PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Jasper Farmers Market Stops and Starts (10/19/2017)

    Another beautiful fall day for the middle of October. Only two more Saturdays to go so come out and enjoy what is going on with your JFM friends. 0ctober 28 there will be the annual End of Season Party to celebrate another successful year and thank everyone who helped to make it so. We don’t get ... more
  • Jasper Farmers Market Stops and Starts
  • Nelson City Council Work Session With Candidates Speaking (10/19/2017)

    Candidates for Nelson City Council were given the opportunity to speak. Candidates for Mayor, Sylvia Green and Mike Haviland spoke, as well as Lamar Kellett for the special election council position. AGENDA 1. Call to Order 2. Pledge of Allegiance 3. Agenda Approval 4. Candidate... more
  • Nelson City Council Work Session With Candidates Speaking
  • Northside Hospital Offers Free Mammograms for Women in Pickens County (10/19/2017)

    This October and all year long, the Northside Hospital Cancer Institute offers no-cost screening mammograms and other breast diagnostic procedures for qualified women who cannot afford them. More cases of breast cancer are diagnosed and treated at Atlanta’s Northside Hospital than anywhere else i... more
  • Northside Hospital Offers Free Mammograms for Women in Pickens County
  • Pickens County Board Of Commissioners October 2017 (10/19/2017)

    Boy Scout Troop 836​ attended the Pickens County Board of Commissioners meeting to help obtain the Citizenship in the Community merit badge. Before the meeting started, Commissioner Rob Jones asked those in attendance to introduce themselves. AGENDA I. Call to order II. Prayer Pledg... more
  • Pickens County Board Of Commissioners October 2017
  • Pickens Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy Attends Jasper Lions Club (10/19/2017)

    On October 12, the Jasper Lions hosted Mrs. Sue Appleton from the Pickens Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy. Since 2009, the Foundation’s mission has been to provide books to all preschoolers in Pickens County for learning and reading success. They do this by providing age appropriate books FR... more
  • Pickens Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy Attends Jasper Lions Club
  • The Long Table 2017 Presents Holidazzle (10/19/2017)

    The Long Table - Holidazzle! A dazzling Long Table party on December 2nd at The Greystone Estate to kick off the holiday season will have the usual Long Table 'wow factor' with amazing food, spectacular venue and incredible entertainment – and, of course, the cause – Prevent Child Abuse Pickens. ... more
  • The Long Table 2017 Presents Holidazzle
  • Wanted: Arts and Crafts Vendors for Tate Day (10/19/2017)
    November 4, 2017
    The restored old Tate Depot will serve as a historic and picturesque location for arts and crafts vendors on Saturday, November 4 --Tate Day, 2017. The building itself will attract visitors to the vicinity. Marble Valley Friends member Penny Prince Davis will again coordinate the vendor segment ... more
  • Wanted: Arts and Crafts Vendors for Tate Day
  • Cancer Treatment and its Link to Heart Disease: What You Need to Know (10/18/2017)

    Doctors at Piedmont Heart Institute warn that people who have undergone chemotherapy or radiation treatment to the chest may be at increased risk for heart disease. “Certain chemotherapy agents can affect a person’s heart function, specifically how well the heart pumps blood, while chest radiat... more
  • Cancer Treatment and its Link to Heart Disease:  What You Need to Know
  • Director Change at Ruth House Ministries (10/18/2017)

    For over 20 years, Ruth House Ministries, a Christian based drug and alcohol regeneration center for women has served our community and surrounding areas. This ministry has positively impacted the lives of many women and their families. Our vision has been and will continue to be “Restoring Famil... more
  • Director Change at Ruth House Ministries
  • Wanted: Patriotic Citizens to Celebrate Veterans Day (10/18/2017)

    November 11, Veterans Day, is a special day for the men and women who have taken the oath to serve our great nation in our military. It's a day when the citizens they serve have the opportunity to show their appreciation for the sacrifices made to keep them safe. Here in Pickens County, we have se... more
  • Wanted:  Patriotic Citizens to Celebrate Veterans Day
  • Pickens County Joint Comprehensive Plan Stakeholders Meeting October 2017 (10/17/2017)

    Pickens County Joint Comprehensive Plan Stakeholders Meeting is led by Ethan Calhoun, NWGRC planner. The draft plan must be ready by March 2018. The draft will then need to be recommended for approval by NWGRC and the State Department of Community Affairs. The final plan needs to be approved by all... more
  • Pickens County Joint Comprehensive Plan Stakeholders Meeting October 2017
  • Jasper City Council Forum (10/16/2017)

    A public forum for Jasper City Council candidates, hosted by the Pickens Progress, was held on October 16, 2017 at the Pickens County Administrative Building. Larry Cavender served as moderator. Early voting for the November 7th Election is through November 3rd (M-F 8 am - 5 pm) at the Pickens C... more
  • Jasper City Council Forum
  • October Chamber of Commerce Community Breakfast (10/16/2017)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce hosts a monthly Community Breakfast that is open to Chamber members as well as the public. The most recent breakfast was held Tuesday, October 10th, 2017. Attendees arrived to a delicious breakfast catered by Bojangles and enjoyed networking with the many peopl... more
  • October Chamber of Commerce Community Breakfast
  • Jasper Zombie Walk (10/14/2017)

    Zombies were on the loose in Jasper on Saturday, October 14th for the annual Zombie Walk from the Pickens County Courthouse to Lee Newton Park. The event is hosted by the Jasper Merchants Association. Tate Fire Department and Jasper Police Department escorted the walk. Prizes including ribbons ... more
  • Jasper Zombie Walk
  • Ansley Hayes Named PHS Band Student of the Week (10/13/2017)

    Ansley Hayes is the Pickens High School Band Student of the Week. Ansley is a Junior and a member of the trombone section. Always ready to do what needs to be done, Ansley is an incredible marcher and a solid contributor to our marching band and concert band program. We are so happy to have h... more
  • Ansley Hayes Named PHS Band Student of the Week

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