PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • BOLO For These 'Suspects' In Pickens (3/26/2018)

    Pickens Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy is on the lookout for these 12 suspects to be "arrested" by local law enforcement and brought to the Old Historic Jail on North Main Street on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 beginning at 11 am. The public is invited to attend this fun fundraising event and p... more
  • BOLO For These 'Suspects' In Pickens
  • Egg Donations Needed For Annual Hunt in Jasper (3/26/2018)
    Easter Egg Hunt in Lee Newton Park on Saturday, March 31
    The Jasper Merchants Association is asking the Businesses, Organizations, and Individuals to donate candy filled Easter Eggs for the upcoming 11th Annual Easter Egg Hunt for Pickens County. We are asking for a minimum donation of 100 Easter Eggs so the Easter Bunny will have plenty to hide for th... more
  • Egg Donations Needed For Annual Hunt in Jasper
  • REALTORS Present 2017 Awards (3/26/2018)

    The Pickens County Board of REALTORS® gathered March 22 to announce the 2017 Circle of Excellence awards. A huge room at Chattahoochee Technical School was decked out with a magnificent display of gold and blue featuring oversized balloons, a raised speaker’s platform and a regal red carpet runway.... more
  • REALTORS Present 2017 Awards
  • The Long Table Returns to Main Street in Jasper (3/26/2018)
    September 8, 2018
    Prevent Child Abuse Pickens' premier fundraiser, The Long Table on Main, will return to Main Street in Jasper on September 8th. PCAP strives to keep the event fresh for their loyal patrons by changing themes and occasionally venues. Last year they moved the festivities to the Holiday Season at... more
  • The Long Table Returns to Main Street in Jasper
  • Tree Trail Newsletter April 2018 (3/26/2018)
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    In this issue: Trail Tree (TT) Database; Trees of Interest from GA, KY, KS, PA, NC, TN; Indian Heritage Sites Mapping Program; New Non-Profit in Colorado - Native American Sacred Trees and Places (NASTaP); Comanche Nation Honors Marker Tree in Holiday, TX; Osage Marker Tree Ceremony; VA to Honor Th...
  • Tree Trail Newsletter April 2018
  • Big Canoe Chapel Women's Guild Celebrates 30 Years of Caring (3/25/2018)
    Annual Events Have Raised Approximately $1,700,000 to Assist Local Charities
    2018 will mark thirty years that the Big Canoe Chapel Women’s Guild through the Legacy of Caring has supported charities in Pickens and Dawson counties with an unprecedented total of nearly $1,700,000.00 given to date. Money raised in 2018 will be donated to charities whose primary focus is the wel... more
  • Big Canoe Chapel Women's Guild Celebrates 30 Years of Caring
  • Easter Egg Hunts Start This Saturday (3/23/2018)

    Below are Easter Egg Hunts that we know are scheduled. Follow the link for more details. SATURDAY, MARCH 24 Cool Springs Baptist Church Easter Easter Egg Hunt 10 AM - 2 PM FREE - Preregistration requested Corn... more
  • Easter Egg Hunts Start This Saturday
  • Joey Friedman Named PHS Band Student of the Week (3/23/2018)

    The band student of the week is Joey Friedman. Joey is a sophomore percussionist and is active in the marching band and concert band. Joey is always one of the first students to help in any situation. He looks for things to help with and stays until it is done. He loves percussion and anyth... more
  • Joey Friedman Named PHS Band Student of the Week
  • Pickens Ferst Week Proclaimed (3/23/2018)

    Each year the first week of Spring is declared as Pickens FERST Week in Pickens County in recognition of the local childhood literacy program. On March 21, Pickens County Commission Chair, Rob Jones, and County Commissioner, Becky Denney signed the proclamation in front of the Rotary Club of Jaspe... more
  • Pickens Ferst Week Proclaimed
  • ADay for Reinhardt receives $3,000 from Georgia Power (3/21/2018)

    The Georgia Power Foundation, Inc. has been a strong supporter of ADay for Reinhardt for more than 20 years, and the organization recently made its annual gift. ADay for Reinhardt is a successful scholarship program that has provided more than $4.8 million to students in Cheroke... more
  • ADay for Reinhardt receives $3,000 from Georgia Power
  • Good Samaritan Health & Wellness - Community Driven Care (3/21/2018)

    Rising healthcare costs are a reality, however, in Pickens County, we have a healthcare hero! On Wednesday, February 14, 2018, over forty-five attendees from local and state agencies joined together to learn more about how Good Samaritan Health & Wellness (“GSHW”) Jasper is combating the costs of m... more
  • Good Samaritan Health & Wellness - Community Driven Care
  • Green Ribbon Achievement Awarded To Jasper First Baptist Church (3/21/2018)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful is proud to present our first quarter Green Ribbon Award to Jasper First Baptist Church. The church's grounds are always tailored, neat, well groomed and "easy on the eye." Our hats are off to them, and our thanks for helping to keep our community beautiful. Pictured are ... more
  • Green Ribbon Achievement Awarded To Jasper First Baptist Church
  • Kindergarten Round-Up Health Clinic (3/21/2018)
    Your One-Stop-Spot for School Students’ State Health Requirements!
    Prepare your child for the upcoming school year! The Pickens County Health Department is conducting a Kindergarten Round-Up Health Clinic on Tuesday, April 17th from 1 to 6 p.m. The health department address is 60 Health Way in Jasper, GA. The required Hearing, Dental, Vision and Body Mass Index... more
  • Kindergarten Round-Up Health Clinic
  • Pickens County Schools Kindergarten Registration Begins (3/21/2018)

    Pickens County Schools is now accepting Kindergarten Registration for the 2018-2019 school year. Call 706.253.1770 and schedule an appointment. During your appointment time, your student will be given a basic skills test by a certified teacher. To ensure that you are prepared, please gather ... more
  • Pickens County Schools Kindergarten Registration Begins
  • The Pickens Report - February 2018 (3/17/2018)

    A crazy month of weather has not slowed down activities in Pickens County. Various projects are underway throughout the county including: the renovation of Old Grandview Fire Station 5-2. This capital renovation is funded by SPLOST (Special-Purpose Local-Option Sales Tax) dollars as allocated in the... more
  • The Pickens Report - February 2018

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