PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • GDOT Continues Placement of Reflective Raised Pavement Markers in Pickens (12/18/2013)

    Georgia DOT Maintenance crews will continue their work on installing reflective raised pavement markers on State Route (SR) 53 and SR 136 in Pickens County. Work will proceed daily Wednesday, December 18 through Friday, December 20, 2013 from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. between the hours of 7:30 a.m. ... more
  • Four Legged Love From Snoopy (12/17/2013)

    If you are looking for a loyal and fun companion, a buddy for one of your pets, someone to talk to, take rides with, or hold in your lap, please consider the following pet who needs a forever home to fill with laughter and love: Hi, I am Snoopy, a one year old, female, domestic short hair... more
  • Four Legged Love From Snoopy
  • Leading camera manufacturer creates 65 jobs in Pickens County (12/17/2013)
    Orlaco invests in new headquarters in Jasper, Ga.
    (ATLANTA) ó The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) announced today that Orlaco, a global manufacturer of camera solutions for heavy equipment, on-road truck, crane and fork lift manufacturers, will open its first U.S.-based office and warehouse in Pickens County, creating 65 jobs ove... more
  • Leading camera manufacturer creates 65 jobs in Pickens County
  • Mega Millions jackpot raised to a holly, jolly $636M (12/17/2013)

    ĎTis the season for jolly jackpots! Georgia Lottery officials announced today that the estimated Mega Millions jackpot for tonightís drawing has been raised from $586 million to $636 million because of strong sales. The jackpot began rolling Oct. 4 and has rolled 21 times. Mega Millions offers... more
  • Mega Millions jackpot raised to a holly, jolly $636M
  • Menís hoops picks up GCAA conference win; women fall again (12/17/2013)

    (SMYRNA) Ė Chattahoochee Tech menís hoops earned a GCAA Division I victory over East Georgia on Saturday at the Smyrna Community Center in an 89-76 victory, while the womenís team remains winless in the conference after its 81-49 defeat. The Golden Eagles men (10-2, 4-2) played the Bobcats to a ... more
  • Menís hoops picks up GCAA conference win; women fall again
  • More than 900 students Graduate from Chattahoochee Technical College (12/17/2013)

    (Marietta, Ga.)- More than 900 graduates of Chattahoochee Technical College were honored in a ceremony at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre Monday with approximately 250 walking in the ceremony. The celebration held on Dec. 16 at 1 p.m., honored those completing their programs of study during ... more
  • More than 900 students Graduate from Chattahoochee Technical College
  • Habitat For Humanity #15 (12/15/2013)

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  • Santa Claus Flew to Town (12/15/2013)

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  • 4-H Turkey or Ham Shoot (12/14/2013)

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  • 4-H Turkey or Ham Shoot
  • Pickens Airport Christmas Party (12/14/2013)

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  • Pickens Airport Christmas Party
  • Slim Down Scavenger Hunt (12/14/2013)

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  • BMC Christmas Banquet (12/13/2013)

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  • Dashing Through The Snow (12/13/2013)

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  • Elaine Watkins Breast Cancer Story (Video) (12/13/2013)
    Family Showed Support By Cutting Hair Too
    Elaine 'Ellie' Watkins shares her Breast Cancer story that started with a mammogram $75 voucher that Piedmont Mountainside Hospital offered in October. Mammograms will be covered 100% as a preventive service as mandated under the Affordable Care Act. Her insurance wouldn't cover the treatment fo...
  • Elaine Watkins Breast Cancer Story (Video)
  • Bring One For the Chipper 2014 (12/11/2013)
    Christmas Tree Recycling Event on January 4, 2014
    Bring One For the Chipper will be held on Saturday, January 4, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Area residents will go green and drop off Christmas trees to be chipped into mulch or used as a wildlife habitat. The event educates the public on recycling and environmental conservation. It also al... more
  • Bring One For the Chipper 2014

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