PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Relay for Life of Pickens County Schedule of Events (5/13/2015)
    Saturday, May 16th at Lee Newton Park
    The American Cancer Societyís Relay For Life is a community celebration in honor of those who have survived cancer and in remembrance of those who have been lost to cancer. It also honors those who are the caregivers of the cancer patients. Relay For Life raises funds for the American Cancer Society... more
  • Relay for Life of Pickens County Schedule of Events
  • Walk With a Doc on May 16 (5/13/2015)
    Saturday, May 16 at 8:30 a.m. at Lee Newton Par
    All members of the Pickens County community are invited to join up with Live Better Pickensí registered dietitian Jenna Prince-Farmer, RDN and Anil Yadav, M.D. of Internal Medicine Associates of Jasper on Saturday, May 16 at Lee Newton Park located at 1 Stegall Dr., Jasper, Ga. Jenna attended the... more
  • Walk With a Doc on May 16
  • And the Winners Are ... (5/12/2015)

    The Pickens Retired Educators Association (PCREA) will meet tomorrow on Wednesday, May 13th.That will be its annual community recognition and awards meeting. Outstanding students from several schools will be recognized for academic achievement. The organization will also recognize its 2015 Educator ... more
  • And the Winners Are ...
  • Expect Detours Off Georgia Highways 372 and 5 Business in Ball Ground (5/12/2015)
    Scheduled for May 20
    The Georgia Department of Transportation (DOT) is advising motorists in Cherokee County of a detour off State Route (SR) 372/Gilmer Ferry Road in the city of Ball Ground, scheduled for Wednesday, May 20, to accommodate filming a movie by MENA Productions, LLC. SR 5 Business/Canton Highway is also s... more
  • Expect Detours Off Georgia Highways 372 and 5 Business in Ball Ground
  • KnowPickens is Your Source for all Things SUMMER (5/11/2015)
    Camps, VBS, and Summer Reading Dates
    Be a summer-time ‪Know-It-All‬!!! Whether it is a day at the pool or the library, a week-long camp, or vacation Bible school, KnowPickens is your source for all things summer. SUMMER CAMPS Listed in alphabetical order. Follow links for information. more
  • KnowPickens is Your Source for all Things SUMMER
  • Pickens Chamber Industry Tour at DayStar Apparel (5/11/2015)

    On Tuesday April 28th, DayStar Apparel in Jasper hosted the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce Member Industry Tour. The group was greeted by company President Jeremy Hall, CFO Paula Hall, and CEO Scott Hall. DayStar, a family owned company, was founded by Scott in 1998. Scott came to Pickens Co... more
  • Pickens Chamber Industry Tour at DayStar Apparel
  • Fishing Rodeo (5/10/2015)

    The annual Fishing Rodeo is organized by the Pickens County Sportsman Club and fostered by DNR (Department of Natural Resources). The three day event was held on May 7, 8 & 9 with the first two days for those with physical disabilities and in nursing or assisted living homes. The last day, with ov...
  • Fishing Rodeo
  • Good Samaritanís Joseph A. Wilber Building Dedicated (5/10/2015)
    Ceremonial groundbreaking launches phase two building start scheduled for July.
    Good Samaritan Health and Wellness Center dedicated its first new building on April 26, one of three buildings of its capital campaign to replace seven aging modular units. A crowd that included family members of Dr. Joseph A. Wilber, for whom the new building is named, listened as Executive Dire... more
  • Good Samaritanís Joseph A. Wilber Building Dedicated
  • Antique Engine & Tractor Show (5/9/2015)

    The annual Carns Mill Antique Engine & Tractor Show is held behind Talona Creek Campground on Talona Creek in Talking Rock, Georgia. Antique engines, tractors, automobiles, food and more....
  • Antique Engine & Tractor Show
  • Bluegrass Charity Festival (5/9/2015)

    The first annual Bluegrass Charity Festival was hosted by the American Legion Post 149 as a fundraiser for veterans. 11 Bands played during the three day music festival in the first mountain city of Jasper, Georgia. Bands were: David Peterson & the 1946, Bullsboro, BlueRoad, Barbwire, Brush Fire...
  • Bluegrass Charity Festival
  • Four Legged Love From Buster (5/9/2015)
    18-month old beagle mix male dog
    I am Buster a good looking quiet beagle mix dog. I have a short hair tan, brown, and black coat. I weigh about 29 pounds and I am a young dog about 18 months old. That means you could teach me a lot of tricks and commands. I love being with other dogs and I love playing with toys. I c... more
  • Four Legged Love From Buster
  • Four Legged Love From Portia (5/9/2015)
    A one-year-old female terrier mix dog
    Hi, I am Portia and I am looking for a new forever home. A lady who visits me here at the County Shelter says that I am ďa real Brindle beautyĒ. I donít know about that, even the girls do not have mirrors here at the shelter. But I do know that I would love to have a home with a fenced ya... more
  • Four Legged Love From Portia
  • Gilmer/Pickens Alumni Football (5/9/2015)

    This is the third year for the alumni match and first win for Gilmer. Final score was 8-0....
  • Gilmer/Pickens Alumni Football
  • Ride For Our Fallen Heroes (5/9/2015)

    Ride for Our Fallen Heroes was presented by American Legion Riders of Post 149 with proceeds to the American Legion Comfort Warriors Program. The ride left and returned to Rocco's Pub in Jasper for live music and raffles....
  • Ride For Our Fallen Heroes
  • Shop Local at the Friendly Jasper Farmers Market (5/9/2015)

    Finally a spring day that felt like a spring day. The sunshine put a smile on everyoneís face and made them think of planting vegetables. They had come to the to right place. There were plenty of vegetable plants, big healthy ones in need of planting, especially tomato plants in many varieties. ... more
  • Shop Local at the Friendly Jasper Farmers Market
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