PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • New Park 'Eagle's Rest' Hosting Two Summer Solstice Events (5/25/2014)
    Sunrise Event and Picnic on June 21, 2014
    Eagle’s Rest on Mt. Oglethorpe will host two summer solstice events on June 21, 2014. At the first event, The Summer Solstice moment at 6:51am, the sun will rise to the sound of music…a singular flute and the sound of drums. It’s that magic moment for reflection and serenity. The second event... more
  • New Park 'Eagle's Rest' Hosting Two Summer Solstice Events
  • Heritage Day/Cove Waterfall Mtg (5/24/2014)

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  • Heritage Day/Cove Waterfall Mtg
  • JMA Cruise In May (5/24/2014)

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  • JMA Cruise In May
  • Get to the Pointe Dance Centre (5/23/2014)

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  • Get to the Pointe Dance Centre
  • Lodge Honors Member at Family Night (5/22/2014)

    On May 14, 2014, E. W. Hightower Lodge #679 F&AM held an open meeting and family night. There were approximately 60 people present. Those present were treated to a great BBQ supper before the meeting. The special guests of the evening were Brother Arnold Clarence Eaton and Deputy Grand Master of... more
  • Lodge Honors Member at Family Night
  • Message from Commissioner Rob Jones Regarding SPLOST Passing (5/22/2014)

    I want to thank everyone who voted on May 20th or earlier during the early voting period. Your passage of the SPLOST referendum on that ballot will enable Pickens County to continue to collect the one cent sales tax and the monies collected over the next six years will be used to improve services an... more
  • Message from Commissioner Rob Jones Regarding SPLOST Passing
  • More than 400 students will graduate from Chattahoochee Tech in June (5/22/2014)

    This June more than 400 graduates of Georgia’s largest technical college will be honored in a ceremony at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. Marking the 50th anniversary of graduation ceremonies for what is now Chattahoochee Technical College, approximately 200 graduates are expected to walk in... more
  • More than 400 students will graduate from Chattahoochee Tech in June
  • Pickens County Friends of NRA (5/22/2014)

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  • Pickens County Friends of NRA
  • PICKENS COUNTY LEADERS GRADUATE FROM THE GEORGIA ACADEMY FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (5/22/2014)

    The Board of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development announces Pickens County graduates from the 2014 Region 1 Multi-Day Training Program. Class participants represented a number of professional and non-professional economic development fields, including elected officials, public servants, bus... more
  • PICKENS COUNTY LEADERS GRADUATE FROM THE GEORGIA ACADEMY FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
  • National EMS for Children Day (5/21/2014)

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  • National EMS for Children Day
  • ***Unofficial Local Results from the May 20th Primary Election (5/20/2014)
    Two new board seats with wins by Bell and Lewis; SPLOST passes
    Below are the unofficial results for our local races and link to the Secretary of State's website to view all the results. Winners in BOLD Board of Commissioners District 1 Jerry R. Barnes (I) 1,032 Barry Connelly 578 Board of Education Post 2 Daniel Bell 2,543 W... more
  • ***Unofficial Local Results from the May 20th Primary Election
  • Four Legged Love From Woody (5/20/2014)
    Eight-month-old Lab/Golden Retriever mix
    If you are looking for a loyal and fun companion, a buddy for one of your pets, someone to talk to, take rides with, or hold in your lap, please consider the following pet who needs a forever home to fill with laughter and love: Hello, I am Woody, just about the cutest dog you will ever m... more
  • Four Legged Love From Woody
  • Lodge to Hold Blood Drive and Child Identification Program (5/20/2014)
    June 7th from 11AM - 3PM
    E. W. Hightower Lodge #679 F&AM, Nelson, GA, will hold a blood drive and a Child Identification Program on June 7, 2014. The event is in conjunction with the first Public Safety Day in Nelson. The events will be from 11 AM-3 PM. The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be on-site for donations. To... more
  • Lodge to Hold Blood Drive and Child Identification Program
  • Matt Queen, Highway 515 FCA Director Guest Speaker at Fellowship Presbyterian Church (5/20/2014)
    Family Night Dinner on May 28 at 6:30 p.m
    Fellowship Presbyterian Church welcomes Matt Queen, Highway 515 Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) Director, as our featured guest speaker at our Family Night Dinner on May 28 at 6:30 p.m. Matt will share the programs he is directing in the middle and high schools in Pickens, Gilmer, Fannin, To... more
  • Matt Queen, Highway 515 FCA Director Guest Speaker at Fellowship Presbyterian Church
  • National Safe Boating Week Promotion Aims to Increase Safety Certifications (5/20/2014)
    Boating educator reduces cost of online safety course for annual awareness week
    National Safe Boating Week, which begins Saturday, May 17th, provides a not-to-be-missed opportunity for boaters to get a boating safety certification, says leading online educator BOATERexam.com. To encourage boaters to sign up before summer boating season, BOATERexam.com is lowering the cost of it... more
  • National Safe Boating Week Promotion Aims to Increase Safety Certifications
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