PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • KnowPickens eNewsletter - Plenty of Indoor Activities in January in Pickens (1/12/2015)
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  • KnowPickens eNewsletter - Plenty of Indoor Activities in January in Pickens
  • Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) Transportation Security Plan tested in North Georgia (1/9/2015)

    (DALTON, GA) – The local Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) Transportation Security Plan was tested on Thursday, January 8 in a functional exercise led by staff of North Georgia Health District 1-2 of the Georgia Department of Public Health and Georgia State Patrol. Emergency Management Agency (EMA)... more
  • UPDATE: Pickens County Health Department Has Reopened After Waterline Break (1/9/2015)

    The Pickens County Health Department in Jasper has reopened today, Friday, January 9, 2015, after repairs were made to a broken waterline break that occurred yesterday. Health Department hours of operation on Fridays are from 7:30 A.M. to 1 P.M. Posted January 8, 2015. Due to damage from a w... more
  • 2015 Rolls in with a Roll-in-the-Aisles Comedy (1/8/2015)
    Tater Patch Players 'Farce of Nature' opens January 23rd
    Tater Patch Players kicks off the 2015 season with the Georgia Premier of the wacky comedy Farce of Nature. This nutty play has had the cast and production staff laughing themselves silly during rehearsal. The comedy writing team of Jones, Hope, Wooten have brought another winner to the stage. T... more
  • 2015 Rolls in with a Roll-in-the-Aisles Comedy
  • Amicalola EMC is Pickens Chamber's December Large Business of the Month (1/8/2015)

    Pickens County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that the December Large Business of the Month was awarded to Amicalola Electric Membership Corp. They were awarded a framed certificate at the December Breakfast by Jarod Trammell of Community Bank of Pickens County, sponsor of the Business of... more
  • Amicalola EMC is Pickens Chamber's December Large Business of the Month
  • Chattahoochee Tech Ranked 10th Among Georgia’s Colleges and Universities (1/8/2015)

    (Marietta, Ga.) Chattahoochee Technical College is ranked as 10th in the state of Georgia by the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s list of the area’s 25 largest colleges and universities. The annual listing is part of the publication’s 2014-2015 Book of Lists, which contains 115 lists of Georgia schools,... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Ranked 10th Among Georgia’s Colleges and Universities
  • Help the Pickens County Library Write the Book on their Future (1/8/2015)
    Two focus group sessions planned in January
    The Pickens County Library is forming focus groups right now to provide input that will help the library develop a strategic plan for the immediate future. This focus group will be a series of one-hour sessions and you will be asked a few questions. Your input is highly desirable and valuable and... more
  • Help the Pickens County Library Write the Book on their Future
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Meeting (Video) (1/8/2015)
    2014 CRCT Perfect Scores In Math and Reading
    Mike Cowart was elected Board Chair and Delane Lewis Vice-Chair. ...
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Meeting (Video)
  • Pickens County Sheriff’s Office wraps up investigation of contraband found within the jail (1/8/2015)

    PSO News Release: After completing a three week Internal Investigation at the Pickens Sheriff’s Office, Sheriff Craig requested the assistance of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. The initial investigation was to follow up on a complaint that illegal contraband was being brought into the Adult D... more
  • Pickens County Sheriff’s Office wraps up investigation of contraband found within the jail
  • Pickens Senior Center Looking For Donations of VHS, DVDs, and Books on Tape (1/8/2015)

    Do you have VHS, DVDs or books on tape/cd you no longer use? Consider donating them to the Pickens Senior Center for seniors to check out and take home to watch. Due to the limited amount of money that seniors draw each month, most of them can not afford cable TV. With the winter months and due ... more
  • Pickens Senior Center Looking For Donations of VHS, DVDs, and Books on Tape
  • A RAINBOW OF COLORS (1/7/2015)

    Because seamless gutters now come in such a wide variety of colors, it is much easier for you to choose the right color to complement the exterior of your home. For existing homeowners, it becomes much easier for gutter contractors to replace a partially damaged gutter with colors that match your... more
  • A RAINBOW OF COLORS
  • Four Legged Love From Pippen (1/7/2015)

    I am Pippen, a very fun and entertaining one year old male cat. I have an orange tabby coat and amazing gold-green eyes. I look more like my big cat relative, the tiger, than most cats so I put on some regal poses at times. The wonderful people at the PAR Ranch have been enjoying my comp... more
  • Four Legged Love From Pippen
  • Pickens County Library Festival of Trees Winners (1/7/2015)
    Winner: Keep Pickens Beautiful & Harmony Elementary School
    Winner of the 2014 Festival of Trees, with the most votes for favorite tree goes to Keep Pickens Beautiful & Harmony Elementary School. The title of their tree was, A Renewable Christmas Tree, in which the students make ornaments from recycled materials. Congratulations! We will order a book of the... more
  • Pickens County Library Festival of Trees Winners
  • TWO-HOUR PICKENS COUNTY SCHOOLS DELAY ON THURSDAY, JANUARY 8, 2015 (1/7/2015)

    GEMA has advised the Pickens County School District of an Arctic cold front that is moving into Georgia and is bringing extreme cold temperatures for Thursday morning, January 8th. North Georgia temperatures are predicted to be in the single digits with accompanying harsh wind chill factors. D... more
  • TWO-HOUR PICKENS COUNTY SCHOOLS DELAY ON THURSDAY, JANUARY 8, 2015
  • HIBBETT SPORTING GOODS, INC. ANNOUNCES NEW STORE TO OPEN IN JASPER, GA (1/5/2015)

    (BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) – Hibbett Sporting Goods, Inc. (“Hibbett”), the national sporting goods retailer based in Birmingham, Ala., is pleased to announce the execution of a lease for a new store in Jasper, GA. Hibbett Sports plans to open the new location this spring at Jasper Commons. The store ant... more
  • HIBBETT SPORTING GOODS, INC. ANNOUNCES NEW STORE TO OPEN IN JASPER, GA
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