PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • PHS Softball Player of the Week: Kaitlin Redman (10/5/2015)

    The Pickens High School Journalism Class reached out to coaches and directors to recognize players and students of the week across sports and activities. Kaitlin Redman was chosen as Player of the Week for Softball. Congratulations!... more
  • PHS Softball Player of the Week:  Kaitlin Redman
  • PHS Volleyball Player of the Week: Kirsten Elrod (10/5/2015)

    The Pickens High School Journalism Class reached out to coaches and directors to recognize players and students of the week across sports and activities. Kirsten Elrod was chosen as Player of the Week for Volleyball. Congratulations!... more
  • PHS Volleyball Player of the Week:  Kirsten Elrod
  • Georgia Marble Festival (10/4/2015)

    The Georgia Marble Festival is an annual event on the first weekend in October. This year, remnants of Hurrican Joaquin put a damper on the festival but the festivities still continued. ...
  • Georgia Marble Festival
  • Marble Festival Parade (10/3/2015)

    Parade Theme - "Our Marble - Our Heritage; Winners: 1st - Pickens County 4-H, 2nd - Pickens GOP, 3rd - The Devil's Shadow Haunted Hayride, Honorable Mention - Talmadge Brothers Funeral Home & Casket Company...
  • Marble Festival Parade
  • Marble Festival Road Race (10/3/2015)

    WINNERS: 5K - Overall & First Male ~ Matthew Stewart (18:38) and First Female - Sarah Turner (19:55); 1 MILE FUN RUN ~ Overall & First Female - Anslee Stone (7:17) and First Male - Caleb Bryant (7:23)...
  • Marble Festival Road Race
  • PHS CURRENT FUNDRAISERS (10/2/2015)

    The PHS Cheerleaders are selling T-shirts for the Pickens vs. Gilmer game on Oct. 30th. The t-shirts (AS-AXL) are $12 for short sleeve and $15 for long sleeve. The students are having a “White Out” for the Gilmer game; so, the shirts will be white. If you would like to purchase a shirt, please e-mai... more
  • PHS CURRENT FUNDRAISERS
  • PHS Teacher of the Year: Mrs. Leslie Zuidema (10/2/2015)

    Mrs. Leslie Zuidema was voted this year's 2015-2016 teacher of the year. Mrs. Zuidema has worked at Pickens High School since 2011. She teaches healthcare science. It is her passion. She's worked hard and dedicated hundreds of hours to her students. Before working here at the school she worked f... more
  • PHS Teacher of the Year:  Mrs. Leslie Zuidema
  • See You at the Pole (10/2/2015)

    On September 16, schools all over Georgia celebrated the yearly "See You At The Pole" where friends and strangers gather around the school's flag pole and worship. Pickens High FCA Vice President Matthew Bearden was there and when asked about how he felt said, "I was inspired to see so many peop... more
  • See You at the Pole
  • Amicalola EMC Annual Report 2014 (10/1/2015)
    Annual Meeting October 3, 2015
    Registration for the 2015 Annual Meeting will be held in the Truck Maintenance and Storage Building of the headquarters facility beginning at 11:30 a.m....
  • Amicalola EMC Annual Report 2014
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners October Work Session (Video) (10/1/2015)

    Items of discussion: FY 2016 Budget Calendar. Roy G Dobbs, Chief Appraiser of Pickens County announced during the Commissioners Work Session on October 1, 2015 that the county will be the second county to BETA test the new QPublic website....
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners October Work Session (Video)
  • Town of Talking Rock Council Meeting (Video) (10/1/2015)

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  • Town of Talking Rock Council Meeting (Video)
  • Autumn Andrews is Cheerleader of the Week (9/30/2015)

    The cheer coaches have selected Autumn Andrews as cheerleader of the week. She is a Sophomore JV Captain who also cheers with Varsity on Friday nights. Autumn is a responsible, dedicated cheerleader and a true class-act!... more
  • Autumn Andrews is Cheerleader of the Week
  • PHS Band Student of the Week: Lucas Pilla (9/30/2015)

    Lucas Pilla, Band Member of the Week, is a junior and serves as alto saxophone section leader in the marching band. Lucas has done an outstanding job this year with organizing his section, listening to music pass-off's, helping as part of the band leadership team and participating in class as S... more
  • PHS Band Student of the Week:  Lucas Pilla
  • Pickens County Receive GEMA Funds For Winter Weather in February 2015 (9/30/2015)

    Tim Reeve with Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) presented Commissioner Becky Denney, along with other county employees, a reimbursement check from the cost incurred during the winter storm in February 2015. The check from GEMA for $80,088.45 greatly offset the $89,877.18 spent for road ... more
  • Pickens County Receive GEMA Funds For Winter Weather in February 2015
  • Pickens Sheriff’s Office Make Arrest in Recent Business Break-Ins (9/30/2015)

    Led by Sheriff Donnie Craig, detective from the Pickens Sheriff’s Office, the Jasper Police Department, the Zell Miller Mountain Drug Task Force and Georgia Probation were able to make two arrests in the rash of business burglaries that have been taking place through Pickens County for the past mont... more
  • Pickens Sheriff’s Office Make Arrest in Recent Business Break-Ins
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