PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Long Table VIP Reception (8/6/2015)

    During the VIP reception, it was announced that The Long Table "Come Fly With Me" will be right on the runway of the Pickens County Airport on October 17th. ...
  • Long Table VIP Reception
  • Town of Talking Rock Council Meeting August 2015 (Video) (8/6/2015)

    Items on agenda: Audit, Heritage Days, Jake Brake Ordinance, Credit Card ...
  • Town of Talking Rock Council Meeting August 2015 (Video)
  • Pickens County Airport Authority August Meeting (Video) (8/5/2015)

    Pond & Co. chosen as the Engineering Firm for the next five years. Two authority members resigned: Charles Findley and Dr. Susan Hamel ...
  • Pickens County Airport Authority August Meeting (Video)
  • First Day of School (8/4/2015)

    As the serenity of summer fades away and the hustle and bustle of school started yet again, we are reminded that, as students, we take for granted the lazy days spent at home. As we walk through the doors and see many familiar and unfamiliar faces, students can't help but dread the day and long for ... more
  • First Day of School
  • Nelson City Council August 2015 Meeting Video (8/3/2015)

    "A fence makes a good neighbor" - Last night after Martha Dunn's fence variance was approved, Council member Thad Thacker left the meeting. Mayor Larry Ray was required to vote to break several tie votes between the remaining four council members. This included the long running debate over the fate...
  • Nelson City Council August 2015 Meeting Video
  • Pickens Back To School (8/3/2015)
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  • Pickens Back To School
  • Three New Employees Hired to the Pickens Chamber Team (8/3/2015)

    Pickens County Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center is pleased to announce its recent hire of three new employees to the Chamber team. After spending a full day with current staff getting to know each other, the ins and outs of the Chamber and different aspects of the job on Saturday, August 1st, a... more
  • Three New Employees Hired to the Pickens Chamber Team
  • Back to School Tip: Sharing the Road with School Buses (8/2/2015)

    In most cases, all drivers are required to stop when meeting or overtaking a stopped school bus that has its red lights flashing and its stop arm extended when loading or unloading passengers. The only exception to this rule is when highways are separated in the center by a dirt, grass or concre... more
  • Back to School Tip:  Sharing the Road with School Buses
  • Come by the Ranch and Meet Minnie & Mickey (8/2/2015)
    Minnie is ADOPTED
    Minnie has been at the shelter for several months. She and her brother, Mickey, would love to find forever homes soon. Minnie is 1 years old and is a complete love bug. She has a very sweet disposition and would be a great addition to just about any home. Come by the Ranch and meet Minnie ... more
  • Come by the Ranch and Meet Minnie & Mickey
  • Isn't Abigail a Beauty? (8/2/2015)
    One year old Maine Coon
    Abigail is a one year old Maine Coon. She is very loving and laid back. She enjoys lying around and being lazy when you are but also enjoys chasing toys when you want to play. Visit her today! Adoption Fees: $90 Dogs/Puppies, Kittens $50, & Cats $25. Adoption fee includes spay/neuter, and... more
  • Isn't Abigail a Beauty?
  • Older Cat Needs Adopting (8/2/2015)
    ADOPTED
    Sox has lived most of her life at the Ranch. She is 8-9 years old and has been at the Ranch for 6 years! She is very loving and would make an excellent addition to any family. Please open your heart and home to Sox today. She deserves a loving home. Stop by the Ranch and meet her today. A... more
  • Older Cat Needs Adopting
  • Romancing The Mt. Oglethorpe Bluestone Conundrum (8/2/2015)

    On Wednesday, September 23rd at 2pm, we'll celebrate the Autumnal Equinox at Eagle's Rest Park on Mt. Oglethorpe. Come each and everyone to add your touch... your stones... to the Bluestone Collection at Eagle's Rest Park. Through the millennium the bluestones of Stonehenge, New Grange and the I... more
  • Romancing The Mt. Oglethorpe Bluestone Conundrum
  • Sebastian is Free to a Good Home (8/2/2015)

    Sebastian was found in an abandoned home where he had been for several weeks. He came into the shelter very scared but has since came out of his shell. He is a very playful boy that loves tennis balls! Sebastian is free to a good home and prefers to be the only dog in the house. Come to the s... more
  • Sebastian is Free to a Good Home
  • 'A Shepherd's Mission Yard Sale' This Saturday, August 8th (8/1/2015)
    Supporting The Joy House, Ruth House, and Timothy House
    The Joy House, Ruth House, and Timothy House are being supported through "A Shepherd's Mission Yard Sale" being held this Saturday, August 8 from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at Fellowship Presbyterian Church located at 389 Bent Tree Drive off of Cove Rd. Household items, tools, electronics, yard ... more
  • 'A Shepherd's Mission Yard Sale' This Saturday, August 8th
  • Firefighter Ride (8/1/2015)

    Fundraiser for Bethany-Salem Volunteer Fire Department....
  • Firefighter Ride
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