PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Four Legged Love From JJ & Bear (10/2/2012)
    BEAR WAS ADOPTED
    The following pet is looking for a home to fill with laughter and love. Hi, we are J J and Bear, two male long haired chihuahua mix four-month-old puppies. J J is black and tan and Bear is tan. Check out the Pickens Animal Rescue Bike Bash on www.knowpickens.com to see our pictures as we... more
  • Four Legged Love From JJ & Bear
  • Office Max Awards Teacher (10/2/2012)

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  • Office Max Awards Teacher
  • Pickens Sheriff's Office Budget Survey Results (10/2/2012)

    In light of the millage rate increase, the Pickens Sheriff's Office conducted a survey. 381 people took the survey with a little over half using their services in the last four years. Close to 90% are satisfied with the Sheriff's office and would like to see an increase in their budget. ...
  • Pickens Sheriff's Office Budget Survey Results
  • Who Built the Minnesota State Capitol? Historian and Video Producer Coming to Pickens County in October for Documentary (10/2/2012)
    Help is needed for information on individuals working at Amicalola Quarry near Tate from the period 1895 to 1910
    Over the last three years, a team of researchers has been uncovering the stories of the men and women who built the Minnesota State Capitol building between 1896 and 1907. We have researched not only on-site tradesmen, such as carpenters and stonecutters, but quarry and railroad workers who supplie... more
  • Who Built the Minnesota State Capitol?  Historian and Video Producer Coming to Pickens County in October for Documentary
  • Young Life 'Reaching a World of Kids' Day of Prayer on October 2 (10/1/2012)

    Tomorrow, October 2, is Young Life's RWOK (Reaching a World of Kids) Day of Prayer. Please join them in praying for this mission that is reaching teenagers all over the world and introducing them to Jesus Christ. They ask that you pray at three different times during the day. Once in the morning... more
  • Young Life 'Reaching a World of Kids' Day of Prayer on October 2
  • GMMF (Marching Festival) (9/29/2012)

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  • GMMF (Marching Festival)
  • Heart and Soul Festival (9/29/2012)

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  • Heart and Soul Festival
  • PAR Fur Ball (9/29/2012)

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  • PAR Fur Ball
  • Walmart Teacher Rewards (9/27/2012)

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  • Walmart Teacher Rewards
  • WorkKeys Assessments to be Offered at Chattahoochee Tech (9/27/2012)
    3rd Wednesday of each month at the Appalachian Campus
    (Marietta, Ga.) Georgians looking to verify their skills for potential employers will once again have that opportunity as Chattahoochee Technical College announces a testing schedule for the National Career Readiness Certificate to begin in October. National Career Readiness Certificates are earn... more
  • WorkKeys Assessments to be Offered at Chattahoochee Tech
  • Calling All Volunteers! Georgia Marble Festival Needs You! (9/26/2012)

    The Pickens Chamber of Commerce is looking for volunteers for the Georgia Marble Festival on October 6 & 7, 2012. Volunteering... So much fun! So many benefits! - FREE Entry into the Festival! - Purchase you first ever Limited Edition Festival T-shirt at cost! AND - Sign up by Friday S... more
  • Calling All Volunteers!  Georgia Marble Festival Needs You!
  • Chattahoochee Tech to Welcome Prospective Students at Monthly Events (9/26/2012)
    First one scheduled for October 5th
    (Marietta, Ga.) Chattahoochee Technical College will begin its First Friday’s program in October to welcome prospective students to its campuses. For the first time, Chattahoochee Technical College will offer monthly sessions at six of its eight campuses that will allow prospective students to tour ... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech to Welcome Prospective Students at Monthly Events
  • Good Samaritan Hoedown Auction to include Ann Young Painting (9/26/2012)

    More than 40 items have been donated so far for the live and silent auctions at the Good Samaritan Health and Wellness Center Hoedown fundraiser on October 20, 6-10 p.m. Among them is a painting of the Italian Tuscany region by popular local artist Ann Young, The painting is an original that will no... more
  • Good Samaritan Hoedown Auction to include Ann Young Painting
  • Pickens County 4-H Livestock Judging (9/26/2012)

    On Wednesday, September 12 eleven Pickens County 4-H’ers traveled to the NW GA Regional Fair to compete in a livestock judging contest. In this contest 4-H’ers judged classes of replacement heifers, market steers, bulls, market hogs, breeding gilts, yearling ewes and year lambs. The purpose of the... more
  • Pickens County 4-H Livestock Judging
  • Big Canoe Community Dinner (9/24/2012)

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  • Big Canoe Community Dinner
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