PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • 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
  • Volunteer at Pickens Animal Rescue (4/4/2012)

    Mission Statement for Pickens County Rescue: To find good, loving homes for the abandoned and abused animals in our community; and to reduce the problem of pet overpopulation through spay/neuter programs. PAR was incorporated in 1997 and is a not-for-profit GA Corporation 501(c)3 entity. The R... more
  • Volunteer at Pickens Animal Rescue
  • CTC men’s track and field takes third at Emory Classic with multiple event winners (4/3/2012)

    The Chattahoochee Tech men’s track and field team finished third out of 21 teams at the Emory Classic last weekend in Atlanta against a strong field of NCAA opponents. The Golden Eagles men finished with 102 overall points, just behind second-place Oberlin with 104 and trailing first-place Emory (17... more
  • GEORGIA DOT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON TWO HIGHWAYS IN GILMER COUNTY (4/3/2012)
    State Route (SR) 52 and SR 515 in Gilmer County
    WHEN: Tuesday, April 3 through Friday, April 6, 2012 from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. WHERE: State Route (SR) 52 and SR 515 in Gilmer County WHAT: Georgia DOT’s Maintenance crews will work on rebuilding the shoulders on SR 52 between mile marke... more
  • Meet the 9th And 14th District Candidates (4/3/2012)
    This Week Featuring Martha Zoller
    At their April meeting, Pickens County Tea Party will host a Town Hall Meeting for all 9th and 14th District candidates for our United States Congress. With the new district lines now in place, Pickens County is divided in half between the two districts, with the 9th District having four candidates... more
  • Meet the 9th And 14th District Candidates
  • Wesley Weaver announces for Commissioner Chairman (4/3/2012)

    To my fellow voters and all citizens of Pickens County: My name is Wesley Weaver. On July 31, 2012, I need you and every person in the county to go to your local polling place and cast your vote for me. If you are not registered to vote, go to