PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Look Kids!! A Thanksgiving Coloring Contest (11/8/2012)
    Sponsored by Renasant Bank
    Renasant Bank is sponsoring a Thanksgiving Coloring Contest for age groups 1 to 4 and 5 to 10. Click here to download the coloring sheets. (Page 1 is for ages 1 to 4 and page 2 is for ages 5 to 10... more
  • Look Kids!!  A Thanksgiving Coloring Contest
  • MUCH-AWAITED GEORGIA FISHING, HUNTING AND WILDLIFE APP IS HERE (11/8/2012)
    Android and iPhone Users have a new tool in the woods and on the water
    (SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga.) - Georgia hunters, anglers and wildlife enthusiasts now have an app of their own! The Official Georgia Fishing, Hunting & Wildlife Guide, powered by Pocket Ranger® technology, is the official app of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. Thi... more
  • MUCH-AWAITED GEORGIA FISHING, HUNTING AND WILDLIFE APP IS HERE
  • Pickens County Young Life Christmas Tree Fundraiser (11/8/2012)
    Order Deadline is November 27th
    By purchasing a fragrant Fraser Fir Christmas tree or other item from Pickens County Young Life, you can feel confident that your family will enjoy a Premium #1 quality tree at reasonable price and you will be supporting kids in our community. On December 1st, your house will be filled with th... more
  • Pickens County Young Life Christmas Tree Fundraiser
  • Pickens County General Election Unofficial Results (11/7/2012)
    Sharon Troglin remains Tax Commissioner; Jerry Barnes - District 1 Commisioner; Mike Haviland - Nelson Mayor; Charter Amendment Passed; Obama Remains President
    Secretary of State Brian Kemp's website shows 100% reporting for Pickens County's General Election. Below are the unofficial results with winners in bold. Registered Voters: 17,169 Ballots Cast: 12,736 Voter Turnout: 74.18 % President of the United States MITT ROMNEY (R) - 10545 B... more
  •  Pickens County General Election Unofficial Results
  • Come see Sherlock Meets the Phantom (11/7/2012)
    Showtimes are Thursday and Friday, Nov 8th and 9th at 7:00pm, and Saturday, Nov 10th at 1:00pm
    Enjoy a whimsical farce about the famous detective solving the mystery of who is frightening the performers of the famous Virginia City Opera House, threatening to close the show. How can Sherlock solve a mystery with no Watson? You have got to meet his new sleuth-hound! This show will have everybod... more
  • Come see Sherlock Meets the Phantom
  • 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
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