PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Pickens County Nonpartisan Community Candidate Forum (video) (4/21/2014)
    Sponsored by Chamber Governmental Affairs Committee & Chattahoochee Technical College Foundation
    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce through their Governmental Affairs Committee along with the Chattahoochee Technical College Foundation sponsored a nonpartisan Community Candidate Forum on April 21, 2014. The Forum format was adapted from the League of Women Voters suggested agenda. Attendees ...
  • Pickens County Nonpartisan Community Candidate Forum (video)
  • Pickens County School Board Candidate Forum (4/21/2014)
    Monday, April 21, from 6-7:30 p.m. at Chattahoochee Tech
    Pickens County Board of Education members will attend a candidate forum on April 21st, beginning at 6:00 p.m. This forum will be hosted by the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce. The meeting will be held at the Chattahoochee Technical College, 100 Campus Drive, Jasper, Georgia.... more
  • Pickens County School Board Candidate Forum
  • Today is the Deadline to Register to Vote in the May 20 Primary Election (4/21/2014)
    Register online with a Valid Georgia Driver's License
    Today is the deadline to register to vote in the May 20 primary election. You'll vote as a Democrat or Republican with your sample ballots found on Secretary of State Brian Kemp's My Voter Page. You'll need your name, county, and date of bi... more
  • Today is the Deadline to Register to Vote in the May 20 Primary Election
  • Cove Waterfall Motorcycle Ride (4/19/2014)

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  • Cove Waterfall Motorcycle Ride
  • Talking Rock Easter Egg Hunt (4/19/2014)

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  • Talking Rock Easter Egg Hunt
  • Protective Structures Educates Pickens Senior Center on Tornado Preparedness (4/17/2014)
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  • Protective Structures Educates Pickens Senior Center on Tornado Preparedness
  • Chattahoochee Technical College welcomes Gerry Nechvatal to Board (4/16/2014)

    Chattahoochee Technical College welcomed its newest board member Tuesday. Gerald “Gerry” Nechvatal of Pickens County was sworn in by the Honorable David Lindsey, probate judge and associate magistrate court judge in Pickens County. Nechvatal is currently the director for economic development in Pick... more
  • Chattahoochee Technical College welcomes Gerry Nechvatal to Board
  • GA Xtreme Fitness Allstars Cheer Wraps Up Season Competitions in Panama City, FL (4/16/2014)

    GA Xtreme Fitness Allstars Cheer concluded the season this past weekend in Panama City, Florida. Previous competitions were held in Atlanta, Duluth, Dalton and Nashville. The competitions would not be possible without the generous donations from their sponsors. Special thanks to Rocco's Pub, Th... more
  • GA Xtreme Fitness Allstars Cheer Wraps Up Season Competitions in Panama City, FL
  • It's Chicken Cooking, and Eating, Time in Tate (4/16/2014)
    Pre-sold tickets must be ordered by April 16th
    Marble Valley Friends, a historic preservation/educational organization headquartered in the Old Tate Gym, is organizing for its spring chicken barbeque fundraiser. Such fundraisers happen each spring and fall. Repeat customers seem to anticipate the event; new customers soon become repeaters. Th... more
  • It's Chicken Cooking, and Eating, Time in Tate
  • Red Cross Urges All Residents to Prepare for Tornado Season by Using Mobile Technology (4/16/2014)

    The Northeast Georgia American Red Cross is urging all residents to take advantage of the official Tornado App which puts lifesaving information right in the hands of people who live in, visit or have loved ones in tornado-prone areas. This free app—available in English or Spanish—gives iPhone, iPad... more
  • Red Cross Urges All Residents to Prepare for Tornado Season by Using Mobile Technology
  • Deal signs bills assisting veterans, military families (4/15/2014)

    Gov. Nathan Deal today signed into law legislation that allows any court with jurisdiction over criminal cases to establish veterans court divisions (Senate Bill 320). The bill, signed during a visit to the National Infantry Museum in Columbus, addresses the specialized treatment needs of veterans a... more
  • Deal signs bills assisting veterans, military families
  • Great prizes make for fun golf tournament and support for a worthy cause (4/15/2014)

    Prizes and auction items at the April 23 Good Samaritan Golf Tournament will provide lots of incentives and help meet the goal of raising $25,000 for Good Samaritan Health and Wellness Center in Jasper. Day’s Chevrolet of Jasper will give a new Chevrolet to anyone who gets a hole-in-one at the an... more
  • Great prizes make for fun golf tournament and support for a worthy cause
  • Jasper Optimist Essay Contest Winners (4/15/2014)

    At its April 3 breakfast meeting, the Optimist Club of Jasper recognized the winners of the 2014 Jasper Optimist Essay Contest. The 2014 essay topic was, “How Dreams lead to success”. The winners of the Essay Contest were Haley Lacuesta, first place; Kayla Low, second place; Sadie Cornett, third... more
  • Jasper Optimist Essay Contest Winners
  • Nonpartisan Community Candidate Forum (4/14/2014)
    Monday, April 21, from 6-7:30 p.m. at Chattahoochee Tech
    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce through their Governmental Affairs Committee along with the Chattahoochee Technical College Foundation is sponsoring a nonpartisan Community Candidate Forum on Monday April 21,from 6pm-7:30 at Chattahoochee Tech. "As a service to the community, the Chamber a... more
  • TAG FEE CHANGES GIVE GEORGIA’S WILDLIFE A BETTER CHANCE (4/14/2014)

    (JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga.) – Georgia’s five wildlife license plates will soon cost less and provide more support for conserving Georgia wildlife, from bald eagles to bobwhite quail. Gov. Nathan Deal signed House Bill 881 into law today at Jekyll Island. The legislation rolls back the cost of buying... more
  • TAG FEE CHANGES GIVE GEORGIA’S  WILDLIFE A BETTER CHANCE
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