PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • More than 1,100 students apply to graduate from Chattahoochee Tech on December 17th (12/5/2012)

    (Marietta, Ga.) More than 1,100 students at Georgia’s largest technical college have applied to graduate this December at Chattahoochee Technical College’s ceremony. The ceremony, scheduled for Dec. 17, will honor graduates from both the summer and fall terms at the college. More than 300 have indic... more
  • More than 1,100 students apply to graduate from Chattahoochee Tech on December 17th
  • Boteler Named Executive Vice President at Chattahoochee Tech (12/4/2012)

    (Marietta, Ga.) Chattahoochee Technical College President Dr. Ron Newcomb recently announced Dr. Trina Boteler of Jasper has assumed the responsibilities of a newly created position at the college. As of December 1, Boteler, who has been serving the college as the Vice President of Academic Affairs... more
  • Boteler Named Executive Vice President at Chattahoochee Tech
  • Chattahoochee Technical College Announces Nominees for Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Instruction (12/3/2012)

    Chattahoochee Technical College recently announced the college’s nominees for the Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Instruction, a statewide program initiated by the Technical College System of Georgia to honor outstanding instructors at the System's member institutions. The ten instruc... more
  • Chattahoochee Technical College Announces Nominees for  Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Instruction
  • Four Legged Love From Sugar and Cookie (12/3/2012)

    The following pets are looking for a home to fill with laughter and love. Hi, we are Sugar and Cookie, female Lab and Shepherd mix, 5 year-old sisters. Our people had to move and couldn’t take us with them. We miss them but we are now looking for another home we can fill with love, joy,... more
  • Four Legged Love From Sugar and Cookie
  • Jasper City Park (aka Duck Pond) Ribbon Cutting (12/3/2012)

    A Ribbon Cutting was held for Jasper City Park (aka Duck Pond) in Jasper, Georgia after being closed since August 24, 2012 for renovations. Denise Duncan, President of the Pickens Chamber of Commerce, Ken Pint, Mayor John Weaver, and Commissioner Rob Jones spoke at the the ceremony. The Mayor recogn... more
  • Jasper Park Ribbon Cutting (12/3/2012)

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  • Jasper Park Ribbon Cutting
  • North Georgia Toy Run (12/2/2012)

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  • North Georgia Toy Run
  • Airport Christmas Party (12/1/2012)

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  • Airport Christmas Party
  • Jasper Jingle Jog 5k (12/1/2012)

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  • Jasper Jingle Jog 5k
  • Night of Lights Celebration (12/1/2012)

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  • Night of Lights Celebration
  • Business Watch Alert: Convenient Store Break-In Last Night (11/30/2012)

    Unfortunately, as we enter the Christmas season each year, we have some that begin to see it as a season of stealing. Last night, we had a break-in at a local convenient store in the northern part of Pickens County. This is the second break-in that has occurred to a business in the last several week... more
  • Business Watch Alert:  Convenient Store Break-In Last Night
  • Good Samaritan Health and Wellness Center is Participating in Georgia Gives Day on December 6th (11/29/2012)

    Georgia Gives Day is a 24-hour giving event that will take place on December 6, 2012. On December 6th, thousands of people across Georgia will raise as much money as possible in a 24-hour period through the website www.GAgivesday.org. GA... more
  • Good Samaritan Health and Wellness Center is Participating in Georgia Gives Day on December 6th
  • New Paramedicine Program to Begin In January at Chattahoochee Tech (11/29/2012)

    Chattahoochee Technical College will be introducing its new Paramedicine Program this January with 10 students in the first cohort. The program, which includes 44 credit hours of instruction beyond general education requirements, will be housed at the college’s Appalachian Campus in Jasper. Dire... more
  • New Paramedicine Program to Begin In January at Chattahoochee Tech
  • Four Legged Love From Peanut (11/27/2012)
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    The following pet are looking for a home to fill with laughter and love. Hi, I am Peanut, a male Cocker Spaniel and Jack Russell mix. I am about eighteen months old and weigh about 20 pounds. I am playful, like to go for rides, walk well on a leash, and I love doggie toys. I am gr... more
  • Four Legged Love From Peanut
  • Help Jasper Lions Club’s Fill-A-Stocking Serve More Than 400 Pickens County Families (11/27/2012)

    Dear Friends, Thank you for your support of the Jasper Lions Club’s Fill-A-Stocking project. Last year the Fill-A-Stocking project served over 1000 needy children from more than 400 Pickens County families. Applications for Christmas gifts are already pouring in, and with the increasing number of... more
  • Help Jasper Lions Club’s Fill-A-Stocking Serve More Than 400 Pickens County Families
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