PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Mosquito Control Around Your Home (5/16/2016)
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    The mosquitoes known to transmit the Zika virus are Aedes aegypti, the Yellow Fever Mosquito, and Aedes albopictus, the Asian Tiger Mosquito. Both are black with white markings and both breed in smaller containers of water around homes and businesses. In fact, they are called container-breeders. In ...
  • Mosquito Control Around Your Home
  • Olive Me Loves Olive You! (5/16/2016)

    I'm Olive! I am a gorgeous lab mix and I love to go for walks. I am a bit timid at first but if you give me a little bit of time and affection, I will warm up very quickly. I would love to find a family with a tall fenced in back yard since I can jump over low fences. I am house trained and w... more
  • Olive Me Loves Olive You!
  • Shottenkirk Ford Jasper Supports Local Nonprofit with Donations (5/16/2016)
    Shottenkirk Ford Jasper donated a portion of every vehicle sold to Hope House of North Georgia
    Shottenkirk Ford Jasper, one of the leading dealerships in the Metro Atlanta region, has recently partnered with Hope House of North Georgia. Throughout the month of April, a portion of the proceeds from every vehicle sale was donated to Hope House of North Georgia. Hope House provides a loving ... more
  • Shottenkirk Ford Jasper Supports Local Nonprofit with Donations
  • Women's Wellness Program at Burnt Mountain Center (5/16/2016)

    A women's wellness program geared for the developmentally disabled population was held Wednesday May 12, 2016 at BMC in Jasper. BMC had 25 attendee's and Cherokee Training Center brought in 19 ladies. Dr. Allison Ward, a local gynecologist with Piedmont Physicians Obstetrics and Gynecology showed... more
  • Women's Wellness Program at Burnt Mountain Center
  • Bass/Ackward Business Seminar Hosted by PWPC (5/15/2016)
    Prested by Steve Beecham, motivational speaker and President of Home Town Mortgage in Alpharetta
    The Professional Women of Pickens County (PWPC) hosted their first PWPC Annual Seminar on Thursday, May 5. Katherine Wofford, PWPC President Elect Elect, and Michelle Roberson, PWPC Secretary, welcomed 70 attendees to fill their plates with a delicious breakfast, catered by Originals to Remember, mi... more
  • Bass/Ackward Business Seminar Hosted by PWPC
  • Fishing Rodeo (5/14/2016)

    The annual Fishing Rodeo is organized by the Pickens County Sportsman Club and fostered by DNR (Department of Natural Resources). Photos....
  • Fishing Rodeo
  • Decatur Choir Presents Pentecost Program in Jasper (5/13/2016)

    For the final concert of the 2015-2016 season, the Episcopal Church of the Holy Family is proud to host the Chancel Choir of the Decatur (Georgia) Presbyterian Church in a concert of organ and choral music for the Day of Pentecost on Sunday, May 15, at 3:30 P.M. The concert is free and all are cordi... more
  • Decatur Choir Presents Pentecost Program in Jasper
  • Relay For Life of Pickens County on May 21st (5/13/2016)
    Ceremonies kick-off at 2:00 p.m. in Lee Newton Park
    The American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life is a community celebration in honor of those who have survived cancer and in remembrance of those who have been lost to cancer. It also honors those who are the caregivers of the cancer patients. Relay For Life raises funds for the American Cancer S... more
  • Relay For Life of Pickens County on May 21st
  • 5 Common Misconceptions about Living Organ Donation (5/12/2016)

    There’s a simple solution that could save the lives of the 5,171 Georgians currently waiting for a kidney transplant: living organ donation. Yet, the number of transplants performed remains constrained by the limited number of people willing and able to donate a kidney. To raise awareness of this is... more
  • 5 Common Misconceptions about Living Organ Donation
  • Paint The Town Purple Contest (5/12/2016)
    Celebrating Relay for Life of Pickens County on May 21st
    The Jasper Merchants Association along with Relay For Life of Pickens County will be sponsoring the 2016 'Paint The Town Purple' Contest. Merchants, Businesses, Organizations, and Individuals are encouraged to decorate their locations in Purple, or any other colors that represent the different types... more
  • Paint The Town Purple Contest
  • Pickens 4-H S.A.F.E. Team Competed at State (5/12/2016)

    On May 7th, 18 Pickens County 4-H S.A.F.E. Team traveled to State Competition. The high winning team score was a 98 out of 100 points, the Pickens team had a score of 92. There were a total of 72 Counties and 940 individual shooters represented. Head Coach Lonnie Waters said, "We as coaches are v... more
  • Pickens 4-H S.A.F.E. Team Competed at State
  • Pickens County School District Announces New Principal For Harmony Elementary (5/12/2016)
    Former Harmony Teacher Re-Joins the Eagle Family
    The Pickens County School District is pleased to announce the promotion of Corey Thompson to Principal of Harmony Elementary School. Mr. Thompson is a Pickens County native and Pickens High School graduate. He earned a Bachelor's in Education from Kennesaw State College and a Master's of Educatio... more
  • Pickens County School District Announces New Principal For Harmony Elementary
  • Pickens County School District Assistant Principals and Central Office Staff Named (5/12/2016)

    The Pickens County School District is pleased to announce the following administration positions for the 2016-17 school year: - Chris Wallace will transfer to Hill City Elementary to serve as Assistant Principal. - Stephanie Hall has been promoted to Assistant Principal at Jasper Elementary Sc... more
  • Pickens County School District Assistant Principals and Central Office Staff Named
  • Pickens High School Class of 2016 (5/12/2016)
    Graduation on May 28th at 9:00 a.m. at PHS Stadium
    266 Pickens High School Seniors will graduate on May 28, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at Pickens High School Stadium....
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  • Jasper City Market (5/11/2016)
    Wednesdays from 3-11 in downtown Jasper
    The Jasper City Market is every Wednesday from 3-6 pm in the green space at the corner of S. Main Street and Spring Street (67 South Main Street, Jasper).Fresh, organic and local farm-to-table fruits, vegetables, meats, seafood, homemade sorbet, and more....
  • Jasper City Market
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