PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Fourth of July Fireworks (7/4/2012)

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  • Fourth of July Fireworks
  • Fourth of July Parade (7/4/2012)

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  • Fourth of July Parade
  • American Red Cross Issues Emergency Call for Blood Donors Now (7/3/2012)
    Blood and platelet donors of all types needed
    The American Red Cross blood supply has reached emergency levels with 50,000 fewer donations than expected in June. This shortfall leaves the Red Cross with half the readily available blood products on hand now than this time last year. The Red Cross is calling on all eligible blood donors – n... more
  • American Red Cross Issues Emergency Call  for Blood Donors Now
  • Jasper's Most Talented Finals (7/3/2012)

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  • Jasper's Most Talented Finals
  • Candidate Forum at Trinity (7/2/2012)

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  • Candidate Forum at Trinity
  • PMH Welcomes Denise Ray (7/2/2012)

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  • PMH Welcomes Denise Ray
  • Sheriff Donnie Craig Reminds You To Stay Safe and the Danger of Alcohol in the Heat (7/2/2012)

    As we celebrate our Nation’s Independence Day, Sheriff Donnie Craig would like to remind everyone to stay safe. Throughout this Holiday week, the Pickens Sheriff’s Office will be monitoring the traffic throughout the County and looking for unsafe drivers. Craig stated “Everyone has to remember t... more
  • Jasper Farmers' Market (6/30/2012)

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  • Jasper Farmers' Market
  • 20 Tons of Sweet Potatoes Donated to the Community (6/29/2012)

    KnowPickens.com was informed by Don Russell that approximately 20 Tons of Sweet Potatoes have been donated to this community. The potatoes are scheduled to be delivered on Saturday, June 30th. They will be next to the Pickens County Canning Plant behind Jasper Middle School and will be available a... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech’s Glenn Rasco Announces Retirement (6/29/2012)

    (Marietta, Ga. – June 29, 2012) For Glenn Rasco, life after retirement might be almost as busy as his days as Chattahoochee Technical College Vice President of Community and Economic Development. So while he won’t officially say goodbye to that role at Georgia’s largest technical college until the e... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech’s Glenn Rasco Announces Retirement
  • CODE RED ALERT due to predicted High Temperatures in Pickens County in Next Five Days (6/29/2012)

    Pickens County Commissioner Robert Jones issued a CODE RED Alert today at 1:00 p.m. due to the predicted high temperatures forecast for Pickens County over the next five days. According to the National Weather Service, the temperatures in the area will range from 98 degrees to 105 degrees through M... more
  • Georgia Mountains Hospice Celebrates 20th Year of John Davis Golf Classic (6/29/2012)

    Georgia Mountains Hospice would like to thank everyone that has participated in the John Davis Golf Classic year after year along with some first time participants this year. We would especially like to thank everyone, sponsors, donors and players, that made this 20th year anniversary so special.... more
  • Georgia Mountains Hospice Celebrates 20th Year of John Davis Golf Classic
  • IAAP Members become Members of Excellence (6/29/2012)

    Five members of the Appalachian Chapter of IAAP (International Association of Administrative Professionals®) have been recognized by IAAP as a 2011-2012 Member of Excellence. Members that were awarded are Sheri Crowe, CAP-OM, Rena Morris, CAP-OM, Tara Gibson, CAP-OM, Cindy Poole, CAP-OM, and Sandra... more
  • IAAP Members become Members of Excellence
  • Jasper's Most Talented (6/29/2012)

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  • Jasper's Most Talented
  • Local Actor Connected to Gypsy Rose Lee’s Show (6/29/2012)
    Tater Patch Players present Gypsy, a play about the famous Mama Rose and her daughters
    The real Gypsy Rose Lee was born Rose Louise Horick in Seattle WA in 1911. In 1915, Mary Silk was born near Atlantic City, NJ. While Louise and her sister, June were dancing and singing on the vaudeville circuit, Mary was living with her parents on Oriental Ave (namesake for the Monopoly’s Orienta... more
  • Local Actor Connected to Gypsy Rose Lee’s Show
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