PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Retired Educators Resume Meetings in March (3/3/2015)

    Following a two months hiatus, the Pickens County Retired Educators Association (PCREA) will resume meeting on March 11, 2015. Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month in the Community Room at United Community Bank. Lunch, catered by ladies from the Marble Hill Eastern Star, begins at ... more
  • Retired Educators Resume Meetings in March
  • Statement from Ryan Quinton's Defense Attorney After Sentencing (3/3/2015)

    Grisham & Poole, PC, is a criminal defense law firm with offices in Canton and Jasper, Georgia. We represent Ryan Quinton in his cases pending before the Superior Court of Cherokee County. Mr. Quinton went to court today and entered a plea of guilty to one count of Vehicular Homicide based on ... more
  • Statement from Ryan Quinton's Defense Attorney After Sentencing
  • Boys & Girls Club Leadership for 2015 (3/2/2015)

    Boys & Girls Clubs of North Georgia, Inc. (BGCNG) has appointed Dave Harper to lead the organization's Board of Directors as the Chief Volunteer Officer and President for 2015. The board offers strategic leadership for the organization, guiding the work of 4 Clubs in Pickens County and one in Gil... more
  • Boys & Girls Club Leadership for 2015
  • Jasper City Council March 2015 Meeting (Video) (3/2/2015)

    American Legion Post 149 and Jasper Merchants Association presented $9,505 for bullet proof vests to Jasper Police Department Chief Greg Lovell at the March 2, 2015 Jasper City Council meeting. The organizations have been raising money since mid-2014. They're $1,100 shy of their goal....
  • Jasper City Council March 2015 Meeting (Video)
  • Nelson City Council March 2015 Meeting Video (3/2/2015)

    Nelson City Council member Michael Haviland was presented an award from KPB (Keep Pickens Beautiful) for all of his efforts in adopt a highway in Nelson and helping to enhance the beauty of Pickens County ...
  • Nelson City Council March 2015 Meeting Video
  • PHS HOSA is Chapter Spotlight (3/2/2015)

    PHS HOSA is focused as the Chapter Spotlight this week. Next week the Leadership team and four other HOSA members will travel to Athens for state competition. They're listed below. Anthony Napolitano Ariel Hayes Brooke Swofford Hope Atkins Caileigh Jent Stephen Jordan Madison Smith El... more
  • PHS HOSA is Chapter Spotlight
  • Snowman Contest Winner (3/2/2015)

    SNOWMAN CONTEST hosted by Marty Callahan with State Farm during the snow on February 25 & 26, 2015. The Ludington Family won a sled from Garner Ace Hardware....
  • Snowman Contest Winner
  • Dollar Tree's Ribbon Cutting Ceremony (3/1/2015)

    Dollar Tree recently held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Saturday, February 28th for their new store located at Old Philadelphia Road, Jasper (across from Walmart). Dollar Tree is stocked with a variety of products including national, regional, and private-label brands. Departments found in a Dollar... more
  • Dollar Tree's Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
  • Golden Eagles fall in final regular-season game at Atlanta Metro (3/1/2015)

    (ATLANTA) – Chattahoochee Tech lost a nail-biter at Atlanta Metro 66-64 in the team’s final regular-season game on Saturday. A floater by A.J. Mosby that would have tied the game and sent it to overtime was waved off as officials determined it was released after the final buzzer. The Golden Eagl... more
  • Golden Eagles fall in final regular-season game at Atlanta Metro
  • PHS Students Successful at the FCCLA Region Competition (3/1/2015)

    Please congratulate the following students for their success at the FCCLA Region Competition on February 28, 2015. Sierra Mcelwaney: Silver achievement in Focus on Children Autumn Andrews and Jayce Moss: Gold achievement in Life Event Planning and will be advancing to State. Anna Walk... more
  • PHS Students Successful at the FCCLA Region Competition
  • Benefit Birthdays (2/28/2015)
    Grace Probst and Kaila Solomon used their birthdays to help others.
    Two young women are already learning that it is definitely better to give than receive! Grace Probst and Kaila Solomon are both choosing to use their birthdays helping others. Grace Probst asking for donations for Freddie, the cocker spaniel at PAR. Kaila's thirteenth birthday wish is to raise $10,...
  • Benefit Birthdays
  • Did you create a Snowman or Snow Art? (2/27/2015)
    Enter it in State Farm Agent Marty Callahan's SNOWMAN CONTEST by noon today!
    State Farm Agent, Marty Callahan is hosting a SNOWMAN CONTEST on KnowPickens.com's Facebook page. The deadline to enter is today Friday, February 27th at noon. The winner, determined by Jake at State Farm, will win a sled from Garner Ace Hardware. The announcement... more
  •  Did you create a Snowman or Snow Art?
  • ***Three Hour Delay for Pickens County Offices and Courthouse on Friday (2/26/2015)

    Pickens County Offices and Courthouse will open with a three hour delay tomorrow Friday, February 27, 2015. Please be aware of any possible black ice on road surfaces.... more
  • ***Three Hour Delay for Pickens County Offices and Courthouse on Friday
  • For the love of arts and culture (2/26/2015)
    PACA Annual Meeting
    Join your neighbors at the Pickens Arts and Cultural Alliance Annual Meeting on March 5th to hear from many different voices in the community. Art, music, theater, literature, history, natural history, culinary, dance, fiber arts, photography, pottery, and more - PACA loves it all. Learn what loca... more
  • For the love of arts and culture
  • Amicalola EMC Power Outage Reporting (2/25/2015)

    With the threat of a winter storm approaching, Amicalola EMC crews are standing by. In addition, contract crews have been brought in and will be standing by. As normal, we will respond to all power outages as soon as is safely possible. To report a power outage, call our automated outage manageme... more
  • Amicalola EMC Power Outage Reporting
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