PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Kaylin Nelson Named PHS Cheerleader of the Week (9/10/2018)

    Congratulations to Kaylin Nelson for being named Shottenkird Ford's Pickens Cheerleading Cheerleader of the Week! #GoDragons 🐲📣... more
  • Kaylin Nelson Named PHS Cheerleader of the Week
  • Pickens County Airport Authority September 2018 (9/10/2018)

    AGENDA 1. Call to order 2. Adoption of the meeting agenda 3. Approval of previous meeting minutes 4. Public input 5. Committee & Authority member reports 6. Treasurer’s report 7. Airport manager’s report 8. Airport engineer’s report 9. Commissioner’s remarks 10. Old business a. T-han... more
  • Pickens County Airport Authority September 2018
  • Pickens County Planning Commission September 2018 (9/10/2018)

    AGENDA I. INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE II. READING AND APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MEETING MINUTES – August 13, 2018 III. OLD BUSINESS – Tabled Item A. SUSE-7-18-1246 Myada Baudry Henderson Mountain Road, Jasper Conditional Use in AG (Agricultural) Retreat center with special events ... more
  • Pickens County Planning Commission September 2018
  • Sydney Johns Named PHS Nettes Volleyball Player of the Week (9/9/2018)

    Congratulations to Sydney Johns for being named Shottenkirk Ford's Pickens High School Nettes Volleyball Player of the Week! ... more
  • Sydney Johns Named PHS Nettes Volleyball Player of the Week
  • Sarah Morris Named PHS Nettes Softball Player of the Week (9/8/2018)

    Congratulations to Sarah Morris for being named Shottenkirk Ford's PHS Nettes Softball Player of the Week!... more
  • Sarah Morris Named PHS Nettes Softball Player of the Week
  • Adriana Vann and Will Dodson Named Pickens XC Runners of the Week (9/7/2018)

    Congratulations to Adriana Vann and Will Dodson for being named Shottenkirk Ford's Pickens County Cross Country Runners of the Week after the Berry College Clara Bowl Invitational on September 1, 2018. Will, a freshman, finished 4th for the PHS boys' varsity team. Adriana, a sophomore, was the... more
  • Adriana Vann and Will Dodson Named Pickens XC Runners of the Week
  • Teens Experienced Medical Emergencies as a Result of Vaping Electronic Cigarettes (9/7/2018)

    Within the last week, several teens in Pickens, Gilmer and Fannin counties have experienced medical emergencies as a result of "vaping," by use of electronic cigarettes. These medical emergencies necessitated treatment by both EMS and treatment at hospitals. The number of incidents within such a... more
  • Teens Experienced Medical Emergencies as a Result of Vaping Electronic Cigarettes
  • The Second Time Around Opens This Weekend (9/7/2018)
    Auditions ahead for A Christmas Story
    The delightful comedy, The Second Time Around, by Henry Denker, opens this Friday for nine shows. The performances are September 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23 at the theater at 95 Philadelphia Lane. The eight cast members have been working hard to prepare and a ready to make you smile ... more
  • The Second Time Around Opens This Weekend
  • Vaping is a Violation of Pickens County Schools Code of Conduct (9/7/2018)

    Yesterday, the District Attorney's Office issued a press release on an alarming number of medical emergencies as a result of 'vaping' in Pickens, Gilmer and Fannin counties. Today, Pickens Board of Education sent the letter below stating that five Pickens students needed medical attention, with ... more
  • Vaping is a Violation of Pickens County Schools Code of Conduct
  • Jasper Farmers Market Report (9/5/2018)

    You couldn't miss the Farmers Market last Saturday as it was just across the street from Lee Newton Park in the new Mountain Ed school parking lot. It was a bright morning full of excitement since it was the Annual Sheriffs Jeep Fest. The market needed to make room for traveling "Jeepers", (aka Jeep... more
  • Jasper Farmers Market Report
  • Lee Shiver Announces Candidacy for State Representative District 11 (9/5/2018)

    I am Lee Shiver, former Pickens County School Superintendent, and a candidate for the District 11 Georgia House of Representatives. I retired recently after a 39-year career that included experiences as a superintendent, principal, and state department official. My campaign confronts the most crit... more
  • Lee Shiver Announces Candidacy for State Representative District 11
  • Priceless Smiles at Jeepfest (9/5/2018)

    Rotarians were thrilled to be a part of JeepFest this year and enjoyed watching the jeeps attempting to surmount the mud pit and obstacle course, eating the delicious food and the shopping with the vendors. Our primary job was easy. All we had to do was make children smile. How do you make chil... more
  • Priceless Smiles at Jeepfest
  • Carly Shoffer Named PHS Cheerleader of the Week (9/4/2018)

    Congratulations to Carly Shoffer for being named Shottenkird Ford's Pickens Cheerleading Cheerleader of the Week! #GoDragons 🐲📣... more
  • Carly Shoffer Named PHS Cheerleader of the Week
  • Paige Klein Named PHS Band Student of the Weekd (9/4/2018)

    Our band student of the week is our Drum Major, Paige Klein. Paige is a sophomore and also plays alto saxophone in the Symphonic Band. Paige is an incredible conductor and leader for our marching band, always willing to help others, take on additional responsibilities, and is always prepared f... more
  • Paige Klein Named PHS Band Student of the Weekd
  • Hunter Hermann Named PHS Football Player of the Week (9/3/2018)

    Congratulations to Hunter Hermann for being named Shottenkirk Ford's Pickens Football Player of the Week. The Dragons defeated Pepperell 43-14 on Friday, August 31st. #GoDragons... more
  • Hunter Hermann Named PHS Football Player of the Week

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