PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • ATTORNEY NANCY COCHRAN MADDOX SEEKING OFFICE OF PROBATE JUDGE (1/19/2012)

    Native Pickens County resident, Nancy Cochran Maddox, announced today her candidacy for the Office of Probate Judge. Maddox has practiced law for over 12 years, and will use her experience to continue the legacy of outstanding service left by retiring Probate Judge Rodney Gibson. “My campaign ... more
  • ATTORNEY NANCY COCHRAN MADDOX  SEEKING OFFICE OF PROBATE JUDGE
  • Golden Eagles hoops complete home sweep of Atlanta Metro before three-game conference road swing (1/19/2012)

    The Golden Eagles hoops teams got a sweep over Atlanta Metropolitan College on Tuesday, Jan. 17 at the Smyrna Community Center, playing two gritty defensive performances against their GCAA opponents. The wins come before the team must embark on a three-game conference road stretch, their longest of ... more
  • Golden Eagles hoops complete home sweep of Atlanta Metro before three-game conference road swing
  • Burnt Mountain Trading Co's 3rd Annual Art Contest and Fundraiser - Application Deadline March 1st (1/18/2012)
    Proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Club of North Georgia
    Burnt Mountain Trading has teamed up with the Boys and Girls Clubs of North Georgia to invite you to create a work of art or more to benefit the kids! So… y’all make plans to be a part of this competition. Remember, everyone is a winner because all proceeds go to help the Boys and Girls Clubs of Nor... more
  • Burnt Mountain Trading Co's 3rd Annual Art Contest and Fundraiser - Application Deadline March 1st
  • Four Legged Love from Beans (1/18/2012)
    ADOPTED
    The following pet is looking for a home to fill with laughter and love. BEANS Hi, I am beans and I am the MOST loving, snuggly, cuddly, lap dog you will ever meet. I am a two year old terrier mix girl. Like most girls I like to dress up in fun clothes and go shopping. I am white with a few... more
  • Four Legged Love from Beans
  • Gallery on South Main Presents an Art Showing for Photographer Sterling Brown (1/18/2012)
    Janurary 28 from 5 to 8 p.m.
    Gallery on South Main will have an art showing for Photographer, Sterling Brown. This will take place on Saturday, January 28, from 5-8 pm. Wine will be served at this event. Free Admission. Sterling’s international award-winning photography is a blend of tragic and austere beauty. The imagery h... more
  • Gallery on South Main Presents an Art Showing for Photographer Sterling Brown
  • Harmony Elementary, Tate Elementary and Pickens High recognized by Gov. Nathan Deal for Greatest Gains in 2010-2011 year (1/18/2012)

    Gov. Nathan Deal announced yesterday that 370 Georgia public schools are being recognized for improvement and achievement during the 2010-2011 school year. The schools are awarded on four levels Platinum, Gold, Silver and Bronze. Three Pickens County Schools were on the Greatest Gains list that reco... more
  • Harmony Elementary, Tate Elementary and Pickens High recognized by Gov. Nathan Deal for Greatest Gains in 2010-2011 year
  • Latter Day Saints Host Emergency Preparation Fair at Ellijay Branch (1/18/2012)
    January 21st from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.
    The Ellijay Branch of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will host an Emergency Preparation Fair on Saturday, January 21st, from 10:00am to 4:00p.m. The meetinghouse is located at 189 Dogwood Drive in Ellijay. The Fair is free and open to the public. No one expects disaster to occur... more
  • Latter Day Saints Host Emergency Preparation Fair at Ellijay Branch
  • SASSAFRAS LITERARY EXCHANGE ANNOUNCES YOUTH WRITING CONTEST (1/18/2012)

    The Sassafras Literary Exchange Annual Youth Writing Contest will begin February 6, 2012. The contest is open to all Pickens County students including Home School Students doing Middle School and High School work. Entries of 1,500 words or less may be fiction, non-fiction, or poetry. “The ... more
  • Video of Seminar detailing IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) (1/18/2012)

    Pickens County Government, Pickens County School System's Special Education Department and Collaborations For Resiliency in Children, Inc. partnered to raise community awareness with an informational seminar detailing IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act). ...
  • Video of Seminar detailing IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act)
  • Calling All Artist! Sharptop Arts Wants You! (1/17/2012)

    'A Mad Hatter’s Tea Party. January 22, 1:00-3:00 at the Sharptop Arts Center. There will be a hat decorating contest with prizes in three categories… elegant, maddest/crazy, and recycled. So get wild and crazy decorating your perfect hat to win. Jasper Drugs & Gifts will present a fashion show ... more
  • Calling All Artist!  Sharptop Arts Wants You!
  • Cherie and Freddy welcome folks to the heart of Appalachia where rivers, mountains and good friends meet (1/16/2012)

    Stop by daily for that 'Cherie Fix' of laughter, great gospel, bluegrass and country music featuring artists from the hills of Appalachia. You will love the down home atmosphere and Freddy will charm you with his totally country attitude as he gives Cherie a hard time on occasion. The combination of... more
  • Cherie and Freddy welcome folks to the heart of Appalachia where rivers, mountains and good friends meet
  • Georgia Department of Labor hosts 'Surviving a Layoff' online chat Wednesday, Jan. 25 (1/16/2012)

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  • Rick Jasperse, House District 12, Highlights the First Week of the 2012 Legislative Session (1/16/2012)

    The first legislative day of the 2012 regular session of the 151st General Assembly of Georgia began on Monday, Jan. 9, 2012, when Speaker David Ralston hammered his gavel. After the morning devotional and Pledge to the flag, bills were read for the first time by Robby Rivers, Clerk of the Georgia H...
  • Rick Jasperse, House District 12, Highlights the First Week of the 2012 Legislative Session
  • Amicalola/GEMC Walter Harrison 2012 Scholarship Application Deadline is January 20, 2012 (1/15/2012)
    Acceptance letter or other evidence to confirm admission to a college or technical school required
    Scholarships were awarded based upon financial need, grade point average, and SAT/ACT scores. Students receiving scholarships must be high school seniors and live in an Amicalola EMC household. Students must have been accepted into an accredited program, either full or part time. Scholarships may ... more
  • Community Gospel Choir Looking for Members for February Concert (1/15/2012)
    Performance tentatively set for Feburary 26, 2012
    Due to the success of the Community Gospel Choir, they would like to perform a concert of Spirituals in February. The choir would rehearse twice in January on the 17th and 31st, and twice in February on the 7th and 21st at 7 p.m. All rehearsal will take place at the Creative and Performing Arts in J... more
  • Community Gospel Choir Looking for Members for February Concert
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