PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Do you KNOW where to enjoy the OUTDOORS in Pickens County? (4/18/2015)
    Featured in KnowPickens.com's eNewsletter
    LET'S GO OUTSIDE... it's stopped raining!!! There are several ways to enjoy the great outdoors in Pickens County. Whether you want to enjoy a day at a park, take a hike, or host an event, check out these places:...
  • Do you KNOW where to enjoy the OUTDOORS in Pickens County?
  • Protect The Ones Who Cannot Protect Themselves (4/18/2015)
    National Infant Immunization Week is April 18 - April 25, 2015
    National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is April 18 Ė April 25, 2015, and North Georgia Health District 1-2 of the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) urges residents to protect infants from vaccine-preventable diseases. We can all help by ensuring our little ones and everyone around them, ar... more
  • Protect The Ones Who Cannot Protect Themselves
  • Spring Fling Family Fun Day (4/18/2015)

    Presented by The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 149 Jasper. Fun Filled Educational Day featuring Fire Truck, Police Cars, AirLife helicopter, Cherokee Fire Safety House, Creek Wolf and friends, bounce house, games, food and raffles....
  • Spring Fling Family Fun Day
  • Dog protects Pickens County woman from rabid raccoon (4/17/2015)

    As a rabid raccoon attempted to attack a Pickens County, Georgia woman, her dog leapt to the rescue, saving her from harm. According to Jan Stephens, manager of Pickens County Environmental Health, a couple in the Yellow Creek area of the county was walking around the edge of the woods with their... more
  • A lot going on at the Jasper Farmers Market (4/16/2015)

    Every home should have at least one tomato plant. You can plant it anywhere that it can have some sunshine; a pot on the deck, in among the petunias, close to the back door so you will remember to water it and you can watch that first green tomato turn red and slice it at the peak of ripeness as so... more
  • A lot going on at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • ATLANTA SCHOLA CANTORUM AT HOLY FAMILY (4/16/2015)

    The Atlanta Schola Cantorum, under the direction of John Whitt, will sing selections from their Spring program at Episcopal Church of the Holy Family in Jasper, Georgia on Sunday April 19 at 3:30 pm. Entitled The Lights of Evening, the program is centered around themes of sunset, evening, and ni... more
  • ATLANTA SCHOLA CANTORUM AT HOLY FAMILY
  • Changing Lanes April Newsletter (4/16/2015)

    Hazard lights are to be used when you need assistance or in some certain specific situations such as a funeral procession. They are not to be used because you canít see clearly during inclement weather....
  • Changing Lanes April Newsletter
  • Four Legged Love From Betty (4/16/2015)
    Female, grey domestic short hair cat
    Hi! I am Betty. I am shy and sweet and I love to play. But I am not competitive with other cats, I just play for fun. I am about ten months old and have an unusual coat of gray, white, and apricot tan. I am quiet and loving and would make someone a great companion. I hope you will com... more
  • Four Legged Love From Betty
  • Local Resident Challenges His Community (4/16/2015)
    Match Pickens County Community Resource Associationís $20,000 grant to Piedmont Mountainside Hospital
    Don Russell is challenging his Pickens County neighbors to match the Pickens County Community Resource Associationís (PCCRA) $20,000 grant to Piedmont Mountainside to help implement a new Parks Flo-Lab in the hospital. This leading noninvasive diagnostic system shows the precise flow of blood th... more
  • Local Resident Challenges His Community
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners April Meeting (Video) (4/16/2015)
    Employees recognized for their years of service
    Pickens County employees recognized for their years of service: Scottie H. Crowe 18; Sloan T. Elrod 14; Christy L. Fisher 16; Phyllis A. Fountain 14; Rebecca A. Hammontree 15; Betty J. Jones 19; Michael G. Jones 12; Jennifer E. Jordan 19...
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners April Meeting (Video)
  • Wyatt Ingram Signed Letter of Intent with Armstrong Atlantic (4/16/2015)

    Wyatt Ingram signed his letter of intent this morning with Armstrong Atlantic in Savannah, Georgia. Wyatt will be receiving a scholarship for Cross Country and Track. He recently achieved a new Pickens High School record in the 800 meter run with a time of 1:59.79. He also achieved a personal... more
  • Wyatt Ingram Signed Letter of Intent with Armstrong Atlantic
  • Chamber Staff Receive GACCE 2015-16 Scholarship Recipients (4/15/2015)

    Each year GACCE is proud to provide scholarships to help Chamber of Commerce professionals broaden their knowledge of the profession and expand their careers. At the 2015 GACCE Staff Development Conference held last week in Valdosta, GA, the association was pleased to provide 35 scholarships to des... more
  • Chamber Staff Receive GACCE 2015-16 Scholarship Recipients
  • Pickens County Planning & Development March 2015 Report (4/15/2015)
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    34 Building Permits Issued for total of $8,934...
  • Pickens County Planning & Development March 2015 Report
  • City of Jasper Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting (4/14/2015)

    Property Variance Application - Jeff Patterson; Lot 154; JA12036; 154 East Sellers Street, Jasper, GA - APPROVED... more
  • Piedmontís Walk With a Doc presents: Walk With a Registered Dietitian April 25 (4/14/2015)

    Piedmont Mountainside Hospital invites the residents of Pickens County to attend the upcoming Walk With a Doc event that will combine dietician guidance with your walk. The walk will feature Live Better Pickensí registered dietitian Jenna Prince-Farmer, RDN, on Saturday, April 25 at Lee Newton Park ... more
  • Piedmontís Walk With a Doc presents: Walk With a Registered Dietitian April 25
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