PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Jasper Farmers Market Report (11/23/2020)

    Gorgeous day and happy hearts with plenty of customers describes the first impressions of the market. The Jasper Farmers Market was keeping customers and vendors alike smiling. With Thanksgiving only days away the little turkeys on large brownies from ‘Cookies for Corinne’ were a hit with the younge... more
  • Jasper Farmers Market Report
  • Pickens County Library Welcomes New Branch Manager (11/23/2020)

    Sequoyah Regional Library System is pleased to announce that Stacy Hill has been appointed as the Branch Manager of the Pickens County Library in Jasper as of November 2, 2020. Hill assumes the role from Emma Ingle, who is retiring. Hill brings a wide variety of public library experience to her duti... more
  • Pickens County Library Welcomes New Branch Manager
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners November 2020 (11/19/2020)

    AGENDA I. Call to order II. Prayer III. Pledge of Allegiance IV. Amendments to Agenda V. Employee Recognition VI. Consent Agenda A. Signed National American Indian Heritage Month Proclamation B. Signed Red Ribbon Week Proclamation VII. Old Business A. EXP Pavement Evaluation Agreement V... more
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners November 2020
  • Sydney Hall Named PHS Band Member of the Week (11/18/2020)

    Shottenkirk Ford is proud to announce Sydney Hall as the Pickens High School Band Member of the Week. Sydney is a Senior in the Pride of Pickens Band and serves as our piccolo section leader. Sydney is kind, talented, and a joy to have in our band program. Her hard work with the program does n... more
  • Sydney Hall Named PHS Band Member of the Week
  • Buy Poinsettias for Christmas This Thursday & Friday (11/17/2020)

    Pickens High School Basic Agriscience students have worked hard this semester despite the challenges of 2020 to grow a beautiful crop of Poinsettias for Christmas. Cost is $6 each and wrapped in red foil. Limited quantities available. They will be available to pick up on Thursday, November 19... more
  • Buy Poinsettias for Christmas This Thursday & Friday
  • Jasper Lions Fill-a-Stocking Program Taking Applications November 21 (11/17/2020)

    It's the most wonderful time of the year, and with that comes the Jasper Lions Club’s Fill-a-Stocking program. This year has brought many challenges, so in order to aide those who need assistance with Christmas, the Jasper Lions will be on hand on Saturday, November 21, 10 am - 12:00 noon, to accept... more
  • Jasper Lions Fill-a-Stocking Program Taking Applications November 21
  • Tex-Mex Partnership at New Jasper Restaurant (11/15/2020)

    Longtime restaurant entrepreneur Jose Suarez has partnered with Jose E. Lopez and Jeniffer Perez to bring El Roble Tex-Mex Restaurant to Jasper, Georgia. The menu offers a blend of Mexican and American cuisine including nachos, salads burritos, fajitas, wraps, burgers, seafood, and steak (more
  • Tex-Mex Partnership at New Jasper Restaurant
  • Pickens County Board of Education November 2020 (11/12/2020)
    Community input wanted on Proposed 2021-2022 School Calendar by Monday, November 30, 2020, at noon
    AGENDA I. Call to Order II. Invocation III. Pledge of Allegiance IV. Approval of Agenda V. 4-H Recognition (Destini Shope, Director of Public Relations) VI. Superintendent Reports A. Financial Update (Amy Smith, Chief Financial Of cer) B. Operations and Construction (Stacy Gilleland, Chief O... more
  • Pickens County Board of Education November 2020
  • Election Results Certified; Audit Upholds Result of Presidential Race (11/11/2020)

    Atlanta – The Georgia Secretary of State' Office certified the results for the November 3, 2020 General Election on Friday, November 20, 2020. On Thursday, the results of the Risk Limiting Audit of Georgia’s presidential contest, which upheld and reaffirmed the original outcome produced by the m... more
  • Election Results Certified; Audit Upholds Result of Presidential Race
  • Home Depot Foundation Grant Benefits Pickens County Veterans Memorial Park (11/11/2020)

    Pickens County Veterans Memorial Park was fortunate on obtaining a grant from the Home Depot Foundation for maintaining the Veterans Park. The Home Depot Foundation works to improve the homes and lives of the U.S. veterans, constantly improving by giving back to the communities they are proud to cal... more
  • Home Depot Foundation Grant Benefits Pickens County Veterans Memorial Park
  • Take Measures to Prevent Prediabetes and Diabetes (11/11/2020)

    Ask any primary care physician associated with Piedmont Healthcare and they will tell you that one medical condition they see far too often is diabetes. In the United States, more than 30 million adults have diabetes and another 84 million have prediabetes. In Georgia, almost 34% of the adult popu... more
  • Take Measures to Prevent Prediabetes and Diabetes
  • The Pickens Report - October 2020 (11/11/2020)

    The end of October saw storms that caused widespread power outages and some property damage. Thousands of residents were affected and hundreds of crews from the local government agencies and utility companies worked for days around the clock as part of the restoration efforts. Pickens County Gov... more
  • The Pickens Report - October 2020
  • City of Jasper Proclamation for Veterans Day (11/10/2020)
    Wednesday, November 11, 2020
    WHEREAS, in 1954, President Dwight D. Eisenhower established the first Veterans Day to honor United States military veterans for their selfless service to the United States of America, and WHEREAS, military personnel from all branches of the armed forces have served in hostile engagements throug... more
  • City of Jasper Proclamation for Veterans Day
  • Jasper City Council Public Hearing | 2021 Budget (11/9/2020)

    The Mayor and City Council of the City of Jasper public hearing to discuss the proposed 2021 budget at Jasper City Hall on November 9, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. The adoption of the budget will tentatively take place at the December 7, 2020 regular meeting at City Hall at 6:00 p.m. The proposed 2021 bu... more
  • Jasper City Council Public Hearing | 2021 Budget
  • Jasper Farmers Market Report (11/9/2020)

    Download our App today! Just kidding. Just a sign along the path to the market reminds us that The Farmers Market represents a basic way of doing business. Our vendors work hard to create good foods, crafts, and produce for you. Cash is king, but Square Up is possible with some vendors and possibly... more
  • Jasper Farmers Market Report

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