PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES
"Are police warriors or guardians?", asks Reiter at Rotary. "Every twenty to twenty-five years or so law enforcement goes through a introspection which betters the agencies and their communities," informed Lou Reiter retired officer and police consultant. He has been active in law enforcement fo... more
Hi, I am Jenny. I am proud of my good looks and walk with my tail really high. I have a beautiful red-brown coat, a white blaze on my chest and two white toes on one of my back paws. I am shy until I get to know you and I have lots of love to give. Like most young girls I am smart and can... more
Hi, I am Luna, a Russian blue kitty with lots of personality. I am fun loving, cute, cuddly, and playful. I am about seven months old and eager to find my new forever home. I also have a great purring voice, especially when I am being petted or fed treats. I hope you will come visit me ... more
Dr. Sonny Proctor, Pickens Mardi Gras Queen nominee, Margy Lohman, Pickens King nominee Jack Short and Jarod Trammell are preparing for Mardi Gras in the Mountains with masks and beads. The gala benefiting the non-profit service of Georgia Mountain Hospice, Knights of Columbus, and Jasper Rotary ... more
The monthly Chamber Breakfast was sponsored by Reinhardt University last week with President Dr. Thomas Isherwood inviting the community to come and visit the Waleska campus. Other educational leaders at the event were Dr. Ron Newcomb, President of Chattahoochee Technical College, Dr. Lula Mae ... more
February 2nd at 7:00 p.m. at Fellowship Presbyterian Church
The Casual Classics Concert Series is pleased to welcome Riverside Chamber Players back for another wonderful concert. Everyone is invited to come and enjoy an evening of enjoyable music and entertainment. This is a free concert brought to you by the Casual Classics Concert Series and hosted by Fel... more
"Let's talk about the Constitution" is the theme of our program for the January meeting of the Pickens County Ga Tea Party. Mr. Richard Gruetter, founder of Preserve Our Constitution, Inc., is our guest speaker; and he will educate as well as entertain us with insight into our Constitution, based o... more
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In this issue: Trail Tree Database - Arkansas, Georgia, Tennessee and Missouri; Mystery of Trees Documentary and Book Signing; Indian Trails Mapping Program...
January 25, 2015, 3:00-5:00 PM at Talking Rock Pottery
Join PACA as they celebrate the Winter 2014-15 Featured Artist, potter C Larry Wilson of Hobson Creek Pottery and Talking Rock Pottery. Lots to see and do and enjoy at this fun celebration! Larry is a self-taught potter who strives to have fun with his art. Retiring as a civil servant in 2007, h... more
Pickens High School offers tutoring at no cost for the subjects of Spanish, French, Math AM, Math PM, Science, Social Studies PM, Social Studies AM, and Language Arts. View the attached schedule for days and times. Parents should contact their child's teacher to request tutoring for their child.... more
Congratulations to Judge Brenda Weaver, Citizen of the Year and Wayside Animal Hospital, Small Business of the Year
Photos and video of Pickens Chamber of Commerce's annual Winter Ball. Judge Brenda Weaver named Citizen of the Year and Wayside Animal Hospital named Small Business of the Year. Event sponsored by Renasant Bank. Photos and video....
Voting ends February 6, 2015
The Pickens Chamber of Commerce Winter Ball, sponsored by Renasant Bank, featured a red carpet when guest entered. KnowPickens is hosting a Red Carpet Style Contest by popular vote. The one with the most votes on our website and likes and comments on Facebook will win a SWAG BAG featuring goodies ...
Rehearsals are underway at the Tater Patch Players Theater. The actors perfecting their roles and taking on the identity of their characters, costumes being fitted, props gathered and the stage is set. Lights are being set and the front of the house is being set up. All of this is to provide you ... more
Keep Pickens Beautiful annual dinner was held on January 5, 2015 at the Last Catch, with 32 in attendance, which included Commissioner Rob Jones, Carol Opdenhoff Mayor of Talking Rock, and Dan Pool editor of the Pickens Progress. The Elaine Thompson Award was given to Michael Hailand for collecti... more
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Home, a farm-to-table establishment serving “creative comfortable cuisine" is coming to the old Appalachia Grill spot on Steve Tate Hwy. Plans to open in March. John and Cindi Lupi will be the owner/operators of the reopened restaurant....