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PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • October Pickens Report (10/30/2013)

    As we move into the Fall season, it is my hope that our citizens are prepared for a winter that may be wet and cold. According to many of the “experts”, our weather could well be typical of many winters in the North Georgia Mountains that have occurred in the past. It may be cold and wet with some s... more
  • October Pickens Report
  • PHS Hosting Region XC Championships Fri. at Roper Park (10/30/2013)

    Collectively this season’s PHS Boys’ and Girls’ Cross Country teams have looked to be the strongest in school history. Both teams have been ranked in the Top 10 in the AJC and GA Milesplit polls for 4A all season and have taken home many medals and trophies from regular season meets. That is all hi... more
  • PHS Hosting Region XC Championships Fri. at Roper Park
  • Retired Educators October Meeting (10/30/2013)

    The Pickens County Retired Educators Association met on October 9 at United Community Bank. Lunch, catered by Taste of Joy, began at 11:30. Thirty-three attendees, including visitor/prospective member Tom Judkins were present. President Gerald Allen called the meeting into session at noon. Presi... more
  • Retired Educators October Meeting
  • Tate Day 2013: Bring the Children (10/30/2013)

    Tate Day, by proclamation of Pickens County's Sole Commissioner in 2006, is the first Saturday of November each year. This year's celebration is on the 2nd. The day is developed around family-friendly events; this year children/youths will be especially happy to attend. In a Children's Area located ... more
  • Tate Day 2013: Bring the Children
  • Tate Day, 2013: Renewals and Beginnings (10/30/2013)

    When Tate Day Homecoming Festival 2013 opens on November 2nd'some popular events from past festivals will be present combined with some new ones for this year. Repeating from previous years will be the opening parade and the Open House feature at Tate Elementary School. New for 2013, will be a play ... more
  • Tate Day, 2013: Renewals and Beginnings
  • WILDWOOD PLACES 3rd IN THE STATE ONE ACT PLAY COMPETITION (10/30/2013)
    Four Students Win Performance Awards
    (Marble Hill, Georgia) — Congratulations to Wildwood’s high school drama class for placing 3rd in the 2013 Georgia Independent School Association (GISA) Region 4A One Act Play Competition held October 22 at the West Georgia University campus in Carrollton, GA. Students presented an adaptation of the... more
  • WILDWOOD PLACES 3rd IN THE STATE ONE ACT PLAY COMPETITION
  • Winter Season Starts November 9 (10/30/2013)

    It was a cold morning last Saturday for the End of the Season Party, but the coffee and cider were hot and the tables were loaded with homemade goodies that were mostly eaten up by closing time. The conversations, usually goodbyes, this year were all about who would be coming for the Winter Season ... more
  • Winter Season Starts November 9
  • And the Boo Who? Scarecrow Contest Winners are.... (10/28/2013)

    First and foremost, the Jasper community for all the wondrous submissions to this year's scarecrow contest whose town came to life with all the fun scarecrows. Secondly, all who submitted scarecrows are winners for believing in the event by proudly announcing their organization to all who pass by. ... more
  • And the Boo Who? Scarecrow Contest Winners are....
  • TEA PARTY INVITES ALL THE CANDIDATES FOR AN “INDOOR CANDIDATE FAIR”-WHO WILL BE COMING? (10/25/2013)

    Once again, the Pickens County Tea Party dares to invite all the candidates who are announcing for 2014 races- local, state & federal. You as a voter, WHO PAY THE ELECTED OFFICIALS SALARY, should be able to look at these candidates as any EMPLOYER would at a new employee. You should be able to a... more
  •    TEA PARTY INVITES ALL THE CANDIDATES FOR AN “INDOOR CANDIDATE FAIR”-WHO WILL BE COMING?
  • Letter from Nelson Councilman Duane Cronic (10/25/2013)

    The City of Nelson elected a new City Council a little over a year ago. Three of us were elected to serve our full 4-year term, while two were elected to finish out terms of past Council members that felt compelled to resign prematurely. In the short amount of time this Council has been in off... more
  • A Magical Evening in Jasper (10/23/2013)

    A magical evening? Sometimes it happens. And that is what the Board of Directors of Prevent Child Abuse Pickens (PCAP) tried to accomplish on October 12th in Jasper. The 19 year old, non-profit agency, which provides educational and referral services to families in Pickens County, had cut its sta... more
  • A Magical Evening in Jasper
  • Come to the End of the Season Party (10/23/2013)

    Next Saturday is party time! Every year we celebrate the year with an End of the Season Party and we didn't want to break with that tradition just because it’s not exactly the end. The party will be ongoing during the regular hours 7:30 to 12:00. Many of the vendors are planning special treats an... more
  • Come to the End of the Season Party
  • Sheryl Messner, CPA - Chamber's October Small Business of the Month (10/23/2013)

    Pickens County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that the October Small Business of the Month is awarded to Sheryl Messner, CPA, P.C.. Sheryl Messner, will be awarded a framed certificate at the November Membership Breakfast by Community Bank of Pickens County, sponsor of the Business of the... more
  • Sheryl Messner, CPA - Chamber's October Small Business of the Month
  • Tater Patch Players 2014 Season Announced (10/23/2013)

    The Tater Patch Players Board of Directors is pleased to announce the 2014 Main Stage Season. These five productions will be included in the Season Ticket Package. Season tickets will once again be $60 for five shows..... an incredible bargain! Even though it's only October, it's not too early t... more
  • Tater Patch Players 2014 Season Announced
  • Travel In Style/Cruise Planners Agency - Chamber's September Small Business of the Month (10/23/2013)

    Pickens County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that the September Small Business of the Month is awarded to Travel in Style/Cruise Planners Agency. Tony Randall was awarded a framed certificate at the September Membership Breakfast by Mark Mitton of Community Bank of Pickens County, sponso... more
  • Travel In Style/Cruise Planners Agency - Chamber's September Small Business of the Month
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