PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES
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)....
Qualifying Information for upcoming local elections on November 3rd in Jasper, Nelson and Talking Rock....
Highlights: JYSA presented $6,000 check from proceeds of Mayor's Golf Tournament; City Park baseball fields repair approved; Port Royal update from Gerry Nechtvatal, Economic Development Director; GBI is leading investigation along with city detectives for the armed robbery at SaveALot...
The Optimist Club of Jasper made their first round of annual donations to Pickens County organizations at their regular meeting on August 6th at Last Catch Seafood restaurant. Each of the organizations that received donations from the local Optimist Club helps our club meet the mission of Optimi... more