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PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Pickens County Schools Transportation Policy Change and Bus Route Information (7/31/2013)

    Beginning with the 2013-2014 school year, students riding any Pickens County School System bus will not be allowed to ride any bus other than their regularly assigned bus for AM pick up & PM drop off. Upon enrolling/registering a student, parents must complete a Transportation Request Form indicat... more
  • Pickens County Schools Transportation Policy Change and Bus Route Information
  • Buy the Veggies Wednesday for Salsa This Saturday! (7/30/2013)
    Roasted Red Summer Salsa Recipe by Chef Tony Pisconeri
    Jasper Farmers Market fourth annual salsa contest is happening this Saturday, August 3rd and there is still time to enter either category; Fresh and/or Canned. You can register on line or by phone (706-253-8840) or you can register the day of the event. There is no fee to enter, just check in with ... more
  • Buy the Veggies Wednesday for Salsa This Saturday!
  • Fractures in Dogs and Cats (7/30/2013)
    Kristen Parker, DVM Wayside Animal Hospital
    Broken bones seem to cause more panic in pet owners than most other injuries, and it’s easy to see why. The pet is typically in a lot of pain, and he or she may have a leg that bends where it shouldn’t or rests at a very odd angle. Not every fracture is this easy to identify, and sometimes your pet ... more
  • Fractures in Dogs and Cats
  • Four Legged Love From Mowgli (7/29/2013)

    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 one of the following pets who need a forever home to fill with laughter and love: Hi, I am Mowgli, a beautiful black male flat coated R... more
  • Four Legged Love From Mowgli
  • Pickens Sheriff Office Explorers Attend Annual Explorer Association State Conference (7/29/2013)
    PSO Explorer Justin Morris was elected as the Regional Vice President
    During the weekend of July 26th to July 28th, the Pickens Sheriff Office Explorers - Post 800 attended the annual Explorer Association State Conference. The event was held at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth, Georgia and explorers from all over the state attended. Pickens Exp... more
  • Pickens Sheriff Office Explorers Attend Annual Explorer Association State Conference
  • Post-9/11 GI Bill Celebrates Fourth Anniversary (7/29/2013)
    Nearly 1 Million Veterans, Servicemembers and Families Benefit
    (WASHINGTON) – Thursday, August 1, marks the fourth anniversary of the Post-9/11 GI Bill. VA has issued approximately $30 billion in Post 9/11 GI-Bill benefit payments since its inception in August 2009 and helped nearly 1 million Servicemembers, Veterans, and their families pursue their education.... more
  • Piedmont’s five hospitals achieve accreditation as Chest Pain Center (7/26/2013)

    (Atlanta, Ga.) – All five of Piedmont Healthcare’s hospitals have achieved accreditation as Chest Pain Centers from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care, an international not-for-profit organization that focuses on transforming cardiovascular care by assisting facilities in their effort to cre... more
  • Piedmont’s five hospitals achieve accreditation as Chest Pain Center
  • WOODSTOCK POLICE DEPARTMENT CONCLUDES INTERNAL K-9 INVESTIGATION (7/26/2013)

    The Woodstock Police Department released the following press release on the completion of the investigation of the death of K-9 Spartacus at home of his handler in Pickens County. The Pickens Sheriff’s Office worked very closely with the Appalachian Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office throu... more
  • WOODSTOCK POLICE DEPARTMENT CONCLUDES INTERNAL K-9 INVESTIGATION
  • Children’s Art Contest at the Pickens County Library (7/25/2013)
    Submission accepted from August 1st-31st
    Children in grades 2-5 are invited to submit original pieces of art (drawings, paintings, sculptures, photos, etc.) to our art contest! We will accept submissions measuring no more than 14” tall or wide from August 1st-31st, for display throughout the month of September. The winning artwork will be ... more
  • Children’s Art Contest at the Pickens County Library
  • Old Favorites and New Faces (7/25/2013)

    The Fantasticks, Tater Patch Players’ next show is about love and dreams. What adventures lie beyond the garden wall? Do I pursue the "forbidden" love? When there is love, is there hurt when love dies? Serious topics for most young folks and perhaps pondering these things are a part of growing u... more
  • Old Favorites and New Faces
  • Chattahoochee Tech Extends Admissions Deadline for Prospective Students (7/24/2013)

    Chattahoochee Technical College announced today that it is extending the deadline for prospective students. The new document deadline has been extended to July 31, at 6 p.m. for new and transferring students to have documents submitted for admission for Fall Semester. “The extension gives everyon... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Extends Admissions Deadline for Prospective Students
  • Become a Friend of the Pickens Library (7/23/2013)
    Members Benefit with a Pre-Sale of the Community Book Sale
    The Friends of the Library annual Community Book Sale starts at 4 p.m. on Thursday, September 5 with a Members Only pre-sale. Once again Chattahoochee Tech in Jasper will host the sale. Public sale hours: Friday 9 a.m. till 6 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. till noon. Become a Friend of the Libra... more
  • Become a Friend of the Pickens Library
  • Four Legged Love From Obie (7/23/2013)

    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 one of the following pets who need a forever home to fill with laughter and love: Hi, I am Obsidian because my black coat gleams and shimmers ... more
  • Four Legged Love From Obie
  • FREE MOVIE: 'THIS LAND IS MINE' (7/23/2013)
    Friday, July 26th at 7 p.m.
    The Pickens County Tea Party proudly announces the showing of the movie “THIS LAND IS MINE” on Friday, July 26th beginning at 7 p.m. at the Cornerstone Church at 145 Cornerstone Dr. (off Camp Rd.) This 1944 Academy Award winning movie is a part of the FREE FRIDAY MOVIE NIGHT being offered by the... more
  • FREE MOVIE:  'THIS LAND IS MINE'
  • FUN, FUN, FUNdraiser Motorcycle Rally (7/23/2013)

    Awesome is such an overused word, but it is hard to come up with another that describes the happenings at Rocco’s on June 30th. ‘Get Your Motor Runnin’ for Kids’ Motorcycle Rally sponsored by Prevent Child Abuse Pickens’ (PCAPickens) combined with a corn hole tournament attracted over 70 motorcycl... more
  • FUN, FUN, FUNdraiser Motorcycle Rally
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