PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Last Chance at the Winter Market (12/16/2015)
    Saturday, December 19th
    Want to make something delicious and different for your holiday entertaining? Come this Saturday to the very last Winter Market and finish your shopping. Then at 10:00 a.m., Zach Henson will show us how to make Christmas Spice Crčme Brulee, and while it last, have a free sample. Bring the pe... more
  • Last Chance at the Winter Market
  • Northside Hospital and Georgia Cancer Specialists partner to collect suitcases for Georgia foster kids (12/16/2015)
    Totes 2 tots Drive honors Dr. King’s legacy
    Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS) and Northside Hospital are collecting backpacks and suitcases for foster children in Georgia as part of the 14th annual totes 2 tots suitcase drive. More than 11,600 children, from infants to teenagers, are currently in the foster care system i... more
  • Northside Hospital and Georgia Cancer Specialists partner to collect suitcases for Georgia foster kids
  • Pickens County School District's Inclement Weather Communication (12/16/2015)

    Winter weather is around the corner. The Pickens County School District (PCSD) wants to remind you about the procedures the district has in place regarding changes in school operations due to inclement weather. The PCSD works in close contact with local and state emergency authorities to ensure t... more
  • Pickens County School District's Inclement Weather Communication
  • Piedmont first healthcare system in Georgia to offer on-demand virtual visits (12/16/2015)

    The doctor will see you now... via smart phone or tablet, thanks to the new app Piedmont On Call. Designed to help consumers get faster treatment for low-acuity, urgent healthcare needs, Piedmont On Call is the first of its kind in Georgia allowing consumers too busy to make a trip to the doctor... more
  • Piedmont first healthcare system in Georgia to offer on-demand virtual visits
  • Read for Recycling Program Participants (12/16/2015)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful sponsored the Read for Recycling Program which is part of the state America Recycles Day (ARD) celebration. This day is recognized to promote and celebrate recycling in the United States. The celebration is held November 15th. Students are encouraged to read books that celeb... more
  • Read for Recycling Program Participants
  • Soup & Stones for Mt. Oglethorpe and the People of Pickens County (12/16/2015)

    On Tuesday, December 22nd at 2pm, we'll celebrate the Winter Solstice at Eagle’s Rest Park on Mt. Oglethorpe. We’re hoping the public will bring soup to be distributed by Cares of Pickens County and stones for the continual build of the Stone Eagle on the southern face of Mt. Oglethorpe. Prior ... more
  • Soup & Stones for Mt. Oglethorpe and the People of Pickens County
  • TDS® Backup Online — It’s back (12/16/2015)
    A cloud-based service, TDS Backup Online is accessible from anywhere and includes 200GB of storage.
    (MADISON, Wis.) — Just in time for all those holiday photos, TDS Telecommunications Corp. (TDS®) is introducing a new cloud-based back-up service. Known as, TDS Backup Online, the service works on up to five personal computers and includes 200GB of storage. "It’s storage for all your holiday phot... more
  • TDS® Backup Online — It’s back
  • Coco's Cottage Awarded Pickens Chamber Small Business of the Month (12/14/2015)

    Please join the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce in congratulating the December Small Business of the Month, Coco’s Cottage. A framed certificate was awarded to Coco’s Cottage at the December Chamber of Commerce Breakfast by Jarod Trammell of Community Bank of Pickens County, sponsor of the Busine... more
  • Coco's Cottage Awarded Pickens Chamber Small Business of the Month
  • Pickens County Planning & Development December 2015 (Video) (12/14/2015)

    Pickens County Planning Commission unanimously agreed to deny rezoning request necessary for a Dollar General at the corner of Cove and Grandview Roads. Pickens County Commissioners will make the final decision....
  • Pickens County Planning & Development December 2015 (Video)
  • Ed B's Studio 54 Introduces Artist Amanda Hughes (12/10/2015)

    Ed B's Studio 54 introduces artist Amanda Hughes, an Atlanta native and resident of Jasper for eight years. Amanda recently joined the artist co-op after visiting Ed B's Studio 54 and meeting owner Ed Brackin. Amanda has been making jewelry for 20 years after her interest was sparked by repairin... more
  • Ed B's Studio 54 Introduces Artist Amanda Hughes
  • Georgia DOT Wants Your Two Cents in its Planning for Improving the Intersection of Highway 515 and Antioch Church Road in Pickens County (12/10/2015)
    Public Hearing Open House on December 15, 2015 from 5 to 7 p.m.
    A public hearing open house to discuss the Georgia DOT’s proposed project to improve the intersection of State Route (SR) 515 and Antioch Church Road in Pickens County is scheduled for Tuesday, December 15, 2015 from 5 until 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Commissioner’s Conference Room of th... more
  • Georgia DOT Wants Your Two Cents in its Planning for Improving the Intersection of Highway 515 and Antioch Church Road in Pickens County
  • Pickens County Beer and Wine Board Meeting ~ December 10, 2015 (12/10/2015)

    Bent Tree Community (19th Hole) Request for Distilled Spirits License approved....
  • Pickens County Beer and Wine Board Meeting ~ December 10, 2015
  • Pickens County Board of Education November 2015 (Video) (12/10/2015)

    Public Participation from Pickens Seniors for Change. 2016-17 School Calendar approved....
  • Pickens County Board of Education November 2015 (Video)
  • PHS Band Student of the Week: Blue Goodman (12/9/2015)

    The Pickens High School Band Student of the Week is Blue Goodman. Blue is a member of the trombone and baritone sections of the PHS Bands. He is first-chair trombone in the Symphonic Band and also marched baritone in the marching band. He practices constantly and loves being involved in many ... more
  • PHS Band Student of the Week:  Blue Goodman
  • 5 Lung Cancer Myths Debunked (12/8/2015)

    Lung cancer causes more deaths than colon, breast and prostate cancer combined, according to the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN). Yet, few are aware of the disease that is second only to heart disease as the largest killer in the United States. Dr. Africa Wallace, thoracic surgeon at Pi... more
  • 5 Lung Cancer Myths Debunked
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