PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Tater Patch Players 'Sylvia' Opens April 10th (3/11/2015)

    Tater Patch Players' next play, Sylvia by A. R. Gurney, opens April 10. It is a warm, witty comedy about a dog and the man who takes her in. Although this is a comedy, it's not a "cartoon dog" comedy. It is for adults and is not advised for children. Sylvia, the dog, played by Marena Leonard... more
  • Tater Patch Players 'Sylvia' Opens April 10th
  • The McDonald Family Volunteers for KPB Adopt A Road Program (3/11/2015)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful is pleased to announce that The McDonald Family have volunteered to join our Adopt A Road Program. The McDonald's have volunteered to pickup one mile of Price Creek Road from Burnt Mountain Road to the dead end. This section of road is where they live and they wanted to keep... more
  • The McDonald Family Volunteers for KPB Adopt A Road Program
  • Attend Eagle's Rest Spring Equinox Event (3/10/2015)
    Saturday, March 21st at 2pm
    Saturday, March 21, after the 2pm Frank Wright lecture on the Appalachian Trail and Mt. Oglethorpe, you can put a smile on these volunteers faces, Bert and Bunny Loftman, by helping them plant native wildflowers in Eagle's Rest P... more
  • Attend Eagle's Rest Spring Equinox Event
  • Piedmont Mountainside Builds a Learning Garden for West End Boys and Girls Club (3/10/2015)

    Piedmont Mountainside Hospital, in partnership with the Pickens County UGA Extension and Master Gardeners, built a learning garden for the West End Boys and Girls Club in Talking Rock on Saturday, March 7. "Thanks to the many volunteers, we were able to clear an area to make four raised beds and si... more
  • Piedmont Mountainside Builds a Learning Garden for West End Boys and Girls Club
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital presents Ladies’ Morning Out (3/10/2015)

    Piedmont Mountainside Hospital will offer free screenings and health education at the Ladies' Morning Out event on Saturday, March 21 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Chattahoochee Technical College, Appalachian Campus. The event, which is free and open to anyone in the community, also includes Q... more
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital presents Ladies’ Morning Out
  • Report from the Capitol with Representative Rick Jasperse (3/10/2015)

    Sorry, I haven’t been as good a teller of what we have been doing in Atlanta. I have been writing and typing with my left hand only, due to the shoulder surgery, but I am about to get shed of the sling and can use this arm again. I have surely appreciated that my wife Marcia has been with me for th... more
  • Report from the Capitol with Representative Rick Jasperse
  • Pickens County Planning Commission Meeting (Video) (3/9/2015)

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  • Pickens County Planning Commission Meeting (Video)
  • DR. CARL KIHM NEPAL MISSION TRIP (3/7/2015)

    I expected a unique experience but I could have never prepared for the cultural eye-opener and patient encounters that would forever change my perspectives and life, in general. As a tired senior resident, I departed Atlanta and caught up on sleep during my 40 hours of travel. Finally, I arrived ... more
  • DR. CARL KIHM NEPAL MISSION TRIP
  • Junior Dragon Wrestler Isaiah Williams is 8-u 120 lb. State Champ (3/7/2015)
    Five out 18 placed in the Top 4
    After the dust settled the Youth wrestlers from Pickens County made a big statement at the Georgia Dome this past Saturday in the Georgia Youth State Wrestling Championship. Five young men out of 18 placed in the top 4 in their division. Below are the results: Youth: Zachary Grizzle 6-u 49... more
  • Junior Dragon Wrestler Isaiah Williams is 8-u 120 lb. State Champ
  • OPTIMISTS WELCOME NEW MEMBERS (3/7/2015)

    The Optimist Club of Jasper held a special luncheon on Thursday, February 19, 2015 at the "old" Last Catch to welcome a new member to our club plus to invite others to join us in our mission of "bringing out the best in kids" here in Pickens County. Membership Chair and 1st Vice President, Dave S... more
  • OPTIMISTS WELCOME NEW MEMBERS
  • The Down Side of Manning Up (3/7/2015)

    "I should be able to face my problems alone!" This sentiment is held by many men around the world. It has become a cultural bias through the male socialization process promoting a myriad of beliefs that men internalize and hold fast to, such as: • Act like a man and be brave…Man Up! • Strong men... more
  • KnowPickens eNewsletter - Who's Ready For Spring? (3/6/2015)
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    We may continue to be threatened with snow and ice; but here at KnowPickens.com, we are ready for spring! Daylight Saving Time officially begins on Sunday, March 8 at 2:00 a.m. Set your clocks an hour forward before you go to sleep on Saturday night....
  • KnowPickens eNewsletter - Who's Ready For Spring?
  • PHS Class of 2015 Valedictorian and Salutatorian Announced (3/6/2015)

    Pickens High School Principal Dr. Chris LeMieux announced the Valedictorian and Salutatorian for the class of 2015 at the conclusion of the Optimist Club of Jasper STAR Banquet on March 5, 2015. Kyle Watters named as valedictorian, and Savannah Friedman has been named as salutatorian. They're pic... more
  • PHS Class of 2015 Valedictorian and Salutatorian Announced
  • Pickens County Schools Canceled on Friday, March 6th (3/6/2015)
    Thursday, March 5th
    Due to unsafe road conditions and slippery parking lots at school facilities, school is cancelled for students and staff for Friday, March 6, 2015. Twelve-month staff members may report to work if your road conditions are favorable and if it is safe in your designated work areas. ... more
  • Pickens County Schools Canceled on Friday, March 6th
  • KPB Rewards Harmony Elementary For Help With Christmas Tree (3/5/2015)
    A new book, Micheal Recycle was placed in the Library in their honor.
    Keep Pickens Beautiful would like to say "Thank you" to the students at Harmony Elementary School who participated in making decorations for the KPB Christmas tree. The tree is part of the Festival of Trees held yearly at the Pickens County Library. Susan Anderson, their teacher, had the child... more
  • KPB Rewards Harmony Elementary For Help With Christmas Tree
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