PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Hannah Fields Named PHS Girls Soccer Player of the Week (3/9/2019)

    Congratulations to Hannah Fields for being named Shottenkirk Ford's PHS Girls Soccer Player of the Week! ⚽💚 Hannah is a senior and has been a part of the PHS Girls Soccer team for 4 years. She is a team leader and an aggressive defender. Hannah's amazing slide tackles saved a f... more
  • Hannah Fields Named PHS Girls Soccer Player of the Week
  • Shamon Boone Named PHS Boys Soccer Player of the Week (3/9/2019)

    Congratulations to Shamon Boone for being named Shottenkirk Ford's PHS Boys Soccer Player of the Week! Shamon had 5 Goals last week. ⚽💚... more
  • Shamon Boone Named PHS Boys Soccer Player of the Week
  • Who Will Be Standing Before the Judge? (3/9/2019)

    This year Ferst Readers of Pickens County will once again bring before Pickens Ferst “Judge" a number of Pickens County community leaders to answer the “charges” being brought against them. The 12 detainees will be picked up by a law enforcement officer and brought to the steps of the Old Jail on ... more
  • Who Will Be Standing Before the Judge?
  • Arrest Following Accidents in Marble Hill (3/8/2019)

    During a bizarre twist of events, an accident that deputies responded to on Highway 53 East in Marble Hill Georgia on March 7th at approximately 10:30 pm, turned out to be an Aggravated Assault case. Upon arrival at an accident, deputies found the driver of one vehicle to be suffering from a gunshot... more
  • Arrest Following Accidents in Marble Hill
  • David Gossett Named PHS Band Student of the Week (3/8/2019)

    Our Band Student of the Week is David Gossett. David is a sophomore baritone player in the marching band and plays euphonium and trombone in the Symphonic Band. David has shown consistent improvement since arriving in high school and will be serving as baritone section leader for the marching ... more
  • David Gossett Named PHS Band Student of the Week
  • Pickens County Commissioners Work Session March 2019 (3/7/2019)

    Initial bid from Geohazard Mitigation Experts for repair of Jones Mountain Road is for 1.8 Million. The bid will open one lane while the road is repaired. The road has been closed from West Price Creek to Trout Farm Road since more
  • Pickens County Commissioners Work Session March 2019
  • Allegations Circulating on Social Media (3/6/2019)

    Jasper, Georgia – Pickens Junior High School and Pickens High School chorus groups performed in a joint concert last evening. The district office is aware that some members of the audience have expressed concerns on social media based on their perception that a student was “separated, segregated, a... more
  • Allegations Circulating on Social Media
  • Helicopter Crash on Ellijay Road (3/5/2019)

    UPDATE 7:32 PM -- We regret to inform everyone that the pilot from today’s helicopter crash has died as a result of his injuries. The pilot, Johnny Kent, passed away at Grady Memorial Hospital at 5:44 pm. No additional details are available at this time. The FAA is on scene and is investigating ... more
  • Helicopter Crash on Ellijay Road
  • Jasper City Council March 2019 (3/4/2019)

    AGENDA I. Call meeting to order II. Invocation III. Pledge of Allegiance IV. Adopt agenda V. Read minutes of the February 4, 2019 regular meeting and the February 8, 2019 called meeting A. Lisa Hoyle VI. Old Business A. Update of storm water upgrade at Hwy 53 and Jones Street (Speedburger)... more
  • Jasper City Council March 2019
  • The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Names Piedmont Healthcare a Winner of The Atlanta Top Workplaces 2019 Award (3/4/2019)

    Piedmont Healthcare has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2019 honor by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution for the fourth consecutive year. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by research partner Energage, LLC, a leading provider of... more
  • The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Names Piedmont Healthcare  a Winner of The Atlanta Top Workplaces 2019 Award
  • Community Bank of Pickens County names Ryan Keeter President (3/2/2019)
    Keeter, a 19-year career employee, succeeds President and CEO John Trammell
    The Board of Directors of Community Bank of Pickens County announces the promotion of Ryan Keeter to President. Keeter, an employee of the bank since its inception in 2000, began his career as a loan officer and most recently served as Chief Credit Officer and Executive Vice President. Ryan was elec... more
  • Community Bank of Pickens County names Ryan Keeter President
  • Kami Jones Named PHS Band Student of the Week (3/2/2019)

    The Band Student of the Week is Kami Jones. Kami is a freshman in our band program and plays percussion in our symphonic band and bass drum in the marching band. Kami always has a smile on her face and is an incredible help to anyone that needs it. She is patient, kind, and a joy to have in t... more
  • Kami Jones Named PHS Band Student of the Week
  • Mardi Gras in the Mountains (3/2/2019)

    A Royal Evening for 452 people at the annual Mardi Gras in the Mountains hosted by Knights of Columbus, Georgia Mountains Hospice and Rotary of Jasper on March 2, 2019 at Chattahoochee Technical College. Proceeds benefit Georgia Mountains Hospice. King and Queen of the Court Voting raised a...
  • Mardi Gras in the Mountains
  • Jasper City Council Work Session February 2019 (2/28/2019)

    Jasper City Council Work Session to discuss agenda items for the March 4, 2019 meeting. ... more
  • Jasper City Council Work Session February 2019
  • Tyler Vreeland Named PHS Baseball Player of the Week (2/28/2019)

    Congratulations to Tyler Vreeland for being named Shottenkirk Ford's Pickens High School Varsity Baseball Player of the Week. Below is a Player Spotlight by Pickens Baseball:
  • Tyler Vreeland Named PHS Baseball Player of the Week

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