PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Chattahoochee Tech Volunteers for Hungry Children (8/2/2014)

    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
  • Chattahoochee Tech Volunteers for Hungry Children
  • PHS Softball Scrimmage (8/2/2014)

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  • PHS Softball Scrimmage
  • Pickens County Schools Open House Schedule & Elementary School Supply List (8/2/2014)
    School starts August 11, 2014
    Below are the open house dates for Pickens County Schools followed by School Supply list for the Elementary Schools in a PDF format. Don't forget to send us your Back to School pictures on the first day for us to post on our site and social media pages. Email to info@knowpickens.com. OPE... more
  • Pickens County Schools Open House Schedule & Elementary School Supply List
  • Pickens Ferst Foundation 'Leap Into Books' Parent Newsletter (8/2/2014)
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    In this Issue: Why Should Children Read?, Gummy Bear Popsicles, Georgia Authors' Month, Donor Spotlight, What's Going on in the Library, Reading from Birth, Have you Moved, Like their Facebook page, Does Reading Really Matter? ...
  • Pickens Ferst Foundation 'Leap Into Books' Parent Newsletter
  • PUBLIC MEETINGS SCHEDULED RE: GEORGIA DEER MANAGEMENT PLAN (8/2/2014)

    Georgia’s white-tailed deer population is a great natural resource that provides aesthetic, consumptive, and economic value. Each year, approximately 300,000 deer hunters harvest nearly 400,000 deer over the course of the deer season. The annual economic impact of deer hunting in Georgia exceeds $... more
  • PUBLIC MEETINGS SCHEDULED RE: GEORGIA DEER MANAGEMENT PLAN
  • Volkswagen Car Show (8/2/2014)

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  • Volkswagen Car Show
  • Pride of Pickens Exhibition (8/1/2014)

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  • Pride of Pickens Exhibition
  • Sheriff Craig is New President of the Georgia Sheriffs’ Youth Homes (8/1/2014)

    Pickens County Sheriff Donnie Craig was sworn in as the 2014-2015 President of the Georgia Sheriffs' Youth Homes, Inc. during the annual Georgia Sheriffs' Association Summer Training Conference on July 22 at Lake Lanier. Governor Nathan Deal presided over the installation ceremony of Youth Homes' o... more
  • Sheriff Craig is New President of the Georgia Sheriffs’ Youth Homes
  • Update On Dairy Queen Fire (8/1/2014)

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  • Update On Dairy Queen Fire
  • Four Legged Love From Maverick (7/31/2014)
    A one-year-old, brown Australian shepherd mix, male dog
    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 one of the following pets who need a forever home to fill with laughter and love: Hello, I am Maverick, a handsome and fun dog. I like o... more
  • Four Legged Love From Maverick
  • GA DOT Seeking Public Input on State’s Transportation Needs & Funding (7/31/2014)

    As state and national leaders consider alternatives for funding future transportation needs, the Georgia Department of Transportation wants to know what Georgians would like in their 21st Century transportation system and how they recommend paying for it. The public is asked to spend a few minute... more
  • GA DOT Seeking Public Input on State’s Transportation Needs & Funding
  • Jasper Lions Visit Haiti via Mission Trip Report (7/31/2014)

    When Jasper Lions Club met on July 24th, the evening’s program was presented by one its own. Lion Alexa Baggs who recently participated in a ten day mission trip to Haiti, spoke of that venture. The trip was arranged by the First Baptist Church of Jasper. Seven persons, adults and youths, went to... more
  • Jasper Lions Visit Haiti via Mission Trip Report
  • Mountain High Music Fall Equinox at Eagle's Rest on Mt. Oglethorpe (7/31/2014)
    Tuesday, September 23rd at 2pm
    The dulcimers are coming ... the dulcimers are coming ... to play their mountain music during the Fall Equinox, Tuesday, September 23rd, beginning at 2pm at Eagle's Rest on Mt. Oglethorpe. The Bent Tree Strings will bring their dulcimer music to the mountaintop to help celebrate the Fall Equinox.... more
  • Mountain High Music Fall Equinox at Eagle's Rest on Mt. Oglethorpe
  • PICKENS COUNTY CANNING PLANT SCHEDULE CHANGE FOR AUGUST (7/31/2014)

    The Pickens County Canning Plant will change its schedule, to Wednesday afternoons only, starting on August 6th and continuing through the month of August. This schedule change takes place each year due to school being back in session. The Canning Plant will open for business at 2:00 p.m. and pa... more
  • PICKENS COUNTY CANNING PLANT SCHEDULE CHANGE FOR AUGUST
  • SALSA CONTEST THIS SATURDAY at the Jasper Farmers Market (7/31/2014)

    Home Grown – Hand Made. The Jasper Farmers Market, now in our 15th season, proudly continues as one of the only local markets where you can purchase your items directly from the grower/crafter. New to the market this week is Annmarie Hohmann, with her homemade dog treats. I purchased some at th... more
  • SALSA CONTEST THIS SATURDAY at the Jasper Farmers Market

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