PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • The Ruling is in: Cancer is out (10/5/2015)

    Each October, community members put on a shade of pink to raise awareness about breast cancer. Piedmont Mountainside Hospital has selected four new ambassadors in its annual Real Men Wear Pink campaign. Chief Magistrate Judge Allen Wigington is one who heard the call to speak out against breast canc... more
  •  The Ruling is in: Cancer is out
  • Boo Who? Scarecrow Contest (10/5/2015)

    Vote for your favorite scarecrow on Main Street....
  • Boo Who? Scarecrow Contest
  • Jasper City Council October 2015 (Video) (10/5/2015)

    Agenda items: Red Ribbon Week Proclamation; Resolution GMA Lease...
  • Jasper City Council October 2015 (Video)
  • Nelson City Council October 2015 (Video) (10/5/2015)

    Lou Stewart is new City Clerk; Red Ribbon Week Proclamation; Bid Opening for Demolition of Marble Building...
  • Nelson City Council October 2015 (Video)
  • PHS Band Student of the Week: Sierra Stanfield (10/5/2015)

    Sierra has done an outstanding job this year as the clarinet section leader for the Pride of Pickens Band, Uniform Officer, and Beta Club Initiation Officer. She is always helpful, friendly and kind to all and she is great to have in our group. We are fortunate to have such a hard-working ... more
  • PHS Band Student of the Week:  Sierra Stanfield
  • PHS Cheerleader of the Week: Abbey Hardman (10/5/2015)

    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
  • PHS Cheerleader of the Week: Abbey Hardman
  • PHS Softball Player of the Week: Kaitlin Redman (10/5/2015)

    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
  • PHS Softball Player of the Week:  Kaitlin Redman
  • PHS Volleyball Player of the Week: Kirsten Elrod (10/5/2015)

    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
  • PHS Volleyball Player of the Week:  Kirsten Elrod
  • Georgia Marble Festival (10/4/2015)

    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. ...
  • Georgia Marble Festival
  • Marble Festival Parade (10/3/2015)

    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...
  • Marble Festival Parade
  • Marble Festival Road Race (10/3/2015)

    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)...
  • Marble Festival Road Race
  • PHS CURRENT FUNDRAISERS (10/2/2015)

    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
  • PHS CURRENT FUNDRAISERS
  • PHS Teacher of the Year: Mrs. Leslie Zuidema (10/2/2015)

    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
  • PHS Teacher of the Year:  Mrs. Leslie Zuidema
  • See You at the Pole (10/2/2015)

    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
  • See You at the Pole
  • Amicalola EMC Annual Report 2014 (10/1/2015)
    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....
  • Amicalola EMC Annual Report 2014
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