PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • TDS® Backup Online — It’s back (12/16/2015)
    A cloud-based service, TDS Backup Online is accessible from anywhere and includes 200GB of storage.
    (MADISON, Wis.) — Just in time for all those holiday photos, TDS Telecommunications Corp. (TDS®) is introducing a new cloud-based back-up service. Known as, TDS Backup Online, the service works on up to five personal computers and includes 200GB of storage. "It’s storage for all your holiday phot... more
  • TDS® Backup Online — It’s back
  • Coco's Cottage Awarded Pickens Chamber Small Business of the Month (12/14/2015)

    Please join the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce in congratulating the December Small Business of the Month, Coco’s Cottage. A framed certificate was awarded to Coco’s Cottage at the December Chamber of Commerce Breakfast by Jarod Trammell of Community Bank of Pickens County, sponsor of the Busine... more
  • Coco's Cottage Awarded Pickens Chamber Small Business of the Month
  • Pickens County Planning & Development December 2015 (Video) (12/14/2015)

    Pickens County Planning Commission unanimously agreed to deny rezoning request necessary for a Dollar General at the corner of Cove and Grandview Roads. Pickens County Commissioners will make the final decision....
  • Pickens County Planning & Development December 2015 (Video)
  • Ed B's Studio 54 Introduces Artist Amanda Hughes (12/10/2015)

    Ed B's Studio 54 introduces artist Amanda Hughes, an Atlanta native and resident of Jasper for eight years. Amanda recently joined the artist co-op after visiting Ed B's Studio 54 and meeting owner Ed Brackin. Amanda has been making jewelry for 20 years after her interest was sparked by repairin... more
  • Ed B's Studio 54 Introduces Artist Amanda Hughes
  • Georgia DOT Wants Your Two Cents in its Planning for Improving the Intersection of Highway 515 and Antioch Church Road in Pickens County (12/10/2015)
    Public Hearing Open House on December 15, 2015 from 5 to 7 p.m.
    A public hearing open house to discuss the Georgia DOT’s proposed project to improve the intersection of State Route (SR) 515 and Antioch Church Road in Pickens County is scheduled for Tuesday, December 15, 2015 from 5 until 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Commissioner’s Conference Room of th... more
  • Georgia DOT Wants Your Two Cents in its Planning for Improving the Intersection of Highway 515 and Antioch Church Road in Pickens County
  • Pickens County Beer and Wine Board Meeting ~ December 10, 2015 (12/10/2015)

    Bent Tree Community (19th Hole) Request for Distilled Spirits License approved....
  • Pickens County Beer and Wine Board Meeting ~ December 10, 2015
  • Pickens County Board of Education November 2015 (Video) (12/10/2015)

    Public Participation from Pickens Seniors for Change. 2016-17 School Calendar approved....
  • Pickens County Board of Education November 2015 (Video)
  • PHS Band Student of the Week: Blue Goodman (12/9/2015)

    The Pickens High School Band Student of the Week is Blue Goodman. Blue is a member of the trombone and baritone sections of the PHS Bands. He is first-chair trombone in the Symphonic Band and also marched baritone in the marching band. He practices constantly and loves being involved in many ... more
  • PHS Band Student of the Week:  Blue Goodman
  • 5 Lung Cancer Myths Debunked (12/8/2015)

    Lung cancer causes more deaths than colon, breast and prostate cancer combined, according to the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN). Yet, few are aware of the disease that is second only to heart disease as the largest killer in the United States. Dr. Africa Wallace, thoracic surgeon at Pi... more
  • 5 Lung Cancer Myths Debunked
  • Breaking the Habit: Why it’s not okay to assume lung cancer patients are smokers (12/8/2015)

    When you hear someone has lung cancer, what is the first thing you do? If you’re like the majority of people in the general population, you’ll ask the person who has been diagnosed with this deadly disease whether or not they have smoked. Contrary to the popular belief, lung cancer is not exclusive ... more
  • Breaking the Habit: Why it’s not okay to assume lung cancer patients are smokers
  • Coco’s Cottage Named Quarterfinalist for Indie Award (12/8/2015)
    Support Coco’s Cottage of Jasper, Georgia in National Award by Voting Today
    The national small business movement, Independent We Stand, announced the quarterfinalists, including Coco's Cottage of Pickens County in Jasper, Georgia, of the 2015 Independent We Stand Independent Small Business of the Year Award. This announcement precedes Small Business Saturday on Nov. 28, enc... more
  • Coco’s Cottage Named Quarterfinalist for Indie Award
  • Mountain Stewards Operations Report 2015 (12/8/2015)
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    As of 19 November, the Trail Crew has contributed 1,074 volunteer hours in 2015 toward building a number of new recreational facilities and has maintained and repaired existing trails and facilities....
  • Mountain Stewards Operations Report 2015
  • Successful Holiday Market Accepting Grant Request (12/8/2015)
    Deadline December 31, 2015
    Committee members for the Holiday Market and Expo reported record net proceeds from this year's event. The event held on Friday, November 20th and Saturday, November 21st was very well received. The Friday Night Preview event was sold out. With music provided by Sharptop Strings and food and beve... more
  • Successful Holiday Market Accepting Grant Request
  • Summer Vendors at the Winter Market (12/8/2015)

    Some of the popular summer vendors will also be at the Jasper Winter Farmers Market this Saturday. Roxanne Janes, who has been at the summer market almost every week, has regular customers for her bread and eggs. Her cheese bread is a favorite. Another frequent vendor this summer was Brenda R... more
  • Summer Vendors at the Winter Market
  • Tea Party Round Table Featuring Georgia Senate Candidate Conda Lowery Goodson (12/8/2015)

    Many conservative voters are disappointed with the voting records of several Georgia General Assembly Representatives and Senators; and they are looking for determined conservative candidates to primary these incumbents in the 2016 Elections. One such determined candidate is Conda Lowery Goodson, f... more
  • Tea Party Round Table Featuring Georgia Senate Candidate Conda Lowery Goodson
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