PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • 5 Common Misconceptions about Donating a Kidney (9/26/2017)

    There’s a simple solution that could save the lives of the 4,870 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 Donating a Kidney
  • Marble Valley Friends BBQ Postponed Until October 6th (9/26/2017)

    NOTICE FROM MARBLE VALLEY FRIENDS: Due to circumstances beyond our control, we are having to postpone our BBQ until Friday, October 6. We hope this will not be too big of an inconvenience for all of our loyal supporters. We will be making phone calls to make sure you still want a plate for Oct. 6. ... more
  • Marble Valley Friends BBQ Postponed Until October 6th
  • Plenty of Green Beans at the Jasper Farmers Market (9/26/2017)

    If you are not from around here and you go to the farmers market to buy some fresh green beans, you might want to ask the vendor what kind of beans they are and how does he or she recommend they be cooked. Most likely they will be white half runner beans; they are by far the most popular in this ar... more
  • Plenty of Green Beans at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Re-elect Anne Sneve for Jasper City Council (9/26/2017)

    As a Jasper resident and proudly serving as your council-member, I feel deeply committed to the City of Jasper and am seeking re-election to the city council. In my more than 28 years of residency in Jasper I have seen many changes to our community; some good, some not so good. As a council-me... more
  • Re-elect Anne Sneve for Jasper City Council
  • Auditions! Auditions! Auditions! (9/25/2017)

    Long time Tater Patch Player, Bob Countryman will direct 'You Can’t Take it With You'. The cast of seven women and eleven men bring you to the Sycamore’s home, which is dysfunctional but happy. Their lives mix with the Kirby’s, who are proper, orderly, and possibly unhappy. Throw in Grandpa, who ... more
  • Auditions!  Auditions!  Auditions!
  • Be One of the First to Experience The Savannah Sipping Society (9/25/2017)
    Opens This Weekend
    The buzz on the street this week is the upcoming play being staged at the Tater Patch Players Theater. Billed as a deeply touching and hilarious play, there is something for everyone. With only four characters, you come to know the middle aged ladies whose lives have changed dramatically from what... more
  • Be One of the First to Experience The Savannah Sipping Society
  • Get your Flu Shot TO GO at DRIVE-BY in Jasper (9/25/2017)

    Fast, safe, convenient. . . get your flu shot to go at the DRIVE-BY FLU SHOT CLINIC in Jasper! Just roll in, roll up a sleeve and get the shot that will protect you all flu season. The Pickens County Health Department will conduct their annual Drive-by Flu Shot Clinic on Wednesday, September 27t... more
  • Get your Flu Shot TO GO at DRIVE-BY in Jasper
  • Jasper Elementary in Full Swing with Recycling (9/25/2017)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful was pleased to assist JES by supplying a lawn cart purchased from Home Depot to help transport the paper the students collect weekly for recycling. Our thanks to Home Depot for donating to the school two of their bright orange merchandise carts, that match their school colors... more
  • Jasper Elementary in Full Swing with Recycling
  • JMA's Boo Who? Scarecrow Contest (9/25/2017)
    Application Deadline is Monday, September 25, 2017
    The Jasper Merchants Association is hosting Jasper’s 6th Annual BOO-WHO? Scarecrow Contest. Event will be held in Downtown Jasper and will run the month of October. The Scarecrows will be on display along Main and Church Streets (more streets if necessary) in Downtown Jasper. Very visible locations ... more
  • JMA's Boo Who? Scarecrow Contest
  • Jasper Farmers Market (9/22/2017)

    If the market seemed a little drab this week despite all the sunshine it was probably because the big yellow umbrella letting you know where Jenny Fellenbaum, the market manager was, was not there and neither was Jenny. She had a more important occasion to attend; a celebration of her grandmothers ... more
  • Jasper Farmers Market
  • Know The Facts: Suicide Can Be Prevented (9/20/2017)
    September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month
    Suicide has always been puzzling and tragic. Psychiatrists, psychologists and especially those who have lost a loved one to suicide often don’t understand how an individual might perceive daily life to be so unbearable that he or she would choose death. And when suicide occurs, the tragedy is not on... more
  • Know The Facts: Suicide Can Be Prevented
  • Clark Howard's Advice on Equifax Breach (Video) (9/18/2017)

    Today, Clark Howard live streamed on WSB-TV's Facebook live video addressing necessary steps to take concerning the Equifax data breach. On September 7, 2017, Equifax announced a cybersecurity incident potentially impacting approximately 143 million U.S. consumers. RECOMMENDED STEP... more
  • Clark Howard's Advice on Equifax Breach (Video)
  • Savannah Sipping Society Opens Soon (9/18/2017)

    Hot yoga, happy hour, Savannah, and four single women who are all just a little past their prime. Savannah Sipping Society playwrights, Jones, Hope and Wooten bring these characters masterfully. All four women are from the Deep South and their life situations could be any of ours. “Characters... more
  • Savannah Sipping Society Opens Soon
  • PICKENS COUNTY SCHOOLS CLOSED FRIDAY (9/14/2017)

    Due to road conditions and continued power outages caused by the inclement weather, the Pickens County School District will be closed tomorrow, Friday, September 15th – ALL STAFF SHOULD REPORT AT 9:00 A.M. The Regular Board Meeting of the Pickens County Board of Education scheduled for Thursday,... more
  • PICKENS COUNTY SCHOOLS CLOSED FRIDAY
  • The Pickens Report - August 2017 (9/14/2017)

    The fall season is approaching, for locals we know that means the Georgia Marble Festival is coming soon! A local favorite that brings in travelers from all corners of life to the marble capital on the first weekend of October. The two-day festival will consist of: art and craft vendors, a children’... more
  • The Pickens Report - August 2017
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