PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Pickens County Planning & Development April 2016 Report (5/10/2016)

    Pickens County Planning & Development monthly report for April activity: Permits 125 in April 2016 80 in April 2015 Site Built Homes 10 in April 2016 6 in April 2015 Permit Revenue $21,763.42 in April 2016 $10,198.61 in April 2015 Inspections 141 in Apr... more
  • 	Pickens County Planning & Development April 2016 Report
  • Angels on Horseback Looking for a New Home (5/10/2016)

    Horses have been especially prominent creatures for all of recorded time, and the bond between horses and humans is profound. In the past, horses were important and significant because they were swift transportation, tireless farmers, and sometimes courageous warriors. The invention of the engine... more
  • Angels on Horseback Looking for a New Home
  • Buster Needs a Furever Home (5/10/2016)

    I'm Buster! I am 4 years old. I am a newer resident of PAR and I am looking for my furever home. I am house-trained, I get along with children and I like other dogs! Please come visit me! Adoption Fees: $150 Dogs/Puppies & $100 Cats/Kittens. Adoption fee includes spay/neuter, all vaccines... more
  • Buster Needs a Furever Home
  • Changing Lanes Spring Newsletter (5/10/2016)
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    In this issue: Class Schedules; Association with Out-of-the-Box Solutions to provide PRIME SOLUTIONS Substance Abuse Treatment groups; The Ten Commandments of Car Maintenance; Kentucky Derby Pie Recipe...
  • Changing Lanes Spring Newsletter
  • Flowers for Mom at the Jasper Farmers Market (5/10/2016)

    What can be more appropriate for Mothers Day than flowers? They were plentiful at the Jasper Farmers Market on Saturday. Greeting customers at the entrance were Jenny Fellenbaum's beautiful peonies; there were four arrangements if you got there early. They sold out quickly. Other flower vend... more
  • Flowers for Mom at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Pickens County Chamber partners with Walkabout Local for Innovative Affinity Program (5/10/2016)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce announces the partnership with Walkabout Local, an affinity and marketing program that gives Pickens County small businesses an innovative new way to promote their business, events, promotions. Walkabout Local gives visitors to Pickens County and locals ali... more
  • Ribbon Cutting Celebration for 268 Hair Salon & Spa (5/10/2016)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate 268 Hair Salon & Spa for their Ribbon Cutting Celebration. Looking for a trim or a whole new style? Stop by to see one of the amazing stylists at 268 Hair Salon & Spa. They offer a wide range of hair and skin services, including ha... more
  • Ribbon Cutting Celebration for 268 Hair Salon & Spa
  • Bill Newton Announces Candidacy for Pickens County Commission Chair (5/9/2016)

    It's an honor to announce that I am a candidate for the Pickens County Commission Chair position. I feel that after twelve years of the same Commission Chair, some people may think its time for a change. I can see a lot of things that still need attention. We still are dependent on Cherokee coun... more
  • Bill Newton Announces Candidacy for Pickens County Commission Chair
  • Itís time for MUST Summer Lunch! (5/9/2016)
    Volunteers and Donations Needed
    While summer often means sleeping in or planning your next getaway, many of your neighbors are wondering how they will feed their children lunch today. During school, a free lunch meal doesn't come out of the sparse family budget. That's when MUST Ministries steps in with the Summer Lunch Program an... more
  • Itís time for MUST Summer Lunch!
  • Re-elect Robert (Rob) P. Jones Commission Chairman (5/9/2016)

    To the citizens and voters of Pickens County, I would like to say thank you for your support over the past 11 years. It comes with great pride and honor to have served as your Sole Commissioner for 2 terms and currently serving as Chairman of the Board of Commissioners. Let's keep in mind ... ... more
  • Re-elect  Robert (Rob) P. Jones  Commission Chairman
  • Pastor's Pot Cooking Challenge (5/7/2016)

    14 Churches participated in the Pastor's Pot Cooking Challenge raising $8,030 for CARES For Pickens County, our local food pantry....
  • Pastor's Pot Cooking Challenge
  • HCES Sleeping Beauty (5/6/2016)

    Hill City Elementary School presented 'Sleeping Beauty' on May 6, 2016 at the Pickens High School Performing Arts Center. 58 Students from kindergarten through fifth grade participated. Photos by director Eileen Steinhauer. ...
  • HCES Sleeping Beauty
  • PHS Principal Dr. Chris LeMieux Resigns,Takes Central Office Position (5/6/2016)
    Board of Education voted on certified personnel during a called meeting
    Current Pickens High School Principal Dr. Chris LeMieux announced his resignation. At the called Board of Education meeting, LeMieux was approved for a central office position, Parent Involvement Coordinator, for the 2016-2017 school year. ...
  • PHS Principal Dr. Chris LeMieux Resigns,Takes Central Office Position
  • Adam Leicht Signs to Play Soccer at Oxford College (5/5/2016)

    Senior Adam Leicht signed today to play soccer for the men's soccer team of Oxford College of Emory University. Coach Gregory Moss-Brown of Oxford College of Emory University stated of Adam, "We are ecstatic to have Adam join the men's program and we look forward to his contributions both on and... more
  • Adam Leicht Signs to Play Soccer at Oxford College
  • Town of Talking Rock Council May 2016 Meeting (Video) (5/3/2016)

    Approval to enter into a contract to purchase real estate - the 'little red house' beside fire department (4679 Hwy. 136 West) for $20,000....
  • Town of Talking Rock Council May 2016 Meeting (Video)
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