PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners May 2019 (5/16/2019)

    AGENDA I. Call to order II. Prayer III. Pledge of Allegiance IV. Amendments to Agenda V. Approval of Agenda VI. Employee Recognition VII. Consent Agenda A. Sexual Assault Awareness Month Proclamation VIII. Old Business A. Jones Mountain Road Update B. Joint Resolution (City and County... more
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners May 2019
  • Town of Talking Rock Called Meeting May 2019 (5/16/2019)
    Plans for property to be purchased for business Executive Firearms
    AGENDA I. Call meeting to order II. Pledge of Allegiance III. New Business: A. Plans for property to be purchased by Lee Heisman (Executive Firearms) B. Open bids for Town Maintenance Contract – Randy C. Executive Session IV. New Business: A. Vote on Town Maintenance Contract... more
  • Town of Talking Rock Called Meeting May 2019
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful 2019 Board of Directors (5/15/2019)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful (KPB) is looking forward to another productive year continuing to do projects that enhance the appearance of our beautiful county. KPB is celebrating 30 years of serving our community. Our outreach includes: Adopt A Road, working with our schools, teaching the 3 R’s - rec... more
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful 2019 Board of Directors
  • Jasper Farmers Market Report (5/14/2019)

    The weather creates such drama! A drenching early start for our market didn’t stop the determined vendors to present their crafts, plants, and baked goods. J & J Farms still have plenty of well grown tomatoes and peppers in individual cups for the veggie garden. With color photos and names, you ... more
  • Jasper Farmers Market Report
  • Pickens County Planning Commission May 2019 (5/13/2019)

    AGENDA I. INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE II. READING AND APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MEETING MINUTES III. OLD BUSINESS: None IV. NEW BUSINESS: A. RZ-02-19-1269 [DENIED 3-2] Zachary Alvord & Chase Alvord 230 Old Mill White Ext, Jasper Highway Business (HB) t... more
  • Pickens County Planning Commission May 2019
  • Will You Be The Next Habitat For Humanity Homeowner? (5/11/2019)

    Need a home? Join Habitat for Humanity - Pickens County Georgia at one of two classes to learn more about becoming a partner/homeowner with Habitat for Humanity Pickens County: ⌂ Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. OR ⌂ Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. Seating is limited... more
  • Will You Be The Next Habitat For Humanity Homeowner?
  • Cookout Party for Pickens Veterans (5/10/2019)

    Ask any veteran and they will all agree that as a group, they know how to have a good time. It’s no different for Pickens County American Legion Post 149 members... and it’s time for their next party! All veterans of Pickens are invited to the cookout gathering next Saturday at the beautiful T... more
  • Cookout Party for Pickens Veterans
  • The Pickens Report - April 2019 (5/10/2019)

    A great deal of activity is ongoing across the county a testament to the pretty weather and good economic times. Pickens County Government is experiencing no shortage of these activities. The SPLOST (Special-Purpose Local-Option Sales Tax) funded construction of Moss Fire Department off Carlan R... more
  • The Pickens Report - April 2019
  • Bring Back The Monarchs With Milkweed (5/9/2019)
    Pickens Master Gardeners Offer Monarch & Milkweed Symposium to Public
    There is a popular phrase that has been used to promote dairy products people recognize immediately... "Got Milk?' Well, I propose we modify it and help it become just as renowned... to... "Got Milkweed?" Say what???? That's right… milkweed… the nectar of the gods for the king of butterflies, t... more
  • Bring Back The Monarchs With Milkweed
  • Horseshoes by Day, Blue Suede Shoes by Night: Elvis at the Tater Patch Players Theater (5/9/2019)

    This Saturday's guest performer at Tater Patch Players is a man of very diverse talents. Greg Burgess looks and sounds so much like the late Elvis Presley in his heyday. When he first came to the theater one of the troupe's members was astounded at his resemblance to "The King". But far from ... more
  • Horseshoes by Day, Blue Suede Shoes by Night:  Elvis at the Tater Patch Players Theater
  • Pickens Arts and Cultural Alliance Annual Meeting May 14th (5/9/2019)

    The Pickens Arts and Cultural Alliance (PACA) Annual Meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 14th in the Community Room downstairs at the Pickens County Administration Building on East Church Street. A chili dinner will be served at 5:30, which will be free of charge. The public is invited to come... more
  • Pickens Arts and Cultural Alliance Annual Meeting May 14th
  • Pickens County Board of Education May 2019 (5/9/2019)

    AGENDA I. Call to Order II. Invocation III. Pledge of Allegiance IV. Approval of Agenda V. Student Recognition A. Young Georgia Authors Writing Competition (D. Burton) The purpose of the Young Georgia Authors writing competition is to encourage students to develop enthusiasm for and experti... more
  • Pickens County Board of Education May 2019
  • Amy Gibson Announces Candidacy for Pickens County Commission Chairman (5/8/2019)

    Citizens of Pickens County, My name is Amy Gibson and today I am formally announcing my candidacy in the 2020 Republican Primary for Pickens County Commission Chairman. I am a mom, sister, neighbor and friend with roots that run deep here in our community. I was raised to believe that elect... more
  • Amy Gibson Announces Candidacy for Pickens County Commission Chairman
  • County Leaders Graduate From The Georgia Academy For Economic Development (5/8/2019)

    The Board of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development announces Pickens County graduates from the 2018 Region 1 Multi-Day Training Program. Class participants represented a number of professional and non-professional economic development fields, including elected officials, public servants, bus... more
  • County Leaders Graduate From The Georgia Academy For Economic Development
  • Piedmont Healthcare Achieves Certification as a Great Place to Work in 2019 (5/7/2019)

    Piedmont Healthcare, a private, not-for-profit organization with nearly 660 locations serving 2 million patients across Georgia, today announced that it has been Great Place to Work-Certified™. Piedmont received this certification in its first year of participating in the program. Great Place to ... more
  • Piedmont Healthcare Achieves Certification as a Great Place to Work in 2019

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