PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • PHS Swim Team Competes in Calhoun (1/17/2017)

    The PHS Swim Team competed at the Northwest Georgia Swim and Dive Championship in Calhoun over the weekend (Friday & Saturday, January 13 & 14, 2017). There were 18 schools represented with over 900 individual swimmers. On Friday night, PHS started strong as Sarah Bramlett swam her first 500 ya... more
  • PHS Swim Team Competes in Calhoun
  • Pickens Family Connection Collaborative - Beginning Anew (1/15/2017)

    On Wednesday, January 11, 2017, Pickens Family Connection Collaborative kicked off 2017 with their first meeting. Jacque Elwarner, Coordinator, presented an exciting review of the 2017 Annual Plan and the 2018 Plan Focus. Participants discussed Why a Community Collaborative? They also discussed the... more
  • Pickens Family Connection Collaborative - Beginning Anew
  • Free Organ Concert at Holy Family (1/13/2017)

    The monthly concert series at the Episcopal Church of the Holy Family continues on Sunday, January 15th, at 3:30 P.M. with the dedication of splendid new digital additions to the church's Austin pipe organ, made possible by the generous gift of anonymous donors. The state-of-the-art installation inc... more
  • Free Organ Concert at Holy Family
  • Pickens Chamber of Commerce January Breakfast 2017 (1/13/2017)

    The Chamber Community Breakfast was held Tuesday, January 10th, 2017. Attendees arrived to a delicious breakfast catered by Carriage House and networked with over 100 people in attendance before beginning the program. Donna Torres’ Welcome and the Invocation was followed by our new member welcome by... more
  • Pickens Chamber of Commerce January Breakfast 2017
  • PHS Student Stephen Jordan Attending Presidential Inauguration Leadership Summit (1/10/2017)

    Pickens High School student Stephen Jordan will soon be learning more about our country's electoral process and inauguration when he attends the more
  • Pickens County School District Closing Early Tomorrow, January 6, 2017 (1/6/2017)

    Due to inclement weather conditions, the Pickens County School District will close schools early on Friday, January 6, 2017. Elementary schools will close at 11:45 a.m., middle schools at 12:40 p.m., and the high school at 12:25 p.m. Students will depart schools using the emergency transport... more
  • Pickens County School District Closing Early Tomorrow, January 6, 2017
  • Pickens County Development Year in Review 2016 (1/5/2017)

    Pickens County Development Year in Review 2016 Total Building Permits 2016 438 (32% increase over 2015) 2015 332 2014 343 2013 325 2012 319 New Home Permits 2016 111 (79% increase over 2015) 2015 62 2014 50 2013 58 2012 32 Inspections 2016 ... more
  • First Baby of 2017 at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital (1/4/2017)

    Piedmont Mountainside Hospital welcomed Avery Wilson as the first baby born at the hospital in 2017. He was born on January 3rd at 8:02 p.m., weighing 6 lbs. 6 oz. and 18.5 inches long, to proud parents Cody and Lyvette Wilson of Jasper, Georgia. Avery has two older brothers and a sister. Ricky... more
  • First Baby of 2017 at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital
  • Deputies Arrest Six in Burglary of Jasper Convenience Store (1/3/2017)

    Pickens County Georgia, January 3, 2017: During the night of January 1st, deputies with the Pickens Sheriff’s Office and Jasper Police Officers arrest six individuals for breaking into the Dunn’s Food Mart in Talking Rock, Georgia. Deputies with the Pickens Sheriff’s Office spotted a suspicious ... more
  • Deputies Arrest Six in Burglary of Jasper Convenience Store
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