PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Awesome Halloween Events For Jasper (10/13/2015)
    Trick or Treat on Main Street & Zombie Walk Jasper
    n Halloween Night, the Jasper Merchants Association has plans to keep you and your children fright filled all evening long. Starting with the Annual TRICK or TREAT on Main Street in Downtown Jasper, Georgia beginning at 4pm and lasting until 6pm. This event is FREE for all the Children to come out i... more
  • Awesome Halloween Events For Jasper
  • Gilmer County To Host Georgia Supreme Court Special Session (10/13/2015)

    On October 16, 2015, history will be made in Ellijay as the Georgia Supreme Court holds oral argument at the Gilmer County Courthouse. Such a momentous event has never occurred anywhere in the Appalachian Judicial Circuit (which is comprised of Pickens, Gilmer, and Fannin counties). Superior Court... more
  • Gilmer County To Host Georgia Supreme Court Special Session
  • Optimist Welcome New Members (10/13/2015)

    The Optimist Club of Jasper kicked off their new club year at their regular meeting on October 1, 2015 at Last Catch Seafood Restaurant. Dave Slade, club president for 2015-2016, presented Past President, Larry Starr, with a plaque in appreciation for his time and efforts in leading the club durin... more
  • Optimist Welcome New Members
  • PHS Band Members of the Week: Laney Bledsoe and Elijah Hooks (10/13/2015)

    Laney Bledsoe is one of our Drum Majors and has been outstanding this year with leadership, organization and spirit with the band. Laney is a second-year Drum Major and her musicality and commitment to excellence is so important to the band. She is also an alto saxophone player in our Symphonic Ba... more
  • PHS Band Members of the Week: Laney Bledsoe and Elijah Hooks
  • PHS Cheerleader of the Week: Peyton Godfrey (10/13/2015)

    Peyton Godfrey, the Cheerleader of the Week, is a fourth year cheerleader, with two years of Varsity experience, and one of our Varsity Captains. Peyton is an awesome cheerleader who shows great school spirit. She is a model cheerleader for all younger girls and represents the Dragons well. Peyt... more
  • PHS Cheerleader of the Week: Peyton Godfrey
  • Advanced Voting for November 3rd Election Begins (10/12/2015)
    Vote from October 12 - 30, 2015
    Advanced voting is now underway for the November 3rd election. Voting will be held at the Pickens County Board of Elections and Registration​ at 83 Pioneer Road from October 12 - 30 on Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (no Saturday Voting). Residents of City of Jasper, Georgia​ wil... more
  • Advanced Voting for November 3rd Election Begins
  • Pickens County Planning & Development October 2015 (Video) (10/12/2015)

    Conditional Use Request RZ-09-15-1177 - Doug & Lynda Tatum...
  • Pickens County Planning & Development October 2015 (Video)
  • Winter Veggies at the Jasper Farmers Market (10/12/2015)

    Just three more markets then party time as we celebrate another season of the Jasper Farmers Market with free food for all of our vendors and customers. That will be October 31, Halloween, so come in costume if you like and dress up the kids and the dog or other pet that doesn't mind wearing clothe... more
  • Winter Veggies at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Good Samaritan HOEDOWN (10/10/2015)

    Dr. Ed Parnell, Jr. awarded the Good Samaritan Award. Fundraiser included live and silent auctions....
  • Good Samaritan HOEDOWN
  • Pickens County Board of Education October 2015 (Video) (10/8/2015)
    2106 Teachers of the Year Recognition
    Pickens County Schools 2016 Teachers of the Year Recognition: Pickens High School ~ Leslie Zuidema, Pickens County Middle School ~ Judy Pettigrew, Jasper Middle School ~ Rachel M. Waters, Harmony Elementary School ~ Shari Barber, Hill City Elementary School ~ Kelly Moss, Jasper Elementary School ~ ...
  • Pickens County Board of Education October 2015 (Video)
  • Pickens County Variance (McDonald's) Public Hearing (Video) (10/8/2015)

    The plan is for the McDonald's in Jasper to be demolished in January 2016 and rebuilt within in 90 days. A variance was necessary to meet Pickens County codes....
  • Pickens County Variance (McDonald's) Public Hearing (Video)
  • Plane Crash in Jasper Kills Solo Pilot (10/8/2015)
    NTSB Press Conference Video
    Sgt. Matt Dawkins, Jasper Police Department and Todd Gunther, Air Safety Investigator at National Transportation Safety Board held a press conference on the fatal plane crash on Salem Church Road in Jasper, Georgia on October 8, 2015 at approximately 6:32 p.m. Video Highlights (video on left): ... more
  • Plane Crash in Jasper Kills Solo Pilot
  • Come Fly With Us! (10/7/2015)
    The Long Table Benefiting Prevent Child Abuse Pickens
    Tickets are still available for the 3rd Annual Long Table benefiting Prevent Child Abuse Pickens! Come Fly with Us at the Pickens County Airport on Saturday, October 17th at 5 p.m. for an incredible night of fine dining under the stars and dancing to the Emerald Empire Band. Tickets are $1... more
  • Come Fly With Us!
  • October KPB Green Ribbon Award goes to Community Bank of Pickens County (10/7/2015)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful is pleased to award the October Green Ribbon to the Community Bank of Pickens County. This branch of Community Bank is located at 65 Cove Road and started to serve the community in May of 2008. Before the building could be constructed they had to level the land over 8 feet ... more
  • October KPB Green Ribbon Award goes to Community Bank of Pickens County
  • Rain at the Jasper Farmers Market (10/7/2015)

    You can count on the Jasper Farmers Market to be there rain or shine even if there are not many vendors or shoppers. We will be back in our usual place next week, October 10, at the Park-n-Ride at Lee Newton Park with more vendors and better weather. Then three more Saturdays until we have the Cus... more
  • Rain at the Jasper Farmers Market
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