PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES
Help the construction continue on the Boys and Girls Club of Pickens County facility in Roper Park. 90% of the 2.3 million goal raised to date. The Club will feature a Teen Center, Pre-teen area and a gym-sized health & fitness center. Buy a brick and your donation will be remembered forever. Giv... more
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"After suspending the attached cabin section from a crane in a wings level position and draining the fuel system, examination of the contents of the left and right fuels tanks revealed that a negligible amount of fuel was present in the left fuel tank, and approximately a 1/2 cup of fuel was present...
Pickens County residents vote on the E-SPLOST in the November 3rd General Election
I encourage anyone to contact me or any Board of Education (BOE) member directly with questions regarding E-SPLOST or any other issue related to the Pickens County School District. Our board members participate in numerous events throughout the county. We attend sporting events, district work sessio... more
Piedmont Mountainside Hospital's annual Real Men Wear Pink campaign promotes early detection of breast cancer during National Breast Cancer Awareness month in October. Four men make up the 2015 "Real Men" team, serving as ambassadors who advocate for women to schedule mammograms. Alan Davenport and ... more
The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the 2016 Pickens County Citizen of the Year Award, sponsored by ETC Communications, LLC, which will be presented Saturday, January 16 during the Pickens County Winter Ball at the Tate House. The Citizen of the Year Award was cre... more
When you ask a Pickens County native where some business establishment is they often answer with, "its down there by the old (no longer existing business establishment) building". And they really believe that should answer your question, even though it might have been non-existing for 10 or 20 year... more
The Board of Directors for the Jasper Merchants Association strive to work with our PAID members and all the other Merchants and Organizations that are located not only in Downtown Jasper but throughout the whole of Pickens County. With that being said. For the past six (6) months, at JMA regular... more
Meya Mosley, a fourth year cheerleader with two years of Varsity experience and one of our fabulous dance choreographers, is this week's PHS Cheerleader of the Week. Meya is an awesome cheerleader who shows great school spirit, and will be our Basketball Cheer Captain for the upcoming basketball ... more
Games on October 31, 2015
The 2015 Jasper Youth Sports Association (JYSA) Football is making history this week. For the first time in the organization's history, three teams will be playing in the second round of the playoffs. Over the years, a number of age groups have consistently made the playoffs. Some have even made... more
(Talking Rock, GA) – On Saturday October 24, 2015, the GBI's Cleveland Regional Office was requested by the Pickens County Sheriff's Office to investigate an officer involved shooting by Pickens County Deputies and Georgia State Troopers that resulted in the death of John Harley Turner, 36, in Talki... more
Day's Chevrolet in Jasper held it's Grand Opening Celebration in their new location on 375 Hwy 515 South. Bobby Cox, former Atlanta Braves Manager, signed autographs along with free food, door prizes and great Chevy Deals!...
Ed B's Studio 54 introduces artist Dana Stone, Happy Stamper Metal Jewelry. Dana, one of the 17 artist in the studio co-op, offers affordable, customized hand stamped metals. Dana is a full time art teacher at Pickens County Middle School and mother of four children. She has been a part-time je... more
The annual Safety Event is brought to you by Jasper Home Depot in partnership with the American Red Cross. The Carla Tatum Band provided live entertainment, local and state public safety attended, and local restaurants provided free refereshments. Jaws of Life demonstrations, crafts for kids and s...
Rocco's Pub Blow Out included a Battle of the Bands Competiion and American Legtion Auxiliary Post 149 Car, Bike, Jeep, Bike and Trike Show sponsored by Shottenkirk Ford....
October 30th at 9:00 p.m.
Tune into a special episode of Deadly Women on the Investigation Discovery Channel on Oct. 30, at 9 p.m. where Robert S. Davis, senior professor of History at Wallace State Hanceville, will narrate a reenactment of the murder of Narcissa "Sis" Fowler by Kath Sothern at a dance in rural Pickens Count... more