PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Four Legged Love From Opie (6/6/2012)
    ADOPTED
    The following pet is looking for a home to fill with laughter and love. OPIE - Hi, I am Opie. I am a beautiful brown and white male adult lab mix. I am a really awesome dog. I am calm, crate and house trained and I like cats, kids, and other dogs. Like everyone here at the Ranch, I am happy,... more
  • Four Legged Love From Opie
  • John Davis Golf Classic (6/6/2012)

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  • John Davis Golf Classic
  • Renasant Bank is Fundraising in June for Habitat for Humanity of Pickens County (6/6/2012)
    Bird House Raffle on June 29th
    Renasant Bank kicked off their June fundraising for Habitat for Humanity of Pickens County. This year Habitat for Humanity is celebrating their 10th year anniversary in Pickens County. During this time HFHPC has helped 14 families achieve their dream of owning a home. This organization has been able... more
  • Renasant Bank is Fundraising in June for Habitat for Humanity of Pickens County
  • Jerry Barnes Campaign Kickoff (6/2/2012)

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  • Jerry Barnes Campaign Kickoff
  • Tomato Sandwich Picnic (6/2/2012)

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  • Tomato Sandwich Picnic
  • The Pickens Report (6/1/2012)

    As we close out the month of May, we have been blessed with some rain showers around the county that were needed badly. In my travels around our county, I am always amazed at the outstanding gardens I see and the many wonderful citizens we have who have that magical “green thumb” which enables them... more
  • The Pickens Report
  • FAMILY BENEFITS WHEN YOU PARTICIPATE IN NATIONAL FISHING AND BOATING WEEK (5/31/2012)
    TWO FREE FISHING DAYS on Saturday, June 2 and Saturday, June 9, 2012
    SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga-- The Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation declare boating and fishing as unmatched leisure activities that help make a true connection with family, friends and the natural environment. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division encourages peop... more
  • Magician Ken Scott (5/31/2012)

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  • Magician Ken Scott
  • Mountain Ed Graduation (5/31/2012)

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  • Mountain Ed Graduation
  • New Education Benefit for Unemployed Veterans Has Strong Response (5/31/2012)
    VA Outreach for Veterans Retraining Assistance Program Garners Over 12,000 Applicants since May 15
    (WASHINGTON) – Within two weeks of being announced, a program to give skills training to some unemployed Veterans has garnered over 12,000 online applications, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs. “VA is committed to supporting Veterans as they seek employment. This initiative wil... more
  • STASH YOUR TRASH TO PREVENT BEAR ENCOUNTERS - Birdseed, Pet Food Also Among Top 3 Non-natural Food Sources for Bears (5/31/2012)

    SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga -- Add “Bear-proof the garbage” to your spring cleaning list. It’s one of the first and most important things you can do to resolve human-bear conflicts. Easily accessible garbage is irresistible to a hungry black bear. Unfortunately, it’s also a major threat to its survival. B... more
  • STASH YOUR TRASH TO PREVENT BEAR ENCOUNTERS - Birdseed, Pet Food Also Among Top 3 Non-natural Food Sources for Bears
  • Big Canoe HOA to host Forum For Pickens Candidates (5/30/2012)
    June 16th from 2 to 4 p.m.
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  • Big Canoe HOA to host Forum For Pickens Candidates
  • Four Legged Love From Shay (5/30/2012)
    ADOPTED
    The following pet is looking for a home to fill with laughter and love. SHAY - Hi, I am Shay, a female Beagle. I am beautiful with red spots on my white coat. I like cats, kids, and car rides. I am playful but not hyper. I am about eighteen months old. Like everyone here at the Ranch, I ... more
  • Four Legged Love From Shay
  • David Leister Qualifies for Pickens County Tax Commissioner Seat (5/29/2012)

    I, David Leister, would like to announce that I am seeking the Pickens County Tax Commissioner Seat. As the lone Republican, I am running unopposed on the ballot for the July primary. In November I will be challenged by Sharon Troglin, the incumbent, who has always run as an independent. The cit... more
  • David Leister Qualifies for Pickens County Tax Commissioner Seat
  • Post Office Temporarily Bans Overseas Shipping of Devices with Lithium Batteries (5/29/2012)

    Starting May 16, 2012, the U.S. Post Office will stop international shipping of lithium batteries and devices containing lithium batteries because they are a fire hazard. Many electronic devices, such as cell phones and cameras, use these types of batteries. The ban includes international shippin... more
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