Historic Jail


Pickens County has a very rich history that offers so many interesting facets into our mountain communities. Without the love and appreciation of Pickens County history, our culture would not thrive as it has since the county was created when it was formed from portions of the southern part of Cherokee and the northern part […]

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The Pickens Arts and Cultural Alliance is the only organization that joins art lovers like you with arts organizations, artists and art professionals to support culture in our area. Through arts advocacy, education and community outreach, the Alliance takes on challenges that no single organization or artist can face alone. If you are an artist

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Photo by Barry Edelman


The Pickens Arts & Cultural Alliance is a non-profit organization whose mission is to connect the arts to our communities throughout Pickens County. Established in 2007 and housed in the one of the oldest buildings in Jasper, the Pickens Progress Newspaper building, PACA provides accessibility for talented artists to gather and perform and continues to

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Concert Series

ASO PRINCIPAL HARPIST PERFORMS ON CASUAL CLASSICS SERIES Elisabeth Remy Johnson, principal harpist with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, will perform on the Monday November 7, 2022 concert of the Casual Classics Concert Series. The concert is at 7 pm at Fellowship Presbyterian Church, 389 Bent Tree Drive, Jasper GA. There will be an opportunity to

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2022 Summer Art Program

This summer, PACA brought art to different parts of the community in Pickens for a seven-week art program. The summer program team was consisted of Rome High School Art Teacher, Cole Miller, PACA vice president, Debby Helton, and UNG Art Education Student, Megan Stancil. The program worked closely with the local Boys and Girls of

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