PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES
Once again, Pickens County Health Department is providing Free Walk-In Breast Exams and Mammogram Referrals, if needed, at the Pickens County Community Center on Friday, December 11th from 8 am to 12 pm! Women must be between the ages of 40-64 and have no insurance to qualify. Call 706-253-2... more
Keep Pickens Beautiful is pleased to present the Bargain Barn with our Business Recycling Award. Accepting the award is Cynthia Spriggs, Store Manager. The Bargain Barn has been recycling cardboard for years, according to Diane Dean, Office Manager. Diane stated that so far his year Jimmy Cheshi... more
Annual parade in Ball Ground, Georgia to benefit Toys for Tots. Roger McDaniel was Grand Marshal....
Player of the Year Trevor Lawrence (So.), Cartersville Offensive Player of the Year Luke Shiflett (So.), NW Whitfield Defensive Player of the Year Tyler Reed (Sr.), Cartersville Lineman of the Year Noah Ramsey (Sr.), SE Whitfield Special Teams Player of Year Johnathan Cruz (... more
We had a wonderful meeting this morning at our new location, The Woodbridge Inn in Jasper. The pecan sale has once again been a tremendous success, thanks to Sue Appleton. We welcomed Charlice Byrd our District Governor before speaker Representative Rick Jasperse shared with us the what a grea... more
Items for Discussion: 1) GebCorp Pension Plan 2) Qualifying Fees for County Elections in 2016...
The budget will be adopted at a Board of Commissioners meeting on Thursday, December 17, 2015 at 5:30 p.m....
The Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Luncheon, hosted by Friends of Mountainside, included a silent and live auction and Fashion Show by Coco's Cottage....
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Get into the Holiday Spirit with these events this weekend! - Parades in Ball Ground and Jasper - Toy Drives for Fill-A-Stocking and Toys for Tots - Visits from Santa - Live Theater ~ 'Itís A Wonderful Life - The Radio Show Cast'...
Hightlights: Swearing In of Council Members; General Maintenance Contract Name; Certificate of Appreciation for Volunteer Services to the Town of Talking Rock for Caycee Wells and Joshua Quinton....
Pickens High School Band Student of the Week is Brenda Cantrell. Throughout the marching band season, Brenda went above and beyond with learning her part quickly, marching her spot on the field as if she were a veteran marcher, and by always helping out the band. On numerous occasions, she... more
Youth Leadership Pickens strives to bring together children from all walks of life, in order to better prepare them for their future as leaders in their community. To continue developing leadership skills this year, the YLP Steering Committee took the 32 participants to the Tate House for their Octo... more
It may have happened to you over the past few months. A local Cub or Boy Scout, dressed in their uniform, knocked on your door and asked if you would support their local scouting efforts by purchasing popcorn. Many people did just that, and the Boys Scouts of America - Appalachian Trail District s... more
Starting on Wednesday, December 2nd at 2:00 p.m.
Students in the Agriculture Education Program at Pickens High School have been working hard over the last few months to prepare their annual Poinsettia crop for the upcoming Christmas Season. Students in the Horticulture classes as well as others plant the rooted cuttings in mid-August and begin th... more
Tater Patch Players 'It's A Wonderful Life - The Radio Show' opened November 27th and runs through December 13, 2015....