PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Pickens County 4-H Horse Club Fundraiser Horse Show at Bent Tree Arena (11/15/2012)

    Pickens County 4-H Horse Club held their 2012 Fundraiser Horse Show on October 6, 2012 at the Bent Tree Arena. They had a total of sixteen classes which included both English and Western classes. Riders also enjoyed some fun classes such as: Ride-A-Ribbon Class, Water Glass Class, Trail Class and... more
  • Pickens County 4-H Horse Club Fundraiser Horse Show at Bent Tree Arena
  • Thrive to Five Collaborative Busy in the Fourth Quarter (11/15/2012)

    Thrive to Five is a collaboration of local agencies that provides coordinated services to enrich the lives of Pickens County families who have children aged conception to five. The strategies utilized enable parents to develop the ability and motivation to nurture their children, and inspire and ai... more
  • Thrive to Five Collaborative Busy in the Fourth Quarter
  • Robin Ferst @ Rotary Club (11/14/2012)

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  • Robin Ferst @ Rotary Club
  • Rocco's KENO Party (11/14/2012)

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  • Rocco's KENO Party
  • Four Legged Love From Penny (11/13/2012)

    The following pet are looking for a home to fill with laughter and love. Hi, I am Penny. I have beautiful markings of bronze and white. I am one year old and I am proud to say I am house broken. I weigh about 35 pounds and I am a hound mix. I am very smart, alert, and pretty. I l... more
  • Four Legged Love From Penny
  • Jasper’s 3rd Annual Gingerbread Contest is on the Horizon (11/13/2012)
    Entry deadline is November 26, 2012
    This will be the third year that Burnt Mountain Trading Company is sponsoring the Gingerbread Contest and we hope for it to continue for many years to come. Last year when my parents came to town for a visit we went to Asheville and saw the National Gingerbread Contest held at the Grove Park Inn.... more
  • Jasper’s 3rd Annual Gingerbread Contest is on the Horizon
  • Matthew Shirah wins ETC Spelling Bee (11/13/2012)

    After 28 rounds of competition Matthew Shirah with West Fannin Elementary won the 5th Annual ETC3 Spelling Bee. He spelled “instantaneous” correctly after Ellie Pool spelled it incorrectly. He then spelled “pneumonia” correctly to win. His school received an additional $1500 and he was awarded a ... more
  • Matthew Shirah wins ETC Spelling Bee
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital gets 64-slice CT scanner (11/13/2012)

    Piedmont Mountainside Hospital recently added a 64-slice Computed Tomography (CT) scanner to the imaging equipment available at the Jasper hospital. Patients can now receive advanced CT imaging, more commonly known as a “CAT scan,” thanks to the new SOMATOM 64, one of the most advanced CT scanners o... more
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital gets 64-slice CT scanner
  • Sassafras Literary Exchange Youth Writing Contest Entries Judged (11/13/2012)

    On November 5, 2012 a panel of nine judges convened at the Sharp Top Arts Association headquarters to judge the 2012 Sassafras Youth Writing Contest Entries. The panel was comprised of published authors, playwrights, educators, local leaders, and business people. Middle school and high school... more
  • Sassafras Literary Exchange Youth Writing Contest Entries Judged
  • Separation Anxiety (11/13/2012)

    Amanda adopted a little Shih Tzu named Sassy when she was a tiny puppy. The two of them lived with Amanda’s parents for several years. When it was time for Amanda to go away for college, she couldn’t take Sassy with her, so Sassy stayed with her parents. Sassy had always been well trained and had a ... more
  • Separation Anxiety
  • The Tater Patch Players prepare for The Miracle Worker (11/13/2012)

    As the actors learn lines and blocking, much more is going on to bring you a great theater experience. There are many others that work together to make up a show. Director Stan O’Kelley has put together a talented crew to work with the cast. The Assistant Director, Rachel Lawson helps the Directo... more
  • The Tater Patch Players prepare for The Miracle Worker
  • High Tea @ Madeline's Cafe (11/12/2012)

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  • High Tea @ Madeline's Cafe
  • Teacher of the Year (11/12/2012)

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  • Teacher of the Year
  • Veterans Day Ceremony (11/12/2012)

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  • Veterans Day Ceremony
  • Veterans Day Parade (11/12/2012)

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  • Veterans Day Parade
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