PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Pickens County Emergency Management Agency Urges Pickens County Residents to Take Time to Get Ready During National Preparedness Month (8/26/2014)

    September is National Preparedness Month and Pickens County EMA, along with the Georgia Emergency Agency’s Ready Georgia campaign encourage all residents to take time to prepare for emergencies. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Ready America campaign, National Preparedness ... more
  • Pickens County Emergency Management Agency Urges Pickens County Residents to Take Time to Get Ready During National Preparedness Month
  • Revelers enjoyed food, drinks and dancing at last year’s Good Samaritan Hoedown (8/26/2014)
    Popular Good Samaritan Hoedown coming Sept. 20
    The annual Good Samaritan Hoedown fundraiser will be held at the Lowe Barn in Jasper Saturday, September 20, 5:00-9:00 p.m. The 2014 event will again feature the popular Banks & Shane band, barbecue with all the trimmings, beer, wine, soft drinks and dancing as well as live and silent auctions. ... more
  • Revelers enjoyed food, drinks and dancing at last year’s Good Samaritan Hoedown
  • Talking Rock Pottery Invites You to 'Get Your Pink on & Save the Ta-Tas!' (8/26/2014)
    Paint, Decoupage or Whatever to Ceramic Ta-Tas - Entry Deadline September 1, 2014
    This is going to be a Breast Cancer Awareness fundraiser like no other - Ceramic Ta-tas. You can paint, decoupage, or what ever your imagination comes up with, all we ask is that you keep it tasteful. Beautiful busts will be displayed at Talking Rock Pottery during October - Breast Cancer Awareness ... more
  • Talking Rock Pottery Invites You to 'Get Your Pink on & Save the Ta-Tas!'
  • Ospreys Refueling at Airport (8/25/2014)

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  • Ospreys Refueling at Airport
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Work Session & Called Meeting on Millage Rate (Video) (8/25/2014)

    The Pickens County Board of Commissioners has tentatively adopted a millage rate which will require an increase in property taxes by 6.55 percent....
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Work Session & Called Meeting on Millage Rate (Video)
  • Chamber Auto Giveaway (8/23/2014)

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  • Chamber Auto Giveaway
  • Pickens Preview (8/23/2014)

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  • Pickens Preview
  • Foothill's IGA Market Donates to Pickens FERST (8/22/2014)

    Three coins in the fountain. Make that hundreds and hundreds of coins in the Foothill’s IGA Market fountain that were donated to Pickens Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy in August. Money that was collected from a fundraiser for FERST this past spring along with the coins from the fountain w... more
  • Foothill's IGA Market Donates to Pickens FERST
  • Pickens Board of Education Called Meeting (Video) (8/22/2014)
    Classroom Projectors and Class Size Resolution
    Board voted to proceed with Technoloy Proposal Phase 2 – Purchase, Replacement and Repair of Projector Systems, and to approve the Class Size Resolution and gave Dr. Perry leeway to hire two more teachers. ...
  • Pickens Board of Education Called Meeting (Video)
  • Eagle's Rest Outdoor Classroom and Observation Platform Complete (8/21/2014)
    Built by the Mountain Stewards Trail Crew
    The Mountain Stewards Trail Crew completed the Outdoor Classroom and Observation Platform at the Eagle Rest Recreational site on Oglethorpe Mountain. The double platforms perched on a rock face with a westerly view will provide handicap seating as well as regular seating for about 20 people. A... more
  • Eagle's Rest Outdoor Classroom and Observation Platform Complete
  • Pickens County Board of Assessors Meeting (Video) (8/21/2014)

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  • Pickens County Board of Assessors Meeting (Video)
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Meeting (Video) (8/21/2014)

    Signed Agreement for Transportation Enhancement Activities between the D.O.T. State of Georgia and Pickens County – Tate Depot Project and received notice to advertise for bids on said Project.... more
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Thanks Pickens County 4-H and Master Gardeners (8/21/2014)

    Pickens 4-H and Master Gardeners teamed up to tackle a community project of landscaping around the new entrance sign at Piedmont Mountainside last month. Pictured Left to Right: Christy Sims, Larry Brogdon, Marty Aldridge, Laura Anderson, Joanna Phillips, Wil Giambra, Louise Brown, Linda Kumfert... more
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Thanks Pickens County 4-H and Master Gardeners
  • Bad behavior addressed at POA board meeting (8/20/2014)

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  • Domestic Violence Task Force Town Hall Meeting (Video) (8/20/2014)

    Community leaders and organization met for the first Domestic Violence Task Force Town Hall meeting. ...
  • Domestic Violence Task Force Town Hall Meeting (Video)
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