PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES
Pickens County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the April Small Business of the Month was The Pampered Chef. The framed certificate was awarded to Donna McDonald at the April Membership Breakfast from Jarod Trammell on behalf of Community Bank of Pickens County, sponsor of the Small Business... more
Pro-Wrestling Fundraiser on May 9th
Relay For Life of Pickens County along with Deep Southern Championship Wrestling (DSCW) are joining together to tag team Cancer and to Fight Back. This year about 564,800 Americans are expected to die of cancer; more than 1,500 people a day. Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the US,... more
Follow link to Pickens Draca Yearbook's Facebook photos from the prom
Prom Prince and Princess - Tucker Green and Sydney Romine...
One scene planned in Jasper
"Mena", a Doug Liman film starring Tom Cruise, is looking for paid background actors. In the Jasper City Council meeting, it was announced that one scene would be filmed at the Citco on the corner of Hwy. 515 and 108 in June. Ball Ground is another set location. To submit your information includi... more
Pastor's Pot Runneth Over: CARES Cooking Challenge featured area churches showcasing their favorite dishes in four categories. A new record with $8,635.77 raised going directly to CARES to provide food and financial assistance to Pickens County residents in need....
Chick-fil-A at Ellijay joins Pickens County Chamber of Commerce and celebrated with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 10:00 AM. The Chick-fil-A Restaurant at Ellijay is excited to extend their service and support to the Pickens County community. Located at 475 Howard Simm... more
(Marietta, Ga.) It might seem fitting that the commencement speaker at Chattahoochee Technical College’s 2015 graduation spoke about technology, including taking a selfie with the graduates and instructing them to text their thanks to the people who had supported them in their educational journey. S... more
On Tuesday, April 28, 2015, Chief Lovell of Jasper City Police and Dr. Carlton Wilson of the Sheriff's Dept (yes, also the Principal of Jasper Elementary School) went out into our community to pick up the Ten Most Wanted Pickens FERST detainees and brought them to the steps of the Old Jail in downto... more
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In this issue: April is proclaimed "Great American Cleanup Month" in Pickens County; The Last Catch Restaurant wins Green Ribbon Award; A Renewable Christmas Tree....
The main purpose of the meeting is personnel recommendations by the superintendent....
Track and Field
Video of opening ceremonies and photos of the event....
Southern Rodeo Company presents IPRA sanctioned Bull Riding, Steer Wrestling, Tiedown Roping, Team Roping, Barrel Racing and more for the Pickens County Sheriff's Foundation 6th Annual Stampede Rodeo on May 1 & 2, 2015....
Speakers at the Pickens Chamber April Breakfast (Video)
The Chamber Membership breakfast was held April 14th with over 200 in attendance. Breakfast was catered by Bojangles and R&R Body Shop & IBM Southeast Employees' Federal Credit Union was the May sponsor. Dave Garner with ETC hosted "State of the Community" with Board of Commission Chairman-Robert Jo... more
Ernie Dean and the Staff at Farm Bureau celebrated with a Ribbon Cutting March 26th. Farm Bureau Insurance has offices in 158 county locations across the state and strive to be the first choice for residents of Pickens County for farm, automobile, life and dwelling insurance. They also offer cov... more