PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Back to School Tip: Sharing the Road with School Buses (8/2/2015)

    In most cases, all drivers are required to stop when meeting or overtaking a stopped school bus that has its red lights flashing and its stop arm extended when loading or unloading passengers. The only exception to this rule is when highways are separated in the center by a dirt, grass or concre... more
  • Back to School Tip:  Sharing the Road with School Buses
  • Come by the Ranch and Meet Minnie & Mickey (8/2/2015)
    Minnie is ADOPTED
    Minnie has been at the shelter for several months. She and her brother, Mickey, would love to find forever homes soon. Minnie is 1 years old and is a complete love bug. She has a very sweet disposition and would be a great addition to just about any home. Come by the Ranch and meet Minnie ... more
  • Come by the Ranch and Meet Minnie & Mickey
  • Isn't Abigail a Beauty? (8/2/2015)
    One year old Maine Coon
    Abigail is a one year old Maine Coon. She is very loving and laid back. She enjoys lying around and being lazy when you are but also enjoys chasing toys when you want to play. Visit her today! Adoption Fees: $90 Dogs/Puppies, Kittens $50, & Cats $25. Adoption fee includes spay/neuter, and... more
  • Isn't Abigail a Beauty?
  • Older Cat Needs Adopting (8/2/2015)
    ADOPTED
    Sox has lived most of her life at the Ranch. She is 8-9 years old and has been at the Ranch for 6 years! She is very loving and would make an excellent addition to any family. Please open your heart and home to Sox today. She deserves a loving home. Stop by the Ranch and meet her today. A... more
  • Older Cat Needs Adopting
  • Romancing The Mt. Oglethorpe Bluestone Conundrum (8/2/2015)

    On Wednesday, September 23rd at 2pm, we'll celebrate the Autumnal Equinox at Eagle's Rest Park on Mt. Oglethorpe. Come each and everyone to add your touch... your stones... to the Bluestone Collection at Eagle's Rest Park. Through the millennium the bluestones of Stonehenge, New Grange and the I... more
  • Romancing The Mt. Oglethorpe Bluestone Conundrum
  • Sebastian is Free to a Good Home (8/2/2015)

    Sebastian was found in an abandoned home where he had been for several weeks. He came into the shelter very scared but has since came out of his shell. He is a very playful boy that loves tennis balls! Sebastian is free to a good home and prefers to be the only dog in the house. Come to the s... more
  • Sebastian is Free to a Good Home
  • 'A Shepherd's Mission Yard Sale' This Saturday, August 8th (8/1/2015)
    Supporting The Joy House, Ruth House, and Timothy House
    The Joy House, Ruth House, and Timothy House are being supported through "A Shepherd's Mission Yard Sale" being held this Saturday, August 8 from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at Fellowship Presbyterian Church located at 389 Bent Tree Drive off of Cove Rd. Household items, tools, electronics, yard ... more
  • 'A Shepherd's Mission Yard Sale' This Saturday, August 8th
  • Firefighter Ride (8/1/2015)

    Fundraiser for Bethany-Salem Volunteer Fire Department....
  • Firefighter Ride
  • Jasper Farmers Market (8/1/2015)

    SALSA CONTEST WINNERS: Roxanne Janes - Canned Salsa and Linda Ezell - Fresh Salsa ...
  • Jasper Farmers Market
  • All In One Supplements, LLC Ribbon Cutting (7/31/2015)

    Pickens County Chamber held a Ribbon Cutting at All In One Supplements, LLC on July 16 at their location at 744 Noah Drive. All In One Supplements opened May 4, 2015. They are family owned and operated. The 1400 sq. ft. store offers many products, vitamins, pre-workouts, proteins, fat burners. Th... more
  • All In One Supplements, LLC Ribbon Cutting
  • Could Cheeto be your snack-attack friend? (7/31/2015)

    It's all fun and games until someone's head gets stuck in the Cheese Ball bucket! But seriously, this poor gal, now named "Cheeto," got her head stuck after going in for a few treats. The great folks at the Pickens County Animal Shelter were able to rescue Cheeto but do not know how long the buc... more
  • Could Cheeto be your snack-attack friend?
  • PHS Student Stephen Jordan Attends National Youth Leadership Forum: Medicine (7/31/2015)
    Summer Forum Provides Framework for Examining Future Careers in Medicine
    How did you spend your summer? Pickens High School junior Stephen Jordan spent part of his at the National Youth Leadership Convention in Boston studying medicine. For nine days in July, which happen to fall over his birthday, Stephen studied at Harvard Medical School. For his hard work, he ear... more
  • PHS Student Stephen Jordan Attends National Youth Leadership Forum: Medicine
  • Pickens County School District Announces Change to County Athletic Program (7/31/2015)
    New Position of 'District Athletic Director' Created
    Effective today, an administrative change will take place to streamline and strengthen the athletic programs within the Pickens County School District with the creation of a District Athletic Director. This change will maximize the potential of athletic departments in the middle and high schools... more
  • Pickens County School District Announces Change to County Athletic Program
  • Auxiliary Unit hosts PCSO Family Picnic (7/30/2015)

    Saturday, July 25th a special celebration took place in Pickens County when the Sheriff's Office Auxiliary Unit hosted a picnic for the employees and families of the sheriff's office. Swimming, games and, of course, great food were all on the agenda. A sunny day provided the background in which abou... more
  • Auxiliary Unit hosts PCSO Family Picnic
  • Jasper Farmers Market Salsa Contest This Saturday (7/30/2015)
    Salsa Recipe
    The Wednesday market last week was good. It was set up in a U shape at the end of the parking lot so you could park close and see every one who was there with out walking around. Of course, there were less vendors but there was still a great variety of things for sale. Produce was plentiful as... more
  • Jasper Farmers Market Salsa Contest This Saturday
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