PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • CARES* TO HOST “A TASTE OF PICKENS EVENT” (10/31/2011)

    Once again it is time for our community to gather together for the 6th Annual Taste of Pickens event at Chattahoochee Technical College. The date and time for this year’s event is Saturday, November 12, from 11am to 2 pm. Every effort has been made to keep the cost the same as it has been for the... more
  • CARES*  TO HOST “A TASTE OF PICKENS EVENT”
  • Chatt Tech defeats Southern Tech, 26-12, in Homecoming game (10/31/2011)

    The Chattahoochee Tech club football team downed Southern Tech (N.C.) 26-12 at Osborne High School on Sunday, improving to 6-2 on the season. The Golden Eagles put the game away in the fourth quarter, getting two touchdowns from running back Michael Bolwaire to break a 12-12 tie. Bolwaire broke... more
  • See You Next Year at the Jasper Farmers Market (10/31/2011)

    Saturday was the final day of another successful season for the Jasper Farmers Market and was celebrated with lots of homemade goodies, apples, roasted peanuts, hot cider, and coffee to say thank you to everyone who as contributed to making it happen, not just this year but for the last eleven yea... more
  • See You Next Year at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • The Price of Stamps Will Increase in 2012 (10/31/2011)

    The cost of Forever stamps will increase by 1 cent on January 22, 2012. This means sending a First-Class letter will soon cost 45 cents. This is the first price increase for Forever stamps since May 2009. Other First-Class mail prices are also increasing: • Letters (1 oz.) will cost 45 cents. Th... more
  • Another Chance to See Smoke on the Mountain (10/28/2011)
    November 3, 4 & 5 at Gilmer Arts & Heritage Association
    The North Georgia Acting Company presents Smoke on the Mountain at the Gilmer Arts & Heritage Association, 207 Dalton St. in Ellijay on November 3, 4 & 5 at 7 pm and a matinee November 5 at 2 pm. Tickets $15. Call 706-635-5605 for more information. ... more
  • Another Chance to See Smoke on the Mountain
  • Chattahoochee Tech Brings Home Gold, Silver and Bronze from NCMPR (10/28/2011)

    Chattahoochee Technical College’s Department of External Affairs brought home six awards for their efforts over the past year. National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) District 2 awarded CTC with six of its prestigious honors for communications and marketing. A reported 426 en... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Brings Home Gold, Silver and Bronze from NCMPR
  • Citizen of the Year Nomination Underway (10/28/2011)
    Nomination deadline December 16, 2011
    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting nominations for the 2012 Citizen of the Year. The Citizen of the Year will once again announced during the Annual Winter Ball which will be held January 21, 2012 allowing for the Citizen to wear the crown throughout an entire calendar ye... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Introduces first health science program in Canton (10/27/2011)

    Chattahoochee Technical College recently announced that its Canton Campus will be the home to its newest program of study, Clinical Laboratory Technology. The associate degree program will host its first class of students in the fall of 2012. Clinical Laboratory Technology is a seven-semester as... more
  • Flu Season Is Here. Prevent It. (10/26/2011)
    Piedmont Healthcare implements measures to prevent spread of flu virus.
    The yearly flu season has arrived and Piedmont Healthcare physicians across North Georgia are already beginning to see patients showing signs of seasonal flu. In addition to recommendations from Piedmont experts on how to prevent the spread of flu and recognize its symptoms, Piedmont hospitals and p... more
  • Flu Season Is Here. Prevent It.
  • Halloween is Lurking Around the Corner (10/26/2011)
    Red Cross tips help make it safe and less scary.
    As ghosts and vampires get ready to roam the streets, the American Red Cross has tips to make this a frightfully safe Halloween. Costume Safety Whether a child wants to be a princess, a monster or a superhero for Halloween, parents can help keep it safe by:
  • Adding reflective tape to cos... more
  • Halloween is Lurking Around the Corner
  • Jennifer Nelson named Executive of the Year (10/26/2011)

    During the executive appreciation luncheon held on October 20 in honor of National Boss Day, the Appalachian Chapter of International Association of Administrative Professionals® (IAAP) announced that Jennifer Nelson, Vice President of External Affairs at Chattahoochee Technical College, is the 2011... more
  • Jennifer Nelson named Executive of the Year
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Annual Veteran’s Day Luncheon (10/26/2011)

    WHAT: Piedmont Mountainside Hospital and Jasper Banking Company invite veterans and their spouses to their Annual Veterans Day Luncheon. WHO: United Stated Armed Forces veterans and their spouses are invited to attend. WHEN: Thursday, November 11 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Piedmont Mountains... more
  • Robert Henry, pianist, and Guests to perform November 7 (10/26/2011)

    Robert Henry is a frequent and revered guest at Casual Classics Concerts. His international reputation continues to grow as he appears in world renowned venues like Wigmore Hall in London where he received rave reviews for his debut last summer. On November 7 at 7:00 Robert and his friends, violin... more
  • Robert Henry, pianist, and Guests to perform November 7
  • You're invited to a special Martinmas, to pray for the Lord’s protection over our many men and women who serve in the armed forces. (10/26/2011)
    November 11th at Our Lady of the Mountains Parish
    Martinmas is the 11th day of the 11th month of the year, and it is the feast of St. Martin of Tours: a man who lead a simple and exemplary life, and who was the first saint to be recognized as a saint (after the apostolic times) who was not a martyr. He was a tireless pastor of souls who brought the... more
  • You're invited to a special Martinmas, to pray for the Lord’s protection over our many men and women who serve in the armed forces.
  • Chattahoochee Tech Introduces new Production Technician Program (10/25/2011)

    Chattahoochee Technical College’s Department of Community and Economic Development will begin its Certified Production Technician Training Program this November. The college is currently the only certified Manufacturing Skills Standards Council center in Georgia. “Trained and certified productio... more
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