PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES
Jasper Farmers market vendor, Revere Fowler, popular at the market for his watermelon and sweet corn, had non GMO corn for sale Saturday. You wouldn’t have known that without asking. One of the benefits of shopping locally is that you can ask, because the person selling it is the same person who pr... more
Ed Painter addresses this at August Tea Party Meeting
It's not too early to be talking about the upcoming session of the Georgia General Assembly — what new bills will be introduced and which bills that did not survive last year's session may be re-introduced. And what there is to learn about the process which makes up such a gathering under the Gold... more
The State of Georgia, like states across America, has decided to formally thank Vietnam era veterans for their service and one of the biggest ceremonies held in the state happened at Big Canoe on Wednesday, August 12. Seventy-three Vietnam era veterans were so honored at the North Georgia Vetera... more
The second quarter review of real estate in the metro Atlanta area was very interesting. Everyone raves about how hot real estate is in Atlanta, and most people complain that Pickens is much slower in performance. Looking at the numbers, we find that listings are up slightly in Atlanta while sale... more
Next month, we'll be starting to feel the chill of Fall. But another chill will cause shivers in Jasper as well. Tater Patch Players is presenting a strikingly modern adaptation of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. The Robert Louis Stevenson novella was adapted to the stage by the talented playwright ... more
The Jasper Arts Fair, sponsored by the Jasper Merchants Association, had over 30 vendors with over 550 shoppers attending. Look for the next one in the Spring 2016. ...
A joint event sponsored by the Nelson Police Department and E.W. Hightower Lodge #679 F&AM....
The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate Misty's Boutique & Massage on its continued growth and success. Misty's Boutique & Massage has a wide variety of the latest trending fashions. Misty’s not only offers women's apparel, they have girl's clothing sizes from 6/7-16. Be... more
When Kayla and Tim Reddin, of Ball Ground, Ga. decided to add to their family, they tried for three years to have a second child. But just last week, they welcomed not one, but two babies into their lives at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital. Kameryn Faith Reddin and Colton Jase Reddin were born on ... more
ESPLOST Ballot Resolution ... more
August 22nd at Rocco's Pub
Are you feeling particularly lucky? If so, you could be the winner of a 2015 Chevy Malibu or a 2015 Chevy Silverado from Day's Chevrolet or a 2015 Ford Fusion or 2015 Ford Escape from Shottenkirk Ford. They are beautiful and waiting on one lucky person to drive them home. If a new car isn’t your thi... more
The popular hoedown that benefits Good Samaritan Health & Wellness Center is coming Saturday, October 10 at 5:00 p.m. at the Lowe Barn in Jasper. Banks & Shane band will again provide music and entertainment. The hoedown will include a feast of barbeque with all the trimmings, a bar, dancing, and... more
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In this issue: Share The Road; How to check your car's oil; School Bus Safety; Potato Pancakes...
August 15, 2015 from 9:00am to 3:00pm
The Jasper Merchants Association is sponsoring the Jasper Arts Fair on Saturday, August 15, 2015 from 9:00am to 3:00pm. We’ve taken over D.B. Carroll Street in Downtown Jasper at the intersection with Mark Whitfield Drive. Come and enjoy the day shopping for unique items from over 30 different ve... more
Team Fire Power, 1st place winners, having fun with part of their prize
All Proceeds Benefit Georgia Mountains Hospice, Prevent Child Abuse Pickens, St. Vincent De Paul, CARES (Pickens County Food Pantry) and ACES (Appalachian Children's Emergency Shelter)....