PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Tire Amnesty Month of April for Pickens County Residents (4/8/2016)

    Pickens County residents only, may take four (4) scrap passenger tires, maximum per family, off the rims, to the Pickens County Recycle Center on Camp Road and Cove Road, during the month of April as part of the Great American Clean Month. Keep Pickens Beautiful would like to remind you that mos... more
  • Tire Amnesty Month of April for Pickens County Residents
  • Great Family Dog! (4/7/2016)

    Hi, I'm >Jazzy. I'm 35 lbs and 2 years old. I'm fully vetted and ready for a new home. I'm high energy and would be a great family dog. Please come see me at the shelter. Adoption Fees: $90 Dogs, $100 Puppies, Kittens $50, & Cats $25. Adoption fee includes spay/neuter, and vaccines in... more
  • Great Family Dog!
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners April 2016 Work Session (Video) (4/7/2016)

    Items of discussion: Report on the Salary and Classification Study; 2) Text Amendment – subdivisions with gravel private streets in certain cases; 3) Recycling county electronic equipment; 4) Statewide Mutual Aid and Assistance Agreement...
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners April 2016 Work Session (Video)
  • Georgia Mountains Auburn Alumni Club Picnic and Scholarship Dinner (4/6/2016)
    Thursday, April 28 at The Veranda at The Clubhouse, Big Canoe
    The Georgia Mountains Auburn Alumni Club will kick off the 2016 season with their Annual Picnic and Scholarship Dinner, Thursday, April 28, 6:00 p.m. on The Veranda at The Clubhouse, Big Canoe. If you're an Auburn Alumni or friend, come early to enjoy a beautiful evening on The Veranda, sip you... more
  • Georgia Mountains Auburn Alumni Club Picnic and Scholarship Dinner
  • Give Bennie a Home That He's Dreamed Of (4/6/2016)

    I'm Bennie! I am a one year old lab mix who loves to chase racquet balls! I am from a litter of seven and after more than a year with PAR, I am still waiting for a home. I am very friendly, I get along with other dogs and I am very playful! Please come visit me and give me the home I've been ... more
  • Give Bennie a Home That He's Dreamed Of
  • Pickens Ferst MOST WANTED to be Arrested (4/6/2016)

    Pickens Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy is on the lookout for our Eleven Most Wanted suspects to be "arrested" and brought to the Old Historic Jail on North Main Street on Tuesday, April 26, 2016. Local law enforcement will be picking them up from 10:30 to 11:30 and bringing them before the... more
  • Pickens Ferst MOST WANTED to be Arrested
  • Pickens GOP Hosting 'Opposed Candidates Debate' (4/6/2016)

    Pickens County GOP is proud to hold an "Opposed Candidates Debate" at Chattahoochee Technical College, 100 Campus Dr. on Thursday, April 21st from 7:00 to 9:30 p.m. Offices included in debate forum: • Commissioner Chairman • Tax Commissioner • Board of Education Post 1 • Coroner If you w... more
  • Pickens GOP Hosting 'Opposed Candidates Debate'
  • PWPC Annual Seminar (4/6/2016)

    Are you looking for a new way to market your business? Are you tired of endless networking meetings, cold calls, and door to door sales? Instead, are you ready for business to come straight to you? If so, then you need to attend the Professional Women of Pickens County's Annual Seminar. Motivati... more
  • PWPC Annual Seminar
  • Relay for Life Annual Yard Sale This Saturday (4/6/2016)
    April 9th from 9 am to 2 pm
    Relay For Life of Pickens County will hold its Annual Yard Sale this coming Saturday, April 9th at Lee Newton Park located off of Stegall Drive in Jasper, Georgia. The Yard Sale begins at 9am until 2pm. Come out to find those hidden treasures or great items that you just got to have for yourself... more
  • Relay for Life Annual Yard Sale This Saturday
  • See What's Growin' On at PHS Plant Sale (4/6/2016)
    Plant Sale begins Wednesday, April 13th
    If the spring weather has your green thumb needing a workout, we have just the remedy. The PHS Annual Spring Plant Sale will begin on Wednesday, April 13th. The Greenhouse will be open each day, Wednesday the 13th and Thursday the 14th, and Friday the 15th from 2:00 to 5:00 for plant purchases. ... more
  • See What's Growin' On at PHS Plant Sale
  • What’s in Store? How to Buy Healthy Foods on a Budget (4/6/2016)

    What's in Store? is a grocery store tour led by local Registered Dietitian Jenna Prince Farmer to help you: • Make smart shopping lists • Understand food labels • Eat foods that are local and in season • Choose healthy items for less • Learn how to better manage your health conditions by eati... more
  • What’s in Store? How to Buy Healthy Foods on a Budget
  • Why You Should Come See 'You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown' (4/6/2016)

    If you had asked me what I wanted to do with my life when I was in eighth grade, I would have responded with a confident, "I want to be a writer!" Ask the same question again, just two years later, and I will say, "I want to go into musical theatre." (It may seem that I am less enthusiastic about th... more
  • Why You Should Come See 'You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown'
  • It’s The Journey, Inc. Awards Nearly $45K to Northside Hospital Breast Cancer Program (4/5/2016)

    In 2015, approximately 776 underinsured women received breast cancer screening and diagnostic services through the Northside Hospital Cancer Institute. Five breast cancers were detected. More cases of breast cancer are diagnosed and treated at the Northside Hospital Cancer Institute than at any ... more
  • It’s The Journey, Inc. Awards Nearly $45K to Northside Hospital Breast Cancer Program
  • Mountain Bike Trails at Talking Rock Nature Preserve Public Meeting (4/5/2016)

    Public meeting for discussion of mountain bike trail work at the 211-acre park Talking Rock Nature Preserve held by Southeastern Trust for Parks and Land (STPAL) on the west side of Highway 515 at the Gilmer County line....
  • Mountain Bike Trails at Talking Rock Nature Preserve Public Meeting
  • Town of Talking Rock Council March April Meeting (Video) (4/5/2016)

    Discussion on Town Truck, Park Grant, and Trade Days. ...
  • Town of Talking Rock Council March April Meeting (Video)
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