PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • What’s at the Jasper Farmers Market When? (5/14/2013)

    Trying to predict what produce there will be at the Farmers Market is not an easy task. But because of the fact that all of the fruits and vegetables brought to the market are required to be local, we can say that there won’t be watermelons in May or lettuce in August. (Although greenhouses and im... more
  • What’s at the Jasper Farmers Market When?
  • Administrative Professional of the Year named and scholarships awarded (5/13/2013)

    During the annual Administrative Professionals Day® luncheon on Thursday, April 25 hosted by the Appalachian Chapter of IAAP (International Association of Administrative Professionals®), the 2012 Administrative Professional of the Year was named. This year’s recipient is Donna Gaddis, CAP. Don... more
  • Administrative Professional of the Year named and scholarships awarded
  • Big Canoe Hook a Kid on Fishing Tournament wants to catch you! (5/13/2013)
    All kids are welcome for a morning of fish fun
    Kids from 3-12 years old are invited cast a fish line at Big Canoe’s kids’ fishing tournament on Saturday, May 25. Sign-in and registration for the fifth annual Hook a Kid on Fishing Tournament will begin at 9:00 a.m. in the lower parking lot of the Big Canoe Chapel. Fishing for trophies and prizes ... more
  • Big Canoe Hook a Kid on Fishing Tournament wants to catch you!
  • Chattahoochee Tech Honors Nursing Graduates with Pinning Ceremony (5/13/2013)

    In a pinning ceremony Thursday in Jasper, 13 new nurses received their pins in recognition of completing the practical nursing program at Chattahoochee Technical College. The ceremony honored those who completed the college’s popular Practical Nursing Program that prepares students to become LPNs. ... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Honors Nursing Graduates with Pinning Ceremony
  • Four Legged Love From Sally's Kittens (5/13/2013)

    The following pets need a forever home to fill with laughter and love: Hi, we are Sally’s kittens, Yippee! We are so full of fun. We are about five weeks old and we already have our own personalities. Magellan likes to go exploring, Panther is solid black, Tom-Tom is all boy, Piper le... more
  • Four Legged Love From Sally's Kittens
  • Shuttle Service for PHS Graduation Services (5/13/2013)

    Pickens County Schools will provide free bus shuttle service to and from the Pickens High School Graduation Ceremony this year. Buses will leave from and return to the parking lot at Chattahoochee Technical College and at Pickens County Middle School. Bus service will begin at 7:45 AM from each ... more
  • Shuttle Service for PHS Graduation Services
  • Annual Fishing Rodeo (5/11/2013)

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  • Annual Fishing Rodeo
  • Footsteps for Families 5K (5/11/2013)

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  • Footsteps for Families 5K
  • Patio & Garden Party Auction (5/11/2013)

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  • Patio & Garden Party Auction
  • Fashion Show @ Gibbs Gardens (5/10/2013)

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  • Fashion Show @ Gibbs Gardens
  • Stampede Rodeo (5/10/2013)

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  • Stampede Rodeo
  • 175 Years: Cherokee Trail of Tears - Honor and Remember (1838 - 2013) Memorial Service (5/9/2013)
    Saturday, May 18th at 2:00 PM at New Echota Cherokee Capital State Historic Site, Hwy 225N, Calhoun, GA.
    The Memorial Service will be free and open to the public rain or shine (regular admission applies to museum/site tour). Honor and Remember banners and commemorative red ribbons are displayed at Cherokee sites in NW Georgia and on State of Georgia and Trail of Tears Association historic markers. Duri... more
  • 175 Years:  Cherokee Trail of Tears - Honor and Remember (1838 - 2013) Memorial Service
  • 24th Annual Cherokee County Indian Festival & Mother’s Day PowWow (5/9/2013)
    This year’s event is dedicated to: The real warriors of the world, WOMEN!
    Who: Rolling Thunder Enterprises and the City of Canton What: American Indian Festival & Mothers Day PowWow When: May 11th & 12th, 2011 - Saturday: 11:00 am – 7:00 pm, Sunday: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm Where: Boling Park at 1200 Marietta Highway in Canton, Georgia 30114 Why: ... more
  • 24th Annual Cherokee County Indian Festival & Mother’s Day PowWow
  • Georgia’s College and Career Ready Performance Index Released (5/9/2013)

    State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge today released the first-ever Georgia College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) that measures schools and school districts on an easy-to-understand 100 point scale. The CCRPI is the new accountability system that replaces the No Child Left Behind (... more
  • Georgia’s College and Career Ready Performance Index Released
  • Jasper Middle School - College & Career Ready Performance Index 2011-12 Pilot Scores (5/9/2013)

    The Georgia Department of Education released 2011-12 pilot scores for all individual schools and systems in the state under the new College & Career Ready Performance Index accountability system. The new accountability system, better known as the “CCRPI”, has replaced the Adequate Yearly Progress ... more
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