PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Wendy's in Jasper Part of Cyber Activity Targeting Customer's Payment Card (7/8/2016)
    Check your statements!
    Wendy's restaurant in Jasper (1853 Hwy. 53 West) is impacted in the malicious cyber activity targeting customers' payment card information between dates of December 2, 2015 and June 8, 2016. That malware has been disabled in all franchisee restaurants where it has been discovered. Check your debit/c... more
  • Wendy's in Jasper Part of Cyber Activity Targeting Customer's Payment Card
  • Pickens County Commissioners July Work Session (Video) (7/7/2016)

    Items for Discussion: 1) Designating Pickens County as a Purple Heart County 2) Tate Depot Lease and Usage Agreement 3) Update on leases: State Patrol office; 2 offices at Courthouse & DFACS Building 4) Bids for permanent generators at 694 Pearl Johnson Rd., Fairmount, GA and 4299 Jerusalem Chur...
  • Pickens County Commissioners July Work Session (Video)
  • Auditions for 'Mama Won't Fly' (7/5/2016)
    July 10th & 11th, 2016
    Tater Patch Players the next play to be cast has lots of opportunities for beginning and veteran actors. Mama Won't Fly, by our favorite comedy-writing trio of Hope Jones and Wooten, will be cast July 10 and 11, but doesnít open until September 16, for 4 weeks (one of which is in Ellijay... more
  • Auditions for 'Mama Won't Fly'
  • Laughter abounds at Tater Patch Players Latest Show: The Fox on the Fairway (7/5/2016)
    Opens this Thursday!
    July 8, Tater Patch will debut another hilarious addition to its 2016 season. The Fox on the Fairway, by master-of-farce Ken Ludwig, is a delight for all adults. Poking fun at golfers and the "country club set" is the basis of this madcap romp. The tap room of fictional Quail Valley Golf Club... more
  • Laughter abounds at Tater Patch Players Latest Show: The Fox on the Fairway
  • Legionnaires and Senior Center Share Float in Parade (7/5/2016)

    There was hardly an empty spot on Main Street as the cheering crowds enjoyed the 4th of July parade celebrating our American heritage. As each float and decorated vehicle passed, the kids quickly scrambled forward to retrieve the candy being tossed to the crowd. Though all parade entries were spec... more
  • Legionnaires and Senior Center Share Float in Parade
  • Three Q's For You! (7/5/2016)

    Quinn, Quiggly, and Quincy are looking for homes! They are three months old and such sweet boys! They would make a wonderful addition to any family! Come visit them at Pickens Animal Rescue! Adoption Fees: $150 Dogs/Puppies & $100 Cats/Kittens. Adoption fee includes spay/neuter, all vaccines, Hea... more
  • Three Q's For You!
  • Independence Day Celebration (7/4/2016)

    Jasper Lions Club's Independence Day Celebration with 4th of July carnival, entertainment, bingo, vendors, food and entertainment, and fireworks in Lee Newton Park in Jasper, Georgia. Photos and video....
  • Independence Day Celebration
  • Independence Day Parade (7/4/2016)

    Parade winners were National Title Pawn with first place and American Legion Post 149 and Pickens County Senior Center with second place....
  • Independence Day Parade
  • Trail Tree Newsletter July 2016 (7/4/2016)
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    In this issue: Trails of Interest in Arkansas, North Carolina, Georgia, Kentucky, Michigan, New York; Indian Heritage Sites Mapping Program;...
  • Trail Tree Newsletter July 2016
  • Fireworks and Drought Do Not Mix (7/3/2016)
    New fireworks laws
    Be mindful when shooting fireworks that our region is currently classified as being in a SEVERE DROUGHT. Curtis Clark, Pickens County Fire Marshal urges you to be extremely careful when shooting fireworks and have a way to extinguish a fire. New Georgia law allows for fireworks to be ignited o... more
  • Fireworks and Drought Do Not Mix
  • First Home in Habitatís New Hope Acres Dedicated (7/1/2016)

    Published with the permission of Smoke Signals The first home completed in New Hope Acres, Habitat for Humanity Pickensí new multi-home community, was dedicated in a ceremony at the home Sunday, June 26. Habitat Pickens board members, volunteers and friends of Habitat joined new owners of the ... more
  • First Home in Habitatís New Hope Acres Dedicated
  • Key Personnel Changes at Pickens County Schools (6/29/2016)
    School resumes on August 1st; Open House Dates
    Pickens County Schools Summer Break is nearing its halfway point with the first day of school on August 1st. Remember that FREE LUNCH is available this Summer during the week to ages 18 and under at the locations listed in the image to the left. The new school year brings change. Below is a list ... more
  • Key Personnel Changes at Pickens County Schools
  • Early Voting for Republican Party Primary Runoff Begins July 5th (6/28/2016)
    Voting for Pickens County Board of Education Post 1
    Early Voting for the Republican Party Primary Runoff is from July 5-22, 2016 at the Pickens County Board of Elections and Registration on Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (No Saturday Voting) The only election on the ballot is for Pickens County Board of Education Post 1 between incumbe... more
  • Early Voting for Republican Party Primary Runoff Begins July 5th
  • Hey Guys, Stella Here! (6/28/2016)

    I'm a beautiful two-year-old American Bulldog Mix and I am ready to find my furever home. My friends here at the rescue ranch love me but nothing compares to the love of a family! I love to play with toys, play in the water and I love children. I'm not very good with other dogs though, so I woul... more
  • Hey Guys, Stella Here!
  • Jasper Arts Fair This Friday, July 1st (6/28/2016)

    The Jasper Merchants Association along with Rocco's Pub will be hosting the next Jasper Arts Fair on Friday evening this coming July 1, 2016 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm that will be held in the parking lot of Rocco's Pub Plaza located at 47 Mountainside Village Parkway located right off of GA Hwy 515 in... more
  • Jasper Arts Fair This Friday, July 1st
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