PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Paige Klein Named PHS Band Student of the Week (8/18/2019)

    Shottenkirk Ford is proud to announce Paige Klein as the Pickens High School Band Member of the Week. Paige serves as our Drum Major with the Pride of Pickens Band and plays alto saxophone in the Symphonic Band. Besides directing the band on the field, Paige has many other administrative dutie... more
  • Paige Klein Named PHS Band Student of the Week
  • Qualifying for Municipal General Elections for Jasper, Nelson & Talking Rock August 19-23 (8/18/2019)

    Qualifying for Municipal General Elections for the City of Jasper, City of Nelson, and Town of Talking Rock is Monday, August 19, 2019 through Friday, August 23, 2019. Interested candidates should qualify at the Pickens County Board of Elections and Registration office located at 83 Pioneer Rd, Jas... more
  • Qualifying for Municipal General Elections for Jasper, Nelson & Talking Rock August 19-23
  • Piedmont Mountainside Celebrates Compassionate Caregivers at Awards Ceremony (8/14/2019)
    Saturday, July 13, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at AEM
    Piedmont Mountainside Hospital announced its top 2018 - 2019 Promise 360 winners at its annual awards ceremony at Chateau Meichtry. Johnie Pickelsimer, a secretary in the medical-surgical unit took top honors as Promise 360 Champion, while Maria Nava, a paramedic in the emergency d... more
  •  Piedmont Mountainside Celebrates Compassionate Caregivers at Awards Ceremony
  • Chamber Ribbon Cutting at Pickens County Mercantile & Quilt Shoppe, Jasper (8/14/2019)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce recently had a ribbon cutting at Pickens County Mercantile and Quilt Shoppe located at 109 Depot Street in Jasper. After working in the corporate world for 21 years, Owner, Toni Lafferty, decided she wanted to pursue her dream of opening up her own quilt s... more
  • Chamber Ribbon Cutting at Pickens County Mercantile & Quilt Shoppe, Jasper
  • Jasper Farmers Market Report (8/14/2019)

    To Pie or Not to Pie? That is the question. Whether it would be better to try the fried pie, or the whole pie or perhaps, the cheesecake instead! Decisions! Customers must make so many delicious decisions with so many delicious delectable divine choices that our vendors bring! And who is The Pie... more
  • Jasper Farmers Market Report
  • Mountain Laurel Academy (MLA) Open House on August 20th (8/14/2019)

    The faculty and staff of Mountain Laurel Academy (MLA) are excited to kick off their fourth year serving the creative and gifted learners from the Pickens County area. With graduates already very successful in colleges all over the US, as well as graduates setting the business world on fire, Mountai... more
  • Mountain Laurel Academy (MLA) Open House on August 20th
  • New Adopt A Road Volunteers (8/14/2019)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful is pleased to announce another Adopt A Road member. Pastor Gary Hullquist and his Church, Talking Rock Sabbath Chapel, have volunteered to pickup West Price Creek Road between Jones Mountain Road and Burnt Mountain Road. Our thanks to the Talking Rock Sabbath Chapel another ro... more
  • New Adopt A Road Volunteers
  • Pickens County Students Make Reinhardt University Dean's, President's Lists (8/14/2019)

    Reinhardt University is proud to announce the students who earned recognition of being placed on the Spring 2019 Dean’s List. The Dean's List is compiled at the end of each semester to recognize undergraduate students who have completed at least 12 hours during the semester with a 3.5-3.99 grad... more
  • Pickens County Students Make Reinhardt University Dean's, President's Lists
  • The Pickens Report - July 2019 (8/14/2019)

    Pickens County Government, like many other government entities is taking full advantage of the hot summer months to pave as many roads as financially possible. All paving projects are funded through LMIG (Local Maintenance Improvement Grant) and SPLOST (Special Local Option Sales Tax) dollars. D... more
  • The Pickens Report - July 2019
  • Transitional Services a Critical Link in Continuum of Behavioral Healthcare (8/14/2019)

    Although many individuals access behavioral health treatment services through a community-based clinic, some individuals with severe mental health conditions or substance use disorders may not be capable of using services that require an appointment or are provided at a specific location. In some ca... more
  • Transitional Services a Critical Link in Continuum of Behavioral Healthcare
  • Jones Mountain Road Repair Complete (8/12/2019)

    UPDATE 8/12/19: Per Commissioner Jones, Jones Mountain Road repair is complete and the roadway is open in both directions. 🚧 ONE LANE OPEN 🚧 UPDATE 5/1/19: One lane traffic OPEN on Jones Mountain Road using traffic signals 🚦 for control. Please use ca... more
  • Jones Mountain Road Repair Complete
  • City of Jasper's Sewerage System Improvements Public Meeting (8/7/2019)

    The City of Jasper intends to apply for a loan and grant from the United States Department of Agriculture Rural Utilities Service Program to construct sewerage system improvements within Jasper. The proposed improvements include a new aeration basin, new final clarifiers, a sludge holding tank, effl... more
  • City of Jasper's Sewerage System Improvements Public Meeting
  • Back to School: Timely Treatment Important for Students Facing Mental Health Challenges (8/5/2019)

    As students across Georgia return to school, I want to share some thoughts about youth and mental health. If it seems I write about this topic a lot, I do – both because mental illness in children is more common than many parents realize, and because timely treatment for children is so important. ... more
  • Back to School: Timely Treatment Important for Students Facing Mental Health Challenges
  • BOC Prioritizes Improvements at Pickens Animal Shelter (8/5/2019)

    As part of their efforts to continually make improvements throughout county operations, the Board of Commissioners recently prioritized improvements at Pickens Animal Shelter. These improvements came in the form of revised policies to best serve the needs of both the animals and the public. Addition... more
  • BOC Prioritizes Improvements at Pickens Animal Shelter
  • GDOT Pleads for Safe Back to School Driving in Northwest Georgia (8/5/2019)

    Students heading back to school means more traffic, increased congestion and the need for extra safety precautions. From school buses loading and unloading, to kids walking and biking, to parents dropping off and picking up - dangers abound. As back-to-school gets into full swing, Georgia DOT urg... more
  • GDOT Pleads for Safe Back to School Driving in Northwest Georgia

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