PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Give Bennie a Home That He's Dreamed Of (4/6/2016)

    I'm Bennie! I am a one year old lab mix who loves to chase racquet balls! I am from a litter of seven and after more than a year with PAR, I am still waiting for a home. I am very friendly, I get along with other dogs and I am very playful! Please come visit me and give me the home I've been ... more
  • Give Bennie a Home That He's Dreamed Of
  • Pickens Ferst MOST WANTED to be Arrested (4/6/2016)

    Pickens Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy is on the lookout for our Eleven Most Wanted suspects to be "arrested" and brought to the Old Historic Jail on North Main Street on Tuesday, April 26, 2016. Local law enforcement will be picking them up from 10:30 to 11:30 and bringing them before the... more
  • Pickens Ferst MOST WANTED to be Arrested
  • Pickens GOP Hosting 'Opposed Candidates Debate' (4/6/2016)

    Pickens County GOP is proud to hold an "Opposed Candidates Debate" at Chattahoochee Technical College, 100 Campus Dr. on Thursday, April 21st from 7:00 to 9:30 p.m. Offices included in debate forum: • Commissioner Chairman • Tax Commissioner • Board of Education Post 1 • Coroner If you w... more
  • Pickens GOP Hosting 'Opposed Candidates Debate'
  • PWPC Annual Seminar (4/6/2016)

    Are you looking for a new way to market your business? Are you tired of endless networking meetings, cold calls, and door to door sales? Instead, are you ready for business to come straight to you? If so, then you need to attend the Professional Women of Pickens County's Annual Seminar. Motivati... more
  • PWPC Annual Seminar
  • Relay for Life Annual Yard Sale This Saturday (4/6/2016)
    April 9th from 9 am to 2 pm
    Relay For Life of Pickens County will hold its Annual Yard Sale this coming Saturday, April 9th at Lee Newton Park located off of Stegall Drive in Jasper, Georgia. The Yard Sale begins at 9am until 2pm. Come out to find those hidden treasures or great items that you just got to have for yourself... more
  • Relay for Life Annual Yard Sale This Saturday
  • See What's Growin' On at PHS Plant Sale (4/6/2016)
    Plant Sale begins Wednesday, April 13th
    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 13th. The Greenhouse will be open each day, Wednesday the 13th and Thursday the 14th, and Friday the 15th from 2:00 to 5:00 for plant purchases. ... more
  • See What's Growin' On at PHS Plant Sale
  • What’s in Store? How to Buy Healthy Foods on a Budget (4/6/2016)

    What's in Store? is a grocery store tour led by local Registered Dietitian Jenna Prince Farmer to help you: • Make smart shopping lists • Understand food labels • Eat foods that are local and in season • Choose healthy items for less • Learn how to better manage your health conditions by eati... more
  • What’s in Store? How to Buy Healthy Foods on a Budget
  • Why You Should Come See 'You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown' (4/6/2016)

    If you had asked me what I wanted to do with my life when I was in eighth grade, I would have responded with a confident, "I want to be a writer!" Ask the same question again, just two years later, and I will say, "I want to go into musical theatre." (It may seem that I am less enthusiastic about th... more
  • Why You Should Come See 'You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown'
  • It’s The Journey, Inc. Awards Nearly $45K to Northside Hospital Breast Cancer Program (4/5/2016)

    In 2015, approximately 776 underinsured women received breast cancer screening and diagnostic services through the Northside Hospital Cancer Institute. Five breast cancers were detected. More cases of breast cancer are diagnosed and treated at the Northside Hospital Cancer Institute than at any ... more
  • It’s The Journey, Inc. Awards Nearly $45K to Northside Hospital Breast Cancer Program
  • Mountain Bike Trails at Talking Rock Nature Preserve Public Meeting (4/5/2016)

    Public meeting for discussion of mountain bike trail work at the 211-acre park Talking Rock Nature Preserve held by Southeastern Trust for Parks and Land (STPAL) on the west side of Highway 515 at the Gilmer County line....
  • Mountain Bike Trails at Talking Rock Nature Preserve Public Meeting
  • Town of Talking Rock Council March April Meeting (Video) (4/5/2016)

    Discussion on Town Truck, Park Grant, and Trade Days. ...
  • Town of Talking Rock Council March April Meeting (Video)
  • Jasper City Council April 2016 (Video) (4/4/2016)

    Pickens Sheriff Donnie Craig donated $5,000 from JEEPFEST for JYSA; Speed bumps on Ridgewood Road tabled until next month; Jasper Police Department Chief Greg Lovell address viral Walmart cart racing video....
  • Jasper City Council April 2016 (Video)
  • Nelson City Council April 2016 (Video) (4/4/2016)

    Some council members opted to not send Police Chief Mark Riehl to police training and this resulted in his post certification being suspended. Jackie Jarrett is no longer the Mayor Pro Tem after Mike Haviland initiated vote for a new one. Tina Mohnaghan was elected....
  • Nelson City Council April 2016 (Video)
  • Jasper Farmers Market Opens (4/2/2016)

    40 Vendors setup for Opening Day at the Jasper Farmers Market. The market is on Saturday mornings from April to October at the Park n' Ride in Lee Newton Park in Jasper....
  • Jasper Farmers Market Opens
  • No April Fooling! It's Bear Time! (4/2/2016)
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    No April Fooling! After the neighborhood dogs have been in a uproar all week, the reason is now clear (unlike the window). This week, the bear has been breaking in a shed that once was where cats were fed over the years. Guess it finally figured there was no longer food there and tried for any l... more
  • No April Fooling!  It's Bear Time!
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