PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Jasper Farmers Market Report (7/6/2022)

    Hooray, for the red, white, and blue! Another Fourth of July means celebrations, fireworks, parades, and family friendly festivities. With the Park N Ride parking full of rides and games, the Jasper Farmers Market moved into Lee Newton Park and was lined up along the pathway. Even this small change ... more
  • Jasper Farmers Market Report
  • Jasper 4th of July | Independence Day Celebration (7/4/2022)
    Parade at 1 pm; Fireworks at 10 pm
    The Jasper Lions Club is now accepting applications for the 2022 Independence Day Celebration Parade. The parade will be held in downtown Jasper on July 4th at 1 pm with Greg Hartman as Grand Marshal. Live Music, Bingo and other activities will be in Lee Newton Park on the fourth with fireworks a... more
  • Jasper 4th of July | Independence Day Celebration
  • Jasper Lions Club Independence Day Parade 2022 (7/4/2022)

    Jasper Lions Club annual Independence Day Celebration includes a parade in downtown Jasper. Grand Marshal - Greg 'Kraut' Hartman PARADE WINNERS 1st - Cheshire Heating & Air 2nd - David Solomon's Fire Truck... more
  • Jasper Lions Club Independence Day Parade 2022
  • City of Jasper Accepting Applications for a Customer Service Representative (7/2/2022)

    The City of Jasper is now accepting applications for a Customer Service Representative. Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education. Exp... more
  • City of Jasper Accepting Applications for a Customer Service Representative
  • Gas Tax Suspension Through Summer (7/1/2022)
    Also Extends Supply Chain State of Emergency
    Today, Governor Brian P. Kemp signed two executive orders to alleviate the financial burden placed on Georgians due to the federal government's gross mishandling of inflation and to renew efforts to address supply chain issues. In Executive Order 07.01.22.02, Governor Kemp has extended the tempo... more
  • Gas Tax Suspension Through Summer
  • Risk Limiting Audit of the June 21st Primary Runoff (6/29/2022)

    Pickens County will be conducting a Risk Limiting Audit of the June 21st, 2022, Primary Runoff. This audit will take place on Thursday June 30th, 2022, in the Pickens Room at 1266 East Church Street, Jasper, GA 30143. The audit will begin at 10:00 am and continue until complete. Inquires should ... more
  • Risk Limiting Audit of the June 21st Primary Runoff
  • Jasper Farmers Market Report (6/23/2022)

    And the winner is... Squash! Wonderful, beautiful, delicious yellow squash dominated the market. One vendor cleverly had baskets of assorted squash, five kinds per basket, and called it squash medley. This included straight neck yellow, crookneck yellow, golden yellow, zucchini (the other yellow... more
  • Jasper Farmers Market Report
  • Member Service Advisor at iTHINK Financial Credit Union (6/23/2022)
    Branch Location: Jasper 124 West Church Street Jasper, GA 30143
    Organization: iTHINK Financial Credit Union Position: Member Service Advisor (Full Time) Branch Location: Jasper 124 West Church Street Jasper, GA 30143 Job Requirements: Provide excellent service Communicate timely and efficiently Follow directions and perform tasks accurately Abl... more
  • Member Service Advisor at iTHINK Financial Credit Union
  • Josh Tippens Wins Pickens County Commissioner District 1 (6/21/2022)

    UPDATE 9:24 pm on June 21, 2022: All precincts, advance in-person, and absentee ballots counted. Only 1 or 2 provisional votes to be counted. Unofficial results below. NOTE: Board of Elections and Registration will certify results at a called meeting on Thursday, June 23, 2022 at 6 pm. ... more
  • Josh Tippens Wins Pickens County Commissioner District 1
  • Tater Patch Players Announces Cast & Crew For July Play (6/14/2022)

    Tater Patch Players is proud to announce the cast and crew for their upcoming production of "Jellofish", written by Jim Henry. CAST Billy Diamatti - Tony Graham Earl Mumford - Derek Perry Alfred 'Kooch' Kuchinski - Steve Lewis Judy Clabber - Melanie Espy BEHIND THE SCENES Director - Jan S... more
  • Tater Patch Players Announces Cast & Crew For July Play
  • Portions of Main Street Closed for Second Saturday (6/9/2022)
    Street closings start at noon on June 11, 2022
    It's the Second Saturday of June, so that means FREE family fun in downtown Jasper. Last month was the first event hosted by the Downtown Development Authority featuring live music, food and drinks. This month will include more activities for children. Please note the following on roadway clos... more
  • Portions of Main Street Closed for Second Saturday
  • Pickens County Board of Elections and Registration June 2022 (6/8/2022)
    Request by Citizens for Audit of
    Concerned Citizens including the Pickens County Republican Party request for an audit of Primary Election Runoff with a ballot hand recount for the Secretary of State and Governor's Race. AGENDA I. Call to Order II. Pledge of Allegiance III. Approval of minutes from May 3rd Regular Meeting, ... more
  • Pickens County Board of Elections and Registration June 2022
  • Jasper City Council June 2022 (6/6/2022)

    AGENDA Call Meeting to Order/Invocation/Pledge of Allegiance - Mayor Lawrence Adopt Agenda - Mayor Lawrence Approve minutes from May 26, 2022, Work Session - Mayor Lawrence Swearing in of Assistant Police Chief - Mike Davis Police Chief Matt Dawkins Employee Recognition - Greg Buchana... more
  • Jasper City Council June 2022
  • Lifesaving Award Presented at Pickens Commissioners Meeting (6/2/2022)
    Pickens Commissioners June 2, 2022
    AGENDA I. Call to order II. Prayer III. Pledge of Allegiance IV. Amendments to Agenda V. Employee Recognitions - Leonel Valle for 10 years of service to the Pickens County Airport. - Deputy Dalton Gasaway awarded the Lifesaving Award for his quick actions on April 25th. VI. Consent Age... more
  • Lifesaving Award Presented at Pickens Commissioners Meeting
  • Recycle Center Update at Commissioners Work Session (6/2/2022)
    Pickens Commissioners Work Session June 2, 2022
    Items for Discussion: 1. Update on Recycle Center Kenny Woodard 2. Department Head Updates 3. General Discussion 4. Adjourn ***Video/Coverage includes Paid Advertisement for David Shouse*** ... more
  • Recycle Center Update at Commissioners Work Session

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