PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Unofficial Results in General Primary Election (5/24/2016)
    Jones, Satterfield & Godfrey elected; Runoff Cowart & White
    Unofficial results, minus 45 votes, for contested seats in Pickens County. There was a card reader error causing delay in results. WINNERS Commissioner Chairman - Robert Jones Tax Commissioner - Darrin Satterfield Coroner - Mark Godfrey Runoff for Pickens Board of Education Post 1 be... more
  • Unofficial Results in General Primary Election
  • Jasper McDonald's Projected to Open Mid-June After Four-Wall Remodel (5/23/2016)

    An Egg McMuffin will have to wait a few weeks at your local Jasper McDonald's. The long anticipated construction began last Monday morning. This landmark local gathering spot was originally constructed in 1989 and has received several renovations during its tenure as a hub for the community an... more
  • Jasper McDonald's Projected to Open Mid-June After Four-Wall Remodel
  • Pickens Chamber of Commerce President Resigns (5/23/2016)

    Denise Duncan resigned as President of the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce effective Friday, May 20, 2016. The Board of Directors would like to express our appreciation for Denise's service to the Chamber, its members, and our community and we wish her well in her future endeavors. Denise mad... more
  • Pickens Chamber of Commerce President Resigns
  • Kali Shay Quinton 5K (5/21/2016)

    Kali Shay Quinton passed away on December 29th, 2013, just hours after getting married at the Wheeler House in Ball Ground, GA. To honor her memory, a scholarship fund called The Kali Shay Quinton Scholarship Fund was created. Proceeds from the event will go to fund a scholarship to an applicant at ...
  • Kali Shay Quinton 5K
  • Mud Tug (5/21/2016)

    The Mud Tug is an outdoor tug-of-war competition held at the Jeepfest Obstacle course location in between Tate and Marble Hill on SR 53....
  • Mud Tug
  • Relay for Life (5/21/2016)

    14 teams and 112 participants in Relay for Life of Pickens County have raised $24,690.38 as of May 31, 2016. Event was held in Lee Newton Park in Jasper on May 21, 2016. ...
  • Relay for Life
  • CTAE Honors Night (5/20/2016)

    Last night, we recognized the accomplishments of the students involved in our CTAE courses. 91 students were recognized for having participated in regional, state and/or national level events in one of our Career Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs) -- CTI, HOSA, FBLA, SkillsUSA, and TSA. (FFA ... more
  • CTAE Honors Night
  • KnowPickens is Your Source For All Things Summer! (5/20/2016)
    Dates for camps, VBS, and more
    Be a summer-time ‪Know-It-All‬!!! Whether it is a day at the pool or the library, a week-long camp, or vacation Bible school, KnowPickens is your source for all things summer. Pickens County Public Pool Opens May 31 Admission price is $3.00 Tuesday-Saturday: 11:00am - 5:... more
  • KnowPickens is Your Source For All Things Summer!
  • Law Offices of Edwin Marger, LLC Named Small Business of the Month (5/20/2016)

    Please join the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce in congratulating the May Small Business of the Month, Law Offices of Edwin Marger, LLC. A framed certificate was awarded to Cortney Stuart, Associate Attorney, at the May Chamber of Commerce Breakfast by Melissa Jordan of Community Bank of Pickens ... more
  • Law Offices of Edwin Marger, LLC Named Small Business of the Month
  • Single, Unemployed, Entertainer Seeks Long-term Roommate With Love Possibilities (5/20/2016)

    Entertainment specialties include, but not limited to: impersonations, comedy performances, as well as breathtaking escape routines. Ideal roomie will have no dogs. Cats are ok. Your steady employment is a must, as I am financially challenged. Prefer a roomie with above average looks & intelli... more
  • Single, Unemployed, Entertainer Seeks Long-term Roommate With Love Possibilities
  • Tea Party Talk (5/20/2016)

    May 24, 2016 is Primary Day in Georgia. If you have not already voted, please do so next Tuesday! Your vote is your voice as an American citizen. It's your opportunity to be heard, to hold elected officials accountable for their decisions and to have a say in important issues that affect your comm... more
  • The Georgia Chamber Presented Georgia 2020 Morning Mixer (5/20/2016)

    The Chamber Membership Breakfast was held May 10th with over 125 in attendance. The Carriage House catered a delicious breakfast and Day’s Chevrolet of Jasper was the Breakfast Sponsor. May's Small Business of the Month, a program sponsored by Community Bank of Pickens County, was awarded to Law... more
  • The Georgia Chamber Presented Georgia 2020 Morning Mixer
  • Volunteer Opportunities at CARES (5/20/2016)
    Our food pantry
    It is the mission of CARES to provide food and essential non-food items, temporary financial assistance, supplemental financing for education, and resource counseling for those in need residing in Pickens County, Georgia. Want to help? Below are volunteer opportunities: Food Shopper F... more
  • Volunteer Opportunities at CARES
  • Carrington Coffee Joins KPB Recycling Program (5/19/2016)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful is pleased to add a new business member to our recycling program. Brooke Highsmith originally from Brunswick, GA, came to Jasper via Oregon. Brooke moved to Oregon when she was 14 years, and it was there she discovered her love of coffee. Brooke stated, "she is opening a c... more
  • Carrington Coffee Joins KPB Recycling Program
  • Pickens 4-H Awards Banquet (5/19/2016)

    The 86th Annual 4-H Awards Banquet was held on May 19, 2016 at the Pickens County Extension Office. Lonnie Waters was chosen as Volunteer of the Year. Big Canoe Women's Guild was chosen Outstanding Donor of the Year. ...
  • Pickens 4-H Awards Banquet
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