PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • PHS Engineering and Technology Education Program Receives Re-Certification from the State of Georgia (5/24/2012)
    ETE Instructor Mrs. Angela Quarles met all 72 standards
    With the rapid advances in technology, it is vitally important that our students become technologically literate in order to control and make decisions about the advancement of technology. It is the responsibility of the Engineering and Technology Education Programs in our high schools to ensure th... more
  • PHS Engineering and Technology Education Program Receives Re-Certification from the State of Georgia
  • Pickens High School Raises Funds For Dragon Statue (5/24/2012)
    Principal Eddie McDonald shaved his head when the goal was reached (VIDEO)
    Faculty, Staff, and Students of PHS raised enough funds to purchase a dragon statue for Pickens High School from Burnt Mountain Trading Company. Principal Eddie McDonald challenged everyone to raise $2,000 and he would shave his head. The goal was reached and DTV (Dragon Television) videoed it. Th... more
  • Pickens High School Raises Funds For Dragon Statue
  • Season wrap-up: CTC enjoys record-breaking year in track and field (5/24/2012)

    Chattahoochee Tech wrapped up perhaps its finest outdoor track and field season since starting the program in 2006 with a school-record 24 athletes qualifying for last week’s NJCAA Division I National Championship meet in Levelland, Tex. The women’s finish of 16th nationally was the best team outdoo... more
  • TDS® offers Lifeline/Tribal Link-Up discount on local phone service to income-eligible customers (5/23/2012)
    Federal programs offer affordable phone service to keep people connected
    Do you know someone who can’t afford basic phone service or is thinking about cutting the cord to save money? Help is available through Lifeline and Tribal Link-Up. Local phone companies, including TDS Telecommunications Corp. (TDS®), offer these programs to ensure that everyone has access to basic ... more
  • Commissioner Candidates (5/22/2012)

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  • Commissioner Candidates
  • DISTRICT ATTORNEY JOE HENDRICKS LAUNCHES RE-ELECTION BID (5/22/2012)
    Says Progress Has Been Made; Still Much to Do
    Talking Rock – District Attorney Joe Hendricks announced his bid for re-election today. After serving as DA for the Appalachian Judicial Circuit, which includes Fannin, Gilmer and Pickens counties, Hendricks said he is proud of his record and tough stance on drug activity in the circuit. “Our ci... more
  • DISTRICT ATTORNEY JOE HENDRICKS LAUNCHES RE-ELECTION BID
  • Four Legged Love From Paprika (5/22/2012)
    ADOPTED
    The following pet is looking for a home to fill with laughter and love. PAPRIKA - Hi, I am Paprika, a one year old female Labrador mix dog. I am good around cats and dogs. I have a beautiful reddish brown coat and I weigh about forty pounds. I walk well on a leash, I am house trained and I am ... more
  • Four Legged Love From Paprika
  • Secretary of State Kemp Announces Real-Time State and Federal Candidate Qualifying Website (5/22/2012)

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  • Smaller Jasper Farmers' Market Most Likely Due To PHS Graduation (5/22/2012)

    It was a smaller market than usual and prevailing opinion was that everyone must be at graduation. So congratulations to all of the new graduates and we hope you can come to the market next week. Roxanne Janes retired from working in law enforcement in Cobb county and a week later started workin... more
  • Smaller Jasper Farmers' Market Most Likely Due To PHS Graduation
  • BOATING ACTIVITY WILL INCREASE MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND (5/21/2012)

    Stay sober and know the laws when operating a boat this holiday weekend, urges the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division. There were 109 boating accidents and 11 boating related fatalities in 2012 in Georgia, and conservation rangers made 168 boating under the influenc... more
  • BOATING ACTIVITY WILL INCREASE MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND
  • Masons at Cove Waterfall (5/19/2012)

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  • Masons at Cove Waterfall
  • PHS Graduation (5/19/2012)

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  • PHS Graduation
  • The Feathered Event! (5/19/2012)

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  • The Feathered Event!
  • Big Canoe Marketplace (5/18/2012)

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  • Big Canoe Marketplace
  • Chattahoochee Tech Students Make it an Online Summer Term (5/18/2012)

    More students are taking classes at Chattahoochee Technical College this summer without ever setting foot on one of the college’s eight campuses. For the first time ever, the number of online students has surpassed enrollment at any one of the traditional campuses. “It is a sign of the times tha... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Students Make it an Online Summer Term

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