PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • WINTER WEATHER POSSIBLE ACROSS NORTH GEORGIA ON THURSDAY (1/15/2013)

    A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE STATE ON THURSDAY, JANUARY 17. AHEAD OF THE SYSTEM, A DEEP SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL SPREAD AMPLE GULF MOISTURE NORTHWARD, RESULTING IN WIDESPREAD RAIN ACROSS NORTH AND CENTRAL GEORGIA. AS THE ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT PUSHES INTO THE CAROLINAS THURSDAY ... more
  • WINTER WEATHER POSSIBLE ACROSS NORTH GEORGIA ON THURSDAY
  • Four Legged Love From Edlyn (1/14/2013)
    ADOPTED
    The following pets are looking for a home to fill with laughter and love. I am Edlyn a domestic medium hair female cat. I have a beautiful black, white and brown calico coat and I weigh about eight pounds. I am very warm, cuddly and friendly. I think I might be PURRFECT for you. ... more
  • Four Legged Love From Edlyn
  • Four Legged Love From Satchel (1/14/2013)

    The following pet is looking for a home to fill with laughter and love. Hi, I am Satchel, a one-year old male Terrier-Standard Daschund Mix dog. I have a beautiful black coat with Brindle highlights. I weigh about 30 pounds and I like people and kids. I am obedient, friendly, and sw... more
  • Four Legged Love From Satchel
  • A New Day in the Georgia Legislature (1/11/2013)

    The 2013-2014 term of the General Assembly officially began this week with unusually warm weather unlike the major ice storm we experienced two years ago that shut down most of Georgia’s interstates and primary transportation systems for several days. The Governor gave his State of the State Address...
  • A New Day in the Georgia Legislature
  • Thousands starting the New Year by going back to school at CTC (1/11/2013)
    624 Enrolled at Appalachian Campus
    Chattahoochee Technical College, which was recently ranked as the 8th largest college or university in Georgia by the Atlanta Business Chronicle, opened the semester with an influx of new and returning students. As of the first day of classes, approximately 11,600 students were on the rolls for the ... more
  • Thousands starting the New Year by going back to school at CTC
  • CAPAA Recital at the Dean Center in Jasper (1/9/2013)

    The Creative and Performing Arts Academy held its second student recital on October 28, 2012 at the Dean Center in Jasper, Georgia. CAPAA Students participating were Benjamin Ellingson (piano), Thomas Ellingson (piano), Emma DiPuma (piano), Nick DiPuma (guitar), Emily Fields (piano), Justin Godfre... more
  • CAPAA Recital at the Dean Center in Jasper
  • Chattahoochee Tech Grads Preparing for a State Exam See Fun in the Prep Work (1/9/2013)

    (Acworth, Ga) - Preparing for an exam is not usually fun, but for a group of Nursing Assistant graduates at Chattahoochee Technical College it was a few hours of games, races and competition. The competition, which took place Monday, Jan. 7, at the North Metro Campus in Acworth, featured a variety o... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Grads Preparing for a State Exam See Fun in the Prep Work
  • Chattahoochee Tech Ranked 8th Among Georgia’s Colleges and Universities (1/9/2013)

    Chattahoochee Technical College is ranked as 8th in the state of Georgia by the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s list of the area’s 25 largest colleges and universities. The annual listing is part of the publication’s 2012-2013 Book of Lists, which contains 122 lists of Georgia schools, businesses, heal... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Ranked 8th Among Georgia’s Colleges and Universities
  • COLLINS OPENS D.C. AND DISTRICT OFFICES (1/9/2013)

    (Gainesville, GA)– Rep. Doug Collins (GA-R) has announced the opening of his 9th District Congressional offices in Washington, D.C. and Gainesville, GA. Georgia's newest Congressman will begin operation with one district office, having Constituent Services Representatives perform weekly office hours...
  • COLLINS OPENS D.C. AND DISTRICT OFFICES
  • POSTER CONTEST’S 23RD YEAR CELEBRATES ‘CITIZEN SCIENCE’ (1/9/2013)
    Postmark deadline for state-level contest entries is March 27, 2013
    (SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga.) – Teachers and students across Georgia can celebrate Georgia’s wildlife and students’ artistic interests by participating in this year’s Give Wildlife a Chance Poster Contest. Whether exploring their schoolyard and backyard environments or taking a field trip to a park, natur... more
  • POSTER CONTEST’S 23RD YEAR CELEBRATES ‘CITIZEN SCIENCE’
  • What is Pet Insurance? (1/9/2013)

    A friend of mine had a small dog that she was walking on the sidewalk with a retractable leash. He darted into the road, and she was unable to stop him with the retractable leash. He was hit by a car and sustained multiple fractures to his pelvis. The damage was so severe, he had to be referred to a... more
  • What is Pet Insurance?
  • Beginning this month, there's something in the arts for everyone at Creative and Performing Arts Academy (1/8/2013)

    Acting Class for young people ages 9-15 begins Thursday, January 17, 4 - 5 p.m and goes through March 7th. Ellen Painter is excited to introduce activities and experiences that will help young people develop stage characters by working individually and in an ensemble. This is a great way to... more
  • Beginning this month, there's something in the arts for everyone at Creative and Performing Arts Academy
  • Four Legged Love From Henlen and Brisco (1/8/2013)
    ADOPTED
    The following pets are looking for a home to fill with laughter and love. We are Henlen and Brisco, long-haired standard Dachshunds. I am Henlen, the girl, and I have a beautiful black and white coat. My brother, Brisco, is brown and white. He is very handsome. We are both eight month... more
  • Four Legged Love From Henlen and Brisco
  • Four Legged Love From Kitty (1/8/2013)
    ADOPTED
    The following pet is looking for a home to fill with laughter and love. Hi, my name is Kitty even though I am a well-behaved, smart, and pretty dog. You see, I don’t like cats very much so ironically I was named Kitty. I am obedient, friendly, and sweet. I am a two year old tricol... more
  • Four Legged Love From Kitty
  • PSO Alert: Ammunition Found in Bathroom at Jasper Middle School (1/8/2013)
    Law enforcement officers did not locate any items of concern after thorough search.
    Earlier today, some ammunition was located inside one of the student bathrooms at Jasper Middle School. A student immediately notified school officials and a decision was made to implement all safety precautions. These procedures included locking down the school campus and calling in law enforcement... more
  • PSO Alert:  Ammunition Found in Bathroom at Jasper Middle School
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