PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Pickens High School Teacher Honored as ‘Symetra Hero in the Classroom’ (11/25/2014)

    Symetra, SunTrust and the Atlanta Falcons honored Pickens High School teacher Todd Geren as a "Symetra Hero in the Classroom" on Nov. 25, 2014 during a surprise assembly. Geren teaches Language Arts at the Jasper, Georgia, high school. "Everyone who knows Mr. Geren knows that he does so much for ... more
  • Pickens High School Teacher Honored as  ‘Symetra Hero in the Classroom’
  • LOLA Kitchen and Bar Closing Doors in Jasper after Saturday, November 29th (11/24/2014)
    New concept planned for the future
    LOLA Kitchen and Bar is closing in Jasper with Saturday, November 29th their last night. They will reopen in the future in Cherokee County, and another concept is planned for the Jasper location. If you have gift cards, they're offering a cash redemption. Message them on their Facebook page or c... more
  • LOLA Kitchen and Bar Closing Doors in Jasper after Saturday, November 29th
  • PHS FBLA Raising Money for March of Dimes (11/24/2014)

    Pickens High School FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) partners with March of Dimes to raise money for Prematurity Awareness month in November. The March of Dimes website states tha... more
  • PHS FBLA Raising Money for March of Dimes
  • Habitat for Humanity Evening (11/22/2014)

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  • Habitat for Humanity Evening
  • As you deck the halls this holiday season, be fire smart. (11/21/2014)

    Jasper Fire Department's Chief Steve Roper urges you to please read the Christmas Tree Safety Information below and watch the Fire Demonstration Video to see just how fast a Christmas Tree Fire can spread. Also, please consider the newer style L.E.D. lights to decorate with. They use far less power... more
  • As you deck the halls this holiday season, be fire smart.
  • DECK THE HALLS WITH PHS POINSETTIAS (11/21/2014)

    Walk through the door of the Agriculture Education Program’s greenhouse on the campus of Pickens High School and your breath is almost taken away by the intense burst of color. Since the early part of the year, Horticulture students enrolled in the program at PHS have been busy, pampering Poinsettia... more
  • DECK THE HALLS WITH PHS POINSETTIAS
  • Input Needed from Sharptop Arts Association (11/21/2014)
    Complete the anonymous Sharptop Arts Member and Community Survey (Opens in new window)
    Sharptop Arts Association wants to hear from event-goers, artists, community members, and board members by completing an anonymous survey...
  • Input Needed from Sharptop Arts Association
  • Edward Jones Financial Advisor Announces Grand Opening (11/20/2014)

    "I am excited to be opening an Edward Jones office in Jasper, because I really see a need for the type of service we provide," Cody said. "This firm concerns itself exclusively with the needs of individual investors and small-business owners, and I'm happy to be bringing that kind of personalized se... more
  • Edward Jones Financial Advisor Announces Grand Opening
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Meeting (Video) (11/20/2014)
    Pickens County is StormReady - Presentation by Kent Frantz, Sr. Meteorologist National Weather Service
    A formal presentation that Pickens is a StormReady County was made by Kent Frantz, Sr. Meteorologist National Weather Service at the Commissioners meeting. StormReady helps community leaders and emergency managers strengthen local safety programs in order be better prepared to save lives from the on...
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Meeting (Video)
  • Pickens County Board of Education to attend 2014 GSBA Annual Conference (11/20/2014)

    The Pickens County Board of Education will attend the 2014 GSBA Annual Conference in Atlanta, Georgia on December 4th, 5th, and 6th. The training sessions the Board will be attending include the School Law Workshop and multiple mini sessions such as: Strategic Planning, REACH Georgia, Teacher and Le... more
  • Pickens County Board of Education to attend 2014 GSBA Annual Conference
  • Second Annual March of the Toys Parade for Toys for Tots to be Held in Ball Ground (11/20/2014)

    The 2nd Annual March of the Toys Parade for Toys for Tots will be held on Friday evening, December 5th, beginning at 6:30 PM, in Ball Ground, Georgia. Attendees to the parade are asked to bring a new, unwrapped toy for the Toys for Tots campaign. Collection boxes for the toys will be available at ... more
  • Second Annual March of the Toys Parade  for Toys for Tots to be Held in Ball Ground
  • City of Jasper 2015 Budget Adoption (Video) (11/19/2014)

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  • City of Jasper 2015 Budget Adoption (Video)
  • North Georgia wins 2014 GFC Championship game (11/19/2014)

    On Friday night, the Falcons did a walk through, studied game film, ate pizza and then sat around together and talked about the season. Seniors expressed what this season had meant to them and others shared what it felt like to not have a team to play for and then find this team....a season of f... more
  • North Georgia wins 2014 GFC Championship game
  • T’is the Leafy Season (11/19/2014)

    Along with the decreasing temperatures, we also get the beautiful leaves of Fall. And fall they will, right into your gutters! Your gutters have a very simple job. They need to take the water falling on the roof of your home and divert it away from your foundation for easy drainage. When not c... more
  • T’is the Leafy Season
  • PHS Basketball vs Dawson (11/18/2014)

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  • PHS Basketball vs Dawson
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