PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Tea Party Talk: United Nations (8/22/2017)

    The United Nations has been a controversial subject in the United States for several years. Many people believe the UN has overstepped its authority and is an ineffectual organization at best. United States citizens of many walks of life would rather not support the UN agenda; and our Tea Party sp... more
  • Tea Party Talk:  United Nations
  • What You Need to Know Before Buying Your First Tractor (8/22/2017)

    Buying this important piece of machinery for the first time can be daunting. If you don’t choose wisely, you risk investing in the wrong tractor. Luckily, if you do the necessary prep before buying, you’re more likely to find the one you need right away. I’ve broken down some of the most importan... more
  • What You Need to Know Before Buying Your First Tractor
  • Trevon Hawkins Named Shottenkirk Ford's Player of the Week (8/21/2017)
    Dragons win 54-30 over Chattahoochee
    Pickens High School Dragons opened the football season at Chattahoochee High School on August 18, 2017. Dragons claimed the victory with final score 54-30. Trevon Hawins #23, with 123 rush yards, 51 receiving yards, and 5 tackles on defense, is named Shottenkirk Ford's Player of the Week. ... more
  • Trevon Hawkins Named Shottenkirk Ford's Player of the Week
  • New Keep Pickens Beautiful Board Member (8/20/2017)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful is pleased to announce a new member of our community has joined our board of directors Robert Morgan. Mr. Morgan is a manger of environmental compliance within the Poultry industry. Mr. Morgan has held leadership positions in the environmental field where he has managed mul... more
  • New Keep Pickens Beautiful Board Member
  • Business After Hours at Parish Lowrie State Farm (8/17/2017)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce offers a wonderful monthly opportunity for Chamber members, as well as the public, to come together at a local business to enjoy food, fun, networking and an opportunity to win some cash! The August Business After Hours was hosted by Parish Lowrie – State Fa... more
  • Business After Hours at Parish Lowrie State Farm
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners August 2017 (8/17/2017)

    I. Call to order II. Prayer Pledge of Allegiance III. Amendments to Agenda IV. Approval of Agenda V. Employee Recognition VI. Finance Report (PDF) VII. Consent Agenda A. Signed National Health Center Week... more
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners August 2017
  • Pickens County Chamber of Commerce's July Breakfast (8/17/2017)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce hosts a monthly Community Breakfast that is open to Chamber members as well as the public. The most recent breakfast was held Tuesday, August 8th, 2017. Attendees arrived to a delicious breakfast catered by Chick fil A and enjoyed networking with the many peopl... more
  • Pickens County Chamber of Commerce's July Breakfast
  • Reinhardt Launches New Scholarship for Pickens County Students (8/17/2017)

    (WALESKA, GA) – Since 1988 Reinhardt University’s ADay for Reinhardt campaign for Cherokee County students has been successful, giving nearly $10 million in scholarships. The University is bringing the same program to Pickens County with the launch of ADay for Reinhardt Pickens County. “We are ex... more
  • Reinhardt Launches New Scholarship for Pickens County Students
  • We Achieve Together! (8/17/2017)

    On Wednesday, August 9, 2017, Pickens Family Connection Collaborative hosted approximately 50 participants from local and state agencies gathered to learn about the progress and future of Pickens County Board of Education from Dr. Carlton Wilson, Superintendent of Pickens County Schools. Dr. Wils... more
  • We Achieve Together!
  • Pickens County Airport Authority August 2017 (8/14/2017)

    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 11. New ... more
  • Pickens County Airport Authority August 2017
  • Doctor Sonny Proctor Announces Candidacy for Re-Election to Jasper City Council (8/10/2017)

    First of all, I want to thank all the citizens of Jasper for giving me the opportunity to serve you on your City Council. It has been a real honor, unlike any other ever bestowed on me. I also want to thank the Mayor and Council for working with me and being patient with me in my growth and experien... more
  • Doctor Sonny Proctor Announces Candidacy for Re-Election to Jasper City Council
  • Enlighten Group Formed To Encourage, Empower and Educate Women (8/10/2017)
    First meeting Tuesday, August 15 with speaker Danita Clark Able
    Enlighten was founded in May of 2017 in Jasper, Georgia by Michelle Kemp Roberson. Her passion of sharing and caring spurred the development of an organization to encourage, empower and educate women of all ages embracing all stages of life. Through monthly meetings of activity and fellowship Enligh... more
  • Enlighten Group Formed To Encourage, Empower and Educate Women
  • Man of LaMancha -- A Musical of Imagination and Inspiration (8/10/2017)
    Open Friday, August 11
    The stories of the mad knight-errant, Don Quixote, are not taught much these days. Tater Patch Players' upcoming production of Man of LaMancha, written by Dale Wasserman with music by Mitch Leigh and lyrics by Joe Darion, brings some of these tales to the stage. The musical begins with Miguel de C... more
  • Man of LaMancha -- A Musical of Imagination and Inspiration
  • Pickens County Board of Education August 2017 (8/10/2017)

    I. Call to Order II. Invocation III. Pledge of Allegiance IV. Approval of Agenda V. Superintendent Reports A. Financial Update (A. Smith) B. Attendance Update (S. Cantrell) C. Operations and Construction (S. Gilleland) D. Technology Update (P. Shea) VI. Action Items A. Approval of FY18 Loc... more
  • Pickens County Board of Education August 2017
  • What Can I Expect When Enrolling in a DUI/Risk Reduction Class? (8/8/2017)

    In the State of Georgia anyone who gets a DUI/Alcohol or DUI/Drugs (including arrests that were dropped to Reckless Driving) is mandated to attend a DUI/Risk Reduction program Prime for Life. ... more
  •  What Can I Expect When Enrolling in a DUI/Risk Reduction Class?

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