & Girls Club Week was March 7-12, 2016, and Pickens County clubs designed Blue Doors to celebrate. Below are descriptions of the doors with photos to the left: Roper Park Club Our blue door shows that there no limits to the futures of our club members. We are here to help m... more
Georgia Premier Wrestling Presents ighting For A Cause 2. Fundraiser for Relay For Life of Pickens County. 8 man tournament for the GPW Cruiserweight Title. Special match for Mrs. Glenda Ryan of Maw-n-Paws Biker Gear in Jasper....