PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Enlighten Group Formed To Encourage, Empower and Educate Women (8/10/2017)
    First meeting Tuesday, August 15 with speaker Danita Clark Able
    Enlighten was founded in May of 2017 in Jasper, Georgia by Michelle Kemp Roberson. Her passion of sharing and caring spurred the development of an organization to encourage, empower and educate women of all ages embracing all stages of life. Through monthly meetings of activity and fellowship Enligh... more
  • Enlighten Group Formed To Encourage, Empower and Educate Women
  • Man of LaMancha -- A Musical of Imagination and Inspiration (8/10/2017)
    Open Friday, August 11
    The stories of the mad knight-errant, Don Quixote, are not taught much these days. Tater Patch Players' upcoming production of Man of LaMancha, written by Dale Wasserman with music by Mitch Leigh and lyrics by Joe Darion, brings some of these tales to the stage. The musical begins with Miguel de C... more
  • Man of LaMancha -- A Musical of Imagination and Inspiration
  • Pickens County Board of Education August 2017 (8/10/2017)

    I. Call to Order II. Invocation III. Pledge of Allegiance IV. Approval of Agenda V. Superintendent Reports A. Financial Update (A. Smith) B. Attendance Update (S. Cantrell) C. Operations and Construction (S. Gilleland) D. Technology Update (P. Shea) VI. Action Items A. Approval of FY18 Loc... more
  • Pickens County Board of Education August 2017
  • What Can I Expect When Enrolling in a DUI/Risk Reduction Class? (8/8/2017)

    In the State of Georgia anyone who gets a DUI/Alcohol or DUI/Drugs (including arrests that were dropped to Reckless Driving) is mandated to attend a DUI/Risk Reduction program Prime for Life. ... more
  •  What Can I Expect When Enrolling in a DUI/Risk Reduction Class?
  • Lots of Tomatoes at the Farmers Market (8/8/2017)

    If the name Brenda West sounds familiar, she sold plants at the market a few years ago and now has returned, bringing her daughter, Kim Smith, and granddaughter, Sarah Smith; three generations of talent. The big large-leafed, attention getting plants were Brendaís. Sarah, taking after her grandmoth... more
  • Lots of Tomatoes at the Farmers Market
  • Make Going Green The Norm In Your Dorm With These 9 Tips (8/8/2017)

    As college students head back to school, Keep Pickens Beautiful is passing on these tips on going green in your dorm room. ...
  • Make Going Green The Norm In Your Dorm With These 9 Tips
  • Jasper City Council Meeting August 2017 (8/7/2017)

    AGENDA I. Call meeting to order II. Invocation III. Pledge of Allegiance IV. Adopt agenda V. Read minutes of July 10, 2017 regular meeting A. Lisa Hoyle, City Clerk VI. Old Business A. None VII. New Business A. Downtown event 1. Paul Poore B. Perrow property committee 1. Jim Looney C... more
  • Jasper City Council Meeting August 2017
  • Nelson City Council August 2017 (8/7/2017)

    AGENDA 1. Call to Order 2. Pledge of Allegiance 3. Agenda Approval 4. Approval of Minutes a. July 3, 2017 Council Meeting b. July 13, 2017 Work Session Meeting 5. Department Reports a. City Clerk Report (Tina M. Monaghan) 6. Unfinished Business a. Discuss progress of the Picken... more
  • Nelson City Council August 2017
  • Pickens County Planning & Development July 2017 Report (8/7/2017)

    Pickens County Planning & Development monthly report for July activity: Building Permits 38 in July 2017 (3% increase) 37 in July 2016 Permits for Site Built Homes 12 in July 2017 (71% increase) 7 in July 2016 Inspections 135 in July 2017 (13% increase) 119 in July 2016 Total Depa... more
  • Pickens County Planning & Development July 2017 Report
  • Piedmont Mountainside Employees Donate Supplies, Service to Aid Patients in Guatemala (8/7/2017)

    Tianna Mashburn, a Sixty Plus Services nurse at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital, helped more than 66 patients in Guatemala get the surgeries they needed by taking part in a medical mission trip. This was the fourth trip Mashburn made to Clinica Ezell with Health Talents International. She arrived... more
  • Piedmont Mountainside Employees Donate Supplies, Service  to Aid Patients in Guatemala
  • The Pickens Report - July 2017 (8/7/2017)

    Summer break has concluded for local students and educational professionals. The start of a new school year will bring increased traffic during the early morning and afternoon hours, keep this in mind while traveling. Additionally, Pickens County Schools recently announced the closing of school f... more
  • The Pickens Report - July 2017
  • David Collins Memorial Bike Ride This Saturday (8/3/2017)

    Donít forget to join in the fun while enjoying a beautiful 65 mile ride through the North Georgia scenic roads as part of the 7th annual Sgt. David Collins Memorial Bike Ride this Saturday, August 5. Registration for the American Legion Riders Post 149 hosted event will begin at 8:30 at Microtel Inn... more
  • David Collins Memorial Bike Ride This Saturday
  • Jasper City Council Works Session August 2017 (8/3/2017)

    I. Call meeting to order/Comments by Council - Downtown Transportation Study - Dr. Carlton Wilson, Pickens County School Superintendent request to reverse the direction of Stegall Drive II. Business A. Perrow property committee (10:50) - Jim Looney to form a committee B. WingsOlogy Beer ... more
  • Jasper City Council Works Session August 2017
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Work Session August 2017 (8/3/2017)

    Items of Discussion: time noted (): 1) LMIG "Road Paving Schedule" for 2018 (:27) ROADS THAT HAVE TO BE PAVED: - Lumber Company Road - Upper Grandview - Grandview Circle - Lower Grandview - Lakeshore Drive - Old Grandview East/Salvation Army - Windy Ridge - Hickory Cove - Hy... more
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Work Session August 2017
  • Town of Talking Rock Council August 2017 (8/3/2017)

    AGENDA I. Executive Session before meeting @ 6 PM A. Personnel II. Call meeting to order @ 6:30 pm III. Pledge of Allegiance IV. Approval of July Meeting Minutes V. Approval of July Financial Report VI. New Business: A. CD-Jessica B. Sale of Equipment-Cheryl VII. Old Bu... more
  • Town of Talking Rock Council August 2017
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