PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Local Admins attend Annual IAAP Conference (6/27/2013)

    Members of the local Appalachian Chapter of IAAP (International Association of Administrative Professionals®) attended the 59th Georgia Division IAAP Annual Meeting held June 14-16, Atlanta, GA. The theme for the annual meeting was “One Voice Big Difference” and consisted of professional developm... more
  • Local Admins attend Annual IAAP Conference
  • Tater Patch Players rehearse a timeless musical (6/27/2013)

    During these long, hot summer days, the Tater Patch Players are busy rehearsing a play that is sure to intrigue and delight audiences. The Fantasticks, by Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt, is the world's longest running musical. It celebrated its 54th anniversary this year and the unique style and ou... more
  • Tater Patch Players rehearse a timeless musical
  • Ball Ground UMC Presents Faith & Freedom Festival (6/26/2013)
    June 29, 2013
    Ball Ground United Methodist Church presents the second annual Faith and Freedom Festival on June 29, 2013 in beautiful downtown Ball Ground, GA. Join us for a day of fun, music, and worship as we prepare to watch Ball Ground’s second annual fireworks show. At 3 o’clock, we will kick off the day ... more
  • Ball Ground UMC Presents Faith & Freedom Festival
  • Location Changes for Jasper Farmers Market During Independence Day Celebrations (6/26/2013)

    Snakes are coming to the market this Saturday, June 29, but not to worry, they will be safely ensconced in glass containers so that they can be observed safely. The staff from Venomous Georgia will be on hand to teach us how to get along with these useful but alarming creatures. Bring your kids so... more
  • Location Changes for Jasper Farmers Market During Independence Day Celebrations
  • AND THERE IS STILL MORE ABOUT HEALTH CARE YOU NEED TO KNOW (6/25/2013)
    Pickens GOP Meeting on July 9th
    This is the message of the Pickens County Republican Party July monthly meeting presentation at Chattahoochee Technical College in Jasper beginning at 7 p.m. A doctor & a representative from the hospital administrative side will discuss The Evolution of Health Care Costs from a Physician and the Ho... more
  • FOCUSING ON STATE ROUTE 20 SAFETY AND MOBILITY (6/25/2013)
    GDOT SEEKING INPUT FOR STATE ROUTE 20 IMPROVEMENTS BETWEEN I-575 AND GA 400 THROUGH ANONYMOUS WEB SURVEY
    (Canton and Cumming, Ga.) – The Georgia Department of Transportation seeks to identify potential improvements along State Route 20 from I-575 in Canton to Highway 400 in Cumming. State Route 20 has exceeded its capacity and multiple improvements are needed to improve safety and mobility in Cherokee ... more
  • FOCUSING ON STATE ROUTE 20 SAFETY AND MOBILITY
  • Four Legged Love From Buster (6/25/2013)

    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 one of the following pets who need a forever home to fill with laughter and love: Hello, I am Buster, a special Australian Cattle Dog-A... more
  • Four Legged Love From Buster
  • PICKENS FRIDAY MORNING DISCUSSION GROUP CELEBRATES 25TH ANNIVERSARY (6/25/2013)

    In 1988 Atlanta hosted the Democratic National Convention where Michael Dukakis was chosen as the party’s presidential candidate. He lost in November to George H.W. Bush. Rain Man was voted best movie of the year and its star, Dustin Hoffman won an Oscar for Best Actor. The top song of the year w... more
  • PICKENS FRIDAY MORNING DISCUSSION GROUP CELEBRATES 25TH ANNIVERSARY
  • Snake Warning - Daytime Movers (6/25/2013)

    The snakes are buzzing on the ground!!! Here are more of Georgia's non-venomous snakes that you are likely to see this summer. Rat Snakes - the term "Rat Snake" really refers to a family of non-venomous snakes and not just one particular snake. This family of non-venomous snakes rang... more
  • Snake Warning - Daytime Movers
  • THREE MORE TOP REPUBLICAN CANDIDATES FOR U.S. SENATE VISIT PICKENS COUNTY IN 2 WEEKS (6/25/2013)
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    So you thought the 2014 election was a long way off? Wrong. The Republican candidates are getting out and visiting Georgians all over the state. The Pickens County Republican Party has offered two venues within two weeks and candidates have come. On Saturday, June 22 at our Pickens County Com... more
  • THREE MORE TOP REPUBLICAN CANDIDATES FOR U.S. SENATE VISIT PICKENS COUNTY IN 2 WEEKS
  • GEORGIA DOT CONTINUES ASPHALT REPAIR ON HIGHWAY 53 IN PICKENS COUNTY (6/24/2013)

    Georgia DOT’s Maintenance crews will resume their work on repairing the deteriorating asphalt spots on SR 53 in Pickens County. Work will proceed daily Monday, June 24 through Thursday, June 27, 2013 from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m., weather permitting. It is the Georgia DOT policy to repair and ... more
  • Inalfa Roof Systems brings 300 manufacturing jobs to Cherokee County (6/24/2013)
    Leading provider of vehicle roofing systems opens new North American plant
    Gov. Nathan Deal announced today that Inalfa Roof Systems, a leading global supplier of vehicle roofing systems, will open a manufacturing plant in Cherokee County. The plant represents a $17.1 million investment and 300 jobs for Georgians. “Inalfa joins the dynamic auto industry Georgia has cult...
  • Inalfa Roof Systems brings 300 manufacturing jobs to Cherokee County
  • Fire Technical Rescue Course (6/22/2013)

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  •  Fire Technical Rescue Course
  • Amateur Radio Field Day (6/22/2013)

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  • Amateur Radio Field Day
  • GOP Tomato Sandwich Fiesta (6/22/2013)

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  • GOP Tomato Sandwich Fiesta
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