PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Hoedown Day proclaimed in Pickens County (8/21/2013)

    The Pickens County commissioners have proclaimed Saturday, September 14 as Good Samaritan Hoedown Day. That’s the day of the annual Hoedown will be held at the Lowe Barn starting at 5:00 p.m. to raise money for the Good Samaritan Health and Wellness center in Jasper. Hoping to meet or exceed last... more
  • Hoedown Day proclaimed in Pickens County
  • North GA Falcons Home Opener (8/21/2013)

    The North Georgia Falcons kicked off 2013 season with a win in their August 16, 2013 home opener 31-0 against Fulton Leadership Academy. They look forward to a strong season after winning the 2012 GFC West Division, finishing with a 7 - 4 record. “Our Falcons should again win the West Divisio... more
  • North GA Falcons Home Opener
  • Pickens Sheriff’s Office increasing Presence at Local Schools (8/21/2013)

    The Pickens Sheriff’s Office is working closely with the Pickens County Board of Education to increase a law enforcement presence in and around all local schools. In light of the recent shooting incident that occurred in Decatur, Georgia, our office is remaining diligent in protecting our students. ... more
  • Pickens Sheriff’s Office increasing Presence at Local Schools
  • Volunteer Meeting to Support Animal Shelter of Pickens County (8/21/2013)
    Saturday, August 24th, 9:00-10:30 a.m.
    There is going to be an ALL VOLUNTEER Meeting for those pets lovers interested in showing their support for the Animal Shelter on Saturday, August 24th from 9:00am - 10:30am at the Dean Center Meeting Room at Amicalola EMC on Camp Road. If you've been feeling a tug at your heart to do more to m... more
  • Volunteer Meeting to Support Animal Shelter of Pickens County
  • Appalachian Guardian Angels Child Abuse Prevention Network, Inc. thanks Jasper PD Officers (8/20/2013)
    Jasper Police Department, Officer Patterson, and Officer Knight recognized for their outstanding effort to help a family in crisis.
    Appalachian Guardian Angels Child Abuse Prevention Network, Inc. serves the three counties of Pickens, Gilmer, and Fannin in the Appalachian Judicial Circuit. It is our mission is to educate, provide peer-to-peer support, facilitate self-esteem building workshops, and offer community awareness event... more
  • Appalachian Guardian Angels Child Abuse Prevention Network, Inc. thanks Jasper PD Officers
  • MUST Summer Lunch Party (8/20/2013)

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  • MUST Summer Lunch Party
  • New Dean Named for Chattahoochee Tech’s Division of Arts & Sciences (8/20/2013)

    (Marietta, Ga.) Chattahoochee Technical College has named Jason Tanner of Woodstock the new Dean of Arts and Sciences at Georgia’s largest technical college. His appointment, which will be effective Sept. 1, 2013, concludes a search to fill the position that was left open after the former Dean of Ar... more
  • New Dean Named for Chattahoochee Tech’s Division of Arts & Sciences
  • PICKENS FERST RECEIVES CAT OF THE WEEK AWARD (8/20/2013)

    Pickens Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy received recognition from Georgia Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy as the CAT (Community Action Team) of the week for the week of August 12-16, 2013. They received a Certificate of Appreciation “for bringing the love of reading to children in P... more
  • PICKENS FERST RECEIVES CAT OF THE WEEK AWARD
  • Georgians invited to celebrate “Your State Parks Day” (8/19/2013)
    Free Admission on September 28
    Put away your wallet and pull out your work gloves. Visitors to Georgia’s State Parks & Historic Sites will not pay for parking or admission on Saturday, September 28 as part of the statewide “Your State Parks Day.” Sponsored by the Friends of Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites, with support from ... more
  • Georgians invited to celebrate “Your State Parks Day”
  • An Evening at The Carlson's (8/18/2013)

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  • An Evening at The Carlson's
  • Fans Greet Chandler Smith (8/18/2013)

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  • Fans Greet Chandler Smith
  • Two County Salsa Festival (8/17/2013)

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  • Two County Salsa Festival
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful Survey (8/16/2013)

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  • Keep Pickens Beautiful Survey
  • Pickens/Fannin Scrimmage (8/16/2013)

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  • Pickens/Fannin Scrimmage
  • The Fantasticks (8/16/2013)

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  • The Fantasticks
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