PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • 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
  • Deal: State of emergency to begin at 2 p.m. (2/24/2015)
    Governor orders state offices in counties under storm warning to close at noon
    In response to a winter storm warning declared for 50 counties in the northern portion of Georgia tomorrow, Gov. Nathan Deal this evening ordered state government offices in the affected areas to close at noon tomorrow and declared a state of emergency for disaster preparedness starting at 2 p.m. We... more
  • Pickens County Government Offices Closed Wednesday (2/24/2015)

    Pickens County Government offices will be closed to nonessential employees on Wednesday, February 25th.... more
  • Pickens County Government Offices Closed Wednesday
  • Rotary Reads To Help Address Child Abuse and Neglect (2/23/2015)
    Rotary collecting children and teenís books to improve literacy
    "March is Rotary Literacy month and our club is collecting gently used and new books, infant to teen, to be given to local families through various community providers," stated Don Holt Rotary president. Rotary believes literacy is a basic skill that helps fight poverty, gain new skills and helps ... more
  • Rotary Reads To Help Address Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Pickens Chamber of Commerce February Breakfast (2/22/2015)
    Speaker: Harris Blackwood, Director Governorís Office of Highway Safety
    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce held their monthly breakfast meeting on February 10th at 7:00 am with breakfast served by Carriage House Coffee Shop. Community Bank of Pickens County was the sponsor and Harris Blackwood, Director Governor's Office of Highway Safety gave a very informative and... more
  • Pickens Chamber of Commerce February Breakfast
  • Slater Discount Floors Named February Small Business of the Month (2/22/2015)

    Pickens County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce February Small Business of the Month was awarded to Slater Discount Floors. A framed certificate was presented at the February breakfast by Jarod Trammell of Community Bank of Pickens County, sponsor of the business of the month program. Ri... more
  • Slater Discount Floors Named February Small Business of the Month
  • Nettes Send Off for the Sweet Sixteen Basketball Playoffs (2/20/2015)

    This morning the faculty and staff of Pickens High School, along with Dr. Perry and the entire B.O.E. gathered in the atrium of the gym to send off the Lady Dragonettes as they travel to Americus, Georgia to play in the sweet sixteen basketball playoffs. The Dragonettes, led by Coach Donna Enis... more
  • Nettes Send Off for the Sweet Sixteen Basketball Playoffs
  • ORATORICAL CONTEST TO BE HELD FEBRUARY 28 (2/20/2015)

    Because of the weather conditions this past week, the annual Oratorical Contest sponsored by the Optimist Club of Jasper has been changed from Saturday, February 21 to Saturday, February 28 at the Pickens County Public Library meeting room beginning at 10:00am. There will be four schools partic... more
  • ORATORICAL CONTEST TO BE HELD FEBRUARY 28
  • ***NOTICE: Pickens County Health Department Closed Thursday & Friday (2/19/2015)

    Pickens County Health Department will be closed the rest of today, Thursday, February 19th, and tomorrow, Friday, February 20th, due to problems with the facility's heating system. Repairs are underway and will be completed as soon as possible. Updates are being posted to the North Georgia Health Di... more
  • ***NOTICE:  Pickens County Health Department Closed Thursday & Friday
  • Benefit for Coach Roger McDaniel (2/19/2015)
    March 7th from 2-6 p.m. at Rocco's Pub
    Coach Roger McDaniel, the Head Coach of the North Georgia Falcons for 12 years, has been diagnosed with Inoperable Stage 3 Lung Cancer. A benefit will be held at Rocco's Pub on March 7, 2015 to help ease that burden for Roger and his family. Roger is unable to work at full capacity and during th... more
  • Benefit for Coach Roger McDaniel
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