PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Firehouse Subs Donates $15,000 of Equipment to Chattahoochee Tech (2/8/2012)

    Chattahoochee Technical College received much needed equipment from the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation at a ceremony Feb. 8. The college’s public safety department was the recipient of two used police vehicles worth $15,870 – a welcome gift to the recently recognized police department. ... more
  • Firehouse Subs Donates $15,000 of Equipment to Chattahoochee Tech
  • Farmers Market starts March 31 (2/7/2012)

    The opening date for the 2012 Jasper Farmers’ Market has been set for Saturday, March 31, and the closing date Oct. 27. There will be a Wednesday Market again this year starting June 20 and continuing through August 29. The hours for both markets will be from 7:30 to noon....
  • Farmers Market starts March 31
  • Georgia Centennial Farm application deadline is May 1, 2012 (2/7/2012)

    Farms hold a central role in the heritage of our state, having formed the economic, cultural and family foundation for generations of Georgians. Some farms have been continuously operating for over 100 years and deserve recognition for their historical importance. The Georgia Centennial Farm ... more
  • Golden Eagles drop pair of games to South Georgia Tech (2/7/2012)

    Chattahoochee Tech’s basketball teams lost GCAA home games to South Georgia Tech on Tuesday, Feb. 7 at Southern Polytechnic, dropping both teams’ league records to 5-9. The men’s squad lost for the third time in a row at the final buzzer, as a full-court drive from SGT produced the game-winning lay-... more
  • Jerry Lamar 'Marty' Callahan, Jr. announces intentions to run for Pickens County District 1 County Commissioner Seat (2/7/2012)

    I, Jerry Lamar (Marty) Callahan, Jr., would like to take this opportunity to announce that I will be running for the District 1 (west side) Commissioner Seat for Pickens County in the July Republican primary on July 31, 2012. I am 46 years old and was raised since birth in Pickens County. I gradu... more
  • Jerry Lamar 'Marty' Callahan, Jr. announces intentions to run for Pickens County District 1 County Commissioner Seat
  • Four Legged Love from Flash (2/6/2012)
    ADOPTED
    The following pet is looking for a home to fill with laughter and love. FLASH - Hi, I am Flash, a female, bob tail, black and white cat. I am 10 months old and litter box trained. I get along well with people and other cats. My bob tail and great personality make me very special. Please co... more
  • Four Legged Love from Flash
  • Free Guide to Georgia’s State Parks & Historic Sites Now Available (2/6/2012)

    Chilly February is when many of us start daydreaming about warmer weather and weekend escapes. The newly published “2012 Guide to Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites” is the perfect resource for planning a quick getaway, spring break and summer vacation. The free, 64-page booklet is filled with ti... more
  • Free Guide to Georgia’s State Parks & Historic Sites Now Available
  • Open Mic Night and Matters of the Heart Exhibit at Sharptop Arts Center This Month (2/6/2012)
    Birdhouse Competition Entry Forms Available
    Yes… February 11, Sharptop Arts will host the second Open Mic Night 7-9 p.m. If you missed the first one (by the way, a lot of fun) you have another chance. Don’t miss it. Before you know it April is here. Birdhouse entry forms are due by April 19 to the Sharptop Arts Center. Sharptop Arts will... more
  • Open Mic Night and Matters of the Heart Exhibit at Sharptop Arts Center This Month
  • Lt. Ernie McArthur Lost Weight with the Carriage House Diet Challenge (2/4/2012)
    Ernie lost 6 lbs.
    Lt. Ernie McArthur, with the Pickens Sheriff’s Office, decided to take the Carriage House Diet Challenge after gaining weight over the last year. Ernie ate breakfast and lunch there daily for the last four weeks. His food choices were monitored by the Carriage House. He was able to lose 6 lbs, ev... more
  • Lt. Ernie McArthur Lost Weight with the Carriage House Diet Challenge
  • Matters of the Heart Opening (2/3/2012)

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  • Matters of the Heart Opening
  • Mother’s Day the Native Way (2/3/2012)
    Mother's Day Pow-Wow Indian Festival - May 13, 2012
    Mother’s Day celebrations have been around since mothers first appeared as even the Bible recognizes Eve in bestowing her with the title “Mother of All the Living”. Hindu scripture credits the Great Mother, Kali Ma, with the invention of writing through alphabets, pictographs and beautiful sacred i... more
  • Mother’s Day the Native Way
  • Physician Assistants to “Prescribe” Healthy Hikes In Georgia’s State Parks (2/3/2012)

    Everyone knows that exercise is one key to being healthy, but not everyone enjoys going to the gym. Georgia’s State Park system has teamed up with the Georgia Association of Physicians Assistants (GAPA) to make healthy living a bit more fun... more
  • Physician Assistants to “Prescribe” Healthy Hikes In Georgia’s State Parks
  • SPECIAL NIGHT FOR AMERICANS FOR PROSPERITY'S JUDICIAL 101 TOUR (2/3/2012)

    On Tuesday, February 21st, Americans for Prosperity are hosting a very special program for the monthly Pickens County Tea Party meeting, which is a part of their nation wide tour entitled JUDICIAL 101. This tour has been running since last summer to all the states to bring a new perspective about o... more
  • Vangoghs & BMT VD Shopping (2/3/2012)

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  • Vangoghs & BMT VD Shopping
  • Dr. Ron Newcomb Named President of Chattahoochee Technical College (2/2/2012)

    Dr. Ron Newcomb was officially announced today as the new president of Chattahoochee Technical College. The announcement of this appointment was made by Technical College System of Georgia Commissioner Ron Jackson after his choice was approved by the state board. “I look forward to continuing my... more
  • Dr. Ron Newcomb Named President of Chattahoochee Technical College
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