PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • PHS Beta Con (3/24/2015)

    Over a dozen PHS sophomores, juniors and seniors attended the State Beta Convention at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis from March 6-March 8. The Pickens National Beta Club branch is an academic and community service-based organization with over 100 members. Not only are students required to have a 9... more
  • PHS Beta Con
  • PHS Competed in GACA Class AAAA State Weight Lifting Meet (3/24/2015)

    Congratulations to the Pickens High School students who competed at this yearís GACA Class AAAA State Weight Lifting meet held at Northwest Whitfield on Saturday, March 7, 2015. Senior Kalyn Brooks finished first in the 206-225 lb. weight class. Brooks also finished with the overall most weight ... more
  • PHS Competed in GACA Class AAAA State Weight Lifting Meet
  • PHS Drama presents 'Hello Dolly' (3/24/2015)

    As of the beginning of January, the Pickens High School drama has rehearsed tirelessly for their upcoming performance of the hit musical and motion picture Hello Dolly. Put on by the members of PHS theatre, the play will be choreographed by Clarissa Wallen and directed by Leah VanDoran. The protag... more
  • PHS Drama presents 'Hello Dolly'
  • PHS Partnerís Club Easter Event (3/24/2015)

    The Partner's Club was blessed with good weather on Wednesday, March 18th and Friday, March 20th for the first Easter Egg Hunt in club history. The Partner's Club is an organization dedicated towards creating relationships between club members and the physically and mentally disabled students of ... more
  • PHS Partnerís Club Easter Event
  • PHS Soccer Pep Band (3/24/2015)

    A small group of students from the Pickens High School Marching Band participated in the Pickens High School boys and girls Varsity soccer match on Tuesday, March 17th, 2015. The students who took part in the soccer pep band were those of who are also a part of a special group whom are going to ... more
  • PHS Soccer Pep Band
  • Pickens County Beer and Wine Board Meeting (Video) (3/24/2015)

    Robin Higginbotham to address Board regarding Fainting Goat Vineyards...
  • Pickens County Beer and Wine Board Meeting (Video)
  • Piedmont Mountainside observes Certified Nurses Day (3/24/2015)

    Piedmont Mountainside Hospital celebrated Certified Nurses Day by recognizing nurses who have invested time in additional education and testing to become certified in a specialty area. Certification validates knowledge, skills abilities and experiences that go beyond the requirement of the RN rol... more
  • Piedmont Mountainside observes Certified Nurses Day
  • Four Legged Love From Loki (3/23/2015)
    Maltese mix male puppy
    Hi, I am Loki a really good looking little guy. I weigh about seven pounds and I enjoy sitting in laps and getting lots of attention. I am energetic and I love playing with toys. I am house trained and I like other dogs. The people here at the PAR Ranch say I am a bundle of energy but tha... more
  • Four Legged Love From Loki
  • Georgia Parent Survey Deadline March 27th (3/23/2015)
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    All parents are encouraged to participate in the Georgia Parent Survey because the data will be used to calculate the School Climate Star Rating. The deadline to complete the survey is March 27, 2015. Survey responses are anonymous and will be submitted directly to the Georgia Department of Educa...
  • Georgia Parent Survey Deadline March 27th
  • JURIED FINE ARTS AND CRAFTS SHOW AT BIG CANOE CHAPEL (3/23/2015)
    MAY 22-23, 2015
    The Big Canoe Chapel Women's Guild announces the expansion of its annual marketplace. On May 22-23, 2015, a professionally managed, juried Fine Arts and Crafts Show will make its debut in Big Canoe. The Legacy of Caring Marketplace will feature over 50 artisans offering unique, handcrafted items... more
  • JURIED FINE ARTS AND CRAFTS SHOW AT BIG CANOE CHAPEL
  • Plan now for Big Canoe summer camps (3/23/2015)
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    Itís never too early to think about summer. Camp dates have been announced and there are plenty of fun options for children of all ages in Big Canoe.... more
  • Registration Open For Annual 5K Flapjack Run (3/23/2015)
    Run held in downtown Jasper on April 25th
    The 17th Annual 5K Flapjack Run will be held Saturday, April 25, 2015 in downtown Jasper sponsored by the Optimist Club of Jasper. The race starts and ends in front of 61 Main Restaurant. Runners will receive a colorful tee shirt and a delicious breakfast provided by 61 Main and Last Catch restaur... more
  • Registration Open For Annual 5K Flapjack Run
  • Report from the Capitol with Representative Rick Jasperse (3/23/2015)

    Last Friday, we reached day 30 of the 2015 legislative session. Each year the 30th legislative day marks a crucial deadline for the Georgia General Assembly. This date, which is also known as ďCrossover Day,Ē is the final chance for bills to pass the legislative chamber from which they originated fo... more
  • Report from the Capitol with Representative Rick Jasperse
  • Snowball Golf Tournament (3/23/2015)

    The Pickens Chamber of Commerce's annual Snowball Golf Tournament benefits Youth and Adult Leadership Pickens Programs. Team Five Star was the 1st Gross Winner. Follow link for other winners and more photos....
  • Snowball Golf Tournament
  • Sylvia at Tater Patch Players (3/23/2015)

    "Who is Sylvia, what is she, that all our swains commend her?" Thus begins a famous sonnet by Shakespeare. The play "Sylvia" by A.R. Gurney features Sylvia, but not Shakespeare's. This Sylvia is a dog. A mutt. Part poodle, part lab, what's called a Labradoodle. She is also the character abou... more
  • Sylvia at Tater Patch Players
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