PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • 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
  • Message from Cherie Martin about starting her new venture 'The Cherie Show' (1/5/2012)
    Cherie's Show on ETC was cancelled at the end of December 2011
    Welcome to the year 2012 and the most amazing thing to happen to ME!!!!!! It’s almost unthinkable to be facing a new program and a new adventure when in all honesty I didn’t think I was finished with the adventure I was on. Four years ago, I was hired to host a morning talk show on a local ca... more
  • Message from Cherie Martin about starting her new venture 'The Cherie Show'
  • Nelson City Council January 2012(Video) (1/5/2012)

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  • Happy New Year-but don't expect business as usual says Pickens County Tea Party (1/2/2012)

    With all the emphasis on the Republican candidates and the upcoming primaries, attention is off the present administration and all the games being played to achieve the "total transformation of America". Once again a deadline to continue or stop payroll tax exemptions garnered a paltry 2 month exte... more
  • Sharptop Arts Association hosting an Open Mic Night and Mad Hatter Tea Party in January (1/2/2012)

    Happy New Year 2012... Wow! It’s here! Time just seems to be flying by, but I want to take a little time to let you know about upcoming events at Sharptop Arts. We start off the year with OPEN MIC NIGHT. This will be held Friday, January 13, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the Sharptop Arts Center. Eric... more
  • Sharptop Arts Association hosting an Open Mic Night and Mad Hatter Tea Party in January
  • Educational programs for continued learning a part of IAAP (12/30/2011)

    At the last two meetings of the Appalachian Chapter of IAAP (International Association of Administrative Professionals®), members have heard from guest speakers. Although not a requirement to be a member of IAAP, several members are certified as a Certified Administrative Professional® (CAP) and ha... more
  • Educational programs for continued learning a part of IAAP
  • How to Survive the Jungle! (12/29/2011)
    Free program for local administrative professionals
    The Appalachian Chapter of International Association of Administrative Professionals® (IAAP) is hosting a free educational program for local area administrative professionals. The program titled How to Survive the Jungle! will be presented by Past Georgia Division IAAP President Donna Mitchell, CAP... more
  • Rotary Youth Park Project Phase I Completed (12/26/2011)
    Ground Breaking Ceremony held on Wednesday, December 21
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  • Rotary Youth Park Project Phase I Completed
  • Pickens County 4-H Places Well At Livestock Show (12/22/2011)

    The Gordon County Young Farmer Association held its annual Christmas Classic Livestock Show December 17-18 in Calhoun. Pickens County 4-H had 14 members to participate in this show. Showing lambs was Davon Painter and Mason Sims. 4-H’ers showing goats were Davon, Courtney, and Travis Painter. Ho... more
  • Pickens County 4-H Places Well At Livestock Show
  • Celebrating 2011 at the December Pickens Chamber of Commerce Breakfast (12/18/2011)

    Pickens County Chamber of Commerce held its’ monthly Membership Breakfast on Tuesday, December 13th at Chattahoochee Technical College. Catering was provided by Madeline's Cafe & Bakery/Coast 2 Coast Catering. Special thanks to the sponsor, United Community Bank. This month’s program was “Celebr... more
  • Celebrating 2011 at the December Pickens Chamber of Commerce Breakfast
  • Community Bank of Pickens County named Large Business of the Month (12/18/2011)

    Pickens County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that Community Bank of Pickens County was awarded the Large Business of the Month. Mr. John Trammell was awarded a framed certificate at the December Membership Breakfast by Julia Jorns with Julia Jorns, CPA, LLC, the sponsor of the Business o... more
  • Community Bank of Pickens County named Large Business of the Month
  • Tonya Merrell EAGLE Nominee for Pickens County (12/18/2011)
    EAGLE is a statewide program recognizing excellence in students enrolled in adult education.
    Chattahoochee Technical College’s Appalachian Campus proudly proclaims Tonya Merrell as the EAGLE nominee for Pickens County. EAGLE (Exceptional Adult Georgian in Literacy Education) is the first statewide program in the nation that recognizes and rewards excellence among students enrolled in adult ... more
  • Tonya Merrell EAGLE Nominee for Pickens County
  • Pickens County Family Connection Roundtable Discussion (Video) (12/17/2011)
    Organizations serving the community discussed what they aspire for in 2012
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  • Pickens County Family Connection Roundtable Discussion (Video)
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