PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • It's A Wonderful Life (11/23/2015)

    Tater Patch Players 'It's A Wonderful Life - The Radio Show' opened November 27th and runs through December 13, 2015....
  • It's A Wonderful Life
  • Jasper City Council Called Meeting (Video) (11/23/2015)

    FY 2016 Budget Adoption; Georgia Power pole attachment license...
  • Jasper City Council Called Meeting  (Video)
  • Night of Lights Parade Application (11/23/2015)
    Entry deadline is November 30th
    The Jasper Merchants Association is hosting the 9th Annual Night of Lights / Parade of Lights Christmas Event on Saturday, December 5, 2015. The main event starts at 4pm to 6pm on N. Main Street in front of the Pickens County Courthouse with tons of food and fun along with Santa Claus who will be th... more
  • Night of Lights Parade Application
  • Habitat for Humanity Celebration (11/21/2015)

    Habitat for Humanity - Pickens County hosted a dinner and silent and live auction fundraiser at The Tate House. There live auction was kicked off by a $25,000 grant provided by PCCRA....
  • Habitat for Humanity Celebration
  • Holiday Market & Expo (11/21/2015)

    A thousand people attended to shop over 80 vendors at the Holiday Market & Expo on at Chattahoochee Technical College in Jasper, Georgia. A ticketed preview event was held on November 20th with live music and wine tasting. ...
  • Holiday Market & Expo
  • Our Lady of the Mountains Catholic Church Awarded KBP's Green Ribbon Award (11/20/2015)

    Under the direction of Father Byrd , Our Lady of the Mountains Catholic Church has undergone a major renovation to restore and enhance its beauty. The Church is located at the south corner of Refuge Rd. and Hwy. 108. The church was first established in 1984 and continues to grow. Water leaks had... more
  • Our Lady of the Mountains Catholic Church Awarded KBP's Green Ribbon Award
  • Penny for your Thoughts? (11/20/2015)
    ADOPTED
    Hi, I'm Penny. I am a friendly, beautiful, cuddle bug. I came to the rescue ranch with my five kittens and I did a phenomenal job raising them. Now that they no longer need their mommy, I am looking for a family of my own. I love to sit in your lap and be the center of attention! I am affecti... more
  • Penny for your Thoughts?
  • Smokin' at the Track Dream Now a Reality for Jasper resident Rodney Renner (11/20/2015)
    Homestead-Miami Shoot-Out BBQ Competition during the NASCAR Ford Championship Weekend
    Smokin at the Track BBQ,​ founded by Jasper resident Rodney Renner and Michael Mixon, son of three-time barbecue World Champion Myron Mixon, is hosting an invitation-only, Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS) shoot-out at the NASCAR Ford Championship Weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway​. ... more
  • Smokin' at the Track Dream Now a Reality for Jasper resident Rodney Renner
  • Tony the Tiger (11/20/2015)

    Hi there, I'm Tony. I am a 5 month old kitten. I am a special boy with a unique personality. I was brought into the shelter as a semi-feral kitten at a very young age. The shelter has raised me and I've learned to play nice (most of the time). Every now and then my feral side will show but it... more
  • Tony the Tiger
  • Commissioner Jones Reports Resurfacing in Pickens County Tripled with SPLOST (11/19/2015)

    Robert Jones, Chairman of the Pickens County Board of Commissioners, conducts a monthly transportation meeting on the first Monday of each month. Attendance at this meeting each month is composed of county staff, Georgia D.O.T. officials, city officials, and other interested parties. At the most r... more
  • Ed B's Studio 54 Introduces Mixed Media Artist Darrell Reddy (11/19/2015)

    Ed B's Studio 54 introduces mixed media artist Darrell Reddy. If you follow the art scene in Jasper, you're sure to recognize his name and art. Darrell and Kathe Hall opened VanGoghs Hideaway in the same location in 2011. Darrell is a native of Queens, New York and Navy veteran. Around 15 years ... more
  • Ed B's Studio 54 Introduces Mixed Media Artist Darrell Reddy
  • PHS Band Member of the Week: Craig Johnson (11/19/2015)

    Pickens High School Band Student of the Week is Craig Johnson. Craig is a freshman in the trumpet section of the marching band. Since his first day in the band, Craig has always been willing to jump in and help with anything that needs to be done. Besides being very talented on his trumpet, h... more
  • PHS Band Member of the Week:  Craig Johnson
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners November 2015 (Video) (11/19/2015)

    2016 Proposed Budget and Public Hearing dates announced; Employees Recognized for Years of Service: Robert Howard ~ 11 years; Beverly Kilpatrick ~ 13 years; Jason Angle ~ 18 years; Joseph Brackett ~ 15 years; Tonya Parks ~ 15 years; Michael Butler ~ 10 years; Kristy Easterwood ~ 14 years; William P...
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners November 2015 (Video)
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital earns top marks for patient safety (11/19/2015)

    Piedmont Mountainside Hospital has received an A grade for its commitment to patient safety, according to the fall 2015 Hospital Safety Score, which grades hospitals in the areas of preventable medical errors, injuries and infections. "At Piedmont, we put our patients' safety first," Denise Ray... more
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital earns top marks for patient safety
  • Small Goes Big in Pickens County and Across the U.S. (11/19/2015)

    Some readers may have never been to the town of Hinton on Hwy. 53 west of Jasper and may not be aware that there are churches in that area of Pickens County that support Operation Christmas Child. One of those is Hinton United Methodist Church where the congregation and community have huge hearts fo... more
  • Small Goes Big in Pickens County and Across the U.S.
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