PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • 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
  • Check Out This 'Mutt' (5/10/2016)

    Hi, I'm Mutt! I'm 3 lbs and tested well with kids and cats. I don't like other dogs being in my face. I'm heartworm negative and look for a fureva home. Please come visit me here at the shelter. Adoption Fees: $90 Dogs, $100 Puppies, Kittens $50, & Cats $25. Adoption fee includes spay/neuter,... more
  • Check Out This 'Mutt'
  • 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
  • Bill Newton Announces Candidacy for Pickens County Commission Chair (5/9/2016)

    It's an honor to announce that I am a candidate for the Pickens County Commission Chair position. I feel that after twelve years of the same Commission Chair, some people may think its time for a change. I can see a lot of things that still need attention. We still are dependent on Cherokee coun... more
  • Bill Newton Announces Candidacy for Pickens County Commission Chair
  • Itís time for MUST Summer Lunch! (5/9/2016)
    Volunteers and Donations Needed
    While summer often means sleeping in or planning your next getaway, many of your neighbors are wondering how they will feed their children lunch today. During school, a free lunch meal doesn't come out of the sparse family budget. That's when MUST Ministries steps in with the Summer Lunch Program an... more
  • Itís time for MUST Summer Lunch!
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