PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Austin Chester Named PHS Baseball Player of the Week (4/16/2019)

    Congratulations to Austin Chester for being named Shottenkirk Ford's Pickens High School Varsity Baseball Player of the Week. ... more
  • Austin Chester Named PHS Baseball Player of the Week
  • Dancing Meadows Farm Visits Jasper Lions Club (4/16/2019)

    The Jasper Lions Club welcomed Bill and Cheryl Norris to our March 28th meeting. They are the owners of Dancing Meadows Farm, a 9-acre farm located in the Hill City area at 376 Tally Mountain Rd. N in Jasper. Bill presented a most interesting program on alpacas, which are bred and raised on thei... more
  • Dancing Meadows Farm Visits Jasper Lions Club
  • Piedmont Hospitals Support National Drug Take Back Day (4/16/2019)
    Saturday, April 27, and will feature activities between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
    From 1999 to 2010, opioid-related deaths in Georgia increased by 500 percent. In 2016, there were close to 1,000 deaths involving opioids in the state and those numbers are continuing to increase. Facing those statistics and knowing that all healthcare systems need to play a role in attempting to st... more
  • Piedmont Hospitals Support National Drug Take Back Day
  • The Pickens Report - March 2019 (4/16/2019)

    Spring has arrived in Pickens County. This time of year is marked with beautifully blooming foliage across the county. In the spirit of the season, Pickens County Government is collaborating with Keep Pickens Beautiful for “Tire Amnesty April”. This recycling program allows for any Pickens famil... more
  • The Pickens Report - March 2019
  • Anslee Stone Named PHS Girls Soccer Player of the Week (4/15/2019)

    Congratulations to Anslee Stone for being named Shottenkirk Ford's PHS Girls Soccer Player of the Week! ⚽💚 Anslee is a freshman and has been an awesome addition to the girls varsity soccer team this year. Anslee's speed, amazing shots, upbeat positive attitude, and determination ha... more
  • Anslee Stone Named PHS Girls Soccer Player of the Week
  • Presentation of Chemical Identification Device - TacticID (4/15/2019)

    Before the Pickens County Board of Education Work Session on Friday, April 12th, Clint Anderson, Southeast Director for Safeware Inc. gave a presentation on the TacticID instrument that uses Raman spectroscopy, allowing users to get real-time identification of an unknown substance. The cost as of ... more
  • Presentation of Chemical Identification Device - TacticID
  • Ricky Perez Named PHS Boys Soccer Player of the Week (4/15/2019)

    Congratulations to Ricky Perez for being named Shottenkirk Ford's PHS Boys Soccer Player of the Week! ⚽💚 ... more
  • Ricky Perez Named PHS Boys Soccer Player of the Week
  • Lucky 7 Auto Giveaway (4/14/2019)
    Glenn Chambers won with #100
    The Pickens Chamber of Commerce's Lucky & Auto Giveaway was held on April 13, 2019 at Ag-Pro in Jasper. Only 500 tickets are sold for the annual event for a chance to win a $15,000 cash or a $25,000 Voucher to one of the following local dealers: - Day's Chevrolet Jasper - Jasper Jeep - Shottenk... more
  • Lucky 7 Auto Giveaway
  • Bark in the Park (4/13/2019)

    The 6th annual Bark in the Park benefited Partners of Pickens Pets. The free event includes live music, pet adoptions, games, vendor booths, raffle prizes, low cost vaccines, K9 Demos, pet costest, and Food. Check out some video from the stories posted on KnowPickens social media. more
  • Bark in the Park
  • Bringing in Spring with a Gift (4/13/2019)
    Sequoyah Chapter, NSDAR, Planting Celebration
    On March 27th, The Daughters of the Sequoyah Chapter, NSDAR, hosted a "Planting Celebration" by donating two beautiful bushes to the Pickens County Veterans Memorial Park. The dedication ceremony was in commemoration of Arbor Day and in honor and appreciation for the Veterans of Pickens County who s... more
  • Bringing in Spring with a Gift
  • Denise Ray Named to Becker's Healthcare Rural Hospital CEOs to Know for 2019 (4/12/2019)
    Ray leads more than 600 employees as CEO of Piedmont Mountainside Hospital and also serves as Chief Nursing Officer for Piedmont Healthcare
    Jasper, Ga. — Denise Ray, B.S.N., R.N., M.B.A., has been named one of Becker Healthcare’s Rural Hospital CEOs to Know for 2019. Ray has been the CEO of Piedmont Mountainside Hospital since 2012 and also serves as Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) for Piedmont Healthcare. “Seeing Denise named to this l... more
  • Denise Ray Named to Becker's Healthcare  Rural Hospital CEOs to Know for 2019
  • Jasper Farmers Market Report (4/12/2019)

    For those in the know, they know where to go, Jasper’s own Farmers Market! Another beautiful day of happy vendors and customers with various goods like vegetables, bread, herbs, jewelry, craftwork, and home décor. Couldn’t help but notice the wonderful choice of baked goods available from severa... more
  • Jasper Farmers Market Report
  • Hannah Winkler Named PHS Band Student of the Week (4/11/2019)

    Pickens High School Band Student of the Week is Hannah Winkler. Hannah is a Senior and plays clarinet in the Symphonic Band and the Pride of Pickens Marching Band. Hannah is a great team player and works diligently to perfect her music for band. She is friendly, hard-working, and quick to as... more
  • Hannah Winkler Named PHS Band Student of the Week
  • Lincoln Conference Being Held for the First Time in Georgia (4/11/2019)

    Joan Britton & I are hosting our 25th Silver Anniversary ALP (Association of Lincoln Presenters) Conference at the Amicalola Falls State Park Lodge from April 11-14, 2019. A room full of 40 ABE's & 20 Mary Lincolns is indeed a site to behold! We would invite you to come meet & visit with us at t... more
  • Lincoln Conference Being Held for the First Time in Georgia
  • Pickens County Board of Education April 2019 (4/11/2019)

    AGENDA I. Call to Order II. Invocation III. Pledge of Allegiance IV. Approval of Agenda V. Student Recognition A. Recognition of Valedictorian & Salutatorian (C. Wallace) Valedictorian: Emily Robinson Salutatorian: Rosa Willis Valedictorian (Highest) and Salutatorian (Second Highes... more
  • Pickens County Board of Education April 2019

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