PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Top 15 Things You Need To Know! (3/25/2015)

    1. Renovation for the new location for Dairy Queen is underway. It will be located beside Zaxby's in the building that was once Julee's (Kroger Shopping Center). The remaining structure from the Dairy Queen destroyed by fire was demolished this week with no current plans for something in its plac... more
  • Top 15 Things You Need To Know!
  • Transformations Salon Inc. Ribbon Cutting Ceremony (3/25/2015)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce was excited to celebrate a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 for Transformations Salon Inc. at their location at 10150 Ball Ground Hwy, Ball Ground. Chamber members from both Pickens County Chamber and Cherokee County Chamber were me... more
  • Transformations Salon Inc. Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
  • City of Jasper Planning Commission Meeting (Video) (3/24/2015)

    Annexation of Parcel 041 047 with 1.424 Acres into the City of Jasper to be zoned (C-2) General Commercial. Mountain Express Oil's preliminary plan is to build a free standing building with probablity of being a Dunkin' Donuts. A small strip mall could also be put on the property. ...
  • City of Jasper Planning Commission Meeting (Video)
  • Dragons are Green (3/24/2015)

    There are many wonderful clubs at Pickens High School! One of these clubs is the 'Dragons are Green' club. Dragons are Green emphasizes the importance of recycling and urges students to participate in environmentally sound practices. Club member Joy Sohail said, "everything we do shapes the... more
  • Dragons are Green
  • Four Legged Love From Roddie (3/24/2015)
    ADOPTED
    Hi, I am Roddie, a regal Rhodesian ridgeback. I am anxious to please with a sweet and loving personality. The lady who took my picture said I am beautiful and very photogenic. I donít know what photogenic is but if it helps me find a forever home I hope I have a lot of it. I weigh about 7... more
  • Four Legged Love From Roddie
  • Hwy 515 FCA Banquet (3/24/2015)

    Hwy 515 FCA 6th Annual Banquet featured Steve Bartkowski as the Keynote Speaker. 515 FCA ministers to thirteen campuses in Towns, Union, Fannin, Gilmer, and Pickens counties. FCA desires to impact the North Georgia area with the message of Jesus Christ....
  • Hwy 515 FCA Banquet
  • Nine PHS HOSA Students Attend State Leadership Conference (3/24/2015)

    The HOSA State Leadership Conference, a conference for future health professionals, was not only a challenge but also a great experience for the nine Pickens High School students that attended. The students attending the conference were Anthony Napolitano, Ariel Hayes, Madison Smith, Stephen Jord... more
  • Nine PHS HOSA Students Attend State Leadership Conference
  • PHS Beta Con (3/24/2015)

    Over a dozen PHS sophomores, juniors and seniors attended the State Beta Convention at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis from March 6-March 8. The Pickens National Beta Club branch is an academic and community service-based organization with over 100 members. Not only are students required to have a 9... more
  • PHS Beta Con
  • PHS Competed in GACA Class AAAA State Weight Lifting Meet (3/24/2015)

    Congratulations to the Pickens High School students who competed at this yearís GACA Class AAAA State Weight Lifting meet held at Northwest Whitfield on Saturday, March 7, 2015. Senior Kalyn Brooks finished first in the 206-225 lb. weight class. Brooks also finished with the overall most weight ... more
  • PHS Competed in GACA Class AAAA State Weight Lifting Meet
  • PHS Drama presents 'Hello Dolly' (3/24/2015)

    As of the beginning of January, the Pickens High School drama has rehearsed tirelessly for their upcoming performance of the hit musical and motion picture Hello Dolly. Put on by the members of PHS theatre, the play will be choreographed by Clarissa Wallen and directed by Leah VanDoran. The protag... more
  • PHS Drama presents 'Hello Dolly'
  • PHS Partnerís Club Easter Event (3/24/2015)

    The Partner's Club was blessed with good weather on Wednesday, March 18th and Friday, March 20th for the first Easter Egg Hunt in club history. The Partner's Club is an organization dedicated towards creating relationships between club members and the physically and mentally disabled students of ... more
  • PHS Partnerís Club Easter Event
  • PHS Soccer Pep Band (3/24/2015)

    A small group of students from the Pickens High School Marching Band participated in the Pickens High School boys and girls Varsity soccer match on Tuesday, March 17th, 2015. The students who took part in the soccer pep band were those of who are also a part of a special group whom are going to ... more
  • PHS Soccer Pep Band
  • Pickens County Beer and Wine Board Meeting (Video) (3/24/2015)

    Robin Higginbotham to address Board regarding Fainting Goat Vineyards...
  • Pickens County Beer and Wine Board Meeting (Video)
  • Piedmont Mountainside observes Certified Nurses Day (3/24/2015)

    Piedmont Mountainside Hospital celebrated Certified Nurses Day by recognizing nurses who have invested time in additional education and testing to become certified in a specialty area. Certification validates knowledge, skills abilities and experiences that go beyond the requirement of the RN rol... more
  • Piedmont Mountainside observes Certified Nurses Day
  • Four Legged Love From Loki (3/23/2015)
    Maltese mix male puppy ADOPTED
    Hi, I am Loki a really good looking little guy. I weigh about seven pounds and I enjoy sitting in laps and getting lots of attention. I am energetic and I love playing with toys. I am house trained and I like other dogs. The people here at the PAR Ranch say I am a bundle of energy but tha... more
  • Four Legged Love From Loki
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