PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • 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
  • Heating Safety (10/31/2012)
    Be Warm and Safe This Winter!
    Did you know that heating equipment is one of the leading causes of home fire deaths? With a few simple precautions you can prevent most heating fires from happening.
  • Keep anything that can burn at least three-feet away from heating equipment, like the furnace, fireplace, wood stove, or port... more
  • Heating Safety
  • Honor Someone on the Love Light Tree at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital (10/31/2012)

    Would you like to honor a friend or family member as well as contribute to the Chest Pain Center at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital? Then purchase a Love Light ($5) or Star Light ($15) for the Annual Love Light Tree from an Auxiliary member on Saturday, Nov. 3, Nov. 10, or Nov. 17 from 9:00 - 3:... more
  • Honor Someone on the Love Light Tree at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful - The Clean Sheet (PDF) (10/31/2012)

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  • Keep Pickens Beautiful - The Clean Sheet (PDF)
  • Marble Valley Community Choir Performances in November and December (10/31/2012)

    Marble Valley Community Choir has a busy holiday season ahead with performances in November and December throughout the county. Please make plans to see this talented group at one of these great events. On November 8, 2012 at 7:00pm, MVCC will open for the Young Actor's Projects' "Sherlock Meet... more
  • Marble Valley Community Choir Performances in November and December
  • Pickens County is Included in the First Annual North Georgia Art Ramble (10/31/2012)
    Self-Guided Opend Studio Tour will take place December 8 & 9 from 10 AM - 5 PM
    The First Annual North Georgia Art Ramble is a self-guided open studio tour of 27 studios and galleries situated in six North Georgia counties. (Fulton, Cherokee, Forsyth, Fannin, Pickens and Gordon) The Ramble will take place the 8th and 9th of December from 10am – 5pm. Come experience the creativ... more
  • Pickens County is Included in the First Annual North Georgia Art Ramble
  • Rocco's Horror Show II (10/31/2012)

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  • Rocco's Horror Show II
  • Veterans Plan to Attend the Annual Veterans Day Luncheon at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital (10/31/2012)
    November 12 from 11 a.m to 1 p.m.
    Piedmont Mountainside Hospital and Stearns Bank invite you and your spouse to join them for the The Annual Veterans Day Luncheon. Luncheon is on November 12th from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Lower Level of the Piedmont Mountainside Hospital. Questions: Please call Janet Ponder at 706.299.556... more
  • Veterans Plan to Attend the Annual Veterans Day Luncheon at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital
  • Citizen of the Year Nomination Underway (10/29/2012)
    Deadline for Nominations is Noon, Friday, December 14, 2012
    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting nominations for the 2013 Citizen of the Year. The Citizen of the Year will once again announced during the Annual Winter Ball which will be held January 26, 2013 allowing for the Citizen to wear the crown throughout an entire calendar ye... more
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