PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Chamber Ribbon Cutting at Sloppy Dogs, LLC, Jasper (7/22/2019)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce conducts another new business ribbon cutting ceremony at Sloppy Dogs, LLC located at 1052 E. Church St. in Jasper on July 16, 2019. “It’s been a long and trying experience to launch a Mobile Food Service Business, but my wife Laura and I are thankful to God,... more
  • Chamber Ribbon Cutting at Sloppy Dogs, LLC, Jasper
  • Jasper Lions Club Yearly Awards (7/22/2019)

    On July 11th, The Jasper Lions Club handed out their yearly awards. The Perrow Humanitarian Award was given to Dr. W. Kenneth Austin. He is the son-in-law of Dr. G.H. Perrow for whom the award is named. Dr. Perrow was a Family Physician in Pickens County for over 50 years. The award is given to a P... more
  • Jasper Lions Club Yearly Awards
  • Minority Populations and Mental Health: More Risk Factors, Less Treatment (7/22/2019)
    July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month
    Mental illness is more common than people realize and it does not discriminate. Approximately one in five people – 20 percent – will experience a mental illness in their lifetime, and those affected by mental illness include people of all socioeconomic groups, all races and ethnicities, and all ages... more
  • Minority Populations and Mental Health: More Risk Factors, Less Treatment
  • Pickens County Joins Cherokee Drug Enforcement Efforts (7/22/2019)

    The Cherokee Multi-Agency Narcotics Squad (CMANS) and the Pickens Sheriff’s Office are joining forces to combat the ongoing opioid, heroin, and methamphetamine crisis in both counties. Last week, Pickens County Sheriff Donnie Craig signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the CMANS, which takes eff... more
  • Pickens County Joins Cherokee Drug Enforcement Efforts
  • Bean Bag Rounds Fired by PSO Deputy and Suspect in Tate (7/18/2019)

    UPDATE 7/19/19 -- Additional Details: The individual arrested during the case was Eric Wade Potts, a 37-year-old male from Jasper Georgia. Mr. Potts has been charged with: • Aggravated Assault against a Peace Officer • Escape • Possession of Methamphetamine • Possession of Marijuana (less... more
  • Bean Bag Rounds Fired by PSO Deputy and Suspect in Tate
  • Drivers Warned to Slow Down or Risk Getting Pulled Over from July 15 to 21 (7/14/2019)
    Georgia joins four neighboring states in third annual “Operation Southern Shield” speed enforcement campaign
    The Georgia State Patrol and local law enforcement agencies are ready to put the brakes on speeding during the third annual “Operation Southern Shield” speed enforcement campaign, that will take place in five southeastern states from July 15 to 21. Law enforcement officers in Georgia, Alabama, Fl... more
  • Drivers Warned to Slow Down or Risk Getting Pulled Over from July 15 to 21
  • Pickens County Board of Education July 2019 (7/11/2019)

    AGENDA I. Call to Order II. Invocation III. Pledge of Allegiance IV. Approval of Agenda V. Selection of School Board Vice Chair for 2019 (Chair Green) VI. Superintendent Reports A. Financial Update (A. Smith) B. Operations and Construction (T. Young) C. Action Items 1. Approval of Person... more
  • Pickens County Board of Education July 2019
  • 11th Annual Pickens County Coin Show This Saturday (7/7/2019)
    Saturday, July 13, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at AEMC
    The Pickens County Coin Club will host its 11th coin show Saturday, July 13, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Amicalola Electric Membership Corporation Community Center (544 Georgia-515, Jasper, Ga. 30143). The event and parking are free and all ages are welcome and encouraged to come and learn abo... more
  • 11th Annual Pickens County Coin Show This Saturday
  • The Pickens Report - June 2019 (7/7/2019)

    Despite a few weather delays, projects for Pickens County Government are full speed ahead. Pickens Public Works cleaned up and chipped 75 downed trees along rights-of-way caused by storms. Additionally, they tar and graveled a portion of Young Loop and plan to complete the rest of the road once ... more
  • The Pickens Report - June 2019
  • Jasper Lions Club Independence Day Celebration (7/4/2019)

    Jasper Lions Club 2019 Independence Day Celebration begins with the opening of Peachtree Rides Fair on June 28th and continues through July 4th. Many activities planned including a parade, entertainment, bingo, raffle drawing, vendors, fireworks and more. Below is more information. JUNE 28 -... more
  • Jasper Lions Club Independence Day Celebration
  • This Independence Day, Celebrate the Independence of Individuals Living in Recovery (7/3/2019)

    As we celebrate the Fourth of July – Independence Day – I wanted to share some thoughts on freedom and independence, especially as independence often takes on new meaning for individuals living in recovery with mental illness or substance use disorders, or with intellectual and developmental disabil... more
  • This Independence Day, Celebrate the Independence of Individuals Living in Recovery
  • Chamber Ribbon Cutting at Magnum Contracting, Jasper (7/2/2019)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce recently had a ribbon cutting at Magnum Contracting, LLC located at 1395 Old Philadelphia Rd in Jasper. “We’re happy to officially introduce our home to both the community here in Pickens County and those who helped bring this project to fruition,” said Br... more
  • Chamber Ribbon Cutting at Magnum Contracting, Jasper
  • Jasper City Council July 2019 (7/1/2019)

    I. Call meeting to order II. Invocation III. Pledge of Allegiance IV. Adopt agenda V. Read minutes of the June 3, 2019 regular meeting A. Lisa Hoyle VI. Old Business A. Grandview water line request for materials 1. Brandon Douglas 2. David Hall B. Ordinance amendment -cruelty to animals 2n... more
  • Jasper City Council July 2019
  • Jasper Lions Club 2019-2020 Officers Installed (7/1/2019)

    On July 27th, the Jasper Lions Club installed their officers for the 2019-2020 year. PDG (Past District Governor), Vanessa Stanley from the Atlanta Metro Club, honored us by doing the installation. They are as follows: President-- Leslie Miller Vice President—Pauline Maturo Secretary—Joy Hudd... more
  • Jasper Lions Club 2019-2020 Officers Installed
  • Introducing a Free, Fun & Easy Way to Get Healthier! (6/26/2019)

    Good Samaritan Health & Wellness Center is offering a new free program called "JumpStart," designed to help participants better manage blood pressure. Classes run through December—both evening and daytime groups at the Pickens County Recreation Center. Classes are on Mondays from 6-8 p.m. or Tues... more
  • Introducing a Free, Fun & Easy Way to Get Healthier!

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