PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • R & R Towing Named February's Small Business of the Month (3/7/2016)

    Please join the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce in congratulating the February Small Business of the Month, R & R Towing. A framed certificate was awarded to R & R Towing at the February Chamber of Commerce Breakfast by Melissa Jordan of Community Bank of Pickens County, sponsor of the Business o... more
  • R & R Towing Named February's Small Business of the Month
  • Ed Brackin's Metal Art to be Featured in an Exhibit at the Atlanta Airport (3/5/2016)

    ED B's Studio introduces Ed Brackin, the owner and founder of ED B Studio 54. Around two years ago, Ed made his leap into the art world with his intricate, yet simple metal sculptures, which range from crazy saxophone-playing statues to cleverly designed, spinning wind-chimes. Just recently, Ed bega... more
  • Ed Brackin's Metal Art to be Featured in an Exhibit at the Atlanta Airport
  • Ed B's Studio 54 Donating Paintings for Raffle to Benefit Pets of American Veterans (3/5/2016)

    We care and hope you do! Ed Brackin, owner of Ed B's Studio 54, stumbled across two large paintings of a dog and cat, and decided to raffle them off to benefit a pet organization. Luckily, it wasn't to hard to find a pet non-profit in Pickens. He partnered with Be-Paws We Care to donate the pro... more
  • Ed B's Studio 54 Donating Paintings for Raffle to Benefit Pets of American Veterans
  • NOTICE: Pickens County School District Early Dismissal (3/3/2016)

    Due to inclement weather conditions, the Pickens County School District will close schools early today, Thursday, March 3, 2016. Elementary schools will close at 2:15 p.m., middle schools at 3:10 p.m. and the high school at 2:55 p.m. Students will depart schools using the emergency transportatio... more
  • Pickens County Commissioners Work Session (3/3/2016)

    Items for discussion: 1) Proposed Water main from 136 on Jones Mtn. Rd. to Gilmer County line 2) Update on 9-1-1 remodel 3) Update on DFACS lease of building next to Administration Office building 4) Wind damage on back of Courthouse 5) Update on Tax Commissioner's office remodel 6) Preparatio...
  • Pickens County Commissioners Work Session
  • Pickens High School FCCLA Students Advancing to State Competition (3/2/2016)

    Pickens High School FCCLA Students advancing to State Competition on March 20-22, 2016 after Region wins. Culinary Andrew Henri and Koert Dekker ~ Third placed Regional They will be competing in Chicken Fabrication and Knife Skills at State. Star Events Ashley Hamby, Jacey... more
  • Pickens High School FCCLA Students Advancing to State Competition
  • PHS Band Student of the Week: Bailey Ellis (3/1/2016)

    The Pickens High School band student of the week is Bailey Ellis. Bailey is a trumpet player in the Concert Band and also participates in marching band and jazz band. Bailey has shown consistent improvement every year of high school and this year has been outstanding in terms of developing his... more
  • PHS Band Student of the Week:  Bailey Ellis
  • PHS Theatre Presents 'You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown' (3/1/2016)
    April 15th & 16th
    This year, you will have a much more exciting reason than taxes to remember April 15th. Valerie Boehm (Director), Kelley Wilson (Assistant Director), and the entire Pickens High School Theatre Department are proud to present "You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown" (revised) at 7pm, and again on April 16t... more
  • PHS Theatre Presents 'You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown'
  • Pickens County Planning & Development February 2016 Report (3/1/2016)
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  • Pickens County Planning & Development February 2016 Report
  • Rotary Marks 111th Birthday with Gift to Boys & Grils Club (3/1/2016)

    The Rotary Club of Jasper gave the Boys & Girls Club a $500 gift for their brick program in recognition of Rotary International's 111th anniversary. "We wanted to make a special gift in honor of our birthday celebrating our community commitment," stated president Jimmy Thompson. The world’s firs... more
  • Rotary Marks 111th Birthday with Gift to Boys & Grils Club
  • Unofficial Results from Presidential Preference Primary (3/1/2016)

    Unofficial Results for the Presidential Preference Primary in Pickens County: Republican Ben Carson - 344 Ted Cruz - 1570 John R. Kasich - 305 Marco Rubio - 1330 Donald J. Trump - 3360 Democratic Hillary Clinton - 431 Bernie Sanders - 370 Donald Trump and Hill... more
  • Unofficial Results from Presidential Preference Primary
  • Owners of the Dogs Shot in Waleska Charged with County Ordinance Violations (2/29/2016)

    On 27 January 2016 (previous story), two pit bull mix dogs were found shot to death along Friendship Road near Waleska, Ga. While the person(s) responsible for the shooting death of the dogs have not been identified and ... more
  • Owners of the Dogs Shot in Waleska Charged with County Ordinance Violations
  • Habitat For Humanity Calls for Applicants (2/28/2016)

    Habitat for Humanity – Pickens County, Georgia, wishes to alert the general public that applications for the next home to be built in New Hope Acres will be dispensed at two upcoming Application Meetings. The meetings – which are mandatory to attend in order to receive an application - will be held... more
  • Habitat For Humanity Calls for Applicants
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful is Please to Partner with Georgia Mountains Hospice (2/28/2016)

    Gina Pendley, Executive Director for Georgia Mountains Hospice, located at 70 Caring Way Jasper, have recently joined with KPB and more than 50 organizations that have committed to promoting recycling at their work place. You can be part of this countywide program, by calling our office and requesti... more
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful is Please to Partner with Georgia Mountains Hospice
  • Legionnaire Wife Recognized for Volunteer Service (2/28/2016)

    Recognition for outstanding service within a volunteer service organization is something somewhat expected for those who serve above and beyond the norm, but awarding a non-member is a bit unique. That is exactly what happened at last month’s American Legion Post 149 monthly meeting when Melanie Wh... more
  • Legionnaire Wife Recognized for Volunteer Service
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