PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • 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
  • Fall Season High Snake Alert!! (9/17/2012)
    Next 5 to 8 weeks
    After a long warm Georgia Summer full of plentiful meals and courtship there will be many female snakes giving birth this Fall. Expect more human / snake encounters as these inexperienced babies search for their own hunting grounds and winter dens. Many of Georgia's species of snakes can have a d... more
  • Fall Season High Snake Alert!!
  • Four Legged Love From Julie (9/17/2012)
    ADOPTED
    The following pet is looking for a home to fill with laughter and love. Hi, I am Julie, a black and tan female spaniel puppy. I am about six months old. I am very attentive to my person and try my best to please him or her. Like all the animals at the Pickens Animal Rescue Ranch, I am h... more
  • Four Legged Love From Julie
  • Georgia State Parks’s 'Leaf Watch' Helps Leaf Peepers Plan Trips (9/17/2012)
    Online Leaf Tracking Starts October 1
    Every October, Georgia’s forests become a brilliant blanket of red, orange and gold, inspiring leaf peepers to pull out their cameras and lace up their hiking boots. To help track the changing leaves and plan autumn getaways, Georgia’s State Parks will launch Leaf Watch 2012 beginning October 1 at w... more
  • Georgia State Parks’s 'Leaf Watch' Helps Leaf Peepers Plan Trips
  • Georgia’s State Parks & Historic Sites Celebrate 'Your State Parks Day' (9/17/2012)
    Free Day in the Parks: September 29, 2012
    Put away your wallet and pull out your fishing pole. Visitors to Georgia’s State Parks & Historic Sites will not pay for parking or admission on Saturday, September 29 as part of “Your State Parks Day.” Sponsored by the Friends of Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites, the celebration brings attent... more
  • Georgia’s State Parks & Historic Sites Celebrate 'Your State Parks Day'
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