PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Gas Tax Suspension Through Summer (7/1/2022)
    Also Extends Supply Chain State of Emergency
    Today, Governor Brian P. Kemp signed two executive orders to alleviate the financial burden placed on Georgians due to the federal government's gross mishandling of inflation and to renew efforts to address supply chain issues. In Executive Order 07.01.22.02, Governor Kemp has extended the tempo... more
  • Gas Tax Suspension Through Summer
  • Risk Limiting Audit of the June 21st Primary Runoff (6/29/2022)

    Pickens County will be conducting a Risk Limiting Audit of the June 21st, 2022, Primary Runoff. This audit will take place on Thursday June 30th, 2022, in the Pickens Room at 1266 East Church Street, Jasper, GA 30143. The audit will begin at 10:00 am and continue until complete. Inquires should ... more
  • Risk Limiting Audit of the June 21st Primary Runoff
  • Jasper Farmers Market Report (6/23/2022)

    And the winner is... Squash! Wonderful, beautiful, delicious yellow squash dominated the market. One vendor cleverly had baskets of assorted squash, five kinds per basket, and called it squash medley. This included straight neck yellow, crookneck yellow, golden yellow, zucchini (the other yellow... more
  • Jasper Farmers Market Report
  • Member Service Advisor at iTHINK Financial Credit Union (6/23/2022)
    Branch Location: Jasper 124 West Church Street Jasper, GA 30143
    Organization: iTHINK Financial Credit Union Position: Member Service Advisor (Full Time) Branch Location: Jasper 124 West Church Street Jasper, GA 30143 Job Requirements: • Provide excellent service • Communicate timely and efficiently • Follow directions and perform tasks accurately • Abl... more
  • Member Service Advisor at iTHINK Financial Credit Union
  • Josh Tippens Wins Pickens County Commissioner District 1 (6/21/2022)

    UPDATE 9:24 pm on June 21, 2022: All precincts, advance in-person, and absentee ballots counted. Only 1 or 2 provisional votes to be counted. Unofficial results below. NOTE: Board of Elections and Registration will certify results at a called meeting on Thursday, June 23, 2022 at 6 pm. ... more
  • Josh Tippens Wins Pickens County Commissioner District 1
  • Portions of Main Street Closed for Second Saturday (6/9/2022)
    Street closings start at noon on June 11, 2022
    It's the Second Saturday of June, so that means FREE family fun in downtown Jasper. Last month was the first event hosted by the Downtown Development Authority featuring live music, food and drinks. This month will include more activities for children. Please note the following on roadway clos... more
  • Portions of Main Street Closed for Second Saturday
  • Pickens County Board of Elections and Registration June 2022 (6/8/2022)
    Request by Citizens for Audit of Primary Election Runoff
    Concerned Citizens including the Pickens County Republican Party request for an audit of Primary Election Runoff with a ballot hand recount for the Secretary of State and Governor's Race. AGENDA I. Call to Order II. Pledge of Allegiance III. Approval of minutes from May 3rd Regular Meeting, ... more
  • Pickens County Board of Elections and Registration June 2022
  • Jasper City Council June 2022 (6/6/2022)

    AGENDA Call Meeting to Order/Invocation/Pledge of Allegiance - Mayor Lawrence Adopt Agenda - Mayor Lawrence Approve minutes from May 26, 2022, Work Session - Mayor Lawrence Swearing in of Assistant Police Chief - Mike Davis Police Chief Matt Dawkins Employee Recognition - Greg Buchana... more
  • Jasper City Council June 2022
  • Lifesaving Award Presented at Pickens Commissioners Meeting (6/2/2022)
    Pickens Commissioners June 2, 2022
    AGENDA I. Call to order II. Prayer III. Pledge of Allegiance IV. Amendments to Agenda V. Employee Recognitions - Leonel Valle for 10 years of service to the Pickens County Airport. - Deputy Dalton Gasaway awarded the Lifesaving Award for his quick actions on April 25th. VI. Consent Age... more
  • Lifesaving Award Presented at Pickens Commissioners Meeting
  • Recycle Center Update at Commissioners Work Session (6/2/2022)
    Pickens Commissioners Work Session June 2, 2022
    Items for Discussion: 1. Update on Recycle Center – Kenny Woodard 2. Department Head Updates 3. General Discussion 4. Adjourn ***Video/Coverage includes Paid Advertisement for David Shouse*** ... more
  • Recycle Center Update at Commissioners Work Session
  • Pickens High School 2022 Graduation (5/27/2022)

    Pickens High School Class of 2022 Commencement Ceremony will be held Friday, May 27, 2021 at 7 pm at Dragon Stadium. Below are plans with an option for indoor in case of inclement weather. OUDOOR PLAN Date: May 27th, 2022 Place: Dragon Stadium @ 500 Dragon Drive | Jaspe... more
  • Pickens High School 2022 Graduation
  • Pickens Board of Elections Certifies Primary Election (5/24/2022)

    UPDATE 5/27/22: Pickens County Board of Elections and Registration certified the Primary Election Results at called meeting on Friday, May 27, 2022 COMMISSIONER DISTRICT 1 [Votes] Brian Cleghorn [530] David Shouse [972] RUNOFF Josh Tippens [1,724] RUNOFF Ricky L. Tucke... more
  • Pickens Board of Elections Certifies Primary Election
  • Georgia Election Law Results in Record Early-Voting Turnout (5/21/2022)

    Georgians demonstrated their confidence in the state’s election integrity and ease of voting by showing up in record numbers during three weeks of early voting for the 2022 primary. Short lines, smooth easy ballot access, and confidence in ballot security brought out more than 850,000 to cast a b... more
  • Georgia Election Law Results in Record Early-Voting Turnout
  • Mike Davis Named Assistant Chief of Jasper PD (5/21/2022)

    The City of Jasper Police Department is pleased to announce it has selected Mr. Mike Davis to be the next Assistant Chief of Police. Mr. Davis brings with him 21 years of law enforcement experience as well as an investigator and most recently as a GPSTC Instructor. With these fine qualities and ... more
  • Mike Davis Named Assistant Chief of Jasper PD
  • Tater Patch Players 'The Cemetery Club' is Now Open (5/21/2022)

    Tater Patch Players show, The Cemetery Club by Ivan Menchell, is now open! The Cemetery Club has all the ingredients for a splendid comedy with some powerful moments of pathos thrown into it. These friends desire to "help" each other evolves into misunderstandings galore that will leave you lau... more
  • Tater Patch Players 'The Cemetery Club' is Now Open

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