PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Green Tradition Continues With Georgia’s Christmas Tree Recycling Event Set For January 4th (1/3/2014)

    Keep Georgia Beautiful, The Home Depot, The Davey Tree Company, and WXIA 11-Alive want to “chip” in and help you get your house back in order after the Christmas holidays. We have made at least one household decision free, easy and eco-friendly during this holiday season. Bring One for the Chipp... more
  • Green Tradition Continues With Georgia’s Christmas Tree Recycling Event Set For January 4th
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Called Board Meeting (1/3/2014)

    There will be a called meeting of the Pickens County Board of Commissioners on Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. in Suite 168 of the Administrative Office Building at 1266 East Church Street. The Commissioners will make a decision on requests for construction of Telecommunication Towers and... more
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Called Board Meeting
  • Pickens County Family Connection (PCFC) Collaborative Meeting (1/1/2014)
    The State of Pickens in 2013 and Outlook for 2014
    Pickens County Family Connection (PCFC) Collaborative Meeting was held on December 11, 2013 with topic The State of Pickens in 2013 and Outlook for 2014. Guest speakers Shelley Cantrell, Pickens County School Board; Tom Hieber, PC Family Connection; Rob Jones, Board of Commissioner Chairman, Picken...
  • Pickens County Family Connection (PCFC) Collaborative Meeting
  • Jasper Farmers Market; That’s all folks (for this year) (12/31/2013)
    Thanks to the vendors, customers and Downtown Shops
    It wasn’t a big crowd (only 2 dogs) but it was a good crowd. The vendors that were there made a reasonable number of sales, the customers that were there were buying, more than just looking. Every one was in a jolly Christmas mood; the way people get this time of year. Some of the shopkeepers... more
  • Jasper Farmers Market; That’s all folks (for this year)
  • Rick Jasperse Speaks to Retired Educators (12/26/2013)

    The Pickens County Retired Educators Association held it December meeting on the 11th at United Community Bank. A festive lunch catered by Taste of Joy was enjoyed by the forty plus attendees. President Gerald Allen called the meeting to order at noon. PCREA Chaplin Chuck Allen gave a seasonal d... more
  • A Wonderful Year with Marble Valley Friends (12/24/2013)

    The year 2013 has been a outstanding one for Marble Valley Friends. MVF is a historical/educational organization headquartered in Tate. Its primary focus is the preservation of the historic buildings, culture, and personalities of that section of the Marble Valleyp extending from Ball Ground through... more
  • A Wonderful Year with Marble Valley Friends
  • Continuing Education Healthcare Options Continue to Grow at CTC (12/24/2013)

    (Marietta, Ga.) Chattahoochee Technical College is known for its many healthcare programs with approximately one third of students planning to enter one of those fields. But Georgia’s largest technical college also presents healthcare programs that through its non-credit offerings. These programs ar... more
  • Continuing Education Healthcare Options Continue to Grow at CTC
  • Pickens Chamber of Commerce December Breakfast (12/24/2013)
    Celebrating 2013
    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce held its’ monthly Membership breakfast on December 11, 2013 at Chattahoochee Technical College. Each month the breakfast is sponsored by a Chamber Member. The December Breakfast Sponsor was ETC Communications, LLC. Dave Garner provided the Sponsor remarks. Th... more
  • Pickens Chamber of Commerce December Breakfast
  • QSR named Large Business of Month (12/24/2013)

    Pickens County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that QSR, Inc, (Quality Synthetic Rubber, Inc.) was awarded the Large Business of the Month for December. Matt Ledford, from QSR, was awarded a framed certificate at the December Membership Breakfast by Gary Reece with Community Bank of Picken... more
  • QSR named Large Business of Month
  • WILDWOOD FINISHES STRONG CROSS COUNTRY SEASON (12/24/2013)
    All Runners Posted Personal Best Times in Last Meet
    (Marble Hill, Georgia) — Congratulations to Wildwood’s cross country teams for finishing a strong season. Many meets had the Wolves and Lady Wolves runners placing in the top 10. The Wildwood Wolves started strong at the Pickens Preview at Roper Park with the middle school girls team tying for 9t... more
  • WILDWOOD FINISHES STRONG CROSS COUNTRY SEASON
  • Four Legged Love From Abel (12/23/2013)

    If you are looking for a loyal and fun companion, a buddy for one of your pets, someone to talk to, take rides with, or hold in your lap, please consider the following pet who needs a forever home to fill with laughter and love: Hi, I am Abel, a 3 year old male Retriever mix with a beaut... more
  • Four Legged Love From Abel
  • Four Legged Love From Nicky's Black & White Pup (12/23/2013)
    ADOPTED
    If you are looking for a loyal and fun companion, a buddy for one of your pets, someone to talk to, take rides with, or hold in your lap, please consider the following pet who needs a forever home to fill with laughter and love: Hi, I am one of Nicky’s pups. I am a male, about 12 weeks o... more
  • Four Legged Love From Nicky's Black & White Pup
  • Pickens (CLCP) Holiday Closing/Hours 2013 (12/20/2013)

    Pickens (CLCP) holiday closing and holiday hours: • Hours for 12/18, 12/19, and 12/20: 8am until 6pm on 12/18 and 12/19; 8am until 1pm on 12/20. • Closed starting at 1pm, 12/20/13 through 8am 1/2/14. • Closed again 2pm 1/2/14 until 8am 1/6/14. • Hours for the week of 1/6/14: 8am until 6... more
  • Pickens (CLCP) Holiday Closing/Hours 2013
  • Severe Storm and Heavy Rain Potential for Sunday (12/20/2013)

    Isolated Severe Thunderstorms are possible across North Georgia Saturday Night – Sunday Morning, generally north of the I-85 corridor. Expect an ongoing line of thunderstorms (squall line) to push into Northwest Georgia early Sunday morning between midnight and 4 am Sunday. A strong area of enhance... more
  • Severe Storm and Heavy Rain Potential for Sunday
  • Shop Local on Main Street and Jasper Farmers Market (12/20/2013)

    This Saturday, December 21 will be a great opportunity to shop local, supporting both the Down Town Merchants and the Jasper Farmers Market Vendors when they come together on Main Street. The vendors sales hours are from 9:30 to 1:30 (vendors should arrive on or shortly after 9:00). The Main Stree... more
  • Shop Local on Main Street and Jasper Farmers Market
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