PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • PHS Theatre Preparing for Their One Act GHSA Competition Show (9/24/2016)
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    Pickens High School Theatre is hard at work on their upcoming One Act GHSA Competition Musical Comedy 'How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.' Unlike the spring musical format, the One Act Competition has set rules and timeline to follow. Performances will be held October 27-29, 2016 in... more
  • PHS Theatre Preparing for Their One Act GHSA Competition Show
  • Pickens GOP Sponsoring Constitution Series and Scholarship Fund in 2017 (9/24/2016)

    Pickens Co.GOP will be sponsoring a series on the US Constitution starting in January 2017. All interested Citizens are invited to attend. Along with these events, we will be Sponsoring our 2017 Pickens County Scholarship fund with awards going to the top three student's essays. This scholarship... more
  • Pickens GOP Sponsoring Constitution Series and Scholarship Fund in 2017
  • President of Oldest Lions Club in Georgia Speaks to Jasper Lions (9/24/2016)

    On September 22, the Jasper Lions Club hosted Mr. Gary Martin from the Atlanta Lions Club. Gary is President of his Lions Club that is based in downtown Atlanta. It is the oldest club in Georgia having been charted in 1920. Mr. Martin spoke to the Jasper Lions Club about expanding the club's vi... more
  • President of Oldest Lions Club in Georgia Speaks to Jasper Lions
  • Boling and Romine Named PHS XC Runners of the Week (9/23/2016)
    Competing in the Mizuno Covered Bridge Run
    Shottenkirk Ford is proud to present the Pickens High School Cross Country Runners of the Week from the Mizuno Covered Bridge Run in Roswell, Georgia on September 10, 2016. PHS 'Nette - Deana Boling: Deana is in her junior year at PHS and has begun to establish herself as a force to be ... more
  • Boling and Romine Named PHS XC Runners of the Week
  • Energy Assistance Program Opens for Homebound and Elderly on November 1, 2016 (9/23/2016)

    The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program administered by the Georgia Division of Family and Children service will be open to the Homebound and Elderly households on November 1, 2016. Homebound households are defined as those households in which every household member is confined to the home ... more
  • Energy Assistance Program Opens for Homebound and Elderly on November 1, 2016
  • Amicalola EMC Provides $2,000 Grant to Pickens County Chamber of Commerce (9/20/2016)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center is pleased to announce that it has been awarded an economic development grant in the amount of $2,000 from the Amicalola Electric Membership Corporation. Amicalola EMC is a non-profit organization owned by their consumer/members. A benefit ... more
  • Amicalola EMC Provides $2,000 Grant to Pickens County Chamber of Commerce
  • Changing Lanes September 2016 Newsletter (9/20/2016)
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    September newsletter issues features information on Georgia's Slow Poke law, The Truth About Drugs Program, and Busy Day Chowder Recipe. Starting October 3rd offering Daytime DUI/Risk Reduction classes....
  • Changing Lanes September 2016 Newsletter
  • Jasper Lions Club Makes Donation To Good Samaritan Heath & Wellness Center (9/20/2016)

    The Jasper Lions Club awarded a $10,000 donation to the Good Samaritan Health and Wellness Center at the Family Hoedown on September 17, 2016. It is to be used for the construction and equipping of the new Vision Clinic. Mark Mitton accepted the award from Lions President Dr. Ken Austin who was ... more
  • Jasper Lions Club Makes Donation To Good Samaritan Heath & Wellness Center
  • MAMA WON’T FLY (Or will she?) (9/20/2016)
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    Do you know (or are you related to) a meddling, manipulative Southern woman who will stop at nothing to get her way? A woman who knows better than her own grown children what, and who, is best for them? A woman who is unashamed of her crackpot relatives and their freaky delusions? If you answered ye... more
  • MAMA WON’T FLY (Or will she?)
  • Tater Patch Players Teases with Well-known Locals (9/20/2016)

    During the remaining six performances of Mama Won't Fly, by Jones Hope Wooten, there will be some really new faces on stage. Six local folks, well-known to many, have agreed to appear in the tiny role of Great-Aunt Pawnee. Folks last weekend got to see Ed Bracken one night and Maria Boling th... more
  • Tater Patch Players Teases with Well-known Locals
  • The Rest of the Year at the Jasper Farmers Market (9/20/2016)

    A couple of things you might want to know; only two more Wednesday markets, September 21 & 28, and that will be the last of the Wednesday market for this year. Produce vendors still have fall vegetables for sale: pumpkins, squash, green beans, eggplant and a few watermelons and tomatoes. For an... more
  • The Rest of the Year at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Please Refrain From Panic and 'A Run on the Pumps' (9/18/2016)

    GEMA advised to please refrain from panic and "a run on the pumps" after a leak was discovered in the Colonial Pipeline (Line 1) that provides 7.8 RVP gasoline to the region. Some of Jasper locations are totally out of regular gasoline and not expecting delivery before the middle of this week. ... more
  • Please Refrain From Panic and 'A Run on the Pumps'
  • Boo Who? Scarecrow Contest Returns (9/15/2016)
    Deadline to enter is September 26th
    The Jasper Merchants Association is hosting Jasper's Fifth Annual BOO WHO? Scarecrow Contest. Event will be held in Downtown Jasper and will run the month of October. The Scarecrows will be on display along Main and Church Streets (more streets if necessary) in Downtown Jasper. Very visible location... more
  • Boo Who? Scarecrow Contest Returns
  • Looking for the Most Beautiful Pet in Pickens County (9/15/2016)
    Contest ends October 15, 2016
    Registration is under way once again for Pickens Animal Rescue's Most Beautiful Pet contest. Here's your chance to show off that glorious fur-friend you brag about to your friends, family and co-workers. Yes, you know who you are! Well now it's time to really show them off and let the citizens ... more
  • Looking for the Most Beautiful Pet in Pickens County
  • On-Demand Virtual Visits Now Available 24/7 Through Piedmont On Call (9/15/2016)

    Board-certified physicians and nurse practitioners are now available for consultations 24 hours per day, seven days per week via Piedmont On Call, a virtual platform designed to help consumers get faster treatment for low-acuity, urgent healthcare needs via smartphone, tablet or computer. Piedmon... more
  • On-Demand Virtual Visits Now Available 24/7 Through Piedmont On Call
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