PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Raise the Roof-Cause for Paws (3/14/2015)

    $2,500 raised for the Animal Shelter of Pickens Country from a yard sale/auction and vaccination clinic....
  • Raise the Roof-Cause for Paws
  • Rock Creek Manor Newest Facility Ribbon Cutting Ceremony (3/13/2015)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at Rock Creek Manors newest facility, Manor House in the Meadow located at 490 Lower Dowda Mill Road, Jasper. Chamber members were given a tour of the beautiful Senior Living Homes now available. M... more
  • Rock Creek Manor Newest Facility Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
  • Pickens County Beer and Wine Board Called Meeting (Video) (3/12/2015)

    Approval Beer and Wine Consumption on the Premises and Distilled Spirits Consumption on the Premises license for John Lupi's new restaurant 'Home'. It will be opening at the former Appalachia Grill on Steve Tate Hwy. ...
  • Pickens County Beer and Wine Board Called Meeting (Video)
  • Pickens County Board of Education Meeting (Video) (3/12/2015)

    Spotlight on Student Achievement: Recognition of Reading Bowl Team; All State Chorus Recognition; GMEA District 9 Honor Band Recognitions; 2015 GMEA All-State Bands...
  • Pickens County Board of Education Meeting (Video)
  • Tater Patch Players 'Sylvia' Opens April 10th (3/11/2015)

    Tater Patch Players' next play, Sylvia by A. R. Gurney, opens April 10. It is a warm, witty comedy about a dog and the man who takes her in. Although this is a comedy, it's not a "cartoon dog" comedy. It is for adults and is not advised for children. Sylvia, the dog, played by Marena Leonard... more
  • Tater Patch Players 'Sylvia' Opens April 10th
  • The McDonald Family Volunteers for KPB Adopt A Road Program (3/11/2015)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful is pleased to announce that The McDonald Family have volunteered to join our Adopt A Road Program. The McDonald's have volunteered to pickup one mile of Price Creek Road from Burnt Mountain Road to the dead end. This section of road is where they live and they wanted to keep... more
  • The McDonald Family Volunteers for KPB Adopt A Road Program
  • Attend Eagle's Rest Spring Equinox Event (3/10/2015)
    Saturday, March 21st at 2pm
    Saturday, March 21, after the 2pm Frank Wright lecture on the Appalachian Trail and Mt. Oglethorpe, you can put a smile on these volunteers faces, Bert and Bunny Loftman, by helping them plant native wildflowers in Eagle's Rest P... more
  • Attend Eagle's Rest Spring Equinox Event
  • Piedmont Mountainside Builds a Learning Garden for West End Boys and Girls Club (3/10/2015)

    Piedmont Mountainside Hospital, in partnership with the Pickens County UGA Extension and Master Gardeners, built a learning garden for the West End Boys and Girls Club in Talking Rock on Saturday, March 7. "Thanks to the many volunteers, we were able to clear an area to make four raised beds and si... more
  • Piedmont Mountainside Builds a Learning Garden for West End Boys and Girls Club
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital presents Ladies’ Morning Out (3/10/2015)

    Piedmont Mountainside Hospital will offer free screenings and health education at the Ladies' Morning Out event on Saturday, March 21 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Chattahoochee Technical College, Appalachian Campus. The event, which is free and open to anyone in the community, also includes Q... more
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital presents Ladies’ Morning Out
  • Report from the Capitol with Representative Rick Jasperse (3/10/2015)

    Sorry, I haven’t been as good a teller of what we have been doing in Atlanta. I have been writing and typing with my left hand only, due to the shoulder surgery, but I am about to get shed of the sling and can use this arm again. I have surely appreciated that my wife Marcia has been with me for th... more
  • Report from the Capitol with Representative Rick Jasperse
  • Pickens County Planning Commission Meeting (Video) (3/9/2015)

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  • Pickens County Planning Commission Meeting (Video)
  • DR. CARL KIHM NEPAL MISSION TRIP (3/7/2015)

    I expected a unique experience but I could have never prepared for the cultural eye-opener and patient encounters that would forever change my perspectives and life, in general. As a tired senior resident, I departed Atlanta and caught up on sleep during my 40 hours of travel. Finally, I arrived ... more
  • DR. CARL KIHM NEPAL MISSION TRIP
  • Junior Dragon Wrestler Isaiah Williams is 8-u 120 lb. State Champ (3/7/2015)
    Five out 18 placed in the Top 4
    After the dust settled the Youth wrestlers from Pickens County made a big statement at the Georgia Dome this past Saturday in the Georgia Youth State Wrestling Championship. Five young men out of 18 placed in the top 4 in their division. Below are the results: Youth: Zachary Grizzle 6-u 49... more
  • Junior Dragon Wrestler Isaiah Williams is 8-u 120 lb. State Champ
  • OPTIMISTS WELCOME NEW MEMBERS (3/7/2015)

    The Optimist Club of Jasper held a special luncheon on Thursday, February 19, 2015 at the "old" Last Catch to welcome a new member to our club plus to invite others to join us in our mission of "bringing out the best in kids" here in Pickens County. Membership Chair and 1st Vice President, Dave S... more
  • OPTIMISTS WELCOME NEW MEMBERS
  • The Down Side of Manning Up (3/7/2015)

    "I should be able to face my problems alone!" This sentiment is held by many men around the world. It has become a cultural bias through the male socialization process promoting a myriad of beliefs that men internalize and hold fast to, such as: • Act like a man and be brave…Man Up! • Strong men... more
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