PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • TDS Named to Forbes’ America’s Best Employers for Diversity (1/31/2018)
    The first-ever list identifies the Top 250 based on 30,000 employee perceptions of their employers.
    MADISON, Wis. (Jan. 31, 2018) — A new Forbes list recognizes 250 leading U.S.-based employers for their diversity efforts and initiatives. Included in America’s Best Employers for Diversity is TDS Telecom's parent company, Telephone and Data Systems, at number 190. The list is based on survey res... more
  • TDS Named to Forbes’ America’s Best Employers for Diversity
  • The Two Words Every Actor Fears: (1/27/2018)

    Audiences love to come see a play they haven't seen before. They are eager to laugh at the comedies. They are moved by the emotion conveyed in the serious plays. They forget that the people on the stage are their friends and neighbors. Those people are teachers and students, retirees and business... more
  • The Two Words Every Actor Fears:
  • HELP Pickens County Senior Citizens Feed Their Pets (1/26/2018)

    Partners of Pickens Pets and Pickens County Senior Center are teaming up to help our senior citizens feed their pets. For many senior citizens their monthly social security check does not stretch nearly far enough to cover even the basic necessities. Choosing between feeding their pet and feeding... more
  • HELP Pickens County Senior Citizens Feed Their Pets
  • Championing Children and Families in 2018 (1/25/2018)

    On Wednesday, January 10, 2018, over forty attendees from local and state agencies joined together for the first Pickens Family Connection Collaborative of 2018. The meeting was focused on impacting Pickens County families by continuing to connect crucial agencies together. Coordinator of Pick... more
  • Championing Children and Families in 2018
  • Time To Raise The Roof For Habitat for Humanity House #18 (1/25/2018)
    Workday on Saturday, January 27 starting at 8:30 a.m.
    On Saturday, January 27th, Habitat for Humanity Pickens County will have a volunteer workday starting at 8:30 a.m. Last Saturday, volunteers arrived at the job site to find a mini skating rink on the floor of the house. So, as they have done a few times in the past, they shoveled and applied r... more
  • Time To Raise The Roof For Habitat for Humanity House #18
  • Pickens Chamber Winter Ball (1/20/2018)

    The Pickens Chamber of Commerce annual Winter Ball was an elegant evening with guest dressed in their finest attire to enjoy a magical evening at the Tate House. Limited guest attended a VIP Reception before the event offering hors d'oeuvres, a signature cocktail, SWAG Bag, and entertainment with...
  • Pickens Chamber Winter Ball
  • Three Makeup Days For Pickens County Schools (1/20/2018)

    We are very concerned with the academic time our students have missed during this very difficult winter. Our 2017-2018 school calendar includes 3 weather makeup days during Winter Break in February. After much consideration, we have made the decision to makeup 3 of the 12 days our students have ... more
  • Three Makeup Days For Pickens County Schools
  • Pickens County Schools Closed on January 19 (1/19/2018)

    Due to secondary road conditions caused by inclement weather, the Pickens County School District will be closed tomorrow, Friday, January 19, 2018 for students. – Staff report at 10:00 a.m. Safety is our main concern. You may report to work if road conditions are safe for travel in you area. ----... more
  • Pickens County Schools Closed on January 19
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners January 2018 (1/18/2018)

    AGENDA I. Call to order II. Prayer III. Pledge of Allegiance IV. Amendments to Agenda V. Approval of Agenda VI. Employee Recognition Anthony Godfrey – 10 Years - Fire Department (no present) VII. Consent Agenda VIII. Old Business IX. New Business IX. 2018 Plant Sale... more
  • Master Gardener 2018 Plant Sale Has a New Look

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