PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES
Starting on Wednesday, December 2nd at 2:00 p.m.
Students in the Agriculture Education Program at Pickens High School have been working hard over the last few months to prepare their annual Poinsettia crop for the upcoming Christmas Season. Students in the Horticulture classes as well as others plant the rooted cuttings in mid-August and begin th... more
Tater Patch Players 'It's A Wonderful Life - The Radio Show' opened November 27th and runs through December 13, 2015....
FY 2016 Budget Adoption; Georgia Power pole attachment license...
Entry deadline is November 30th
The Jasper Merchants Association is hosting the 9th Annual Night of Lights / Parade of Lights Christmas Event on Saturday, December 5, 2015. The main event starts at 4pm to 6pm on N. Main Street in front of the Pickens County Courthouse with tons of food and fun along with Santa Claus who will be th... more
Habitat for Humanity - Pickens County hosted a dinner and silent and live auction fundraiser at The Tate House. There live auction was kicked off by a $25,000 grant provided by PCCRA....
A thousand people attended to shop over 80 vendors at the Holiday Market & Expo on at Chattahoochee Technical College in Jasper, Georgia. A ticketed preview event was held on November 20th with live music and wine tasting. ...
Under the direction of Father Byrd , Our Lady of the Mountains Catholic Church has undergone a major renovation to restore and enhance its beauty. The Church is located at the south corner of Refuge Rd. and Hwy. 108. The church was first established in 1984 and continues to grow. Water leaks had... more
Hi, I'm Penny. I am a friendly, beautiful, cuddle bug. I came to the rescue ranch with my five kittens and I did a phenomenal job raising them. Now that they no longer need their mommy, I am looking for a family of my own. I love to sit in your lap and be the center of attention! I am affecti... more
Homestead-Miami Shoot-Out BBQ Competition during the NASCAR Ford Championship Weekend
Smokin at the Track BBQ, founded by Jasper resident Rodney Renner and Michael Mixon, son of three-time barbecue World Champion Myron Mixon, is hosting an invitation-only, Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS) shoot-out at the NASCAR Ford Championship Weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway. ... more
Hi there, I'm Tony. I am a 5 month old kitten. I am a special boy with a unique personality. I was brought into the shelter as a semi-feral kitten at a very young age. The shelter has raised me and I've learned to play nice (most of the time). Every now and then my feral side will show but it... more
Robert Jones, Chairman of the Pickens County Board of Commissioners, conducts a monthly transportation meeting on the first Monday of each month. Attendance at this meeting each month is composed of county staff, Georgia D.O.T. officials, city officials, and other interested parties. At the most r... more
Ed B's Studio 54 introduces mixed media artist Darrell Reddy. If you follow the art scene in Jasper, you're sure to recognize his name and art. Darrell and Kathe Hall opened VanGoghs Hideaway in the same location in 2011. Darrell is a native of Queens, New York and Navy veteran. Around 15 years ... more
Pickens High School Band Student of the Week is Craig Johnson. Craig is a freshman in the trumpet section of the marching band. Since his first day in the band, Craig has always been willing to jump in and help with anything that needs to be done. Besides being very talented on his trumpet, h... more
2016 Proposed Budget and Public Hearing dates announced; Employees Recognized for Years of Service: Robert Howard ~ 11 years; Beverly Kilpatrick ~ 13 years; Jason Angle ~ 18 years; Joseph Brackett ~ 15 years; Tonya Parks ~ 15 years; Michael Butler ~ 10 years; Kristy Easterwood ~ 14 years; William P...
Piedmont Mountainside Hospital has received an “A” grade for its commitment to patient safety, according to the fall 2015 Hospital Safety Score, which grades hospitals in the areas of preventable medical errors, injuries and infections. "At Piedmont, we put our patients' safety first," Denise Ray... more