PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Community Used-Book Sale Begins Friday, September 7th at Chattahoochee Tech (9/1/2012)

    Don’t miss the Community Used-Book Sale at the Appalachian Campus of Chattahoochee Technical College. There will be a wide range of used-books, books-on-tape, books on CDs, DVDs, and videos for your interests and enjoyment. The sale begins on Friday, September 7th from 9:00a.m. until 6:00p.m. and co... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech to Offer Free GED Practice Test (8/31/2012)
    Part of Georgia’s Adult Literacy Week, Sept. 10-14
    For today's approximately 1.2 million Georgia residents who never graduated from high school, passing the GED test is essential to both career and educational opportunities. The GED test is the only high school equivalency program recognized by all 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia. Since ... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech to Offer Free GED Practice Test
  • DEER HUNTING BEGINS WITH ARCHERY SEASON OPENING SEPTEMBER 8 (8/31/2012)

    (SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga.) - For most hunters in Georgia, the deer season is the most anticipated time of the year, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. This year archers get first draw beginning Saturday, Sept. 8. Last year, 118,500 archery hunte... more
  • Horton's Pet Supply Ribbon Cutting (8/31/2012)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce congratulates Horton’s Pet Supply on their Ribbon Cutting, held August 28, 2012. Horton’s Pet Supply is located at 418 Liberty Lane off of Hwy 515, at the new water tower. Horton’s Pet Supply is a family owned and operated business with 40 years of experien... more
  • Horton's Pet Supply Ribbon Cutting
  • Tater Patch Players Hold Auditions for The Miracle Worker & Hosts Blue Ridge Community Theater and their production of Vincent (8/31/2012)

    Director Stan O’Kelley announces auditions for The Miracle Worker on September 9 from 3PM till 7PM or September 10 from 5PM until 8PM by “cold” reading from the script. There will be call-back auditions, if needed, on September 11. The performance dates are November 29 and 30 and December 1, 2, 6, 7... more
  • Tater Patch Players Hold Auditions for The Miracle Worker & Hosts Blue Ridge Community Theater and their production of Vincent
  • WATERFOWL SEASON REGULATIONS APPROVED BY DNR BOARD (8/31/2012)

    (SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga.) - Waterfowl hunters can now confirm their hunting plans. The Board of Natural Resources recently approved the 2012-2013 waterfowl hunting regulations. “Georgia’s waterfowl regulations maximize the hunting opportunity within the frameworks set by the United States Fish & Wi... more
  • Judge Brenda Weaver, Senator Charles Bethel, and Representative Rick Jasperse @ Pickens Tea Party Meeting (8/30/2012)
    Video
    The Pickens County Tea Party monthly meeting was held at Chattahoochee Technical Collage on August 28, 2012 with speakers Bert Loftman, Chief Judge Brenda Weaver, Appalachian Judicial Circuit, GA State Senator Charles Bethel, GA District 54, GA State Representative Rick Jasperse, GA District 12, and...
  • Judge Brenda Weaver, Senator Charles Bethel, and Representative Rick Jasperse @ Pickens Tea Party Meeting
  • Chattahoochee Tech Foundation Recognizes 30 students with Scholarships (8/29/2012)

    (Marietta, Ga.) The Chattahoochee Tech Foundation honored the winners of 23 different scholarships to students at the largest technical college in Georgia at a reception Thursday. The 30 winners, who represent a wide variety of the programs offered at Chattahoochee Technical College, will be able to... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Foundation Recognizes 30 students with Scholarships
  • 2012 Miss Georgia Marble to be held September 8 (8/28/2012)

    Plans are now being finalized for the 2012 Miss Georgia Marble that is to be presented Saturday, September 8, 2012 and begins at 12:00 noon. There will be a rehearsal and “late Registration” Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at the Pickens Chamber of Commerce Building beginning at 6:30 pm. So, for... more
  • 2012 Miss Georgia Marble to be held September 8
  • A Sunny Day at the Jasper Farmers Market (8/28/2012)

    It was a day made to order for enjoying a visit to the Jasper Farmers Market; sunny and mild, good things to eat and buy and good company. Jammin Jams is the product name of the newest vendor, Donna Jenkins, who makes a large variety of unusual jams with names like pineapple jalapeno and strawber... more
  • A Sunny Day at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Amazing Talent Backing New String Orchestra, Sharptop Strings (8/28/2012)

    Coordinating any new project can be daunting and Sharptop Strings, although thrilling, is no exception. Having said that, I am excited to introduce three very talented and accomplished musicians who are lending their expertise to our efforts. Anne Bridges is a graduate of the University Of Fl... more
  • Amazing Talent Backing New String Orchestra, Sharptop Strings
  • Four Legged Love From Banjo (8/28/2012)
    ADOPTED
    The following pets are looking for a home to fill with laughter and love. Hi, I am Banjo, a truly adorable wire haired Terrier Mix male dog. I am only ten weeks old. I will be even more spectacular when I am an adult. I am very sweet and playful. My name is Banjo because I will sing to... more
  • Four Legged Love From Banjo
  • Hoedown goal to raise $50K for Good Samaritan (8/28/2012)

    A hoedown and BBQ with music by Banks and Shane, live auctions, and a roast pig with all the trimmings, will be held Oct. 20, 6-10 p.m. at the Larson’s place, with a goal to raise $50,000 for the Good Samaritan Health & Wellness Center in Jasper. “This is the first Good Samaritan hoedown fundrai... more
  • Hoedown goal to raise $50K for Good Samaritan
  • Earlier Date and New Venue for This Year's Fur Ball (8/26/2012)
    September 20, 2012 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Venue 2 Remember
    Mark your calendar for an evening of feeling good while supporting something good. The sixth annual Pickens Animal Rescue (P.A.R.) Fur Ball will be at Venue 2 Remember off Hill City Road in the West Pickens County area on September 29, 2012 from 4:00PM to 8:00 PM. Enjoy a fall evening in the ... more
  • Earlier Date and New Venue for This Year's Fur Ball
  • Jessica Wright and Emilio Ferretiz won $20,000 at Chamber Annual Auto Raffle (8/26/2012)

    Pickens County Chamber of Commerce’s Auto Give-Away Winners Jessica Wright and Emilio Ferretiz pictured with their children Adrianna & Jerika Ferretiz as well as Chamber President Denise M. Duncan and event sponsor Day’s Chevrolet owner Andrew Deimer. There were many other winners present during th... more
  • Jessica Wright and Emilio Ferretiz won $20,000 at Chamber Annual Auto Raffle

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