PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Tater Patch Players Entertains Pickens and North Georgia All Year Long (12/17/2017)
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    Tater Patch Players' Board of Directors has confirmed its 2018 plans and pricing to make next year, once again, a year of entertainment. The Players will offer five plays, plus a Youth Theater production and youth workshops. The plays range from a zany comedy like Those Crazy Ladies in the House... more
  • Tater Patch Players Entertains Pickens and North Georgia All Year Long
  • The Pickens Report - November 2017 (12/17/2017)

    The holiday season has arrived; marked by cool weather, and festive decorations. This is a busy time of year for most, and especially for those in the Pickens County Tax Commissionerís office. The group has been working particularly hard this tax collection season. The total 2017 collections as ... more
  • The Pickens Report - November 2017
  • Calling All Artist & Artisans (12/15/2017)

    Pickens Arts and Cultural Alliance (PACA) is putting together a comprehensive list of artists who reside in Pickens County. If you are one of these, please contact PACA at pacageorgia@gmail.com. Leave your name, contact phone, web or Facebook page (if any), and genres. The scope of this list wil... more
  • Calling All Artist & Artisans
  • Chattahoochee Tech Graduate from Pickens County Prepares for the Next Step in Life (12/15/2017)

    (Cartersville, Ga.) Chattahoochee Technical College honored 546 students from the stateís largest technical college during a commencement ceremony held Thursday, Dec. 14, at the Clarence Brown Conference Center in Cartersville. Representing students from the fall semester, 197 graduates from the col... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Graduate from Pickens County Prepares for the Next Step in Life
  • Dementia Patients and Caregivers Need Support During Holidays (12/12/2017)

    As the holidays draw closer, the calendar pages tend to fill with events, gatherings and visits. It can be a joyous time of year, but it can also be stressful. For people with dementia and their family caregivers, the holiday season can be very challenging. However, there are ways for everyone to en... more
  • Dementia Patients and Caregivers Need Support During Holidays
  • Georgia Mountains Hospice Named Business of the Month at Chamber Breakfast (12/12/2017)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce hosts a monthly Community Breakfast that is open to Chamber members as well as the public. The most recent breakfast was held Tuesday, December 12th, 2017. Attendees arrived to a delicious breakfast catered by Bojangles and enjoyed networking with the many peop... more
  • Georgia Mountains Hospice Named Business of the Month at Chamber Breakfast
  • Pickens County Joint Comprehensive Plan Stakeholders Meeting December 2017 (12/12/2017)

    Pickens County Joint Comprehensive Plan Stakeholders Meeting is led by Ethan Calhoun, NWGRC planner. The draft plan must be ready by March 2018. The draft will then need to be recommended for approval by NWGRC and the State Department of Community Affairs. The final plan needs to be approved by all... more
  • Pickens County Joint Comprehensive Plan Stakeholders Meeting December 2017
  • Pickens County Planning & Development November 2017 Report (12/12/2017)

    Pickens County Planning & Development monthly report for November activity: Building Permits 29 in November 2017 (71% increase) 17 in November 2016 Permits for Site Built Homes 9 in November 2017 (29% increase) 7 in November 2016 Inspections 166 in November 2017 (95% increase) 85 in ... more
  • Superintendent Seeks Input (12/12/2017)

    A revised school calendar and new grade-level configurations are on the table of possibility for Pickens County BOE employees, parents, and students; and Superintendent Dr. Carlton Wilson is receptive to the views of all interested stakeholders. For the 2018-2019 school year, a reduced number of ... more
  • Superintendent Seeks Input
  • Traditional Service of Lessons and Carols at Holy Family (12/12/2017)

    The Episcopal Church of the Holy Family presents the 12th annual Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols on December 17th at 3:30 in the afternoon, under the direction of Organist-Choirmaster John King Carter. Lessons and Carols is a service developed in the early 20th century by King's College at C... more
  • Traditional Service of Lessons and Carols at Holy Family
  • Rotary Tours Pickens 911 (12/11/2017)

    Commission Chair and fellow Rotarian Rob Jones gave Rotary a very interesting guided tour of the Pickens County 911 Command Center and the Emergency Operations Center. Dialing 911 gets you to three integrated services: the emergency services communication system, emergency medical services and th... more
  • Rotary Tours Pickens 911
  • Pickens County Schools Closed Monday, December 11th (12/10/2017)

    Due to inclement weather conditions, the Pickens County School District will be closed tomorrow, Monday, December 11, 2017 for students. Staff should report at 10:00 a.m. ... more
  • Pickens County Schools Closed Monday, December 11th
  • Jayda Tilley Named PHS Band Student of the Week (12/9/2017)

    Our Band Student of the Week is Jayda Tilley. Jayda is a freshman flute player and is a member of the Pride of Pickens Marching Band and the Freshman Band. Jayda has had an incredible year so far of improvement, achievement and is a great help to the band program. She is funny, witty and alwa... more
  • Jayda Tilley Named PHS Band Student of the Week
  • Doing Good in the World (12/4/2017)

    Don Martin wears a lot of hats. Jasper Rotarian, Assistant Governor, and District Governor Nominee are just three of them. I donít know exactly which hat he was wearing when he told the Rotary Club of Jasper about the Good that the Rotary Foundation does in the world. I do know, he wore it well. ... more
  • Doing Good in the World
  • Night of Lights Celebration (12/2/2017)

    The Jasper Merchants Association's annual Night of Lights Celebration is held on the first Saturday in December on Main Street in Jasper, Georgia to benefit Toys for Tots. WYYZ - The Croc provided entertainment preceding the lighting of the Christmas Tree on the Pickens County Courthouse lawn a...
  • Night of Lights Celebration

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