PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Good Samaritan Partners With Keep Pickens Beautiful (7/10/2014)

    Once Good Samaritan Health and Wellness Center started construction on their new building, one of the first phone calls was to Keep Pickens Beautiful. “Recycling plastic bottles and aluminum cans used by the construction crews was just the right thing to do for the environment,” said Mark Hinton, C... more
  • Good Samaritan Partners With Keep Pickens Beautiful
  • New Student Grant Opens New Opportunities at Chattahoochee Tech (7/10/2014)

    (Marietta, Ga.) Chattahoochee Technical College students who are planning to enter some of the most in-demand career fields may be eligible for some extra funds starting this fall. Already available for students in Commercial Truck Driving, Early Childhood Care and Education and Practical Nursing, t... more
  • New Student Grant Opens New Opportunities at Chattahoochee Tech
  • Pickens County Board of Education Meeting (Video) (7/10/2014)

    Recognition of Sheriff's Resource Officers (R Little) , GaDER Gold Award - The Installation of Emissions Control Devices, Rick Little and Bruce Godfrey, Approval of Tenative Budget for FY15 (A Smith)... more
  • Save the Date for the Heart & Soul Fall Festival (7/10/2014)
    September 27, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    Holy Family Episcopal Church will hold its annual fall festival on Saturday, September 27 on Griffith Road. This is the congregation's primary fundraiser supporting local charities including Cares, Good Sam, ACES and the Boys and Girls Club. It includes a massive Yard Sale and Silent Auction. T... more
  • Save the Date for the Heart & Soul Fall Festival
  • Four Legged Love From Gretal (7/9/2014)
    Three-year-old, Labrador Retreiver/Shepherd mix, female dog
    A donation to Pickens Animal Rescue in someone’s name would make a wonderful birthday, anniversary, memorial or special occasion present and would help make sure no Buddy is left behind. All donations go to help the pets. Donations are accepted every day at the PAR Rescued Furniture Store. If yo... more
  • Four Legged Love From Gretal
  • North Georgia Falcons Invited to a 2-day Training Camp with Former NFL Great Jerry Rhome (7/9/2014)

    Jerry Rhome was training three quarterbacks from New Jersey and invited a few of the Falcon players to participate in a 2-day camp held in Sugar Hill at Gary Pirkle Park. Jerry Rhome played high school, college and professional football, then became an NFL Offensive Coordinator/QB Coach. He was a... more
  • North Georgia Falcons Invited to a 2-day Training Camp with Former NFL Great Jerry Rhome
  • OPTIMISTS AWARD TWO NEW SCHOLARSHIPS (7/9/2014)

    On June 19, the Optimist Club of Jasper awarded their first Mountain Education Charter High School Scholarship to Crystal Buckingham, daughter of Rodney and Traci Buckingham. While Crystal attended MECHS for her senior year, she also took additional college courses at Chattahoochee Tech. Starting... more
  • OPTIMISTS AWARD TWO NEW SCHOLARSHIPS
  • Pickens County Chamber recognizes 515 Life Real Estate Company, LLC with a Ribbon Cutting (7/9/2014)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome 515 Life Real Estate Company, LLC to the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce and was excited to help celebrate their business with a Ribbon Cutting, held Thursday, May 29. 515 Life Real Estate Company was founded by long-time Pickens Co... more
  • Pickens County Chamber recognizes 515 Life Real Estate Company, LLC with a Ribbon Cutting
  • Tater Patch Players to Present 'Postmortem' (7/9/2014)

    The Tater Patch Players will present the thrilling mystery, Postmortem. The play is set in April of 1922 at the famous Gillette Castle, located on the Connecticut River. The cast of the latest Broadway production of "Sherlock Holmes" gathers for a relaxing weekend at the beautiful medieval castle. ... more
  • Tater Patch Players to Present 'Postmortem'
  • City of Jasper Georgia Council Meeting (Video) (7/7/2014)

    Approval of alcohol license application, 2013 Audit comments, Bank signature card change, Mayor Weaver, Storm water – Hardees, Mayor's Report: Economic Development Report - Gerry Nechtvatal, Economic Development Director, Finance Report - Lisa Hoyle, Finance Director, Animal Control Report - Lonni... more
  • Paint a Pallet for the Pickens Animal Shelter (7/7/2014)
    Contest ends July 16th
    Pickens Animal Shelter Shows Another Idea for the Paint a Pallet Challenge at Jasper Farmers’ Market. Friends of the Pickens Animal Shelter pitch a tent along side all the other local vendors nearly every Saturday, rain or shine, to offer information about the shelter and how it fits into helpin... more
  • Paint a Pallet for the Pickens Animal Shelter
  • Pickens County Health Department presents BACK-TO-SCHOOL BASH Health Clinic (7/7/2014)
    on August 5
    Is your child ready for the upcoming school year? Make sure they are prepared! The Pickens County Health Department will conduct a BACK-TO-SCHOOL BASH Health Clinic on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The health department is located at 60 Health Way in Jasper, GA. The required H... more
  • Pickens County Health Department presents BACK-TO-SCHOOL BASH Health Clinic
  • Teen Iron Chef (7/7/2014)

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  • Shine 'Em Up Showdown (7/5/2014)

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  • Independence Day Celebration (7/4/2014)

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