PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • 2015 Pickens Preview Packs Roper Park Full (8/26/2015)

    Roper Park was brimming with sweaty middle and high school runners as well as cheering spectators Saturday when PHS hosted it's annual Pickens Preview Cross Country Invitational to kick off the first weekend of the 2015 season. Over 1800 runners flocked to Pickens County to compete in the six middle... more
  • 2015 Pickens Preview Packs Roper Park Full
  • Dog Days at the Jasper Farmers Market (8/26/2015)

    It was a busy day at the JFM, with a lot of both vendors and customers. Two of those vendors were in the charitable organization category and the rules are slightly different for them. They aren't restricted to selling homegrown or handmade products so it was okay that Boy Scout Troop No. 836,... more
  • Dog Days at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Nelson City Council Called Meeting August 2015 (8/26/2015)
    Erika Quarles hired for City Clerk position
    City Clerk hired; Discussion of Millage Rate and park field use....
  • Nelson City Council Called Meeting August 2015
  • Optimist Continue Support of Community (8/26/2015)

    The Optimist Club of Jasper made their second round of annual donations to Pickens County organizations at their regular meeting on August 20th at Last Catch Seafood restaurant. They gave donations to six organizations at their August 3rd meeting. Each of the organizations that received donations... more
  • Optimist Continue Support of Community
  • Phone Service Discounts Available For Those In Need (8/26/2015)
    TDS Telecommunications Corp. ensures income-eligible customers have access to affordable phone service through the government’s Federal Lifeline and Tribal Link-Up assistance programs; helps phone service remain affordable.
    The goal is to ensure all Americans have access to phone service to connect with family, employers, and emergency services. To accomplish this, TDS Telecommunications Corp. (TDS®), along with other phone companies across the country, offer Lifeline and Tribal Link-Up, federal programs designed to ke... more
  • Phone Service Discounts Available For Those In Need
  • Pickens County Board of Education Called Meeting To Approve Personnel (8/26/2015)
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    A Called Board Meeting was held to approve personnel for the 2015-2016 school year including teachers for JES additional classrooms due to increased student population....
  • Pickens County Board of Education Called Meeting To Approve Personnel
  • The Guidance Gazette ~ PHS Counseling Department News (8/26/2015)
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    The PHS Counseling Department has undergone many new changes! We are happy to welcome two new school counselors and one new counseling secretary. We have reorganized the counselor caseload by grade and set new departmental goals....
  • The Guidance Gazette ~  PHS Counseling Department News
  • Holiday Market & Expo Team Announces A Special Friday Night Preview (8/25/2015)

    Committee members Linda Barnes, Beth Coberly, Michelle Roberson, Nancy Unzicker, Stephanie Ray and Kay Lawrence are excited to announce the addition of a Friday night preview for the 2015 event. The Holiday Market & Expo will begin on Friday, November 20th at 5:30 p.m. at Chattahoochee Technica... more
  • Holiday Market & Expo Team Announces A Special Friday Night Preview
  • Jasper United Methodist Church Wins KPB's Green Ribbon Award for September (8/25/2015)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful is pleased to present the Green Ribbon Award to Jasper United Methodist Church, 85 West Church Street in Jasper, Ga. Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle is one the attributes of the United Methodist Church. The church bell was hung in the Steeple Tower back in 1870, and still welcom... more
  • Jasper United Methodist Church Wins KPB's Green Ribbon Award for September
  • MUST Summer Lunch Program Hits A New Record (8/25/2015)

    One of the greatest ways for the Lord to shine through us is to volunteer or time and serve. Thanks to so many of you, the MUST Summer Lunch 2015 season has come to an end. It's now time for us to say Thank You to all who have served and donated to others. The final number of lunches served a... more
  • MUST Summer Lunch Program Hits A New Record
  • New Pickens Service Club Being Formed 'Families Serving Families' (8/25/2015)

    Approximately forty Pickens County citizens are uniting to create a new club dedicated to providing needed services for residents of this area. The group currently operates under the name Pickens Community Service Club. The membership of this organization has about 250 years of experience working ... more
  • New Pickens Service Club Being Formed 'Families Serving Families'
  • Pickens County Family Connection Resource / Basic Needs Guide (8/25/2015)
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    Pickens County Family Connection compiled this Basic Needs Guide with contact information of resources within Pickens County. ...
  • Pickens County Family Connection Resource / Basic Needs Guide
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Statement on Ashley Madison Email (8/24/2015)

    The Board of Commissioners has been informed that one of its email addresses (pickenscountyga.gov) has been linked to the Ashley Madison information dump that has been referenced in recent news reports. We asked ETC to identify who this email address was assigned to, and they verbally informed u... more
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Statement on Ashley Madison Email
  • Chamber Auto Giveaway (8/22/2015)

    Junktiques was Grand Prize winner and chose the $20,000 instead of a new car from Day's Chevrolet or Shottenkirk Ford....
  • Chamber Auto Giveaway
  • Pancakes for JES Playground (8/22/2015)

    Jasper Elementary School (JES) hosted a pancake breakfast and fashio show to raise money to build a new playground for the school. ...
  • Pancakes for JES Playground
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