PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Come Fly With Us! (10/7/2015)
    The Long Table Benefiting Prevent Child Abuse Pickens
    Tickets are still available for the 3rd Annual Long Table benefiting Prevent Child Abuse Pickens! Come Fly with Us at the Pickens County Airport on Saturday, October 17th at 5 p.m. for an incredible night of fine dining under the stars and dancing to the Emerald Empire Band. Tickets are $1... more
  • Come Fly With Us!
  • October KPB Green Ribbon Award goes to Community Bank of Pickens County (10/7/2015)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful is pleased to award the October Green Ribbon to the Community Bank of Pickens County. This branch of Community Bank is located at 65 Cove Road and started to serve the community in May of 2008. Before the building could be constructed they had to level the land over 8 feet ... more
  • October KPB Green Ribbon Award goes to Community Bank of Pickens County
  • Rain at the Jasper Farmers Market (10/7/2015)

    You can count on the Jasper Farmers Market to be there rain or shine even if there are not many vendors or shoppers. We will be back in our usual place next week, October 10, at the Park-n-Ride at Lee Newton Park with more vendors and better weather. Then three more Saturdays until we have the Cus... more
  • Rain at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • TEA PARTY TALK -- THE TEAPOT IS BEGINNING TO BOIL (10/7/2015)

    Another season is beginning—not only the Fall, but the Election season is heating up and there are a number of issues of interest to our Tea Party conservatives on the local, state, and federal level. In addition to lunch, these issues will be “on the table” during our monthly Pickens County Round ... more
  • Pickens Sheriff’s Office Deputies Reunite Missing Juvenile with Worried Family (10/6/2015)

    Friday, October 2nd, deputies responded to a trespassing report at a residence on Sunrise Ridge Road off of Hwy 136 in Jasper. Upon arriving, they learned that a homeowner had arrived home and found 2 males in the garage area of his residence asking to borrow his phone. The homeowner stated that th... more
  • Pickens Sheriff’s Office Deputies Reunite Missing Juvenile with Worried Family
  • The Ruling is in: Cancer is out (10/5/2015)

    Each October, community members put on a shade of pink to raise awareness about breast cancer. Piedmont Mountainside Hospital has selected four new ambassadors in its annual Real Men Wear Pink campaign. Chief Magistrate Judge Allen Wigington is one who heard the call to speak out against breast canc... more
  •  The Ruling is in: Cancer is out
  • Boo Who? Scarecrow Contest (10/5/2015)

    Vote for your favorite scarecrow on Main Street....
  • Boo Who? Scarecrow Contest
  • Jasper City Council October 2015 (Video) (10/5/2015)

    Agenda items: Red Ribbon Week Proclamation; Resolution GMA Lease...
  • Jasper City Council October 2015 (Video)
  • Nelson City Council October 2015 (Video) (10/5/2015)

    Lou Stewart is new City Clerk; Red Ribbon Week Proclamation; Bid Opening for Demolition of Marble Building...
  • Nelson City Council October 2015 (Video)
  • PHS Band Student of the Week: Sierra Stanfield (10/5/2015)

    Sierra has done an outstanding job this year as the clarinet section leader for the Pride of Pickens Band, Uniform Officer, and Beta Club Initiation Officer. She is always helpful, friendly and kind to all and she is great to have in our group. We are fortunate to have such a hard-working ... more
  • PHS Band Student of the Week:  Sierra Stanfield
  • PHS Cheerleader of the Week: Abbey Hardman (10/5/2015)

    PHS Cheerleader of the Week is Abbey Hardman. Abbey is a fourth year cheerleader, with three years of Varsity experience, and one of our Varsity Captains. Abbey has shown true dedication to her sport in and outside of school. She is a model cheerleader for all younger girls and represents the D... more
  • PHS Cheerleader of the Week: Abbey Hardman
  • PHS Softball Player of the Week: Kaitlin Redman (10/5/2015)

    The Pickens High School Journalism Class reached out to coaches and directors to recognize players and students of the week across sports and activities. Kaitlin Redman was chosen as Player of the Week for Softball. Congratulations!... more
  • PHS Softball Player of the Week:  Kaitlin Redman
  • PHS Volleyball Player of the Week: Kirsten Elrod (10/5/2015)

    The Pickens High School Journalism Class reached out to coaches and directors to recognize players and students of the week across sports and activities. Kirsten Elrod was chosen as Player of the Week for Volleyball. Congratulations!... more
  • PHS Volleyball Player of the Week:  Kirsten Elrod
  • Georgia Marble Festival (10/4/2015)

    The Georgia Marble Festival is an annual event on the first weekend in October. This year, remnants of Hurrican Joaquin put a damper on the festival but the festivities still continued. ...
  • Georgia Marble Festival
  • Marble Festival Parade (10/3/2015)

    Parade Theme - "Our Marble - Our Heritage; Winners: 1st - Pickens County 4-H, 2nd - Pickens GOP, 3rd - The Devil's Shadow Haunted Hayride, Honorable Mention - Talmadge Brothers Funeral Home & Casket Company...
  • Marble Festival Parade
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