PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Casual Classics Concert Series Presents Robert Henry (4/7/2015)
    April 20, 2015 7:00 p.m. at Fellowship Presbyterian Church
    Hailed as a "consummate artist — brilliant, formidable, effortless, and the epitome of control and poise," Robert Henry is an internationally distinguished pianist, winning universal acclaim as orchestral soloist, recitalist, accompanist, and chamber musician. Possessing the rare combination of insi... more
  • Casual Classics Concert Series Presents Robert Henry
  • Collaborative Partner Spotlight: Georgia WIC (4/7/2015)
    Helping Families Grow Healthy for Life
    WIC stands for Women, Infants, and Children. The WIC Program provides nutrition assessments, health screenings, breastfeeding counseling, referral to other health and social services, and vouchers for healthy foods. WIC also provides infant formula and special needs formula for infants, children ... more
  • Collaborative Partner Spotlight: Georgia WIC
  • Erosion of the Middle Class- Rhetoric and Reality (4/7/2015)

    With candidates announcing intentions to run, the 2016 Presidential race is officially underway so soon we will be inundated with proclamations about how all the other contenders are ruining the country and destroying the middle class. And while whether or not the county is being ruined can be debat... more
  • Erosion of the Middle Class- Rhetoric and Reality
  • IS THIS YOUR CUP OF TEA? – AN EVENING WITH TREVOR LOUDON (4/7/2015)

    Trevor Loudon is touring Georgia in April and Pickens County GA Tea Party has booked him for the evening of Monday, April 13, 2015. Please mark your calendar and join us for an interesting and entertaining evening with New Zealand's popular author and commentator. We will have a "meet and greet" a... more
  • IS THIS YOUR CUP OF TEA? – AN EVENING WITH TREVOR LOUDON
  • New 55+ ‘conservation’ gated community set for Steve Tate (4/7/2015)
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    Wayne Bruce and Curtis Burkett, principals of Bruce & Burkett LLC, completed the purchase of a 138-acre tract located on Steve Tate Highway in Marble Hill. Currently known as Whispering Creek, the subdivision consists of 75 one- to four-acre buildable, wooded home sites covering over 138 acres....
  • New 55+ ‘conservation’ gated community set for Steve Tate
  • PHS Baseball Pink Out Game (4/7/2015)

    Pickens County PHS Baseball Pink Out Game against Southeast Whitfield honoring Vickie Sams, Jeri Bishop, Regina Smith, Lisa Galloway and Minalee Mullina....
  • PHS Baseball Pink Out Game
  • Pickens County Board of Elections and Registration (Video) (4/7/2015)

    Guest William McNiff speaking on residency requirements for Nelson Mayor....
  • Pickens County Board of Elections and Registration (Video)
  • PICKENS HIGH HORTICULTURE PLANS PLANT SALE (4/7/2015)

    If your green thumb is aching from being cooped up through this year's long, cold winter, we may just have the remedy for you. The PHS Annual Spring Plant Sale will begin on Wednesday, April 15th. The Greenhouse will be open each day, Wednesday the 15th and Thursday the 16th, and Friday the 17th f... more
  • PICKENS HIGH HORTICULTURE PLANS PLANT SALE
  • Warming up* at the Jasper Farmers Market (4/7/2015)

    A bright sunny day at the market, but the wind played havoc with the temperature and the vendor tents. But most vendors toughed it out and customers came and marketing was accomplished and now we can look forward to beautiful weather*, happy vendors, friendly people, hot coffee and the augmenting e... more
  • Warming up* at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Jasper City Council April 2015 Meeting (Video) (4/6/2015)

    Plaque presentation to Police Chief Lovell to commemorate the $12,000 raised for bullet proof vest. A plaque was also presented to Dan Moore in honor of Maxine Moore....
  • Jasper City Council April 2015 Meeting (Video)
  • Nelson City Council April 2015 Meeting Video (4/6/2015)

    Congratulations to City of Nelson Police Officer Michael Poulos, and his team, for earning second place in this year's Georgia Bureau of Investigations sponsored Criminal Justice and Crime Scene Processing competition held in Atlanta on April 3. This event is a yearly competition held for students ...
  • Nelson City Council April 2015 Meeting Video
  • PHS Theatre 'Hello Dolly' (4/6/2015)

    Photos and video promo are from PHS Theatre's Spring Musical 'Hello Dolly' during the dress rehearsal on April 6, 2015....
  • PHS Theatre 'Hello Dolly'
  • JMA Easter Egg Hunt (4/4/2015)

    Jasper Merchants Association host the annual Easter Egg Hunt in Lee Newton Park in Jasper, Georgia....
  • JMA Easter Egg Hunt
  • Nelson Easter Egg Hunt (4/4/2015)

    The Nelson Easter Egg Hunt, held on April 4 in Nelson City Park, was co-sponsored by the City of Nelson and E.W. Hightower Lodge. Grand Prize Winners in all age categories: 0-2, 2-5, 6-7 and 8-9....
  • Nelson Easter Egg Hunt
  • April is Keep Pickens Beautiful - The Great American Cleanup Month (4/3/2015)

    On March 17th, Board Members from Keep Pickens Beautiful met with Commissioner Rob Jones, Commissioner Becky Denney, Mayor John Weaver of Jasper and Mayor Carol Opdenhoff of Talking Rock to officially proclaim April 2015 as the official "Keep Pickens Beautiful - The Great American Cleanup" month for... more
  • April is Keep Pickens Beautiful - The Great American Cleanup Month
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