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PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • IS THIS YOUR CUP OF TEA? (2/19/2014)

    FEBRUARY ROUND TABLE: Due to the second SNOW SLAM to Pickens County this month, the Pickens County Round Table has rescheduled to meet on Thursday, February 20th, at the Pueblo Cantina Restaurant, 25 Luke Carver Drive (behind Wendy’s on Hwy 53W). Plan to begin gathering at about 11:30AM to o... more
  • IS THIS YOUR CUP OF TEA?
  • January Pickens Report (2/19/2014)

    I apologize for the delay in getting my monthly report to you for January, but the weather has not been very cooperative. As everyone is aware, Pickens County was impacted by the winter storms that hit North Georgia during the last week in January and the latest one which hit the week just before Va... more
  • January Pickens Report
  • PICKENS COUNTY TEA PARTY HOSTS CANDIDATE FORUM AT FEBRUARY 25TH MEETING (2/19/2014)

    As the political season heats up to November, the TEA Party will start with a forum featuring the local candidates for offices. Running for Pickens County School Board, presently seated members Byron Long, Wendy Lowe and Dan Fincher have accepted the invitation to participate in the question-an... more
  • PICKENS COUNTY TEA PARTY HOSTS CANDIDATE FORUM AT FEBRUARY 25TH MEETING
  • SHARPTOP ARTS ASSOCIATION AND ANIMAL SHELTER OF PICKENS WILL “PAINT PICKENS GREEN” ON MARCH 15TH (2/19/2014)

    The Sharptop Arts Association for over 20 years has celebrated young artists and the fine art teachers in Pickens County. This year, from February 27th to April 5th, they have dedicated the Center to a month of exhibits featuring student art throughout the Gallery located on D.B. Carroll Street in ... more
  • SHARPTOP ARTS ASSOCIATION AND ANIMAL SHELTER OF PICKENS WILL “PAINT PICKENS GREEN” ON MARCH 15TH
  • COMMUNITY THRIFT STORE - A GREAT 2013 (2/17/2014)

    The Community Thrift Store had records sales in 2013 finishing with an increase of over 40 thousand dollars over 2012. The community supports the store with its donations, volunteers and sales. Store profits of over 3.8 million dollars have been returned to the community through grants to local or... more
  • COMMUNITY THRIFT STORE - A GREAT 2013
  • Healthy relationships: the key to a healthy heart? (2/17/2014)

    February is American Heart Month. Throughout the month, plenty will be said about physical risk factors for heart disease, the number one killer of women. One thing that is often overlooked but should not be underestimated, doctors say, is the impact emotional well-being can have on one’s heart. ... more
  • Healthy relationships: the key to a healthy heart?
  • Susan White Inducted Into Georgia Optimist Hall of Fame (2/17/2014)

    Susan White who has been a member of Optimist International and the Optimist Club of Jasper since 1998 was inducted into the Georgia District Hall of Fame at the recent conference held in Athens, GA. Susan was Optimist Club of Jasper President in 2001-2002 when the club was recognized as both an Ho... more
  • Susan White Inducted Into Georgia Optimist Hall of Fame
  • Tater Patch Players Director Stan O'Kelley Announces the Cast & Crew for No Sex Please, We're British (2/17/2014)

    Direcor Stan O'Kelley and his assistant Alicia Moore have put together a cast and crew of epic proportions for the Tater Patch Players production of No Sex Please, We're British. You will see new faces and old favorites on stage for this uproariously funny show. On stage you will see newcomers, C... more
  • Tater Patch Players Director Stan O'Kelley Announces the Cast & Crew for No Sex Please, We're British
  • Wildwood Welcomes The Community To Open House (2/17/2014)
    Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.
    Wildwood Christian Academy opens its doors to the community for an Open House, Sunday, March 2 at 2:00 p.m. The public is welcome to tour the Wildwood campus, meet the administration and teaching staff and learn about Wildwood’s philosophy and learning environment. Wildwood is a 501(c) (3) n... more
  • Wildwood Welcomes The Community To Open House
  • ****Pickens County Water Bill Late Fee Date Extended to February 18 (2/14/2014)

    Due to the recent bad weather Pickens County Water will not be accessing late fees until Tuesday February 18, 2104 at 5:00 p.m. ... more
  • Tater Patch Players to Present 'No Sex Please, We're British' (2/14/2014)
    Show Opening in March
    The Tater Patch Players are launching right into their second play of the season with the opening of No Sex Please, We're British, next month. Rehearsals began last month for this fast paced comedy, with loads of fun characters reacting to a chain of unfortunate events, each in their own way. The re... more
  • Tater Patch Players to Present 'No Sex Please, We're British'
  • ***CLOSINGS / CANCELLATIONS on February 14 (2/13/2014)

    Pickens County Government Offices Pickens County Schools Wildwood Christian Academy Pickens County Chamber of Commerce Jasper Dental Associates Foothills Dental Associates ... more
  • Blue Ridge couple fights wife’s cancer hand-in-hand (2/12/2014)

    Norma Maner has been her husband Jim’s "right hand woman," helping him produce his renowned metal art that’s been featured in Southern Living and on Good Morning America, for 40 years. When breast cancer struck for a second time, her role changed and it was her husband Jim who supported her through ... more
  • Blue Ridge couple fights wife’s cancer hand-in-hand
  • CARES October - December 2013 Newsletter (2/12/2014)
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    In this issue: Taste of Pickens, CARES Volunteer Highlights, From Your Director, From the front lines ... more
  • Four Legged Love From Nicky Pup (2/12/2014)

    If you are looking for a loyal and fun companion, a buddy for one of your pets, someone to talk to, take rides with, or hold in your lap, please consider the following pet who needs a forever home to fill with laughter and love: Yippee! I am the Nicky Pup and I am old enough to go to a l... more
  • Four Legged Love From Nicky Pup
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