PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • PHS Band Student of the Week: Rosa Willis (3/8/2016)

    This week's PHS Band Student of the Week is Rosa Willis. Rosa is a freshman flute player in the Symphonic Band. Since her first day with us, Rosa has proven herself to be a hard worker, diligent with her preparation for class and eager to do the best she can. She is an Honors student and a jo... more
  • PHS Band Student of the Week:  Rosa Willis
  • PHS Beta Club Student Jackson Melton Places First in State Oratory Competition (3/8/2016)

    This year over 20 Pickens High School students attended the Georgia Beta Convention. The convention consists of competition, community building, and networking. Beta attendees compete in academic, artistic, and other forms of competitions. This convention allows our students to compete and meet ot... more
  • PHS Beta Club Student Jackson Melton Places First in State Oratory Competition
  • Pickens County Airport Authority March (Video) (3/8/2016)

    Randy Thomason, former Assistant Airport Manager, promoted to Airport Manager....
  • Pickens County Airport Authority March (Video)
  • Representative Rick Jasperse's Report from the Capitol (3/8/2016)

    Sorry I missed last week’s article of what’s going on at your State Capitol. I had a few bills to present on what’s called “Crossover Day” to prepare for and a sock hop to go to, and I just ran out of time. Had to get in some sweetheart time, too, as we were in Atlanta every day the week before that... more
  • Representative Rick Jasperse's Report from the Capitol
  • Town of Talking Rock Council March 2016 Meeting (Video) (3/8/2016)

    Proposal for a sewage system for the Town of Talking Rock. ...
  • Town of Talking Rock Council March 2016 Meeting (Video)
  • Williams Wins Back to Back State Titles (3/8/2016)

    Local youth wrestler and Jasper Elementary school student Isaiah Williams wins his second straight Team Georgia Youth Wrestling state title this past weekend in Perry Ga. Isaiah brought home the Gold in the 10-U 135lb. division and finished the year with a 30-5 record. Isaiah is a member of th... more
  • Williams Wins Back to Back State Titles
  • Winners Chosen at Jasper Oratorical Contest (3/8/2016)

    Separate contests for boys and girls were held on Saturday, March 5 for the annual Oratorical Contest sponsored by the Optimist Club of Jasper. The 2016 topic was "How My Best Brings Out the Best in Others". First place winners will advance to the Zone Contest being held on March 19 in Canton. ... more
  • Winners Chosen at Jasper Oratorical Contest
  • Economic Outlook 2016 at Pickens Chamber of Commerce's February Breakfast (3/7/2016)

    The Chamber Membership Breakfast was held February 23rd with over 200 in attendance. Bojangles' catered a delicious breakfast and Community Bank of Pickens County was the Breakfast Sponsor. In addition to being this month's Breakfast Sponsor, Community Bank of Pickens County sponsors the Busines... more
  • Economic Outlook 2016 at Pickens Chamber of Commerce's February Breakfast
  • Jasper City Council March 2016 (Video) (3/7/2016)

    2 Hour Parking to be enforced in downtown Jasper once tickets arrive. Charge is $20. Last ticket book for Jasper Police Department was printed in 1965. Some of the Pickens Youth Leadership attended the meeting....
  • Jasper City Council March 2016 (Video)
  • Katherine White Announces Candidacy for Pickens County School District Board of Education Post 1 (3/7/2016)

    Dear citizens of Pickens County, I am Katherine White and I am excited to announce my candidacy for the Pickens County School District Board of Education, Post 1. I have been a resident of Pickens County for almost 14 years and I have children who attend Hill City Elementary School and Jasper Mid... more
  • Katherine White Announces Candidacy for Pickens County School District Board of Education Post 1
  • Nelson City Council March 2016 (Video) (3/7/2016)

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  • Nelson City Council March 2016 (Video)
  • Qualifying for the May 24th Primary Election Begins (3/7/2016)

    Candidates for the local seats below qualify this week, March 7-11, 2016 at the Pickens County Board of Elections and Registration at 83 Pioneer Road in Jasper. The Primary election will be held May 24th. Qualifying fees are listed beside each office. Sheriff $1943.28 Board of Commissioners: ... more
  • R & R Towing Named February's Small Business of the Month (3/7/2016)

    Please join the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce in congratulating the February Small Business of the Month, R & R Towing. A framed certificate was awarded to R & R Towing at the February Chamber of Commerce Breakfast by Melissa Jordan of Community Bank of Pickens County, sponsor of the Business o... more
  • R & R Towing Named February's Small Business of the Month
  • Ed Brackin's Metal Art to be Featured in an Exhibit at the Atlanta Airport (3/5/2016)

    ED B's Studio introduces Ed Brackin, the owner and founder of ED B Studio 54. Around two years ago, Ed made his leap into the art world with his intricate, yet simple metal sculptures, which range from crazy saxophone-playing statues to cleverly designed, spinning wind-chimes. Just recently, Ed bega... more
  • Ed Brackin's Metal Art to be Featured in an Exhibit at the Atlanta Airport
  • Ed B's Studio 54 Donating Paintings for Raffle to Benefit Pets of American Veterans (3/5/2016)

    We care and hope you do! Ed Brackin, owner of Ed B's Studio 54, stumbled across two large paintings of a dog and cat, and decided to raffle them off to benefit a pet organization. Luckily, it wasn't to hard to find a pet non-profit in Pickens. He partnered with Be-Paws We Care to donate the pro... more
  • Ed B's Studio 54 Donating Paintings for Raffle to Benefit Pets of American Veterans
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