PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Tomatoes Flood the Jasper Farmers Markets (8/3/2016)

    Annual Salsa Contest is next Saturday, August 6, at the Jasper Farmers Market. Anyone can enter with no fee or preregistration. Just bring your salsa, fresh or canned, to the market before 8:00 am with a list of your ingredients. One change from previous years, you have to chose which category to... more
  • Tomatoes Flood the Jasper Farmers Markets
  • Pickens County Beer and Wine Board Meeting ~ August 2, 2016 (8/2/2016)

    Consensus was reached among the members in attendance that this request may be reasonable for current license holders. Board members also stated that non-license holders could obtain up to three special events licenses per calendar year. Board members stated, however, that special events licenses sh...
  • Pickens County Beer and Wine Board Meeting ~ August 2, 2016
  • Wildwood Christian Academy Closed (8/2/2016)

    Due to numerous reasons, including the lowest enrollment numbers the school has experienced in six or seven years and a lack of new student enrollments, Wildwood Christian Academy has closed effective immediately. Wildwood was scheduled to begin the 2016-2017 school year on August 17. Wildwood ... more
  • Wildwood Christian Academy Closed
  • Animal Shelter Receives Donations (8/1/2016)

    The Pickens Animal Shelter recently received a generous donation from two sources. While they were in the process of giving there interior a facelift, Lowe's of Canton donated paint and supplies. Local paint company Crossroads Painting donated a crew to apply the product and make the project com... more
  • Animal Shelter Receives Donations
  • Jasper City Council August 2016 (Video) (8/1/2016)

    Anne Sneve, Jasper City Council member, suggested looking at the City of Jasper alcohol ordinance to align more with the state for the food/alcohol ratio. Currently, the ratio required for food to alcohol sales is 75% food to 25% alcohol....
  • Jasper City Council August 2016 (Video)
  • Nelson City Council August 2016 (Video) (8/1/2016)

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  • Nelson City Council August 2016 (Video)
  • TDS Celebrates World Wide Web Day (8/1/2016)
    Aug. 1 marks 27 years since the birth of the World Wide Web
    In honor of the birth of the most used and legally addictive service they provide, TDS Telecom is celebrating World Wide Web day on Aug. 1. It has been 27 years since the World Wide Web was founded by Sir Tim Berners-Lee, a British computer scientist. Today, there are an estimated 3.2 billion int... more
  • Sales Tax Holiday for Clothing, Computers, and School Supplies This Weekend (7/30/2016)
    Saturday & Sunday, July 30-31, 2016
    SALES TAX HOLIDAY (Clothing, Computers, and School Supplies) is July 30-31, 2016! The following items will be exempt: Clothing (including footwear) with a sales price of $100.00 or less per item. The exemption excludes clothing accessories such as jewelry, handbags, umbrellas, eyewear, watches, a... more
  • Sales Tax Holiday for Clothing, Computers, and School Supplies This Weekend
  • Big Canoe Artists at the Bowen (7/28/2016)
    Opening Reception Friday, July 29th
    From July 29 to August 27, the Bowen Center for the Arts will host the talented Big Canoe Artists. This 40 member artist club will be displaying both 2D and 3D fine art to include paintings, glass and photography. The Bowen invites you to come meet this wonderful group at the Opening Reception Fr... more
  • Big Canoe Artists at the Bowen
  • Good Samaritan Representative Attends Pickens Community Service Club Meeting (7/28/2016)

    Myrna Denson, Outreach Coordinator for the Good Samaritan Health & Wellness Center, spoke at the July 14th meeting of the Pickens Community Service Club. Good Sam is revamping its annual Hoedown toward a family-oriented, kids-friendly event, even as its services are now geared toward serving a wide... more
  • Good Samaritan Representative Attends Pickens Community Service Club Meeting
  • It Happened Just That Way (7/28/2016)

    The following series of happenstances produced good results on July 8th: - A group of Catholic Church youths were in Pickens County on a work-mission venture to assist in needed projects. - They happened to be working through the local Catholic Church. - They happened to have Mr. Matt Moo... more
  • It Happened Just That Way
  • Pickens County and the North Georgia Mountain Area Operation Christmas Child Team Welcomes New Members (7/27/2016)

    Your local Operation Christmas Child team is excited to announce that we’re growing! Susan Dean and Millann Funk join Wanda Payne as Church Relations Team Members and Pete Payne, Relay Center Coordinator. Both ladies bring a lot of enthusiasm and passion to what many refer to as "The Shoe Box Proje... more
  • Pickens County and the North Georgia Mountain Area Operation Christmas Child Team Welcomes New Members
  • Pokémon Go—What You Need to Know (7/27/2016)

    Chances are someone in your life is playing Pokémon Go. It’s the newest game craze. And, it has kids and adults alike off the couch, away from their computers and gaming consoles, and glued to their mobile devices. "Summer, when kids are off of school, is usually when families have peak internet... more
  • Pokémon Go—What You Need to Know
  • Healthcare Transparency Now a Deciding Factor For Consumers (7/26/2016)

    Increasingly, consumers are turning to publicly-reported data to aid in the decision-making process when selecting a healthcare provider. This trend is encouraging to leaders like those at Piedmont Healthcare, who have been leading the charge in healthcare transparency for nearly a decade. "As co... more
  • Healthcare Transparency Now a Deciding Factor For Consumers
  • Katherine White Wins Primary Runoff For Pickens Board of Education Post 1 (7/26/2016)

    1583 Pickens County registered voters cast their vote during the Primary Runoff Election for Pickens County Board of Education Post 1. Katherine White received 75.99% of the votes to win over incumbent Mike Cowart. Vote Totals: Mike Cowart 380 Katherine White 1203 (Winner) Mike Cowar... more
  • Katherine White Wins Primary Runoff For Pickens Board of Education Post 1
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