PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • NOTICE FROM PICKENS EMA (3/2/2012)

    Pickens County will continue to monitor the weather for tonight and will notify EOC personnel if an activation needs to takes place. Today's 2:00pm webinar showed Pickens County on the moderate to slight risk for severe storms tonight between the hours of 7:00pm and 3:00am tomorrow. We are planni... more
  • The Supreme Decision: State-Run Charter Schools (3/2/2012)

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  • Chattahoochee Technical College Horticulture Students Prepare to Aim High at National Competition (3/1/2012)

    (Acworth, Ga.) Twenty-one students, along with faculty from Chattahoochee Technical College will board a bus March 6 for Auburn University in hopes of returning as the best of the best at the annual Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) Student Career Days. The weekend event includes seminars, a ca... more
  • Chattahoochee Technical College Horticulture Students Prepare to Aim High at National Competition
  • Gibbs Gardens Opening Day (3/1/2012)

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  • Gibbs Gardens Opening Day
  • Leadership Pickens is Back! (3/1/2012)

    You have asked for it... Even begged for it...We are proud to announce...IT'S BACK! Leadership Pickens is an eight-month program that brings together individuals from diverse backgrounds and offers an educational experience designed to expose them to many facets of our community. An orientation/... more
  • Leadership Pickens is Back!
  • Explosive Device Found at Pickens High School Student's Residence (2/29/2012)

    The Pickens Sheriff’s Office responded to a call regarding a suspicious device reported by a Pickens High School parent at approximately 4:30 p.m. The device was located at the residence of a student of Pickens High School. Deputies arrived at the residence and identified what appeared to be a pip... more
  • ART IS BLOOMING WITH THE YOUTH ART MONTH AT SHARPTOP ARTS GALLERY (2/28/2012)

    The daffodils are blooming… birds are chirping…. warmer breezes are teasing us with spring right around the corner. So with spring the art created by our Pickens County youth comes into full bloom. Yes, it is that time of year… aaaah! The Youth Art Month at Sharptop Arts Gallery will be begin with ... more
  • ART IS BLOOMING WITH THE YOUTH ART MONTH AT SHARPTOP ARTS GALLERY
  • GEORGIA DOT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON TWO HIGHWAYS IN GILMER COUNTY (2/27/2012)
    Tuesday, February 28 through Friday, March 2, 2012 from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.
    Maintenance work on State Route (SR) 52 and SR 515 in Gilmer County. Georgia DOT’s maintenance crews will be repairing the shoulders of SR52 between mile posts 15 and 20 and those of SR 515 between mile markers 11 and 19 in Gilmer County. Work will proceed daily between the hours of 7:30 a.m. an... more
  • RIGHT LANE OF I-575 SOUTH BETWEEN EXITS 27 AND 24 CLOSED TODAY FOR BRIDGE JOINT SEALING (2/27/2012)
    Monday, February 27, 2012, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.
    The right lane will be closed on Interstate 575 southbound at Sharpe Mountain Creek Bridge in Cherokee County. Motorists should expect a single lane closure on I-575 southbound between Exit 27/State Route (SR) 5 Business and Exit 24/Airport Drive in Cherokee County. This lane closure is necess... more
  • State Representative Rick Jasperse Report from the Capitol (2/27/2012)

    The pace has picked up at the Capitol. Lots of meetings and votes took place in both the House and Senate in preparation for Cross-over Day, Day 30 of 40. Cross-over Day is the day when a bill has to pass the House and go to the Senate and visa versa. Proposed legislation dies that is not voted o... more
  • State Representative Rick Jasperse Report from the Capitol
  • Con†inuum @ Davis Bar-B-Que (2/26/2012)

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  • Con†inuum @ Davis Bar-B-Que
  • Ninth District Congressional Candidates Forum at Big Canoe (2/26/2012)
    Video of Forum
    The Big Canoe Homeowners Association hosted a forum for the 2012 Ninth District Congressional Candidates at the Big Canoe Chapel on February 25, 2012. Candidates Hunter Bicknell, Doug Collins, Clifton McDuffie, and Martha Zoller, all Republicans, were asked the following questions:...
  • Ninth District Congressional Candidates Forum at Big Canoe
  • 2012 Big Canoe Tour Homes (2/25/2012)
    Friday, May 18 and Saturday, May 19
    The Big Canoe Chapel Women’s Guild invites visitors to the 24th annual Big Canoe Tour of Homes to be held on Friday, May 18 and Saturday, May 19, 2012. Tickets for the tour are $20 each and are available at www.bigcanoetour.org. Money raised... more
  • 2012 Big Canoe Tour Homes
  • 9th Congressional Forum (2/25/2012)

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  • 9th Congressional Forum
  • Wildwood Christian Academy Community Service Day (2/24/2012)

    Some of the Pickens County Chamber employees and Board Members visited Wildwood Christian Academy during their Community Service Day. Students and teachers were busy with different projects benefitting CARES, American Red Cross, Hope House, CASA, Heritage Healthcare, and Big Canoe Animal Rescue. An ...
  • Wildwood Christian Academy Community Service Day

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