PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Pickens County Receive GEMA Funds For Winter Weather in February 2015 (9/30/2015)

    Tim Reeve with Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) presented Commissioner Becky Denney, along with other county employees, a reimbursement check from the cost incurred during the winter storm in February 2015. The check from GEMA for $80,088.45 greatly offset the $89,877.18 spent for road ... more
  • Pickens County Receive GEMA Funds For Winter Weather in February 2015
  • Pickens Sheriff’s Office Make Arrest in Recent Business Break-Ins (9/30/2015)

    Led by Sheriff Donnie Craig, detective from the Pickens Sheriff’s Office, the Jasper Police Department, the Zell Miller Mountain Drug Task Force and Georgia Probation were able to make two arrests in the rash of business burglaries that have been taking place through Pickens County for the past mont... more
  • Pickens Sheriff’s Office Make Arrest in Recent Business Break-Ins
  • Savannah Laney is PHS Varsity Volleyball Player of the Week (9/30/2015)

    Pickens High School Journalism Class is recognizing outstanding players and students of the week across different school activities. Each week, the coach or instructor will choose the person recognized. Savannah Laney was named Varsity Volleyball Player of the Week. Congratulations!... more
  • Savannah Laney is PHS Varsity Volleyball Player of the Week
  • FALL HAS ARRIVED-TIME TO FATTEN UP FOR THE WINTER? (9/29/2015)

    At this time of year, bears are preparing to den up for the winter, and in order to do so, are seeking large quantities of high-fat food to get them through the long, cold months. “Bears are going through a stage called hyperphagia where they are loading up on food to prepare for the winter,” sai... more
  • FALL HAS ARRIVED-TIME TO FATTEN UP FOR THE WINTER?
  • Georgia Drivers Be on the Lookout this Fall: Deer-vehicle collisions increase during breeding season (9/29/2015)

    New map breaks down county-by-county when drivers should be more vigilant Athens, Ga. — Fall is prime breeding season for deer across Georgia. It’s also when drivers are more likely to hit deer that run into the road, according to a new study from the University of Georgia. UGA researchers have co... more
  • Georgia Drivers Be on the Lookout this Fall: Deer-vehicle collisions increase during breeding season
  • October at the Jasper Farmers Market (9/29/2015)

    The last Wednesday market will be this week. September 30 and it may also be the last chance to get those yummy locally grown tomatoes. The Saturday market continues though the month of October with vegetables and crafts. A few vendors had pumpkins and those weird looking gourds that are good fall ... more
  • October at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • PHS Academic Teams Crushed Their Opponents (9/29/2015)

    Pickens High's Academic teams competed yesterday against Dawson County, here at PHS. Both teams crushed the opponents by more than double the opponents' scores. Academic Team members are: VARSITY Hannah Kilpatrick Alex Pagel Christopher Densmore Sarah Daniels ... more
  • Pickens High School Homecoming Court Announced (9/29/2015)

    Congratulations to the 2015 Homecoming Court. This year's reps include: Freshmen Representatives Haley Aiken Ivy DiPrima Sophomore Representatives Autumn Andrews Olivia Moore Bailey Payne Junior Representatives Hunter Harrington Madison L. Smith Grace Topper Au... more
  • Pickens High School Homecoming Court Announced
  • Shadow Creek Antiques & Artisans Ribbon Cutting (9/29/2015)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate Shadow Creek Antiques & Artisans for their Ribbon Cutting and new Chamber membership. Shadow Creek Antiques & Artisans is a specialty store, owned and operated by Audrey and Steve Lewis, in Downtown Talking Rock. The building was o... more
  • Shadow Creek Antiques & Artisans Ribbon Cutting
  • Tater Patch Players Welcomes PHS English Classes (9/29/2015)
    One more weekend of Jekyll and Hyde
    This week, Tater Patch Players is very proud to put on a complimentary performance of Dr. Jekyll and Mr Hyde for the PHS English 12 and AP English classes of Ms. Debbie Roper, Ms. Brenda Dial and Mr. Steven Wilkie. Last year, Mr. Wilkie and the troupe discussed doing such an event, when he lea... more
  • Tater Patch Players Welcomes PHS English Classes
  • Tree Trail Newsletter - September 2015 (9/29/2015)
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    In this issue: Trail Tree Database; Trees of Interest from Missouri, Maryland, South Carolina, Alabama, North Carolina and Arkansas; Indian Trails Mapping Program; Mystery of the Trees Presentations and Book Signings...
  • Tree Trail Newsletter - September 2015
  • Changing Lanes September Newsletter (9/25/2015)
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    In this edition: - Misunderstanding of Driving Schools and Exposure of Students - The 10 Commandments of Car Maintenance: BELTS - Blog series, "Fallible Human Beings…. In my life" by Osa Martens - Upcoming classes - RECIPE: Chicago Style Italian Beef Sandwiches...
  • Changing Lanes September Newsletter
  • Georgia Marble Festival Days Proclaimed (9/25/2015)
    October 3rd & 4th
    On September 17, 2015, Rob Jones, Pickens County Commission Chairman and John Weaver, City of Jasper Mayor signed the following proclamation: WHEREAS, The 35th Annual Georgia Marble Festival, sponsored by the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce, will be held on Saturday and Sunday, October 3 and 4... more
  • Georgia Marble Festival Days Proclaimed
  • October 3 Yard Sale to Benefit March of Dimes (9/25/2015)

    Community members are invited to donate items and shop at the Baby Steps yard sale on Saturday, Oct. 3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital in the office building parking lot at 220 J.L. White Dr. in Jasper. Baby Steps, the fundraising group for March of Dimes at Piedmont Mountain... more
  • October 3 Yard Sale to Benefit March of Dimes
  • Pickens Chamber Recognizes Holiday Market & Expo with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony (9/25/2015)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate Holiday Market & Expo on their Ribbon Cutting. Come jingle and mingle with the lovely ladies and vendors of the annual Holiday Market & Expo, held November 20th – 21st. Tickets are currently on sale for the Friday Night Extravaganza, ... more
  • Pickens Chamber Recognizes Holiday Market & Expo with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
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