PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • The Pickens Report (7/11/2012)

    As this month comes to an end, I believe we have been experiencing some of the highest temperature days that I can remember. With the summer months just getting started, I hope that this is an unusual weather situation and not an indication of our weather for the upcoming months. Please take the n... more
  • The Pickens Report
  • Water Ski Jump Practice (7/11/2012)

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  • Water Ski Jump Practice
  • Golf Tournament to benefit Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital (7/10/2012)

    The Appalachian Mountain Scottish Rite Association will be hosting a golf tournament to benefit Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital along with other local charities. The tournament will be held on Tuesday, August 21with registration beginning at 7 a.m. at Lake Arrowhead Golf Course, Waleska, GA. ... more
  • Golf Tournament to benefit Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital
  • Joe Hendricks Receives Endorsement from Rep. Tom Graves (7/10/2012)

    (Ellijay) - U.S. Congressman Tom Graves recently voiced his support for the re-election of District Attorney Joe Hendricks. Graves is a conservative Republican representing Georgia’s 9th district in the U.S. House of Representatives. Hendricks, a conservative Republican himself, has served as Distri...
  • Joe Hendricks Receives Endorsement from Rep. Tom Graves
  • PSO Business Watch Alert: Counterfeit Bills (7/10/2012)

    Over the weekend, three counterfeit bills were passed in convenience stores in Pickens County. The counterfeit bills were a $20 bill, a $20 bill and a $1 bill. At this time, the case is being investigative by Detectives with the Pickens Sheriff’s Office. If you have any additional information re... more
  • School Board Candidates (7/10/2012)

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  • School Board Candidates
  • TEA PARTY MEETING ON JULY 24th WILL HAVE SPECIAL T-SPLOST SPEAKER IN JULY (7/10/2012)

    Don’t cast your T-SPLOST vote until you have heard our speaker, Mr. Bill Evelyn, on July 24th! Bill Evelyn has lived longer in Forsyth County than any other place in his lifetime. Bill grew up in Valley Forge and embraced an understanding of the constitution and republicanism from an early age.... more
  • TEA PARTY MEETING ON JULY 24th WILL HAVE SPECIAL T-SPLOST SPEAKER IN JULY
  • The Creative and Performing Arts Academy is excited to announce the Take 1 Performance Camp (7/10/2012)
    July 25-27, 2012 from 9:30am-2:30pm each day ~ Registration Deadline July 20th
    The Creative and Performing Arts Academy is excited to announce the Take 1 Performance Camp, to be held July 25-27, 2012 from 9:30am-2:30pm each day. Campers ages 9-17 are welcome. The Take 1 Camp will consist of acting, singing, and movement coaching from professional instructors Ellen Paint... more
  • The Creative and Performing Arts Academy is excited to announce the Take 1 Performance Camp
  • Renasant Bank Announces Winners of Habitat For Humanity Birdhouse Raffle Drawing (7/9/2012)

    Renasant Bank held fundraisers in June to benefit Pickens Habitat for Humanity, celebrating 10 years in Pickens County. During this time Habitat for Humanity has helped 14 families achieve their dream of owning a home. One fundraiser was a birdhouse raffle "Everybody Needs A Home". Beautiful bir... more
  • Renasant Bank Announces Winners of Habitat For Humanity Birdhouse Raffle Drawing
  • TATER PATCH PLAYERS PRODUCTION OF GYPSY OPENS THIS WEEK (7/9/2012)
    LET US ENTERTAIN YOU!
    "Let me entertain you, let me make your smile. Let me do a few tricks, some old and some new tricks. I’m very versatile." From Baby June and her News Boys playing Vaudeville, to her sister, Louise, as Gypsy Rose Lee at Minsky’s burlesque house, we will entertain you. After weeks of work, the... more
  • TATER PATCH PLAYERS PRODUCTION OF GYPSY OPENS THIS WEEK
  • Water Safety for Dogs (7/9/2012)

    It’s been a hot summer so far. What better way to cool off than to spend some time in the water? While heat stroke is a major risk for dogs, and playing in and drinking water is a great way to cool off, there are some risks to be aware of. These risks include drowning, ingestions of parasites or tox... more
  • Water Safety for Dogs
  • FireSky @ West End Pickens (7/7/2012)

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  • FireSky @ West End Pickens
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful Encouraging Recycling with Steel Bins Around Jasper (7/6/2012)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful has new steel recycling bins located in downtown Jasper. The one pictured is located by their office at the corner of Main and Spring Streets. Another one is at the Courthouse Annex. These bins are for public use for plastic bottles and aluminum can recycling. Future locat... more
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful Encouraging Recycling with Steel Bins Around Jasper
  • Candidate Forum at Hinton (7/5/2012)

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  • Candidate Forum at Hinton
  • Chattahoochee Technical College To Take Part in Certification Pilot Program to Offer Free Logistics Technician Assessments to Service Men and Women (7/5/2012)

    (Marietta, Ga.) Chattahoochee Technical College will be one of several sites nationwide – and the only in Georgia – to take part in a pilot program for military men and women to become prepared for careers after their service during the week of July 23. Organized by the Manufacturing Skill Standards... more
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