PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Every Child Deserves a Chance to Shine! (8/18/2015)

    Within every child is the potential to shine like a star! On Tuesday, September 1, from 6 pm to 8 pm, the Pickens County Boys and Girls Club will celebrate the start of another school year and their "stars," the more than 100 students they serve daily, with a dinner at Madeline’s. Tickets are ... more
  • Every Child Deserves a Chance to Shine!
  • Non GMO produce at the Jasper Farmers Market (8/18/2015)

    Jasper Farmers market vendor, Revere Fowler, popular at the market for his watermelon and sweet corn, had non GMO corn for sale Saturday. You wouldn’t have known that without asking. One of the benefits of shopping locally is that you can ask, because the person selling it is the same person who pr... more
  • Non GMO produce at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • How Legislation is Shaped at the Capitol (8/17/2015)
    Ed Painter addresses this at August Tea Party Meeting
    It's not too early to be talking about the upcoming session of the Georgia General Assembly — what new bills will be introduced and which bills that did not survive last year's session may be re-introduced. And what there is to learn about the process which makes up such a gathering under the Gold... more
  • How Legislation is Shaped at the Capitol
  • North Georgia Vietnam Vets Honored (8/17/2015)

    The State of Georgia, like states across America, has decided to formally thank Vietnam era veterans for their service and one of the biggest ceremonies held in the state happened at Big Canoe on Wednesday, August 12. Seventy-three Vietnam era veterans were so honored at the North Georgia Vetera... more
  • North Georgia Vietnam Vets Honored
  • Short and Sweet Review of Real Esate (8/17/2015)

    The second quarter review of real estate in the metro Atlanta area was very interesting. Everyone raves about how hot real estate is in Atlanta, and most people complain that Pickens is much slower in performance. Looking at the numbers, we find that listings are up slightly in Atlanta while sale... more
  • Short and Sweet Review of Real Esate
  • Tater Patch Players 'Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde' Will Make You Shiver (8/17/2015)

    Next month, we'll be starting to feel the chill of Fall. But another chill will cause shivers in Jasper as well. Tater Patch Players is presenting a strikingly modern adaptation of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. The Robert Louis Stevenson novella was adapted to the stage by the talented playwright ... more
  • Tater Patch Players 'Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde' Will Make You Shiver
  • Double the Joy for Family Hoping for a Second Child (8/13/2015)

    When Kayla and Tim Reddin, of Ball Ground, Ga. decided to add to their family, they tried for three years to have a second child. But just last week, they welcomed not one, but two babies into their lives at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital. Kameryn Faith Reddin and Colton Jase Reddin were born on ... more
  • Double the Joy for Family Hoping for a Second Child
  • Pickens County Chamber of Commerce Annual Auto Give Away (8/13/2015)
    August 22nd at Rocco's Pub
    Are you feeling particularly lucky? If so, you could be the winner of a 2015 Chevy Malibu or a 2015 Chevy Silverado from Day's Chevrolet or a 2015 Ford Fusion or 2015 Ford Escape from Shottenkirk Ford. They are beautiful and waiting on one lucky person to drive them home. If a new car isn’t your thi... more
  • Pickens County Chamber of Commerce Annual Auto Give Away
  • Save the date for the Good Samaritan Hoedown (8/13/2015)

    The popular hoedown that benefits Good Samaritan Health & Wellness Center is coming Saturday, October 10 at 5:00 p.m. at the Lowe Barn in Jasper. Banks & Shane band will again provide music and entertainment. The hoedown will include a feast of barbeque with all the trimmings, a bar, dancing, and... more
  • Save the date for the Good Samaritan Hoedown
  • Changing Lanes August Newsletter (8/12/2015)
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    In this issue: Share The Road; How to check your car's oil; School Bus Safety; Potato Pancakes...
  • Changing Lanes August Newsletter
  • Jasper Arts Fair on Saturday (8/12/2015)
    August 15, 2015 from 9:00am to 3:00pm
    The Jasper Merchants Association is sponsoring the Jasper Arts Fair on Saturday, August 15, 2015 from 9:00am to 3:00pm. We’ve taken over D.B. Carroll Street in Downtown Jasper at the intersection with Mark Whitfield Drive. Come and enjoy the day shopping for unique items from over 30 different ve... more
  • Jasper Arts Fair on Saturday
  • Trouts Community Charity Open (8/12/2015)
    Team Fire Power, 1st place winners, having fun with part of their prize
    All Proceeds Benefit Georgia Mountains Hospice, Prevent Child Abuse Pickens, St. Vincent De Paul, CARES (Pickens County Food Pantry) and ACES (Appalachian Children's Emergency Shelter)....
  • Trouts Community Charity Open
  • Pickens County Board of Elections & Registration Meeting (8/11/2015)

    Qualifying Information for upcoming local elections on November 3rd in Jasper, Nelson and Talking Rock....
  • Pickens County Board of Elections & Registration Meeting
  • Jasper City Council August 2015 Meeting (Video) (8/10/2015)

    Highlights: JYSA presented $6,000 check from proceeds of Mayor's Golf Tournament; City Park baseball fields repair approved; Port Royal update from Gerry Nechtvatal, Economic Development Director; GBI is leading investigation along with city detectives for the armed robbery at SaveALot...
  • Jasper City Council August 2015 Meeting (Video)
  • Optimists Distribute Annual Donations (8/10/2015)

    The Optimist Club of Jasper made their first round of annual donations to Pickens County organizations at their regular meeting on August 6th at Last Catch Seafood restaurant. Each of the organizations that received donations from the local Optimist Club helps our club meet the mission of Optimi... more
  • Optimists Distribute Annual Donations
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