PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Pickens Special Olympics (5/1/2015)
    Track and Field
    Video of opening ceremonies and photos of the event....
  • Pickens Special Olympics
  • Stampede Rodeo (5/1/2015)

    Southern Rodeo Company presents IPRA sanctioned Bull Riding, Steer Wrestling, Tiedown Roping, Team Roping, Barrel Racing and more for the Pickens County Sheriff's Foundation 6th Annual Stampede Rodeo on May 1 & 2, 2015....
  • Stampede Rodeo
  • State of the Community by Mayor Weaver and Commissioner Jones (5/1/2015)
    Speakers at the Pickens Chamber April Breakfast (Video)
    The Chamber Membership breakfast was held April 14th with over 200 in attendance. Breakfast was catered by Bojangles and R&R Body Shop & IBM Southeast Employees' Federal Credit Union was the May sponsor. Dave Garner with ETC hosted "State of the Community" with Board of Commission Chairman-Robert Jo... more
  • State of the Community by Mayor Weaver and Commissioner Jones
  • Farm Bureau Ribbon Cutting (4/30/2015)

    Ernie Dean and the Staff at Farm Bureau celebrated with a Ribbon Cutting March 26th. Farm Bureau Insurance has offices in 158 county locations across the state and strive to be the first choice for residents of Pickens County for farm, automobile, life and dwelling insurance. They also offer cov... more
  • Farm Bureau Ribbon Cutting
  • Paint the Town Purple for Relay for Life Days (4/30/2015)
    Contest is May 10-15, 2015
    Today, Robert P. Jones, Chairman of the Pickens County Board of Commissioners signed the proclamation making May 10th through May 16th, 'Relay For Life Days'. During this week, the Annual "Paint The Town Purple" celebrates and shows our community support for Relay For Life of Pickens County. N... more
  • Paint the Town Purple for Relay for Life Days
  • Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Uptown Salon (4/30/2015)

    The Pickens Chamber of Commerce participated in a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Uptown Salon on April 16TH at 10:00 AM. Uptown Salon is not a new Salon by any means; however they are new to the Chamber. Uptown Salon has 10 Stylist and the majority of them have been together for ten year. The ... more
  • Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Uptown Salon
  • Bluegrass Festival Headliner David Peterson & 1946 Band (4/29/2015)

    Anticipation is high for bluegrass fans as they await the opening 3 day extravaganza of music, crafts, food and camping at the first annual Bluegrass Charity Festival 2015 on May 8-10 in the 22 acre site just behind Ingles off 515 and Hwy 52 East. Activities begin at 5 p.m. Friday with a patrioti... more
  • Bluegrass Festival Headliner David Peterson & 1946 Band
  • If it Rains at the Jasper Farmers Market (4/29/2015)

    Vendors and customers planning to go to the Jasper Farmers Market last Saturday stayed in bed, for the most part, when they heard the rain. When the market opened at 7:30 the three vendors that were there put up their tents in the rain so the people passing by could see that the market would go on e... more
  • If it Rains at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Pickens Chamber April Business After-Hours at Ed B's Studio 54 (4/29/2015)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce offers a monthly opportunity for Chamber Members, as well as the public to come together at a local business to enjoy food, fun and networking along with an opportunity to win some cash! The April Business After Hours was hosted by Ed B's Studio 54. Studio ... more
  • Pickens Chamber April Business After-Hours at Ed B's Studio 54
  • Pickens County Library Summer Reading Club Kickoff is June 4th (4/29/2015)

    The Pickens County Library Summer Reading Clubs Kick Off event will feature B.B. Fuzz, the fuzziest guy in show business. Kids of all ages will be singing, laughing, and dancing with the hilarious BB Fuzz! The event is June 4th at 1:30 p.m. All of the Summer Reading events are free to attend. ... more
  • Pickens County Library Summer Reading Club Kickoff is June 4th
  • Ribbon Cutting & Grand Re-Opening at Moore Furniture (4/29/2015)

    Moore Furniture recently had a Ribbon Cutting/Grand Re-Opening celebration of Life in memory of Maxine Moore. The ribbon was pink, Maxine's favorite color and food was plentiful with over 40 friends, family & associates in attendance. Dan Westbrook cut the ribbon surrounded by family and friends. ... more
  • Ribbon Cutting & Grand Re-Opening at Moore Furniture
  • Summer is Right Around the Corner! (4/29/2015)
    Register for the Boys & Girls Clubs of North Georgia Summer Enrichment Program
    The Boys & Girls Clubs of North Georgia strive to provide quality educational experiences, physical activities, and a safe environment for children just to be kids! The goal is to provide experiences that will help them stay active, healthy, and intellectually stimulated. The Summer Enrichment P... more
  • Summer is Right Around the Corner!
  • Charles Fendley Re-elected to Georgia Transmission Corporation Board (4/28/2015)

    (TUCKER, Ga.) - Charles R. Fendley of Jasper, Ga., was recently re-elected as chairman of the Georgia Transmission Corporation (GTC) Board of Directors. Fendley has served on the board since 1996, both as chairman and as a member director. He also serves as chairman of the board for Amicalola Elec... more
  • Charles Fendley Re-elected to Georgia Transmission Corporation Board
  • Ferst Foundation Jail & Bail (4/28/2015)

    10 FERST Wanted Suspects were detained at the Old Pickens County Jail on Main Street on April 28, 2015. They each had to raise $480 that provides boooks for 15 children for a year....
  • Ferst Foundation Jail & Bail
  • 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!!
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