PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners August 2016 (Video) (8/18/2016)

    Employees Recognized for years of service: R. Shane Padgett ~ 20 Years, Dana Waller ~ 10 Years, Marcelle Young ~ 10 Years. Smoking Ban at Pickens County Recreation Center and Roper Park approved. Law Enforcement Appreciation Day proclamation for August 22, 2016....
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners August 2016 (Video)
  • Piedmont Healthcare Inks Kaiser Permanente Contract Extension Deal (8/18/2016)

    Piedmont Healthcare announced today that it has finalized a contract extension with Kaiser Permanente, which will ensure continued in-network access to all Piedmont Healthcare facilities through 2017. The extension is part of longer-term plans for Piedmont and Kaiser Permanente to deepen their lo... more
  • Pokey Needs a Home with Room to Run (8/18/2016)

    Pokey is a 5 year old Weimaraner mix. She is house trained, great with other dogs, and great with kids... NO cats. She is rather large, around 80 lbs, and would do best where she has room to run most days. Pokey loves to play in the water and would be a great lake dog!! Adoption Fees: $150 Dogs/... more
  • Pokey Needs a Home with Room to Run
  • Wednesday at the Jasper Farmers Markets (8/18/2016)

    If you have never been to the Wednesday Morning Jasper Farmers Market you should stop by some time. It is quite different than the Saturday market with only a few of your favorite vendors, and some you may have overlooked in the crowd and some that are new or only come on Wednesdays. Need fres... more
  • Wednesday at the Jasper Farmers Markets
  • Murder For Hire Plot Results In Arrest By PSO (8/17/2016)

    A recent tip was provided to Pickens Sheriff's Office deputies at the Pickens High School regarding an individual attempting to hire someone to murder two residents of Pickens County. The tip stated that Morgan Miles Morris, age 17, had been attempting to hire other individuals to commit this crime.... more
  • Murder For Hire Plot Results In Arrest By PSO
  • A Lot of Very Funny People: I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change (8/12/2016)

    Tater Patch Players presentation of this wonderful musical opens today. There are only four actors in the cast: John Tinsley, Buffy Bezdek, Patrick Hall and Vanessa Stancil. But together they will introduce you to dozens of the funniest and most familiar folks you'll ever see on stage. The wi... more
  • A Lot of Very Funny People:  I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change
  • Pickens County Board of Education August 2016 (Video) (8/11/2016)

    Recognition of Ms. Jacque Coxe, Mrs. Lynn Burns and Mr. Clayton Burns, and Kelly Flatt....
  • Pickens County Board of Education August 2016 (Video)
  • 'Active Shooter - How To Respond' Program During Chamber Breakfast (8/10/2016)
    Presented by Chattahoochee Technical College Campus Police
    During the Chattahoochee Technical College-sponsored Pickens County Chamber of Commerce breakfast, which was held at the Appalachian Campus on Tuesday, Augsut 9, campus police presented the "Active Shooter How to Respond" program. Over the past several months, Chattahoochee Technical College P... more
  • 'Active  Shooter - How To Respond' Program During Chamber Breakfast
  • European Care Car Opens in Tate (8/10/2016)

    After a year of renovation, North Station Autohaus, 770 North Station, has opened in the historic section of Tate. Servicing European cars of all makes and models, owner and sole staff member, Robert Willingham brings 28 years of experience at RBM of Atlanta to Pickens County. "After driving... more
  • European Care Car Opens in Tate
  • JMA Back to School Supplies Contest Winners (8/10/2016)

    On the last week of July, the Jasper Merchants Association held a "Proud Parents" back to school supply contest on their Facebook pages asking for local Pickens County parents of any school aged children to comment and tell them why their child made them a proud parent or guardian. With over 30 ... more
  • JMA Back to School Supplies Contest Winners
  • Kittens are Half Price in August at Pickens Animal Rescue (8/10/2016)

    We are Devo, Davo, and Demi! We were feral kittens found in rural North Georgia and we have become sweet, loving furballs. We love to cuddle and play. Kittens are only $50 to adopt through the month of August! Adoption Fees: $150 Dogs/Puppies & $100 Cats/Kittens. Adoption fee includes spay/neu... more
  • Kittens are Half Price in August at Pickens Animal Rescue
  • Piedmont Healthcare and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia Partner on Contract Extension, Protect Access for Thousands of Atlanta Area Patients (8/10/2016)

    Piedmont Healthcare today announced it has secured a contract extension with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia (BCBSGA), which will protect in-network access to all Piedmont facilities and more than 1,400 Piedmont Clinic physicians through 2017 and beyond. The value-based contract, which emphasiz... more
  • Piedmont Healthcare and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia Partner on Contract Extension, Protect Access for Thousands of Atlanta Area Patients
  • Piedmont Mountainside Employees Donate Supplies, Service to Aid Patients in Guatemala (8/10/2016)

    Tianna Mashburn, a nurse at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital, helped more than 60 patients in Guatemala get the surgeries they needed by taking part in a medical mission trip. This was the third trip Mashburn made to Clinica Ezell with Health Talents International. She arrived in Guatemala the fir... more
  • Piedmont Mountainside Employees Donate Supplies, Service to Aid Patients in Guatemala
  • Pickens County Airport Authority August 2016 (Video) (8/8/2016)

    Election of Authority Officers: Dog Boggus - Chairman, Paul Boring - Vice Chairman, David Johnson - Secretary, Ed Wood - Treasurer...
  • Pickens County Airport Authority August 2016 (Video)
  • Pickens County Planning & Development August 2016 (Video) (8/8/2016)

    Rezone RZ-06-16-1205, Jerry & Mary Jane Elrod, 325 Jerusalem Church Road, Jasper, Highway Business (HB) to Residential (RR). Rezone RZ-06-16-1206, Lamar Cantrell on behalf of Charles T. Cagle, 3863 Waleska Hwy 108, Jasper...
  • Pickens County Planning & Development August 2016 (Video)
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