PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Tea Party Talk (10/11/2016)

    Local and national Tea Party groups are often taken to task by well-intentioned citizens—in the form of “Letters to the Editor” in their community newspapers and derogatory comments on the various Social Media outlets. There is a reason for this. The goals of most Tea Party groups are (1) To Inf... more
  • The Pickens Report - September 2016 (10/11/2016)

    The Fall season has arrived, bringing with it beautiful colors and cooler temperatures to Pickens County. This is a time of the year when people flock to our community for the amazing views, cool mountain breezes, and to get a taste of true southern living. It is important that while these individua... more
  • The Pickens Report - September 2016
  • Jasper City Council October 2016 (Video) (10/10/2016)

    Alcohol/Food ratio ordinance change to 50/50 split; Noise concerning Rocco's pub; $10,000 check to JYSA...
  • Jasper City Council October 2016 (Video)
  • Nelson City Council October 2016 (Video) (10/10/2016)

    Bid Opening & Approval 352 Blue Ridge Avenue; Approval of Pickens County Millage Rate...
  • Nelson City Council October 2016 (Video)
  • Pickens County Airport Authority October 2016 Minutes (10/10/2016)

    KnowPickens was unable to video Pickens County Airport Authority meeting in October 2016. Below are the approved minutes from the meeting. CALL TO ORDER The regular meeting of the Pickens County Airport Authority (the "Authority") was called to order in the public meeting room at the Pickens... more
  • Pickens County Planning Commission October 2016 (Video) (10/10/2016)

    Rezone Request RZ-08-16-1210 - William Edward SimmonsHighway Business (HB) to Suburban Residential (SR); Pet Cemetery discussion...
  • Pickens County Planning Commission October 2016 (Video)
  • Consider Adopting From the Animal Shelter (10/8/2016)
    Link to post on our Facebook page
    Check out these dogs available for adoption from the Pickens Animal Shelter from post on our Facebook page. It's not necessary to have a Facebook page to see them. Descriptions on each dog....
  • Consider Adopting From the Animal Shelter
  • New Opportunties Taking Wolfscratch Farm Owners Back to Atlanta (10/7/2016)

    Wolfscratch Farms began in the Fall of 2009 with eventually feeding many families through a CSA and workshare program. It is with sad news that they're moving back to Atlanta. Below is a letter sent out via email and on their Facebook page: To all our friends and supporters of Wolfscratch... more
  • New Opportunties Taking Wolfscratch Farm Owners Back to Atlanta
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Work Session (10/6/2016)

    Items for Discussion: Liquor Sales in Picke ; Budget Transfer Policy Revision
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  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Work Session
  • Town of Talking Rock Council October Meeting (Video) (10/6/2016)

    Social Media; Heritage Days; Parking Lot...
  • Town of Talking Rock Council October Meeting (Video)
  • Highland Rivers Health Launches New Website (10/5/2016)
    New site designed to make finding information easy and efficient from any device
    Highland Rivers Health unveiled its new website, designed to make accessing information about the agency, its services and clinic locations easier and more intuitive from both computers and mobile devices. The new site is now online at ww... more
  • Highland Rivers Health Launches New Website
  • How the Pickens County School District Communicates Changes to School Operations (10/5/2016)

    Winter weather is around the corner. The Pickens County School District (PCSD) wants to remind the community about the procedures in place for announcing changes in school operations due to inclement weather. The PCSD works in close contact with local and state emergency authorities to ensure th... more
  • How the Pickens County School District Communicates Changes to School Operations
  • Jasper Farmers Market Returns to Lee Newton Park (10/5/2016)
    Last Saturday, it was held at Roper Park due to the Georgia Marble Festival
    After a day at Roper Park the farmers market will return to its usual location next to Lee Newton Park for the rest of October. It was a small cozy market under the pavilion but most vendors chose to be out in the sunshine in the finally cooled off weather. Produce was popular and anything green s... more
  • Jasper Farmers Market Returns to Lee Newton Park
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful Memorial and Honorary Garden Dedication (10/5/2016)
    Saturday, October 8 from 11 a.m. to Noon at Lee Newton Park
    Keep Pickens Beautiful Memorial and Honorary Garden Dedication will be held Saturday, October 8, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. to Noon in Lee Newton Park (near the Pickens Chamber of Commerce). KPB’s Memorial and Honorary Garden was established in 2002. Since 2014, we have been renovating and redesigning ... more
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful Memorial and Honorary Garden Dedication
  • North Georgia Falcons Homecoming This Friday (10/5/2016)

    The North Georgia Falcons will celebrate homecoming Friday, October 7, at 6:30 at Jasper Middle School Stadium. The Falcons will also be celebrating 12 years of football by honoring the current seniors and former players who finished their senior year with the Falcons. Homecoming festivities beg... more
  • North Georgia Falcons Homecoming This Friday

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