The Pickens County Progress has been published weekly since 1899 and has been operated by the Edge family since 1906
As of January 1st, 2008, the "Obituaries Archives" for October 10th, 2002, to August 15th, 2007 are located online.
In 2007, John Carver published a limited number of his compilation, Births, Marriages and Deaths in Picekns County, Georgia, Newspapers, 1884-1936. Although out of the print, the book is available at the Pickens County Library. The library also has microfilm copies of extant Pickens County newspapers.