PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Tree Trail Newsletter - September 2015 (9/29/2015)
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    In this issue: Trail Tree Database; Trees of Interest from Missouri, Maryland, South Carolina, Alabama, North Carolina and Arkansas; Indian Trails Mapping Program; Mystery of the Trees Presentations and Book Signings...
  • Tree Trail Newsletter - September 2015
  • Changing Lanes September Newsletter (9/25/2015)
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    In this edition: - Misunderstanding of Driving Schools and Exposure of Students - The 10 Commandments of Car Maintenance: BELTS - Blog series, "Fallible Human Beings…. In my life" by Osa Martens - Upcoming classes - RECIPE: Chicago Style Italian Beef Sandwiches...
  • Changing Lanes September Newsletter
  • Georgia Marble Festival Days Proclaimed (9/25/2015)
    October 3rd & 4th
    On September 17, 2015, Rob Jones, Pickens County Commission Chairman and John Weaver, City of Jasper Mayor signed the following proclamation: WHEREAS, The 35th Annual Georgia Marble Festival, sponsored by the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce, will be held on Saturday and Sunday, October 3 and 4... more
  • Georgia Marble Festival Days Proclaimed
  • October 3 Yard Sale to Benefit March of Dimes (9/25/2015)

    Community members are invited to donate items and shop at the Baby Steps yard sale on Saturday, Oct. 3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital in the office building parking lot at 220 J.L. White Dr. in Jasper. Baby Steps, the fundraising group for March of Dimes at Piedmont Mountain... more
  • October 3 Yard Sale to Benefit March of Dimes
  • Pickens Chamber Recognizes Holiday Market & Expo with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony (9/25/2015)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate Holiday Market & Expo on their Ribbon Cutting. Come jingle and mingle with the lovely ladies and vendors of the annual Holiday Market & Expo, held November 20th – 21st. Tickets are currently on sale for the Friday Night Extravaganza, ... more
  • Pickens Chamber Recognizes Holiday Market & Expo with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
  • Salon 84 Awarded Small Business of the Month (9/25/2015)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that the September Small Business of the Month was awarded to Salon 84. They were presented a framed certificate at the September Chamber Breakfast by Lorrie Shaw of Community Bank of Pickens County, sponsor of the Business of the Month pro... more
  • Salon 84 Awarded Small Business of the Month
  • The Top Trunk Contest is Back for Ball Ground United Methodist Trunk or Treat 2015 (9/25/2015)

    The annual Ball Ground United Methodist Trunk or Treat is October 25, 2015 from 4-7pm. They are once again inviting all local residents and businesses to join the fun with the return of the Top Trunk Contest. Last year’s winner got a great prize for their ride from AutoWorld Auto Parts. Prizes are s... more
  • The Top Trunk Contest is Back for Ball Ground United Methodist Trunk or Treat 2015
  • Do You Have Old or Gently Worn Shoes You No Longer Wear? (9/21/2015)

    Be-Paws We Care, Inc. is collecting shoes to provide low cost spay and neuter assistance. The have less than 60 days to collect the shoes and will receive 40 cents per pound. - Old Shoes will be sent to developing countries. - Better shoes to new to entrepreneurs for resale - Roughly used sh... more
  • Do You Have Old or Gently Worn Shoes You No Longer Wear?
  • Lucky Cat Day at the Jasper Farmers Market (9/21/2015)

    Tom and Betty Hall were new vendors at the market this week selling some unusual items. Tom began collecting old silverware knives from flea markets and estate sales to turn into letter openers. Then the whole family decided to get into the act by using the spoons and forks to create silver jewelry ... more
  • Lucky Cat Day at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Bones Would Love to Play Ball with You! (9/20/2015)

    Hey guys, I'm Bones! I am a one year old male Black Lab mix. I love to play ball. I get along well with other dogs as well as children. I would make an excellent addition to your family. I would love to find a home where I can be inside where I will receive lots of love and attention. I am a ... more
  • Bones Would Love to Play Ball with You!
  • Casual Classics Concerts Series 2015 begins on October 12, 2015 with Rebecca Loebe (9/20/2015)

    Rebecca Loebe is known for her distinct voice, well-crafted songs and ability to bring an audience to her journeys, introducing them to the characters she meets and observations she makes as she travels. In 2011 she was a featured contestant on the first season of NBC's "The Voice," winning a spot ... more
  • Casual Classics Concerts Series 2015 begins on October 12, 2015 with Rebecca Loebe
  • Her name is L-O-L-A Lola ... (9/20/2015)

    My name is Lola! I have been at the Rescue Ranch for a little over a year now. I love belly rubs and playing with my toys! I am now ready for my forever home. I would love to have a fur sibling but it’s not one of my requirements. I promise to be a sweet and loving forever companion. Oh, did ... more
  • Her name is L-O-L-A Lola ...
  • It's Time for Maddie To Leave Her Foster Home (9/20/2015)

    Hi there! I am Madison. My foster mom called me Maddie. I was so young when I came to the shelter that I required a foster home to keep me safe. Now, I am ready for my forever family to come adopt me! I am only 9 weeks old and a little bundle of love. I am very playful and get along wi... more
  • It's Time for Maddie To Leave Her Foster Home
  • KPB Collects 22 Bags of Plastic Bottles and Cans from Jeepfest (9/20/2015)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful would like to congratulate and thank the Jeepfest recycling team, Sheriff Craig and staff, and all the volunteers for hosting a fun packed weekend with encouragement to recycle. Among the 1,000 plus entrants and thousands of spectators, KPB managed to collect 22 bags of pl... more
  • KPB Collects 22 Bags of Plastic Bottles and Cans from Jeepfest
  • Long Table’s Special Gift (9/20/2015)

    The legendary Long Table for the benefit of Prevent Child Abuse Pickens will be held at Pickens County Airport on Octover 17th. The theme 'Come Fly with Me' harkens back to the era when flying was fun and elegant, Sinatra's Rat Pack was everywhere and Mad Men were real. Two hundred guests will din... more
  • Long Table’s Special Gift
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