PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • News from the PHS Pride of Pickens Band (1/13/2015)

    First of all, Dillon Shelton (trombone) and Kayla Low (flute) have advanced to the semi-final round for Governors Honors Program consideration! Congrats to them! Hannah Faith Kilpatrick also advanced in the area of Math! WOO HOO!!!! Final Round results for All-State Band have been released and... more
  • Sharptop Strings Featured in Free Concert at Holy Family (1/13/2015)

    The Episcopal Church of the Holy Family presents the January edition of its free concert series by hosting the Sharptop Strings Community Orchestra under the direction of Anne Bridges, on Sunday, January 18 at 3:30 P.M. The orchestra began three years ago when Kimberly Hipps approached The Creati... more
  • Sharptop Strings Featured in Free Concert at Holy Family
  • Thousands starting the New Year by going back to school at CTC (1/13/2015)
    476 enrolled at Appalachian Campus
    Chattahoochee Technical College opened the semester with an influx of new and returning students. As of the first day of classes, more than 10,000 students were on the rolls for the college’s diploma, certificate and degree programs. The numbers are in line with recent enrollment numbers from the pa... more
  • Thousands starting the New Year by going back to school at CTC
  • KnowPickens eNewsletter - Plenty of Indoor Activities in January in Pickens (1/12/2015)
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  • KnowPickens eNewsletter - Plenty of Indoor Activities in January in Pickens
  • Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) Transportation Security Plan tested in North Georgia (1/9/2015)

    (DALTON, GA) – The local Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) Transportation Security Plan was tested on Thursday, January 8 in a functional exercise led by staff of North Georgia Health District 1-2 of the Georgia Department of Public Health and Georgia State Patrol. Emergency Management Agency (EMA)... more
  • UPDATE: Pickens County Health Department Has Reopened After Waterline Break (1/9/2015)

    The Pickens County Health Department in Jasper has reopened today, Friday, January 9, 2015, after repairs were made to a broken waterline break that occurred yesterday. Health Department hours of operation on Fridays are from 7:30 A.M. to 1 P.M. Posted January 8, 2015. Due to damage from a w... more
  • 2015 Rolls in with a Roll-in-the-Aisles Comedy (1/8/2015)
    Tater Patch Players 'Farce of Nature' opens January 23rd
    Tater Patch Players kicks off the 2015 season with the Georgia Premier of the wacky comedy Farce of Nature. This nutty play has had the cast and production staff laughing themselves silly during rehearsal. The comedy writing team of Jones, Hope, Wooten have brought another winner to the stage. T... more
  • 2015 Rolls in with a Roll-in-the-Aisles Comedy
  • Amicalola EMC is Pickens Chamber's December Large Business of the Month (1/8/2015)

    Pickens County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that the December Large Business of the Month was awarded to Amicalola Electric Membership Corp. They were awarded a framed certificate at the December Breakfast by Jarod Trammell of Community Bank of Pickens County, sponsor of the Business of... more
  • Amicalola EMC is Pickens Chamber's December Large Business of the Month
  • Chattahoochee Tech Ranked 10th Among Georgia’s Colleges and Universities (1/8/2015)

    (Marietta, Ga.) Chattahoochee Technical College is ranked as 10th in the state of Georgia by the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s list of the area’s 25 largest colleges and universities. The annual listing is part of the publication’s 2014-2015 Book of Lists, which contains 115 lists of Georgia schools,... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Ranked 10th Among Georgia’s Colleges and Universities
  • Help the Pickens County Library Write the Book on their Future (1/8/2015)
    Two focus group sessions planned in January
    The Pickens County Library is forming focus groups right now to provide input that will help the library develop a strategic plan for the immediate future. This focus group will be a series of one-hour sessions and you will be asked a few questions. Your input is highly desirable and valuable and... more
  • Help the Pickens County Library Write the Book on their Future
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Meeting (Video) (1/8/2015)
    2014 CRCT Perfect Scores In Math and Reading
    Mike Cowart was elected Board Chair and Delane Lewis Vice-Chair. ...
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Meeting (Video)
  • Pickens County Sheriff’s Office wraps up investigation of contraband found within the jail (1/8/2015)

    PSO News Release: After completing a three week Internal Investigation at the Pickens Sheriff’s Office, Sheriff Craig requested the assistance of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. The initial investigation was to follow up on a complaint that illegal contraband was being brought into the Adult D... more
  • Pickens County Sheriff’s Office wraps up investigation of contraband found within the jail
  • Pickens Senior Center Looking For Donations of VHS, DVDs, and Books on Tape (1/8/2015)

    Do you have VHS, DVDs or books on tape/cd you no longer use? Consider donating them to the Pickens Senior Center for seniors to check out and take home to watch. Due to the limited amount of money that seniors draw each month, most of them can not afford cable TV. With the winter months and due ... more
  • Pickens Senior Center Looking For Donations of VHS, DVDs, and Books on Tape
  • A RAINBOW OF COLORS (1/7/2015)

    Because seamless gutters now come in such a wide variety of colors, it is much easier for you to choose the right color to complement the exterior of your home. For existing homeowners, it becomes much easier for gutter contractors to replace a partially damaged gutter with colors that match your... more
  • A RAINBOW OF COLORS
  • Pickens County Library Festival of Trees Winners (1/7/2015)
    Winner: Keep Pickens Beautiful & Harmony Elementary School
    Winner of the 2014 Festival of Trees, with the most votes for favorite tree goes to Keep Pickens Beautiful & Harmony Elementary School. The title of their tree was, A Renewable Christmas Tree, in which the students make ornaments from recycled materials. Congratulations! We will order a book of the... more
  • Pickens County Library Festival of Trees Winners
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