PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Night of Lights Celebration (12/5/2015)

    The Jasper Merchants Associate annual Night of Lights Celebration is held on Main Street in Jasper, Georgia on the first Saturday in December. Featuring a visit from Santa, vendors, music by JMS Chorus and C & P the Low Dough Show, and reading by Lawton Baggs of 'Twas the Night Before Christmas' (vi...
  • Night of Lights Celebration
  • Roland Tire Toy Drive (12/5/2015)

    Roland Toy Drive is an annual event to collect toys for Toys for Tots featuring a visit from Santa, live bluegrass music by 8th of January, Flex Ramps, Best Themed Christmas Jeep Contest, Giveaways, food and Jeep Ride in Pickens County....
  • Roland Tire Toy Drive
  • Another FREE Walk-In Breast Exam Day in Jasper! (12/4/2015)

    Once again, Pickens County Health Department is providing Free Walk-In Breast Exams and Mammogram Referrals, if needed, at the Pickens County Community Center on Friday, December 11th from 8 am to 12 pm! Women must be between the ages of 40-64 and have no insurance to qualify. Call 706-253-2... more
  • Another FREE Walk-In Breast Exam Day in Jasper!
  • Bargain Barn receives KPB Recycling Award (12/4/2015)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful is pleased to present the Bargain Barn with our Business Recycling Award. Accepting the award is Cynthia Spriggs, Store Manager. The Bargain Barn has been recycling cardboard for years, according to Diane Dean, Office Manager. Diane stated that so far his year Jimmy Cheshi... more
  • Bargain Barn receives KPB Recycling Award
  • March of Toys Parade (12/4/2015)

    Annual parade in Ball Ground, Georgia to benefit Toys for Tots. Roger McDaniel was Grand Marshal....
  • March of Toys Parade
  • 2015 Region 7AAAA All-Region Team (12/3/2015)

    Player of the Year Trevor Lawrence (So.), Cartersville Offensive Player of the Year Luke Shiflett (So.), NW Whitfield Defensive Player of the Year Tyler Reed (Sr.), Cartersville Lineman of the Year Noah Ramsey (Sr.), SE Whitfield Special Teams Player of Year Johnathan Cruz (... more
  • New Meeting Place for Optimist Club of Jasper (12/3/2015)

    We had a wonderful meeting this morning at our new location, The Woodbridge Inn in Jasper. The pecan sale has once again been a tremendous success, thanks to Sue Appleton. We welcomed Charlice Byrd our District Governor before speaker Representative Rick Jasperse shared with us the what a grea... more
  • New Meeting Place for Optimist Club of Jasper
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners December Work Session (Video) (12/3/2015)

    Items for Discussion: 1) GebCorp Pension Plan 2) Qualifying Fees for County Elections in 2016...
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners December Work Session (Video)
  • Pickens County FY2016 Budget Hearing (12/3/2015)

    The budget will be adopted at a Board of Commissioners meeting on Thursday, December 17, 2015 at 5:30 p.m....
  • Pickens County FY2016 Budget Hearing
  • Piedmont Mountainside Luncheon (12/3/2015)

    The Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Luncheon, hosted by Friends of Mountainside, included a silent and live auction and Fashion Show by Coco's Cottage....
  • Piedmont Mountainside Luncheon
  • Santa, Parades, Toy Drives & More This Weekend (12/3/2015)
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    Get into the Holiday Spirit with these events this weekend! - Parades in Ball Ground and Jasper - Toy Drives for Fill-A-Stocking and Toys for Tots - Visits from Santa - Live Theater ~ 'Itís A Wonderful Life - The Radio Show Cast'...
  • Santa, Parades, Toy Drives & More This Weekend
  • Town of Talking Rock Council December Meeting (Video) (12/3/2015)

    Hightlights: Swearing In of Council Members; General Maintenance Contract Name; Certificate of Appreciation for Volunteer Services to the Town of Talking Rock for Caycee Wells and Joshua Quinton....
  • Town of Talking Rock Council December Meeting (Video)
  • PHS Band Student of the Week: Brenda Cantrell (11/30/2015)

    Pickens High School Band Student of the Week is Brenda Cantrell. Throughout the marching band season, Brenda went above and beyond with learning her part quickly, marching her spot on the field as if she were a veteran marcher, and by always helping out the band. On numerous occasions, she... more
  • PHS Band Student of the Week:  Brenda Cantrell
  • Youth Leadership Pickens Visits Georgia State Capitol (11/25/2015)

    Youth Leadership Pickens strives to bring together children from all walks of life, in order to better prepare them for their future as leaders in their community. To continue developing leadership skills this year, the YLP Steering Committee took the 32 participants to the Tate House for their Octo... more
  • Youth Leadership Pickens Visits Georgia State Capitol
  • Boys Scouts of America - Appalachian Trail District's Popcorn Sales a Success (11/24/2015)

    It may have happened to you over the past few months. A local Cub or Boy Scout, dressed in their uniform, knocked on your door and asked if you would support their local scouting efforts by purchasing popcorn. Many people did just that, and the Boys Scouts of America - Appalachian Trail District s... more
  • Boys Scouts of America - Appalachian Trail District's Popcorn Sales a Success
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