PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Hill City Students Participate in Summer Reading Club (9/13/2015)

    Yippee! Hill City Elementary school had the most students participate in the Pickens County public library's summer reading club! The theme this year was "Every Hero has a Story". Congratulations to our Hawk readers! Elizabeth Childers Toxey Childers Easton Collins Kessler Conners Korbin Conn... more
  • Hill City Students Participate in Summer Reading Club
  • Nicolas Deuson, Nationally Known Guitarist, at Holy Family (9/13/2015)

    The Episcopal Church of the Holy Family is excited to announce a program of acoustic guitar as its season-opening free concert on Sunday, September 20, at 3:30 P.M. First prize winner in the 2010 Pacific Guitar Competition, and semifinalist in the 2009 Tokyo International Guitar Competition, Nicolas... more
  • Nicolas Deuson, Nationally Known Guitarist, at Holy Family
  • Tater Patch Wants To Tell You A Chilling Story (9/13/2015)
    Jekyll and Hyde opens September 18th
    The story of Jekyll and Hyde is one of the most well known in the English language, and few will come to this play without already knowing the connection between the title characters. The book itself presents us with what seems like a detective novel, beginning with a sinister figure of unknown orig... more
  • Tater Patch Wants To Tell You A Chilling Story
  • The Jerry W. Appleton Teen Tech Center at New Boys & Girls Club (9/13/2015)

    Much progress has been made on the new Boys & Girls Club located at Roper Park, including the first room sponsorship - The Jerry W. Appleton Teen Tech Center. Jeff, Becky and Sue Appleton presented a donation in memory of Jerry Appleton on August 24, 2015. There are many more rooms available ... more
  • The Jerry W. Appleton Teen Tech Center at New Boys & Girls Club
  • Antique Engine & Tractor Show (9/12/2015)

    Annual event held the second Friday and Saturday in September at Lee Newton Park. Presented by the Georgia Antique Engine Club....
  • Antique Engine & Tractor Show
  • Miss Georgia Marble (9/12/2015)

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  • Miss Georgia Marble
  • Pickens County Schools Placed On Precautionary Lockdown (9/11/2015)

    Pickens County School Resource Officer Lt. Shane Padgett sent out the release below this morning. After a little over an hour, the lockdown was lifted and a second release was posted on the PSO Facebook page: "Upon completion of the investigation at Pickens High School, it has been determined t... more
  • Pickens County Schools Placed On Precautionary Lockdown
  • Bank of North Georgia First Friday Morning Mixer (9/10/2015)

    Bank of North Georgia welcomed Jasper into their office early on Friday, September 4th to host this month's First Friday Morning Mixer, from 7:30 Ė 9:00 am. This month marked exactly one year from when Bank of North Georgia hosted the inaugural First Friday Morning Mixer in 2014. Over 30 people stop... more
  • Bank of North Georgia First Friday Morning Mixer
  • Pickens County Board of Education September 2015 Meeting Video (9/10/2015)

    Anna Walker recognized for winning at the national level in two separate CTSO (Career and Technical Student Organizations) events. FY2016 Budget approved; 2015 Millage rate approved....
  • Pickens County Board of Education September 2015 Meeting Video
  • Jasper City Council September 2015 Meeting (Video) (9/9/2015)

    Deferred compensation Ė Valic; GEMA grant; SPLOST project No. 2015-005 paving contractor approval...
  • Jasper City Council September 2015 Meeting (Video)
  • PCSO Auxiliary shares Jeepfest Success (9/9/2015)

    Jeepfest 2015 was a huge success by any standard of measure as the event has grown each year since itís been in existence. The "Crawl for the Kids" is an event to be enjoyed by the whole family, from the tiniest babe in diapers to seniors. The Pickens Sheriff's Auxiliary Unit is one of several volu... more
  • PCSO Auxiliary shares Jeepfest Success
  • Turning The Lights Back On (9/9/2015)

    As students are starting to finally settle back into their normal routines involved with school, football season has kicked off. Thousands of fans crowded Dragon Stadium with plenty of excitement to see the season get kicked off. The Pickens High School Dragons opened up the season with a 13-6 victo... more
  • Turning The Lights Back On
  • Adopt This Russian Blue Bobtail Kitten (9/8/2015)

    Hi! I'm Sugar! My temporary home is here at the Pickens Animal Shelter. I am a cute and playful Russian Blue bobtail kitten. (Whew thatís a mouthful for a little girl like me!) I enjoy chasing ribbons and bows! Swing by the shelter sometime soon to say Hi! Who knows, maybe you'll pay my adopt... more
  • Adopt This Russian Blue Bobtail Kitten
  • Auxiliary donates $5,000 to Friends of Mountainside (9/8/2015)

    The Friends of Mountainside is one step closer to its goal of raising $50,000 for Piedmont Mountainside Hospital in 2015. The Piedmont Mountainside Auxiliary recently donated $5,000 which brings the group closer to funding a new Parks Flo-Lab in the hospital. This advanced vascular diagnostic techno... more
  • Auxiliary donates $5,000 to Friends of Mountainside
  • Georgia High School Football: North Georgia Sneaks Past East Atlanta (9/8/2015)

    The North Georgia Falcons (Canton, GA) football edged the host East Atlanta Mustangs (Conyers, GA), 38-34 in Friday's league bout. North Georgia Falcons came home Friday night with a 38-34 win against East Atlanta Mustangs. This was a hard fought battle with a less than the usual stellar perform... more
  • Georgia High School Football: North Georgia Sneaks Past East Atlanta
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