PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Two Deadly Viruses of Cats (8/8/2012)

    Did you know that the average life span of an indoor cat is around fifteen years? In contrast, an outdoor cat lives on average of just over three years. That is an amazing difference of twelve years, and most of that can be linked to two cat viruses that are very similar to our own AIDS virus. Bo... more
  • Two Deadly Viruses of Cats
  • First Day of School (8/6/2012)

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  • First Day of School
  • Harmony Elementary School Supply List (8/6/2012)
    Open House (Grades 1-5) 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM on August 6, 2012
    Kindergarten Supply List 2 - packs 24 count Crayons 4 - Glue Sticks 1 - pair Blunt Scissors 1 - pack Washable Markers 1 - set Watercolors 1 - pack Dry Erase Markers 1 - Tri-fold Plastic Rest Mat 1 - Backpack (no wheels) Wishlist Items *Pick one or two items to send in Baby Wi... more
  • Hill City Elementary School Supply List (8/6/2012)
    Open House (Grades 1-5) 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM on August 6, 2012
    Kindergarten Supply List o 4 Boxes of Crayola Classic Crayons (24 Count) o 2 Bottles of Elmer’s School Glue (4oz Bottles) o 2 glue sticks o 2 Packages of Plain Yellow #2 Pencils o 1 Box of Crayola Washable Markers (Classic Colors) o 4 Pronged Folders w/ pockets (2 green/ 2 blue) o Ha... more
  • Jasper Elementary School Supply List (8/6/2012)
    Open House (Grades 1-5) 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM on August 6, 2012
    Kindergarten Supply List  Glue Bottle(s)  Yellow #2 pencils  Markers  Watercolor tray (Crayola brand)  Mat or Towel (with child’s name on it)  Backpack (with child’s name on it)  Extra set of clothes (in a bag with your child’s... more
  • Tate Elementary School Supply List (8/6/2012)

    Kindergarten 2 packs Crayola washable markers 1 pair of Fiskars blunt tip scissors pencils book bag large bath towel or beach towel (due to limited storage space, no tri-fold mats, please) Optional colored pencils Ziploc bags – all sizes dry erase markers baby wipes Kleene... more
  • The Sassafras Literary Exchange Adult Writing Contest Ends on August 31, 2012 (8/6/2012)

    The Sassafras Literary Exchange’s Adult Writing Contest will end on August 31, 2012. Be sure to enter before the deadline! Winners will be announced at the Pickens County Marble Festival the first weekend in October. Entries of 1,500 words or less of Fiction, Non-Fiction, or Poetry submitted by ap... more
  • The Sassafras Literary Exchange Adult Writing Contest Ends on August 31, 2012
  • There's Hope for the Hungry Milestone (8/6/2012)
    10,000th person whom this ministry has reached out to tell about the love of Jesus and now knows Jesus Christ is her Lord and Savior
    There's Hope for the Hungry ministry started February 19th, 2003 and through yesterday a milestone was reached at Talking Rock First Baptist Church in Talking Rock, Ga. There was a profession of faith made by a young woman. She realizes the commitment she made to God was from her heart and sincere. ... more
  • Summer Wind, An Intimate Evening (8/5/2012)

    Smooth and soothing, upbeat and toe tapping, funny and fascinating. Many more words come to mind after watching the opening show with Gabriel Russo, the sole entertainer. There is regular theater seating but that is optional. The table seating is indeed intimate and the performer delivers more th... more
  • Summer Wind, An Intimate Evening
  • Farmers' Mkt & Salsa Contest (8/4/2012)

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  • Farmers' Mkt & Salsa Contest
  • Pre-Season Football Cookout (8/4/2012)

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  • Pre-Season Football Cookout
  • Sgt Collins Memorial Bike Ride (8/4/2012)

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  • Sgt Collins Memorial Bike Ride
  • Parents of Pickens County Head Start/Pre-K Receive First Award For Keep Pickens Beautiful Adopt-A-Road Program (8/2/2012)

    Ron Jager, Adopt-A-Road Chair for Keep Pickens Beautiful, would like to announce the first award for the KPB Adopt-A-Road Program was given to the Parents of Pickens County Head Start/Pre-K in Tate, Georgia. This group proudly started in 2009 under the supervision of Wendy Gleason and Liz Ray, dire... more
  • Parents of Pickens County Head Start/Pre-K Receive First Award For Keep Pickens Beautiful Adopt-A-Road Program
  • Mortgage Buy-Downs Help Sell Houses (8/1/2012)

    When trying to sell a home in a slow market, you have some incentives to offer buyers to encourage them to act now instead of waiting forever for the market to turn against them. These include paying closing costs, HOA dues, offering a broker selling bonus, simply lowering the asking price, or buyin... more
  • Mortgage Buy-Downs Help Sell Houses
  • National Dance Day Celebrated in Downtown Jasper at Peace Park (8/1/2012)

    Pickens County joined thousands across America to celebrate National Dance Day on July 28, 2012. The event sponsored by Pickens Arts and Cultural Alliance (PACA) was held at Peace Park in Jasper on a beautiful, breezy morning. More than 50 came out to express themselves in movement. Beginning at ... more
  • National Dance Day Celebrated in Downtown Jasper at Peace Park
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