PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • PHS Annual White Christmas Provides Toys for Pickens County Children (12/13/2014)
    Toys are donated to Jasper Lions Club Fill-A-Stocking Program
    The Beta Club at Pickens High School presented the annual White Christmas assembly on Wednesday, December 10th in the Old Gym. The purpose of the White Christmas assembly is to provide gifts to support the Lions Club Fill-a-Stocking campaign. Each first period class was assigned a family to pr... more
  • PHS Annual White Christmas Provides Toys for Pickens County Children
  • Sounds of Grace at Eagle’s Rest on Mt. Oglethorpe (12/13/2014)
    Winter Solstice - Dec. 21st beginning at 2:45 p.m.
    The public is invited to experience the Winter Solstice at 2pm on Sunday, December 21st. The mountaintop will be filled with the sounds of grace and Christmas Carols. The event will also mark the first anniversary of the creation of Eagle’s Rest on Mt. Oglethorpe. The development of Eagle... more
  • Sounds of Grace at Eagle’s Rest on Mt. Oglethorpe
  • Boys & Girls Club of Pickens County Clubhouse Groundbreaking (12/11/2014)

    On a cold and windy Wednesday December 10th a large number gathered to be part of the Boys & Girls Club of Pickens County groundbreaking for its new 20,000 square feet home behind the Community Center in Roper Park. The topsoil had been cleared and the dirt was muddy as it rained over the weekend. ... more
  • Boys & Girls Club of Pickens County Clubhouse Groundbreaking
  • Pickens County Board of Education Meeting (Video) (12/11/2014)
    Mari Livsey, KnowPickens.com recognized with GSBA Beacon Award
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  • Pickens County Board of Education Meeting (Video)
  • BGCNG Groundbreaking (12/10/2014)

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  • BGCNG Groundbreaking
  • BRING ONE FOR THE CHIPPER (12/9/2014)
    Christmas Tree Recycling Event is January 3, 2015
    Keep Pickens Beautiful 'Bring One For the Chipper' will be held on Saturday, January 3, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Area residents will go green and drop off Christmas trees to be chipped into mulch or used as a wildlife habitat. The event educates the public on recycling and environmental ... more
  • BRING ONE FOR THE CHIPPER
  • CAPAA Presents 'A Celebration of Light' (12/9/2014)

    Tater Patch Players is hosting a performance by the Creative and Performing Arts Academy at 3PM on December 13. Admission is a donation to the CAPAA program. The show is called "A Celebration of Light" directed by instructor Lexi Klupchak. As the holidays approach this year it seems that hum... more
  • CAPAA Presents 'A Celebration of Light'
  • Donation Drop Boxes Around Town for Animal Shelter of Pickens County (12/9/2014)

    Even though you're unable to adopt, you can help the animals of Pickens County by donating items from the Animal Shelter's wish list. Drop boxes are located at Walmart, Sacketts, Kroger, Ingles and Tractor Supply. Below is a supply wish list: Cleaning Supplies - Bleach, Paper Towels, Odoban ... more
  • Donation Drop Boxes Around Town for Animal Shelter of Pickens County
  • Fellowship Presbyterian Church presents 'Tell Me the Story of Jesus' (12/9/2014)
    Friday, December 12th at 7:00 p.m.
    The Chancel Choir of Fellowship Presbyterian Church will present 'Tell Me the Story of Jesus' on Friday, December 12, at 7:00 p.m. This is a original production by Don Martin, narrated by Jim Jackson, directed by Regina Martin. All are invited to attend the concert and the reception that follow... more
  • Fellowship Presbyterian Church presents 'Tell Me the Story of Jesus'
  • Four Legged Love From Harvey (12/9/2014)
    Black Lab mix male puppy
    Hi! I am Harvey, a four month old ball of energy and playfulness. I have been here at the PAR Ranch since I was six weeks old and now it is time for me to find my forever home. I am eager to please and would work hard to learn a tricks and commands. I like kids and adults and would be a g... more
  • Four Legged Love From Harvey
  • North Georgia Falcon’s Coach Awarded (12/9/2014)

    Roger McDaniel, Head Coach for the North Georgia Falcons, was selected by Atlanta Area Football Officials Association as their "Coach of the Year" for 2014. The Atlanta Area Football Officials Association (AAFOA) is the leading high school football officials association in the state of Georgia. Cov... more
  • North Georgia Falcon’s Coach Awarded
  • Pickens County Beer and Wine Board Meeting (Video) (12/9/2014)
    Quarterly Reports & Renewals
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  • Pickens County Beer and Wine Board Meeting (Video)
  • Tate Cafeteria Ground Breaking (12/9/2014)

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  • Tate Cafeteria Ground Breaking
  • Weather the Weather at the Jasper Farmers Market (12/9/2014)

    Whether the Weather is rainy or fair Jasper Farmers Market will be there Even one vendor, and we'll be open And for a few customers we'll be hope'n If there's not a crowd don’t bother to park it On a really bad day we’re a drive through market Yes, the market was open on this rainy Satur... more
  • Weather the Weather at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Youth Leadership Pickens Visits Pickens County Adult Detention Center (12/9/2014)

    The participants of Youth Leadership Pickens, a program of the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce, recently had the opportunity to attend a session at the Pickens County Adult Detention Center. Sheriff Donnie Craig and several deputies shared how the jail operates, answered numerous questions f... more
  • Youth Leadership Pickens Visits Pickens County Adult Detention Center

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