PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Update from Jasper Police Department on Recent Events (7/16/2014)
    Dairy Queen, Mary Ann's and Yellow Page Index
    It has come to the attention of the Jasper Police Department of numerous rumors and misleading information being spread throughout the community via social media or other means of communication concerning Dairy Queen, Mary Ann's & Yellow Page Index. Due to the number of calls we have received and co... more
  • Update from Jasper Police Department on Recent Events
  • Burnt Mountain Matters July 2014 (7/14/2014)
    Donate a percentage of your Kroger purchases to the Burnt Mountain Center
    In this Issue: Summertime Safety Tips, 4th of July Word Scramble, In Loving Memory, Employees of the Month: July 2014... Do you shop at Kroger? If so, check out their program called Community Rewards. It allows you to donate a percentage of your purchases to the organization of your choice every ... more
  • Burnt Mountain Matters July 2014
  • Family-Friendly CROSSOVER Concert Series Returns to Jasper (7/14/2014)
    Lots of Special Activities Planned for Children at this Event!
    The Christian concert series known is "Crossover" is taking place this weekend in Jasper. The July 19th event will be held at Jasper’s Lee Newton Park and begins at 3:00 pm. This year's Crossover has special plans in the works for a mobile petting zoo with live animals for the kids provided by th... more
  • Family-Friendly CROSSOVER Concert Series Returns to Jasper
  • FREE CAR WASH! (7/14/2014)
    Cub Scouts Pack 288 Car Wash on Saturday, July 19th from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m at Jasper McDonald's
    FREE CAR WASH by Cub Scouts Pack 288 Car Wash on Saturday, July 19th from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Jasper McDonald's. Donations gladly accepted. All proceeds directly fund Pack 288's upcoming programs. Cub Scout Pack 288 is comprised of boys from Pickens County, and they are plann... more
  • FREE CAR WASH!
  • Pickens County Planning Commission Meeting (Video) (7/14/2014)

    Rezone Request – RZ-6-14-1161 Richard Basich 720 Swan Bridge Road, Talking Rock, GA Suburban Residential Private Community (SRPC) to Agricultural (AG) 012-030-001 223.33 Acres TABLED ... more
  • Piedmont Brings Trusted Expertise of MD Anderson Cancer Network® to Georgia (7/14/2014)

    Piedmont is the only health system in Georgia to become an affiliate of MD Anderson Cancer Network®, a program of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. "Our affiliation with MD Anderson Cancer Network ensures our patients receive cancer care based on best practices developed by one o... more
  • Piedmont Brings Trusted Expertise of MD Anderson Cancer Network® to Georgia
  • The Hot Biscuit 5K Run and One Mile Fun Run is Saturday, July 19th (7/14/2014)

    The eighteenth Hot Biscuit Road Race 5K run and one mile fun run, sponsored by Jasper Chapter #479 Order of the Eastern Star and Pickens Star Lodge #220, Free and Accepted Masons, will be held on Saturday, July 19 at the Pickens Star Lodge Hall, 193 Old Federal Rd., in Jasper, rain or shine. Reg... more
  • The Hot Biscuit 5K Run and One Mile Fun Run is Saturday, July 19th
  • What Do You Know About Shar’ia Law and its Threat to Women and Children in the United States? (7/14/2014)

    Please join the Pickens County Ga Tea Party at our July 22ND meeting to hear our guest speaker, Mr. David R. Bores, as he brings us a special presentation on “THE THREAT OF SHAR’IA LAW TO THE FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS OF WOMEN AND CHILDREN IN AMERICA”. Because there have been over 50 documented court ca... more
  • WORK TO BEGIN SOON ON REPLACING BRIDGE ON HIGHWAY 372 OVER THE ETOWAH RIVER IN CHEROKEE COUNTY (7/14/2014)

    (CALHOUN, Ga.) - Work could begin soon on replacing the bridge on State Route (SR) 372 over the Etowah River in Cherokee County. Georgia DOT has just awarded a contract to Baldwin Paving Company, Inc. of Marietta, Georgia, valued at nearly six million dollars for a construction project to replace th... more
  • CARES April-June 2014 Newsletter (7/12/2014)
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    In This Issue: CARES Volunteer Highlights, From Your Director, From the Front Lines, Current Event Article, Happy Birthday!, Current Event, and Kristal Beaver Interview...
  • CARES April-June 2014 Newsletter
  • Pickens County Schools Open House Dates 2014 (7/11/2014)
    New Student Registration is July 22
    Below are open house days for Pickens County Schools. New student registration is July 22nd. Open House Dates Harmony, Hill City, Jasper, and Tate Elementary Schools Grades K-2 August 7, 2014 ~ 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Hill City Elementary Pre K August 7, 2014 ~ 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p... more
  • Pickens County Schools Open House Dates 2014
  • Good Samaritan Partners With Keep Pickens Beautiful (7/10/2014)

    Once Good Samaritan Health and Wellness Center started construction on their new building, one of the first phone calls was to Keep Pickens Beautiful. “Recycling plastic bottles and aluminum cans used by the construction crews was just the right thing to do for the environment,” said Mark Hinton, C... more
  • Good Samaritan Partners With Keep Pickens Beautiful
  • New Student Grant Opens New Opportunities at Chattahoochee Tech (7/10/2014)

    (Marietta, Ga.) Chattahoochee Technical College students who are planning to enter some of the most in-demand career fields may be eligible for some extra funds starting this fall. Already available for students in Commercial Truck Driving, Early Childhood Care and Education and Practical Nursing, t... more
  • New Student Grant Opens New Opportunities at Chattahoochee Tech
  • Pickens County Board of Education Meeting (Video) (7/10/2014)

    Recognition of Sheriff's Resource Officers (R Little) , GaDER Gold Award - The Installation of Emissions Control Devices, Rick Little and Bruce Godfrey, Approval of Tenative Budget for FY15 (A Smith)... more
  • Save the Date for the Heart & Soul Fall Festival (7/10/2014)
    September 27, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    Holy Family Episcopal Church will hold its annual fall festival on Saturday, September 27 on Griffith Road. This is the congregation's primary fundraiser supporting local charities including Cares, Good Sam, ACES and the Boys and Girls Club. It includes a massive Yard Sale and Silent Auction. T... more
  • Save the Date for the Heart & Soul Fall Festival
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