PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • State Awards City of Jasper Funding for Critical Facilities Generator Project (8/31/2015)

    Georgia Emergency Management Agency/Homeland Security (GEMA/HS), on behalf of Governor Nathan Deal, recently awarded a $361,231 Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) project to City of Jasper for the purchase and installation of four fixed generators and one portable generator. "The generators ... more
  • State Awards City of Jasper Funding for Critical Facilities Generator Project
  • Chattahoochee Technical College sees steady enrollment (8/29/2015)

    Fall Semester is in full swing at Chattahoochee Technical College, with 9,921 students registered as of Wednesday, Aug. 26. “We’re continuing to see interest in technical education, especially in our Business, Healthcare, and Welding programs,” Executive Vice President Trina Boteler said. “In add... more
  • Chattahoochee Technical College sees steady enrollment
  • Don't You Want To Give This Black Beauty A Home? (8/29/2015)

    Hi! I'm Opal. I enjoy bird-watching and sunbathing in the window seal. I am searching for my forever family. I am around a year old and get along well with other cats. Come visit me at the Pickens Animal Shelter. I'll be waiting! Adoption Fees: $90 Dogs/Puppies, Kittens $50, & Cats $25. Ad... more
  • Don't You Want To Give This Black Beauty A Home?
  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Getting Ready For Opening Night (8/29/2015)

    The cast of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is hard at work bringing Tater Patch Players' next show to its opening night of September 18. They are taking time beyond regular rehearsals to get together and work on their lines and characters. Following a Saturday rehearsal, all of the group who... more
  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Getting Ready For Opening Night
  • Jaden, a Sweetheart, Needs a Furever Home! (8/29/2015)
    ADOPTED
    Hi, I'm Jaden! I haven't been at the rescue ranch very long but what time I have been here, I have made the staff fall in love with me. I am very timid and shy and need a special person willing to take time and let me love them at my own pace. I am never aggressive; I just tend to walk away. ... more
  • Jaden, a Sweetheart, Needs a Furever Home!
  • Looking For a Mellow Cat? Nick is for You! (8/29/2015)

    I am Nick and the mellowest guy around! I would love to have a quiet home where I can spend my days at ease and relaxed. I enjoy being on my cozy bed or curled up in your lap. Please visit me at the Pickens Animal Rescue. I'd love to meet you! Adoption Fees: $150 Dogs/Puppies & $100 Cats/K... more
  • Looking For a Mellow Cat?  Nick is for You!
  • The Long Table Set for October 17th (8/29/2015)

    Always searching for an intriguing venue and an exciting theme, Prevent Child Abuse Pickens (PCAP) announced The Long Table 2015 will take place at the Pickens County Airport, with dining and dancing right down the middle of the runway. The theme of 'Come Fly with Me' harkens back to the days when ... more
  • The Long Table Set for October 17th
  • You'll Fall In Love With This Whiskey! (8/29/2015)

    Whiskey is a gorgeous five year old Shepherd Mix. He is very well behaved and knows basic commands. He is completely house-trained and gets along well with other dogs. He also loves children and tolerates cats. Whiskey is looking for a home where he can be inside with his family. Come to the ... more
  • You'll Fall In Love With This Whiskey!
  • Mr. and Miss PHS Court Announced (8/28/2015)

    Congratulations to the 2015/2016 Mr. and Miss PHS Court! Gentlemen (in alphabetical order): Clay Callan Jake Campbell Dillon Champion Dillon Gasaway Tucker Green Hunter Golden Walker Lawrence Jacob Pair Trent Rizoti Kyle West Ladies (in alphabetical order): Emily Arp Anne Brown-Goo... more
  • TSA Participates in HES 'STEM Night' (8/28/2015)

    Pickens High School's TSA team participated in Hill City Elementary School's Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) night on Thursday, August 27th. The Technology Student Association's room featured "LEGO Robotics", and attracted many Harmony Elementary students. The students built robot... more
  • TSA Participates in HES 'STEM Night'
  • Pickens County Chamber Recognizes Cartecay Vineyards with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony (8/27/2015)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate Cartecay Vineyards on their Ribbon Cutting and new chamber membership. Located in Ellijay, GA, they are in the ideal place for high quality grapes, resulting in high quality wines. With their Western facing slopes, they are able to... more
  • Pickens County Chamber Recognizes Cartecay Vineyards with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
  • Pickens County Chamber Recognizes Moore Auto Works with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony (8/27/2015)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate Moore Auto Works on their Ribbon Cutting and new chamber membership. Founded in 2003 by Marty and Leshon Moore, they relocated to Mountain City Business Park in 2010. They pride themselves on being a Christian ran business and get ... more
  • Pickens County Chamber Recognizes Moore Auto Works with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
  • 2015 Pickens Preview Packs Roper Park Full (8/26/2015)

    Roper Park was brimming with sweaty middle and high school runners as well as cheering spectators Saturday when PHS hosted it's annual Pickens Preview Cross Country Invitational to kick off the first weekend of the 2015 season. Over 1800 runners flocked to Pickens County to compete in the six middle... more
  • 2015 Pickens Preview Packs Roper Park Full
  • Dog Days at the Jasper Farmers Market (8/26/2015)

    It was a busy day at the JFM, with a lot of both vendors and customers. Two of those vendors were in the charitable organization category and the rules are slightly different for them. They aren't restricted to selling homegrown or handmade products so it was okay that Boy Scout Troop No. 836,... more
  • Dog Days at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Nelson City Council Called Meeting August 2015 (8/26/2015)
    Erika Quarles hired for City Clerk position
    City Clerk hired; Discussion of Millage Rate and park field use....
  • Nelson City Council Called Meeting August 2015
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