PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Habitat for Humanity Pickens County Partners with Keep Pickens Beautiful (1/25/2017)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful is once again providing recycle containers at the Habitat for Humanity construction site, as they begin construction on their second house in New Hope Acres Subdivision. KPB has placed a recycling container to collect plastic bottles and aluminum cans from their volunteers wor... more
  • Habitat for Humanity Pickens County Partners with Keep Pickens Beautiful
  • Lizzie Arrendale is PHS Swimmer of the Week (1/25/2017)

    The PHS Swim Team Swimmer of Week is Lizzie Arrendale. Lizzie is a great swimmer. She has been swimming for about 6 years on the USA swim club. For USA swimming, she has been to state finals multiple years and in multiple events. On the high school team, she is just a second off from state cut times... more
  • Lizzie Arrendale is PHS Swimmer of the Week
  • Pickens County to Use CodeRED Mobile Alert App for Emergency Notification (1/25/2017)

    Pickens County, through an existing contract with Emergency Communications Network, will begin providing public safety alerts through the company’s public safety app, CodeRED Mobile Alert. The app, which is a free download on the App Store and Google Play, will allow Pickens County residents and... more
  • Pickens County to Use CodeRED Mobile Alert App for Emergency Notification
  • Chamber Committee Spearheads Soft Skills Fair at Mountain Ed (1/24/2017)

    In one of their recent meetings, the Education and Workforce Development Committee of the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce came up with the idea of doing a soft skills fair. With Dr. Sonny Proctor’s leadership, the committee contacted Mountain Education and toured their facility. Mountain Ed agree... more
  • Chamber Committee Spearheads Soft Skills Fair at Mountain Ed
  • Georgia's Camera Ready Program Manager Craig Dominey to Speak at Chamber Breakfast (1/24/2017)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce invites the public to attend the February Chamber Community Breakfast, where Camera Ready Program Manager/Senior Film Location Specialist Craig Dominey is scheduled to speak. Dominey is the creator and manager of the state of Georgia’s Camera Ready Program, a g... more
  • Georgia's Camera Ready Program Manager Craig Dominey to Speak at Chamber Breakfast
  • Pickens Dems in Atlanta March (1/23/2017)

    Pickens County area people joined the Atlanta March for Social Justice and Women on Saturday, 1/21, which was held simultaneously with the Women's March on Washington. Police estimated that 60,000 people marched from the Center for Civil & Human Rights to the Georgia Capitol to hear speakers. Th... more
  • Pickens Dems in Atlanta March
  • Tea Party Talk (1/23/2017)
    Meeting on Tuesday, January 24th
    The National Federation of Republican Assemblies (NFRA) was formed in the 1930's - a sort of “Tea Party” before the current Tea Party captured the hearts and minds of the true Americans in our great country. While the news media apparently did not pay much attention to the NFRA (have you ever seen ... more
  • Tea Party Talk
  • West Price Creek Road Closed for Bridge Repair (1/23/2017)
    Starting January 23, 2017
    Pickens County will be closing West Price Creek Road on January 23, 2017, for the next ten (10) weeks to tear out and replace the bridge structure. The bridge is located approximately ½ mile from Jones Mountain Road Please use Trout Farm Road or East Price Creek Road as detours while West Price ... more
  • West Price Creek Road Closed for Bridge Repair
  • Pickens Chamber Winter Ball (1/21/2017)

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  • Pickens Chamber Winter Ball
  • Red Carpet Style Contest (1/21/2017)
    Vote for the Best Red Carpet Style at the Winter Ball
    Voting ends Monday, February 6, 2017. Winner announced on Wednesday, February 8, 2017....
  • Red Carpet Style Contest
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners January 2017 (1/19/2017)
    Deborah Watson, County Clerk retirement announced; Traci M. Buckingham Proclamation
    AGENDA I. Call to order II. Prayer Pledge of Allegiance III. Amendments to IV. Approval of Agenda V. Employee Recognition VI. Finance Report VII. Consent Agenda VIII. Old Business IX. New Business X. Action Items A. Approve Minutes 1) Regular Board Meeting – December 15, 2016 2) Work... more
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners January 2017
  • Pickens County Chamber of Commerce January Business After Hours (1/18/2017)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce offers a wonderful monthly opportunity for Chamber Members, as well as the public, to come together at a local business to enjoy food, fun, networking and an opportunity to win some cash! The January Business After Hours was hosted by the Rotary Club of Jasp... more
  • Pickens County Chamber of Commerce January Business After Hours
  • Rep. Tom Graves 2017 ‘County Connection’ Schedule in Pickens County (1/18/2017)

    Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) will be in Pickens County during 2017 as part of the 14th Congressional District's County Connection Program where members of Rep. Graves’ staff will provide a personal link to Congress for Georgians who may not be able to visit the permanent district offices in Dalton and ... more
  • Rep. Tom Graves 2017 ‘County Connection’ Schedule in Pickens County
  • Sarah Bramlett is PHS Swimmer of the Week (1/18/2017)

    The swimmer of the week is Sarah Bramlett. Sarah is an amazing athlete who has such a positive attitude toward swimming. She is willing to try anything no matter how difficult. She was the first one to volunteer to swim the 500 yard freestyle. She will swim anything you ask. She always supports ... more
  • Sarah Bramlett is PHS Swimmer of the Week
  • PHS Band Student of the Week - Abbey (Dev) Santiago (1/17/2017)

    Abbey (Dev) Santiago is the PHS Band Student of the Week. Abbey is a sophomore clarinet player in the PHS Symphonic Band and in the Marching Band. Abbey was recently selected to be the clarinet section leader for the 2017 season. Abbey is an outstanding contributor to the band and a hard work... more
  • PHS Band Student of the Week - Abbey (Dev) Santiago
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