PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Hiking Is For The Birds (3/10/2017)

    Eagle’s Rest Park, Mt Oglethorpe, GA…The birds are also coming to the Spring Equinox event set for Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 2pm. The Big Canoe Hiking Club is hosting the event for hikers and the general public. Five wonderful birds will join the spring event. Beth Thomsom, a licensed bird ed... more
  • Hiking Is For The Birds
  • Pickens County Inmate Work Detail at Work (3/10/2017)

    Under the supervision of Joey Hancock with the Sheriff department, the inmate work detail worked 3 days picking up most of Henderson Mountain Road. Henderson Mountain Road is 13.5 miles long and the work detail covered 10 miles taking 3 days to complete. As a result of their efforts the trash fille... more
  • Pickens County Inmate Work Detail at Work
  • CTC Student Overcomes Obstacles to Achieve Goals (3/9/2017)

    Chattahoochee Tech student Josh Morgan refuses to be another statistic. After years of bad decisions, Morgan chose to begin taking the necessary steps to turn his life around. Last summer, he registered for classes with Chattahoochee Technical College’s Adult Education program, and upon graduati... more
  • CTC Student Overcomes Obstacles to Achieve Goals
  • Holy Family Presents Jazz in the Church (3/9/2017)

    The next free concert at the Episcopal Church of the Holy Family features a Kennesaw State University jazz combo on Sunday, March 19 at 3:30 P.M. The KSU Jazz Five consists of students playing trumpet, sax, piano, bass, and drums. The group will play a program of traditional and modern jazz reperto... more
  • Holy Family Presents Jazz in the Church
  • Looking for Bids for Youth Artwork (3/9/2017)

    First Baptist Church of Jasper Preschool & Kindergarten is a fantastic educational program which offers an alternative to public education for the younger years of learning. Accredited Exempt through Bright from the Start, FBCJ is not state funded and relies solely on tuition and donations to fun... more
  • Looking for Bids for Youth Artwork
  • Pickens County Board of Education March 2017 (3/9/2017)

    AGENDA I. Call to Order II. Invocation III. Pledge of Allegiance IV. Approval of Agenda V. Spotlight on Student Achievement A. Koby Milner Wins State Wrestling Championship #3 (C. Parker) VI. Consent Agenda A. Approval of Surplus B. Approval of Minutes C. PCMS Field Trip Date Change (P. ... more
  • Pickens County Board of Education March 2017
  • Serenity 7 Salon Ribbon Cutting (3/9/2017)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate Serenity 7 Salon on their ribbon cutting for their new business. Serenity 7 Salon is a facility that offers full salon services including but not limited to, Cuts, Color, Perms, and more. They are open Tuesday through Friday 8:30 a... more
  • Serenity 7 Salon Ribbon Cutting
  • ALL IN Avian Influenza Alert - HPAI Detected in Tennessee (3/8/2017)

    The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has confirmed the presence of highly pathogenic H7 avian influenza (HPAI) of North American wild bird lineage in a commercial broiler breeder flock in Lincoln County, Tennessee. Now is the ti... more
  • ALL IN Avian Influenza Alert -  HPAI Detected in Tennessee
  • Arrest Made in Bomb Threat at the First Baptist Church of Jasper (3/8/2017)

    On March 7th, the City of Jasper Police and Fire Departments received a call regarding a bomb threat being called into the First Baptist Church of Jasper. As they arrived and began the evacuation of the pre-school area, bomb dogs from the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office were called in to check the ... more
  • PHS 2000 STAR Student Carrie McCurdy to be the Guest Speaker at the 2017 STAR Banquet (3/8/2017)

    Carrie McCurdy, the 2000 Pickens High School STAR Student, will be the guest speaker for this year’s STAR Banquet. McCurdy is the daughter of Carl and Melanie McCurdy of Jasper. She is currently an Assistant District Attorney in the DeKalb County DA’s Office where she has worked since 2009. Carri... more
  • PHS 2000 STAR Student Carrie McCurdy to be the Guest Speaker at the 2017 STAR Banquet
  • Pickens County Health Department Hours Changing (3/8/2017)

    Hours of operation will soon change at the Pickens County Health Department. Beginning Monday, March 13, 2017, the new clinic hours at the health department will be: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM Tuesday 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM Friday 8:00 AM – 1:30 PM For more inform... more
  • Pickens County Health Department Hours Changing
  • Pickens County Planning & Development February 2017 Report (3/8/2017)

    Pickens County Planning & Development monthly report for February activity: Building Permits 33 in February 2017 (83% increase) 18 in February 2016 Permits for Site Built Homes 6 in February 2017 (20% increase) 5 in February 2016 Inspections 111 in February 2017 (95% increase) 57 in ... more
  • Pickens County Planning & Development February 2017 Report
  • What Does A Mountain Of Metal Look Like? (3/8/2017)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful would like to say thank you to all those who created this mountain of metal. The metal at Self Recycling Center is a sample of what recycling saves from our landfills. Going the extra mile to recycle metal is a benefit to everyone. This is just one example of how recyclin... more
  • What Does A Mountain Of Metal Look Like?
  • Williams Wins Three in a Row (3/8/2017)

    Isaiah Williams survives the "Carnage in Cartersville" to win his third consecutive Team Georgia USA Wrestling State Title this past weekend. Isaiah and eleven hundred other youth wrestlers from the state of Georgia met at the LakePoint Sports Complex in Emerson, Ga. on March 5th and 6th 2017 for t... more
  • Williams Wins Three in a Row
  • Jasper City Council March 2017 (3/6/2017)

    I. Call meeting to order II. Invocation III. Pledge of Allegiance IV. Adopt agenda V. Read minutes of February 6, 2017 regular meeting A. Lisa Hoyle VI. Old Business A. Marble Hill well 1. David Hall B. Speed breakers on Ridgeway 1. Lonnie Waters VII. New Business A. Group health insuran... more
  • Jasper City Council March 2017
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