PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • VOLUNTEERS FOR ANIMAL SHELTER OF PICKENS COUNTY INVITE YOU TO THE FARMERS MARKET AT SACKETTS ON JULY 6TH (7/2/2013)

    The STOP & DROP for our animal shelter on Camp Road was so successful, thanks to all the people in the community who got involved. Supplies continue to come for use by Shelter Director, Cindy Wilson. With summer here, volunteers are helpful. Always check with Cindy about what type of things she m... more
  • VOLUNTEERS FOR ANIMAL SHELTER OF PICKENS COUNTY INVITE YOU TO THE FARMERS MARKET AT SACKETTS ON JULY 6TH
  • Wound Care (7/2/2013)

    Alright, I have drained way too many dirty, nasty, wounds full of pus this week. I have had enough and I can’t take it anymore. Okay, maybe that is a little over dramatic but over the last year or so I have seen so many more bad wounds than usual. These wounds could have easily been treated with ... more
  • Wound Care
  • Pickens County 9-10 Girls All-Star Softball Team Headed to State Tournament (7/1/2013)

    Congratulations to the Pickens 9-10 Girls Allstar Softball team for winning the 2013 District Championship. They're headed to state July 10-13th. Roster: Madelyn Elrod Kensley Essig Payton Green Jayd Hamby Abby Hefner Kayla Jones Kristen Miller Sarah Morris Abby Payne Haleigh Reddin... more
  • Pickens County 9-10 Girls All-Star Softball Team Headed to State Tournament
  • Motor Runnin' For Kids! (6/30/2013)

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  • Motor Runnin' For Kids!
  • Faith & Freedom Festival (6/29/2013)

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  • Faith & Freedom Festival
  • Snakes @ Farmers Market (6/29/2013)

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  • Snakes @ Farmers Market
  • Appalachian IAAP installs 2013-14 officers (6/27/2013)

    The June 25 meeting of the Appalachian Chapter of IAAP (International Association of Administrative Professionals®) was a banquet to recognize and thank the 2012-13 officers and committee chairs and to install the elected 2013-14 officers. Rena Morris, CAP-OM, the 2012-13 President, conducted the... more
  • Appalachian IAAP installs 2013-14 officers
  • 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
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