PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Optimist Club Installs New Officers (9/20/2015)

    The Optimist Club of Jasper recently held their annual Installation Banquet at the Woodbridge Inn as their new officers/directors took on their leadership roles for the new club year that starts October 1, 2015. Tony Bell, Optimist International GATEway District Governor, administered the pledg... more
  • Optimist Club Installs New Officers
  • Youth Leadership Pickens UGA Overnight Retreat (9/20/2015)

    In what world can you get football players, band members, cheerleaders, softball players, FBLA members, cross country runners, and TSA members all in the same place, at the same time, and know they are having a great time? The answer to that question is: Youth Leadership Pickens. YLP strives to b... more
  • Youth Leadership Pickens UGA Overnight Retreat
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners September Meeting (Video) (9/17/2015)

    County employees recognized for years of service; Millage rate set; Red Ribbon Week Proclamation (October 23 - 31, 2015)...
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners September Meeting (Video)
  • PMH Auxiliary Meeting (9/17/2015)

    Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Auxiliary Meeting was held at Fainting Goat Vineyards with a Luncheon, installation of new officers and years of service pins awarded. Photos and video....
  • PMH Auxiliary Meeting
  • Workforce Development Pipeline at Chamber's September Breakfast (9/17/2015)

    The Chamber Membership Breakfast was held September 15th with over 175 in attendance. Carriage House Coffee Shop catered a delicious breakfast and Chattahoochee Technical College was our breakfast sponsor. Gerry Nechvatal, Shane Evans, Crystal Cleland, and Rep. Rick Jasperse answered questions f... more
  • Workforce Development Pipeline at Chamber's September Breakfast
  • Pickens County Chamber Recognizes Ed & Lucy’s Italian Bistro, Forks Deli, and Reverend Billy’s BBQ with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony (9/16/2015)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate Ed & Lucy’s Italian Bistro, Forks Deli, Reverend Billy’s BBQ on their Ribbon Cutting and new ownership. Located in the Northgate Station shopping center, all three restaurants are owned by the North Georgia Restaurant Group. Each o... more
  • Pickens County Chamber Recognizes Ed & Lucy’s Italian Bistro, Forks Deli, and Reverend Billy’s BBQ with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
  • Pickens County Chamber Recognizes Mary’s Monogramming & More (9/16/2015)
    Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Three Year Anniversary Celebration
    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate Mary’s Monogramming & More on their Ribbon Cutting and Three Year Anniversary. Mary’s Monogramming & More's motto, "To treat each and every visitor to our store as we would want to be served and to provide the type of product we wo... more
  • Pickens County Chamber Recognizes Mary’s Monogramming & More
  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (9/15/2015)

    Tater Patch Players production of 'Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde' cast members are Jacob Clark, Keith Galligan, Calvin Smith, Steve Lewis, Buffy Bezdek, Dezarea Bryant and Alex Nawrocki. Directed by Jan Simpson. View video promo and photos....
  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
  • Habitat Ground Breaking (9/15/2015)

    A Ground Breaking Ceremony was held for the first Pickens County Habitat for Humanity home in New Hopes Acres on Lance Road in Jasper, Georgia. The ceremony was delayed a few times due to the weather, so the construction had already begun on the approximately 1200 sq. ft., four bedroom home for Ran...
  • Habitat Ground Breaking
  • Local Fresh Vegetables at the Jasper Farmers Market (9/14/2015)

    There were still plenty of vegetables available at the Saturday market. Tomatoes, okra, white half runner and blue lake beans, peas, a variety of peppers, potatoes, sweet potatoes, several types of squash, kale, mustard greens and eggplant; most of which will also be available at this Wednesdays ma... more
  • Local Fresh Vegetables at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Pickens Tea Party Talk: Constitution Day is September 17th (9/14/2015)
    Tea Party Meeting September 22nd
    We are sure most of you know that September 17th is Constitution Day. We firmly believe that the Constitution was divinely inspired and is the most important document America has. It is our foundation and it is also critical to our future. That is why we must educate ourselves and other Citizen... more
  • Reward Offered For Information on Burglaries (9/14/2015)

    Pickens Sheriff's Office Detectives are continuing to investigate an increase in burglaries that have occurred between the dates of August 12, 2015 through September 11, 2015 The majority of the burglaries have occurred at businesses in the community. The consistent entry method in the burglaries ... more
  • Reward Offered For Information on Burglaries
  • Attendance Stars at Hill City Elementary (9/13/2015)

    Hill City Elementary School is striving to increase daily attendance with weekly, monthly and nine week incentives. Every week, a student with perfect attendance the prior week is chosen from every classroom and awarded a prize. Once a month all students who have not missed a day are put into a ... more
  • Attendance Stars at Hill City Elementary
  • Georgia Snakes in the Fall (9/13/2015)

    Fall in Georgia is a beautiful time. Being on the Southern end of the Appalachian Mountain range we are able to enjoy the changing color of leaves and nicer temperatures longer than other states. The high heat and humidity of the Summer gives way to a seasonally perfect 70 degrees. This might be ... more
  • Georgia Snakes in the Fall
  • Hill City Students Participate in Summer Reading Club (9/13/2015)

    Yippee! Hill City Elementary school had the most students participate in the Pickens County public library's summer reading club! The theme this year was "Every Hero has a Story". Congratulations to our Hawk readers! Elizabeth Childers Toxey Childers Easton Collins Kessler Conners Korbin Conn... more
  • Hill City Students Participate in Summer Reading Club
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