PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Pickens County Airport Authority March 2017 (4/10/2017)

    TENTATIVE AGENDA 1. Call to order 2. Adoption of the meeting agenda 3. Approval of previous meeting minutes 4. Public input Mike Cain, Cain's Wildlife Removal LLC is filming a reality TV program on coyotes and asked permission to trap them on the Pickens County Airport property. ... more
  • Pickens County Airport Authority March 2017
  • 'See What's Growing On' at PHS Plant Sale (4/10/2017)

    If the spring weather has your green thumb needing a workout, we have just the remedy. The PHS Annual Spring Plant Sale will begin on Wednesday, April 12th. The Greenhouse will be open each day, Wednesday the 12th and Thursday the 13th, and Friday the 14th from 2:00 to 5:00 for plant purchases. A... more
  • 'See What's Growing On' at PHS Plant Sale
  • The 500 (4/7/2017)

    'The 500' refers to the number of diners who will be able to get barbecue chicken plates through the Marble Valley Friends fundraiser on Friday, April 28th. Serving hours are 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. MVF, a historic preservation organization headquartered in Tate, sponsors the well-received event ... more
  • The 500
  • Pickens County Planning & Development March 2017 Report (4/6/2017)

    Pickens County Planning & Development monthly report for March activity: Building Permits 35 in March 2017 (3% increase) 34 in March 2016 Permits for Site Built Homes 8 in March 2017 (38% decrease) 13 in March 2016 Inspections 125 in March 2017 (33% increase) 94 in March 2016 Tota... more
  • New Northside Hospital Cherokee To Host Open House April 22 (4/5/2017)

    Northside Hospital Cherokee will welcome the community on Saturday, April 22 to tour its long-awaited replacement hospital. The event will be held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the new hospital, located at 450 Northside Cherokee Boulevard in Canton, off I-575 at the Ga. Hwy 20 exit. Visitors will be al... more
  • New Northside Hospital Cherokee To Host Open House April 22
  • PHS Theatre's 'BIG FISH' Opens April 20th (4/5/2017)

    In a few weeks, PHS Theatre opens Big Fish, the larger than life tale of Edward Bloom and his son Will's challenge to believe. The award winning thespians of the PHS Theatre department, lead by Mrs. Valerie Boehm, have been working hard to bring this demanding Southern-Fried musical to you. If... more
  • PHS Theatre's 'BIG FISH' Opens April 20th
  • Pickens County Board of REALTORS® Recognizes 2016 Circle of Excellence Recipients (4/5/2017)

    The Pickens County Board of REALTORS® recognized its 2016 Circle of Excellence recipients at the monthly luncheon on Thursday, March 23, 2017. Over 50 members of the Board of REALTORS® and their guests were in attendance at the annual event, held this year at the Chattahoochee Technical College. ... more
  • Pickens County Board of REALTORS® Recognizes 2016 Circle of Excellence Recipients
  • Storm Shelter Open for Pickens County (4/5/2017)
    Basement of the Pickens County Administrative Building
    The Pickens County Administrative Building is open as a storm shelter due to the potential risk of severe weather on Wednesday, April 5th. Tornadoes are the main threat with the system. Be alert to changing weather conditions and look for the following danger signs: 🌪️Dark, often g... more
  • Storm Shelter Open for Pickens County
  • Pickens County Board of Elections & Registration April 2017 (4/4/2017)

    AGENDA I. Pledge/Invocation II. Public Comments – Leonard Adams III. Minutes/Agenda IV. Old Business a. GEOA Conference V. New Business a. Flowers – Board Members b. Closing Office – Death VI. Comments VII. May Meeting VIII. Adjourn ... more
  • Pickens County Board of Elections & Registration April 2017
  • Jasper City Council April 2017 (4/3/2017)

    AGENDA I. Call meeting to order II. Invocation III. Pledge of Allegiance IV. Adopt agenda V. Read minutes of March 6, 2017 regular meeting A. Lisa Hoyle VI. Old Business A. Vehicle/Equipment purchases 1. David Buchanan VII. New Business A. Laser purchase s 1. Chief Greg Lovell B. Auto... more
  • Jasper City Council April 2017
  • JMA's Community Yard Sale in Memory of Michelle Mackenzie Holm (4/3/2017)

    As the Jasper Merchants Association learns of the loss, of a dear friend; Michelle Mackenzie Holm’s in the early morning hours on Sunday, April 2, 2017. We have come together to honor Michelle who truly inspired many of the residents of not only Pickens County but many of the surrounding counties as... more
  • JMA's Community Yard Sale in Memory of Michelle Mackenzie Holm
  • Nelson City Council April 2017 (4/3/2017)

    AGENDA 1. Call to Order 2. Pledge of Allegiance 3. Agenda Approval 4. Approval of Minutes a. March 6, 2017 Council Meeting b. March 16, 2017 Work Session Meeting 5. Department Reports a. City Clerk Report (Tina M. Monaghan) 6. Unfinished Business a. Vote to approve a set date t... more
  • Nelson City Council April 2017
  • Opening Day for the Jasper Farmers Market (4/3/2017)

    Great opening day! Plenty of sunshine, collard greens, kale and lettuce. Thirty vendors; some we’ve seen many times, some we seen a few and some we’ve never seen before. They were all as happy to be there as we were to have them. Ruth Poole was there with her peanut butter cookies and her son J... more
  • Opening Day for the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Get Your Bark On! (4/2/2017)
    PETSENSE Presents Bark in the Park Jasper
    The Petsense Presents the BARK in the PARK Jasper event is co-sponsored by the Jasper Merchants Association and Horton’s Pet Supply This year, the event will be held on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at Lee Newton Park located on Stegall Drive in Jasper, Georgia. Registration opens at 9 am with festivities... more
  • Get Your Bark On!
  • Local Author Releases Sixth Novel (4/1/2017)

    Hank Hollensbe's sixth (modern) novel The Death Legacy is set in the mountains of north Georgia and the campus and neighborhood of Emory University in suburban Atlanta, Georgia. Professor Ben Trygg lived in both worlds—suffering when his first wife—a secret heiress—was murdered, unknow... more
  • Local Author Releases Sixth Novel
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