PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • David Leister Qualifies for Pickens County Tax Commissioner Seat (5/29/2012)

    I, David Leister, would like to announce that I am seeking the Pickens County Tax Commissioner Seat. As the lone Republican, I am running unopposed on the ballot for the July primary. In November I will be challenged by Sharon Troglin, the incumbent, who has always run as an independent. The cit... more
  • David Leister Qualifies for Pickens County Tax Commissioner Seat
  • Post Office Temporarily Bans Overseas Shipping of Devices with Lithium Batteries (5/29/2012)

    Starting May 16, 2012, the U.S. Post Office will stop international shipping of lithium batteries and devices containing lithium batteries because they are a fire hazard. Many electronic devices, such as cell phones and cameras, use these types of batteries. The ban includes international shippin... more
  • Memorial Day Service (5/28/2012)

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  • Memorial Day Service
  • Music in Gibbs Gardens (5/28/2012)

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  • Music in Gibbs Gardens
  • Angels on Horseback (5/26/2012)

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  • Angels on Horseback
  • CASTING FOR AMERICA’S SUPERNANNY (5/26/2012)
    Deadline to apply is Friday, June 1, 2012.
    AMERICA'S SUPERNANNY is looking for families that could benefit from the help of child/teen expert, DEBORAH TILLMAN. She’s founded and currently runs 3 successful full-time daycare centers in Virginia where she’s worked with children & teens for years; she regularly presents workshops on childcare ... more
  • CASTING FOR AMERICA’S SUPERNANNY
  • 'Greater Tuna' (5/26/2012)

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  • 'Greater Tuna'
  • Pickens County Qualifying Results (5/25/2012)

    Qualifying for 2012 elections was held from May 23-25, 2012 and below is a list of qualified candidates. Chairman of Commissioners Robert Jones Wesley Weaver Commissioner, District 1 Jerry Barnes Marty Callahan Bart Connelly Stanley Morris Stephen Giambla Sally Sue Bradle... more
  • Pickens Tea Party Host Town Hall Meeting Featuring Candidates on Tuesday, June 26th (5/25/2012)
    Spotlight on Candidates for District Attorney for the Appalachian District Circuit
    At the June meeting of Pickens County GA Tea Party, we will continue our Town Hall format, inviting more announced candidates running for local offices to address our members. This week we are introducing candidates for the elected office of District Attorney for the Appalachian District Circuit, w... more
  • Pickens Tea Party Host Town Hall Meeting Featuring Candidates on Tuesday, June 26th
  • Summer, Kids and Snakes! (5/25/2012)

    In just a few weeks most public schools will be out for the summer. I can still remember the childhood excitement for adventure, and trouble. As Summer begins this is a great time to review what venomous snakes are in your back yard and how to identify them. If you have children teaching them h... more
  • Summer, Kids and Snakes!
  • Ken Scott, Magician Extraordinaire at Pickens County Library on May 31st (5/24/2012)

    Calling all kids! Join us on Thursday, May 31st at 10:30 a.m. when our favorite magician, Ken Scott, kicks off our Summer Reading Club with his world famous show. In addition to being a terrific entertainer, Ken’s also great at showing children how reading can be fun. This program is sponsored by th... more
  • Ken Scott, Magician Extraordinaire at Pickens County Library on May 31st
  • 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
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