PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • TDSģ introduces younited, a new personal cloud service by F-Secure (10/1/2014)
    A cloud-based service, younited works on mobile devices and is accessible anywhere.
    According to Nielsen, the average American owns four digital devices. Marketing Charts, a prominent marketing trends newsletter, says college students own an average of seven. This means a family of four could have files spread across 22 different pieces of technology. Consumers today are storing ph... more
  • TDSģ introduces younited, a new personal cloud service by F-Secure
  • Vogel Completes 400-Mile Bike Ride (10/1/2014)

    Dr. David Vogel, the Democratic candidate for Georgia's 9th Congressional District, has completed a 400 mile bicycle tour through the District. Vogel began the ride on September 2 and ended it on Thursday by riding into Jasper for a meet-and-greet. When he announced the start of the ride, the 72-yea... more
  • Vogel Completes 400-Mile Bike Ride
  • Governorís Challenge Awards recognizes local law enforcement Georgia State Patrolís Troop A wins big (9/30/2014)

    The Georgia State Patrolís Troop A was one of several law enforcement agencies to take home a prize today when the Governorís Office of Highway Safety hosted its 15th Annual Governorís Challenge Awards at the Macon Centreplex. An annual recognition program for law enforcement agencies of all size... more
  • Governorís Challenge Awards recognizes local law enforcement Georgia State Patrolís Troop A wins big
  • Pickens High School Student Thomas Christoper DiPuma Receives National Honor (9/30/2014)
    Superior Academic Achievement by The National Society of High School Scholars
    The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) announced on September 18, 2014 that Thomas Christopher DiPuma from Talking Rock is a member of the esteemed organization. The Society recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship, and community commitment. T... more
  • Pickens High School Student Thomas Christoper DiPuma Receives National Honor
  • Takeaways from the 2014 Governorís Tourism Conference (9/30/2014)

    In an effort to learn more about the direction and trends in tourism which may be applicable to our community, Pickens Chamber of Commerce President Denise Duncan, Post Commissioner Becky Denney, 2012 Chamber Citizen of the Year Amelia McIntyre, and I attended the 2014 Governors Tourism Conference h... more
  • Takeaways from the 2014 Governorís Tourism Conference
  • PCMS DRAGON DASH (9/28/2014)

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  • PCMS DRAGON DASH
  • Heart and Soul Festival (9/27/2014)

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  • Heart and Soul Festival
  • Motorcycle Ride/Chili Cookoff (9/27/2014)

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  • Motorcycle Ride/Chili Cookoff
  • Nelson PD 5K Hill Challenge (9/27/2014)

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  • Nelson PD 5K Hill Challenge
  • KnowPickens.com's Facebook Feed alerts Jasper woman to $2M Powerball win (9/26/2014)

    An Internet site played a big role in helping a Georgia Lottery Powerball winner to come forward in claiming her prize. Janon Frei of Jasper matched the first five winning numbers from the Sept. 17 Powerball drawing, winning a $2 million prize. Frei selected the Power Play option for an additiona... more
  • KnowPickens.com's Facebook Feed alerts Jasper woman to $2M Powerball win
  • Mr. and Miss PHS - Andrew Haygood and Emma Shipley-Schmitt (9/26/2014)

    Each year, the senior class nominates ten young men and women to represent Pickens High School as the PHS Court. This year, the twenty nominees lined up during halftime at the football game on September 26th. The crowd eagerly awaited the announcement of Mr. and Miss PHS. Cheers rippled across t... more
  • Mr. and Miss PHS - Andrew Haygood and Emma Shipley-Schmitt
  • Apple Desert Contest This Saturday at the Jasper Farmers Market (9/24/2014)

    An interesting day at the market. Everyone knew that PBS was going to be there to film Chef Hans Ruffert for a cooking show, but beyond that we didnít know what to expect. The first thing we noticed was a man, who was not a market regular, walking around with a big professional looking camera ... more
  • Apple Desert Contest This Saturday at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Four Legged Love From Ellwood (9/24/2014)
    Four-month-old Belgian-Malinois Mix Male Puppy ADOPTED
    Hi, I am Ellwood a four-month-old puppy. I have had some hard times; my brother and I were thrown over a fence and left. Fortunately, the fence belonged to a dog-loving person who brought us to the PAR Ranch. We were in pretty bad condition, but the wonderful people here took great care o... more
  • Four Legged Love From Ellwood
  • North Georgia Falcons Pound Paulding County (9/24/2014)

    Friday night, September 19th the North Georgia Falconís Senior night turned into a scoring bonanza for the team as they pounded Paulding Countyís Hearts Academy. The game was a resounding victory for the Falcons with a final score of 63-6. The scoring duties were shared between 11 different Falc... more
  • North Georgia Falcons Pound Paulding County
  • PHS See You at the Pole (9/24/2014)

    Since 1990, on the fourth Wednesday of September thousands of students across the globe congregate around their schoolís flag pole. They assemble to participate in See You at the Pole . Upon gathering, the students pray for their peers, their school, and their nation. Over one hundred students atte... more
  • PHS See You at the Pole
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