PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • It Happened Just That Way (7/28/2016)

    The following series of happenstances produced good results on July 8th: - A group of Catholic Church youths were in Pickens County on a work-mission venture to assist in needed projects. - They happened to be working through the local Catholic Church. - They happened to have Mr. Matt Moo... more
  • It Happened Just That Way
  • Pickens County and the North Georgia Mountain Area Operation Christmas Child Team Welcomes New Members (7/27/2016)

    Your local Operation Christmas Child team is excited to announce that we’re growing! Susan Dean and Millann Funk join Wanda Payne as Church Relations Team Members and Pete Payne, Relay Center Coordinator. Both ladies bring a lot of enthusiasm and passion to what many refer to as "The Shoe Box Proje... more
  • Pickens County and the North Georgia Mountain Area Operation Christmas Child Team Welcomes New Members
  • Pokémon Go—What You Need to Know (7/27/2016)

    Chances are someone in your life is playing Pokémon Go. It’s the newest game craze. And, it has kids and adults alike off the couch, away from their computers and gaming consoles, and glued to their mobile devices. "Summer, when kids are off of school, is usually when families have peak internet... more
  • Pokémon Go—What You Need to Know
  • Healthcare Transparency Now a Deciding Factor For Consumers (7/26/2016)

    Increasingly, consumers are turning to publicly-reported data to aid in the decision-making process when selecting a healthcare provider. This trend is encouraging to leaders like those at Piedmont Healthcare, who have been leading the charge in healthcare transparency for nearly a decade. "As co... more
  • Healthcare Transparency Now a Deciding Factor For Consumers
  • Katherine White Wins Primary Runoff For Pickens Board of Education Post 1 (7/26/2016)

    1583 Pickens County registered voters cast their vote during the Primary Runoff Election for Pickens County Board of Education Post 1. Katherine White received 75.99% of the votes to win over incumbent Mike Cowart. Vote Totals: Mike Cowart 380 Katherine White 1203 (Winner) Mike Cowar... more
  • Katherine White Wins Primary Runoff For Pickens Board of Education Post 1
  • PCRD Movie Under The Stars A Success (7/26/2016)

    The Pickens County Recreation Department would like to personally thank the following sponsors for their generous donations during our Movie Under the Stars event on July 23rd: 61 Main, Bargain Barn, Bigun's BBQ, Bojangles, Atlanta Braves, Buffalo Luke's, Community Bank of Pickens County, Day's C... more
  • PCRD Movie Under The Stars A Success
  • Pickens Tea Party Not Dumping Tea, But Protesting Government Overreach (7/26/2016)
    Meeting tonight starting at 7 p.m.
    Don't let the Summer heat stop you from participating in the greatest grassroots effort since the Boston Tea Party on December 16, 1773! Yes, you remember—that's when, In Boston Harbor, a group of Massachusetts colonists disguised as Mohawk Indians board three British tea ships and dump 342 chests o... more
  • Pickens Tea Party Not Dumping Tea, But Protesting Government Overreach
  • Join Stella’s Relaxation Revolution (7/25/2016)

    Four year old, 55 pound Stella seeks a soul mate who also appreciates the finer art of chillaxing. Top off that cup of coffee, throw on your bathrobe and get to PCAS today. Because leisure is best shared with a friend. Hours: Tuesday-Friday 12:00-5:00 & Saturday 11:00-3:00 CLOSED Sunday &... more
  • Join Stella’s Relaxation Revolution
  • Keep Things Simple and Adopt Jeff (7/25/2016)

    You prefer to keep things simple. Your lunch comes from the deli, your lawn is mowed by a service, all your dishes are paper, and mom still does your laundry. Why tolerate the complications associated with a new puppy, chewing, house training, etc.? Your best friend should also be uncompli... more
  • Keep Things Simple and Adopt Jeff
  • Salsa Time at the Jasper Farmers Market (7/25/2016)
    Contest August 6th
    Time to think about making salsa. For the best results, start out with fresh ingredients, such as the tomatoes and peppers that are in abundance at the farmers market this time of the year. Salsa is delicious when fresh or it can be canned for a taste of summer all winter long. If you like salsa ... more
  • Salsa Time at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Vote Tuesday, July 26th For Pickens County Board of Education Post 1 (7/25/2016)
    774 cast their ballot during advanced voting
    Out of 19,813 registered voters in Pickens County, cast their ballot (in-person and mail-out) cast their vote during advanced voting for the runoff election for Pickens County Board of Education Post 1 between incumbent Mike Cowart and Katherine White. If you haven't voted, vote at your poll loca... more
  • Vote Tuesday, July 26th For Pickens County Board of Education Post 1
  • Pickens SeaDragons Brought Home 33 Medals From State Championship (7/22/2016)
    Victor Lane is State Champion in 100 IM
    18 Pickens SeaDragons swimmers competed against 26 other teams in the B/C State Championship in Tifton last weekend. Out of 728 competitors, the SeaDragons age 7-10 year old won 14 medals on Friday and age 11-18 year old won 19 medals on Saturday, including a State Champion win by Victor Lane in... more
  • Pickens SeaDragons Brought Home 33 Medals From State Championship
  • Dawsonville Distinctive Dentistry – Ribbon Cutting (7/21/2016)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate Dawsonville Distinctive Dentistry for their Ribbon Cutting Celebration and new Chamber membership. They have been serving the Dawsonville, GA and surrounding North Georgia communities, including Bent Tree and Big Canoe, for more th... more
  • Dawsonville Distinctive Dentistry – Ribbon Cutting
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners July 2016 (Video) (7/21/2016)

    Employee Recognition - Stanley Mulkey ~ 10 years; Proclamation – Pickens County as a Purple Heart County; Appoint members to the Pickens County Airport Authority; Jeff Squires - proposed Dollar General...
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners July 2016 (Video)
  • Sophie and Sackett Assessed by a Certified Dog Trainer (7/20/2016)

    They tested well with cats and should do well with other dogs and children. They both were described as good on a leash, gentle, and friendly. 12 year old, senior, Shephard mixes, Sophie and Sackett were living the utopian dog’s life. They grew up together, were house trained together, and were h... more
  • Sophie and Sackett Assessed by a Certified Dog Trainer
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