PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Halloween Fun Begins Today! (10/25/2017)
    List of events through Halloween
    Pickens County is full of events to celebrate the Halloween Season. Below is a list of events to know including Trunk or Treats, Haunted Hayrides, Costume Contest and more. Click on name for more information. OCTOBER 25 ... more
  • Halloween Fun Begins Today!
  • Piedmont Healthcare and Kaiser Permanente Sign New Contract (10/24/2017)

    Atlanta, Ga. – Piedmont Healthcare and Kaiser Permanente have finalized a new contract, ensuring patients’ continued in-network access to all Piedmont Healthcare facilities extending through the 2021 plan year. The negotiation and agreement were completed several months in advance of the contra... more
  • 2018 Citizen of the Year Nominations (10/23/2017)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the 2018 Pickens County Citizen of the Year Award, sponsored by ETC Communications, LLC, which will be presented at the Winter Ball on Saturday, January 20, 2018. The Citizen of the Year Award was created to heighten public aware... more
  • 2018 Citizen of the Year Nominations
  • Antigone Now Presented by PHS Theatre (10/23/2017)
    Thursday 10/26/2017 - 7:00 PM
    The cast, crew, and directors of the defending Region 6AAAA One-Act Play Champions, Pickens High School Theatre, invite you to the community presentation of Antigone Now, this year’s competition piece. The community show will be Thursday 10/26/17, at 7:00 PM. Adult tickets are $8 and students are $5... more
  • Antigone Now Presented by PHS Theatre
  • Free Food at the Jasper Farmers Market (10/23/2017)

    Talking Rock had some of our vendors Saturday but that's October. Seems like every little town has a festival. Try to go to some of them. Enjoy the fall weather and meet your neighbors. There was plenty to see at the Jasper Farmers Market. Even a new vendor. Denise Seibel was selling the, "Coffee... more
  • Free Food at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Pickens County Board of REALTORS® Holds Annual Charity Golf Tournament (10/23/2017)

    The Pickens County Board of REALTORS® hosted REALTORS®, Affiliates and Guests at the Annual Charity Golf Tournament at Bent Tree Golf Course on Thursday, October 12. In addition to a day filled with golf, food, and prizes, the over $6,000 raised will be used for charitable investments in the local c... more
  • Pickens County Board of REALTORS® Holds Annual Charity Golf Tournament
  • Pickens County Red Ribbon Week Proclaimed (10/23/2017)
    October 23 - 31, 2017
    "YOUR FUTURE IS KEY, SO STAY DRUG FREE" Pickens County Red Ribbon Week is October 23 - 31, 2017 PROCLAMATION Whereas, alcohol and drug abuse in this nation have reached epidemic stages and continues to be a threat to the well-being of children, families and neighborhoods in Pickens ... more
  • Pickens County Red Ribbon Week Proclaimed
  • Pickens Teacher of the Year (10/23/2017)
    Photos and video from the Awards Banquet on October 23, 2017
    The 2018 Pickens County School System Teacher of the Year is Christina Canada-Clark from Hill City Elementary School. A big surprise when Shottenkirk Ford Jasper gave her a Ford Edge to drive for a year. Coverage brought to you by IBMSECUmore
  • Pickens Teacher of the Year
  • Dev Santiago Named PHS Band Student of the Week (10/19/2017)

    Dev Santiago is our Band Student of the Week. Dev is active in the marching band as the clarinet section and has always remained active in the clarinet section in Symphonic Band. Dev is a hard-worker, organized and so fun to be with in the band setting. She is patient and kind and always will... more
  • Dev Santiago Named PHS Band Student of the Week
  • Highland Rivers Health Receives Three-year Accreditation from CARF International (10/19/2017)

    DALTON, Georgia - Highland Rivers Community Service Board, dba Highland Rivers Health, has received three-year accreditation for its outpatient, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and crisis services from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) International. Th... more
  • Highland Rivers Health Receives Three-year Accreditation from CARF International
  • Jasper Farmers Market Stops and Starts (10/19/2017)

    Another beautiful fall day for the middle of October. Only two more Saturdays to go so come out and enjoy what is going on with your JFM friends. 0ctober 28 there will be the annual End of Season Party to celebrate another successful year and thank everyone who helped to make it so. We don’t get ... more
  • Jasper Farmers Market Stops and Starts
  • Nelson City Council Work Session With Candidates Speaking (10/19/2017)

    Candidates for Nelson City Council were given the opportunity to speak. Candidates for Mayor, Sylvia Green and Mike Haviland spoke, as well as Lamar Kellett for the special election council position. AGENDA 1. Call to Order 2. Pledge of Allegiance 3. Agenda Approval 4. Candidate... more
  • Nelson City Council Work Session With Candidates Speaking
  • Northside Hospital Offers Free Mammograms for Women in Pickens County (10/19/2017)

    This October and all year long, the Northside Hospital Cancer Institute offers no-cost screening mammograms and other breast diagnostic procedures for qualified women who cannot afford them. More cases of breast cancer are diagnosed and treated at Atlanta’s Northside Hospital than anywhere else i... more
  • Northside Hospital Offers Free Mammograms for Women in Pickens County
  • Pickens County Board Of Commissioners October 2017 (10/19/2017)

    Boy Scout Troop 836​ attended the Pickens County Board of Commissioners meeting to help obtain the Citizenship in the Community merit badge. Before the meeting started, Commissioner Rob Jones asked those in attendance to introduce themselves. AGENDA I. Call to order II. Prayer Pledg... more
  • Pickens County Board Of Commissioners October 2017
  • Pickens Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy Attends Jasper Lions Club (10/19/2017)

    On October 12, the Jasper Lions hosted Mrs. Sue Appleton from the Pickens Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy. Since 2009, the Foundation’s mission has been to provide books to all preschoolers in Pickens County for learning and reading success. They do this by providing age appropriate books FR... more
  • Pickens Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy Attends Jasper Lions Club
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