PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Pickens County Republican Party to Hold NEW Mass Meeting and County Convention (3/19/2019)
    Saturday, April 6, 2019, at 9:00 AM
    On Saturday, April 6, 2019, at 9:00 AM the Pickens County Republican Party will convene Precinct Mass Meetings to elect Delegates and Alternates to the Pickens County Republican Party Convention to be held at the Chattahoochee Technical College, 100 Campus Dr, Jasper, GA 30143 and to elect Precinct ... more
  • Pickens County Republican Party  to Hold NEW Mass Meeting and County Convention
  • Chase Lowe Named PHS Band Student of the Week (3/16/2019)

    Shottenkirk Ford's Pickens High School Band Student of the Week is Chase Lowe. Chase is a junior tuba player in the marching band and also plays in the concert band. He is always there to help when work needs to be done. He is quick to help, eager to please, and a good friend to all. He has sh... more
  • Chase Lowe Named PHS Band Student of the Week
  • NOTICE: Portion of Salem Church Road Closed Monday (3/16/2019)

    🚧 NOTICE from the Pickens County Road Department: Salem Church Road, Jasper Jeep to the Home Health building will be closed on Monday, March 18th from 8 a.m. To 4 p.m. for road work. Please use Mineral Springs Road South and Allred Mill Road as detour routes.... more
  • NOTICE:  Portion of Salem Church Road Closed Monday
  • Marcos Munoz Named PHS Boys Soccer Player of the Week (3/15/2019)

    Congratulations to Marcos Munoz for being named Shottenkirk Ford's PHS Boys Soccer Player of the Week! ⚽💚... more
  • Marcos Munoz Named PHS Boys Soccer Player of the Week
  • Ravin Bray Named PHS Girls Soccer Player of the Week (3/15/2019)

    Congratulations to Ravin Bray for being named Shottenkirk Ford's PHS Girls Soccer Player of the Week! Ravin is a senior this year and is a leader who works hard in practice and in games. She always has a smile on her face and is willing to play any position asked of her. Ravin's two claps and a... more
  • Ravin Bray Named PHS Girls Soccer Player of the Week
  • The Pickens Report - February 2019 (3/13/2019)

    Lots of new projects are underway and many are in the planning stages for Pickens County Government. One of the main funding sources for several projects is SPLOST (Special Purpose Local Options Sales Tax) dollars which are used for designated capital outlay projects. The current SPLOST began in... more
  • The Pickens Report - February 2019
  • Piedmont Mountainside Named One of the Nation's Top 100 Hospitals by IBM Watson Health (3/11/2019)

    Jasper, Ga. — Piedmont Mountainside Hospital has been named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals by IBM Watson Health™. The study spotlights the top-performing hospitals in the U.S. based on a balanced scorecard of publicly available clinical, operational and patient satisfaction metrics and data. ... more
  • Piedmont Mountainside Named One of the  Nation's Top 100 Hospitals by IBM Watson Health
  • Dr. Chaudron Gille – Guest Speaker for the 2019 STAR Banquet (3/9/2019)

    The Optimist Club of Jasper, local sponsor for the STAR Program, is pleased to announce that Dr. Chaudron Gille will be the guest speaker for this year’s STAR Banquet. Dr. Gille currently serves as Interim Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs at the University of North Georgia.... more
  • Dr. Chaudron Gille – Guest Speaker  for the 2019 STAR Banquet
  • Hannah Fields Named PHS Girls Soccer Player of the Week (3/9/2019)

    Congratulations to Hannah Fields for being named Shottenkirk Ford's PHS Girls Soccer Player of the Week! Hannah is a senior and has been a part of the PHS Girls Soccer team for 4 years. She is a team leader and an aggressive defender. Hannah's amazing slide tackles saved a few goals in last w... more
  • Hannah Fields Named PHS Girls Soccer Player of the Week
  • Shamon Boone Named PHS Boys Soccer Player of the Week (3/9/2019)

    Congratulations to Shamon Boone for being named Shottenkirk Ford's PHS Boys Soccer Player of the Week! Shamon had 5 Goals last week. ⚽💚... more
  • Shamon Boone Named PHS Boys Soccer Player of the Week
  • Who Will Be Standing Before the Judge? (3/9/2019)

    This year Ferst Readers of Pickens County will once again bring before Pickens Ferst “Judge" a number of Pickens County community leaders to answer the “charges” being brought against them. The 12 detainees will be picked up by a law enforcement officer and brought to the steps of the Old Jail on ... more
  • Who Will Be Standing Before the Judge?
  • Arrest Following Accidents in Marble Hill (3/8/2019)

    During a bizarre twist of events, an accident that deputies responded to on Highway 53 East in Marble Hill Georgia on March 7th at approximately 10:30 pm, turned out to be an Aggravated Assault case. Upon arrival at an accident, deputies found the driver of one vehicle to be suffering from a gunshot... more
  • Arrest Following Accidents in Marble Hill
  • David Gossett Named PHS Band Student of the Week (3/8/2019)

    Our Band Student of the Week is David Gossett. David is a sophomore baritone player in the marching band and plays euphonium and trombone in the Symphonic Band. David has shown consistent improvement since arriving in high school and will be serving as baritone section leader for the marching ... more
  • David Gossett Named PHS Band Student of the Week
  • Pickens County Commissioners Work Session March 2019 (3/7/2019)

    Initial bid from Geohazard Mitigation Experts for repair of Jones Mountain Road is for 1.8 Million. The bid will open one lane while the road is repaired. The road has been closed from West Price Creek to Trout Farm Road since more
  • Pickens County Commissioners Work Session March 2019
  • Allegations Circulating on Social Media (3/6/2019)

    Jasper, Georgia – Pickens Junior High School and Pickens High School chorus groups performed in a joint concert last evening. The district office is aware that some members of the audience have expressed concerns on social media based on their perception that a student was “separated, segregated, a... more
  • Allegations Circulating on Social Media

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