PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES
Games on October 31, 2015
The 2015 Jasper Youth Sports Association (JYSA) Football is making history this week. For the first time in the organization's history, three teams will be playing in the second round of the playoffs. Over the years, a number of age groups have consistently made the playoffs. Some have even made... more
(Talking Rock, GA) – On Saturday October 24, 2015, the GBI's Cleveland Regional Office was requested by the Pickens County Sheriff's Office to investigate an officer involved shooting by Pickens County Deputies and Georgia State Troopers that resulted in the death of John Harley Turner, 36, in Talki... more
Day's Chevrolet in Jasper held it's Grand Opening Celebration in their new location on 375 Hwy 515 South. Bobby Cox, former Atlanta Braves Manager, signed autographs along with free food, door prizes and great Chevy Deals!...
Ed B's Studio 54 introduces artist Dana Stone, Happy Stamper Metal Jewelry. Dana, one of the 17 artist in the studio co-op, offers affordable, customized hand stamped metals. Dana is a full time art teacher at Pickens County Middle School and mother of four children. She has been a part-time je... more
The annual Safety Event is brought to you by Jasper Home Depot in partnership with the American Red Cross. The Carla Tatum Band provided live entertainment, local and state public safety attended, and local restaurants provided free refereshments. Jaws of Life demonstrations, crafts for kids and s...
Rocco's Pub Blow Out included a Battle of the Bands Competiion and American Legtion Auxiliary Post 149 Car, Bike, Jeep, Bike and Trike Show sponsored by Shottenkirk Ford....
October 30th at 9:00 p.m.
Tune into a special episode of Deadly Women on the Investigation Discovery Channel on Oct. 30, at 9 p.m. where Robert S. Davis, senior professor of History at Wallace State Hanceville, will narrate a reenactment of the murder of Narcissa "Sis" Fowler by Kath Sothern at a dance in rural Pickens Count... more
Hi, I'm Rocky! I am a 5 month old kitten available for adoption. I love to play, especially with the cat towers and toys! I have been with PAR for a little over 3 months and I would love to find a home of my very own. I am great with children and other cats! Kittens are only $75 through the e... more
Free walk-in Breast Exam, T-Shirt and Mammogram referral on Tuesday, November 3rd
Other than skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the U.S. and the second leading cause of cancer death among women. Every year, about 200,000 new cases of breast cancer are reported nationwide and more than 40,000 women die from this disease.* The Pickens County Hea... more
Hi there, I am Mittens! I am an adult cat that prefers to be the only cat. However, I will tolerate others as long as they give me my space. You see, I am declawed and have to stay indoors permanently. I would enjoy a quieter home where I can lay in my bed all day and gaze out the window. I e... more
Pickens County High School Football Pink Out Game in support of Breast Cancer. Dragons won 32-19 against Heritage Generals. Video of Pride of Pickens Marching Band performing their competition show 'Batman'....
The dedication and talents of the PHS Theatre Department shine as they present their fall production, The Ransom of Red Chief. Community audiences were given the opportunity to enjoy two matinee performances Sunday, and one performance on Tuesday evening. PHS Theatre Department will be hosting and c... more
Beautiful mums highlighted a sunny day at the market. It is the first time chrysanthemumsfrom the Mennonite Community in Ranger have been at the market this year and folks had been asking about them. So it's not surprising that they sold a good portion of what they had brought. Each pot had obviou... more
Global Restoration hosted their annual Fire Safety Event with a fire demonstration showing the differences during a fire in a home with or without a sprinkler system. Pickens County Fire Marshal, Curtis Clark spoke on fire safety and benefits of a Fire Extinquisher system (VIDEO BELOW). There wa...
1. Schedule a mammogram by calling 706-705-5111 2. Encourage the women in your life to get a mammogram. 3. Take a selfie in pink and use the hashtag #PinkThereItIs 4. Give our Real Men a high-five when you see them sporting pink 5. Attend a "Pink Out" football game Friday, Oct. 23 – Pickens v... more