PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Four Legged Love From Buster (5/9/2015)
    18-month old beagle mix male dog
    I am Buster a good looking quiet beagle mix dog. I have a short hair tan, brown, and black coat. I weigh about 29 pounds and I am a young dog about 18 months old. That means you could teach me a lot of tricks and commands. I love being with other dogs and I love playing with toys. I c... more
  • Four Legged Love From Buster
  • Four Legged Love From Portia (5/9/2015)
    A one-year-old female terrier mix dog
    Hi, I am Portia and I am looking for a new forever home. A lady who visits me here at the County Shelter says that I am “a real Brindle beauty”. I don’t know about that, even the girls do not have mirrors here at the shelter. But I do know that I would love to have a home with a fenced ya... more
  • Four Legged Love From Portia
  • Gilmer/Pickens Alumni Football (5/9/2015)

    This is the third year for the alumni match and first win for Gilmer. Final score was 8-0....
  • Gilmer/Pickens Alumni Football
  • Ride For Our Fallen Heroes (5/9/2015)

    Ride for Our Fallen Heroes was presented by American Legion Riders of Post 149 with proceeds to the American Legion Comfort Warriors Program. The ride left and returned to Rocco's Pub in Jasper for live music and raffles....
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  • Shop Local at the Friendly Jasper Farmers Market (5/9/2015)

    Finally a spring day that felt like a spring day. The sunshine put a smile on everyone’s face and made them think of planting vegetables. They had come to the to right place. There were plenty of vegetable plants, big healthy ones in need of planting, especially tomato plants in many varieties. ... more
  • Shop Local at the Friendly Jasper Farmers Market
  • Pickens 4-H S.A.F.E Shotgun Team heading to State Competition (5/8/2015)

    The Pickens County S.A.F.E. Team traveled to Union County for qualifying for State Competition last Saturday. Placement in the competition is as follows: Will Logan, John Holbert, Hunter Bryson, Colby Collins and Cawl Cochran took First Place High Team Score with 97 hits out of 100. Evan Ridd... more
  • Pickens 4-H S.A.F.E Shotgun Team heading to State Competition
  • Jasper City Council May 2015 Meeting (Video) (5/7/2015)
    Relay for Life Days Proclamation Signing
    Relay for Life Days Proclamation Signing; 78-55 Solicitation of contributions, employment or business approved; Alcohol License Approval – J. Town Grill...
  • Jasper City Council May 2015 Meeting (Video)
  • National Day of Prayer (5/7/2015)

    Over 100 people gathered on the Pickens County Courthouse lawn to celebrate the National Day of Prayer on May 7, 2015. Representatives from various churches and organications, along with Commissioner Chair Rob Jones prayed for Family, Schools, Local, State and Federal Governments and the Military....
  • National Day of Prayer
  • Pickens County Board of Education Work Session (Video) (5/7/2015)

    The board discussed FY16 staffing and facility concerns. ...
  • Pickens County Board of Education Work Session (Video)
  • Town of Talking Rock Council Meeting May 2015 (Video) (5/7/2015)

    Monthly Maintenance Report; Jake Brake Ordinance; Billboard Advertisement; Heritage Days; Library...
  • Town of Talking Rock Council Meeting May 2015 (Video)
  • Creative and Performing Arts Academy Summer Camps (5/5/2015)

    Creative and Performing Arts Academy will have the following camps in 2015. Kindermusik Camp June 1st – 5th ~ 11:00 am – 11:45 am Available for ages 0 – 7 years. $65 and $35 for each additional sibling Piano Camp June 1st – 5th from 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm $75 ages 8 and up ... more
  • Creative and Performing Arts Academy Summer Camps
  • NOAH STAPP WINS STATE OPTIMIST ORATORICAL CONTEST (5/5/2015)

    Noah Stapp, the Optimist Club of Jasper contestant, won top honors in the District (State of Georgia) Oratorical contest this past weekend in Peachtree City. Noah, a student at Dawson County Middle School, had to win four different contests and impress four different groups of judges to reach t... more
  • NOAH STAPP WINS STATE OPTIMIST ORATORICAL CONTEST
  • 'Fighting for A Cause!' (5/3/2015)
    Pro-Wrestling Fundraiser on May 9th
    Relay For Life of Pickens County along with Deep Southern Championship Wrestling (DSCW) are joining together to tag team Cancer and to Fight Back. This year about 564,800 Americans are expected to die of cancer; more than 1,500 people a day. Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the US,... more
  • 'Fighting for A Cause!'
  • PHS Prom King and Queen - Ty Prather and Paula Pickett (5/3/2015)
    Follow link to Pickens Draca Yearbook's Facebook photos from the prom
    Prom Prince and Princess - Tucker Green and Sydney Romine...
  • PHS Prom King and Queen - Ty Prather and Paula Pickett
  • Background Actors wanted for 'Mena' starring Tom Cruise (5/2/2015)
    One scene planned in Jasper
    "Mena", a Doug Liman film starring Tom Cruise, is looking for paid background actors. In the Jasper City Council meeting, it was announced that one scene would be filmed at the Citco on the corner of Hwy. 515 and 108 in June. Ball Ground is another set location. To submit your information includi... more
  • Background Actors wanted for 'Mena' starring Tom Cruise
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