PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Nelson City Council March 2017 (3/6/2017)

    AGENDA 1. Call to Order 2. Pledge of Allegiance 3. Agenda Approval 4. Approval of Minutes a. February 6, 2017 Public Hearing Meeting b. February 16, 2017 Council Meeting 5. Department Reports a. City Clerk Report (Tina M. Monaghan) 6. Unfinished Business a. Vote to approve the ... more
  • Nelson City Council March 2017
  • Representative Rick Jasperse's Report from the Capitol (3/6/2017)

    We were back to work on Monday for our eighth week at the Gold Dome, leading up to Friday, which was Crossover day. Crossover Day marks a crucial deadline for the Georgia General Assembly. This is the last day for bills to pass the legislative chamber from which they first started. As a result, Cr... more
  • Representative Rick Jasperse's Report from the Capitol
  • Jasper City Council Work Session March 2017 (3/2/2017)

    Items of Discussion: - Benefits Renewal - increase in group insurance rates - Marble Hill Wells -- pump test - Buying water from Pickens County - Road updates - turning lanes Jasper Middle School, speed breakers - Mapping system for utilities - Equipment purchases - Councilman Dr. Sonny Proct... more
  • Jasper City Council Work Session March 2017
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Work Session March 2017 (3/2/2017)
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    Items of Discussion: 1) City of Nelson Ė sidewalk project (withdrawn) 2) Proposal for Landfill Reimbursement Application 3) Pickens County Water Board Authority 4) Rental of rooms at the Administrative Offices 5) Pickens County Audit 6) Purchases of Ambulance remounts and Property for Fire S... more
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Work Session March 2017
  • Three Burglaries Along 515 Corridor in Jasper Last Night (3/2/2017)
    Valero Gas Station Lottery Burglar Caught on Video
    UPDATE: The suspect in the burglary of lottery tickets at the Valero Gas Station on N. Main Street in Jasper on March 1st turned himself in on April 1, 2017. ---------------------------- Recognize this man? Per Lt. Matt Dawkins, City of Jasper Police Department, he is a suspect in the burglar... more
  • Three Burglaries Along 515 Corridor in Jasper Last Night
  • Town of Talking Rock Council March 2017 (3/2/2017)

    AGENDA: I. Call meeting to order II. Pledge of Allegiance III. Approval of February Meeting Minutes IV. Approval of February Financial Report V. New Business: A. Easter Egg Hunt will be held on April 8, 2017 at 11 am - Jessica B. Land-Randy VI. Old Business: A. Red Hous... more
  • Town of Talking Rock Council March 2017
  • Concerned Citizenís Call Allows Deputies to Capture Another Convenience Store Burglar (3/1/2017)

    On March 1, 2017 at approximately 3:00 am, a witness around Faz Corner convenience store in Marble Hill Georgia called 911 to report very suspicious noises coming from the area of the store. The caller stated that they could here loud construction like noises coming from the rear of the store. The c... more
  • Concerned Citizenís Call Allows Deputies to Capture Another Convenience Store Burglar
  • Harmony Elementary Staff Stars in Video to Promote 'Read Across America Day' (3/1/2017)

    Thursday, March 2, 2017, students in Pickens County will join millions of students across the country to celebrate the sixteenth annual National Education Association's (NEA) Read Across America Day. Read Across America Day celebrates Dr. Seuss's birthday and the joys of reading. Schools across t... more
  • Harmony Elementary Staff Stars in Video to Promote 'Read Across America Day'
  • Individuals With Disabilities Deserve Opportunity To Live Independently (3/1/2017)
    March is National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
    In Georgia, funding and delivery of behavioral health services is overseen by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD). While awareness of the first part of the agency's name, behavioral health - which refers to mental illness and substance use disorders - seems to ... more
  • Pickens County Boys & Girls Club Community Needs Assessment---Your Opinion Matters (3/1/2017)

    Boys & Girls Clubs of North Georgia, Inc. is conducting a community assessment for our organization. Information collected will help determine if the community is aware of our services, who we serve, our Club locations, mission, etc. The community assessment will show Boys & Girls Clubs of North G... more
  • Pickens County Boys & Girls Club Community Needs Assessment---Your Opinion Matters
  • Tater Patch Players 2017 Season Opens with Plays, Auditions, and Children's Theater (3/1/2017)

    Tater Patch opens its exciting 2017 season this Friday with a classic comedy from Shakespeare, The Taming of the Shrew. There will be laughter, romance, disguises and tomfoolery on the stage. Besides the talents of the actors to amuse your ears, set designer Bob Countryman and costume designer Au... more
  • Tater Patch Players 2017 Season Opens with Plays, Auditions, and Children's Theater
  • Memory of Roger McDaniel: Head Coach of the North Georgia Falcons (2/28/2017)

    I want to share with you about COACH ROGER. Roger was one of the pioneers of homeschool football perhaps the first to blaze the trail thanks to his sons, Colt and Jordan, along with Diana. Roger and I became great friends when God put us together to start a homeschool football team so that Rogerís... more
  • Memory of Roger McDaniel:  Head Coach of the North Georgia Falcons
  • Entegra Financial Corp. Completes Purchase of 2 Branches in Northern Georgia (2/27/2017)

    FRANKLIN, N.C. -- Entegra Bank, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Entegra Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:ENFC) ("Entegra"), today announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of two branches in Jasper, Georgia from Stearns Bank National Association, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Stear... more
  • Entegra Financial Corp. Completes Purchase of 2 Branches in Northern Georgia
  • Mardi Gras in the Mountains (2/25/2017)

    A Royal Evening at the annual Mardi Gras in the Mountains hosted by Knights of Columbus, Georgia Mountains Hospice and Rotary of Jasper. Proceeds benefit Georgia Mountains Hospice. Pickens County nominees crowned King & Queen. Congratulations Lonnie & Amy!...
  • Mardi Gras in the Mountains
  • NOTICE: Pickens County Water & Sewer Maintenance in the Jerusalem Area (2/24/2017)
    Work will begin on February 27, 2017 at 8:00 a.m.
    Pickens County Water & Sewer Authority will be doing MAINTENANCE WORK on the WATER MAIN in the JERUSALEM AREA beginning February 27th at 8:00 a.m. with the duration time undetermined. Normal water service will be restored by 5:00 p.m. if repairs are not complete. Customers listed in the areas be... more
  • NOTICE:  Pickens County Water & Sewer Maintenance in the Jerusalem Area
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