PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • PCRD Movie Under The Stars A Success (7/26/2016)

    The Pickens County Recreation Department would like to personally thank the following sponsors for their generous donations during our Movie Under the Stars event on July 23rd: 61 Main, Bargain Barn, Bigun's BBQ, Bojangles, Atlanta Braves, Buffalo Luke's, Community Bank of Pickens County, Day's C... more
  • PCRD Movie Under The Stars A Success
  • Pickens Tea Party Not Dumping Tea, But Protesting Government Overreach (7/26/2016)
    Meeting tonight starting at 7 p.m.
    Don't let the Summer heat stop you from participating in the greatest grassroots effort since the Boston Tea Party on December 16, 1773! Yes, you remember—that's when, In Boston Harbor, a group of Massachusetts colonists disguised as Mohawk Indians board three British tea ships and dump 342 chests o... more
  • Pickens Tea Party Not Dumping Tea, But Protesting Government Overreach
  • Join Stella’s Relaxation Revolution (7/25/2016)

    Four year old, 55 pound Stella seeks a soul mate who also appreciates the finer art of chillaxing. Top off that cup of coffee, throw on your bathrobe and get to PCAS today. Because leisure is best shared with a friend. Hours: Tuesday-Friday 12:00-5:00 & Saturday 11:00-3:00 CLOSED Sunday &... more
  • Join Stella’s Relaxation Revolution
  • Keep Things Simple and Adopt Jeff (7/25/2016)

    You prefer to keep things simple. Your lunch comes from the deli, your lawn is mowed by a service, all your dishes are paper, and mom still does your laundry. Why tolerate the complications associated with a new puppy, chewing, house training, etc.? Your best friend should also be uncompli... more
  • Keep Things Simple and Adopt Jeff
  • Salsa Time at the Jasper Farmers Market (7/25/2016)
    Contest August 6th
    Time to think about making salsa. For the best results, start out with fresh ingredients, such as the tomatoes and peppers that are in abundance at the farmers market this time of the year. Salsa is delicious when fresh or it can be canned for a taste of summer all winter long. If you like salsa ... more
  • Salsa Time at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Vote Tuesday, July 26th For Pickens County Board of Education Post 1 (7/25/2016)
    774 cast their ballot during advanced voting
    Out of 19,813 registered voters in Pickens County, cast their ballot (in-person and mail-out) cast their vote during advanced voting for the runoff election for Pickens County Board of Education Post 1 between incumbent Mike Cowart and Katherine White. If you haven't voted, vote at your poll loca... more
  • Vote Tuesday, July 26th For Pickens County Board of Education Post 1
  • Pickens SeaDragons Brought Home 33 Medals From State Championship (7/22/2016)
    Victor Lane is State Champion in 100 IM
    18 Pickens SeaDragons swimmers competed against 26 other teams in the B/C State Championship in Tifton last weekend. Out of 728 competitors, the SeaDragons age 7-10 year old won 14 medals on Friday and age 11-18 year old won 19 medals on Saturday, including a State Champion win by Victor Lane in... more
  • Pickens SeaDragons Brought Home 33 Medals From State Championship
  • Dawsonville Distinctive Dentistry – Ribbon Cutting (7/21/2016)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate Dawsonville Distinctive Dentistry for their Ribbon Cutting Celebration and new Chamber membership. They have been serving the Dawsonville, GA and surrounding North Georgia communities, including Bent Tree and Big Canoe, for more th... more
  • Dawsonville Distinctive Dentistry – Ribbon Cutting
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners July 2016 (Video) (7/21/2016)

    Employee Recognition - Stanley Mulkey ~ 10 years; Proclamation – Pickens County as a Purple Heart County; Appoint members to the Pickens County Airport Authority; Jeff Squires - proposed Dollar General...
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners July 2016 (Video)
  • Sophie and Sackett Assessed by a Certified Dog Trainer (7/20/2016)

    They tested well with cats and should do well with other dogs and children. They both were described as good on a leash, gentle, and friendly. 12 year old, senior, Shephard mixes, Sophie and Sackett were living the utopian dog’s life. They grew up together, were house trained together, and were h... more
  • Sophie and Sackett Assessed by a Certified Dog Trainer
  • Vegetables Plentiful at the Jasper Farmers Markets (7/20/2016)

    It used to be that if you didn’t get to the farmers market early the vegetables would all be sold out, except for a few squash or cucumbers. If you did find what you wanted you bought it then, before you had walked around to see what all of the other vendors had, fearing it might be gone when you ... more
  • Vegetables Plentiful at the Jasper Farmers Markets
  • Economic Developer Presents Dynamic Program During Chamber Breakfast (7/19/2016)

    The Chamber Membership Breakfast was held July 12th with over 150 in attendance. All attendees were invited to come early or stay late to check out our Church Showcase, a program in which Church Chamber members are invited to showcase their church, services, and outreach programs. Madeline's Caf... more
  • Economic Developer Presents Dynamic Program During Chamber Breakfast
  • Mary Ann's Awarded Pickens Chamber Small Business of the Month (7/19/2016)

    Please join the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce in congratulating the July Small Business of the Month, Mary Ann's. A framed certificate was awarded to Mary Ann Garner, Owner, at the July Chamber of Commerce Breakfast by Melissa Jordan of Community Bank of Pickens County, sponsor of the Business ... more
  • Mary Ann's Awarded Pickens Chamber Small Business of the Month
  • BACK-TO-SCHOOL BASH Health Clinic (7/18/2016)
    July 19
    Prepare your child for the upcoming school year! The Pickens County Health Department will conduct a BACK-TO-SCHOOL BASH Health Clinic on Tuesday, July 19th from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The health department is located at 60 Health Way in Jasper. This is the One-Stop Spot fo... more
  • BACK-TO-SCHOOL BASH Health Clinic
  • The Hot Biscuit Run (7/16/2016)
    Avery Franklin Overall Winner
    Male and Overall Winner: Avery Franklin (21:26); Female Winner: Savannah Rice (21:57); Results...
  • The Hot Biscuit Run
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