PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Early voting begins today through July 18th for the July 22nd Primary Runoff (6/30/2014)

    Early voting begins today through July 18th for the July 22nd Primary Runoff. Runoff faces for United States Senate and State School Superintendent on the Republican Ballot, and State School Superintendent on the Democratic Ballot. Early voting will be held at the Pickens County Board of Election... more
  • Early voting begins today through July 18th for the July 22nd Primary Runoff
  • Pickens County Board of Education Called Meeting (Video) (6/30/2014)

    Executive Session, Approval of Personnel - Pennie Fowler, a resident of Dawsonville, is the new Pickens Middle School Principal as of July 1, 2014. She has served as teacher, Assistant Principal and Principal in the Lumpkin County School System since 2002. ... more
  • Airport Appreciation Festival (6/28/2014)

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  • Airport Appreciation Festival
  • Benefit for Brittany Brannon (6/28/2014)

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  • Benefit for Brittany Brannon
  • Doris Wigington Park Opening (6/28/2014)

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  • Doris Wigington Park Opening
  • Slim Down Challenge Finale (6/27/2014)

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  • Slim Down Challenge Finale
  • Manor House in the Meadow Ground Breaking (6/26/2014)

    Pickens County Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate Rock Creek Manor for continued growth and help them celebrate with a Ground Breaking on May 27th for their new facility Manor House in the Meadow. In late 2010, Rock Creek Manor opened as a wonderful option for assisted living and day ... more
  • Manor House in the Meadow Ground Breaking
  • Jasper Farmers Market (6/25/2014)

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  • Jasper Farmers Market
  • Copperhead or Not? (6/24/2014)
    COPPERHEADS ARE NOT GIVING BIRTH NOW!!
    A common Summer snake encounter is to find a snake basking. Basking is often done on a warm flat surface in an open area that has direct sunlight. Many homeowners exit their homes to find snakes basking on the driveway, roads/streets, patios, concrete sidewalks, stepping stones, around pools and o... more
  • Copperhead or Not?
  • Democratic U.S. Senate Candidate Michelle Nunn Meet 'n Greet (6/24/2014)
    If elected, she would be Georgia’s first woman U.S. Senator
    Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Michelle Nunn tour of counties in North Georgia stopped in Pickens County last Thursday, June 19 for a Meet 'n Greet. Close to 50 people were in attendance at the Pickens County Community Center in Jasper. David Robinson, chair of the Pickens County Democrats mad... more
  • Democratic U.S. Senate Candidate Michelle Nunn Meet 'n Greet
  • Four Legged Love From Farrah (6/24/2014)
    Pne-year-old female bloodhound dog
    A donation to Pickens Animal Rescue in someone’s name would make a wonderful birthday, anniversary, memorial or special occasion present and would help make sure no Buddy is left behind. All donations go to help the pets. Donations are accepted every day at the PAR Rescued Furniture Store. If yo... more
  • Four Legged Love From Farrah
  • Jo Malone™ Scents (6/24/2014)

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  • Jo Malone™ Scents
  • Pickens GOP Announces A Sizzling July Schedule (6/24/2014)
    Monthly Meeting on July 8th
    With the 238th birthday of America on July 4th and the run-off election for some key Republican candidates looming on July 22, the July 8th monthly County Committee Meeting is a call to arms for our Republicans who want to get involved and make a difference in the final planning and development of t... more
  • Pickens GOP Announces A Sizzling July Schedule
  • Pickens Sheriff Explorers Attend State Conference (6/24/2014)

    The Pickens Sheriff Explorers Post 0800 attended the Law Enforcement Explorer State Conference and Championship this past weekend at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth Ga. presented by the Law Enforcement Exploring Association of Georgia. On Thursday the 19th, two members of th... more
  • Pickens Sheriff Explorers Attend State Conference
  • PSO Employee Dinner Hosted by the Pickens Sheriff's Auxiliary (6/24/2014)

    More than 50 people attended the PSO Employee Dinner hosted by the Pickens Sheriff's Auxiliary on June 17, 2014 at the Pickens County Community Center. The Auxiliary provided all the food and preparation, including the pictured fruit bowls that were made and donated by Michelle Trowell. This m... more
  • PSO Employee Dinner Hosted by the Pickens Sheriff's Auxiliary
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