PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • PHS Band Student of the Week: Faith Dement (11/13/2015)

    Pickens High School Band Student of the Week is Faith Dement. Faith is a Sophomore band member in the trumpet section. She is very hard worker, evidenced by her practicing all the time, and also taking Music Theory AP in tenth grade. Faith is always one of the first to volunteer when help... more
  • PHS Band Student of the Week:  Faith Dement
  • PHS Cheerleaders of the Week: Taylor Haynes and Kerrie Lee (11/13/2015)

    Pickens High School announces the Cheerleaders of the Week. Due to failure to name one last week, two are recognized. Taylor Haynes is a 4th year cheerleader, with 3 years of Varsity experience, and one of the Varsity Captains. Taylor is an awesome cheerleader who shows great school spirit and h... more
  • PHS Cheerleaders of the Week: Taylor Haynes and Kerrie Lee
  • The Jasper Winter Farmers Market Opens (11/13/2015)
    Next one is Saturday, November 21st
    The first impression when you walked in the door was wow! The big empty room in the Chamber of Commerce/County Extension Building was transformed into a festive shopping bonanza. Christmas was a theme for most of the vendors, selling decorations or things that would make a good gift. Every indo... more
  • The Jasper Winter Farmers Market Opens
  • Pickens County Board of Education November 2015 (Video) (11/12/2015)

    Pickens County Middle School Chorus performed two songs before the meeting started. Students recognized: Sadie Phillips Selected for State Student Advisory Council; 7AAAA Cross Country Region Champions; Pickens County School Bus Poster Contest Winners. Roundabout preliminary study for Dragon Dri...
  • Pickens County Board of Education November 2015 (Video)
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Sponsors Chamber November Breakfast (11/11/2015)

    The Chamber Membership Breakfast was held November 10th with over 200 in attendance. Dough Boys Cakes & Catering catered a delicious breakfast and Piedmont Mountainside Hospital was our breakfast sponsor. Dr. Cannon, MD, of Piedmont Heart Institute, spoke about all the wonderful health and wellness ... more
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Sponsors Chamber November Breakfast
  • Ribbon Cutting for North Gate Estates & Consignment Sales (11/11/2015)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate North Gate Estates & Consignment Sales for their Ribbon Cutting and their new Chamber membership. It all started a few years ago when a resident of Big Canoe wanted to host an estate sale that was easily accessible to the public. W... more
  • Ribbon Cutting for North Gate Estates & Consignment Sales
  • Ribbon Cutting for Young Living Essential Oils (11/11/2015)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate Young Living Essential Oils for their Ribbon Cutting Celebration and new Chamber membership. Young Living Essential Oils has been at the forefront of bringing natural oils to modern users. Lisa McCollum, private distributor and Cha... more
  • Ribbon Cutting for Young Living Essential Oils
  • Veterans Day Luncheon (11/11/2015)

    Piedmont Mountainside Hospital and Stearns Bank hosted a luncheon in appreciation of Pickens County veterans. This year, veterans were able to sign a car built by Randy Gallop of Genesis Medical. After 5,000 veteran signatures are obtained, the car will be auctioned off with proceeds given to an o...
  • Veterans Day Luncheon
  • Veterans Day Parade (11/11/2015)

    This year, Abraham Lincoln (Home Sewell) recited the Gettysburg Address before the parade proceeded down Stegall Drive. Grand Marshal was World War II nurse Lucille McMullen. See video below. ...
  • Veterans Day Parade
  • Veterans Day Program (11/11/2015)

    Patriotic Music by PHS Pride of Pickens Band and Chorus; Colors by local Boy Scout Troops, Invocation by Bud Champlin, Master of Ceremony Tom Lindsey; Speaker Steven L. Arnold, Lieutenant General U.S. Army (Ret.), Placing of the Wreaths, 21 Gun Salue, and Taps by Leslie Miller. Video and photos....
  • Veterans Day Program
  • Veterans Memorial Park (11/11/2015)

    The Ground Breaking of Veterans Memorial Park was led by retired Marine, Wayne Poore representing the joint military committee in Pickens County (American Legion Post 149, DAV Chapter 47 and Marine Corps League, Detachment 1280)....
  • Veterans Memorial Park
  • Food for Food This Weekend (11/10/2015)
    A Taste of Pickens is November 14th at Chattahoochee Tech
    This Saturday, November 14th, nearly 20 restaurants, caterers and bakers have donated signature product to raise money for CARES, Pickens Food Pantry. Participants are Carriage House, Fuego, Bojangles (also sponsoring PHS Chefs), 61 Main, PHS Culinary Arts, Rocco’s, Bub-ba-Q, Cora’s, Deb’s Baker... more
  • Food for Food This Weekend
  • Great News For Shoppers! (11/10/2015)

    This year, the Holiday Market and Expo will provide an unusual shopping experience for early Christmas shoppers. The event will be held at Chattahoochee Tech in Jasper. On Friday night, November 20th, between the hours of 5:30PM until 8:00PM and on Saturday, November 21st between the hours of 10... more
  • Great News For Shoppers!
  • Holiday Gift Idea: Mystery of the Trees Book and DVD Bundle (11/10/2015)

    The Mountain Stewards 'Mystery of the Trees' book and DVD are now offered as a Holiday Sale Package at a discounted cost to $37.50, a $10 savings for both. The Mountain Stewards, during their trail building, became intrigued by oddly-shaped trees that some claimed were bent by Native American In... more
  • Holiday Gift Idea:  Mystery of the Trees Book and DVD Bundle
  • Kennesaw State Trumpets return to Holy Family in Free Concert (11/10/2015)

    The Episcopal Church of the Holy Family is proud to present the trumpet ensemble from Kennesaw State University in a free concert Sunday, November 15, at 3:30 P.M. This return engagement promises to be even more exciting than last year with 17 trumpeters filling the Holy Family nave with the sounds... more
  • Kennesaw State Trumpets return to Holy Family in Free Concert

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