"We have experienced a great year of service promoting Jasper and Pickens county events and businesses," proclaimed president Denise Duncan of the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce at Rotary. The chamber has grown to 540 members as the community has seen the influence of membership.
Duncan anno... more
Chattahoochee Technical College recently hosted its first meeting of the President's Community Advisory Council for Pickens County. Consisting of 17 members, as well as Chattahoochee Technical College President Dr. Ron Newcomb and Vice President for Facilities David Simmons, the group met for about ... more
Four Legged Love From Simba (12/19/2014) Orange, male kitty Meow, I am Simba the cat with the amazing eyes. I have been here at the PAR Ranch since I was a tiny kitten. Now that I am seven months old I am ready for a new furever home. My orange fur coat makes me stand out and is a perfect match for my beautiful bright eyes. I am very playful and ... more
The 2015 Mardi Gras in the Mountains, "A Gala Charity Event Celebrating Life" will be held on Saturday night February 14th at Chattahoochee Tech from 6:30-10 pm. Banks and Shane will be entertaining the revelers. All proceeds will better enable sponsoring organizations to help those less fortunate ... more
Ornaments for Keep Pickens Beautiful Tree Made By Harmony Elementary School Students (12/19/2014) On display in the Pickens County Library's Festival of Trees Keep Pickens Beautiful would like to say 'Thank you' to the students at Harmony Elementary School who participated in making decorations for the KPB Christmas tree. The tree is part of the Festival of Trees held yearly at the Pickens County Library.
Susan Anderson, their teacher, had the child... more
Pickens High School Theatre announces the cast of their Spring Musical Production of "Hello Dolly". The play will be performed on April 9, 10, and 11 at 7:00 p.m. in the PHS Performing Arts Auditorium.
Director Leah VanDoran posted on the more
As most people know, safety on the road is extremely important for all drivers and passengers; especially at PHS with the increase of car wrecks involving students. In response to the increase in these wrecks, the Pickens High School Explorers decided to start a campaign to get all students, both dr... more
The Community Room of United Community Bank was decked in Christmas splendor
when the Pickens County Retired Educators Association (PCREA) met on December 10th. After President Kathy Wallace called the meeting to order and Chaplain Chuck Allen led in the blessing, the approximately three dozen atte... more
Tater Patch Players to Present Farce of Nature (12/19/2014) Show opens in January Director Jan Simpson has announced the cast of the upcoming play, Farce of Nature, which will debut in Georgia at the Tater Patch Theater. This southern-fried comedy was written by the same authors as the blockbusters Dixie Swim Club and Dashing Through the Snow. Farce of Nature promises to delive... more
Twenty-six band students participated in first round/District Honor Band auditions at White County High School. This involves playing scales (either 8 or 12 from memory, depending on grade), chromatic scale, sight-reading, and a prepared etude (a solo). This requires months of practice and individ... more
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