PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • PHS Band Student of the Week - Roman Tapia (9/7/2016)

    PHS Pride of Pickens Band Student of the Week is Roman Tapia. Roman is a Senior in the band and has been a steady contributor to the program for four years. He is a flutist and plays piccolo in the marching band. He is extremely talented and composes music in his spare time, while maintaining... more
  • PHS Band Student of the Week - Roman Tapia
  • Raising Money at the Jasper Farmers Market (9/7/2016)

    Three of the vendors this week were non-profit organizations raising money for their various causes. The local Lions club was selling brooms and mops, which seem like a reasonable idea, since most people will need a new broom sooner or later and might put it off, then buy one when it is for a good ... more
  • Raising Money at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Sweet Southern Girl Seeks Long-term Relationship (9/7/2016)

    Maggie May is loyal, lovable, loves the outdoors, and knows the importance of family. She is 4 years old, 48 pounds, spayed, and heartworm negative. Come get this gorgeous Georgia peach before she slips away. Clic... more
  • Sweet Southern Girl Seeks Long-term Relationship
  • You Could Be Calling BINGO Every Day (9/7/2016)
    ADOPTED
    Nothing beats the thrill of yelling BINGO in a crowded hall. Everyone looks to see who the lucky winner is. They all wish they were you. Now thanks to PCAS, you no longer have to wait for bingo night. You can be the lucky winner every day. Imagine the envy of your neighbors when you call ... more
  • You Could Be Calling BINGO Every Day
  • Your Own Personal Dog Comedian (9/7/2016)

    Young 40 pound Devon is a brindle Plott Hound. His breed has been long prized for its stamina and gameness. His ancestors were used for boar hunting in Germany. Against his family's wishes, Devon has selected comedian as his chosen profession. But he is open to trying his hand at the above work ... more
  • Your Own Personal Dog Comedian
  • Zoya Never Met A Stranger (9/7/2016)

    Fully vetted, 9 year old Zoya is a people pup who has never met a stranger. When Zoya is not spending quality time with her family she enjoys meeting new friends. Zoya is willing to search out new friends. So she needs a fenced yard to keep her safe while socializing. If your family needs a ... more
  • Zoya Never Met A Stranger
  • McNemar & Franklin Named PHS XC Runners of the Week (9/6/2016)
    Competing in the Berry College Clara Bowl HS Invitational
    Shottenkirk Ford is proud to present the Pickens High School Cross Country Runners of the Week from the Berry College Clara Bowl HS Invitational (5K) on September 3, 2016. PHS 'Nette - Ericka McNemar: Ericka is in her "rookie" season running for PHS. Just a freshman, Ericka placed in 3... more
  • McNemar & Franklin Named PHS XC Runners of the Week
  • Nelson City Council September 2016 (Video) (9/6/2016)

    Approval of RFB for Demolition of Marble Building... more
  • Nelson City Council  September 2016 (Video)
  • Sheriff's JeepFest (9/3/2016)

    Over 2,300 jeeps participated with proceeds going to children's charities....
  • Sheriff's JeepFest
  • JeepFest Show N' Shine (9/2/2016)

    The Jeep Show N' Shine is held during the annual Sheriff's JeepFest on the first weekend in September. Awards by Southern Customs were given to the Top 10 Jeeps, along with the Most Unique, Most Original and Rattiest Jeep. Live Music by Motel Cowboys and CC Morgan Band....
  • JeepFest Show N' Shine
  • At the Jasper Farmers Market (8/31/2016)

    A few new craft vendors were at the market this week. Trial runs for the winter market maybe. And that is a good idea, the Fall/Winter Market will open on November 5 just across the road in the Pickens County Extension Building (also know as the Chamber of Commerce Building) and is a popular holid... more
  • At the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Dragons Duel This Friday! (8/31/2016)
    Mr. and Miss PHS will be announced.
    DRAGON DUEL this Friday, September 2nd at Pickens County High School Stadium between Pickens Dragons and Pepperell Dragons. Consider volunteering in the concession stand! More info at www.pickensfootball.com Mr. and Miss PHS ... more
  • Dragons Duel This Friday!
  • Hailey and Ruffles are Vetted and Free of Charge to a Good Home (8/31/2016)

    Hailey and Ruffles have never known the tenderness of human touch or the security of being loved. Hailey and Ruffles were rescued from severe neglect. When they arrived at the shelter their very survival was questionable. But with proper medical care, food, clean water, and compassion the PCA... more
  • Hailey and Ruffles are Vetted and Free of Charge to a Good Home
  • Labor Day in the Gardens, the Return of Saturday Evening Twilight Events and The Monet Waterlily Festival (8/31/2016)

    September is a beautiful time to visit Gibbs Gardens. Fall flowers blanketing the Gardens include roses, annuals, perennials and hundreds of waterlilies, both hardy and exotic. The Wildflower Meadow comes alive with native goldenrod and asters. Beginning Saturday, September 3, our visitor-favo... more
  • Labor Day in the Gardens, the Return of Saturday Evening Twilight Events and The Monet Waterlily Festival
  • Qualifying Ends for the Municpal Special Election for Jasper and Nelson Council Seats (8/31/2016)

    Qualifying was held Monday, August 29th through Wednesday, August 31st for the Municipal Special Election to fill unexpired terms on Jasper and Nelson City Councils. The following candidates qualified: CITY OF JASPER For The Unexpired Term of Allison Boyle, Resigned Susan Hayes Pianted... more
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