| More than fifty artists, galleries, and art organizations will be throwing their doors wide open the second weekend in December in the hopes of invigorating the art scene in North Georgia. (11/6/2012) |
Unlike a traditional art trail, the Ramble will visit galleries and art centers in addition to artist studios, making this a true community experience. Ramblers can wind their way from one location to the next, seeing what the various artists have to offer, getting to know the creative side of their... more
| Save Your Cans for the Pride of Pickens Marching Band (11/6/2012) |
Sharon Harp with Keep Pickens Beautiful started a new program "Cans for Marching Band".
She will be collecting bags of aluminum cans to turn into Pickens High School Marching Band for a fundraiser.
If you are interested in donating aluminum cans for this cause, you can e-mail Sharon at sharo... more
| The Pickens Report from Commissioner Rob Jones (11/6/2012) |
The leaves are falling off the trees in large numbers and cold weather is slipping into our county from the North. As I write this article, I am thinking about all the families and individuals that will be impacted by the hurricane named “Sandy” and hope that the forecasters are incorrect in their ... more
| Cat Scratch Disease (10/31/2012) |
Hopefully none of you believe the old myth that black cats are bad luck. Cats of any color make great companions. However, it is important to remember that there are some diseases that can be transmitted from animals to people. These are called zoonotic diseases, and cat scratch disease is one of th... more
| Heating Safety (10/31/2012) |
Be Warm and Safe This Winter!
Did you know that heating equipment is one of the leading causes of home fire deaths? With a few simple precautions you can prevent most heating fires from happening.
Keep anything that can burn at least three-feet away from heating equipment, like the furnace, fireplace, wood stove, or port... more
| Honor Someone on the Love Light Tree at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital (10/31/2012) |
Would you like to honor a friend or family member as well as contribute to the Chest Pain Center at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital?
Then purchase a Love Light ($5) or Star Light ($15) for the Annual Love Light Tree from an Auxiliary member on Saturday, Nov. 3, Nov. 10, or Nov. 17 from 9:00 - 3:... more
| Keep Pickens Beautiful - The Clean Sheet (PDF) (10/31/2012)|
| Marble Valley Community Choir Performances in November and December (10/31/2012) |
Marble Valley Community Choir has a busy holiday season ahead with performances in November and December throughout the county. Please make plans to see this talented group at one of these great events.
On November 8, 2012 at 7:00pm, MVCC will open for the Young Actor's Projects' "Sherlock Meet... more
| Pickens County is Included in the First Annual North Georgia Art Ramble (10/31/2012) |
Self-Guided Opend Studio Tour will take place December 8 & 9 from 10 AM - 5 PM
The First Annual North Georgia Art Ramble is a self-guided open studio tour of 27 studios and galleries situated in six North Georgia counties. (Fulton, Cherokee, Forsyth, Fannin, Pickens and Gordon) The Ramble will take place the 8th and 9th of December from 10am – 5pm. Come experience the creativ... more
| Veterans Plan to Attend the Annual Veterans Day Luncheon at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital (10/31/2012) |
November 12 from 11 a.m to 1 p.m.
Piedmont Mountainside Hospital and Stearns Bank invite you and your spouse to join them for the The Annual Veterans Day Luncheon. Luncheon is on November 12th from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Lower Level of the Piedmont Mountainside Hospital.
Questions: Please call Janet Ponder at 706.299.556... more
| Citizen of the Year Nomination Underway (10/29/2012)|
Deadline for Nominations is Noon, Friday, December 14, 2012
The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting nominations for the 2013 Citizen of the Year. The Citizen of the Year will once again announced during the Annual Winter Ball which will be held January 26, 2013 allowing for the Citizen to wear the crown throughout an entire calendar ye... more
| Director Stanley O’Kelley works with Cast and Crew of The Miracle Worker (10/29/2012) |
Stanley O’Kelley has stepped up to direct the upcoming production of The Miracle Worker. The Hinton resident loves the challenges that the show presents. “I like working with things that are difficult or different, like theater in the round or dinner theater.” Says O’Kelley “I love the challenge.”... more
| Eight Month Leadership Pickens Classes Kicked Off at UGA (10/29/2012) |
On October 19th & 20th, twenty five individuals from Pickens County started on an eight month journey to become better leaders. These individuals represent a vast variety of occupations in our county. Classes were held at the J.W. Fanning Institute on the gorgeous campus of the University of Georgia... more
| Four Legged Love From Bitsy (10/29/2012) |
The following pet are looking for a home to fill with laughter and love.
Hi, I am Bitsy, a four-month old, female Chihuahua-mix puppy. I weigh about six pounds and I like all creatures: kids, dogs, and cats. I am playful and well behaved and have lots of love to give. I have a be... more
| Four Legged Love From Rafa (10/29/2012) |
The following pet is looking for a home to fill with laughter and love.
Hi, I am Rafa, a very special and beautiful female Chesapeake Bay Retriever. I am wonderfully loving, loyal, and docile. I had a good home, but my person died and I was brought here to the County Shelter where I h... more
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