PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Penny for your Thoughts? (11/20/2015)
    ADOPTED
    Hi, I'm Penny. I am a friendly, beautiful, cuddle bug. I came to the rescue ranch with my five kittens and I did a phenomenal job raising them. Now that they no longer need their mommy, I am looking for a family of my own. I love to sit in your lap and be the center of attention! I am affecti... more
  • Penny for your Thoughts?
  • Smokin' at the Track Dream Now a Reality for Jasper resident Rodney Renner (11/20/2015)
    Homestead-Miami Shoot-Out BBQ Competition during the NASCAR Ford Championship Weekend
    Smokin at the Track BBQ,​ founded by Jasper resident Rodney Renner and Michael Mixon, son of three-time barbecue World Champion Myron Mixon, is hosting an invitation-only, Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS) shoot-out at the NASCAR Ford Championship Weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway​. ... more
  • Smokin' at the Track Dream Now a Reality for Jasper resident Rodney Renner
  • Tony the Tiger (11/20/2015)

    Hi there, I'm Tony. I am a 5 month old kitten. I am a special boy with a unique personality. I was brought into the shelter as a semi-feral kitten at a very young age. The shelter has raised me and I've learned to play nice (most of the time). Every now and then my feral side will show but it... more
  • Tony the Tiger
  • Commissioner Jones Reports Resurfacing in Pickens County Tripled with SPLOST (11/19/2015)

    Robert Jones, Chairman of the Pickens County Board of Commissioners, conducts a monthly transportation meeting on the first Monday of each month. Attendance at this meeting each month is composed of county staff, Georgia D.O.T. officials, city officials, and other interested parties. At the most r... more
  • Ed B's Studio 54 Introduces Mixed Media Artist Darrell Reddy (11/19/2015)

    Ed B's Studio 54 introduces mixed media artist Darrell Reddy. If you follow the art scene in Jasper, you're sure to recognize his name and art. Darrell and Kathe Hall opened VanGoghs Hideaway in the same location in 2011. Darrell is a native of Queens, New York and Navy veteran. Around 15 years ... more
  • Ed B's Studio 54 Introduces Mixed Media Artist Darrell Reddy
  • PHS Band Member of the Week: Craig Johnson (11/19/2015)

    Pickens High School Band Student of the Week is Craig Johnson. Craig is a freshman in the trumpet section of the marching band. Since his first day in the band, Craig has always been willing to jump in and help with anything that needs to be done. Besides being very talented on his trumpet, h... more
  • PHS Band Member of the Week:  Craig Johnson
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners November 2015 (Video) (11/19/2015)

    2016 Proposed Budget and Public Hearing dates announced; Employees Recognized for Years of Service: Robert Howard ~ 11 years; Beverly Kilpatrick ~ 13 years; Jason Angle ~ 18 years; Joseph Brackett ~ 15 years; Tonya Parks ~ 15 years; Michael Butler ~ 10 years; Kristy Easterwood ~ 14 years; William P...
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners November 2015 (Video)
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital earns top marks for patient safety (11/19/2015)

    Piedmont Mountainside Hospital has received an ďAĒ grade for its commitment to patient safety, according to the fall 2015 Hospital Safety Score, which grades hospitals in the areas of preventable medical errors, injuries and infections. "At Piedmont, we put our patients' safety first," Denise Ray... more
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital earns top marks for patient safety
  • Small Goes Big in Pickens County and Across the U.S. (11/19/2015)

    Some readers may have never been to the town of Hinton on Hwy. 53 west of Jasper and may not be aware that there are churches in that area of Pickens County that support Operation Christmas Child. One of those is Hinton United Methodist Church where the congregation and community have huge hearts fo... more
  • Small Goes Big in Pickens County and Across the U.S.
  • Tyler Garner signs with West Georgia to play baseball (11/19/2015)

    Today at Pickens High School, Tyler Garner signed a baseball scholarship for West Georgia. Tyler is the son of Debra and John Garner. Tyler stated that he feels West Georgia has one of the best baseball programs in the nation, and he is looking forward to working with them with his eventual goal... more
  • Tyler Garner signs with West Georgia to play baseball
  • A Vendors List for the Jasper Winter Farmers Market (11/18/2015)

    This week, I am going out on a limb and instead of telling you what was going on at the last market I am going to tell you what is going to go on at the next market, Saturday, November 21. I don't have a crystal ball but I do have a list of who signed up and some idea of what they will have for sal... more
  • A Vendors List for the Jasper Winter Farmers Market
  • Changing Lanes November Newsletter (11/18/2015)

    Featuring: - A Guide To Keeping Your Teen Safe During the Holidays - The Ten Commandments of Car Maintenance: TIRES - Assessment for DUI verses Evaluation - RECIPE: Amana Ox Yoke Inn Bakery Poppy Seed Muffins...
  • Changing Lanes November Newsletter
  • Fifth Grader Brandon Bell Wins Spelling Bee (11/18/2015)

    Hill City Elementary is proud to announce that Brandon Bell was the winner of the 8th annual ETC 2015 Spelling Bee held Saturday, November 7th. Brandon was one of fifty-one fifth grade participants competing for the $500 grand prize. Additionally, Hill City Elementary school received $1,500. H... more
  • Fifth Grader Brandon Bell Wins Spelling Bee
  • Mary Annís Restaurant to Host Thanksgiving Lunch (11/18/2015)

    Donít be alone this Thanksgiving! For the second year in a row, Mary Ann's Restaurant, located at 408 E. Church Street, will be hosting a free lunch on Thanksgiving Day! Lunch will be served from 10:30 am to 2:00 pm at the restaurant. Everyone in need of a good meal or good company is invited to... more
  • Mary Annís Restaurant to Host Thanksgiving Lunch
  • 9th Annual Night of Lights / Parade of Lights Christmas Celebration (11/17/2015)
    Parade application deadline November 30th
    The Jasper Merchants Association is hard at work to bring you an even bigger and better 9th Annual Night of Lights / Parade of Lights Christmas Celebration. The event that takes place on the first Saturday in December 2015 will have Santa Claus coming to town so that he can visit all the children of... more
  • 9th Annual Night of Lights / Parade of Lights Christmas Celebration
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