PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Zach Goss Named PHS Basketball Player of the Week (12/19/2018)

    Congratulations to Zach Goss for being named Shottenkirk Ford's Pickens H9gh School Dragon Basketball Player of the Week!... more
  • Zach Goss Named PHS Basketball Player of the Week
  • Pickens County Planning Commission December 2018 (12/17/2018)

    AGENDA I. INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE II. READING AND APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MEETING MINUTES – September 10, 2018 III. OLD BUSINESS NONE IV. NEW BUSINESS: A. RZ-10-18-1252 [ WITHDRAWN ] Frank and Deborah McDaniel 154 Whitley Road North, Marble Hi... more
  • Pickens County Planning Commission December 2018
  • The Pickens Report - November 2018 (12/17/2018)

    The holiday season has arrived; marked by cool weather, and festive decorations. This is a busy time of year for most, and especially for those in the Pickens County Tax Commissioner’s office. The group has been working particularly hard this tax collection season. The total 2018 collections as ... more
  • The Pickens Report - November 2018
  • Carter Lindsey Named PHS Boys Swimmer of the Week (12/16/2018)

    Congratulations to Carter Lindsey for being named Shottenkirk Ford's Pickens High School Dragons Swim Team, Boys Swimmer of the Week! ... more
  • Carter Lindsey Named PHS Boys Swimmer of the Week
  • Emily O'Shields Named PHS Girls Swimmer of the Week (12/16/2018)

    Congratulations to Emily O'Shields for being named Shottenkirk Ford's Pickens High School Dragons Swim Team, Girls Swimmer of the Week! ... more
  • Emily O'Shields Named PHS Girls Swimmer of the Week
  • Chattahoochee Technical College Commencement Ceremonies Honor Graduates (12/15/2018)

    Chattahoochee Technical College students celebrated their graduation from the state’s largest technical college during two commencement ceremonies held on Thursday, Dec. 13, at the Clarence Brown Conference Center in Cartersville. The college awarded associate degrees, diplomas and technical certifi... more
  • Chattahoochee Technical College Commencement Ceremonies  Honor Graduates
  • Conner Williams Named PHS Band Student of the Week (12/15/2018)

    Our band student of the week is Conner Williams. Conner is a sophomore tuba player in our groups and served as co-low brass section leader this past season. He was recently selected as the 2019 Junior Band Captain and he also serves as tuba section leader in Symphonic Band. Conner was vital t... more
  • Conner Williams Named PHS Band Student of the Week
  • No Injuries Reported After PHS Student Pulls Knife on Classmate (12/14/2018)

    Jasper, Georgia – An incident transpired at Pickens High School today and we want to make sure you have accurate information and dispel any rumors you may hear about the incident. At approximately 11:25 a.m., two male students were involved in a verbal exchange, at which time one of the student... more
  • No Injuries Reported After PHS Student Pulls Knife on Classmate
  • Nelson to Lead Pickens High Dragons Football Next Season (12/13/2018)

    The Pickens County School District is pleased to announce the appointment of Coach Jeff Nelson as the district's new head football coach. Coach Nelson has worked in the Pickens County school system for the last five years, and previously worked as a teacher and coach in various schools throughout Ch... more
  • Nelson to Lead Pickens High Dragons Football Next Season
  • Chairman Jones Optimistic After Meeting With Dawson County Chairman (12/12/2018)

    Pickens County Commission Chairman Robert Jones and Dawson County Commission Chairman Billy Thurmond met on Wednesday the 12th to discuss the recent discrepancies involving Fire Station 8 located off Monument Road. The meeting was productive in making clear the desires and expectations of both count... more
  • Chairman Jones Optimistic After Meeting With Dawson County Chairman
  • Parker Resigns as Head Football Coach But Will Remain District Athletic Director (12/12/2018)

    Early this morning, Pickens High School Head Football Coach, Chris Parker posted on social media his decision to step down from Head Football Coach responsibilities and stay on as the District Athletic Director. Parker joined the Dragons in 2012 and led them to the most successful season in his... more
  • Parker Resigns as Head Football Coach But Will Remain District Athletic Director
  • Opening Delays on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 (12/11/2018)

    The National Weather Service has warned that counties basically north of I-20 may have black ice on roads as temperatures drop below freezing overnight. Many are delaying opening until 10 am on Tuesday, December 11, 2018: - Chattahoochee Technical College - Georgia State Government - J... more
  • Opening Delays on Tuesday, December 11, 2018
  • Pickens County Schools Closed Tuesday, December 11th (12/11/2018)

    Due to the number of homes without power, several county roads still impassable for school buses, and the weather advisory from the national weather service predicting freezing temperatures and the formation of black ice overnight and into the late morning hours, the Pickens County School District w... more
  • Pickens County Schools Closed Tuesday, December 11th
  • Christmas Wreath Placement Honoring Veterans (12/10/2018)
    Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at Noon at Veterans Memorial Park
    Pickens County Citizens and Veterans hosted the second annual Christmas Wreath placement at the Pickens County Veterans Memorial Park (PCVMP). By placing this Christmas wreath, we are honoring our veterans past and current. We understand we have Veterans Day in the fall and Memorial Day in the ... more
  • Christmas Wreath Placement  Honoring Veterans
  • Abi Cain Named PHS Band Student of the Week (12/9/2018)

    Picken High School's band student of the week is Abi Cain. Abi is a freshman on our Color Guard and Winterguard. She is hardworking, friendly, and very funny. She is always willing to help with anything that needs it, she enjoys helping others, and is a genuine joy to be around at all times.... more
  • Abi Cain Named PHS Band Student of the Week

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