PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES
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In this issue: Trail Tree Database NY, FL, IL, AR, GA, AL, TN, and Canada; Indian Heritage Sites Mapping Program; Mystery of the Trees Presentations and Book Signing...
Vote for your favorite scarecrow by October 30, 2016 at noon. Winner announced after Trick or Treat in downtown Jasper on October 31, 2016....
Senator Steve Gooch (R – Dahlonega), along with Representative Don Parsons (R – Marietta), is chairing the Georgia General Assembly’s Joint High-Speed Broadband Communications Access for all Georgians Study Committee. The study committee is currently busy conducting regional meetings around the sta... more
Pickens defeated Gilmer 32-7
Twins Alex and Chris Pittman were named Shottenkirk Players of the Week against Gilmer on Friday, September 30, 2016. Below are stats from the game: DT Alex Pittman 1 Interception 1 Fumble Recovery for a touchdown 6 Total Tackles
Over 6,000 attended the Georgia Marble Festival. ...
First place - PHS Hosa; 2nd - Pickens Middle School; 3rd - Anytime Fitness...
5K overall male Luke Stolz 16.44.4; 5K overall female Sara Turner 20:07 ...
Expect delays this Saturday, October 1st for the Georgia Marble Festival Road Race and Parade on Main Street in Jasper. Road Race: South Main Street will be closed to thru traffic down to Little Avenue from 7:45 - 9:30 am. Residents of main street area, and Wildwood subdivision may be re-routed t... more
Pickens High School announced that students Kelsey Wise and Jonathan Friedman have been named Commended Students in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program, will be presented b... more
Blayne can't understand why he and his brother Bennie are still at the Rescue Ranch. They came to us as 4 month old puppies in April 2015 and since then 5 of the 7 have found homes. We believe they are Mountain Cur/Plott Hound mixes. They love to play and are very, very affectionate! Heidi is a b... more
Please join the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce in congratulating the September Small Business of the Month, Atlantic Coast Conservancy. A framed certificate was awarded to Robert Keller, Owner, at the September Chamber of Comm... more
Link to post on our Facebook page
Check out these dogs available for adoption from the Pickens Animal Shelter from post on our Facebook page. It's not necessary to have a Facebook page to see them. Descriptions on each dog....
Next Saturday, October 1st, the Farmers Market will be held in Roper Park while carnival rides occupy the usual location. Open from 7:30 am to 12:00 noon, leaving plenty of time to enjoy the Marble Festival activities. The park is near the corner of Camp and Refuge Road, across from Pickens Middle S... more
The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate Murphy USA on the groundbreaking for their new business. Murphy USA is 1200 square foot store and gas station located at 1011 Noah Drive in front of Walmart. District Manager Louise Mullis kicked off this ceremony at 10:00 am on Th... more
Temporary foster homes and donations needed
Our military veterans make sacrifices every day to protect our independence. Many of these brave men and women come home bearing invisible wounds such as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injuries. PAWS BE GOOD carefully selects unwanted and forgotten dogs from local shelters a... more