PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Pickens County Joint Comprehensive Plan Public Meeting & Survey (5/2/2017)
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    Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (NWGRC) representatives are beginning to work with local government staff members, elected officials, citizens, business owners, etc. on the State-required update to the Pickens County Joint Comprehensive Plan. During the first meeting, Ethan Calhoun, a plan... more
  • Pickens County Joint Comprehensive Plan Public Meeting & Survey
  • Jasper City Council May 2017 (5/1/2017)

    AGENDA I. Call meeting to order II. Invocation III. Pledge of Allegiance IV. Adopt agenda V. Read minutes of April 3, 2017 regular meeting A. Lisa Hoyle VI. Old Business 1. Non e VII. New Business A. Fishing Rodeo at Cove 1. Walt Cagle B. Paving project bids 1. Lonnie Waters C. GPS m... more
  • Jasper City Council May 2017
  • Nelson City Council May 2017 (5/1/2017)

    AGENDA 1. Call to Order 2. Pledge of Allegiance 3. Agenda Approval 4. Public Hearing a. This is to allow for public input in regards to the possibility of a Municipal Services Agreement (MSA), which would provide a contract for code enforcement, building and code administration, land us... more
  • Nelson City Council May 2017
  • Piedmont Mountainside Supports Burnt Mountain Center with $10,000 Grant (4/28/2017)

    Patients in Jasper have increased access to programs designed to decrease absenteeism and complications that arise from diabetes, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and hypertension, thanks to a $10,000 community benefit grant funded by Piedmont Mountainside Hospital. A recipient of Piedmon... more
  • Piedmont Mountainside Supports Burnt Mountain Center with $10,000 Grant
  • Jasper City Council Work Session April 2017 (4/27/2017)
    Jasper City Park Closed for Repairs
    Concerned Jasper resident Craig Jones brought to the attention of the Mayor and Council of the safety issues and poor quality of Jasper City Park. (photos to the left). The Mayor and Council agreed that work needed to be done and announced to close the park on April 28, 2017 for renovations and re... more
  • Jasper City Council Work Session April 2017
  • Pickens County 2016 Annual Water Quality Report (4/27/2017)
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  • Pickens County 2016 Annual Water Quality Report
  • Piedmont Mountainside Generates $53 Million for Local and State Economy (4/27/2017)

    Piedmont Mountainside Hospital generated over $53 million in revenue for the local and state economy in 2015, according to a report by the Georgia Hospital Association. The report also found that, during the same period, Piedmont Mountainside provided over $5 million in uncompensated care while ... more
  • Piedmont Mountainside Generates $53 Million for Local and State Economy
  • Dr. Carlton Wilson is Single Finalist for Superintendent of Pickens County Schools (4/26/2017)

    On April 26, 2017, the Pickens County Board of Education voted to name Dr. Carlton Wilson as the single finalist for the position of Superintendent. Dr. Wilson is named as finalist for the position of Superintendent for the fourteen-day period of public comment as required by law. All documents rece... more
  • Dr. Carlton Wilson is Single Finalist for Superintendent of Pickens County Schools
  • Foundation Awards 77 Scholarships at Annual Luncheon (4/26/2017)

    (Marietta, GA) Chattahoochee Tech Foundation recognized the recipients of 77 different scholarships at a reception held Friday, April 21, at Piedmont Church in Marietta. A total of 73 students, who represent a wide variety of the programs offered at Chattahoochee Technical College, were awarded scho... more
  • Foundation Awards 77 Scholarships at Annual Luncheon
  • Giving Thanks (4/26/2017)

    Rotary Club of Jasper would be remiss in fulfilling test two of our 4-way test (Is it fair to all concerned) if we did not acknowledge those gave so much to help us accomplish our dream of having our Peace Pole, Rotary sign and flagpole. Past President Jimmy Thompson gave a substantial amount thr... more
  • Giving Thanks
  • Last Week for Pickens County GOP Gun Raffle Tickets (4/26/2017)
    Drawing May 1st
    Tickets for our 2017 Gun Raffle Giveaway are still available at the following locations. Proceeds go to our Graduating Senior essay scholarship along with other community events. Rocco’s Pub and Grill, Appalachian Gun and Pawn, Mary Ann’s, Jasper Fitness, Carriage House, The UPS store. Door pr... more
  • Last Week for Pickens County GOP Gun Raffle Tickets
  • PHS Band Student of the Week - Jared Davis (4/26/2017)

    The band student of the week is Jared Davis. Jared is a freshman trombone player in the PHS Band. Since he came to the high school, Jared has shown incredible improvement, work ethic and participation in our group. He is a solid contributor and we are happy to have him in the band!... more
  • PHS Band Student of the Week - Jared Davis
  • Plant a Tomato From the Jasper Farmer Market (4/26/2017)

    It’s the time of the year that a lot of us begin to get eager for a homegrown tomato. Think how great it would be to pick some in your own back yard. Buy a tomato plant from a farmers market vendor. Take it home and plant it in a sunny spot with lots of fertilizer and water (get specific instructi... more
  • Plant a Tomato From the Jasper Farmer Market
  • The Barn at Dunn Manor – Ribbon Cutting (4/26/2017)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate The Barn at Dunn Manor on their ribbon cutting for their new business. The Barn at Dunn Manor is Pickens County’s newest Wedding & Events Venue. Located at 9934 Hwy 53 West, this venue offers southern charm with a touch of country ... more
  • The Barn at Dunn Manor – Ribbon Cutting
  • Pickens County Retired Educators Visit The Governor's Mansion (4/24/2017)

    Pickens County Retired Educators Association visits the Governor’s Mansion as a Reward for coming in 2nd place in the Ferst/Grea Reading Battle. Morgan County, 3rd Place Winners joined us at The Mansion. Georgia’s First Lady Sandra Deal invited the Ferst Foundation, Pickens and Morgan Counties Re... more
  • Pickens County Retired Educators Visit The Governor's Mansion

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