PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Master Gardeners Beautify New Habitat Home (6/22/2016)

    This Sunday, June 26th at 2 p.m. will be a very special day for the Casey family living at 99 Hope Street. Randy, Jessica and their three children will gather with many of 70 plus volunteers who took part in completing Pickens County Habitat for Humanity 16th home in the dedication ceremony. The ce... more
  • Master Gardeners Beautify New Habitat Home
  • Summer Solstice on Mt. Oglethorpe and Soup for the People of Pickens County (6/20/2016)

    On Monday, June 20, 2016 at 2pm, weíll celebrate the Summer Solstice at Eagleís Rest Park on Mt. Oglethorpe. Weíre hoping the public will bring soup to be distributed by Cares of Pickens County and once again, stones for the continual build of the Stone Eagle on the southern face of Mt. Oglethorpe.... more
  • Summer Solstice on Mt. Oglethorpe and Soup for the People of Pickens County
  • Downtown Jasper Traffic Enhancement Study Public Meeting (6/16/2016)

    The Downtown Alliance Committee of the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce hosted a public meeting for all residents of the City of Jasper and Pickens County to participate in the Downtown Traffic Enhancement Study. ...
  • Downtown Jasper Traffic Enhancement Study Public Meeting
  • Ed B's Studio 54 Introduces Artist Jaci Evans (6/16/2016)

    Ed B's Studio 54 introduces doll maker and painter Jaci Evans. Jaci's dolls have been added to the artist co-op in the last three months, but she's been a part of Jasper's art scene for many years. You may recognize Jaci from her various employment since moving to Jasper in the 80's including Big... more
  • Ed B's Studio 54 Introduces Artist Jaci Evans
  • Jasper Middle School Assistant Principal Promoted (6/16/2016)
    Anita Walker is new Principal for JMS
    The Pickens County School District is pleased to announce the promotion of Anita Walker to Principal of Jasper Middle School. Ms. Walker served as Assistant Principal at JMS since 2015. Ms. Walker is a native of Pickens County. She earned a Bachelor's degree from North Georgia College and a Maste... more
  • Jasper Middle School Assistant Principal Promoted
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners June 2016 (Video) (6/16/2016)

    Auditors' Report on the Financial Statements - Issued an 'Unmodified' or 'Clean Opinion'. As of August 1, 2016, no youths younger than 16 years of age will be permitted without adult supervision at the Pickens County Community Center. The adult supervising must be 18 years or older and is responsib...
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners June 2016 (Video)
  • Pickens County Board of Education June 2016 (Video) (6/16/2016)

    Recognition of Weekend Snack Program Volunteers; Anita Walker is new Principal for JMS; 2017 Tentative Budget approved....
  • Pickens County Board of Education June 2016 (Video)
  • Top 5 Ways to Travel Green This Summer (6/16/2016)
    Tips from Keeps Pickens Beautiful
    School is out, the weather is warming up and the travel season is upon us. 1. Use a Car Litter Bag: Use a car litter bag or any container you chose, we encourage you to use it! Keep something in your car to capture litter, every time you fill up the gas tank, empty your car litter bag int... more
  • Top 5 Ways to Travel Green This Summer
  • Chamber Picnic & Cow-A-Bunga (6/14/2016)

    Pickens County Chamber of Commerce Member Appreciation Picnic in the Park was an an 'udderly' good time for Dr. Sonny Proctor and Max Caylor as winners of $1,650 each in Cow-A-Bunga. There was an 1 in 336 chance to win the GRAND PRIZE if 'ole Bessie or Clyde deposited on your square. Event sponsore...
  • Chamber Picnic & Cow-A-Bunga
  • The Pickens Report (6/14/2016)

    As school, graduations, Memorial Day holidays and local elections wrap up, you can feel outside the inevitable; summer has arrived. If you're needing childcare during the busy summer months the Pickens County Recreation Department is offering summer camp ($75 per week or $25 per day) Monday thru... more
  • The Pickens Report
  • American Legion Post 149 Honors Sue Wheeler (6/13/2016)

    American Legion Post 149 honored outgoing Commander Ron Wheeler's wife, Sue Wheeler, last Saturday at Woodbridge Inn during their monthly meeting with a special plaque recognizing her continuous support of the legion. She has embroidered shirts and hats, cooked delicious dishes enjoyed by all ... more
  • American Legion Post 149 Honors Sue Wheeler
  • American Legion Post 149 Recognizes Bargain Barn For Their Support (6/13/2016)

    Incoming Commander Ray Smith and officers of American Legion Post 149 present to Bargain Barn General Manager Cynthia Spriggs and store associates a beautiful plaque in recognition of their continued support for the Legion and its community projects. Smith commented that "It is the support like... more
  • American Legion Post 149 Recognizes Bargain Barn For Their Support
  • House of ZOO-OLOGY Ribbon Cutting (6/13/2016)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate House of ZOO-OLOGY for their Ribbon Cutting Celebration and brand new business. Are you looking for a new and exciting way to revamp your workout routine? Gabe Northern, owner and new Pickens County resident, is the person to see. ... more
  • House of ZOO-OLOGY Ribbon Cutting
  • 'Jasperís Most Talented' Contest to Return to the Independence Day Festivities (6/13/2016)

    As part of their 2016 Independence Day celebration, the Jasper Lions Club is happy to announce the return of the "Jasper's Most Talented" contest, to be held at the bandstand at Lee Newton Park. Participants may be individuals or groups, and may present any kind of family-oriented performance Ė... more
  • 'Jasperís Most Talented' Contest to Return to the Independence Day Festivities
  • Little League Baseball Team Thanks Legion for Support (6/13/2016)

    American Legion Post 149 is all about veterans helping veterans. But that is not the entire story. They are also there to help support the community. The projects are numerous and varied... assisting young and old... and answering the calls for help as needed. The most recent outreach for commun... more
  • Little League Baseball Team Thanks Legion for Support

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