PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES
The North Georgia Falcons (Canton, GA) football edged the host East Atlanta Mustangs (Conyers, GA), 38-34 in Friday's league bout. North Georgia Falcons came home Friday night with a 38-34 win against East Atlanta Mustangs. This was a hard fought battle with a less than the usual stellar perform... more
Saturday, September 12th at Noon
Plans are now being finalized for the 2015 Miss Georgia Marble that is to be presented Saturday, September 12, 2015 and begins at 12:00 noon. There will be a rehearsal and "late Registration" Thursday, September 10, 2015 at the Pickens Community Center beginning at 6:30 pm. Cost to enter pag... more
Council voted again to tear down the Marble building after public input. Millage rate wasn't set because inability to obtain necessary documents from Pickens County....
What Goes into the box is fun...What comes out is eternal!
Pickens County has officially kicked off the Operation Christmas Child shoe box packing season! Let's join together and give more children the opportunity to begin 'The Greatest Journey' - to Jesus. This year we have the privilege to once again reach out in love and bring comfort and hope to more... more
You will often see Hans Rueffert, Jaspers own celebrity chef and owner of the Woodbridge Inn, shopping at the JFM. Almost every Saturday morning Sandy and David Gerhardt, from Natural Market Place, are there to buy the weeks vegetables for their meals. What they all have in common is knowledge abo... more
Have you noticed the kiosk outside the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce? If no is your answer, place a trip to the Chamber on your to do list this weekend! We are so excited to report that, this year, the Chamber became an official Georgia Visitor Center! In response to this new event, Gwen Br... more
Hello there. We are Miss Kitty and Bear, sisters here at Pickens Animal Rescue. We are bonded and would love a home together. We enjoy lying around on our perch and relaxing the day away. We think we have it made here but sometimes we hear the staff talking about loving forever homes. We’re n... more
Photos of Trails, Crawl on Cop Car, Mud Pit Competition, JeepHut Unofficial Kick Off Party at Rocco's Pub and Morning Worship Service by Woodstock Church Jasper....
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