PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Kaila's 13th Birthday Wish is to Help Other Kids (12/24/2014)

    When Kaila, a 7th Grader at Jasper Middle School, was asked what she wanted for her 13th birthday, she said she wanted to 'help other kids' She made a video to help raise $10,000 for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital by her 13th birthday on February 28, 2015. Since opening in 1962, treatments... more
  • Kaila's 13th Birthday Wish is to Help Other Kids
  • Season Ends at the Jasper Farmers Market (12/24/2014)

    Saturday was the last farmers market for 2014. The unusually cold November was devastating to the fall vegetable crop and several rainy Saturdays limited the activity at the market. However we are looking forward to spring when we can start it all over again. (After several sleep-in Saturdays). ... more
  • Season Ends at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Secret Santa Making Christmas Brighter for 75 Pickens County Children (12/24/2014)

    Pickens County Secret Santa will be making Christmas a little brighter this year for over 75 children who are currently in foster care. his program solely relies on volunteers in our community to make the program successful. The volunteer coordinators (aka Santa's Elves ) work with the local DFC... more
  • Secret Santa Making Christmas Brighter for 75 Pickens County Children
  • Chamber of Commerce's December Membership Breakfast (12/23/2014)

    Members of the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce might not have time for breakfast everyday of the week, but at least once a month, members will be starting their day off right with a Chamber-sponsored breakfast and information session. Thank you to ETC Communications, LLC, for sponsoring our De... more
  • Chamber of Commerce's December Membership Breakfast
  • Sounds of Grace/Winter Solstice (12/21/2014)

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  • Sounds of Grace/Winter Solstice
  • Chamber's Duncan at Rotary 'The MobSquad is coming to Jasper businesses' (12/19/2014)

    "We have experienced a great year of service promoting Jasper and Pickens county events and businesses," proclaimed president Denise Duncan of the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce at Rotary. The chamber has grown to 540 members as the community has seen the influence of membership. Duncan anno... more
  • Chamber's Duncan at Rotary 'The MobSquad is coming to Jasper businesses'
  • First Meeting of Presidentís Advisory Council Held in Jasper (12/19/2014)

    Chattahoochee Technical College recently hosted its first meeting of the President's Community Advisory Council for Pickens County. Consisting of 17 members, as well as Chattahoochee Technical College President Dr. Ron Newcomb and Vice President for Facilities David Simmons, the group met for about ... more
  • First Meeting of Presidentís Advisory Council Held in Jasper
  • Four Legged Love From Simba (12/19/2014)
    Orange, male kitty ADOPTED
    Meow, I am Simba the cat with the amazing eyes. I have been here at the PAR Ranch since I was a tiny kitten. Now that I am seven months old I am ready for a new furever home. My orange fur coat makes me stand out and is a perfect match for my beautiful bright eyes. I am very playful and ... more
  • Four Legged Love From Simba
  • Mardi Gras in the Mountains coming February 14 (12/19/2014)

    The 2015 Mardi Gras in the Mountains, "A Gala Charity Event Celebrating Life" will be held on Saturday night February 14th at Chattahoochee Tech from 6:30-10 pm. Banks and Shane will be entertaining the revelers. All proceeds will better enable sponsoring organizations to help those less fortunate ... more
  • Mardi Gras in the Mountains coming February 14
  • Ornaments for Keep Pickens Beautiful Tree Made By Harmony Elementary School Students (12/19/2014)
    On display in the Pickens County Library's Festival of Trees
    Keep Pickens Beautiful would like to say 'Thank you' to the students at Harmony Elementary School who participated in making decorations for the KPB Christmas tree. The tree is part of the Festival of Trees held yearly at the Pickens County Library. Susan Anderson, their teacher, had the child... more
  • Ornaments for Keep Pickens Beautiful Tree Made By Harmony Elementary School Students
  • PHS Theatre Announces the Cast of Spring Production of 'Hello Dolly' (12/19/2014)

    Pickens High School Theatre announces the cast of their Spring Musical Production of "Hello Dolly". The play will be performed on April 9, 10, and 11 at 7:00 p.m. in the PHS Performing Arts Auditorium. Director Leah VanDoran posted on the more
  • PHS Theatre Announces the Cast of Spring Production of 'Hello Dolly'
  • Pickens High School PSO Explorers Start Seatbelt Safety Campaign (12/19/2014)

    As most people know, safety on the road is extremely important for all drivers and passengers; especially at PHS with the increase of car wrecks involving students. In response to the increase in these wrecks, the Pickens High School Explorers decided to start a campaign to get all students, both dr... more
  • Pickens High School PSO Explorers Start Seatbelt Safety Campaign
  • Retired Educators Welcomed Representative Jasperse at December Meeting (12/19/2014)

    The Community Room of United Community Bank was decked in Christmas splendor when the Pickens County Retired Educators Association (PCREA) met on December 10th. After President Kathy Wallace called the meeting to order and Chaplain Chuck Allen led in the blessing, the approximately three dozen atte... more
  • Retired Educators Welcomed Representative Jasperse at December Meeting
  • Tater Patch Players to Present Farce of Nature (12/19/2014)
    Show opens in January
    Director Jan Simpson has announced the cast of the upcoming play, Farce of Nature, which will debut in Georgia at the Tater Patch Theater. This southern-fried comedy was written by the same authors as the blockbusters Dixie Swim Club and Dashing Through the Snow. Farce of Nature promises to delive... more
  • Tater Patch Players to Present Farce of Nature
  • Twenty-six PHS Band Students Particpated in Honor Band Auditions (12/19/2014)

    Twenty-six band students participated in first round/District Honor Band auditions at White County High School. This involves playing scales (either 8 or 12 from memory, depending on grade), chromatic scale, sight-reading, and a prepared etude (a solo). This requires months of practice and individ... more
  • Twenty-six PHS Band Students Particpated in Honor Band Auditions

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