PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Free concert series continues at Holy Family (11/11/2014)
    Kennesaw State University trumpet ensemble on Sunday, November 16th
    The Episcopal Church of the Holy Family presents the November edition of its free concert series by hosting the Kennesaw State University trumpet ensemble under the direction of Dr. Douglas Lindsey, on Sunday, November 16, at 3:30 P.M. The ensemble has seen tremendous growth over the last 3 yea... more
  • Free concert series continues at Holy Family
  • Pickens County Planning Report October 2014 (11/11/2014)
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    Building permits are slight down year to date from 2013....
  • Pickens County Planning Report October 2014
  • GEORGIA DOT WANTS YOUR TWO CENTS IN WIDENING AND IMPROVING STATE ROUTE 53 BUSINESS IN PICKENS COUNTY (11/10/2014)
    Public Meeting on Tuesday, November 18 from 5 to 7 p.m.
    A public information open house to discuss the Georgia DOT’s proposed improvements to State Route (SR) 53 Business in Pickens County is scheduled for Tuesday, November 18, 2014 from 5 until 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Pickens County Administrative Offices, located at 1266 East Church Stre... more
  • GEORGIA DOT WANTS YOUR TWO CENTS IN WIDENING AND IMPROVING STATE ROUTE 53 BUSINESS IN PICKENS COUNTY
  • Three restaurants to open at North Gate Station (11/10/2014)

    Three restaurants will open soon in the North Gate Station on Steve Tate Hwy. Forks Deli will be on the far right, Reverend Billy’s Barbeque will be in the center and Ed and Lucy’s Italian Bistro will be on the left with the side door entrance. Photo by Wayne Tidwell...
  • Three restaurants to open at North Gate Station
  • Chattahoochee Technical College Marketing Team Wins Four Awards (11/7/2014)

    The National Council for Marketing and Public Relations recently honored Chattahoochee Technical College’s Marketing Team with four Medallion Awards. These awards recognize outstanding achievement in communications at community and technical colleges in District 2. It's the only organization of its ... more
  • Chattahoochee Technical College Marketing Team Wins Four Awards
  • OPTIMIST PECANS HAVE ARRIVED (11/7/2014)

    Each year the Optimist Club of Jasper sells FRESH pecans straight from the Georgia pecan groves during November and December. We guarantee that they are this year’s crop. These pecans are perfect for your Thanksgiving baking as well as Christmas giving. Each 12 oz. bag sells for $8.00. They are ... more
  • OPTIMIST PECANS HAVE ARRIVED
  • Sounds of Grace (11/7/2014)
    Winter Solstice - Dec. 21st at Eagle’s Rest on Mt. Oglethorpe
    The public is invited to experience the Winter Solstice at 2pm on Sunday, December 21st. The mountaintop will be filled with the sounds of grace and Christmas Carols. The event will also mark the first anniversary of the creation of Eagle’s Rest on Mt. Oglethorpe. The development of Eagle... more
  • Sounds of Grace
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Work Session (Video) (11/6/2014)

    Items for Discussion: 1) Water Fund Refinancing 2) OPEB – Post-Employment Medical Insurance Change 3) Retirement Plan 4) Roof – Extension Office (Jasper Depot) 5) Tate Depot Project Contract Review 6) Meeting Protocol/Public Participation 7) Creditors Bureau Associates of Georgia / EMS Collec...
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Work Session (Video)
  • Town of Talking Rock Council Meeting (Video) (11/6/2014)

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  • Town of Talking Rock Council Meeting (Video)
  • Animal Shelter of Pickens County Still Has FREE Cats (11/5/2014)

    The Animal Shelter of Pickens County is overrun with Cats and Kittens and offering many of them for FREE! Visiting hours are 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM Tuesdays through Fridays and 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM on Saturday. No appointment is required. If you can, please donate cleaning materials, pet food, and pe... more
  • Animal Shelter of Pickens County Still Has FREE Cats
  • Consider Sponsoring a Family or Child for Christmas at Talking Rock (11/5/2014)

    It is time to think about the joys of the upcoming Christmas season. Each year God does great things in our area. Many children would not have gifts and appropriate clothing for school if it were not for the generosity of many people and organizations. We at Talking Rock First Baptist Church are ... more
  • Consider Sponsoring a Family or Child for Christmas at Talking Rock
  • Four Legged Love From Zippy (11/5/2014)
    The Cat Who Thinks She is a Dog
    Hi, I am Ms. Zippy a one year old female grey domestic longhair mix cat. Even though I am a cat, I act like a dog sometimes. I will come when you call me, I will jump up for treats, and I like hanging out with puppies. My fur is so soft and beautiful, it is irresistible. People love to ... more
  • Four Legged Love From Zippy
  • Nelson Police Department November 2014 Newsletter (11/5/2014)

    In this issue: 5K Hill Challenge, Reserve and Auxiliary News, Police Department Stats, Training, Community Activities, and Abandoned and dilapidated properties...
  • Nelson Police Department November 2014 Newsletter
  • Pickens County Airport Authority Meeting (Video) (11/5/2014)

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  • Pickens County Airport Authority Meeting (Video)
  • Taste of Pickens THIS Saturday (11/5/2014)

    If you pass by this Saturday’s event you’ll have to wait another year for a chance to choose signature dishes from over 20 of Pickens best dining places for only $10.00. It’s the ninth year that C.A.R.E.S, has hosted A Taste of Pickens, and this one promises to be the best. Hours have changed thi... more
  • Taste of Pickens THIS Saturday
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