PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Deal Orders Flags to Half-staff to Honor Fallen Soldiers (7/21/2015)

    Gov. Nathan Deal today ordered flags across Georgia lowered to half-staff in honor of Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Skip Wells of Marietta and Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Randall Smith of Rossville, who were killed when a gunman attacked two military recruitment centers in Chattanooga on July 16. Flags w... more
  • Deal Orders Flags to Half-staff to Honor Fallen Soldiers
  • Crafts at the Jasper Farmers Market (7/20/2015)

    Heather Poole is a potter, making beautiful and functional things from clay. Saturday she became a vendor at the Jasper Farmers Market. Along with some of her pottery, she brought her potters wheel so that she could demonstrate how she made it. This drew an appreciative crowd to watch her throw o... more
  • Crafts at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Jasper Planning Commission Meeting (Video) (7/20/2015)

    Request approved to annex Parcel 041 081 001 being 21.8 acres into the City of Jasper as C-2(General Commercial) and M-1 ( General Industry) Located on Upper Salem Church Road....
  • Jasper Planning Commission Meeting (Video)
  • Pickens Board of Education Personnel Action Report (7/20/2015)
    Approved at Called Meeting on July 20, 2015
    The administration recommends employment of the individuals listed on PDF with such employment being initially temporary until such time as their criminal record check is completed and the report is satisfactory to the administration and at such time the employment is extended for the full contract ...
  • Pickens Board of Education Personnel Action Report
  • CARES Pantry Pickins' April-June 2015 Newsletter (7/16/2015)
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    One word describes the 5th Annual Pastor’s Pot—SUCCESS!! ($8,635 raised); Volunteer Highlight - Jim and Amy Derr; 10 worst states in America to make a living....
  • CARES Pantry Pickins' April-June 2015 Newsletter
  • First Building Permit for Pickens Habitat for Humanity's New Hope Acres (7/16/2015)

    After over 20 months delay since the last build Habitat for Humanity, Pickens County Inc. (HFH-PC) has in hand its first building permit for a home in New Hope Acres subdivision. The delay caused by construction of a new road, surveying and governmental requirements along-with the formation of the ... more
  • First Building Permit for Pickens Habitat for Humanity's New Hope Acres
  • Pickens County Board of Assessors July 2015 Meeting (Video) (7/16/2015)

    The Pickens County Board of Assessors mailed the 2015 Annual Assessment Notices on May 27, 2015 with an appeal deadline of July 11, 2015. Check the 30 Day Return Assessment Notice List (Mailed assessments returned due to invalid address)....
  • Pickens County Board of Assessors July 2015 Meeting (Video)
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners July Meeting (Video) (7/16/2015)

    2014 Annual Audit Report; Employees recognized for years of service: Robert Krummert, Stacy McClure, Norman Pope and Kelly Schell; Resolution to adopt revisions to the Pickens County Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance; Paving Bid Accepted ...
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners July Meeting (Video)
  • Back to School Things to Know! (7/15/2015)

    It's time to get ready for Back to School!! Pickens County Schools start on August 3, 2015. GEORGIA SALES TAX HOLIDAY begins at 12:01 AM on July 31, 2015 and concludes at 12:00 Midnight on August 1, 2015. Click here for items exempt from sales tax. OPEN H... more
  • Back to School Things to Know!
  • Harmony Elementary Open House Dates & School Supply List 2015-2016 (7/15/2015)

    Pickens County Schools resume on August 3, 2015. Below are open house dates and supply list per grade for Harmony Elementary School. OPEN HOUSE Grades 3-5 Wednesday, July 29, 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm Kindergarten - 2nd Grade Thursday, July 30, 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm SUPPLY LISTS ... more
  • Harmony Elementary Open House Dates & School Supply List 2015-2016
  • Hill City Elementary Open House Dates & School Supply List 2015-2016 (7/15/2015)

    Pickens County Schools resume on August 3, 2015. Below are open house dates and supply list per grade for Hill City Elementary School. OPEN HOUSE Grades 3-5 Wednesday, July 29, 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm PK - 2nd Grade Thursday, July 30, 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm SUPPLY LISTS Ki... more
  • Hill City Elementary Open House Dates & School Supply List 2015-2016
  • Jasper Elementary Open House Dates & School Supply List 2015-2016 (7/15/2015)

    Pickens County Schools resume on August 3, 2015. Below are open house dates and supply list per grade for Jasper Elementary School. OPEN HOUSE Grades 3-5 Wednesday, July 29, 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm Kindergarten - 2nd Grade Thursday, July 30, 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm SUPPLY LISTS ... more
  • Jasper Elementary Open House Dates & School Supply List 2015-2016
  • Tate Elementary Open House Dates & School Supply List 2015-2016 (7/15/2015)

    Pickens County Schools resume on August 3, 2015. Below are open house dates and supply list per grade for Tate Elementary School. OPEN HOUSE Grades 3-5 Wednesday, July 29, 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm Kindergarten - 2nd Grade Thursday, July 30, 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm SUPPLY LISTS <... more
  • Tate Elementary Open House Dates & School Supply List 2015-2016
  • Busiest Jasper Farmers Market this Year (7/14/2015)

    Forty-seven vendors at the Saturday market and nineteen at the Wednesday market; there are plenty of locally grown vegetables, fruits and berries to buy. And with such pleasant sunny mornings there were plenty of customers buying. Fruit, on Saturday, included blueberries, blackberries and peach... more
  • Busiest Jasper Farmers Market this Year
  • Dinner with a Doctor (7/14/2015)
    Meet, greet and eat with Piedmont Surgical Specialist Dr. Michael Rumble.
    Join Dr. Michael Rumble of Piedmont Physicians Surgical Specialists as he discusses a wide range of surgical treatments including gallbladder, appendix, hernia repair, colon, breast, and outpatient treatments. Learn how to get the relief you need and much more! Dinner & Discussion Wednesday, Jul... more
  • Dinner with a Doctor
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