PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES
Chattahoochee Tech guard Quinton Wood signed to play at NAIA Division II Reinhardt University on Tuesday. Wood joins Jeffrey Pourchier’s Eagles squad after one season at CTC, averaging nine points and three rebounds per game while shooting 34 percent from three-point range. He will have two seasons ... more
Jamie Waterman, U.S. Coast Guard Academy is one of the appointees
Graves Hosting Reception for Appointees This Saturday -- Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-09) issued the following announcement that 18 young men and women from the 9th Congressional District have been appointed to four service academies: “These eighteen men and women represent t... more
Washington, D.C. – Today, the fiscal year 2012 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations bill was passed out of subcommittee with funding cut by $2 billion from the 2011 level. The bill also included language prohibiting the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) from using funding ... more
Look Good...Feel Better is a FREE program that teaches patients in active treatment to help them combat the appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment.
Look Good...Feel Better takes place the third Monday of each month at 10:00 a.m. at United Community Bank's Community Room. If you know someone that could utilize this free service, please call Tanya Kyle at 678-602-0053 or email email@example.com. ...
Had anyone told Wildwood Christian Academy that in three short years it would compete in the World Finals of Odyssey of the Mind . . . then after competing against U.S. and international teams that it’s three teams would finish 2nd, 4th and 16th in the World, heavy frowns would have appeared on many... more
Trapped by Jasper's Animal Control Officer Lonnie Waters for destroying Sharptop Arts Visionary Garden
It took less than 24 hours to trap the nuisance woodchuck, commonly called a groundhog, at Sharptop Arts Visionary Garden by City of Jasper’s Animal Control Officer Lonnie Waters. The animals can destroy a garden in a short amount of time by burrowing a network of tunnels for security from predat... more
Andy Thomas, employed 17 years with the American Red Cross, held a Summer Safety Class at the Pickens County Public Library on June 14, 2011. Topics included disasters with house fires, tornados and thunderstorms as well as summer safety with heat waves, identifying poison ivy and swimming. Particip...
Chattahoochee Tech men’s basketball announced the signing of Sequoyah High School guard Sean Tate on Monday. Tate is the third member of the 2011 recruiting class to ink with the Golden Eagles, and the second metro Atlanta high school senior. A 5-foot-8 point guard, Tate racked up a slew of hon... more
Charlie Patricolo is teaching cloth doll classes "Little Figures" on June 23 and "Standing Ladies" on September 16/17. Charlie has been making unique and quirky dolls for over forty years. She added teaching others about twelve years ago. She makes dolls for galleries and to sell at a few shows e... more
There was still plenty of lettuce available at the Jasper Farmers Market Saturday. Andy and Marie Givhan from Rydal Ga, where they operate an aquatic plant nursery in addition to growing vegetables, had lettuce, kale, carrots, onions and some exotic looking bog plants for sale. Another vendor k... more
The Chattahoochee Tech football program announced it will play 11 regular season games and one scrimmage in the 2011 season. The Golden Eagles, entering just their second season of play, will again compete as an independent member of the National Club Football Association (NCFA) and will again host ... more
Two weeks from June 20 through 24 and June 27 through July 1
The Tater Patch Players are hosting their sixth annual Theater Camp. This summer's camp program is for kids from rising third graders through high school. For two weeks, from June 20 through 24 and June 27 through July 1 there are opportunities to learn about all things theater and have a lot of f... more
Along with the vegetables, eggs and baked goods at the market there were several wood crafters, jewelry makers and many more vendors and variety that included some very good artist. Mike Brown is a talented wildlife and landscape artist who lives in Canton and sells prints all over the world from... more
Kyle Waters Auction Company is owned and operated by Kyle Waters and his wife Rachel. Currently, the staff includes many family members and friends. Their team has over one hundred years of combined experience in the auction industry and within their journey have experience and knowledge in almos... more
Over the weekend, our office has received several reports of counterfeit money being passed throughout Pickens County. Two of the instances were at local yard sales while the third was passed at a local restaurant. The money is reported to be obviously fake and appears to be a photocopy of an actual... more