A groundbreaking ceremony for Good Hope Acres, Habitat Pickens’ first neighborhood construction project, was held near the construction site on Lance Road on a rainy October 15 afternoon with over 40 people in attendance.
The folks picked to purchase the first house in the neighborhood, Jessica a... more
Keep Pickens Beautiful is pleased to partner with the Hair Salon 84 located at 84 West Church Street, by placing a recycle container at her business. Amy plans to start out recycling plastic bottles and aluminum cans. Ms. Leak’s new business had their grand opening September 22, 2014. Her salon at 8... more
The Animal Shelter of Pickens County needs safe loving homes for more than 60, yes SIXTY!, cats and kittens. Adoption parent’s new pet will have all its shots, be spayed or neutered AND be a loyal companion the rest of its life!
There are Cats and Kittens of all shapes, sizes, ages, colo... more
PICKENS vs GILMER FOOTBALL (10/29/2014) Come out and support the Dragons on Halloween Night Jacob Ray, a journalism staff member (disclaimer: who is also a member of the football team) interviewed several students and a few teachers to get thoughts and predictions about the upcoming Gilmer Game. His interviews are below:
Deondre G. - "We are going to beat Gilmer! Score: A lot to a littl... more
Bums, bag ladies and miserable Mr. Mushnik are all nerdy Seymour Krelborn can expect from life downtown on Skid Row…..until a total eclipse of the sun changes his world forever. Miracle of miracles, a truly remarkable unknown botanical species appears before his eyes, soon to bring him fame and fort... more
There was a big crowd to help celebrate the end of the 15th season of the Jasper Farmers Market and lots of vendors, some new and some regulars and many said they would be back for the Fall/Winter Season that begins on November 8.
With the Ellijay Farmers Market ending in September, some of thos... more
The Pickens County Road Department will begin paving Refuge Road on October 28th beginning at 8:30 a.m. The section from Hwy. 108 to Camp Road is the area being paved. It will take a few days to complete. Please use alternate routes, if you're able.
This is using LMIG(Local Maintenance Improveme... more
When visitors attend the Tate Day Festival on November 1st, they will discover several new, interesting and exciting features added to the annual event. Take a look!
The Polycor/Georgia Marble Company open-pit quarries at Tate will be open for visitors for the first time as a Ta... more
The 2014-2015 school year will be an exciting year for Pickens High School. PHS was recently awarded a grant of almost $20k worth of video equipment through the One Georgia Authority to support the development and expansion of its Audio Video Technology instructional program.
The goal of this g... more
Pickens High School Theatre Department hosted a Region 7 AAAA One Act Play Competition this past Saturday with five schools participating: Northwest Whitfield, Southeast Whitfield, Gilmer, Cartersville, and Pickens.
Cartersville placed first and PHS place second with both performing "The 25th An... more
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