PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • 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
  • Four Legged Love From Lizzy (7/14/2015)

    Lizzy is around a year old. She is a sweet kitty looking for her forever home. She loves sunbathing in the window and bird-watching. Lizzy is spayed, vaccinated and ready for you to take her home. Please come visit the shelter today and meet sweet Lizzy. Adoption Fees: $90 Dogs/Puppies, Ki... more
  • Four Legged Love From Lizzy
  • 'I Saw It on Zillow' (7/14/2015)

    I remember when people used to come in the office and ask the question, "Can you help us buy a house". Wow. That even sounds like a long time ago as I write it! Of course, personal computers had been around for forty years, but the internet was just starting to gain a lot of footing, and real estate... more
  • 'I Saw It on Zillow'
  • Nunsense opens this weekend (7/14/2015)

    Over the past few weeks, we have introduced you to the directors and actors who have been rehearsing so hard to bring Nunsense to our Tater Patch Players stage. Now you will have a chance to come, laugh and fall in love with these crazy sisters. The Little Sisters of Hoboken are having a hard ti... more
  • Nunsense opens this weekend
  • Renasant Bank Collecting School Supplies For Pickens County Children (7/14/2015)
    Items will be donated to Talking Rock First Baptist Church's Backpack Program
    Renasant Bank in Jasper is collecting school supplies for Pickens County children in need. The donations will be given to Talking Rock First Baptist Church for their annual backpack program. Items needed: Preschool, Kindergarten, First Grade: Backpack, pencil box, 2 glue sticks, Water... more
  • Renasant Bank Collecting School Supplies For Pickens County Children
  • Sweet Old Soul 'Duncan' Needs A Home (7/14/2015)
    ADOPTED
    Duncan is a sweet old soul that has been at the Rescue Ranch for over a year. He is easy going and is patiently waiting for his forever family to come for him. Please open your heart and home to the sweet old man. We feel confident that Duncan’s family will find him soon! Adoption Fees: $... more
  • Sweet Old Soul 'Duncan' Needs A Home
  • Jasper City Council July 2015 Meeting (Video) (7/13/2015)

    Items on agenda: Amend Article V, Section 94-81 District Standers and Permitted uses; Pickens County Jail Contract; SPLOST project contractor approval; 2014 Annual audit comments review,...
  • Jasper City Council July 2015 Meeting (Video)
  • Rep. Tom Graves Votes to Help Veterans Start Small Businesses (7/13/2015)

    (Washington, D.C.) – Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) issued the following statement today after voting in favor of the Veterans Entrepreneurship Act (H.R. 2499), legislation that waives the upfront guarantee fee for veterans on Small Business Administration 7 (a) Express Loans: "When the brave men and... more
  • Rep. Tom Graves Votes to Help Veterans Start Small Businesses
  • Selling Naked/Fish-On Marketing Workshop Hosted by Pickens Chamber (7/13/2015)

    On Tuesday, June 30th Pickens County Chamber of Commerce Business Advocacy Council offered a two in one workshop titled "Selling Naked/Fish-On Marketing". The workshop was presented by Patrick H. McGaughey, CPF, IOM, an international business speaker with a background of professional success in... more
  • Selling Naked/Fish-On Marketing Workshop Hosted by Pickens Chamber
  • Cancer in Rearview Mirror (7/11/2015)

    Putting Cancer in the Rearview Mirror Car & Bike Show was sponsored by Team Tate Fire and Shottenkirk Ford with proceeds benefiting Relay for Life of Pickens County. Trophies awarded for Car and Bike Classes as well as a People's Choice presented by Mountain City Auto Parts (Carquest)....
  • Cancer in Rearview Mirror
  • Ed B's Studio 54 Yard Sale (7/11/2015)

    Ed B's Studio 54, located on D.B. Carroll Street in Jasper, Georgia, host a monthly yard sale. Cost to setup a table is $10 for the entire day. Next yard sale is August 8, 2015....
  • Ed B's Studio 54 Yard Sale
  • Pickens County Welcomes New Principal To Tate Elementary (7/10/2015)
    Experienced Administrator Excited About the Future of Students in the Tate Community
    The Pickens County School District announces the hiring of Mrs. Sandra Layman as Principal for Tate Elementary school. "I am extremely pleased to bring Mrs. Layman's experience and commitment to excellence to the Tate community. I trust her with the minds and hearts of Tate Elementary students, p... more
  • Pickens County Welcomes New Principal To Tate Elementary
  • Nunsense brings teacher and student together again (7/9/2015)

    Marcia Wright was the drama teacher at Pickens High School for a number of years. One of her students in her last years at the school was Vanessa Stancil. Now they're on stage together as two of the Little Sisters of Hoboken in Tater Patch Players' Nunsense. To complete the circle, Vanessa's real... more
  • Nunsense brings teacher and student together again
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