PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES
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...
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
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....
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. ...
Items on agenda: Audit, Heritage Days, Jake Brake Ordinance, Credit Card ...
Pond & Co. chosen as the Engineering Firm for the next five years. Two authority members resigned: Charles Findley and Dr. Susan Hamel ...
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
"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...
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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
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
Minnie has been at the shelter for several months. She and her brother, Mickey, would love to find forever homes soon. Minnie is 1 ½ 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
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
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
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