PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES
On Thursday, June 18th, shortly after 1:00 pm, Deputy Chris Tucker and K-9 Flash had the opportunity to track through the woods of the Twin Mountain Lake area in search of an individual who had fired a weapon during a Domestic Dispute. Around 1:00 pm, Deputies responded to the area of Twin Mounta... more
The Dragons Summer Basketball Camp was very successful with over 50 players attending the traditional camp in the morning and the Middle School League in the afternoon. The morning camp focused on fundamentals, 1 v. 1, 3 v. 3, and shooting games while the afternoon camp focused on 5 v. 5 competitio... more
How does a musical grow? The Director of the upcoming Nunsense, Audrey Kirsten-Lewis, assisted by Patrick Hall, are helping the cast build a strong music foundation for their performances. Music Director Carlene Archer is a major part of this team of builders. They are working with their cast to ... more
Pickens County Employee, Tammy Lynn Burrell recognized for her 10 years of service. Public comments on venue/rental home near Big Canoe....
2014-2015 Perfect Attendance T-shirt Sponsors Recognized; Code of Conduct 2015-16 approved; New School Hours, Meal Price Increases for 2015-2016, PHS Chorus Teacher, new hires/transfers....
The Georgia Department of Veterans Service, in partnership with the Office of Governor Nathan Deal, created the Vietnam War Certificate of Honor program for the 234,000 honorable service Vietnam War veterans of the United States Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard in Georgia. During the ...
Beginning on June 1, 2015, the Pickens Sheriff's Office entered into an agreement with the City of Sandy Springs to house inmates. Sheriff Donnie Craig stated "One key item that is always looked at in the operation of the Pickens Sheriff's Office is how we can continue to offer better services to ou... more
Opens on Thursday, June 25th
Is the produce drawer in your refrigerator bulging with green beans and cucumbers? How many ways have you already prepared squash and zucchini this spring? Are your tomatoes already beginning to show that blush of red that signals their almost ready? If you answered yes to any of these questions,... more
(Acworth, Ga.) The Chattahoochee Technical College Board of Directors met Tuesday at the North Metro Campus for the last time in Fiscal Year 2015. The Board, which elects officers each year, elected members Carl A. Moore Sr. and Tyre L. Rakestraw Jr. as the new chairman and vice-chairman. Their term... more
Seventh graders are now required to have the tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis (Tdap) and meningococcal (meningitis) vaccines prior to entering school. Children born on or after January 1, 2002 who are attending seventh grade and new entrants into Georgia schools in grades 8 through 12 must have... more
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 from 6:30-9:00 PM
November 2016 seems so far away; but not for the candidates seeking office. They have been busy getting their campaigns off and running; and four newcomers to Georgia politics have thrown their hats into the ring. Mickey Tuck, an electrician from Floyd County, has announced his intention to chal... more
Biggest market so far this year as we get into the peak of the vegetable growing season. That means its time for the Wednesday Jasper Farmers Market. The first day will be this Wednesday morning, June 17th and the hours are the same as the Saturday market; 7:30 until 12 noon. Vegetable gardens ... more
Artwork featured at the Blue Star Gallery
Opening Celebration of Stories of Ordinary Inspiration by Aimee Cribbs at The Blue Star Gallery in downtown Jasper, Georgia. Show runs through July 14, 2015....
Friday, June 19th at Pickens County Middle School
Deep Southern Championship Wrestling is coming to Jasper on Friday Evening, June 19, 2015 with the doors opening for General Admission at 7pm and Event Belltime begins at 8pm. Admission is $10.00 for Adults and $5.00 for ages 11 & under. This event will be held at Pickens County Middle School Gym lo... more
Piedmont Mountainside Hospital invites the residents of Pickens County to attend the upcoming Walk With a Doc event that will combine dietician guidance with your walk. The walk will feature Live Better Pickens' registered dietitian Jenna Prince-Farmer, RDN, on Saturday, June 27 at Lee Newton Park l... more