PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Pickens High School Student Thomas Christoper DiPuma Receives National Honor (9/30/2014)
    Superior Academic Achievement by The National Society of High School Scholars
    The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) announced on September 18, 2014 that Thomas Christopher DiPuma from Talking Rock is a member of the esteemed organization. The Society recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship, and community commitment. T... more
  • Pickens High School Student Thomas Christoper DiPuma Receives National Honor
  • Takeaways from the 2014 Governorís Tourism Conference (9/30/2014)

    In an effort to learn more about the direction and trends in tourism which may be applicable to our community, Pickens Chamber of Commerce President Denise Duncan, Post Commissioner Becky Denney, 2012 Chamber Citizen of the Year Amelia McIntyre, and I attended the 2014 Governors Tourism Conference h... more
  • Takeaways from the 2014 Governorís Tourism Conference
  • PCMS DRAGON DASH (9/28/2014)

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  • PCMS DRAGON DASH
  • Heart and Soul Festival (9/27/2014)

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  • Heart and Soul Festival
  • Motorcycle Ride/Chili Cookoff (9/27/2014)

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  • Motorcycle Ride/Chili Cookoff
  • Nelson PD 5K Hill Challenge (9/27/2014)

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  • Nelson PD 5K Hill Challenge
  • KnowPickens.com's Facebook Feed alerts Jasper woman to $2M Powerball win (9/26/2014)

    An Internet site played a big role in helping a Georgia Lottery Powerball winner to come forward in claiming her prize. Janon Frei of Jasper matched the first five winning numbers from the Sept. 17 Powerball drawing, winning a $2 million prize. Frei selected the Power Play option for an additiona... more
  • KnowPickens.com's Facebook Feed alerts Jasper woman to $2M Powerball win
  • Mr. and Miss PHS - Andrew Haygood and Emma Shipley-Schmitt (9/26/2014)

    Each year, the senior class nominates ten young men and women to represent Pickens High School as the PHS Court. This year, the twenty nominees lined up during halftime at the football game on September 26th. The crowd eagerly awaited the announcement of Mr. and Miss PHS. Cheers rippled across t... more
  • Mr. and Miss PHS - Andrew Haygood and Emma Shipley-Schmitt
  • Apple Desert Contest This Saturday at the Jasper Farmers Market (9/24/2014)

    An interesting day at the market. Everyone knew that PBS was going to be there to film Chef Hans Ruffert for a cooking show, but beyond that we didnít know what to expect. The first thing we noticed was a man, who was not a market regular, walking around with a big professional looking camera ... more
  • Apple Desert Contest This Saturday at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Four Legged Love From Ellwood (9/24/2014)
    Four-month-old Belgian-Malinois Mix Male Puppy
    Hi, I am Ellwood a four-month-old puppy. I have had some hard times; my brother and I were thrown over a fence and left. Fortunately, the fence belonged to a dog-loving person who brought us to the PAR Ranch. We were in pretty bad condition, but the wonderful people here took great care o... more
  • Four Legged Love From Ellwood
  • North Georgia Falcons Pound Paulding County (9/24/2014)

    Friday night, September 19th the North Georgia Falconís Senior night turned into a scoring bonanza for the team as they pounded Paulding Countyís Hearts Academy. The game was a resounding victory for the Falcons with a final score of 63-6. The scoring duties were shared between 11 different Falc... more
  • North Georgia Falcons Pound Paulding County
  • PHS See You at the Pole (9/24/2014)

    Since 1990, on the fourth Wednesday of September thousands of students across the globe congregate around their schoolís flag pole. They assemble to participate in See You at the Pole . Upon gathering, the students pray for their peers, their school, and their nation. Over one hundred students atte... more
  • PHS See You at the Pole
  • Pickens County Sample Ballots for November 4, 2014 General Election (9/24/2014)

    Pickens County Sample Ballots for the November 4, 2014 election that is less than six weeks away. Visit http://www.mvp.sos.ga.gov or download the app 'GA Votes' to get your actual ballot. Georgians must be registered to vote by October... more
  • Pickens County Sample Ballots for November 4, 2014 General Election
  • Tater Patch Players present Little Shop of Horrors (9/24/2014)

    The Tater Patch Players will present the musical comedy, Little Shop of Horrors this fall. The show features a young man, Seymour, and the love of his life, Audrey. The setting is a failing flower shop on skid row. Seymour was raised in the flower shop and developed a love of exotic plants. ... more
  • Tater Patch Players present Little Shop of Horrors
  • A Call For Peace NOW in Conjunction with PCMS Dragon Dash (9/23/2014)
    September 28th beginning at 1:00 p.m.
    The Pickens County Middle School PTSA along with the Night Fighters of America are working together to help promote non violence of all kinds in our schools and communities. The PCMS PTSA and the Night Fighters of America have... more
  • A Call For Peace NOW in Conjunction with PCMS Dragon Dash
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