The first babies born in Pickens County in 2015 were twins who came into the world 49 minutes apart at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital. Baby girl Lisa Abigail Lowman arrived on January 1 at 8:43 a.m., followed by baby boy Landon Abriel Lowman at 9:32 a.m. on New Year’s Day. The twins were born to pro... more
Congratulations to eight year old JYSA Dragons wrestler, Isaiah Williams for winning two Championships out of 102 eight year old competitors, and Most Valuable Wrestler in the Dixie Nationals Wrestling Championship at Georgia World Congress Center... more
It was announced today (December 22nd) that Tim Cavender, of Ball Ground, Georgia, will be inducted into the International Santa Claus Hall of Fame in April of next year. The International Santa Claus Hall of Fame is the home of the celebration and study of famous Santa Clauses and Mrs. Clauses of t... more
The City of Jasper and the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce hosted the second annual New Year's Eve Party on Main Street Jasper, Georgia with Ball Drop, Photo Booth, DJ, Dancing, Bounce Houses, Giveaways, Vendors, and Fireworks. ...
"People change with vision," proclaimed Pat McGaughey as he addressed the 24 participants at the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce's planning retreat held at The Ridges, November 14 & 15. McGaughey used John F. Kennedy's call for placing a man on the moon and Dr. Martin Luther King’s "I have a dre... more
PSO Release: Pickens County Georgia, December 24, 2014: Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents are currently investigating a shooting that occurred in Pickens County.
At approximately 9:15 pm on December 24th, a 911 call was dispatched to Pickens County deputies involving a domestic dispute. Upo... more
"My book is a collection of short, simple, heart-touching reflections wrapped together to share the one Perfect Gift of Christmas," said the pastor. He was in Jasper signing books at Clock Tower Gifts.
The title of the book comes from pastor Flander's own Christmas experience. "I share Luke2:1... more
"We are family at the Burnt Mountain Center and our annual Christmas Dinner unites clients, parents and staff," stated Debbie Rooker Executive Director. More than 250 people attended the festive dinner at the Jasper United Methodist Church with the highlight being Santa presenting gifts to all the ... more
When Kaila, a 7th Grader at Jasper Middle School, was asked what she wanted for her 13th birthday, she said she wanted to 'help other kids' She made a video to help raise $10,000 for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital by her 13th birthday on February 28, 2015.
Since opening in 1962, treatments... more
Saturday was the last farmers market for 2014. The unusually cold November was devastating to the fall vegetable crop and several rainy Saturdays limited the activity at the market. However we are looking forward to spring when we can start it all over again. (After several sleep-in Saturdays).
Pickens County Secret Santa will be making Christmas a little brighter this year for over 75 children who are currently in foster care.
his program solely relies on volunteers in our community to make the program successful. The volunteer coordinators (aka Santa's Elves ) work with the local DFC... more
Members of the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce might not have time for breakfast everyday of the week, but at least once a month, members will be starting their day off right with a Chamber-sponsored breakfast and information session.
Thank you to ETC Communications, LLC, for sponsoring our De... more
"We have experienced a great year of service promoting Jasper and Pickens county events and businesses," proclaimed president Denise Duncan of the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce at Rotary. The chamber has grown to 540 members as the community has seen the influence of membership.
Duncan anno... more
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