PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • 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
  • What’s New at the Jasper Farmers Market (8/10/2015)

    There are usually new vendors at the market and this week there were two who both were selling things we have not seen at the market before. Gourmet olive oil, handsomely bottled, available in several flavors, Aubree Magness's company is called Home Appétit and they produce other products, as wel... more
  • What’s New at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • BALLZINGA 2 (8/9/2015)

    Off the Wall Soccer Club is an indoor New Generation Elite Turf field within a 10,000 square foot climate controlled building near the Pickens County Airport in Jasper, Georgia. BALLZINGA is played on the second Sunday of month beginning at 1:00 p.m. ...
  • BALLZINGA 2
  • Gun Raffle to Benefit PCSO Auxiliary Unit’s Programs (8/8/2015)

    The Pickens Sheriff's Auxiliary is holding a Gun Raffle this year. Five firearms are being raffled: Glock 43 9mm, Glock 42 380, Sig P938 9 mm with laser, Ruger 10/22 Take Down Stainless and an AR-15 Rifle DPMS. Proceeds will benefit Pickens Sheriff's Auxiliary outreach and community support projects... more
  • Gun Raffle to Benefit PCSO Auxiliary Unit’s Programs
  • Sgt David Collins Ride (8/8/2015)

    Sgt David Collins Memorial Bike Ride is annual event that starts at the intersection of Hwy. 515 and Philadephia Road, which is dedicated in David's memory. Sgt. Collins died at the age of 24 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, on April 9, 2006...
  • Sgt David Collins Ride
  • Art Opening Celebration at the Blue Star Gallery (8/7/2015)
    August 29 from 5-7pm
    The Blue Star Gallery will host an Art Opening August 29, 5-7pm. Guests can enjoy complementary wine and snacks while viewing the Fine Art Photography of Jo Lynn Still and Brittany Smith. Located on 26 S East Main St., Ja... more
  • Art Opening Celebration at the Blue Star Gallery
  • Free School Supplies & Food (8/6/2015)
    Part of There's Hope for the Hungry's monthly event
    There's Hope for the Hungry is held on the first Thursday of the month at Talking Rock First Baptist Church. They provide a meal, Christian counseling and a box of food to take home to registered visitors. In August, school supplies and backpacks are also given out....
  • Free School Supplies & Food
  • Long Table VIP Reception (8/6/2015)

    During the VIP reception, it was announced that The Long Table "Come Fly With Me" will be right on the runway of the Pickens County Airport on October 17th. ...
  • Long Table VIP Reception
  • Town of Talking Rock Council Meeting August 2015 (Video) (8/6/2015)

    Items on agenda: Audit, Heritage Days, Jake Brake Ordinance, Credit Card ...
  • Town of Talking Rock Council Meeting August 2015 (Video)
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