PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • BIG CANOE TOUR OF HOMES CELEBRATES 26 YEARS OF CARING (2/24/2014)
    Annual Event Has Raised More Than $1,228,000 to Assist Local Charities
    The 2014 Big Canoe Tour of Homes will be held May 2-3 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on Friday and until 4:00 pm on Saturday in Big Canoe, Georgia. Tour-goers will visit four unique and well-appointed homes situated in four different neighborhoods. One home features a breath-taking interior view of Big Can... more
  • BIG CANOE TOUR OF HOMES CELEBRATES 26 YEARS OF CARING
  • 'LET THE GAMES BEGIN' Says Pickens County GOP (2/24/2014)
    on their March 11th Monthly Meeting with a CANDIDATE FORUM
    When Nancy Jester kicked off her campaign for Georgia State School Superintendent last November she said she believes "Georgia should provide an on-ramp into a solid, middle class life", but Jester said for many it's not happening. "With only 67 percent as our graduation rate, too many children aren... more
  • 'LET THE GAMES BEGIN' Says Pickens County GOP
  • ENJOY GEORGIA WILDLIFE IMAGES FROM DNR ON INSTAGRAM (2/21/2014)

    Georgia’s outdoor enthusiasts can get another glimpse into the outdoors through the eyes of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources staff by following our new Instagram profile at www.instagram.com/georgiawild... more
  • ENJOY GEORGIA WILDLIFE IMAGES FROM DNR ON INSTAGRAM
  • MasterCare Medical Center, LLC Named Pickens Chamber February Small Business of the Month (2/21/2014)

    Pickens County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that the February Small Business of the Month is awarded to MasterCare Medical Center, LLC. Dr. Moiz Master, MD was awarded a framed certificate at the February Membership Breakfast by Melissa Jordan of Community Bank of Pickens County, sponso... more
  • MasterCare Medical Center, LLC Named Pickens Chamber February Small Business of the Month
  • Pickens Chamber of Commerce February Breakfasat (2/21/2014)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce held its’ monthly Membership breakfast on February 18, 2014 at Chattahoochee Technical College. Each month the breakfast is sponsored by a Chamber Member. The February Breakfast Sponsor was Community Bank of Pickens County. The February Speakers were Jerry ... more
  • Pickens Chamber of Commerce February Breakfasat
  • Pickens County Board of Education Attending Tea Party Candidate Forum (2/21/2014)
    February 25th at 7:00 p.m.
    Pickens County Board of Education members will attend a candidate forum on February 25th, beginning at 7:00 p.m. This forum will be hosted by the Pickens County Tea Party. The meeting will be held at Chattahoochee Technical College, 100 Campus Drive, Jasper, Georgia.... more
  • Pickens County Board of Education Attending Tea Party Candidate Forum
  • State Board of Education Approves Weather and School Days Resolution (2/21/2014)
    Pickens County students to make up two days on March 21 & 24
    Snow Days will not have to be made up for Pickens students after State Board of Education approves Weather and School Days Resolution yesterday. It gives flexibility to school districts to decide whether or not to make up school days when they were closed due to inclement weather the weeks of Janua... more
  • State Board of Education Approves Weather and School Days Resolution
  • April Showers Bring Mountain Flowers (2/20/2014)
    Spring Art Show Entry Deadline April 4, 2014
    Sharptop Arts Association is pleased to announce our Spring Art Show for 2014. Artists are invited to participate in an exhibition of two-dimensional and three-dimensional original work representative of their most creative efforts in the past two years. Each Artist is invited to submit up to thr... more
  • April Showers Bring Mountain Flowers
  • Golden Eagles men take GCAA contest at South Georgia in overtime (2/20/2014)

    (DOUGLAS, Ga.) – The Chattahoochee Tech men’s basketball team outlasted South Georgia College in a 94-90 overtime victory on the road Wednesday night, snapping a two-game road losing streak. The Golden Eagles (21-5, 11-5 GCAA) still remain in sole possession of second place in conference with the im... more
  • IS THIS YOUR CUP OF TEA? (2/19/2014)

    FEBRUARY ROUND TABLE: Due to the second SNOW SLAM to Pickens County this month, the Pickens County Round Table has rescheduled to meet on Thursday, February 20th, at the Pueblo Cantina Restaurant, 25 Luke Carver Drive (behind Wendy’s on Hwy 53W). Plan to begin gathering at about 11:30AM to o... more
  • IS THIS YOUR CUP OF TEA?
  • January Pickens Report (2/19/2014)

    I apologize for the delay in getting my monthly report to you for January, but the weather has not been very cooperative. As everyone is aware, Pickens County was impacted by the winter storms that hit North Georgia during the last week in January and the latest one which hit the week just before Va... more
  • January Pickens Report
  • PICKENS COUNTY TEA PARTY HOSTS CANDIDATE FORUM AT FEBRUARY 25TH MEETING (2/19/2014)

    As the political season heats up to November, the TEA Party will start with a forum featuring the local candidates for offices. Running for Pickens County School Board, presently seated members Byron Long, Wendy Lowe and Dan Fincher have accepted the invitation to participate in the question-an... more
  • PICKENS COUNTY TEA PARTY HOSTS CANDIDATE FORUM AT FEBRUARY 25TH MEETING
  • SHARPTOP ARTS ASSOCIATION AND ANIMAL SHELTER OF PICKENS WILL “PAINT PICKENS GREEN” ON MARCH 15TH (2/19/2014)

    The Sharptop Arts Association for over 20 years has celebrated young artists and the fine art teachers in Pickens County. This year, from February 27th to April 5th, they have dedicated the Center to a month of exhibits featuring student art throughout the Gallery located on D.B. Carroll Street in ... more
  • SHARPTOP ARTS ASSOCIATION AND ANIMAL SHELTER OF PICKENS WILL “PAINT PICKENS GREEN” ON MARCH 15TH
  • COMMUNITY THRIFT STORE - A GREAT 2013 (2/17/2014)

    The Community Thrift Store had records sales in 2013 finishing with an increase of over 40 thousand dollars over 2012. The community supports the store with its donations, volunteers and sales. Store profits of over 3.8 million dollars have been returned to the community through grants to local or... more
  • COMMUNITY THRIFT STORE - A GREAT 2013
  • Healthy relationships: the key to a healthy heart? (2/17/2014)

    February is American Heart Month. Throughout the month, plenty will be said about physical risk factors for heart disease, the number one killer of women. One thing that is often overlooked but should not be underestimated, doctors say, is the impact emotional well-being can have on one’s heart. ... more
  • Healthy relationships: the key to a healthy heart?
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