PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Want to Learn More About the Sheriff's Office? Sign up for the Citizens Academy (2/2/2012)
    Free Six Week Class on Tuesday & Thursday Nights - Limited Availability!
    The Pickens County Sheriff's Office is offering a Citizens Academy starting February 28th. The Citizens Academy will allow you to learn all aspects of the Sheriff’s office while having fun and meeting the men and women who work there. There is a limited availability and no cost to participate. A... more
  • Want to Learn More About the Sheriff's Office?  Sign up for the Citizens Academy
  • WANTED: Photos of Past Commissioners & Ordinaries (2/2/2012)

    Commissioner Rob Jones enlisted Rodney Buckingham and John Nicholson to identify and find photos of past Commissioners and Ordinaries in Pickens County. Photos were found for the ones after 1916 but need help for those prior to 1916. A list is below. ORDINARIES of PICKENS COUNTY A... more
  • WANTED:   Photos of Past Commissioners & Ordinaries
  • Allen Wigington announced he is running to keep his position as Chief Magistrate Judge for Pickens County (1/31/2012)

    Allen Wigington announced that he will run to keep his position as Chief Magistrate Judge for Pickens County. Wigington was appointed as a judge in the Magistrate Court in 2008 by Judge Larry Ray. When Judge Ray left the office, Wigington was selected by Appalachian Circuit Superior Court Judges t... more
  • Allen Wigington announced he is running to keep his position as Chief Magistrate Judge for Pickens County
  • Four Legged Love from Toot (1/31/2012)
    ADOPTED
    The following pet is looking for a home to fill with laughter and love. TOOT - Hi, I am Toot, a female, 1.5 years old, hound mix. I weigh about 40 pounds and have a beautiful tan and white short hair coat. My siblings and I got lost and the good people at the Pickens Animal Ranch are taking... more
  • Four Legged Love from Toot
  • Magistrate Judge LaSandra Ray Cooley announces her intent to run for Chief Magistrate Judge (1/31/2012)

    Magistrate Judge LaSandra Ray Cooley announces her intent to run for Chief Magistrate Judge. She will appear on the Republican Ballot in the primary election in July. LaSandra began working in the Magistrate Court of Pickens County in July, 2008 and was appointed Judge of the court by the recently... more
  • Magistrate Judge LaSandra Ray Cooley announces her intent to run for Chief Magistrate Judge
  • Sharptop Arts Center presents KIDS KREATIONS (1/31/2012)

    Sharptop Arts Association and Gallery is delighted to announce the opening of a KIDS KREATIONS boutique inside the Gallery Shop where your favorite artwork (kids or adults) can be professionally transferred onto unique gift products. On display in the Gallery are samples of coffee mugs, travel mug... more
  • Sharptop Arts Center presents KIDS KREATIONS
  • Weather Questions Answered by John L. 'Jack' Hayes, NOAA Assistant Administrator & NWS Director (1/31/2012)

    John L. "Jack" Hayes is the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration assistant administrator for weather services and National Weather Service (NWS) director. He is responsible for an integrated weather services program; supporting the delivery of a variety of weather, water and climate s... more
  • Weather Questions Answered by John L. 'Jack' Hayes, NOAA Assistant Administrator & NWS Director
  • CTC hoops teams prevail at home, finish off regular-season sweeps over Andrew, Waycross (1/30/2012)

    The Chattahoochee Tech basketball squads picked up crucial GCAA wins at home on Sunday, Jan. 29, as the women defeated Andrew College, 78-58, and the men took down Waycross College, 64-52. The wins gave the Golden Eagles regular-season sweeps over the two opponents and kept each team squarely in the... more
  • Modern Woodmen field force grows by 5 percent in 2011 (1/30/2012)

    While many companies are impacted negatively by the economic downturn and its aftermath, Modern Woodmen of America continues to grow, says local Modern Woodmen Regional Director Greg Peace, North West Georgia. The organization saw 5 percent growth in financial representatives nationwide in 2011,... more
  • Pickens County American Legion Post 149 Flag Disposal Box (1/30/2012)
    Located at the Community Thrift Store
    American Legion Post 149 constructed a disposal box and is located at the Jasper Community Thrift Store, located at 110 Samaritan Drive just off Highway 53 near the Health Department in Jasper. The box is located at the corner of the building next to the drop-off point for the Thrift Store. It is pa... more
  • Pickens County American Legion Post 149 Flag Disposal Box
  • Volunteer with CARES (Local Food Pantry) (1/30/2012)

    CARES exists because of the generosity and dedication of our volunteers and donors. Donations of food, time, as well as financial contributions are essential and are always appreciated. No donation of time, food, or money is too small! In addition to providing much needed food to deserving peop... more
  • Volunteer with CARES (Local Food Pantry)
  • 4-H/FFA Hog Show (1/28/2012)

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  • 4-H/FFA Hog Show
  • BMC Wrestling Tournament (1/28/2012)

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  • BMC Wrestling Tournament
  • Dixie Swim Club Rehearsal (1/28/2012)

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  • Dixie Swim Club Rehearsal
  • Relay For Life Kick Off (1/28/2012)

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  • Relay For Life Kick Off
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