PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES
The Pickens Retired Educators Association (PCREA} held its final meeting of the 2014-15 school year on May 13th at United Community Bank. In the absence of Chaplin Chuck Allen, Mr. Gene Berry led in the invocation and the devotional for the day. An outstanding lunch was provided by ladies from the M... more
ig Green Egg BBQ Extravaganza at Foothills IGA in Marble Hill, Georgia on March 30, 2015. Live Music by Larry Sanger, Old Car Show, Church Bake Sale, Smoked Butts and Slab of Ribs for sale, as well as lunch plates featuring burgers, leg quarters and smoked sausage. R & R Trikes & Accessories, a Big...
Hear request to annex Parcel 053A 090 into the City of Jasper as C-2(General Commercial) Located on Cornett Rd. North. ... more
Mountain Education Charter High School Graduation Commencement was held at Pickens High School on May 28, 2015. 46 Students from Pickens and Gilmer Counties received their diplomas with many receiving scholarships during the ceremony....
As summer has become quickly upon us, so has our summer activities. This year we will be taking kids to summer camp, both Junior and Cloverleaf camp, as well as Wilderness Challenge Camp. For many, a week away might not be the best option, so we will be providing Summer Day Camp for all ages. All pr... more
The Pickens Elite Summer Running Club will begin morning runs on Monday, June 1st, at 6:45 a.m. at Roper Park in Jasper. Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced runners will focus on *Conditioning *Improving Form *Increasing Speed Runners will meet on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays throug... more
New License Applications for Northgate Restaurant Group, LLC approved....
"As vendors we enjoy the unique community and culture that has developed between our customers and other vendors", said Zach Henson when ask for a comment on his experience at the Jasper Farmers Market. He expressed a sentiment felt by most market regulars; that JFM is a nice place to come, buying, ... more
Memorial Day Service, organized by the Marine Corps League Detachment #1280, in Sunrise Memorial Gardens with guest speaker Retired Army Col. Paul Trotti, a West Point graduate and has been awarded the Legion of Merit and the Bronze Star during his service. Amberley Clark sung the National Anthem. ...
The Fourth Annual Cove Waterfall Masonic Meeting & BBQ Fundraiser was held at the Cove Waterfall off Cove Road on May 22-23, 2015. Presented by Blaine Lodge, Pickens Star Lodge, Sharptop Lodge, Marble Hill Lodge, Canton Lodge and Hickory Flat Lodge. The host lodge was Ball Ground. Douglas W. McDon...
Congratulations to the Pickens High School Class of 2015! ...
Coach's Cuts Hoagies celebrated with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 10:00 AM. "How 'bout them Hoagies!" Coach's Cuts Hoagies offers a complete line of hoagie sandwiches. Stop in and try the Dragon Steak, Grand Slam, Meatball Hoagie or any of their delicious hamburgers. Yo... more
Pickens County GA Government Employees recognized for Years of Service: 1) William K. Quinton 26 years 2) Charlotte Arnold 22 years 3) Wesley B. Ensley 22 years 4) Jerry D. Walker 18 years 5) Ricky Jackson 15 years 6) Brett D. McDaniels 13 years 7) Byron H. Tillery 12 years 8) Bobby B...
DogWoods Boarding Kennel celebrated with a Ribbon Cutting on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 4:00 PM. DogWoods opened for the holiday season of 2004. It took more than a year to find just the right location that would allow their guests to have plenty of space in a low-stress environment as well as th... more
Topic of Pickens Tea Party Meeting on May 26th
Regionalism and how it affects our local community is the topic of discussion at the May 26 meeting of the Pickens County GA Tea Party. Mr. John Anthony, of Sustainable Freedom Lab, is guest speaker, who will present a power point program, "Control! How Regional Sustainable Development Transforms y... more