PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Former PSO Jail Nurse Has Been Arrested (11/19/2013)

    Shortly after resigning as the Medical Director for the Pickens Sheriff’s Office Adult Detention Center, John “Jack” Green was arrested by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI). Jack was an employee of the Pickens County Sheriff’s Office, where he was a nurse in the medical unit. Over the course... more
  • Former PSO Jail Nurse Has Been Arrested
  • AJ and Kelly Proudfoot Joined Keep Pickens Beautiful Adopt A Road Program (11/18/2013)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful is pleased to announce that AJ and Kelly Proudfoot have volunteered to join our Adopt A Road Program. The Proudfoot’s have volunteered to pickup one mile of Parker Road from Hwy 53 towards Refuge Road. This section of road is where they live and they wanted to keep their com... more
  • AJ and Kelly Proudfoot Joined Keep Pickens Beautiful Adopt A Road Program
  • Deeds Publishing Releases FAITH AND THE FORMULA, the thriller novel by Clint Smith (11/18/2013)

    Clint Smith’s inspirational thriller novel, FAITH AND THE FORMULA, was released on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 by Deeds Publishing of Atlanta. Summary: Tim Jennings searches for his fiancée who presumably died in a tragic accident, but he believes that she is still alive – her body never re... more
  • Deeds Publishing Releases FAITH AND THE FORMULA, the thriller novel by Clint Smith
  • Jasper Lions Club Fill-A-Stocking Provided Christmas for 700 Children in 2012 (11/18/2013)

    In 2012, the Jasper Lions Club Fill-A-Stocking program provided Christmas presents for 700 children in Pickens County. Multiple gifts are given to each of our community’s needy children with a combined value of at least $50. This is accomplished through careful bargain shopping, generous donations ... more
  • Jasper Lions Club Fill-A-Stocking Provided Christmas for 700 Children in 2012
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful at the Talking Rock Heritage Festival (11/18/2013)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful collected and processed 6 large bags of aluminum cans, plastic and a truck load of cardboard from the Heritage Days Festival held in Talking Rock on October 19 & 20, 2013. The paper shredder collected 1100 lbs. of paper and it was recycled. This effort recognizes exem... more
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful at the Talking Rock Heritage Festival
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful Teamed Up with Jasper Elementary School (11/18/2013)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful teamed up with Jasper Elementary School to expand their school recycling program. KPB delivered 24 paper recycling containers, along with 6 hex-cycle containers. The paper baskets will be placed by Jeannie Smith, School Counselor, in each classroom to collect their scrap pap... more
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful Teamed Up with Jasper Elementary School
  • Pickens County Chamber of Commerce Welcomes New Member The Strong Tower with a Ribbon Cutting (11/18/2013)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome The Strong Tower to the Chamber and congratulate them on their Ribbon Cutting. The Strong Tower is a thrift store on a mission, a mission to serve the Lord and our community. They offer help to several different ministries such as the... more
  • Pickens County Chamber of Commerce Welcomes New Member  The Strong Tower with a Ribbon Cutting
  • Sponsors Needed for Christmas at Talking Rock (11/18/2013)
    Help for 284 Children Requested
    Please consider sponsoring a family or child for Christmas at Talking Rock this year. We had requests for 284 children in October. Parents gave us a list of items wanted. We try to give each child two clothing sets and two or more toys, and if requested, a coat, shoes, underwear and socks. If yo... more
  • Sponsors Needed for Christmas at Talking Rock
  • Chandler Smith Surprise Party (11/17/2013)

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  • Chandler Smith Surprise Party
  • BMC Turkey Trot (11/16/2013)

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  • BMC Turkey Trot
  • Holiday Marketplace & EXPO (11/16/2013)

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  • Holiday Marketplace & EXPO
  • Slim Down Log Stand (11/16/2013)

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  • Slim Down Log Stand
  • VA Offers Dental Insurance Program (11/15/2013)

    VA is partnering with Delta Dental and MetLife to allow eligible Veterans, plus family members receiving care under the Civilian Health and Medical Program (CHAMPVA), to purchase affordable dental insurance beginning Nov. 15, VA officials announced today. “VA continues to explore innovative wa... more
  • Amicalola EMC Awarded Wildwood Christian Academy with a "Bright Ideas" Grant (11/14/2013)

    Wildwood thanks Amicalola EMC for awarding Mrs. Carol Hagadorn a "Bright Ideas" grant. Mrs. Hagadorn plans on using the funds to purchase equipment and supplies for her sewing class and costumes for Wildwood student productions, including GISA competitions and the school's annual Live Nativity. Than... more
  • Amicalola EMC Awarded Wildwood Christian Academy with a
  • Chattahoochee Tech looking forward to hosting NJCAA Half-marathon Championship for second time (11/14/2013)

    (DALLAS, Ga.) – For the second time in program history, Chattahoochee Tech will host the NJCAA Half-marathon National Championship on a stretch of the renowned Silver Comet Trail in Dallas near the college’s Paulding County campus this Saturday. Nearly 200 runners from 19 different schools will comp... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech looking forward to hosting NJCAA Half-marathon Championship for second time
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