PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Pickens Chamber of Commerce October Breakfast (10/18/2012)

    Pickens County Chamber of Commerce held its’ monthly Membership Breakfast on Tuesday, October 9th at Chattahoochee Technical College. Catering was provided by Carriage House Coffee Shop. Special thanks to the sponsor, The Bank of North Georgia, and guest Susan Reeves with the Pickens County Bo... more
  • Pickens Chamber of Commerce October Breakfast
  • Pickens Sheriff’s Office Corporal Chris Leake received Employee of the Year Award (10/18/2012)

    On October 15th, the Canton Moose Family Center held their Annual Public Safety awards banquet in Canton Georgia. At this event, Corporal Chris Leake, of the Pickens County Sheriff’s Office, received the recognition as Officer of the Year for Pickens County. Corporal Chris Leake has been a member... more
  • Pickens Sheriff’s Office Corporal Chris Leake received Employee of the Year Award
  • 9th Congressional District Debate with Doug Collins and Jody Cooley (10/17/2012)

    The Big Canoe HOA hosted a debate for the 9th Congressional District Candidates Doug Collins (Republican) and Jody Cooley (Democrat). The candidates gave opening remarks and then the following topics were discussed: Jobs & The Economy Healthcare Taxes & Spending Entitlement Reform Immigrat...
  • 9th Congressional District Debate with Doug Collins and Jody Cooley
  • Chattahoochee Tech Welcomes New Board Member and Congratulates Two (10/17/2012)

    (Canton, Ga.) Chattahoochee Technical College welcomed a new board member to its business meeting Tuesday. Mark Haney is the newest member to the governing board providing the college fiduciary, strategic and generative leadership. Haney’s extensive background in healthcare administration includ... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Welcomes New Board Member and Congratulates Two
  • A Special Showing of 'AGENDA Grinding America Down' at Pickens Tea Party (10/16/2012)
    FREE! October 23 at 7 PM at Chattahoochee Tech School - Appalachian Campus
    The Pickens County Tea Party meeting on October 23, 2012 will feature a special showing of 'AGENDA Grinding America Down' for the benefit of the community. FREE!!! ALL are invited no matter if they are Democrats, Republicans, liberals, conservatives or independents or don't care. Everyone sho... more
  • A Special Showing of 'AGENDA Grinding America Down' at Pickens Tea Party
  • CAUTION URGED ON ROADS TO AVOID DEER THIS AUTUMN - State Agencies Warn of Increased Car-Deer Collisions during Breeding Season (10/16/2012)

    (SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga.) - With an estimated 50,000 deer-car collisions annually in Georgia, leaders of the state’s wildlife, highway safety and insurance agencies are advising motorists to be cautious of increased deer sightings this fall. “Deer are on the move during this time of year,” said Comm... more
  • CAUTION URGED ON ROADS TO AVOID DEER THIS AUTUMN - State Agencies Warn of Increased Car-Deer Collisions during Breeding Season
  • GDOT Economic Impact Study for the Pickens County Airport (10/16/2012)

    Georgia’s airport system of 104 publicly-owned, public use airports – nine commercial service airports and 95 general aviation airports – are essential to the state’s transportation and economic infrastructure, supporting its diversified industries including technology, manufacturing, distribution, ... more
  • GDOT Economic Impact Study for the Pickens County Airport
  • GEORGIA DOT SEEKS PUBLIC REVIEW AND COMMENT ON ITS FEDERALLY-FUNDED PROJECTS (10/16/2012)
    Public Encouraged to Attend Local Meetings
    (CARTERSVILLE, Ga.) –The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) is about to present the Draft FY 2013 - 2016 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) in Northwest Georgia for public review and comment. The STIP is a four-year program that specifies federally funded transportatio... more
  • GEORGIA DOT SEEKS PUBLIC REVIEW AND COMMENT ON ITS FEDERALLY-FUNDED PROJECTS
  • HUNTERS READY FOR 2012 FIREARMS DEER SEASON BEGINNING OCTOBER 20 (10/16/2012)

    (SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga.2) - While archery and primitive weapons season occur first, many hunters anxiously wait until the opening day of firearms season to get into the woods. That wait is almost over as firearms deer season begins Saturday, Oct. 20 and lasts through Jan. 1, 2013 in the Northern Zone a... more
  • HUNTERS READY FOR 2012 FIREARMS DEER SEASON BEGINNING OCTOBER 20
  • Low Appraisals Affect Market (10/16/2012)

    Last week I had a closing, finally, which took most of the day, but that was not the first hurdle. REALTORS® are facing a continuing challenge from the appraisal industry. The listing price on this very nice home in Canton was $119,900. It went on the market Thursday, we made a full price offer on ... more
  • Low Appraisals Affect Market
  • Sassafras Literary Exchange Adult Writing Contest Winners Announced (10/16/2012)

    Lynn Turner and Maria Boling, Sassafras Literary Exchange Members, announced the winners of the Second Annual Sassafras Literary Exchange Adult Writing Contest on Saturday, October 6, 2012 at Lee Newton Park’s Center Stage during the Marble Festival. A panel of six judges comprised of published au... more
  • Sassafras Literary Exchange Adult Writing Contest Winners Announced
  • Tater Patch Players Announce Cast and Crew For The Miracle Worker (10/16/2012)

    Director Stan O’Kelley has announced the cast and crew for the upcoming production of The Miracle Worker. The three act play is the story of Helen Keller and her teacher Annie Sullivan. Struck by acute congestion and fever as a small child, Helen becomes deaf and blind. Not knowing how to work wi... more
  • Tater Patch Players Announce Cast and Crew For The Miracle Worker
  • TURN IN POACHERS AND MAKE THEM PAY-Governor Nathan Deal Signs Proclamation Supporting “Turn in Poachers Day” (10/16/2012)

    (SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga.)-Not only is Saturday, Oct. 20 the opening day of firearms deer season, it also is officially recognized as Turn In Poachers Day in Georgia according to a proclamation recently signed by Gov. Nathan Deal. According to the 'Turn In Poachers' proclamation, “the ownership of all... more
  • TURN IN POACHERS AND MAKE THEM PAY-Governor Nathan Deal Signs Proclamation Supporting “Turn in Poachers Day”
  • Winter Care for Pets (10/16/2012)

    It’s getting cold outside! Whether your pet lives outside year round, or never puts one paw outside, there are some precautions to take as the weather gets colder. From wind chill factor to fire hazards, here are a few tips on keeping your pet safe in the fall and winter. Some breeds, such as Al... more
  • Winter Care for Pets
  • CARES July-September Newsletter 2012 (10/15/2012)

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  • CARES July-September Newsletter 2012
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