PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • PICKENS RESIDENTS PULL TOGETHER TO FIND FOREVER HOMES FOR HOMELESS PETS IN 2012 (1/17/2013)

    To be cast out by those you love, to be cold, hungry, and homeless is never a good thing. But when it happens to dogs and cats their best hope is that they are in Pickens County. The County is noted for its exceptionally high rate of volunteers and the generosity of its citizens. Individuals ... more
  • PICKENS RESIDENTS PULL TOGETHER TO FIND FOREVER HOMES FOR HOMELESS PETS IN 2012
  • Sen. Steve Gooch Supports Constitutional Amendment to Phase Out State Income Tax (1/17/2013)

    Sen. Steve Gooch (R- Dahlonega) co-sponsored Senate Resolution 8 in the State Senate today. The resolution, proposed by Sen. Josh McKoon (R-Columbus), is a plan that would create a constitutional amendment to phase out the Georgia State Income Tax. “I have given my support to this resolution bec...
  • Sen. Steve Gooch Supports Constitutional Amendment to Phase Out State Income Tax
  • Winter Storm Warning in effect until 10 a.m. EST Friday (1/17/2013)
    Pickens County EOC will be activated to Level 2 beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday
    The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a winter storm warning for snow and black ice, which is in effect until 10 a.m. EST Friday. Locations, north of a line from Rome to Cartersville, Dawsonville and Cleveland. Hazard types, snow and black ice. Accumulations, 2 to 4 inc... more
  • Winter Storm Warning in effect until 10 a.m. EST Friday
  • Chattahoochee Tech Names Interim VP for Academic Affairs (1/16/2013)

    (Marietta, Ga.) Chattahoochee Technical College announced recently the appointment of Brenda White, Dean of Arts and Sciences, to interim vice president for Academic Affairs. White will fill the position held by Dr. Trina Boteler, who was recently named Executive Vice President at Chattahoochee Tech... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Names Interim VP for Academic Affairs
  • WEATHER ALERT: Winter Storm Watch in effect from Thursday afternoon through Friday morning (1/16/2013)

    The NWS in Peachtree City has issued a winter storm watch, which is in effect from Thursday afternoon through Friday morning. Locations, north of a line from Carrollton to Atlanta to Jefferson. Hazard types, snow and black ice. Accumulations, 2 to 4 inches across the northeast and northw... more
  • WEATHER ALERT:  Winter Storm Watch in effect from Thursday afternoon through Friday morning
  • GEORGIA’S 2013 FISHING REGULATIONS NOW AVAILABLE (1/15/2013)

    (SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga.) - Beginning this weekend, anglers can find the new 2013 Georgia Sport Fishing Regulations Guide online and in print, announces the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD). “This guide is designed to help anglers find great places to fish a... more
  • GEORGIA’S 2013 FISHING REGULATIONS NOW AVAILABLE
  • PICKENS COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION BOARD MEETING SCHEDULE 2013 (1/15/2013)
    Time has been changed to 6:30 p.m.
    Meetings are held at the Pickens County Board Conference Center on 91 D.B. Carroll Street, Jasper, GA 30143. January 10, 2013 6:00 p.m. February 14, 2013 6:30 p.m. March 14, 2013 6:30 p.m. April 11, 2013 6:30 p.m. May 9, 2013 6:30 p.m. June 20, 2013 6:30 p.m. July 11, 2013 6:30 ... more
  • PICKENS COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION BOARD MEETING SCHEDULE 2013
  • Pickens County Planning & Development December 2012 Report (1/15/2013)

    2012 Building Permits - 319; 2011 Building Permits - 313; 2010 Building Permits - 284; 2090 Building Permits - 331 --- Report opens in new window (PDF)...
  • Pickens County Planning & Development December 2012 Report
  • WINTER WEATHER POSSIBLE ACROSS NORTH GEORGIA ON THURSDAY (1/15/2013)

    A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE STATE ON THURSDAY, JANUARY 17. AHEAD OF THE SYSTEM, A DEEP SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL SPREAD AMPLE GULF MOISTURE NORTHWARD, RESULTING IN WIDESPREAD RAIN ACROSS NORTH AND CENTRAL GEORGIA. AS THE ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT PUSHES INTO THE CAROLINAS THURSDAY ... more
  • WINTER WEATHER POSSIBLE ACROSS NORTH GEORGIA ON THURSDAY
  • Four Legged Love From Satchel (1/14/2013)

    The following pet is looking for a home to fill with laughter and love. Hi, I am Satchel, a one-year old male Terrier-Standard Daschund Mix dog. I have a beautiful black coat with Brindle highlights. I weigh about 30 pounds and I like people and kids. I am obedient, friendly, and sw... more
  • Four Legged Love From Satchel
  • Ladies NRA Basic Pistol Course (1/12/2013)

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  • Ladies NRA Basic Pistol Course
  • A New Day in the Georgia Legislature (1/11/2013)

    The 2013-2014 term of the General Assembly officially began this week with unusually warm weather unlike the major ice storm we experienced two years ago that shut down most of Georgia’s interstates and primary transportation systems for several days. The Governor gave his State of the State Address...
  • A New Day in the Georgia Legislature
  • Thousands starting the New Year by going back to school at CTC (1/11/2013)
    624 Enrolled at Appalachian Campus
    Chattahoochee Technical College, which was recently ranked as the 8th largest college or university in Georgia by the Atlanta Business Chronicle, opened the semester with an influx of new and returning students. As of the first day of classes, approximately 11,600 students were on the rolls for the ... more
  • Thousands starting the New Year by going back to school at CTC
  • Business After Hours (1/10/2013)

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  • Business After Hours
  • CAPAA Recital at the Dean Center in Jasper (1/9/2013)

    The Creative and Performing Arts Academy held its second student recital on October 28, 2012 at the Dean Center in Jasper, Georgia. CAPAA Students participating were Benjamin Ellingson (piano), Thomas Ellingson (piano), Emma DiPuma (piano), Nick DiPuma (guitar), Emily Fields (piano), Justin Godfre... more
  • CAPAA Recital at the Dean Center in Jasper

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