PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • 8th Annual Easter Jasper Merchants Association Egg Hunt (3/30/2015)

    The Jasper Merchants Association is proud to present the 8th Annual Easter Egg Hunt this coming Saturday, April 4th at Lee Newton Park located off of Stegall Drive in Jasper, Georgia. The Easter Egg Hunt will start at 1pm to 2pm. This event is FREE to ALL children of Pickens County under the age of ... more
  • 8th Annual Easter Jasper Merchants Association Egg Hunt
  • Warmer Weather Brings Snake Activity (3/30/2015)
    Six Venomous Snakes of Georgia Identified
    With the warmer weather, and increased food supply Georgia's snake population will be active. Expect more human and snake encounters. The vast majority of encounters happen in and around peoples homes. Georgia has over 43+ different species of snakes only six are venomous. Most counties only... more
  • Warmer Weather Brings Snake Activity
  • Jasper Farmers' Market Opening (3/28/2015)

    Opening day was sunny and cold; not a lot of vendors but a nice mix of previous and new vendors; crafts and produce. Lettuce and kale were plentiful as were garden ready vegetable plants; broccoli and cabbage and other things that can be planted right now. If you are not familiar with planting early...
  • Jasper Farmers' Market Opening
  • Talking Rock Easter Egg Hunt (3/28/2015)

    Annual event held in Taking Rock Park....
  • Talking Rock Easter Egg Hunt
  • Willie's Weekend Benefit (3/28/2015)

    Fundraiser for Willie Prather's family with a Benefit on Saturday and a Tribute Ride on Sunday. Willie passed away on February 23, 2015...
  • Willie's Weekend Benefit
  • A Different Kind of Bluegrass Sound… The Night Travelers (3/27/2015)

    This is the second in the series of Getting to know the bluegrass bands coming to Jasper’s Bluegrass Charity Festival. Look for highlights each week of the 10 groups performing in the May 8-10 festival sponsored by Pickens's County American Legion Post 149. For more information on the Mother’s Day ... more
  • A Different Kind of Bluegrass Sound… The Night Travelers
  • Four Legged Love From Remi (3/27/2015)
    6-month old terrier mix puppy ADOPTED
    Hi! I am Remi and I am ready to go home with someone—maybe you? I have a soft white coat with great tan markings and beautiful eyes. I am smart and energetic, I like playing with my two brothers and two sisters. They are all here at the PAR Ranch with me. We are playful, fun, and cuddly ... more
  • Four Legged Love From Remi
  • Jasper Farmers Market Opens this Saturday (3/27/2015)

    The oldest continuous farmers market (as well as the friendliest) in the county will open for its 16th season this Saturday, March 28, 2015. The hours are from 7:30 to 12 noon and the location is in the Park and Ride lot next to Lee Newton Park on Church Street in Jasper. If you have never been be... more
  • Jasper Farmers Market Opens this Saturday
  • Vintage Cars Cruise Through Pickens (3/27/2015)

    If you happened to spot a long line of 20 beautiful old cars cruising through Pickens County last Saturday morning, it was the Alfa Romeo Owners Club of Atlanta and the Georgia Triumph Association enroute to a luncheon at Monteluce Winery. The trip started in Roswell and covered 80 miles of bea... more
  • Vintage Cars Cruise Through Pickens
  • Jasper Elementary School Career Event (3/26/2015)

    Professionals representing a variety of career fields spoke with students about their career choices during the Jasper Elementary School "Career Event" this week. Mrs. Jennie Smith, school counselor and event organizer, began organizing the event weeks ago. The process began with letters going... more
  • Jasper Elementary School Career Event
  • Piedmont Heart Institute Announces Alliance with Cleveland Clinic (3/26/2015)
    Unique alliance in Georgia - Cleveland Clinic and Piedmont will share clinical policies, treatment protocols and research opportunities
    (Atlanta) – Since 2007, Piedmont Heart Institute (PHI) has been the largest preferred provider for heart care in the Atlanta and surrounding area. Since then, with its continued expansion of complex and life-saving expertise and advanced treatment modalities, it has grown into one of the premier car... more
  • Piedmont Heart Institute Announces Alliance with Cleveland Clinic
  • A new restaurant is Now Open in Jasper! Great Food, Great Service, Just Great! (3/25/2015)

    Since opening their doors on December 7, 2014, Buffalo Luke's has quickly become a local favorite. With a name like Buffalo Luke's, you've probably already figured out what their signature menu item is. Yes, their chicken wings are the kind everyone loves, crispy, saucy, with plenty of flavors to ma... more
  • A new restaurant is Now Open in Jasper!  Great Food, Great Service, Just Great!
  • Georgia Power Host Pickens County Chamber First Friday Morning Mixer (3/25/2015)

    Georgia Power hosted the Chamber's "FIRST" First Friday Morning Mixer of the year, on Friday, March 6th from 7:30-9:00 AM. Over 40 fellow chamber members stopped by the Chamber for a wonderful opportunity to network over a cup of coffee and a muffin. Mark your calendar for June 5th to drop in J... more
  • Georgia Power Host Pickens County Chamber First Friday Morning Mixer
  • Katie Elle Salon Ribbon Cutting Ceremony (3/25/2015)

    The Pickens Chamber of Commerce recently participated in a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Katie Elle Salon in Marble Hill on Friday, February 6th. Katie Nelson is a master cosmetologist with more than ten years of experience making people look and feel their best. Along with expert styling tips and ... more
  • Katie Elle Salon Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
  • Top 15 Things You Need To Know! (3/25/2015)

    1. Renovation for the new location for Dairy Queen is underway. It will be located beside Zaxby's in the building that was once Julee's (Kroger Shopping Center). The remaining structure from the Dairy Queen destroyed by fire was demolished this week with no current plans for something in its plac... more
  • Top 15 Things You Need To Know!
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