PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Meeting (Video) (3/19/2015)

    The following Pickens County employees were recognized for their years of service: Employee - Years of Service; Rodney D. Buckingham - 18; Donna G. Crowe - 17; Phillip L. Dean - 16; Mae Belle Rich- 13 1/2...
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Meeting (Video)
  • Lydia Spink of Talking Rock Realty Named No. 1 Agent in Georgia, No. 6 in U.S. (3/18/2015)

    (KANSAS CITY, Mo.) – United Country Real Estate, headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., recently announced that Lydia Spink, Realtor with United Country – Talking Rock Realty in Talking Rock and Ball Ground, Ga., was named the No. 6 sales professional out of the nation’s more than 5,000 United Country a... more
  • Lydia Spink of Talking Rock Realty Named No. 1 Agent in Georgia, No. 6 in U.S.
  • National Boys & Girls Club Week is March 22-28, 2015 (3/18/2015)
    Boys & Girls Clubs of North Georgia will celebrate local youth during the week.
    On March 22 – 28, 2015, Boys & Girls Clubs of North Georgia joins more than 4,100 Boys & Girls Clubs across America and on BGCA-affiliated Youth Centers on U.S. military installations with its annual celebration of National Boys & Girls Club Week. The week-long celebration calls attention to the imp... more
  • National Boys & Girls Club Week is March 22-28, 2015
  • PHS Tennis (3/17/2015)

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  • PHS Tennis
  • PHS Varsity Soccer (3/17/2015)

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  • PHS Varsity Soccer
  • Pickens Chamber of Commerce March Breakfast (3/17/2015)
    Frank Norton, Jr. with The Norton Agency presented “Forecast 2015” for Pickens County
    The Chamber Membership breakfast was held March 10th with over 180 in attendance. Breakfast was catered by Dough Boys Cakes & Catering and Global Restorations was the March sponsor. Frank Norton, Jr. with The Norton Agency presented "Forecast 2015" for Pickens County. Community Bank of Pickens Co... more
  • Pickens Chamber of Commerce March Breakfast
  • Bluegrass Charity Festival Brings Top Music To Jasper (3/16/2015)

    True Bluegrass fans are anxiously awaiting the upcoming Bluegrass Charity Festival to be held here in Jasper on Mother’s Day weekend, May 8-10. Why? Because this is anticipated to be one of the largest bluegrass gatherings in North Georgia, featuring some of the best bluegrass musicians known fro... more
  • Bluegrass Charity Festival Brings Top Music To Jasper
  • GEORGIA DOT BEGINS ASPHALT REPAIR ON HIGHWAY 53 IN PICKENS COUNTY (3/16/2015)

    A Georgia DOT’s Maintenance crew is set to begin today its work on repairing and cold mix patching the deteriorating asphalt spots on State Route (SR) 53 in Pickens County. Work will proceed daily Monday, March 16 through Thursday, March 19, 2015 from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. It is the Georgia... more
  • Pickens Board of Education Announces 2015-2016 School Calendar (3/16/2015)
    School begins August 3, 2015
    At last week's Pickens County Board of Education Jasper, GA meeting, the School Board approved a new calendar for the 2015-2016 school year. School will now start on August 3, 2015. There will be week long breaks in September, November, and February. The February break will be used as make-up sn... more
  • Pickens Board of Education Announces 2015-2016 School Calendar
  • Raise the Roof-Cause for Paws (3/14/2015)

    $2,500 raised for the Animal Shelter of Pickens Country from a yard sale/auction and vaccination clinic....
  • Raise the Roof-Cause for Paws
  • Rock Creek Manor Newest Facility Ribbon Cutting Ceremony (3/13/2015)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at Rock Creek Manors newest facility, Manor House in the Meadow located at 490 Lower Dowda Mill Road, Jasper. Chamber members were given a tour of the beautiful Senior Living Homes now available. M... more
  • Rock Creek Manor Newest Facility Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
  • Pickens County Beer and Wine Board Called Meeting (Video) (3/12/2015)

    Approval Beer and Wine Consumption on the Premises and Distilled Spirits Consumption on the Premises license for John Lupi's new restaurant 'Home'. It will be opening at the former Appalachia Grill on Steve Tate Hwy. ...
  • Pickens County Beer and Wine Board Called Meeting (Video)
  • Pickens County Board of Education Meeting (Video) (3/12/2015)

    Spotlight on Student Achievement: Recognition of Reading Bowl Team; All State Chorus Recognition; GMEA District 9 Honor Band Recognitions; 2015 GMEA All-State Bands...
  • Pickens County Board of Education Meeting (Video)
  • Tater Patch Players 'Sylvia' Opens April 10th (3/11/2015)

    Tater Patch Players' next play, Sylvia by A. R. Gurney, opens April 10. It is a warm, witty comedy about a dog and the man who takes her in. Although this is a comedy, it's not a "cartoon dog" comedy. It is for adults and is not advised for children. Sylvia, the dog, played by Marena Leonard... more
  • Tater Patch Players 'Sylvia' Opens April 10th
  • The McDonald Family Volunteers for KPB Adopt A Road Program (3/11/2015)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful is pleased to announce that The McDonald Family have volunteered to join our Adopt A Road Program. The McDonald's have volunteered to pickup one mile of Price Creek Road from Burnt Mountain Road to the dead end. This section of road is where they live and they wanted to keep... more
  • The McDonald Family Volunteers for KPB Adopt A Road Program
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