PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Three Year Anniversary Celebration
The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate Mary’s Monogramming & More on their Ribbon Cutting and Three Year Anniversary. Mary’s Monogramming & More's motto, "To treat each and every visitor to our store as we would want to be served and to provide the type of product we wo... more
Tater Patch Players production of 'Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde' cast members are Jacob Clark, Keith Galligan, Calvin Smith, Steve Lewis, Buffy Bezdek, Dezarea Bryant and Alex Nawrocki. Directed by Jan Simpson. View video promo and photos....
A Ground Breaking Ceremony was held for the first Pickens County Habitat for Humanity home in New Hopes Acres on Lance Road in Jasper, Georgia. The ceremony was delayed a few times due to the weather, so the construction had already begun on the approximately 1200 sq. ft., four bedroom home for Ran...
There were still plenty of vegetables available at the Saturday market. Tomatoes, okra, white half runner and blue lake beans, peas, a variety of peppers, potatoes, sweet potatoes, several types of squash, kale, mustard greens and eggplant; most of which will also be available at this Wednesdays ma... more
Tea Party Meeting September 22nd
We are sure most of you know that September 17th is Constitution Day. We firmly believe that the Constitution was divinely inspired and is the most important document America has. It is our foundation and it is also critical to our future. That is why we must educate ourselves and other Citizen... more
Pickens Sheriff's Office Detectives are continuing to investigate an increase in burglaries that have occurred between the dates of August 12, 2015 through September 11, 2015 The majority of the burglaries have occurred at businesses in the community. The consistent entry method in the burglaries ... more
Hill City Elementary School is striving to increase daily attendance with weekly, monthly and nine week incentives. Every week, a student with perfect attendance the prior week is chosen from every classroom and awarded a prize. Once a month all students who have not missed a day are put into a ... more
Fall in Georgia is a beautiful time. Being on the Southern end of the Appalachian Mountain range we are able to enjoy the changing color of leaves and nicer temperatures longer than other states. The high heat and humidity of the Summer gives way to a seasonally perfect 70 degrees. This might be ... more
Yippee! Hill City Elementary school had the most students participate in the Pickens County public library's summer reading club! The theme this year was "Every Hero has a Story". Congratulations to our Hawk readers! Elizabeth Childers Toxey Childers Easton Collins Kessler Conners Korbin Conn... more
The Episcopal Church of the Holy Family is excited to announce a program of acoustic guitar as its season-opening free concert on Sunday, September 20, at 3:30 P.M. First prize winner in the 2010 Pacific Guitar Competition, and semifinalist in the 2009 Tokyo International Guitar Competition, Nicolas... more
Jekyll and Hyde opens September 18th
The story of Jekyll and Hyde is one of the most well known in the English language, and few will come to this play without already knowing the connection between the title characters. The book itself presents us with what seems like a detective novel, beginning with a sinister figure of unknown orig... more
Much progress has been made on the new Boys & Girls Club located at Roper Park, including the first room sponsorship - The Jerry W. Appleton Teen Tech Center. Jeff, Becky and Sue Appleton presented a donation in memory of Jerry Appleton on August 24, 2015. There are many more rooms available ... more
Annual event held the second Friday and Saturday in September at Lee Newton Park. Presented by the Georgia Antique Engine Club....
Pickens County School Resource Officer Lt. Shane Padgett sent out the release below this morning. After a little over an hour, the lockdown was lifted and a second release was posted on the PSO Facebook page: "Upon completion of the investigation at Pickens High School, it has been determined t... more