PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES
PHS Cheerleader of the Week is Abbey Hardman. Abbey is a fourth year cheerleader, with three years of Varsity experience, and one of our Varsity Captains. Abbey has shown true dedication to her sport in and outside of school. She is a model cheerleader for all younger girls and represents the D... more
The Pickens High School Journalism Class reached out to coaches and directors to recognize players and students of the week across sports and activities. Kaitlin Redman was chosen as Player of the Week for Softball. Congratulations!... more
The Pickens High School Journalism Class reached out to coaches and directors to recognize players and students of the week across sports and activities. Kirsten Elrod was chosen as Player of the Week for Volleyball. Congratulations!... more
The Georgia Marble Festival is an annual event on the first weekend in October. This year, remnants of Hurrican Joaquin put a damper on the festival but the festivities still continued. ...
Parade Theme - "Our Marble - Our Heritage; Winners: 1st - Pickens County 4-H, 2nd - Pickens GOP, 3rd - The Devil's Shadow Haunted Hayride, Honorable Mention - Talmadge Brothers Funeral Home & Casket Company...
WINNERS: 5K - Overall & First Male ~ Matthew Stewart (18:38) and First Female - Sarah Turner (19:55); 1 MILE FUN RUN ~ Overall & First Female - Anslee Stone (7:17) and First Male - Caleb Bryant (7:23)...
The PHS Cheerleaders are selling T-shirts for the Pickens vs. Gilmer game on Oct. 30th. The t-shirts (AS-AXL) are $12 for short sleeve and $15 for long sleeve. The students are having a “White Out” for the Gilmer game; so, the shirts will be white. If you would like to purchase a shirt, please e-mai... more
Mrs. Leslie Zuidema was voted this year's 2015-2016 teacher of the year. Mrs. Zuidema has worked at Pickens High School since 2011. She teaches healthcare science. It is her passion. She's worked hard and dedicated hundreds of hours to her students. Before working here at the school she worked f... more
On September 16, schools all over Georgia celebrated the yearly "See You At The Pole" where friends and strangers gather around the school's flag pole and worship. Pickens High FCA Vice President Matthew Bearden was there and when asked about how he felt said, "I was inspired to see so many peop... more
Annual Meeting October 3, 2015
Registration for the 2015 Annual Meeting will be held in the Truck Maintenance and Storage Building of the headquarters facility beginning at 11:30 a.m....
Items of discussion: FY 2016 Budget Calendar. Roy G Dobbs, Chief Appraiser of Pickens County announced during the Commissioners Work Session on October 1, 2015 that the county will be the second county to BETA test the new QPublic website....
The cheer coaches have selected Autumn Andrews as cheerleader of the week. She is a Sophomore JV Captain who also cheers with Varsity on Friday nights. Autumn is a responsible, dedicated cheerleader and a true class-act!... more
Lucas Pilla, Band Member of the Week, is a junior and serves as alto saxophone section leader in the marching band. Lucas has done an outstanding job this year with organizing his section, listening to music pass-off's, helping as part of the band leadership team and participating in class as S... more
Tim Reeve with Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) presented Commissioner Becky Denney, along with other county employees, a reimbursement check from the cost incurred during the winter storm in February 2015. The check from GEMA for $80,088.45 greatly offset the $89,877.18 spent for road ... more