PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • PHS See You at the Pole (9/24/2014)

    Since 1990, on the fourth Wednesday of September thousands of students across the globe congregate around their school’s flag pole. They assemble to participate in See You at the Pole . Upon gathering, the students pray for their peers, their school, and their nation. Over one hundred students atte... more
  • PHS See You at the Pole
  • Pickens County Sample Ballots for November 4, 2014 General Election (9/24/2014)

    Pickens County Sample Ballots for the November 4, 2014 election that is less than six weeks away. Visit http://www.mvp.sos.ga.gov or download the app 'GA Votes' to get your actual ballot. Georgians must be registered to vote by October... more
  • Pickens County Sample Ballots for November 4, 2014 General Election
  • Tater Patch Players present Little Shop of Horrors (9/24/2014)

    The Tater Patch Players will present the musical comedy, Little Shop of Horrors this fall. The show features a young man, Seymour, and the love of his life, Audrey. The setting is a failing flower shop on skid row. Seymour was raised in the flower shop and developed a love of exotic plants. ... more
  • Tater Patch Players present Little Shop of Horrors
  • A Call For Peace NOW in Conjunction with PCMS Dragon Dash (9/23/2014)
    September 28th beginning at 1:00 p.m.
    The Pickens County Middle School PTSA along with the Night Fighters of America are working together to help promote non violence of all kinds in our schools and communities. The PCMS PTSA and the Night Fighters of America have... more
  • A Call For Peace NOW in Conjunction with PCMS Dragon Dash
  • Jasper Merchants Association Town Hall Meeting (Video) (9/23/2014)

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  • Jasper Merchants Association Town Hall Meeting (Video)
  • ANTIQUES WANTED (9/22/2014)

    TALKING ROCK HERITAGE DAYS is fast approaching on October 18 & 19, 2014. A few spots left for ANTIQUE vendors. A great opportunity to sell antique items you have around the house. If you are an antique dealer this is a great way to spread the word about your business. For more information: more
  • ANTIQUES WANTED
  • Pickens County Democrats New Officers Elected (9/22/2014)

    On Tuesday September 16,2014 the Pickens County Democratic Party held their regular meeting and new officers were elected for a two year term in office. The following were elected: Marty Aldridge-Treasurer Roberta Sarchet-Secretary Mary Ellen Johnson-2nd Vice-Chair Tom Kramer will conti... more
  • Pickens DRAGONS beat Johnson High School 49-6 (9/19/2014)

    Pickens Dragons verses Johnson High School HIGHLIGHTS: - Shannon Brooks with a TD & extra point is good, 7-6 with 1:39 left in the 1st qtr. - Shannon Brooks TD & extra point is good, 14-6 with 9:15 left in the 2nd qtr. - Zack Hermann TD & extra point is good, 21-6 with 3:37 left in the 2nd ... more
  • Pickens DRAGONS beat Johnson High School 49-6
  • Winning Powerball ticket worth $2 million sold at West End General Store in Jasper on Wednesday (9/19/2014)
    Powerball jackpot hits $196M for Saturday’s drawing
    Powerball is on a roll as the jackpot reaches nearly $200 million for Saturday’s drawing. Saturday’s drawing is at an estimated $196 million to a single annuity winner, and the excitement is growing across Georgia. A winning Powerball ticket worth $2 million from Wednesday’s drawing was sold at t... more
  • Winning Powerball ticket worth $2 million sold at West End General Store in Jasper on Wednesday
  • Busy Day at the Jasper Farmers Market (9/18/2014)

    Although the weather forecast called for rain Saturday morning, keeping some vendors at home, the ones that did come had a busy day thanks to the farm equipment show going on in the park. A lot of people who had never been to the Jasper Farmers Market before came and several liked what they saw and... more
  • Busy Day at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Drive by and Arm against Flu in north Georgia (9/18/2014)
    Public Health Drive-by Flu Shot Clinics offer 4-in-1 Flu Shot & High-Dose!
    Drive by and arm against four strains of flu this fall at a Drive-by Flu Shot Clinic in north Georgia. Fast, safe, and convenient, the Drive-by Flu Shot Clinics are conducted annually in the North Georgia Health District by public health departments in Cherokee, Fannin, Gilmer, Murray, Pickens an... more
  • Drive by and Arm against Flu in north Georgia
  • Four Legged Love From Levi (9/18/2014)

    Hi, I am Levi, a five-month-old hound mix puppy. I am energetic and loads of fun. I like to walk on a leash and play with toys, and I am already house-trained. I am smart and smart-looking with my brown and white short hair coat. Will you come visit me at the PAR Ranch? We could be bes... more
  • Four Legged Love From Levi
  • Governor breaks ground on Northwest Corridor project (9/18/2014)
    Lanes will create more commute options for motorists and bolster economic development, Deal says
    Georgia Express Lanes are optional toll lanes that run alongside existing interstates in some of the most congested corridors around metro Atlanta. These lanes provide a choice for drivers to pay a toll to bypass congestion when desired, offer a clear path for transit operators and add an alternativ... more
  • Help Relax and Reduce Your Stress - Watch the Go Fish Aquarium Camera (9/18/2014)

    A new underwater camera at the Go Fish Education Center is streaming video of some of Georgia's most popular sport fishing species live and in high definition. Installed in August, the Go Fish aquarium camera is transmitting from within the Piedmont Reservoir Exhibit, the largest aquarium habitat... more
  • Help Relax and Reduce Your Stress - Watch the Go Fish Aquarium Camera
  • Join Dr. Flint for Dinner & Discussion on Hip Replacement (9/18/2014)

    Piedmont Mountainside Hospital is proud to announce its next dinner and discussion offered to the community on joint health and the latest treatment options for hip replacement. The discussion will be led by orthopaedic surgeon Russell Flint, MD on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Lig... more
  • Join Dr. Flint for Dinner & Discussion on Hip Replacement
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