PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Kidney donor recipient from Hooters’ waitress discharged from Piedmont Atlanta Hospital today (6/1/2015)

    (Atlanta, Ga.) – "The kidney is doing fabulous, 72-year-old Donald Thomas told reporters today, as he was about to be discharged from Piedmont Atlanta Hospital, after a successful kidney transplant. The procedure was done by Piedmont Transplant Institute, courtesy of kidney donor, 22-year-old Maria... more
  • Kidney donor recipient from Hooters’ waitress discharged from Piedmont Atlanta Hospital today
  • Pickens Retired Educators End a Year - Begin Another (5/31/2015)

    The Pickens Retired Educators Association (PCREA} held its final meeting of the 2014-15 school year on May 13th at United Community Bank. In the absence of Chaplin Chuck Allen, Mr. Gene Berry led in the invocation and the devotional for the day. An outstanding lunch was provided by ladies from the M... more
  • Pickens Retired Educators End a Year - Begin Another
  • Big Green Egg BBQ Extravaganza (5/30/2015)

    ig Green Egg BBQ Extravaganza at Foothills IGA in Marble Hill, Georgia on March 30, 2015. Live Music by Larry Sanger, Old Car Show, Church Bake Sale, Smoked Butts and Slab of Ribs for sale, as well as lunch plates featuring burgers, leg quarters and smoked sausage. R & R Trikes & Accessories, a Big...
  • Big Green Egg BBQ Extravaganza
  • City of Jasper Planning Commission Meeting (Video) (5/28/2015)

    Hear request to annex Parcel 053A 090 into the City of Jasper as C-2(General Commercial) Located on Cornett Rd. North. ... more
  • Mountain Education Graduation (5/28/2015)

    Mountain Education Charter High School Graduation Commencement was held at Pickens High School on May 28, 2015. 46 Students from Pickens and Gilmer Counties received their diplomas with many receiving scholarships during the ceremony....
  • Mountain Education Graduation
  • Pickens County 4-H Summer Programs underway (5/28/2015)

    As summer has become quickly upon us, so has our summer activities. This year we will be taking kids to summer camp, both Junior and Cloverleaf camp, as well as Wilderness Challenge Camp. For many, a week away might not be the best option, so we will be providing Summer Day Camp for all ages. All pr... more
  • Pickens County 4-H Summer Programs underway
  • Pickens Elite Summer Running Club Begins June 1st (5/28/2015)

    The Pickens Elite Summer Running Club will begin morning runs on Monday, June 1st, at 6:45 a.m. at Roper Park in Jasper. Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced runners will focus on *Conditioning *Improving Form *Increasing Speed Runners will meet on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays throug... more
  • Pickens Elite Summer Running Club Begins June 1st
  • Pickens County Beer and Wine Board Called Meeting (Video) (5/26/2015)

    New License Applications for Northgate Restaurant Group, LLC approved....
  • Pickens County Beer and Wine Board Called Meeting (Video)
  • Checkers Anyone? At the Jasper Farmers Market (5/25/2015)

    "As vendors we enjoy the unique community and culture that has developed between our customers and other vendors", said Zach Henson when ask for a comment on his experience at the Jasper Farmers Market. He expressed a sentiment felt by most market regulars; that JFM is a nice place to come, buying, ... more
  • Checkers Anyone? At the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Memorial Day Service (5/25/2015)

    Memorial Day Service, organized by the Marine Corps League Detachment #1280, in Sunrise Memorial Gardens with guest speaker Retired Army Col. Paul Trotti, a West Point graduate and has been awarded the Legion of Merit and the Bronze Star during his service. Amberley Clark sung the National Anthem. ...
  • Memorial Day Service
  • Cove Waterfall Masonic Meeting (5/23/2015)

    The Fourth Annual Cove Waterfall Masonic Meeting & BBQ Fundraiser was held at the Cove Waterfall off Cove Road on May 22-23, 2015. Presented by Blaine Lodge, Pickens Star Lodge, Sharptop Lodge, Marble Hill Lodge, Canton Lodge and Hickory Flat Lodge. The host lodge was Ball Ground. Douglas W. McDon...
  • Cove Waterfall Masonic Meeting
  • PHS Graduation (5/23/2015)

    Congratulations to the Pickens High School Class of 2015! ...
  • PHS Graduation
  • Coach's Cuts Hoagies Ribbon Cutting (5/21/2015)

    Coach's Cuts Hoagies celebrated with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 10:00 AM. "How 'bout them Hoagies!" Coach's Cuts Hoagies offers a complete line of hoagie sandwiches. Stop in and try the Dragon Steak, Grand Slam, Meatball Hoagie or any of their delicious hamburgers. Yo... more
  • Coach's Cuts Hoagies Ribbon Cutting
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners May Meeting (Video) (5/21/2015)

    Pickens County GA Government​ Employees recognized for Years of Service: 1) William K. Quinton 26 years 2) Charlotte Arnold 22 years 3) Wesley B. Ensley 22 years 4) Jerry D. Walker 18 years 5) Ricky Jackson 15 years 6) Brett D. McDaniels 13 years 7) Byron H. Tillery 12 years 8) Bobby B...
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners May Meeting (Video)
  • DogWoods Boarding Kennel Ribbon Cutting (5/20/2015)

    DogWoods Boarding Kennel celebrated with a Ribbon Cutting on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 4:00 PM. DogWoods opened for the holiday season of 2004. It took more than a year to find just the right location that would allow their guests to have plenty of space in a low-stress environment as well as th... more
  • DogWoods Boarding Kennel Ribbon Cutting
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