PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • 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
  • TEA PARTY TALK -- THE TEAPOT IS BEGINNING TO BOIL (10/7/2015)

    Another season is beginning—not only the Fall, but the Election season is heating up and there are a number of issues of interest to our Tea Party conservatives on the local, state, and federal level. In addition to lunch, these issues will be “on the table” during our monthly Pickens County Round ... more
  • Pickens Sheriff’s Office Deputies Reunite Missing Juvenile with Worried Family (10/6/2015)

    Friday, October 2nd, deputies responded to a trespassing report at a residence on Sunrise Ridge Road off of Hwy 136 in Jasper. Upon arriving, they learned that a homeowner had arrived home and found 2 males in the garage area of his residence asking to borrow his phone. The homeowner stated that th... more
  • Pickens Sheriff’s Office Deputies Reunite Missing Juvenile with Worried Family
  • The Ruling is in: Cancer is out (10/5/2015)

    Each October, community members put on a shade of pink to raise awareness about breast cancer. Piedmont Mountainside Hospital has selected four new ambassadors in its annual Real Men Wear Pink campaign. Chief Magistrate Judge Allen Wigington is one who heard the call to speak out against breast canc... more
  •  The Ruling is in: Cancer is out
  • Boo Who? Scarecrow Contest (10/5/2015)

    Vote for your favorite scarecrow on Main Street....
  • Boo Who? Scarecrow Contest
  • Jasper City Council October 2015 (Video) (10/5/2015)

    Agenda items: Red Ribbon Week Proclamation; Resolution GMA Lease...
  • Jasper City Council October 2015 (Video)
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