PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Young Actors Project (YAP) Presents 'A Bagful of Fables' (10/1/2013)
    Performances October 11, 12 & 13
    Join the energetic and passionate actors of the Young Actors Project for their presentation of A Bagful of Fables - the stories of Aesop. It's Aesop with an attitude! Aesop pulls the scripts out of his messenger bag and assigns roles to actors. as they bring to the stage the tried and true stor... more
  • Young Actors Project (YAP) Presents 'A Bagful of Fables'
  • DON’T THINK THE REPUBLICAN PARTY CAN WIN IN THE 2014 ELECTIONS? (9/29/2013)

    The Republican Party here in Pickens County is determined to bring the best quality speakers and offer as many forums as possible for the political season. October will be a busy kick-off month to hopefully get you excited about getting involved. 1) On Tuesday, 10/8/13 at 7 pm at the PC GOP Mon... more
  • Dr. John Mauldin, Psychologist Releases Book 'Life Patterns:' (9/29/2013)
    Creating Healthy Patterns to Improve Your Life
    Have you ever noticed a repeating behavior in someone else’s life? What about your own life? Our world, relationships, and even our mental and emotional health operate using patterns - repeating, strategies we use to negotiate life stress. Because patterns repeat we can see them in everyone’s behavi... more
  • Dr. John Mauldin, Psychologist Releases Book 'Life Patterns:'
  • OPTIMIST CLUB OF JASPER BEGINS NEW YEAR (9/29/2013)

    The Optimist Club of Jasper started their new club year with an Installation Banquet held on Monday, September 23, 2013 at the Last Catch Seafood Restaurant. Mark Shriver, former President of Optimist International and a member of the Woodstock Optimist Club, was our special guest. Mark installed ... more
  • OPTIMIST CLUB OF JASPER BEGINS NEW YEAR
  • Something New on Main Street (9/29/2013)

    Main Street in Jasper transform into an elegant dining room on Saturday, October 12th at 6:30 PM. The Long Table on Main will feature:
  • Alfresco seating under the stars in the middle of Main Street
  • Haute Cuisine by Coast 2 Coast Catering
  • Dancing to an 18 piece orchestra
  • Li... more
  • Something New on Main Street
  • Tater Patch Players 'Dashing Through the Snow' Cast Announced (9/27/2013)

    The cast has been selected for Tater Patch Player's upcoming production of 'Dashing Through The Snow'. The four directors, Ray Ostolski, Pat Northcutt, Kenneth Farmer and Jan Simpson, are proud to announce the cast list: Cindy Williams as Trina Pat Jewell as Cuddles Wayne Jewell as Binky John ... more
  • Tater Patch Players 'Dashing Through the Snow' Cast Announced
  • Update on the Assault Case from Pickens County Middle School (9/26/2013)

    The Pickens Sheriff’s Office is working closely with the Georgia Bureau of Investigations on the sexual assault that was reported last week. The Pickens County Board of Education and the faculty of Pickens Middle School have also been very helpful and cooperative throughout this investigation. ... more
  • Update on the Assault Case from Pickens County Middle School
  • News Release by Pickens County School Superintendent Lula Mae Perry (9/25/2013)
    Concerning Alleged Sexual Assault at PCMS
    Please know that the safety of our children is our first and main priority. It is the most important duty we have. At this time, we do not know if the alleged assault occurred on or off campus as there is still an active and ongoing investigation. Therefore, the employees of the school district cann... more
  • News Release by Pickens County School Superintendent Lula Mae Perry
  • Sheriff Craig Speaks to Retired Educators (9/25/2013)

    The Pickens County Retired Educators Association held it initial meeting of the 2013-2014 academic year on September 11th at United Community Bank. President Gerald Allen presided. More than 40 attendees enjoyed the luncheon prepared by Taste of Joy catering. Program Chairperson Kathy Wallace int... more
  • Sheriff Craig Speaks to Retired Educators
  • Tate Day: What, Why, Where, When? (9/25/2013)
    November 2, 2013
    Following the observance of Tate's bicentennial in 2005, Sole Commissioner Robert Jones issued a proclamation designating the first Saturday of each year as Marble Valley Friends' Tate Day. That has evolved into what is now commonly called the Tate Day Festival. This year the date is November 2nd. ... more
  • Tate Day: What, Why, Where, When?
  • Weekend Snack Program - Meeting the food needs of Pickens County students (9/25/2013)
    A hungry stomach has no ears!
    What is it? The Weekend Snack Program works to ensure that students in the Pickens County School have sufficient food during their weekends away from school. During the school week, students have access to meals in the school cafeteria. The program is a coalition of churches, non-profit... more
  • Bears of Pickens County (9/24/2013)
    A Collection of Photos from our Facebook Likes
    A collection of bears spotted in Pickens County that were supplied by our Facebook 'likes'....
  • Bears of Pickens County
  • Grand Jury Presentment Regarding Forensic Audit of the finances of Pickens County from 2005-12 (9/24/2013)
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    Pursuant to its duty to inspect and inquire as to the financial condition and operation of the county the Grand Jury makes the following recommendations: That the Pickens County Commissioners direct the Chief Financial Officer of Pickens County, as soon as practical, to commission a forensic audi... more
  • Grand Jury Presentment Regarding Forensic Audit of the finances of Pickens County from 2005-12 (9/24/2013)
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    Pursuant to its duty to inspect and inquire as to the financial condition and operation of the county the Grand Jury makes the following recommendations: That the Pickens County Commissioners direct the Chief Financial Officer of Pickens County, as soon as practical, to commission a forensic audi... more
  • Letter sent home to PCMS Students Regarding Student Possibly Sexually Assaulted by Another Student (9/24/2013)

    Dear parents and guardians: We were notified by the Pickens County Sheriff's Office that a student at Pickens County Middle School may have been sexually assaulted by another student on or about Thursday, September 19. The school's administration is cooperating with the Pickens County Sheriff's ... more
  • Letter sent home to PCMS Students Regarding Student Possibly Sexually Assaulted by Another Student
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