PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Town of Talking Rock Council December Meeting (Video) (12/3/2015)

    Hightlights: Swearing In of Council Members; General Maintenance Contract Name; Certificate of Appreciation for Volunteer Services to the Town of Talking Rock for Caycee Wells and Joshua Quinton....
  • Town of Talking Rock Council December Meeting (Video)
  • PHS Band Student of the Week: Brenda Cantrell (11/30/2015)

    Pickens High School Band Student of the Week is Brenda Cantrell. Throughout the marching band season, Brenda went above and beyond with learning her part quickly, marching her spot on the field as if she were a veteran marcher, and by always helping out the band. On numerous occasions, she... more
  • PHS Band Student of the Week:  Brenda Cantrell
  • Youth Leadership Pickens Visits Georgia State Capitol (11/25/2015)

    Youth Leadership Pickens strives to bring together children from all walks of life, in order to better prepare them for their future as leaders in their community. To continue developing leadership skills this year, the YLP Steering Committee took the 32 participants to the Tate House for their Octo... more
  • Youth Leadership Pickens Visits Georgia State Capitol
  • Boys Scouts of America - Appalachian Trail District's Popcorn Sales a Success (11/24/2015)

    It may have happened to you over the past few months. A local Cub or Boy Scout, dressed in their uniform, knocked on your door and asked if you would support their local scouting efforts by purchasing popcorn. Many people did just that, and the Boys Scouts of America - Appalachian Trail District s... more
  • Boys Scouts of America - Appalachian Trail District's Popcorn Sales a Success
  • PHS Poinsettia Sale Scheduled (11/24/2015)
    Starting on Wednesday, December 2nd at 2:00 p.m.
    Students in the Agriculture Education Program at Pickens High School have been working hard over the last few months to prepare their annual Poinsettia crop for the upcoming Christmas Season. Students in the Horticulture classes as well as others plant the rooted cuttings in mid-August and begin th... more
  • PHS Poinsettia Sale Scheduled
  • It's A Wonderful Life (11/23/2015)

    Tater Patch Players 'It's A Wonderful Life - The Radio Show' opened November 27th and runs through December 13, 2015....
  • It's A Wonderful Life
  • Jasper City Council Called Meeting (Video) (11/23/2015)

    FY 2016 Budget Adoption; Georgia Power pole attachment license...
  • Jasper City Council Called Meeting  (Video)
  • Night of Lights Parade Application (11/23/2015)
    Entry deadline is November 30th
    The Jasper Merchants Association is hosting the 9th Annual Night of Lights / Parade of Lights Christmas Event on Saturday, December 5, 2015. The main event starts at 4pm to 6pm on N. Main Street in front of the Pickens County Courthouse with tons of food and fun along with Santa Claus who will be th... more
  • Night of Lights Parade Application
  • Habitat for Humanity Celebration (11/21/2015)

    Habitat for Humanity - Pickens County hosted a dinner and silent and live auction fundraiser at The Tate House. There live auction was kicked off by a $25,000 grant provided by PCCRA....
  • Habitat for Humanity Celebration
  • Holiday Market & Expo (11/21/2015)

    A thousand people attended to shop over 80 vendors at the Holiday Market & Expo on at Chattahoochee Technical College in Jasper, Georgia. A ticketed preview event was held on November 20th with live music and wine tasting. ...
  • Holiday Market & Expo
  • Our Lady of the Mountains Catholic Church Awarded KBP's Green Ribbon Award (11/20/2015)

    Under the direction of Father Byrd , Our Lady of the Mountains Catholic Church has undergone a major renovation to restore and enhance its beauty. The Church is located at the south corner of Refuge Rd. and Hwy. 108. The church was first established in 1984 and continues to grow. Water leaks had... more
  • Our Lady of the Mountains Catholic Church Awarded KBP's Green Ribbon Award
  • Penny for your Thoughts? (11/20/2015)
    ADOPTED
    Hi, I'm Penny. I am a friendly, beautiful, cuddle bug. I came to the rescue ranch with my five kittens and I did a phenomenal job raising them. Now that they no longer need their mommy, I am looking for a family of my own. I love to sit in your lap and be the center of attention! I am affecti... more
  • Penny for your Thoughts?
  • Smokin' at the Track Dream Now a Reality for Jasper resident Rodney Renner (11/20/2015)
    Homestead-Miami Shoot-Out BBQ Competition during the NASCAR Ford Championship Weekend
    Smokin at the Track BBQ,​ founded by Jasper resident Rodney Renner and Michael Mixon, son of three-time barbecue World Champion Myron Mixon, is hosting an invitation-only, Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS) shoot-out at the NASCAR Ford Championship Weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway​. ... more
  • Smokin' at the Track Dream Now a Reality for Jasper resident Rodney Renner
  • Tony the Tiger (11/20/2015)

    Hi there, I'm Tony. I am a 5 month old kitten. I am a special boy with a unique personality. I was brought into the shelter as a semi-feral kitten at a very young age. The shelter has raised me and I've learned to play nice (most of the time). Every now and then my feral side will show but it... more
  • Tony the Tiger
  • Commissioner Jones Reports Resurfacing in Pickens County Tripled with SPLOST (11/19/2015)

    Robert Jones, Chairman of the Pickens County Board of Commissioners, conducts a monthly transportation meeting on the first Monday of each month. Attendance at this meeting each month is composed of county staff, Georgia D.O.T. officials, city officials, and other interested parties. At the most r... more
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