PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES
Hi, I'm Rocky! I am a 5 month old kitten available for adoption. I love to play, especially with the cat towers and toys! I have been with PAR for a little over 3 months and I would love to find a home of my very own. I am great with children and other cats! Kittens are only $75 through the e... more
Free walk-in Breast Exam, T-Shirt and Mammogram referral on Tuesday, November 3rd
Other than skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the U.S. and the second leading cause of cancer death among women. Every year, about 200,000 new cases of breast cancer are reported nationwide and more than 40,000 women die from this disease.* The Pickens County Hea... more
Hi there, I am Mittens! I am an adult cat that prefers to be the only cat. However, I will tolerate others as long as they give me my space. You see, I am declawed and have to stay indoors permanently. I would enjoy a quieter home where I can lay in my bed all day and gaze out the window. I e... more
Pickens County High School Football Pink Out Game in support of Breast Cancer. Dragons won 32-19 against Heritage Generals. Video of Pride of Pickens Marching Band performing their competition show 'Batman'....
The dedication and talents of the PHS Theatre Department shine as they present their fall production, The Ransom of Red Chief. Community audiences were given the opportunity to enjoy two matinee performances Sunday, and one performance on Tuesday evening. PHS Theatre Department will be hosting and c... more
Beautiful mums highlighted a sunny day at the market. It is the first time chrysanthemumsfrom the Mennonite Community in Ranger have been at the market this year and folks had been asking about them. So it's not surprising that they sold a good portion of what they had brought. Each pot had obviou... more
Global Restoration hosted their annual Fire Safety Event with a fire demonstration showing the differences during a fire in a home with or without a sprinkler system. Pickens County Fire Marshal, Curtis Clark spoke on fire safety and benefits of a Fire Extinquisher system (VIDEO BELOW). There wa...
1. Schedule a mammogram by calling 706-705-5111 2. Encourage the women in your life to get a mammogram. 3. Take a selfie in pink and use the hashtag #PinkThereItIs 4. Give our Real Men a high-five when you see them sporting pink 5. Attend a "Pink Out" football game Friday, Oct. 23 Ė Pickens v... more
The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate A2B Transit for their Ribbon Cutting and new Chamber membership. A2B Transit, "The Best Transportation Business in North Georgia," has opened their business to Jasper and we could not be happier. Have a trip planned and need a ride... more
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In this issue: A Taste of Pickens is November 14th; CARES Volunteer Highlight - Michael Keating; From Your Director; ... more
The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate Northside Jasper Imaging for their Ribbon Cutting and new Chamber membership. As an affiliate of Northside Hospital, Northside Jasper Imaging is proud of their new venture into the mountains. With a brand new, state of the art faci... more
Please congratulate the PHS Academic team on yet another win on October 19th versus White County. Junior Varsity is undefeated and Varsity chalked up another win, as well. Their last match of the regular season will be Monday, October 26th at Lumpkin County. Please wish the following members luc... more
Caileigh is a fourth year cheerleader, with three years of Varsity experience. She is a fabulous cheerleader who has a great talent for creating sideline dances. Caileigh has been an true leader this year teaching her awesome sideline dances to both Varsity and JV squads, and she proves to be a ... more
Airport Manager Marion Harris announced his resignation by the end of 2015. Dr. Ken Austin, Chairman also announced resignation once new board members are put in place....
Pickens County Event is Part of Nationwide Celebration of Afterschool Programming
Hundreds of children, parents, business and community leaders will come together on October 22, 2015 to promote the importance of quality afterschool programs in the lives of Georgia's youth as part of the 16th annual nationwide Lights On Afterschool celebration. Last year, over one million people c... more