PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Familiar Pickens County Face at Head of Chattahoochee Tech Cosmetology Classes in Jasper (7/30/2014)

    The Cosmetology Program at Chattahoochee Technical College's Appalachian Campus will have a familiar face leading classes this fall. Instructor Jeannie Ingram will be taking the helm when classes begin back Aug. 18. Ingram has been teaching at Chattahoochee Technical College for two years, but is th... more
  • Familiar Pickens County Face at Head of Chattahoochee Tech Cosmetology Classes in Jasper
  • Georgia DOT Suspends Roadwork This Weekend For Sales Tax Holiday (7/30/2014)

    ATLANTA—Shoppers will get a break from road construction this weekend to go along with the state’s suspension of the sales tax for school supplies, clothing and computer equipment. The Georgia Department of Transportation will suspend construction-related lane closures within five miles of a sho... more
  • Georgia DOT Suspends Roadwork This Weekend For Sales Tax Holiday
  • Good old days are here & now! (7/30/2014)
    Meet the Historians of the Old Schoolhouse at Talking Rock
    PACA is pleased to invite you to chat with Pickens County historians who will escort us on a journey back in time. This "Meet the Artist" event highlights the Old Schoolhouse Museum in Talking Rock, a remarkable setting for exploring local history. Come to see the schoolhouse and be a student ag... more
  • Good old days are here & now!
  • Mark Your Calendar for Girl Scouts Fall Registration Day! (7/30/2014)
    August 17th from 2-4:00 p.m. at Lee Newton Park in Jasper, Georgia
    Join the Girl Scouts for a Fall Registration Day!!! Find out what Girl Scouts is about and have some fun! Play games and do some crafts. Talk to Girl Scouts about what they love in scouting and consider becoming a Girl Scout yourself. The event will be held at Lee Newton Park in Jasper, Georgia... more
  • Mark Your Calendar for Girl Scouts Fall Registration Day!
  • Pickens Department of Family and Children Services Office Closed Due to Mold (7/30/2014)

    Pickens Department of Family and Children Services office is closed until further notice due to mold. They're currently working with the landlord to resolved the issues. Employees are working at alternate locations. To report Child Abuse/Neglect call 1-855-422-4453. You are able to apply for... more
  • Good Old Days are Here & Now! (7/25/2014)
    Meet the Historians of the Old Schoolhouse at Talking Rock
    PACA is pleased to invite you to chat with Pickens County historians who will escort us on a journey back in time. This "Meet the Artist" event highlights the Old Schoolhouse Museum in Talking Rock, a remarkable setting for exploring local history. Come to see the schoolhouse and be a student ag... more
  • Good Old Days are Here & Now!
  • Several Reports of Stolen Items from Unlocked Vehicles (7/25/2014)
    Remove your valuables and keep your doors locked.
    Today the City of Jasper Police Department responded to several reports of items stolen from unlocked vehicles in the Arbor Hills subdivision. It appears that these thefts occurred sometime between 7 p.m and 7 a.m. on Thursday and Friday. Items taken from these vehicles include a firearm, small elec... more
  • Several Reports of Stolen Items from Unlocked Vehicles
  • Chevy Drive for Perfection (7/24/2014)

    Pickens High School would like to thank Andrew Diemer, Michael Cowart, and Days Chevrolet for their substantial contribution to the high school for the "Drive for Perfection" program. The "Drive for Perfection" program was conducted last school year at Pickens High School and concentrates on sen... more
  • Chevy Drive for Perfection
  • Fellowship Presbyterian Church Covered Dish Luncheon (7/24/2014)
    Guest Speaker, Wanda Payne, OCC July 27, 2014
    Fellowship Presbyterian Church welcomes Wanda Payne with Operation Christmas Child (OCC) as our guest speaker at our covered dish luncheon following our worship service. We welcome guests to worship with us, enjoy dinner and fellowship with us, and learn about OCC’s programs of spreading the Good ... more
  • Fellowship Presbyterian Church Covered Dish Luncheon
  • Four Legged Love From Loretta (7/24/2014)
    Two year old female Coonhound, Treeing Walker mix
    If you are looking for a loyal and fun companion, a buddy for one of your pets, someone to talk to, take rides with, or hold in your lap, please consider one of the following pets who need a forever home to fill with laughter and love: Hello, I am Loretta, a sweet and lovely lady looking f... more
  • Four Legged Love From Loretta
  • Saving the Bees at the Jasper Farmers Market (7/24/2014)

    It was a cloudy, drizzly day at the farmers market this Saturday so at least we were spared the usual July problem of it being too sunny and too hot. There were an abundance of vegetables, in particular corn, beans and tomatoes; so much that the same vendors will probably be back for the Wednesday ... more
  • Saving the Bees at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Sharptop Art Center, along with Co-Sponsor Creative and Performing Arts Academy Present Summer Sounds Concert (7/24/2014)
    Jordan Grassi, joined by Val Hoyt and Josh Arruda
    Jordan Grassi is a Key West native. Jordan Grassi, is a singer/songwriter who has quickly made a name for herself in the Southeast. With musical influences ranging from Brad Paisley to Shania Twain, Jordan strives to create something uniquely different and heartfelt with every song she writes. J... more
  • Sharptop Art Center, along with Co-Sponsor Creative and Performing Arts Academy Present Summer Sounds Concert
  • Help Build a Boys & Girls Club for Pickens County Youth (7/23/2014)

    The Boys & Girls Clubs of North Georgia are looking for help to raise the last 25% for their new facility at Roper Park. $1.7 million of the 2.3 million has been already raised. This goal could be reached if they could get 500 donors to give $100 per month for 12 months, or any sized donation wo... more
  • Help Build a Boys & Girls Club for Pickens County Youth
  • Pickens County Unofficial Primary Election Results (7/22/2014)

    12 of 12 Precincts 100% Reported in Pickens County in the Primary Election Runoff. United States Senator, Chambliss - REP J. H. 'JACK' KINGSTON 39.15% 1,005 DAVID A. PERDUE 60.85% 1,562 (State Winner) Total Votes 2,567 State School Superintendent - REP MICHAEL L. 'MIKE' BUCK 44.07% 914... more
  • Pickens County Unofficial Primary Election Results
  • GEORGIA SALES TAX HOLIDAY (7/21/2014)
    August 1-2, 2014 & October 3-5, 2014
    The Georgia Sales Tax Holiday begins at 12:01 A.M. on August 1, 2014 and concludes at 12:00 Midnight on August 2, 2014. The following items are exempt: - Clothing and footwear with a sales price of $100.00 or less per item; - Computers, computer components, and prewritten computer software pur... more
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