PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Pickens High School Ghost Out (4/24/2015)

    Pickens County Ghost Out Program was developed out of concern for safety and about the serious results of a crash. The goal was to alert the students, and the community to the seriousness of reckless driving, driving while under the influence and distracted driving. ...
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  • Callahan Classic (4/22/2015)

    20 Teams participated in the Callahan Classic, a benefit for Pickens County Fire Department employee Shane Callahan. Proceeds from the golf tournament ($6,270.68) helped Shane pay off his remaining medical expenses from an illness earlier this year....
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  • Pickens High School Students to Receive Free Prom Hairstyles at Chattahoochee Tech (4/22/2015)
    May 2nd between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m
    The prices for going to prom are not cheap, especially when adding in formal clothing, accessories, activities, transportation, and a nice meal. Chattahoochee Technical College Cosmetology Instructor Jeannie Ingram and her students at the school's Appalachian Campus are wanting to help with one of t... more
  • Pickens High School Students to Receive Free Prom Hairstyles at Chattahoochee Tech
  • 'Abe Lincoln' To Speak At Bluegrass Charity Festival Church Service (4/21/2015)

    American Legion Post 149's Bluegrass Charity Festival is bringing the best bands... the best military speaker for opening ceremony... and now... the impossible.. a voice from the past. "Abraham Lincoln" is appearing live at the Sunday gospel service on 10 May at 10 a.m. Honest! Well... as close... more
  • 'Abe Lincoln' To Speak At Bluegrass Charity Festival Church Service
  • Another Improv Comedy Night For You! (4/21/2015)
    Saturday, April 25th at 7:30 p.m. at Tater Patch Players Theater
    If you came to our first Improv Night, you know what a laugh riot it was. Many of you bravely took to the stage and the rest laughed! We're doing it again on April 25 at 7:30. This was one of the "Sylvia" production nights that was canceled because one of the cast members sustained an injury d... more
  • Another Improv Comedy Night For You!
  • Celebrate Spring at the Jasper Farmers Market (4/21/2015)

    Beautiful weather permitted Saturday's Farmer's Market to be outstanding! Eggs, herbs, plants, jewelry, baked goods, macramé, coffee, music, toys, and many other choices made the market adventure complete. Many customers bring their dogs along which encourages conversations with admirers of the can... more
  • Celebrate Spring at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Four Legged Love From Matilda (4/21/2015)
    A two-year-old, short haired domestic female cat ADOPTED
    Hi! I am Matilda, a great cat with many good attributes. For example, I love to dance with people. I like to be held on your shoulder and do waltzes (like Waltzing Matilda) or other slow dances. I am also a good mouse hunter. I am versatile and would enjoy being both an indoor and outdoor c... more
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  • On Earth Day, Show NASA How There’s #NoPlaceLikeHome (4/21/2015)

    This Earth Day, April 22, NASA is asking you to share pictures and video of your favorite places on Earth using social media – and tag them #NoPlaceLikeHome. At NASA, we explore lots of planets and there’s a lot to love: the mountains on Mars, the rings of Saturn, the 99.77-degree ... more
  • On Earth Day, Show NASA How There’s #NoPlaceLikeHome
  • April 25th Proclaimed 2015 Health Fair Day (4/20/2015)

    JOINT PROCLAMATION by the Board of Commissioners of Pickens County Georgia and the Mayor of the City of Jasper Georgia was signed this morning for the Health Fair Day this Saturday, April 25th. PROCLAMATION Whereas it has been determined to be in the public interest to provide health information... more
  • April 25th Proclaimed 2015 Health Fair Day
  • Bluegrass Charity Festival is Nearing (4/19/2015)

    With less than three weeks out before opening the gates of the Bluegrass Charity Festival 2015, excitement is starting to stir here in Pickens County. Be sure and mark your calendars not to miss this 3 day extravaganza May 8-10. Great food, one of a kind craft selections and specialty retails will... more
  • Bluegrass Charity Festival is Nearing
  • Habitat for Humanity Holds Informational Event (4/19/2015)
    April 30 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
    Habitat for Humanity Pickens County will host an "Information Meeting" for the general public on Thursday evening, April 30 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Habitat office located at 135 Cares Way in Jasper. Habitat Family Selection Committee members will be on hand to describe changes to the p... more
  • Habitat for Humanity Holds Informational Event
  • More than 2,500 Students Will Graduate from Chattahoochee Tech in May (4/19/2015)

    (Marietta, Ga.) This May more than 2,500 graduates of Georgia’s largest technical college will be honored in a ceremony at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. Representing graduates from Summer 2014, Fall 2014 and Spring 2015, more than 300 graduates are expected to walk in the ceremony. Sche... more
  • More than 2,500 Students Will Graduate from Chattahoochee Tech in May
  • NEW JOOI CLUB CHARTERED AT WILDWOOD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (4/19/2015)

    The Optimist Club of Jasper chartered a new JOOI Club on March 25, 2015 at Wildwood Christian Academy. Optimist Club of Jasper president, Larry Starr, presented the JOOI Charter to Principal Bill Shellnut and Sponsor/Advisor, Chuck Taylor on that day. This club joins two other JOOI Clubs in Picke... more
  • NEW JOOI CLUB CHARTERED AT WILDWOOD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY
  • PCMS PTSA Purchases AED From Box Tops For Education Collections (4/19/2015)

    The Pickens County Middle School (PCMS) PTSA would like to thank everyone who has clipped and sent in Box Tops for Education and Labels for Education this school year. Due to all the Box Tops collected, the PCMS PSTA was able to purchase and AED (automated external defibrillator) for the PCMS Gym... more
  • PCMS PTSA Purchases AED From Box Tops For Education Collections
  • Pickens Ferst Foundation Wanted Suspects Announced (4/19/2015)
    Video announcement during the Pickens Chamber Breakfast
    During the Pickens Chamber of Commerce April Breakfast, the 10 FERST Wanted Suspects were announced by 'Judge' Jeff Downing (video to the left). They are: Ron "Indiana" Barnes, Berkshire Hathaway Realty CHARGED WITH Digging up Property Brad "The Inspector" Bledsoe, Bledsoe Inspections CHARG... more
  • Pickens Ferst Foundation Wanted Suspects Announced
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