PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • 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!!
  • 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
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