PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Many Volunteers Helped With Kids 4 CARES Event (8/16/2012)

    Even though the threat of rainy weather emerged, this did not stop the incredible volunteers from hosting an event to raise awareness and educate our young people about helping feed others. This is the third year of the Kids 4 CARES event. Despite the low turnout of youth, the spirit of the event an... more
  • Many Volunteers Helped With Kids 4 CARES Event
  • New Community Orchestra in Jasper (8/16/2012)
    First Rehearsal will be Thursday, September 6 at 6:00pm
    The Creative and Performing Arts Academy (CAPAA) of Jasper is excited to announce the launch of their new string orchestra, the Sharptop Strings. We are inviting string players of all ages, including cellists, violinists, violists and bass players, to join us for an experience that will enhance thei... more
  • Renasant Bank Shows Their Teacher Appreciation (8/16/2012)

    Employees from Renasant Bank showed their appreciation for the teachers at Pickens County Schools by providing breakfast for each school before students arrived for the school year. Each morning from August 1-3, 2012, Renasant employees visited the different schools and delivered Bojangles biscui... more
  • Renasant Bank Shows Their Teacher Appreciation
  • WSB-TV 'People to People' Showcase of the Pickens County Boys & Girls Clubs (8/16/2012)
    Sunday, August 19, 2012 @ 6:30AM
    WSB-TV "People to People" Showcase of the Pickens County Boys & Girls Clubs Capital Campaign at 6:30AM on Sunday, August 19, 2012. They have reached nearly 1.5M of our 2.9M fundraising goal and breaking ground in early 2013! To help them, visit their website more
  • WSB-TV 'People to People' Showcase of the Pickens County Boys & Girls Clubs
  • Trouts Charity Open (8/15/2012)

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  • Trouts Charity Open
  • School Board Schedules Facilities Workshop and Called Board Meeting Thursday, August 16 (8/14/2012)

    The Pickens County Board of Education will conduct a facilities workshop on Thursday, August 16, at 5:00 p.m. followed by a called board meeting. The board will review the Request for Proposal (RFP) from the transportation companies regarding driver outsourcing, discuss the FY13 budget, 2012 millage... more
  • Creative Happenings Fall 2012 (8/13/2012)

    I am sharing some exciting developments and opportunities taking place at Creative and Performing Arts Academy that you don't want to miss. Beginning this Fall, our first ever String Ensemble, the Sharptop Strings, will rehearse on Thursday evenings at CAPAA (next to Bargain Barn and ALFA, Insura... more
  • Creative Happenings Fall 2012
  • Marble Valley Community Choir Rehearsals begin Tuesday, August 14 at 7 p.m. (8/13/2012)

    The Marble Valley Community Choir is gearing up for another great season. Rehearsals will be at 7pm on Tuesdays, August 14 & 28, September 11 & 25, October 9, 23, & 30, and every Tuesday in November. Performances will be on November 8 & 11th, with December Night of Lights dates TBA. Membershi... more
  • Marble Valley Community Choir Rehearsals begin Tuesday, August 14 at 7 p.m.
  • PICKENS COUNTY TEA PARTY AUGUST MEETING SPEAKERS (8/13/2012)

    Our Tea Party is pleased to have the following guest speakers at our August meeting: Brenda Weaver, Chief Judge Appalachian Judicial Circuit Superior Courts Charlie Bethel, GA Senator, District 54 Rick Jasperse, GA Representative, District 12 Also on the program, we will have a UN Agend... more
  • PICKENS COUNTY TEA PARTY AUGUST MEETING SPEAKERS
  • Take 1 Camp Held, Acting/Singing Class Starting Aug 21, Auditions (8/13/2012)

    The Creative and Performing Arts Academy (CAPAA) has been quite busy offering and planning outstanding opportunities for youth in drama and voice recently. The Young Actors Project is the group out of CAPAA dedicated to serving youth ages 4-17 in developing performance skills. The Take 1 Perfor... more
  • Take 1 Camp Held, Acting/Singing Class Starting Aug 21,  Auditions
  • Doug Collins and Martha Zoller Debate at Big Canoe (8/11/2012)
    9th Congressional District Candidates in runoff election on August 21, 2012
    The Big Canoe HOA held a debate for 9th Congressional Candidates Doug Collins and Martha Zoller on August 11, 2012. The candidates are in a runoff election on August 21, 2012. Moderator David Howe asked questions in the areas below with the audience allowed as well. Jobs & The Economy Health... more
  • Doug Collins and Martha Zoller Debate at Big Canoe
  • Itís Fun to Shop at the Jasper Farmers Market (8/11/2012)

    A southern summer suggests to me a wide front porch with fans lazily turning, giant ferns hanging between every post and maybe a baseball game on a radio somewhere in the house. Brenda West had just the right ferns for that scenario, large beautiful Boston Ferns; thick and healthy. She had lots of... more
  • Itís Fun to Shop at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • JYSA Picture Day (8/11/2012)

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  • JYSA Picture Day
  • Kids 4 CARES (8/11/2012)

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  • Kids 4 CARES
  • American Red Cross Blood Supply Slowly Improving; More Donors Needed In August (8/10/2012)
    Just three additional blood donors at each blood drive could boost supply - Blood drive on August 17 at Amicalola EMC
    The American Red Cross is encouraged by a boost in donations since the organization issued an emergency appeal for blood donors. However, additional donations are needed to ensure an adequate supply is available through the end of the summer. ďWe are humbled by the generosity of the many blood d... more
  • American Red Cross Blood Supply Slowly Improving;  More Donors Needed In August
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