PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES
It's all fun and games until someone's head gets stuck in the Cheese Ball bucket! But seriously, this poor gal, now named "Cheeto," got her head stuck after going in for a few treats. The great folks at the Pickens County Animal Shelter were able to rescue Cheeto but do not know how long the buc... more
Summer Forum Provides Framework for Examining Future Careers in Medicine
How did you spend your summer? Pickens High School junior Stephen Jordan spent part of his at the National Youth Leadership Convention in Boston studying medicine. For nine days in July, which happen to fall over his birthday, Stephen studied at Harvard Medical School. For his hard work, he ear... more
New Position of 'District Athletic Director' Created
Effective today, an administrative change will take place to streamline and strengthen the athletic programs within the Pickens County School District with the creation of a District Athletic Director. This change will maximize the potential of athletic departments in the middle and high schools... more
Saturday, July 25th a special celebration took place in Pickens County when the Sheriff's Office Auxiliary Unit hosted a picnic for the employees and families of the sheriff's office. Swimming, games and, of course, great food were all on the agenda. A sunny day provided the background in which abou... more
The Wednesday market last week was good. It was set up in a U shape at the end of the parking lot so you could park close and see every one who was there with out walking around. Of course, there were less vendors but there was still a great variety of things for sale. Produce was plentiful as... more
Nunsense is a funny play, and the Tater Patch Players’ current production of this popular offering delivers on every laugh that author Dan Goggin put into the script. Under the direction of Audrey Kirsten-Lewis, the cast members create memorable characters with distinct personalities underneath thos... more
FREE - August 8, 2015 at 10 a.m.
The Golden Knight Live, a live action children's fantasy show, will be performing at the Tater Patch Players Theater in Jasper, Georgia on August 8, 2015 at 10 a.m. The theater is located at 95 Philadelphia Lane in Jasper behind ... more
Presentment of Pickens County 2014 Audit by Bates, Carter & Company, LLP ...
Tuesday, July 28th at Chattahoochee Technical College - Appalachian Campus
(MARTINEZ, GA) – Lee Benedict will formally announce his candidacy for the Republican nomination for US Senate in 2016 at the monthly meeting of the Pickens County TEA Party beginning at 6:30PM on Tuesday, July 28th at Chattahoochee Technical College located at 100 Campus Drive, Jasper, GA 30143. ... more
The Pickens County Sheriff's Office Explorer Post 800, led by Post Commander Lieutenant Chris Leake, received a $500 donation from the Pickens County Sheriff’s Office Auxiliary Unit for the Explorers support at Sackett’s "Stampede" Rodeo on May 1-2. Accepting the donation on behalf of the Explorers... more
Last night at approximately 1:15am, Deputy Ryne Kirkland was traveling home from working his shift when his patrol vehicle was rear ended near Sixes Rd on Hwy 575. The collision forced his vehicle across the median into the northbound lane. Deputy Kirkland was transported to Northside Hospital f... more
The Jasper Cruise In returned to Main Street Jasper, Georgia on July 25, 2015. Main Street remained open. 50/50 Raffle Drawing was held with J.R. Totherow winning $122. J.R. donated $50 back to accompany the other half to be donated for Walt Johnson who recently passed away. The Cruise In is held...
Welcome New Member Nancy Kelly and Your Fur Babies Nanny! The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce was excited to help Nancy and her Staff celebrate with Ribbon Cutting at the Bent Tree overflow on July 18th. Your Fur Babies Nanny is passionate about letting the dogs, owners feel comfortable leav... more
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In this issue: Unveiling of the Prime for Life Version 9; Keeping the battery in good operating condition; BLOG post; Huli Huli Chicken Recipe...
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Moto Mountain Park, ATV Park is closed until September 11th for filming of an undisclosed movie. Members will receive an automatic five-week extension on their membership. Follow link on their website for more information....