PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Community Gospel Choir Looking for Members for February Concert (1/15/2012)
    Performance tentatively set for Feburary 26, 2012
    Due to the success of the Community Gospel Choir, they would like to perform a concert of Spirituals in February. The choir would rehearse twice in January on the 17th and 31st, and twice in February on the 7th and 21st at 7 p.m. All rehearsal will take place at the Creative and Performing Arts in J... more
  • Community Gospel Choir Looking for Members for February Concert
  • Con†inuum Movie (1/14/2012)

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  • Con†inuum Movie
  • School Board Retreat at Sharptop Cove (1/13/2012)

    The Pickens County Board of Education will hold a planning retreat on January 17, beginning at 10:00 a.m. and continuing through 7:00 p.m., January 17, 2012. This retreat will be for planning purposes only, and the board will not vote or take any official action. The retreat will be held at S... more
  • The Pickens County Tea Party Invites You to Look at the 2nd Amendment of your U.S. Constitution. (1/13/2012)

    History is an amazing teacher. There is almost nothing which happens today that has not happened in some form in the past. If we just knew our history, we could tell what would happen when we do certain things by just looking at the consequences when those same events happened before. The key is ... more
  • The Pickens County Tea Party Invites You to Look at the 2nd Amendment of your U.S. Constitution.
  • January Business After Hours (1/12/2012)

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  • January Business After Hours
  • Pickens County Planning & Development December 2011 Report (1/11/2012)

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  • Sherry Maddox awarded Tate Fire Department's Volunteer of the Year (1/11/2012)

    Sherry Maddox was awarded Tate Fire Department's Top award "Volunteer of the Year" for 2011. She was awarded a plaque recognizing her outstanding commitment to the citizens of the Tate Community and Pickens County. She was also nominated at the county level for Support Team Member of the Year. ... more
  • Sherry Maddox awarded Tate Fire Department's Volunteer of the Year
  • Fire Departments Training (1/10/2012)

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  • Fire Departments Training
  • IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) Seminar scheduled for January 13, 2012 (1/10/2012)

    Pickens County Government, Pickens County School System's Special Education Department and Collaborations For Resiliency in Children, Inc. are partnering to raise community awareness. On Friday, January 13, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. Commissioner Rob Jones will host an informational seminar detailing ID... more
  • IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) Seminar scheduled for January 13, 2012
  • Relay For Life of Pickens County 2012 Kick Off Party (1/10/2012)
    Saturday, January 28th from 1 to 4 p.m. at Amicalola EMC
    Relay For Life of Pickens County wants you to join them for the 2012 Kick Off Party. This year's theme is "Purple Passion Around the World". Lunch will begin at 1 p.m. and the fun activities will follow at 2 p.m. at the Amicalola EMC Dean Center. Awards will be given for those showing the mos... more
  • Relay For Life of Pickens County 2012 Kick Off Party
  • The Tater Patch Players First Show of 2012 is a Warm and Very Funny Comedy (1/10/2012)
    The Dixie Swim Club opens February 10th
    Five Southern women, whose friendships began many years ago on their college swim team, set aside a long weekend every August to recharge those relationships. Free from husbands, kids and jobs, they meet at the same beach cottage on North Carolina’s Outer Banks to catch up, laugh and meddle in each ... more
  • The Tater Patch Players First Show of 2012 is a Warm and Very Funny Comedy
  • Thousands starting the New Year by going back to school at CTC (1/9/2012)
    667 Students enrolled at the Appalachian Campus in Jasper
    Chattahoochee Technical College opened its second semester with an influx of new and returning students. As of the first day of classes, 12,115 students were on the rolls for the college’s more than 70 diploma, certificate and degree programs. The numbers are in line with Fall 2011 numbers, whi... more
  • Thousands starting the New Year by going back to school at CTC
  • Lt. Ernie McArthur takes the Carriage House Diet Challenge (1/6/2012)

    Lt. Ernie McArthur with the Pickens Sheriff’s Office decided to take the Carriage House Diet Challenge after gaining weight over the last year. Albert Hamrick, owner of the Palace Barber & Style Shop, lost 60 lbs. over the last year by changing his eating habits and eating at the Carriage House 11... more
  •  Lt. Ernie McArthur takes the Carriage House Diet Challenge
  • Dinner and Discussion: Thyroid Deficiency and the Effects of Misdiagnosing Thyroid Disease (1/6/2012)

    WHAT: According to the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, more than 27 million Americans have either an overactive or underactive thyroid, but only half of them know it. In this discussion, Lawrence Robinson, Jr., M.D., will discuss the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of thyroi... more
  • Help is needed for three local families that lost everything in a fire this week (1/6/2012)

    Help is needed for eight people from three families that are homeless after a fire earlier this week at their rental home in Talking Rock. The Red Cross provided accommodations for two nights as well as giving them financial assistance for food and clothes. John Rauch with Talona Creek Campgrou... more
  • Help is needed for three local families that lost everything in a fire this week
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