PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Obesity in pets (5/8/2012)

    If it wasnít for the title I bet you couldnít name the number one health risk to our pets. In a review of veterinary school records looking for disease prevalence common findings were arthritis, diabetes, skin infections, and cancer. Forty percent of dogs and thirty percent of cats were listed as ... more
  • State Representative Rick Jasperse Seeks Re-election to the Georgia General Assembly (5/8/2012)

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  • State Representative Rick Jasperse Seeks Re-election to the Georgia General Assembly
  • Take Flight!!! The Feathered Event is May 19th (5/8/2012)

    Yes, it is happening againÖ and you donít want to miss it! The Third Annual Feathered Event will take place May 19th at the Sharptop Art Center. You will be able to stroll through the gardens and see for yourself what this fundraiser has allowed Sharptop to accomplish in the past. It is still a w... more
  • Take Flight!!!  The Feathered Event is May 19th
  • Tea Party Town Hall Meeting on May 22, 2012 (5/8/2012)
    Featuring All the District Commissioner Candidates
    Our Tea Party Town Hall goes local in May, featuring ten candidates for the newly created three-member Board of Commissioners . Effective in 2013, Pickens County will be divided into two commission districtsóEast and Westówith a commissioner from each district, in addition to a commission chairman.... more
  • Tea Party Town Hall Meeting on May 22, 2012
  • GEORGIA DOT SCHEDULES ROADSIDE MOWING ACTIVITIES ON STATE ROUTE 53 IN PICKENS (5/7/2012)
    Monday, May 7 through Thursday, May 10, 2012 from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.
    Georgia DOTís maintenance crews will be mowing the roadsides of SR 53 Pickens County from Monday, May 7 through Thursday, May 10, 2012 from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m., weather permitting. Each day, hundreds of Georgia Department of Transportation employees and contractors work on dozens of hig... more
  • Snake Envenomations to your Pets (5/7/2012)
    Canine Snake Avoidance Training instruction classes being offered
    I am often asked about envenomations to pets. Snake bites happen to pets more often than to humans, about 20xs more (150,000/U.S.year). Dogs/cats travel more in snake habitats and rarely decide to leave the snake alone once they find one. Snakes are masters of camouflage and since pets do not see i... more
  • Snake Envenomations to your Pets
  • Bent Tree Golf 40th Anniv. (5/6/2012)

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  • Bent Tree Golf 40th Anniv.
  • CARES Cooking Challenge (5/5/2012)

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  • CARES Cooking Challenge
  • Cinco de Mayo (5/5/2012)

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  • Cinco de Mayo
  • Meet Candidate Fun Day (5/5/2012)

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  • Meet Candidate Fun Day
  • Relay For Life Parade (5/5/2012)

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  • Relay For Life Parade
  • Fabulous First Friday (5/4/2012)

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  • Fabulous First Friday
  • Freshman guard Hyppolite signs with NAIA Point University (5/4/2012)

    Chattahoochee Tech guard Stephan Hyppolite signed a scholarship to play for Point University on Thursday at the collegeís Marietta campus. Hyppolite, who was already committed to Point as a preferred walk-on, is joining CTC teammates Brannon Hopkins and Devonn Pierce at the school in West Point, Ga.... more
  • Freshman guard Hyppolite signs with NAIA Point University
  • Friday Night Magic (5/4/2012)

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  • Friday Night Magic
  • Menís basketball signs first two players of 2012 recruiting class (5/4/2012)

    Chattahoochee Tech menís basketball signed two incoming freshmen on Thursday, the first two players in the 2012 recruiting class. Malcolm Riley, a 6-foot-4 guard out of Selma High School in Selma, Ala., and Montford Varnedoe, a 6-5 forward from Action Sports Academy in Stone Mountain, Ga., signed LO... more
  • Menís basketball signs first two players of 2012 recruiting class
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