PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Summer Camps 2014 Creative and Performing Arts Academy (5/8/2014)

    Creative and Performing Arts Academy is offering the following Summer Camps: Camp Try-it Campers get to 'try-it' for many different art forms including violin, cello, acting, guitar, drums, vocal, art, piano and more during a fun filled camp the week of June 9th – 13th. -Ages 5-8, 9:00a... more
  • Summer Camps 2014 Creative and Performing Arts Academy
  • Next Week is 'Paint the Town Purple' (5/7/2014)
    Preceding Relay for Life of Pickens County on May 17th
    Next week is the 'Paint the Town Purple' event preceding Relay for Life of Pickens County on May 17th. Merchants/Businesses will be decorating their stores purple (other colors as well that represent Cancers) for a chance to claim the 'purple' traveling trophy for the year. Voting will be held on Kn... more
  • Next Week is 'Paint the Town Purple'
  • THE SUBJECT OF THIS WEEK’S TEA PARTY CONVERSATION IS THE REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT PROGRAM (5/7/2014)

    HISTORY OF THE U.S. REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT PROGRAM: The U.S. has a proud history of admitting refugees of special humanitarian concern into the country. Following the admission of over 250,000 displaced Europeans in the wake of World War II, the first refugee legislation enacted by the U.S. Congress ... more
  • THE SUBJECT OF THIS WEEK’S TEA PARTY CONVERSATION IS THE REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT PROGRAM
  • Does your Mom deserve a Mother's Day Makeover? (5/6/2014)
    Enter her in Coco's Cottage Makeover Contest by May 7th
    Coco's Cottage and local businesses want to give your Mother a big Surprise and pamper her for Mother's Day. Enter her in the Second Annual Mother's Day Makeover Contest by May 7th by telling a little bit about your Mom -- what makes her so incredible and why she deserves an extra special Mother's ... more
  • Does your Mom deserve a Mother's Day Makeover?
  • Marble Hill Entrepreneur Steve Moranos Earns Multiple Awards (5/6/2014)
    Allstate agency owner recognized for outstanding customer service and sales success
    As a business leader and involved citizen in the Marble Hill and Big Canoe area, Allstate agency owner Steve Moranos has received a number of awards and designations for his work and service to customers. He has owned his agency in Marble Hill since 2007. Moranos received the Agency of the Year a... more
  • Marble Hill Entrepreneur Steve Moranos Earns Multiple Awards
  • Donate to Support Disaster Relief (5/5/2014)

    Help people affected by disaster like the recent tornadoes, storms and countless other crises. Your Gift Can Help Provide: Food & Shelter Emotional Support Emergency Supplies Thank you for your generosity. Your gift will support American Red Cross Disaster Relief, helping people affected ... more
  • Donate to Support Disaster Relief
  • Four Legged Love From Blossom (5/5/2014)
    Two-year-old, domestic short hair mix female cat
    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 Blossom a beautiful black and tan lady. I and ... more
  • Four Legged Love From Blossom
  • Good Samaritan facility upgrade construction underway (5/5/2014)
    Fundraising goal key to completion
    Construction of the much needed replacement facilities at the Good Samaritan Health and Wellness Center in Jasper is well underway. The foundation slab and outside wall framing was completed April 26 for phase one of the three-phase project that will eventually do away with the overused modular unit... more
  • Good Samaritan facility upgrade construction underway
  • Local Candidates Answered Questions Following Nonpartisan Forum (5/5/2014)
    Voters submitted questions that were unable to be answered with time constraints
    Voters submitted questions to our local candidates (Board of Education, Representative District 11, and Commissioner Post 1) to the Pickens Chamber following the Nonpartisan Community Candidate Forum on April 21, 2014. Time constraints kept them from being answered at the forum. The Primary El... more
  • Local Candidates Answered Questions Following Nonpartisan Forum
  • Pickens County 4-H Shotgun Team Heading to State This Saturday (5/5/2014)
    32 team members will compete at Rock Eagle in Eatonton, GA
    All of the Pickens County 4-H Shotgun Team qualified on April 26th in Blairsville, GA for the upcoming State Competition this Saturday, May 10th at Rock Eagle in Eatonton, GA. The 32 members, 17 Seniors (9th through 12th Grade) and 15 Juniors (7th & 8th Grade), will compete with over 1,200 indivi... more
  • Pickens County 4-H Shotgun Team Heading to State This Saturday
  • Play On! To Open in June Tater Patch Players Continue to Entertain (5/5/2014)

    Play On! is a comedy about the production of a play by a local playwright. The play within the play is called Murder Most Foul. Play On! is very funny show that reminds us all, If you want something done right, get an expert. Phyllis Montague pens a play. She is a local and has agr... more
  • Play On! To Open in June  Tater Patch Players Continue to Entertain
  • Shop Jasper Farmers Market for Mother's Day (5/5/2014)
    Market is open 7:30 a.m. to Noon on Saturdays
    There were several vendors selling greens at the market this week making a bountiful supply to choose from; spinach, kale, broccoli, chard, lettuces, green onions and more. A new produce vendor was at the market for the first time this Saturday, Harvest Table Farms from Talking Rock. Meghan Cole i... more
  • Shop Jasper Farmers Market for Mother's Day
  • TCSG State Board Approves Tuition Increase Starting in Fall 2014 (5/5/2014)

    (Atlanta) - The state board that oversees the Technical College System of Georgia has approved the system’s request for a tuition increase of $4 per credit hour starting with the upcoming fall semester. The board voted unanimously to accept the increase during their monthly meeting at the TCSG’s... more
  • TCSG State Board Approves Tuition Increase Starting in Fall 2014
  • CARES Cooking Challenge (5/3/2014)

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  • CARES Cooking Challenge
  • Carnival in the Park (5/3/2014)

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  • Carnival in the Park
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