PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Pickens County Board of Education Called Meeting June 2019 (6/20/2019)

    AGENDA I. Call to Order II. Approval of Agenda III. FY20 Budget Public Comment IV. Approval of FY20 Tentative Budget VIEW PDF V. Approval of Spending Resolution for July 2019 (A. Smith) VI... more
  • Pickens County Board of Education Called Meeting June 2019
  • Talking Rock Public Hearing - Private Firearm Training Range (6/20/2019)

    The purpose of public hearing is to discuss a request by Wildcat Timber LLC to rezone a portion of parcel 011-018 property located on highway 136 West between Talking Rock Church and Jones Mountain Road in the 2000 block and extending back to the 1000 block of Fisher Creek Road. The request is to zo... more
  • Talking Rock Public Hearing - Private Firearm Training Range
  • Town of Talking Rock Council June 2019 (6/20/2019)

    AGENDA I. Call meeting to order II. Pledge of Allegiance III. Approval of May 16th Meeting Minutes IV. Approval of May Financial Report V. Approval of FEMA Financial Report VI. Old Business: A. Update on Alcohol Ordinance - Randy B. Update on Town Hall Repairs Ė Randy VII.... more
  • Town of Talking Rock Council June 2019
  • Jasper Planning Commission June 2019 (6/18/2019)

    AGENDA I. Call meeting to order II. Adopt agenda III. Read minutes of the May 9, 2019 Public Hearing A. Lisa Hoyle IV. Old Business A. None V. New Business A. Request for zoning change for Parcels 065-055-002 of 17.3 ac. Located Hwy 515 S., 065-054-003 of 5.99 ac. Located Green Rd and 065-... more
  • Jasper Planning Commission June 2019
  • Pickens County Board of Education June 2019 (6/13/2019)

    AGENDA I. Call to Order II. Invocation III. Pledge of Allegiance IV. Approval of Agenda V. Student Recognition A. Duke Tip Recognitions (C. Flatt) Duke University Talent Identification programs (Duke Tip) are designed to motivate, challenge, inspire, and offer advanced interactive activi... more
  • Pickens County Board of Education June 2019
  • The Pickens Report - May 2019 (6/11/2019)

    Another busy month has passed for Pickens County with lots in store for the Summer. Currently, local contractor Jimmy Stewart is working on constructing the new Tate Fire Station through SPLOST (Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax) funding. Local contractor Noland Construction is removing ... more
  • The Pickens Report - May 2019
  • Nelson City Council June 2019 (6/10/2019)

    AGENDA 1. Call to Order 2. Invocation 3. Pledge of Allegiance 4. Agenda Approval 5. Approval of Minutes a. April 15, 2019 Council Meeting b. May 6, 2019 Council Meeting 6. Executive Session - Personnel 7. Department Reports a. Police Report (Lt. David Simmons, Cherokee County... more
  • Nelson City Council June 2019
  • Pickens County Planning Commission June 2019 (6/10/2019)

    AGENDA I. INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE II. READING AND APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MEETING MINUTES III. OLD BUSINESS: None IV. NEW BUSINESS: A. RZ-04-19-1270 P. Kelly Williams Cardinal Road, Jasper Agricultural (AG) to Rural Residential (RR) 8.36 Acres Map/Parcel: 065-058-001 S... more
  • Pickens County Planning Commission June 2019
  • Asking For Help is a Sign of Strength (6/7/2019)

    In a 2017 article in Psychology Today, author Rob Whitley, Ph.D., a researcher in the department of psychiatry at McGill University, calls menís mental health a silent crisis. Itís an interesting choice of words Ė not only because silence in the face of a challenge (i.e. not asking for help) can mak... more
  • Asking For Help is a Sign of Strength
  • Use Piedmontís Online Scheduling Option for College Physicals, Fall Sports (6/7/2019)

    Before their children head off to college or step onto a high school athletic field for practices that begin in July, parents or recent graduates can use Piedmont Healthcareís online scheduling option to book appointments for physical exams. Some colleges, professional schools and trade schools requ... more
  • Use Piedmontís Online Scheduling Option for  College Physicals, Fall Sports
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Work Session June 2019 (6/6/2019)

    Items for Discussion: 1. Department Updates 2. Community Center - Vending Contract 3. GebCorp Benefits Update 4. Economic Development Update 5. General Discussion... more
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Work Session June 2019
  • The Christmas Show of a Lifetime Opens June 14th (6/6/2019)

    A Christmas comedy is opening at Tater Patch Players on June 14, 2019. Director Jan Simpson and her team of Audrey Kirsten and Dovie Green watch rehearsals like hawks. Cues are given when there's a memory lapse, movement is refined on stage. This cast of five -- Steve Lewis, Ellen Painter, T... more
  • The Christmas Show of a Lifetime Opens June 14th
  • John Davis Golf Classic (6/5/2019)

    The 27th annual John Davis Golf Classic benefiting Georgia Mountains Hospice was held at Bent Tree Golf Club on June 5, 2019. Cindy West and Gerard Monte (Mardi Gras in the Mountains Queen & King) were presented The Evelyn Hice-Griffin Community Service Award and Russell Charles Pendley awarded...
  • John Davis Golf Classic
  • Jasper City Council June 2019 (6/3/2019)

    AGENDA I. Call meeting to order II. Invocation III. Pledge of Allegiance IV. Adopt agenda V. Read minutes of the May 6, 2019 regular meeting A. Lisa Hoyle VI. Old Business A. City lighting 1. Jackie Dunn B. Committee updates 1. Economic Development Director Hiring Committee 2. Cost of ... more
  • Jasper City Council June 2019
  • FREE Summer Meals for Children Ages 1-18 (6/2/2019)
    Meals available Monday through Friday from June 3rd to July 26th
    FREE Summer Meals for all children ages 1 to 18 starting tomorrow June 3rd and continues through July 26, 2019. Meals are available Monday through Friday at locations and times listed below. [ Closed the week of July 1 Ė 5, 2019 ] LOCATIONS | TIMES Pickens High School Cafeteria 500 Dragon ... more
  • FREE Summer Meals for Children Ages 1-18

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