PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • This Gorgeous Male Kitten Needs a Furever Home (6/3/2016)

    Sweeney is a gorgeous three month old male kitten. He and his brother, Sparrow, are looking for furever homes! They are very playful and sweet and love attention. They get along well with other cats and seem to like dogs. Come visit Sweeney and all the other cats and kittens at the Pickens Animal Re... more
  • This Gorgeous Male Kitten Needs a Furever Home
  • Chattahoochee Tech Police to Offer Active Shooter Response Training (6/2/2016)

    To better prepare civilians for active shooter events, the Chattahoochee Technical College Police Department will be offering two free active shooter response training sessions on Saturday, June 4, at the college’s Appalachian Campus, located at 100 Campus Drive in Jasper. Session one is from 10 ... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Police to Offer Active Shooter Response Training
  • Pickens County Commissioners Work Session (6/2/2016)

    Items for Discussion: 1) Vineyard Way Dedication Discussion 2) Statewide Mutual Aid & Assistance Agreement 3) Refund Policy – Water Department 4) Capital Lease for 9-1-1 upgrade and two ambulances 5) Smoking Policy at Roper Park 6) Walk over policy for students at PCMS 7) Fee Schedule Revisio...
  • Pickens County Commissioners Work Session
  • Rock Star Ferrell tells Rotary 'It’s not them it's you!' (6/2/2016)

    Billed as "The Rock Star of Personal Development", Scot Ferrell lived up to his reputation of no non-sense straight to the point advice for getting relationships on track. He proclaimed, "I can inspire you but you are the only one who can motivate yourself to get passion and perfect direction on yo... more
  • Rock Star Ferrell tells Rotary 'It’s not them it's you!'
  • John Davis Golf Classic (6/1/2016)

    The Evelyn Hice-Griffin Community Service Award was presented to Heather Lane Garner, Paws on Main Veterinary Clinic. The John Henry Davis, Sr. Veterans Award was presented to Mr. Kenneth Eugene Dawson...
  • John Davis Golf Classic
  • Leap Into Books Parent Newsletter (6/1/2016)
    Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy
    In this issue: Speech and Language Development Tips for Children Ages 4 to 6; Jail N Bail Event Recap; Activities...
  • Leap Into Books Parent Newsletter
  • United Community Bank Selects Jasper Banker for Inaugural Leadership Academy (6/1/2016)
    Daniel Lopez Selected for Development Program
    United Community Bank has selected fifteen of its emerging leaders for its Leadership Academy, a professional development program. Daniel Lopez has been selected for the 2016-2017 class, which is the first year for the program. Lopez is City President of the United branch in Jasper, Ga. "We are ... more
  • United Community Bank Selects Jasper Banker for Inaugural Leadership Academy
  • Memorial Day Service (5/30/2016)

    Memorial Day Service 'Honoring Our Fallen & Their Families' on May 30, 2016 at Sunrise Memorial Gardens in Jasper, Georgia. S/SGT Jason T. Greene, Marine Corps Wounded Warrior Regiment was guest speaker. National Anthem and American Beautiful sung by Amberley Clark....
  • Memorial Day Service
  • FireBreather Crossfit Opens (5/27/2016)

    Dawne Slater, CF-L1 is ready to coach you at her new ‘Box’ called FireBreather Crossfit that opened on May 1, 2016 in Jasper, Ga. Following Coach Glassman's CrossFit® model, the goal is to get you in the best shape of your life through a general physical preparedness, regardless of skill level. ...
  • FireBreather Crossfit Opens
  • Tip 'n Toss To Help Prevent the Spread of Zika Virus (5/27/2016)

    The North Georgia Health District of the Georgia Department of Public Health is joining the statewide public health campaign in urging residents to clean up around their homes, their yards and their communities and discard unnecessary items that can hold water. Tip ‘n Toss after every rainfall to re... more
  • Tip 'n Toss To Help Prevent the Spread of Zika Virus
  • FREE LOVE (5/25/2016)

    Donnie will be dispensing free love to the first qualified PCAS customer. Donnie is a handsome, 2 year old, neutered male with a life time of love to give. But wait! There's more. With your free Donnie you will also receive an absolutely, 100% free, lifetime supply of: - Never-ending d... more
  • FREE LOVE
  • Governor's Office of Student Achievement Releases 2015 Report Card (5/25/2016)
    Pickens County School District Expects Gains with 2016 Test Data
    The Governor's Office of Student Achievement released a report card for public schools based in part on the 2015 Georgia Milestones Test. The Georgia Milestones Test contained a new set of requirements for each grade/subject area and replaced th... more
  • Governor's Office of Student Achievement Releases 2015 Report Card
  • Grades for Pickens County Schools in the Georgia School Reports (5/25/2016)
    Some report data is from the first year of the Milestones test in 2015
    Gov. Nathan Deal along with the Governor's Office of Student Achievement (GOSA) released its new School Reports website, which provides school performance reports for all public elementary, middle and high schools in Georgia. These r... more
  • Grades for Pickens County Schools in the Georgia School Reports
  • Tails on Trails: Georgia State Parks' New Dog-Walking Club Launches June 1st (5/25/2016)

    Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites will launch their newest dog walking club, “Tails on Trails,” in June 2016. Hikers and their four-legged companions are challenged to hike seven trails at Georgia State Parks and upon completion, dogs earn a bandana and their owners earn a t-shirt for logging the...
  • Tails on Trails: Georgia State Parks' New Dog-Walking Club Launches June 1st
  • Tyler Roberts' Photography Now Featured at Ed B's Studio 54 (5/25/2016)

    Photographer Tyler Roberts, Shroom Shoots Photography, is a new artist at Ed B's Studio 54, an artist co-op in Jasper, Georgia. Tyler, a 2013 Pickens High School graduate, began taking photos six years ago of his friends skateboarding with ... more
  • Tyler Roberts' Photography Now Featured at Ed B's Studio 54
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