PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Pickens GOP Announces A Sizzling July Schedule (6/24/2014)
    Monthly Meeting on July 8th
    With the 238th birthday of America on July 4th and the run-off election for some key Republican candidates looming on July 22, the July 8th monthly County Committee Meeting is a call to arms for our Republicans who want to get involved and make a difference in the final planning and development of t... more
  • Pickens GOP Announces A Sizzling July Schedule
  • Pickens Sheriff Explorers Attend State Conference (6/24/2014)

    The Pickens Sheriff Explorers Post 0800 attended the Law Enforcement Explorer State Conference and Championship this past weekend at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth Ga. presented by the Law Enforcement Exploring Association of Georgia. On Thursday the 19th, two members of th... more
  • Pickens Sheriff Explorers Attend State Conference
  • PSO Employee Dinner Hosted by the Pickens Sheriff's Auxiliary (6/24/2014)

    More than 50 people attended the PSO Employee Dinner hosted by the Pickens Sheriff's Auxiliary on June 17, 2014 at the Pickens County Community Center. The Auxiliary provided all the food and preparation, including the pictured fruit bowls that were made and donated by Michelle Trowell. This m... more
  • PSO Employee Dinner Hosted by the Pickens Sheriff's Auxiliary
  • Beans, Squash, Cucumbers at the Jasper Farmers Market (6/23/2014)
    Don’t forget the Wednesday Market!
    More vegetable vendors and more vegetables at the farmers market this Saturday. There was a lot to choose from just in the bean category; yellow beans, flat beans, half runner beans, and the potential for even more kinds of beans next week. The growers are branching out and planting new and differe... more
  • Beans, Squash, Cucumbers at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Jasper Lions Award College Scholarships (6/23/2014)

    The Jasper Lions Club recently awarded four PHS graduating seniors with scholarship funds to assist their entry into college. As Lionism embodies the motto "We Serve", the scholarship application emphasized academic achievement, student involvement, and school/community volunteer activity. Each reci... more
  • Jasper Lions Award College Scholarships
  • 4-H Campers Experience Atlanta’s Outdoor Classroom (6/20/2014)

    Six Pickens county Cloverleaf 4-Hers attended camp June 2nd – June 6th at the Fortson 4-H Center in Hampton, GA. This camp is for 5th and 6th graders across the state. Campers experienced Fortson’s mini farm, Atlanta Motor Speedway, Stone Mountain and White Water. Campers enjoyed the zip line, ro... more
  • 4-H Campers Experience Atlanta’s Outdoor Classroom
  • Coach Donna Enis is New Head Coach for Girls Basketball at Pickens High School (6/20/2014)

    During last night's meeting, the Pickens County Board of Education approved Coach Donna Enis as the new head coach for girls basketball at Pickens High School. PHS Principal Chris J. LeMieux, Ed.D interviewed several coaches and determined Coach Enis was the best candidate for the job. Coach ... more
  • Coach Donna Enis is New Head Coach for Girls Basketball at Pickens High School
  • Pickens County Airport Appreciation Festival on June 28th (6/20/2014)
    FREE Flight by the EAA Young Eagle's Program
    The Experimental Aircraft Association (EEA), local Marietta chapter EAA268 (a not for profit organization), and the Pickens County Airport Management collaborate to bring to the citizens of Pickens County, and all others interested, the 2014 AIRPORT APPRECIATION FESTIVAL on Saturday, June 28th 09:00... more
  • Pickens County Airport Appreciation Festival on June 28th
  • PICKENS COUNTY CANNERY OPENING SCHEDULED (6/20/2014)
    Opening on Tuesday, July 1st
    Is the produce drawer in your refrigerator bulging with green beans and cucumbers? How many ways have you already prepared squash and zucchini this spring? Are your tomatoes already beginning to show that blush of red that signals their almost ready? If you answered yes to any of these question, ... more
  • PICKENS COUNTY CANNERY OPENING SCHEDULED
  • Arrest Made In Animal Cruelty Case (6/18/2014)
    Misdemeanor Charge of Four Counts of Animal Cruelty to Donna Yuszkiewicz Walker
    Last Night, the Pickens County Sheriff's Office arrested Donna Yuszkiewicz Walker of Ball Ground, GA with four counts of Animal Cruelty. Officials discovered neglected horses and donkeys boarded by Walker after a call on June 7, 2014. A customer noticed the animals were not being fed and wanted to... more
  • Arrest Made In Animal Cruelty Case
  • BE PATIENT WITH FLIGHTLESS CANADA GEESE THIS SUMMER (6/18/2014)

    (SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA) – The Canada goose is an adaptable bird that can live in a variety of locations, including open farmland and rural reservoirs to suburban neighborhood ponds, office complexes, parks and other developed areas. This proximity to people sometimes leads to frustration, especially ... more
  • BE PATIENT WITH FLIGHTLESS CANADA GEESE THIS SUMMER
  • Four Legged Love From Catness (6/18/2014)

    If you are looking for a loyal and fun companion, a buddy for one of your pets, someone to talk to, take rides with, or hold in your lap, please consider the following pet who needs a forever home to fill with laughter and love: Hello, I'm Catness and have finished having babies and am s... more
  • Four Legged Love From Catness
  • Four Legged Love From Red (6/18/2014)
    Female Lab Mix Dog
    If you are looking for a loyal and fun companion, a buddy for one of your pets, someone to talk to, take rides with, or hold in your lap, please consider the following pet who needs a forever home to fill with laughter and love: Hi, I'm Red! I am a petite mature lady seeking an affectiona... more
  • Four Legged Love From Red
  • Man from Talking Rock wins $1M in Ellijay (6/18/2014)

    A man from Pickens County is celebrating a big win from the Georgia Lottery. Dennis Noland of Talking Rock won a $1 million top prize playing the instant game $10 Million Cash Spectacular. Georgia Lottery representatives presented Noland with an oversized check Wednesday at Airport Grocery, 19 Su... more
  • Man from Talking Rock wins $1M in Ellijay
  • PICKENS COUNTY GA TEA PARTY WILL HOST PROJECT APPLE SEED SPEAKER AT JUNE MEETING (6/18/2014)
    Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 7-9PM at Chattahoochee Technical College
    Mr. Jim Terry, of Project Appleseed, will be the featured speaker at our next Tea Party meeting in Jasper. Mr. Terry was originally scheduled for our January meeting; but Mother Nature had other plans for Pickens County that week—snow and record-breaking low temperatures, which cancelled many event... more
  • PICKENS COUNTY GA TEA PARTY WILL HOST PROJECT APPLE SEED SPEAKER AT JUNE MEETING
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