PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • The Pickens County Tea Party Invites You to Look at the 2nd Amendment of your U.S. Constitution. (1/13/2012)

    History is an amazing teacher. There is almost nothing which happens today that has not happened in some form in the past. If we just knew our history, we could tell what would happen when we do certain things by just looking at the consequences when those same events happened before. The key is ... more
  • The Pickens County Tea Party Invites You to Look at the 2nd Amendment of your U.S. Constitution.
  • January Business After Hours (1/12/2012)

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  • January Business After Hours
  • Pickens County Planning & Development December 2011 Report (1/11/2012)

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  • Sherry Maddox awarded Tate Fire Department's Volunteer of the Year (1/11/2012)

    Sherry Maddox was awarded Tate Fire Department's Top award "Volunteer of the Year" for 2011. She was awarded a plaque recognizing her outstanding commitment to the citizens of the Tate Community and Pickens County. She was also nominated at the county level for Support Team Member of the Year. ... more
  • Sherry Maddox awarded Tate Fire Department's Volunteer of the Year
  • Fire Departments Training (1/10/2012)

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  • Fire Departments Training
  • IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) Seminar scheduled for January 13, 2012 (1/10/2012)

    Pickens County Government, Pickens County School System's Special Education Department and Collaborations For Resiliency in Children, Inc. are partnering to raise community awareness. On Friday, January 13, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. Commissioner Rob Jones will host an informational seminar detailing ID... more
  • IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) Seminar scheduled for January 13, 2012
  • Relay For Life of Pickens County 2012 Kick Off Party (1/10/2012)
    Saturday, January 28th from 1 to 4 p.m. at Amicalola EMC
    Relay For Life of Pickens County wants you to join them for the 2012 Kick Off Party. This year's theme is "Purple Passion Around the World". Lunch will begin at 1 p.m. and the fun activities will follow at 2 p.m. at the Amicalola EMC Dean Center. Awards will be given for those showing the mos... more
  • Relay For Life of Pickens County 2012 Kick Off Party
  • The Tater Patch Players First Show of 2012 is a Warm and Very Funny Comedy (1/10/2012)
    The Dixie Swim Club opens February 10th
    Five Southern women, whose friendships began many years ago on their college swim team, set aside a long weekend every August to recharge those relationships. Free from husbands, kids and jobs, they meet at the same beach cottage on North Carolina’s Outer Banks to catch up, laugh and meddle in each ... more
  • The Tater Patch Players First Show of 2012 is a Warm and Very Funny Comedy
  • Thousands starting the New Year by going back to school at CTC (1/9/2012)
    667 Students enrolled at the Appalachian Campus in Jasper
    Chattahoochee Technical College opened its second semester with an influx of new and returning students. As of the first day of classes, 12,115 students were on the rolls for the college’s more than 70 diploma, certificate and degree programs. The numbers are in line with Fall 2011 numbers, whi... more
  • Thousands starting the New Year by going back to school at CTC
  • Lt. Ernie McArthur takes the Carriage House Diet Challenge (1/6/2012)

    Lt. Ernie McArthur with the Pickens Sheriff’s Office decided to take the Carriage House Diet Challenge after gaining weight over the last year. Albert Hamrick, owner of the Palace Barber & Style Shop, lost 60 lbs. over the last year by changing his eating habits and eating at the Carriage House 11... more
  •  Lt. Ernie McArthur takes the Carriage House Diet Challenge
  • Dinner and Discussion: Thyroid Deficiency and the Effects of Misdiagnosing Thyroid Disease (1/6/2012)

    WHAT: According to the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, more than 27 million Americans have either an overactive or underactive thyroid, but only half of them know it. In this discussion, Lawrence Robinson, Jr., M.D., will discuss the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of thyroi... more
  • Help is needed for three local families that lost everything in a fire this week (1/6/2012)

    Help is needed for eight people from three families that are homeless after a fire earlier this week at their rental home in Talking Rock. The Red Cross provided accommodations for two nights as well as giving them financial assistance for food and clothes. John Rauch with Talona Creek Campgrou... more
  • Help is needed for three local families that lost everything in a fire this week
  • New standards require light bulbs to be 25% more efficient (1/6/2012)

    In 2007, Congress passed the bi-partisan Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA), which included new, higher efficiency standards for the basic light bulbs we use today (think of the Edison light bulb). Beginning in January 2012, these new standards will require these bulbs to be roughly 25 perc... more
  • The U.S. Constitution is 'Under Fire' says the Pickens County Tea Party (1/6/2012)
    Pickens County Tea Party on January 24th at 7 p.m.
    When the founding fathers created the Constitution, they knew there would never be a time when all people interpreted and agreed with the document totally. But they built into the framework, the tools to achieve success by looking at the history of the previous rule by Britain and the other ancient... more
  • The U.S. Constitution is 'Under Fire' says the Pickens County Tea Party
  • Food for the Hungry (1/5/2012)

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  • Food for the Hungry
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