PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Good Samaritan’s Joseph A. Wilber Building Dedicated (5/10/2015)
    Ceremonial groundbreaking launches phase two building start scheduled for July.
    Good Samaritan Health and Wellness Center dedicated its first new building on April 26, one of three buildings of its capital campaign to replace seven aging modular units. A crowd that included family members of Dr. Joseph A. Wilber, for whom the new building is named, listened as Executive Dire... more
  • Good Samaritan’s Joseph A. Wilber Building Dedicated
  • Antique Engine & Tractor Show (5/9/2015)

    The annual Carns Mill Antique Engine & Tractor Show is held behind Talona Creek Campground on Talona Creek in Talking Rock, Georgia. Antique engines, tractors, automobiles, food and more....
  • Antique Engine & Tractor Show
  • Bluegrass Charity Festival (5/9/2015)

    The first annual Bluegrass Charity Festival was hosted by the American Legion Post 149 as a fundraiser for veterans. 11 Bands played during the three day music festival in the first mountain city of Jasper, Georgia. Bands were: David Peterson & the 1946, Bullsboro, BlueRoad, Barbwire, Brush Fire...
  • Bluegrass Charity Festival
  • Four Legged Love From Buster (5/9/2015)
    18-month old beagle mix male dog
    I am Buster a good looking quiet beagle mix dog. I have a short hair tan, brown, and black coat. I weigh about 29 pounds and I am a young dog about 18 months old. That means you could teach me a lot of tricks and commands. I love being with other dogs and I love playing with toys. I c... more
  • Four Legged Love From Buster
  • Four Legged Love From Portia (5/9/2015)
    A one-year-old female terrier mix dog
    Hi, I am Portia and I am looking for a new forever home. A lady who visits me here at the County Shelter says that I am “a real Brindle beauty”. I don’t know about that, even the girls do not have mirrors here at the shelter. But I do know that I would love to have a home with a fenced ya... more
  • Four Legged Love From Portia
  • Gilmer/Pickens Alumni Football (5/9/2015)

    This is the third year for the alumni match and first win for Gilmer. Final score was 8-0....
  • Gilmer/Pickens Alumni Football
  • Ride For Our Fallen Heroes (5/9/2015)

    Ride for Our Fallen Heroes was presented by American Legion Riders of Post 149 with proceeds to the American Legion Comfort Warriors Program. The ride left and returned to Rocco's Pub in Jasper for live music and raffles....
  • Ride For Our Fallen Heroes
  • Shop Local at the Friendly Jasper Farmers Market (5/9/2015)

    Finally a spring day that felt like a spring day. The sunshine put a smile on everyone’s face and made them think of planting vegetables. They had come to the to right place. There were plenty of vegetable plants, big healthy ones in need of planting, especially tomato plants in many varieties. ... more
  • Shop Local at the Friendly Jasper Farmers Market
  • Pickens 4-H S.A.F.E Shotgun Team heading to State Competition (5/8/2015)

    The Pickens County S.A.F.E. Team traveled to Union County for qualifying for State Competition last Saturday. Placement in the competition is as follows: Will Logan, John Holbert, Hunter Bryson, Colby Collins and Cawl Cochran took First Place High Team Score with 97 hits out of 100. Evan Ridd... more
  • Pickens 4-H S.A.F.E Shotgun Team heading to State Competition
  • Jasper City Council May 2015 Meeting (Video) (5/7/2015)
    Relay for Life Days Proclamation Signing
    Relay for Life Days Proclamation Signing; 78-55 Solicitation of contributions, employment or business approved; Alcohol License Approval – J. Town Grill...
  • Jasper City Council May 2015 Meeting (Video)
  • National Day of Prayer (5/7/2015)

    Over 100 people gathered on the Pickens County Courthouse lawn to celebrate the National Day of Prayer on May 7, 2015. Representatives from various churches and organications, along with Commissioner Chair Rob Jones prayed for Family, Schools, Local, State and Federal Governments and the Military....
  • National Day of Prayer
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners May Work Session (Video) (5/7/2015)

    Items for Discussion: Drainage ditch – Hwy 136 in Talking Rock and Update on 2014 Audit... more
  • Pickens County Board of Education Work Session (Video) (5/7/2015)

    The board discussed FY16 staffing and facility concerns. ...
  • Pickens County Board of Education Work Session (Video)
  • Town of Talking Rock Council Meeting May 2015 (Video) (5/7/2015)

    Monthly Maintenance Report; Jake Brake Ordinance; Billboard Advertisement; Heritage Days; Library...
  • Town of Talking Rock Council Meeting May 2015 (Video)
  • Pickens County Airport Authority May Meeting Video (5/6/2015)

    Engineer’s report: Mr. Phil Eberly and Mr. Jack Mayfield...
  • Pickens County Airport Authority May Meeting Video
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