PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES
Miss Kitty and Bear are sisters who are looking for their furever families. Miss Kitty (left) is quite sociable and friendly, she loves to be shown attention and affection! Bear (right) doesn't mind being petted but would rather be left alone most of the time. They are very bonded to each other and ... more
After the JMA's Easter Egg Hunt, the Easter Bunny hopped around town and visited some of our businesses....
The Jasper Spring Festival was 3 events in 1: The 2nd Annual Jasper Arts Fair; Spring Fling Family Fun Day sponsored by First Christian Church of Jasper; Jasper Merchants Association 9th Annual Easter Egg Hunt...
Annual event in Talking Rock Park. Held in lower field due to recent flood damage to the park....
Do you ever wonder what it takes to build a set for a live theatrical production? I don't know about Broadway, but at the Tater Patch Theatre, it takes the efforts of a lot of hard working folks like you and me. The scripts we buy for a show most often come with a set drawing used on the profess... more
The Young Professionals of Pickens County, a program of the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce, hosted their first luncheon of 2016 on February 25 at Woodbridge Inn. With over 15 attendees, young professionals spent the afternoon networking, listening to Calvin Byrd (Byrd's Mini Storage: Self Storag... more
March 25 & 26 at 7:30 p.m.
The 60-minute musical, designed for middle-school aged performers, is based on the play by J.M. Barrie and the 1953 Disney film. The Pickens County Middle School cast contains approximately 35 students led by Ms. Lauren Suilmann. ...
Starting at 9 a.m. in Lee Newton Park
The Jasper Spring Festival is 3 events in 1. Come out to Lee Newton Park in Jasper on Saturday, March 26, 2016 starting at 9 a.m. and enjoy the day. The first event will be the 2nd Annual Jasper Arts Fair, where you can find all kinds of handcrafted goods for the home and for that specia... more
Keep Pickens Beautiful gave the Big Canoe Community a recycling award for their efforts in recycling. The program was started about seven years ago with one open top container. The program has grown to be a very successful under and financial taking. By recycling cardboard, glass and aluminum, sin... more
Appalachian Children's Emergency Shelter (ACES) exist to provide a safe, secure, and nurturing shelter for children who have been victims of abuse and/or neglect. Consider donating to support their efforts. Below is their Wish List: GIFT CARDS/FINANCIAL DONATIONS Gas Cards for the Shelt... more
Fellowship Presbyterian Church is hosting a 6-week comparative study of Christianity and Islam beginning at 6:30 on March 31st. The classes will cover the history of Islam and its historical relationship with Christianity, their comparative theologies, and the beliefs and practices that separate us... more
I'm Blayne! I am a one year old Mountain Cur mix. I love to play and have lots of energy! I especially love to play with stuffed toys with squeakers. I am affectionate and love to be shown attention! Other dogs and I get along well, I'm not too sure about cats though. I would be a great dog f... more
What a blessed day we had today. God continues to bless our efforts and continues to open new doors of ministry and outreach. This morning Pat Page, Executive Director of the North Georgia Pregnancy Center, had the opportunity to speak to the Fellowship of Christian Atheletes Club (FCA) at Pick... more
The Pickens High School Band Student of the Week is Dylan Ross. Dylan is a Junior in our percussion section and will be the Drum Captain next year for the marching band. Dylan is an outstanding leader due to his ability to think ahead, make it happen and help others in the process. He is one ... more
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Independent We Stand is hosting a Main Street contest. Vote once a day for City of Jasper, Georgia to win the $25,000 prize! Quarter Finalist voting ends April 24th....