PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES
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In this issue: Texting While Driving is NOT Loving Your Family or Your Family Car; Recipe: Louisiana File (FEE-Lay) Gumbo; Upcoming Classes; Prime Solutions Treatment Groups...
September 15, 2016 at Club Tamarack
The Bent Tree Foundation and Trouts Beverages are proud to sponsor its fifth annual "Wines of the World" wine tasting charity event on September 15, 2016 from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. at Club Tamarack. The proceeds from this fundraiser will benefit the Foundation's Student Scholarship/Teacher Grant Program... more
Donate by August 26, 2016
Pickens County 4-H and The Pickens Master Gardeners are collecting donations to be sent to Baton Rouge, Louisiana flood victims. Please consider donating! Items needed: - dry foods, canned foods, non-perishable food items - bottled water - anything possibly baby related (non-perishable items,... more
Summer is starting to wind down and that means Pickens County schools are back in session. Students and staff returning to school bring increased traffic across the county. It is important to be aware of school zones and drive with extra precaution during school hours. The hours for Pickens County s... more
Please enjoy responsibly
5 years and 55 pounds of American craftsmanship have gone into creating Bella. Bella was crafted by nature using only the finest ingredients and aged to perfection to eliminate any unpleasant after bite. Bella is perfect for that weekend party with friends or just a quiet evening at home. 1... more
Attend the Adventure Quest, Episode 2, The Scout Awakens Event on August 27 in Canton, Ga.
The Boy Scouts of America Appalachian District, which serves all of Pickens County, is hosting a scouting event "Adventure Quest, Episode 2, The Scout Awakens". This event is open to any elementary age child with an interest in scouting or, perhaps, just wants to check things out to see if it is a ... more
Employees Recognized for years of service: R. Shane Padgett ~ 20 Years, Dana Waller ~ 10 Years, Marcelle Young ~ 10 Years. Smoking Ban at Pickens County Recreation Center and Roper Park approved. Law Enforcement Appreciation Day proclamation for August 22, 2016....
Piedmont Healthcare announced today that it has finalized a contract extension with Kaiser Permanente, which will ensure continued in-network access to all Piedmont Healthcare facilities through 2017. The extension is part of longer-term plans for Piedmont and Kaiser Permanente to deepen their lo... more
Pokey is a 5 year old Weimaraner mix. She is house trained, great with other dogs, and great with kids... NO cats. She is rather large, around 80 lbs, and would do best where she has room to run most days. Pokey loves to play in the water and would be a great lake dog!! Adoption Fees: $150 Dogs/... more
If you have never been to the Wednesday Morning Jasper Farmers Market you should stop by some time. It is quite different than the Saturday market with only a few of your favorite vendors, and some you may have overlooked in the crowd and some that are new or only come on Wednesdays. Need fres... more
A recent tip was provided to Pickens Sheriff's Office deputies at the Pickens High School regarding an individual attempting to hire someone to murder two residents of Pickens County. The tip stated that Morgan Miles Morris, age 17, had been attempting to hire other individuals to commit this crime.... more
Free event hosted by the Pickens Chamber of Commerce and the City of Jasper on the greenspace on Main Street. ...
Tater Patch Players presentation of this wonderful musical opens today. There are only four actors in the cast: John Tinsley, Buffy Bezdek, Patrick Hall and Vanessa Stancil. But together they will introduce you to dozens of the funniest and most familiar folks you'll ever see on stage. The wi... more
Recognition of Ms. Jacque Coxe, Mrs. Lynn Burns and Mr. Clayton Burns, and Kelly Flatt....
Presented by Chattahoochee Technical College Campus Police
During the Chattahoochee Technical College-sponsored Pickens County Chamber of Commerce breakfast, which was held at the Appalachian Campus on Tuesday, Augsut 9, campus police presented the "Active Shooter – How to Respond" program. Over the past several months, Chattahoochee Technical College P... more