PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Pickens County Board of Elections and Registration 2015 Budget Meeting (Video) (10/20/2014)

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  • Pickens County Board of Elections and Registration 2015 Budget Meeting (Video)
  • Pickens High School Superlative Winners (10/20/2014)

    Congratulations to the following Freshmen Superlative winners: Biggest Disney Fanatic: Luke Collis and Emily Gibson Best Eyes: Hunter Raynes and Shae Chadwick Most Likely to become President: Nick DiPuma and Hannah Ballard Most Shy: Corey Smith, Sierra Rice Most Likely to be... more
  • Pickens High School Superlative Winners
  • Pickens Sheriff's Office 2015 Budget Meeting (Video) (10/20/2014)

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  • Pickens Sheriff's Office 2015 Budget Meeting (Video)
  • What should you do if you find yourself inside a snakes strike zone? (10/20/2014)

    This time of year many of our venomous species have given birth and the babies are reaching maturity enough so that they want to explore and leave the birth site. These inexperienced small snakes can end up in some peculiar places: outdoor pet dishes, outdoor shoes, potted plants, drainage ditches.... more
  • What should you do if you find yourself inside a snakes strike zone?
  • Pickens County Retired Educators Association Hears About Physical Fitness (10/17/2014)

    "Come play with us and our wonderful toys" was the invitation Kristina Harkins extended to local retired educators at their October meeting. Ms. Hawkins, representing Jasper Fitness Center, explained the Silver Slippers program available to many senior citizens through their insurance plans. She s... more
  • Pickens County Retired Educators Association Hears About Physical Fitness
  • New Drama Program For Children at CAPAA (10/16/2014)
    Grades 3rd - 9th sign up by October 30th
    The Creative and Performing Arts Academy is excited to offer a new drama program for children in grades 3rd – 8th. The class will create and perform a Christmas themed piece. The students will be given the opportunity to act, write their own dialogue and monologues and there will also be seasonal mu... more
  • New Drama Program For Children at CAPAA
  • Oktoberfest drew a festive crowd despite a dismal forecast (10/16/2014)

    The Big Canoe Oktoberfest has always been a popular fall event—rain or shine—and this year the weather provided both. (Links to Smoke Signals article)...
  • Oktoberfest drew a festive crowd despite a dismal forecast
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Meeting (Video) (10/16/2014)

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  • Tate Day Festival Plans Move Forward (10/16/2014)

    Marble Festival has passed; Talking Rock Heritage Days are a week away. Attention now turns to Pickens County's third annual fall festival-Tate Day. In 2006, then Sole Commissioner Robert Jones signed a proclamation designating the first Saturday of each November as Marble Valley Friends' Tate D... more
  • Tate Day Festival Plans Move Forward
  • Trail Tree Newsletter October 2014 (10/16/2014)
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    In this issue: Trail tree database, Indian Trails Mapping Program, Mystery of the Trees Documentary, Mystery of the Trees Presentations and Book Signings, Dee Sturgis Artis, ...
  • Trail Tree Newsletter October 2014
  • CARES July - September 2014 Newsletter (PDF) (10/15/2014)
    A Taste of Pickens is November 8th from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
    Monday hours are now 12:30 p.m-3:00 p.m. In this issue: Volunteer Highlights, From Your Director, From the Front Lines, Events, Rev. Ben Laughlin Board of Director Highlight...
  • CARES July - September 2014 Newsletter (PDF)
  • South Cherokee Driver Improvement Clinic Changing Lanes October Issue (10/15/2014)
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    Read all about how you can win a $25 gas card just for taking a selfie! ...
  • South Cherokee Driver Improvement Clinic Changing Lanes October Issue
  • Four Legged Love From Barney (10/14/2014)
    Two-year-oold Bullmastiff mix male dog
    Hello, I am Barney; a big handsome tough looking guy. But actually I am a low key laid back gentle giant. I like to spend my time hanging out and people watching. I weigh about 80 pounds and have a beautiful brindle coat. I am crate trained and would love to go for walks with a mature per... more
  • Four Legged Love From Barney
  • Four Legged Love From Diego (10/14/2014)
    Four-month-old Chihuahua mix male dog
    Hi, I am Diego, the perfect lap dog. I am small; I weigh about six pounds, and I love to be held. When I am in your arms, my ears perk up to let you know how happy that makes me. The people here at the Pickens Animal Rescue Ranch say I am sweet, playful, and get along well with other dog... more
  • Four Legged Love From Diego
  • Pickens County Chamber Recognizes Cora’s Country Diner with a Ribbon Cutting (10/14/2014)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome new member Cora's Country Diner to the Chamber and congratulate them on their Ribbon Cutting, held September 25th. Cora grew up in the kitchen watching her mama cook. She taught her a lot and especially how to make her biscuits. Her ma... more
  • Pickens County Chamber Recognizes Cora’s Country Diner with a Ribbon Cutting
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