PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Four Legged Love From KITTENS (7/16/2014)
    Two for the price of one!
    Kitten Season in Pickens County is in full swing! The Shelter has kittens of all colors, breeds, temperaments, and gender. They are alert, cute, soft, playful and fun. They climb, play tumble over each other, chase toys and cuddle. It is double the fun to have two kittens and makes those diffic... more
  • Four Legged Love From KITTENS
  • KPB Awards July Green Thumb Award (7/16/2014)
    Congratulations to the to the Pendleys of Marble Hill, Georgia
    Keep Pickens Beautiful is proud to present the Green Thumb Award for July to the Pendleys of Marble Hill. Roots run deep....for Dolly and Larry Pendley of 3055 Fortner Road in Marble Hill. Dolly has been a resident of Marble Hill all her life. Her home is actually a parcel of land left to her by ... more
  • KPB Awards July Green Thumb Award
  • NOTICE - ROAD CLOSINGS JULY 22-25 (7/16/2014)
    Carnes Mill Road and Whitestone Road at Railroad Crossings
    NOTICE - ROAD CLOSINGS Carnes Mill Road at the railroad crossing and Whitestone Road at the railroad crossing will be closed to thru traffic July 22nd until July 25th to upgrade crossings. ALL THRU TRAFFIC SHOULD UTILIZE WHITESTONE ROAD off Highway 515.... more
  • NOTICE - ROAD CLOSINGS JULY 22-25
  • Pickens County Schools Pre-K through 12 New Student Registration and Hill City Elementary Pre-K Program Registration (7/16/2014)
    New Students on July 22; HCES Pre-K on July 22 and 23
    Pickens County School District will be hosting student registration for K-12 students NEW to the school system for the 2014-2015 school year. When: July 22, 2014 - 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Where: BOE Conference Center at 91 D.B. Carroll Street, Jasper GA Required documents: (Must ha... more
  • Pickens County Schools Pre-K through 12 New Student Registration and Hill City Elementary Pre-K Program Registration
  • U.S. Senate Candidate David Perdue Visited The Carriage House (7/16/2014)

    Gubernatorial candidate David Perdue and wife Bonnie visited Jasper Tuesday morning to meet and greet people at The Carriage House. He is on a 50-Stop week tour of Georgia before primary election day on July 22nd. Perdue is in a runoff with Jack Kingston for the Republican nomination to fa... more
  • U.S. Senate Candidate David Perdue Visited The Carriage House
  • Update from Jasper Police Department on Recent Events (7/16/2014)
    Dairy Queen, Mary Ann's and Yellow Page Index
    It has come to the attention of the Jasper Police Department of numerous rumors and misleading information being spread throughout the community via social media or other means of communication concerning Dairy Queen, Mary Ann's & Yellow Page Index. Due to the number of calls we have received and co... more
  • Update from Jasper Police Department on Recent Events
  • Burnt Mountain Matters July 2014 (7/14/2014)
    Donate a percentage of your Kroger purchases to the Burnt Mountain Center
    In this Issue: Summertime Safety Tips, 4th of July Word Scramble, In Loving Memory, Employees of the Month: July 2014... Do you shop at Kroger? If so, check out their program called Community Rewards. It allows you to donate a percentage of your purchases to the organization of your choice every ... more
  • Burnt Mountain Matters July 2014
  • Family-Friendly CROSSOVER Concert Series Returns to Jasper (7/14/2014)
    Lots of Special Activities Planned for Children at this Event!
    The Christian concert series known is "Crossover" is taking place this weekend in Jasper. The July 19th event will be held at Jasper’s Lee Newton Park and begins at 3:00 pm. This year's Crossover has special plans in the works for a mobile petting zoo with live animals for the kids provided by th... more
  • Family-Friendly CROSSOVER Concert Series Returns to Jasper
  • FREE CAR WASH! (7/14/2014)
    Cub Scouts Pack 288 Car Wash on Saturday, July 19th from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m at Jasper McDonald's
    FREE CAR WASH by Cub Scouts Pack 288 Car Wash on Saturday, July 19th from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Jasper McDonald's. Donations gladly accepted. All proceeds directly fund Pack 288's upcoming programs. Cub Scout Pack 288 is comprised of boys from Pickens County, and they are plann... more
  • FREE CAR WASH!
  • Pickens County Planning Commission Meeting (Video) (7/14/2014)

    Rezone Request – RZ-6-14-1161 Richard Basich 720 Swan Bridge Road, Talking Rock, GA Suburban Residential Private Community (SRPC) to Agricultural (AG) 012-030-001 223.33 Acres TABLED ... more
  • Piedmont Brings Trusted Expertise of MD Anderson Cancer Network® to Georgia (7/14/2014)

    Piedmont is the only health system in Georgia to become an affiliate of MD Anderson Cancer Network®, a program of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. "Our affiliation with MD Anderson Cancer Network ensures our patients receive cancer care based on best practices developed by one o... more
  • Piedmont Brings Trusted Expertise of MD Anderson Cancer Network® to Georgia
  • The Hot Biscuit 5K Run and One Mile Fun Run is Saturday, July 19th (7/14/2014)

    The eighteenth Hot Biscuit Road Race 5K run and one mile fun run, sponsored by Jasper Chapter #479 Order of the Eastern Star and Pickens Star Lodge #220, Free and Accepted Masons, will be held on Saturday, July 19 at the Pickens Star Lodge Hall, 193 Old Federal Rd., in Jasper, rain or shine. Reg... more
  • The Hot Biscuit 5K Run and One Mile Fun Run is Saturday, July 19th
  • What Do You Know About Shar’ia Law and its Threat to Women and Children in the United States? (7/14/2014)

    Please join the Pickens County Ga Tea Party at our July 22ND meeting to hear our guest speaker, Mr. David R. Bores, as he brings us a special presentation on “THE THREAT OF SHAR’IA LAW TO THE FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS OF WOMEN AND CHILDREN IN AMERICA”. Because there have been over 50 documented court ca... more
  • WORK TO BEGIN SOON ON REPLACING BRIDGE ON HIGHWAY 372 OVER THE ETOWAH RIVER IN CHEROKEE COUNTY (7/14/2014)

    (CALHOUN, Ga.) - Work could begin soon on replacing the bridge on State Route (SR) 372 over the Etowah River in Cherokee County. Georgia DOT has just awarded a contract to Baldwin Paving Company, Inc. of Marietta, Georgia, valued at nearly six million dollars for a construction project to replace th... more
  • CARES April-June 2014 Newsletter (7/12/2014)
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    In This Issue: CARES Volunteer Highlights, From Your Director, From the Front Lines, Current Event Article, Happy Birthday!, Current Event, and Kristal Beaver Interview...
  • CARES April-June 2014 Newsletter
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