PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Pickens Sheriff Office Explorers Attend Annual Explorer Association State Conference (7/29/2013)
    PSO Explorer Justin Morris was elected as the Regional Vice President
    During the weekend of July 26th to July 28th, the Pickens Sheriff Office Explorers - Post 800 attended the annual Explorer Association State Conference. The event was held at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth, Georgia and explorers from all over the state attended. Pickens Exp... more
  • Pickens Sheriff Office Explorers Attend Annual Explorer Association State Conference
  • Post-9/11 GI Bill Celebrates Fourth Anniversary (7/29/2013)
    Nearly 1 Million Veterans, Servicemembers and Families Benefit
    (WASHINGTON) – Thursday, August 1, marks the fourth anniversary of the Post-9/11 GI Bill. VA has issued approximately $30 billion in Post 9/11 GI-Bill benefit payments since its inception in August 2009 and helped nearly 1 million Servicemembers, Veterans, and their families pursue their education.... more
  • National Dance Day (7/27/2013)

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  • National Dance Day
  • Produce @ Farmers Market (7/27/2013)

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  • Produce @ Farmers Market
  • Taste of 4-H (7/27/2013)

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  • Taste of 4-H
  • Piedmont’s five hospitals achieve accreditation as Chest Pain Center (7/26/2013)

    (Atlanta, Ga.) – All five of Piedmont Healthcare’s hospitals have achieved accreditation as Chest Pain Centers from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care, an international not-for-profit organization that focuses on transforming cardiovascular care by assisting facilities in their effort to cre... more
  • Piedmont’s five hospitals achieve accreditation as Chest Pain Center
  • Pride of Pickens Band Exhibition (7/26/2013)

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  • Pride of Pickens Band Exhibition
  • SoccerFest (7/26/2013)

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  • SoccerFest
  • WOODSTOCK POLICE DEPARTMENT CONCLUDES INTERNAL K-9 INVESTIGATION (7/26/2013)

    The Woodstock Police Department released the following press release on the completion of the investigation of the death of K-9 Spartacus at home of his handler in Pickens County. The Pickens Sheriff’s Office worked very closely with the Appalachian Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office throu... more
  • WOODSTOCK POLICE DEPARTMENT CONCLUDES INTERNAL K-9 INVESTIGATION
  • Children’s Art Contest at the Pickens County Library (7/25/2013)
    Submission accepted from August 1st-31st
    Children in grades 2-5 are invited to submit original pieces of art (drawings, paintings, sculptures, photos, etc.) to our art contest! We will accept submissions measuring no more than 14” tall or wide from August 1st-31st, for display throughout the month of September. The winning artwork will be ... more
  • Children’s Art Contest at the Pickens County Library
  • Old Favorites and New Faces (7/25/2013)

    The Fantasticks, Tater Patch Players’ next show is about love and dreams. What adventures lie beyond the garden wall? Do I pursue the "forbidden" love? When there is love, is there hurt when love dies? Serious topics for most young folks and perhaps pondering these things are a part of growing u... more
  • Old Favorites and New Faces
  • Chattahoochee Tech Extends Admissions Deadline for Prospective Students (7/24/2013)

    Chattahoochee Technical College announced today that it is extending the deadline for prospective students. The new document deadline has been extended to July 31, at 6 p.m. for new and transferring students to have documents submitted for admission for Fall Semester. “The extension gives everyon... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Extends Admissions Deadline for Prospective Students
  • Library Summer Reading Finale (7/24/2013)

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  • Library Summer Reading Finale
  • Mayor Weaver's Touchdown Golf (7/24/2013)

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  • Mayor Weaver's Touchdown Golf
  • Become a Friend of the Pickens Library (7/23/2013)
    Members Benefit with a Pre-Sale of the Community Book Sale
    The Friends of the Library annual Community Book Sale starts at 4 p.m. on Thursday, September 5 with a Members Only pre-sale. Once again Chattahoochee Tech in Jasper will host the sale. Public sale hours: Friday 9 a.m. till 6 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. till noon. Become a Friend of the Libra... more
  • Become a Friend of the Pickens Library
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