PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • ASVAB and COMPASS available for Pickens High School Students in February (1/25/2016)

    The ASVAB will be given to all juniors on Friday, Feb. 5th. This test is a career aptitude test. Any senior who wishes to take the ASVAB needs to sign up in the counseling office by Thursday, Feb. 4th. The COMPASS exam will be given at PHS on Thursday, Feb. 11th. Anyone wishing to do Move On Wh... more
  • Guns and Martial Law Topics at the Pickens County Tea Party Meeting (1/25/2016)
    January 26, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at Chattahoochee Technical College
    Pickens County Tea Party monthly meeting will be held on January 26, 2016. It starts with Meet and Greet at 6:30 p.m. with the program following at 7:00 p.m. The program will fea Jeff Anderson, with GeorgiaCarry.org, will bring us up to... more
  • Shea Hammontree named the 2016 STAR Student of Mountain Education Charter High School (1/25/2016)

    Shea Hammontree has been named the 2016 STAR Student of Mountain Education Charter High School. The announcement is made by the Optimist Club of Jasper, local sponsor for the STAR Program. Hammontree is the daughter Miles and Beth Hammontree of Jasper. She has selected Mrs. Susan Anderson, a teac... more
  • Shea Hammontree named the 2016 STAR Student of Mountain Education Charter High School
  • Pickens County Government Offices Closing at Noon January 22nd (1/22/2016)
    Recreation Basketball games rescheduled for Friday & Saturday
    All Pickens County GA Government offices will be closing today, Friday, January 22nd, at 12:00 noon. This includes the Pickens County Recreation Department, so all basketball games tonight and Saturday have been rescheduled. (photo)... more
  • Pickens County Government Offices Closing at Noon January 22nd
  • Pickens County School District Early Dismissal on January 22nd (1/22/2016)

    Due to inclement weather conditions, the Pickens County School District will close schools early today Friday, January 22, 2016. Elementary schools will close at 11:45 a.m., middle schools at 12:40 p.m. and high school at 12:25 p.m. Students will depart schools using the emergency transportation met... more
  • City of Nelson Financial Report - Fiscal Year June 30, 2015 (Video) (1/21/2016)

    Tacie Jo Bracken, Welch, Walker, & Associates, P.C., CPAs presented the City of Nelson Financial Report for the fiscal year end June 30, 2015....
  • City of Nelson Financial Report - Fiscal Year June 30, 2015 (Video)
  • January 2016 – Professional Women of Pickens County (1/21/2016)

    The Professional Women of Pickens County (PWPC) had another great luncheon on Thursday, January 7. Our monthly luncheon, sponsored by R & R Body Shop and catered by Chick-fil-A of Ellijay, was held at Georgia Mountains Hospice. After our delicious lunch, Donna McDonald, 2016 PWPC President, welcomed... more
  • January 2016 – Professional Women of Pickens County
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners January 2016 (Video) (1/21/2016)

    Employees recognized for years of service; Tatum Acres Conditional Use request approved; Official Land Use Intensity Map approved....
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners January 2016 (Video)
  • REPORT FROM THE CAPITOL with Representative Rick Jasperse (1/21/2016)

    We began the second session of the 153rd General Assembly on Monday, January 11, 2016. With an ambitious legislative agenda to navigate, and only 40 legislative days to accomplish the task, we got straight to work. The House convened every day to take up business, and our committees began meeting to... more
  • REPORT FROM THE CAPITOL with Representative Rick Jasperse
  • Hannah Kilpatrick named PHS 2016 STAR Student (1/20/2016)

    Hannah Kilpatrick has been named the 2016 STAR Student of Pickens High School. The announcement is made by the Optimist Club of Jasper, local sponsor for the Pickens STAR Program. Kilpatrick is the daughter Rex and Beverly Kilpatrick of Jasper. She has selected Mrs. Christine Westbrook as her STA... more
  • Hannah Kilpatrick named PHS 2016 STAR Student
  • Local Livestock Show Planned (1/20/2016)

    Mark your calendars for the Annual Pickens County FFA Alumni Livestock Show. The event is scheduled to take place on Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. The location for the show will be the Agricenter at Pickens High School. This year's show will include classes of breeding ewes, beef h... more
  • Local Livestock Show Planned
  • Pickens County School District Delayed Start on Thursday, January 21st (1/20/2016)

    Due to inclement weather conditions, the Pickens County School District will operate on a two-hour delay, Thursday, January 21, 2016. The start time for all schools will be delayed two hours. Elementary schools will start at 9:45 a.m., middle schools at 10:10 a.m., and the high school at 10:10 a.m. ... more
  • Pickens County School District Delayed Start on Thursday, January 21st
  • Koby Milner’s 100th Victory (1/19/2016)

    Koby Milner, a junior at Pickens High School, won his 100th wrestling victory on Wednesday, January 6th. The PHS wrestling team was competing against Blessed Trinity, and competed in two different matches. Milner wrestled in the 106 weight class at the meet. Many students at PHS were proud of Mi... more
  • Koby Milner’s 100th Victory
  • NOTICE: Pickens County Schools Closed on Wednesday, January 20th (1/19/2016)

    Due to inclement weather conditions, the Pickens County School District will be closed Wednesday, January 20, 2016. All school activities, including athletics practices or games and after-school programs, will be cancelled. All Pickens County School District buildings will be closed.... more
  • NOTICE:  Pickens County Schools Closed on Wednesday, January 20th
  • PHS Daily Trivia (1/19/2016)

    The library of Pickens High School returned to the second semester of the year with a new morning activity for students. Every morning over announcements a trivia question is asked for the students to answer. The first student to turn a written answer into the library receives a prize from the schoo... more
  • PHS Daily Trivia
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