PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Help Relax and Reduce Your Stress - Watch the Go Fish Aquarium Camera (9/18/2014)

    A new underwater camera at the Go Fish Education Center is streaming video of some of Georgia's most popular sport fishing species live and in high definition. Installed in August, the Go Fish aquarium camera is transmitting from within the Piedmont Reservoir Exhibit, the largest aquarium habitat... more
  • Help Relax and Reduce Your Stress - Watch the Go Fish Aquarium Camera
  • Join Dr. Flint for Dinner & Discussion on Hip Replacement (9/18/2014)

    Piedmont Mountainside Hospital is proud to announce its next dinner and discussion offered to the community on joint health and the latest treatment options for hip replacement. The discussion will be led by orthopaedic surgeon Russell Flint, MD on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Lig... more
  • Join Dr. Flint for Dinner & Discussion on Hip Replacement
  • New CTC Program Blends Healthcare and Business (9/18/2014)

    Chattahoochee Technical College’s newly introduced Healthcare Management program is a hybrid between the college’s health science programs and its business studies. For the 23 students currently enrolled this semester, it is a combination of coursework that will allow them to focus just as much on a... more
  • New CTC Program Blends Healthcare and Business
  • PHS Softball Pink Out (9/18/2014)

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  • PHS Softball Pink Out
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Meeting (Video) (9/18/2014)

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  • Pickens County Planning Report August 2014 (9/18/2014)
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  • Pickens County Planning Report August 2014
  • UNDERSTANDING THE FEDERAL TAKEOVER OF PUBLIC EDUCATION (9/18/2014)

    If you are a parent or a grandparent, you should be aware of the federal education program called “Common Core”, how it is already affecting your school children, and what it holds for the education of your children in the near future. At the September meeting of the Pickens County GA Tea Party, ... more
  • UNDERSTANDING THE FEDERAL TAKEOVER OF PUBLIC EDUCATION
  • JASPER 3rd ANNUAL BOO-WHO? SCARECROW CONTEST (9/17/2014)

    The Jasper Merchants Association and The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce is hosting Jasper’s Third Annual BOO-WHO? Scarecrow Contest. This year's event will be held starting at the Georgia Marble Festival on Saturday, October 4, 2014 with the Scarecrows being on display during the Georgia Marble ... more
  • JASPER 3rd ANNUAL BOO-WHO? SCARECROW CONTEST
  • Last Day to Pre-Order Marble Valley Friends Chicken Barbecue Plates (9/17/2014)
    Plates will be prepared at the Old Tate Gym on September 26th
    The popular twice-yearly barbecue chicken fundraiser sponsored by Marble Valley Friends in on the way. The next "stand-in-line hoping food is still available" date is Friday, September 26th. To avoid the hoping and to be assured of having food reserved, devotees of good barbecue should place orders ... more
  • Last Day to Pre-Order Marble Valley Friends Chicken Barbecue Plates
  • 2014-2015 Mr. PHS Court Announced (9/16/2014)

    Congratulations to the 2014-2015 Mr. PHS Court:Ty Prather, John Holbert, Elliot Gallagher, Allen Bufford, Javier Zuniga, Kalyn Brooks, Andrew Haygood, Wyatt Ingram, Drew Adams, Josh Golden. Mr. And Miss PHS voting will begin on Wednesday and Thursday. Computers for voting will be set up outside... more
  • 2014-2015 Mr. PHS Court Announced
  • Fall Snake Baby 'BOOM' (9/16/2014)

    Ok... not really a "BOOM" more of a "ping" but for some it may seem that way. Late Summer and early Fall is the time most of Georgia's Venomous Species will give birth. Most of these species do NOT give birth every year but in fact go several years between litters. It's easy to forget this an... more
  • Fall Snake Baby 'BOOM'
  • Cool Cats Dog Days (9/13/2014)

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  • Cool Cats Dog Days
  • Farm Days of Yesteryear (9/13/2014)

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  • Farm Days of Yesteryear
  • 2014-2015 Miss PHS Court Announced (9/12/2014)

    Congratulations to the 2014-2015 Miss PHS Court! Makayla Payne, Mikaela Peters, Kym Elrod, Brittany Weaver, Rebecca Ball, Abby Tumey, Paula Pickett, Susannah Melton, Kari Henke, Emma Shipley-Schmitt Mr. And Miss PHS voting will begin on Wednesday and Thursday. Computers for voting will be set up... more
  • 2014-2015 Miss PHS Court Announced
  • HUNTERS CAN BEGIN PURSUING DEER WITH ARCHERY EQUIPMENT ON SEPT. 13 (9/12/2014)

    As the seasons transition from summer to autumn, it is time to prepare for a favorite time of year for many hunters. According to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division, archers get the first opportunity at bringing home a deer beginning Saturday, Sept. 13. La... more
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