PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Brenda Weaver Named 2015 Citizen of the Year (2/2/2015)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce named Mrs. Brenda Weaver the 2015 Pickens County Citizen of the Year on Saturday, January 17 at the Tate House during itsí Annual Winter Ball. Mrs. Weaver, also known as the Honorable Judge Weaver, will be filling the shoes of Mr. Jeff Downing who was chosen fo... more
  • Brenda Weaver Named  2015 Citizen of the Year
  • Jasper City Council February 2015 Meeting (Video) (2/2/2015)

    Highlights: Street Corner Fundraising put on hold for February for Public Safety Committee review; Port Royal update; Hibbett Sports is now accepting applications online; ETC will proceed with server replacements; LED lights to be used on Main Street...
  • Jasper City Council February 2015 Meeting (Video)
  • Nelson City Council February 2015 Meeting Video (2/2/2015)

    Chief Koury recognized all that helped with his accomplishments in the last year - Cherokee County Sheriff's Office, Pickens Sheriff's Office, Holly Springs Police Department, and Cherokee County Marshal. Commendation Awards presented to Sid Garrand, Sgt. Paul Manners, Sgt. Eddie Clay, and Lt. Davi...
  • Nelson City Council February 2015 Meeting Video
  • Wayside Animal Hospital Named 2015 Small Business of the Year (2/2/2015)

    At the event known as the Winter Ball, the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce Annual Gala, the 2015 Small Business of the Month program culminated with the announcement of the 2015 Small Business of the Year. The 2015 recipient, Wayside Animal Hospital, was commemorated with the presentation of an i... more
  • Wayside Animal Hospital Named  2015 Small Business of the Year
  • Preparations for Tate Depot Move (2/1/2015)
    Plans to move it across the street on a Sunday in March 2015
    Preparations are underway to relocate the Tate Depot across the street on a Sunday in March. The move is necessary because the land where it currently resides does not belong to the county. The relocation and restoration is primarily funded by three $400,000 GDOT Transportation Enhancement (TE) ... more
  • Preparations for Tate Depot Move
  • PSO Encouraging Citizens To Use Their Headquarters For Online Purchase Meetings (2/1/2015)

    Recently, the dangers of purchasing online through a stranger became very real in the tragic death of a Marietta couple. Prior to this case, many others have been victims of a variety of crimes ranging from being ripped off with counterfeit merchandise, being robbed to others that have been assaulte... more
  • PSO Encouraging Citizens To Use Their Headquarters For Online Purchase Meetings
  • The UGA Extension Train Is Leaving the Station (2/1/2015)

    The Pickens County Extension Office, 4-H members and Master Gardeners watched the trains amble by the Jasper Train station for the last time this week. After a week of relocation and setting up they will be open for business February 3rd in the right half of the Chamber of Commerce building on Stega... more
  • The UGA Extension Train Is Leaving the Station
  • FFA Alumni Livestock Show (1/31/2015)

    FFA and 4-H members from Pickens High School, Jasper Middle School and Pickens Middle Schools gathered on Saturday, January 31st to participate in the annual Pickens County FFA Alumni Livestock Show. The show took place at the Pickens High Agricenter with Mr. Eric Hickox serving as this yearís judge...
  • FFA Alumni Livestock Show
  • Connect Hearing / Progressive Audiology Ribbon Cutting Ceremony (1/30/2015)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce was excited to celebrate Connect Hearing/ Progressive Audiology with a ribbon cutting held at their location at 540 North Main St., Suite C, Jasper on January 13 at 10:00 a.m. Connect Hearing in Jasper is part of one of the largest networks of hearing care c... more
  • Connect Hearing / Progressive Audiology Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
  • Georgia Boy Choir Festival in Atlanta Open to Boys 3rd through 12th grade (1/30/2015)
    Pickens native Eli Rittenberry is a member
    The Georgia Boy Choir will be hosting the Sixth Annual Georgia Boy Choir Festival on February 20 and 21, 2015 at Peachtree Road United Methodist Church in Atlanta. Eli Rittenberry, a Pickens County native, is a member of the choir. T... more
  • Georgia Boy Choir Festival in Atlanta Open to Boys 3rd through 12th grade
  • PSO Deputies Rescue Blue Heron on Hwy. 515 (Video) (1/30/2015)

    On January 29th, Sergeant Heath Watson and Deputy Travis Gibson with the Pickens County Sheriff's Office encountered something you don't see everyday. Blocking traffic in the middle of a busy highway was a Blue Heron. Deputy Gibson, then loaded the bird up in the rear of his patrol car and trans... more
  • PSO Deputies Rescue Blue Heron on Hwy. 515 (Video)
  • All Seekers Welcome to Fellowship Presbyterian Church (1/28/2015)

    Are you looking for a reason for living? Are you searching for personal significance? A personal sense of significance is rarely experienced in our culture. We spend our money and time on things that fail to satisfy and we begin to wonder what life's ultimate purpose really is. If you like to thi... more
  • All Seekers Welcome to Fellowship Presbyterian Church
  • CARES Pantry Pickins' October-December 2014 Newsletter (1/28/2015)
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    In this issue: Taste of Pickens Recap; Board Member Dayton Adams, Reminder to Register Your Kroger Card, Pastor's Pot planned for May 2nd, From the Director...
  • CARES Pantry Pickins' October-December 2014 Newsletter
  • Five PHS Students Compete for Skill USA Region 1 Competition (1/28/2015)
    Congratulations to Anna Walker for placing first
    On Friday, January 23, five students traveled to Rome, Ga. for the Skill USA Region 1 Competition. The students were: (pictured to the left L-R) Caleb Brooks (Observer), Raymond Sellers (Residential Wiring), Anna Walker (Preschool Teachers Assistant), Luke Stephens (Observer), and Kyle Baker... more
  • Five PHS Students Compete for Skill USA Region 1 Competition
  • Gutters Hard to Reach? (1/28/2015)
    USE THE RIGHT TOOLS!
    When the back of your home hangs forty feet above the ground, your gutters are definitely hard to reach! That's when Safety First becomes most important and using the right tools becomes necessary to prevent serious accidents. Having Workman's Comp and General Liability gives our company the s... more
  • Gutters Hard to Reach?
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