PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Pickens Arts and Cultural Alliance Annual Meeting to be Held (4/23/2017)

    According to PACA President, Amelia McIntyre, the group’s annual meeting will be held Monday, April 24, 2017 at 5:30 pm. This year’s theme is "Step Forward for the Arts." The meeting will be held at the Pickens County Administration Building in the community room. The public is invited to attend.... more
  • Pickens Arts and Cultural Alliance Annual Meeting to be Held
  • Veterans Memorial Launches Fundraiser (4/23/2017)

    The Veterans Memorial of Pickens County receives generous donation from Days Chevrolet to begin fund raiser. The Memorial is coming soon to Pickens County at the southwest quadrant of Lee Newton Park. Ray Smith, project General Manager and past American Legion Commander said, “The Pickens Coun... more
  • Veterans Memorial Launches Fundraiser
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners April 2017 (4/20/2017)

    AGENDA I. Call to order II. Prayer Pledge of Allegiance III. Amendments to Agenda IV. Approval of Agenda V. Employee Recognition Fire Department: William S. Callahan ~ 10 years Jody R. Collis ~ 10 years Michael S. Mooney ~ 10 years Probate Court: Scottie H. Crowe ~... more
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners April 2017
  • April Business After Hours (4/19/2017)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce offers a wonderful monthly opportunity for Chamber members, as well as the public, to come together at a local business to enjoy food, fun, networking and an opportunity to win some cash! The April Business After Hours was hosted by the Pickens County Chambe... more
  • April Business After Hours
  • April 22nd Proclaimed Health Fair Day (4/18/2017)

    On April 13th, 2017, the Board of Commissioners of Pickens County Georgia and the Mayor of the City of Jasper issued a Joint Proclamation declaring April 22nd, 2017 as HEALTH FAIR DAY. They urge ALL members of the community to recognize and support the event. PROCLAMATION: Whereas it has been d... more
  • April 22nd Proclaimed Health Fair Day
  • April Chamber Community Breakfast (4/18/2017)

    The Chamber Community Breakfast was held Tuesday, April 11th, 2017. Attendees arrived to a delicious breakfast catered by Bojangles and enjoyed networking with many people in attendance before beginning the program. Donna Torres’ Welcome and the Invocation was followed by our new member welcome b... more
  • April Chamber Community Breakfast
  • CTC Biology Instructor Named State Finalist for Rick Perkins Award (4/18/2017)

    A Chattahoochee Technical College biology instructor has made her mark on higher education after being named a finalist for the Technical College System of Georgia’s Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Instruction during the 2017 Leadership Summit held in Atlanta. Dr. Juanita Forreste... more
  • CTC Biology Instructor Named State Finalist for Rick Perkins Award
  • Leading Atlanta Choral Group Sings in Jasper (4/18/2017)

    Holy Family's free concert series continues on April 23 at 3:30 PM when Atlanta Schola Cantorum presents a program of selections from the golden age of early music in England. The concert will feature selections from the group's Spring 2017 concert repertoire which will be performed in Atlanta and a... more
  • Leading Atlanta Choral Group Sings in Jasper
  • PHS Band Student of the Week - Corey Smith (4/18/2017)

    The Band Student of the Week is Corey Smith. Corey is a Junior trumpet player in the Pride of Pickens Marching Band and also plays in the Symphonic Band. Corey is one of the students who knows how to get it done, whatever it is, and enjoys helping others. He is a valuable member of the band prog... more
  • PHS Band Student of the Week - Corey Smith
  • Pickens Seniors For Change Town Hall Meeting (4/18/2017)

    Pickens Seniors For Change, spearheaded by Lee Williamson, is seeking school tax exemptions for Senior Citizens. A Town Hall Meeting was held on April 18, 2017 at Chattahoochee Technical College in Jasper, Georgia. Guest included Pickens County School Board Members, Katherine White and Chairman Dan... more
  • Pickens Seniors For Change Town Hall Meeting
  • Second Minor Bus Accident Reported Within A Week With No Students On Board (4/18/2017)

    A minor bus accident occurred this afternoon involving a Pickens County school bus. No students were on board at the time of the accident. At the stoplight on Main Street, a car rear-ended the bus, and only minimal damage occurred to the rear fender. Per standard protocol, the bus driver will be ... more
  • Second Minor Bus Accident Reported Within A Week With No Students On Board
  • Tea Party Talk (4/18/2017)
    Meeting on Tuesday, April 25th
    Double your knowledge of important issues of the day at our next Tea Party meeting. We have TWO guest speakers who will continue to bring news that is important to all Pickens County citizens. Jeff Anderson, Board of Director member of GeorgiaC... more
  • Tea Party Talk
  • Recreation Opening Day (4/15/2017)

    Pickens County Recreation Department Opening Day Ceremony for T-Ball, Baseball and Softball at Roper Park in Jasper, Ga. Trey Atkins, an 8 year old baseball player was randomly picked to throw out the first pitch. Video on the bottom left. ... more
  • Recreation Opening Day
  • Retired Educators Recognize Service to Pickens County and Learn About Scams on Retirees and the Disabled (4/15/2017)

    The Pickens County Retired Educator Association (PCREA) met on April 12, 2017 and President Dr. Pat Denney opened the meeting by recognizing several members of our community for their service through the Golden Deed Award, PCREA Volunteer Service Hours, and AARP’s Educator Community Service Award. A... more
  • Retired Educators Recognize Service to Pickens County and Learn About Scams on Retirees and the Disabled
  • Document Shredder is Back April 15 (4/13/2017)

    The Keep Pickens Beautiful Shredder is back on Saturday, April 15th from 9 a.m. until noon. Come shred and clean up after tax season. Shred and recycle your important documents. The cost is $4 for a banker’s size box. The shredder will be behind the Keep Pickens Beautiful parking lot off Main ... more
  • Document Shredder is Back April 15

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