PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • 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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  • Ride for Hospice (11/3/2012)

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  • Ride for Hospice
  • Super Heroes Unite (11/3/2012)

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  • Super Heroes Unite
  • Tate Day (11/3/2012)

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  • Tate Day
  • Cat Scratch Disease (10/31/2012)

    Hopefully none of you believe the old myth that black cats are bad luck. Cats of any color make great companions. However, it is important to remember that there are some diseases that can be transmitted from animals to people. These are called zoonotic diseases, and cat scratch disease is one of th... more
  • Cat Scratch Disease
  • Downtown Trick or Treat (10/31/2012)

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  • Downtown Trick or Treat
  • Heating Safety (10/31/2012)
    Be Warm and Safe This Winter!
    Did you know that heating equipment is one of the leading causes of home fire deaths? With a few simple precautions you can prevent most heating fires from happening.
  • Keep anything that can burn at least three-feet away from heating equipment, like the furnace, fireplace, wood stove, or port... more
  • Heating Safety
  • Honor Someone on the Love Light Tree at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital (10/31/2012)

    Would you like to honor a friend or family member as well as contribute to the Chest Pain Center at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital? Then purchase a Love Light ($5) or Star Light ($15) for the Annual Love Light Tree from an Auxiliary member on Saturday, Nov. 3, Nov. 10, or Nov. 17 from 9:00 - 3:... more
  • Honor Someone on the Love Light Tree at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful - The Clean Sheet (PDF) (10/31/2012)

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  • Keep Pickens Beautiful - The Clean Sheet (PDF)
  • Marble Valley Community Choir Performances in November and December (10/31/2012)

    Marble Valley Community Choir has a busy holiday season ahead with performances in November and December throughout the county. Please make plans to see this talented group at one of these great events. On November 8, 2012 at 7:00pm, MVCC will open for the Young Actor's Projects' "Sherlock Meet... more
  • Marble Valley Community Choir Performances in November and December

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