PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Pickens County Board of Education January 2019 (1/10/2019)
    Tucker Green, Chair and Katherine White, Vice Chair
    AGENDA I. Call to Order II. Invocation III. Pledge of Allegiance IV. Approval of Agenda V. Selection of School Board Chair for 2019 (C. Wilson) Tucker Green, Chair VI. Selection of School Board Vice Chair for 2019 (Board Chair) Katherine White, Vice Chair VII. Superintendent Reports A. F... more
  • Pickens County Board of Education January 2019
  • The Pickens Report: 2018 In Review (1/8/2019)

    Pickens County Government concluded a busy and productive year with several projects ahead in 2019. Elected officials, department heads, and staff implemented policies and launched new resources to increase the efficiency of operations. The county government improved services provided to the citizen... more
  • The Pickens Report: 2018 In Review
  • Jasper City Council January 2019 (1/7/2019)

    AGENDA (time in meeting) I. Call meeting to order II. Invocation III. Pledge of Allegiance IV. Adopt agenda V. Read minutes of December 3, 2018 regular meeting, the December 10, 2018 called meeting, the December 13 called meeting and the December 28, 2018 called meeting A Lisa Hoyle VI. O... more
  • Jasper City Council January 2019
  • Nelson City Council January 2019 (1/7/2019)

    AGENDA 1. Call to Order 2. Invocation 3. Pledge of Allegiance 4. Agenda Approval 5. Approval of Minutes a. December 3rd, 2018 Council Meeting Minutes 6. Department Reports a. Mayor (Sylvia Green) b. Police Report (Lt. David Simmons, Cherokee County Sheriff’s Dept.) 7. Unfinished Busines... more
  • Nelson City Council January 2019
  • Pickens Board of Commissioners Work Session January 2019 (1/3/2019)

    Items for Discussion: 1. Department Updates 2. General Discussion... more
  • Pickens Board of Commissioners Work Session January 2019
  • Bring One For The Chipper (12/28/2018)

    Area residents will go green and drop off Christmas trees to be chipped into mulch or used as a wildlife habitat on Saturday, January 5, 2019 between the hours of 9 am and 4 pm at the Park’n Ride across from the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce Building in Newton Park (500 Stegall Street). The ... more
  • Bring One For The Chipper
  • Jasper City Council Announces Candidate for Jasper City Manager (12/28/2018)

    Jasper City Council held a called meeting on to vote on the final candidate for Jasper City Manager. After an executive session, the council unanimously voted for Brandon D. Douglas as the final candidate for Jasper City Manager. There will be a 14-day period for public comment before council will ... more
  • Jasper City Council Announces Candidate for Jasper City Manager
  • Pickens Board of Education Swearing-in Ceremony (12/21/2018)

    Pickens County Board of Education new members swearing-in by Chief Magistrate Judge Allen Wigington. Joeta Youngblood - Post 2 ( 1:30 ) Steven Smith - Post 5 ( 4:25 ) Tucker J. Green - Post 3 ( 6:54 ) Judge Wigington remarked that after surveying other Judges, he believes Tucker is ... more
  • Pickens Board of Education Swearing-in Ceremony
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners December 2018 (12/20/2018)

    AGENDA I. Call to order II. Prayer III. Pledge of Allegiance IV. Amendments to Agenda V. Approval of Agenda VI. Employee Recognition VII. Consent Agenda A. Signed Proclamation for “Pickens Junior High School Softball” B. Signed Proclamation for “Pickens Varsity Football” C. Signed Proc... more
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners December 2018
  • Harmony Elementary School Makes Decorations For Keep Pickens Beautiful Christmas Tree (12/19/2018)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful would like to say "Thank you" to the students at Harmony Elementary School who participated in making decorations for the KPB Christmas tree. The tree is part of the Festival of Trees held yearly at the Pickens County Library. Susan Anderson, their teacher, had the child... more
  • Harmony Elementary School Makes Decorations For Keep Pickens Beautiful Christmas Tree
  • Highland Rivers Donates to Toys for Tots (12/19/2018)

    Richard Wilson (center right), Pickens County Toys for Tots coordinator, is surrounded by staff from Highland Rivers Health and the more than 100 toys and games donated by staff at the agency's Pickens Clinic and Highland Recovery Center on Roland Road in Jasper. This is the second year Highland Riv... more
  • Highland Rivers Donates to Toys for Tots
  • Mykenzie Weaver Named Nettes Basketball Player of the Week (12/19/2018)

    Congratulations to Mykenzie Weaver for being named Shottenkirk Ford's Nettes Basketball Player of the Week! Two 30+ point games and 1,000 Career points achieved on December 7, 2018. Below is a video of Mykenzie.