PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • American Legion Seeking Additional Help for Local Vet (4/8/2018)
    Update: $7,000 raised of the $29,000 needed
    Pickens County American Legion Post 149 is first and foremost all about vets helping vets. Sometimes the help needed is more than one organization can handle. And at times like that… as it has often been said… “It takes the whole village.” Such is the case for 56 year old Warren Boyette, who su... more
  • American Legion Seeking Additional Help for Local Vet
  • Celebrate Pickens 911 Staff During National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week (4/8/2018)
    April 8-14, 2018
    In 1991, Congress proclaimed the second week of April to be dedicated to the men and women who serve as public safety telecommunicators. Since then, and increasingly for the past several years, public safety agencies nationwide have recognized the pivotal role played by police and fire dispatchers w... more
  • Celebrate Pickens 911 Staff During National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week
  • Pickens Arts and Cultural Alliance to Hold Annual Meeting (4/8/2018)
    Tuesday, April 10th at 6 PM
    The time draws near for our Annual PACA meeting where we show our appreciation for all your support over the last year to increase the arts and cultural identity of Pickens County. To show our gratitude, on April 10th at 6 PM, we will meet in the Pickens Room on the basement floor of the Pickens Co... more
  • Pickens Arts and Cultural Alliance to Hold Annual Meeting
  • Exciting Changes in Pickens Youth Football (4/4/2018)
    REGISTER NOW for K-12th Grade
    Exciting changes in youth football this year with all games from K-12th grade to be played at Pickens High School Stadium, as well as an opportunity to get a sponsorship or sell discount cards to pay for the registration fee. Coach Parker gives a brief update in the video below. Links to regist... more
  • Exciting Changes in Pickens Youth Football
  • Tire Amnesty Month of April for Pickens County Residents (4/3/2018)

    Pickens County residents only, may take four (4) scrap passenger tires, maximum per family, off the rims, to the Pickens County Recycle Center on Camp Road and Cove Road, during the month of April as part of the Great American Clean Month. Keep Pickens Beautiful would like to remind you th... more
  • Tire Amnesty Month of April for Pickens County Residents
  • Jessi Griffin Named PHS Band Student of the Week (3/31/2018)

    Our Band Student of the Week is Jessi Griffin. Jessi joined the high school band as a member of the Color Guard and has been an outstanding member of that group and of our Winterguard. She is always friendly, eager to help others and very talented in her work. She has also resumed playing flu... more
  • Jessi Griffin Named PHS Band Student of the Week
  • Now About Those Vidalia Sweet Onions (3/30/2018)
    A Pickens Community Service Club Fundraiser
    Seldom does one hear the word agronomist in daily conversation, so this writer paid special attention recently when that word came up while conversing with personnel from Bland Farms. Bland Farms in Glenville, Georgia region is the world's largest producer of Vidalia Sweet Onions. The spokespe... more
  • Now About Those Vidalia Sweet Onions
  • Jasper City Council Work Session March 2018 (3/29/2018)
    Improvements to Main Street
    Jasper City Council Work Session proceeds the regular council meeting on April 2, 2018 concerning the possible agenda items to be discussed. Highlights (time in video): ( 0:28 ) Lights on Main Street presentation by Lori Fulwood, Universal Concepts, Cumming, Georgia. Jack Dunn, Jasper Drug Stor... more
  • Jasper City Council Work Session March 2018
  • April Proclaimed as Great American Cleanup Month (3/28/2018)

    April is proclaimed as Cleanup Month. Pickens County Commissioner Chair Robert Jones signed a proclamation designating April as clean-up month. Keep Pickens Beautiful and its national affiliate Keep America Beautiful will be working with the county and communities planning cleanup projects for the... more
  • April Proclaimed as Great American Cleanup Month
  • Can Women Have it All? (3/28/2018)
    “Women’s Seminar – April 17 – Chattahoochee Tech”
    Enlighten, a non-profit organization based in north Georgia, invites women of all ages to attend their women’s seminar on Tuesday, April 17 at Chattahoochee Technical College in Jasper, GA from 8:00 a.m. to noon. Guest speaker Julie Moran will “Encourage, Empower and Educate” women to share the... more
  • Can Women Have it All?
  • Death By Design Opens April 6th (3/28/2018)

    If you've never been to a Tater Patch players show, Death By Design, by Rob Urbinati, is a great one to introduce you. And First Timers to Tater Patch will get a special $10 ticket price, available on line or at the box office. The cast of eight is busy learning their many complex and funny line... more
  • Death By Design Opens April 6th
  • Report from the Capitol from Representative Rick Jasperse (3/28/2018)

    We have completed Legislative Day 38, and with the end of the 40-day legislative session in sight, my House colleagues and I continued to work thoughtfully in our respective committees and also passed several key bills and resolutions on behalf of our constituents and all Georgians. It is a tense ti... more
  • Report from the Capitol from Representative Rick Jasperse
  • Update on the Georgia Lions Camp for the Blind at Jasper Lions Club (3/28/2018)

    On March 22, the Jasper Lions Club welcomed Lion Donna Calhoun from the Chickamauga Lions Club. She serves on the Expansion Committee for the Georgia Lions Camp for the Blind located in Waycross, Ga. Lion Donna gave us a glowing report on the Camp. They have just hired their first Executive Dire... more
  • Update on the Georgia Lions Camp for the Blind at Jasper Lions Club
  • Tea Party Talk: Guest Speaker Nancy C. Maddox (3/27/2018)
    Tuesday, March 27, 2018
    It’s time to talk about Trusts and LLC Trusts! When thinking about protecting our families, a good plan may need to include a trust. Unplanned events and illness may leave them unprotected and vulnerable. However, thinking ahead about trust planning may help you be sure your decisions regarding t... more
  • Tea Party Talk:  Guest Speaker Nancy C. Maddox
  • Board of Education Work Session in April Concerning Senior Property Tax Exemptions (3/26/2018)
    April 16, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.
    The Pickens County Board of Education will hold a work session at Chattahoochee Technical College located at 100 Campus Drive, Jasper, Georgia on April 17, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. The purpose of this work session is to discuss school system funding, data related to school property tax exemptions, and ... more
  • Board of Education Work Session in April Concerning Senior Property Tax Exemptions

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