PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Chamber Picnic & Cow-A-Bunga (6/14/2016)

    Pickens County Chamber of Commerce Member Appreciation Picnic in the Park was an an 'udderly' good time for Dr. Sonny Proctor and Max Caylor as winners of $1,650 each in Cow-A-Bunga. There was an 1 in 336 chance to win the GRAND PRIZE if 'ole Bessie or Clyde deposited on your square. Event sponsore...
  • Chamber Picnic & Cow-A-Bunga
  • The Pickens Report (6/14/2016)

    As school, graduations, Memorial Day holidays and local elections wrap up, you can feel outside the inevitable; summer has arrived. If you're needing childcare during the busy summer months the Pickens County Recreation Department is offering summer camp ($75 per week or $25 per day) Monday thru... more
  • The Pickens Report
  • American Legion Post 149 Honors Sue Wheeler (6/13/2016)

    American Legion Post 149 honored outgoing Commander Ron Wheeler's wife, Sue Wheeler, last Saturday at Woodbridge Inn during their monthly meeting with a special plaque recognizing her continuous support of the legion. She has embroidered shirts and hats, cooked delicious dishes enjoyed by all ... more
  • American Legion Post 149 Honors Sue Wheeler
  • American Legion Post 149 Recognizes Bargain Barn For Their Support (6/13/2016)

    Incoming Commander Ray Smith and officers of American Legion Post 149 present to Bargain Barn General Manager Cynthia Spriggs and store associates a beautiful plaque in recognition of their continued support for the Legion and its community projects. Smith commented that "It is the support like... more
  • American Legion Post 149 Recognizes Bargain Barn For Their Support
  • House of ZOO-OLOGY Ribbon Cutting (6/13/2016)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate House of ZOO-OLOGY for their Ribbon Cutting Celebration and brand new business. Are you looking for a new and exciting way to revamp your workout routine? Gabe Northern, owner and new Pickens County resident, is the person to see. ... more
  • House of ZOO-OLOGY Ribbon Cutting
  • 'Jasperís Most Talented' Contest to Return to the Independence Day Festivities (6/13/2016)

    As part of their 2016 Independence Day celebration, the Jasper Lions Club is happy to announce the return of the "Jasper's Most Talented" contest, to be held at the bandstand at Lee Newton Park. Participants may be individuals or groups, and may present any kind of family-oriented performance Ė... more
  • 'Jasperís Most Talented' Contest to Return to the Independence Day Festivities
  • Little League Baseball Team Thanks Legion for Support (6/13/2016)

    American Legion Post 149 is all about veterans helping veterans. But that is not the entire story. They are also there to help support the community. The projects are numerous and varied... assisting young and old... and answering the calls for help as needed. The most recent outreach for commun... more
  • Little League Baseball Team Thanks Legion for Support
  • Pickens County Planning & Development June 2016 (Video) (6/13/2016)

    Text Amendment TA-04-16-002Chapter 67 Outdoor Firing/Shooting Ranges was tabled....
  • Pickens County Planning & Development June 2016 (Video)
  • Upcoming Veteran Benefits Seminar Open To All Veterans (6/13/2016)

    All military veterans young and old are invited to participate in the American Legion Post 149 sponsored veteran benefits seminar to be held at Chattahoochee Technical College on Saturday, June 25th from 10:00 a.m. Ė 2:00. The seminar will feature a panel of experts in all areas of veteran suppor... more
  • Upcoming Veteran Benefits Seminar Open To All Veterans
  • Antiques & Art Car Artist Market (6/11/2016)

    Artists included Kip Ramey, Peter "Bongo" Loose, Mavis Stevens, Miz Thang, Darrel Reddy, Kristin Quackenbush, Ed Brackin Ed B's Studio 54, Crispy Printz, Ronnie Williams, Sam Granger, Christy Buchanan, Sunset Gypsy, Carol Smith Glaze, Jim Shores, Hallie Edwards/Big Gully - along with Junktiques, Tal...
  • Antiques & Art Car Artist Market
  • Meet Artist Jeanette Bottari (6/11/2016)

    Meet Clay and Fiber Artis - Jeanette Bottari as part of Pickens Arts and Cultural Alliances' Guide to the Arts - Summer 2016. Jeanette moved to Pickens in 1999 from Brookhaven after she bought a home for the shed in the back yard that would become her pottery studio. Her interest has shifted to inc...
  • Meet Artist Jeanette Bottari
  • Nelson City Council Meeting July 2016 (6/11/2016)
    Unable to video; Minutes by Miranda McDowell
    KnowPickens.com was unable to video this meeting. Below are a few highlights and them inutes by Miranda McDowell, City of Nelson Clerk. - The council voted to accept the 2017 Operating Budget Ordinance and the 2017 Capital Improvement Ordinance. - The council also announced a City Clean-up We... more
  • Nelson City Council Meeting July 2016
  • Summer Solstice Sound of Drums on Mt. Oglethorpe (6/11/2016)

    Monday, June 20, 2016Öthe sound of drums will be coming from the top of Mt. Oglethorpe in Eagleís Rest Park. Eagle's Rest Park will celebrate the Summer Solstice at 2:00 pm with the Drum Circle of Jasper. The gate at the top of Sanderlin Mt. in Big Canoe will open from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm for t... more
  • Summer Solstice Sound of Drums on Mt. Oglethorpe
  • Adopt Mutt for America (6/10/2016)

    Are you a salt of the earth, fried chicken and apple pie eating, flag waving American? Would you opt for a bass boat over a yacht? Is your idea of a Country Club a large stick found in the woods? Do you find Labradoodles, Yorkies, and Shih Tzus down right offensive? Pickens County Anima... more
  • Adopt Mutt for America
  • Do You Have Room For Marie? (6/10/2016)

    Little nub tailed Marie came to PCAS on April 19 testing positive for heart worms. Marie had very little hope of living a full happy life, but the good folks at Pickens Animal Shelter found room for Marie, treated her for heartworms and gave her a second chance. Marie is now fully vetted and read... more
  • Do You Have Room For Marie?
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