PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Gabe Folks Named PHS Band Student of the Week (4/26/2018)

    Our Band Student of the Week is Gabe Folks. Gabe is a Freshman trumpet player who has added so much to our marching band and band program with his happy personality, strong work ethic, and great playing ability! Gabe is a hard worker and also plays in our percussion ensemble and jazz band. Con... more
  • Gabe Folks Named PHS Band Student of the Week
  • Habitat for Humanity Pickens County Partners with Keep Pickens Beautiful (4/26/2018)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful is once again providing recycle containers at the Habitat for Humanity construction site. The completion of this house will make their third completed one in New Hope Acres Subdivision. KPB has placed a recycling container to collect plastic bottles and aluminum cans from... more
  • Habitat for Humanity Pickens County Partners with Keep Pickens Beautiful
  • North Georgia Falcons Meeting on Saturday (4/26/2018)

    North Georgia Falcons Football Informational meeting will be Saturday, April 28 @6:00 at Veterans Park, 7345 Cumming Highway, Canton, Ga.30115. Falcon football sign ups are now! Young men from 12-18 are welcome to try out for this competitive independent football team. For questions Call Hank ... more
  • North Georgia Falcons Meeting on Saturday
  • Piedmont Mountainside Earns Top Grade for Patient Safety (4/26/2018)

    The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit health care ratings organization, recently released new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades. The Safety Grade assigns letter grades of A, B, C, D and F to hospitals nationwide based on their performance in preventing medical errors, infections and other harms and... more
  • Piedmont Mountainside Earns Top Grade for Patient Safety
  • Ruth House Ladies Adopt From Pickens Animal Shelter (4/26/2018)

    The Ruth House Ministry ladies recently adopted a beautiful mixed lab from the Pickens County Animal Shelter. To show their appreciation, the women volunteered a day to help out at the Shelter and give back to the community. Their new furry friend allowed the ladies to see and feel the need in ... more
  • Ruth House Ladies Adopt From Pickens Animal Shelter
  • Callahan Classic Golf Tournament (4/25/2018)

    The Callahan Classic started in April 2015 to help fireman Shane Callhan with medical expenses. The tournament has continued to offer assistance to other Pickens County firefighters in the time of need. Fifteen teams competed in the 2018 tournament held at Bent Tree Golf Course. Congratulatio... more
  • Callahan Classic Golf Tournament
  • GDOT State Funds Improving Intersection Beside Jasper Middle School (4/25/2018)

    The Georgia Department of Transportation has recently approved little over $74,000 in Quick Response Program funding to improve the safety and efficiency of the intersection of State Route (SR) 53 Business with Holly Street in the city of Jasper. Work on this high priority project, awarded to Bartow... more
  • GDOT State Funds Improving Intersection Beside Jasper Middle School
  • Pickens County Joint Comprehensive Plan Stakeholders Meeting April 2018 (4/24/2018)
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    Based on input from various sources during the last nine months (survey, stakeholder meetings, individual interviews, emails, phone calls, etc.), Northwest Georgia Regional Commission staff members have completed a rough draft plan. The State-required comprehensive planning process includes thre... more
  • Pickens County Joint Comprehensive Plan Stakeholders Meeting April 2018
  • Piedmont Healthcare and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Sign Agreement (4/23/2018)
    Ensures No Disruption of Care for Georgia Patients
    (ATLANTA, GA) - Friday night, three days after Governor Nathan Deal announced a handshake agreement between Piedmont Healthcare and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia, the two organizations put ink to paper and signed the new agreement. The agreement ensures that Anthem Blue Cross members ... more
  • Piedmont Healthcare and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Sign Agreement
  • Last Weekend to Solve a Murder at Tater Patch Players (4/20/2018)
    Youth Theater Workshop ahead
    This weekend is your last chance to solve a murder during Tater Patch Players’ production of “Death by Design” by Rob Urbanati. Final performances will be April 20, 21, both at 7:30 and April 22 at 2:00. Adults are $18, Seniors are $16 and Students are $14. There is also a special first timers tick... more
  • Last Weekend to Solve a Murder at Tater Patch Players
  • New Adopt A Road Members for Upper Salem Church Road (4/20/2018)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful is pleased to announce another Adopt A Road member. Judy and Melvin Pruitt have volunteered to pick up Upper Salem Church Road. Thanks to the Pruitt Family another road in our beautiful county will be cleaned up. Littering the roadways is a crime in the State of Georgia,... more
  • New Adopt A Road Members for Upper Salem Church Road
  • Rotary Helping Fund Little Free Library at Hill City Elementary (4/20/2018)
    “How can we make more books available in the homes of current and future students?”
    Suzanne Hardison came to Rotary well armed with facts, statistics, coworkers and all manner of goodwill asking Rotary to partner with Hill City Elementary School to fund a Little Free Library on their campus. It was such an easy sell! We couldn’t wait to fund this wonderful project and will almost c... more
  • Rotary Helping Fund Little Free Library at Hill City Elementary
  • Tea Party Talk: Guest Speaker Larry Cavender (4/20/2018)

    If you are following the daily national news, every day you read in newspapers and magazines, watch on television, or hear on radio—the latest episodes from Washington, D. C.; and you may be frustrated by the direction our country appears to be headed and are fed up with business as usual in our na... more
  • Tea Party Talk:  Guest Speaker Larry Cavender
  • The ITEEA awards Pickens High School the Program Excellence Award (4/18/2018)

    At the recent annual conference for the International Technology and Engineering Educator Association (ITEEA), the Program at Pickens High School was recognized as one of only 39 programs worldwide to earn the prestigious Program Excellence Award in 2018. Sponsored by the ITEEA and Paxton/Patt... more
  • The ITEEA awards Pickens High School the Program Excellence Award
  • Jennifer Owens Takes First Place in the Pickens County Bus ROAD-E-O (4/17/2018)

    The annual Pickens County Bus ROAD-E-O was a wonderful event this year with many new contestants. The driver's course consisted of Forward Serpentine, Diminishing Clearance, Alley Docking, Parallel Parking, Stop Line, Curb Line, Railroad Crossing and Student Pickup. Everyone at Pickens County... more
  • Jennifer Owens Takes First Place in the Pickens County Bus ROAD-E-O

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