PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Foundation Awards 77 Scholarships at Annual Luncheon (4/26/2017)

    (Marietta, GA) Chattahoochee Tech Foundation recognized the recipients of 77 different scholarships at a reception held Friday, April 21, at Piedmont Church in Marietta. A total of 73 students, who represent a wide variety of the programs offered at Chattahoochee Technical College, were awarded scho... more
  • Foundation Awards 77 Scholarships at Annual Luncheon
  • Giving Thanks (4/26/2017)

    Rotary Club of Jasper would be remiss in fulfilling test two of our 4-way test (Is it fair to all concerned) if we did not acknowledge those gave so much to help us accomplish our dream of having our Peace Pole, Rotary sign and flagpole. Past President Jimmy Thompson gave a substantial amount thr... more
  • Giving Thanks
  • Last Week for Pickens County GOP Gun Raffle Tickets (4/26/2017)
    Drawing May 1st
    Tickets for our 2017 Gun Raffle Giveaway are still available at the following locations. Proceeds go to our Graduating Senior essay scholarship along with other community events. Rocco’s Pub and Grill, Appalachian Gun and Pawn, Mary Ann’s, Jasper Fitness, Carriage House, The UPS store. Door pr... more
  • Last Week for Pickens County GOP Gun Raffle Tickets
  • PHS Band Student of the Week - Jared Davis (4/26/2017)

    The band student of the week is Jared Davis. Jared is a freshman trombone player in the PHS Band. Since he came to the high school, Jared has shown incredible improvement, work ethic and participation in our group. He is a solid contributor and we are happy to have him in the band!... more
  • PHS Band Student of the Week - Jared Davis
  • Plant a Tomato From the Jasper Farmer Market (4/26/2017)

    It’s the time of the year that a lot of us begin to get eager for a homegrown tomato. Think how great it would be to pick some in your own back yard. Buy a tomato plant from a farmers market vendor. Take it home and plant it in a sunny spot with lots of fertilizer and water (get specific instructi... more
  • Plant a Tomato From the Jasper Farmer Market
  • The Barn at Dunn Manor – Ribbon Cutting (4/26/2017)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate The Barn at Dunn Manor on their ribbon cutting for their new business. The Barn at Dunn Manor is Pickens County’s newest Wedding & Events Venue. Located at 9934 Hwy 53 West, this venue offers southern charm with a touch of country ... more
  • The Barn at Dunn Manor – Ribbon Cutting
  • Pickens County Retired Educators Visit The Governor's Mansion (4/24/2017)

    Pickens County Retired Educators Association visits the Governor’s Mansion as a Reward for coming in 2nd place in the Ferst/Grea Reading Battle. Morgan County, 3rd Place Winners joined us at The Mansion. Georgia’s First Lady Sandra Deal invited the Ferst Foundation, Pickens and Morgan Counties Re... more
  • Pickens County Retired Educators Visit The Governor's Mansion
  • Pickens Arts and Cultural Alliance Annual Meeting to be Held (4/23/2017)

    According to PACA President, Amelia McIntyre, the group’s annual meeting will be held Monday, April 24, 2017 at 5:30 pm. This year’s theme is "Step Forward for the Arts." The meeting will be held at the Pickens County Administration Building in the community room. The public is invited to attend.... more
  • Pickens Arts and Cultural Alliance Annual Meeting to be Held
  • Veterans Memorial Launches Fundraiser (4/23/2017)

    The Veterans Memorial of Pickens County receives generous donation from Days Chevrolet to begin fund raiser. The Memorial is coming soon to Pickens County at the southwest quadrant of Lee Newton Park. Ray Smith, project General Manager and past American Legion Commander said, “The Pickens Coun... more
  • Veterans Memorial Launches Fundraiser
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners April 2017 (4/20/2017)

    AGENDA I. Call to order II. Prayer Pledge of Allegiance III. Amendments to Agenda IV. Approval of Agenda V. Employee Recognition Fire Department: William S. Callahan ~ 10 years Jody R. Collis ~ 10 years Michael S. Mooney ~ 10 years Probate Court: Scottie H. Crowe ~... more
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners April 2017
  • April Business After Hours (4/19/2017)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce offers a wonderful monthly opportunity for Chamber members, as well as the public, to come together at a local business to enjoy food, fun, networking and an opportunity to win some cash! The April Business After Hours was hosted by the Pickens County Chambe... more
  • April Business After Hours
  • April 22nd Proclaimed Health Fair Day (4/18/2017)

    On April 13th, 2017, the Board of Commissioners of Pickens County Georgia and the Mayor of the City of Jasper issued a Joint Proclamation declaring April 22nd, 2017 as HEALTH FAIR DAY. They urge ALL members of the community to recognize and support the event. PROCLAMATION: Whereas it has been d... more
  • April 22nd Proclaimed Health Fair Day
  • April Chamber Community Breakfast (4/18/2017)

    The Chamber Community Breakfast was held Tuesday, April 11th, 2017. Attendees arrived to a delicious breakfast catered by Bojangles and enjoyed networking with many people in attendance before beginning the program. Donna Torres’ Welcome and the Invocation was followed by our new member welcome b... more
  • April Chamber Community Breakfast
  • CTC Biology Instructor Named State Finalist for Rick Perkins Award (4/18/2017)

    A Chattahoochee Technical College biology instructor has made her mark on higher education after being named a finalist for the Technical College System of Georgia’s Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Instruction during the 2017 Leadership Summit held in Atlanta. Dr. Juanita Forreste... more
  • CTC Biology Instructor Named State Finalist for Rick Perkins Award
  • Leading Atlanta Choral Group Sings in Jasper (4/18/2017)

    Holy Family's free concert series continues on April 23 at 3:30 PM when Atlanta Schola Cantorum presents a program of selections from the golden age of early music in England. The concert will feature selections from the group's Spring 2017 concert repertoire which will be performed in Atlanta and a... more
  • Leading Atlanta Choral Group Sings in Jasper
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