PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Get Your Tickets in Advance For A Taste of Pickens (11/7/2012)
    Advance Tickets will be entered into a drawing for two tickets to see Disney's Beauty and the Beast at the Fox Theatre
    A Taste of Pickens will be held on November 10, 2012 at Chattahoochee Technical College from 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The annual event benefits CARES, our local food pantry. Advance tickets will be entered in a drawing to win two tickets to see Disney's Beauty and the Beast at the fabulous Fox Th... more
  • Get Your Tickets in Advance For A Taste of Pickens
  • Sharptop Strings Debut Performance on Saturday, November 10th (11/7/2012)

    Sharptop Strings, a new community strings orchestra, would like to invite you to their debut performance this Saturday, November 10th, at 1:00pm at the Tater Patch Players Theater. The group has been rehearsing since the beginning of September under the direction of Anne Bridges and Brianna He... more
  • Sharptop Strings Debut Performance on Saturday, November 10th
  • Veterans Day Discounts (11/7/2012)
    Free Meals and Discounts For Veterans From Various Businesses on November 11th and 12th
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  • Veterans Day Discounts
  • Four Legged Love From Joni (11/6/2012)
    ADOPTED
    The following pet are looking for a home to fill with laughter and love. Hi, I am Joni, a two-year-old short hair domestic female cat. My coat is a beautiful tabby and calico mix. I am very calm. I am afraid of dogs, but I love kids. A nice person liked me so much they sponsored m... more
  • Four Legged Love From Joni
  • Local Fifth Graders to Compete in Fifth Annual ETC Spelling Bee – LIVE on ETC3 (11/6/2012)
    Get Ready…..Get Set….SPELL!! LIVE on ETC3 on November 10th at 2:00 p.m
    Several fifth grade students from the ETC service area (Ball Ground, Gilmer, Pickens, Fannin and Copper Basin) have earned their right to represent their perspective schools in the fifth annual ETC Spelling Bee on Saturday, November 10th. The Spelling Bee will be LIVE on ETC3 at 2:00 p.m. from the ... more
  • Local Fifth Graders to Compete in Fifth Annual ETC Spelling Bee – LIVE on ETC3
  • Matt Moore Retires From Pickens Family Connection (11/6/2012)

    The Pickens County Family Connection announced personnel changes in its organization. Matt Moore has elected to retire effective October 31, 2012. Matt has been with Family Connection for over five years and most recently has served as Administrative Coordinator. Matt’s knowledge of the community, h... more
  • Matt Moore Retires From Pickens Family Connection
  • More than fifty artists, galleries, and art organizations will be throwing their doors wide open the second weekend in December in the hopes of invigorating the art scene in North Georgia. (11/6/2012)

    Unlike a traditional art trail, the Ramble will visit galleries and art centers in addition to artist studios, making this a true community experience. Ramblers can wind their way from one location to the next, seeing what the various artists have to offer, getting to know the creative side of their... more
  • More than fifty artists, galleries, and art organizations will be throwing their doors wide open the second weekend in December in the hopes of invigorating the art scene in North Georgia.
  • Save Your Cans for the Pride of Pickens Marching Band (11/6/2012)

    Sharon Harp with Keep Pickens Beautiful started a new program "Cans for Marching Band". She will be collecting bags of aluminum cans to turn into Pickens High School Marching Band for a fundraiser. If you are interested in donating aluminum cans for this cause, you can e-mail Sharon at sharo... more
  • Save Your Cans for the Pride of Pickens Marching Band
  • The Pickens Report from Commissioner Rob Jones (11/6/2012)

    The leaves are falling off the trees in large numbers and cold weather is slipping into our county from the North. As I write this article, I am thinking about all the families and individuals that will be impacted by the hurricane named “Sandy” and hope that the forecasters are incorrect in their ... more
  • The Pickens Report from Commissioner Rob Jones
  • Gobble N' Go (11/3/2012)

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  • Gobble N' Go
  • Ride for Hospice (11/3/2012)

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  • Ride for Hospice
  • Super Heroes Unite (11/3/2012)

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  • Super Heroes Unite
  • Tate Day (11/3/2012)

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  • Tate Day
  • Cat Scratch Disease (10/31/2012)

    Hopefully none of you believe the old myth that black cats are bad luck. Cats of any color make great companions. However, it is important to remember that there are some diseases that can be transmitted from animals to people. These are called zoonotic diseases, and cat scratch disease is one of th... more
  • Cat Scratch Disease
  • Downtown Trick or Treat (10/31/2012)

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  • Downtown Trick or Treat
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