PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Salon 84 Ribbon Cutting (11/3/2014)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce is proud to welcome Salon 84 to the Community and to the Chamber. Salon 84 opened September 22nd and was honored with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on September 30th. Experience dedicated professionalism with their talented artists. Your appearance is their hig... more
  • Salon 84 Ribbon Cutting
  • Barge pulls in to PHS last Friday (10/29/2014)

    Last Friday the State School Superintendent, John Barge, visited Pickens High, as promised when he said he would visit every school upon being elected. Barge said, "Both leaders and teachers are critical to an effective school." Barge, as well as Pickens County Schools Superintendent, Dr. Lula M... more
  • Barge pulls in to PHS last Friday
  • Four Legged Love From Daisy (10/29/2014)
    Five year old basset hound female dog
    Hi, I am Daisy, a really special dog. The people here at the PAR Ranch say I would be good with any type family or home. I guess that means I am adaptable as well as adoptable. I am house trained and I walk well on a leash. And I look pretty cool with my tan and white coat and freckled no... more
  • Four Legged Love From Daisy
  • Habitat Pickens breaks ground on Good Hope Acres community (10/29/2014)

    A groundbreaking ceremony for Good Hope Acres, Habitat Pickens’ first neighborhood construction project, was held near the construction site on Lance Road on a rainy October 15 afternoon with over 40 people in attendance. The folks picked to purchase the first house in the neighborhood, Jessica a... more
  • Habitat Pickens breaks ground on Good Hope Acres community
  • Hair Salon 84 joins Keep Pickens Beautiful Business Recycling Program (10/29/2014)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful is pleased to partner with the Hair Salon 84 located at 84 West Church Street, by placing a recycle container at her business. Amy plans to start out recycling plastic bottles and aluminum cans. Ms. Leak’s new business had their grand opening September 22, 2014. Her salon at 8... more
  • Hair Salon 84 joins Keep Pickens Beautiful Business Recycling Program
  • It's National Cat Day and 60 CATS NEED A LOVING HOME! (10/29/2014)

    The Animal Shelter of Pickens County needs safe loving homes for more than 60, yes SIXTY!, cats and kittens. Adoption parent’s new pet will have all its shots, be spayed or neutered AND be a loyal companion the rest of its life! FREE! There are Cats and Kittens of all shapes, sizes, ages, colo... more
  • It's National Cat Day and 60 CATS NEED A LOVING HOME!
  • PICKENS vs GILMER FOOTBALL (10/29/2014)
    Come out and support the Dragons on Halloween Night
    Jacob Ray, a journalism staff member (disclaimer: who is also a member of the football team) interviewed several students and a few teachers to get thoughts and predictions about the upcoming Gilmer Game. His interviews are below: Deondre G. - "We are going to beat Gilmer! Score: A lot to a littl... more
  • PICKENS vs GILMER FOOTBALL
  • REVIEW: 'Little Shop of Horrors' Delivers Delight! (10/29/2014)

    Bums, bag ladies and miserable Mr. Mushnik are all nerdy Seymour Krelborn can expect from life downtown on Skid Row…..until a total eclipse of the sun changes his world forever. Miracle of miracles, a truly remarkable unknown botanical species appears before his eyes, soon to bring him fame and fort... more
  • REVIEW:  'Little Shop of Horrors' Delivers Delight!
  • 15th Year Celebrated at the Jasper Farmers Market (10/28/2014)

    There was a big crowd to help celebrate the end of the 15th season of the Jasper Farmers Market and lots of vendors, some new and some regulars and many said they would be back for the Fall/Winter Season that begins on November 8. With the Ellijay Farmers Market ending in September, some of thos... more
  • 15th Year Celebrated at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • ***NOTICE: Paving of Refuge Road Begins October 28th (10/27/2014)

    The Pickens County Road Department will begin paving Refuge Road on October 28th beginning at 8:30 a.m. The section from Hwy. 108 to Camp Road is the area being paved. It will take a few days to complete. Please use alternate routes, if you're able. This is using LMIG(Local Maintenance Improveme... more
  • Buy a T-Shirt To Support Pickens Wrestling 2014 (10/27/2014)
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    The Pickens High School Wrestling Team is entering a new year and requesting support by purchasing a shirt for a $15 donation. ...
  • Buy a T-Shirt To Support Pickens Wrestling 2014
  • New Features for the Tate Day Festival (10/27/2014)

    When visitors attend the Tate Day Festival on November 1st, they will discover several new, interesting and exciting features added to the annual event. Take a look! TOURS: The Polycor/Georgia Marble Company open-pit quarries at Tate will be open for visitors for the first time as a Ta... more
  • New Features for the Tate Day Festival
  • Pickens High School Received Georgia Audio-Video Technology Grant (10/27/2014)

    The 2014-2015 school year will be an exciting year for Pickens High School. PHS was recently awarded a grant of almost $20k worth of video equipment through the One Georgia Authority to support the development and expansion of its Audio Video Technology instructional program. The goal of this g... more
  • Pickens High School Received Georgia Audio-Video Technology Grant
  • PHS Theatre Placed Second in Region 7 AAAA One Act Play Competition (10/25/2014)

    Pickens High School Theatre Department hosted a Region 7 AAAA One Act Play Competition this past Saturday with five schools participating: Northwest Whitfield, Southeast Whitfield, Gilmer, Cartersville, and Pickens. Cartersville placed first and PHS place second with both performing "The 25th An... more
  • PHS Theatre Placed Second in Region 7 AAAA One Act Play Competition
  • Little Shop of Humor! (10/23/2014)

    When the Tater Patch Players gave me the responsibility to direct the eccentric Little Shop of Horrors, I wasn't sure what to expect. First, in spite of its title, be assured, there is NO HORROR in this musical. It's a spoof of a show, meant to poke fun the awful "B" Science Fiction movies of th... more
  • Little Shop of Humor!
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