PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Decatur Choir Presents Pentecost Program in Jasper (5/13/2016)

    For the final concert of the 2015-2016 season, the Episcopal Church of the Holy Family is proud to host the Chancel Choir of the Decatur (Georgia) Presbyterian Church in a concert of organ and choral music for the Day of Pentecost on Sunday, May 15, at 3:30 P.M. The concert is free and all are cordi... more
  • Decatur Choir Presents Pentecost Program in Jasper
  • Relay For Life of Pickens County on May 21st (5/13/2016)
    Ceremonies kick-off at 2:00 p.m. in Lee Newton Park
    The American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life is a community celebration in honor of those who have survived cancer and in remembrance of those who have been lost to cancer. It also honors those who are the caregivers of the cancer patients. Relay For Life raises funds for the American Cancer S... more
  • Relay For Life of Pickens County on May 21st
  • 5 Common Misconceptions about Living Organ Donation (5/12/2016)

    There’s a simple solution that could save the lives of the 5,171 Georgians currently waiting for a kidney transplant: living organ donation. Yet, the number of transplants performed remains constrained by the limited number of people willing and able to donate a kidney. To raise awareness of this is... more
  • 5 Common Misconceptions about Living Organ Donation
  • Paint The Town Purple Contest (5/12/2016)
    Celebrating Relay for Life of Pickens County on May 21st
    The Jasper Merchants Association along with Relay For Life of Pickens County will be sponsoring the 2016 'Paint The Town Purple' Contest. Merchants, Businesses, Organizations, and Individuals are encouraged to decorate their locations in Purple, or any other colors that represent the different types... more
  • Paint The Town Purple Contest
  • Pickens 4-H S.A.F.E. Team Competed at State (5/12/2016)

    On May 7th, 18 Pickens County 4-H S.A.F.E. Team traveled to State Competition. The high winning team score was a 98 out of 100 points, the Pickens team had a score of 92. There were a total of 72 Counties and 940 individual shooters represented. Head Coach Lonnie Waters said, "We as coaches are v... more
  • Pickens 4-H S.A.F.E. Team Competed at State
  • Pickens County School District Announces New Principal For Harmony Elementary (5/12/2016)
    Former Harmony Teacher Re-Joins the Eagle Family
    The Pickens County School District is pleased to announce the promotion of Corey Thompson to Principal of Harmony Elementary School. Mr. Thompson is a Pickens County native and Pickens High School graduate. He earned a Bachelor's in Education from Kennesaw State College and a Master's of Educatio... more
  • Pickens County School District Announces New Principal For Harmony Elementary
  • Pickens County School District Assistant Principals and Central Office Staff Named (5/12/2016)

    The Pickens County School District is pleased to announce the following administration positions for the 2016-17 school year: - Chris Wallace will transfer to Hill City Elementary to serve as Assistant Principal. - Stephanie Hall has been promoted to Assistant Principal at Jasper Elementary Sc... more
  • Pickens County School District Assistant Principals and Central Office Staff Named
  • Pickens High School Class of 2016 (5/12/2016)
    Graduation on May 28th at 9:00 a.m. at PHS Stadium
    266 Pickens High School Seniors will graduate on May 28, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at Pickens High School Stadium....
  • Pickens High School Class of 2016
  • Jasper City Market (5/11/2016)
    Wednesdays from 3-11 in downtown Jasper
    The Jasper City Market is every Wednesday from 3-6 pm in the green space at the corner of S. Main Street and Spring Street (67 South Main Street, Jasper).Fresh, organic and local farm-to-table fruits, vegetables, meats, seafood, homemade sorbet, and more....
  • Jasper City Market
  • Pickens County Planning & Development April 2016 Report (5/10/2016)

    Pickens County Planning & Development monthly report for April activity: Permits 125 in April 2016 80 in April 2015 Site Built Homes 10 in April 2016 6 in April 2015 Permit Revenue $21,763.42 in April 2016 $10,198.61 in April 2015 Inspections 141 in Apr... more
  • 	Pickens County Planning & Development April 2016 Report
  • Angels on Horseback Looking for a New Home (5/10/2016)

    Horses have been especially prominent creatures for all of recorded time, and the bond between horses and humans is profound. In the past, horses were important and significant because they were swift transportation, tireless farmers, and sometimes courageous warriors. The invention of the engine... more
  • Angels on Horseback Looking for a New Home
  • Buster Needs a Furever Home (5/10/2016)

    I'm Buster! I am 4 years old. I am a newer resident of PAR and I am looking for my furever home. I am house-trained, I get along with children and I like other dogs! Please come visit me! Adoption Fees: $150 Dogs/Puppies & $100 Cats/Kittens. Adoption fee includes spay/neuter, all vaccines... more
  • Buster Needs a Furever Home
  • Changing Lanes Spring Newsletter (5/10/2016)
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    In this issue: Class Schedules; Association with Out-of-the-Box Solutions to provide PRIME SOLUTIONS Substance Abuse Treatment groups; The Ten Commandments of Car Maintenance; Kentucky Derby Pie Recipe...
  • Changing Lanes Spring Newsletter
  • Flowers for Mom at the Jasper Farmers Market (5/10/2016)

    What can be more appropriate for Mothers Day than flowers? They were plentiful at the Jasper Farmers Market on Saturday. Greeting customers at the entrance were Jenny Fellenbaum's beautiful peonies; there were four arrangements if you got there early. They sold out quickly. Other flower vend... more
  • Flowers for Mom at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Pickens County Chamber partners with Walkabout Local for Innovative Affinity Program (5/10/2016)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce announces the partnership with Walkabout Local, an affinity and marketing program that gives Pickens County small businesses an innovative new way to promote their business, events, promotions. Walkabout Local gives visitors to Pickens County and locals ali... more
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