PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • EPD Declares Pickens at Drought Level 2 (11/17/2016)
    Further restrictions on outdoor water use
    Based on recommendations by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD), Gov. Nathan Deal approved a Level 2 Drought Response designation for more than 50 counties. Faced with worsening drought conditions in about three-fourths of the state, 52 counties have been raised to Level 2 Drought Re... more
  • EPD Declares Pickens at Drought Level 2
  • Nelson City Council Special Called Meeting November 2016 (11/17/2016)
    City Manager / City Clerk resigns
    Nelson Council member Tina Monaghan will serve as interim City Manager. Miranda McDowell, City Clerk and City Manager resigned for a new position with the Pickens Sheriff's Office....
  • Nelson City Council Special Called Meeting November 2016
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners November 2016 (11/17/2016)

    Advertisement of FY2017 Proposed Budget approved. Jeremy Jones and Lori Clayton recognized for 10 years of service....
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners November 2016
  • 2017 Pickens County Animal Shelter Calendars Now Available (11/16/2016)

    The 2017 Pickens County Animal Shelter Calendars are now available. This calendar features local businesses, the fine staff of PCAS, and of course our PCAS furry friends. 100% of the proceeds from this calendar will benefit the animals of Pickens County Animal Shelter. Calendars are available... more
  • 2017 Pickens County Animal Shelter Calendars Now Available
  • Conda Goodson qualifies for State Senate (11/16/2016)

    On Tuesday, Murray County Republican, Conda Goodson qualified for State Senate District 54. This district includes all of Whitfield and Murray Counties and parts of Gordon and Pickens County. Conda ran in the 2016 primary and has proven to be THE OUTSIDER candidate. Conda is known for standing u... more
  • Conda Goodson qualifies for State Senate
  • Jasper Farmers Winter Market Vendors (11/16/2016)
    This Saturday, November 19th
    Here is a list the vendors who are scheduled to be indoor at the Jasper Farmers Winter Market for the next three events on November 19 and December 10 & 17. Because there is a waiting list of vendors who would like to come, any cancellations will be filled by another vendor, if possible, so that... more
  • Jasper Farmers Winter Market Vendors
  • KSU Trumpet Studio Returns to Holy Family (11/16/2016)

    On Sunday, November 20, at 3:30 P.M., Holy Family presents the trumpet studio from Kennesaw State University in a free concert. The KSU trumpets are under the direction of Dr. Douglas Lindsey. The ensemble has experienced tremendous growth over the last four years, now boasting nearly 20 members and... more
  • KSU Trumpet Studio Returns to Holy Family
  • Pickens County Chamber Designated as a Georgia Certified Chambers (11/16/2016)
    GACCE Announces 2016 Class of Georgia Certified Chambers
    Itís an exciting time to be in the chamber of commerce industry and to be a chamber in Georgia. Many chambers have risen to the challenge to provide unparralled leadership and direction, helping their members and communities thrive. This type of performance is a reflection of the solid organizatio... more
  • Pickens County Chamber Designated as a Georgia Certified Chambers
  • Pickens County Fire Stations Providing Thanksgiving To Area Families (11/16/2016)

    Mike Chester, with Yellow Creek Fire Department Station 9, spearheaded the initiative for every fire station in Pickens County to adopt a family for Thanksgiving. Since 2013, Mike's BBQ Team 'Napalm Sticks to Pigs' has provided a family with a Thanksgiving meal. Expanding it with the cooperation... more
  • Pickens County Fire Stations Providing Thanksgiving To Area Families
  • Piedmont Mountainside Nurse Wins DAISY Award (11/16/2016)
    Michael Boylan, Communications Specialist
    Two different sets of patients and family members were so impressed with the care they received from Piedmont Mountainside Hospital nurse Julie Hooker that they each nominated her for a DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. Julie is a nurse in the Post-anesthesia care unit (PACU) which typically car... more
  • Piedmont Mountainside Nurse Wins DAISY Award
  • What Does A Mountain Of Cardboard Look Like? (11/16/2016)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful would like to say thank you to all those who created this mountain of cardboard. The cardboard at Self Recycling Center, filled two large trailers. Going the extra mile to recycle cardboard saves 100 of trees. This is just one example of how recycling can save our natura... more
  • What Does A Mountain Of Cardboard Look Like?
  • Nelson City Council November 2016 (Video) (11/14/2016)

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  • Nelson City Council November 2016 (Video)
  • Pickens County Airport Authority November 2016 (Video) (11/14/2016)

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  • Pickens County Airport Authority November 2016 (Video)
  • The Pickens Report - October 2016 (11/14/2016)

    As we approach the end of the year, local activities and work continue through the holiday season and colder weather. The Jasper Merchants Association will present the 10th anniversary of the Night of Lights and Parade of Lights Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 3rd. Citizens are encouraged to ... more
  • The Pickens Report - October 2016
  • Pickens High School Drama Wins Region, Competes at State Level (11/12/2016)

    On October 29th, Pickens High School placed first overall in the 6AAAA Region One Act Play Competition for the first time since 1986. PHS also brought home awards for best set and best costumes in the region. Senior Jackson Melton who played J. Pierrpont Finch, was awarded Best Actor for the region.... more
  • Pickens High School Drama Wins Region, Competes at State Level
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