PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Executive of the Year nominations being taken (9/25/2011)

    Nominations are now being accepted to name the 2011 Executive of the Year. In honor of National Boss Day, the Appalachian Chapter of International Association of Administrative Professionals® (IAAP) is hosting a luncheon on Thursday, October 20 to show appreciation and recognition to remarkable lea... more
  • Executive of the Year nominations being taken
  • Keep Moving with the I-85 Express Lanes and Peach Pass (9/25/2011)
    HOV lanes converted to HOT lanes beginning October 1
    Motorists who want the option to use the new I-85 Express Lanes and the all-electronic toll lanes on GA 400 can now open a Peach Pass account and conduct other account management services at the new Customer Service Center located on the ground floor of 47 Trinity Avenue, SW, Atlanta. In addition to... more
  • Keep Moving with the I-85 Express Lanes and Peach Pass
  • The Contrarians (9/25/2011)

    In the world of stock trading, there is a group referred to as “contrarians” because of their practice of doing exactly the opposite of what the rest of the market is doing. Because of human nature, we tend to want to conform to other folks, so this might seem a little bazaar. When everyone else is ... more
  • The Contrarians
  • READ FOR THE RECORD - OCTOBER 6 AT LIBRARY (9/23/2011)

    The Pickens County Library in partnership with Pickens Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy will be holding a special event on Thursday, October 6 starting at 10:00 AM at the library. This event is part of the “Read for the Record” which will be held across the United States on that day when the... more
  • READ FOR THE RECORD - OCTOBER 6 AT LIBRARY
  • Freedom from Menopause: Learning to manage the change. (9/22/2011)
    Dinner & Discussion
    WHAT: Shifting levels of estrogen, progesterone, DHEA, testosterone, cortisol and other hormones change a woman’s hormone balance throughout her life, most notably during peri-menopause and menopause. In this dinner and discussion with Piedmont Physicians Obstetrics and Gynecology, women will lear... more
  • Freedom from Menopause: Learning to manage the change.
  • Metro Atlanta’s unemployment rate rises to 10.4 percent in August (9/22/2011)
    Pickens County 9.2 percent
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  • Metro Atlanta’s unemployment rate rises to 10.4 percent in August
  • KUDZU! (9/21/2011)

    We have all seen it covering the landscape here in north Georgia. Kudzu is native to Japan and China. However as we all know, it grows well in the Southeastern United States. Kudzu is a vine that when left uncontrolled will eventually grow over almost any fixed object in its proximity including oth... more
  • KUDZU!
  • Volunteers Needed for the Georgia Marble Festival (9/21/2011)
    Saturday, October 1st & Sunday, October 2nd -- 2 Hour Shifts Requested (Or More)
    All shifts are available. Volunteers get a free shirt. Saturday, October 1st 10-12 12-2 2-4 4-6 Sunday, October 2nd 9:30-11:30 11:30-1:30 1:30-3:30 3:30-5:30 Please email denise@pickenschamber.com. ... more
  • Volunteers Needed for the Georgia Marble Festival
  • Lunch and Tour at the Sharptop Arts Visionary Gardens (9/20/2011)
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    Last Wednesday, Sharptop Arts Association hosted the Jasper Rotarians as they held their weekly meeting. The Jasper Rotary Club has donated and been a supporter during the development of the gardens and for that we thank them. The weather was perfect for a tour. After their meeting and lunch, memb... more
  • Lunch and Tour at the Sharptop Arts Visionary Gardens
  • Chattahoochee Tech wins double-overtime thriller over Orangeburg-Calhoun Tech, 23-20 (9/19/2011)

    The Chattahoochee Tech club football squad won in dramatic fashion on Sunday, taking down the Orangeburg-Calhoun Tech club team, 23-20, in two overtimes at its home field of Osborne High School. Brett Snyder drilled a 33-yard field goal in the second possession of the second overtime to give the Gol... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech wins double-overtime thriller over Orangeburg-Calhoun Tech, 23-20
  • Chilly but Friendly Jasper Farmers Market (9/19/2011)

    Saturday morning’s chilly temperatures had some people shivering and others celebrating the end of the seemingly endless heat. Fall is a delightful and popular time to come to this area. Even before the leaves have turned, the festivals begin, bringing flatlanders up to look and eat and shop. If s... more
  • Chilly but Friendly Jasper Farmers Market
  • Talmadge Brothers Haunted House opens Friday, October 7 in Jasper! (9/19/2011)

    Talmadge Brothers Funeral Home and Casket Company, a state-of-the-art haunted attraction featuring horrifying live actors, incredible special effects, and digital technology that has to be seen to be believed, will once again open this fall to bring terror and fear to all those daring enough to tour... more
  • Talmadge Brothers Haunted House opens Friday, October 7 in Jasper!
  • Escape Your World Into Our Art – Digital Escape, Inc. Presents The Gallery on South Main (9/18/2011)

    Imagine how it would be to take a break from the normal pace of your life, always in fast forward, and walk into a brand new world that makes everything stand still. For this precious moment in time, you will be free to explore new horizons and landscapes, find beauty in originality, and venture in... more
  • Escape Your World Into Our Art – Digital Escape, Inc. Presents The Gallery on South Main
  • Pickens County Planning & Development August 2011 Report (9/18/2011)

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  • "Digging Up Volunteers" for Pickens Animal Rescue (9/17/2011)

    Pickens Animal Rescue has many events on the calendar and needs your help! It's time to get out there and help out and enjoy the outdoors and other pet lovers! Please email the appropriate person below if you are interested in volunteering for an event: We would like to have volunteers sign up... more
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