PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • PICKENS COUNTY SCHOOLS CLOSED FRIDAY (9/14/2017)

    Due to road conditions and continued power outages caused by the inclement weather, the Pickens County School District will be closed tomorrow, Friday, September 15th Ė ALL STAFF SHOULD REPORT AT 9:00 A.M. The Regular Board Meeting of the Pickens County Board of Education scheduled for Thursday,... more
  • PICKENS COUNTY SCHOOLS CLOSED FRIDAY
  • The Pickens Report - August 2017 (9/14/2017)

    The fall season is approaching, for locals we know that means the Georgia Marble Festival is coming soon! A local favorite that brings in travelers from all corners of life to the marble capital on the first weekend of October. The two-day festival will consist of: art and craft vendors, a childrení... more
  • The Pickens Report - August 2017
  • Jasper City Council Meeting September 2017 (9/13/2017)

    AGENDA I. Call meeting to order II. Invocation III. Pledge of Allegiance IV. Adopt agenda V. Read minutes of August 7, 2017 regular meeting A. Lisa Hoyle, City Clerk VI. Old Business A. Perrow property 1. Jim Looney VII. New Business A. Alcohol special events license 1. Sonny Underwood... more
  • Jasper City Council Meeting September 2017
  • Hill City Elementary School Updates Recycle Program (9/11/2017)

    Hill City Elementary School under the leadership of Diane Kinzer began their collection of single stream recycling for this school year. Began with a training day for the new set of kiddos, which included a mini trip to the stinky dumpsters and a look inside! The students collect paper from all ... more
  • Hill City Elementary School Updates Recycle Program
  • Wednesday Jasper Farmers Market Ends September 27 (9/11/2017)

    For those of you customers and vendors who have liked the Wednesday market, it is not stopping with the end of August as advertised but will continue until September 27. And if you havenít ever been there you still have a chance to go. Succulents, according to the dictionary, may include cactu... more
  • Wednesday Jasper Farmers Market Ends September 27
  • Pickens County Closings Due to Tropical Storm (9/10/2017)

    Pickens County CLOSINGS that we know (listed in alphabetical order with dates). Please comment others and we will continue to update it. APPALACHIAN JUDICIAL CIRCUIT ~ ALL Court continued on Monday & Tuesday, September 11 & 12 - Pickens Coun... more
  •  Pickens County Closings Due to Tropical Storm
  • Natalie Giddens Named PHS Band Student of the Week (9/8/2017)

    The PHS Band Student of the Week is Natalie Giddens. Natalie is a sophomore flutist/piccolo player and also serves as our band secretary. Natalie has been an outstanding asset to our program since she started and has been vital to our operation this year with attendance tracking and so much mo... more
  • Natalie Giddens Named PHS Band Student of the Week
  • Pickens County Planning & Development August 2017 Report (9/8/2017)

    Pickens County Planning & Development monthly report for August activity: Building Permits 48 in August 2017 (2% decrease) 49 in August 2016 Permits for Site Built Homes 16 in August 2017 (7% increase) 15 in August 2016 Inspections 183 in August 2017 (50% increase) 122 in August 2016... more
  • Jasper City Council Work Session Septemer 2017 (9/7/2017)

    The Jasper City Council Work Session precedes the Jasper City Council Meeting each month to discuss items that will be on the agenda. BUSINESS A. Streets/Bridge update 1. Mayor Weaver B. Water Department update 1. Superintendent David Hall C. Fire Department update 1. Chief Steve Rop... more
  • Jasper City Council Work Session Septemer 2017
  • Nelson City Council September 2017 (9/5/2017)

    AGENDA 1. Call to Order 2. Pledge of Allegiance 3. Agenda Approval 4. Approval of Minutes a. August 7, 2017 Council Meeting b. August 17, 2017 Work Session Meeting 5. Department Reports a. City Clerk/Manager Report (Tina M. Monaghan) 6. Unfinished Business a. D... more
  • Nelson City Council September 2017
  • Pickens County Board of Elections & Registration September 2017 (9/5/2017)

    AGENDA I. Invocation/Pledge II. Public Comments Ė No Requests III. Minutes/Agenda IV. Old Business a. No Old Business V. New Business a. Qualifying Ė Updates CANDIDATES QUALIFIED JASPER City Council (2 Seats) Ryan OíDea Anne Sneve Ė Incumbent Doug Patterson Son... more
  • Pickens County Board of Elections & Registration September 2017
  • September is National Recovery Month (9/5/2017)

    What do you think of when you hear the word recovery? If you had pneumonia, recovery may mean being able to go back to work, enjoying the activities you did before you were sick, and no longer being fatigued or in bed. If you broke a leg in an accident, recovery may mean your cast has been remov... more
  • Zach Goss Named Pickens Football Player of the Week (9/5/2017)

    Pickens Football came up short at the Dragon Duel against Pepperell High School on September 1st with the final score 39 to 28. Due to Pepperell Dragons field not being ready, the game was played at Berry College Stadium. Junior Zach Goss, Jr. was chosen as Shottenkirk Ford's Pickens Football Pl... more
  • Zach Goss Named Pickens Football Player of the Week
  • Preserve our Past, Protect our Future (9/4/2017)

    Founded in 1853, and incorporated in 1857, Jasper has long been the crossroads of north Georgia, and now we are there symbolically. This may be the single most important moment in our history dating back to when we were chosen over Tate as seat of newly formed Pickens County. We are facing choices ... more
  • Preserve our Past, Protect our Future
  • Itís Not Too Soon to Think about the Winter Market (9/1/2017)
    Saturday, September 2nd Market will be at Roper Park
    NOTE: On Saturday, September 2nd, the Jasper Farmers Market will be held at Roper Park due to Jeepfest campers at Lee Newton Park. It may be four months until Christmas, but it is only two months until the Fall Winter Indoor Farmers Market begins. It is held in the Pickens County Extensi... more
  • Itís Not Too Soon to Think about the Winter Market

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