PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • The UGA Extension Train Is Leaving the Station (2/1/2015)

    The Pickens County Extension Office, 4-H members and Master Gardeners watched the trains amble by the Jasper Train station for the last time this week. After a week of relocation and setting up they will be open for business February 3rd in the right half of the Chamber of Commerce building on Stega... more
  • The UGA Extension Train Is Leaving the Station
  • FFA Alumni Livestock Show (1/31/2015)

    FFA and 4-H members from Pickens High School, Jasper Middle School and Pickens Middle Schools gathered on Saturday, January 31st to participate in the annual Pickens County FFA Alumni Livestock Show. The show took place at the Pickens High Agricenter with Mr. Eric Hickox serving as this year’s judge...
  • FFA Alumni Livestock Show
  • Connect Hearing / Progressive Audiology Ribbon Cutting Ceremony (1/30/2015)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce was excited to celebrate Connect Hearing/ Progressive Audiology with a ribbon cutting held at their location at 540 North Main St., Suite C, Jasper on January 13 at 10:00 a.m. Connect Hearing in Jasper is part of one of the largest networks of hearing care c... more
  • Connect Hearing / Progressive Audiology Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
  • Georgia Boy Choir Festival in Atlanta Open to Boys 3rd through 12th grade (1/30/2015)
    Pickens native Eli Rittenberry is a member
    The Georgia Boy Choir will be hosting the Sixth Annual Georgia Boy Choir Festival on February 20 and 21, 2015 at Peachtree Road United Methodist Church in Atlanta. Eli Rittenberry, a Pickens County native, is a member of the choir. T... more
  • Georgia Boy Choir Festival in Atlanta Open to Boys 3rd through 12th grade
  • PSO Deputies Rescue Blue Heron on Hwy. 515 (Video) (1/30/2015)

    On January 29th, Sergeant Heath Watson and Deputy Travis Gibson with the Pickens County Sheriff's Office encountered something you don't see everyday. Blocking traffic in the middle of a busy highway was a Blue Heron. Deputy Gibson, then loaded the bird up in the rear of his patrol car and trans... more
  • PSO Deputies Rescue Blue Heron on Hwy. 515 (Video)
  • All Seekers Welcome to Fellowship Presbyterian Church (1/28/2015)

    Are you looking for a reason for living? Are you searching for personal significance? A personal sense of significance is rarely experienced in our culture. We spend our money and time on things that fail to satisfy and we begin to wonder what life's ultimate purpose really is. If you like to thi... more
  • All Seekers Welcome to Fellowship Presbyterian Church
  • CARES Pantry Pickins' October-December 2014 Newsletter (1/28/2015)
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    In this issue: Taste of Pickens Recap; Board Member Dayton Adams, Reminder to Register Your Kroger Card, Pastor's Pot planned for May 2nd, From the Director...
  • CARES Pantry Pickins' October-December 2014 Newsletter
  • Five PHS Students Compete for Skill USA Region 1 Competition (1/28/2015)
    Congratulations to Anna Walker for placing first
    On Friday, January 23, five students traveled to Rome, Ga. for the Skill USA Region 1 Competition. The students were: (pictured to the left L-R) Caleb Brooks (Observer), Raymond Sellers (Residential Wiring), Anna Walker (Preschool Teachers Assistant), Luke Stephens (Observer), and Kyle Baker... more
  • Five PHS Students Compete for Skill USA Region 1 Competition
  • Gutters Hard to Reach? (1/28/2015)
    USE THE RIGHT TOOLS!
    When the back of your home hangs forty feet above the ground, your gutters are definitely hard to reach! That's when Safety First becomes most important and using the right tools becomes necessary to prevent serious accidents. Having Workman's Comp and General Liability gives our company the s... more
  • Gutters Hard to Reach?
  • Meet The Artist with Larry Wilson Winter 2015 (1/28/2015)

    Sunday afternoon at Talking Rock Pottery was the place to be for lovers of art. Larry Wilson showcased his beautiful pottery work and even sold a few of his wonderful pieces. Several members of PACA and the community gathered to meet and greet each other. Tours of the facility were given by PACA ... more
  • Meet The Artist with Larry Wilson Winter 2015
  • Nine PHS HOSA Students Place in Top 10 in Region Competition (1/28/2015)

    Eleven Pickens High School HOSA students tested for a region competition. Nine of these students placed top 10 or better in our region. Please congratulate these students for a job well done! Ariel Hayes ~ 1st in Clinical Nursing Madison Smith ~ 1st in Medical Assisting Stephen Jordan ~ 3rd... more
  • Nine PHS HOSA Students Place in Top 10 in Region Competition
  • North Georgia Falcons Alumni Basketball Game - Young Guys vs Old Guys (1/28/2015)
    February 7th at 7:00 p.m.
    On Saturday, February 7 at 7:00 p.m. at the Pickens County Community Center on Camp Road, the North Georgia Falcons will hold the annual Alumni game between the current Falcon basketball team and the former players - Young Guns vs Old Guys. At half time, the Falcons will honor the 2015 seniors an... more
  • North Georgia Falcons Alumni Basketball Game - Young Guys vs Old Guys
  • 4-H/Master Gardener Spring Plant Sale (1/27/2015)
    Order by February 27th
    The always popular Annual 4H/Master Gardener Spring Plant Sale is underway. If you are interested in adding to your landscape or garden this year and are not familiar with this event, you might want to check it out. Each plant is chosen for its suitability to this area and purchased from nurseries... more
  • 4-H/Master Gardener Spring Plant Sale
  • First performance of Big Canoe Theater (BCT) on February 21st (1/27/2015)
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    Enjoy your long-time favorites at the group’s inaugural show, a revue of Broadway music as suggested by Big Canoe resident John D'Antonio. Without giving the program away, think along the lines of chorus-driven numbers, such as a rousing rendition of "There Is Nothin' Like A Dame" from “South Pacifi...
  • First performance of Big Canoe Theater (BCT) on February 21st
  • J. Dale Cannon, Jr., M.D. joins Piedmont Heart (1/27/2015)

    Piedmont Heart Institute welcomes triple board-certified cardiologist J. Dale Cannon, Jr., M.D., FACC to the practice located at 220 J.L. White Drive, Suite 100, Jasper, Ga. "We're happy to have Dr. Cannon on board at Piedmont Heart," said John Kelley, M.D., medical director of Piedmont Heart Ins... more
  • J. Dale Cannon, Jr., M.D. joins Piedmont Heart
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