On Thursday and Friday, October 23-24, 2014, five members of the Skills USA Club at Pickens High School attended the Skills USA Fall Leadership Conference on Jekyll Island.
The students that attended were: Leala Stanfield, Alexis Swofford, Luke Stephens, Tate McCollum and Kyle Baker.
They at... more
The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce would like to Welcome Discount Tire to the Chamber of Commerce and congratulates them on their Ribbon Cutting, held October 15, 2015. Discount Tire is celebrating 35 years in business and now, 3 generations. Discount Tire is not only a tire dealer who sale whol... more
The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce is proud to have Crossroads Painting as part of our Chamber family. Thursday, September 18th the Chamber celebrated with a Ribbon Cutting ceremony their location at 4855 Hwy 53 East in Tate.
Crossroads Painting is a fully licensed and insured home and commer... more
The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce and Piedmont Mountainside welcomes W. Gregory Berkley, M.D., and Kathirae Severson, M.D., to the new Internal Medicine practice on the Piedmont campus.
On October 21, a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house event was held at the office, attended by Chamber... more
The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce is proud to welcome Salon 84 to the Community and to the Chamber. Salon 84 opened September 22nd and was honored with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on September 30th.
Experience dedicated professionalism with their talented artists. Your appearance is their hig... more
Last Friday the State School Superintendent, John Barge, visited Pickens High, as promised when he said he would visit every school upon being elected. Barge said, "Both leaders and teachers are critical to an effective school."
Barge, as well as Pickens County Schools Superintendent, Dr. Lula M... more
Four Legged Love From Daisy (10/29/2014) Five year old basset hound female dog Hi, I am Daisy, a really special dog. The people here at the PAR Ranch say I would be good with any type family or home. I guess that means I am adaptable as well as adoptable. I am house trained and I walk well on a leash. And I look pretty cool with my tan and white coat and freckled no... more
A groundbreaking ceremony for Good Hope Acres, Habitat Pickensí 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. Leakís 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 parentís 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
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