PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • The Long Table on Main (10/11/2014)

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  • The Long Table on Main
  • Congratulations to Holden Jackson for 1st Place Blue Ribbon at the FCCLA Chili Cook-off at the Georgia National Fair (10/10/2014)

    Pickens High School student, Holden Jackson won a 1st place Blue Ribbon at the FCCLA chili Cook-off at the Georgia National Fair in Perry GA this week. Holden received a cash prize of $100.00 for his first place finish. ... more
  • Congratulations to Holden Jackson for 1st Place Blue Ribbon at the FCCLA Chili Cook-off at the Georgia National Fair
  • PHS Homecoming (10/10/2014)

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  • PHS Homecoming
  • Pickens County Planning Report September 2014 (10/10/2014)
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  • Pickens County Planning Report September 2014
  • 11th Hour for Shartop Arts Center’s Survival (10/9/2014)

    For more than thirty years Sharptop Arts Center has been home to Pickens County’s only non-profit arts venue but without fresh leadership from Pickens County residents, the Center will close before the New Year. Located in an historic white columned house two blocks off Main Street, Sharptop Arts... more
  • 11th Hour for Shartop Arts Center’s Survival
  • Boo Who? Scarecrow Contest (10/9/2014)

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  • Boo Who? Scarecrow Contest
  • Pickens County Board of Education Meeting (Video) (10/9/2014)
    Teachers of the Year Recgonized
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  • Pickens County Board of Education Meeting (Video)
  • VA Processes More than 1.3 Million Veterans’ Claims in FY14 (10/9/2014)
    150,000 more Veterans received faster, more accurate decisions than FY13
    WASHINGTON – More than 1.3 million Veterans received decisions on their Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) disability compensation and pension claims in fiscal year (FY) 2014 – the highest number in VA’s history, surpassing last year’s record-breaking production by more than 150,000 claims. Thi... more
  • American Legion Post 149 Launches Website (10/8/2014)

    The American Legion Post 149 of Jasper, Georgia has launched a website with information on the post, how to contact executive members via email, learn about their fundraisers, and even join the American Legion. There is a part of the American Legion for every one from the American Legion, The S... more
  • American Legion Post 149 Launches Website
  • DO YOU WANT TO RANT AND RAVE ABOUT LOCAL, STATE AND NATIONAL ISSUES? (10/8/2014)

    More importantly, do you want to do something about it? Here is the place to do so! The Pickens County Round Table Luncheon will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, October 9, 2014 at the Pueblo Cantina Restaurant, 25 Luke Carver Drive in Jasper. We will start at 11:30 to order lunch, with the d... more
  • DO YOU WANT TO RANT AND RAVE ABOUT LOCAL, STATE AND NATIONAL ISSUES?
  • Four Legged Love From Jet (10/8/2014)
    One year old boxer mix male dog
    I am Jet, a very active and playful boxer mix young dog. I like to play with toys and I am already house trained. My people moved away and couldn’t take me with them so I am now waiting here at the Pickens County Animal Shelter for what will be my forever home. I am very nice looking with... more
  • Four Legged Love From Jet
  • Four Legged Love From Nicole (10/8/2014)
    Australian Cattle Dog Mix Female Puppy
    Hi, I am Nicole, a pretty girl with apricot and white coat with the gray spots of an Australian cattle dog. And I have a beautiful brown eye and an even more beautiful blue eye – quite striking! I am about six months old and very happy. The only thing missing from my life is a forever hom... more
  • Four Legged Love From Nicole
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful Fall Newsletter (10/8/2014)
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    In this issue: Jasper Elementary School Earns Recycling Award; Rescued Furniture Store joins Beautiful Business Recycling Program; CITY OF NELSON WINS THE GREEN RIBBON AWARD; June Green Thumb Award to Judy and Jerry Wilson; Upcoming Events...
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful Fall Newsletter
  • PHS Fields of Faith (10/8/2014)

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  • PHS Fields of Faith
  • Upcoming events at the Jasper Farmers Market (10/8/2014)

    Although some local farmers markets have closed the Jasper Farmers Market will be open through the end of October with fall vegetables and crafts for your holiday shopping. The End of the Season Party will be held on October 25 and everyone is invited. The end of the regular season also means the ... more
  • Upcoming events at the Jasper Farmers Market
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