PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES
The Pickens County Board of Elections and Registration verified that Jennifer Jones Galligan qualified as an Independent Candidate to run against Byron Long for the Pickens County Board of Education Post 3. She needed 830 valid signatures and collected 897. The election will be held during the Gen... more
September 4th, 5th, and 6th at Chattahoochee Technical College
The Pickens Community Used Book Sale is September 4th, 5th, and 6th at Chattahoochee Technical College, Appalachian Campus. The event is sponsored by The Friends of the Pickens Library. Hardbacks $1.00 Paperbacks $.50 & $1.00 Children's Books $.25 DVD's $2.50 Pre-Sale: Thursday, September ... more
Items for Discussion: Employee Health Insurance – Matt Bidwell/ MSI Benefits ...
All of the salsas that competed in the contest at the market Saturday were very tasty, according to the judges. This was a people’s choice event, everyone who voted was one of the judges. The voting was close and every entry got some votes as the tasters tried to make a decision among the varied a... more
Qualified candidates for City Council announced - Michael 'Mike' Haviland, David Leister, Jr., and Tina Monaghan...
The Marble Valley Community Choir is looking for New Members for their upcoming 2014-15 Concert Season. They meet on select Monday evenings at 7:00 p.m. at the Creative and Performing Arts Academy at 95 Whitfield Drive, Jasper, GA. You do not have to read music or have ever been in a choir... ... more
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In this issue: Public Safety Day, Nelson Reserve Unit 5K Hill Challenge, Reserve Unit, Town Hall Meetings, Budget and Grant News, Bible School Parade and 4th of July Parade, School Is Starting, Home Owners Association, Abandoned and dilapidated properties...
Looking in the Salacoa area near Henderson Mountain Road
A Code Red warning was issued for residents in the in the Salacoa area near Henderson Mountain Road to stay in their homes, and be on lookout for a fugitive that the Pickens and Cherokee County Sheriff Offices are currently searching for in the area. Timothy Eugene Smith could possible by armed ... more
Called Meeting on August 4, 2014
Tater Patch Players announces the following shows for their 2015 season: Farce of Nature, by Jones Hope Wooten. Opens January 23. This will be the GEORGIA PREMIERE of this great writing trio's latest show. Sylvia, by A. R. Gurney opens April 10. A delightful and zany comedy ab... more
Dozens of Chattahoochee Technical College students, faculty and staff banded together to pack lunch for 300 toddlers to teenagers in Pickens County recently. The group decorated lunch bags, assembled sandwiches, and packed treats for children as a service learning project at the Appalachian Campus. ... more