PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Meet and Greet with Walmart Jasper Manager on Saturdays in March (2/19/2015)

    Robert Sever, Walmart Jasper​ Manager is hosting a Meet and Greet on Saturdays in March to hear your issues and concerns with the store. "In an effort to be transparent and grow with the community, I thought it would be great to have a time where I can really sit back and take some good no... more
  • Meet and Greet with Walmart Jasper Manager on Saturdays in March
  • PHS Nettes' Haley Kalson Surpassed 1,000 Points (2/19/2015)

    Congratulations to Haley Kalson as she surpassed 1,000 points as the Pickens High School Nettes beat Chestatee High School 42-37. They will play tomorrow in the sweet sixteen. Photo and news by Tucker Green. ... more
  • PHS Nettes' Haley Kalson Surpassed 1,000 Points
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Meeting (Video) (2/19/2015)
    Employees recognized for the years of service
    Pickens County employees recognized for the years of service: Hollis E. Stamey - 42, William Allen Wigington - 20, William Sherman McEntire - 19, Virginia Lee Sanders - 17, Donald J. Silvers - 17, Julianne A. Roberts - 13, Hugh W. Hollingsworth - 11, and Candice E. Jarrett - 11...
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Meeting (Video)
  • Republican Party to Hold Mass Meetings and County Convention (2/19/2015)

    The Pickens County Republican Party will convene Precinct Mass Meetings Saturday, March 14, at 9 a.m. to elect delegates and alternate delegates to the Pickens County Republican Party Convention. Doors will open at 8 a.m. for registration and all interested individuals. The county convention wil... more
  • Republican Party to Hold Mass Meetings and County Convention
  • STORM DAMAGED GUTTERS? (2/19/2015)

    Between the ice and wind, winter weather plays havoc with our trees! Downed trees sometimes impact our homes and then the cleanup begins. Let Georgia Gutters help with gutter damage to your home. Don't worry about paying high prices because of a storm emergency. We don't have high prices! We ke... more
  • STORM DAMAGED GUTTERS?
  • TEA PARTY TALK – IS THIS YOUR CUP OF TEA? (2/19/2015)

    THE HOPPER IS FULL! The 2015 Georgia General Assembly is working feverously on a multitude of proposed bills for the current session—some good—some not so good. On the agenda are bills concerning Water, Minimum Wage, Child Safety, Transportation, taxes, Driver Licenses to Illegals, Education, HO... more
  • TEA PARTY TALK – IS THIS YOUR CUP OF TEA?
  • KnowPickens eNewsletter - Baby, it's cold outside! (2/18/2015)
    Opens in new window
    In this issue: Mardi Gras in the Mountains King & Queen Coverage coverage; Prepare for the cold; News from the week; Weekend events; and more....
  • KnowPickens eNewsletter - Baby, it's cold outside!
  • School Board Retreat at North Georgia RESA & Pickens County Board of Education Central Office (2/18/2015)

    The Pickens County Board of Education will hold a planning retreat on February 20, 2015, beginning at 8:30 a.m. and continuing through 1:00 p.m., February 21, 2015. This retreat will be for planning purposes only, and the board will not vote or take any official action. Plans are for the retreat ... more
  • School Board Retreat at North Georgia RESA & Pickens County Board of Education Central Office
  • Mosby, Robinson named co-Players of the Week in GCAA (2/17/2015)

    (DEMOREST, Ga.) – A.J. Mosby and Elijah Robinson were named by GCAA Division I as co-Players of the Week for their performance in Golden Eagles victories against Central Georgia Tech, Georgia Perimeter and Albany Tech last week. Robinson, a 6-foot-5 sophomore forward, averaged 15 points per game ... more
  • Mosby, Robinson named co-Players of the Week in GCAA
  • Service Master by Bailey Ribbon Cutting Ceremony (2/17/2015)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce was excited to celebrate with Service Master by Bailey at their Ribbon Cutting Ceremony held at the Chamber of Commerce in Jasper on January 14th. Father and son team, Don and Clint Bailey opened ServiceMaster by Bailey in 1999, servicing Cherokee and Forsy... more
  • Service Master by Bailey Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
  • Deal declares emergency for North Georgia counties (2/15/2015)
    Governor's move opens up state resources for disaster preparedness in areas expecting ice
    Acting on a recommendation from the state's Emergency Operations Command, Gov. Nathan Deal this evening signed an executive order to declare a state of emergency for disaster preparedness for the 15 North Georgia counties under a winter storm warning and will ask state workers in affected areas who ... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Foundation Selects Five New Trustees (2/14/2015)

    The Chattahoochee Tech Foundation recently welcomed two new trustees to the board that governs the 501 (c)(3) organization that provides philanthropic support to the college, its students, and programs. The two new trustees include: Randy Gravley is President and CEO of Tri-State Commun... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Foundation Selects Five New Trustees
  • Golden Eagles pick up crucial GCAA win over Georgia Perimeter (2/14/2015)

    (SMYRNA, Ga.) – Chattahoochee Tech erased a 12-point second-half deficit to defeat Georgia Perimeter 80-72 Thursday night at the Smyrna Community Center. The Golden Eagles (21-6, 9-6 GCAA) trailed 36-24 minutes into the second half, but caught GPC (14-12, 7-8) at the 12:41 mark after four straight p... more
  • Golden Eagles pick up crucial GCAA win over Georgia Perimeter
  • Mardi Gras in the Mountains (2/14/2015)
    Photos and video
    Mardi Gras in the Mountains is an annual event benefiting Georgia Mountains Hospice, The Ellijay and Jasper Councils of the Knights of Columbus, and Rotary of Jasper. Jack Short representing Pickens County crowned King and Chris Hice Waldman representing Gilmer County crowned Queen....
  • Mardi Gras in the Mountains
  • Noteworthy: Justin Davis (2/14/2015)

    Persistence, determination, talent and an abundance of faith are words that come to mind when I think of Justin Davis. A big man with a big heart, Davis is one of Pickens' great success stories. Davis spent his early years in Tate, moving to Jasper while still in school. He began piano lessons ... more
  • Noteworthy:  Justin Davis
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265
    ADVERTISEMENT