PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Update on Closing of the Wood Bridge in Jasper (5/18/2017)

    Yesterday, the Georgia Department of Transportation provided a report on the repairs needed for the wood bridge on Chambers Street over the railroad. City of Jasper officials have found one company that repairs old bridges and seeking more to provide estimates for the repairs needed. View live stre... more
  • Update on Closing of the Wood Bridge in Jasper
  • At the Jasper Farmer Market (5/17/2017)

    All hundred begonias were given away, a Mothers Day gift from the Jasper Farmers Market and the Pickens Master Gardeners. They were grown in Zach White's greenhouse, nice healthy plants that should keep blooming all summer. Randy Beavers brought some of his hand-crafted rugs to the market two w... more
  • At the Jasper Farmer Market
  • Bank of North Georgia Host May Business After Hours (5/17/2017)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce offers a wonderful monthly opportunity for Chamber members as well as the public to come together at a local business to enjoy food, fun, networking and an opportunity to win some cash! The May Business After Hours was hosted by the Bank of North Georgia. Ca... more
  • Bank of North Georgia Host May Business After Hours
  • Habitat for Humanity's Next Family Search Starts in June (5/17/2017)
    Habitat for Humanity Pickens County Seeks Next Homeowners for New Hope Acres House #18
    Habitat for Humanity Pickens County will be hosting two (2) Application Meetings for families interested in applying for House #18 in specially designated sub-division New Hope Acres. This will be the third (3rd) house to be built in the non-profitís 10-acres located in Jasper, Georgia. Meet... more
  • Habitat for Humanity's Next Family Search Starts in June
  • Hundreds to Participate in 2017 Relay for Life of Pickens County (5/17/2017)
    This Saturday, May 20th at Lee Newton Memorial Park
    Cancer survivors, caregivers, volunteers and community members will unite next Saturday (May 20) for the annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Pickens County in an effort to free the world of the pain and suffering of cancer. The event is scheduled for next Saturday at Lee Newton Memorial... more
  • Hundreds to Participate in 2017 Relay for Life of Pickens County
  • Jeephut to Host Jeep Vacation at the Beach (5/17/2017)

    JeepHut, a Jasper owned and operated off-road shop, has partnered with the leading industry names in Jeeps to bring a beach vacation for any Jeeper! The white sands of Panama City Beach, FL, will play host to JEEP BEACH JAM 2017 ("JBJ")from May 17th Ė 21st. This unique event draws Jeepers from a... more
  • Jeephut to Host Jeep Vacation at the Beach
  • Legacy of Caring The Marketplace Benefits Local Charities (5/17/2017)
    May 19-20, 2017 at Big Canoe Chapel
    The Legacy of Caring Marketplace held at Big Canoe Chapel on Friday, May 19, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, and on Saturday, May 20, 2017, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, is the perfect venue for a day with family and friends. Admission is free and there is something for everyone. There will be bargains galore on a huge s... more
  • Legacy of Caring The Marketplace Benefits Local Charities
  • Don't Miss The 'Monkey Trial' by Tater Patch Players (5/13/2017)

    When I asked the Tater Patch players to allow me to direct Inherit the Wind, I knew I would be taking on a challenge. The cast is large, the two lead roles are huge, and the subject is controversial. I wanted the opportunity to tell this story to our audiences. With a few moments of l... more
  • Don't Miss The 'Monkey Trial' by Tater Patch Players
  • 4-H Poultry Team Takes Home Third Place (5/11/2017)

    On May 4th, the Pickens County 4-H Poultry Judging Team traveled to Lexington, Georgia to compete at the district Poultry Judging Competition. Out of twenty teams, Pickens County came home with third place! Oconee County came in first place, and Baldwin and Habersham tied for second place. 4-H t... more
  • 4-H Poultry Team Takes Home Third Place
  • County Leaders Graduate From The Georgia Academy For Economic Development (5/11/2017)

    The Board of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development announces Pickens County graduates from the 2017 Region 1 Multi-Day Training Program. Class participants represented a number of professional and non-professional economic development fields, including elected officials, public servants, bus... more
  • County Leaders Graduate From The Georgia Academy For Economic Development
  • Jasper Resident Got Head Start on College with Dual Enrollment Program (5/11/2017)

    At a time when a majority of high school students are dual enrolling in college courses, Jasper resident Kym Elrod turned to Chattahoochee Technical Collegeís Move On When Ready (MOWR) program in 2014 to get a head start on a college education. Georgiaís Move On When Ready dual enrollment progra... more
  • Jasper Resident Got Head Start on College with Dual Enrollment Program
  • Pickens County Board of Education May 2017 (5/11/2017)

    I. Call to Order II. Invocation III. Pledge of Allegiance IV. Approval of Agenda V. Spotlight on Student and Employee Achievement A. Charlie Gibbs Wins "Best in Fair" at Georgia Social Studies Fair (S. Layman) B. Joseph Adams - All-State Chorus 2017 (P. Fowler) C. Emma Long Wins FFA State Tal... more
  • The Bent Tree Saddle Club is KPB Adopt A Road Member (5/11/2017)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful would like to welcome our newest Adopt A Road member, The Bent Tree Saddle Club. The club was established in 1991 by the efforts of several Bent Tree Community residents who recognized a need to organize equestrian events for its members. The club now has over 100 members ... more
  • The Bent Tree Saddle Club is KPB Adopt A Road Member
  • Art Pickens 'Artist Gathering' This Saturday (5/10/2017)
    Held the second Saturday of the month in downtown Jasper
    Art Pickens "Artist Gathering" is an opportunity for local and regional artists to gather and network with fellow artist as well as meet and talk with residents and other art lovers from around North Georgia and further. It is an opportunity to demonstrate your art and talent to the like minded arti... more
  • Art Pickens 'Artist Gathering' This Saturday
  • Must Ministries Summer Lunch is Almost Here! (5/10/2017)
    The first day is Tuesday, May 30th
    While summer often means sleeping in or planning your next getaway, many of our neighbors are wondering how they will feed their children lunch today. Thatís when MUST Summer Lunch and ALL our thoughtful volunteers come in. With your generosity in our communities we are able to feed many of these ... more
  • Must Ministries Summer Lunch is Almost Here!

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