PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Pickens County Tea Party To Hold Town Hall Meeting for 9th and 14th District Candidates on April 24th (4/11/2012)
    Meet Doug Collins
    The election season is heating up; and our April 24th Town Hall meeting will feature candidates for the US Congress from the 9th and 14th United States Congressional Districts. With the new district lines now in place, Pickens County is divided in half between the two districts, with the 9th Distr... more
  • Pickens County Tea Party To Hold Town Hall Meeting for 9th and 14th District Candidates on April 24th
  • Robert Jones announces Candidacy for Commission Chairman (4/11/2012)

    My name is Robert “Rob” P. Jones , and I am announcing my candidacy for Commission Chairman of Pickens County. To serve as a two term Sole Commissioner of Pickens County has been an honor. The relationships I have made, along with the progress that I have achieved in the last seven years, is ... more
  • Robert  Jones announces Candidacy for Commission Chairman
  • Chamber World Series (4/10/2012)

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  • Chamber World Series
  • PSO Citizens Academy (4/10/2012)

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  • PSO Citizens Academy
  • Four Legged Love From Gidget (4/9/2012)
    ADOPTED
    The following pet is looking for a home to fill with laughter and love. GIDGET - Hi, I am Gidget, a female Plott Hound Mix with a blue eye, wonderful disposition, and loving nature. I was found in a drainage ditch after a horrific storm with my babies. Fortunately, the good people here at t... more
  • Four Legged Love From Gidget
  • PHS GREENHOUSE PLANT SALE BEGINS APRIL 10TH (4/9/2012)

    Students in various Agriculture and Horticulture classes at PHS have been busy the last couple of months preparing the Greenhouse at Pickens High School for the spring planting season. The students stay busy throughout the year, transplanting, fertilizing, and watering the plants which, for so... more
  • PHS GREENHOUSE PLANT SALE BEGINS APRIL 10TH
  • See What’s New at the Jasper Farmers Market (4/9/2012)

    It was a busy, bustling market Saturday with the lot full of vendors and a continuous stream of shoppers. Several long time vendors were back this year with new things to sell. Katrina Newman is a busy mom, homeschooling her children and growing vegetables. She said her lettuce did very will... more
  • See What’s New at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Movie Extra Opportunity in Clint Eastwood film production in Jasper on April 12 & 13 (4/7/2012)

    Clint Eastwood is filming a new movie in Georgia and will be in Jasper for two days next week on April 12th and 13th (Thursday and Friday). The movie is called "Trouble With The Curve." It's about baseball and stars Clint Eastwood, Justin Timberlake and Amy Adams. They're casting the extras for ... more
  • Movie Extra Opportunity in Clint Eastwood film production in Jasper on April 12 & 13
  • Vote for Cody to Win A Trip to Morgan's Wonderland (4/7/2012)
    Voting ends April 24 - One Vote Per Person
    Vote for Cody to win an amazing, all–expense paid trip to Morgan's Wonderland—the world's first theme park designed specifically for children and adults with special needs....
  • Vote for Cody to Win A Trip to Morgan's Wonderland
  • Golden Eagles perform well at Gamecock Open Meet, qualify three more for NJCAA nationals (4/6/2012)

    Chattahoochee Tech track and field made the trip up to Columbia, S.C., on Wednesday, April 4 for the Gamecock Open Meet, hosted by the University of South Carolina. Chatt Tech was one of 12 schools from South Carolina and Georgia competing in the meet, and took Darryl Marlow returned to action ... more
  • Film Production 'Trouble with the Curve' in Pickens County Next Week (4/5/2012)

    By now it is no secret to most that the new Clint Eastwood, Justin Timberlake, and Amy Adams movie “Trouble with the Curve” will be filming a scene at a Jasper location in April. And while this is very exciting, it has sparked some debate about the impact it will have on the community from an econom... more
  • Film Production 'Trouble with the Curve' in Pickens County Next Week
  • Talking Rock Easter Egg Hunt (4/5/2012)

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  • Talking Rock Easter Egg Hunt
  • The Month of April is the "Great American Cleanup" (4/5/2012)
    Keep Pickens Beautiful Has Many Opportunities to Participate
    Spring is in the air and for KPB that means only one thing “Great American Cleanup.” The month of April is proclaimed as the GAC. This year the clean up will include several different opportunities for our communities to participate in around the County. Adopt A Road Program Volunteers will pick... more
  • The Month of April is the
  • HOW TO DISCOURAGE NUISANCE WILDLIFE ISSUES - New Webpage Provides Tips (4/4/2012)

    What makes an animal a “nuisance”? Most wildlife never come close to people. In fact, many people enjoy seeing such animals and believe that having them nearby adds to the value of their land. According to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division, animals such as d... more
  • HOW TO DISCOURAGE NUISANCE WILDLIFE ISSUES - New Webpage Provides Tips
  • Register Now for the Good Samaritan Charity Golf Tournament (4/4/2012)
    April 18th at Big Canoe
    The 10th Annual Good Samaritan Golf Tournament will be held at Big Canoe on April 18th and they will be honoring some of their long time Sponsors. The Good Samaritan Health & Wellness Center is a not-for-profit volunteer-operated clinic. The Center provides free or discounted health services to r... more
  • Register Now for the Good Samaritan Charity Golf Tournament
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