PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Harmony Elementary School Supply List 2013-2014 (7/18/2013)
    Open House - Kindergarten on August 5th from 3-5 PM & Grades 1-5 on August 6th from 3-5PM
    Kindergarten Supply List 4 packs of #2 yellow pencils – no mechanical pencils (Preferred Ticonderoga Brand) 2 packs of 24 count crayons 4 glue sticks 1 pair of scissors – blunt tipped 1 spiral notebook – wide-ruled 2 folders – with two pockets (with prongs) one red one blue 1 packa... more
  • Harmony Elementary School Supply List 2013-2014
  • Hill City Elementary School Supply List 2013-2014 (7/18/2013)
    Open House - Kindergarten on August 5th from 3-5 PM & Grades 1-5 on August 6th from 3-5PM
    Kindergarten 8 pack crayons Glue Sticks Large Pink Erasers Mat or Towel 1st Grade 24 Count Crayons Glue Sticks Large Pink Erasers Pencil Top Erasers Large Pencil Box or Pouch #2 Pencils Loose leaf notebook paper (wide ruled) 2nd... more
  • Hill City Elementary School Supply List 2013-2014
  • Jasper Elementary School Supply List 2013-2014 (7/18/2013)
    Open House - Kindergarten on August 5th from 3-5 PM & Grades 1-5 on August 6th from 3-5PM
    Kindergarten 8 pack crayons Glue Sticks Large Pink Erasers Mat or Towel 1st Grade 24 Count Crayons Glue Sticks Large Pink Erasers Pencil Top Erasers Large Pencil Box or Pouch #2 Pencils Loose leaf notebook paper (wide ruled) 2nd G... more
  • Jasper Elementary School Supply List 2013-2014
  • Tate Elementary School Supply List 2013-2014 (7/18/2013)
    Open House - Kindergarten on August 5th from 3-5:30 PM & Grades 1-5 on August 5th from 3:30-5:30PM
    Grade levels have indicated specific items needed for each student. There is also a “WISH LIST” for each grade level. The “Wish List” items are OPTIONAL and would be greatly appreciated. Kindergarten 2 packs – CRAYONS 8 count (Crayola) 2 packs – MARKERS washable (Crayola) 1 pair – SCI... more
  • Tate Elementary School Supply List 2013-2014
  • BE SURE TO LOOK FOR THE FRIENDS OF THE ANIMAL SHELTER OF PICKENS COUNTY AT OUR FARMERS’ MARKETS (7/17/2013)

    A new addition to the other great vendors at our community Farmers’ Market run by the Master Gardeners in our county is the FRIENDS OF THE ANIMAL SHELTER OF PICKENS COUNTY. They are here to introduce the community to the new GREEN IT UP drive where they are raising donations to make exterior improv... more
  • BE SURE TO LOOK FOR THE FRIENDS OF THE ANIMAL SHELTER OF PICKENS COUNTY AT OUR FARMERS’ MARKETS
  • E.M.S. Life Saving Awards (7/17/2013)

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  • E.M.S. Life Saving Awards
  • Family Fun Day with Kids Activities Motorcycle and Car Show, and Motorcycle Ride (7/17/2013)
    “RUMBLE WITH THE ANGEL’S RIDE THROUGH THE MOUNTAINS” - Saturday, July 20th
    Appalachian Guardian Angel’s Child Abuse Prevention Network Inc. works with survivors and families of Child Abuse. In the three County District of Gilmer, Pickens, and Fannin, we have our peer-to-peer groups. Peer to peer is a group of survivors and or families of a survivor that come together and t... more
  • Family Fun Day with Kids Activities  Motorcycle and Car Show, and Motorcycle Ride
  • Hannah Mullins, New Director of Marketing and Tourism for Washington and Wilkes County (7/17/2013)
    New director to help grow marketing, tourism efforts for Washington-Wilkes
    Washington and Wilkes County have a new director of marketing and tourism to help grow the number of businesses and tourists to the area. Hannah M. Mullins has been hired by the Washington-Wilkes Payroll Development Authority to use her skills here. “This is a great opportunity for the city and t... more
  • Hannah Mullins, New Director of Marketing and Tourism for Washington and Wilkes County
  • IT’S THE ONLY PLACE TO BE ON THE 2ND THURSDAY EVERY MONTH (7/17/2013)
    Pickens County Round Table at Pueblo Cantina
    That is Pueblo’s Across the Border Cantina on 53 W for the Pickens County Round Table. Anything goes! No topic is censored! The premise is that “I may not always agree with you but I can listen. That is the only way I am going to learn something I didn’t know.” says the writer of this piece. An... more
  • IT’S THE ONLY PLACE TO BE ON THE 2ND THURSDAY EVERY MONTH
  • Vote for Thomas Fountain for Georgia Country Male Artist of the Year & WYYZ 1490AM for Country Radio Station of the Year (7/17/2013)
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    The 2013 Georgia Country Awards honors the best in country music in Georgia. It will be held November 9th at The 120 Tavern & Music Hall in Marietta....
  • Vote for Thomas Fountain for Georgia Country Male Artist of the Year & WYYZ 1490AM for Country Radio Station of the Year
  • Four Legged Love From Cedric (7/16/2013)

    If you are looking for a loyal and fun companion, a buddy for one of your pets, someone to talk to, take rides with, or hold in your lap, please consider one of the following pets who need a forever home to fill with laughter and love: Hello, I am Cedric. I am a five-year old male Corgi m... more
  • Four Legged Love From Cedric
  • Friends of the Pickens Library July 2013 Newsletter (7/16/2013)
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  • Friends of the Pickens Library July 2013 Newsletter
  • Georgia Sales Tax Holiday - August 9-10, 2013 (7/16/2013)
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  • Georgia Sales Tax Holiday - August 9-10, 2013
  • New Orientation Format is Formula for Success at CTC (7/16/2013)

    More than 400 new students, parents and other supporters arrived on Chattahoochee Technical College’s North Metro Campus Friday to attend CTC – Connect. The day long orientation session was redesigned to offer students a way to learn, engage and change as they prepare for Fall Semester. “We were... more
  • New Orientation Format is Formula for Success at CTC
  • Pickens County Planning & Development June 2013 Report (7/16/2013)
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  • Pickens County Planning & Development June 2013 Report
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