PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Gardner-Webb Freshman Tyler Craig Named Big South Men's Indoor Field Athlete of the Week (1/23/2014)

    Charlotte, N.C. (www.BigSouthSports.com) - Gardner-Webb's Tyler Craig has been named the Big South Conference Men's Indoor Field Athlete of the Week, the League announced today. Craig, a freshman from Talking Rock, Ga., turned in the best freshman performance in Gardner-Webb school history as he ... more
  • Purse Donations Needed for Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Auxiliary's New 2 Your Purse Sale (1/23/2014)
    Durning the Ladies Morning Out on February 15th
    In cooperation with Piedmont Hospital’s Ladies Morning Out on February 15, 2014, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon, at Chattahoochee Technical College, the PMH Auxiliary will be sponsoring the ever-popular New 2 You Purse Sale, Used Book Sale, Adorn Jewelry & More. DONATIONS OF PURSES are still being acce... more
  • Purse Donations Needed for Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Auxiliary's New 2 Your Purse Sale
  • The Jasper Farmers Market Wants to Know (1/23/2014)
    Annual Planning Meeting January 29th
    The most popular reason to shop at a farmer’s market is probably because the just-fresh-picked fruits and vegetables taste so much better. But there are plenty of other reasons to shop at a local farmers market and the Jasper Farmers Market wants to know what your reasons are. Many of you are lo... more
  • The Jasper Farmers Market Wants to Know
  • GOP COUNTY COMMITTEE MEETING HELD JANUARY 14TH (1/22/2014)

    PC Republican Party Chairman hosted the regular monthly meeting of the party featuring the Committee Meeting which involves county officials in the decisions for platform decisions of our county group in the year to come. Special guests were Ron Johnson, 2nd Vice Chair-GA Republican Party & Chair... more
  • GOP COUNTY COMMITTEE MEETING HELD JANUARY 14TH
  • It Isn't The British That Are Coming to the January 28th Monthy Tea Party Meeting, It's Project Appleseed (1/22/2014)

    Project Appleseed is an activity of The Revolutionary War Veterans Association, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, dedicated to teaching every American our shared heritage and history as well as traditional rifle marksmanship skills. The volunteer instructors travel across the country teaching th... more
  • It Isn't The British That Are Coming to the January 28th Monthy Tea Party Meeting, It's Project Appleseed
  • The Lion in Winter Presented by The Tater Patch Players (1/22/2014)
    Opening This Week
    It was a colorful time in history. For a few, the privileged, everything was done in excess. For many more,the serfs, life was hard and stripped of all but bare necessities. Disputes were settled by the sword. The army was the most important thing in the kingdom. Flags and banners were carried... more
  • The Lion in Winter Presented by The Tater Patch Players
  • WILDWOOD ANNOUNCES ACADEMIC AWARDS FOR FIRST SEMESTER (1/22/2014)
    Students Named to “Honor Roll” and “Honor Roll with Distinction” Lists
    Marble Hill, Georgia — Wildwood Christian Academy honored students for academic achievement, announcing the “Honor Roll” and “Honor Roll with Distinction” lists for the first semester of the 2013-2014 academic year. Beginning in middle school, Wildwood recognizes students for two levels of academ... more
  • WILDWOOD ANNOUNCES ACADEMIC AWARDS FOR FIRST SEMESTER
  • Bennett voted GCAA men’s basketball Player of the Week (1/21/2014)

    (MARIETTA) – Freshman shooting guard Alijah Bennett was voted by the coaches of the Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association as its Player of the Week for his play in Golden Eagles victories against Albany Tech, Gordon State College and Georgia Highlands College. Bennett, a 6-foot-2 freshman from... more
  • Bennett voted GCAA men’s basketball Player of the Week
  • 4-H Master Gardener Plant Sale Begins February 1st (1/16/2014)
    Plant pick up March 22nd and 24th
    The 4-H / Master Gardener Plant Sale begins on February 1, 2014 with a great selection of proven fruits and ornamental plants at great prices. There are normally 50-70 different plants for sale in one or three gallon containers. The Plant Sale information will be mailed out to over 700 contacts o... more
  • 4-H Master Gardener Plant Sale Begins February 1st
  • Golden Eagles men win conference thriller over Gordon State; women fall in non-league game (1/16/2014)

    (SMYRNA) – The Chattahoochee Tech men’s hoops team, coming off a tough road loss to South Georgia Tech last Saturday, got back on track by earning a 90-86 GCAA win in a back-and-forth affair against Gordon State College on Monday at the Smyrna Community Center. Freshman shooting guard Alijah Bennett... more
  • Golden Eagles men win conference thriller over Gordon State; women fall in non-league game
  • JYSA Dragons Wrestling Host First Tournament Of The Season (1/16/2014)

    The JYSA Dragons Wrestling had their first home event on Saturday, January 11th with a great turn out. This included wrestlers from Cherokee and Fannin Counties. JYSA Wrestling Director Jason Hancock says, "I am very proud of our boys. They have improved so much through the season and continue to... more
  • JYSA Dragons Wrestling Host First Tournament Of The Season
  • Tater Patch Players Working on The Lion in Winter On and Off Stage (1/16/2014)

    The Tater Patch Players, with their production of The Lion in Winter, have taken on a challenge that will showcase their talent, both on and off stage. The show is set in 1183 a.d. and is rich in history and humor. It is the job of the production crews to make sure what you see is as authentic as ... more
  • Tater Patch Players Working on The Lion in Winter On and Off Stage
  • Winners of the Fall Stock Market Competition for Pickens County (1/16/2014)

    Economics is an area of the elementary curriculum that is often perceived as a less than engaging part of social studies and math. The thing that makes learning fun to many students is competition. The Stock Market Game is not only a competitive game but it also helps students do better in school.... more
  • Winners of the Fall Stock Market Competition for Pickens County
  • Four Legged Love From Jesse (1/14/2014)
    Several cats and kittens are free to qualified homes
    Due to some generous patrons who have prepaid the adoption fees, the Pickens Animal Control Shelter has several cats and kittens that are free to qualified homes. 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... more
  • Four Legged Love From Jesse
  • Four Legged Love From Sugar and Cookie (1/14/2014)

    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 one of the following pets who needs a forever home to fill with laughter and love: Hi, we are Sugar and Cookie. I am Cookie, our spoke... more
  • Four Legged Love From Sugar and Cookie
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