PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Jasper City Council April 2017 (4/3/2017)

    AGENDA I. Call meeting to order II. Invocation III. Pledge of Allegiance IV. Adopt agenda V. Read minutes of March 6, 2017 regular meeting A. Lisa Hoyle VI. Old Business A. Vehicle/Equipment purchases 1. David Buchanan VII. New Business A. Laser purchase s 1. Chief Greg Lovell B. Auto... more
  • Jasper City Council April 2017
  • JMA's Community Yard Sale in Memory of Michelle Mackenzie Holm (4/3/2017)

    As the Jasper Merchants Association learns of the loss, of a dear friend; Michelle Mackenzie Holm’s in the early morning hours on Sunday, April 2, 2017. We have come together to honor Michelle who truly inspired many of the residents of not only Pickens County but many of the surrounding counties as... more
  • JMA's Community Yard Sale in Memory of Michelle Mackenzie Holm
  • Nelson City Council April 2017 (4/3/2017)

    AGENDA 1. Call to Order 2. Pledge of Allegiance 3. Agenda Approval 4. Approval of Minutes a. March 6, 2017 Council Meeting b. March 16, 2017 Work Session Meeting 5. Department Reports a. City Clerk Report (Tina M. Monaghan) 6. Unfinished Business a. Vote to approve a set date t... more
  • Nelson City Council April 2017
  • Opening Day for the Jasper Farmers Market (4/3/2017)

    Great opening day! Plenty of sunshine, collard greens, kale and lettuce. Thirty vendors; some we’ve seen many times, some we seen a few and some we’ve never seen before. They were all as happy to be there as we were to have them. Ruth Poole was there with her peanut butter cookies and her son J... more
  • Opening Day for the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Get Your Bark On! (4/2/2017)
    PETSENSE Presents Bark in the Park Jasper
    The Petsense Presents the BARK in the PARK Jasper event is co-sponsored by the Jasper Merchants Association and Horton’s Pet Supply This year, the event will be held on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at Lee Newton Park located on Stegall Drive in Jasper, Georgia. Registration opens at 9 am with festivities... more
  • Get Your Bark On!
  • Local Author Releases Sixth Novel (4/1/2017)

    Hank Hollensbe's sixth (modern) novel The Death Legacy is set in the mountains of north Georgia and the campus and neighborhood of Emory University in suburban Atlanta, Georgia. Professor Ben Trygg lived in both worlds—suffering when his first wife—a secret heiress—was murdered, unknow... more
  • Local Author Releases Sixth Novel
  • Hill City Elementary Assistant Principal Goes Back to High School (3/31/2017)
    Mr. Chris Wallace appointed Principal of Pickens High School
    The Pickens County School District is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Chris Wallace as Principal of Pickens High School, effective this summer. Mr. Wallace has served the district since 2008, most recently as Assistant Principal at Hill City Elementary. Prior to his current position, he s... more
  • Hill City Elementary Assistant Principal Goes Back to High School
  • Tire Amnesty During the Month of April For Pickens County Residents (3/31/2017)

    Pickens County residents only, may take four (4) scrap passenger tires off the rims, maximum per family, to the Pickens County Recycle Center on Camp Road and Cove Road, during the month of April as part of the Great American Clean Month. Keep Pickens Beautiful would like to remind you that mosq... more
  • Tire Amnesty During the Month of April For Pickens County Residents
  • Jasper City Council Work Session March 2017 (3/30/2017)

    Items of Discussion: Pickens Arts & Cultural Alliance ~ Amelia McIntyre & Larry Wilson (Sign concept drawings on bottom left) Roads/Updates - Lonnie Waters Well / Generators - David Hall Equipment purchases - David Buchanan Laser purchase - Chief Greg Lovell... more
  • Jasper City Council Work Session March 2017
  • Peace Pole Dedication at Jasper Rotary Peace Park (3/30/2017)

    On Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 12:00 P.M., the Rotary Club of Jasper will dedicate our Peace Pole. The dedication ceremony will be held at Rotary Peace Park located behind the Boys and Girls Club of Jasper. The GPS address is 101 Freedom Way, Jasper, Georgia. One of Rotary Internationals primary... more
  • Peace Pole Dedication at Jasper Rotary Peace Park
  • Pickens Ferst Most Wanted To Be Arrested (3/30/2017)
    Arraignment at the Old Historic Jail on North Main Street on Tuesday, April 25, 2017
    Pickens Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy is on the lookout for our Twelve Most Wanted suspects to be "arrested" and brought to the Old Historic Jail on North Main Street on Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Local law enforcement will be picking them up starting at 11:00 AM and bringing them before th... more
  • Pickens Ferst Most Wanted To Be Arrested
  • Trail Tree Newsletter March 2017 (3/30/2017)

    In this issue: Trail Tree Database; Trees of interest; Indian Heritage Sites Mapping Program, Mystery of the Trees Presentations and Book Signings...
  • Trail Tree Newsletter March 2017
  • April Proclaimed as Great American Cleanup Month (3/28/2017)

    April is proclaimed as Cleanup Month. Pickens County Commissioner Chair Robert Jones, signed a proclamation designating April as clean-up month. Keep Pickens Beautiful and its national affiliate Keep America Beautiful will be working with the county and communities planning cleanup projects for th... more
  • April Proclaimed as Great American Cleanup Month
  • Are You Ready for the Taste of Farm-Fresh Vidalia Sweet Onions? (3/28/2017)

    If so, you are in luck. Bland farms, world's largest producer/distributor of those spring delights, has an abundant supply growing. The Pickens Community Service Club is ready to begin accepting orders. Those orders will be delivered to Jasper in early May. Through the cooperation of Pickens Hig... more
  • Are You Ready for the Taste of Farm-Fresh Vidalia Sweet Onions?
  • PHS Band Student of the Week - Jared Wiman (3/28/2017)

    Our Student of the Week is Jared Wiman. Jared is a sophomore and a member of the mellophone section in marching band and the horn section in Symphonic Band. Jared is always one of the first students to jump in to help with whatever needs to be done, whether it his responsibility or not. He is... more
  • PHS Band Student of the Week - Jared Wiman
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