PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Optimists Distribute Annual Donations (8/10/2015)

    The Optimist Club of Jasper made their first round of annual donations to Pickens County organizations at their regular meeting on August 6th at Last Catch Seafood restaurant. Each of the organizations that received donations from the local Optimist Club helps our club meet the mission of Optimi... more
  • Optimists Distribute Annual Donations
  • Whatís New at the Jasper Farmers Market (8/10/2015)

    There are usually new vendors at the market and this week there were some selling things we have not seen at the market before. Hollis Morris has done that nasty job of taking pallets apart so you can pick out just the parts you want and get started on that project youíve been putting off. (Mayb... more
  • Whatís New at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • BALLZINGA 2 (8/9/2015)

    Off the Wall Soccer Club is an indoor New Generation Elite Turf field within a 10,000 square foot climate controlled building near the Pickens County Airport in Jasper, Georgia. BALLZINGA is played on the second Sunday of month beginning at 1:00 p.m. ...
  • BALLZINGA 2
  • Gun Raffle to Benefit PCSO Auxiliary Unitís Programs (8/8/2015)

    The Pickens Sheriff's Auxiliary is holding a Gun Raffle this year. Five firearms are being raffled: Glock 43 9mm, Glock 42 380, Sig P938 9 mm with laser, Ruger 10/22 Take Down Stainless and an AR-15 Rifle DPMS. Proceeds will benefit Pickens Sheriff's Auxiliary outreach and community support projects... more
  • Gun Raffle to Benefit PCSO Auxiliary Unitís Programs
  • Sgt David Collins Ride (8/8/2015)

    Sgt David Collins Memorial Bike Ride is annual event that starts at the intersection of Hwy. 515 and Philadephia Road, which is dedicated in David's memory. Sgt. Collins died at the age of 24 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, on April 9, 2006...
  • Sgt David Collins Ride
  • Art Opening Celebration at the Blue Star Gallery (8/7/2015)
    August 29 from 5-7pm
    The Blue Star Gallery will host an Art Opening August 29, 5-7pm. Guests can enjoy complementary wine and snacks while viewing the Fine Art Photography of Jo Lynn Still and Brittany Smith. Located on 26 S East Main St., Ja... more
  • Art Opening Celebration at the Blue Star Gallery
  • Free School Supplies & Food (8/6/2015)
    Part of There's Hope for the Hungry's monthly event
    There's Hope for the Hungry is held on the first Thursday of the month at Talking Rock First Baptist Church. They provide a meal, Christian counseling and a box of food to take home to registered visitors. In August, school supplies and backpacks are also given out....
  • Free School Supplies & Food
  • Long Table VIP Reception (8/6/2015)

    During the VIP reception, it was announced that The Long Table "Come Fly With Me" will be right on the runway of the Pickens County Airport on October 17th. ...
  • Long Table VIP Reception
  • Town of Talking Rock Council Meeting August 2015 (Video) (8/6/2015)

    Items on agenda: Audit, Heritage Days, Jake Brake Ordinance, Credit Card ...
  • Town of Talking Rock Council Meeting August 2015 (Video)
  • Pickens County Airport Authority August Meeting (Video) (8/5/2015)

    Pond & Co. chosen as the Engineering Firm for the next five years. Two authority members resigned: Charles Findley and Dr. Susan Hamel ...
  • Pickens County Airport Authority August Meeting (Video)
  • First Day of School (8/4/2015)

    As the serenity of summer fades away and the hustle and bustle of school started yet again, we are reminded that, as students, we take for granted the lazy days spent at home. As we walk through the doors and see many familiar and unfamiliar faces, students can't help but dread the day and long for ... more
  • First Day of School
  • Nelson City Council August 2015 Meeting Video (8/3/2015)

    "A fence makes a good neighbor" - Last night after Martha Dunn's fence variance was approved, Council member Thad Thacker left the meeting. Mayor Larry Ray was required to vote to break several tie votes between the remaining four council members. This included the long running debate over the fate...
  • Nelson City Council August 2015 Meeting Video
  • Pickens Back To School (8/3/2015)
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  • Pickens Back To School
  • Three New Employees Hired to the Pickens Chamber Team (8/3/2015)

    Pickens County Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center is pleased to announce its recent hire of three new employees to the Chamber team. After spending a full day with current staff getting to know each other, the ins and outs of the Chamber and different aspects of the job on Saturday, August 1st, a... more
  • Three New Employees Hired to the Pickens Chamber Team
  • Back to School Tip: Sharing the Road with School Buses (8/2/2015)

    In most cases, all drivers are required to stop when meeting or overtaking a stopped school bus that has its red lights flashing and its stop arm extended when loading or unloading passengers. The only exception to this rule is when highways are separated in the center by a dirt, grass or concre... more
  • Back to School Tip:  Sharing the Road with School Buses
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