PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • All Seekers Welcome to Fellowship Presbyterian Church (1/28/2015)

    Are you looking for a reason for living? Are you searching for personal significance? A personal sense of significance is rarely experienced in our culture. We spend our money and time on things that fail to satisfy and we begin to wonder what life's ultimate purpose really is. If you like to thi... more
  • All Seekers Welcome to Fellowship Presbyterian Church
  • CARES Pantry Pickins' October-December 2014 Newsletter (1/28/2015)
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    In this issue: Taste of Pickens Recap; Board Member Dayton Adams, Reminder to Register Your Kroger Card, Pastor's Pot planned for May 2nd, From the Director...
  • CARES Pantry Pickins' October-December 2014 Newsletter
  • Five PHS Students Compete for Skill USA Region 1 Competition (1/28/2015)
    Congratulations to Anna Walker for placing first
    On Friday, January 23, five students traveled to Rome, Ga. for the Skill USA Region 1 Competition. The students were: (pictured to the left L-R) Caleb Brooks (Observer), Raymond Sellers (Residential Wiring), Anna Walker (Preschool Teachers Assistant), Luke Stephens (Observer), and Kyle Baker... more
  • Five PHS Students Compete for Skill USA Region 1 Competition
  • Gutters Hard to Reach? (1/28/2015)
    USE THE RIGHT TOOLS!
    When the back of your home hangs forty feet above the ground, your gutters are definitely hard to reach! That's when Safety First becomes most important and using the right tools becomes necessary to prevent serious accidents. Having Workman's Comp and General Liability gives our company the s... more
  • Gutters Hard to Reach?
  • Meet The Artist with Larry Wilson Winter 2015 (1/28/2015)

    Sunday afternoon at Talking Rock Pottery was the place to be for lovers of art. Larry Wilson showcased his beautiful pottery work and even sold a few of his wonderful pieces. Several members of PACA and the community gathered to meet and greet each other. Tours of the facility were given by PACA ... more
  • Meet The Artist with Larry Wilson Winter 2015
  • Nine PHS HOSA Students Place in Top 10 in Region Competition (1/28/2015)

    Eleven Pickens High School HOSA students tested for a region competition. Nine of these students placed top 10 or better in our region. Please congratulate these students for a job well done! Ariel Hayes ~ 1st in Clinical Nursing Madison Smith ~ 1st in Medical Assisting Stephen Jordan ~ 3rd... more
  • Nine PHS HOSA Students Place in Top 10 in Region Competition
  • North Georgia Falcons Alumni Basketball Game - Young Guys vs Old Guys (1/28/2015)
    February 7th at 7:00 p.m.
    On Saturday, February 7 at 7:00 p.m. at the Pickens County Community Center on Camp Road, the North Georgia Falcons will hold the annual Alumni game between the current Falcon basketball team and the former players - Young Guns vs Old Guys. At half time, the Falcons will honor the 2015 seniors an... more
  • North Georgia Falcons Alumni Basketball Game - Young Guys vs Old Guys
  • 4-H/Master Gardener Spring Plant Sale (1/27/2015)
    Order by February 27th
    The always popular Annual 4H/Master Gardener Spring Plant Sale is underway. If you are interested in adding to your landscape or garden this year and are not familiar with this event, you might want to check it out. Each plant is chosen for its suitability to this area and purchased from nurseries... more
  • 4-H/Master Gardener Spring Plant Sale
  • First performance of Big Canoe Theater (BCT) on February 21st (1/27/2015)
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    Enjoy your long-time favorites at the group’s inaugural show, a revue of Broadway music as suggested by Big Canoe resident John D'Antonio. Without giving the program away, think along the lines of chorus-driven numbers, such as a rousing rendition of "There Is Nothin' Like A Dame" from “South Pacifi...
  • First performance of Big Canoe Theater (BCT) on February 21st
  • J. Dale Cannon, Jr., M.D. joins Piedmont Heart (1/27/2015)

    Piedmont Heart Institute welcomes triple board-certified cardiologist J. Dale Cannon, Jr., M.D., FACC to the practice located at 220 J.L. White Drive, Suite 100, Jasper, Ga. "We're happy to have Dr. Cannon on board at Piedmont Heart," said John Kelley, M.D., medical director of Piedmont Heart Ins... more
  • J. Dale Cannon, Jr., M.D. joins Piedmont Heart
  • KnowPickens eNewsletter - Do You 'Know' Pickens County? (1/27/2015)
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    There’s lots to know about this great county! Stay tuned throughout the year as we bring you more information about the history of Pickens County....
  • KnowPickens eNewsletter - Do You 'Know' Pickens County?
  • Pickens County Economic Development Report (1/27/2015)
    Highlights of 2014
    For many 2014 marked a real turning point in the Great Recession and as usual, prior to moving north the upturn began more strongly in the populous counties closer to Atlanta, but reach us it did with most sectors showing improvement. Here are some highlights: Industry made progress ... more
  • Pickens County Economic Development Report
  • Andrew Haygood named PHS 2015 STAR Student (1/23/2015)

    Andrew Haygood has been named the 2015 STAR Student of Pickens High School. The announcement is made by the Optimist Club of Jasper, local sponsor for the Pickens STAR Program. Haygood is the son of Jennifer Haygood of Jasper. He has selected Mr. Michael Oubre as his STAR Teacher. The PAGE Stu... more
  • Andrew Haygood named PHS 2015 STAR Student
  • Health officials still urge you to get your Flu Shot (1/23/2015)

    Have you had your flu shot yet? Flu activity is high in Georgia and the peak of the flu season is still ahead. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) continues to recommend that unvaccinated people get vaccinated*. While some of the viruses spreading this season are different from thos... more
  • Health officials still urge you to get your Flu Shot
  • Local Livestock Show Planned (1/23/2015)
    Saturday, January 31st at 10:00 a.m.
    Mark your calendars for the Annual Pickens County FFA Alumni Livestock Show. The event is scheduled to take place on Saturday, January 31st at 10:00 a.m. The location for the show will be the Agricenter at Pickens High School. This year’s show will include classes of breeding ewes, beef heife... more
  • Local Livestock Show Planned
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