PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES
The Pickens County Middle School (PCMS) PTSA would like to thank everyone who has clipped and sent in Box Tops for Education and Labels for Education this school year. Due to all the Box Tops collected, the PCMS PSTA was able to purchase and AED (automated external defibrillator) for the PCMS Gym... more
Video announcement during the Pickens Chamber Breakfast
During the Pickens Chamber of Commerce April Breakfast, the 10 FERST Wanted Suspects were announced by 'Judge' Jeff Downing (video to the left). They are: Ron "Indiana" Barnes, Berkshire Hathaway Realty CHARGED WITH Digging up Property Brad "The Inspector" Bledsoe, Bledsoe Inspections CHARG... more
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In this issue: Trail Tree Database; Trees of Interest in Arkansas, Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee and Oklahoma; Indian Trails Mapping Program; Mystery of the Trees Documentary, Presentation and Book Signings; New Book Available 'Ute Indian Prayer Trees'...
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LET'S GO OUTSIDE... it's stopped raining!!! There are several ways to enjoy the great outdoors in Pickens County. Whether you want to enjoy a day at a park, take a hike, or host an event, check out these places:...
National Infant Immunization Week is April 18 - April 25, 2015
National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is April 18 Ė April 25, 2015, and North Georgia Health District 1-2 of the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) urges residents to protect infants from vaccine-preventable diseases. We can all help by ensuring our little ones and everyone around them, ar... more
Presented by The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 149 Jasper. Fun Filled Educational Day featuring Fire Truck, Police Cars, AirLife helicopter, Cherokee Fire Safety House, Creek Wolf and friends, bounce house, games, food and raffles....
As a rabid raccoon attempted to attack a Pickens County, Georgia woman, her dog leapt to the rescue, saving her from harm. According to Jan Stephens, manager of Pickens County Environmental Health, a couple in the Yellow Creek area of the county was walking around the edge of the woods with their... more
Every home should have at least one tomato plant. You can plant it anywhere that it can have some sunshine; a pot on the deck, in among the petunias, close to the back door so you will remember to water it and you can watch that first green tomato turn red and slice it at the peak of ripeness as so... more
The Atlanta Schola Cantorum, under the direction of John Whitt, will sing selections from their Spring program at Episcopal Church of the Holy Family in Jasper, Georgia on Sunday April 19 at 3:30 pm. Entitled The Lights of Evening, the program is centered around themes of sunset, evening, and ni... more
Hazard lights are to be used when you need assistance or in some certain specific situations such as a funeral procession. They are not to be used because you canít see clearly during inclement weather....
Hi! I am Betty. I am shy and sweet and I love to play. But I am not competitive with other cats, I just play for fun. I am about ten months old and have an unusual coat of gray, white, and apricot tan. I am quiet and loving and would make someone a great companion. I hope you will com... more
Match Pickens County Community Resource Associationís $20,000 grant to Piedmont Mountainside Hospital
Don Russell is challenging his Pickens County neighbors to match the Pickens County Community Resource Associationís (PCCRA) $20,000 grant to Piedmont Mountainside to help implement a new Parks Flo-Lab in the hospital. This leading noninvasive diagnostic system shows the precise flow of blood th... more
Employees recognized for their years of service
Pickens County employees recognized for their years of service: Scottie H. Crowe 18; Sloan T. Elrod 14; Christy L. Fisher 16; Phyllis A. Fountain 14; Rebecca A. Hammontree 15; Betty J. Jones 19; Michael G. Jones 12; Jennifer E. Jordan 19...
Wyatt Ingram signed his letter of intent this morning with Armstrong Atlantic in Savannah, Georgia. Wyatt will be receiving a scholarship for Cross Country and Track. He recently achieved a new Pickens High School record in the 800 meter run with a time of 1:59.79. He also achieved a personal... more
Each year GACCE is proud to provide scholarships to help Chamber of Commerce professionals broaden their knowledge of the profession and expand their careers. At the 2015 GACCE Staff Development Conference held last week in Valdosta, GA, the association was pleased to provide 35 scholarships to des... more
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