PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES
Each October, community members put on a shade of pink to raise awareness about breast cancer. Piedmont Mountainside Hospital has selected four new ambassadors in its annual Real Men Wear Pink campaign. Chief Magistrate Judge Allen Wigington is one who heard the call to speak out against breast canc... more
Vote for your favorite scarecrow on Main Street....
Agenda items: Red Ribbon Week Proclamation; Resolution GMA Lease...
Lou Stewart is new City Clerk; Red Ribbon Week Proclamation; Bid Opening for Demolition of Marble Building...
Sierra has done an outstanding job this year as the clarinet section leader for the Pride of Pickens Band, Uniform Officer, and Beta Club Initiation Officer. She is always helpful, friendly and kind to all and she is great to have in our group. We are fortunate to have such a hard-working ... more
PHS Cheerleader of the Week is Abbey Hardman. Abbey is a fourth year cheerleader, with three years of Varsity experience, and one of our Varsity Captains. Abbey has shown true dedication to her sport in and outside of school. She is a model cheerleader for all younger girls and represents the D... more
The Pickens High School Journalism Class reached out to coaches and directors to recognize players and students of the week across sports and activities. Kaitlin Redman was chosen as Player of the Week for Softball. Congratulations!... more
The Pickens High School Journalism Class reached out to coaches and directors to recognize players and students of the week across sports and activities. Kirsten Elrod was chosen as Player of the Week for Volleyball. Congratulations!... more
The Georgia Marble Festival is an annual event on the first weekend in October. This year, remnants of Hurrican Joaquin put a damper on the festival but the festivities still continued. ...
Parade Theme - "Our Marble - Our Heritage; Winners: 1st - Pickens County 4-H, 2nd - Pickens GOP, 3rd - The Devil's Shadow Haunted Hayride, Honorable Mention - Talmadge Brothers Funeral Home & Casket Company...
WINNERS: 5K - Overall & First Male ~ Matthew Stewart (18:38) and First Female - Sarah Turner (19:55); 1 MILE FUN RUN ~ Overall & First Female - Anslee Stone (7:17) and First Male - Caleb Bryant (7:23)...
The PHS Cheerleaders are selling T-shirts for the Pickens vs. Gilmer game on Oct. 30th. The t-shirts (AS-AXL) are $12 for short sleeve and $15 for long sleeve. The students are having a “White Out” for the Gilmer game; so, the shirts will be white. If you would like to purchase a shirt, please e-mai... more
Mrs. Leslie Zuidema was voted this year's 2015-2016 teacher of the year. Mrs. Zuidema has worked at Pickens High School since 2011. She teaches healthcare science. It is her passion. She's worked hard and dedicated hundreds of hours to her students. Before working here at the school she worked f... more
On September 16, schools all over Georgia celebrated the yearly "See You At The Pole" where friends and strangers gather around the school's flag pole and worship. Pickens High FCA Vice President Matthew Bearden was there and when asked about how he felt said, "I was inspired to see so many peop... more
Annual Meeting October 3, 2015
Registration for the 2015 Annual Meeting will be held in the Truck Maintenance and Storage Building of the headquarters facility beginning at 11:30 a.m....