PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Mason Ford Named PHS XC Runenr of the Week (9/21/2018)

    Congratulations to Mason Ford for being named Shottenkirk Ford's PHS XC Boy Runner of the Week. On Saturday at the Warpath Invitational, Mason ran a personal best time of 18:41 (over a minute faster than his previous best time), and he finished 4th for the Varsity boys' team! more
  • Elisha Roberson Named PHS Cheerleader of the Week
  • Integrated Public Alert and Warning System National Test Rescheduled to October 3, 2018 (9/17/2018)

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) on Wednesday, October 3, 2018. The initial date of Thursday, September 20, 2018 wa... more
  • Integrated Public Alert and Warning System National Test Rescheduled to October 3, 2018
  • Michael Burrell Named PHS Football Player of the Week (9/17/2018)

    Congratulations to Michael Burrell for being named Shottenkirk Ford's Pickens Football Player of the Week. The Dragons defeated Chamblee 49-6 on Friday. #GoDragons... more
  • Michael Burrell Named PHS Football Player of the Week
  • Margy Lohman Honored for Lifetime of Service (9/16/2018)

    Margy Lohman, founder and former Executive Director of Prevent Child Abuse Pickens, received the Mark Chaffin Community Award for her 25 years of dedication to preventing child abuse in Pickens County. The award was presented on September 13 by Julia Neighbors, Director of Prevent Child Abuse Georgi... more
  • Margy Lohman Honored for Lifetime of Service
  • Rick Jasperse Seeks Re-Election to Georgia House of Representative District 11 (9/16/2018)

    I am announcing that I will seek re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives District 11. House District 11 covers parts of Gordon and Murray counties and all of Pickens. It has been a tremendous honor and privilege for me to represent the people of House District 11. I have enjoyed gett... more
  • Rick Jasperse Seeks Re-Election to Georgia House of Representative District 11
  • Georgia Mountains Hospice Gives Back (9/15/2018)

    Georgia Mountains Hospice will turn 25 years old on September 15, 2018. We are honored and blessed to have been serving the patients and families of these north Georgia counties during the most difficult time in their lives. We understand that we would not have been able to continue our mission of... more
  • Georgia Mountains Hospice Gives Back
  • Arrest Made After Unknown Substance Found During A Search at Local Vape Shop Adversely Affects Five Public Safety Officers (9/14/2018)

    During an extensive investigation regarding the potential possession and distribution of controlled substances and other criminal activity, a search warrant was executed today at the A-1 Smoke Shop, located at 684 West Church Street, Jasper, Georgia. Controlled and banned items were confiscated as p... more
  • Arrest Made After Unknown Substance Found During A Search at Local Vape Shop Adversely Affects Five Public Safety Officers
  • Emily Laster Named PHS Nettes Volleyball Player of the Week (9/14/2018)

    Congratulations to Emily Laster for being named Shottenkirk Ford's Pickens High School Nettes Volleyball Player of the Week! ... more
  • Emily Laster Named PHS Nettes Volleyball Player of the Week
  • Hattie Baker Named PHS Nettes Softball Player of the Week (9/13/2018)

    Congratulations to Hattie Baker for being named Shottenkirk Ford's PHS Nettes Softball Player of the Week!... more
  • Hattie Baker Named PHS Nettes Softball Player of the Week
  • Drive through the DRIVE-THRU FLU SHOT CLINIC (9/12/2018)
    Tuesday, September 25th!
    Fast, safe, convenient. . . drive through and beat the flu at the DRIVE-THRU FLU SHOT CLINIC in Jasper! Just roll in, roll up a sleeve and get the shot that will protect you all flu season, while seated in your vehicle. The Pickens County Health Department will conduct their annual Drive-thru Fl... more
  • Drive through the DRIVE-THRU FLU SHOT CLINIC
  • Gabe Folks Named PHS Band Student of the Week (9/12/2018)

    Gabe Folks is our trumpet section leader and electronics officer. Gabe is a sophomore and is an incredibly dedicated and hard worker in the marching band and all of his classes. Gabe loves to help others and is constantly trying to improve himself and make others better in the process. Gabe i... more
  • Gabe Folks Named PHS Band Student of the Week
  • The Pickens Report - August 2018 (9/12/2018)

    The fall season is approaching and for locals we know that means the Georgia Marble Festival is coming soon! A local favorite that brings in travelers from all corners of life to the marble capital on the first weekend of October. The two-day festival will consist of: art and craft vendors, a fr... more
  • The Pickens Report - August 2018
  • 4-Way Tie For PHS Football Player of the Week (9/10/2018)

    This week's Shottenkirk Ford Pickens Football Player of the Week is a 4-way tie: Michael Burrell, Alex Snelgrove, Zach Goss and Kaleb Ray CONGRATULATIONS! 🏈🐲 The Dragons defeated White County 42-35 on Friday. #GoDragons... more
  • 4-Way Tie For PHS Football Player of the Week

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