PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Story Time with Santa (12/16/2014)

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  • Story Time with Santa
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Called Meeting (Video) (12/15/2014)

    Approval of Settlement Agreement, and Hampton Farms Subdivision Roads... more
  • Were You a Former PHS STAR Student? (12/14/2014)

    The Optimist Club of Jasper is looking for former PHS STAR Students. With the 2015 STAR Banquet approaching, the Optimist would like to know what you are doing now - where you live and work. Are you married? Children? How does what you are doing now compare to what your plans were at the time you... more
  • Were You a Former PHS STAR Student?
  • Big Canoe Chapel Bells and Mountain Ringers Present Free Christmas Concert (12/13/2014)
    Sunday, December 21, at 3:30 P.M.
    Has your Christmas shopping got you down? Looking for Christmas spirit? The Big Canoe Chapel Bells and the Mountain Ringers Ensemble will present a free Christmas concert as a part of Holy Family's concert series on Sunday, December 21, at 3:30 P.M. at Holy Family. The Chapel Bells, under the di... more
  • Big Canoe Chapel Bells and Mountain Ringers Present Free Christmas Concert
  • Consider the Mountain Stewards For Your Charitable Donations (12/13/2014)
    Report on 2014 Accomplishments
    It is the season for giving and the Mountain Stewards hope you'll consider them as one of your favorite charities for a 2014 donation. In 2014, the Mountain Stewards contributed almost $40,000 of value in building trails and other recreational facilities bringing the ten year cumulative total of... more
  • Consider the Mountain Stewards For Your Charitable Donations
  • PHS Annual White Christmas Provides Toys for Pickens County Children (12/13/2014)
    Toys are donated to Jasper Lions Club Fill-A-Stocking Program
    The Beta Club at Pickens High School presented the annual White Christmas assembly on Wednesday, December 10th in the Old Gym. The purpose of the White Christmas assembly is to provide gifts to support the Lions Club Fill-a-Stocking campaign. Each first period class was assigned a family to pr... more
  • PHS Annual White Christmas Provides Toys for Pickens County Children
  • Sounds of Grace at Eagle’s Rest on Mt. Oglethorpe (12/13/2014)
    Winter Solstice - Dec. 21st beginning at 2:45 p.m.
    The public is invited to experience the Winter Solstice at 2pm on Sunday, December 21st. The mountaintop will be filled with the sounds of grace and Christmas Carols. The event will also mark the first anniversary of the creation of Eagle’s Rest on Mt. Oglethorpe. The development of Eagle... more
  • Sounds of Grace at Eagle’s Rest on Mt. Oglethorpe
  • Boys & Girls Club of Pickens County Clubhouse Groundbreaking (12/11/2014)

    On a cold and windy Wednesday December 10th a large number gathered to be part of the Boys & Girls Club of Pickens County groundbreaking for its new 20,000 square feet home behind the Community Center in Roper Park. The topsoil had been cleared and the dirt was muddy as it rained over the weekend. ... more
  • Boys & Girls Club of Pickens County Clubhouse Groundbreaking
  • Pickens County Board of Education Meeting (Video) (12/11/2014)
    Mari Livsey, KnowPickens.com recognized with GSBA Beacon Award
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  • Pickens County Board of Education Meeting (Video)
  • BGCNG Groundbreaking (12/10/2014)

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  • BGCNG Groundbreaking
  • BRING ONE FOR THE CHIPPER (12/9/2014)
    Christmas Tree Recycling Event is January 3, 2015
    Keep Pickens Beautiful 'Bring One For the Chipper' will be held on Saturday, January 3, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Area residents will go green and drop off Christmas trees to be chipped into mulch or used as a wildlife habitat. The event educates the public on recycling and environmental ... more
  • BRING ONE FOR THE CHIPPER
  • CAPAA Presents 'A Celebration of Light' (12/9/2014)

    Tater Patch Players is hosting a performance by the Creative and Performing Arts Academy at 3PM on December 13. Admission is a donation to the CAPAA program. The show is called "A Celebration of Light" directed by instructor Lexi Klupchak. As the holidays approach this year it seems that hum... more
  • CAPAA Presents 'A Celebration of Light'
  • Donation Drop Boxes Around Town for Animal Shelter of Pickens County (12/9/2014)

    Even though you're unable to adopt, you can help the animals of Pickens County by donating items from the Animal Shelter's wish list. Drop boxes are located at Walmart, Sacketts, Kroger, Ingles and Tractor Supply. Below is a supply wish list: Cleaning Supplies - Bleach, Paper Towels, Odoban ... more
  • Donation Drop Boxes Around Town for Animal Shelter of Pickens County
  • Fellowship Presbyterian Church presents 'Tell Me the Story of Jesus' (12/9/2014)
    Friday, December 12th at 7:00 p.m.
    The Chancel Choir of Fellowship Presbyterian Church will present 'Tell Me the Story of Jesus' on Friday, December 12, at 7:00 p.m. This is a original production by Don Martin, narrated by Jim Jackson, directed by Regina Martin. All are invited to attend the concert and the reception that follow... more
  • Fellowship Presbyterian Church presents 'Tell Me the Story of Jesus'
  • Four Legged Love From Harvey (12/9/2014)
    Black Lab mix male puppy
    Hi! I am Harvey, a four month old ball of energy and playfulness. I have been here at the PAR Ranch since I was six weeks old and now it is time for me to find my forever home. I am eager to please and would work hard to learn a tricks and commands. I like kids and adults and would be a g... more
  • Four Legged Love From Harvey
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