PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • GA Tumble & Cheer celebrates 10th Anniversary!! (4/28/2015)

    This has been a successful year for Owner, Lori Chancey Howard and her two GXA Allstar Teams! They recently traveled after winning a paid bid for US Finals in Pensacola FL. The Junior Level 2 Team came home with 2nd Place win, and the Youth Level 1 Team came home with a 3rd place win!! Junior Le... more
  • GA Tumble & Cheer celebrates 10th Anniversary!!
  • JYSA Wrestling Competes in the Georgia Games (4/28/2015)

    Three members of the JYSA Dragon Junior Wrestling team competed in the Georgia Games held at Woodward Academy in College Park, GA on April 26, 2015. Congratulations: 1st - Isaiah Williams 2nd - Landon Poole 3rd - Cason Cannon ... more
  • JYSA Wrestling Competes in the Georgia Games
  • PHS Student on State Superintendent of School's Student Advisory Council (4/28/2015)

    Stephen Jordan, a Pickens High School student, is one of the 50 students across the state on the State Superintendent of School’s student advisory council. The purpose of the council is to discuss how decisions made at the state level are affecting students throughout Georgia. The council meets ... more
  • PHS Student on State Superintendent of School's Student Advisory Council
  • Good Samaritan Ribbon Cutting (4/27/2015)

    Ribbon Cutting for the Dr. Joseph A. Wilber Building, one of three new buildings that will replace older temporary buildings at the Good Samaritan Health & Wellness Center....
  • Good Samaritan Ribbon Cutting
  • Youth Leadership Graduation (4/27/2015)

    36 Pickens County Youth participated in the program: Elizabeth Adams, Marilyn Hope Atkins, Jesse Brooks, Anne Brown-Goolsby, Luke Burch, Claire Callahan, Sadie Cornett, Caleb Cowart, Shelbi Reagan Fowler, Elliot Gallagher, Addie Garner, Haley Gayden, Tucker James Green, Andrew Haygood, Kari Henke, M...
  • Youth Leadership Graduation
  • Bent Tree Round Robin Tennis (4/25/2015)

    Bent Tree Tennis Center and the Bent Tree Foundation, Inc. hosted the annual Round Robin Tennis Tournament to raise funds for scholarships for deserving High School Seniors to help with college expenses....
  • Bent Tree Round Robin Tennis
  • N.C. Low, Jr. Dedication (4/25/2015)

    The Town Council placed a marble plaque on the front of the Town Hall, in appreciation, memory and honor of N. C. Low, Jr. for his long term volunteer service to the Town of Talking Rock. Cheryl Sams, Mark Grizzle and Holly Hodge spoke at the dedication....
  • N.C. Low, Jr. Dedication
  • Optimist 5K Flapjack Run (4/25/2015)

    Congratulations to winner Andrew Gibson with time 18:06 and Sabrina Young First female with time 18:52....
  • Optimist 5K Flapjack Run
  • Pickens County Bus ROAD-E-O (4/25/2015)

    Winners: 1st - Wanda Tidwell; 2nd - Carolyn Tidwell; 3rd - Paula Kincaid<...
  • Pickens County Bus ROAD-E-O
  • Pickens County Health Fair (4/25/2015)

    Close to 500 attended the annual Pickens County Health Fair coordinated by Jasper Lions Club, Piedmont Mountainside Hospital, Georgia Mountains Hospice, Inc. and Chattahoochee Technical College. Free screenings included: Hearing, Vision, Glucose, Cholesterol, Scoliosis, EKG, Ht-Wt, Pulse Ox, and Wo...
  • Pickens County Health Fair
  • Pickens High School Ghost Out (4/24/2015)

    Pickens County Ghost Out Program was developed out of concern for safety and about the serious results of a crash. The goal was to alert the students, and the community to the seriousness of reckless driving, driving while under the influence and distracted driving. ...
  • Pickens High School Ghost Out
  • Callahan Classic (4/22/2015)

    20 Teams participated in the Callahan Classic, a benefit for Pickens County Fire Department employee Shane Callahan. Proceeds from the golf tournament ($6,270.68) helped Shane pay off his remaining medical expenses from an illness earlier this year....
  • Callahan Classic
  • Pickens High School Students to Receive Free Prom Hairstyles at Chattahoochee Tech (4/22/2015)
    May 2nd between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m
    The prices for going to prom are not cheap, especially when adding in formal clothing, accessories, activities, transportation, and a nice meal. Chattahoochee Technical College Cosmetology Instructor Jeannie Ingram and her students at the school's Appalachian Campus are wanting to help with one of t... more
  • Pickens High School Students to Receive Free Prom Hairstyles at Chattahoochee Tech
  • 'Abe Lincoln' To Speak At Bluegrass Charity Festival Church Service (4/21/2015)

    American Legion Post 149's Bluegrass Charity Festival is bringing the best bands... the best military speaker for opening ceremony... and now... the impossible.. a voice from the past. "Abraham Lincoln" is appearing live at the Sunday gospel service on 10 May at 10 a.m. Honest! Well... as close... more
  • 'Abe Lincoln' To Speak At Bluegrass Charity Festival Church Service
  • Another Improv Comedy Night For You! (4/21/2015)
    Saturday, April 25th at 7:30 p.m. at Tater Patch Players Theater
    If you came to our first Improv Night, you know what a laugh riot it was. Many of you bravely took to the stage and the rest laughed! We're doing it again on April 25 at 7:30. This was one of the "Sylvia" production nights that was canceled because one of the cast members sustained an injury d... more
  • Another Improv Comedy Night For You!
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