PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Work Session (Video) (3/5/2015)

    Items of discussion - 1) Zoning Ordinance – Ronald Stanger; Intergovernmental Agreement Between Pickens County, Gilmer County and Fannin County for the Provisions of Indigent Defense in Depravation Cases; April Cleanup Month / Tire Amnesty...
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Work Session (Video)
  • Pickens County Board of Education Called Meeting (Video) (3/5/2015)
    Voted for Make Up Day on Friday, March 13th
    The Board Voted to make up a missed day on Friday, March 13, 2015. This was a scheduled in-service day. The other make up days will be determined after the State Board of Education's decision on forgiven days ...
  • Pickens County Board of Education Called Meeting (Video)
  • WINNERS CHOSEN AT JASPER ORATORICAL CONTEST (3/5/2015)

    Separate contests for boys and girls were held on Saturday, February 28 for the annual Oratorical Contest sponsored by the Optimist Club of Jasper. The 2015 topic was "How My Optimism Will Help Me Press on to Greater Achievements of the Future". First place winners will advance to the Zone Con... more
  • WINNERS CHOSEN AT JASPER ORATORICAL CONTEST
  • Golden Eagles lose thriller to Atlanta Metro in GCAA tournament (3/4/2015)

    (SMYRNA, Ga.) – Chattahoochee Tech fell 76-74 in a tightly contested first-round Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association tournament game against Atlanta Metro on Tuesday night at the Smyrna Community Center, bringing to a close the Golden Eagles’ 2014-15 season. With the game tied 74-74, Atlanta ... more
  • Golden Eagles lose thriller to Atlanta Metro in GCAA tournament
  • Young Harris President – Cathy Cox to be the Guest Speaker at the 2015 STAR (3/4/2015)

    The 2015 STAR Banquet is set for Thursday evening, March 5th at Chattahoochee Technical College. Cathy Cox, President of Young Harris College and former Georgia Secretary of State will be the guest speaker. The Optimist Club of Jasper is the local sponsor of the STAR Program. Andrew Haygood has b... more
  • Young Harris President – Cathy Cox to be the Guest Speaker at the 2015 STAR
  • Great Futures Start Here – Pickens County Boys & Girls Club Teen Wins State Honor (3/3/2015)

    A Club member for nearly 10 years in Pickens County, MiKayla Taylor was selected as Boys & Girls Clubs of North Georgia’s Youth of the Year. On Monday, February 23, 2015, Taylor represented the North Georgia Clubs in Boys & Girls Clubs of America's Georgia State Youth of the Year competition he... more
  • Great Futures Start Here – Pickens County Boys & Girls Club Teen Wins State Honor
  • Jasper Farmers Market's Opening Day is Less than a Month Away (3/3/2015)
    Opening March 28, 2015
    Though winter is still very much with us the first sign of spring is near. The Jasper Farmers market will open on March 28. The hours, 7:30 am to 12 noon will be the same as will the location on Hwy 53 (Church Street) at Lee Newton Park. The market will be open every Saturday morning throughout t... more
  • Jasper Farmers Market's Opening Day is Less than a Month Away
  • Mosby named GCAA Freshman of the Year, first-team all-conference (3/3/2015)

    DEMOREST, Ga. – Guard A.J. Mosby was named the Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association’s Division I 2014-15 Freshman of the Year and made the first-team all-conference and all-freshman teams, the league announced this week. The 6-foot-2 sharp-shooter from Cartersville High School is averaging 16... more
  • Mosby named GCAA Freshman of the Year, first-team all-conference
  • Pickens County U8 All Star Girls Basketball Headed to State (3/3/2015)

    Congratulations to the Pickens County under 8 All Star Girls Basketball team for winning its way into the District 5 Championship game! The team beat Gordon, Murray and Gilmer counties. They lost to Calhoun in the Championship Game, but will now be one of two teams representing District 5 at the ... more
  • Pickens County U8 All Star Girls Basketball Headed to State
  • Registration for 4-H Summer Camp is underway (3/3/2015)

    In the midst of all of this winter mess, we cannot wait for spring and summer to come along. We all have been looking forward to those sunny days for our favorite activities such as swimming, hiking, having fun on the beach and so much more. But what if you don't have a lot planned for summer fo... more
  • Registration for 4-H Summer Camp is underway
  • Retired Educators Resume Meetings in March (3/3/2015)

    Following a two months hiatus, the Pickens County Retired Educators Association (PCREA) will resume meeting on March 11, 2015. Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month in the Community Room at United Community Bank. Lunch, catered by ladies from the Marble Hill Eastern Star, begins at ... more
  • Retired Educators Resume Meetings in March
  • Statement from Ryan Quinton's Defense Attorney After Sentencing (3/3/2015)

    Grisham & Poole, PC, is a criminal defense law firm with offices in Canton and Jasper, Georgia. We represent Ryan Quinton in his cases pending before the Superior Court of Cherokee County. Mr. Quinton went to court today and entered a plea of guilty to one count of Vehicular Homicide based on ... more
  • Statement from Ryan Quinton's Defense Attorney After Sentencing
  • Boys & Girls Club Leadership for 2015 (3/2/2015)

    Boys & Girls Clubs of North Georgia, Inc. (BGCNG) has appointed Dave Harper to lead the organization's Board of Directors as the Chief Volunteer Officer and President for 2015. The board offers strategic leadership for the organization, guiding the work of 4 Clubs in Pickens County and one in Gil... more
  • Boys & Girls Club Leadership for 2015
  • Jasper City Council March 2015 Meeting (Video) (3/2/2015)

    American Legion Post 149 and Jasper Merchants Association presented $9,505 for bullet proof vests to Jasper Police Department Chief Greg Lovell at the March 2, 2015 Jasper City Council meeting. The organizations have been raising money since mid-2014. They're $1,100 shy of their goal....
  • Jasper City Council March 2015 Meeting (Video)
  • Nelson City Council March 2015 Meeting Video (3/2/2015)

    Nelson City Council member Michael Haviland was presented an award from KPB (Keep Pickens Beautiful) for all of his efforts in adopt a highway in Nelson and helping to enhance the beauty of Pickens County ...
  • Nelson City Council March 2015 Meeting Video
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