| Open Mic Night and Matters of the Heart Exhibit at Sharptop Arts Center This Month (2/6/2012) |
Birdhouse Competition Entry Forms Available
Yes… February 11, Sharptop Arts will host the second Open Mic Night 7-9 p.m. If you missed the first one (by the way, a lot of fun) you have another chance. Don’t miss it.
Before you know it April is here. Birdhouse entry forms are due by April 19 to the Sharptop Arts Center. Sharptop Arts will... more
| Lt. Ernie McArthur Lost Weight with the Carriage House Diet Challenge (2/4/2012) |
Ernie lost 6 lbs.
Lt. Ernie McArthur, with the Pickens Sheriff’s Office, decided to take the Carriage House Diet Challenge after gaining weight over the last year. Ernie ate breakfast and lunch there daily for the last four weeks. His food choices were monitored by the Carriage House. He was able to lose 6 lbs, ev... more
| Mother’s Day the Native Way (2/3/2012) |
Mother's Day Pow-Wow Indian Festival - May 13, 2012
Mother’s Day celebrations have been around since mothers first appeared as even the Bible recognizes Eve in bestowing her with the title “Mother of All the Living”. Hindu scripture credits the Great Mother, Kali Ma, with the invention of writing through alphabets, pictographs and beautiful sacred i... more
| Physician Assistants to “Prescribe” Healthy Hikes In Georgia’s State Parks (2/3/2012) |
Everyone knows that exercise is one key to being healthy, but not everyone enjoys going to the gym. Georgia’s State Park system has teamed up with the Georgia Association of Physicians Assistants (GAPA) to make healthy living a bit more fun... more
| SPECIAL NIGHT FOR AMERICANS FOR PROSPERITY'S JUDICIAL 101 TOUR (2/3/2012)|
On Tuesday, February 21st, Americans for Prosperity are hosting a very special program for the monthly Pickens County Tea Party meeting, which is a part of their nation wide tour entitled JUDICIAL 101. This tour has been running since last summer to all the states to bring a new perspective about o... more
| Dr. Ron Newcomb Named President of Chattahoochee Technical College (2/2/2012) |
Dr. Ron Newcomb was officially announced today as the new president of Chattahoochee Technical College. The announcement of this appointment was made by Technical College System of Georgia Commissioner Ron Jackson after his choice was approved by the state board.
“I look forward to continuing my... more
| Freshman point guard Sean Tate named GCAA Player of the Week (2/2/2012)|
The Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association has named freshman Sean Tate the Player of the Week for Week 4 of the men’s basketball conference season. Tate, a 5-foot-7 point guard from Sequoyah High School in Canton, Ga., averaged 17 points, eight assists and 3.5 steals in two games last week while s... more
| Gilmer, Fannin & Pickens Residents Gather to Kick Off 2012 March for Babies (2/2/2012) |
Feburary 9th at 12 p.m. at Charlie's Restaurant in East Ellijay
WHO: Energized Gilmer, Fannin & Pickens residents dedicated to giving babies a healthy start in life, including local business leaders, business teams and families of premature babies.
WHAT: 2012 March for Babies Kickoff
Area residents gather to mark the start of the 2012 March for Babies seas... more
| Golden Eagles lose barnburners at home to GCAA foe Albany Tech (2/2/2012)|
The Chattahoochee Tech basketball squads dropped heartbreakers to Albany Tech on Tuesday, Jan. 31 at the Smyrna Community Center. The women’s team kept it close in the second half, drawing to within three points late in the game, but fell 55-49 to the Lady Titans, and the men lost 57-56 on a buzzer-... more
| New Group Formed 'Pickens County Citizens for Effective Leadership' (2/2/2012)|
Purpose is to recruit and elect effective political leadership
The Purpose of the Pickens County Citizens for Effective Leadership (PCCEL) is to recruit and elect effective political leadership for local and state offices.
As stated the PCCEL has two primary initiatives:
Recruit quality citizens to run for elected office that have demonstrated tradit... more
| Pickens Sheriff's Office February Newsletter (2/2/2012)|
| Want to Learn More About the Sheriff's Office? Sign up for the Citizens Academy (2/2/2012) |
Free Six Week Class on Tuesday & Thursday Nights - Limited Availability!
The Pickens County Sheriff's Office is offering a Citizens Academy starting February 28th. The Citizens Academy will allow you to learn all aspects of the Sheriff’s office while having fun and meeting the men and women who work there.
There is a limited availability and no cost to participate. A... more
| WANTED: Photos of Past Commissioners & Ordinaries (2/2/2012) |
Commissioner Rob Jones enlisted Rodney Buckingham and John Nicholson to identify and find photos of past Commissioners and Ordinaries in Pickens County. Photos were found for the ones after 1916 but need help for those prior to 1916. A list is below.
ORDINARIES of PICKENS COUNTY
| Allen Wigington announced he is running to keep his position as Chief Magistrate Judge for Pickens County (1/31/2012) |
Allen Wigington announced that he will run to keep his position as Chief Magistrate Judge for Pickens County. Wigington was appointed as a judge in the Magistrate Court in 2008 by Judge Larry Ray. When Judge Ray left the office, Wigington was selected by Appalachian Circuit Superior Court Judges t... more
| Four Legged Love from Isabel (1/31/2012) |
The following pet is looking for a home to fill with laughter and love.
Hi, I am Isabel a fantastically beautiful female Australian Shepherd mix. I have gorgeous blue eyes, a fabulous gray and white coat and I am only one year old. I am loving, attentive, gentle, healthy and happy. ... more
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