PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES
Local and national Tea Party groups are often taken to task by well-intentioned citizens—in the form of “Letters to the Editor” in their community newspapers and derogatory comments on the various Social Media outlets. There is a reason for this. The goals of most Tea Party groups are (1) To Inf... more
The Fall season has arrived, bringing with it beautiful colors and cooler temperatures to Pickens County. This is a time of the year when people flock to our community for the amazing views, cool mountain breezes, and to get a taste of true southern living. It is important that while these individua... more
Alcohol/Food ratio ordinance change to 50/50 split; Noise concerning Rocco's pub; $10,000 check to JYSA...
Bid Opening & Approval 352 Blue Ridge Avenue; Approval of Pickens County Millage Rate...
KnowPickens was unable to video Pickens County Airport Authority meeting in October 2016. Below are the approved minutes from the meeting. CALL TO ORDER The regular meeting of the Pickens County Airport Authority (the "Authority") was called to order in the public meeting room at the Pickens... more
Rezone Request RZ-08-16-1210 - William Edward SimmonsHighway Business (HB) to Suburban Residential (SR); Pet Cemetery discussion...
Link to post on our Facebook page
Check out these dogs available for adoption from the Pickens Animal Shelter from post on our Facebook page. It's not necessary to have a Facebook page to see them. Descriptions on each dog....
Wolfscratch Farms began in the Fall of 2009 with eventually feeding many families through a CSA and workshare program. It is with sad news that they're moving back to Atlanta. Below is a letter sent out via email and on their Facebook page: To all our friends and supporters of Wolfscratch... more
Items for Discussion: Liquor Sales in Picke ; Budget Transfer Policy Revision
Social Media; Heritage Days; Parking Lot...
New site designed to make finding information easy and efficient from any device
Highland Rivers Health unveiled its new website, designed to make accessing information about the agency, its services and clinic locations easier and more intuitive from both computers and mobile devices. The new site is now online at ww... more
Winter weather is around the corner. The Pickens County School District (PCSD) wants to remind the community about the procedures in place for announcing changes in school operations due to inclement weather. The PCSD works in close contact with local and state emergency authorities to ensure th... more
Last Saturday, it was held at Roper Park due to the Georgia Marble Festival
After a day at Roper Park the farmers market will return to its usual location next to Lee Newton Park for the rest of October. It was a small cozy market under the pavilion but most vendors chose to be out in the sunshine in the finally cooled off weather. Produce was popular and anything green s... more
Saturday, October 8 from 11 a.m. to Noon at Lee Newton Park
Keep Pickens Beautiful Memorial and Honorary Garden Dedication will be held Saturday, October 8, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. to Noon in Lee Newton Park (near the Pickens Chamber of Commerce). KPB’s Memorial and Honorary Garden was established in 2002. Since 2014, we have been renovating and redesigning ... more
The North Georgia Falcons will celebrate homecoming Friday, October 7, at 6:30 at Jasper Middle School Stadium. The Falcons will also be celebrating 12 years of football by honoring the current seniors and former players who finished their senior year with the Falcons. Homecoming festivities beg... more