PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Convicted Sex Offender Arrested After Entering Tate Elementary School (3/22/2019)

    Pickens County Georgia, March 22, 2019: Detectives have been able to track down and arrest Bruce Lee Daniell, age 57-year-old male from Dawsonville Georgia, after he entered Tate Elementary School earlier today in Tate Georgia. Following up on an investigation that began after a Tate Elementary ... more
  • Convicted Sex Offender Arrested  After Entering Tate Elementary School
  • Jose Sanchez Named PHS Boys Soccer Player of the Week (3/22/2019)

    Congratulations to Jose Sanchez for being named Shottenkirk Ford's PHS Boys Soccer Player of the Week! ⚽💚... more
  • Jose Sanchez Named PHS Boys Soccer Player of the Week
  • Sadie Phillips Named PHS Girls Soccer Player of the Week (3/22/2019)

    Congratulations to Sadie Phillips for being named Shottenkirk Ford's PHS Girls Soccer Player of the Week! ⚽💚 Sadie is a sophomore and the varsity goalkeeper. Sadie's excellent work in the goal box last Tuesday helped lead the girls to their first varsity home win! ... more
  • Sadie Phillips Named PHS Girls Soccer Player of the Week
  • Security Footage Revealed No Interaction With Students After Registered Sex Offender Entered Tate Elementary (3/22/2019)

    An incident occurred this morning at Tate Elementary School where at approximately 9:06 a.m., a male individual gained access to the building. After being in the building for 5 minutes, he was confronted by office personnel, at which time he was escorted to the office. A photocopy of his ID was... more
  • Security Footage Revealed No Interaction With Students After Registered Sex Offender Entered Tate Elementary
  • Jesse Hunter Received The 34th Golden Deed Award (3/21/2019)

    Jesse Hunter received the 34th Golden Deed Award at the Pickens County Retired Educators Association (PCREA) meeting on March 13, 2019. Commissioner Becky Denney presented Jesse with the Golden Deed Award plaque and Commissioner Rob Jones presented a Proclamation to Jesse. Dr. William Sloan, Executi... more
  • Jesse Hunter Received The 34th Golden Deed Award
  • Rick Jasperse Report From The Capitol (3/20/2019)

    We have finished the ninth week and have just three more weeks until we finish this legislative session. We are now looking at bills that passed the Senate and crossed over to the House last week. The House committees will now study the Senate bills and sometimes change them and add the House m... more
  • Rick Jasperse Report From The Capitol
  • 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
  • Caswell Smith Named PHS Baseball Player of the Week (3/18/2019)

    Congratulations to Caswell Smith for being named Shottenkirk Ford's Pickens High School Varsity Baseball Player of the Week. Below is a Player Spotlight by Pickens Baseball:... more
  • Caswell Smith Named PHS Baseball Player of the Week
  • 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... 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

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