PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Dr. Austin Educates on 'Medication Assisted Therapy' (9/23/2021)

    On September 9th, The Jasper Lions Club was privileged to have Dr. Ken Austin, the Chief Medical Officer of the Good Samaritan Health and Wellness Center present our program. He began by asking us, "What kind of person do you expect a drug addict to be?" Reponses were "disheveled, vacant expr... more
  • Dr. Austin Educates on 'Medication Assisted Therapy'
  • Pickens High School Homecoming Court 2021 (9/17/2021)

    Congratulations to the Pickens High School - Jasper, Georgia Homecoming Court! Megan Benson - Queen Emily Southern - Princess 💚💚💚💚💚💚💚 Homecoming Court SENIORS Jamison Bail Megan Benson Chloe McClanahan Kylie Pinson Brooke S... more
  • Pickens High School Homecoming Court 2021
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners September 16, 2021 (9/16/2021)

    AGENDA I. Call to order II. Prayer III. Pledge of Allegiance IV. Amendments to Agenda V. Consent Agenda VI. Old Business A. Sick Time – Employee Donation Policy VII. New Business A. Resolution of Support for the Amicalola Scenic Byway VIII. Finance Report X. Action Items A. Approve M... more
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners September 16, 2021
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Work Session September 16, 2021 (9/16/2021)

    Items for Discussion: 1. Department Updates 2. Employee Benefits - Health Insurance Renewal 3. Covid Update 4. General Discussion 5. Adjourn... more
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Work Session September 16, 2021
  • Pickens County Man Arrested on Charges Related to the Human Trafficking of a Child for Sexual Purposes (9/16/2021)

    On Monday, September 13, 2021, Pickens County resident, Roland Buchanan, age 67, was arrested and charged with one count of Criminal Attempt to Commit the Offense of Human Trafficking, one count of Criminal Attempt to Commit Aggravated Child Molestation, one count of Pandering, and one count of Sexu... more
  • Pickens County Man Arrested on Charges Related to the Human Trafficking of a Child for Sexual Purposes
  • Pickens County Airport Authority September 2021 (9/14/2021)

    AGENDA 1. Call to order 2. Adoption of the meeting agenda 3. Approval of previous meeting minutes 4. Public input 5. Committee & Authority member reports 6. Treasurer’s report 7. Airport manager’s report 8. Airport engineer’s report 9. Commissioner’s remarks 10. Old business a. T-hanger... more
  • Pickens County Airport Authority September 2021
  • Jasper City Council September 2021 (9/13/2021)

    AGENDA I. Call meeting to order II. Invocation III. Pledge of Allegiance IV. Adopt agenda V. Approve minutes from July 29, 2021 Work Session/Public Hearing; August 2, 2021 Regular Council Meeting; August 20, 2021 Special Called Meeting VI. Presentation A. Veterans Memorial 1. Frank Leist ... more
  • Jasper City Council September 2021
  • Nelson City Council September 2021 (9/13/2021)

    AGENDA 1. Call to Order 2. Invocation 3. Pledge of Allegiance 4. Agenda Approval 5. Public Appearance 6. Public Hearing – Proposed Millage Rate Pickens County side 1.146 (roll back) 7. Approval of Minutes a. July 12, 2021 b. July 22, 2021 -Special Called Meeting 8. Departme... more
  • Nelson City Council September 2021
  • Pickens County Planning Commission September 2021 (9/13/2021)

    AGENDA I. INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE II. READING AND APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MEETING MINUTES III. OLD BUSINESS: IV. NEW BUSINESS: A. RZ-190172 Jeremy Jackson on behalf of Steven Jackson 675 White Pine Crossover, Jasper AG to RR Parcel # 056-048 4.008-Acres V. BOARD COMMEN... more
  • Pickens County Planning Commission September 2021
  • District Governor Visits Jasper Lions Club August Meeting (9/5/2021)

    On August 26th, the Jasper Lions Club welcomed District Governor Pamela Williams from the Marietta Lions Club and First Vice Governor Al Hernandez from the East Cobb Lions Club to our meeting. District Governor Williams is retired from the military after 22 years of service. She is originally fr... more
  • District Governor Visits Jasper Lions Club August Meeting
  • Drive Through and Arm Against the Flu in North Georgia (9/5/2021)
    Pickens Drive-thru Flu Shot Clinic is Tuesday, September 28th
    Safe, convenient, and protective, Drive-thru Flu Shot Clinics will roll out again in North Georgia, starting in September! The Drive-thru Flu Shot Clinics, conducted by county health departments in the North Georgia Health District, are for people ages 18 and older and will allow residents to st... more
  • Drive Through and Arm Against the Flu in North Georgia
  • September is National Recovery Month – Celebrate! (9/5/2021)

    Often in these columns I write about a particular topic in the context of recognizing a national health observance relevant to the work of Highland Rivers Health – for example, Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, Alcohol Awareness Month, or Children’s Mental Health Week. I say that we "recog... more
  • September is National Recovery Month – Celebrate!
  • FREE Course to Earn Ham License (9/2/2021)

    Ever wanted to get on the air – use a radio and talk across the city, county, country? Maybe help pass information along during an emergency or get help when you are out of cellular range? Earn your Ham License! The Jasper Radio Club will be offering a FREE 4-week course AND a private testing se... more
  • FREE Course to Earn Ham License
  • Jasper Farmers Market Relocates During Jeepfest (8/31/2021)
    Setup across the street at the parking lot of the Mountain Education building on Saturday, September 4th
    A quiet beginning to the Farmers Market as vendors and customers alike were enjoying the calm and somewhat cool morning. The early birds came and went with the corn, potatoes, green beans, tomatoes, garlic, and much more. Clayton and Cole Johnson picked up and left early since their load of corn sol... more
  • Jasper Farmers Market Relocates During Jeepfest
  • Rip-roaring Comedy Opens September 10th at Tater Patch Players Theater (8/31/2021)

    Rehearsals are reaching their final stages for Sex Please, We're Sixty, written by Michael E Parker and Susan Parker. This rip-roaring comedy will be on stage at the Tater Patch Players Theater, located at 95 Philadelphia Lane, every Friday, Saturday and Sunday for three weeks beginning Se... more
  • Rip-roaring Comedy Opens September 10th at Tater Patch Players Theater

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