PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES
I am Kendall and I need someone to foster me, crate train me, and give me lots of one-on-one attention until I am more self-assured. A temporary foster home now will help me find my forever home later. Of course there is no charge for fostering me. I am shy, sweet, kind, gentle and quiet. ... more
Two year old male cat
Hi! I am Pippin, a fun loving orange and white short hair domestic cat. There is never a dull moment when I am around. I am what you might call an extrovert as I have an outgoing personality and love to play. I am also very affectionate. I have been here at the PAR Ranch since I was a ki... more
This, the fourth in our series of "meet the bands" performing for American Legion Blue Grass Charity Festival 2015, May 8-10, highlights two groups that love what they do... and they do it well. Young and old alike will be tapping their toes along with the bands Grass Backardz, and 8th of January... more
The Keep Pickens Beautiful (KPB) team was at Lee Newton Park helping to collect the plastic eggs for reuse or recycling on Saturday, April 4th. KPB collected hundreds of used plastic shells at the Jasper Merchants Association egg hunt at Lee Newton Park. Should you have plastic eggs at home and ... more
April 20, 2015 7:00 p.m. at Fellowship Presbyterian Church
Hailed as a "consummate artist — brilliant, formidable, effortless, and the epitome of control and poise," Robert Henry is an internationally distinguished pianist, winning universal acclaim as orchestral soloist, recitalist, accompanist, and chamber musician. Possessing the rare combination of insi... more
Helping Families Grow Healthy for Life
WIC stands for Women, Infants, and Children. The WIC Program provides nutrition assessments, health screenings, breastfeeding counseling, referral to other health and social services, and vouchers for healthy foods. WIC also provides infant formula and special needs formula for infants, children ... more
With candidates announcing intentions to run, the 2016 Presidential race is officially underway so soon we will be inundated with proclamations about how all the other contenders are ruining the country and destroying the middle class. And while whether or not the county is being ruined can be debat... more
Trevor Loudon is touring Georgia in April and Pickens County GA Tea Party has booked him for the evening of Monday, April 13, 2015. Please mark your calendar and join us for an interesting and entertaining evening with New Zealand's popular author and commentator. We will have a "meet and greet" a... more
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Wayne Bruce and Curtis Burkett, principals of Bruce & Burkett LLC, completed the purchase of a 138-acre tract located on Steve Tate Highway in Marble Hill. Currently known as Whispering Creek, the subdivision consists of 75 one- to four-acre buildable, wooded home sites covering over 138 acres....
Pickens County PHS Baseball Pink Out Game against Southeast Whitfield honoring Vickie Sams, Jeri Bishop, Regina Smith, Lisa Galloway and Minalee Mullina....
Guest William McNiff speaking on residency requirements for Nelson Mayor....
If your green thumb is aching from being cooped up through this year's long, cold winter, we may just have the remedy for you. The PHS Annual Spring Plant Sale will begin on Wednesday, April 15th. The Greenhouse will be open each day, Wednesday the 15th and Thursday the 16th, and Friday the 17th f... more
A bright sunny day at the market, but the wind played havoc with the temperature and the vendor tents. But most vendors toughed it out and customers came and marketing was accomplished and now we can look forward to beautiful weather*, happy vendors, friendly people, hot coffee and the augmenting e... more
Plaque presentation to Police Chief Lovell to commemorate the $12,000 raised for bullet proof vest. A plaque was also presented to Dan Moore in honor of Maxine Moore....
Congratulations to City of Nelson Police Officer Michael Poulos, and his team, for earning second place in this year's Georgia Bureau of Investigations sponsored Criminal Justice and Crime Scene Processing competition held in Atlanta on April 3. This event is a yearly competition held for students ...