PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Pickens County Board of Education December 2019 (12/12/2019)

    AGENDA I. Call to Order II. Invocation III. Pledge of Allegiance IV. Approval of Agenda V. Student Recognition A. Fall Sports Region Champions - PHS Varsity Boys Cross Country - PJHS 8th Grade Football - PJHS Volleyball - PJHS Softball VI. Superintendent Reports A. Financ... more
  • Pickens County Board of Education December 2019
  • Piedmont Mountainside Auxiliary Celebrates 35 Years of Love Lights (12/11/2019)

    The Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Auxiliary invites the community to the lighting of the Love Light Tree on Monday, December 16 at 6 pm in the lobby at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital. "We are proud to invite the community into the hospital for this event each year,” said Pam Piper, President of ... more
  •  Piedmont Mountainside Auxiliary Celebrates 35 Years of Love Lights
  • Holiday Blues are Real – but Manageable (12/11/2019)

    Let’s face it, the holidays can be stressful. While time with family and friends, holiday celebrations and running the gauntlet from black Friday to giving Tuesday are exciting for many, the holiday season can also bring a host of stressful situations. For some, the holidays may bring sadness, lonel... more
  • Holiday Blues are Real – but Manageable
  • The Pickens Report - November 2019 (12/11/2019)

    As we enter the winter months, Pickens County Government is taking proactive measures to prepare for potential inclement weather. The county constructed an inhouse brine operation last winter to increase efficiency and serviceability. This past month two satellite brine tanks were installed on th... more
  • The Pickens Report - November 2019
  • Laugh Out Loud at Comedy 'Dearly Beloved' (12/10/2019)

    Tater Patch Players friends and newcomers alike have laughed out loud at the rollicking comedy Dearly Beloved by Jones Hope Wooten. There are only three more performances left. December 14 and 15 at 7:30 PM at December 16 at 2 PM you can see a show at 95 Philadelphia Lane. Tickets are availa... more
  • Laugh Out Loud at Comedy 'Dearly Beloved'
  • Traditional Festival of Lessons and Carols at Holy Family (12/9/2019)
    December 15th at 4 pm
    Music at Holy Family presents the 15th annual Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols on December 15th at 4:00 in the afternoon, under the direction of Organist-Choirmaster John King Carter. The Festival of Lessons and Carols is a service developed in the early 20th century at King's College at Cambridg... more
  • Traditional Festival of Lessons and Carols at Holy Family
  • Holiday Tour of Homes This Saturday (12/6/2019)
    Benefiting ACES
    The Aces Youth Home (ACES), will hold its second annual Holiday Tour of Homes in Jasper. Presented by Piedmont Mountainside, this year's tour will take place on Saturday, December 7th from 12:30 pm until 5:00 pm. The tour this year will feature five decorated homes down South Main Street: more
  • Holiday Tour of Homes This Saturday
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners December 2019 (12/5/2019)

    Items for Discussion: 1. Department Updates 2. Property and Liability Insurance Proposals 3. General Discussion 4. Adjourn... more
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners December 2019
  • Pickens County Commissioners Public Hearing | 2020 Proposed Budget (12/5/2019)

    AGENDA I. Call to Order II. Conduct a public hearing to field and answer any questions regarding the 2020 proposed budget. III. Adjourn ... more
  • Pickens County Commissioners Public Hearing | 2020 Proposed Budget
  • Rep. Tom Graves Will Not Seek Re-Election in 2020 (12/5/2019)

    Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) announced in a letter to 14th District constituents that he will not seek re-election in 2020: Friends and fellow Georgians, The holidays are a time of reflection for each of us. Today, I'd like to share a few of my thoughts from las... more
  • Rep. Tom Graves Will Not Seek Re-Election in 2020
  • Town of Talking Rock Council December 2019 (12/5/2019)

    AGENDA I. Call meeting to order II. Pledge of Allegiance III. Approval of November 7, 2019 Meeting Minutes IV. Approval of November 2019 General Operating Financial Report V. Approval of November 2019 FEMA Financial Report VI. Old Business: A. Court System Ordinance - Randy B. Christmas U... more
  • Town of Talking Rock Council December 2019
  • Kemp Appoints Loeffler to U.S. Senate (12/4/2019)

    Atlanta, GA - Today Governor Brian P. Kemp announced his appointment of successful businesswoman Kelly Loeffler to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Senator Johnny Isakson, effective December 31, 2019. "From the farm to the New York Stock Exchange, Kelly Loeffler has lived the Americ... more
  • Kemp Appoints Loeffler to U.S. Senate
  • Final Meeting for Mayor Weaver & Councilmember Tony Fountain | Jasper City Council December 2019 (12/2/2019)

    Councilmember Kirk Raffield made a presentation to Mayor John Weaver for 27 years of service and Tony Fountain for 11 years on the Jasper City Council. Time in video 53:24 AGENDA I. Call meeting to order II. Invocation III. Pledge of Allegiance IV. Adopt agenda V. Read minutes of the Novem... more
  • Final Meeting for Mayor Weaver & Councilmember Tony Fountain | Jasper City Council December 2019
  • Nelson City Council December 2019 (12/2/2019)

    AGENDA 1. Call to Order 2. Invocation 3. Pledge of Allegiance 4. Agenda Approval 5. Approval of Minutes November 18, 2019 6. Department Reports a. Police Report (Lt. David Simmons, Cherokee County Sheriff’s Dept.) b. Mayor’s Report (Mayor Sylvia Green) c. Finance Report 7. Unfinished Bu... more
  • Nelson City Council December 2019
  • Six Arrested in Relation to Recent Arson Cases (11/25/2019)

    Over the past week, six individuals have been arrested for First Degree Arson relating to incidents that occurred at Mary Ann’s Country Cooking restaurant and Bee’s Home Cookin’ restaurant. Following up on leads that were developed during the investigation of numerous thefts within Pickens Coun... more
  • Six Arrested in Relation to Recent Arson Cases

    PHOTOS

    Reese Melvin Named PHS Cheerleader of the Week



    ADVERTISEMENT