PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES
Photos from obstacle course, vendors and helicopter ride...
The Sheriff's Jeepfest Show-N-Shine was held on Main Street in Jasper with live music by CC Morgan Band and Jacob Bryant....
CANDIDATES QUALIFIED FOR THE NOVEMBER 3, 2015 CITY OF NELSON – GENERAL ELECTION For City Council David Hamby Michael Haviland (Incumbent) Tina M. Monaghan (Incumbent) ... more
Items for Discussion: Scott Moody – Liberty National Insurance; Purple Heart County; Water Board Appointment; RFPs for Comprehensive Compensation/Classification Study; Request to have the road closed at Old Grandview Road that runs through property at Camp Grandview. ...
Entry Deadline is September 28th
The Jasper Merchants Association is hosting Jasper's Fourth Annual BOO WHO? Scarecrow Contest. Event will be held in Downtown Jasper and will run the month of October. The Scarecrows will be on display along Main and Church Streets (more streets if necessary) in Downtown Jasper. Very visible locatio... more
Residents can once again roll in, roll up a sleeve and arm against four strains of flu at Drive-by Flu Shot Clinics opening soon throughout North Georgia. Always fast, safe, and convenient, public health departments in Cherokee, Fannin, Gilmer, Murray, Pickens and Whitfield Counties have conducte... more
Orders must be placed by September 9th
"When it's barbecue time in Tate, and the chicken's on the grill Then longin' to be tasting it, gives me a thrill. Just to smell the glowing charcoal, when it's sizzling in the pit And to hear the car a-coming with my little bit" The writer apologizes to the Sons of the Pioneers f... more
North Georgia Community Action's Pickens County Community Service Center will be hosting their second annual fundraising event, "Movie under the Stars" on September 12th where they will be showing the DreamWorks picture "Home". The movie will start when it gets dark in Lee Newton Park, roughly ... more
The Dragons and 'Nettes had to catch the bus early last Saturday in order to make the 2 hour bus ride south to Nash Farms Battlefield in Hampton for the 2015 Saucony Battle of Atlanta XC Invitational (5K / 3.1 miles). As always, the meet was well attended with plenty of top teams from around Georgia... more
Qualifying has ended for the City Jasper and Talking Rock. Since there are no opposed seats in Talking Rock, there will not be an election. Tony Fountain's seat is the only one opposed in the City of Jasper and will be determined in the General Election on November 3, 2015. CITY OF JASPER... more
With school bells having called educators and students back from summer break, retired educators are also resuming their community activities. The Pickens County Retired Educators Association (PCREA) will resume its regular meeting on Wednesday, September 9th. President Ann Mackenzie announces that ... more
In 2011, the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce became a Georgia Certified Chamber. This designation signifies our Chamber has the intent to maintain the brand of a not-for-profit community development-based business membership organization. The Chamber was peer-reviewed and accepted into The GACCE ... more
The Falcons opened the season with a hard fought victory over Holy Spirit Academy. FB David Richards scored from 31 yards on a run up the middle to give North Georgia a 6-0 lead in the first quarter. Holy Spirit came right back but settled for a 25 yard field goal to make it 6-3. Holy Spirit... more
Larry Ray and his former cronies on the council ran-off another City Clerk. Erika quit. You would think that after the terrible Audit report last year that they would hire a really well qualified clerk, but not them. They hired the first one in the door. While I haven't met her yet and she proba... more
Throughout the ages, communication has never been as keen and instant as it is today. Constant advancements in technology allow for previously unimaginable methods of connecting with peers. With all the accessibility provided, however, certain abilities are assured to be abused. The Character Ed Ass... more