PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Pickens Senior Center Looking For Donations of VHS, DVDs, and Books on Tape (1/8/2015)

    Do you have VHS, DVDs or books on tape/cd you no longer use? Consider donating them to the Pickens Senior Center for seniors to check out and take home to watch. Due to the limited amount of money that seniors draw each month, most of them can not afford cable TV. With the winter months and due ... more
  • Pickens Senior Center Looking For Donations of VHS, DVDs, and Books on Tape
  • A RAINBOW OF COLORS (1/7/2015)

    Because seamless gutters now come in such a wide variety of colors, it is much easier for you to choose the right color to complement the exterior of your home. For existing homeowners, it becomes much easier for gutter contractors to replace a partially damaged gutter with colors that match your... more
  • A RAINBOW OF COLORS
  • Four Legged Love From Pippen (1/7/2015)

    I am Pippen, a very fun and entertaining one year old male cat. I have an orange tabby coat and amazing gold-green eyes. I look more like my big cat relative, the tiger, than most cats so I put on some regal poses at times. The wonderful people at the PAR Ranch have been enjoying my comp... more
  • Four Legged Love From Pippen
  • Pickens County Library Festival of Trees Winners (1/7/2015)
    Winner: Keep Pickens Beautiful & Harmony Elementary School
    Winner of the 2014 Festival of Trees, with the most votes for favorite tree goes to Keep Pickens Beautiful & Harmony Elementary School. The title of their tree was, A Renewable Christmas Tree, in which the students make ornaments from recycled materials. Congratulations! We will order a book of the... more
  • Pickens County Library Festival of Trees Winners
  • TWO-HOUR PICKENS COUNTY SCHOOLS DELAY ON THURSDAY, JANUARY 8, 2015 (1/7/2015)

    GEMA has advised the Pickens County School District of an Arctic cold front that is moving into Georgia and is bringing extreme cold temperatures for Thursday morning, January 8th. North Georgia temperatures are predicted to be in the single digits with accompanying harsh wind chill factors. D... more
  • TWO-HOUR PICKENS COUNTY SCHOOLS DELAY ON THURSDAY, JANUARY 8, 2015
  • HIBBETT SPORTING GOODS, INC. ANNOUNCES NEW STORE TO OPEN IN JASPER, GA (1/5/2015)

    (BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) – Hibbett Sporting Goods, Inc. (“Hibbett”), the national sporting goods retailer based in Birmingham, Ala., is pleased to announce the execution of a lease for a new store in Jasper, GA. Hibbett Sports plans to open the new location this spring at Jasper Commons. The store ant... more
  • HIBBETT SPORTING GOODS, INC. ANNOUNCES NEW STORE TO OPEN IN JASPER, GA
  • Jasper City Council Meeting (Video) (1/5/2015)

    - Max Caylor presented a proclamation to the council for Charles & Ardis McCain for their service to Pickens County. They'll be moving to Ohio to be close to their family. - Rezone Parcel 053D-031 Tim Snow was denied by council (Planning Commission approved at December meeting) - For the first tim...
  • Jasper City Council Meeting (Video)
  • Jasper Youth Sports Association Baseball Registration on Saturdays in January (1/5/2015)

    Jasper Youth Sports Association Baseball registration for ages 5-16 will be held at the JYSA Gym on Stegall Drive (Old Jasper Elementary Gym) on the following Saturdays in January for the 2015 JYSA Spring Baseball Season: January 10 - 10:00-1:00 January 17 - 1:00-4:00 January 24 - 10:00-1:00 ... more
  • Jasper Youth Sports Association Baseball Registration on Saturdays in January
  • Nelson City Council January 2015 Meeting Video (1/5/2015)

    Jackie Jarrett was reappointed Mayor Pro Tem...
  • Nelson City Council January 2015 Meeting Video
  • Georgia Mountains Hospice Asks You To Vote for your local “Mardi Gras in the Mountains” King and Queen (1/4/2015)
    Jack Short and Margy Lohman
    Georgia Mountains Hospice, the Ellijay and Jasper Councils of the Knights of Columbus and the Rotary Club of Jasper are hosting 'Mardi Gras in the Mountains' on February 14th at Chattahoochee Technical College - Appalachian Campus in Jasper, Georgia. No need to go to New Orleans to celebrate Mard... more
  • Georgia Mountains Hospice Asks You To Vote for your local “Mardi Gras in the Mountains” King and Queen
  • Keep 'In the Know' with KnowPickens.com's Weekly eNewsletter (1/4/2015)

    In this issue: Life at the Library, New Year's Eve Celebration photos, first births (twins) of 2015, and more....
  • Keep 'In the Know' with KnowPickens.com's Weekly eNewsletter
  • Piedmont Mountainside’s first New Year’s twins receive $500 from Delta Community Credit Union (1/2/2015)

    The first babies born in Pickens County in 2015 were twins who came into the world 49 minutes apart at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital. Baby girl Lisa Abigail Lowman arrived on January 1 at 8:43 a.m., followed by baby boy Landon Abriel Lowman at 9:32 a.m. on New Year’s Day. The twins were born to pro... more
  • Piedmont Mountainside’s first New Year’s twins receive $500 from Delta Community Credit Union
  • Isaiah Williams Wins Most Valuable Wrestler at Dixie Nationals (12/31/2014)

    Congratulations to eight year old JYSA Dragons wrestler, Isaiah Williams for winning two Championships out of 102 eight year old competitors, and Most Valuable Wrestler in the Dixie Nationals Wrestling Championship at Georgia World Congress Center... more
  • Isaiah Williams Wins Most Valuable Wrestler at Dixie Nationals
  • Local Santa to be Inducted Into The International Santa Claus Hall of Fame (12/31/2014)

    It was announced today (December 22nd) that Tim Cavender, of Ball Ground, Georgia, will be inducted into the International Santa Claus Hall of Fame in April of next year. The International Santa Claus Hall of Fame is the home of the celebration and study of famous Santa Clauses and Mrs. Clauses of t... more
  • Local Santa to be Inducted Into  The International Santa Claus Hall of Fame
  • Party Local! New Year's Eve (12/31/2014)

    The City of Jasper and the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce hosted the second annual New Year's Eve Party on Main Street Jasper, Georgia with Ball Drop, Photo Booth, DJ, Dancing, Bounce Houses, Giveaways, Vendors, and Fireworks. ...
  • Party Local!  New Year's Eve
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