PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES
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Get into the Holiday Spirit with these events this weekend! - Parades in Ball Ground and Jasper - Toy Drives for Fill-A-Stocking and Toys for Tots - Visits from Santa - Live Theater ~ 'Itís A Wonderful Life - The Radio Show Cast'...
Hightlights: Swearing In of Council Members; General Maintenance Contract Name; Certificate of Appreciation for Volunteer Services to the Town of Talking Rock for Caycee Wells and Joshua Quinton....
Pickens High School Band Student of the Week is Brenda Cantrell. Throughout the marching band season, Brenda went above and beyond with learning her part quickly, marching her spot on the field as if she were a veteran marcher, and by always helping out the band. On numerous occasions, she... more
Youth Leadership Pickens strives to bring together children from all walks of life, in order to better prepare them for their future as leaders in their community. To continue developing leadership skills this year, the YLP Steering Committee took the 32 participants to the Tate House for their Octo... more
It may have happened to you over the past few months. A local Cub or Boy Scout, dressed in their uniform, knocked on your door and asked if you would support their local scouting efforts by purchasing popcorn. Many people did just that, and the Boys Scouts of America - Appalachian Trail District s... more
Starting on Wednesday, December 2nd at 2:00 p.m.
Students in the Agriculture Education Program at Pickens High School have been working hard over the last few months to prepare their annual Poinsettia crop for the upcoming Christmas Season. Students in the Horticulture classes as well as others plant the rooted cuttings in mid-August and begin th... more
Tater Patch Players 'It's A Wonderful Life - The Radio Show' opened November 27th and runs through December 13, 2015....
FY 2016 Budget Adoption; Georgia Power pole attachment license...
Entry deadline is November 30th
The Jasper Merchants Association is hosting the 9th Annual Night of Lights / Parade of Lights Christmas Event on Saturday, December 5, 2015. The main event starts at 4pm to 6pm on N. Main Street in front of the Pickens County Courthouse with tons of food and fun along with Santa Claus who will be th... more
Habitat for Humanity - Pickens County hosted a dinner and silent and live auction fundraiser at The Tate House. There live auction was kicked off by a $25,000 grant provided by PCCRA....
A thousand people attended to shop over 80 vendors at the Holiday Market & Expo on at Chattahoochee Technical College in Jasper, Georgia. A ticketed preview event was held on November 20th with live music and wine tasting. ...
Under the direction of Father Byrd , Our Lady of the Mountains Catholic Church has undergone a major renovation to restore and enhance its beauty. The Church is located at the south corner of Refuge Rd. and Hwy. 108. The church was first established in 1984 and continues to grow. Water leaks had... more
Hi, I'm Penny. I am a friendly, beautiful, cuddle bug. I came to the rescue ranch with my five kittens and I did a phenomenal job raising them. Now that they no longer need their mommy, I am looking for a family of my own. I love to sit in your lap and be the center of attention! I am affecti... more
Homestead-Miami Shoot-Out BBQ Competition during the NASCAR Ford Championship Weekend
Smokin at the Track BBQ, founded by Jasper resident Rodney Renner and Michael Mixon, son of three-time barbecue World Champion Myron Mixon, is hosting an invitation-only, Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS) shoot-out at the NASCAR Ford Championship Weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway. ... more
Hi there, I'm Tony. I am a 5 month old kitten. I am a special boy with a unique personality. I was brought into the shelter as a semi-feral kitten at a very young age. The shelter has raised me and I've learned to play nice (most of the time). Every now and then my feral side will show but it... more