PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Dale Smith Named 2019 PHS STAR Student (2/6/2019)

    Pickens High School senior Dale Smith has been named the school’s 2019 PAGE STAR Student. The Optimist Club of Jasper, the local STAR program sponsor, announced the honor. Smith selected Dr. Kathy Daymude, Math teacher at PHS, as his STAR Teacher. Smith, the son of John Smith, earned the recog... more
  • Dale Smith Named 2019 PHS STAR Student
  • Rep. Rick Jasperse Named Chairman of House Education Committee (2/5/2019)

    ATLANTA – The Georgia House of Representatives’ Committee on Assignments named State Representative Rick Jasperse (R-Jasper) as the Chairman of the House Education Committee. Rep. Jasperse will also serve as a member on the Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education, Health, Human Relations & ... more
  • Rep. Rick Jasperse Named Chairman of House Education Committee
  • Jasper City Council February 2019 (2/4/2019)

    AGENDA I. Call meeting to order II. Invocation III. Pledge of Allegiance IV. Adopt agenda V. Read minutes of January 7, 2019 regular meeting and the January 14 called meeting A. Lisa Hoyle VI. Old Business A. Sewer line easements on Burton Street 1. Attorney Bill Pickett B. Update on N. ... more
  • Jasper City Council February 2019
  • Michael Burrell Named PHS Wrestler of the Week (2/4/2019)

    Congratulations to Michael Burrell for being Shottenkirk Ford's Pickens High School Dragons Wrestling Wrestler of the Week! Michael placed second at the Burnt Mountain Classic last weekend. He finishes the regular season with a record of 30-3. ... more
  • Michael Burrell Named PHS Wrestler of the Week
  • Brea Chadwick Named PHS Band Student of the Week (1/29/2019)

    Our Pickens High School Band student of the week is Brea Chadwick. Brea is a sophomore piccolo player in our marching band and first chair flute in our concert band. She has improved greatly this year and is always so helpful in assisting younger players. She has shown great leadership and i... more
  • Brea Chadwick Named PHS Band Student of the Week
  • Pickens County Schools In Session on January 30th (1/29/2019)

    Pickens County School District will operate on a normal school schedule tomorrow, January 30, 2019. Parents who transport their children and our high school students who drive are asked to be observant on the roads, especially is areas where roads may be shaded.... more
  • Pickens County Schools In Session on January 30th
  • CLOSINGS: Tuesday, January 29, 2019 (1/28/2019)

    Pickens is included in the Winter Storm Watch in effect on Tuesday, January 29th from 3 AM - 7 PM with the potential of accumulating snow. Up to 2" of snow is expected within the watch area with localized higher totals possible in far North Georgia and higher elevations. The following have announ... more
  • CLOSINGS: Tuesday, January 29, 2019
  • Pickens County Schools CLOSED Tuesday, January 29th (1/28/2019)

    Due to predicted winter weather, the Pickens County School District will be closed for all students and staff on TUESDAY, JANUARY 29, 2019. All school activities, including athletic events and after school programs, will be canceled. All Pickens County School District buildings will be closed.... more
  • Pickens County Schools CLOSED Tuesday, January 29th
  • Pickens County Schools Inclement Weather and Early Dismissal Procedures (1/25/2019)
    Do you know how your child is getting home?
    Now that it seems we have definitely entered into winter, the Pickens County School District wants to make sure you are aware of how we will proceed in case of inclement weather. Our number one priority is to make sure our students and staff are safe. EARLY RELEASE / DISMISSAL At the b... more
  • Pickens County Schools Inclement Weather and Early Dismissal Procedures
  • Week One From the Capitol (1/21/2019)

    Hi. First, thank you for allowing me to represent you in the General Assembly. It is an honor, and every day when I walk into the Capitol and onto the Pickens County Marble floor, it reminds me how important this job is, to not only my district, but also Georgia. Each week I will summarize what... more
  • Week One From the Capitol
  • Pickens Chamber Winter Ball (1/19/2019)

    For 10 years, the Pickens Chamber of Commerce's annual Winter Ball is held at the historic Tate House in Tate, Georgia. Lots of shimmer and shine at the event playfully dubbed as the 'Adult Prom'. Coverage brought to you by Reinhardt Univer...
  • Pickens Chamber Winter Ball
  • Corey Hicks Named PHS Band Student of the Week (1/16/2019)

    Our Pickens High School Band Student of the Week is Corey Hicks. Corey is a sophomore and a member of the baritone section in marching band and Symphonic Band. Corey has shown great improvement since he came in as a freshman and is a joy to have in band class. He has a great sense of humor an... more
  • Corey Hicks Named PHS Band Student of the Week
  • 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

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