PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Honoring Our Heroes (11/9/2022)

    The Rotary Club of Jasper and Georgia Mountains Hospice invite you to join us on November 15, 2022 as we honor Public Safety employees throughout Pickens County. The "2nd Annual Public Safety Appreciation Dinner" will allow all staff and their families to attend the event at no cost to them. W... more
  • Honoring Our Heroes
  • General Election RESULTS (11/8/2022)
    Unofficial results from Georgia Secretary of State website
    Kristeen MacNeil led with 54.56% of the votes in the Nelson City Council Special Election. Ellen Ahlberg withdrew her candidacy after ballots were printed. Nelson City Council Special Election Ellen Ahlberg (withdrawn) 23 Michael Haviland 74 Kristeen MacNeil 116 Below are li...
  • General Election RESULTS
  • PACA's Annual Meeting During November ArtWalk Jasper (11/8/2022)

    You are cordially invited to join Pickens Arts & Cultural Alliance for the 2022 Annual Meeting that will take place in conjunction with the November ArtWalk Jasper on Friday, November 11th from 6 to 9 pm. This annual meeting will be a lot different from meetings in the past and invite you to com... more
  • PACA's Annual Meeting During November ArtWalk Jasper
  • Jasper City Council November 2022 (11/7/2022)
    Lonnie Waters Retires After 17 Years
    Congratulations to Lonnie Waters on his retirement from the City of Jasper after 17 years. [Time in video 3:33] AGENDA Call Meeting to Order/Invocation/Pledge of Allegiance Mayor Lawrence Adopt Agenda Mayor Lawrence Consent Agenda Minutes Public Hearing/Work Session September 29, 202... more
  • Jasper City Council November 2022
  • ArtWalk Jasperís Final Fall Event Friday, Nov. 11 (11/5/2022)

    ArtWalk Jasperís will return to downtown Jasper for a final 2022 event, which includes an impressive slate of juried artists, music, outdoor vendors, performance arts, and more. ďI think overall the October event really built on the success of the first in September,Ē said event cha... more
  • ArtWalk Jasperís Final Fall Event Friday, Nov. 11
  • Joint Comprehensive Plan Public Survey (11/1/2022)

    The second Stakeholder Meeting for gathering public input for Pickens Countyís Joint Comprehensive Plan was held on November 1, 2022 at Chattahoochee Technical College - Appalachian Campus. Participants discussed the questions for the Joint Comprehensive Plan Survey for the public. The survey wa... more
  • Joint Comprehensive Plan Public Survey
  • Jasper City Council Called Meeting | USDA Wastewater Expansion Project (10/24/2022)

    AGENDA Call Meeting to Order Pledge of Allegiance ~ Mayor Lawrence Adopt Agenda ~ Mayor Lawrence #1 Consideration and approval of Interim Loan Financing Documents for the USDA Wastewater Expansion Project in conjunction with Resolution 2022-13 to be signed by Mayor, City Clerk, City Attorne... more
  • Jasper City Council Called Meeting | USDA Wastewater Expansion Project
  • Georgia Voters Set New Midterm Turnout Record (10/17/2022)
    Day One Voting Nears Presidential Level
    (Atlanta) - Monday, October 17th marked the first day of Early Voting for the November 8th midterm election. Georgia voters turned out in record numbers for a midterm election. As of Tuesday, October 18th just over 131,000 Georgia voters have cast their ballot during Early Voting. This is up from 70... more
  • Georgia Voters Set New Midterm Turnout Record
  • Jasper Farmers Market Report (10/17/2022)

    October 8th brought new hours to the last leg of the 23rd season of the Jasper Farmers Market. After a Saturday off for Marble Festival, the morning of the eighth brought in over 60 vendors and beautiful weather for our Customer Appreciation Day. That day also saw the last of the seasons green ... more
  • Jasper Farmers Market Report
  • Community Thrift Store Looking For Festival Participants (10/12/2022)

    Pickens Community Thrift Store is gearing up again for their next community wide festival with their second annual 'Tis The Season Festival', scheduled for December 3rd from 10 am to 3 pm at the store location of 110 Samaritan Drive, Jasper. This festival is going to be a big step up in activities a... more
  • Community Thrift Store Looking For Festival Participants
  • Final Weekend of Nunsense Jamboree (10/12/2022)

    Final weekend to catch the hand-clapping sing-along comedy performances of Dan Goggins' Sister Amnesia's Country Western Nunsense Jamboree. It's a mixture of "Hee-Haw" and "Laugh-In" tied together with some truly delightful songs. Nunsense Jamboree, as we call it for short, is about the musical... more
  • Final Weekend of Nunsense Jamboree
  • PAWS-A- PALOOZA; A Cause for the Paws (10/12/2022)

    Come to our Fall Fundraiser! PAWS-A- PALOOZA; a cause for the paws on Wednesday October 19, 2022 from 5 to 8 pm, at the Woodbridge Tavern (44 Chambers Street). It will be a FUN evening of great food, music, silent auction, table raffle, North Georgia Wine Ring Toss, dog demonstration by Radda and m... more
  • PAWS-A- PALOOZA; A Cause for the Paws
  • Pickens County E911 Creates Loganís Law Database (10/12/2022)

    Pickens County E-911, in partnership with the Georgia Emergency Communications Authority (GECA), announces the creation of Loganís Law database, beginning October 6, 2022. This feature will help 9-1-1 operators to alert first responders that there are individuals in the home who may have special nee... more
  • Pickens County E911 Creates Loganís Law Database
  • Volunteer Opportunities with Serve Pickens (10/12/2022)
    Volunteer Day with Breakfast Kick Off on October 22nd
    Show your appreciation for our local nonprofits by volunteering to help with Serve Pickens on Saturday, October 22, 2022. Serve Pickens is organized by the Outreach Ministry of the Episcopal Church of the Holy Family. This is the first ever day of Neighbors Helping Neighbors. The day will ... more
  • Volunteer Opportunities with Serve Pickens
  • Community Thrift Store To Bring Needed Aid to Ian Victims (10/9/2022)

    In the wake of Hurricane Ian, thousands of Floridians have lost everything. The Pickens Community Thrift Store is currently underway with project "Operation Hurricane Relief: Fort Myers" to transport a semi truck filled with desperately needed items for those most greatly effected in the Fort Myer... more
  • Community Thrift Store To Bring Needed Aid to Ian Victims

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