PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Free Concert Series Continues at Holy Family October 16 (10/11/2016)

    Holy Family is pleased to present the Titan Winds, a wind ensemble from the Atlanta area, in a free concert on Sunday, October 16 at 3:30 P.M. The Titan Winds is an ensemble of energetic young wind players who enjoy performing for all kinds of audiences. They are particularly pleased to be included ... more
  • Free Concert Series Continues at Holy Family October 16
  • Pickens County Planning & Development September 2016 Report (10/11/2016)

    Pickens County Planning & Development monthly report for September activity: Permits 39 in September 2016 29 in September 2015 Site Built Homes 15 in September 2016 6 in September 2015 ... more
  • Pickens County Planning & Development September 2016 Report
  • Tea Party Talk (10/11/2016)

    Local and national Tea Party groups are often taken to task by well-intentioned citizens—in the form of “Letters to the Editor” in their community newspapers and derogatory comments on the various Social Media outlets. There is a reason for this. The goals of most Tea Party groups are (1) To Inf... more
  • The Pickens Report - September 2016 (10/11/2016)

    The Fall season has arrived, bringing with it beautiful colors and cooler temperatures to Pickens County. This is a time of the year when people flock to our community for the amazing views, cool mountain breezes, and to get a taste of true southern living. It is important that while these individua... more
  • The Pickens Report - September 2016
  • Jasper City Council October 2016 (Video) (10/10/2016)

    Alcohol/Food ratio ordinance change to 50/50 split; Noise concerning Rocco's pub; $10,000 check to JYSA...
  • Jasper City Council October 2016 (Video)
  • Nelson City Council October 2016 (Video) (10/10/2016)

    Bid Opening & Approval 352 Blue Ridge Avenue; Approval of Pickens County Millage Rate...
  • Nelson City Council October 2016 (Video)
  • Pickens County Airport Authority October 2016 Minutes (10/10/2016)

    KnowPickens was unable to video Pickens County Airport Authority meeting in October 2016. Below are the approved minutes from the meeting. CALL TO ORDER The regular meeting of the Pickens County Airport Authority (the "Authority") was called to order in the public meeting room at the Pickens... more
  • Pickens County Planning Commission October 2016 (Video) (10/10/2016)

    Rezone Request RZ-08-16-1210 - William Edward SimmonsHighway Business (HB) to Suburban Residential (SR); Pet Cemetery discussion...
  • Pickens County Planning Commission October 2016 (Video)
  • Consider Adopting From the Animal Shelter (10/8/2016)
    Link to post on our Facebook page
    Check out these dogs available for adoption from the Pickens Animal Shelter from post on our Facebook page. It's not necessary to have a Facebook page to see them. Descriptions on each dog....
  • Consider Adopting From the Animal Shelter
  • New Opportunties Taking Wolfscratch Farm Owners Back to Atlanta (10/7/2016)

    Wolfscratch Farms began in the Fall of 2009 with eventually feeding many families through a CSA and workshare program. It is with sad news that they're moving back to Atlanta. Below is a letter sent out via email and on their Facebook page: To all our friends and supporters of Wolfscratch... more
  • New Opportunties Taking Wolfscratch Farm Owners Back to Atlanta
  • Pickens High School Teacher Arrested for Inappropriate Contact with Students (10/7/2016)
    PSO Press conference video
    Mr. Daniel Culbreth, a math teacher at Pickens High School, was arrested on Thursday night (October 6, 2016) for Computer Exploitation of Children and Sexual Assault by Persons with Supervisory Authority. The arrest came during an investigation into inappropriate communications with a student. V... more
  • Pickens High School Teacher Arrested for Inappropriate Contact with Students
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Work Session (10/6/2016)

    Items for Discussion: Liquor Sales in Picke ; Budget Transfer Policy Revision
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  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Work Session
  • Town of Talking Rock Council October Meeting (Video) (10/6/2016)

    Social Media; Heritage Days; Parking Lot...
  • Town of Talking Rock Council October Meeting (Video)
  • Highland Rivers Health Launches New Website (10/5/2016)
    New site designed to make finding information easy and efficient from any device
    Highland Rivers Health unveiled its new website, designed to make accessing information about the agency, its services and clinic locations easier and more intuitive from both computers and mobile devices. The new site is now online at ww... more
  • Highland Rivers Health Launches New Website
  • How the Pickens County School District Communicates Changes to School Operations (10/5/2016)

    Winter weather is around the corner. The Pickens County School District (PCSD) wants to remind the community about the procedures in place for announcing changes in school operations due to inclement weather. The PCSD works in close contact with local and state emergency authorities to ensure th... more
  • How the Pickens County School District Communicates Changes to School Operations
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