(CALHOUN, Ga.) - Work could begin soon on replacing the bridge on State Route (SR) 372 over the Etowah River in Cherokee County. Georgia DOT has just awarded a contract to Baldwin Paving Company, Inc. of Marietta, Georgia, valued at nearly six million dollars for a construction project to replace th... more
CARES April-June 2014 Newsletter (7/12/2014) PDF file - opens in another window In This Issue: CARES Volunteer Highlights, From Your Director, From the Front Lines, Current Event Article, Happy Birthday!, Current Event, and Kristal Beaver Interview...
Pickens County Schools Open House Dates 2014 (7/11/2014) New Student Registration is July 22 Below are open house days for Pickens County Schools. New student registration is July 22nd.
Open House Dates
Harmony, Hill City, Jasper, and Tate Elementary Schools
August 7, 2014 ~ 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Hill City Elementary Pre K
August 7, 2014 ~ 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p... more
Once Good Samaritan Health and Wellness Center started construction on their new building, one of the first phone calls was to Keep Pickens Beautiful. “Recycling plastic bottles and aluminum cans used by the construction crews was just the right thing to do for the environment,” said Mark Hinton, C... more
(Marietta, Ga.) Chattahoochee Technical College students who are planning to enter some of the most in-demand career fields may be eligible for some extra funds starting this fall. Already available for students in Commercial Truck Driving, Early Childhood Care and Education and Practical Nursing, t... more
Recognition of Sheriff's Resource Officers (R Little) , GaDER Gold Award - The Installation of Emissions Control Devices, Rick Little and Bruce Godfrey, Approval of Tenative Budget for FY15 (A Smith)... more
Save the Date for the Heart & Soul Fall Festival (7/10/2014) September 27, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Holy Family Episcopal Church will hold its annual fall festival on Saturday, September 27 on Griffith Road. This is the congregation's primary fundraiser supporting local charities including Cares, Good Sam, ACES and the Boys and Girls Club.
It includes a massive Yard Sale and Silent Auction. T... more
Four Legged Love From Gretal (7/9/2014) Three-year-old, Labrador Retreiver/Shepherd mix, female dog A donation to Pickens Animal Rescue in someone’s name would make a wonderful birthday, anniversary, memorial or special occasion present and would help make sure no Buddy is left behind. All donations go to help the pets. Donations are accepted every day at the PAR Rescued Furniture Store.
If yo... more
Jerry Rhome was training three quarterbacks from New Jersey and invited a few of the Falcon players to participate in a 2-day camp held in Sugar Hill at Gary Pirkle Park.
Jerry Rhome played high school, college and professional football, then became an NFL Offensive Coordinator/QB Coach. He was a... more
On June 19, the Optimist Club of Jasper awarded their first Mountain Education Charter High School Scholarship to Crystal Buckingham, daughter of Rodney and Traci Buckingham. While Crystal attended MECHS for her senior year, she also took additional college courses at Chattahoochee Tech. Starting... more
The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome 515 Life Real Estate Company, LLC to the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce and was excited to help celebrate their business with a Ribbon Cutting, held Thursday, May 29.
515 Life Real Estate Company was founded by long-time Pickens Co... more
The Tater Patch Players will present the thrilling mystery, Postmortem. The play is set in April of 1922 at the famous Gillette Castle, located on the Connecticut River. The cast of the latest Broadway production of "Sherlock Holmes" gathers for a relaxing weekend at the beautiful medieval castle.
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