PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Join the Sharptop Art Association Brunch Bunch (7/1/2014)
    Next art instruction workshop is July 24th
    The Sharptop Arts Brunch Bunch June's workshop was 'PAINT A MINI-CANVAS' under the instruction of Artist, Sulaine Sims. An acrylic painting was created in just a couple of hours. This month on Thursday, July 24th from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., there will be a 'GLASS ART MOSAIC' workshop by Instruc... more
  • Join the Sharptop Art Association Brunch Bunch
  • Judy and Jerry Wilson Received Keep Pickens Beautiful June Green Thumb Award (7/1/2014)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful presents the June Green Thumb Award to Judy and Jerry Wilson of 98 Jefferson Court, located on a quaint cul-de-sac in Philadelphia Heights, Jasper, Ga. Judy and Jerry hail from Murphy, North Carolina and moved to Woodstock, GA where Judy worked as a Media Assistant in the... more
  • Judy and Jerry Wilson Received Keep Pickens Beautiful June Green Thumb Award
  • New Guidelines for Immunizations for School-Age Students (7/1/2014)
    30 calendar days from the first day of school to have immunizations updated
    Pickens County Schools would like to inform parents that the Georgia Department of Public Health has instituted new guidelines for immunizations for school-age students. Beginning with the 2014-2015 school year, all students born on or after January 1, 2002, and entering or transferring into sevent... more
  • New Guidelines for Immunizations for School-Age Students
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Meeting (Video) (7/1/2014)
    Presentment of 2013 Audit by Bates, Carter & Company, LLP
    Presentment of 2013 Audit – Bates, Carter & Company, LLP, Pickens County ARC – Letter of Condition - Ben Davis of Rural Development USDA, Consider Request regarding sidewalk partnership, Adoption of Records Retention Policy, Adoption of employee vacation accrual, Adoption of Updated Employee Handboo... more
  • Pickens County Board of Elections and Registration (Video) (7/1/2014)

    Lights, Committee Assignments, Elections Committee - Tom Kramer and Larry Toney, Poll Operations Committee - Paul Lindsey and Larry Toney, Rules Committee - Kathy Boutwell and Tom Kramer, Legislative Committee - Paul Lindsey and Kathy Boutwell, Election Day Plans... more
  • Sharing the Gospel in Baratillo, Mexico (7/1/2014)
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    In September 2012, my family took the step of becoming a part of Vida Nueva Ministries. Vida Nueva is ac-tively involved in ministering the gospel through various avenues, including Bible studies, church services, speaking at seminars, handing out Bibles and Bible related books, etc. Beyond sprea...
  • Sharing the Gospel in Baratillo, Mexico
  • Early voting begins today through July 18th for the July 22nd Primary Runoff (6/30/2014)

    Early voting begins today through July 18th for the July 22nd Primary Runoff. Runoff faces for United States Senate and State School Superintendent on the Republican Ballot, and State School Superintendent on the Democratic Ballot. Early voting will be held at the Pickens County Board of Election... more
  • Early voting begins today through July 18th for the July 22nd Primary Runoff
  • Pickens County Board of Education Called Meeting (Video) (6/30/2014)

    Executive Session, Approval of Personnel - Pennie Fowler, a resident of Dawsonville, is the new Pickens Middle School Principal as of July 1, 2014. She has served as teacher, Assistant Principal and Principal in the Lumpkin County School System since 2002. ... more
  • Manor House in the Meadow Ground Breaking (6/26/2014)

    Pickens County Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate Rock Creek Manor for continued growth and help them celebrate with a Ground Breaking on May 27th for their new facility Manor House in the Meadow. In late 2010, Rock Creek Manor opened as a wonderful option for assisted living and day ... more
  • Manor House in the Meadow Ground Breaking
  • 16 Legged Love From Sadie, Andie, Andre & Molly (6/24/2014)

    If you are looking for a loyal and fun companion, a buddy for one of your pets, someone to talk to, take rides with, or hold in your lap, please consider the following pets who needs a forever home to fill with laughter and love: Sadie has finished with her kittens and is vaccinated and ... more
  • 16 Legged Love From Sadie, Andie, Andre & Molly
  • Copperhead or Not? (6/24/2014)
    COPPERHEADS ARE NOT GIVING BIRTH NOW!!
    A common Summer snake encounter is to find a snake basking. Basking is often done on a warm flat surface in an open area that has direct sunlight. Many homeowners exit their homes to find snakes basking on the driveway, roads/streets, patios, concrete sidewalks, stepping stones, around pools and o... more
  • Copperhead or Not?
  • Democratic U.S. Senate Candidate Michelle Nunn Meet 'n Greet (6/24/2014)
    If elected, she would be Georgia’s first woman U.S. Senator
    Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Michelle Nunn tour of counties in North Georgia stopped in Pickens County last Thursday, June 19 for a Meet 'n Greet. Close to 50 people were in attendance at the Pickens County Community Center in Jasper. David Robinson, chair of the Pickens County Democrats mad... more
  • Democratic U.S. Senate Candidate Michelle Nunn Meet 'n Greet
  • Four Legged Love From Farrah (6/24/2014)
    Pne-year-old female bloodhound dog
    A donation to Pickens Animal Rescue in someone’s name would make a wonderful birthday, anniversary, memorial or special occasion present and would help make sure no Buddy is left behind. All donations go to help the pets. Donations are accepted every day at the PAR Rescued Furniture Store. If yo... more
  • Four Legged Love From Farrah
  • Pickens GOP Announces A Sizzling July Schedule (6/24/2014)
    Monthly Meeting on July 8th
    With the 238th birthday of America on July 4th and the run-off election for some key Republican candidates looming on July 22, the July 8th monthly County Committee Meeting is a call to arms for our Republicans who want to get involved and make a difference in the final planning and development of t... more
  • Pickens GOP Announces A Sizzling July Schedule
  • Pickens Sheriff Explorers Attend State Conference (6/24/2014)

    The Pickens Sheriff Explorers Post 0800 attended the Law Enforcement Explorer State Conference and Championship this past weekend at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth Ga. presented by the Law Enforcement Exploring Association of Georgia. On Thursday the 19th, two members of th... more
  • Pickens Sheriff Explorers Attend State Conference
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