PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Business Watch Alert: Counterfeit $20 Bills (5/18/2013)

    Over the past week, we have been finding numerous counterfeit $20 bills. Please pass along to your staff to look for the following when accepting cash payments: • $20 bills • Serial Number: EB74939572G • Handwritten 700 – circled on both sides of the bill The bills look very real, but feel ... more
  • Business Watch Alert:  Counterfeit $20 Bills
  • CTC 2013 Radiography Graduates Honored in Pinning Ceremony (5/18/2013)

    (Acworth, Ga.) At Chattahoochee Technical College almost one third of its students express an interest in the healthcare field. One of the programs that has the highest interest is the college’s Radiography program, where according to Dean of Health Sciences Ron Webb, around 100-150 people apply for... more
  • CTC 2013 Radiography Graduates Honored in Pinning Ceremony
  • GA Masons @ Cove Waterfall (5/18/2013)

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  • GA Masons @ Cove Waterfall
  • GEORGIA FOUNDATION OFFERS CHANCE TO HUNT, FISH FOR FREE FOR LIFE (5/18/2013)

    Georgians can win the right to hunt and fish for free for life statewide in a new contest sponsored by the Georgia Natural Resources Foundation. Visitors to the Georgia Wildlife Resources Division’s Facebook page (ww... more
  • GEORGIA FOUNDATION OFFERS CHANCE TO HUNT, FISH FOR FREE FOR LIFE
  • Letter to the Editor: Nelson Mayor Quitting (5/18/2013)

    Let's set the record straight about the Nelson Mayor quitting. Mr. Haviland was not forthcoming to the press in his analysis of the events. Mr. Haviland ran for the job last summer and was elected November 2012. It was just after the embattled former Mayor resigned to run for a different office. ... more
  • MVF Hall of Fame Banquet (5/18/2013)

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  • MVF Hall of Fame Banquet
  • Pickens Relay for Life (5/18/2013)

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  • Pickens Relay for Life
  • Pickin' & Pullin' in Pickens (5/18/2013)

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  • Pickin' & Pullin' in Pickens
  • Powerball jackpot raised to $600M, highest in game’s history (5/18/2013)

    Powerball now has the highest jackpot in the game’s history. Georgia Lottery officials announced today that strong sales have bumped Saturday’s Powerball jackpot from an estimated $550 million to an estimated $600 million. The current jackpot is the largest in Powerball history and the second lar... more
  • Powerball jackpot raised to $600M, highest in game’s history
  • Runaway Juvenile (5/18/2013)

    Name: Lucus Hollingshead Age: 15 Lucus was last seen last week on Caylor Farm Road. It is believed that Lucus may be in the Dawson or Hall County area. Anyone with information concerning the whereabouts of Lucus Hollingshead is asked to please call 911 immediately.... more
  • Runaway Juvenile
  • Thank You from ArtFest – It’s Been Fun! (5/18/2013)

    Another year of Jasper ArtFest has come and gone. It is a very time consuming endeavor, and all the folks who volunteer their time and financial resources are the best. Our list of sponsors is attached. I particularly want to thank Beth Coberly for her efforts in recruiting volunteers. This year the... more
  • Thank You from ArtFest – It’s Been Fun!
  • VA Mandates Overtime to Increase Production of Compensation Claims Decisions (5/18/2013)
    Latest Initiative aimed at reducing the backlog
    WASHINGTON (May 15, 2013) – As part of its ongoing effort to accelerate the elimination of the disability compensation claims backlog, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is announcing today that it is mandating overtime for claims processors in its 56 regional benefits offices. This surge, whic... more
  • WILDWOOD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY PLACES 1ST AND 2ND IN ODYSSEY OF THE MIND STATE COMPETITION (5/18/2013)
    Wolves Headed to Michigan to Compete in World Championships
    Wildwood Christian Academy captured 1st and 2nd place in the state Odyssey of the Mind competition. The Wildwood teams head to the World Finals, held at Michigan State University, May 24-25, 2013. “Wildwood has a history of winning at the Odyssey competitions, starting with our first competition ... more
  • WILDWOOD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY PLACES 1ST AND 2ND IN ODYSSEY OF THE MIND STATE COMPETITION
  • Lend Me A Tenor (5/17/2013)

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  • Lend Me A Tenor
  • Ball Ground Woman Charged with Murder (5/16/2013)

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  • Ball Ground Woman Charged with Murder
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