PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Sgt David Collins Ride (8/8/2015)

    Sgt David Collins Memorial Bike Ride is annual event that starts at the intersection of Hwy. 515 and Philadephia Road, which is dedicated in David's memory. Sgt. Collins died at the age of 24 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, on April 9, 2006...
  • Sgt David Collins Ride
  • Art Opening Celebration at the Blue Star Gallery (8/7/2015)
    August 29 from 5-7pm
    The Blue Star Gallery will host an Art Opening August 29, 5-7pm. Guests can enjoy complementary wine and snacks while viewing the Fine Art Photography of Jo Lynn Still and Brittany Smith. Located on 26 S East Main St., Ja... more
  • Art Opening Celebration at the Blue Star Gallery
  • Free School Supplies & Food (8/6/2015)
    Part of There's Hope for the Hungry's monthly event
    There's Hope for the Hungry is held on the first Thursday of the month at Talking Rock First Baptist Church. They provide a meal, Christian counseling and a box of food to take home to registered visitors. In August, school supplies and backpacks are also given out....
  • Free School Supplies & Food
  • 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
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