PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Pickens County Government Offices Closed January 17, 2011 (1/7/2011)

    Pickens County Government Offices will be closed Monday, January 17th in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.... more
  • Schools In! (If no inclement weather) So Don't Be Out! (1/7/2011)

    A week before mother-nature decided to keep Pickens County Public School students out in December for three days, the Attendance Protocol Committee convened to ensure coordination between members to promote student attendance. The Committee, comprised of community leaders, was formed in 2005 as part... more
  • Schools In!  (If no inclement weather) So Don't Be Out!
  • Win Two Tickets to see West Side Story at the famous Fox Theatre in Atlanta (1/7/2011)

    Win Two Tickets to see West Side Story at the famous Fox Theatre in Atlanta on January 29 at 8:00 pm. West Side Story is an American musical that hails as the "greatest love story of all time." The musical's plot and story are based on William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet according to Wikiped... more
  • Win Two Tickets to see West Side Story at the famous Fox Theatre in Atlanta
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful January Board Meeting sees changes in leadership for 2011 (1/6/2011)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful January Board Meeting sees changes in leadership for 2011. Kevin Osborne, President in 2010 passed the gavel to Mary Ann Manzel; she will serve as President in 2011. Kevin was elected to serve as KPB Executive Director, in 2011. In other changes, KPB is honored to have Diane... more
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful January Board Meeting sees changes in leadership for 2011
  • Pickens County Planning & Development December 2010 Report (1/5/2011)

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  • 2011 A NEW YEAR... NEW BEGINNINGS...SHARPTOP ARTS ASSOCIATION (1/3/2011)

    Are you still trying to decide on some New Year resolutions? I know many of us try to come up with resolutions that will improve our life in some way. Well, how about expanding your knowledge and developing your artistic creativity by taking a class at the Sharptop Arts Center. WILDLIFE AND LANDS... more
  • 2011 A NEW YEAR... NEW BEGINNINGS...SHARPTOP ARTS ASSOCIATION
  • Pickens County Recreation Department 2011 T-Ball, Baseball, Softball Registration Form - January 18 to February 18 (1/3/2011)

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  • Young Actors Project To Hold Auditions Friday (1/3/2011)

    Auditions for kids ages 8-15 will be held at the Creative and Performing Arts Academy this Friday, January 7th, at 6PM. Auditions are for a short presentation to be performed around Valentine's Day at Pickens High School. Children will be singing, performing, and presenting love-themed poetry as an... more
  • RED CROSS DONORS CAN “TAKE TO THE SKIES!” WITH DELTA AIR LINES (12/31/2010)

    Presenting Donors May Enter a Drawing to Win One of Two Pairs of Delta Air Lines Domestic Tickets The holiday season has ended and a new year is underway, which means it’s time to get back to regular routines and schedules. But what if you could escape the hustle and bustle of the daily ... more
  • New policy allows Students more flexibility with Pell funds in 2011 (12/21/2010)

    Students receiving the Federal Pell Grant to pay for classes at Chattahoochee Technical College will now have the opportunity to use up to $300 of funds in the campus bookstore. This new policy goes into effect for Winter Quarter 2011. “We’re getting a jump on a new federal policy to benefit our ... more
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Announces Expanded Services At New Outpatient Center - Piedmont Outpatient Center brings sleep medicine services to area. (12/21/2010)

    Piedmont Mountainside Hospital now offers expanded specialty services outside the hospital campus including sleep medicine. The new Piedmont Outpatient Center is located at 97 Hefner Road, East Ellijay, Ga. “Residents of North Georgia can literally sleep better with some of the new services offer... more
  • Are you still looking for that perfect gift? The Sharptop Arts Association may have just what you need. (12/18/2010)

    We have a few suggestions for you. Who wouldn’t love to receive the opportunity to take a drawing class from Alan Young? Instructor Alan Young will teach a Pen and Ink Wildlife and Landscaping Drawing class to the public at Sharptop Arts Center. Students should bring an 18x24 80 lb. sketch book or d... more
  • Are you still looking for that perfect gift? The Sharptop Arts Association may have just what you need.
  • Blue Star Closing In Next Week - Everything 15% Off (12/18/2010)

    Blue Star will be closing its doors in the next week and everything is 15% off. Please support them in this final week and get some great savings too. Shop Pickens First!... more
  • Red Cross helped eleven left homeless by December 15th mobile home fire… (12/17/2010)

    Eleven members of one northeast Georgia family survived a midnight mobile home fire near the Premium Outlets Mall in Dawson County the icy night of December 15th. The twelfth resident, an 84-year old grandmother, died in the intense fire, which completely destroyed the family’s home. Heavy sleet... more
  • Red Cross helped eleven left homeless by December 15th mobile home fire…
  • Pickens County Planning & Development November 2010 Report (12/14/2010)

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