PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Trick or Treat Times for Pickens County (10/31/2018)

    As you begin to prepare for for Halloween, make note of the times for Trick or Treat in Pickens County. The Downtown Jasper Trick or Treat on Main Street is starting an hour later this year due to school end times. It will be held from 5 to 7 pm. Businesses not located on Main Street are welcom... more
  • Trick or Treat Times for Pickens County
  • Victor Ibarra Named PHS Band Student of the Week (10/31/2018)

    Our band student of the week is Victor Ibarra. Victor is a Junior and plays alto saxophone in the marching band and symphonic band. Victor also serves as our saxophone section leader with the marching band. If there is something to be done, Victor is always one of the first to get it done. H... more
  • Victor Ibarra Named PHS Band Student of the Week
  • Reese Melvin Named PHS Cheerleader of the Week (10/30/2018)

    Congratulations to Reese Melvin for being named Shottenkirk Ford's Pickens Football Cheerleader of the Week! #GoDragons 🐲📣... more
  • Reese Melvin Named PHS Cheerleader of the Week
  • Michael Burrell Named PHS Football Player of the Week (10/29/2018)

    Congratulations to Michael Burrell for being named Shottenkirk Ford's Pickens Football Player of the Week. The Dragons defeated LaFayette 48-19 on Friday to end the regular season undefeated 10-0. During the Meet the Dragons before the season in August, Michael gave his prediction on the seaso... more
  • Michael Burrell Named PHS Football Player of the Week
  • Andrew Gibson and Avery Franklin Named PHS XC Runner of the Week (10/25/2018)

    Congratulations to Pickens High School seniors Andrew Gibson and Avery Franklin for being named Shottenkirk Ford's Runners of the Week. Andrew and Avery were instrumental in helping their team win first place in Tuesday's Region 6-AAAA Cross Country Championship Meet in Dalton by finishing 4th ... more
  • Andrew Gibson and Avery Franklin Named PHS XC Runner of the Week
  • One-Stop Shopping Opportunity for Gifts and More (10/23/2018)
    Jasper's 8th Annual Holiday Market | November 16-17, 2018
    Exciting preparations are taking place for the 8th annual Holiday Market, becoming a shopping tradition in north Georgia. Chattahoochee Technical College - Appalachian Campus is transformed into a shopper’s paradise with over 100 merchants selling their arts, crafts and gifts to more than 1,000 ... more
  • One-Stop Shopping Opportunity for Gifts and More
  • Laura Swancey Named PHS Cheerleader of the Week (10/22/2018)

    Congratulations to Laura Swancey for being Shottenkirk Ford's Pickens Football Cheerleader of the Week! #GoDragons 🐲📣... more
  • Laura Swancey Named PHS Cheerleader of the Week
  • Trevon Hawkins Named PHS Football Player of the Week (10/22/2018)

    Congratulations to Trevon Hawkins for being named Shottenkirk Ford's Pickens High School Football Player of the Week. The Dragons defeated the Ridgeland Panthers 31-21 on Friday to win the Region Championship for the first time. (9-0) The game was also HIGH5SPORTS Game of the Week. #GoDrag... more
  • Trevon Hawkins Named PHS Football Player of the Week
  • Julia Henderson Named PHS Band Student of the Week (10/19/2018)

    Our band member of the week Julia Henderson. Julia is a Senior band member in the sousaphone section and she plays tuba in Symphonic band. She is a huge help to our program and a good marcher. Julia always has a smile on her face and is willing to help anyone. We are proud to have Julia in o... more
  • Julia Henderson Named PHS Band Student of the Week
  • Ansley Parker Named PHS Nettes Volleyball Player of the Week (10/18/2018)

    Congratulations to Ansley Parker for being Shottenkirk Ford's Pickens High School Nettes Volleyball Player of the Week!... more
  • Ansley Parker Named PHS Nettes Volleyball Player of the Week
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners October 2018 (10/18/2018)

    AGENDA I. Call to order II. Prayer III. Pledge of Allegiance IV. Amendments to Agenda V. Approval of Agenda VI. Employee Recognition Steve Root - 10 Years Pickens Fire and Rescue VII. Consent Agenda A. Signed Domestic Violence Awareness Proclamation VIII. Old Business A. Pic... more
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners October 2018
  • Eric Pagel Named PHS XC Runner of the Week (10/17/2018)

    Congratulations to Eric Pagel for being Shottenkirk Ford's Pickens High School Cross Country Boys Runner of the Week! Eric ran a personal best of 18:03 at the Pickens & a' Grinnin' Invitational on Saturday. C... more
  • Eric Pagel Named PHS XC Runner of the Week
  • GA State Races Political Forum (Pickens County) (10/16/2018)

    The Pickens Progress sponsored a political forum for state races with correspondent Larry Cavender moderating the event. The forum featured the following races for the state legislature that include Pickens County: (time in video) Steve Gooch, running unopposed, in Senate District 51 addresse... more
  • GA State Races Political Forum (Pickens County)
  • Jordan Elwarner Named PHS Cheerleader of the Week (10/16/2018)

    Congratulations to Jordan Elwarner for being Shottenkirk Ford's Pickens Football Cheerleader of the Week! #GoDragons 🐲📣... more
  • Jordan Elwarner Named PHS Cheerleader of the Week
  • Dallas McHale Named PHS Football Player of the Week (10/15/2018)

    Congratulations to Dallas McHale for being named Shottenkirk Ford's Pickens High School Football Player of the Week. The Dragons defeated NW Whitfield 55-13 on Friday. (8-0) #GoDragons 🏈🐲... more
  • Dallas McHale Named PHS Football Player of the Week

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