PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners December 2019 (12/5/2019)

    Items for Discussion: 1. Department Updates 2. Property and Liability Insurance Proposals 3. General Discussion 4. Adjourn... more
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners December 2019
  • Pickens County Commissioners Public Hearing | 2020 Proposed Budget (12/5/2019)

    AGENDA I. Call to Order II. Conduct a public hearing to field and answer any questions regarding the 2020 proposed budget. III. Adjourn ... more
  • Pickens County Commissioners Public Hearing | 2020 Proposed Budget
  • Rep. Tom Graves Will Not Seek Re-Election in 2020 (12/5/2019)

    Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) announced in a letter to 14th District constituents that he will not seek re-election in 2020: Friends and fellow Georgians, The holidays are a time of reflection for each of us. Today, I'd like to share a few of my thoughts from las... more
  • Rep. Tom Graves Will Not Seek Re-Election in 2020
  • Final Meeting for Mayor Weaver & Councilmember Tony Fountain | Jasper City Council December 2019 (12/2/2019)

    Councilmember Kirk Raffield made a presentation to Mayor John Weaver for 27 years of service and Tony Fountain for 11 years on the Jasper City Council. Time in video 53:24 AGENDA I. Call meeting to order II. Invocation III. Pledge of Allegiance IV. Adopt agenda V. Read minutes of the Novem... more
  • Final Meeting for Mayor Weaver & Councilmember Tony Fountain | Jasper City Council December 2019
  • Nelson City Council December 2019 (12/2/2019)

    AGENDA 1. Call to Order 2. Invocation 3. Pledge of Allegiance 4. Agenda Approval 5. Approval of Minutes November 18, 2019 6. Department Reports a. Police Report (Lt. David Simmons, Cherokee County Sheriff’s Dept.) b. Mayor’s Report (Mayor Sylvia Green) c. Finance Report 7. Unfinished Bu... more
  • Nelson City Council December 2019
  • Six Arrested in Relation to Recent Arson Cases (11/25/2019)

    Over the past week, six individuals have been arrested for First Degree Arson relating to incidents that occurred at Mary Ann’s Country Cooking restaurant and Bee’s Home Cookin’ restaurant. Following up on leads that were developed during the investigation of numerous thefts within Pickens Coun... more
  • Six Arrested in Relation to Recent Arson Cases
  • Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2020 (11/22/2019)

    Superintendent Dr. Carlton Wilson and PHS Principal Chris Wallace announced this afternoon that the Class of 2020 would graduate on the evening of Friday, May 22, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. at Dragon Stadium, weather permitting. If the weather does not permit students to safely graduate at Dragon Stadium... more
  • Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2020
  • Promotions Abound at Renasant Bank in Jasper (11/22/2019)

    The Georgia Division of Renasant Bank announced two promotions at the Jasper location that lead to three more promotions within the branch. Kay Lawrence has been promoted to the role of Regional Service and Sales Manager for the North Georgia – West market. Kay will oversee 15 branch offi... more
  • Promotions Abound at Renasant Bank in Jasper
  • Traffic on Highway 53 in Tate to be Detoured This Weekend for Railroad Crossing Maintenance (11/22/2019)

    Update: Repair complete The railroad crossing east of the Tate House on State Route 53 will be closed Friday, November 22 at 9 a.m. until Tuesday morning, November 26 for maintenance and repairs. Crews are repairing the crossing to make it smoother for vehicles traveling over it. Motorists w... more
  • Traffic on Highway 53 in Tate to be Detoured This Weekend for Railroad Crossing Maintenance
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners November 2019 (11/21/2019)

    AGENDA (Time in video) I. Call to order II. Prayer III. Pledge of Allegiance IV. Amendments to Agenda A. Add Item “E” Under Action Items - Modification of Airport Horseshoe Bond B. Add Item “F” Under Action Items - Pickens/Gordon County Automatic Aid Agreement C. Add Item “G” Under Action ... more
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners November 2019
  • Bid on a Four-Course Meal Prepared by Celebrity Chef Hans Rueffert (11/20/2019)
    Benefiting Partners of Pickens Pets
    🐾 Chef Hans Reuffert (Food Network Star, Woodbridge Inn owner, author, and speaker) will create an awe-inspiring four-course meal, complete with wine, in the comfort of your own home while entertaining and educating your guests. The top bidder of this amazing package will work together wi... more
  • Bid on a Four-Course Meal Prepared by Celebrity Chef Hans Rueffert
  • Giving Thanks: An Attitude and Gratitude Can Improve Mental Wellbeing (11/20/2019)

    It may be almost cliché to say the holiday season is a time to reflect on everything for which we are thankful. November even has a holiday whose name celebrates giving thanks. Being grateful for what we have – counting our blessings, as the saying goes – is important. In fact, research suggests tha... more
  • Giving Thanks: An Attitude and Gratitude Can Improve Mental Wellbeing
  • Holiday Tour of Homes to Feature The Conservancy (11/20/2019)

    The Aces Youth Home (ACES), will hold its second annual Holiday Tour of Homes in Jasper. Presented by Piedmont Mountainside, this year’s tour will take place on Saturday, December 7th from 12:30 pm until 5:00 pm. The tour this year will feature five decorated homes down South Main Street and a fin... more
  • Holiday Tour of Homes to Feature The Conservancy
  • Holiday Tour of Homes to Feature The Davenport House (11/20/2019)

    The Aces Youth Home (ACES), will hold its second annual Holiday Tour of Homes in Jasper. Presented by Piedmont Mountainside, this year's tour will take place on Saturday, December 7th from 12:30 pm until 5:00 pm. The tour this year will feature five decorated homes down South Main Street and a fin... more
  • Holiday Tour of Homes to Feature The Davenport House
  • Holiday Tour of Homes to Feature The Fendley Home (11/20/2019)

    The Aces Youth Home (ACES), will hold its second annual Holiday Tour of Homes in Jasper. Presented by Piedmont Mountainside, this year’s tour will take place on Saturday, December 7th from 12:30 pm until 5:00 pm. The tour this year will feature five decorated homes down South Main Street and a fin... more
  • Holiday Tour of Homes to Feature The Fendley Home

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