PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Red Carpet Style Contest (1/21/2017)
    Vote for the Best Red Carpet Style at the Winter Ball
    Voting ends Monday, February 6, 2017. Winner announced on Wednesday, February 8, 2017....
  • Red Carpet Style Contest
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners January 2017 (1/19/2017)
    Deborah Watson, County Clerk retirement announced; Traci M. Buckingham Proclamation
    AGENDA I. Call to order II. Prayer Pledge of Allegiance III. Amendments to IV. Approval of Agenda V. Employee Recognition VI. Finance Report VII. Consent Agenda VIII. Old Business IX. New Business X. Action Items A. Approve Minutes 1) Regular Board Meeting – December 15, 2016 2) Work... more
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners January 2017
  • Pickens County Chamber of Commerce January Business After Hours (1/18/2017)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce offers a wonderful monthly opportunity for Chamber Members, as well as the public, to come together at a local business to enjoy food, fun, networking and an opportunity to win some cash! The January Business After Hours was hosted by the Rotary Club of Jasp... more
  • Pickens County Chamber of Commerce January Business After Hours
  • Rep. Tom Graves 2017 ‘County Connection’ Schedule in Pickens County (1/18/2017)

    Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) will be in Pickens County during 2017 as part of the 14th Congressional District's County Connection Program where members of Rep. Graves’ staff will provide a personal link to Congress for Georgians who may not be able to visit the permanent district offices in Dalton and ... more
  • Rep. Tom Graves 2017 ‘County Connection’ Schedule in Pickens County
  • Sarah Bramlett is PHS Swimmer of the Week (1/18/2017)

    The swimmer of the week is Sarah Bramlett. Sarah is an amazing athlete who has such a positive attitude toward swimming. She is willing to try anything no matter how difficult. She was the first one to volunteer to swim the 500 yard freestyle. She will swim anything you ask. She always supports ... more
  • Sarah Bramlett is PHS Swimmer of the Week
  • PHS Band Student of the Week - Abbey (Dev) Santiago (1/17/2017)

    Abbey (Dev) Santiago is the PHS Band Student of the Week. Abbey is a sophomore clarinet player in the PHS Symphonic Band and in the Marching Band. Abbey was recently selected to be the clarinet section leader for the 2017 season. Abbey is an outstanding contributor to the band and a hard work... more
  • PHS Band Student of the Week - Abbey (Dev) Santiago
  • PHS Swim Team Competes in Calhoun (1/17/2017)

    The PHS Swim Team competed at the Northwest Georgia Swim and Dive Championship in Calhoun over the weekend (Friday & Saturday, January 13 & 14, 2017). There were 18 schools represented with over 900 individual swimmers. On Friday night, PHS started strong as Sarah Bramlett swam her first 500 ya... more
  • PHS Swim Team Competes in Calhoun
  • Pickens Family Connection Collaborative - Beginning Anew (1/15/2017)

    On Wednesday, January 11, 2017, Pickens Family Connection Collaborative kicked off 2017 with their first meeting. Jacque Elwarner, Coordinator, presented an exciting review of the 2017 Annual Plan and the 2018 Plan Focus. Participants discussed Why a Community Collaborative? They also discussed the... more
  • Pickens Family Connection Collaborative - Beginning Anew
  • Free Organ Concert at Holy Family (1/13/2017)

    The monthly concert series at the Episcopal Church of the Holy Family continues on Sunday, January 15th, at 3:30 P.M. with the dedication of splendid new digital additions to the church's Austin pipe organ, made possible by the generous gift of anonymous donors. The state-of-the-art installation inc... more
  • Free Organ Concert at Holy Family
  • Pickens Chamber of Commerce January Breakfast 2017 (1/13/2017)

    The Chamber Community Breakfast was held Tuesday, January 10th, 2017. Attendees arrived to a delicious breakfast catered by Carriage House and networked with over 100 people in attendance before beginning the program. Donna Torres’ Welcome and the Invocation was followed by our new member welcome by... more
  • Pickens Chamber of Commerce January Breakfast 2017
  • PHS Student Stephen Jordan Attending Presidential Inauguration Leadership Summit (1/10/2017)

    Pickens High School student Stephen Jordan will soon be learning more about our country's electoral process and inauguration when he attends the