PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Pickens Board of Commissioners Public Hearing | Right-of-Way Abandonment (12/17/2020)

    AGENDA I. Call to Order II. Conduct a public hearing regarding the following road: A. Right-of-Way Abandonment at Henderson Mountain Road and Jerusalem Church Road III. Adjourn... more
  • Pickens Board of Commissioners Public Hearing | Right-of-Way Abandonment
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners December 2020 (12/17/2020)

    AGENDA I. Call to order II. Prayer III. Pledge of Allegiance IV. Amendments to Agenda V. Employee Recognition VI. Consent Agenda VII. Old Business VIII. New Business IX. Finance Report A. Approve Budget for 2021 X. Action Items A. Approve Minutes * Regular Meeting – November 19, 2020 ... more
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners December 2020
  • Rotary Gives $16,000 to Local Non-Profits (12/16/2020)

    "Our nonprofits have been hit hard due to lack of normal fund raising and our Board decided to give ALL of our Golf Tournament proceeds back to the community at one time," stated Rotary President Max Caylor. The $16,000 came from Rotary's Golf Tournament in August due to local businesses sponsors... more
  • Rotary Gives $16,000 to Local Non-Profits
  • Pickens County School District Implements Distance Learning For Next Three Days (12/15/2020)

    UPDATED INFORMATION 12/16/2020 The district is providing additional information regarding our COVID-19 numbers within the system along with details about meals and information from schools. • Pickens County School District has seen a spike in cases within the school district. There are... more
  • Pickens County School District Implements Distance Learning For Next Three Days
  • Jasper City Council Called Meeting December 2020 (12/14/2020)

    AGENDA I. Call meeting to order II. Invocation III. Pledge of Allegiance IV. Adopt agenda V. Old Business A. Final consideration and approval Ordinance No. 2020-25 & 2020-26 – Request of rezone and annexation of Parcel No. 065 046.001 at Worley Crossroads to R-3 into the City of Jasper 1. Bra... more
  • Jasper City Council Called Meeting December 2020
  • Only 10 Days for Advanced In-person Voting (12/14/2020)

    Advanced in-person voting begins today December 14, 2020 ONLY at the Pickens Community Center, 1329 Camp Road, Jasper, GA. Only 10 days to vote early due to Pickens County holidays on December 23, 24, 25, 31 and January 1. Vote Monday-Friday 8 am to 5 pm. Election Day is January 5, 2021. ... more
  • Only 10 Days for Advanced In-person Voting
  • Pickens County Airport Authority December 2020 (12/14/2020)

    AGENDA 1. Call to order 2. Adoption of the meeting agenda 3. Approval of previous meeting minutes 4. Public input 5. Committee & Authority member reports 6. Treasurer’s report 7. Airport manager’s report 8. Airport engineer’s report 9. Commissioner’s remarks 10. Old business a. CIP upda... more
  • Pickens County Airport Authority December 2020
  • Pickens County Planning December 2020 (12/14/2020)

    I. INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE II. READING AND APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MEETING MINUTES III. OLD BUSINESS: NONE IV. NEW BUSINESS: A. CU-190037 Garry Fegely Highway 136 Connector, Talking Rock Conditional Use for RV Campground 25.75 Acres DENIED 5-0 ... more
  • Pickens County Planning December 2020
  • Jasper Farmers Market Report (12/11/2020)

    The day was pretty. Pretty cold to begin with, however as the morning warmed, the customers came and the market was pretty happy. Some vendors wisely brought their personal heaters or were spotted wearing blankets, but most just had on their layers and coats. However, some had on scales! Three littl... more
  • Jasper Farmers Market Report
  • Pickens County Board of Education December 2020 (12/10/2020)

    AGENDA I. Call to Order II. Invocation III. Pledge of Allegiance IV. Approval of Agenda V. Recognition (Destini Shope, Director of Public Engagement) VI. School Safety & Communication System (Patrick Shea, Chief Technology Of cer & Stacy Gilleland, Chief Operations Of cer ) VII. Superintend... more
  • Pickens County Board of Education December 2020
  • Jasper City Council December 2020 (12/7/2020)

    AGENDA I. Call meeting to order II. Invocation III. Pledge of Allegiance IV. Adopt agenda V. Approve minutes of October 22, 2020 Work Session, November 2, 2020 Regular Council Meeting & November 9, 2020 Budget Public Hearing VI. Old Business A. Final consideration and approval of Ordinance 20... more
  • Jasper City Council December 2020
  • Tuesday is Digital Learning Day For Pickens In-Person Students (11/30/2020)

    Pickens County is now part of a Winter Weather Advisory issued by the National Weather Service at 5:00 p.m. this evening. The current weather forecast has temperatures in our community remaining at or below freezing throughout the night into tomorrow morning. Snow accumulations near one inch are an... more
  • Tuesday is Digital Learning Day For Pickens In-Person Students
  • Jasper Farmers Market Report (11/23/2020)

    Gorgeous day and happy hearts with plenty of customers describes the first impressions of the market. The Jasper Farmers Market was keeping customers and vendors alike smiling. With Thanksgiving only days away the little turkeys on large brownies from ‘Cookies for Corinne’ were a hit with the younge... more
  • Jasper Farmers Market Report
  • Pickens County Library Welcomes New Branch Manager (11/23/2020)

    Sequoyah Regional Library System is pleased to announce that Stacy Hill has been appointed as the Branch Manager of the Pickens County Library in Jasper as of November 2, 2020. Hill assumes the role from Emma Ingle, who is retiring. Hill brings a wide variety of public library experience to her duti... more
  • Pickens County Library Welcomes New Branch Manager
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners November 2020 (11/19/2020)

    AGENDA I. Call to order II. Prayer III. Pledge of Allegiance IV. Amendments to Agenda V. Employee Recognition VI. Consent Agenda A. Signed National American Indian Heritage Month Proclamation B. Signed Red Ribbon Week Proclamation VII. Old Business A. EXP Pavement Evaluation Agreement V... more
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners November 2020

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