PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Pastor's Pot Cooking Challenge (5/7/2016)

    14 Churches participated in the Pastor's Pot Cooking Challenge raising $8,030 for CARES For Pickens County, our local food pantry....
  • Pastor's Pot Cooking Challenge
  • HCES Sleeping Beauty (5/6/2016)

    Hill City Elementary School presented 'Sleeping Beauty' on May 6, 2016 at the Pickens High School Performing Arts Center. 58 Students from kindergarten through fifth grade participated. Photos by director Eileen Steinhauer. ...
  • HCES Sleeping Beauty
  • PHS Principal Dr. Chris LeMieux Resigns,Takes Central Office Position (5/6/2016)
    Board of Education voted on certified personnel during a called meeting
    Current Pickens High School Principal Dr. Chris LeMieux announced his resignation. At the called Board of Education meeting, LeMieux was approved for a central office position, Parent Involvement Coordinator, for the 2016-2017 school year. ...
  • PHS Principal Dr. Chris LeMieux Resigns,Takes Central Office Position
  • Adam Leicht Signs to Play Soccer at Oxford College (5/5/2016)

    Senior Adam Leicht signed today to play soccer for the men's soccer team of Oxford College of Emory University. Coach Gregory Moss-Brown of Oxford College of Emory University stated of Adam, "We are ecstatic to have Adam join the men's program and we look forward to his contributions both on and... more
  • Adam Leicht Signs to Play Soccer at Oxford College
  • Town of Talking Rock Council May 2016 Meeting (Video) (5/3/2016)

    Approval to enter into a contract to purchase real estate - the 'little red house' beside fire department (4679 Hwy. 136 West) for $20,000....
  • Town of Talking Rock Council May 2016 Meeting (Video)
  • Jasper City Council May 2016 (Video) (5/2/2016)

    Council voted to add speed breakers on Ridgewood Drive....
  • Jasper City Council May 2016 (Video)
  • Nelson City Council May 2016 (Video) (5/2/2016)

    Citizen questions primary residence of Council member Thad Thacker....
  • Nelson City Council May 2016 (Video)
  • Local Strawberries and Free Begonias at the Jasper Farmers Market (4/30/2016)

    You could see the banner all the way across the market and if you missed it someone was sure to tell you. The first strawberries of the season are always an event and everyone hurries to get some before they run out. Steve and Kim Davis brought so many berries to the market that they still had som... more
  •  Local Strawberries and Free Begonias at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Lucky 7 Giveaway (4/30/2016)

    Pickens County Chamber of Commerce Lucky 7 Giveaway winner is David Kenimer #311 and he chose the $20,000 Voucher to Day's Chevrolet Jasper....
  • Lucky 7 Giveaway
  • Off-Road for Rick (4/30/2016)

    Sheriff's Jeepfest Obstacle Course was open to all 4x4 vehicles for a one day event benefiting Sergeant Rick Hales of the Pickens County Georgia Sheriff's Office. Sgt. Hales suffered neck injuries in a serious vehicle accident on duty in February. He remains at Shepherd Center in Atlanta at this tim...
  • Off-Road for Rick
  • Pickens County Bus ROAD-E-O (4/30/2016)

    Pickens County Schools Bus ROAD-E-O was held at the transportation department on April 30, 2016. Winners: 1st - Jacki Watkins; 2nd - Wanda Tidwell; 3rd - Susan Burkley Photos by Arlene Krassa....
  • Pickens County Bus ROAD-E-O
  • PHS Ghost Out (4/29/2016)

    The goal of the Pickens County Ghost Out Program is to alert the students, and the community to the seriousness of reckless driving, driving while under the influence and distracted driving....
  • PHS Ghost Out
  • Bradley McKinney, a Republican Candidate for Coroner of Pickens County (4/28/2016)

    Born in Gainesville, Georgia, I was raised in the Shoal Creek community of White County, Georgia. I am the son of the late J.D. and Nell Cavender McKinney. Have been a resident of Pickens County since 2007, previously residing the Dahlonega for 20 years. Am a member of the Pickens Star Masonic Lo... more
  • Bradley McKinney, a Republican Candidate for Coroner of Pickens County
  • Chattahoochee Tech Foundation Recognizes 56 students with Scholarships (4/28/2016)
    Three from Pickens County
    The Chattahoochee Tech Foundation honored the recipients of 42 different scholarships at a reception held Tuesday, April 26, at Piedmont Church in Marietta. The 56 winners, who represent a wide variety of the programs offered at Chattahoochee Technical College, will be able to use the money and item... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Foundation Recognizes 56 students with Scholarships
  • Downtown Jasper Transportation Enhancement Study (4/28/2016)

    During the monthly Downtown Alliance Committee meeting, a Transportation Enhancement Study was presented by Eric Bosman and Marsha with Kimley-Horn....
  • Downtown Jasper Transportation Enhancement Study
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