PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • WorkKeys Assessments to be Offered at Chattahoochee Tech (9/27/2012)
    3rd Wednesday of each month at the Appalachian Campus
    (Marietta, Ga.) Georgians looking to verify their skills for potential employers will once again have that opportunity as Chattahoochee Technical College announces a testing schedule for the National Career Readiness Certificate to begin in October. National Career Readiness Certificates are earn... more
  • WorkKeys Assessments to be Offered at Chattahoochee Tech
  • Calling All Volunteers! Georgia Marble Festival Needs You! (9/26/2012)

    The Pickens Chamber of Commerce is looking for volunteers for the Georgia Marble Festival on October 6 & 7, 2012. Volunteering... So much fun! So many benefits! - FREE Entry into the Festival! - Purchase you first ever Limited Edition Festival T-shirt at cost! AND - Sign up by Friday S... more
  • Calling All Volunteers!  Georgia Marble Festival Needs You!
  • Chattahoochee Tech to Welcome Prospective Students at Monthly Events (9/26/2012)
    First one scheduled for October 5th
    (Marietta, Ga.) Chattahoochee Technical College will begin its First Friday’s program in October to welcome prospective students to its campuses. For the first time, Chattahoochee Technical College will offer monthly sessions at six of its eight campuses that will allow prospective students to tour ... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech to Welcome Prospective Students at Monthly Events
  • Good Samaritan Hoedown Auction to include Ann Young Painting (9/26/2012)

    More than 40 items have been donated so far for the live and silent auctions at the Good Samaritan Health and Wellness Center Hoedown fundraiser on October 20, 6-10 p.m. Among them is a painting of the Italian Tuscany region by popular local artist Ann Young, The painting is an original that will no... more
  • Good Samaritan Hoedown Auction to include Ann Young Painting
  • Pickens County 4-H Livestock Judging (9/26/2012)

    On Wednesday, September 12 eleven Pickens County 4-H’ers traveled to the NW GA Regional Fair to compete in a livestock judging contest. In this contest 4-H’ers judged classes of replacement heifers, market steers, bulls, market hogs, breeding gilts, yearling ewes and year lambs. The purpose of the... more
  • Pickens County 4-H Livestock Judging
  • Big Canoe Community Dinner (9/24/2012)

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  • Big Canoe Community Dinner
  • Chattahoochee Tech in the Top 100 List for 2-Year Colleges (9/24/2012)

    (Marietta, Ga.) Chattahoochee Technical College was recently named to the list of the Top 100 certificate-producing institutions in the United States among more than 1,800 two-year colleges that conferred such awards during the 2011-2012 academic year. Ranking 16 out of the top 100, Georgia’s larges... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech in the Top 100 List for 2-Year Colleges
  • Four Legged Love From Dazzle (9/24/2012)
    ADOPTED
    The following pet is looking for a home to fill with laughter and love. Hi, I am Dazzle, a two year old female short hair domestic cat. I have a beautiful coat of brown tabby with orange spots. I like to be both inside and outside. That is one of the reasons I am called a porch cat. T... more
  • Four Legged Love From Dazzle
  • Am. Legion Post 149 Ride (9/22/2012)

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  • Am. Legion Post 149 Ride
  • North Georgia Women's Expo (9/22/2012)

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  • North Georgia Women's Expo
  • Lewis Int'l Golf Tournament (9/21/2012)

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  • Lewis Int'l Golf Tournament
  • Do-It-Herself Workshop (9/20/2012)

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  • Do-It-Herself Workshop
  • Pickens County Ordinance 22-34 (9/19/2012)
    Jeff Anderson raises concerns over property rights in emergencies (Video)
    Jeff Anderson, Central Mountain Representative for GeorgiaCarry.org, speaks on the concern for the Pickens County Georgia ordinance 22-34 dealing with the powers during an emergency or disaster....
  • Pickens County Ordinance 22-34
  • Placement of Reflective Pavement Markers in Pickens County on Hwy. 53 and 136 (9/18/2012)
    Tuesday, September 18 through Friday, September 21, 2012 from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.
    Georgia DOT’s Maintenance Crews will work on installing reflective raised pavement markers on SR 282 in Gilmer County and Highways 53 and 136 in Pickens County. Work will proceed daily between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., weather permitting. ... more
  • Coping With the Loss of a Pet (9/17/2012)
    Kristen Parker, DVM - Wayside Animal Hospital
    Without a doubt, the worst part of having a pet is saying goodbye. Our pets are a source of unconditional love and joy in our lives. Losing a pet can cause as much emotional pain as the loss of a human family member or close friend. This is true whether it was a quick and unexpected loss, or a slowl... more
  • Coping With the Loss of a Pet
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