PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Pickens County School District Reviewing School Times (5/23/2017)
    Public Input Wanted - Survey
    The Pickens County School District is reviewing school times for the 2017-2018 school year. We would like public input for this decision. High School Current Start Time 8:10 Current End Time 3:25 Proposed Drop-Off 7:00 Proposed Start Time 7:30 Proposed End Time 2:30 Middle Scho... more
  • Pickens County School District Reviewing School Times
  • Tea Party Talk: Georgia's 6th Congressional District Election Night (5/22/2017)
    Meeting on May 23, 2017 at Johnny's Pizza
    A special election will be held on June 20, 2017, to determine the member of the United States House of Representatives for Georgia's 6th congressional district. Republican Incumbent Tom Price resigned from the seat following his appointment and confirmation as the United States Secretary of Health ... more
  • Tea Party Talk:  Georgia's 6th Congressional District Election Night
  • Pickens High School Class of 2017 (5/19/2017)
    Graduation is Saturday, May 27 at 9:00 a.m.
    Congratulations to Pickens High School Class of 2017. List of names and graduation information....
  • Pickens High School Class of 2017
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners May 2017 (5/18/2017)

    AGENDA I. Call to order II. Prayer Pledge of Allegiance III. Amendments to Agenda A. Add under Action Items - Item D - Deed to transfer property on Cove Road from Pickens County to City of Jasper B. Add under Action Item E - On-line Water Bill Payment s- Constellations C. Add ... more
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners May 2017
  • Update on Closing of the Wood Bridge in Jasper (5/18/2017)

    Yesterday, the Georgia Department of Transportation provided a report on the repairs needed for the wood bridge on Chambers Street over the railroad. City of Jasper officials have found one company that repairs old bridges and seeking more to provide estimates for the repairs needed. View live stre... more
  • Update on Closing of the Wood Bridge in Jasper
  • At the Jasper Farmer Market (5/17/2017)

    All hundred begonias were given away, a Mothers Day gift from the Jasper Farmers Market and the Pickens Master Gardeners. They were grown in Zach White's greenhouse, nice healthy plants that should keep blooming all summer. Randy Beavers brought some of his hand-crafted rugs to the market two w... more
  • At the Jasper Farmer Market
  • Bank of North Georgia Host May Business After Hours (5/17/2017)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce offers a wonderful monthly opportunity for Chamber members as well as the public to come together at a local business to enjoy food, fun, networking and an opportunity to win some cash! The May Business After Hours was hosted by the Bank of North Georgia. Ca... more
  • Bank of North Georgia Host May Business After Hours
  • Habitat for Humanity's Next Family Search Starts in June (5/17/2017)
    Habitat for Humanity Pickens County Seeks Next Homeowners for New Hope Acres House #18
    Habitat for Humanity Pickens County will be hosting two (2) Application Meetings for families interested in applying for House #18 in specially designated sub-division New Hope Acres. This will be the third (3rd) house to be built in the non-profit’s 10-acres located in Jasper, Georgia. Meet... more
  • Habitat for Humanity's Next Family Search Starts in June
  • Hundreds to Participate in 2017 Relay for Life of Pickens County (5/17/2017)
    This Saturday, May 20th at Lee Newton Memorial Park
    Cancer survivors, caregivers, volunteers and community members will unite next Saturday (May 20) for the annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Pickens County in an effort to free the world of the pain and suffering of cancer. The event is scheduled for next Saturday at Lee Newton Memorial... more
  • Hundreds to Participate in 2017 Relay for Life of Pickens County
  • Jeephut to Host Jeep Vacation at the Beach (5/17/2017)

    JeepHut, a Jasper owned and operated off-road shop, has partnered with the leading industry names in Jeeps to bring a beach vacation for any Jeeper! The white sands of Panama City Beach, FL, will play host to JEEP BEACH JAM 2017 ("JBJ")from May 17th – 21st. This unique event draws Jeepers from a... more
  • Jeephut to Host Jeep Vacation at the Beach
  • Legacy of Caring The Marketplace Benefits Local Charities (5/17/2017)
    May 19-20, 2017 at Big Canoe Chapel
    The Legacy of Caring Marketplace held at Big Canoe Chapel on Friday, May 19, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, and on Saturday, May 20, 2017, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, is the perfect venue for a day with family and friends. Admission is free and there is something for everyone. There will be bargains galore on a huge s... more
  • Legacy of Caring The Marketplace Benefits Local Charities
  • Don't Miss The 'Monkey Trial' by Tater Patch Players (5/13/2017)

    When I asked the Tater Patch players to allow me to direct Inherit the Wind, I knew I would be taking on a challenge. The cast is large, the two lead roles are huge, and the subject is controversial. I wanted the opportunity to tell this story to our audiences. With a few moments of l... more
  • Don't Miss The 'Monkey Trial' by Tater Patch Players
  • 4-H Poultry Team Takes Home Third Place (5/11/2017)

    On May 4th, the Pickens County 4-H Poultry Judging Team traveled to Lexington, Georgia to compete at the district Poultry Judging Competition. Out of twenty teams, Pickens County came home with third place! Oconee County came in first place, and Baldwin and Habersham tied for second place. 4-H t... more
  • 4-H Poultry Team Takes Home Third Place
  • County Leaders Graduate From The Georgia Academy For Economic Development (5/11/2017)

    The Board of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development announces Pickens County graduates from the 2017 Region 1 Multi-Day Training Program. Class participants represented a number of professional and non-professional economic development fields, including elected officials, public servants, bus... more
  • County Leaders Graduate From The Georgia Academy For Economic Development
  • Jasper Resident Got Head Start on College with Dual Enrollment Program (5/11/2017)

    At a time when a majority of high school students are dual enrolling in college courses, Jasper resident Kym Elrod turned to Chattahoochee Technical College’s Move On When Ready (MOWR) program in 2014 to get a head start on a college education. Georgia’s Move On When Ready dual enrollment progra... more
  • Jasper Resident Got Head Start on College with Dual Enrollment Program
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